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Why aren't simple changes already made on Jamestown Street?

With speed control, more on and off street parking: Every one will win

George Kolbenschlag writes:
Ed: I agree with your assessment of the need for some changes on Jamestown Street just off the Square. With less through truck traffic, some better traffic control - especially speed - and some more on and off street parking everyone would win. Increased business on and off the Square, increased pedestrian traffic, and a better looking Columbia. It seems to me to be a relatively simple fix. Why is it not happening? --George Kolbenschlag
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Birds of Kentucky: Parade Time? Canada Geese at ACHS

2014-07-25 - ACHS Stadium, 623 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo CM staff photo.
The Canada Geese who take over the practice fields after hours in the Adair County High School football field seem to be march, two by two to the commands of the rear most bird.

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Mary Kirkpatrick, Burkesville, KY (1930-2014)

She was a member of Big Sandy Holiness Church and a former employee of Alpine Resort, and was a homemaker and a babysitter. She was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Owlsey and Ruth Hunter Owsley, and the widow of Roy L. Kirkpatrick. She leaves 35 direct living descendants.
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Mary Kirkpatrick age 84 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral service Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bishop Jose' Anders officiating. Burial in Grundy Chapel Cemetery. Family requests visitation 6pm-9pmCT, Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

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  Current Temperatures
Adair: 65 F
Casey: 63 · Cumberland: 63 · Green: 66
Metcalfe: 68 · Russell: 64 · Taylor: 66
Updated at 11:30pm Friday, July 25, 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

19 LWC Athletic Programs achieved over a 3.0 GPA in 2013-14

The women's bowling program led all teams with a 3.63 total grade point average

By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - Nineteen Lindsey Wilson athletic programs achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2013-14 academic year.

The Blue Raider women's bowling program achieved the highest team total with a 3.63 GPA, followed by the cheerleading team with a 3.60 average. Next is the women's soccer team with a 3.58 GPA.

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2014-07-25 10:37:55 | Comments | See topic Sports


I-75 in Rockcastle County reduced to one lane beginning July 27

Pavement improvements should be complete by November 30

By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY

SOMERSET, KY (July 25, 2014) - Beginning Sunday July 27, Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County will be reduced to one lane between mile point 58 and ending at mile point 66 as crews begin pavement improvements.

Northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane between the hours of 6pmET. to 12pmET Sunday through Thursday and from 6pmET on Thursdays to 7amET. Fridays.

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Events scheduled for today, July 25, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
6:00amCTAdair Co. Farmers Market, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY 6am-10amCT
Who's Here, What They Have (ID:29396 | 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:29041 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCT7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance.
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: No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) 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. One (1) 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. Nine (9) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:29394 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:29075 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:29108 | 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:29146 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:30pmCTVacation Bible School nightly, 5:30pm-8pmCT, July 22-25, 2014
Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY (ID:29256 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTVacation Bible School, 6pm-8pmCT, July 21-25, 2014 at Glens Fork United Methodist Church. 124 Hwy 900 Road, Columbia KY, in the Glens Fork community (ID:29342 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Gradyville Baptist Church Vacation Bible School
Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY (ID:29365 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTMike Branson will give testimony at Victory A.D.O.
Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY (ID:29389 | 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.

Today, FRIDAY with CM, July 25, 2014
For Day 206 of 2014. There are 159 days remaining in 2014.

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 25, 2014:
Think being in love
will make you a perfect slave,
then fear love like that.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 25 July 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1046

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, July 20, 2014, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting

Search Box for to find your family members in Veterans List
The family search for Veterans has been a very popular feature on since it was started. There are more than 600 local families represented on our List of Adair County Veterans. You can find them easily.
Just enter your last name in the box, and press enter.
We'd like to thank everyone, including our sponsors, who help us maintain this list of veterans from Adair County, Kentucky, and we welcome your additions and corrections at

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Garnett (Chappie) Clark, Adair County, KY (1919-2014)

He was a native of Adair County, KY and a resident of Louisville, KY, at the time of his death. He was a member of a highly regarded Gradyville community family. His wife, Laura Clark, survives. He was a member of Cloverleaf Baptist Church and was a 50 year member with Louisville Masonic Lodge #400. He had retired form B. F. Goodrich as a pipefitter & was a U. S. Army veteran of WWII and received the Purple Heart for service in the Philippines.
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Garnett "Chappie" Clark, 95, of Louisville, KY passed away Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Georgetown Manor, Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be held 11amET/12pm noon ET, Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West, 4400 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY. Visitation will be 1pm-7pmCT/2pm-8pmET, Friday, July 25, 2014, at the funeral home.

