Local briefs for April 18, 2017

Published 12:15 pm Tuesday, April 18, 2017

GIS special meeting

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County GIS Board of Directors at 10 a.m. Friday at Winchester Municipal Utilities Administration Building, 150 N Main St. This is in place of the regular April 25 meeting.

WWII discussion group

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meets Thursday

The World War II roundable group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clark County Public Library. The discussion will be on the battle of Okinawa.

City commission meeting Tuesday

The Winchester Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. today at Winchester City Hall. Items on the agenda include consideration of a draft nuisance ordinance and a report on the Clark County needle exchange program. There will be a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.

County budget meeting

The Clark County Fiscal Court will have a special meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark County Courthouse. The agenda includes discussion of the 2018 fiscal year budget and an order requiring all county-owned vehicles to be marked.

Community Education

classes offered 

The following are upcoming Community Education classes:

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

— Conversational Spanish, 6 to 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.

Historic Preservation Commission

to meet  Thursday

The Winchester Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the commission chambers at City Hall.

Red River Road closed

Red River Road will be closed between Jackson Ferry and White-Conkwright roads from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Monday for repaving. Motorists can use Irvine Road, Main Street or Muddy Creek Road as alternate routes. The work is subject to change from weather and other factors.

Hydrant flushings continue Tuesday

Winchester Municipal Utilities has completed flowing hydrants in the city limits and begin flowing hydrants in the county this week. Hydrant flushings will end Wednesday with the following streets: Augusta Drive, Bentbrook Court, Boonesboro Road, Clubhouse Drive, Fairfax Drive, Flanagan Station Road, Ford Road, Ford-Hampton Road, Freedom Way, Goldwing Road, Justice Drive, Lisletown Trail, Nick Lane, Old Boonesboro Road, Providence Lane, Quisenberry Lane and Water Works Road.

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. For more information, contact Diana Sims at 744-3235.

School board meetings 

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County School District Finance Corporation at 5:30 p.m. today 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.

Bluegill tourney May 20

The Clark County Fish and Game Club will hold an open bluegill tournament from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday May 20. The event, which is open to anyone 16 years of age and older, will be at the Carroll Ecton Reservoir, 1255 Water Works Road. For more information, call Lee Kerr at 771-5639.