Local briefs for Oct. 10, 2016

Published 10:44 am Monday, October 10, 2016

Junior Civitan coat drive ends Oct. 15

The Baker Intermediate School Junior Civitan club will be collecting coats, gloves, hats and scarves this week for the Beacon of Hope. Items can be left at Gaunce’s, Tractor Supply, the Winchester Police Department, Winchester Fire-EMS Station 2 on Fulton Road, Rural King and Kroger. For more information, call 931-854-5825.

First Settlers meeting Oct. 11

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

Extension district board meeting Oct. 17

The Clark County Cooperative Extension District Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

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 Monday

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, one operating without a license and an application by Broadway Liquor and Bar to sell retail malt beverage package and drink sales.

Absentee voting begins

Absentee voting will begin Tuesday 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. Mondays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. For more information, call the clerk’s office at 745-0280, ext. 3.

Fiscal court insurance meeting

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

Fix a Feral Cat meeting

“Fix a Feral Cat Campaign: Plan to Spay/Neuter Feral Cats in Clark County” will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Clark County Public Library. Presentation followed by discussion about locating the feral cats and fundraising for vouchers. Public welcome. For more information email homelesscats.13@gmail.com.