Today's News

  • Lights out in Campbellsville


    The Washington County Commanders finished the 2010 regular season with a 28-0 rout of the Campbellsville Eagles Friday night to end at 9-1. Next up for WC is a first-round playoff game against Monroe County this Friday night.


  • Commander band places second in state finals

    The Washington County Marching Commander Band came up short in its bid to bring home a third consecutive state Class 2A championship Saturday night. The Commander Band, under the direction of Debbie Harrod, placed second in the state. See the complete story in next week's issue of The Springfield Sun.

  • Brother and sister share a unique bond


    Sometimes, brothers and sisters are close. In the case of Washington County resident Kevin Devine and his sister, Lori Burns, they can't be any closer. After being diagnosed in January as being in kidney failure, Kevin recently received a kidney from Lori, and the bond between siblings became stronger than ever.

  • Aflatoxins showing up in corn

    Aflatoxins are showing up in occasional lots of harvested corn from this season’s crop. Aflatoxins metabolites of the fungus Aspergillus flavus, are potent toxins and carcinogens in animals, and may also be human carcinogens. Aflatoxins are probably the most well-known mycotoxins, because they have long been regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.

  • Communicare, Washington County Industries get new location


  • ENGAGEMENT Yates-Yates

    Holli Magness Yates and James "Mikie" Yates
    Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Magness and Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Yates invite you to share in a celebration honoring the marriage of their children, Holli Magness Yates to James “Mikie” Yates.
    The wedding will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2013 Bardstown Road, Springfield.

  • ENGAGEMENT Carrico-Vittitow

    Julie Ann Carrico and James Paul Vittitow
    Allen and Denise Carrico of Bardstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Anne Carrico, to James Paul Vittitow, son of Susan and Danny Downs of Bardstown and Jeff and Susan Vittitow of Boston.
    Carrico is a 2003 graduate of Washington County High School and is currently a student at Elizabethtown Community College.
    Vittitow is a 1995 graduate of Washington County High School and is self-employed.

  • BIRTH Carrico: It's a girl!

    Peyton Grace Carrico
    Laurie and Jeff Carrico of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on Oct. 3, 2010 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabeth-town.
    Peyton Grace weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches in length.

  • WC Football Seniors
  • Bears finish Blake Hoppes play undefeated; play for title Saturday in Campbellsville


    The 2010 Blake Hoppes Youth Football League wrapped up its regular season on Sunday. In action in Campbellsville, the third and fourth-grade Springfield Patriots came up short in a 14-0 loss to the Campbellsville Saints. The Pats finish their season at 2-4.
    The fifth and sixth-grade Springfield Bears beat the Campbellsville Bengals, 36-14. The Bears finished the regular season with a perfect 5-0 record.
    The Bears will play the Lebanon Raiders for the 5-6 title. The game will be played at 8 p.m. at Campbellsville University.