http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Murder charges follow fatal collision http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/murder-charges-follow-fatal-collision <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/victor_mendoza_0-mug.jpg" alt="Victor Mendoza" title="Victor Mendoza" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Victor Mendoza, 25, of Campbellsville, faces numerous charges after a collision involving three vehicles on Sunday around 12:35 p.m. in Springfield that left a Bardstown man dead.</p> <p> Among the charges, Mendoza faces one count of murder, as well as a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence.</p> <p> According to Kentucky State Police, Mendoza was heading northbound on Bloomfield Road in a 1998 Ford van when he disregarded a stop sign at the intersection of US 150.</p> WCHS tennis team competes in regionals http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/wchs-tennis-team-competes-regionals <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2795edit.jpg" alt="Noah Harmon lunges to keep the ball in play Friday morning in his first match against Hardin County’s Caleb Choat. Harmon defeated Choat 6-1, 7-5." title="Noah Harmon lunges to keep the ball in play Friday morning in his first match against Hardin County’s Caleb Choat. Harmon defeated Choat 6-1, 7-5." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> The weather couldn&rsquo;t&nbsp; have been any better as Washington County High School&rsquo;s tennis team entered regional play in Elizabethtown last week.</p> <p> Emerging out of the first day of play was doubles pair Will Drury and Zach Sneed. They defeated Bethlehem&rsquo;s Davis Downs and Mark Newcomb in two sets, 6-2, 6-1. The pair advanced to play against LaRue County&rsquo;s Alex Best and Preston Howell Monday night after press time.</p> PHOTOS: St. D's got talent http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/photos-st-ds-got-talent <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2584edit.jpg" alt="Sam Cecconi, awaiting his routine, watches the St. Dominic talent show unfold." title="Sam Cecconi, awaiting his routine, watches the St. Dominic talent show unfold." align="left" hspace="6" /> Today in History http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/today-history <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ipad-history_t607.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /> PHOTOS: 2015 Washington County Prom http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/photos-2015-washington-county-prom <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8606-1.jpg" alt="Allena Hamilton and Colton Nolan crown Kyle Newton as the 2015 Washington County prom king." title="Allena Hamilton and Colton Nolan crown Kyle Newton as the 2015 Washington County prom king." align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /> PHOTOS: Springfield Green Festival http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/photos-springfield-green-festival <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2078edit-green.jpg" alt="Sarah Jane Ford gets her face painted at one of the many booths set up at the Springfield Green Festival." title="Sarah Jane Ford gets her face painted at one of the many booths set up at the Springfield Green Festival." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> WC girls pick up two wins http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/wc-girls-pick-two-wins <img src="http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/sites/www.thespringfieldsun.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2036edit.jpg" alt="Madison White can’t help but grin as she rounds third after hitting a home run against Campbellsville last week. " title="Madison White can’t help but grin as she rounds third after hitting a home run against Campbellsville last week. " align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> The Washington County Commanderettes won two of three games last week, edging out the Campbellsville Lady Eagles 6-5 in a nail-biting eight innings, and the Lexington Christian Lady Eagles 10-9, also in eight innings.</p> <p> The two wins were a boost from the only loss last week, a 9-3 defeat at the hands of the Bethlehem Banshees (14-4).</p> <p> In their fight against Campbellsville (11-8), the Commanderettes trailed 5-1 in the sixth inning when sophomore Madison White rallied the team with a two-run homer. Another timely run in the seventh would tie the game at 5-5.</p> North Washington School clear after threat http://www.thespringfieldsun.com/content/north-washington-school-clear-after-threat <p> Kentucky State Police responded to North Washington School last week after a threatening message was found in a bathroom on the campus.</p> <p> According to a report provided by KSP, they were asked last Tuesday by the Washington County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office to assist with a threat to &ldquo;...blow up the school on April 30.&rdquo; The message was written on a bathroom stall in a boys&rsquo; restroom. Principal Amanda Mattingly was informed after several students saw the message and the authorities were notified.</p>