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58 deaths from COVID-19 marks highest in pandemic

Kentucky saw its highest daily number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 58, Gov. Andy Beshear reported during ... Read more | Add your comment

Legislators want to curb governor’s authority

BY RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter Clark County’s state legislators, Sen. Ralph Alvarado and Rep. Ryan Dotson, support the ... Read more | Add your comment

Christy hopes kids can return to school soon

By RANDY PATRICK Sun Reporter Clark County students have been in virtual learning since last spring except for ... Read more | Add your comment

Two indicted for overdose death

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter A pair of Clark Countians were indicted on a manslaughter charge after allegedly ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Kentucky Guard supports 59th presidential inauguration

by Sgt. Alan Royalty 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment More than 315 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen assisted federal agencies in securing the National ... Read more | Add your comment

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News

State reports 49 more deaths from COVID-19

January is on track to be Kentucky’s deadliest month By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Gov. Andy Beshear and his health commissioner have long said ... Read more | Add your comment

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Clark County

County surpasses 2,000 COVID cases

SUN STAFF REPORT Clark County has now exceeded 2,000 COVID cases. According to the latest report from the local Health Department, from Wednesday, Jan. 20, ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:13 pm

News

Clark Circuit Court for Jan. 22, 2021

Clark Circuit Court records The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Jan. 14, 2021, with Judge Brandy Oliver Brown presiding. • Benjamin Smith, ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:06 pm

News

Police, fire reports for Jan. 22, 2021

CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF Charged • James Miller, 36, of North Main Street, was charged Jan. 6 with violation of an EPO/DVO. • Jeremy Griffith, 38, ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:58 pm

Clark County

City approves small business aid

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter Beginning Monday, small businesses in Winchester will be able to apply for up to $1,000 in financial aid. The Winchester ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:53 pm

Opinion

A president for all the people

In the summer of ’74, just before returning to junior high school, I got a civics lesson. A friend and I watched as President Richard ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:24 pm

Community Columnists

Taking a stand — on one knee

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece that was highly critical of the University of Kentucky basketball program and college basketball in general. That ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:10 pm

Sports

Calipari discouraged after watching Wildcats drop third straight

BY KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today John Calipari was down after watching his team end a 14-game winning streak to Georgia Wednesday night in Athens. The ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:07 pm

Clark County

County clerk hopes to reopen Monday after COVID outbreak

County clerk hopes to reopen Monday after COVID outbreak BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter After being forced to close after more than half of her ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:52 pm

Guest commentary

Kentucky must face harsh realities to achieve racial equity

By Ashli Watts Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Although 2020 was the most difficult year many have ever experienced, it is safe to say that ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:47 pm

Sports

Cats drop third straight with last-second loss to Georgia

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today John Calipari was down after watching his team end a 14-game winning streak to Georgia Wednesday night in Athens. The ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:17 am

Education

Federal student aid programs can help pay college costs

The federal government offers many financial aid programs to help students and families pay for college. Applying for those programs means submitting the Free Application ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:22 pm

Sports

UK looks to be on pace for NIT

Kentucky has had two teams go to the NIT, not the NCAA Tournament, in the last 12 years, and this one certainly seems to be ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:29 am

News

Medicare Advantage open enrollment time

Legal aid of the Bluegrass Each year, between Jan. 1 and March 31, we enter into the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period. During this time ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:18 am

News

Beshear asking feds for double supply of vaccine

KENTUCKY TODAY Gov. Andy Beshear says he is asking the federal government to double the amount of COVID-19 vaccine sent to Kentucky since the state ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:07 am

Sports

Paschal learned from former star Allen

BY LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views Kentucky defensive lineman Josh Paschal learned a lot from former All-American linebacker Josh Allen, a national defensive player of the ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:22 pm

Sports

Sixers think Maxey was a ‘steal’ in draft

BY LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views Philadelphia felt like it got a steal in the NBA draft when Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey fell to the 21st ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:19 pm

Clark County

Clark County approaches 2,000 COVID cases

SUN STAFF REPORT Clark County has surpassed 1,900 COVID-19 cases and remains in the red zone with an incidence rate of 68.94 cases per 100,000 ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:13 pm

News

This Week in Frankfort: A summary of the General Assembly’s actions as they recessed until Feb. 2

LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION This year, for the first time since the Kentucky General Assembly began holding annual sessions in 2001, lawmakers continued their work into ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:10 pm

Sports

Former UK player thinks ‘Big Blue Wall’ will be fine next season

BY LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views Kentucky offensive tackle Landon Young spent five productive years playing for the hometown Wildcats and is now in Arizona training ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:07 pm

Sports

Tshweibe will be big boost for Cats next season

BY LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views West Virginia transfer Oscar Tshwiebe won’t be able to play this season but Kentucky coach John Calipari is hoping he ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:02 pm

Sports

UK looks to be on pace for NIT

Kentucky has had two teams go to the NIT, not the NCAA Tournament, in the last 12 years, and this one certainly seems to be ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 7:56 pm

Clark County

GRC students named to Youth Salute

Thirty-seven students from George Rogers Clark High School are among hundreds of high schools in Central Kentucky recognized in this year’s “Youth Salute.” Students were ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 7:34 pm

News

Senators call for ban on PPP loans for Planned Parenthood

BY TOM STRODE Baptist Press Nearly one-third of the U.S. Senate has urged a federal agency to prevent the country’s largest abortion provider from receiving ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 7:06 pm

Guest commentary

Alvarado provides update on second week of legislative session

Ever since I was elected to office in 2014, I have taken pride in staying engaged with the 28th District’s citizens. This has usually occurred ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 6:54 pm

News

Police, fire reports for Jan. 18, 2021

WINCHESTER POLICE Charged • Anthony Michael Labona, 44, was charged Thursday with non-support and was served a warrant. Reports • At 3:22 p.m. Thursday, officers took ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, January 18, 2021 6:51 pm