Today's News

  • WC boys finish regular season with win over Fort Knox


  • Turner’s school-record 43 lifts Commanderettes to win


    Washington County vs. Fort Knox
    Score: 69-39 Washington County
    When: Saturday, Feb. 18
    Where: Washington County High School
    Key players: FKHS - Breannah Bretches WCHS - Kenya Turner

  • BIRTHS - McCain: It’s a boy!


    Nora and Michael McCain of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Jan. 12, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Patrick Curran weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches in length.
    He was welcomed home by Claire, age 4 and Will, age 2.
    Maternal grandparents are Tim and Marie Curran of Garrett, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Susan McCain of Springfield.

  • Smiths celebrate 40th anniversary


    Ronnie and Bonnie Smith celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 12.
    The couple have three children, Darrell (Kristy) Smith, Brian (Kristy) Smith and Sheila (Scott) Smith; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

  • Kentucky 4-H Health Day is Monday; new members welcome to clubs

    Over the years, many people can say that a New Year’s resolution has been to start a healthier lifestyle. Congratulations to those who have succeeded! For many of us, the resolution has failed after a few months. One suggested way to succeed is for a family to work on changes together.

  • Grass tetany is serious problem

    This article is a repeat from last month but I wanted to use it again because grass tetany has become a serious problem. 

    We have had several conversations with producers the past few weeks who have been dealing with this.

  • Calling all produce growers

    There is an opportunity coming Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 at 1 p.m. to the Washington County Extension Office for produce growers.

    We are joining forces with Sarah Fritschner and Louisville Farm to Table again!
    Buyers from Louisville, Bardstown and Lexington are coming to meet with growers. The local food movement is growing leaps and bounds and we need more growers to meet this demand.

  • Black History events continue at SCC

    St. Catharine College kicked off its Black History Month celebration on Feb. 6 in Pettus Auditorium.

     Several SCC students read from historic speeches, including ones given by President Abraham Lincoln and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This past Monday, Father Ben Brown spoke about the freedom movement of the 1960s.

  • St. Catharine College hosts delegation from China

    Last November, a group from St. Catharine College visited China to open the door to not only a cultural exchange, but an educational one, as well.

    This past Friday, the gesture was returned when a delegation from Beijing City University visited the SCC campus as part of a tour sponsored by the Association for Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU). It was an informative meeting for both the Chinese and St. Catharine faculty, staff and students.

  • News briefs for 02-15

    Wednesday, Feb. 15
    Loretto Motherhouse Concert
    There will be a concert at the Loretto Motherhouse on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. with Mina An, piano. Free and open to the public.

    Friday, Feb. 17
    NWES Kindergarten Registration
    North Washington Elementary will have Kindergarten registration Friday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. You may bring Social Security cards and birth certificates at this time.