Today's News

  • Grand jury indicts three

    Three people have been indicted by a Washington County grand jury.
    James Derek Nall, 22, of Georgetown, Ky., was charged with six counts after an incident where he was arrested in Washington County on Friday, April 15.

  • Bible-reading marathon starts Sunday, May 1


  • "Like" our new Facebook page!


    I don’t care who you are, everybody wants to be liked by others. We here at The Springfield Sun are no different. We want you to like us; not just us personally, but our newspaper. And not just the print edition, but our website and our new Facebook page, too!
    Like many businesses, we started a Facebook page some time ago, but due to some technical issues with the first site, we lost some valuable information and have been forced to start over. This time, however, things are in order, and we have officially re-established a presence on Facebook.

  • Fashion Revue is May 3; ribbons awarded

    Helping youth acquire life skills has been a long tradition of 4-H.  One such skill that many have been learning in Washington County is sewing.  The members of the 4-H sewing club will be showing off their creative accomplishments at the annual Washington and Marion Counties’ 4-H Fashion Revue scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 6 p.m. at the Marion County Extension Office.  Each year the two counties trade hosting the event which involves 20-30 4-Her’s modeling their clothing projects. The event is open to the public at no charge.  

  • Purple boxes help detect emerald ash borer

    I don’t know if you have noticed yet, but the purple boxes are hanging in trees along roadways again.  I got a call last week from the UK Entomology Department letting me know they were hanging them again.  They wanted me to let you know about it in my news article so… you have been warned!  Just joking, there is nothing to warn you about, but the boxes are purple to attract Emerald Ash Borer, and they have a pheromone or attractant and sticky goo to catch any borers that may happen by.

  • BIRTH: Click: It's a boy!

    Danniel and Tina Brady Click of Louisville announce the birth of their son, Maxton Thomas Click on April 13, 2011.
    Paternal grandparents are Danny and Dianna Click and Debbie Black, all of Ashland.
    Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Phyllis Bastin of Owensboro and Tommy and Vicky Brady of Springfield.

  • Live Easter performance at Bethlehem Baptist Church


  • Pursuit ends in arrest, charges


  • Largest ever earthquake drill set for April 28


  • Site chosen for new high school

    The new Washington County High School will be built along KY 555 and the new Springfield Northwest Bypass.
    That announcement was made Monday night at the district’s monthly school board meeting.
    The property was purchased from Tommy Ward and a group known as PCS Partners for the price of $701,500. The school district bought a total of 61 acres, and Ward and his group donated an additional five acres at no charge. The cost of the property averaged $10,629 per acre.