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Four names sent to Governor to represent 4th Wildlife District

Fourth Wildlife District includes: Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue Marion, Metcalfe, Monoe, Nelson, Taylor and Washington Counties. (c)

GREENSBURG, KY (28 Oct 2014) - Four men, Barry Stotts, John Lane, Joe Carpenter, and Tommy Peppers, received nominations for the 4th District of Kentucky Fish & Wildlife board at Green County High School on Tue 28 Oct 2014.

Greg K. Johnson, Commissioner of the Kentucky Fish & Wildlife presided, at the meeting, attended by some 150.

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2014-10-30 03:54:09 | Comments

Life in the Holler: Beautiful Fall Scene

2014-10-30 - The Holler, Old Clearsprings Road, Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne. More photos coming later this morning.

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Adair County man arrested for fleeing and evading Police

He was arrested after he hid in the woods following a brief vehicle and foot pursuit

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY (Wed 29 Oct 2014) - 27-year-old Michael S. Nichols, of Adair County, has been arrested and charged with Failure to Wear Seatbelt, No Operators-Moped License, Reckless Driving and Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree. Nichols was arrested after he hid in the woods following a brief vehicle and foot pursuit. He was lodged in the Adair County Jail. Tpr. Levi Scott observed Nichols operating his 2001 Pontiac on KY 80 without his seatbelt and initiated a traffic stop when Nichols fled. Tpr. Scott is investigating and was assisted at the scene by additional Post 15 KSP personnel.

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2014-10-29 19:05:44 | Comments | See topic Kentucky State Police

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 35 F
Casey: 33 · Cumberland: · Green: 34
Metcalfe: 38 · Russell: 34 · Taylor: 34
Updated at 6:30am Thursday, October 30, 2014

Kentucky Mesonet Links:
Adair County - Casey County - Cumberland County - Metcalfe County - Taylor County

National Weather Service Links:
Burkesville. Campbellsville. Columbia. Edmonton. Greensburg. Jamestown. Liberty. Russell Springs

Ruby Nadine Wethington, Adair Co. KY native, Casey Co., KY (1938-2014)

Mrs. Wethington was a housewife and she enjoyed canning, sewing, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Allie Hatfield Bedwell and the widow of Lewis Wethington. She leaves 34 direct living descendants.
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Ruby Nadine Wethington, of Yosemite, passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. She was 76.

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Friday, October 31, 2014, at Creston Baptist Church, 8641 W KY 70, Liberty, KY, with Bro CT Breeding officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Thursday, October 30, 2014, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY; and after 12pmCT/1pmET, on Friday at the Church. Burial will follow in the Old Antioch Cemetery, Casey County, KY.

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2014-10-29 16:04:50 | Comments


PSC closes review of Campbellsville firefighter electrocution

No safety violations found on the part of Kentucky Utilities Co. Incident took the life of Columbia, KY, resident Capt Tony Grider of the Campbellsville Fire Department.

By Andrew Melnykovych

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has completed its review of an Aug. 21 accident that killed one Campbellsville firefighter and injured three others.

The review found that the 69-kiloVolt transmission line involved in the accident was built, maintained and operated in accordance with all applicable safety standards. Therefore, the PSC will take no further actions in the matter, the agency said in a letter to Kentucky Utilities Co., which owns and operates the line.

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2014-10-29 14:21:20 | Comments

