Today's News

  • BIRTH: Pearson: It's a girl!

    Darrell and Susan Pearson announce the birth of their daughter at 7:01 a.m., Feb. 3, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    Savannah Grace weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by a sister, Abrianna Nicole, 20 months.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Brenda Conder of Bardstown, and the late John Williamson.
    Paternal grandparents are Ernest and Ruth Pearson of Willisburg.

  • BIRTH: Ferguson: It's a girl!

    Stacey Peterson and Randall Ferguson of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter at 11:38 p.m., Feb. 12, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
    Addison Elizabeth Ferguson weighed 8 pounds, 10.2 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Louis and Donna Peterson of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Randal Ferguson and Shelley Weesaw of New Albany, Ind.
    Great-grandparent is Marian Badgett.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Cox-McDaniel

    Mr. and Mrs. James R. Cox of Louisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Cox, to John Wesley McDaniel, son of Reverend and Mrs. John McDaniel of Springfield.
    Cox is a 2006 graduate of Assumption High School, Louisville, and a 2010 graduate of University of Kentucky with a degree in elementary education. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She is employed with the Hamilton Southeastern School District in Fishers, Ind.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Redinger-Elder

    Tom Redinger and Cindy Crutchfield of Ashville, N.C., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melinda Redinger of Lexington, to Richard Elder of Lexington, son of Richard and Angela Elder of Union, Ky.
    Elder is the grandson of Joseph Earl and Theresa Wheatley of Springfield and Lelia Ann Elder of Lebanon, and the late Randall Elder.
    The wedding will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 in Winchester, Ky.
    Formal invitations will be sent.

  • Construction worker falls four stories on St. Catharine College campus


  • City reaches out to school district

    In an effort to encourage locating the new high school within city limits or, if not, annexation into the city, the Springfield city council plans to draft a formal letter to the Washington County school board.
    “I was just wondering if we as a council could write a letter to the superintendent and the school board that the mayor and the council encourage them to locate within the city limits or else agree to annexation,” city council member Lisa Haydon said.

  • Rotary club's annual pancake breakfast is Saturday


  • County to develop plan to reduce animal neglect

    In response to Washington County Sheriff Tommy Bartley’s concern about large animal neglect, action was taken by the Washington County Fiscal Court to come up with a plan to handle such situations.
    Marion County Animal Control Officer Jeff Woolridge came to speak to the fiscal court on Monday during the regular scheduled meeting.

  • City sees drop in revenue in 2010

    Like many other businesses around the country, the city of Springfield is seeing its revenue drop.
    The question now is how it will cut costs or increase revenue to offset that drop.
    Danny Hardin, a certified public accountant, presented the city council with an audit of the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010.

  • Community theater continues to be a hit