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Today's News

  • WCHS student is a leader at an early age


    Involvement in church has led to a life of giving and pursuing artistic talents for one high school student.

    Benji Gaona, a senior at Washington County High School, said his church, his faith and his family have influenced him to be active in community leadership.
    “You work your hardest to make sure you can do the best and live your life to the best you can,” Gaona said about the influence faith plays in his life.

  • Junior Mister set for Saturday


    Washington County High School will be hosting its first-ever Junior Mister competition on Saturday, and it’s sure to be an entertaining evening.

    The competition is a spinoff of the Distinguished Young Woman of Washington County pageant, formerly known as Junior Miss.
    While the event will be set up similarly to its female counterpart, the same can’t be said about the show’s objective, as Junior Mister promises to deliver plenty of comedy throughout.

  • Patriots run well at Cumberlands

     

    In what is still a fledgling track and field program, St. Catharine coach Blake Jones has to feel good each time his teams finish ahead of more established programs. That happened Saturday at the University of the Cumberlands Invitational in Williamsburg.

  • Voters may cast ballots at new locations in primary election


    Many registered voters in the county may have a new poll location for the primary election on May 22.

    The changes are a result of congressional redistricting and local redistricting, according to Washington County Clerk Glenn Black.  
    When congressional redistricting occurred earlier this year, it caused a small part of Washington County to join Rep. Ed Whitfield’s district. The rest of Washington County is in Rep. Brett Guthrie’s district, as it had been prior to redistricting.

  • WC tennis struggles in three-match week

     

  • Local indictment has implications in Tennessee


    An indictment in Washington County earlier this year had serious implications for a man in Knox County, Tenn.

    Burton Webb, listed on the indictment as residing in Athens, Tenn., was charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $10,000.
    According to the Knoxville News-Sentinel in Knoxville, Tenn., Webb was recently appointed as the Knox County Finance Director.
    After Webb’s indictment was discovered, he was fired from the position.

  • Goldey wins Player of the Week award again

     

    St. Catharine College shortstop Hagan Goldey has received Player of the Week honors for the second consecutive week in the Mid-South Conference. The junior from Lancaster. leads the conference in batting with a .444 average and a .812 slugging percentage. She is second in the conference in home runs with 12.

  • LWC sweeps Bat Pats, clinches title

     

    Lindsey Wilson College came into Edelen Haydon Field last weekend needing a sweep of St. Catharine College to claim the regular season Mid-South Conference title. And that is exactly what the Blue Raiders got as they won three straight against Luther Bramblett’s Bat Pats.

  • PHOTO: Local schools represented on eighth-grade volleyball all-tournament team
  • WC track members set personal bests

    Washington County track was at Marion County High School last Tuesday, taking on the Knights, Spencer County and Campbellsville.
    “Everyone seemed to improve from the previous meet, which is a great sign of how hard the kids are working,” said WCHS head coach Paul Bodenhamer. “A few set personal records in their events.”