CM's Meet the Candidates, Nov. 4, 2014 General Election
Click to links to all 18 Election 4 Nov 2014 - Adair Co. KY - Sample Ballots
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For Adair County Judge Executive: Ann MELTON
For Adair County Sheriff: Harrison MOSS. Joshua BROCKMAN
For Adair County Jailer: Joey WHITE. Darrel BAKER
For Adair County Clerk: Lisa GREER (R)
For Adair County Property Valuation Administrator: Jeffrey L. FEESE
For Mayor of the City of Columbia: - Ben ARNOLD . Ben ARNOLD - 2nd Ad. NEW! Ben ARNOLD - 3rd Ad
For Columbia City Council: Linda WAGGENER. Dr. Ronald P. ROGERS.
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Events scheduled for today, October 30, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. (ID:30537 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCT7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance. Not Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties Once at Docket for all Kentucky Counties, Choose 1) Circuit or District, 2) County - from drop down list 3) Verify dates :
Adair County. Adair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: One (1) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Event(s) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Thirty-seven (37) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Eighteen (18) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Six (6) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Twenty-six (26) Event(s) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:31060 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY for Dimple Jane Gilbert, Russell County, KY (1926-2014) (ID:31031 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:30598 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:30568 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTAl-Anon meets. (Every Thursday)
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY (ID:30653 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00pmCTProof by David Auburn by LWC Theatre Program
Tickets required: 270-590-4803 or
at V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY (ID:30440 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00pmCTCAUD hydrants will be flushing waterlines on KY 768 from Glens Fork to Highway 1952 and KY 704 from the beginning to 9095 Fairplay Road 8pm-4pmCT. If you notice someone during these hours where we have flush valves know they are only flushing lines and should be in a company marked truck. - Jennifer Carter (ID:31023 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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Distinguished panel discusses politics on DPI

2014-10-30 - WLCU Broadcast Studios, 203 West Broadway, Campbellsville, KY 42718U - Photo Drew Tucker, Campbellsville University. A distinguished panel from left, Trey Grayson, Ronnie Ellis, and Al Cross join moderator Dr. John Chowning, will discuss the upcoming 2014 Kentucky U.S. Senate Race. The program will air on WLCU Tv and elsewhere. (Click Readmore)

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Today, THURSDAY with CM, 30 Oct 2014
For Day 303 of 2014. There are 62 days remaining in 2014.

Haiku by Robert Stone for October 30, 2014:
One may need a day
without tame domestic joys
but not everyday.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 30 October 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1143

There is no more text for this article. Click for printable version. Posted on 2014-10-30 03:29:39

Virginia driver injured in KY 70 collision, Casey County

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LIBERTY, KY - (29 Oct 2014) Tpr. Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred today at 7:40amET, 4 miles east of Liberty on KY 70. 60-year-old Glenita Gail Vannostrand, of Clintwood, VA, was traveling west on KY 70, operating a 1998 Jeep. Vannostrand was traveling west on KY 70 when she lost control of her vehicle as she topped a hill, overcorrected, traveled off of the roadway and struck the ditch-line. She was treated and released from Casey County Hospital.

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2014-10-29 13:19:30 | Comments | See topic Kentucky State Police

Gov. Beshear presents funding for E-town Ring Road extension

Final section of project to connect bypass with both I-65, WK Parkway

By Kerri Richardson and Terry Sebastian
News from Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear today presented a ceremonial check representing preconstruction funding for a project long sought by leaders in Elizabethtown and Hardin County - the final extension of Ring Road to create a badly needed bypass around Elizabethtown.

"Our transportation system is a key to the economic well-being of our entire Commonwealth," Gov. Beshear said. "But that system is much more than interstate highways and bridges over mighty rivers. At the community level, it's the local streets and roads and connectors like Ring Road that support the life and commerce of the community."

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2014-10-29 12:40:50 | Comments

Jannie Kay Luttrell, 50, Columbia, KY (1964-2014)

She was a member of Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. She was the daughter of Vernon Luttrell, who survives, and the late Carol Cowan Luttrell.
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Jannie Kay Luttrell, 50, of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 2:50pmCT, at Summit Manor Health & Rehab, Columbia, KY, after an illness.

Funeral service will be at 10amCT, Friday, October 31, 2014 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Frank Wood & Bro. Mark Polston officiating. Burial in New Hope Cemetery, 131 New Hope Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 2pmCT, Thursday. October 30, 2014.

