Local briefs for April 24, 2017

Published 10:27 am Monday, April 24, 2017

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 the presentation of the proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-18 and an order requiring all county-owned vehicles to be marked. The meeting is open to the public.

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AARP to meet Tuesday 

AARP Chapter 632 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday 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.

Red River Road closed starting today

Red River Road will be closed between Jackson Ferry and White-Conkwright roads from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Wednesday 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.

Harris scholarship 5K rescheduled 

The Karen T. Harris GRC Senior Cheerleader Scholarship 5Khas been rescheduled for April 29. 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.

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.