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Today's News

  • Three trucks and boat involved in crash

    Three vehicles and a boat were involved in an accident near the intersection of US 150 and KY 1030 Bear Wallow Road Friday, and a fourth vehicle came to rest in a ditch in an attempt to avoid the accident.

  • SCC golf teams compete at Centre College Tournament

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    In bowling, perfection is reached by rolling a 300 game. For a golf foursome, 300 is not exactly perfect – but it is the total Coach Joan Rizer has been looking for the last few years from her men’s golf team at St. Catharine College.

  • 2006 ambulance wreck case back in court

    It’s been more than two years since a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of KY 555 and US 150 claimed the life of 19-year-old Jeremy Mudd of Washington County, but the case continued to be active in local courts as recently as Monday.

  • Police searching for Johnny Boone

        The United States Marshals' Office and Kentucky State Police are searching for Johnny Boone, a known member of the "Cornbread Mafia" who is considered armed and dangerous.

  • St. Catharine soccer 3-0 for the week

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    The St. Catharine College soccer teams played three games last week and came out victorious in each contest. The women’s team won home games against Midway and Berea while the men traveled to Hillsboro, Ohio and won against Ohio University – Southern. Both the Patriots and the Lady Patriots now stand at 3-3 for the season.

  • Dragons burn Commanders

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders hosted the Green County Dragons in WC’s home opener on Friday, losing 50-42 to fall to 1-2 on the season.

  • Local attorneys net large verdict in Nelson County

    A Nelson County resident was recently granted $319,048 following a jury verdict in an underinsured motorist claim. The judgment to cover medical expenses and pain and suffering was the largest civil court jury verdict amount awarded in at least the last 10 years in the county.

  • WC volleyball roller coaster continues

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It's literally been an up and down season so far for the Commanderette volleyball team. As soon as they reach a high point, they take start the plunge down the hill. After going 2-4 in the Woodford County Invitational and climbing back to beat Taylor County on Sept. 8, Washington County traveled to Elizabethtown to face the Panthers.

    Varsity

    Even though they played a solid game and performed well, the WC varsity team lost the first game 25-23.

  • YMCA hosts punt, pass and kick event

    Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when Wilderness Trace YMCA will host an NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Washington County High School football field.

    The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 8-15. For competition information, call 1-877-734-9622. Entry forms also are available from all schools, YMCA and online. Players must show proof of age. Volunteers are needed.

  • From Left Field: The Danville 500

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    I had no idea when I moved to Springfield that I would be granted a front row seat to one of Kentucky’s premier sporting events – racing! Now rather than hold these “need for speed” events at a sanctioned NASCAR venue or even on a dirt track, the participants of these events have cleverly decided to hold them on the public roadways.