Today's News

  • SCC Baseball Camp is Dec. 18

    The St. Catharine College baseball team will hold a Christmas camp in Lourdes Hall on Dec. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The camp is for players aged 8-18 and the cost is $45 per player.
    Patriot Head Coach Luther Bramblett, the winningest coach in St. Catharine history with a 331-124 record, and his coaching staff will instruct campers in all fundamentals including hitting, pitching and defense.
    For more details call (859) 336-5082 ext. 1285.

  • Gravel Switch man gets two years for growing marijuana

    William C. Lanham, 29, of 2965 Riley Road in Gravel Switch was sentenced to two years in prison in Marion Circuit Court recently for marijuana cultivation over five plants and receiving stolen property over $500. Lanham is to report to the Marion County Detention Center by Feb. 1.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • Girls overpower Commanderettes

    Washington County was no match for the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls’ basketball team Friday night at the Roby Dome. Turnovers, combined with a poor shooting percentage by the Commanderettes, allowed the locals to defeat them by a final score of 74-38 in their second win of the season.  

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  • Nine die on Kentucky roadways last week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that nine people died in nine separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010.
    Four of the crashes involved motor vehicles and three victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Grayson, Jefferson, Madison and Perry counties. The crash in Perry County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    One ATV involved fatal crash occurred in Logan County and the victim was not wearing a helmet.

  • Here are a few of my favorite things

    No matter what you celebrate during the month of December it likely involves some sort of gift giving.   Manufacturers have made certain that our options are unlimited when it comes to giving to the gardener, but some gifts are more useful than others!
    Don’t waste your money on the cute but useless or the useful but cheap.  Consider, instead, some of these items that are favorites among my serious gardening friends.
    Hand pruners and a good garden spade were #1 and #2 when I took a sampling from my most accomplished gardening friends.

  • Conference adds innovation contest

    By Aimee Nielson
    UK College of Agriculture

    The 2011 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will have something for anyone interested in fruit and vegetable production.
    This year’s event convenes Jan. 3 in Lexington at Embassy Suites Hotel, and concludes around 5 p.m. Jan. 4.

  • Linescores 12-15-10

    Lebanon Middle School Tournament
    At Lebanon Middle School
    Last Friday
    St. Charles Eighth-Grade 34 (record: 12-3): Shane Gootee 15, Clay Rodgers 8, Hayden Taylor 6, Tyler Fields 3, Lincoln Haydon 2.
    LMS 31
    St. Charles     14 2 6 12 – 34
    LMS     9 15 2 5 – 31

    St. Charles Seventh-Grade: 28 (record: 2-10): Dustin Humphrey 14, Joseph Masterson 5, Daniel Maupin 4, Javen Thomas 2, Josh Hawkins 1, Dylan Cambron 1, Aams Mattingly 1.
    LMS 48

  • Maintain your weight through the holidays

    Wouldn’t it be nice to start your New Year’s diet by losing 10 pounds you already have, not with the 10 extra pounds that you picked up from the holidays?
    For most people, holiday eating starts around Thanksgiving and ends sometime after the New Year.
    We end up not only splurging on the three holidays, but for the entire months of November, December and part of January.  That can be a lot of extra calories
    Here are some tips to help you keep those pounds away:
    • Have a plan.

  • Police Log 12-15-10

    Thursday, Nov. 11
    - Hilpp Construction reported the theft of copper line and damage to five heat pump units in the Jane Todd Center.

    Friday, Dec. 3
    - A juvenile reported the theft of a dual brand CD player, which was removed from her vehicle and damage to the dashboard of her vehicle.
    - Walgreens reported the theft of a 4GB media player, ear buds, manicure kit, two pair of reading glasses, two 2GB media players, Chapstick, a gel pen, and a Go Phone, totaling  $257.68. All items were recovered and returned to the victim.