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Today's News

  • Pulitzer-nominated poet comes to campus


    Pulitzer-finalist Maurice Manning visited St. Catharine College on Wednesday of last week.

    A poet, he read about lodging a complaint with a rooster, drinking pot liquor (liquid left in the pot after cooking vegetables) and a co-worker that held out his glass eye in front of his good eye at mid-day and said, ‘Let’s see if I see dinner time.’”

  • Locals help out tornado victims


    While only minor damage was reported in Washington County after Friday’s severe weather scare, many parts of the state weren’t so lucky.

  • Sentencing set for Wednesday


    Sentencing for Norris Wayne Bartley and Billy Joe Mattingly, who pled guilty to stealing marijuana while serving as sheriff’s deputies, has been set for today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at the Gene Snyder United States Courthouse in Louisville.

    The sentencing has been rescheduled seven times, dating back to last year.
    Check next week’s Springfield Sun for a recap of the sentencing.

  • WC softball welcomes new coach, prepares for early challenges

     

    The Commanderette softball team has a new head coach this season, with Holly Medley taking over for Leonard Abell, who was at the helm for one season.

  • A life of helping behind the scenes


    The 2011 Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year said he much prefers life outside the spotlight.

    Friends of Bill Robinson were concerned that if he found out he was going to win the award, he wouldn’t show up for the banquet.
    Robinson, a first-generation attorney, said he helps out in the community for reasons other than acclaim. He certainly appreciates the honor, though, he said.

  • Pats honored with postseason awards

     

  • Spaulding, LWC prepare for swim postseason

    COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College is set to appear in 22 events at the NAIA Swimming & Diving National Championships to be held Feb. 29-March 3 at Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma City, Okla.
    The men’s team is qualified for 15 events, up from 10 in 2011, while the women, competing in their first official season, qualified four individuals and three relay teams for seven total events.
    Qualified women include Stephanie Davis (Fort Knox), Deah Reese (Jamestown), Kate Spaulding (Springfield) and Sarah Wood (Bowling Green).

  • SCC women drop MSC tournament opener to Campbellsville, 69-59

     

    The pre-game comment by St. Catharine head coach Lena Bramblett indicated that a key to winning Thursday’s Mid-South Conference tournament opener against Campbellsville was her team’s ability to hit shots. Obviously, Bramblett was not talking about hitting just 34 percent, which is what the Patriots did in falling 69-59 to the Tigers.

  • Bat Pats open conference season 3-0

     

  • Charges dismissed in infant abuse case


    The case against a man indicted for two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment has been dropped because the complaining witness was unable to be located.

    Timothy Lee Yonts, 42, of 86 Hardesty Road in Springfield, was originally indicted in October for allegedly pulling an infant, strapped in a car seat, out of a car and throwing it into a ditch.
    According to a uniform offense report from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department, the car seat landed upside down in the ditch.