Today's News

  • Aquaculture Field Day set for July 25 in Frankfort

    Aquaculture enthusiasts will have an opportunity to learn more about the enterprise at a July field day in Frankfort.

    Kentucky State University and the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service are offering a free Aquaculture Field Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT July 25 at KSU’s Aquaculture Research Center. Participants will have a chance to learn more about research regarding largemouth bass, koi, freshwater prawn, crayfish and paddlefish.

  • Emerald ash borer quarantine specifics addressed

    Recently, the Kentucky Office of the State Entomologist, in consultation with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, issued a quarantine for 20 counties due to the emerald ash borer. Since the quarantine was issued, questions have arisen about the emerald ash borer, including controlling its spread and effects on ash trees.

  • Reinle to compete in Miss Kentucky pageant

    Thirty-two contestants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2009, and among them will be Springfield native April Reinle.

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  • Lincoln sculpture gets a face lift

    It was hard to miss all the attention the sculpture of Abraham Lincoln was getting last week at the Washington County Judicial Center in Springfield, especially when you see someone taking a blow torch to the bronze piece of art. But heating up America’s most-beloved president was actually a way of making sure Honest Abe will be around for many years to come.

  • Three charged in Smith Lane burglary

    Three people have been arrested in connection with the June burglary of a Washington County home.

  • Willisburg natives return from 22-state motorcycle trip

    By the time most people are 67 years old, they have retired, and many have settled down, ready to calmly enjoy a simple life at home. Then, there are those folks who decide life is meant to be lived to the fullest, regardless of their ages, and they do just about whatever crosses their minds.

  • Jets Over Kentucky back at Lebanon-Springfield Airport this weekend

    Jets Over Kentucky is back at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport.

  • WC 12-year-olds win 3-0

    By Richard RoBards

    Special to The Sun

    Thomas Pettus scored the only run Washington County’s 12-year-old team would need in the first inning Monday, but in the fifth he knocked in two insurance runs that led to a 3-0 shutout of Russell County in the District 5 Tournament opener.

    Washington County got great mound work out of Wade Moore. Moore relinquished three hits and walked a like number. He also struck out 10. Adam Smith came on in relief over the last inning and two-thirds.

  • 9-10-year-olds fall to Adair

    By Richard RoBards

    Special to The Sun

    Adair County lost its appeal, but rallied to defeat Washington County 7-6 in the opening game of the 9-10-year-old District 5 Tournament being held in Campbellsville on Monday night.

    Washington County led 2-0, 4-3 and 6-3 before Adair scored four runs in the top of the sixth to eventually win 7-6.