Today's News

  • Bardstown wreck kills Springfield woman


  • Bardstown wreck kills Springfield woman


  • WEDDING: Harmon, Inman united

    Emily B. Harmon and Charles V. Inman were wed at 3 p.m. May 7, 2011, at New Hope Baptist Church in Mooresville.
    She is the daughter of Melissa and Winkom Harmon of Springfield.
    He is the son of Denise Evans and Wiley Inman of Tampa, Fla.
    The double-ring ceremony was performed by Pastor Larry Baker.
    The maid of honor was Ashley Borrows. Bridesmaids were Tammy Inman and Heather Inman. Serving as flower girl was Addyson Gribbins.

  • Manage your hay crop effectively

    Hay is a significant agricultural crop in Kentucky, with receipts around $150 million in 2009, the most recent year for which data is on file. The Commonwealth typically harvests around 2.5 million acres of hay, the vast majority of which is fescue/grass hay. Because hay is important to livestock producers of all types, learning to effectively manage a hay crop for higher and better yields is a critical skill. New research from the University of Wisconsin Extension summarizes how to shorten the harvest window, enhance forage quality, and reduce the chance for rain damage.

  • Spray drift, dry weather, mites are a problem

  • Maple Hill Manor receives national honor


    A local bed and breakfast has recently received another prestigious honor.
    Maple Hill Manor, owned by Todd Allen and Tyler Horton, has been named one of America’s Top 10 Farmstays for a “haycation” by USA Today.

  • WCHS Class of 2011 graduates


    The Washington County High School Class of 2011 graduated Friday night, and  143 members crossed the stage and received diplomas at the annual ceremony. Bob Grider, son of Jerry and Inez Grider of Springfield, was named valedictorian. Naz Taylor, son of Billy and Kathy Taylor of Springfield, was salutatorian. Five students received the Commonwealth Diploma, and they were Kayla Edelen, Josie Lewis, Emily Cecconi, Charlotte Campbell and Bob Grider. Grider and Campbell were also named as National Merit Scholars.

  • Relay for Life starts tonight


    Washington County's annual Relay for Life event starts tonight at 7 p.m. at St. Catharine College, and runs until 7 a.m. Saturday. Activities are scheduled throughout the night, including a luminaria lighting ceremony at 10 p.m. Friday. Awards will be presented at 6:45 a.m. Saturday before closing.


  • Cycling event finds a home

    St. Catharine College hosted the 25th annual Bike MS: Bike the Bluegrass event on Saturday and Sunday. More importantly, the organization’s development coordinator said the organization would like to keep the event at the campus.

    Bike MS is a fund raising event for the Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.

  • SCC soccer will see British invasion

    St. Catharine College soccer coach Tim Wolz headed to England on a recruiting trip a few months ago, hoping that the time and expense would pay off by bringing some quality players into the Patriot fold.

    Now the Patriot mentor has seen the fruits of his journey. Already signed for the 2011 season are Anthony Steele, a midfielder from Kent, and Ashley Woods, a midfielder from Manchester. Also expected to ink a scholarship offer soon is Jonathan Read, an outside defender from Kent.