Today's News

  • Patriot volleyball season ends in MSC quarterfinals

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    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

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    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.”

  • Country ham project is a 4-H tradition

    Washington County 4-H continues to accept membership for the current 4-H year that runs Sept. 1, 2010 through Aug. 31, 2011.  There are many ongoing and new opportunities for Washington County youth ages 9-18.  Some 4-H projects can include Cloverbud participation that runs ages 5-8, but doesn’t involve competition.

  • Fertilizing your lawn in November

    Fertilizing your lawn is a good way to maintain a healthy turf.  You should fertilize every year.  Fertilizing your lawn helps maintain a uniform, dense, green, turf and reduces weed problems.  The good effects of fertilizing can be lost if you fertilize at the wrong time.  Low maintenance turf requires one application of fertilization in late October or anytime in November for most grass types.

  • BIRTH: Thompson - It's a boy!

    Jeremy and Joy Thompson of Willisburg announce the birth of their son on July 29, 2010 at 1:35 p.m. at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. 
    Gabriel Jeremiah weighed 9 pounds and was 19.5 inches in length. 
    He was welcomed home by a sister, Gabrielle Joy.
    Maternal grandparents are James and Betty Burkhead of Willisburg. 
    Paternal grandparents are Allen and Julia Thompson of Chaplin. 
    Maternal great-grandparents are the late Olson and Effie Scott and the late Bud and Myrtle Burkhead. 

  • ENGAGEMENT: Riley-Cunningham

    Rita and Everett (Hop) Riley of Springfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Riley, to Nick Cunningham, son of Libby and Ned Cunningham of Russell Springs, Ky.
    Riley is a 2004 graduate of Washington County High School and a graduate of Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. She is employed at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville as a registered nurse in ICU.

  • WEDDING: Roby, Carrico

    Heather Roby and Wesley Carrico were wed at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, 2010 at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield.
    She is the daughter of Bruce and Marcia Roby of Hancock County, Ky.
    He is the son of Forrest and Faye Carrico of Springfield.
    The double-ring ceremony was performed by Father Culpepper Elliott.
    The maids of honor were Rebecca Sexton and Brittany Hamilton. Bridesmaids were Andrea Carrico, Katie Thomas and Michelle Simon. Serving as flower girl was Morgan Roby, niece of the bride.

  • WEDDING: Mitchell, Curtsinger

    Hope Renee Mitchell and Charles Brian Curtsinger were united in marriage July 21, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. on the beach in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Samuel Blowes was the officiant. A reception followed at the Ramada Plaza Beach Resort in the Forum room overlooking the gulf.
    The bride is the daughter of Stuart and Pam Mitchell of Willisburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Charles and Lois Griffieth and the late Vance and Gerri Bishop.