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SECOND THURSDAY: Kentucky plants and folklore topics of Bluegrass Museum program — A5 The Winchester Sun FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012 CLARK COUNTY Sheriff catches fugitive Attempted murder charge filed following fight with wife By Rachel Parsons The Winchester Sun atelyn Brumfield, 12, connects with a pitch from her brother, Colton, 9, while playing an impromptu game of baseball at College Park this week, top photo. Katelyn keeps her eyes on the ball to connect with a high pitch from her brother, bottom photo. The two were visiting the park with their mother, Lisa Brumfield, of Tree Haven Park. The Cincinnati Reds also began their season Thursday with a 4-0 win over the Miami Marlins. K Aiming for the fences James Mann WMU Refinancing bonds expected to save utility $1.5 million Because of the utility’s good credit rating and improved financial situation, WMU was able to sell the bond to SouthThe Winchester Municipal Utilities Commission expects to west Securities with an interest save $1.5 million over the next rate of 3.2 percent. Five financial institutions presented bids, 20 years by refinancing a 2002 with Southwest Securities probond. viding the lowest. Thanks to an A rating from The utility’s last credit rating Standard and Poor’s Rating — from Moody’s in 2009 — Service and lower interest rates, WMU will retire the origi- was an A with a negative outlook, because of large projects nal bond with a traditional bank loan, and pay back the re- planned, including the new wastewater treatment plant. maining balance at a much lower interest rate. See WMU, A3 By Rachel Parsons The Winchester Sun RELIVE KENTUCKY’S DOMINATING SEASON After a nearly two-day man hunt, authorities have located 41-yearold Joseph Clower and charged him with attempted murder and burglary. Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies began search- Joseph Clower ing for Clower after his wife, Melissa Clower, alleged he shot at her and assaulted her in her home at 1363 Old Ruckerville Road. Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue Jr. was driving down Patrick Lane, off Muddy Creek Road just outside the Winchester city limits, when he found the suspect. “A bunch of us were out there looking for him, and I went up Patrick Lane, and he stepped out from behind a fence row, started waving his arms, and gave himself up,” Perdue said. Authorities began canvassing the area after a report from residents on Muddy Creek Road. Joseph Clower allegedly knocked on the door of a home on Muddy Creek and asked the residents if he could come in and get a drink of water. “They said he was acting kind of funny, suspicious,” Perdue said. Clower jumped a fence behind the house, and the residents alerted police. Earlier in the day, authorities learned Clower had been hiding out with acquaintances on Calloway Street, but he was later turned away, Perdue said. Deputies had been looking for Clower since they received the See S HOTS, A3 IN YOUR WORLD Waiting it out T.G.I.F. Donation helps preser ve family histor y. — B1 ee Fox of Center Drive relaxes with a copy of The Winchester Sun and a cold Ale8 while waiting for his barber to return from lunch. Fox was enjoying the afternoon sunshine earlier this week outside Patrick’s Barber Shop on East Washington Street. L OBITS Katrina “Tina” C. Hopper Everman, 47, Winchester — A2 WWW.WINCHESTERSUN.COM VOL. 134, NO. 80 75¢ PER COPY James Mann Advocate Communications Proudly Presents Our Exclusive Book On The Kentucky Championship Season! This commemorative full-color glossy book features 128 pages packed with powerful photos and captivating coverage of key regular-season and postseason games. ONLY Order online at $ Only $14.95 plus $6 shipping and handling. Add $1 S&H for each additional book. 14.95 Or call 1-800-888-4741 between 10 am and 6:00 pm. plus $6 shipping and handling

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