Local briefs for Oct. 11, 2016

Published 11:04 am Tuesday, October 11, 2016

First Settlers meeting today

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

Junior Civitan coat drive ends Oct. 15

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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.

School board meeting 

The Clark County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The meeting is open to the public.

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.

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.

Absentee voting begins

Absentee voting is open 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.