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AC Schools Local Planning Committee OK's Learning Center

It's Boards turn tonight for approval of new Learning Center/Central Office Building - an idea promising a giant leap forward in economic growth and jobs for the area, and one which is on trend with current goals in Frankfort.

By Ed Waggener

The Adair County Schools Local Facilities Planning Committee met in a special session at 5:30pmCT, on Thursday afternoon, May 19, 2016, and approved the addition of the Adair County Learning Center/Central Office Development project.

The project will next need approval of the Adair County Board of Education and to the Kentucky Department of Education, which could come as early as tonight, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, when the School Board is in its special regular May session at 6pmCT, at the Breeding Fire Station, 290 Fire Department Lane, Breeding, KY. (See: AGENDA - Item #28)

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2016-05-24 03:54:05 | Comments | See topic Education

Quote for today: 'After the final no comes a yes. And on that yes the future world depends. - WALLACE STEVENS

The Eyes of the Community are focused on You this Week

2016-05-24 - Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY . and supporting Graduation Edition Sponsors couldn't be prouder. Readers are reminded to watch for news and photo(s), throughout this week. - CM

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Kentucky's fallen law enforcement officers honored at ceremony

Gov. Matt Bevin served as keynote speaker. Gov. Matt Bevin said he hopes these names which are fresh in our minds today will continue to be remembered. As a father who lost his 17-year-old daughter in an automobile crash, Bevin said he will never forget the names of the officers who spoke to his family that tragic day. Adair Countian Daniel Neil Ellis one of fallen law enforcement officers honored.

RICHMOND, KY (23 May 2016) - When Covington Police Detective Anthony Jansen became old enough to enter the field of law enforcement, he said he thought often about what it would have been like for his father to witness him following in his footsteps.

"After graduating the academy, the first thing I did was go to the cemetery," Jansen told the crowd today during the 17th annual Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony. "I stood before my father's headstone in my class A uniform - something I felt I needed to do, because my mother always said my father took pride in his uniform. I wanted him to be proud of me. Throughout my life as I carry out my duties with the Covington Police Department, one thing is for certain that I think daily about my father."

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Isolated and Scattered Storms tonight. Lightning main threat
Hazardous Weather Outlook from National Weather Service, Louisville, KY.
For updates, click to National Weather Service/Louisville, KY Latest update from National Weather Service on CM, 325 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016 /225 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016/


- "ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. " Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio and Local Media including and Larry Smith on the WAVE 92.7 and the Big Dawg, FM 99.9 for weather updates.

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 50 F
Casey: 49 · Cumberland: 46 · Green: 48
Metcalfe: 55 · Russell: 48 · Taylor: 48
Updated at 6:00am Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Adair County - Casey County - Cumberland County - Metcalfe County - Taylor County

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Burkesville. Campbellsville. Columbia. Edmonton. Greensburg. Jamestown. Liberty. Russell Springs

StateLine Steel, LLC, relocates to Columbia, KY

Economic Growth
I've spent the greater part of the last six months pushing for economic growth here. I feel that we are on the right track and exciting things are on the horizon. It was time for me to stop talking about it and put my own money where my mouth is and move StateLine home to Adair County. There is no place I'd rather be.' SHANNON SEXTON.

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Special story

StateLine Steel, LLC is the newest addition to Columbia's business scene - located at 808 Jamestown Street, the company is a a full service steel distributor.

The company was founded in 2009 by Adair County resident Shannon (Bruce) Sexton and Boyle County resident Joshua (Jennifer) Tarter. Sexton and Tarter both have extensive backgrounds in the metal manufacturing industry.

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2016-05-23 18:24:17 | Comments

Revival at Flatwoods SBC is Wed-Sun, 1-5 Jun 2016

Revival will be held June 1-5, 2016 starting at 6pmCT each night at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church,1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY. Bro. Mike Helm will be preaching Wednesday and Thursday nights, Bro. Ralph Foster with be preaching Friday and Saturday nights and Bro. Vernon Luttrell with be preaching Sunday night. Our pastor Bro. B.J. Huff and congregation would like to invite you to come join us. For more information contact Todd Corbin at or call 270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin

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Events scheduled for today, May 24, 2016
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:41077 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCT Adair County HS Senior Art Students, 8am-4pmCT, at at the Lucretia Begley Art Gallery Slider Humanities Center, 155 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY. - Cayce Davenport . (SEE: Exhibit Details.) (ID:40778 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Graduation Week: ACHS Event: SENIOR BREAKFAST followed by SENIOR WALK, Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. -Shamarie Harper Graduation Week Schedule (ID:41057 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 8am-1pmCT (Recurring Event) Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. Ann Burton Murphy (ID:41078 | 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. Ninety-four (94) Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Fifteen (15) 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. Thirty-seven (37) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Eighty-five (85) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Six (6) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Twenty-three (23) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:41084 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Weather watch for YARD SALE or other EVENT. See 10-day Weather Outlook @ (ID:41086 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:00amCTSecond Annual ACHS Graduation Walk, starting from Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. - Alan W. Reed, Superintendent (ID:39909 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
State Vehicle Auction, State Service Garage, 513 Barrett St, Frankfort, KY (ID:41005 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Adair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 (ID:41079 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTThe "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Topic/Guest: Connie Wilson will be guest. The topic is the new book, "A Girl Named Connie
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) (ID:41060 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
BUDDY is very friendly and gentle!
Available for adoption now at Green River Animal Shelter
There are many wonderful playful kittens, mature cats, dogs and puppies available for adoption. Your sponsorship will make that happen more quickly. Thanks to all who are making a difference!
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:41085 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Donald (D.A.) Austin, Casey County, KY (1949-2016) (ID:41026 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:41080 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Lunch break WALKING Club members. Everyday, 11am-11:30amCT. At Holloway Wellness Center, 399 Williams Street, Columbia, KY. (ID:41081 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Geneva Lee Yarberry, 77, Columbia, KY (1938-2016) (ID:41044 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Eighth Grade Graduation at Adair County Middle School, 322 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY (ID:41087 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:41082 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Bingo for tonight at Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane, Columbia, KY. - Susan Pollard (ID:41083 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTThe Adair County Republican Party meeting at Columbia City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. - Shannon Rowe - Adair County Republican Party Chairman (ID:40830 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Adair County School Board SPECIAL Regular meeting at at the Breeding Volunteer Fire Department, 290 Fire Department Lane, Breeding, KY (Regularly scheduled for 3rd Thursday, Regularly at Board Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbi, KY). AGENDA (ID:41071 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTRevival with Evangelist Bro. Wayne Wilson, Sun-Wed 22-25 May 2016 6:30pmCT nightly at Melson Ridge United Baptist Church, 3082 Melson Ridge Road, Columbia, KY. - Nadene Baker (ID:41037 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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Wild Flowers & Irises: Bring more comforting memories

2016-05-24 - Russell Co., KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, (c).
Riding along country roads this spring has been rewarding at every turn. Inspiration came yesterday from Mom who told me how the blooming field daisies gave her warm memories of her grown up sister. These collection of irises, Stella d'ors, and daisies were remarkable too. Mom noticed the daylilies and the lone lavender iris, her Mother, Addie Leftwich's favorite color, and reminded me to take it's picture. - Linda Waggener Paired Photo. See: Daisies nodding in the breeze bring comforting memories

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Today, TUESDAY with CM - 24 May 2016
For Day 145 of 2016. There are 220 days remaining in 2016.

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 24, 2016:
Troubles in this world
seen as punishment for sins
leave no room for hope.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 24 May 2016.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1715

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Adair Co. BD of Education Special Regular Meeting 24 May 2016

May Meeting will be at Breeding Fire Department

The Adair County Board of Education will meet in a special regular session at the Breeding Volunteer Fire Department, 290 Fire Department Lane, Breeding, KY, at 6pmCT, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Breeding Volunteer Fire Department will open the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

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2016-05-23 17:41:59 | Comments | See topic Education

John Bradley Whited, 43, Casey Co., KY (1972-2016)

He was a child support worker for the state of Kentucky. John loved to hunt and fish and was an avid billiard player.
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John Bradley Whited passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Stanford, KY. He was 43.

Graveside services are 4pmCT/5pmET, May 26, 2016 at Whited Cemetery with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial will follow the service.

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Days until the November 8, 2016 Kentucky General Election


Adair County Court Clerk's special Memorial Day weekend hours

The Adair County Clerk’s Office will be closed Saturday, May 28, 2016, and Monday May 30, 2016, for Memorial Day. May God Bless Each and Everyone as we take this time to remember our fallen soldiers and loved ones. - Adair County Clerk Lisa Greer and Staff

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2016-05-23 13:13:25 | Comments

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Flags presented to wives of fallen law enforcement officers

2016-05-23 - Richmond, KY - Photo from Kelly Foreman, Department of Criminal Justice Training.
A Richmond Police Officer presented folded American Flags to the wives of the four fallen law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2015 and who were honored today in ceremonies at Richmond, where the keynote speaker was Gov. Matt Bevin. Second from left is Katie Ellis, wife of fallen Richmond Police Officer Daniel Neil Ellis, an Adair Countian.

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Aubrey Wooten, 94, Louisville, KY, Columbia native (1921-2016)

Mr. Wooten was a US Army World War II veteran and retired machinist from Reynolds Aluminum in Louisville, KY
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Aubrey Wooten, 94, Louisville, KY, formerly of Adair County, KY passed away Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Lonny Karnes the officiating clergy. Interment in the Antioch Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097. Visiting will be after 10amCT, on Wednesday, May 25, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

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Kelleyville Community Church VBS is 5-9 Jun 2016

Kelleyville Community Church, 77 Kellyville Road, in the Coburg Community, Columbia, KY, will have Vacation Bible School Sun-Thu, June 5-9, 2016, from 6pm to 8pmCT, nightly. This year's theme is "Cave Quest." Everyone is invited to attend. There are classes for all ages including adults. For more information call Bro. Stanley Watson at 270-378-1250. - Mindy Yarberry

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2016-05-23 11:49:59 | Comments

Radio show, book signing, book reveal for A Girl Named Connie

Connie Wilson will be guest on Susan & Carol-Unscripted. Book signing Thursday at Metcalfe County Library. "Book Reveal," with readings at Barn Lot Theater.
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Susan and Carol-Unscripted Tuesday from 10-11 (99.1 the Hoss) will feature an interview with Connie Wilson (Wilson's Dry Goods in Edmonton) about her new book (written by Carol) called "A Girl Named Connie." It is about Connie's lifelong struggle with secrets about her life and the uncovering of those through unusual circumstances.

Connie and Carol will be at a book signing at the Metcalfe County Library, 200 S Main Street, Edmonton, KY, May 26, 2016 from 11am-1pmCT and then again Thursday night, May 26, 2016, at 6:309pmCT, at the Barn Lot Theatre, 207 S Main Street, Edmonton, KY, for a "Book Reveal" where Connie will read from her book, take questions from the audience, and sign. Copies are available on but will also be available at both events. You may not know Connie, but most will remember Wilson's Dry Goods in Edmonton.

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2016-05-23 10:25:27 | Comments

Driver airlifted to UK following collision in Casey Co., KY

By TFC William Gregory, Public Information Officer
News from Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LIBERTY, KY (Mon 23 May 2016) - Sgt. John Barnett is investigating a collision that occurred Sunday, May 22nd at approximately 1:50pmET, on KY 837. 46-year-old Georgia Hebert, of Waynesburg, was operating southbound 2006 Ford when she crossed the center-line and collided with a northbound 2016 Dodge Ram operated by 27-year-old Kevin Jones of Yosemite.

Hebert was airlifted to the UK Medical Center. A passenger, 20-year-old Zachary Bailey, from Walton, was not injured. Both were wearing seatbelts. Jones was belted and uninjured.

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Staff photo, new Columbia business, StateLine Steel, LLC

2016-05-23 - 808 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo StateLine Steel, LLC, photo.
The staff of StateLine Steel, LLC, on May 23, 2016, are, from left, Jennifer Dawson - Accounts Manager; Shannon Sexton - Owner/CEO; and Jenny Brown - Sales Manager.

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Graduation week is in full swing for Adair Co. HS Seniors

Baccalaureate for Seniors of Class of 2016 was just last night. Yet to come: Senior Breakfast. Senior Walk. Awards Night. GRADUATION. Project Graduation. Schedule of places and times, from Shamarie Harper, provided in detail in article below and prompts will be in the calendar of events with reminders daily.

By Ed Waggener

There are major events happening in Adair County this week, but none which garner as much focus at Graduation Week at Adair County High. This year is different only in the intensity and the high hopes that the transformative improvements in the system is paying even bigger rewards this year than ever.

Many events are scheduled this week for the seniors.

Shamarie Harper, Media Coordinator for the School District, reached this morning, gave an abbrieviated schedule for the rest of the school term:

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2016-05-23 09:13:27 | Comments | See topic Education

Adair Co. School District members attend school safety training

Meeting attended by Dean of Students Robbie Harmon, School Resource Officer Kevin Atwood, and ACES Principal Steve Burton. Preparedness is a priority in Adair County Schools. "What we do is train our students, we train our staff, we train our administrators and we get with our first responders. This is what we know, so if we've never talked about it before and it's in a manual somewhere, it's not really our reality. With our school safety preparedness, we work through that.' - Dean Harmon said.
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By Allison Cross

Members of the Adair County School District, along with representatives of nine other districts from across the state, recently attended a school safety training at The Center for Rural Development.

The AWR 148 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents training provided an open line of communication between local school districts, subject matter experts and first responders. Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), an affiliate program of The Center for Rural Development, delivered the training at no-cost to attendees.

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2016-05-23 08:51:02 | Comments

Sextons at Tabor Community Church Sun 29 May 2016

The Sextons from Hardyville, KY, will be singing Tabor Community Church, 1477 Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY, on Sunday night, May 29, 2016, at 6pmCT. Pastor Ralph Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend. --Patricia

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2016-05-23 08:14:52 | Comments

StateLine Steel, LLC re-locates to Columbia, KY

2016-05-23 - 808 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo StateLine Steel, LLC, photo.
StateLine Steel, LLC is the newest addition to Columbia's business scene - located at 808 Jamestown Street, the company is a a full service steel distributor.

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Letter: Fate, our German Shepherd, has been found

Emily Roach writes:
I want to personally thank every individual, the Columbia Police Department, the Adair County Sheriff's Department, and the Adair County Regional Jail for helping Jason, Haviland, and myself find our Fate. If you're unaware who Fate is, she is a 2 year old, full blooded European German Shepherd that got loose from me this morning around 7:30 and was just now brought home by close friends and Jason.

From the deepest part of our hearts we thank you! May God bless each one of you for your help. This is why I love Columbia. People helping people. Our home sweet home. --Emily Roach

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2016-05-23 08:13:48 | Comments | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

New State Police cadets report for training

'Class set to graduate October 28, 2016 . . . Geographically, the cadets represent 51 counties throughout Kentucky. Five are from Pikeville. There are three from Lexington and three from London. Harlan, Mount Sterling, Richmond, Somerset and Stanford are represented by two cadets each. Les J Williams
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By Les Williams, Public Information Officer III
Public Affairs Branch, KY, State Police, Frankfort, KY

FRANKFORT, KY (Fri 20 May 2016) - Sixty-five recruits from throughout the Commonwealth and four other states reported to the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort today to begin 23 weeks of training that will determine whether they have what it takes to join "The Thin Gray Line." The first day's activities included a variety of physical fitness tests such as weight lifting, sit-ups, push-ups, a 300 meter run and a 1-1/2 mile run.

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2016-05-23 01:44:34 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Great Wooded South: Major Scientific Discovery

Further enlightenment on this subject can be found by clicking on headline for 'proof' of the discovery with the accompanying photo

By Billy Joe Fudge
BR> Yesterday at 7:36pmCT in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky, The Great Wooded South University Astronomy Department proved that there is indeed a second moon orbiting Earth.

GWSU in the wake of their groundbreaking "Black matter" and "Black energy" research has now revealed photographic evidence that, as they had been predicting for several years, there is indeed a "Black moon".

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Greensburg Paddle Trail Recipient of $15,000 grant

Division of Waste Management Announces Grant Recipients - Program provides rubber mulch for landscaping

From Commonwealth News Center

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CHS seniors congratulate each other in a moment of fun

2016-05-23 - Campbellsville High School, 230 W Main, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer, CIS.
Campbellsville High School Class of 2016 graduated Saturday, May 21, in front of family, friends, teachers and administrators. CHS Principal Kirby Smith said this school year flew by. Austin Hash is this year’s valedictorian, and Alex Bailey is salutatorian. Graduating seniors are: Keena Angel,Ashley Auberry, Alex Bailey, Heather Bailey, Austin Belt, Cyan Berry, Alexus Caldwell, Jasmine Clemmons, Kalup Cowan, Kierra Cubit, Paige Dabney, Abby Davis, Jake Despain, Bayli Dickens, Kathryn Doss, Hollie Dotson, Sarah El-Amouri, Ben Fitzgerald, Brittany Ford, Deston Ford, Katelynn French, Belen Garcia, Brooke Harris, Brooklyn Harris, Austin Hash, Tavon Hunter, Kern Kost, James Lane, Katie Lefever, Druscilla Lotts, Jacob Marples, Taz McColley, Deaven Meece, Morgan Milby, MaKenzie Murrell, Danielle Pelcher, Jesse Pfouts, Brandon Pile, Micah Price, Rachel Price, Steven Puerta, Ruben Reyes, Drakkar Richardson, Clayton Russell, Andy Sabo, Daejoun Smith, Amber Stagner, Justin Stewart, Chase Swafford, Deja Taylor, Chase Thomas, A.J. Vaught, Chris Walters, Shawn Waymon, Caden Wheatley, Brady Wilkerson, Monica Wilkerson, Kendon Young.

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Memorial Day Tribute from Doug Beard

By Doug Beard

I would like to take this opportunity to thank those dedicated citizens and corporate sponsors who took the time and provided the American flags which were placed on the graves of our nation’s veterans in the Columbia Cemetery. It exhibits great respect and honors those who fought to keep America a free and independent nation.

As I observed the flag, placed on the final resting place of my father, a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict, it provided a very special moment of reflection.

Also, two of my favorite quotes - accompanying photo- which have the greatest meaning for me during this Memorial Day week were delivered by 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. I often reflect on many of the historic words of one of our greatest presidents each time I pass his birthplace in Hodgenville.

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2016-05-23 00:44:11 | Comments | See topic Veterans and Veterans Day

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.
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

Blue Plate Special from 10:30amCT until 4pmCT, Mon-Thu.: 2 pcs Catfish or 1 meat, plus bread. - One meat and two vegetables - served with a roll or cornbread, for Just $5.99.

Hot Bar MEATS: Catfish. Meatloaf. Chicken Livers w/White Gravy. Country Ham.
VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Brown Gravy. Corn. Green Beans. Pinto Beans. Mac & Cheese. Baked Beans. Cooked Cabbage. Fried Potatoes. Applestix. Cold Bar Coleslaw. Cottage Cheese. Fruit. Pickles. Red Relish. Onions. Tarter Sauce.

Desserts today Homemade Pies: 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
A & M Farmers Market Chop House Restaurant, 7393 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY 270-805-8711. Hours: 5:30am-3pm Monday through Saturday Non-Smoking.. We use - and sell - locally grown produce when available, as much as we can, grown right here in Coview - Coburg. Open today.
Serving Homecooked Breakfasts and Lunches today until 3pmCT. Come join us!
Meet up in Coburg, open today til 3pmCT

- TACO DOGS All Beef Hot Dog. Taco Meat. Lettuce/Tomato/Onion. Salsa. $2/each

- SWISS PORK STEAK SANDWICH plate. with Side. $6.99
- SIDES: Potato Salad. French Fries. Tater Tots. or Side Salad
- HOMEMADE DESSERTS - Brownies. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip. Butterfinger Pie. Bonnie's Sand Pie. Peanut Butter Pie.
- Melissa Moore, Owner/Operator

Adair County Schools
from Dayna Feese, Ass't Food Service Director, Carol Roy, Director of Food Services, Adair Co. School District. Phone 270-384-2476. May 2016 Menu | Free Lunches PDF | 2015-16 Calendar PDF | Adair Co. School 2016-17 Calendar PDF | Bus Routes
BREAKFAST - MANAGER'S CHOICE. Choice of Low-Fat Milk. Variety of General Mills and Kellogg's Cereals offered daily at breakfast. Toast offered daily at breakfast.
LUNCH - MANAGER"S CHOICE. Fresh Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk

Circle R Restaurant
New Menu Link coming soon - 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:
- COUNTRY FRIED STEAK with White Gravy Plus 2 Sides & Bread, $7.99
- MEATLOAF with Red Gravy Plus 2 Sides & Bread, $7.99
- Sides: Vegetable of the Day: SWEET PEAS. 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: Always a splendid selection

Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli is OPEN
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-6pmET, Monday through Thursday. Saturdays close at 3pmCT. Liberty Road Grocery & Deli is Smoke Free.
Head for the Ridge today
for Hearty, Old-Timey BREAKFASTS and Stick-to-Your Ribs Meals throughout the day!!!

- COUNTRY BREAKFASTS Home cooked to order. Eggs. Sausage, Country & City Ham, Tenderloin. Biscuits & Homemade Gravy! Breakfast Sandwiches in our Grab-n-Go hot box.

- TACO SALADS (a meal in itself) or SPAGHETTI with Meat Sauce $4.98.
- SIDES: Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Fried Okra and Corn Nuggets.

- PINTO BEANS seasoned with Country Ham with Hoecake, $2.99/per BIG Bowl.
- DESSERTS: Chess Bars. Chocolate Bundt Cake. Brown's Snickers Pie. Reese's Pie.

- SPECIAL: Cajun Turkey Sandwich $2.39.
Special congratulations to Randy Edwards on his eighth grade graduation today.
- Patty Edwards

34 Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 24
Happy Anniversary, Brian & Tiffani Campbell (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Chris and Rita Bragg (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Dennis and Lisa Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Randall Brian and Tiffani Campbell (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alley Brook Crawhorn (May 24, 2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brian Reed Campbell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brooklyn Bardin (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryce Farris (May 24, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carroll Wheatley Powell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie Moore Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dr. Edward "Doc" Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Faylene (Fay) Spencer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, John Pendleton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Tiller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pam Shearer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Roy Dean (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruby Crawhorn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruth Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tom Brock | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Ruth Stone, 86, Adair Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ersie Pearl Beasley Delk, formerly of Russell Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Jack Davidson, Russell County, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie B. Sullivan, Cumberland Co., KY native (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fay Touchstone Pope, Taylor Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Beth Branstetter, Metcalfe Co., KY (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alma McCool, Burkesville, KY (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Loeta Myers, Adair County, KY (1924-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ida Mae (Charlie) Smith, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ida Mae "Charlie" Smith, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenna Nadine Keltner, Adair Co., KY, Metcalfe Co., KY native (1920-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Parker Ewing, Taylor County, KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Thomas Billingsley, Monroe Co., KY (1944-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy D. Judd, Taylor County, KY (1931-2016) | (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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