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Columbia City Council Regular Meeting, 3 Oct 2016 - AGENDA

There will be a regular meeting of the Columbia City Council at 6pmCT, Monday, 3 Oct 2016, in the Council Meeting Room, City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with the following agenda:

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2016-09-30 12:36:51 | Comments

Sadly, the number of obituaries have been unusually high
Three since midnight this morning, over 20 in the last four days.
If you are looking for one and don't see it on the front page, Click to Last 200 Obituaries Index
for obituaries from all funeral homes in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties.


Adair County FFA students honored for 1st Place at state fair


2016-09-30 - Adair Board of Education Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Wes Feese, Media Relations, Adair County School District.

From left, FFA students Dylan Hancock, Preston Cundiff, Matthew McCarrol, Sam Baker, and Mason Carter. The group was honored for winning first place at the Kentucky State Fair for their restoration efforts on 1947 Farmall M tractor. - Wes Feese


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Versailles man sentenced distributing Fentanyl that caused death

The defendant sold fentanyl that was disguised as a pain pill

From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Western District of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY (Fri 30 Sep 2016) - A Lexington, KY, man, who previously admitted to distributing fentanyl, that was disguised as a pain pill and caused the overdose death of a Woodford County woman, has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.


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2016-09-30 11:45:05 | Comments

Fog a likely factor in early morning commutes.
Hazardous Weather Outlook from National Weather Service, Louisville, KY.

For updates, click to National Weather Service/Louisville, KY Latest update on CM, 347 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016 /247 AM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016
TONIGHT - "FOG MAY BECOME LOCALLY DENSE IN PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY THROUGH EARLY MORNING.."
Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio and Local Media including ColumbiaMagazine.com and Larry Smith on the WAVE 92.7 and the Big Dawg, FM 99.9 for weather updates.

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 58 F
Casey: 60 · Cumberland: 62 · Green: 57
Metcalfe: 59 · Russell: 60 · Taylor: 57
Updated at 2:30pm Friday, September 30, 2016

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

ABC license issued for Los Dos Luna

The latest Adair County ABC licenses has been issued to Los Dos Lunas, Inc. at 1764 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, for a restaurant license for NQ-2 Retail Drink License, and Special Sunday Retail Drink License. The licenses are active today, Friday, September 30, 2016. Partner in the business is listed as Rafael A. Ortega. The property owner is Grider Properties, LLC.

The location is the 10th ABC license outlet in Adair County. Eight of the locations are licensed in the City of Columbia. Two are licensed in the county.


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2016-09-30 11:28:46 | Comments


KY Afield Outdoors: Taking a youth hunting

By Kevin Kelly

Frankfort, KY - Kentucky offers youth hunters an assortment of special seasons in the fall and winter months.

In the mind of a young hunter making the transition from observer to participant, these opportunities to hunt deer, elk, furbearers, small game and waterfowl are milestones never to be forgotten. As such, adult mentors know it falls on their shoulders to deliver a safe and enjoyable experience that leaves their young companion wanting to return to the field another day. It can be a lot of pressure.

Three experienced hunters and mentors - Capt. Richard Adkins, Derek Beard and Mark Marraccini - have developed strategies through the experience of teaching their own children to hunt. The following is an assortment of their tips:


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Events scheduled for today, September 30, 2016
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
MidnightCTAll Day Today: Time to Opt-In for CodeRED Weather Warnings. - Mike Keltner STORY/DIRECTIONS (ID:43371 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Jobs are Available for you!!! Be Ready Bright & Early in the Morning!!!
Focus NOW on getting a regular paycheck: GO STRAIGHT TO CM EMPLOYMENT .
If you need positions filled, find the best among the readers of ColumbiaMagazine.com Using any Contact/Submit Button. If you have questions Call 270-250-2730. (ID:43372 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00amCTAdair County Farmers Market Tuesdays & Fridays, June 3-September 30, 2016. 6am-10amCT, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds Street, Columbia, KY. - Nick Roy (ID:43373 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCT Clinton County Farmers Market, open 8amCT-sellout. Tue-Fri-Sat June 1-Oct 29, 2016. 19 Mountain View Parkway, Albany, KY. (ID:43374 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Russell County Farmers Market Open Each Friday. 8amCT-Sell Out., Lakeway Drive & Highway 127, Russell Springs, KY. (ID:43375 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7 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. Two (2) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Twenty-three (23) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:43379 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Metcalfe County Farmers Market Open Each Fri - 8am-1pmCT or until sell-out.
In Market Pavilion across from Metcalfe County Extension Office, 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY. (ID:43400 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:00amCTLINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE - HOMECOMING REGISTRATION - Homecoming Welcome Tent, Front Lawn Administration Building, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43386 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Willodene Bernard, 81, Russell County, KY (1934-2016) (ID:43351 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
BLUE is an energized Australian Shepherd mix.
He's Adoptable now at Green River Animal Shelter See him and others in CM ANIMALS

