Clark County Community News

Published 5:17 pm Monday, April 17, 2023

Comprehensive Plan Workshop

The second public workshop for the 2023 Winchester/Clark County Comprehensive Plan will be held tonight, Tuesday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m. at Robert D Campbell Junior High, 620 Boone Ave. The Comprehensive Plan helps guide future growth and development in Winchester & Clark County. Participants will have the opportunity to provide comments on the Future Land Use Map and Goals & Objectives. All community members are encouraged to attend and provide input.

Tai Chi

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Tai Chi classes are now offered at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays at the James B. Allen Generation Center, 32 Meadow Street. If practiced regularly, Tai Chan can benefit seniors in several ways: improved balance, decreased risk of high blood pressure, improved physical strength and sleep quality, and better overall physical and emotional well-being. For more information, contact the Center at 859-744-3235.

Republican Women’s Club Meeting

The Clark County Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 6.30 p.m. at the Clark County Fish and Game Club, 1255 Waterworks Road, Winchester, KY.  Guest speakers are Jonathan Schell a candidate for Agriculture Commission and Greg Elkins, a candidate in the special election for Kentucky State Senate, District 28. Representatives from the Kelly Clark for Governor Campaign and Steve Knipper, candidate for Secretary of State. will also be available to speak to the group.  Refreshments will be served. All Republican women, their friends, and family and invited to attend.

Extension Office Meetings

A Clark County Conservation District’s Annual Banquet and County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) Informational Meeting is April 18 at 6:00 p.m. at the Clark County Extension Office. Please RSVP by April by calling the Clark County Conservation District at 859-744-2322.

A Clark County Cattlemens Association Meeting is on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the extension office.

Hot Rod Festival

Winchester’s 1st Annual Downtown Hot Rod Festival put on by Holder Entertainment and Remember When Cruiserz will take place from April 28th through 30th. Hours are 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Depot Street only on April 28th. On April 29th, the event goes from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with vendors set up at 11:00 a.m. On April 30th, the event goes from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Awards will be given on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Dash plaques will be provided to the first 100 registered vehicles. Awards include the Mayor’s Choice, City Manager’s Choice, City Commissioners Choice of Rat Rod, Motorcycle, and Lowrider, Furthest Traveled Award, and Club Participation – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and Pin Ups Choice. Inflatables are present for the kids. Live music will be on the courthouse steps on Saturday night. To learn more about the pin up contest, contact Irma Jean on Facebook at imajean aka punkin’ the moonshining pinup. Vendor spots are available, with spots being $100 and registration $20 per vehicle. To learn more, contact Donald Holder at 859-444-0291, or Robbie Fountain at 859-644-8366.

Job Fair

At the BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, a Winchester Works Job Fair will take place on Tuesday, May 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event can be attended online or in person at 2020 Rolling Hills Lane. For the online link, type in: Companies that will be present include Kyle’s Kitchen & Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee, Sterling Health Care, Adecco, Mansea Metal, Sonoco, Tierney Storage, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Staffmark, Winchester-Clark County Industrial Authority, Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, and the Kentucky Career Center.