Local news briefs for Dec. 19, 2016

Published 2:43 pm Monday, December 19, 2016

East Clark County Water District meeting 

The East Clark County Water District Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. today at 118 Hopkins Lane.

Parks and Rec holiday hours

Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1. Facilities will close at 4 p.m. Dec. 23 and Dec. 31. Everything will reopen at 8 a.m. Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

Leaf collection ending Thursday

City-wide leaf collection will end Thursday.

WMU holiday changes 

Curbside recycling will be collected Wednesday for Winchester Municipal Utilities customers that have collection on Thursday and Friday. Please have the blue curbit to the curb by 7 a.m. WMU will be closed Dec. 22-23 for Christmas. For more information, call the Solid Waste Department at 744-1170.

GIS meeting moved

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County Consortium for GIS Board of Directors at 10 a.m. Wednesday in place of the regular meeting scheduled for Dec. 26. The meeting will be at the WMU Administration Office, 150 N. Main St.

Retired teachers meeting Tuesday

The Clark County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall for a potluck meal, with meat and drinks provided. Entertainment will be from the church’s handbell choir.

GRC SBDM meeting 

The George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making Council will meet at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, in the SBDM conference room.

FAFSA family night 

Seniors and parents of seniors are invited to FAFSA Family Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5 at George Rogers Clark High School. The event is hosted by GEAR UP and KHEAA. There will be a light meal  served. Participants should bring the social security number for both parents and the student and 2015 tax information. For more information, contact alicia.riley@clark.kyschools.us or 744-611 and as for the GEAR UP office.