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Fred Petke, Author at Winchester Sun

Fred Petke

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.

Recent Articles

Police nab alleged drug distributor

Police used 15 kilograms of cocaine and a tractor trailer to arrest a person they believe to be one of the largest distributors of narcotics ... Read more

City approves draft budget after two days of workshops

City officials approved a tough, austere draft budget for the new fiscal year on Tuesday. Winchester Mayor Ed Burtner said the city is expecting a ... Read more

Churches grappling with reopening, recovering from effects of virus

Editor’s note: Coping With COVID-19 is a multi-part series about the very personal ways Winchester and Clark County have been impacted by the outbreak of ... Read more

County: Some salaries taken from wrong account

County officials said a negative line item in the county budget came after an old account was billed incorrectly for home incarceration salaries. Clark County ... Read more