October 4, 2008
WINCHESTER POLICE Reports - At 12:02 a.m. Friday, emergency personnel reported a possible intoxicated driver heading toward Paris after exiting from Interstate 64. Officers stopped the vehicle for failure to use a turn signal on Fortune Drive. The driver "marginally" passed the field sobriety tests. After receiving permission to search the vehicle, officers found Dolophine, Lortab and Xanax pills. The driver, Jerry R. Land Jr., of Beattyville, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
May 20, 2011
Clara Mullins, 86, widow of Elmer Mullins, passed away at 11:01 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2011 at her home. A native of Morgan County, Clara was the daughter of the late Hiram and Rebecca Jane Davis Wagers and was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Tommy Mullins of Winchester and Bobby (Judy) Mullins of Beattyville- a granddaughter, Lora Kindrick Mullins Brock of Washington, D.C. and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband and parents, Clara was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Sue Keal; an infant son, Anthony Mullins; a grandson, Eric Keal; one brother; four sisters and a daughter-in-law, Kathy Lynn Mullins.
December 22, 2010
Benny J. Kidd, 72, husband of the late Lucille Kidd passed away Monday morning at 8:18 a.m. at his home. Mr. Kidd was the son of the late Charles Brack Kidd and Nettie Jane Couch. He was a native of Beattyville and a self-employed floor refinisher. He was a member of Ark of Mercy. Additional survivors include, four sons and four daughters-in-law, Randy (Kelly) Kidd of Winchester, Bill (Kimberly) Kidd of Lexington, Donnie (Betty) Redmon of Lexington, and Ronnie (Terry) Redmon of Lawrenceburg; two daughters and one son-in-law, Polly (Jimmy)
October 29, 2007
Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive was the scene at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, of the marriage of Marilyn Hall and John Burns. Gordon Smith was the officiating minister. The bride is the daughter of Roy Shuler of Beattyville and Isabelle Shuler of Winchester. Mr. Burns is the son of the late William Kenny and Jo Ellen Burns. The bride was given in marriage by her sons, Matthew Earl Hall and Tyler Andrew Hall. Lois Bailey of Winchester was her sister's maid of honor with Lisa Smith of Clay City as bridesmaid.
November 3, 2011
Accidents - At 8:26 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to an injury accident on Iron Works Road in which a bus driven by Christopher Campbell St. of Shively had just entered Clark County and went off the right edge of the road. The bus continued along the shoulder before it dropped off the embankment and overturned. Campbell was transported to Clark Regional Medical Center with unspecified injuries. No one else was on the bus. - At 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to an injury accident on Bypass Road in which Donna D. McDonald of 115 Augusta Drive was turning left onto the westbound Interstate 64 on ramp when she was struck by a truck, driven by James P. Napier of Beattyville.
December 29, 2005
Kentucky State Police have released a forensic sketch of a sniper who killed a motorist in Lee County. Steven Crowe was a passenger in a vehicle on Ky. 52, nine miles west of Beattyville, about 12:30 a.m. Dec. 7, when a bullet passed through the vehicle and struck him in the torso. According to the driver of the vehicle, a late 1990s, light blue Chevrolet Cavalier two-door car, had followed them for several miles with its high beam headlights on. It then began to tailgate them until passing them.
April 21, 2011
Albert Lee Robinson, 75, of Stanton, formerly of Winchester, passed away at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. A native of Wolfe County, he was the son of the late William T. Robinson and the late Lola Barnett Robinson Thomas; and was a retired construction worker. Survivors include three sons, Kenny Robinson, Andrew Miller and Matthew Miller, all of Winchester; four daughters, Trish (Jack) Forman of Beattyville, Towonna (David) Oney of Jeffersonville, Amanda Miller and Ava Robinson of Winchester; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Nettie Davis and Mae Caudill of Winchester and Nora Martin of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
July 23, 2007
July 23, 1982 Jerry Bordes, fuel department manager at East Kentucky Power Cooperative, has been selected to serve on the TAC Fuel Supply Committee. Delegates from Communications Workers of America Local 10321 attended the union's 44th annual convention in Detroit last week. Attending from Local 10321 were Ted Bilbrey, Joe Myers, Dan Murtha and Nancey Moore. The local headquarters in Winchester serves 472 members in Winchester, Mount Sterling, Richmond, Stanton, Beattyville, Jackson, Paris, Cynthiana, Carlisle and Maysville.
March 24, 2011
Tamara Lynn Browning, 28, wife of Shane Browning, passed away at 2:07 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, at her home. A native of Fayette County, she was the daughter of Shyra Wise Smith of Winchester and the late Earl Griffin. Tamara was a cosmetologist and attended Calvary Christian Church. Additional survivors include her stepfather, Daniel Smith of Winchester; a son, Skyler Newkirk; a daughter, Jaydin Browning; two sisters, Heather Bailey of Winchester and Jessica Smith of Florida; paternal grandmother, Betty Cooper of Beattyville; a nephew, Tyee Bailey; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
June 30, 2008
Arthur James Mann: Saturday, June 21, 2008 Arthur James Mann, 90, widower of Fern Newland Mann, of Ironwood Drive, formerly of Versailles, died June 21 at his home. He was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church. Mr. Mann was a retired farmer and construction supervisor for Eubank & Steel. He was a native of Woodford County, son of the late Ellis Pearl Mann and Hallie Lathrem Mann. Survivors include children, Sue Mann of Richmond, Janice Buckler of Versailles, Missie Lenhart of Nicholasville, Hallie and husband Dick Brunson of Lancaster, Judy and husband Pat McIntyre of Nicholasville and Arthur and wife Lisa Mann of Nicholasville, twelve grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.