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Winchester Fire/EMS Reports
May 29 • No runs reported. May 30 • 7:39 p.m. – 96-mile-marker on West I-64 – Motor vehicle accident. May 31 • 4:50 p.m. – 1520 West Lexington Ave. – Shed on fire. • 11:27 p.m. – 703 Estes Dr. – Electrical fire-outlet. The post Winchester Fire/EMS Reports appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Illegal Cargo seized from Lexington, Kentucky Man by Laurel County “Drug Interdiction” Task Force during Investigation at Checkpoint
LONDON, KY (June 2, 2023) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root and London City Police Chief Chuck Johnson announce that: On Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 2:00 A.M. the Laurel County “Drug Interdiction” Task Force conducted an investigation on the driver of a BMW at a traffic safety checkpoint in northern Laurel County.
Winchester Police Reports (May 24-31 )
May 24 • Joann Isaacs Davis, 58 – Public intoxication of a controlled substance. Drug paraphernalia – buy/possess. Criminal trespassing – 3rd degree. • Moises Garcia Izaguirre, 44 – Disregarding stop sign. Driving on a DUI suspended license – 1st offense. • Henry Joseph Ginter, 37 – Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of […] The post Winchester Police Reports (May 24-31 ) appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Greater Clark County Schools breaks ground on new Charlestown Elementary School
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) -Greater Clark County Schools broke ground on Friday with their latest school. Charlestown Elementary School will hold around 12,000 students, all Pre-K through 5th grade. Superintendent Mark Laughner said the new school will cost about $55 million. ”This building is going to be so impressive to walk...
Kentucky man gets 5-year sentence for fentanyl possession
LIMA — A man found to be in possession of an estimated $27,000 worth of fentanyl when his vehicle was stopped along Interstate 75 earlier this year was sentenced Friday to a minimum of five years in prison. Timothy Massengale, 47, told Allen County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey...
Shearer Elementary dedicates library, tree in honor of long-time employees
Over the years, faculty members have come and gone from Shearer Elementary School. Now, the names of three of them will remain at the school located on East Broadway Street in Winchester. The Samuels-Hall Library was dedicated on Wednesday, May 24, to honor the late Evelyn Samuels and retiring Anne Hall, while a tree planting […] The post Shearer Elementary dedicates library, tree in honor of long-time employees appeared first on Winchester Sun.
‘We did not back down.’ Rural Kentucky drag show will go on despite opposition
The show will have security, organizers said.
A ‘strawberry moon’ to peak soon over Kentucky. Here’s your best chance to see it
Observers in Lexington are forecast to have a clear view.
Public Works Department honored and recognized
In 2023, May 21-27 was recognized as National Public Works Week. Last Friday, Winchester made sure to do their part. A cookout took place at the Winchester Public Works office on N. Main Street, and a proclamation was read honoring those from the department who tend to the needs of the community. “Infrastructures, facilities, and […] The post Public Works Department honored and recognized appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Kroger makes major change and customers will love how easy it will be to shop
KROGER has debuted another way to shop with its new Mobile Market. Mayor Linda Gorton of Lexington, Kentucky recently announced that the Mobile Markets are meant to help struggling neighborhoods that are missing grocery stores. Shoppers can expect to see the mobile markets stocked with fresh produce and other staples...
Clark Regional Hospital announces expansion
WINCHESTER, Ky. — Clark Regional Hospital announced the expansion of its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Medical-Surgical Unit to accommodate higher-acuity patients. As part of this expansion, the Transitional Care Unit, or TCU, which serves long-term care and rehabilitation patients, will officially discontinue service on August 1, 2023. “The...
Motorcyclist seriously hurt after early morning crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington police say a motorcyclist has life-threatening injuries after a crash. It happened on Bellaire Avenue, around 3:10 a.m. not far from Coolavin Park. No other vehicles were involved. Police are working to determine what led up to the crash. This is a developing story and...
Truck driver's silent gesture brightens dark Scott County day
For the last ten years, Dustin George has driven an Old Dominion Freight Lines truck to make deliveries in Georgetown. That's where he was Thursday, when he spotted something.
Lexington couple sentenced for participating in drug trafficking organization
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — A Lexington couple was sentenced to prison Thursday for their role in a darknet marketplace drug trafficking organization. Benjamin Flanigan and Haleigh Flanigan, both 27, were sentenced to 18 months and 48 months in prison, respectively. Benjamin was sentenced for drug distribution and conspiracy to...
Wanted ‘armed and dangerous’ man may be in Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — Bardstown police are searching for a person of interest in a shooting Wednesday, and they said he could be in Lexington. Police have issued an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Akbar Mubelela concerning the shooting on Ashberry Drive. WDRB, our FOX sister station in Louisville,...
Police: Kentucky shooting suspect is at-large. He frequents Lexington, other areas
The suspect is accused of shooting someone on Ashberry Drive in Bardstown Wednesday. Police have urged anyone who knows where he is to contact local law enforcement.
Case of man charged in deputy's murder heads to grand jury
The man charged with killing Scott County Deputy Caleb Conley during a traffic stop appeared in court for charges in Fayette County.
Man seriously injured in early morning Lexington motorcycle crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — One man was seriously injured after an early morning motorcycle crash in Lexington. Authorities said the crash happened around 3 a.m. on Bellaire Avenue and that no other vehicles were involved. An investigation is underway to determine what caused the crash. This is a...
Lexington police searching for man who escaped hospital
LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — An escapee being sought on multiple charges is the Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week. Phillip White was being treated at a Lexington hospital while wearing an electronic monitoring device, when police said he left, cut off the device, and never returned to the Fayette County Detention Center.
Freshman councilmember wants new homeless approach
Freshman councilmember Tanya Fogle is taking it upon herself to reignite the flames of local government around homelessness and crime.
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