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Seven escape fire that destroyed house

RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter An early morning fire Saturday destroyed a house near Old Boonesboro Road and damaged ... Read more | Add your comment

Woman dies in downtown shooting

Suspect in custody, charged with her murder RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter A Winchester man has been charged with ... Read more | Add your comment

Under reconstruction: Lincoln Street facilities to be finished in June

There’s some massive earth moving underway on Lincoln Street. The Allen Company of Winchester is working on widening ... Read more | Add your comment

D. Boon killed an elk? Fort Boonesborough Foundation member researches carving, antler

BY TAYLOR SIX Richmond Register For decades, generations of the Langston family took an odd heirloom to their ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Curfews on bars, restaurants being lifted

Gov. Andy Beshear said he will be lifting another COVID-19 restriction, and may soon do more, as the FDA approved the use of the Pfizer ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tom Latek.

News

Ky. and local governments will split settlement with opioid makers

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News When a global settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors is settled, Kentucky will allocate half of any proceeds to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Winchester Sun.

Sports

Vince Marrow knows he will keep missing John Schlarman

The first time Vince Marrow met John Schlarman was in 2013 when the two started coaching together at Kentucky. It didn’t take long for Marrow ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, May 17, 2021 7:28 am

Sports

Kowalik battles out of a ‘slump,’ finishes season with .509 average

Despite a late-season slump, junior catcher Kayla Kowalik put her name into the Kentucky softball record book. A Kowalik slump is not an ordinary slump. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:41 am

Sports

Marrow wants the best in-state players at Kentucky

Kentucky football recruiting is on such a roll that when four-star Ohio cornerback Alex Afari verbally committed to UK last week it really did not ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:23 am

Clark County

Mega Millions winner remains anonymous

By RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter The winner of a $1 million Mega Millions ticket in Winchester last month has their winnings but remains unknown. Jennifer ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:48 am

Clark County

COVID infection rate at lowest level since fall

SUN STAFF REPORT Wednesday was a good day for the Clark County Health Department. The department’s daily update showed that there were no new infections ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:45 am

Sports

5-star point guard Washington commits to Wildcats

TyTy Washington made his much-waited decision on Wednesday night and the 5-star prospect committed to play at the University of Kentucky. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound guard ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:43 am

Sports

Hopkins has unlimited future, high school coach says

Kentucky basketball has had player and coaching defections as well as player and coaching additions recently. That’s made it easy to lose perspective on signee ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:40 am

Sports

Cats land former Covington Catholic sharpshooter Fredrick

Kentucky added a shooting guard to its roster next season as Iowa transfer CJ Fredrick committed to the Wildcats. Fredrick entered the NCAA transfer portal ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:38 am

News

Deadline Monday for taxpayers to file in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that the 2020 state and federal individual income tax filing deadlines are coming up on Monday. At ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:32 am

Clark County

Public Record – property transfers

Property transfers The following property transfers were recorded in the Clark County Clerk’s office April 24-May 1, 2021. • Peggy J. Turner to Turner Hunting ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:26 am

News

Program allows low-income Americans broadband access aid

A Kentucky-based national non-profit organization that promotes increasing broadband access for all is applauding the Federal Communications Commission for opening enrollment in a new program ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:24 am

News

Beshear to Kentuckians: Don’t panic at pump

Gov. Andy Beshear took to social media on Wednesday, urging Kentuckians not to buy into fears about a possible gasoline shortage in the wake of ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:21 am

Clark County

School board meets May 17 after interviewing superintendent search consultants

Public meetings for May 17-21 School board meets May 17 The Clark County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 17, ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:07 am

Sports

Six NFL draft picks is UK’s most in more than 40 years

Kentucky’s six NFL draft picks this year were the most Kentucky has had since the draft was reduced to seven rounds and the most Kentucky ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, May 14, 2021 7:33 am

Clark County

‘Bobby got lucky!’ Winchester man wins 500 grand in lottery

Bobby Wolfe couldn’t believe his own eyes when he started scratching off the ticket and more and more zeroes kept showing up. He thought he ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:58 pm

Clark County

Fiscal court to create sanitation district

The Clark County Fiscal Court took the first step Wednesday toward establishing a sanitation district to build a new sewer main to the WMU treatment ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:28 pm

Clark County

Students help Habitat with flood relief

Clark County residents hit hard by this year’s severe flooding of the Kentucky River got help from a long way away this week. A group ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:24 pm

Sports

UK seniors led team to volleyball title

Junior All-American Alli Stumler received a lot of attention for her NCAA Tournament play that helped propel Kentucky to its first volleyball national championship. However, ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:27 am

Clark County

Strode Station kids in commercial competition

Strode Station kids in ad competition By RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter One after another, the Goldfish slayed the Lays, defeated the Doritos and cheated the ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:35 am

Sports

Robinson could be Heisman finalist, CBS analyst says

Just how good could Nebraska transfer Wan’Dale Robinson be for Kentucky next season? The Wildcats certainly need a boost in the passing attack and the ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:20 am

News

Farmers from Clark, neighboring counties plead guilty to federal crop insurance fraud

Six central Kentucky farmers have now pleaded guilty to federal crop insurance fraud charges, including four on Monday in appearances at U.S. District Court in ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:10 am

Clark County

Parido suggested replacing Christy

By RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter A month before the Clark County Board of Education voted not to renew Superintendent Paul Christy’s contract, former board member ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:30 pm

Community Columnists

Kentucky’s economy showing record-breaking momentum

BY GOV. ANDY BESHEAR This week the string of positive economic news continued in the commonwealth. Kentucky’s sales tax receipts from April hit $486.5 million ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:15 pm

Clark County

Sculpture to be revealed Saturday

SUN STAFF REPORT Winchester’s new downtown park will get a new name and a new work of art this weekend. Local artist Nathan Hatch’s abstract ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:10 pm

Clark County

Farmers Market opens with early crowd

The early bird got the berries. And the caramel scones sold out within the first hour. By 10 a.m., there weren’t many Mother’s Day bouquets ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:05 pm