Today's News

  • Tick Creek bridge project open for bids

    A regular scheduled fiscal court meeting was held on Friday, and among the items discussed was the need to repair bridges on Logan Road and Tick Creek Road.

    The court received a lone bid for repair on the Logan Road bridge, and it was accepted. Harrodsburg-based  Hornback Construction made a $5,920 bid, and has been approved to move forward with the repairs.

  • Collision causes traffic congestion

    A head-on collision near the Lebanon-Springfield Airport sent three people to the hospital on Jan. 24.

    According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, Trooper Justin Phillips is investigating the collision that occurred at 3:50pm on Hwy. 55 at the Marion/Washington County line.
    Sixty-three-year-old Judith Filiatreau, of Springfield, was traveling north on Hwy. 55 in a 1991 Oldsmobile when she crossed the center line and struck a southbound 1995 Chevy truck, operated by 56-year-old William R. Bishop of Campbellsville.

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  • City, SCC wins big at recent awards ceremony

    The city of Springfield’s Main Street/Renaissance Program was awarded two significant awards at the Kentucky Main Street awards ceremony in Frankfort on Jan. 25.

    Springfield and building owners Ed and Kris O’Daniel received the Best of Design 2012 Award for the O’Daniel’s recent renovation of the historic Louisville Store Building in downtown Springfield.

  • Locals save two men from drowning

    Kentucky Lake has been in the news this week after a cargo ship struck Eggner Ferry Bridge on Thursday, causing a 200-foot segment of the bridge to collapse, and forcing drivers to travel dozens of miles to find an alternate route.

    That area of the lake has seen its share of scary moments of late, as it was where Springfield native Kevin Devine and his son, Tyler, saved two men from drowning in the frigid waters at Kenlake Marina two weeks ago.

  • A perfect match

    Most people wouldn’t look back at a week-long stay in the hospital as ideal, but for one local couple that has been at Jewish Hospital in Louisville since last Wednesday, this week has been perfect.

    It was reported in an earlier issue of the Sun that Springfield native Lisa Hamilton -- who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at an early age -- was waiting to be placed on a list for a double-lung transplant.

  • ‘Dream as high as you can possibly dream’

    (Editor’s note: Each week during Black History Month, we’ll run a profile of an African-American who is a positive role model. This is the first part in a five-part series.)

  • Indoor soccer team grows in popularity


    Soccer hasn’t stuck around at the high school level in Washington County the way it has in surrounding counties, but if the growing popularity of Seamus Marrinan’s indoor soccer team is any indication, that could be changing.

  • Bramblett honored for 10 years of success


    Out of every 10 games the St. Catharine baseball team has played under head coach Luther Bramblett, they have won seven of them. And for that excellent winning percentage, and for all else he has done in guiding the Bat Pats to success, Bramblett was recognized between basketball games Saturday at Lourdes Hall.

  • Patriot women split two conference home games


    The St. Catharine College women’s basketball team avenged an earlier loss to Georgetown when they beat the 17th ranked Tigers in Lourdes Hall 72-60 Thursday night.