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2014-10-29 12:05:26 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

The Adair County High School Canopy as a colonnade

2014-10-30 - 526 Indian DR, Columbia, KY - Photo (c)
Construction on the new canopies for Adair County High School above and Adair County Middle School are progressing at a good pace, Superintendent Alan Reed related in an interview Wednesday following the Tue 28 Oct 2014. The aluminum columns at this stage of construction on Wed 29 Oct 2014, were at a stage which could have been mistaken as the completion of a colonnade, as an architectural accent for the building. But when complete, the stucture will be a long awaited functional bus loading an unloading zone, a four decades old unfinished part of the high school.

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Comment on derivation of name of Stanford, KY

Vonnie Kolbenschlag writes:
Is the name of HWY 206 not "Sanford" but "Stanford"? (Ans: Yes, of course. That typo is now corrected. - EW)

As a short form of Standing Fort that Logan built as one of the earliest in Kentucky.

Dan Trabue and his brother had the job of supplying early forts with food, ammunition and letters from Virginia. Logan's Fort was one of the largest. From Logan's fort, Col. Casey, a brother-in-law, migrated to this area and built his fort. Logan and Casey were married to Montgomery sisters, women who endured living in forts and raising children in this frontier settlement. - Vonnie Kolbenschlag
Comments re photo 57311 Adair County Vista From Goodin Building to KY 206

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2014-10-29 11:51:37 | Comments | See topic Local History

CACEDA special meeting Friday 31 Oct 2014

Received 11:10amCT. Posted 11:52amCT, 29 Oct 2014

The Columbia-Adair County Economic Development Authority, Inc. will meet Friday, October 31 at 8amCT, at the Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY.

The agenda will include:
  • Welcome & call to order
  • Determination of a Quorum
  • Business:
    1. Build-Ready Project/KY Cabinet of Economic Development (Web Site:
    2. Visit at Green River Commerce Park Mark Dykes
    3. Entrepreneurial & Career Expo Stivers
  • Other Business
Next Meeting: Tue 18 Nov 2014. The meeting is open to the public. Sue Stivers, Executive Director.

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2014-10-29 11:35:21 | Comments

Trunk-or-Treat at Columbia Christian Church - 31 Oct 2014

We will be having Trunk-or-Treat at Columbia Christian Church, 206 Campbellsville Street, on 5pm-7pmCT, Friday, 31 Oct 2014. Just in case of rain, we will be inside, in the Activities Center. - Adam Shepard

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2014-10-29 11:26:01 | Comments

NO CAMP CASEY TODAY; unforeseen situation

Please make other arrangements for your Camp Casey child

By Dana Harmon 21st CCLC Director

There will be NO Camp Casey after school today, (usually at 3pmCT), October 29, 2014, at Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we have just been notified that water will be shut off during after school hours for a maintenance issue. Please make other arrangements for your child after school. --Dana Harmon 21st CCLC Director

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2014-10-29 11:20:16 | Comments

Nominees for 4th District Fish & Wildlife boad member

2014-10-30 - Green Co. High School, 302 Brummel Avenue Greensburg, KY - Photo (c)
Four men received nominations for the 4th District of Kentucky Fish & Wildlife board at Green County High School on Tue 28 Oct 2014. Up to five could have been named for forwarding to Gov. Steve Beshear, who will appoint one nominee to represent the Fourth Wildlife District which includes Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue Marion, Metcalfe, Monoe, Nelson, Taylor and Washington Counties. That choice would then be subject to Senate confirmation. Had over five been nominated in Greensburg, a vote would have been taken to choose the top five. That was unnecessary, but it appeared that over half the crowd was there in support of the first nominee, Barry Stotts of Columbia. Greg K. Johnson, Commissione of the Kentucky Fish & Wildlife presided.

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Treats on the Town has 28 participants. Ready for any weather

If weather warrants going indoors from the Public Square, event location will be at Jim Blair Center. CM will keep public posted. Hurry, if you plan to attend the event and hand out treats

By Debbie Selby
Treats on the Town Coordinator or C/AC Chamber of Commerce

There are currently have 28 participants for Treats on The Town. That is awesome.

