Category: Happenings

  • Charlotte Dupuy: Suing for Freedom

    Charlotte Dupuy: Suing for Freedom

    The Clark County Winchester Heritage Commission and Winchester Black History & Heritage Committee along with Kentucky Humanities are presenting Elizabeth Lawson as Charlotte Dupuy: Suing for Freedom. The presentation will be on Saturday, February 19 at 4 p.m. at Winchester’s Holly Rood, 28 Beckner Street.

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  • Historical film at Leeds rescheduled

    Historical film at Leeds rescheduled

    Presented by the Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee, the film "Black in Blue" will run on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at Leeds Center for the Arts. There is no admission charge, but registration is requested. Please use the link in the information box on this page to register.

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  • Heritage Commission honors Michael Rowady

    Heritage Commission honors Michael Rowady

    The Clark County-Winchester Heritage Commission has installed a plaque in memory of the late Michael A. Rowady.  Yesterday, the Heritage Commission held a dedication ceremony honoring the noted Winchester attorney who died in 2020 at the age of 101. 

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  • Winchester’s century builder

    Winchester’s century builder

    Local his­to­ri­an Jerry Cecil will speak at the Bluegrass Heritage Museum’s January 13th Second Thursday Program.  His top­ic will be Newton Powell:  Winchester’s “Century” Builder.  A con­trac­tor and builder for more than 50 years, Powell left a lega­cy of qual­i­ty build­ings that have stood the test of time and retain a cen­tral role in the…

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  • Few have filed for May primary

    Few have filed for May primary

    Jan. 7 last day to file for party nomination contests With the fil­ing dead­line days away, only a few coun­ty offi­cials face chal­lengers in the May 17 pri­ma­ry election. As of Monday after­noon, only four mem­bers of the Clark County Fiscal Court and one con­sta­ble, all Republicans, were opposed for re-elec­tion with­in their own party. First…

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  • Help support us!

    Help support us!

    We occa­sion­al­ly get asked by friends and read­ers, “what can I do to help make WinCity News & Views a suc­cess?” We have been pleased and hum­bled by the many folks who read and sup­port our project. If you’d like to help, read on.  We want to grow our read­er­ship because we are striv­ing to cre­ate…

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  • Local firefighters help with tornado relief

    Local firefighters help with tornado relief

    Less than 24 hours after Western Kentuckians began dig­ging through the rub­ble left behind by tor­na­does that ripped a path of destruc­tion for hun­dreds of miles last week­end, fire­fight­ers from Winchester and Clark County were on the ground to help in those communities. Around 3 a.m. Sunday, three from the Winchester Fire Department — Chief…

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  • Parade photos!

    Parade photos!

    Here are a few pic­tures from Tuesday evening’s Christmas parade in down­town Winchester. The pho­tos were tak­en by Erin Smith and Pete Koutoulas.

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  • Beshear presents $6 million for water, sewer

    Beshear presents $6 million for water, sewer

    Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announces near­ly $6 mil­lion in water and sew­er projects for Clark County and Winchester at the cour­t­house Friday after­noon. At right, hold­ing the check for $5 mil­lion for WMU, is Hadley Farmer, a sixth-grade stu­dent at Henry E. Baker Intermediate School. (Photo by Randy Patrick) The city of Winchester and rur­al…

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  • A tradition of thanks and giving

    A tradition of thanks and giving

    Thanksgiving is all about tra­di­tion, and for almost half a cen­tu­ry, it’s been a tra­di­tion of Winchester First United Methodist Church to offer a hol­i­day din­ner to those who might oth­er­wise not have one. The tra­di­tion returned this Thanksgiving after it was dis­con­tin­ued in 2020 because of con­cerns about the coro­n­avirus, but with a change —…

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