Local briefs for Sept. 18, 2016

Published 12:56 am Sunday, September 18, 2016

Winchester Licensing Board meeting Monday

The Winchester Licensing Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Winchester City Hall.

Feral cat meeting Monday

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A plan to spay/neuter the feral cats in Clark County will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Clark County Public Library by Helping Homeless Cats, Inc., 501c3, non-profit organization. For more information, email homelesscats.13@gmail.com.

City commission meeting Tuesday

The Winchester Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Winchester City Hall. Items on the agenda include the first reading of the 2016 tax rates and the approval of the active transportation plan. The commissioners will also meet in special session at 4:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public.

GIS Board meeting Sept. 27

The Clark County Consortium for GIS Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Winchester Municipal Utilities Administrative Offices, 150 N. Main St.

Seeking stories and photos of black life 

The Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee is seeking stories and photos that accurately depict black life, history and culture in Winchester for an upcoming book project. The committee needs the materials by Oct. 1. To share items, contact one of the following committee members: Anne Berry, Jane Burnam, Connie Curry, Carolyn Hampton, Jacquetta Hudson, Joyce Morton, Elton Parish, James Robinson or Brenda Smith.

Parents’ Pathway at Corinth Baptist Church

The Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee will host a Parents’ Pathway for college/university success meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Corinth Baptist Church, 37 Fifth St. The meeting will provide information about processes and procedures to get to college, including admissions, financial aid, scholarship, ACT tests and grade point averages.

County pay grade meeting Sept. 20

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County Pay Grades and Classification committee at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the Clark County Courthouse conference room.

Clark County Community Foundation meeting

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County Fiscal Court’s community foundation committee at 8 a.m. Thursday. Sept. 29, in the Clark County Courthouse conference room.

Extension council meeting Monday

The Clark County Cooperative Extension Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

School board meetings

The Clark County Board of Education will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The board will also have a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, also at Central Office. Both meetings are open to the public.

Part of Red River Road temporarily closed 

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a temporary road closure for KY 974/Red River Road in Clark County. The closure is necessary for pipe replacement work. The road will be closed between Jackson Ferry Road (mile point 6.514) and White-Conkwright Road (mile point 9.666) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Friday, Sept. 23. The road will be closed only on weekdays.

Generations of Hope Sept. 24

Trust for Life, Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee and First Baptist Church invite the public to Generations of Hope, an evening of entertainment and fellowship, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St. First Baptist choir and youth dancers will perform. Transplant recipients form the community will speak. Clergy, medical professionals, attorneys and funeral directors will be available to answer questions about organ donation. Dinner will be served. RSVP to 737-7141 or by text/voicemail to 749-1483.

Zoning board adjustments meeting Sept. 22

The Winchester-Clark County Board of Zoning Adjustments will conduct a meeting and public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Commission Chambers at City Hall.

Community Ed classes

The following Community Education classes will begin next week:

— Lunch & Learn: Dealing with Difficult People, Thursday, Sept. 22, noon to 1 p.m., $10  for Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for non-members.

— Photographing Your World, Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to noon, $100.

— Generations of Hope, Saturday, Sept. 24, 5 to 8 p.m., free. To RSVP, call 737-7141 before Friday.

Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com or 24 W. Lexington Ave., Ste. 220 (inside Kentucky Bank). Location of classes is disclosed upon registration.

Vaughn reunion

The Vaughn reunion will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Clark County Fish and Game Club on Water Works Road. A potluck will be observed with table service being provided. All family and friends are welcome. Any questions call 744-7305.

Goolman-Richardson reunion

The Goolman-Richardson reunion will be Sept. 25 at the home of Randy Goolman, 2551 Two Mile Road.

Stone reunion 

The annual Stone reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Clay City Community Center in Clay City. Bring a basket lunch. Table service (plates, forks, etc.) will be provided. Friends and relatives are invited. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

Drivers license road test changes

All road tests must be scheduled through the driver testing central office by calling 800-542-5990. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Girl Scout leaders needed

The Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road is looking for volunteers to serve as troop leaders. For more information, contact Sarah Burkhardt at sburkhardt@gswrc.org or 859-293-2621. To learn more about current volunteer opportunities visit www.gskentucky.org.