Clark County

Clark County

Solar farm outside Winchester to begin producing power this fall

Kentucky Touchstone Energy Cooperatives officials broke ground on a solar farm Tuesday in Clark County. Located between Interstate 64 and U.S. 60, the farm will have contain 32,300 solar panels. Members of the Cooperatives can buy a 25-year license for one or more panels and will receive credit on their energy bills.

Clark County

Petition for rehearing filed in Clark County quarry zoning lawsuit

An appellate court’s decision regarding a Clark County judge’s decision to allow for agricultural land to be rezoned for an underground limestone quarry may be reheard by the Kentucky Court of Appeals. On Thursday, the Southwest Clark Neighborhood Association filed a petition for a rehearing after the Court of Appeals affirmed a Clark County judge’s decision that allowed for a rezone. The association felt as though the Court of Appeals misconceived aspects related to the lawsuit in its opinion.

Clark County

Winchester lighting plant to close in 2017, affecting 95 jobs

A Winchester plant that makes halogen lighting components will close in 2017 in a move that will affect 95 employees, a company spokesman said Wednesday. The closing of the Ledvance plant (formerly known as Osram Sylvania) will close over a period of 10 months, company spokesman Glen Gracia said in a statement. About 10 “non-manufacturing employees” will be able to work at a sister plant in Versailles.

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House fire in Winchester

Firefighters with Winchester and Clark County fire departments battled a mid afternoon structure fire that heavily damaged the house at 15 Linden Ave. Several units from the Lexington Fire Dept. were dispatched to Winchester to provide fire coverage while Winchester firefighters were busy with this fire.
cbertram@herald-leader.com
House fire in Winchester 0:27

House fire in Winchester

Gov. Matt Bevin criticizes media, responds to ethics complaint on house 13:39

Gov. Matt Bevin criticizes media, responds to ethics complaint on house

Race or rave? Hundreds run through Kentucky Horse Park after dark 1:30

Race or rave? Hundreds run through Kentucky Horse Park after dark

New laws bringing record-breaking investment to Kentucky, Bevin says 1:16

New laws bringing record-breaking investment to Kentucky, Bevin says