Today's News

  • WC football prepares for tough road test

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commanders (4-3) are preparing for a big matchup this week in Bardstown against the 6-1 Tigers. The Tigers are coming off their first loss of the season to Christian Academy-Louisville, and as a team with high expectations this season, they will likely be ready to play come Friday.

  • Girls’ soccer finishes with busy week

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service   

    The Commanderette soccer team finished its season with three tough road games last week. They dropped games at North Hardin on Monday, 10-0, Meade County on Thursday, 6-0, and Garrard County on Saturday, 3-0. Despite the scores early in the week, coach Seamus Marrinan was happy with the improved play of his defense.

  • WC volleyball’s season ends in district semis

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commanderettes were knocked out of the first round of the 19th district tournament on Monday night by the host Bethlehem Banshees by a 25-15, 25-13 score. Washington County finished the season at 14-14, a big improvement from their 2010 record of 7-23.
    “I think my girls played their hardest,” Commanderette coach Anne Mudd said, “but you have to just give Bethlehem credit for being a very talented team.”

  • Volleyball finishes regular season with streak at seven


  • WC forces nine turnovers in win

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    Commander football improved to 4-3 on the season with a blowout 55-20 win at home against Fort Knox on Friday. They accumulated 638 yards of offense – including 346 yards on the ground – while holding the Eagles to 310 total yards.

  • News briefs

    Absentee Voting
    The Washington County Clerks office will be ready for absentee voting on October 12 for anyone who will be out of the county from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 8.

    Oct. 14-15
    Adoption Support for Kentucky

  • Ag event will pair local food producers with Louisville distributors

    Local farmers, listen up. If you grow it, or maybe want to grow it, they will come. ‘They’ are food distributors that want and need more local food for their clients.

    Louisville Farm to Table and Washington County Cooperative Extension are teaming up to put food distributors that need locally grown food in the same room as folks in the state that either are or are willing to consider growing it.
    To set the table, a meal of locally grown food will be prepared for those attending the conference.

  • Photo: Statue cleaning
  • Photo: Water main break


  • Father, son killed in auto accident

    According to a press release from Kentucky State Police, Trooper Fred Cornett is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at approximately 12:54 EST on Hwy. 55, two miles north of Lebanon.

    Monte Edelen, 54, of Lebanon was operating a 1998 Ford pickup.  Edelen was southbound on Hwy. 55 and attempted to make a U-turn, pulling into the pathway of a 1993 Ford log truck, operated by 67-year-old John Dowd of Owenton.
    Dowd was treated and released at the Spring View Hospital.