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Spring headed our way with full force

By Cheryl Steenerson

Whew, did someone push fast forward on my life’s remote control?
This last week flew by and it’s because I’ve been on the road. I’ve been commuting to Louisville every day for training and it sure gives me the opportunity to watch the wild life, including some behind the wheel.


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By Joan Martin

Attacking bed bugs expensive, tedious

Last week I had a call from someone who remembered my column on bed bugs from last August.
They had a serious infestation and wanted to know what could be done and what it would cost. The answer is bad news – lots of work and lots of expense.
Bed bugs were found at one of the Department of Transportation offices in Frankfort. Although it was reported that very few bed bugs found, the entire floor was treated the second time around.


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By Stan Head

On my mind: Judd’s voice needed in Senate

Will someone please wake me up?
I just had a dream that Ashley Judd was running for Mitch McConnell’s Senate seat.
OMG! It was not a dream; perhaps I was just in a dozing state of denial as it appears she is taking this challenge more serious every day.
Rumor is she recently met with Democrat insiders in Louisville to seriously discuss the possibility. She’s also met with New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Democrat bean counters to conduct some poll research.


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By Joan Martin

UK does more than create college grads

Earlier this month I visited the Merchandising, Apparel and Textile Department at the University of Kentucky. The purpose of the visit was professional development including an update on current research. I thought you would be interested in the variety of research projects and relevance to Kentucky residents.


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Feed appetite for gardening cravings online

By Cheryl Steenerson

You know how it is when you walk into a kitchen and smell something wonderful cooking? Your mouth immediately starts to water. That’s kind of how I am when my little sprouts start to peek out of the soil. I want more! To satisfy that craving, I go online.


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By Rep. Kim King

Taxing districts, retirement system among short session items

The 2013 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is in full swing; the House of Representatives is considering several high profile topics during this short, 30-day session.


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For big plants in May, get tomato seeds now

By Cheryl Steenerson

OK, let’s get the big news out of the way first. Don’t worry, I’m still going to be here writing this column, I’m still going to open the vegetable stand from Memorial Day to Labor Day and I’m still going to be here on my wonderful farm. It’s just that I’m leaving my job at the library.


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By Joan Martin

Try sweet potatoes for vitamin rich meals

Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. They are an excellent source of vitamins A and C.  When selecting sweet potatoes pick the small to medium size for flavor at the peak of perfection. Choose firm, dark, smooth sweet potatoes without wrinkles, bruises, sprouts or decay. Even if cut away, a decayed spot may have already caused the whole potato to take on an unpleasant flavor.


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By Paul Thomas Vaughn

Betrayal, anger over proposed state pension bill

The editor of The Anderson News contacted me Friday afternoon and asked if I had anything to say about a pending bill about the state pension system.
The pension destruction bill eliminates the cost of living adjustment for retirees and creates a new inferior pension plan that does absolutely nothing to address the unfunded liability.


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Green Christmas equals a snowy Easter

By Cheryl Steenerson

Wow. A 50-degree drop in temperature is pretty radical, especially when it is within 48 hours. I’m thinking Mother Nature just pleased everyone.
Wimps to the cold, like me, loved those warm days, and those who embrace the cold, got plenty. Almost three months ago (Nov. 7), I wrote about my winter predictions. Let’s see how I’ve done so far.


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