Local briefs for April 21, 2017

Published 10:15 am Friday, April 21, 2017

Karen T. Harris scholarship 5K rescheduled 

The Karen T. Harris GRC Senior Cheerleader Scholarship 5K scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for next Saturday, April 29, because of expected rain. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the run/walk starting at 10 a.m. and fellowship from noon to 1 p.m. all at Campbell Jr. High School. Registration is $15 for adults and $5 for children of participating runners/walkers. Funds and donations between $200 and $400 will go towards a scholarship for a senior cheerleader with anything greater than $400 going to the American Heart Association. Preregister or donate by emailing ruthannetts@twc.com. Karen was the head coach of the GRC cheerleading team from 1992 to 2003.


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In Thursday’s Bluegrass Portrait, the number of Debbie Hubbard’s grandchildren was incorrect. She will have nine by the end of April.

AARP to meet April 25 

AARP Chapter 632 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the James B. Allen Generations Center. The Rev. Kenny Speakes of Mt. Zion Christian Church will be the featured speaker. AARP tax preparers will also be honored.

Marine Corps League meeting cancelled

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

Red River Road closed starting April 24

Red River Road will be closed between Jackson Ferry and White-Conkwright roads from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 24-26 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.

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.