Local briefs for April 18, 2017

Published 10:07 am Wednesday, April 19, 2017


— The headline of a photo that ran in Tuesday’s edition of the Sun incorrectly identified Conkwright Elementary School’s Partner is Education as Peoples Bank. It should have listed them as Peoples Exchange Bank.

— An article in Tuesday’s edition of the Sun incorrectly referred to Ed Burtner as a retired Marine. He is a former marine, having served from 1969-71.

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Trust for Life cookout Friday

The Clark Circuit Clerk’s office will host a cookout to benefit the Trust for Life from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday outside the courthouse annex, 17 Cleveland Ave. The meal includes a hot dog, chips, cookie and a drink for $5. All proceeds benefit the Trust for Life.

Hydrant fluhings to conclude today 

Winchester Municipal Utilities expects to complete its annual hydrant flushings today. Hydrant flushings are scheduled in the following areas: Augusta Drive, Bentbrook Court, Boonesboro Road, Clubhouse Drive, Fairfax Drive, Flanagan Station Road, Ford Road, Ford-Hampton Road, Freedom Way, Goldwing Road, Justice Drive, Listown Trail, Nick Lane, Old Boonesboro Road, Providence Lane, Quisenberry Lane and Waterworks Road.

Marine Corps League meeting canceled

The Harold G. Epperson Detachment 1113 Marine Corps League meeting scheduled for Saturday, April 22, has been canceled. The next meeting will be May 27 at City Hall.

GIS special meeting

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County GIS Board of Directors at 9 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 meets Thursday

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

Community Education classed 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. Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location of class is disclosed upon registration.

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.

Historic Preservation Commission to meet 

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

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.

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.