Today's News

  • Bat Pats post 3-3 week


  • St. Catharine baseball teams up with Cumberlands to aid tornado victims


    Both St. Catharine College and the University of the Cumberlands baseballteams go by the nickname of Patriots. And both teams really lived up to that sobriquet on Friday when they embarked on an ambitious effort to aid victims of the March 2 tornado in Laurel County that killed three people in that community.

  • WC tennis looks to take step forward in 2012


    Washington County tennis is looking to turn a corner in 2012, and it could start with an increase in the number of players this season, particularly on the boys’ team.

  • One man dies, another flown to hospital after Sunday collision

    A fatal collision occurred on Lincoln Park Road on Sunday in Springfield.

    According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, Trooper Jonathan Houk is investigating a fatal collision that occurred Sunday at 12:14 p.m. on Lincoln Park Road, one mile west of Springfield.
    Michael Benedict, age 17, of Springfield, was operating a 2002 Chevy Pickup west on Lincoln Park Road, when he crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 1995 Ford Explorer operated by Joseph Linton, age 42, of Springfield.

  • Road closure begins on Monday

    The Tick Creek Road bridge goes under construction on Monday, and the road will be closed as a result.

    Local traffic can still use the alternate route that was established when the bridge was closed in the past few months.

    County officials said the construction and closure could last three to four weeks.

  • Former deputies sentenced to 50 months each


    The following is a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

    LOUISVILLE, KY – Two former Washington County, Kentucky deputy sheriffs were sentenced by United States District Judge John G. Heyburn II today, to four years in prison followed by a three-year term of supervised release, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Kentucky Emergency Management asks that tornado-victim donors send monetary relief


    According to the Kentucky Emergency Management website, donors for tornado-victims should make monetary donations instead of goods and supplies.

    "Many agencies are at work right now in Kentucky to help storm-damaged communities. Storm-damaged communities do not need goods at this time. Cash donations are strongly encouraged to a charitable organization of your choice," according to the website.

    The website has provided a list of organizations accepting monetary donations, as well.

  • Tornadoes were all around us

    We express our sincere sympathy to the family of Dorothy Key. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Key and son, Randall Lloyd “Randy” Key. One son survives, Ricky Martin Key of Lincoln County.

    Samuel David Wilson celebrated his second birthday at McDonald’s in Dry Ridge, Ky.
    Those attending were his parents, Bro. Daniel and Erin Wilson of Dry Ridge; and his grandparents, Jack and Gayle Wilson of Danville.
    Special guest was Skylar Barnett, grandson of Brenda Barnett of Washington County.

  • Next sewing workshop to be held March 14

    If you would like a pretty drive out into the country, take Highway 127 south of Danville and head for Liberty, Ky., where there is King’s Departmental Store.

     It was such a treat browsing through hundreds of beautiful cotton fabrics, and the best thing of all was the price. Fabrics were very affordable and in the $3-and-under price range. The staff were extremely efficient and helpful. After an hour of choosing gorgeous and one-of-a-kind materials, checking out was a breeze and light on the wallet!

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