Green River Animal Shelter is the first place to look if your dog is lost. You'll always find a variety of puppies, kittens, dogs and cats ready and eager to join your family.

Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-5pmCT. GRAS, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY. You can help. Adopt. Volunteer. Give Time, Donate Money. Give needed supplies. Encourage the staff at GRAS who are doing such a wonderful job!
Stop in and see the progress we're making. Thanks, KIM TUCKER
(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM (ID:43380 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Funeral service for Sylvia Parrott, 91, Campbellsville, KY (1925-2016) (ID:43385 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:30amCTLWC Homecoming: Alumni College Session #1 - Homecoming Welcome Tent, Front Lawn Administration Building, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43387 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Emarie Lou Smith, 10 months, Adair County, KY (d. 26 Sep 2016) (ID:43352 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Funeral service for James Calvin Stumph, 80, Greensburg, KY (1936-2016) (ID:43382 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:43376 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTEarly Release Friday in Adair County School District. Fri 2 Sep 2016 thru Fri 28 Apr 2017 Wes Feese, Media Relations (ID:42766 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: Dedication of Victory Bell Tower - Campus Quadrangle, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43388 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC HOMECOMING: Lindsey Wilson Legacy Program. 1pm-4pmCT. - Homecoming Welcome Tent, Front Lawn Administration Building, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43389 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:30pmCTLWC Homecoming: Alumni College Session #2 - Homecoming Welcome Tent, Front Lawn Administration Building, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43390 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
2:00pmCTFuneral service for Diann Long, 69, Casey Co., KY (1947-2016)
(ID:43383 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: 14th Annual Morris Shepherd Ping Pong Tournament. - Cralle Student Center, 420 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE
(ID:43391 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: Inaugural Incoming Spades Tournament. With alumni Chris Estes & Ricky Farmer - Cralle Student Center, 420 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE
(ID:43392 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Trinity UMC, Gerald Wade Coomer, 64, Adair Co., KY (1952-2016)
(ID:43402 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:43377 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
ADAIR COUNTY BAND BINGO - at Adair Band Bingo Building - Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday. Open 5pm-10pmCT/6pm/11pmET, in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane (Bing Map/Direction from Anywhere) Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. (Sponsored) (ID:43378 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:30pmCTLWC Homecoming: Bonner Scholar Reunion. Wilkerson Bonner House, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43393 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: BSN Pre-Licensure Nursing Student Blessing and White Coat Ceremony V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43394 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTMarlene Taylor speaking at Journey to Recovery (ID:43345 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: President's Homecoming Reception, 6pm-8pmCT,Emily Hundley President's Home, 301 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43395 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: Blue Raiders Basketball Review Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43396 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00pmCTHS FOOTBALL - Unbeaten Adair County High School at Edmonson County at Edmonson County High School, 200 Wildcat Way (campus), Brownsville, KY. (70 Miles, 1.11 hours from Indian Stadium according to GoogleMaps.com). (ID:43381 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
LWC Homecoming: Men's Soccer hosts Campbellsville University, Walter S. Reuling Stadium, 151 Holloway Drive, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43397 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00pmCTLWC Homecoming: Blue Raider Alumni Basketball Game, Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43398 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:30pmCTLWC Homecoming: Homecoming Pep Rally, Campus Quadrangle, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY. HOMECOMING SCHEDULE (ID:43399 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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Jason Grant, Egypt, KY, used old technology to save money


2016-09-30 - Snake Creek, Egypt, Adair County, KY - Photo by Allison Horseman, Somerset Community College.
Somerset Community College student Jason Grant, Egypt Adair County, KY, engineered a ram pump to provide water for his farm. The pump, built using technology originating back to the 1800's, takes the energy of flowing water and pumps it uphill. Using the technology, he saves over $50 per month on water bills for his cattle. The step enabled him to see him through some pretty hard times after the Jamestown Fruit of the Loom plant closed. - Photo by Allison Horseman


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Today, FRIDAY with CM - 30 Sep 2016
For Day 274 of 2016. There are 91 days remaining in 2016.