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2014-07-25 08:44:12 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

(Ad) House for Sale overlooking Downtown Columbia, KY

2014-07-25 - 207 W. Guardian Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Perkins Realty LLC.
House for Sale: 207 W Guardian Street, Columbia KY. Great neighborhood and on top of a hill overlooking downtown Columbia KY. Large, well maintained home is within walking distance of the down town square and has many possibilities. House has 6 total bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a kitchen upstairs and downstairs. Large wrap around porch in the front and on the left side. Formal dining room with fireplace. Storm cellar underneath residence. This one is ready to move into. Asking Price is $74,900. Contact Tim (Perkins Realty LLC) @ 270-634-1721. See see more pictures at PerkinsRealty.Net

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Junebugs plentiful on blackberry vines in Marion County, KY

Despite reports of scarcity, writer finds abundance of critters. Also abundance of chiggers and poison oak, so no need to fear endangerment of these species

Cheryl Yates writes:
I thought the same as Joyce Coomer did, that Junebugs were scarce. I had not picked blackberries for several years. I walked the family farm {Livers} in Marion County last week picking blackberries. We picked three gallon of the berries, but we all kept commenting about the hundreds of Junebugs in the vines. I don't remember ever seeing so many. It was a great day despite all the chiggers and poison oak we brought home with us. - Cheryl Yates
Comments re article 68684 Joyce Coomer Always found June bugs to be happy shy beings

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Adair County Schools Quick Alumni Information:
Congratulations to the Adair County High School Class of 2014!
Click for photos and bios for all the students graduating in 2014.
Click on individual letter below for students whose last name begins with that letter
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
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.

Adair County Farmers Market Report: Friday, July 25, 2014

Adair County Farmers Market, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds Street, Columbia, KY. Fresh produce grown EXCLUSIVELY in Adair County. Tuesday mornings: 6am-10amCT; Tuesday afternoons - 2pm-6pmCT, Friday mornings - 6am-10amCT

by Holly Kerns, Jason Blackaby, & Eddie Compton
As reported to Ed Waggener, (c)
  • Holly Kerns, Sano, KY 270-250-3437 - Red Ripe Slicing Tomatoes. Red Potatoes. White Potatoes. Blue Tomatoes. Green Beans. Yellow Squash. Patty Pan Squash. Zucchini. Kentucky Wonder Beans. Burpees Stringless Beans. Roma Beans. Cabbage.
  • Jason Blackaby, Blackaby Hills Farm. 270-535-5396. - Chicken, Pork Ribs, Sausage, Bacon, Pork Chops, Chorizo, Bratwurst. (Even the chickens are contrary - no duck OR chicken eggs today. Maybe they'll be in a better humor later)
  • Danny & Debbie Burris, D & D Longview Angus Farm. 270-250-3701 Red Tomatoes, Brandy Wine (Pink), A Few Yellow Tomatoes, New Potatoes, Yellow Squash, Zuchinni, Egg Plant, Okra, Green Peppers, Onions Red And White, Grapes, A Few Blue Berries, A Few Black Berries, And Peaches.
  • Eddie Compton, the King of Sweet Corn - Bodacious Sweet Corn. Red slicing tomatoes.

Many vendors at Adair County Farmer's Market accept WIC and Seniors vouchers and credit and debit cards. Vendors have been certified in Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), and a certified management practice to aid in ensuring safe and wholesome foods. For more information Adair County Farmers Market, contact the Extension Office at 270-384-2317. Nick Roy

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2014-07-25 06:28:34 | Comments

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Beautiful home, 303 East Guardian Street (Close to Downtown) Columbia, KY.
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Homer Forest Lands, 72, Adair County, KY (1942-2014)

2014-07-25 - 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Homer Forest Lands, 72, Adair County, KY (1942-2014)

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Semi accident closes Louie B Nunn Pkwy in Metcalfe County

By Larry Smith, FM 92.7, the WAVE

Details are a bit sketchy at this time, but we have a report of a semi truck accident on the Louie B Nunn/Cumberland Parkway which has had the parkway closed in both directions for a time. The Kentucky State Police at post 15 in Columbia said that the Metcalfe County Sheriff's Office, Edmonton, is working the accident. KSP expected the clean up to be complete shortly.

