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Today's News

  • SCC softball shatters records in 25-victory season

     

    When St. Catharine College softball coach Holly Smith used a pink highlighter to designate new records, the finished pages looked like a large candy cane. The Patriots, who finished with a 25-33 record, shattered 10 team records and set many individual marks.

  • Spring seasons come to a close

     

    The spring sports season is approaching its end, and Washington County High School and St. Catharine College sports have plenty to be proud of.
    The SCC baseball team picked up its 10th consecutive 30-win season and the softball team recorded 25 wins on its way to the final three of the Mid-South Conference tournament.

    Washington County tennis made strides, gathering a young core that has shown it will be able to compete for years to come as the young newcomers gain experience.

  • Commanders head to district finals

     

    Washington County @ Bardstown
    Score: 6-2 Washington County
    When: Monday, May 21
    Where: Bardstown High School
    Key players: WCHS - Blake Smith, Thomas Spalding BHS - Bobby Butler

    Game highlights: The top-seeded Washington County baseball team (19-17) opened the 19th District tournament on Monday night at Bardstown against the Tigers (11-24), and advanced to the district championship with a 6-2 win.

  • WC softball takes first round exit

     

    Washington County vs. Nelson County
    Score: 7-3 Nelson County
    When: Monday, May 21
    Where: Bardstown High School
    Key players: WCHS - Tori Lawson, Lee Ann Abell  NCHS - Ashley Seaman

    Game highlights: The Commanderette softball team took on Nelson County at Bardstown on Monday night, falling to the Lady Cardinals 7-3 after more than an hour of delays.

  • Time to control lacebugs

     

    The azalea lacebug has become active on azalea’s, so keep on the lookout. Azalea lacebugs are one-eighth inch long with light brown bodies. They prefer evergreen varieties but attack deciduous varieties and mountain laurels, but will eat all types of azaleas.

  • USDA celebrates 150 years of existence

     

    By John W. McCauley

    One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a great Civil War, it was a Kentuckian, President Abraham Lincoln, born in a log cabin at Sinking Springs Farm in present day LaRue County, that signed legislation to establish a Department of Agriculture in order to “acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture … and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.

  • USDA celebrates 150 years of existence

    By John W. McCauley

    One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a great Civil War, it was a Kentuckian, President Abraham Lincoln, born in a log cabin at Sinking Springs Farm in present day LaRue County, that signed legislation to establish a Department of Agriculture in order to “acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture … and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.

  • Fly spray, deworming and fertility in bulls

     

    Received  this information this week from Dr. Les Anderson, UK Beef Specialist and wanted to share it with you all.

    The impact of insecticides that contain pyrethroids and commercial dewormers on fertility in bulls has been the subject of a great deal of conversation lately. A thorough review of the science seems necessary since bull turn-out is upon us. Our discussion will start with commercial dewormers since more is known about the use of dewormers on bull fertility.

  • North Washington Talk Meet results

     

  • BIRTH - Ramsey: It’s a girl!

     

    Stephanie and John Michael Ramsey of Taylorsville announce the birth of their daughter at 3:09 a.m. on April 18, 2012 at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

    Wendy Lynne Ramsey weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21.25 inches in length.

    She was welcomed home by brothers, Joey, 7 and Freddie, 19 months; and sister, Lily, 10.

    Maternal grandparents are Don and Susan Hamilton Hardin of Bardstown.
    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Patty Ramsey of Leitchfield.