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Today's News

  • Commanders take command of Eagles

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders football team faced their first test of the year Friday night when they scrimmaged against the Madison Southern Eagles in Berea, Ky. After all the hours of sweat and hard work, the Commanders finally got a chance to knock helmets with someone other than their teammates.

  • Community theater taking some big steps forward

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    It’s show time again in Springfield.

    The Central Kentucky Community Theater, Inc., is preparing to put on its second show, “Greater Tuna.” The show is following a very successful debut of “Nunsense,” and directors Scott and Jan Fatizzi are very excited about the future of the theater.

  • Hitting the links for SCC

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    The St. Catharine College 18th annual Celebrity Golf Classic was held Saturday at Lincoln Homestead State Park and by all accounts was the best tournament ever.

    “It was a tremendous success,” said Angela Hoffman, director of events and alumni at St. Catharine. “We had the full complement of teams, beautiful weather and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves.”

  • R6 program to leave Willisburg

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    Following a string of events that have left some Willisburg residents concerned for their safety, a special meeting was held Monday to discuss the fears and concerns.

  • Spalding: It's a girl!

    Karyn and Stacy Spalding of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on June 30, 2008 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Annistyn Marie weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches in length.

  • Longtime SCC professor Terry Ward dies at 63

    Special to The Sun

    Complications resulting from a heart procedure took the life of longtime St. Catharine College professor Terry Ward at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville on August 1st. Terry, 63, held numerous teaching positions and served on an untold number of committees during his 24 years of employment at St. Catharine.

    The funeral Mass for William Terry Ward was held Tuesday, August 4th at St. Augustine in Lebanon. Terry was a lifelong resident of Lebanon. He was formerly Director of Community Action in Marion County and City Administrator in Lebanon.

  • Lutz: It's a boy!

    Megan and Kevin Lutz of Cox’s Creek announce the birth of their son at 9:12 p.m. on July 21, 2008 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    James Michael Levi Lutz weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21.5 inches in length.

  • WCHS gets new home turf

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    On the surface, it may look like every other football field you've ever seen. But below the surface, there have been some improvements done to Washington County High School's football field during the summer.

    During this past summer, Bennett R. Lewis Field underwent more than $13,000 worth of improvements.

  • Clements' jury trial set for Sept. 9

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    Washington County School Board member Pat Clements was back in court Monday for a pretrial hearing in the case charging him with violating the county’s social host ordinance.

    Judge Amy Sullivan Anderson said Clements is scheduled to return to court for another pretrial hearing on Monday, Sept. 8, and a jury trial is set for Tuesday, Sept. 9.

  • Anderson: It's a boy!

    Cynda and Erick J. Anderson of Canton, Ga. announce the birth of their son at 11:38 p.m. on July 20, 2008 at Good Samaritan Health Center in Kennesaw, Ga.

    Corbin Cyrick Anderson weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches in length.