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 30, 2016:
When decorum fails,
untimely merriment floods
solemn appearance.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 30 September 2016.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1844



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Supt. & board trumpet test scores, student achievement

Under the Unbridled Learning Accountability model, all four schools earned the Proficient/Progressing label, leading to the district's first-ever Proficient/Progressing/High Progress rating. FFA Team wins statewide contest. Cole Schmidt recognized for community service. Lauren McQuaide wins second term as student representative on School Board<
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By Wes Feese
Media Relations, Adair County Schools

The discussion at Thursday's September meeting of the Adair County School Board was the most positive in recent memory, with board members and Supt. Alan Reed speaking about the recently released, greatly improved 2016 state test scores and recognizing several outstanding high school students for their achievements.


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2016-09-30 10:58:38 | Comments | See topic Education

Jason Grant story is heartwarming

Tina York writes:
This is a heartwarming story. The Grant family will be in my thoughts and prayers. --Tina York
Comments re photo 68784 Jason Grant Egypt KY used old technology to save money


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2016-09-30 09:30:49 | Comments

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Days until the November 8, 2016 Kentucky General Election

 

Supt. Alan Reed makes statement on Academic Progress

Superintendent Alan W. Reed, sent the following letter to Adair County School District Staff, Faculty, and employees this morning, and has agreed to share it with CM Readers:

We finally did it! After nine years every school in our district is Proficient/High Progress. It has been a long climb up out of the hole we were in and I hope that today you are celebrating this magnificent turnaround with your colleagues.


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2016-09-30 08:17:07 | Comments

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Academics celebrated 29 Sep 2016 Adair School Board meeting


2016-09-30 - Adair County Board of Education Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com (c).
There were unfurlings and unfurlings of the new banners which celebrate the best academic standing in the history of the Adair County School District. Above, standing counterclockwise, are Jim Lieb, David Jones, John Shelly, and Steve Turner holding the huge vertical banner which will adorn Adair County Primary Center. Banners for all the schools were displayed - along with one for the Central Office. At left, Zac Oakes, the editor of the Adair Progess observed. It was a night of celebration for Athletics, Agriculture, campus aesthetics, and all extra-curricular activities - all with historic successes, but the perspective was summarized by Godfrey Jackson, in his plea to add Volleyball Coach and to open the idea of Archery. "We always remember that we start with Academics, concentrate on Behavior, and then, after we have those right, we try to provide athletic and extracurricular activities for every student. But always it Academics & Behavior first." Banners were unfurled fall the schools, along with a smaller one for the Central Office. - ED WAGGENER


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AC student makes old technology new again when hard times hit

Adair Countian Jason Grant, Snake Creek Road, Egypt, KY, is completing his college studies after a 20 year lapse. Since losing a dream job at Jamestown, KY, Fruit of the Loom, he's used old fashioned technology to help him through hard times. He installed a water ram for cattle he raises, and in the process, saved $50 a month. Now, in better times, he's back in college, aided by son Owen, a junior at Adair County High School, who often helps him with his math, and his son Jayce, a student at Lindsey Wilson College, and wife Wendy also help. Wendy, though, is fighting a battle with cancer, making Grant even more committed to finishing his degree.
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By Allison Horseman, Somerset Community College

SOMERSET, KY - (Fri 30 Sep 2016) - "As technology evolves, we are losing our roots."

Jason Grant, a Somerset Community College student, made that statement when describing a ram pump he engineered for his farm. Using technology originating back to the 1800's, Grant combined old technology with modern parts to come up with a solution to a problem he was faced with when watering his cattle.

Grant, age 42, lost his job when the Jamestown Fruit of the Loom factory closed down in 2014.


