Today's News

  • BIRTH: Edwards: It's a boy!

    Andrea P. Fenwick and Andy Edwards of Springfield announce the birth of their son at 4:06 p.m. July 23, 2011 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
    Easton Andrew Edwards weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Gayle Fenwick of Springfield.
    Paternal grandmother is Lisa Edwards of Bardstown.

  • BIRTH: Johnson: It's a girl!

    Julie and Matthew Johnson of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on July 18, 2011 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
    Lyla Elizabeth weighed 8 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by a brother, Xavier Thomas, age 2.
    Maternal grandparents are Leo and Joyce Hamilton of Lebanon.
    Paternal grandparents are Ray and Judy Johnson of Springfield.
    Paternal great-grandparent is Pistol Johnson of Springfield.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Ruley-Nalley

    Rob-Ann Mattingly and Thomas Bruce Mattingly of Loretto announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah N. Ruley, to Scotty Nalley, son of Patricia and James Leon Nalley II of Springfield.
    Ruley is a 2005 graduate of Marion County High School and a graduate of Louisville Dental Academy. She is employed at Hedgespeth Family Dental in Bardtown.
    Nalley is a 2005 graduate of Washington County High School. He is employed at Nalleys Exhaust & Brake in Loretto.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Wheatley-McQueen

    Amanda Jo Wheatley and Kristopher Cannon McQueen of Maryland announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Wheatley is the daughter of Julie Wheatley Wagner, and the late Marion Wheatley.
    McQueen is the son of Charles and Melody Long, and the late Larry McQueen.
    The wedding will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. The reception will follow at Holy Trinity.


  • Spend your Phase 1 money now

    The last two weeks I have been spending a lot of time working on the Phase I tobacco money cost share money in effect now.   What I found out is that locating heifers and bulls is very difficult.  
    There are several factors causing that to happen but the results are still the same and good ones are hard to find. 

  • Kentucky Proud to give product demonstrations

    Visitors at the Kentucky State Fair can try delicious, healthy Kentucky Proud recipes and learn about some of the services the Kentucky Department of Agriculture provides for consumers and farmers during the 107th edition of the state fair Aug. 18-28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • You're probably from Washington County if...


    Here at The Springfield Sun, we recently created a page on the social networking website Facebook to encourage people to share their memories of growing up and living in Washington County.

  • St. Dominic school to get new science lab courtesy of Alltech, Lyons family


    The future is looking bright for students at St. Dominic School in Springfield. The small Catholic school recently added a new library/media center, as well as a community center/gymnasium. Now, a new science lab appears to be on the horizon.

  • Deal is done for new high school site


    A new high school is on the horizon for Washington County, and the paperwork is almost done to make the purchase of 69.5 acres for the campus official.
    The Washington County School Board met recently, along with Tommy Ward, who is selling the land to the school district for $701,500, and attorneys for each side.

  • Magisterial districts could be redrawn by next election

    The county reapportionment committee and members of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District (LTADD) spoke before the Washington County Fiscal Court on Monday during the regular scheduled meeting.

    The committee was in charge of redrawing county magisterial lines after the most recent census.
    If its plan is passed by the fiscal court, and later by the state, district four could see change.