Local news briefs for Nov. 15, 2016

Published 12:16 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Conkwright SBDM today

The Conkwright School-based Decision-making Council meets today at 4 p.m. at the school.

Historic Preservation Committee meeting

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

American Legion meeting Nov. 17

American Legion Post 25 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Elks Club on Shoppers Drive. All veterans are welcome.

Thanksgiving dinner at Grace Baptist Church

Grace Bible Church 250 N. Main. St.  will host its annual community Thanksgiving dinner from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 23. For more information, call the church at 737-4722.

Caldwell to speak at Kiwanis

Winchester Sun Publisher Mike Caldwell will be the speaker for the Nov. 30 Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting at Taste of China.

Open burning banned 

Clark County Judge-Executive Henry Branham, upon advisement from Clark County Fire Chief Billy Jones, declared a ban on open burning effective Oct. 18. The ban is still in effect and will be until significant rainfall is recorded. For more information, contact the Clark County Fire Department at 745-0260. 

Yard waste collection cutoff

The last day for yard waste collection (green curb-its) for the 2016 season will be Thursday. Yard waste collection will resume again in 2017.