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Today's News

  • Federal report gives detailed insight on expense of raising children

    The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion recently released the annual report of expenditures on children by families for 2013. It’s a 31-page report with lots of details.

    Child-rearing expenses vary considerably by household income. Families who have more, will pay more. The biggest jump in expenses comes with families who have more than $106,540 annual income.

    There isn’t a big difference between families who have gross income of $61,530 and those who have less than $106,540 but more than $61,530.

  • Pesticide container recycling offered

    The Anderson County Extension Service along with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will be offering a Pesticide Rinse and Return Program at the Anderson County Extension Office from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Sept. 22.

    This program allows for the proper recycling of these pesticide containers. This reduces the amount of material entering the landfill or being disposed of by other means. The Rinse and Return Program has collected 956,503 pounds of pesticide containers since its inception with more than 100 counties participating.

  • District Court Docket, Sept. 3, 2014

    criminal littering, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Sept. 25.

    Julia A. Rakestraw, arraignment, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Sept. 17, disposition Sept. 25.

    Jacob C. Record, motion to revoke probation, attempted first-degree possession of controlled substance, second-degree possession of controlled substance – 10 days home incarceration program.

  • KENT STEVENS WENT HOME TO WESTERN ANDERSON

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    August 6, 1964

    New officers

    New officers of Anderson Women’s Missionary Union were elected at the July meeting held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

  • Community Calendar, Sept. 2, 2014

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in September:

    Computer Classes

    Digital Pictures I

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 9

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Digital Pictures II

    When: Thursday, Sept.11

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    eReaders & Your Library

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 16

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

    Herb Garden

    When: Tuesdays

  • Kentucky senior games schedule

    Wednesday, Sept 3

    8 a.m. Women’s Golf at Juniper Hills Golf Course

    9 a.m. Men’s tennis at Ben Moore Tennis Courts

    11 a.m. Softball at Capitol View Park

    6:30 p.m. Cross Country at State Library & Archives   

    Thursday, Sept. 4

    8 a.m. Swimming at Kentucky State University Pool

    8 a.m. Pickleball at Kentucky State University Exum Center

    4 p.m. Horseshoes at Millville Community Center

  • Willard anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Willard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 5.

    Mr. Willard and the former Eudenia Casey were married Sept. 5, 1964 at the Pleasant Hill Christian Church. Bro. M. J. Hampton performed the ceremony.

    Mrs. Willard is a daughter of Jewell and Louise Casey. She is retired from the Soil Conservation Service. Mr. Willard is a son of Haskell and Nina Mae Willard. He is retired from Square D and is owner-operator of Alton Tool and Die.

  • Seeking donations for family affected by house fire

    Donations are requested for the Deerwester family who lost everything they owned in a house fire. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Any furniture donated can be picked up. Clothing donations can be picked up or taken to Mrs. Deerwester’s sister’s home at 1586 Clifton Road. She can be reached at 320-1255.

    The mother wears a size 16W pants and 1X shirts. She needs blouses and dress clothing for her job, but anything would be appreciated.

    The 19-year-old daughter wears a 5-6 size woman’s sized pants and a small to medium sized shirts.

  • Jesus never promised the Christian life to be an easy one

    In the Aug. 27 edition of “Christianity Today,” author and Intervarsity campus minster Tish Warren’s article entitled “The Wrong Kind of Christian,” recounts her experience at Vanderbilt University when the decision was made kick her organization off campus.

    Citing charges of so-called “creedal discrimination,” the university’s new policy officially bans any religious group that requires its membership and/or leaders hold to a particular theological conviction.

  • Anderson County 4-H State Fair Cloverville Results

    Anderson County 4-H State Fair Cloverville Results

    Photography

    Class 760 - Level 1, Single photograph

    Annie Edwards

    4-H Anderson

    Blue

    Class 762 - Level 1, Single photograph, still life

    Suzanna Dowler

    4-H Anderson

    Red

    Class 763 - Level 1, Single photograph, animals

    Annie Edwards

    4-H Anderson

    Blue

    Class 772 - Level 2, Single photograph, landscape or seascape

    Annie Edwards

    4-H Anderson

    Red