Today's News

  • Problem pigs in Kentucky

    Some of you may have been reading about the threat feral hogs pose to our county and Central Kentucky.

    Once you read the following article you may feel about these wild pigs like most of us feel about “Arkansas Razor Backs or Kansas!”  This information comes from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and it is very informative.
    “What on earth has happened to my land?  It looks like a tiller has come through!”  

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Friday, Feb. 24: Perryville Road, Ruby Hardin – 9 to 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Feb. 27: Springfield Intown Daycares – 3 to 4:30 p.m.

  • School Menu

    February 23-29
    Breakfast (All schools)

    Thursday, Feb. 23 – Bacon, eggs, toast/jelly or cereal, juice, milk
    Friday, Feb. 24 – Breakfast burrito or cereal, juice, milk
    Monday, Feb. 27 – Whole grain Pop Tart or cereal, juice, milk
    Tuesday, Feb. 28 – Sausage/gravy and biscuit or cereal, juice, milk
    Wednesday, Feb. 29 – Pancakes/syrup or cereal, juice, milk

  • WCES to host district Governor’s Cup competition

    On Saturday, Feb. 25,  local schools will gather to take part in the 52nd District Governor’s Cup competition, an academic event sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition.

    Participating schools are Glasscock Elementary, North Washington Elementary, Washington County Elementary and West Marion Elementary.
    The Governor’s Cup features eight events, including the quick- recall event, which is the only one open to the public.
    Quick Recall begins around 11 a.m.

  • Washington County High School students of the week

    The following students from Washington County High School were selected as Students of the Month. Sponsored by FRYSC, teachers nominate and vote for these students.

    Senior – Emily Marie Hutchins

    Emily Marie Hutchins is the senior student recognized this week. She is the daughter of Bill and Aggie Hutchins.

  • St. Catharine College kicks off The Big Read


    Join St. Catharine College as we launch The Big Read for 2012. Share an evening with noted expert on C.S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, Dr. Devin Brown of Asbury University.

  • SCC the only Kentucky location for 2012 Big Read

    A young boy discovers that he has a talent for magic and casting spells. So great is his power, that his abilities soon become legend.

    A dead spirit makes its way into world, attacking the boy and placing a scar on his face. The boy hones his skills by attending a renowned school for wizards, where he quickly learns to master his craft. While this may sound like something straight out of a Harry Potter novel, it isn’t.

  • News briefs for 02-22-12

    Thursday, Feb. 23

    Chamber of Commerce banquet
    The Springfield-Washington County Chamber of Commerce annual membership and awards banquet will take place on Thursday, Feb. 23.
    The event will be held at 6 p.m. at Mordecai’s on Main in Springfield.  
    During the banquet, awards will be presented for Citizen of the Year, Agricultural Leader of the Year, Youth Leader of the Year, Agricultural Achievement, Lifetime Achievement and Sidewalk of Fame.

  • Relay’s Concert for Hope is scheduled for Sunday

    Last year was the inaugural Concert for Hope presented by Relay for Life, and with many changes in store, this year’s event promises to take the show to the next level.

    “Basically, what I wanted to do this year was do similar things that worked well (last year), and up the ante a little bit as far as the new things we want to do and make it a little bit better,” said event coordinator Mary Kutter.
    The concert is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Springfield Opera House.

  • Growers and buyers set for a round of speed dating

    Louisville Farm to Table and Washington County Cooperative Extension are collaborating once again to provide local farmers with an opportunity to meet buyers from Bardstown, Louisville and Lexington.

    Local growers and producers will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with potential buyers at the Washington County Extension Office on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.