Today's News

  • "Free" bulky item pickup costs county

    Even though the Washington County Fiscal Court recently let county residents drop off non-commercial bulky items for free this past summer, there is ultimately a price to be paid. According to solid waste coordinator George Ann Palmer, from March 1 through Sept. 1, the free use of the transfer station cost the county $7,040.76 in fees and advertising alone. That figure did not include the cost of man hours to transport the waste.

  • New high school on the horizon?

    Ground hasn’t been broken yet, and no building materials are being delivered, but a new Washington County High School is not out of the question, according to a report from the Kentucky Department of Education. Superintendent Robin Cochran said the county could see a new high school soon, and it could be open as early as the fall of 2014.

  • SCC soccer loses in conference but wins outside

    SCC Sports Information

    The Mid-South Conference is recognized nationally as one of the best conferences for its overall sports programs. Any soccer coach can attest to the strength of that sport in the MSC, including both coaches at St. Catharine College.

  • SCC volleyball falls 3-0 to Cumberlands

    SCC Sports Information
    The St. Catharine College volleyball team was hoping for better things in its only match of the week. The Patriots traveled to University of the Cumberlands Tuesday to play a team that they had lost in five sets to earlier in the year, after being ahead 2-0. But this time it was all Cumberlands (11-18, 7-5) as the home team won in straight sets, 25-13, 25-22, 25-18.

  • For the love of the game


  • Packed house gets Patriot Madness at St. Catharine

    SCC Sports Information

    By all accounts the fourth rendition of Patriot Madness was a huge success. The annual event, which tips off the basketball season for the Patriot men and women, played before a full house Thursday night in Lourdes Hall.
    “Our players were really excited about it this year,” said women’s coach Lena Bramblett. “It was the best night we have had for it. The student participation was good and the community involvement was better than it ever has been.”

  • Commanders fall to Danville, 55-35


  • Commanders put away Bardstown


  • SCC volleyball feels blue on Dig Pink Saturday

    SCC Sports Information

    Pink was the color of the day Saturday but the St. Catharine College volleyball team was instead feeling blue. They took on that different shade after dropping Mid-South Conference matches to visiting UVA-Wise and Pikeville College. The gate proceeds for Dig Pink Saturday went to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

    Adam Stevenson’s Patriots, now 5-27 overall and 1-7 in conference play, had both matches in their grasp but let them slip away as both matches went all five games.

  • WC puts away Bardstown

    By Jimmie Earls

    Sun Sports Writer

    For the first time in 13 years, the Washington County Football Commanders beat the Bardstown Tigers Friday night. And they did it despite having three touchdowns called back on penalties. In fact, flags were in abundance Friday night as a total of 20 were thrown, 10 for each team. The score was close for much of the game, but a last-minute touchdown on a fake punt sealed the 35-21 win for the Commanders, who earned home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.