Clark County Community News

Published 4:00 pm Friday, January 6, 2023

Kibbey’s Comedy Classics

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Ron Kibbey’s Comedy Classics featuring older movies and vintage cartoons continues. The hit this time will be ‘“Nothing Sacred”, a “screwball comedy” of the 1930s featuring Carole Lombard and Fredric March. After being involved in a hoax that brought on ridicule, newspaper Wally Cook (March) gets reassigned by his editor to write obituaries. Meanwhile, Hazel Flagg (Lombard) is a young woman from Vermont who has been diagnosed with the terminal illness of radium poisoning. Seeing a significant opportunity to promote the paper and increase circulation, Cook brings Flagg to New York and talks in the newspaper about her dying while simultaneously falling in love with her. However, Flagg is hiding a secret. An old-time, classic cartoon precedes the film that many critics describe as a classic. Popcorn and drinks are going to be provided.

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Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation will hold swim lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 10 to Jan. 26. The cost is $45 for six sessions. Parent-Child classes featuring toddlers from 6 months – 3 years old will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Level 1 featuring kids from 3-5 years old will take place from 5:05 – 5:35 p.m. Level 2 featuring kids from 6 to 8 years old will take place from 5:40 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. Level 3 featuring kids ages eight and older takes place from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Level 4 also featuring kids ages eight and older takes place from 6:50 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.

Parks and rec also presents the 2023 Jump Start Group Fitness Challenge for six weeks from Jan. 2 through Feb. 13. The number of classes attended determines the tier individuals get placed. Tier determines prize! Jumping jack (20-25 classes) comes with a 3-month single membership at a $123.75 value + more. Jump squat (26-30 classes) comes with a 6-month single membership at a $247.50 value + more. Burpee (31-35 classes) comes with a 1-year single membership at a $495 value + more. Registration is at the front desk at 15 Wheeler Ave. Members have a $10 buy-in, while non-members can sign up for a six-week membership for $40.

New ministry

A Blessing Hands Outreach Ministry has been started at Broadway Missionary Baptist Church, located at 121 West Broadway. The goal is to help those in need within the community. For those who would like to donate, please contact Michael Clemens at 859-556-3025.

MLK Day event

First Baptist Church is hosting a “Day of Service?” to honor Martin Luther King Day. All sanitation workers and first responders are invited to come and have lunch with parishioners in the church’s Family Life Center, located at 37 N. Highland St. For more information, call the church office at 859-744-6624 or visit www.fbwinchesterky.org. Doors open at noon!