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Today's News

  • WCHS baseball award winners

    Golden spikes most valuable player
    Christopher Mann

    Silver slugger award
    Wade Moore

    .400 club
    Wade Moore

    Pitcher of the year
    Trae Coulter

    Defensive player
    of the year
    Michael Chastain

    KHSAA junior east/west all-star
    Trae Coulter

    110% award
    Mac Stevens

    Coaches award
    Colton Nolan

    Commander award
    Justin Shelton

    Most improved/impact player

  • Household items taken in Mackville

    More than $2,000 worth of tools and equipment was reported stolen from a construction site at 9213 Bloomfield Road on May 22, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

    The incident report notes that a person or persons used a metal pipe to break the lock on a construction trailer between the hours of 5 p.m. on May 21 and 7:30 a.m. the following day. Taken were items being used in the construction of a new home at the address.

  • Single-car accident leaves man injured

    A man was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a single-car accident on Ky. 555 on May 30.

    The driver, Keelan R. Dean of Lawrenceburg, was transported from the scene by helicopter after crashing along the side of the roadway into a ditch and a rocky area, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Springfield has it all this summer

    Kick your summertime fun up a notch with a birthday celebration, fireworks, remote-control jets, music jams and more in Springfield, Ky. Beginning with its Independence Day Celebration, Springfield keeps things hopping with activities for everyone in the family. Visit www.SeeSpringfield.com to plan your summertime fun.

    Birthday bash

  • Play it safe with fireworks

    Ashley Spalding
    A.P.R.N.

    As the Fourth of July approaches, communities will be organizing parades and fireworks displays to celebrate and many individuals will also be purchasing fireworks for their own display.  To prevent injury, it’s best to remember important safety information if you plan to have your own fireworks display.
     

  • 2015 Jeannie Award Gala nominees

    Central Kentucky Community Theatre walks the red carpet from Mordecai’s to the Springfield Opera House for the 5th annual Jeannie Awards Gala, Monday, June 15, 6:30 p.m. Join us for an evening celebrating our past season and sneak peek into next.

  • News briefs for 6/10

    Ongoing
       
    DYW

  • County sets tax district hearing

    Washington County Fiscal Court met for its first meeting of the month of June and addressed some big issues, including the announcement of the public hearing regarding the Conservation District’s request to become its own taxing district.

    The court announced the hearing will take place June 30 at 6:30 p.m. The venue will be announced at a later date.

    Budget and business
    First on the court’s chopping block was the second reading of the proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

  • Relay for Life raises more than $37,000

    It was a successful weekend for Washington County Relay for Life, raising more than $37,000 with additional funds still rolling in.

    Relay committee co-chair Karen Purdom said organizers are quite pleased with that commitment from the community.

  • Mackville home lost to fire

    A house fire at the intersection of Mackville Road and Ky. 433 on Main Street in Mackville Thursday morning left one person suffering from smoke inhalation and the home is said to be a loss.

    The fire began around 9 a.m. on Thursday, and first-responders were contacted after a nearby resident saw the home’s occupant, Angela Mattingly, seeking refuge in the yard after escaping the smoke-filled house.