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Juneteenth celebration scheduled at Heritage Park

It was on June 19, 1865, that slaves in Texas were proclaimed to be free. June 19 is ... Read more | Add your comment

Disaster loans available to Kentuckians from SBA

Kentuckians who suffered damage due to this spring’s severe weather can rebuild stronger by applying for a disaster ... Read more | Add your comment

June 15 named United Way of the Bluegrass Centennial Day

For 100 years now, the United Way of the Bluegrass organization has invested millions of dollars to social ... Read more | Add your comment

Bill request redesignating trans students in sports

A bill is has been requested in the Kentucky Legislature that, if approved, would designate transgender students to ... Read more | Add your comment


Local theater participating in National Cinema Week

From June 22-27, Malco Theatre in Winchester is partaking in the first-ever Cinema Week, a six-day nationwide event set out to reinvigorate theaters. Cinema Week ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dillan Combs.


18 offices in Kentucky offer online renewal of driver’s licenses

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced on Monday they have launched a service to drive Kentucky into a new era of driver licensing, the online renewal ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tom Latek.


Frye enjoys elite status in UK women’s golf

Laney Frye became just the fourth UK women’s golfer to make the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team after her impressive season where she averaged 73.5 strokes ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:00 am


Quarles lends support to bill boosting summer feeding program flexibility

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles has lent his support to The Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act, a bipartisan bill that includes flexibility ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:00 am

Clark County

National HIV Testing Day is June 27

By Julie Moon Harm Reduction Coordinator On June 27, 2021, we stand in solidarity to celebrate National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). Beginning in 1995, National ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:00 am

Clark County

Public Record – Property transfers and marriages

Property Transfers The following property transfers were recorded in the Clark County Clerk’s office May 29-June 5, 2021. • Gary Wiler and Mabel Wiler to ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, June 18, 2021 2:38 pm


Wildcat players getting full team experience this year

Remember John Calipari mentioning numerous times how much not having a normal offseason hurt his team last season when it went 9-16? Calipari noted how ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:00 am


Civitan basketball league in action

Players from the Civitan basketball league compete in action at Massey Park. Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:38 pm

Clark County

Police and fire activity June 11-16

Winchester Police Department Activity June 11 • Mitchell Shane Griffith, 38 – Contempt of court • Dustin Scott Ingram, 32 – fleeing (second-degree), contempt of ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:14 pm

Clark County

Sheriff’s Reports June 9 – 13

• June 9, Andrielle Kidd, 29, 7521 Dogwood Lane, was charged with 4th-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a minor. • June 11, Dasia ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:33 pm


Toppin growing, playing with more confidence during off-season

Jacob Toppin is still growing and Kentucky coach John Calipari took notice when he returned to campus recently. “I definitely think I grew like an ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:00 am


Calipari denies latest NBA rumors

John Calipari put an end to the rumors nearly as soon as they began. The Kentucky coach responded to a rumor on Wednesday, a report ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:57 am


UK will be clinical vaccine trial for children ages 6 months to 11 years

The University of Kentucky has been chosen as one of the sites for an international clinical trial to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine for children ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:00 pm


Vaccinations are on the rise, perhaps due to state incentives

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS At a different county health department in the heart of Eastern Kentucky each day this week, Kentucky’s health-insurance companies will give away ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:51 pm


Freshman linebacker Martez Thrower “physically prepared” to play in the SEC

It is not hard to get coach Rob Stowe to talk about Martez Thrower, his star linebacker at Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:00 am


Local martial artists excel in competition

Three students represented Lion’s Pride Martial Arts at the Elite Martial Arts Elizabethtown Championship held in Elizabethtown on June 12. The competitors earned first place ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11:19 am


Collins leading UK’s defensive backs

Nathan Fuqua was an all-state defensive lineman at Danville High School who knows plenty about the University of Kentucky football program. Fuqua, 1999 Danville graduate, ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:35 am


Local businesses can play a big role in getting rural customers and neighbors vaccinated for Covid-19

Kentucky Health News “A return to regular, small-town living will require a continuous effort to get residents vaccinated for Covid-19, according to the head of ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Monday, June 14, 2021 5:33 pm


Veterans, representatives speak at ribbon cutting for Lady Veterans Connect

State representatives, veterans both male and female, and other members of the Clark County community visited the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Lady Veterans Connect’s Anna’s House ... Read more

by Dillan Combs, Monday, June 14, 2021 4:23 pm


Fire fighters rescue children during severe storm

The severe storms in Clark County, Saturday, June 12, saw firefighters taking action. At approximately 2:55 p.m. a tree had given to the strong winds ... Read more

by Dillan Combs, Monday, June 14, 2021 4:15 pm


Rock the Block continues despite weather

Despite the downpour, vendors and visitors alike persisted through the weather to take part in Main Street’s Rock the Block event Saturday, June 11. As ... Read more

by Dillan Combs, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:25 pm

Clark County

Board of education to meet Monday

The Clark County Board of Education Special Meeting will be on Monday, June 14, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Office Board Room.  The ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 am

Clark County

Serving those who served
Jason’s Box helps injured veterans

Retired Colonel Joe Tirone visited the Elk Lodge club in Winchester Tuesday night, explaining how the Jason’s Box program helps disabled veterans continue enjoying life. ... Read more

by Dillan Combs, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 am


While COVID remains a threat, Beshear says we are no longer in crisis

On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear marked his final regularly scheduled COVID-19 briefing by thanking Kentuckians for their hard work and sacrifices that saved countless lives ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 am


Collins a good hire as UK’s safeties coach

Former Danville High School all-state defensive lineman Nathan Fuqua is the defensive coordinator at Georgia State and believes Kentucky made a wise decision hiring Chris ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:00 am

Community Columnists

Men’s Health Week is June 14-20

Clark County Health Department National Men’s Health Week is observed each year leading up to Father’s Day. This week is a reminder for men to ... Read more

by Special to The Winchester Sun, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:30 pm


Today brings final Beshear COVID-19 press briefing

Gov. Andy Beshear’s regular press conferences about the coronavirus “provided a steady source of information, comforted some people and annoyed others and inadvertently spawned memes, ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:30 pm