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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.

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

News

Police and fire reports for Jan. 15, 2021

CLARK COUNTY FIRE • At 10:41 p.m. Monday, firefighters assisted EMS personnel with a all on Mina Station Road. • At 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters responded ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:17 pm

Clark County

Police seeking Clark residents for Paris shooting

SUN STAFF REPORT Paris police are looking for a pair of Winchester residents in connection with a fatal shooting in December. According to the Paris ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:15 pm

Clark County

Clark preparing for next phase of COVID vaccine

BY FRED PETKE Sun reporter The Clark County Health Department is distributing the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as doses become available and is waiting for ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:11 pm

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