Local briefs for Oct. 19, 2016

Published 10:45 am Wednesday, October 19, 2016

GIS meeting rescheduled

The Oct. 25 Clark County Consortium for GIS Board of Directors meeting has been cancelled. There will be a special meeting at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at the WMU Administration Office, 150 N. Main St.

Benefit cookout for Blackwell

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Winchester Professional Firefighters Local 1807 will host a cookout to raise funds for Kristy Blackwell, a sixth-grade teacher at Baker Intermediate School who is battling brain cancer. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Rural King, 951 Bypass Road, and feature local 4-R cheeseburgers, chips and Ale-8-One. All proceeds will go to Blackwell.

Community Education classes offered

The following Community Education classes will begin in the next two weeks.

— Excel: Beyond the Basics, 6 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 27 through Nov. 10, $60

— Art Class: Paint a Spoon Rest (adults), 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, $20

— Art Class: Paint a Spoon Rest (children ages 8 to 12), 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, $15

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

WWII discussion group to meet 

The World War II discussion group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clark County Public Library. Discussion for the meeting will be the bombing of Japan. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Historic Preservation Commission meeting Oct. 20

The Winchester Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the City Commission Chambers in City Hall.

Board of Adjustments meeting

The Winchester-Clark County Board of Adjustments will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Commission Chambers at City Hall.

Fish and Game club youth hunt

The Clark County Fish & Game Club Waterfowl Hunters will host 20 youth hunters for breakfast and a hunt Nov. 5-6 at the Carroll Ecton Reservoir 1277 Water Works Road. For additional information, contact Lee Kerr at 771-5639 or visit www.ccfgclub.com.

School board meeting

The Clark County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The meeting is open to the public.

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.