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2016-09-30 08:00:01 | Comments

Kingburgers kept cruisers energy up back in the day

Darlow "Rex" Rexroat writes:
Made a lot of trips around the Circle R, Jim Dandy and the Square in Town. Great places to cruise in your hot rod or muscle car. Ate a lot of King Burgers. - Darlow Rex Rexroat
Comments re photo 68750 Cruising landmark 1972 The Circle R


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2016-09-30 05:08:30 | Comments | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Injury Collision on Jamestown Street in Adair County

By Jason H. Norris, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police, Region

Columbia, KY (Thu 29 Sep 2016) Kentucky State Police Columbia investigated a two vehicle injury collision on Jamestown Street inside of Columbia today at 2:40pmCT.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 49 year-old Vicki Hatcher of Columbia was operating a 1999 Subaru stopped at the intersection of Jamestown Street and Gaston Avenue. 72 year-old Jewel Lunsford of Columbia was operating a 2002 Dodge van on Jamestown Street when she failed to stop striking the rear of Hatchers vehicle.

Lunsford and Hatcher were both wearing their seat belts. Hatcher was transported to TJ Samson/Columbia hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Trooper Nick Hale is investigating.


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2016-09-30 04:21:07 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports

LWC Homecoming Weekend schedule of celebration events

Lindsey Wilson College's 85th homecoming week will culminate with special events Friday, Sept. 30, Saturday, Oct. 1 with the big football game in Blue Raider Stadium against Union College, through the Sunday, Oct. 2 Homecoming Worship Service at the Columbia United Methodist Church. The celebration features several reunions, including reunions of the college's cycling and baseball alumni. Clicking 'read more' takes you to the complete schedule.

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2016-09-29 16:39:22 | Comments

Scenic Adair Co., KY: A sure sign


2016-09-30 - Adair County, KY - Photo Simply Jane (c) - Jane Smith.
A sure sign that fall is in the air. - Jane Smith


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Eight to be Honored at 85th LWC Homecoming Weekend

Honorees are Jeni South Huff, Joe Haley, Dr. S. Ross Martin, Dr. April Richardson-Hatcher, J. Paul Long, Amy Thompson-Wells, Evlyn Komosa, and Dr. Mohammad Pourheydarian
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By Venus Popplewell
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Six alumni and two longtime friends of the college will be honored at Lindsey Wilson College's 85th homecoming weekend, to be held September 30 and October 1, 2016.The event will be held at 11amCT Saturday, October 1, in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY.

The weekend will also feature several reunions, including reunions of the college's cycling and baseball alumni.


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2016-09-29 16:03:50 | Comments

Improvements to Kennedy Bridge are nearly complete

Downtown Crossing: Bridge expected to reopen to southbound traffic in 1 week
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From Commonwealth News Service

LOUISVILLE, KY (Thu 29 Sep 2016) -Extensive improvements to the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge are nearly complete, with the bridge scheduled to reopen to I-65 South traffic in October. When the bridge reopens to southbound traffic, direct access from I-65 South to I-64 East, I-64 West and I-71 North will be restored.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said crews with Walsh Construction are on track to open the Kennedy Bridge to southbound traffic in about 1 weeks. If the weather cooperates, the Kennedy Bridge should be open to three lanes of traffic by early Monday, October 10. When that happens, two lanes will carry through traffic to I-65 South. A third lane will carry traffic to I-64 East, I-64 West and I-71 North.


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2016-09-29 15:50:30 | Comments

Louisville man pleads guilty to participating in kickback scheme

With former Secretary of Kentucky's Personnel Cabinet
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LEXINGTON, KY (Wed 28 Sep 2016) - Lawrence J. O'Bryan, a business owner from Louisville, Ky., admitted in federal court today that he participated in a kickback scheme involving the former Secretary of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, Timothy Longmeyer.

O'Bryan, 57, pleaded guilty to three counts charging bribery of a public official, before U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell. O'Bryan waived his right to be indicted by a grand jury and pleaded guilty to the charges brought by Kerry B. Harvey, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.'


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2016-09-29 15:34:16 | Comments

Vibra Healthcare to pay $32.7 million to resolve claims

For medically unnecessary services. Allegations included admitting patients to Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital, located in Bowling Green, KY, who did not qualify for admission
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From U.S. District Attorney's Office
Department of Justice, Western District of KY

WASHINGTON, DC (Thu 29 Sep 2016) - Vibra Healthcare LLC (Vibra), a national hospital chain headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, has agreed to $32.7 million, plus interest, to resolve claims that Vibra violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare for medically unnecessary services, the Department of Justice announced today.

"Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to receive care that is determined by their clinical needs and not the financial interests of healthcare providers," said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Mizer, head of the Justice Department's Civil Division. "All providers of taxpayer-funded federal healthcare services, whether contractors or direct billers, will be held accountable when their actions cause false claims for medically unnecessary services to be submitted."


