Local briefs for Feb. 14, 2017

Published 8:07 am Tuesday, February 14, 2017


An article in the weekend edition incorrectly stated Major General Christopher Hughes served as the chief of staff for the United States Army. Hughes served as the chief of staff for the United States Army, Pacific Command at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. He currently serves as commanding general of Fort Knox and commanding general of the USA Cadet Command.

WWII Roundtable meeting 

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The World War II Roundtable discussion group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clark County Public Library. Discussion and presentation will be on WWII fighter planes. Free and open to the public. 

Fix A Cat Campaign meeting 

The next “Fix a Cat Campaign” meeting will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Clark County Public Library. All Clark County residents are encouraged to attend the meeting which includes basic information about homeless cats followed by discussion about plans to spay and neuter feral cats in the county. Coordinated by Dianna Reed, Helping Homeless Cats, Inc. (501c3). For more information, contact her at homelesscats.13@gmail.com.

Campbell YSC meeting

The Campbell Junior High School Youth Service Center will meet at 11 a.m. Friday in the resource center room.

Writers group meeting 

The Winchester-Clark County Writers Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Clark County Public Library. The public is welcome to attend. 

Kiwanis announces speakers

Teacher Maria Richards and site coordinator Sarah Brown from George Rogers Clark High School will speak with the Winchester Kiwanis Club about the Project Lead The Way program during the meeting Wednesday. On March 1, state Rep. Donna Mayfield will update club members and visitors on the latest changes in Frankfort. The meetings are from noon to 1 p.m. at Taste of China, Bypass Road. The public is welcome.

Generations Center chili fundraiser

The 16th annual chili fundraiser for the Generations Center, 32 Meadow St., will be today for eat-in. The meal is $6 and includes chili, sandwich, crackers, brownie and a drink. For more information, call Diana Sims at 744-3235. All proceeds benefit senior citizen programs. 

Ladies heart health luncheon

There will be a Ladies Heart Health Luncheon at noon Thursday in the Meyer Conference Room at Clark Regional Medical Center. To RSVP, call 737-8564 or email katy.hedge@lpnt.net.

School board meeting 

The Clark County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The meeting is open to the public. 

Community Education classes offered 

Clark County Community Education will offer the following courses: 

— Lawn, Garden and Landscape Workshop: Landscape Trees Selection and Care, 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, free. 

— Chair yoga, 2-3 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 27 through March 20, $20. 

— Easy flow yoga, 6-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 through March 20, $25; 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 22 through March 22, $25; or 9:15-10:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 through March 23, $25. 

Catalogs should arrive soon. Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location of class will be disclosed upon registration. Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com.