Today's News

  • 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


  • Commanders fall to Campbellsville in Fifth Region semifinal

    The Washington County High School baseball team ended its season Tuesday with a loss to Campbellsville in the region semifinal game. 

    The Commanders fell 5-3 to the Eagles in seven innings at Central Hardin High School.

    The Eagles play in the Fifth Region final Wednesday night. 

  • Sports briefs

    June 7-9
    Junior golf league and camp

    Lincoln Homestead State Park golf course will host an instructional junior golf camp from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on June 7-9. Players can sign up in the pro shop. Golf clubs are required to participate.
    A junior golf league will be starting at the course on June 14. The league will meet twice weekly, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., for five weeks. Golfers age 10 through 18 are eligible to sign up. Players can sign up in the pro shop.

  • SCC to hold camp in Bardstown

    The St. Catharine College baseball team will hold its annual baseball camp at Dean Watts Park in Bardstown on June 14 and 16.

    The camp will be from 9 am to noon each day. It is for players age six years and older.
    The camp will be conducted by St. Catharine head assistant coach Terry Davis along with other Patriot assistants, Bryan Allan and Travis Adams, and members of the 2011 Patriot team.
    The camp will emphasize hitting fielding and throwing.

  • Recruits and returners could be right mix for Lady Pats basketball

    What is a recipe for basketball success in the tough Mid-South Conference?  For the St. Catharine College women’s team, head coach Lena Bramblett thinks she has cooked up just the right concoction during this off-season.

    Start with a solid base of returning players, mix in some talented redshirts, and throw in the best recruiting class in Bramblett’s nine years as top chef of the Patriot program. That is exactly the recipe St. Catharine has mixed up in hopes of rebounding from last year’s 12-21 campaign.