Today's News

  • Beekeeping workshops to be offered

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and Kentucky State University are teaming up to offer beekeeping schools throughout the state.

    Whether you are a veteran beekeeper or a beginner eager to get started, these day-long educational workshops, held on Saturdays, offer sessions on everything from where to buy equipment to tips on harvesting your first batch of honey.

  • School bus drivers request pay raise

    The cost of living isn’t getting any cheaper, and that’s why Washington County school bus drivers have asked for a raise.

    The drivers, represented by a committee, made the request for a raise of 75 cents per hour at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

  • KFBM completes Beef Enterprise Analysis

    The Kentucky Farm Business Management Program (KFBM) recently completed the 2008 Beef Enterprise Analysis.  This study focused on two beef cattle enterprises, those in which calves are sold at weaning (calves sold) and those in which calves are retained for at least 45 days after weaning (calves backgrounded).  There were 8 farms in the calves sold group and 10 in the calves backgrounded group.  Although these results can not be extrapolated across all Kentucky beef operations, it is our belief that they accurately portray the beef operations on the KFBM program.

  • Social News and Events


    Calhoun: It's a girl!

    Destiny Deshay Calhoun

    William Maurice and Jessica Ann Calhoun of Lebanon announce the birth of their daughter on Dec. 12, 2009 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Destiny Deshay Calhoun weighed 4 pounds, 3.8 ounces.

    Osborne: It's a boy!

    Kadyn McClain Osborne

    Rachel Fenwick and Daniel Osborne of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Dec. 9, 2009 at Spring View Hospital.

  • Conference trek continues for SCC; Georgetown visits Thursday

    SCC Sports Information

    Nobody said it would be easy. The Mid-South Conference is recognized as the best basketball in the nation – and the two varsity teams at St. Catharine College would not dispute that.

  • Snowy roads blamed in wreck

    A slick highway is being blamed in a one-vehicle accident on Jimtown Road Tuesday morning. A 1999 Ford Contour, driven by Misty Morales, 23, of Jimtown Road, left the road and landed in a nearby yard. Morales and two passengers, Maximino Garcia, 34, of Lebanon, and Daniel Lopez, 17 months, of Jimtown Road, were transported to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon and treated for their injuries. Their conditions were unknown at press time.

  • Commanders come up short against Eagles; hit the road to Fort Knox

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Last Monday, the Commanders were able to beat the Bethlehem Eagles in the opening round of the 5th Region All ‘A’ tournament, handing the Eagles a 43-31 loss. They followed that up with a 55-41 loss to Green County in the semi-final round in Campbellsville. Last Friday night’s re-match against Bethlehem had some wondering if three games in five days was going to take it’s toll on the Commanders.

  • Commanderettes surge past Lady Tigers

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Commanderettes scored their first district win of the season and their third win overall in pulling an upset victory over visiting Bardstown Friday, 54-49.

    WC freshman center Kenya Turner scored 17 and senior point guard Morgan Burton knocked down three three-pointers in a 15-point night for the Commanderettes.

  • Tourism tax is city's “saving grace”

    While many state and local governments are seeing red when they open their ledgers, Springfield is still maintaining a positive cash flow, thanks in part to the city’s tourism tax and capital improvement projects from the water company, according to city auditor Danny Hardin. Hardin presented the Springfield City Council with the 2008-09 fiscal year audit last Tuesday, and he said the city’s expenses ending on June 30, 2009, were in line with expenses the previous year.

  • Two escape Marion prison

    The Kentucky State Police are attempting to locate two inmates who walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center in Marion County on Sunday, Jan. 17 some time after 4 p.m.

    John K. Francis is a 41-year-old white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 170 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.  He was being held for trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree and bail jumping.