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Walmart to host free wellness day at Winchester location

Program aimed at empowering customers to prioritize health Walmart is inviting customers to take control of their health ... Read more | Add your comment

Commissioner Quarles files response to Governor’s State Fair Board lawsuit

SUBMITTED FRANKFORT, Ky. – Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles has filed a response to the lawsuit filed ... Read more | Add your comment

Legacy Grove adds sensory structures to improve inclusivity

Legacy Grove park has unveiled additions to their children’s play area to help ensure no child is left ... Read more | Add your comment

Clark officials announce more than $10 million in broadband funding    

Clark County Judge Executive Chris Pace has announced the results of an auction aiming to bring broadband access ... Read more | Add your comment


Driving under the influence of technology

The phone rings. You answer it. After all, every call is important, right? Same thing with a text message, or an alert from social media. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeff Moreland.


Kentucky’s share in opioid settlement is $460 million

Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tom Latek.


UK alum McLaughlin on quest for gold in Tokyo

Former Kentucky hurdler Sydney McLaughlin will begin her quest for an Olympic medal Saturday in the 400-meter hurdles in Tokyo after setting a new world’s ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, July 26, 2021 6:27 am


Excitement surrounds upcoming UK football season

With the Southeastern Conference Media Days this week, the buzz about the upcoming University of Kentucky football season is only going to increase. Even though ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:00 am


ESPN releases latest high school football rankings

If you are excited about the upcoming Kentucky football season, this is merely a tease to keep you excited about upcoming seasons. ESPN recently released ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am


Wilson earns degree in less than three years

Kentucky’s starting center this football season figures to be junior Quinton Wilson but he’s already had one other major accomplishment — he graduated in 2 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 am


“How Great Thou Art” composer knew the power of His creation

By Eugene Morton Contributing Columnist Oh Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder, consider all the worlds Thy hands have made; I see the ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:30 pm


“Hepatitis can’t wait” program aimed at raising awareness

By Amy Williams Contributing Columnist World Hepatitis Day is celebrated annually, promoting global awareness by encouraging testing and empowering the community to take a stand ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:04 pm

Community Columnists

Old is high tide of horror

By Rick Baldwin Contributing Columnist Greetings, my fellow beach blanket bingo cinephiles of the world! We can’t escape the process ageing or the stark reality ... Read more

by Jodi Whitaker, Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:01 pm


Kentucky preacher follows baseball religiously

Padgett has visited all Major League Baseball stadiums, seen all teams play How many baseball fans have traveled all over the United States and Canada, ... Read more

by Jamie Vaught, Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:02 pm


Still time to sign up for the 2021 adult summer reading program

By John Maruskin Contributing columnist This year, the Clark County Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program awards three $100 gift certificates from local businesses as ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:42 pm

Clark County

COVID-19 continues to impact local hiring efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic saw many across Kentucky – and in Clark County – lose their jobs. As restrictions lessen, businesses are now having difficulties rebuilding ... Read more

by Dillan Combs, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:28 pm


Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice talks redistricting

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton, Jr., made his case for judicial redistricting during a meeting of the General Assembly’s ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:16 pm


News briefs

Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball gives birth to second child Treasurer Ball is the first statewide elected official to give birth during tenure  Frankfort, Ky. ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, July 22, 2021 1:02 pm


Unemployment rises in 59 Kentucky counties 

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – Unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between June 2020 and June 2021, fell in 55, and stayed the same in six ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:57 pm


10 millionth Camry rolls off line at Georgetown

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc., is celebrating two milestones:  the 35th anniversary of its plant in Georgetown, as well as the ten millionth Camry rolling ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am


Bowden was two-sport star in Ohio

Before Lynn Bowden came to Kentucky to start his memorable football career, he played in the Ohio-Kentucky All-Star Basketball Game. Not only was he an ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am


Goodwill Industries of Kentucky to hold statewide hiring event

Submitted Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is hosting a statewide hiring event on Thursday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the event, job ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:19 am


State reports 1,054 new COVID cases, raising weekly infection rate by 18% in one day; State as a whole is ‘orange’

If there was any doubt that the coronavirus is surging in Kentucky, it was dispelled by Tuesday’s daily report from the state Department for Public ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:58 am


KSP looking to defend ‘Cruiser’ crown; Vote for ‘America’s Best Looking Cruiser’ here

The Kentucky State Police are hoping to regain the title of  “America’s Best Looking Cruiser” and say that they need your vote in order to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:49 am


Success brings Cats more SEC transfers

Like many UK football fans, former UK all-SEC running back Anthony White was surprised that a big reason LSU offensive tackle Dare Rosenthal transferred to ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:00 am


Sunrise and CHFS sign contract agreement for upcoming year

By BRANDON PORTER Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. – Sunrise Children’s Services and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services have agreed to a new annual ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:30 pm


Kentucky Baptist churches find revival with VBS this summer

By MARK MAYNARD Kentucky Today Vacation Bible School, a staple in Kentucky Baptist churches for decades, has had a great rebound summer in 2021. Because ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:14 pm


Hemp growers want protection from raids

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Hemp Association is fighting back in the courts after what they say were several police raids of lawful hemp retail ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:54 pm


Cal keeping his eye on Canadian standout

While there was a lot of focus on Illinois big man Kofi Cockburn not transferring to Kentucky and what high school sensation Jalen Duren will ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:00 am


Clark County Community Services assisting through Covid’s continued impact

The Covid 19 pandemic continues to have a lasting effect on the livelihoods on people across the United States, leaving many without work and in ... Read more

by Dillan Combs, Monday, July 19, 2021 3:16 pm

Community Columnists

Roger Bannister and the I M possible

BY ERIN SMITH “However ordinary each of us may seem, we are all in some way special, and can do things that are extraordinary, perhaps ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Monday, July 19, 2021 3:10 pm