Today's News

  • Local churches, services times, and contact information

    Battle Rd., Mackville, Ky.
    Services: Sunday School - 10 a.m.
    Sun. Morning -11 a.m., Sun. Evening -
    6 p.m., Wed. Evening Prayer,
    Meeting - 6:30 p.m.
    Pastor: Mark Williams

    1122 Perryville Rd., Springfield, Ky.
    (859) 336-3265
    Services: Sunday School - 9:30 a.m., Sun. Morning - 10:30 a.m.,
    Sunday Evening - 6:30 p.m.,
    Wed. Evening - 6:30 p.m.,
    Pastor: Rev. Bobby Estes

    2200 Old Perryville Rd. Loop
    Springfield, Ky. (859) 336-3191
    Services: Sunday School - 10 a.m.

  • Message of Columbine victim presented tonight at 6:30 p.m. at WCHS


    Rachel Joy Scott’s name might not be one you recognize when you hear it, but her story is one you will never forget.
    Rachel, a student at Columbine High School in Colorado, was the first person killed in the tragic Colorado school shooting on April 20, 1999. The students that took her life, as well as their own lives and the lives of 11 other students and one teacher, reportedly did so as a result of bullying.

  • At the polls: A precinct-by-precinct breakdown of Election 2010


    The ads have stopped running on TV, the signs are gone from local yards, and the final vote count is in for Washington County in the 2010 general election.

  • Earls signs with SCC

    Well, by now, some of you have heard the talk around town, so I guess I need to let the cat out of the bag. I never thought I would say this, but this is the final installment of my column, From Left Field. As of Nov. 24, I will not be working full-time at The Springfield Sun anymore. Starting in December, I will begin employment at St. Catharine College as Director of Communications. While there may be a few people out there glad to see me leave the sports scene in Washington County (you know who you are!), I am both happy and sad.

  • Patriot women go 1-1 on road to open roundball season

    SCC Sports Information
    The St. Catharine College basketball season began last Monday on a good note as Lena Bramblett’s Patriots won 75-64 at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield. But the following night in Jackson, Tenn., the Patriots tangled with the nation’s top rated team and fell 85-39 to Union University.

  • SCC soccer seasons end with a thud


    SCC Sports Information

    Both St. Catharine College soccer teams hit the road Saturday for play in the Mid-South Conference tournament. And both the men and women saw their seasons come to a disappointing end with lopsided losses. Tim Wolz’ men lost at Rio Grande, the nation’s top ranked team, 13-0, while Paul Patton’s women fell 5-0 at Georgetown.

  • Patriot volleyball season ends in MSC quarterfinals

    SCC Sports Information

    After playing one of their best matches of the year Sunday against Pikeville, the St. Catharine College volleyball team saw the season end Monday with a loss to Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference tournament.
    Adam Stevenson’s team, that ended 6-33, opened tournament play Sunday at the Frankfort Convention Center with an impressive 3-0 win over Pikeville College. The Patriots won 25-23, 25-13, 25-22 over the Bears who ended their season at 6-26.

  • Patriot men win season opener at the buzzer

    SCC Sports Information

    St. Catharine College men’s basketball coach J.T. Burton knew that his season opener would be a challenge as he took his Patriots to IU-Southeast Tuesday to take on a tough Grenadiers team. The challenge became even greater when the Patriots found themselves down 21 points at halftime, and by as many as 24 in the second half.

  • Police nab fugitives at Springfield hotel


    A couple that had been on the run from law enforcement officials for more than four months has been captured in Springfield.

  • Science shows beef production is Earth friendly

    Recent studies from the scientific community have complimentary findings toward beef production with regard to its environmental impact.
    Washington State University animal scientist Jude Capper says, “Comparing the environmental impact of the US beef industry in 1977 to 2007, improvements in nutrition, management, growth rate and
    slaughter weights, have significantly reduced the environmental impact of modern beef production and improved its sustainability.”