Today's News

  • Track team makes it without ‘luxury’ of facilities

    Last season, Washington County High School sent track athletes to the state meet for the first time in at least five years.
    Impressive, right?

    Add to the equation that those athletes, like all the other county track athletes before them, did it without the ‘luxury’ of proper facilities, and then their feat seems highly improbable.
    As  many athletics enthusiasts in the county know, it’s always been this way at Washington County High School.

  • Farm forum to be held at extension office

    I want to make sure you all are aware of a program we are having at our office that will be very beneficial to you.  
    The Kentucky State Police is partnering with the University of Kentucky along with the Washington County Extension Office to provide a “Farmer Outreach” forum that will forge enhanced relationship between law enforcement and the agricultural community.

  • Take care of that mole problem

  • Youth Fair is April 29-30; other dates to remember

    For over 100 years in Kentucky, project work has been the backbone of 4-H and it’s “learn by doing” motto. By using their hands and imagination to create and complete projects, children develop and learn life skills.  

  • BIRTH: Bartley: It's a girl!

    Stacy and Timmy Bartley of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on March 11, 2011 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
    Kaylen Reese weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by Addilyn Grace, age 2 1/2.
    Maternal grandparents are Melody and David Mays of Lebanon.
    Paternal grandparents are Janice and Jerry Bartley of Springfield.

  • Autism walk moved to River of Life Saturday


  • SCC first baseman recently named MSC player of the week

    St. Catharine College first baseman Justine Paddock was recently named as the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week for March 21-27.

    The senior from Louisville Southern High School batted .636 for the week, with three home runs and 18 RBI.
    She had five multi-hit games in the week, including two three-hit games and a four-hit game.
    Paddock leads the Mid-South Conference with a .538 batting average, and a .769 slugging percentage.
    She is tied for second in the conference with 35 hits, and third in RBI with 26.

  • Carr named to All-American team, Williams is honorable mention

    St. Catharine College’s Kashiff Carr has been rewarded for his excellent season on the hardwood with a national honor recently.

    Carr, a 6-6 junior guard from Philadelphia, was named to the NAIA Division I All-American second team.
    Ervin Williams, the Patriots’ 6-9 senior center, received All-American honorable mention recognition.
    Karr became eligible at the semester break for St. Catharine, and averaged 21 points over the 21 games he played.

  • Bat Pats still in the hunt for home field advantage

    There is just one weekend series left in the Mid-South Conference regular season, and the scenarios as to how the post-season conference tournament might look are as numerous as the spring rainstorms.

    After losing three of four MSC games at Georgetown last weekend, Luther Bramblett’s team now stands in fourth place in the West Division.
    They can make up a lot of ground this weekend when the second place University of the Cumberlands visits for four games.

  • Patriot softball goes 2-4: Smith notches 100th coaching win

    St. Catharine College softball coach Holly Smith knows how it is to have a team peak at the right time of the season.

    Last year the Patriots had a late season surge that carried them to the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference tournament.
    Two years ago, Smith’s team came together at season’s end to win the National Championship in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.
    Smith is hoping for the same magic this year as her team battles for a favorable playoff position in the upcoming Mid-South Conference tournament.