Local briefs for Nov. 2, 2016

Published 10:58 am Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Election machines to be inspected 

The Clark County Board of Elections will examine voting machines at noon Friday at Harp Enterprises, 2400 Merchant St., Lexington.

Fix a Feral Cat meeting

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“Fix a Cat Campaign: A Plan to Spay and Neuter Homeless Cats in Clark County” will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Clark County Public Library. A presentation about homeless cats will be followed by Q&A session. For more information, email homelesscats.13@gmail.com.

Board of Adjustments meeting Nov. 10

The Winchester/Clark County Board of Adjustments will have a special meeting and public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov.  10, in the Commission Chambers at City Hall.

Revival at Broadway Missionary Baptist 

Broadway Missionary Baptist will host a revival at 7 p.m. today and Wednesday. The Rev. Christopher Wimberly Sr., pastor of Hunter Hill First Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta, will speak.

Eastside Baptist Christmas Bazaar

Eastside Baptist Church on Broadway will have a Christmas bazaar starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be homemade Christmas items, baked goods, chili, sandwiches, dessert and drink. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

GRC SBDM meeting 

The George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making Council will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the school’s SBDM conference room.

Ag Development Council meeting

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

Soul Food Supper 

There will be a Soul Food Supper from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Smith Manor Center, 200 Ridgeway Drive. The menu includes fish, pig feet, chitterlings, chili dogs, pinto beans, cole slaw, baked beans, cornbread and desserts. Delivery service is available. Call 749-2127 o4 338-5191 for more information. Sponsored by Golden Link Temple.

 Licensing board meeting Nov. 7

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

School board special meeting 

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

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 under way

Winchester Public Works employees are collecting leaves. 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.

Community Education classes offered

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

— Lunch and 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 and Game Club Waterfowl Hunters will host 20 youth hunters for breakfast and a hunt Saturday and Sunday 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 open

Absentee voting is open for Clark County voters who will be out of the county on 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.