Local briefs for March 17, 2017

Published 12:38 pm Friday, March 17, 2017

Extension district board meeting

The Clark County Cooperative Extension District Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

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East Clark County Water District meeting 

The East Clark County Water District board of commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at 118 Hopkins Lane.

School board meeting 

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

GRC SBDM meeting 

The George Rogers Clark High School-based Decision-making Council will meet at 4 p.m. Monday in the SBDM conference room at the school. The council will consider staffing allocations and budget for next school year. 

Conkwright SBDM meeting 

The Conkwright Elementary School-based Decision-making Council will have a special meeting at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Hydrant flushing to begin    

Winchester Municipal Utilities anticipates beginning annual hydrant flowing, along with the city and county fire departments, Monday. The work typically takes about five weeks and is expected to conclude Friday, April 21. Dates and specific areas will be advertised in the Sun and posted on WMU’s Facebook and website. 

Athletic complex schematics on display 

The schematic designs for the George Rogers Clark High School athletic complex are on display at the Clark County Board of Education for viewing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Yard, bake sale to benefit Lady Veterans Connect 

Lady Veterans Connect will host a yard sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at the former Trapp Elementary School, 11400 Irvine Road. All proceeds help fund Lady Veterans Connect, which is establishing a shelter for female veterans. Items available will include clothing for children and adults, kitchen accessories, shoes, bedding and small furniture.

Human services council meeting

The Clark County Human Services Council will meet at noon Tuesday at Arby’s. All human service agencies serving Clark County are invited to send a representative.

AARP offers tax preparation help

The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation program will offer free tax preparation, counseling and electronic filing Mondays and Tuesdays until April 18 at the Central Baptist Church annex, 101 W. Lexington Ave. Taxpayers should bring their 2015 tax return and all documents showing 2016 income. Those itemizing should also bring proof of taxes paid and contributions.

Harold G. Epperson Detachment 1113 meeting 

The Harold G. Epperson Detachment 1113 of the Marine Corps League will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Whitaker Bank in Stanton.

4-H Council meeting

The Clark County 4-H Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Extension Office.

Community Education classes offered

The following are Community Education classes beginning the next two weeks:

 — Basic Excel, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, March 23 to April 6, $65.

 — Raised Bed and Backyard Gardening Workshop, 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 5 free.

Contact Community Education at 745-3946 or 100 Vaught Road (left side of Phoenix Academy building). Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location of class is disclosed upon registration.