Today's News

  • BIRTH - Higdon: It’s a boy!

    Jenny and John Higdon of Valley Hill Road in Mooresville announce the birth of their son, Alexander Johnathon Higdon.

    He was born on Sept. 22, 2011 at 3:55 a.m., weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.
    Alexander was welcomed home by his siblings: Eli Joshua, age 8; Owen Andrew, age 7; and Cecilia-Ellen Johnya, age 3.

  • BIRTH - DeSpain: It’s a boy!

    Scott and Jill DeSpain of Loretto announce the birth of their son at 8:48 p.m. Sept. 23, 2011 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Gavin Scott DeSpain weighed 6 pounds, 6.5 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Charles and Thelma Thompson of Holy Cross.
    Paternal grandparents are Geneva Cecil of New Haven, and the late Edward DeSpain.

  • Students not the only new faces at SCC

    As things settle into place in the fall 2011 semester at St. Catharine College, new students are not the only new faces around campus. There have been several new hires since graduation happened last May.

    Melinda Lynch was hired as SCC’s new Director of Financial Aid. Stephanie Testa is the new Department Chair of Surgical Technology, while Lisa Taylor is the new Laboratory and Clinical Coordinator for Surgical Technology.

  • SCC and Springfield team up for bond issuance

    The city and St. Catharine College teamed up recently to move along in the construction of the Emily W. Hundley Library and School of Graduate Studies.

    At a Sept. 29 special-called public hearing, the second reading was approved for an issuance of Industrial Building Revenue Bonds of up to $3 million to SCC.

  • Lincoln sculpture selected for Civil War trails

    Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln bronze sculpture, entitled “In Sacred Union,” by Paula B. Slater of Hidden Valley Lake, Calif., has been selected to be part of the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trails.

    Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trails is a new state program to help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped the commonwealth as the nation observes the Civil War’s 150th anniversary.

  • SCC women down Eagles in volleyball

    It wasn’t as easy as the first time the Patriots played Midway College, when they beat the Eagles in straight sets, but Adam Stevenson’s  
    Patriots still got the job done on the road Tuesday with a 3-1 victory.

    “It was ugly, but it is a win,” said Stevenson whose team improved to 19-4.
    The Patriots took the first set 25-21, and won the second 25-18. But Midway (4-12) edged the Patriots 25-23 in the third set,  before St. Catharine closed out the match with a 25-19 fourth set victory.

  • Patriot men fall to Hanover in second OT

    It took over just 104 minutes to decide the outcome of Tuesday’s soccer match between St. Catharine and the visiting Panthers from Hanover College. When the game was decided, it wasn’t to the benefit of Tim Wolz’s Patriots. Hanover (4-7) took advantage of a loose ball in front of the goal and converted with 5:53 to go in the second overtime for a 2-1 win.
     The setback left St. Catharine with a 1-6-1 record as they embark this Sunday for a game at West Virginia Tech. The next Mid-South Conference game is at home against Rio Grande on Oct. 11.

  • SCC women’s soccer splits in West Virginia

    The St. Catharine womens’ soccer team made the long trip through West Virginia to take on two teams in two days. After two hard-fought games, the Lady Patriots returned home with a win and a loss.

  • SCC Lady Pats split with Division II Bellarmine

    The Lady Pats opened their fall season at NCAA Div. II Bellarmine University, with a double-header on Saturday afternoon.

    SCC came out swinging to end the day with a split against the Lady Knights, falling 7-6 in game one and rebounding with a 5-2 win in game two.

  • 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.