Today's News

  • WC softball drops three, rebounds for 15-5 win at Casey County

    Washington County @ Casey County
    Score: 15-5 Washington County
    When: Friday, March 30
    Where: Casey County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Tori Lawson CCHS - Abby Buis

    Game highlights: Washington County softball broke a four-game skid on Friday night with a 15-5 road-win over Casey County. The Commanderettes forced an early end to the contest in the fifth inning after building a 10-run advantage.
    “Their team made a lot of errors,” said Washington County Head Coach Holly Medley. “That was the first time we’ve had really good at-bats, but their pitcher was pretty slow.”

  • Commanders improve to 3-0 in district play

    Washington County vs. Franklin, Ohio
    Score: 4-0 Franklin
    When: Sunday, April 1
    Where: Fort Walton Beach High School
    Key players: WCHS - Tyler Coulter FWBHS - Travis Lakins

    Game highlights: The Commander baseball team is in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. this week taking part in the Florida Beach Bash, where they dropped their first game to Franklin, Ohio, 4-0.
    Pitcher Travis Lakins stifled Washington County’s bats, only allowing one hit on a fifth-inning single by Tyler Coulter. Blake Smith took the mound for the Commanders, allowing four runs over six innings of work.

  • Cats versus Cards lives up to the hype

    To say this past weekend was unique for a college basketball fan in this state is an understatement. In fact, Saturday’s matchup between Kentucky and Louisville in the Final Four was among the most anticipated sporting events in the state’s history.
    A game like that just doesn’t happen. The two bitter rivals typically face each other in the pressure-free month of December, but squaring off for a spot in the national championship game took things to another level, for better and for worse.

  • WC tennis takes step forward with strong week

    Washington County tennis is coming off its most impressive week of the season, particularly on the girls’ side.
    The Commanders and Commanderettes traveled to Anderson County last Monday, then to Adair County on Wednesday, before returning home to face Bardstown on Friday afternoon.
    “Simply put, the girls dominated the courts at all three matches last week,” said head coach Aaron Dugger. “Erica Walker and freshman rookie Gabby Sims went undefeated in singles play. Our girls also won five out of six doubles matches.”

    Anderson County

  • Washington County under severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m.


    According to the National Weather Service, Washington County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. today, March 28.

    According to weather.com, "A severe thunderstorm watch is issued when conditions are conducive to the development of severe thunderstorms in and around the watch area, and indicates when a severe thunderstorm is likely to occur."

  • BIRTH - Graves: It’s a boy!


    Crystal and Michael Graves of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Feb. 15, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    John Conner Graves weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length.
    He was welcomed home by a sister, Celeste Graves, age 5.
    Maternal grandparents are Rita Mann of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Eugene and Peggy Graves of Springfield.

  • SCC Players add Thursday performance


    Due to the U of L/UK game on Saturday, the St. Catharine College players have added a Thursday night performance of the play “All Because of Agatha” to their schedule of performances.  

  • SCC to hold Passport clinic Friday


    The St. Catharine Post Office has partnered with the St. Catharine College Department of Management to offer a Passport clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2012 in Room SC-110 in the St. Catharine hallway. 

  • Former governor speaks at SCC

    Former Kentucky governor, and past president of St. Catharine College, Martha Layne Collins was on the SCC campus last week to give a presentation during a Women’s History event.

    Collins talked about the challenges she faced as Kentucky’s first female governor and how the political climate has changed since she left office.

  • News briefs for 03-28-2012

    Ongoing events
    St. Dominic registration
    St. Dominic School is now registering for the 2012-13 school year. Contact the school office at 336-7165 for a tour and registration information. Visit our website at www.stdominicelem.org.

    Mt. Zion Cemetery Maintenance
    Christine Hill is now accepting donations for the maintenance of Mt. Zion cemetery. Donations can be sent to her at 4067 Mt. Zion Road, Willisburg, Ky. 40078.