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2014-07-25 06:16:15 | Comments

2nd Annual Buck's Bug Run is Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

This year's run benefits Tammy Humphress

Registration for 2nd Annual Bucks Bug Run, will start at 10amCT, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, (rain date August 9) at Rex's Cycle Shop, 1349 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, with the ride leaving the parking lot at 11amCT. It's a charity bike/car ride in memory of Randall Grant. All proceeds will be donated to Tammy Humphress to help with medical expenses. Contacts: Jamie Hadley at 270-250-4147, Keith Grant at 270-566-3280, or Tommy Cook at 270-250-2511. - Laura Keltner

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Classic Sterlings take MusicFest stage at 8:30pmCT, Saturday

Saturday night, July 26, 2014

The Classic Sterlings will perform a set at this years' 2014 Bull Run Charity MusicFest located at 1601 Bull Run Road, Columbia, KY, Saturday, July 26, 2014. They are scheduled to take the stage at approximately 8:30pmCT.

Original band members include Jerry Pyles, bass guitar-vocals, Tony Loy, lead guitar-vocals, Mark Pyles, rhythm guitar-vocals, with newer members, Darren Smith, keyboards, and Susan Rarey, drums. - Natalie Brooke Pyles

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2014-07-25 03:45:49 | Comments | See topic Local Arts Scene

Quarter Auction benefits Tammy Humphress and family

There will be a benefit Quarter Auction held on August 1, 2014, at Bearwallow United Methodist Church 6090 Liberty Road. Columbia, KY, at 6:30pmCT. All proceeds raised will be donated to Tammy Humphress and family to pay for medical bills. Contacts: Laura Keltner 270-634-2473 or Marcy Ryan 270-634-0642 . - Laura Grant Keltner

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Garnett (Chappie) Clark, (1919-2014) as 1st Cav soldier

2014-07-25 - Photo from the Clark family archives.
When the Garnett (Chappie) Clark (1919-2014) first entered the U.S. Army, he was a member o the 1st Cavalry Division. After he was shipped to Australia in 1943 he became an infantryman, and it was as a foot soldier he received injuries which earned the Purple Heart. Because of his wounds - one in the arm and a later one in the leg - he was returned to the states. While aboard ship bound for San Francisco, the United States dropped the atomic bombs which brought an end to the war with Japan. Clark was a native of Adair County, KY, and lived in the Union neighborhood of Gradyville until the family moved to Louisville in 1952. He died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Louisville, KY.

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Homer Forest Lands, 72, Adair County, KY (1942-2014)

He was born in Louisville, KY, and was a resident of Chicago, IL, at the time of his death. He grew up in the big house on the corner of Fairground & Wain Streets, in Columbia, KY with his sister Rebecca, and foster parents, the late Ted & Emma Richards, and attended public school here, and is remembered fondly by many classmates. He had worked as a lineman at the Nabisco Plant in Chicago, IL.
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Homer Forest Lands age 72 years of Chicago, IL formerly of Adair County, KY passed away Monday night July 21, 2014 at the Mac Neal Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL.

Funeral services will be Saturday July 26, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Interment in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Visitation after 10amCT, Saturday, July 26, 2014, until time for service

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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Fishing options for the dog days

'The Cumberland River below Wolf Creek Dam is another great place to wade in July and August where the water flows cold year round. The completion of repairs on Wolf Creek Dam brought back the normal release schedule that improved the water quality in the Cumberland River for trout.' - LEE McCLELLAN
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By Lee McClellan, Associate Editor
Kentucky Afield Outdoor magazine; KY Fish & Wildlife

FRANKFORT, KY - The dog days of summer settled over Kentucky in the last week, bringing the hottest temperatures of the year. The summer heat in July and August make fishing reservoirs a tough prospect.

Even bluegill get grumpy in the larger lakes at this time of year, much less largemouth bass. "We are getting to the time of year of the maximum production for baitfish, such as shad, in our reservoirs," said Ryan Oster, fisheries program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

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Joyce Coomer: Always found June bugs to be happy, shy beings

She hardly has any. Busy moles eat their grubs

Joyce Coomer writes:
Poor drowned June bugs! I haven't had any June bugs nor Japanese beetles for several years at our place, thanks to the busy moles who eat the grubs.