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2016-09-29 15:29:11 | Comments

The AC Garden Club Squarecrows are in place


2016-09-30 - Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Innocent Bystander .
Adair County Garden Club members Donna Jones, Lila Loy, Betty Knifley, Glenda Brouckaert putting out the club's Squarecrows. - Donna Jones Paired photo. See - Adair County Garden Club Squarecrows


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Academic Dean Phyllis got it right

Personal gratitude to Dean Phyllis Curry and Superintendent Alan Reed.
- Response to: Academic Dean Curry: On AC District's new academic status
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By Ralph Waggener

Phyllis Curry got it right.

No magic bullet, no expensive expert, no program can get anything done. When you get your mind set to get something done, and have the work ethic to do it, it gets done!

Wish this was catching like the flu, then we would see more done around here in Adair County!


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2016-09-29 15:03:13 | Comments | See topic Commentary

Squarecrows spaces reserved already enough to fill the Square!

But this year there will be a spillover area in the Alta Garnett yard by Columbia Baptist Church and a Story Trail has been added. Selection of best will be made at People's Choice Award with voting at the Retired Teacher's booth during Downtown Days.
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By Ellen Zornes, President, Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce

Soon the square will come alive with Squarecrows of all shapes and sizes. If you haven't registered your Squarecrow yet, there's still time . . . but the square is full so it'll be in the spillover area by Columbia Baptist Church where Mrs. Alta Garnett's House stood.


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2016-09-29 14:45:39 | Comments

Why did some early Kentuckians want to leave the U.S.?

By Janene Zaccone
News from the Kentucky Historical Society

Frankfort, Ky. (Thu 29 Sep 2016) - Gen. George Rogers Clark once swore allegiance to France. Kentuckian Gen. James Wilkinson pledged his loyalty to Spain, and, if his efforts to align the region with that country had succeeded, today's Kentuckians might speak Spanish as a first language.


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2016-09-29 11:56:15 | Comments | See topic Local History

Ellen Zornes: Story Walk a wonderful addition to Squarecrows

Ellen Zornes writes:
This is a simply wonderful addition to our community's Squarecrows. Can't wait to see all the families enjoying the time together around our beautiful square! - Ellen Zornes
Comments re article 85946 Story Walk will be an added feature during Squarecrow contest


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2016-09-29 11:48:55 | Comments | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

CJE Stephens, LaGene Sexton and Sharon Burton


2016-09-30 - Lexington, KY - Photo By Lisa Fisher-Clark, the Wave, FM 92.7.
A large delegation from Columbia were on hand last night, Thursday, September 29, 2016, for the Al Smith Journalism Award ceremony. This year's honor went to Sharon Burton, standing, above, seated are Adair County CJE Mike Stephens and LaGene Sexton. The honor is one of the highest in Kentucky Journalism. Cellphoto above by Lisa Fisher Clark, the Wave, FM 92.7


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LWC Volleyball takes two-day swing through MSC

By Matt Wurzburger

No. 2-ranked Lindsey Wilson volleyball begins a two-day Mid-South Conference road swing when they face Cumberlands (Ky.) on Tuesday. The Blue Raiders (13-1, 4-1 MSC) then face Pikeville (Ky.) on Wednesday night.

Lindsey Wilson defeated Shawnee State (Ohio) on Sept. 24. The Blue Raiders held the Bears to a .000 attacking percentage in the straight-sets victory.

Makenzie Montano recorded 24 assists against Shawnee State. She now has 3,144 career assists and is 35 shy of passing Sarah Kline for the fourth-most in Lindsey Wilson program history.

Cumberlands (12-5, 4-2 MSC) is coming off a five-set loss at Campbellsville (Ky.) The Patriots took the first two sets before Campbellsville rallied off victories in the final three sets to take the match.