We've already planned for rainy or snowy bad weather. We have permission to move to the (inside at Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY). Watch for details. The time will remain the same, either way. We will also call all participants, as well. - Debbie Selby
Treats on the Town, will be Friday, 31 Oct 2014, 4pm-7pm, on the Square surrounding the Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY (Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, KY in case of weather alternate site). The Downtown Square will be closed off at Reed Street on Jamestown Street, Merchant/Reed on Campbellsville Street, Monroe (possibly High for the Fall Festival at the Columbia Baptist Church on Greensburg Street, and Fortune Street on Burkesville Street. To register and secure a spot: Call Debbie Selby at 270-384-6433 x 7224 or 270-250-1046 - (c) CM

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2014-10-29 11:12:21 | Comments

28 Oct 2014 Russell County Grand Jury returns indictments

Indictments handed down on Wed 28 Oct 2014 include drug, sexual offenses, assault, theft by deception, others.

The Russell County Grand Jury (57th Judicial Circuit), Jamestown, KY, returned indictments against the following nine individuals:

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2014-10-29 10:37:00 | Comments

Can't remember if some of words on CM taught at U of UCE*

*University of Union Chapel

Larry Joe Murray writes:
Would you please ask Mr. Fudge and also Mr. Babin to please use words that us old country boys from south of Jamestown can understand. I don't remember those big words being taught at the University of Union Chapel Elementary. Many thanks. - Larry Joe Murray
Comments re article 70743 Comment adequately photographing magnificent tree

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2014-10-29 09:39:38 | Comments | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Stephen Beus to give recital at CU - 3 Nov 2014

By Kasey Ricketts

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Award winning and world traveling pianist Stephen Beus, who teaches at the University of Oklahoma and who is a Steinway Artist, will be performing the Kentucky Music Teachers Association Conference Artist Concert at 7pmCT/8pmET, Mon 3 Nov 2014 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. His concert is co-sponsored by the Central Kentucky Arts Series. - from CU

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2014-10-29 09:29:22 | Comments | See topic Local Arts Scene

Favorite Old Postcard - Southwest Corner Public Square ca 1903

2014-10-30 - Columbia, KY - Photo from Ann Curtis.
Paired Photo: See also: The Arnold Building, SW corner of the Square - 29 Oct 2014
The color scheme was quite different for the Southwest Corner of the Square in this favorite old Postcard first posted after being received from Ann Heskamp and posted. 2007-07-15 . "Note cast iron trim on red brick building...probably around 1903." The caption further read, "Approximately one-third of the building on the corner, right hand side of photo, is being remodeled as the "Red Brick Recording Studio" by owner Mike Harris. On the left side of the photo, from left, the then two story Jeffries Building. then the handsome old First National Bank building, then the Reed, later Nell Variety Store. Harris' renovation will break up the monolithic look of the red brick building into what will be three building fronts, which will help avoid the 'dead space' of consolidated, non-retail outlets which suppress traffic. The more small frontages in a stretch, the more traffic, planners say, with the biggest attractants food establishments and small retail. Ideally, many service and professional offices are located upstairs or in the backs of buildings. And while reducing the shock and awe of monolithic frontages, the smaller shops dramatically increase the traffic to non-retail. - EW

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Retired editor, KY Historical Society's 'Register', to receive award

Russell Harris will be recognized for 37 year career
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By Laurel Harper

FRANKFORT, KY (Oct. 29, 2014) -- The Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) has awarded Russell Harris a 2014 Kentucky Archives Month Certificate of Merit for "Notable Service to and Advocacy for Archives in Kentucky" by a public official. Harris is former senior associate editor of the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. SHRAB will present the award to Harris at the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), 100 W Broadway, Frankfort, at 8amCT/9amET, Friday, 31 Oct 2014, one of the final events celebrating Kentucky Archives Month.

