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Courthouse Annex not affected by the power outage

By Ed Waggener

The Adair County Annex Building and City Hall, along with many if not all businesses on the Square are not affected by the transformer outage this morning.

Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk, said that internet communications with Frankfort are up and the clerk's office is doing business as usual.


2017-09-26 10:00:27 | Comments | Printable version

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Corn Maze at Greater Fairplay, KY



2017-09-26 - Off Johnson School Road, Greater Fairplay, KY - Photo by Jeanne Marshburn.
Charles Marshburn's Corn Maze in Greater Gadberry combines more user friendly level of complexity along with cultural enlightenment, One can self test art appreciation skills by guessing his inspiration, above. (Does anyone know if there is a Living Squarecrow category? in the 2017 Squarecrow contest?). Oh yes, he did finally figure it out. - EW

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Mike Keltner: Power outage caused by a squirrel

UPDATE: Mike Keltner reports that all power was restored by 10:30amCT. A drive around affected areas revealed that everything appears to be back to normal.
Outages reported over large area of Columbia. Power could be restored before 11amCT, if all goes as planned.

By Ed Waggener

Mike Keltner, Adair County Emergency Director, said that the power outage being experience ithis morning on Jamestown Hill, some parts of Greensburg Street, a the hospital and and Summit Manor, was caused by a squirrel which short circuited a line a transformer substation in the City Limits of Columbia. He said that both the hospital and nursing home are operating smoothly utilizing their generators.

According to information he has received, local Kentucky Utilities say they could have power back to normal within one hour, once they get approval from KU higher ups in Lexington, KY.


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2017-09-26 09:48:03 | Comments | Printable version

Joyce Coomer: Electric is out at the top of Jamestown Hill

Joyce Coomer:writes:

Electric is out at the top of Jamestown hill. So are the traffic signals. Most drivers are treating the inactive signals as they should -- as a four-way stop. Others are disregarding everything, but where they are going. Joyce M. Coomer
Thanks, Joyce Coomer - We are only getting sketchy reports. We have heard from Sheriff Moss that the hospital and Summit Manor are on generators and that many of the businesses out Jamestown Street are without electricity. We'll be posting as reports come in.


2017-09-26 09:35:01 | Comments | Printable version

Fire totally destroys mobile home on Green Hills Road

(Received at 8:25amCT, Tue 26 Sep 2017) - The Adair County Fire Department responded to 1187 Greens Hills Road to vacant mobile home fire at around 11amCT, Saturday, September 23, 2017. The mobile home was totally destroyed by fire. Property owned by Gary Mann. There were 9 firemen on the scene for about 30 minutes. - Donald Hare, Public Information Officer

2017-09-26 08:36:23 | Comments | Printable version

CIS students, staff in districtwide pep rally

By Calen McKinney

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members showed their spirit during a districtwide pep rally on Friday, September 22, 2017 to celebrate homecoming.

Campbellsville Elementary School students traveled to the Campbellsville middle and high school campus for the event.


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2017-09-26 07:37:19 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Adair County Farmers Market - Tue 26 Sep 2017

Holly Kerns is here at 6amCT. Great weather it's a comfortable 60 degrees F now. A little fog this morning. But great for shopping for produce.

By Holly Kerns, Market Reporter

The Adair County Farmers Market, Parking Lot, Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, is OPEN 6am-10amCT, TODAY, (or until sold out), Tue 26 Sep 2017 with the following:
CORN: Ambrosia and Argent Sweet Corn. TOMATOES: Red and Pink Slicers, One slice Sandwich Tomatoes or for dicing in salads. Potatoes: Red & White. Some by the bushel. PUMPKINS: Jack o'Lantern. Cooking
Remember, the Adair Farmers Market is open Tuesdays and Fridays, 6am-10amCT, with parking just a few feet away from all the stalls. (Sponsored)


2017-09-26 05:52:48 | Comments | Printable version

CMS football team to host fall break dance 28 Sep 2017

By Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer (CIS)

CMS football team to host fall break dance Campbellsville Middle School football team will host a fall break dance on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The dance will be from 5pmCT/6pmET to 7pmCT/8pmET in the multi-purpose room of Campbellsville Middle School, 315 Roberts Road, Campbellsville, KY. Concessions will be sold and there will be a dance contest. Admission is $5, and only CMS students will be admitted. Music will be provided by DJ Psycho. For more information, call the CMS office at 270-465-5121.


2017-09-26 03:22:48 | Comments | Printable version

Traffic Alert - I-65 NB blocked due to crash near mile marker 40

Update; 6:03amCT: KYTC crews onsite report 1 lane is now open on I-65 north near mile marker 40. Traffic will still be moving slow through this area. - Wes Watt
Location of crash is between Smiths Grove Exit (38)and Cumberland Parkway Exit (43)(See Wikipedia Wikipedia_Interstate 65 in Kentucky

By Wes Watt, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 3, Bowling Green, KY

BOWLING GREEN, KY (Tue 26 Sep 2017 - 2:57amCT) - All lanes on I-65 northbound near mile marker 40 are blocked due to a crash. KYTC crews are in route setting up a detour. Motorists need to see alternate route.



