Today's News

  • County seeks funding to train workers

    The Washington County Fiscal Court wants to put some people to work at its regional recycling center.
    Washington County solid waste coordinator George Ann Palmer asked the court to approve an application for a USDA grant that would provide more than $100,000 to fund job training for inmates.

  • Monroe edges Commanders, 36-35


    Whenever you play with conviction, believing that you are invincible, that opens you up to pain and heartbreak. You leave yourself vulnerable in an all-or-nothing effort to inspire your teammates and, win or lose, play with the heart of a champion.

  • Honoring our veterans for their sacrifice and service


    For 91 years the United States has honored Americans who serve or have served in our country’s military by proclaiming the eleventh day of the eleventh month as Veterans Day. Washington County High School hosted one such celebration on Thursday, inviting all who have served to take part in the salute, and to remember those who served, but are no longer with us.

  • 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.