Today's News

  • Turn back clocks one hour tonight


    Turn your clocks back one hour tonight and enjoy an extra hour of sleep. Daylight saving time comes to an end, and the clocks go back at 2 a.m. Don't forget to change your clock tonight!

  • Commanders' season ends with 36-35 loss to Monroe Co.


    Washington County's football season came to a heartbreaking end Friday night with a 36-35 loss to the Monroe County Falcons.

    Both teams traded punches throughout most of the game and Monroe was up 29-20 at the break.

    The Commanders fought back and scored 15 unanswered points to take a 35-29 lead in the fourth quarter.

  • Local kids catch a wave at B.L.A.S.T.


    Surf's up, Washington County! The Washington County Heartland Youth Coalition sponsored “Beach B.L.A.S.T.” for fourth and fifth graders in the county on Saturday at St. Dominic School. The event is designed to provide a fun, safe environment for kids while also educating them on important social and life issues.

  • School facilities hearing today at 5:30 p.m.

    The Washington County School Board members will hear the latest facilities plan for what could lead to a new high school for the county. A public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. where citizens will be permitted to comment on the issue. Following the hearing, the board will meet and potentially discuss the issues brought before it in the hearing. The meeting will be at the school district's central office. For more information, call (859) 336-5470.

  • SCC soccer looks toward conference tournament

    SCC Sports information

    Both the men and the women will begin the Mid-South Conference soccer tournament this week. The men played yesterday at home against the Pikeville Bears while the women will play at Georgetown on Saturday.

  • Patriot Volleyball looks for post-season redemption

    SCC Sports Information

    It is commonly called the “second season” when teams enter post-season playoffs. It affords those squads who have not enjoyed a good regular season a chance to make amends with a good playoff run.

  • Victim identified in fatal crash on KY 55


    One person is confirmed dead following a two-vehicle accident on KY 55 in Washington County just before 10 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Turnout high, changes few in local election


    The votes have been counted, and with 58.4 percent turnout, there were few changes on the Washington County political scene following Tuesday’s general election.
    According to Washington County Clerk Glenn Black, 4,696 voters went to the polls Tuesday. Black said there are a total of 8,020 registered voters in the county.

  • Fifth and sixth-grade Bears win championship


    The fifth and sixth-grade Springfield Bears won their division championship game Saturday night at Campbellsville University, blanking the Lebanon Raiders, 22-0. The win gave the the team a perfect undefeated record. The Bears beat their opponents by an average of 24 points per game.

  • SCC women hope for healthy return to winning ways


    SCC Sports Information
    Lena Bramblett is very accustomed to winning basketball games as the head women’s coach at St. Catharine. In her first five seasons the Patriots compiled a winning percentage of .614 (90-56). In the sixth season, 2008-2009, Bramblett endured her first losing campaign as injuries led to a 12-18 record.