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Local briefs for April 11, 2017

Hydrant flushings continue today

Winchester Municipal Utilities will be flushing hydrants in the following areas today: Ashton Oak Way, Bay Hill Court, Bay Hill Drive, Brentwood Court, Candlewood Drive, Paris Road, Pepperwood Court, Plantations Drive, Royal Oaks Drive, Sandlewood Pointe, Silverton Way, Teakwood Court, Winterberry Circle and Winterberry Drive.

Community Education classes offered 

The following are upcoming Community Education classes:

— OneNote, 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 24, and Thursday, April 27, $45

— Conversational Spanish, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 27 through June 8, $75.

Contact Community Education at 745-3946, Community.Ed@clark.kyschools.us 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.

Clark Fiscal Court meeting Wednesday

The Clark County Fiscal Court will meet in regular session at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark County Courthouse. Items on the agenda include a resolution for state municipal road aid funds, two zoning change ordinances and a grant application for the Clark County Detention Center. The meeting is open to the public.

Clerk’s office closed for Good Friday, Easter 

The Clark County Clerk’s Office will close at noon Friday in observance of Good Friday, and will be closed Saturday in observance of Easter. The office will resume regular business hours Monday, April 17.

BCTC hosting blood drive 

The Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at the Bluegrass Community and Technical College Winchester-Clark County campus from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, April 17.

Generation Center hosting

medication safety program 

The James B. Allen Generation Center, 32 Meadow St., will host a free educational program about medication safety provided by Maria Chapman of the Kentucky Poison Control Center at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, April 20. For more information, contact Diana Sims at 744-3235.

Clark County Democrats meeting

The Clark County Democrat Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Golden Corral.  All registered Democrats are invited.

School board meetings 

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County School District Finance Corporation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to consider adopting a resolution authorizing the issuance of school building energy conservation revenue bonds for building purposes. There will also be a regular meeting of the Clark County Board of Education at 6:30 p.m. Both are open to the public.

Youth fishing day May 13

The Clark County Fish and Game Club’s annual youth fishing day will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at the clubhouse on Water Works Road. The event is free and open to all youth 15 and younger. Lunch and beverages will be provided. For more information, call Lee Kerr at 771-5639, Bill Thiry at 744-8445 or Larry Disney at 859-200-2912.

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.