I miss seeing the June bugs as they always seemed to be happy, shy beings who occasionally lit on a towel while I was hanging up clothes. - Joyce M. Coomer
Comment about: Better Beetle Buster protects blackberry crop

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What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Betty's OK Country Cooking
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone (270) 384-5664. No smoking section. Breakfast served anytime.
Breakfast Special, 5am-11amCT, Mon-Fri Two pieces of bacon or one sausage. 1 egg. Half order Biscuit & Gravy. $2.99.
CHICKEN SALAD this summer: Sandwich for $3.99. Sandwich & Chips for $4.99. Chicken Salad Wrap with Chips, $5.99. Chicken Salad on Lettuce or Stuffed Tomato for $4.99.
Lunch/Dinner on the Buffet- MEATS: Catfish. Roast Beef. Mesquite Chicken & Rice. Baked Ham. Pork Tenderloin. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Candied Yams. Macaroni/Tomato. Broccoli Casserole. Breaded Zucchini. Pinto Beans. Rolls or Cornbread. On Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles and a Fruit.
Desserts Today: New York Style Cheese cake! BLACKBERRY COBBLER. Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Banana Creme Pie. Sugar Free Chocolate Pie. Betty's Internationally famous OKCC specialty: SAND PIE.
Betty's OK Country Cooking: FULL MENU (Posted Dec. 14, 2013)

William T's at The Pines at Lindsey Wilson
Near Walmart, at 275 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY. Hours: Monday through Friday, 11am-1pmCT/12pm noon CT-2pmET. Phone 270-380-1010

Lunch buffet - Full buffet 6.95, Soup & Salad 4.95, Just Salad $3.95. Buffet today from 11am-1pmCT
MEATS: Carved Meatloaf. Baked Fish. VEGETABLES: Scalloped Potatoes. Carrots. Vegetable Medley. SOUP: Mexican Corn Chowder. . SALAD BAR: An Array of Salad Fixings and Dressings. DESSERTS: Hot & Homemade Mississippi Mud Cake. Homemade Peanut Butter Pie.
The word for today As my Grandpa Lewis says, It's a good thing history repeats itself, because most people didn't get it the first time around. SHERRY PHILLIPS
Groups: Call ahead at 270-380-1010, and we'll get ready for you, but if it's spur of the moment, just come on out! We'll do our best for you.

Anderson's Pizzeria.
4 Page Menu
Mary Anderson, Manager. 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.
JOIN US for some Great Food today Tuesdays through Sundays.PIZZA is GREAT for every meal: Your own Personal 8" PIZZA. Cheese, Just $4.99. Even better with Toppings, .99 each. Crust New York Style Hand Tossed. Sauces - Original pizza, BBQ, Buffalo, Garlic Butter, or White Sauce. Cheese - Mozzarella, Blue Cheese, or Feta. Toppings - Bacon, Black Olives, Chicken, Green Peppers, Ground Beef, Ham, Italian Sausage, Jalapenos, Kalamata Olives, Meatballs, Mushrooms, Onions, Pepperoni, Banana Peppers, Pineapple, Spinach, Roma Tomatoes, and Turkey. Premium Pizza Toppings - Prime Rib or Shrimp (add $3.29).
Anderson's Pizzeria has Meetings Room. Book Your Event Today.

CIRCLE R RESTAURANT - Russell Road, Columbia. Six Page MENU
712 Russell Road, Columbia KY. PHONE: (270) 384-3212. WINTER HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6am-8pmCT; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pmCT. Closed on Mondays. Executive Chef Sammy Genakos.
Breakfast The Coffee's Hot. Come in early for a traditional Circle R Breakfast.
Join us for Breakfast, anytime, (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)
Lunch/DinnerCATFISH DINNER or SALMON PATTIES. Either served with 2 Sides and choice of Texas Toast and Cornbread, Either Just $6.99
Sides: Vegetable of the day: Mixed Greens. Everyday - 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: Hot Chocolate Lava Cake w/Vanilla Bean Ice Cream 3.50. Plus these 2.50: Homemade Brownies. Coconut Pies. Cookies & Cream Pie. Our signature dessert, PECAN Pie.
PRIME RIB after 4pmCT, every Saturday at the Circle R

Hardscratch General Store
7289 Hwy 55 South Road, Columbia, KY. In the Glensfork Community of Adair County. Phone (270) 384-4671

The Granddaddy of ALL Adair County FISH FRIES is right here, this week! Point your car toward Hardscratch to the General Store & Deli!

