Today's News

  • Knight-mare for Commanders

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    It didn’t take too long to see who would fire the first shot of the “border war” for 2008. In fact, it only took Marion County 17 seconds to put six points on the board with David Litsey’s opening kickoff return for a touchdown. Washington County never seemed to recover from that point in the game. Marion County defeated WC for the third straight year, winning 17-14 Friday night in Lebanon.

  • Hoping for a heart

    Larry Thompson doesn’t take life for granted anymore. He used to go, go, go, working constantly and rarely taking a moment to rest. Now, however, he doesn’t have a choice. His body can no longer hold up under the strain of a busy lifestyle.

  • Large trees need water, too

    It‘s dry, I know that is something you already knew, but there are some things you need to water even if you have decided to quit watering and gardening in general this year. Which, neither I nor any other gardener, would blame you considering the year. Basically we had one really good month for gardening and that was July.

  • GG new AD at WC

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The decision is in and Glen Goatley has been named as the new athletics director at Washington County High School. Goatley takes over for Chad Willis, who accepted a job as director of pupil personnel with the school system earlier this year. Goatley’s position as AD is effective immediately.

  • Enter exhibits in county fair; more fair results announced

    This week fall officially begins and it marks the final two weeks before our local Crossroads Harvest Festival. There will be plenty activities for the family to choose from during the festival and I hope many Washington Countians will choose to participate in the festivities. Several events are actually a part of the Washington County Fair and efforts by the County Fair Board and local organizations to build excitement and participation to eventually hold a full week’s County Fair in the future.

  • YMCA hosts punt, pass & kick competition

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Wilderness Trace YMCA held an NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Sept. 20 at Washington County High School. The competition provides youngsters a showcase for their punting, passing and kicking skills, with scores based on distance and accuracy.

    John Riney won the 12-13-year-old category with 239 feet 11 inches. Trae Coulter won the 10-11-year-old division with 202 feet and Michael Chastain took the 8-9-year-old class with 186 feet 3 inches.

  • Three trucks and boat involved in crash

    Three vehicles and a boat were involved in an accident near the intersection of US 150 and KY 1030 Bear Wallow Road Friday, and a fourth vehicle came to rest in a ditch in an attempt to avoid the accident.

  • SCC golf teams compete at Centre College Tournament

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    In bowling, perfection is reached by rolling a 300 game. For a golf foursome, 300 is not exactly perfect – but it is the total Coach Joan Rizer has been looking for the last few years from her men’s golf team at St. Catharine College.

  • 2006 ambulance wreck case back in court

    It’s been more than two years since a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of KY 555 and US 150 claimed the life of 19-year-old Jeremy Mudd of Washington County, but the case continued to be active in local courts as recently as Monday.

  • Police searching for Johnny Boone

        The United States Marshals' Office and Kentucky State Police are searching for Johnny Boone, a known member of the "Cornbread Mafia" who is considered armed and dangerous.