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Fiscal courts ends lien against Stuff Recycling

The Clark County Fiscal Court voted to end a long-time property lien against Stuff Recycling on Thursday. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Adams says ten thousand dead voters dropped from rolls

Secretary of State Michael Adams announced that, in August, a total of 11,835 voters were removed from Kentucky’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from ... Read more | Add your comment

School board’s attorney discussion becomes heated

School board’s attorney discussion becomes heated The Clark County Schools Board of Education voted to proceed with interviews ... Read more | Add your comment

Clark County

Fiscal courts ends lien against Stuff Recycling

The Clark County Fiscal Court voted to end a long-time property lien against Stuff Recycling on Thursday. The county placed an $86,000 lien against Stuff ... Read more | Add your comment

by Warren Taylor.

News

Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day

Most measures of the pandemic in Kentucky inched down Wednesday, except the most serious: deaths and Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation. The state reported 52 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Al Cross.

Sports

UK already building Big Blue Wall of the future

Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall likely will lose three starters — Darian Kinnard, Luke Fortner, and Dare Rosenthal — off this year’s team but one of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:00 am

Clark County

Police and Fire Reports, Sept. 20-22

Winchester Police Sept. 20 • Antonio David Adams, 46 – trafficking marijuana-less than 8 ounces-1st offense, trafficking in controlled substance-1st offense, trafficking in controlled substance-1st ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:00 pm

News

Serving those who served

Phyliss Abbot wanted to bring local veterans together. It’s why the organization she founded, Lady Veterans Together, invited them to Woody’s Sports Bar and Grill ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Thursday, September 23, 2021 1:10 pm

Sports

GRC adds wrestling program; new coach seeks buy in

By Sawyer Broeking GRC Smoke Signals After a long-anticipated wait, George Rogers Clark has finally been approved to have a KHSAA-sanctioned wrestling team. “It has ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:29 am

Sports

Calipari will have options at point guard

Kentucky coach John Calipari is going to have multiple options at point guard this season, a luxury he did not have last season. But would ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:00 am

News

Beshear recognizes National Recovery Month; See connected video here

Gov. Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) recognized September as National ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:14 pm

Clark County

Clark County commemorates Constitution Week

A crowd gathered Monday at the back courtyard of the Clark County Courthouse to commemorate the 234th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 10:34 am

Sports

Analyst says UK is one of nation’s top 10 football coaching jobs

ESPN/SEC Network analyst Peter Burns says one reason he feels like Kentucky is one of the 10 best college football coaching jobs in America is ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 7:00 am

Clark County

Board of commissioners votes to keep tax rates the same

The Winchester Board of Commissioners voted to keep its tax rates level on Tuesday. The Board members made their decision after hearing the second reading ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 3:30 am

News

Poll, falling vaccination rates spark concern that Covid-19 conflicts make Kentuckians skeptical of long-accepted vaccines

The first day of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky‘s annual health policy forum addressed vaccine hesitancy, which the foundation’s latest poll and other information ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:53 pm

News

State Capitol loop closing for security reasons

Much like Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C., security considerations will ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:48 pm

News

Bill proposes state paying total cost of full-day kindergarten

Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:45 pm

Sports

Kentucky commit Clark ahead of schedule with his knee rehab

It was not quite three months ago when Kentucky basketball commit Skyy Clark tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee. The ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:57 am

Community Columnists

This, too, is grace

By Erin Smith Columnist If you read my weekly musings, then you’ve gleaned that my family is going through a lot right now. I had ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:30 pm

Features

Former GRC Coach Strong inducted into veterans hall of fame

Guy Strong has been inducted into six halls of fame during his 91 years of life, and now he has added a seventh. The legendary ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Monday, September 20, 2021 4:30 pm

Sports

Cats survive scare to remain perfect on season

Kentucky had to earn its third victory of the season the hard way against surprising Tennessee Chattanooga Saturday. Although the Wildcats were heavily favored, it ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, September 20, 2021 8:20 am

Clark County

Perdue sworn in as president of Kentucky Sheriff’s Association

Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue was sworn in as president of the Kentucky Sheriffs Association at the organization’s annual conference last Thursday in Bowling Green. ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:04 am

Sports

Calipari plans to use four guards this season

John Calipari insists he is telling his players that he plans to have four positions that are guard positions this season. “That doesn’t mean I’m ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, September 18, 2021 7:00 am

COVID-19

Clark Regional announces temporary closure of COVID-19 infusion clinic; zero-visitor policy

Clark Regional Medical Center has closed its COVID-19 infusion clinic due to an anticipated national shortage of monoclonal antibodies according to a news release. The ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Friday, September 17, 2021 4:11 pm

Clark County

Clark County Schools will continue universal masking

Clark County Schools will continue its universal masking policy. The school district made the announcement Thursday evening on its social media pages and in an ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:44 am

Sports

Former Wildcat Duffy not currently on an NFL roster

Max Duffy was an all-American punter at Kentucky and won the Ray Guy Award as the nation’s top punter his junior season. However, he did ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, September 17, 2021 7:00 am

News

Monarch butterfly tagged in Kentucky, later found in Mexico

By Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife A monarch butterfly tagged in Kentucky as part of a research project last October was found 1,600 miles ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:30 pm

News

Police and Fire Report, 9/13 to 9/16

Winchester Police Sept. 13 • Steven D. Bequette, 39 – serving warrant for other police agency Sept. 14 • Melodie Dunn, age not listed – ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:00 pm

News

Local ‘Habitat’ receives $10,000 donation

Berea-based aluminum manufacturer Novelis has awarded $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties to expand recycling efforts through their “Cans for Habitat” ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:00 pm

Communities

Lady Veterans Connect to host Monday night meetup

Local veterans looking for a chance to connect with others who served in the United States’ armed forces will have an opportunity to do so ... Read more

by Warren Taylor, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:12 pm