The award honors Harris' 37-year career in which he "worked diligently to nurture and advance historical scholarship in the state and throughout the South." It also credits him with developing an exemplary and comprehensive knowledge of archival collections across Kentucky. Harris retired from KHS in August 2013.

Darrell Meadows, KHS's director of research and interpretation, and Tony Curtis, assistant editor of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition, nominated Harris for the award, which was endorsed by KHS executive director Kent Whitworth and assistant director Scott Alvey.

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2014-10-29 08:53:14 | Comments

LWC Men's Soccer ascends to No. 5 in latest national rankings

Blue Raiders earned 502 total voting points

By: Matthew Stokes

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson men's soccer team moved up three spots to No. 8 in the newest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, as announced by the national office on Tuesday, October 28.

Since the Oct. 21 edition of the rankings, the Blue Raiders (11-2-1, 6-0-1 Mid-South Conference) won at Georgetown (KY) by a 2-0 margin on Wednesday, October 22.

Former MSC member Rio Grande (OH) repeats as the poll's No. 1 team, claiming 591 voting points total as well as all 21 first-place votes.

Behind Rio Grande in the rankings is Ashford (IA), which earned 548 total voting points. The remainder of the poll's top-five consists of Thomas (GA) (542) and Texas at Brownsville (541).

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2014-10-29 07:42:07 | Comments | See topic Sports

LWC Volleyball Wins 23rd Straight

Blue Raiders keep their perfect Mid-South Conference record intact.
No. 10 LWC Volleyball sets program record with 23-consecutive wins in sweep of No. 16 Georgetown

By: Charlie Balcom

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - The No.10-ranked Lindsey Wilson volleyball team went on the road and swept No. 16 Georgetown (Ky.) 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-22) on Tuesday night at the Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.

The Blue Raiders (27-2, 11-0 Mid-South Conference) have now won a program-record 23-consecutive matches, a streak that began earlier this season on Aug. 29.

The victory also gives Lindsey Wilson a commanding lead in the MSC standings, keeping the perfect 11-0 record intact while handing the Tigers their second conference loss of the year.

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2014-10-29 07:39:30 | Comments | See topic Sports

Adair County Clerk's office open 4 Nov 2014 - for election only

The Adair County clerk's office, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, will be open 6am-6pmCT or ???, Tue 4 Nov 2014, but only for matters relating to the General Election. No other business will be conducted on Election Day. JOYCE RODGERS, Adair County Court Clerk, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-384-2801

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2014-10-29 06:58:07 | Comments

Edit tidbit reminds of importance of Russell family in Adair Co.

Comments re photo 57291: Mr Richard Phelps as JO Russell 18561928 JIM writes:
Ed, I think you mean John Orion Russell instead of James Orion. (John had a brother James who, among other things, served as Columbia postmaster for a few years in the early 1900s.) - JIM
Jim, thanks. You are right, of course, the change has been made on the photo of Mr. Richard Phelps. Thanks for bringing the memory of the postmaster James Russell to light. I've always wonder if there is a history of the Columbia Post Office anywhere. I don't want to see the memory of the "HyPO" the mail sorting bus which used to bring the mail from Louisville all the way down to Burkesville, KY. Looking back, it was a Duckbill Platypus of Postal Deliveries. Don't know if anything similar is still in existence on planes, trains or busses, but sometimes an old answer is best. - CM

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2014-10-29 06:10:20 | Comments

