Today's News

  • Fatal wreck occurs just outside county line on Hwy. 55

    According to a press release from Kentucky State Police, Trooper Fred Cornett is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at approximately 12:54 EST on Hwy. 55, two miles north of Lebanon. 

    Monte Edelen, 54, of Lebanon was operating a 1998 Ford pickup.  Edelen was southbound on Hwy. 55 and attempted to make a U-turn, pulling into the pathway of a 1993 Ford log truck, operated by 67-year-old John Dowd of Owenton. 

    Dowd was treated and released at the Spring View Hospital. 

  • Lincoln Heritage Scenic Byway meeting open to the public

    A meeting about the Lincoln Heritage Scenic Byway will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 12 in the conference room of the Springfield Opera House.

    Topics to be discussed are sign designs, effective sign placement and marketing.

     The public is invited to come by this meeting and listen to their presentation and share ideas about the newly designated 71 mile national scenic byway that travels through Hodgenville,  New Haven, Bardstown, Springfield, Perryville and Danville.


  • ENGAGEMENT - Riney-Story

    Kevin and Lori Riney of Springfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Riney, to Brandon Casey Story, son of Rick and Joy Story of Flemingsburg.

    Riney is a 2004 graduate of Washington County High School and 2011 graduate of the University Kentucky College of Pharmacy. She is employed as a pharmacist at Rite-Aid Pharmacy in Springfield.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Combs-Lee

    Ray and Willa Combs of Lexington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Anne Combs, to Samuel Edward Lee IV, son of Eddie and Mary Sue Lee of Lebanon.

    Combs is the granddaughter of the late Madison and Nonnie Ritchie and Raymond Sr. and Geneva Combs. She is a graduate of Tates Creek High School and the University of Kentucky, where she received a bachelor of science degree in accounting and finance and is currently employed with Central Bank & Trust as a fund management officer.

  • WEDDING - Sisk, Cambron exchange vows July 2

    Holly Sisk and Jason Cambron were wed at 6:30 p.m. on July 2, 2011 at Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown.

    She is the daughter of Jeff and Dawn Sisk of Hopkinsville, Ky.
    He is the son of Ronnie and Vivian Cambron of Springfield.
    The double ring ceremony was performed by Bro. Justin Compton of Springfield Baptist Church. Special readings were read by Lauren Riney, friend of the bride and groom.

  • WEDDING - Johnson-Keene wed

    LaTonja Johnson and Henry Keene were wed at 6 p.m. July 30, 2011 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield.

    She is the daughter of Tommie and Australia Poole of Springfield.
    He is the son of Mary and Henry Keene Sr. of Springfield.
    The double ring ceremony was performed by Pastor Yolanda M. Washington of Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Methodist Church.

  • Commanders prepare for Ft. Knox

    Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    The Commander football team is preparing for a home game with Fort Knox on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Washington County enters the game with a 3-3 record, and the Eagles come to town off five consecutive losses and a 1-5 record overall. However, Commander coach Eric Sagrecy said this Fort Knox team should not be underestimated.

  • Patriots drop close match to Bryan College 2-1

    On Saturday, Bryan College, ranked 11th in the preseason, came to Nelson County High School and found a St. Catharine team that was ready for the test.

  • Patterson paces SCC in runner-up finish; women finish fourth in Danville

    Nick Patterson, a Mercer County High School graduate, fired a two-day total of 148 (72-76) to lead the St. Catharine College Patriots to a runner-up finish in the Bluegrass Fall Classic on Monday and Tuesday of last week at Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown.

    The Patriots finished with a team total of 609 (303-306) to finish 10 shots behind Reinhardt University in the eight team field. Following St. Catharine were Georgetown (613), Asbury (629), Shawnee State (638), Pikeville (650), Spalding (667) and West Virginia Tech (DNF).

  • Gray digs college volleyball

    Mandy Gray definitely digs college volleyball. Or make that plural, she digs volleyballs.

    The Caldwell County graduate recently reached the milestone of 2,000 digs in her career at St. Catharine College. The senior elementary education major reached that mark Sept. 16 in a victory over Mid-Continent University.
    “It is a big accomplishment,” said Patriot head coach Adam Stevenson, whose team currently holds a 16-3 record. “When you get 2,000 in any statistic in college sports, it’s a big deal.”