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Fred Petke, Author at Winchester Sun

Fred Petke is a reporter for The Winchester Sun. His beats include cops, courts, fire, public records, city and county government and other news. To contact Fred, email fred.petke@winchestersun.com or call 859-759-0051.

Clark County

County caps contributions to fire-EMS

County officials approved a new agreement to cap its contributions to EMS operations for this fiscal year, cutting it about $200,000. The Clark County Fiscal ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:46 am

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

PHOTOS: DAR celebrates Constitution Week

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

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

Darian Skinner

Driver gets probation in double homicide

The woman who drove three armed people to an apartment building where two girls later died, was granted probation. Mikaela Buford, 20, pleaded guilty in ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:59 pm

Clark County

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. Asbury, who was recently appointed chief of ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:51 pm

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

Clark County

Man arrested for assaulting deputy

A domestic fight turned into a foot pursuit for a deputy sheriff and multiple charges for a Lexington man. Justin Wayne Bailey, 32, was arrested ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 pm

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