Community News Briefs

Published 5:30 pm Monday, May 9, 2022

• Lady Veterans Connect will host a Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at 1400 Irvine Rd.
The entry fee is $20. Food will be available, and there will be a live DJ.
There will be a special class for children’s big wheels and battery-operated vehicles.
The non-profit is also hosting a musical on June 25 to raise awareness for post-traumatic stress disorder. Any musicians who are interested in performing should contact Phyllis Abbott at pabbott@ladyveteransconnect.org.

• The Winchester campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College–located at 2020 Rolling Hills Ln.–will host a job fair on Tuesday, May 10, from noon to 5 p.m.
Admission is free, and attendees are encouraged to “dress to impress” and bring their resumes.
Kyle’s Kitchen Food Truck will also be on-site for those wanting a bite to eat.

• BCTC-Winchester will also host a production of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on May 12th and 13th in its amphitheater.
Both shows start at 7 p.m. and the doors open at 6.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 859-425-2550.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

• More in-person absentee voting will be held at the Clark County Clerk’s office on the following dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10 and 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 17 for the primary election. The following is a complete list of all polling stations in Clark County:
• Clark County Courthouse, 34 S. Main St.
• Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.
• Strode Station Elementary, 1750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
• Extension Office Annex, 1400 Fortune Dr.
• Rogers Parrish Clark County Station 3, 125 New Log Lick Rd. (for Goodes precinct only. Goodes precinct voters may also vote at any of the vote centers)
• The Robert D. Campbell theatre department put on its adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz from April 29 to May 1.
• The 2022 king and queen of the George Rogers Clark High School prom were Phillip Watts and Sophia Watts.

• The Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce will host Beer Cheese Food Week from May 23-29. A variety of local restaurants will offer their spin on the local delicacy. For more information, visit the chamber’s website, www.winchesterchamberky.com.

• Clark Regional Medical Center as will dedicate a community art exhibition,“Of Thee, I Sing” on May 12 at noon. The exhibition is a public art project that invites area residents to consider a new understanding of their past and a vision for their future.
Artist Marjorie Guyon and photographer Patrick J. Mitchell collaborated to create 21 mages featuring Clark County residents. The project honors Hannah and Daniel, a mother and son enslaved in Clark County from 1810 through abolition. Hear from the artists, listen to songs from a local choir and see the art in person as we celebrate the diversity of our community. Boxed lunches will be provided. RSVP to Marsha Chism by calling 859.737.8559 or emailing marsha.chism@lpnt.net.