CATFISH! Will be served - TONIGHT! - Friday, July 25, 2014,
Adair County's #1 FISH FRY is held every Second and Fourth Friday Nights. (And plenty of Country Store Delectables Every Day)

FRIDAY Fish Fry will be 5pm-8pmCT, when it will be Hushpuppy Heaven again in Hardscratch and we'll be serving FISH + Coleslaw and French Fries or Baked Potato, All for Just $6.25. NEW!!! FROGLEGS Plate, with same fixings, Just $7.25. Anytime you want to really enjoy The Simple Life, and especially when you're Hungry, HEAD to HARDSCRATCH!

We are now a 100% Smoke Free Business!

Harvest Cafe
Harvest Cafe, formerly Cafe on the Square. Click to Current MENU for call ahead, carryout orders. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10amCT-5pmCT. 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 8:30amCT for Breakfasts. OMELETS a Specialty. And the Coffee's Hot.
Today's Lunch Specials: (We're closing at 5pmCT today):
5.99 Special:CHICKEN GREEK WRAP. Grilled Chicken. Chick Peas. Kalamata Olives. Lettuce. Tomato. Onion. Feta Cheese. In Spinach Wrap. Comes with your choice of Pasta Salad, Potato Salad or Chips. (or Fruit Cup, additional 50 cents) Pickle Spear on request. Today with FREE TEA!
4.99 Special: GRILLED CHEESE with Cup of Tomato/Basil. Today with FREE TEA!
Special Desserts: New York Style Cheesecake. Cream Cheese Walnut Mauritius. Blueberry, Chocolate and Banana Nut muffins and Cinnamon Crisp Muffins. Cherry Turnovers. Apple Turnovers, + Most every day, Surprises from my Mom!
- 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 is FISH FRIDAY !!!
  • Lunch/Dinner Special:
  • Fish + Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $6.49; after 5pmCT, All you can eat fish, $7.99
  • Shrimp+ Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $7.99
  • Froglegs+ Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $8.99
  • Combination Platter/Fish/Froglegs/Shrimp + Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $9.99
  • 8 oz. Ribeye Steak, Choice of 2 sides, $9.99
  • NEW! Pizza made to order. 14" cheese 12.99. additional toppings 1.25 each.
    DESSERTS Always, our signature dessert, SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving.
Parties and meetings here: See Venues for Meetings

The Store - CLAY RIDGE, KY
in the Village of Clay Ridge, (Adair County), 7110 Greensburg Road, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-385-9157. Hours: 6am-2pmCT/7am-3pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. All major credit cards. Smokers & Non. - EVERYBODY Welcome!
See you starting at 6amCT for Breakfast Eggs your way. Breakfast plates. Try Sausage Biscuit, Bacon Biscuit, and Country Ham biscuit.
BAKED CHICKEN Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Fried Squash. Bread. PLUS Homemade Cupcakes! All for Just $5.99
Drive over today to Clay Ridge TODAY: The food is great, portions are generous, and the prices can't be beat. - Shelia Ruczienski

28 Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 25
Happy Anniversary, Travis and Amanda Miller (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashton Flatt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Avalee Huddleston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barbara Dean "Deana" Partin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carlett Adalyn Raenell Gomez (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charles Tooley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Elijah Mann (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gretchen Emery Miles | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeremy Feese | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Johnny Morgan (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kamden Snow (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lindsay Breeding | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michelle Estes (1968) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy Taylor | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rebecca Lynn Keith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sawyer Nelson Harris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelbi Cheatham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Bell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Teresa Bright | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, William Bug Knight (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Lynda Gorin Lobb, Green Co., KY (1936-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Claycomb, Taylor Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frederick Thomas Burton, Cincinnati, OH (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Brett "Chaz" Hayden, Jr., Campbellsville, KY, (April 5, 2012-July 22, 2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jay B. Curtis, Columbia, KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James (Jimmie) Dotson, Taylor Co., KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Cowan, Adair Co., KY (1938-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Earl Levie Keltner, Adair County, KY (1920-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
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