Today's News

  • Fire dues hard to collect



  • Man charged with terroristic threatening, assault


         A Campbellsville man was arrested by Springfield City Police for multiple counts of terroristic threatening and assault on May 15 after an incident on KY 555. 

  • 5 immigrants detained


    A handful of Washington County residents were met by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent early Friday morning. 

  • Lincoln Homestead clinic and league


    The Lincoln Homestead junior golf clinic will take place Tuesday, June 5 through Friday, June 8. The clinic will run from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. each day and will be open to boys and girls ages eight to 15.

    Also the Lincoln Homestead junior golf league is open to boys and girls ages 10 to 18. Competition will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Golfers will play either six or nine holes depending on playing level.

    Call the pro shop at (859) 336-7461 for more information, or to register for the clinic, the league or both.

  • PHOTO: WCMS baseball season comes to a close
  • WCHS to re-introduce boys’ soccer in fall


    Washington County High School is taking another shot at putting together a permanent boys’ soccer team, and the latest version of the Commanders will take the field for its first games this fall.

    WCHS’ Ryan New has been named head coach, with Bradley Abell of North Washington as the assistant. New said now is the time to put the team together because there is a push from young students for the team.

  • St. Catharine athletics continues improvement


    In the first year of competition in the Mid-South Conference (2009-2010), the St. Catharine College Patriots found themselves next to last in the President’s Cup standings, which is the overall ranking of the teams in the conference that gives points for the order of finish in each sport.

  • Heads held high


    Following their 12-11 loss in last Wednesday’s 19th District championship, the Commander baseball team was visibly disappointed.

    That’s completely understandable considering the way they went at it with Bethlehem for seven innings.

    However, WCHS was able to leave that game with their heads held high because they treated fans to one of the most entertaining games they’ll see.

  • Commanders drop district final, region first round


    Washington County vs. Campbellsville
    Score: 7-3 Campbellsville
    When: Monday, May 28
    Where: Elizabethtown High School
    Key players: WCHS - Tyler Coulter CHS - Zach Durham

    Game highlights: The Commander baseball team met Campbellsville in the first round of the 5th Region tournament on Monday, ending its season in a 7-3 loss to the Eagles.

    Washington County grabbed the lead early, but it was short-lived, as Campbellsville broke out the offense in the second and third innings.

  • Mudd-Miller defeats Graves in circuit clerk election


    JoAnne Mudd-Miller defeated John Graves in the circuit court clerk election on Tuesday, with a 1,158 to 703 margin.

    Mudd-Miller carried all 14 precincts in Washington County, as well as the absentee vote. 

    Charles Hatchett defeated James Buckmaster 42 to 19 in the Pottsville precinct, the only precinct in Washington County eligible to vote in the congressional primary. Hatchett won statewide and will face incumbent representative Ed Whitfield in November.