Today's News

  • Commanders are 5th Region All ‘A’ champs

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

  • Wohner challenges Goode for District 3 magistrate seat

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer

    It's a two-man race for the District 3 magistrate seat in Washington County, but Democratic incumbent Hal B. Goode isn’t resting on his laurels when it comes to what he has been able to do in his district or the county over the past 16 years.

  • WCHS tennis loaded with youth

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It’s a rebuilding time for the Commander and Commanderette tennis teams. Last year, the team was anchored by then-sophomore Cyrus Moslemi, who advanced into the top eight in the state tournament. Fast forward to 2010, and Moslemi is now playing for North Oldham, and Washington County has just a handful of experienced players with a lot of youth waiting in the wings.

  • Elusive April showers could impact horticultural crops

    I was going to write an article this week about how dry it is, especially for April.

  • Patriot softball hopes to gain momentum in the final series

    SCC Sports Information

    The St. Catharine College softball team has one conference series remaining when they travel to West Virginia Tech Friday and Saturday for a four game set. And despite the Patriots’ 6-16 conference record, there is still quite a bit riding out the outcome of the weekend.

  • Strike Out Cancer Game

    A “Strike Out Cancer” game sponsored by the St. Catharine College Men’s Baseball Team, SCC Relay for Life team and Stewardship Week Committee will be played Friday, April 23.

    A hot dog bar (lots of great toppings will be available), music and concessions start at 11:30am at Edelen-Haydon Field. Cancer survivor and remembrance will begin at 12:15 p.m. with a men’s baseball game at 1:00 p.m.

  • Social news and events


    Mattingly: It's a girl!

    Avery Catherine Mattingly

    Lauren C. Brady and Jason T. Mattingly of Loretto announce the birth of their daughter on April 1, 2010 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Avery Catherine Mattingly weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches in length.

  • Joe Joe comes home for a day

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    There was a familiar face playing baseball in Washington County last week, and although it has been almost a year since he wore a Commander uniform, 2009 WCHS grad Joe Joe Simms was back in town for a day on April 13 as the Mid-Continent Cougars visited Springfield to play a doubleheader against the St. Catharine Patriots.

    Simms signed with Mid-Continent in August 2009, and has since been trying to adjust to college life.

  • Downed power line kills 20 cows

    A fallen power line on a farm off St. Rose-Lebanon Road Sunday afternoon has left one family with 20 dead cattle.

    John Michael Medley was preparing to check on some cattle on his family farm Sunday afternoon when he noticed a power line being down a little bit. He had his mother, Frances, contact Salt River Electric, but she learned that the line didn’t belong to Salt River. Instead, it was the property of East Kentucky Power Cooperative, a Winchester-based company.

  • Local man's Saturdays are going to the dogs

    Kurt Krug has been a pet lover since he was a young boy growing up in New Jersey, and he continues to have a soft spot for animals today. If he had room, he would probably have even more pets than the three dogs and three cats that currently call his house their home. But since he can’t bring them all home, Krug has been busy helping animals find other homes across the United States and even into Canada.