Today's News

  • School district audit report indicates improperly spent funds

    The annual audit for Washington County Public Schools resulted in more than $52,000 in funds that were called into question.

    The audit report was presented by Charles White of White & Company on Nov. 21 at the regular-scheduled school board meeting.
    “We looked at these expenses,” White said. “We determined that they weren’t spent in the area that they should have been. We’re not trying to suggest to you that the money was wasted. That’s not the case.”

  • McClains to celebrate 10th anniversary

    Melody and Rusty McClain of Willisburg will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 1, 2001.
    They are both employed at Woodie’s Major Appliance Service. They love their family, UK basketball and fishing.
    They are the parents of Jesse James McClain of Willisburg and Emily McClain at EKU in Richmond.

  • Rucker, Hamilton marry Nov. 11

    Kara Rucker and Todd Hamilton were wed at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at Chapeze House in Bardstown.
    She is the daughter of June and Geri Rucker of Lebanon.
    He is the son of Nick and Sherry Hamilton of Springfield.
    The ceremony was performed by Kentucky Colonel Michael Masters.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father, June Rucker.
    Matrons of honor were the bride’s sisters, Becky Clark and Vicky Hatchel, both of Lebanon. Honorary bridesmaids were Dana Pineda, Carrie King and Kari George.

  • Evans named Mid-South Conference Player of the Week

    Patriot forward Kasei Evans was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week last Monday in an announcement made by the conference office.

  • Patriot men calm RedStorm

    Monday evening (Nov. 21) in Lourdes Hall, the St. Catharine College Patriots found out something that head coach J.T. Burton has been telling them for quite a while – the Mid-South Conference is a tough place to play basketball.
    Fortunately for the Patriots they learned the lesson in time to claim an 83-77 win over the University of Rio Grande in the conference opener.
    “In practice and all of the pre-season I told them how good this conference is and what it takes to win,” said Burton, whose team improved to 5-2 overall.

  • Patriots handle D-II opponents; Women beat Southern Indiana and Bellarmine

    When St. Catharine College went to a four-year athletic program in 2008, among its options was a move to NCAA D-II status. The Patriots chose the NAIA affiliation instead, but last weekend the Patriot women got a look at what might have been had the school selected the other route. And head coach Lena Bramblett was pleased with what she saw.

  • Abell leads WC on court, field

    Washington County senior Trae Abell has been a familiar name on the gridiron, the hardwood and the diamond over the last few years, and he’s made an impact on all three.

  • Junior pro league to be offered free of charge

    Third through sixth graders in Washington County now have a basketball league to call their own with the introduction of a junior pro league. The league is the creation of Washington County boys’ basketball head coach Russell Burkhead and Commanderette head coach Bernard Smalley.
    “Coach Smalley and I came up with this idea last spring,” Burkhead said, “and we decided it was something that we needed to do.”

  • St. Catharine College looks to build ties in China


  • Donate canned goods at distillery