October 24, 2008
A list of participatory sporting events in and around the area: BASEBALL Tuesdays - Wilderness Trace family YMCA T-ball at the YMCA in Harrodsburg. Play 5:30-6:30 p.m. for ages 3-4. Call (859) 734-9622, (859) 236-0359 or (859) 734-9622. BASKETBALL Through Oct. 31 - Boyle County Parks and Recreation basketball signups. For grades K-12. Call (859) 238-1233. CORNHOLE Nov. 1 - Lady Lions Cornhole Tournament. Play begins at 5 p.m. at the SportZone in Lancaster.
May 30, 2007
The following George Rogers Clark High School students were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors and principals for this year's Youth Salute. In order to qualify, the student had to be a member of the Class of 2007, have a 3.0 grade point average or better and have been elected to at least two positions of leadership in a school, religious or community-sponsored organization during the past two years. More GRC Youth Salute students will be featured in the Sun in the weeks to come.
June 26, 2009
TODAY, JUNE 26 - Summer reading store, Clark County Public Library, 9 a.m.-noon. Bring your finished reading card packets to enter for prizes. - Story time, Clark County Public Library, 10 a.m. Ages 6 months-5 years. - Bradlee Burtner performing, Expressions Coffee House, 2 S. Main St., 7 p.m. - Sleepless in Winchester, 6 p.m., Lykins Park, $5/person or $20/car for parking and participation until 11 p.m. Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets/sleeping bags.
May 20, 2008
This is the final segment in a series on journalism ethics. In 2006 I attended a Kentucky Press Association seminar by Jim Pumarlo, longtime editor of papers in Minnesota and author of "Bad News and Good Judgment: A Guide to Reporting on Sensitive Issues in a Small-town Newspaper. " His message that day was simple: It's good to explain the method to our madness. With that in mind, I will address a few issues that we journalists deal with every day. 1. Always question a source's motives: Questioning a source's motives is my first step, especially if he or she is bringing allegations toward someone else.
July 13, 2009
Tour of the Gorge swinging through city The Tour of the Gorge bicycle race will come through Winchester Tuesday and Wednesday, causing several road closures. On Tuesday, all cars must be moved from Main Street by 2 p.m. Any cars left will be towed to the nearest available spot. Main Street will be closed from 3 to 4 p.m. Cars must be moved from Broadway, Main Street and French Avenue by 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. Tow trucks will again be moving any cars left to the nearest available spots.