Breaking News from Winchester KY

Find the latest Winchester KY News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

‘She has to come home.’ Here’s how you can help find missing Kentucky mom

Volunteers can help in a Saturday search for a Richmond mother who has been missing for six weeks. Savannah Spurlock, a 23-year-old mother of four, has been missing since Jan. 4 when she was last seen leaving The Other Bar on Limestone in Lexington with three men.


Ross pleads guilty to arson for apt. blaze

A man charged with setting a downtown Winchester apartment building on fire to prevent thefts agreed to serve 10 years for arson. Billy Joe Ross, 60, pleaded guilty Thursday in Clark Circuit Court to second-degree arson as part of a plea agreement.


Kentucky State Police asking for help with 3-year-old murder investigation

GUTHRIE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's help in a murder investigation from 2015 that has yet to be solved. Back on June 28, 2015, police were notified of the death of 79-year-old Amos Yoder, his body located at a home on Old Trenton Road in Guthrie.


College basketball picks, odds, schedule: Predictions for Kentucky vs. Tennessee, and other big games Saturday

With each passing day that gets us closer to Selection Sunday, the stakes for conference games ratchet up a level. It will be at full tilt on Saturday. On the line this weekend is not only the all-important carrot hanging over top teams at this stage in the season -- a potential No. 1 seed for March


Kentucky Supreme Court rules on Fulton murder

The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday released an opinion upholding the 2017 conviction of a Fulton County man who killed another after a longstanding feud. In October 2016, William "Terry" Jamison shot and killed Mark Williams on a tract of farmland off Ky. 94. There were no witnesses.


Man receives one year sentence in death of his mother

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WDKY) – A man convicted of reckless homicide in the death of his mother was sentenced to one year Thursday in Clark County Circuit Court. Jeffrey Wisecup was originally charged with wanton murder in his mother’s death, back in Oct. 2018.


Kentucky Senate passes bill to let people concealed carry without permit, training

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training. The measure, backed by the National Rifle Association, cleared the Senate on a 29-8 vote on Thursday, a few hours after a committee advanced it. The bill now


Our View: Clark County can benefit from summer program

Maintaining necessary upkeep and repairs can be a difficulty for many homeowners. Whether because of the scope of the project, the cost or even the lack of time, many homes go without some of the needed maintenance.


Kentucky State Police Searching for Escaped Inmate

The Kentucky State Police need your help. They are searching for an inmate who escaped yesterday from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield. The inmate is identified as 40 year-old Jason Stangel of Uniontown, KY. He was lodged in the Union County Detention Center for non-violent charges b


Their water is dirty and unreliable. Here’s how Kentucky lawmakers are responding.

Pikeville — Amid reports of dirty water and long outages in Martin County and elsewhere in Eastern Kentucky, state legislators have filed resolutions aimed at preventing the collapse of small water districts.


Richmond police, Texas Equusearch, to hold search for Savannah Spurlock Saturday

LANCASTER, Ky. (WDKY) – The Richmond Police Department, joined by Texas Equusearch, have coordinated a search for missing Madison County woman Savannah Spurlock on Saturday. Officials with Garrard County Emergency Management are reminding volunteers participating in the search operation to use safet


Rain, sopping conditions sapping nutritional value of horse, cattle feed

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WDKY) – After coming off a record year of rainfall, and with that trend continuing into this year, many cattle and horse farm owners have been taking a major hit.


Kentucky law dropping permit for concealed weapons moves forward

(FRANKFURT, Ky.) — A bill proposing that adults don’t need a permit to carry a concealed firearm is one step closer to passing in Kentucky. If it passes in the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives, Kentucky will become the third state to pass such a law in recent weeks.


Winchester native to debut as playwright

Playwright Bill McCann, who recently moved back to Winchester after a more than 30-year absence, is set to have an amazing March. Two of his plays have premieres in different parts of Kentucky, and a third will be part of an afternoon of new play readings at the Clark County Public Library from 1:30


Grandmother granted temporary custody of child whose mother was killed in Kentucky

MANSFIELD -- The maternal grandmother of a 1-year-old child, whose parents both died in a kidnapping/murder earlier this week in Kentucky, has been granted temporary custody of the boy.


Meet Your Neighbor: Gayle Brown and Jamie Hayre

It takes a good eye to make art with flowers. Gayle Brown and Jamie Hayre, the florists at Craft Nook, said they love creating art with their wide selection of roses, carnations, gladiolus, tulips and more.


The Ocean-Themed Indoor Playground In Kentucky That’s Insanely Fun

Everyone knows that Kentucky itself is a wonderful outdoor playground, offering countless hiking trails and other adventures, but what if you’re looking for some indoor fun? Kentucky has that too, and one of the places to find it is at Malibu Jack’s. With locations in Lexington and Louisville, this


Summer work camp seeking projects

Hundreds of high school students from around the country will come to Winchester this summer and local organizers are trying to line up work projects for those students. Group Work Camps will be in Winchester the last week of June to do a number of work projects for local residents, including porch


Police receive memory card full of child porn with note saying Richmond man took photos

RICHMOND, Ky. (WDKY) - Richmond police say a man is behind bars after officers say they received an anonymous note along with a memory card indicating the suspect took the photos and videos.


Coroner: No signs of trauma on body found in field

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Madison County Coroner’s Office says it will take a while longer to find out what killed a man who was found dead in field on Thursday. The body of Sinclair Johnson was discovered on Concord Road, days after he was reported missing.