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2016-09-29 11:46:37 | Comments | See topic Sports

What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Betty's Country Cooking - MENU
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone 270-384-5664.
Betty's OKCC is now non-smoking. Breakfast served anytime.
Betty's Breakfast Special Mon-Sat, 5am-11amCT.
1 egg, 1 sausage or 2 pcs. of bacon or 2 links, 1/2 order of biscuit and gravy only $2.99
Pick Three Menu for $3.50! Choices 2 eggs, 2 pcs Bacon, 2 Sausage Patties, 2 Sausage Links, Half Order of Biscuit & Gravy, 4 French Toast Sticks. 2 Aunt Jemima Waffles, 2 Pieces of Toast. No substitutions

Lunch/Dinner Specials
Hot Bar - MEATS: Catfish. Salisbury Steak/with Brown Gravy. Fried Chicken/Legs. Country Ham. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Brown Gravy. Corn. Green Beans. Pinto Beans. Fried Apples. Broccoli Casserole. Whole Parsley Potatoes. Key West Blend. Cold Bar. Bowtie Pasta Salad. Coleslaw. Cottage Cheese. Fruit. Pickles. Red Relish. Onions. Tarter Sauce.
Desserts today -. CHERRY COBBLER. STRAWBERRY CAKE. HOMEMADE PUMPKIN PIE! Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Coconut Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Peach Pie. Sugar Free Chocolate Creme Pie. Betty's Internationally famous OKCC specialty: Sand Pie.


A & M Trading Post - Coburg, KY MENU/With sneak preview of our tentative new name
A & M Farmers Market Chop House Restaurant, 7393 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY 270-805-8711. Hours: 5:30am-3pm Monday through Friday; Saturdays 5amCT til 1pmCT. Non-Smoking..
Breakfasts Served anytime, Prepared to order, 5am-3pmCT (1pmCT on Saturdays).
Come to Coburg for coffee & breakfast - to A & M and then for FISH FRIDAY

TODAY'S SPECIALS -
- FISH BASKET - with 5pcs. Fish + 1 Side $7.99
- 2pc FISH BASKET - with 1 Side, $5.
- FISH SANDWICH - Dressed your way. with 1 Side $6.99
- CHICKEN STRIP BASKET - with 1 Side, $6.99
- SIDES - French Fries, Tater Tots, Side Salad. Onion Rings.
- DESSERTS - Cheesecake (New York Style & Chocolate). Peanut Butter Pie. Only in Coburg!!! $1.99. per serving.
- Melissa Moore, Owner/Operator


Adair County Schools
from Dayna Parnell, Ass't Food Service Director, Carol Roy, Director of Food Services, Adair Co. School District. Phone 270-384-2476. SEP 2016 Menu for ACHS & ACMS | SEP 2016 Menu for ACES & ACPC | Free Lunches PDF | Adair Co. School 2016-17 Calendar PDF | Transportation Directory

BREAKFAST ALL SCHOOLS: Chicken & Biscuit. Choice of Low-Fat Milk. Variety of General Mills and Kellogg's Cereals offered daily at breakfast. Toast offered daily at breakfast.

LUNCH
ACPC & ACES: - Grilled Cheese Sandwich OR Big Daddy Cheese Pizza. Garden Salad. Corn. Mixed Fruit Cup/Strawberry Cup. Fudge Bar. Fresh Fruit.. Fresh Fruit.
ACMS & ACHS: - Big Daddy Cheese Pizza. Garden Salad. Corn. Mixed Fruit Cup/Strawberry Cup. Fudge Bar. Fresh Fruit.

ALL SCHOOLS: Choice of Low Fat Milk


Bustin' Loose BBQ - MENU
806 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-634-3239. Hours: Thu-Fri-Sat 10:30am-7:30pmCT or until Sold Out, whichever is first.
BBQ Lovers: Bustin' Loose is OPEN & Smoking TODAY, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 !!!
- OPEN Thursday, Friday, & Saturday.
Study our MENU this morning and be ready for Eat-in or Carry-out Barbecue.
Plate lunch: Includes Meat, 2 sides, and bread, $7
Meats: BBQ Shoulder, Chicken, Pork Chop, Pulled Pork
Catfish: Served with 2 sides, $7.00
Sides: Slaw, Potato Salad, Cabbage, Baked Beans, Vinegar Slaw, Fries
Loaded Baked Potato: Includes one side, $7
After 4pmCT Today, we'll be serving: BBQ RIBS - with 2 sides and bread, $10
BBQ BRISKET - with 2 sides and Bread, $10.

