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  • Fire meeting is today at 11 a.m.

     

    The meeting of the Washington County fire committee that was scheduled last Thursday will now take place today at 11 a.m. in the old Washington County Courthouse courtroom. The meeting will consist of all members of the Washington County Fiscal Court, as well as those in leadership with the Washington County Fire Protection Association. Mediators from the Kentucky Fire Commission are also scheduled to be in attendance. The meeting is open and all citizens are welcome to attend.

  • By George, it's him!
    Local ladies meet actor George Clooney

     

    A group of local women recently took an overnight trip to see Rosemary Clooney’s home in Augusta.
    They thought a ferry ride across the Ohio River would be the trip’s highlight. Shortly after, though, they would trump their river ride with a Hollywood-sized surprise.

  • Local schools taking on bullying problem

    Imagine sending your child to a place that makes them so sad, so upset and intimidated that they tell you they would rather die than go back.
    Now imagine that place is your child’s school.

  • St. Catharine men's basketball team plays for conference championship today at 4 p.m.

    The St. Catharine College men's basketball team (22-7) will face top-seeded Georgetown College (28-4) today at 4 p.m. in the Mid-South Conference championship game in Frankfort. Catch the action live on 102.7 WYSB, or tune in via the Internet at www.1027wysb.com to listen.

  • St. Catharine College men playing in Mid-South tournament

     

    The St. Catharine College men's basketball team will be in action today, facing West Virginia Tech in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference tournament in Frankfort at the Frankfort Civic Center. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m., and the game can be heard on the radio at 102.7 WYSB FM. Catch the live stream at 1027wysb.com

  • County to receive $826,000 for rural roads from state

    Two roads in Washington County were singled out for resurfacing during Friday’s regular scheduled fiscal court meeting.
    Patty Dunaway, a representative with the Kentucky Rural Secondary Roads program, spoke to the court about the 2011-12 rural secondary road program recommendations for road work in Washington County.

  • County discusses new sick day policy

    A new policy on county employees donating sick days to each other could be in the works for Washington County.
    Washington County Judge-Executive John Settles brought before the court a request to consider what he called an emergency situation on Friday during a regularly scheduled meeting.
    “We have a situation that has arisen, and to be quite honest, the employee has not asked for this,” Settles said. “Some of the other employees have inquired about contributing some of their excess sick days to this employee.”

  • Fire department still may quit

    Just when the fire appeared to have died down, the flames could now be fanned again.
    The Washington County Fire Protection Association is again looking at a deadline to stop service to Washington Countians, despite the Washington County Fiscal Court meeting the fire protection group’s request to formally give it support.

  • Taylor's reading habit spells victory in bee

     

  • The eagle has landed

     

    This Bald Eagle was seen in Washington County recently by a local citizen who reported it to The Springfield Sun. The location of the bird is not being released for its protection. According to Kate Hayden, an avian biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife, there are only 84 pairs of nesting eagles in Kentucky.