The Woodford Economic Development Authority (EDA) voted unanimously Friday to trade 38 acres of land on the southern border of Midway Station to the City of Midway in exchange for the city forgiving outstanding debt on the industrial park.
The land was originally desig...

Versailles police officers chased down and arrested a murder suspect outside Kroger last Thursday, May 21.
Taynandree Reed, 27, was a suspect in a May 13 double homicide in Elizabethtown. According to The News Enterprise, Elizabethtown police forwarded a photo of Reed...

Less than a month before the first “mail-in” primary, County Clerk Sandy Jones briefed Woodford Fiscal Court Tuesday on what voters can expect and was joined by other top county officials in expressing great confidence in the process.
Jones said a postcard from the sta...

Construction plans for a parking lot at 280 A.P. Indy Lane, which will increase parking for Church of God of Prophecy, was reviewed by the Technical Review Committee (TRC) during a Zoom meeting May 19.
The plans were forwarded to the City of Versailles Public Works Dep...

As retail businesses and restaurants began reopening last week, Woodford County Magistrate Mary Ann Gill told the Sun it’s time to get the economy moving again and people back to work.
“I think we need to reopen just because I think there are worse things than COVID th...

When Nathan Craig became the evidence custodian at the Versailles Police Department three years ago, his career in law enforcement took him back to the summer of 1993.
Craig was a lifeguard at the Big Spring Park public pool that summer after his freshman year at Woodf...

On a warm Saturday afternoon two days before Memorial Day, the tables outside a restaurant and coffee shop on the corner of Main and Court streets were mostly full, and the people sitting at them seemed quite happy to be out of the house. The Sun asked all seven about...

Officers have finally moved into the new Versailles Police Station after months of delays in completing the project.
Chief Mike Murray said the four-day move from the old police station on Court Street went more smoothly than he had anticipated.
Dispatch and other comm...

May 27, 2020

Total cases: 26
Latest case: May 23 (probable)
Recovered: 19
Hospitalized: 0
Stable/isolating at home: 7
Source: Woodford County government, May 26

May 27, 2020

The USDA will be taking applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and agricultural producers can apply through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). For more information, visit farmers.gov/CFAP. In Woodford County, call 873-3411 to apply.

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