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Winchester Fire battles Jackson Street house fire
A fire in a laundry room claimed the life of the owner’s cat Sunday night on Jackson Street. Winchester Fire-EMS firefighters were called to the scene at 307 Jackson St. at 7:17 p.m. Winchester Fire-EMS Major Gary Henry said the owner, Mike Anderson, had returned home and saw flames coming from a ro
Public Servant: Officers honored for DUI arrests
Two of Clark County’s finest were honored for their efforts in keeping the streets safe and arresting intoxicated drivers. Last week, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety presented awards to more than 200 law enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the state. To receive an award, the officers
Hundreds of children participate in Shop With A Cop
More than 300 children participated in the annual Shop With A Cop event sponsored by the Clark County Fraternal Order of Police. Each participant was given $125 to spend on clothing and Christmas toys.
Parks and Rec hosts gingerbread house party
Cullen Oliver and Leslie Franklin plot the next addition to their gingerbread house Saturday at College Park Gym. Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation furnished all the supplies for hundreds of children and adults to build their own creations during the free event. (Photo by Fred Petke)
Wright-Evans House nominated for National Register of Historic Places
A Winchester residence is among structures being considered to be added to the National Register of Historic Places on Monday. Ten properties will be discussed during a meeting of the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board at 10 a.m. Monday at Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort.
Queen Anne – Winchester, KY – $985,000
Status, price and other details may not be current and must be independently verified. OHD does not represent this home, contact the agent as listed below. This stately 1878 brick Victorian home, known as Rotherwood, is located in Clark County. Listed by the Heritage Council as a Kentucky Landmark,
Kentucky State Police search for inmate escapee in Greenup County
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WCHS/WVAH) — Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate that escaped custody as he was being transferred to another county. Law enforcement is searching for Allen Lewis, 31, who escaped custody about 1: 35 p.m. Tuesday. Troopers said he was being transferred to Morgan Cou
Lexington Marriott City Center Hotels names director of sales and marketing
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Lexington Marriott City Center Hotels have announced that Courtney Jones has been named director of sales and marketing of the Lexington Marriott City Center and Residence Inn Lexington City Center.
Dad beats son as discipline, rupturing his spleen & leaving him with ’50-50 chance’ of survival: Police
A Kentucky man reportedly claimed he “disciplined” his minor son following a verbal dispute. The child is now fighting for his life after he lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital, according to police.
This Beautiful Hike In Kentucky Has A Mouthwatering Restaurant Right Along The Trail
Kentucky is great for doing many things, but two of the best are hiking and eating. Our state has countless trails to experience and just as many delicious restaurants to try, and there is one spot in the Bluegrass where you can do both, and practically at the same time. Halls on the River is a well
Winchester hemp company to invest $40 million in new Kentucky facility, add 80 jobs
WINCHESTER, Ky. (WDKY) - A Winchester hemp company is expanding, as it plans to invest $40 million and add 80 jobs in a Kentucky county. Gov. Matt Bevin's office announced Friday GenCanna Global USA will add a new 100,000 sq ft facility in Graves County.
Mount McKinley Way home dazzles with huge Christmas light display
WDKY — LEXINGTON, Ky. - One Lexington family puts on quite the light show during Christmas time at their home and gives back to the community at the same time. The Mount McKinley Way light display is a staple for many in the community each year.
Winchester man to serve 4 years for fire
A Winchester man agreed to serve four years in prison after setting his home on fire a year ago. Jerome Horton, 40, was indicted earlier this year for first-degree arson for the Dec. 29, 2017, incident at 403 W. Washington St.
Police: Father admits to violently shaking infant because he was mad at her
WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - A Winchester man is behind bars after police say he admitted to violently shaking an infant child because he was mad at her. Winchester police say they received a call from child protective services about a 9-month-old child suffering multiple brain bleeds. The child was tak
One person killed in Lexington crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — One person was killed in a traffic collision along Man O' War Boulevard near Rapid Run Drive on Saturday. Man O' War Boulevard was shut down between Trenton Road and Rapid Run Drive while reconstruction crews investigated the scene.
Car Wreck Kills One and Injures Two
A young man is dead after a car wreck on Man O’ War Boulevard and Rapid Run Drive. Police aren’t sure how the crash happened, but they know it involved two cars. Officers say 20 year old Seth Lance was the man driving the car described as the one “at fault”. He died on scene.
State charges dropped against UK student from Glasgow
LEXINGTON, Ky.- State charges have been dropped against a University of Kentucky student from Glasgow, whose accused of making a threat against the school on social media. Haily Duvall, 19, was charged with terroristic threatening and falsely reporting an incident in Fayette County.
Seeking Connection: Find time to sit down and shut up
In the early 1980s, I rode the school bus to and from Providence Elementary School. All the kids called our bus driver “Sit Down and Shut Up” because all we ever heard him say was, “Sitdownandshutup,” bellowed in one raspy breath as if the statement were a single word.
Clark man sentenced for police pursuit
A Winchester man was sentenced to a year in prison for stealing a car and leading police on a pursuit to Fayette County. Keontez Hazley, 28, pleaded guilty in October in Clark Circuit Clerk to theft by unlawful taking, second-degree fleeing or evading police and driving on a suspended operator’s lic
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000