The Arnold Building, SW corner of the Square - 29 Oct 2014

2014-10-30 - SW Corner Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo (c)
Paired Photo: See also: Favorite Old Postcard - Southwest Corner Public Square ca 1903
- New front was nearing completion Wednesday evening, 29 Oct 2014. Casey Norris has been doing most of the painting as the building is transformed. Interestingly, the lower window, for the first in modern memory (modern = since the 1940's; may other can remember earlier) now appears to be part of the Arnold Building. Up close an outline of a door can be seen. That door once led to the Adair County News office, more heard than seen until the News hit the mail routes the middle of each week. It cost a nickel in those days. The sound was the clatter of the Linotype machine run by the late Bill Downs and the rhythmic printing of of sheets of newsprint on a flatbed press. The News still lives, in the words of Richard Phelps, because it is not forgotten. It is kept alive through the work of JIM and Mike Watson, the history brother/cousins, and many others. More recently is has been the home of an art distribution company headed by Billy Joe & Libby Fudge, on the street level, and an art gallery owned by Margaret Arnold on the second story. The building was home for a few years to a very popular Sirius Coffee shop, owned by Debra Shaw.

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What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Betty's OK Country Cooking
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone (270) 384-5664. No smoking section. Breakfast served anytime.
Breakfast Special 5am-11amCT, Mon-Fri 2 pieces of bacon or 1 sausage patty, 1 egg and 1 biscuit smothered with gravy, $2.99
Blue plate special, 10:30am-2pmCT Mon-Thu - Meat (except catfish) + 2 sides, bread, $5.99
Lunch/Dinner on the Buffet - MEATS: Catfish. Meatloaf. Tenderloin. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Macaroni/Cheese. Pinto Beans. Fried Potatoes. Baked Beans. Harvard Beets. Rolls or Cornbread. On Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles and a Fruit.
Desserts Today:. Chocolate Cake. Pumpkin Pie. HOMEMADE CHERRY COBBLER. Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Coconut Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Chocolate Pie. Sugar Free Vanilla. Pies. Betty's Internationally famous OKCC specialty: SAND PIE.
Betty's OK Country Cooking: FULL MENU (Posted Dec. 14, 2013)

Adair County Schools
from Dayna Feese, Assistant Food Service Director, Carol Roy, Director of Food Services, Adair Co. School District.
Phone 270-384-2476.

Adair County School District lunches are FREE this 2014-15 School Year.
BREAKFAST: Scrambled Eggs. Toast & Bacon. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
LUNCH: For Adair County Primary Center and Adair County Elementary School: Hot Dog on Bun or Little Caesar's Pizza. Garden Salad. Corn. WG Rice Krispie Treat. Fruit. For Adair County High School & Adair County Middle School: Ham or Turkey Sub. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
See Month at Time Menu: Adair County School Menu: Oct 6 -Oct. 31, 2014/PDF

Anderson's Pizzeria.
4 Page Menu
1411 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY. Open Tuesday-Thursday 10:30am-9pmCT. Friday-Saturday, 10:30am-10pmCT. Open Sunday 11am-9pmCT. Closed Mondays. Phone 270-384-3333 All major credit cards, Visa, Mastercharge, and Discover, accepted. Wi-Fi. No Smoking.
Anderson's Pizzeria is the place for Pizza Buffets. Have lunch here today.
NEW: Anderson's Pizzeria will be offering a lunch buffet on weekdays (Tuesday-Friday), 11am-2pm. The buffet includes our delicious pizza, salad, and spaghetti with garlic knots. It's only $6.99.
Anderson's Pizzeria has Meetings Room. Book Your Event Today.

CIRCLE R RESTAURANT - Russell Road, Columbia. Six Page MENU
712 Russell Road, Columbia KY. PHONE: (270) 384-3212. WINTER HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6am-8pmCT; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pmCT. Closed on Mondays. Executive Chef Sammy Genakos.
Breakfast The Coffee's Hot. Come in early for a traditional Circle R Breakfast.
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)
Lunch Dinner Special - CHICKEN STRIP BASKET or FRIED PORK CHOP with Gravy with 2 Sides, Choice of Texas Toast or Cornbread. $6.49.
Sides: Vegetable of the Day: White Beans. The Circle R serves these sides every day: - Real Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Cabbage. Fried Apples. Pinto Beans. Cole Slaw. Pickled Beets. Mac-N-Cheese. Side Salad. Baked Potato. Sweet Potato Casserole!
Desserts: NEW LIST! Salted Caramel Cheesecake. Bourbon Pecan Pie.
PRIME RIB after 4pmCT, every Saturday at the Circle R

