Local briefs for March 30, 2017

Published 11:03 am Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hydrant flushings continue today

Winchester Municipal Utilities will be flushing hydrants in the following areas today: A Street, Alene Court, Apache Trail, Arbor Court, Aubrey Lane, Baldwin Avenue, Blair Avenue, Breeze Hill Drive, East Broadway Street, Buffalo Trace, Burton Avenue, Bypass Road, Byrd Avenue, Carol Road, College Street, Connie Lane, Custer Court, Dale Drive, Daytona Drive, Dixon Way, Dover Court, Dudley Street, Fulton Road, Geronimo Court, Graves Street, Hamilton Street, Hays Street, Hiawatha Trail, Hidden Hills Way, Huls Avenue, Johnson Street, Judy Ann Court, West Lexington Avenue, Memorial park, Navajo Trail, Oxford Drive, Patio Street, Pocahontas Trail, Pueblo Court, Rowland Avenue, Saxon Court, Seminole Trail, Strode Station Circle, Surrey Court, Westwood Drive and Wilson Lane.

5K to raise funds for cheer scholarship

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Organizers of the Karen T. Harris GRC Senior Cheerleader Scholarship will host a 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Campbell Jr. High School track. Funds raised at the 5K will be used to give scholarships of $200 to $400 for post-secondary education expenses. Funds collected more than $400 will be donated to the American Heart Association. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and fellowship will take place after the race from noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults and an additional $5 for children of participating runners/walkers. Pre-register or donate by emailing ruthannetts@twc.com. The late Karen Harris, a 1990 GRC graduate, coached the championship GRC cheerleading team from 1992 to 2003.

Fix A Cat Campaign to host
Kentucky Humane Society speaker 

The Fix A Cat Campaign will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Clark County Public Library. Guest speaker Katheryn Callahan, Kentucky state director of The Human Society of the United States, will present, “Kentucky is the worst state for animals. Ways you can help,” followed by an open discussion. For more information, contact Dianna Reed at homelesscats.13@gmail.com.

Mason Lodge to host fish fry 

The Winchester Masonic Lodge No. 25 will have a fish fry starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at 35 N. Bloomfield Road. Cost is $5 for a fish sandwich, $7 for dinner (including two sides) and $1 for drinks. The event will continue until food is sold out.

Republican Party to meet Saturday 

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

Ag Development Council will meet April 3

The Clark County Ag Development Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Clark County Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

Homemakers council to meet

The Clark County Homemakers Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Clark County Extension Office.

Stool weaving workshop to be held

The Clark County Sassie Craft Homemakers Club is sponsoring a stool weaving workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Clark County Extension Office. The class costs $35, which included all supplies. For more information or to register, call the extension office at 744-4682.

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.