Today's News

  • BIRTH - Settles: It’s a boy!

    Becky Lay and Brian Settles of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Jan. 21, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Aiden Brian Settles weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Bernie and Barbara Lay of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Brenda and Chris Settles of Lebanon.

  • BIRTH - Hamilton: It’s a girl!

    Devon and Joshua Hamilton of Vine Grove announce the birth of their daughter at 3:22 p.m. on Jan. 5, 2012 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabeth-town.

    Sadie Katherine weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by a sister, Sophia Grace, age 2.
    Maternal grandparents are Jerrold and Denise Bradley of Hillsboro, Ohio.
    Paternal grandparents are Paul and Mary Hamilton of Springfield.

  • Bully awareness week in Washington County

    Bully awareness week was celebrated last week in Washington County Schools for the second consecutive year.

    “The schools have always had several activities that focused on bullying, but (Superintendent Robin) Cochran felt having an awareness week would help put an emphasis on the expectations we have within the district,” Jason Simpson, the director of special education and preschool coordinator for Washington County Schools, said. “We feel this is important, because we want all students to feel safe at school.”

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  • SCC ‘‘breast cancer” games set for Feb. 11

    The St. Catharine Patriot basketball teams will hold their annual “Play 4Kay,” formerly known as Pink Zone, basketball games Saturday, Feb. 11 as they host the University of Pikeville at Lourdes Hall.

  • PHOTO: First master's program class at SCC
  • SCC looks to revolutionize higher education

    Students are not the only people learning something new on the campus of St. Catharine College.

  • Guthrie listens to local concerns at SCC

    Constituents of the 2nd Congressional District of Kentucky filled Pettus Auditorium at St. Catharine College (SCC) on Thursday to get a word with Representative Brett Guthrie.

    The congressman’s listening session came on the heels of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, which Guthrie referred to often.
    Guthrie discussed a flatter tax rate, Medicare, bringing jobs back to the United States, college tuition, federal funding for schools and care for the mentally ill, among other topics.

  • Farmer with local ties to talk about produce production

    Twenty five acres of vegetables creates a lot of rows to hoe.

    It’s just another day on the farm for Mary McCain Courtney, daughter of Susan and Mike McCain.
    Courtney and her husband have a traditional farm in Shelby County, according to New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future founder Sister Claire McGowan.
    “They do beef, and they do corn, and beans and they do tobacco,” she said. “And they also do 25 acres of vegetables. Now that is a lot of vegetables.”

  • Lost no more

    In a room full of people that have helped him along the way, he admits he was once ‘a lost little pup.’

    Christopher Michael Carey, now a practicing attorney in Bowling Green and the 14th  National Guard Judge Advocate General officer in the state, is lost no more.
    Carey came home to Washington County on Friday for his swearing-in ceremony to become part of the JAG corps.
    His family is here, he said. And so are many important people that helped him along the way.