Local briefs for Oct. 7, 2016

Published 11:39 am Friday, October 7, 2016

Community Education offering classes 

The following Community Education classes will begin next week:

— Diabetes Management, Tuesdays, Oct. 11 through Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to noon, free.

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— Lunch & Learn: Retirement Plans for Businesses, Tuesday, Oct.11, noon to 1 p.m., $10 for Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for non-members.

— QuickBooks Intermediate, Tuesdays, Oct. 11-25, 6-8 p.m., $50.

— Easy Flow Yoga, Wednesdays, Oct. 12 through Nov. 9, 6-7 p.m., $25.

— Easy Flow Yoga, Thursdays, Oct.13 through Nov. 10, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m., $25.

— Words to Live By, Saturday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m., free.

— 15 Days to Better Health!: Oct. 15-29, free. Contact Full Circle Market at 744-3008 or www.fullcirclemarket.com.

Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location is disclosed upon registration. Contact Community Education at 745-3946, clark.comm.ed@gmail.com or 24 W. Lexington Ave., Ste. 220 (inside Kentucky Bank). Register online at http://clark.kyschools.us/Depts/CommEd/.

Election machines to be examined

The Clark County Board of Elections will be examining the absentee voting machine at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Clark County Clerk’s Office.

Licensing board meeting Oct. 10

The Winchester Licensing Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Winchester City Hall. Items on the agenda include discussion of three businesses with delinquent business licenses and one operating without a license.

Sylvania retirees meeting Oct. 11

Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees will have a short meeting at the Union Hall at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, and travel to Natural Bridge Park for lunch at 11:30. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are always welcome to join us for lunch.

Absentee voting begins

Absentee voting will begin Oct. 11 for Clark County voters who will be out of the county during election day, Nov. 8. Hours for absentee voting at the Clark County Clerk’s office are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9a.m. to noon on Saturday. For more information, call the clerk’s office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

Grimes is featured artist 

The Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee is sponsoring featured artist Le Datta Grimes and “Words to Live By,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Bluegrass Heritage Museum. Grimes is an award-winning newspaper journalist whose work has appeared in national magazines such as People and Newsweek. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky, where her research includes early 20th Century African communities and Rosenwald schools.

Zoning adjustments special meeting

The Winchester-Clark County Board of Zoning Adjustments will have a special meeting and public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday in the city commission chambers at Winchester City Hall.

First Settlers meeting Oct. 11

The sixth meeting for residents of the Ford and Kentucky River area will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at the First Settlers House on Old Boonesboro Road.

Fiscal court insurance meeting

The Clark County Fiscal Court insurance committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in the courthouse conference room. The only item on the agenda is a presentation concerning open enrollment.