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Headlines for Sunday, December 15, 2013


30-year-old Melissa L. Sherrill of Aberdeen, MD received minor injuries in an accident on I-64 east of the 105-mile marker Saturday morning blamed on snowy conditions.  State police said Sherrill was westbound and lost control of her vehicle on snow and ice, causing it to leave the roadway and overturn before hitting a ditch.  Two passengers, 30-year-old William Sherrill and one-year-old Rebekah Sherrill were not seriously hurt.  Melissa L. Sherrill was cited for driving too fast for conditions.

Fairfield Mayor Chuck Griswold says the city will be estimating some utility bills the next couple of weeks after recent snow and ice made it dangerous and impossible for city meter readers to do their jobs.  The estimation may result in some mistakes, the mayor said, but noted every effort will be made to correct any errors.

The Fairfield Community High School board meets Thursday night, starting with a Truth in Taxation Hearing at 7 p.m. followed by the regular board meeting.  Several curriculum changes for the next school year are expected to be approved, and the board is expected to take action on the employment of fall coaches and accept the resignation of an assistant baseball coach.

Today’s winner in the Fairfield Community High School’s After Prom committee’s 12 Days of Christmas promotion is Randy Wilson, who wins $100.  Monday’s winner will also win $100, with the drawings continuing through this Saturday.

This Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot will be an estimated $50 million after no one matched all six numbers drawn last night.  The numbers were 14-25-32-33-41 with the Powerball 34.  No one matched the numbers drawn Friday night in the Mega Millions Jackpot as well, making this Tuesday’s jackpot worth an estimated $550 million.  The lump-sum cash option will be just over $295 million.

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