Today's News

  • Managing the calving season

    Providing sound management during the calving season can mean more live calves. Excessive losses can mean the difference between a year’s profit or loss for a beef producer.
    It is important to have a short calving period to allow frequent observation and assistance if needed. Some specific things a producer can do to limit calf loss include:

  • It's time to think about growing onions

    This article was sent to us from Tim Coolong Vegetable Specialist from U.K.  It is very relevant since it will soon be time to plant the spring garden and onions!
    Although we’re in the midst of winter, it is never too soon to think about next growing season. This is particularly true if you want to grown onions.

  • 4-H dates to remember

    4-H Candy Sale
    Our 4-H fundraiser will take place in March.  The candy will be World’s Finest.  It will have a Snappy Tomato coupon on each wrapper.  Each bar will sell for $1. We ask that all 4-H members sell or give a donation in place of selling. Please help us make 4-H awards and recognition possible for 2011-2012!

    4-H Talent Show

  • BIRTH: Mattingly: It's a girl!

    Kyle and Paige Mattingly of Camp-bellsville announce the birth of their daughter at 3:35 p.m. Jan. 12, 2011, at Spring View Hospital.
    Katherine Reece Mattingly weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Randy and Pat Campbell and Linda Campbell of Bristol, Tenn.
    Paternal grandparents are Martha Mattingly and Gary Mattingly of Lebanon.

  • BIRTH: Pearson: It's a girl!

    Darrell and Susan Pearson announce the birth of their daughter at 7:01 a.m., Feb. 3, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    Savannah Grace weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by a sister, Abrianna Nicole, 20 months.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Brenda Conder of Bardstown, and the late John Williamson.
    Paternal grandparents are Ernest and Ruth Pearson of Willisburg.

  • BIRTH: Ferguson: It's a girl!

    Stacey Peterson and Randall Ferguson of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter at 11:38 p.m., Feb. 12, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
    Addison Elizabeth Ferguson weighed 8 pounds, 10.2 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Louis and Donna Peterson of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Randal Ferguson and Shelley Weesaw of New Albany, Ind.
    Great-grandparent is Marian Badgett.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Cox-McDaniel

    Mr. and Mrs. James R. Cox of Louisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Cox, to John Wesley McDaniel, son of Reverend and Mrs. John McDaniel of Springfield.
    Cox is a 2006 graduate of Assumption High School, Louisville, and a 2010 graduate of University of Kentucky with a degree in elementary education. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She is employed with the Hamilton Southeastern School District in Fishers, Ind.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Redinger-Elder

    Tom Redinger and Cindy Crutchfield of Ashville, N.C., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melinda Redinger of Lexington, to Richard Elder of Lexington, son of Richard and Angela Elder of Union, Ky.
    Elder is the grandson of Joseph Earl and Theresa Wheatley of Springfield and Lelia Ann Elder of Lebanon, and the late Randall Elder.
    The wedding will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 in Winchester, Ky.
    Formal invitations will be sent.

  • Construction worker falls four stories on St. Catharine College campus


  • City reaches out to school district

    In an effort to encourage locating the new high school within city limits or, if not, annexation into the city, the Springfield city council plans to draft a formal letter to the Washington County school board.
    “I was just wondering if we as a council could write a letter to the superintendent and the school board that the mayor and the council encourage them to locate within the city limits or else agree to annexation,” city council member Lisa Haydon said.