Harvest Cafe
Harvest Cafe, formerly Cafe on the Square. Click to Current MENU for call ahead, carryout orders. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30amCT-3pmCT. Closed Saturday & Sunday. 212 Public Square, Downtown Columbia, KY. Non Smoking. Occasional audio. In Walking Distance of Lindsey Wilson College. 270-380-1004
BREAKFASTS! We're now open at 7:30amCT for Breakfasts. OMELETS a Specialty. And the Coffee's Hot.
Today's Lunch Specials:
6.99 Plate Lunch Special - CHICKEN POT PIE. Already a town favorite. With Side Salad!!! FREE TEA! Soups: Broccoli/Cheese Soup. Either, $2.99 small bowl; Full bowl, $3.99.
Special Desserts: Chocolate Chunk Cookies. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies. Raisin Cookies. Cream Cheese Walnut Mauritius. Blueberry, Chocolate, Banana Nut and Cinnamon Crisp Muffins. Apple, Cherry Turnovers.
- Steve Chundy, owner/manager.

Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli
In the Village of Vester, (Adair County), 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY 42728. Patty Smith Edwards, owner & manager. Phone 270-380-1039 Hours: 5am-7pmCT/6am-8pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. Smokers & Nonsmokers Welcome. (Open Grill MENU - (2013-08-31)
- Breakfast: Come in for full Breakfasts or Grab one of a variety of Fresh, Hot, and ready to eat Breakfast Sandwiches, Coffee and Drinks.
- Lunch/Dinner special(s) Roast & Gravy with 2 sides & Bread. $6.49
- Sides today: Real Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Corn. Slaw. Pinto Beans.
- Pinto Beans & Hoecake, $2.50
- Desserts. Orange Juice Cake. Always, our signature dessert, BROWN'S SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving.
Parties and meetings here: See Venues for Meetings

The Store - CLAY RIDGE, KY
in the Village of Clay Ridge, (Adair County), 7110 Greensburg Road, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-385-9157. Hours: 6am-2pmCT/7am-3pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. All major credit cards. Smokers & Non. - EVERYBODY Welcome!
See you starting at 6amCT for Breakfast Eggs your way. Breakfast plates. Try Sausage Biscuit, Bacon Biscuit, and Country Ham biscuit.
Today: BEEF MANHATTAN A meal in itself. With Tender Roast Beef on Mound of Mashed Potatoes, between two slices of bread, all smothered in brown gravy. $5.99.
Always: the Very Best Hamburgers in Adair County - probably Green, Taylor & Metcalfe too. That's what people tell us, but don't take somebody else's word for it: Come out and Try Them
Drive over today to Clay Ridge TODAY: The food is great, portions are generous, and the prices can't be beat. - Shelia Ruczienski

21 Birthdays and Anniversaries for October 30
Happy Birthday, Chelsea Beard | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connie Cheatham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donita Loy Hortillosa | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Orley Absher (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kevin Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tiffanie Shelton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tonya VanArsdale Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Aleta S. Neagle, 82, Green County, KY (1931-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elbert Nolley, Taylor Co. native (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Henningsen, Glens Fork, Adair Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Bill) Nicely, 78, Casey Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl T. Jessie native, Adair Co, KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, J.D. Bell, Taylor Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ida Brown, Casey Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Blankenship, Russell Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daniel William (Billy) Mitchell, Taylor Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ilene Fisher, Russell County, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Panza Okla Delp, Liberty, KY - Roley, Adair Co. KY native (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobbie Biggs, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edgar Troutman, 96, Adair County, KY (1917-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory, Fern Johnson, Casey Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
View all birthdays and anniversaries for this month and next month on our Celebrations Page. Submit your birthday or anniversary using our Contact Form.


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