Clark County Community News

Published 3:19 pm Monday, May 1, 2023

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New Parents

On May 5th, Brantlee Allen Rice was born to Jacob and Brittany Rice of 115 Mary Way in Winchester, KY. 40391. Paternal grandparents are Richard and Doris Rice of 305 Vanover Way in Winchester, KY. Maternal grandparents are David and Michelle Lucas of 120 Crawford Avenue in Winchester, KY.

Parks and Rec Camp

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Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation are offering a summer camp from June 12-August 4 for children aged five to ten. The camp will run five days a week and will include two meals, daily activities and weekly swimming. Any child attending must have completed Kindergarten. The cost to attend is $800 but there are early pay, lay-away options available. Registration is open now at and there is a $50 deposit. For more information call (859) 744-9544

Tai Chi

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.

Little Women

The Leeds Center for the Arts presents “Little Women” from May 5-7 and 12-14. The Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows start at 2:30 p.m.

The Center’s website describes the show following “the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love.”

Ticket information can be found at

Job Fair

At the BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus, a Winchester Works Job Fair will take place on Tuesday, May 9 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.

DAR Veteran Luncheon

The Hart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution are hosting a luncheon to honor all Vietnam War veterans and their families on Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m. The luncheon will be at the Winchester Elks Lodge on Shoppers Drive. Attendees are invited to stay afterward to view a celebratory concert live from West Potomac Park in Washington D.C. To RSVP call (859) 457-1126 or email,

Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee

The Winchester Black History & Heritage Committee’s monthly “Between The Lines” book club will meet Saturday, May 27th, at 2 pm at the Clark County Public Library. The group will have its final discussion of “The Lying Game” by Ruth Ware. The novel is a gripping mystery with compelling characters and electric prose, resulting in a can’t-stop-listening thriller. The facilitator is Neal Howard. Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk. Everyone is welcome!