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Big Week of Events culminates with Gradyville dedications

This week: Ribbon cuttings at Damon's CTA, at Tumble Towne USA, at Farm Bureau North, and wonderful get-together in Gradyville, KY to commemorate The Gradyville Flood and the note the birthplace of Coach Ed Diddle. Speakers include Jim Richards, J.W. Keltner

By Sue Stivers, Executive Director
Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce

The coming week will be a very busy one for members of the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce. I hope everyone, members of the Chamber and the public as well, will make note of these big events this week, culminated with the Dedication of Wayside Markers commemorating the Gradyville Flood and the birthplace of Coach Ed Diddle.

J.W. Keltner will speak and share stories his ancestors told him about the terrible times of the flood, and Adair native who studied under Coach Diddle and who was one of his successors as head basketball coach of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will share stories about Mr. Diddle.
  • Monday, July 30, 2007:Chamber Ribbon Cutting Monday, July 30, 5:00 PM Damon's CTA (Old Bingo Hall), Campbellsville Road, Columbia.

  • Thursday, August 2, 2007: The Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce will have a Ribbon Cutting ceremony Thursday, August 2, beginning at 10:00 AM at Tumble Towne U.S.A. Located at 426 Wain Street. Owners are Doug and Brandi Waggener and can be reached at 250-2715.

  • Thursday, August 3, 2007: There will be a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Friday, August 3, at 11:00am CT at the Open House for Adair County Farm Bureau North, 40 Grant Lane.

  • Saturday, August 4, 2007; Gradyville Dedication,Coach Ed Diddle & The Gradyville Flood, Saturday, August 4, 10:00 AM at D & E Grocery, Edmonton Road, Gradyville.
It's a busy week, but hope you canattend and show support for thecommunity and businesses. If you need additional information, call us at (270) 384-6020.

The Gradyville Flood topics in, most extensive collection of stories and pictures on the June 7, 1907 tragedy anywhere.

Ed Diddle stories, photos, and links in

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Chamber Insights. Complete Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce monthly newsletters with added photos and links. Latest is July 2007

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