Today's News

  • Youth soccer camp at WCBOE


    A Washington County soccer summer camp will be available to young athletes this month.

    The camp will run on June 27 and 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Washington County Board of Education. The first day of the camp will be reserved for 5 to 8-year-olds, with the second day being for 9 to 14-year-olds.

    Both days of the camp will be free of charge.

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  • WCHS trainer moves on to next challenge


    Washington County High School Athletic Trainer Jenna Meyer is departing after two years on the job to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Indianapolis.

    “They told me this spring that I got in, so I thought now was the right time to get my doctorate, because that’s always been my ultimate goal,” she said.

    Though she’s looking forward to her next chapter, Meyer said she’s going to miss her time with the Commanders and Commanderettes.

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  • Summer athletic activities abound at St. Catharine


    When people hear that “school’s out for summer,” they usually conjure up an image of athletic facilities sitting idle, occupied only by maintenance people who prepare the venues for the influx of participants that will arrive in the fall.

  • Polin latest recipient of SCC Veritas Award


    SCC Communications

    Robbie Polin, President and CEO of Springfield State Bank and a long-time supporter of St. Catharine College, received the college’s Veritas Award during commencement held May 12.

    Veritas, the Latin word for truth, is a motto of the Dominican Order, who founded St. Catharine College in 1931. The college, deeply rooted in Dominican tradition, has as its mission the quest for truth, truth as found in all branches of knowledge, revealed in justice and in caring for others.

  • BIRTHS - McGavock: It’s a girl!


    Michael and Marianna McGavock of Willisburg announce the birth of their daughter at 8:48 a.m. on May 23, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. 

    Jasmine Mica McGavock weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces and was 20 inches in length.

    She was welcomed home by a brother, Johnethan Carrico, age 11 and a sister, JeAnna McGavock, age 7.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Ann Johnson of Springfield.

    Paternal grandmother is Tammy McGavock of Portland, Ore.

    Great-grandmother is Evelyn Crouch.

  • BIRTHS - Buckman: It’s a boy!


    Sara and Jason Buckman of Springfield announce the birth of their son at 10:23 a.m. on April 12, 2012 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

    Smith Alexander Buckman weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length.

    He was welcomed home by a brother, Patrick Arnold, age 10.

    Maternal grandparents are Bob and Rhonda Osborne and Mike and Connie Kays, all of Springfield.

    Paternal grandparents are Brenda and Russell Buckman of Springfield.

  • ENGAGEMENT: White - Wilson


    Mr. and Mrs. Perry A. White of Mackville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Lindsey Austin White to Adam Israel Wilson, son of Mrs. Delilah Mings of Columbia, Ky. and Mr. Jeffrey Wilson of Russell Springs, Ky. 

    White is a graduate of Washington County High School and Saint Catharine College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. Wilson is a graduate of Russell County High School and attended Lindsey Wilson College. He is currently employed at Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Ky.