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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

City approves small business aid

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter Beginning Monday, small businesses in Winchester will be able to apply for up to $1,000 in financial aid. The Winchester ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:53 pm

Clark County

Two indicted for overdose death

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter A pair of Clark Countians were indicted on a manslaughter charge after allegedly providing drugs which led to a death. ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:55 pm

Clark County

County clerk hopes to reopen Monday after COVID outbreak

County clerk hopes to reopen Monday after COVID outbreak BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter After being forced to close after more than half of her ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:52 pm

News

City showing signs of recovery, mayor says

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter Any discussion about the state of Winchester had to start with the ongoing COVID pandemic, Winchester Mayor Ed Burtner said ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Monday, January 18, 2021 6:27 pm

Clark County

Good Giving Challenge sets record year

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter n a year where many people and non-profits struggled financially, the 2020 Good Giving Challenge was a record breaking event. ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:50 pm

Clark County

Winchester man charged in Paris homicide

BY FRED PETKE Sun Reporter Paris Police arrested the two suspects Thursday in a December homicide, including a Winchester man. Officers had been looking for ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:35 pm

Emilia Zahabi-Wisdom

Clark man charged in Paris homicide

Paris Police arrested the two suspects Thursday in a December homicide, including a Winchester man. Officers had been looking for 21-year-old Tyre Conner and 18-year-old ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, January 15, 2021 11:20 am

Clark County

County approves body cams for deputies

The full-time deputies at the Clark County Sheriff’s Office will soon be equipped with body cameras as part of an agreement with the Winchester Police ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, January 15, 2021 9:39 am

News

New Black history banners on display

Banners celebrating four locally prominent Black community members are on display throughout downtown Winchester ahead of Black History Month. Winchester Unity Committee President Deatra Newell ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, January 15, 2021 9:05 am

Clark County

Community gathers for annual prayer service to start year

For the 15th consecutive year, community leaders and Clark County residents gathered to begin the new year in prayer. “How amazing is it no matter ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:07 pm

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