Local briefs for Oct. 28, 2016

Published 11:59 am Friday, October 28, 2016

Bean soup supper 

The First Settlers Homemakers Club annual bean soup supper will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Community House on Old Boonesboro Road. Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased at the door.

Ag council Nov. 7

The Clark County Ag Development Council will  meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the Clark County Extension Service, 1400 Fortune Drive.

School board special meeting 

The Clark County Board of Education will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The special meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8, has been canceled because of the election.

Licensing board meeting Nov. 7

The Winchester Licensing board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at Winchester City Hall.

Yard waste collection cutoff

The last day for yard waste collection (green curb-its) for the 2016 season will be Thursday, Nov. 17.

Yard waste collection will resume again in 2017.

Leaf collection begins Monday

Winchester Public Works employees will begin collecting leaves Monday. Leaves should be raked to the utility strip in front of homes, but not into the street. Leaves will not be picked up that contain tree limbs or other foreign debris. Three trucks will be collecting leaves, but no specific days have been set. Vehicles should not be parked at the curb in front of leaf piles. Trucks will make complete passes through the city without backtracking. For more information, call 744-3253.

Homemaker Council meeting 

The Clark County Homemaker Council will meet at noon Tuesday at the Clark County Extension Office.

Community Education classes offered

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

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

— Lunch & Learn: Conflict Management, noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, $10 for Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for non-members. Lunch is included.

— Basic Budgeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, free.

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).

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.

Absentee voting under way

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.