Today's News

  • PHOTO: Tick Creek Road bridge nearly complete
  • State police investigate crash


    Kentucky State Trooper Jonathan Houk is investigating a collision which occurred seven miles east of Springfield on US 150 at 11:40 a.m. on  April 1.  

  • Biggest Winner contest winners announced last week

    Special to the Sun

    The Biggest Winner 2012 finale was held on March 30.
    Twenty-seven out of 110  participants weighed-in on finale night. 
    Cash prizes were given to the top three people who worked out at Fuel Fitness Gym during January 9 through March 30 during the 12-week program.  The top three winners include:
    Janet Goode with  54 workouts, Jeff Moreland with 54 workouts and Betsy Moreland with 50 workouts.

  • Springfield man sentenced to one year in jail

    Erin McCoy
    Landmark News Service

    William Lance Foster, 25, Springfield, was sentenced in Nelson County to five years in prison for third-degree burglary and 12 months in jail for second-degree criminal mischief.
    The sentences were to be served concurrently for a total of five years.
    Foster was granted probation for a period of five years following set conditions, including paying $800 restitution to the victim and committing no new offenses.

  • Barn quilt book author to speak in Lebanon

    By Stevie Lowery
    Landmark News Service

    Beautiful barn quilts are sprinkled throughout Washington County and Marion County, and the author of a book devoted to those unique pieces of barnyard art will be making a stop in Lebanon soon.
    Suzi Parron, the author of “Barn Quilts And the American Quilt Trail Movement,” will be giving a presentation at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 5, at The Stillhouse in Lebanon. She will also be having a book signing until 6 p.m. that day.

  • Grand jury indicts five in Washington County

    The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

    Brenda L. Harley, 49, of 163 Barnett Lane in Springfield, was indicted for retaliating against a participant in a legal process (Class D felony) on or about Dec. 15, 2011 in Washington County.


    After over a dozen interviews, literally, a local high school student recently was named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.

    Katie Cambron, a senior at Washington County High School, conquered a daunting selection process to be selected.

  • Bearwallow collision leads to injury


    A collision at the intersection of Bearwallow Road and US 150 at 10:37 a.m. on March 27 sent at least one victim to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

  • Harlem Globetrotter passes away at 32

    On the morning of March 30, the 32-year-old  American Saddlebred Champion Harlem Globetrotter passed away.

    That morning, Harlem was led to his exercise paddock by Jesus Gonzalez, his long-time friend and caretaker of 30 years.
    As was his daily routine, the black stallion trotted to his favorite spot, rolled onto the soft ground scratching his back  and there he died peacefully.  
    At the age of two,   “Harlem” arrived at Kalarama Farm after being  purchased by Paul Hamilton.  

  • AT&T 3G switch flipped in Willisburg

    Residents in Willisburg, Lawrenceburg and Bloomfield in Washington, Anderson and Nelson counties may have noticed a change in their mobile phones in recent days.

    As of last Thursday, those three communities became the most recent in the state to gain 3G access through AT&T.
    Each of the three towns is located along the Bluegrass Parkway, and completes the  company’s goal of providing 3G access across the state.