Today's News

  • WCHS baseball team to host chili supper

    The Washington County High School baseball team will be hosting a chili supper on Feb. 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the WCHS cafeteria.

    Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children.
    The price of admission includes chili, peanut butter sandwiches, tea and desserts.
    Tickets can be purchased from baseball players or at the door the night of the chili supper.
    Three baskets will be auctioned off, including a University of Kentucky basket, a Washington County basket and a car care basket.

  • Turner joins the 500-point club

    A new member of the Washington County High School girls’ basketball 500-point club was initiated Friday, Jan. 28, during the second quarter of the Commanderettes’ game against Fort Knox.

    Sophomore Kenya Turner reached the milestone in the second quarter and finished with 26 points in a 49-31 win over the Lady Eagles.

  • Commanderettes, Lady Knights set to clash

    The Commanderettes will face possibly their toughest stretch of the season after returning from the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic.

    Washington County will begin that stretch with a rematch against Marion County (13-5). Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Washington County High School.
    In the last meeting, the Lady Knights beat the Commanderettes 74-38 at the Roby Dome in Lebanon.
    Things have changed since that early December meeting, however.

  • Commanders fall

    The Commanders fell to Nelson County 55-46 on Monday night at Nelson County.

    Check back next week for complete coverage of that game.

    Washington County vs. Fort Knox

    Score: 77-50 Fort Knox
    When: Friday, Jan. 28
    Where: Fort Knox High School
    Key players: WCHS - Alex Marshall, Will Purdom FKHS - London Moore, Jermell Rogers, Gadiel Mendez, Rashaud Orange

  • Lucky number seven

    The Commanderettes won their seventh consecutive game on Monday night against Bardstown.

    The win puts them in second place in the 19th District, with a chance for first place if they beat Nelson County and Nelson loses to Bardstown.
    Check back next week for complete coverage of the district game at Bardstown.

    Washington County vs. Fort Knox
    Score: 49-31 Washington County
    When: Friday, Jan. 28
    Where: Fort Knox

  • Commanders face Fifth Region talent

    Washington County will face two Fifth Region opponents and will have a rematch with North Bullitt this week as the regular season winds down.

    On Thursday, the Hart County Raiders (2-15) come to town for a duel with the Commanders.
    Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Washington County High School.
    “They’re having a tough year like we have,” Commanders head coach Russell Burkhead said.
    Several coaches Burkhead has spoken with have said Hart County was not to be underestimated.

  • Commanderettes will play Kentucky’s best in Greenwell

    The Commanderettes will have to defend a player unlike any they have seen this season when Owensboro Catholic’s Rebecca Greenwell steps on the court Wednesday.

  • Locally produced foods are the hottest trend

  • Add edible plants to landscape

    A nice landscape of a few trees and shrubs, some flowers and well-tended turf has value. Our landscapes help define our outdoor living space, provide shade and help screen unwanted views.
    A well-maintained landscape may add as much as 5 to 10 percent to the value of your property.
    But landscapes can provide another resource that we don’t often consider--food. What if it were possible to introduce edible plants to your landscape?

  • 4-H forestry results announced; Sign up for teen summit today

    After a few days of sun, it’s easier to think of life without snow.  This week’s news will finally conclude the announcement of the 4-H leaf collections.  Thanks to all for their patience with us working around snow days.