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Clark records 10th virus death

A second person in Clark County has died this week from complications of the coronavirus. The Clark County ... Read more | Add your comment

School board approves $56.7M budget; students expected to return Oct. 30

The Clark County Board of Education approved a $56.7 million spending plan Monday that includes the use of ... Read more | Add your comment

County caps contributions to fire-EMS

County officials approved a new agreement to cap its contributions to EMS operations for this fiscal year, cutting ... Read more | Add your comment

MSW launching new branding efforts

Main Street Winchester is ready to launch its new branding efforts to provide more consistency and excitement in ... Read more | Add your comment

Clark County

August 2020 Clark unemployment doubles over 2019 rate

Unemployment rates rose in all 120 Kentucky counties between August 2019 and August 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Winchester Sun.

News

Police and fire reports for Sept. 17, 2020

CLARK COUNTY FIRE — At 2:29 p.m. Monday, firefighters assisted EMS personnel with a call on Lexington Road. — At 6:32 p.m. Monday, firefighters responded to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Winchester Sun.

Clark County

Police and fire reports for Sept. 29, 2020

CLARK COUNTY FIRE — At 7:12 a.m. Friday, firefighters assisted EMS personnel with a call on Allen Lane. — At 4:48 p.m. Saturday firefighters responded to ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:41 am

Community Columnists

WITT: McConnell abuses power in Congress. It’s time for him to go.

It’s no secret that the general election is one week away. It is also no secret that Sen. Mitch McConnell is seeking his seventh term ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:39 am

Clark County

Clark Regional Medical Center undergoes major expansion project

Clark Regional Medical Center recently announced a $4.6 million expansion of the hospital for a cardiac catheterization (cath) lab. The cardiac cath lab and launching ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:37 am

News

Milling, paving set to begin this week

The Allen Company is scheduling to mill and pave this street list starting Oct. 1 through Oct. 15: Bay Hill Drive, Bay Hill Court, Silverton ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:36 am

Sports

GRC boy’s soccer dominates their house on senior night, remains undefeated

BY JON PAUL MARTIN , Sports Correspondent If senior night was a recipe, it would have started with all the best ingredients — beautiful weather, ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:35 am

Clark County

Health Department reports ninth virus death

Another Clark County resident has died because of the coronavirus. The victim, the county’s ninth, was 29 years old, according to County Public Health Director ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:10 am

Guest commentary

Men, get your prostate checked. Early detection is the key to beating cancer.

BY STEVE AND HEATHER FRENCH HENRY, KRISTY YOUNG AND MELISSA KARRER Cancer screenings save lives among men. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, too many ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, September 28, 2020 2:33 pm

Clark County

Trick-or-treating gets OK from city

There will be trick-or-treating on Oct. 31 in Winchester and Clark County. Despite the continuing upheaval and health regulations from COVID-19 and the cancellation of ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28 pm

Clark County

School facilities panel approves plan for new preschool, alternative school

The Clark County School District’s preschool and alternative school may both get new homes. Last Thursday the Local Planning Committee met and approved the district ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Monday, September 28, 2020 2:25 pm

Clark County

BBQ raises money for Heritage Commission

This time there was no picnic on Holly Rood’s leafy lawn. Instead, the Heritage Commission’s second annual Pig Picking for the Past benefit was drive-through ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:01 pm

Clark County

PHOTOS: DAR celebrates Constitution Week

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by Fred Petke, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:19 am

Clark County

School employees get extra emergency days

The Clark County Board of Education passed a resolution Monday providing teachers and other school employees affected by the coronavirus the possibility of more paid ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:17 am

Clark County

Local Ferrellgas office collecting winter clothing items

As a company that serves the propane needs of hundreds of local homes, businesses and farms, Ferrellgas knows a thing or two about keeping the ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:16 am

Clark County

Woman arrested for 2019 assault

A Winchester woman was arrested on a year-old second-degree assault warrant after a police officer recognized the woman walking on the street. Tammy Moore, 37, ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:15 am

Clark County

School board opts out of deferring FICA tax

Last month, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to defer withholding Social Security taxes for employees until next year, but employers may opt out ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:14 am

Clark County

Sports medicine doctor joins CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group in Lexington, Winchester, Mount Sterling

Dr. Frank Paul Taddeo has joined CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group – Orthopedics in Lexington, Winchester and Mount Sterling as a sports medicine physician. Originally ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 25, 2020 11:12 am

Community Columnists

WITT: Ranking presidential popularity

Since about 1948, various research firms have conducted surveys regarding the effectiveness of past presidents. While some of these surveys, especially the earlier ones, might ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 25, 2020 8:18 am

Clark County

Couple indicted for abuse for filthy home

A Clark County couple was indicted for criminal abuse after police and social workers found their home nearly unfit for their infant. Angela Rose Teboe, ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:19 am

News

Parsons remembered as committed community servant

For most of his life, Donnie Parsons represented both youth sports and the parks department in Winchester. He was parks director for 32 years, after ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:11 am

Sports

Lil’ Cards make big plays

BY JON PAUL MARTIN, Sports Correspondent The Clark County Lil’ Cards have been playing youth football for more than 10 years. The team, started by ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:29 pm

Clark County

Clark Regional names new CFO

Clark Regional Medical Center and Bourbon Community Hospital (BCH) announced Tuesday that Samantha Patrick has been named chief financial officer effective Sept. 28. Patrick has served ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:03 pm

Clark County

Supt. recommends finishing first grading period virtually

Superintendent Paul Christy’s recommendation still stands. He wants students to continue distance learning until the end of October. That had been his proposal on Aug. ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:27 pm

Sports

PHOTO: Lady Cards leave Bourbon scoreless

After a scoreless first half for both teams, the George Rogers Clark High School girl’s soccer team pulled out five unanswered goals during the second ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:18 am

Sports

GRC men’s golf finishes regular season

BY JON PAUL MARTIN, Sports Correspondent The George Rogers Clark High School men’s golf team competed in their last regular season tournament on Sunday at ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, September 21, 2020 2:24 pm

Sports

PHOTO: RDC boy’s golf competes

The Campbell Junior High School boy’s golf team competed at Winchester Country Club Saturday in the KY PGA Championship. The championship consisted of 14 teams ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, September 21, 2020 2:22 pm