Local briefs for March 27, 2017

Published 1:53 pm Monday, March 27, 2017

Grimes Mill Road closed

County officials closed Grimes Mill Road after a bridge near Munch’s Corner failed Saturday. The county is seeking an emergency declaration and a temporary repair to re-open the road.

School board work session Tuesday

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The Clark County Board of Education will meet for a work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the board room at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda items include discussion of demographic and enrollment projections and updated salary schedules.

Fiscal Court budget workshop

The Clark County Fiscal Court will have its first budget workshop meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark County Courthouse. Scheduled presentations include parks and recreation, the Generations Center, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the industrial authority.

Shearer Advisory Council meeting

The Shearer Elementary Family Resource Center will meet at 6 p.m. today at the school.

Kiwanis meeting 

The Winchester Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Wednesday at Taste of China. The speaker will be Winn Stephens of the Children’s Advocacy of the Bluegrass.

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.

Republican Party meeting 

The Clark County Republican Party meets at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 1, at Golden Corral. Mike Duncan, former chairman of the National Republican Party and current member of the Republican National Committee, will speak. All registered Republicans are welcome to attend.

Hydrant flushings today 

Winchester Municipal Utilities will be flushing hydrants in the following areas today: Al-Fant Court, April way, Ashford Drive, Bonnie Brook Lane, Boone Avenue, Boonesboro Road, Bypass Road, Camelot Drive, Codella Drive, Colby Road, Colby Ridge Boulevard, Country Club Court, Country Club Drive, Cricket Lane, Dubuy Drive, Earlymeade Drive, Edgewood Drive, English Miss Court, Hawthorne Drive, Heritage Place, Hubbard Road, Lisle Lane, Lucy Court, Manor Drive, Mockingbird Valley Road, Old Garden Court, Pedro Way, Rose Drive, Rose Mary Drive, Runnymeade Drive, Simba Court, Sir Edward Court, Snowfall Drive, Vaught Road, Willowbrook Road, Windridge Drive and Woodbine Court.