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Today's News

  • Here’s hoping that April showers give way to beautiful May flowers

    Well, we sure had plenty of April showers so let’s bring on the May flowers! Named after the Roman goddess off spring and growth, Maia, May brings out all kinds of life. Of course, that means lots of little critters are springing onto the scene as well.

    A couple of Sundays ago, I put on shorts and sandals to wash the dogs. It took me about 40 minutes to wash all three. Later, I found out I had four chigger bites. I should know better.

  • Have chicken salad and strawberry trifle with spring suppers

    by Joan Martin

    Chicken salad and strawberry trifle are a delicious combination for a light springtime supper.

    Leftover or canned chicken can be used in this easy salad recipe. Select low-fat mayonnaise or light salad dressing to lower the calories without sacrificing taste. Choose grapes that aren’t too ripe and have a firm skin. Add whole wheat buns or bread, carrot sticks and low-fat milk to make a complete meal.

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  • Kentucky’s overall jobless rate has risen slightly

    Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate has risen slightly to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training.

    The preliminary jobless rate was 0.4 percentage points below the 8.3 percent rate recorded for the state this time last year.

    The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent compared to a month ago, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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  • District Court Docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings April 21, 2014.

    Dusty L. Dizney, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, $1243, installment/deferred payment Oct. 20.

    Brittany Fields, hearing, fraudulent use of credit card (less than $500 in six month period) – 12 months to serve.

    Justin Hume, arraignment, flagrant non support – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing May 1.

  • Jail Log for April 25-May 1

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail April 25-May 1, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    April 25

    Robert Medley for assault 4th domestic violence by the Kentucky State Police.

    April 26

    Jonny Wardle for probation violation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Joyce Bailey for a Fayette County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Community Calendar

    Poll workers are needed

    The Anderson County Clerk’s office is in need of qualified voters to be trained as poll workers.

    For more information, contact the clerk’s office at 502.839.3041.

    Annual Chamber golf scramble is May 31

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course May 31 starting with breakfast at 8 a.m.

    A brand new car, plus several other hole-in-one opportunities, at stake, this year.

  • Saffell Street Elementary April Citizens of the Month