Today's News

  • Commanders finish strong season, fall to Campbellsville

    Washington County vs. Campbellsville
    5-3 Campbellsville
    When: Tuesday, May 31
    Where: Central Hardin High School

    Game highlights: The Commanders (23-11-1) were on a hot-streak entering the game, but Campbellsville (17-20) hurler Brett Kearney cooled their bats.
    “We didn’t get big hits and they did,” baseball head coach Derek Schuler said. “We didn’t play bad, we just didn’t get the big hits.”

  • Tingle named new athletics director

    A man with local sports ties was named athletics director at Washington County High School on Monday.

    Jeff Tingle, former owner of Jeff Tingle GM Center, was named Washington County High School athletics director by principal Paul Terrell.

  • Ag community has concerns with GPS

    I thought his article was very interesting and worth sharing because modern day agriculture has come to the point that GPS affects so many producers .  So here we are having to fight with a commercial company and the FCC to maintain that technology.  
    Representatives from major agricultural organizations met last week in Washington to hear about potential interference with GPS systems if a pending waiver is granted.

  • Do you have distorted tomato leaves?

    I have gotten a lot of calls and leaf samples of tomatoes from people wanting to know what to spray for diseases, etc.  There haven’t been a lot of reports of most tomato diseases hitting just yet, but the leaves that many of you are talking about is actually 2-4D damage.

  • BIRTH: Thompson: It's a girl!

    Melissa and Jason Thompson of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter at 9:04 a.m. on April 15, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
    Jessica Ann Thompson weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21.5 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by her sister, Jamie Marie, age 2.
    Maternal grandparents are Linda and Rob Lowe of San Diego, Calif.
    Paternal grandparents are Lois and Chester Thompson of Louisville.
    Maternal great-grandparents are Marie and Harold Roush of Maryville, Mo.

  • WEDDING: Lanham, Howard exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lanham are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter Myra Lynnette to Paul H. Howard III. He is the son of Tresine Howard of Lebanon and Paul and Betty Howard of Springfield.
    The double-ring ceremony took place at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011, in the gardens of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Higdon in Lebanon.
    The reception took place at their home on Twin Eagles Lane.
    After a wedding trip to Sanibel Island, Fla., the couple are making their home in Lebanon.

  • Magesterial district lines could be redrawn

    Magisterial district lines could look different to voters when the next election rolls around.
    The 2010 census has shown that the most populated district in the county is 10 percent larger than the smallest, which calls for reapportionment to balance to the districts.
    County clerk Glenn Black said that two districts, those of Hal Goode and Morris Sweazy, fall below the 10 percent margin.
    A committee was appointed at Friday’s regular scheduled fiscal court meeting to reapportion the districts in the county.

  • Grider is named National Merit Scholar


  • Lost dog found more than two-and-a-half years later


  • Boy dies in shooting accident