BULK ORDERS: See our MENU
Desserts - Homemade Fried Pies, $1.50 each!
DELIVERIES - Want it at home or your hotel, at your reunion, on a picnic, or in Bulk as the centerpiece of a get-together? WE DELIVER on ORDERS of $25 or more. Free in Columbia. Call 270-634-3239 top place your order and for special deals on other deliveries.
Davey Burton, Pitmaster & Proprietor


Circle R Restaurant MENU
- 712 Russell Road, Columbia KY. PHONE: 270-384-3212. HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6am-8pmCT; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pmCT. Closed on Mondays. Executive Chef Sammy Genakos.
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)

Lunch/Dinner Specials.
- CATFISH DINNER - With 2 sides & Bread. $7.99
- SALMON PATTIES - With 2 sides & Bread. $7.99
- SIDES: . Vegetable of the Day: MIXED GREENS. We serve 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: Check the desserts case when entering the dining room.
A reminder from Chef Sammy Genakos: PRIME RIB! Every SATURDAY after 4pmCT.


Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli is OPEN MENU
In the Village of Vester, (Adair County), 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY 42728. Patty Smith Edwards, owner & manager. Phone 270-380-1039 Hours: 5am-5pmCT Mon-Tue-Wed-Thu. Open until 7pmCT on Fish Fridays. Open 5am-7pmCT on FISH FRIDAYS. Open 5am-2pm Saturdays. Closed Sundays. Liberty Road Grocery & Deli is SMOKE FREE.

Head for the Ridge Today for FISH FRIDAY and lots more!
(Check our new FALL Hours, above.)
- COUNTRY BREAKFASTS Home cooked to order. Eggs. Sausage, Country & City Ham, Tenderloin. Biscuits & Homemade Gravy! Breakfast Sandwiches in Grab-n-Go hot box.

Hearty 2 PANCAKES & 4 Strips of BACON $3.99!


Lunch/Dinner Specials
- FISH PLATE - with Fries & Slaw, $6.99
- BUTTERFLY SHRIMP - with Fries & Slaw, $7.99
- CLAM STRIPS - - with Fries & Slaw, $7.99
- COMBINATION PLATTER - with Fish, Shrimp & Clams, $9.99
- HAMBURGER STEAK - with Fries & Slaw, $6.99
- DESSERTS - Snickers Pie, Reeses Pie. Chess Bars. No-Bake Cookies, Ice Creams.
- Patty Edwards


Tray's Garden MENU.
906 Jamestown Street, Columbia KY. PHONE: 270-384-2838 HOURS: Monday through Saturday. Open 10amCT daily. Closed Sunday
South Central Kentucky's finest all-you-care-to-eat Chinese Buffet

Buffet includes Chinese meat entrees - Nobody does Chicken better - Chinese or Fried Chicken (not served everyday). Always an array of freshly prepared vegetables, rice, soups, salads, and the buffet includes dessert. Lunch buffet just $6.99; Dinner buffet, $7.99
TRAY'S GARDEN: One of Columbia's oldest and proudest restaurant traditions. is now in its 22nd year in business in Columbia, KY.



48 Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 30
Happy Anniversary, Ed and Lynne Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Tony and Scotty Thompson (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Judy Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Anna Beth Sharpe (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Burns (1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Caleb Ryan Morgan (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chaseton D. Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cheri Stephens (1965) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Garet Day | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gerald Doss (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Murphy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jasmine Hammond (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katherine Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Tarter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katlyn Robertson (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Keaton Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Meredith Compton (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michelle Murrell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rep. John Bam Carney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sarah Thompson Dean (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Bragg | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Terry Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tyler Absher (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grover Junior Rodgers, 74, Taylor Co., KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arlus "Red" Bernard Russell Springs, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dessie Lou Smith, Windsor, KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ward Russell Bryant, Adair Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garth Roosevelt Dudgeon, Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clarence R. Clark, Adair Co., KY, native (1926-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mable McClister, Adair Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael (Bull) Cowan, Adair Co., KY (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Curry, Adair County, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bessie Rae Harmon, Adair County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara A. Pruyear, Taylor County, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Otis C. Wilham, Casey County, KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billie Jean Corbin, Adair County, KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Ann Grant, Adair County, KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Orpha Foley, 94, Russell County, KY (1920-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton (Cliff) Bishop, Casey Co., KY, Green Co. native (1955-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jack Freeman Woods, 75, Kings Mountain, Kentucky native (1939-2015 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Robin Thomas Baldwin, Taylor Co., KY (1960-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory birthday, Mrs. Pauline Goff, Green County, KY (1931-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul W. Blair, 85, Russell County, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bessie Harmon (1935-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Fudge (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vickie Lynn Roy (September 30, 1962 - April 14, 1973) | (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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