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Today's News

  • Split results for Commanders

    Nearly two months have passed since the first meeting between Taylor and Washington County, a game that the Cardinals won 82-74. In the time since, the Commanders have gone on a tear, winning 13 of the following 17 games. In the last month, Washington County’s Drew Yates has been on a hot streak of his own, averaging more than 24 points per game.

    Even still, the Cardinals managed to derail the Commanders, snatching a 71-68 win in Saturday’s game.

  • Community Action gives annual report to fiscal court

     

    Hal B. Goode, former Washington County magistrate, and current Executive Director for the Central Kentucky Community Action Council, gave their 2017-2018 annual report to the fiscal court on Jan. 24. Goode brought the annual report saying, “We want to make sure that we are accountable for every step that we make.”

  • Smith's bond to remain the same

    Matthew R. Smith, 37, who allegedly was planning a mass shooting when he was arrested outside of LB Manufacturing, was arraigned in court on Wednesday.

    Smith’s attorney, Jude Hagan, motioned for Judge Allan Bertram to reduce Smith’s bond during the arraignment.

  • District is lighting the way

    Washington County Schools is lighting the way when it comes to LED bulbs.

    According to assistant superintendent Jason Simpson, work at the TEL Center (the old Washington County Elementary School building), and it’s new lighting system, is going great.

  • District is lighting the way

    Washington County Schools is lighting the way when it comes to LED bulbs.

    According to assistant superintendent Jason Simpson, work at the TEL Center (the old Washington County Elementary School building), and it’s new lighting system, is going great.

  • Commanderettes finish second in All-A Regional

    The Commanderettes wrapped up a packed section of its schedule on Monday night, playing its fourth game in five days. Washington County went 2-2 in that stretch, with one loss coming in the championship of the 12th Region All A Classic.

  • Commanders runners-up for second year in a row

    Washington County once again made it to the championship round of the 12th Region All A Classic, but an incredibly talented Danville side held off the Commanders and booked a trip to the state tournament.

  • Washington County puppies to participate in ‘Puppy Bowl’

    Two abandoned puppies from Washington County will become sports stars when they appear in the “Puppy Bowl” on Animal Planet.
    According to Washington County Animal Control Officer Ariella Gibson, the two puppies, named Pippi and Austin, were part of a litter of three and their mother, Olive.

  • Death penalty remains an option in Pennington case

    Family and friends of Crystal Warner and Robert Jones will have to wait longer for the trial of the couple’s accused killer.

    Craig Pennington, the man who allegedly killed the couple in 2016, appeared in a pretrial conference last week.
    There, attorneys were able to call several witnesses to the stand over the mishandling of a few pieces of evidence.

    One of those witnesses, Kentucky State Police detective Josh Dickens, testified he found several pieces of evidence in a former detective’s home with their bags unsealed.

  • St. Catharine College sale finalized

    After closing on the sale of the St. Catharine College campus on Dec. 21, the site’s new owners are now in the process of determining what they’ll do next.