June 22, 1987
The Sun received the general excellence award among small community dailies at the Kentucky Press Association’s annual summer convention. In addition to the award for general excellence, The Sun received four first-place awards, eight second-place awards and three third-place awards.
The state Transportation Cabinet has awarded a contract to widen and resurface 1.9 miles of the Wades Mill Road. The Allen Company of Winchester received a $118,701 to widen and resurface Wades Mill Road from the Gay-Evans Road to the south end of the bridge over Stoner Creek.
Lt. Col. Wilson H. McComas retired as provost marshal of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., last week after 23 years of military service. McComas, a former Winchester resident, will be residing in Clark County. He will serve as chief of the University of Kentucky’s police.