Today's News

  • Couple celebrates 65th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Burns of Mackville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day at a family gathering at the home of their son, Bob, in Lexington.
    Mitchell Burns and Dotty Shewmaker, high school sweethearts, were married on Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 28, 1946 by Reverend Charlie Devine. In attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Lillard Smith Jr.
    Mitchell and Dotty have five children: Larry, Martin, Alice (Gaines), Bob and Terry. They have nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

  • Cox-McDaniel

    Mr. and Mrs. James R. Cox of Louisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Cox, to John Wesley McDaniel, son of Reverend and Mrs. John McDaniel of Springfield.
    Cox is the granddaughter of Betty Douglass of East Lansing, Mich., and the late Bud Douglass and Joseph Cox of Grand Prairie, Texas, and the late Helen Cox.
    McDaniel is the grandson of Kathlyn Haefner Hare of Springfield, and the late Wesley C. Haefner, and the late Beuna Vista and John Watson McDaniel.

  • SCC offices on the move

    Things are starting to look a little different around the St. Catharine College campus, not just with new construction happening, but also a restructuring of several offices and locations.
    The need for additional space on campus has some college offices on the move.

  • St. Catharine annexed into the city

    As of January 1, the campus of St. Catharine is legally annexed into the city of Springfield.

    The Springfield City Council approved the second reading of an ordinance that annexed the St. Catharine College campus, Sisters of Peace Motherhouse and Sansbury Care Center into the city on Dec. 22 at a special-called meeting at City Hall.
    Both the city and the campus benefit from the annexation, according to officials from both sides.

  • SCC Alpha Chi collects for Ft. Knox troops


  • NCAA rule spoils WC boys’ Rupp dreams


  • SCC women among leaders in several categories


    Of course every coach will tell you that the only statistic that matters is the one that appears in the “W” column. But in order to record those wins, a team must perform well in many of the statistical categories. Lena Bramblett’s St. Catharine Patriots are all over the stats page when looking at NAIA leaders.

  • Commanderettes roll into new year with back-to-back wins


    Washington County vs. Taylor County
    Score: 45-42 Washington County
    When: Wednesday, Dec. 21
    Where: Campbellsville High School
    Key players: WCHS - Kenya Turner, Jennifer Keene TCHS - Rachel Riggs, Hayley Wright

  • WC boys nab first win in Adair Co. tourney


    Washington County vs. Rockcastle County
    Score: 52-41 Rockcastle County
    When: Wednesday, Dec. 21
    Where: Adair County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Alex Marshall, Trae Abell

  • Fire destroys house on Russell Lane

    High winds were problematic as a three-alarm fire burned a house to the ground on Wednesday.

    Mackville, Willisburg and Washington County fire departments and Washington County EMS responded to the blaze at 78 Russell Lane.

    Willisburg firefighter Justin Reynolds said he thinks no one was home, but he said calls were being made to verify that.

    Reynolds said the cause of the fire, which quickly gutted the house, is unknown.