Local briefs for Dec. 8, 2016

Published 12:09 pm Thursday, December 8, 2016

Marine Corps League meeting Saturday

Harold G. Epperson, Marine Corps League Detachment No. 1113 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Whitaker Bank in Stanton.

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“Beyond the Book” club meeting 

Community Education’s “Beyond the Book” book club will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5. The selection is “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt. There is no charge for club participation. To register, contact Community Education at 745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com.

AARP meeting 

AARP Chapter 632 will meet at 4:30 p.m. today at the James B. Allen Generations Center. Following a potluck meal, Clark County Judge-Executive Henry Branham will install the new officers. If Clark County Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the meeting will be canceled.

Christmas open house at museum

The Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St., will have a Christmas open house at 6:30 p.m. today. Come early to see all of the Christmas trees and wreaths and vote for your favorites. There will also be a presentation and launch of new material for the museum’s website. The program is free, and the building has a handicapped accessible side entrance. For more information, call 745-1358.

Conkwright SBDM meeting Dec. 13

Conkwright Elementary’s School-based Decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13.

Heritage Baptist collecting coats

Heritage Baptist Church, 4369 Lexington Road, is collecting coats through Sunday for Operation Happiness. The drive is in memory of the late J.R. Johnson, who once gave the coat off his own back to a person who did not have one, according to church officials.

Shearer SBDM special meeting

The Shearer School-based Decision-making Council will have a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Shearer Conference Room. The 2016–17 Comprehensive School Improvement Plan will be finalized and approved.

City commission meeting Tuesday 

The Winchester Board of Commissioners meetings scheduled for Dec. 20 has been canceled and rescheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday in the commission chambers at City Hall.

Board of Adjustments meeting 

The Winchester-Clark County Board of Adjustments will have a meeting at 6 p.m. today in the city commission chambers at Winchester City Hall, 32 Wall St.

Sylvania retirees meeting Dec. 13

Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Blue Isle on Shoppers Drive. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome.