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Colby Jade Thompson, 20, Greensburg, KY (1994-2014)

Colby was a 2013 graduate of Green County High School and worked at Amazon in Campbellsville. He enjoyed cars, computers and video games. He was a member of a highly regarded family, with many Adair, Green, and Taylor County relatives.
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Colby Jade Thompson, age 20, of Greensburg died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Green County, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with burial in the Taylors Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5pm-8pmCT, Friday, November 28, 2014, at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home in Campbellsville.


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2014-11-26 20:00:43 | Comments | See topic Obituaries


LWC student-athletes with boxes for Operation Christmas Child


2014-11-26 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Chris Wells.
LWC student-athletes pose with more than 700 shoeboxes - many packed in shipping boxes -- for Operation Christmas Child. Pictured: (Back Row (Left to right): Andrew Dube (Men's Bowling), Jean Matar Seck (Men's Soccer), Tony Horne (Men's Basketball), Corrion Cooper (Football), Francisco Charters (Men's Tennis), Courtney Sandlin (Women's Basketball), Scott Sebald (Baseball), Elizabet Madjarac (Women's Soccer); Second Row: Shayna Cockrill (Women's Golf), Isaac Thomas (Wrestling), Maeghan Angel (Volleyball), Travatia Bowden (Softball), Lindsey Coomer (Dance), Aimee Young (Cheer), Amber Clark (Women's Bowling), Allyson Davis (Women's Cross Country / Track), Brandon McDowell (Men's Cycling); Kneeling: Heather Collman (Women's Cycling), Alicia Rodriguez (Women's Tennis) and Ryan Leamy (Men's Swimming).


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Willie (Billy) Brewington, Cumberland Co., KY (1938-2014)

He was retired from Armour Foods after 30 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Vietnam War and will be accorded military honors at commital service. He was a native of Cumberland County, KY and a resident of Jefferson County, KY, at the time of his death. He was hte son of he late marvin and Nannie Clyde Spear Brewington. His wife, Betty Brewington, survives. He leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Willie "Billy" Brewington age 75 of Louisville, KY formerly of Burkesville, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the Louisville V.A. Medical Center.

Funeral service will be Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10amCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. Raymond Castillo officiating. Burial in Dodson Cemetery with military honors by Glasgow D.A.V. Chapter 20. The family requests visitation on 12pm noon until 9pmCT, Friday, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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2014-11-26 16:55:30 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 34 F
Casey: 34 · Cumberland: 36 · Green: 34
Metcalfe: 34 · Russell: 35 · Taylor: 34
Updated at 11:00pm Wednesday, November 26, 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

Kristina Nicole Cox, Russell County, KY (1986-2014)

She was a native of Cincinnati, OH, and a resident of Russell Springs, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughte of Teresa R. and Ronnie Cox, who survive.
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Kristina Nicole Cox, 28, of Russell Springs, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 25th at her residence.

Funeral services will be at at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, at 1pmCT on Saturday, November 29, 2014, with Bro. Roger Garner officiating. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery Russell Springs, KY.


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Epicurean Kentuckian Link to NY Times food feature

We received a a tip on a Thanksgiving Day read: Thanksgiving recipes across the United States. We recommend it. - CM

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2014-11-26 15:44:36 | Comments | See topic Food

Events scheduled for today, November 26, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
6:00amCTThanksgiving Holiday - Area Schools
  • Adair County School District, Columbia, KY, 26 Nov through 28 Nov 2014
  • Casey County School District, Liberty, KY, 26 Nov through 28 Nov 2014
  • Cumberland County School District, Burkesville, KY, 26 Nov through 28 Nov 2014
  • Metcalfe County School Distict, Edmonton, KY 26 Nov through 28 Nov 2014
  • Taylor County School District, Campbellsville, KY, 26 Nov through 28 Nov 2014
  • (ID:31477 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. (ID:31197 | 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. Fifty-five (55) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Event(s) 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. Ninety-nine (99) 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. Forty (40) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Forty-four (44) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Seven (7) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Seventy-one (71) Event(s) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:31563 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY (ID:31167 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Chester (Red) Lawson, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2014) (ID:31539 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Ribbon cutting by E/MC Chamber for return of Shipleys to Metcalfe Florist, 123 E Stockton, Edmonton, KY. (ID:31544 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Donnie Roger Dishman, 67, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2014) (ID:31558 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:31126 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Mattigene Gaskin, Russell County, KY (1939-2014) (ID:31548 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES for Wednesday worship service schedules. (ID:31171 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:31156 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

Visit the Events Page for details about the events listed above, a printable version of today's events, and for events on upcoming days. Please use our Submission Form to let us know about your organization's upcoming events.

Epicurean Kentuckian: Pumpkin Pie


2014-11-26 - Photo by Pen. Baked from scratch by Amy, ready for Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, 26 Nov 2014
For Day 330 of 2014. There are 35 days remaining in 2014.

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 26, 2014:
You may hear a yes
when you expected a no
so ask carefully.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 26 November 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1170

Your favorite, generally Sunday with CM columnists:


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New members of Campbellsville U President's Club recognized

By Drew Tucker
News from Campbellsville University

New members for the President's Club were recognized during the recent President's Club Dinner held in Winters Dining Center on the campus of Campbellsville University. New members include Linda Beal, CU instructor in mathematics, from Columbia, KY; Barry and Sharon Caudill of Louisville, KY; Joe Lee, representing Don Franklin, of Campbellsville, KY; Pete and Dr. Donna Hedgepath, dean of the CU School of Education; Edward and Brenda Holmes of Lexington, KY; Leon and Debbie Nelson of Campbellsville, KY; Daniel Poset of Maleen, Ala.; Mike and Kym Stein of Campbellsville, KY; Doug and Kathleen Tucker, representing Tucker Diamonds and Gold, of Campbellsville, KY; Ryan and Ashli Watts of Frankfort, KY; and Chad Pearson, representing Bluegrass Cellular, of Campbellsville, KY


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2014-11-26 14:57:17 | Comments

LWC Student-Athletes support Operation Christmas Child

By: Chris Wells

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- For a second straight year, Lindsey Wilson College student-athletes worked throughout the fall to make the Christmas season special for children abroad.

Lindsey Wilson athletics produced 710 shoeboxes for the college's participation in Operation Christmas Child. In total, the LWC community gathered 766 shoeboxes -- an increase from last year's nearly 750 shoeboxes -- to help the international aid organization.

"I was incredibly proud of last year's efforts and to eclipse those totals this year is amazing," Lindsey Wilson Director of Athletics Willis Pooler said. "The commitment our student-athletes and coaches have towards supporting Operation Christmas Child is heart-warming.


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Thinking about a Reunion: Here are some handy lists:
Adair County Schools Quick Alumni Information In progress: Class lists for other Adair County High School years and other Adair County Schools, including Breeding, Columbia, Knifley, Gradyville, and Bryant High Schools will be added as received. See Also: VENUES for MEETINGS - find the best places to hold your Reunion Event.

Joyce Coomer: Thankful for 7 Favorite Foods

Thanksgiving. She's thankful for favorite foods and the restaurants who serve them

By Joyce Coomer

Thanksgiving celebrations sometimes get tied more to the different foods served than actually giving thanks for our blessings. Since food is so often equaled with Thanksgiving Day, I'm sending a list of a few of my favorite foods around town and who serves them . . .

  1. Cornbread from Moore's Pool & Lunch
  2. Blueberry muffins from The Harvest Cafe
  3. Bacon from Five Star on Jamestown Street
  4. Maple glazed donuts from Best Donuts
  5. Blueberry pomegranate smoothies from McDonald's
  6. Rice noodles from Tray's Garden
  7. Lima beans from Betty's OK Country Cooking
I eat occasionally at nearly every restaurant in town, so have other foods that I enjoy but can't remember them all at the moment . . .

Thanks to all the restaurants for being open and serving foods I like!

- Joyce M. Coomer

Thanks Joyce Coomer - Appreciate the list, and the attention to the people we count on every day for our food. - CM


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2014-11-26 13:48:32 | Comments | See topic Food

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The family of Harlon Franklin would like to say thank you for all the thoughts, prayers, calls, food, visits and anything else you may have done during the loss of Harlon. We really appreciate the thoughtfulness. The family of Harlon Franklin


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Protesting Ferguson, MO Grand Jury Decision in Columbia


2014-11-26 - 900 Block, Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo (c) ColumbiaMagazine.com.
Four young women held placards at the busy Jamestown & Hurt Street Intersection to protest the decision on Monday of a Ferguson, MO grand jury not to bring an indictment in the shooting death of an 18-year old unarmed man who was fatally shot by policeman Darren Wilson. They are, from left, Toni Hickman, a freshman at Lindsey Wilson majoring in Business; Lauren Bridgewater, a 2011 Adair County High graduate, now communications major at the University of Louisville; Hali Wheet, a Junior at Lindsey Wilson majoring in business; and Tiffany Hawins, Columbia, a cosmetologist at Tangles Salon in Campbellsville, KY. The signs read 1) A system CANNOT fail thoseit was never designed to PROTECT. 2) Justice for ______________ left blank in case of futue use! WE MATTER. 3) BLACK LIVES MATTER. and 4) Hands up (drawing of hands) Don't Shoot!! The group originally planned to be at the Adair Annex but moved to busier location on Jamestown Hill for greater visibility.


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LWC Men's Basketball hosts Voorhees (SC) 28 Nov 2014

LWC Men's Basketball hosts Voorhees (SC) at 8pmCT, Friday, November 29, 2014, at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY

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2014-11-26 13:14:02 | Comments | See topic Sports

Several descendants of Adair Chestnut tree at Lincoln birthplace

Chris Bennett writes:
There are several American chestnut trees planted on the grounds of Abraham Lincoln's birthplace National Park. These trees are descendants of the Adair county tree that survived the blight. They actually have a historical marker telling about the tree and it's re-introduction. Hopefully someday science will find a workaround and the American chestnut will return to the forests of Kentucky. - Chris Bennett
Comments re article 71483 American Chestnut descendant marked at Lindsey Wilson


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Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson, Greensburg High School 1954 (1935-2014)

She was a member of a highly regarded Green County, KY family. She was born in Fry, Green County, KY, but spent most of her adult years in Hartsville, TN, where she will be laid to rest. She was the daughter of the late Willie Clyde and Willie Ellen Morgan Pruitt. She married Lewis Robert Thompson in 1953. They were married for 30 years. She leaves nine direct living descendants and many relatives in the Green County, KY area. She hadretired in 1997 after 28 years with Trousdale Manufacturing Company and 3 years at Bates Cee Bee, to help babysit her grandchildren. Mary was a 56 year member of the Hartsville First Baptist Church where she taught the 4 and 5 year old Preschool Sunday School class for approximately 30 years. She was a 41 year member of the Crescent Chapter #26, Order of the Eastern Star where she served in the East a number of times as well as with state committee, page and representative appointments. From 1973 to 1980 she served as Mother Advisor of Hartsville Assembly # 18, Order of the Rainbow Girls.

Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson, age 79 of Hartsville, Tennessee, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Hartsville Convalescent Center, Hartsville, TN.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson will be conducted 11amCT, Friday, November 28, 2014, at the Hartsville First Baptist Church, 773 E McMurry Blvd, Hartsville, TN, with Bro. Darryl Turner officiating. Burial will be in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens, 123 Lock Six Road Hartsville TN. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Wednesday at Anthony Funeral Home, 337 E McMurry Blvd, Hartsville, TN. and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Eastern Star services will be held 7pmCT, Wednesday at Anthony Funeral Home in Hartsville, TN.


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Billy Joe Fudge: Root systems of 1,000s of chestnuts surviving

Forester says that the one authenticated and scrutinized by chestnut experts is infected with the blight but has not been killed by it.
Comments re article 71483 American Chestnut descendant marked at Lindsey Wilson

By Billy Joe Fudge

Just a couple of comments concerning this article.

There are many American Chestnut trees growing in Adair County. The blight cannot live in the soil therefore the root systems of thousands of trees are still surviving in Adair County's more than 125,000 acre, naturally regenerated forest.


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2014-11-26 09:21:30 | Comments | See topic Kentucky Color by Billy Joe Fudge

Nealia Baker helps elementary kids complete fable


2014-11-26 - ACPC, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne, Adair Co. School District.
Nealia Baker working with Gabe Feldkamp and Chloey Hilty to complete their picture after Nealia’s group had completed their story. - Shamarie Claiborne, Adair County School District


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2014 Thanksgiving wish from Rick Wilson

By Rick Wilson

We are so blessed to live in a country with the freedoms that many of us take for granted every day. I often marvel at the divine opportunities that God has blessed us with.

I cannot even begin to count my blessings.


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ACHS English classes present fable projects to ACES, ACPC kids

Great Idea, with upper grade student teaching elementary students was a win-win. 'The students did a fabulous job as did Mrs. Mantooth. Her students interacted with the younger children like old pros and I don't know who had more fun today while I was with them, the ACPC students, or the seniors. I was truly impressed with this project. It was a win-win! Another example of the innovative teaching going on at ACHS. Kudos Mrs. Mantooth keep up the great work!' - - Sharmarie Claiborne
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By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Coordinator
Adair County School District

Students enrolled in one of Mrs. Robyn Mantooth's senior English classes, at Adair County High School, spent the past two days presenting fable projects to students at Adair County Elementary School yesterday and Adair County Primary Center today. It was the cumulative event, to a unit over the topic of fables, for her classes.


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2014-11-26 07:23:48 | Comments

Campbellsville Fire Dept. Toys for Kids Radiothon: 2 Dec 2014

Program helps kids in Campbellsville and Taylor County

By Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg

The Campbellsville Fire Department's annual Toys for Kids Radiothon will be on Giving Tuesday, December 2, 2014, from 5am-5pmCT/6am-6pmET, on the Big Dawg, 99.9 FM.

Toys for Kids helps hundreds of children in the Campbellsville and Taylor County area. Toys for Kids is a program run locally by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department. The program benefits hundreds of children both in the city and in Taylor County.

Local business owners and government officials are invited to come to the Big Dawg studios, 101 E Main Street, Campbellsville and be guest DJs and talk about Toys for Kids and encourage listerners to call in to 270-789-4998 and pledge money to be used to purchase toys. New toys valued at $10 or more are also being collected during the drive. - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications


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2014-11-26 06:58:15 | Comments

Mary E. Goodin Caulk, Taylor County, KY (1927-2014)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville after twenty-two years of service. She was a native of Taylor County, KY and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late elmer Goodin and Minnie Farmer Goodin. She leaves 49 direct living descendants, including a son, Bob Benningfield of Columbia, KY.
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Mary E. Goodin Caulk, age 87, of Campbellsville, KY died at 5pmET, Monday, November 24, 2014 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service will be 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, November 29, 2014 at The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Steve Skaggs. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, November 28, 2014, at the funeral home.


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2014-11-26 06:21:20 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Seniors read to Mrs. Hixson's class


2014-11-26 - ACPC, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne, Adair Co. School District.
Seniors Dylan Conn, Austin Wolford, and Chase Barnett read their fable to Ms. Marsha Hixson’s Class. The kids truly enjoyed the boys and the story! - Shamarie Claiborne, Adair County School District


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ACHS National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

Riley Grant, current NHS president, made introductions. Joanie Alexander, a new teacher at Adair County High School, spoke on memories as a member of NHS at Rockcastle County High School. Click on headline for list of inductees

By Shamarie Claiborne and Sheila Willis
News from Adair County High School

On November 20 the Adair County High School hosted an induction ceremony for the 2014-2015 members of the National Honor Society. The ceremony started with Principal Troy Young welcoming families and guest of the inductees, during his opening remarks. Riley Grant, who is the current NHS President, introduced his fellow cabinet members and sponsors. The group then welcomed guest speaker Joanie Alexander, a new teacher at ACHS, who spoke about her memories as a member of NHS at Rockcastle County High School, her alma mater.


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2014-11-26 05:03:58 | Comments

American Chestnut descendant marked at Lindsey Wilson

The Lindsey Wilson tree, now 10 years old, is one of two American Chestnuts growing in Adair County.
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By Duane Bonifer
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson College community marked a descendant of a century-old American Chestnut tree that once grew more than 100 feet tall in Adair County's Cane Valley area.


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2014-11-26 04:28:33 | Comments | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Mary Knight: Shamarie always makes it magic

Mary Knight writes:
From Captain American to the official photographers to the sun easing its way around the bend in the holler, Shamarie always makes it magic. The range of her photography and her captions is breathtaking. Thanks to the Board of Education for recognizing her talents and hiring her. - Mary Knight
Thanks, Mary Knight: Amen. Beautifully said. - EW


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2014-11-26 04:17:50 | Comments | See topic Local Arts Scene

KADB approves grant - indoor farmers market in Henry Co., KY

$11,500 in state funds and $7,500 in Henry County funds plus $5,000 in Shelby County funds will go to renovate existing building for year round indoor farmers market - restricted to Kentucky Proud products
If you go: Pleasureville is 102 miles, 2 hours, 2 minutes from the Farmers Market on the Square location, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, according to Google Map

FRANKFORT, KY. (Nov. 21, 2014) – Tuesday the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB), chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $1,731,020 for 17 agricultural diversification and rural development programs and projects across the Commonwealth during its November board meeting. One Statewide and regional investments approved included and Indoor Farmers Market in the Henry County Community of Pleasureville, KY.

Pleasureville Economic Development Council LLC was approved for up to $11,500 in state funds, $7,500 in Henry County funds and $5,000 in Shelby County funds to renovate and equip a building that will house a year-round indoor farmers market located in Henry County. All products in the market will be Kentucky Proud.


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2014-11-26 03:59:04 | Comments

Desire Riddle, 19, taken into custody in Clinton case

See next earlier story for context, this update: Two fugitives found at trailer on US 127 S of Albany, KY

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

ALBANY, KY - Soon after Randall Wilkinson was apprehended, 19-year-old Desire Riddle, of Albany, who was at the scene, was also taken into custody and charged with Hindering Prosecution 1st Degree. Wilkinson was charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Both were lodged in the Clinton County Jail.


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Carri Anne Gaskins signs NHS membership book


2014-11-26 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Sheila Willis.
Carri Anne Gaskins signs the membership book of National Honor Society at Adair County High School, as officers Aaran Taylor, Noah Polston and Timothy Watson look on. In the background you can see fellow inductees awaiting their name to be called. - Sheila Willis


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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 Mon.-Fri., 5am-11amCT Bacon OR Sausage + 1 Egg + 2 Biscuits & Gravy, $2.99
Thanksgiving Dinner TODAY Wed 26 Nov 2014 - We'll be open regular hours
Lunch/Dinner on the Buffet MEATS: Catfish. TURKEY/DRESSING. BAKED HAM. Meatloaf. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Great Northern Beans. Macaroni & Cheese. Baby Carrots. Candied Yams. Broccoli Casserole. Breaded Squash. Deviled Eggs. Cranberry Orange Salad. Rolls or Cornbread. On Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles and a Fruit.
Looking ahead for the Holidays - We will be CLOSED all day, Thanksgiving Day, Thu 27 Nov 2014. We wlll reopen Fri 28 Nov Regular Hours. - Betty Ollestadt
Desserts Today:. Pumpkin Pie. HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY COBBLER. Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Coconut Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Vanilla Pie. Betty's Internationally famous OKCC specialty: SAND PIE.
Betty's OK Country Cooking: FULL MENU (Posted Dec. 14, 2013)


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 Offers 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. (Also on SUNDAYS now!)
Our SANDWICH of the Week: HOT HAM and CHEESE. Made with our unique dill weed mayonnaise, piled with Ham and covered with melted Swiss Cheese, all on a toasted French Batard Hoagie. Served with Fries for only 7.99 --Kellis Booth

Anderson's Pizzeria will be CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY, 27 Nov 2014. On Friday, the day after Thanksgiving we will offer a special giftcard promotion to the first 20 giftcard purchases. - Kellis Booth
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.

Plan your Thanksgiving Dinner here!
We'll be open regular hours tomorrow, THANKSGIVING DAY 27 Nov 2014!

TODAY'S SPECIALS:
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)
Lunch/Dinner Special HAMBURGER STEAK with Mushroom Gravy and Grilled Onions with 2 Sides and Texas Toast or Cornbread. OR SPAGHETTI with Meat Sauce and One side. Either $6.99
Sides: Vegetable of the day: Sweet Corn. 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: 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 - SALISBURY STEAK w/Mushroom Gravy with Homemade Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans. (With Side Salad, add 99 cents). FREE TEA.
6.99 Sandwich Plate GYRO SANDWICH Platter. Lamb/Beef Meat. Lettuce/Tomato/Onions/Feta Cheese Tzatziki Sauce. With Greek Salad. FREE TEA.
5.99 Sandwich Special The Very Popular COLUMBIAN SANDWICH. Ham + Turkey + Roast Beef + Salami + Provolone Cheese. Lettuce/Tomato/Onions. Mayo & Mustard. On White Hoagie Roll. With choice Reg. or BBQ Chips, or Pasta Salad or Potato Salad. and a FREE TEA!!!
Soups: Homemade Tomato Basil Soup. AND Homemade Broccoli/Cheese Soup.$2.99 small bowl; Full bowl, $3.99.
Special Desserts: Homemade Style New York Cheesecake (top with Strawberry, Mixed Berry, Chocolate Drizzle AND Whipped Cream on the Side) 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.
A heads up: We will be closed for Thanksgiving Day, 27 Nov 2014, and Friday, 28 Nov 2014
- 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.

- Today Open until 7pmCT today.
- LUNCH/DINNER Special:
- HONEY HAM with 2 sides and bread, $6.49
- SIDES - Real Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Slaw, Pinto Beans
- PINTO BEANS with Hoecake, $2.50
- Reeses Pie. Pumpkin Pie. Chocolate Pie. No Bake Cookies (75 cents). Always, our signature dessert, Brown's SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving.
We are now reserving for Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners. Yes, we will be OPEN Thanksgiving Day, 7am-4pmCT.
PATTY'S LIBERTY ROAD will be OPEN Thanksgiving Day, 27 Nov 2014, 7am-4pmCT, or till food runs out: With Fabulous Thanksgiving Feast. $8.99. Choice of TURKEY/Dresssing & Gravy or KENTUCKY LEGEND HAM. Either choice served with 2 Sides and Roll. Sides: Real Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Broccoli Casserole. Candied Sweet Potatoes. Cole Slaw. Add a dessert for $2.25: Oatmeal Cake w/Coconut Pecan Icing. Brown's Snicker's Pie. Homemade Chocolate Pie. - Patty Smith
Hold your Parties and meetings here: See Venues for Meetings



25 Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 26
Happy Anniversary, Lacy and Jill Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allison Rountree Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bishop King, Jr. | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, David Taylor | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacob Polston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kayden Ryan Bennett (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Keith Reynolds | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kevin Reynolds | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kylie Madison Bailey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michelle Ashbrook (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nealia Baker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Randall Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sam Baker (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Foos (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Teresa A. Grider (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Victor Drake Sneed (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Greg Holt, Adair Co., KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Danny Hart, Russell Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Faye Bault Adair County, KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Neal Fletcher, Cumberland Co., KY (1934 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frances Dial Smith, Adair County, KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary W. Mann, 56, Russell County, KY (1956-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip Richardson Bartley, Metcalfe Co., KY (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bishop King, Adair County, KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory of Frances Smith, Adair County, KY (1920) | (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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