Local briefs for May 8, 2017
Bluegrass Heritage Museum trolley tours scheduled
The Bluegrass Heritage Museum Trolley Tours for 2017 will begin Tuesday.
The following tours have been scheduled:
— May 9: Visit the Lower Howard’s Creek Waste Treatment Center to learn how the operation works.
— May 16: Visit the Hubbard Taylor Cemetery and Spring Hill.
— May 23: Visit the late 1790s historic home of Joan Mayer and enjoy a tour and a box supper.
Reservations are required by calling the Bluegrass Heritage Museum at 745-1358 between noon and 4 p.m. The May 9 and May 16 tours are $10, and the May 23 tour is $20, which included a boxed dinner. The bus will leave the museum at 5:30 p.m. Please arrive early to pay for your tour and board the bus.
City commission meeting Tuesday
The Winchester Board of Commissioners will meet in special session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Winchester City Hall. The agenda includes awarding contracts to demolish two homes. There will also be a workshop meeting at 4:30 p.m.
Fiscal Court meeting Wednesday
The Clark County Fiscal Court will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark County Courthouse. The agenda includes a public hearing about use of county road aid funds.
Share night at Bojangle’s to benefit animal shelter
From 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Bojangle’s in Winchester will host a share night with 10 percent of all sales going to the Clark County Animal Shelter. The animal shelter will also have door prizes and animals available for adoption.
Pink Ribbon Partners meeting today
The Pink Ribbon Partners will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Gaunce’s.
Rabies clinic Tuesday evening
There will be a rabies clinic from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Beech Springs Farm Market, 4776 Old Boonesboro Road. Cost is $5. The clinic is sponsored by the Clark County Veterinary Clinic and the Clark County Health Department.
Flag retirement ceremony May 27
The Central Kentucky Coon hunters Association will have its annual flag retirement and veteran appreciation ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the club’s property at 3601 Pine Ridge Road. A meal will be at 6 p.m. followed by the flag retirement ceremony at 7 p.m. For more information, call 771-0866. It is open to the public.
Kiwanis Club to meet May 17
Kiwanis chairperson Dave Mullen, owner of the Craft Nook, will serve as host for Lisa Whitaker, executive director of New Beginnings, during a lunch at noon Wednesday, May 17, at Taste of China on Bypass Road. The club meets at noon every Wednesday.
Human Services Council to meet
The next Clark County Human Services Council meeting will be at noon Tuesday, May 16, at Arby’s. All human services agencies serving Clark County are invited to send a representative.
Hospital to celebrate 100th anniversary
Robert Parker, new chief executive officer of Clark Regional Medical Center, will be joined by leaders from LifePoint Health for a community celebration of Clark Regional’s 100th anniversary from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday. In addition, CRMC will host a community health fair as part of the week-long celebration, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13. Both events are at CRMC, 175 Hospital Drive.
Sylvania retirees meeting Tuesday
Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees will gather for lunch 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bruen’s Restaurant in Stanton. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome.
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.
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