Today's News

  • Home invasion suspects sought

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    Washington County Sheriff Tommy Bartley is searching for two suspects in a July 2 home invasion on Hardesty Road.

  • All-star girls on a roll

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    Coach Paul Coulter is feeling pretty confident about his team's chances. The Washington County 11-12 year-old Little League softball team is poised for a shot at the district title, and possibly a trip to the state tournament.

    "We've been competitive with all the teams we could play in the semi-finals and finals," said Coulter. "We have the ability to win this tournament and advance to state."

  • WCMS football practice on July 14

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    All Washington County Middle School football players should be prepared for a regular practice on Monday, July 14 with helmets and shoulder pads.

    A full practice will follow on Tuesday, July 15.

    Times for both practices are 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the middle school.

    For more information, contact Coach Timmy Lawson at (859) 336-0364.

  • 11-12 all-stars bound for Louisville

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    On July 2, Washington County pitcher Thomas Spalding pitched a four-hit complete game shutout beating South Hardin 1-0 to advance the 11-12 year-olds to the state tournament in Louisville.

    Washington County's lone run came in the bottom of the third when Evan Blake Burkhead scored on a hit by Matthew Bartley.

    From that point, it all rested on the right arm of Spalding, who went the distance, striking out the side in the top of the sixth inning for the win.

  • Campbellsville too much for 9-10 year-olds

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    With a 14-3 loss to Campbellsville on July 2, the season for the 9-10 year-old Washington County Little League all-stars came to an end.

    Before the first out could be recorded in the top of the first, WC pitcher Michael Chastain walked the first two Campbellsville batters he faced, then allowed a two-run double to Quentin Goodin. Addison Riney was brought in to replace Chastain.

    Campbellsville added another run to go ahead 3-0.

  • Web site dedicated to teen after accident

    Since June 18, Justin Hatchett has had seven surgeries, received more than 60 units of blood and plasma and a tracheotomy. Even though there is a long road ahead of him, his sister Jessica said Justin is doing very well despite what has happened to him.

    The Springfield Sun reported that Hatchett was operating a tractor at his family’s farm on Mackville-Springfield Highway around 9 a.m. June 18 when it suddenly overturned. Hatchett was reportedly penned under the machine for nearly 30 minutes while rescue crews tried to save him.