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Steve Asbury named new county fire chief

Steve Asbury wasn’t planning on becoming a firefighter, never mind rising through the ranks to be fire chief. ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested for assaulting deputy

A domestic fight turned into a foot pursuit for a deputy sheriff and multiple charges for a Lexington ... Read more | Add your comment

Board discusses return to school

Clark County Board of Education members got a better understanding this week of what in-person learning might look ... Read more | Add your comment

Martin sentenced to 11 years for cousin’s death

Twice-convicted killer Lonnie Martin was sentenced to another 11 years Tuesday, this time for his cousin’s death in ... Read more | Add your comment

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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

Friends of the Poor walk set for Sept. 26

The 13th annual Friends of the Poor Walk will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at College Park. The walk is sponsored ... Read more | Add your comment

by Winchester Sun.

News

City leaves tax rates alone for 2020

Winchester taxpayers won’t see their city property tax rates increase this year. Tuesday evening, the Winchester Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to leave the rates ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:03 pm

Seeking Connection

SMITH: Why we need morning routines

When I awaken each day, I ask myself three questions before I get out of bed: — How can I give? — How can I ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:55 pm

News

16 GRC students named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

Sixteen Clark County graduates from George Rogers Clark High School were named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:52 pm

Sports

Lady Cards’ Cardinal Classic gets rained out

BY JON PAUL MARTIN, Sun Contributor The George Rogers Clark High School girls golf team hosted their annual Cardinal Classic event Saturday at the Winchester ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:12 am

Clark County

Ruth Taylor celebrates 100th birthday with 100-car parade

Ruth Taylor’s family and friends showed up in a big way for her centennial celebration. On Monday evening, 100 cars made their way down Canewood ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:15 pm

Clark County

Arrest made after foot pursuit for stolen truck

A foot pursuit through downtown Winchester led to a Louisville man being arrested for multiple charges, including having a stolen truck. Donnie Frye, 37, was ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:24 pm

Clark County

Blair Democrat for 73rd District state House seat

Kenny Blair isn’t a typical candidate for the state legislature. He isn’t a lawyer or businessman like many politicians, and he has never held office ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:24 pm

News

Police and fire reports for Sept. 15, 2020

CLARK COUNTY FIRE — At 7:53 p.m. Thursday, firefighters responded to a brush fire at Rockwell and Van Meter roads. — At 11:25 p.m. Thursday, firefighters ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:22 pm

Community Columnists

WITT: There are plenty of places for a good walk in Winchester

A short while ago, someone posted on one of the social networks a question about local walking trails. Some of the responses to the question ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:21 pm

Clark County

College Park exercise path being rebuilt

The walking and exercise path around College Park got a long overdue makeover, thanks to some local Boy Scouts and other volunteers. T.J. Hampton, a ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:19 pm

News

GRC students named National Merit Scholar semifinalists

Three George Rogers Clark High School students have been named semifinalists for the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Zachary W. Gibson, Cienna B. ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:18 pm

Sports

5K to benefit the Solid Rock Children’s Ranch draws bigger crowd in second year

BY JON PAUL MARTIN, Sun Contributor This year, the second annual Run for the Ranch 5K to benefit the Solid Rock Children’s Ranch looked a little different ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:10 pm

Clark County

After more than two decades, Gary Epperson retiring from solid waste, emergency roles

At the end of the month, Gary Epperson will finally be able to turn his phone off at night. For more than 25 years as ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Monday, September 14, 2020 2:34 pm

News

Cash Express honors first responders

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by Winchester Sun, Monday, September 14, 2020 1:30 pm

Clark County

Generations Center delivering meals during pandemic

Before the pandemic, the Generations Center was a daily gathering place for seniors who were as hungry for companionship as for the hot meals they ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:36 am

Clark County

Solar meeting canceled for alleged open meeting violation

An email distributed to the members of the Winchester-Clark County Planning Commission in advance of the meeting was one reason Thursday’s public hearing was canceled ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, September 11, 2020 5:47 pm

Clark County

Circuit court news for Sept. 11, 2020

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Sept. 3, 2020, with Judge Jean Chenault Logue presiding. — Wilgus Roberts, driving under the influence ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:40 pm

News

College Park exercise path being rebuilt

The walking and exercise path around College Park got a long overdue makeover, thanks to some local Boy Scouts and other volunteers. T.J. Hampton, a ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:31 pm

Community Columnists

KOUTOULAS: Choose your symbols thoughtfully

Last Saturday morning, I took down a decorative, seasonal flag from the standard on our front porch and replaced it with an American flag, which ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:26 pm

News

Police and fire reports for Sept. 11, 2020

WINCHESTER POLICE Charged — Thomas Richard Crutcher, 34, was charged Saturday with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third-degree assault and terroristic threatening. — Willis Anthony Curtis, 43, ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:23 pm

Clark County

Planning meeting to discuss solar farm canceled because of alleged open meetings violation, improper agenda

Thursday’s meeting to discuss a large-scale solar industry ordinance was canceled abruptly before it began amid allegations of open meeting violations and an improper agenda. ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:21 pm

Clark County

County approves lower 2020 tax rates

County officials approved lower property tax rates for 2020 for both real and personal property. The Clark County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to set the ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:52 am

Sports

Gran, UK offense zero in on red zone offense as season inches closer

By KEITH TAYLOR, Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Eddie Gran wants to see more from Kentucky’s offense in the red zone as the Wildcats ... Read more

by Winchester Sun, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:43 am

Clark County

Ruling on agenda roils school board

The Clark County Board of Education’s meeting Tuesday was to have been about school sports, but the first hour was a clash over whether they ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:34 am

Clark County

GAME PLAN: School board approves return to middle, high school sports

Clark County’s student-athletes will take the field this fall. The Board of Education approved plans Tuesday for middle and high school sports to resume before ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:38 pm