Today's News

  • Commanders and Eagles set for Friday

    Revenge will be on the minds of the Bethlehem players and coaches on Friday.

    The Eagles were on the wrong end of a 30-0 loss last season at Bennett R. Lewis Field, as the Commanders rolled to a sixth straight victory.
    Commander head coach Eric Sagrecy said the Eagles will be better this year.
    “I think that Bethlehem has improved,” Sagrecy said. “Coach (Ron) Koontz does a really good job over there and he’s a good person, good coach. His kids are highly motivated.”

  • On to state: Boys’ golf team defeats Bethlehem in playoff for All ‘A’ berth

    It took a sudden-death playoff, but the Washington County High School boys’ golf team prevailed against Bethlehem in the region All ‘A’ tournament at Green County Country Club on Saturday.

    The Eagles and the Commanders were tied at 363 strokes after 18 holes. The Commanders shot even par on the first playoff hole for the victory.
    Individual results from the tournament and match play were not released by the coach.

  • 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.