Today's News

  • Brewer-Jones to wed Aug. 30

    Mildred and Ishia Keene and William and Shirley Brewer of Springfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laquita Brewer to Chris Jones, son of the late Linda Jones.

    The wedding will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 30, 2008 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Springfield.

    The reception will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Big changes on the way for Dominican Sisters

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Staff Writer

    The Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine will be uniting with six other communities across the United States to form a new congregation of Dominican women. The as-yet unnamed new congregation will be official on Easter Sunday, Apr. 12, 2009.

    Although some administrative responsibilities will move from St. Catharine, the motherhouse and the sisters who call it home will still remain a vital part of Washington County’s Catholic community.

  • Commanders take command of Eagles

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    The Washington County Commanders football team faced their first test of the year Friday night when they scrimmaged against the Madison Southern Eagles in Berea, Ky. After all the hours of sweat and hard work, the Commanders finally got a chance to knock helmets with someone other than their teammates.

  • Community theater taking some big steps forward

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    It’s show time again in Springfield.

    The Central Kentucky Community Theater, Inc., is preparing to put on its second show, “Greater Tuna.” The show is following a very successful debut of “Nunsense,” and directors Scott and Jan Fatizzi are very excited about the future of the theater.

  • Hitting the links for SCC

    SCC Sports Information

    Special to The Sun

    The St. Catharine College 18th annual Celebrity Golf Classic was held Saturday at Lincoln Homestead State Park and by all accounts was the best tournament ever.

    “It was a tremendous success,” said Angela Hoffman, director of events and alumni at St. Catharine. “We had the full complement of teams, beautiful weather and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves.”

  • R6 program to leave Willisburg

    By Jeff Moreland

    Editor/General Manager

    Following a string of events that have left some Willisburg residents concerned for their safety, a special meeting was held Monday to discuss the fears and concerns.

  • Spalding: It's a girl!

    Karyn and Stacy Spalding of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on June 30, 2008 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Annistyn Marie weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches in length.

  • Longtime SCC professor Terry Ward dies at 63

    Special to The Sun

    Complications resulting from a heart procedure took the life of longtime St. Catharine College professor Terry Ward at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville on August 1st. Terry, 63, held numerous teaching positions and served on an untold number of committees during his 24 years of employment at St. Catharine.

    The funeral Mass for William Terry Ward was held Tuesday, August 4th at St. Augustine in Lebanon. Terry was a lifelong resident of Lebanon. He was formerly Director of Community Action in Marion County and City Administrator in Lebanon.

  • Lutz: It's a boy!

    Megan and Kevin Lutz of Cox’s Creek announce the birth of their son at 9:12 p.m. on July 21, 2008 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    James Michael Levi Lutz weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21.5 inches in length.

  • WCHS gets new home turf

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    On the surface, it may look like every other football field you've ever seen. But below the surface, there have been some improvements done to Washington County High School's football field during the summer.

    During this past summer, Bennett R. Lewis Field underwent more than $13,000 worth of improvements.