2017-09-26 03:02:25 | Comments | Printable version

Traffic shift to occur on I-75 in Rockcastle Co. 26 Sep 2017

Motorists advised to pay close attention to work zone signage. Work is part of $31 million project which will widen I-75 in both directions from four lanes to six lanes.L-M Asphalt Partners LTC., d/b/a ATS Construction, of Lexington, KY was awarded contract.
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By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY

SOMERSET, KY - (Mon 25 Sep, 2017) – Construction is progressing on the widening of Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County and with that comes traffic shifts.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that starting Tuesday night, September 26, south bound I-75 only traffic will be shifted from the current driving lanes onto the newly constructed lanes.


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2017-09-26 02:57:38 | Comments | Printable version

Juvenile found, Louisville man arrested for human trafficking

AG's office, local law enforcement worked together to make arrest. Case started with a tip in Lexington of a juvenile being advertised for prostitution, then followed trail to Louisville, where arrest was made. "Over the last year, Beshear has established the Office of the Attorney General as the leading agency fighting human trafficking, a modern-day form of slavery in which adults and children are forced into sex or labor services," writers say.
NOTE: Indictments are considered formal charges. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Terry Sebastian or Crystal Staley
News from the Office of Attorney General Andy Beshear.

FRANKFORT, KY - (Mon 25 Sep 2017) - Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced his office apprehended a Louisville man on multiple charges, including human trafficking, after receiving information that a juvenile was being advertised for prostitution.

Silky K. Clark, 39, of Louisville, was arrested last week by Beshear's Department of Criminal Investigations and charged with human trafficking, a Class C felony. Clark was also charged with first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a Class C felony; possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, a Class C felony; possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony; possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class B misdemeanor; and criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class B misdemeanor.


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2017-09-26 02:51:20 | Comments | Printable version

Today, TUESDAY with CM - 26 Sep 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 26, 2017:
After much walking
good cooks are sure to relish
their own good cooking.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 26 September 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2205

TONIGHT: The Seraph Brass Band will perform tonight
at 7pmCT, Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in Lindsey Wilson College's Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall, 155 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY



2017-09-26 02:14:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 26
Happy Anniversary, Tammy and Benjamin Bault | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alma Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aydan Conner Edwards (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Baylee Grace Wheeler (September 26, 2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Burns (September 26, 1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Colby Robertson (September 26, 1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dalton Crawford (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Darlene Campbell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie Andrejco | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacky D. Pyles | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, John Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kacie Shofner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kallen Sexton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kisha Michelle Burton (September 26, 1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Landen Neat (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Leah Keith (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mason Biggs (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Dianne Marie White Ward , 63, Burkesville, KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Adair Co., KY native, Marsha Ann Quonce, 46, Shepherdsville, KY (September 26, 1962 -July 24, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hilda Marie Bow Spears, Cumberland Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Donald K. Smith, Russell Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maria Bertha Cartaya, Taylor Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice Irene Lee, Casey Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martha Marcum, Taylor Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mark Jones, 47, Russell County, KY (1966-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Hildreth Hurt, Cumberland County, KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Carvil Winfrey Watson, 77, Cumberland Co., KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Adine Floyd, 88, Russell County, KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phyllis Milby, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Odean Warf, 89, Green County, KY (1926-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Henry (Jady) Jolly, 92, Center, KY (1923-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Lillian Louise Luttrell, Russell Springs, KY (1940-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Emily Elizabeth Karnes Cundiff, 76, Green Co., KY, Taylor Co., native (1939-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ron Hale, 73, Columbia, Adair Co., KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Colvin, Taylor County, KY (1924-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Ray (Ken) Babcock, 89, Adair County, KY (1927-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frankie Lynn Gooch, 52, Kings Mountain, KY (1964-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Ray Morgan, Casey Co., KY (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Andre Eugene Dowell, 72, Russell County, KY (1944-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, J.C. Acree (1934-2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Madge Melton | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, September 26, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTAdair Farmers Market Open, 409 Fairground Street. (Tue & Fri 6am-10amCT).
Who's Here, What's Here, TODAY, September 26, 2017 (Sponsored) | (ID:49569, Comment)
7:00amCT Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service Road, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782 Hours: Mon-Tue-Wed from 7am-3pmCT. Thu-Fri Bins are available outside; Supervisor will be in and out of shelter from 7am-3pmCT. | (ID:49556, Comment)
7:10amCTCarter White Report. FM 93.5. Tue/Thu each week. STORY | (ID:49557, Comment)
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 hundred forty (140) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. Thirty-two (32) 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. Twenty four (24) Court Events in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Sixty-nine (69) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Three (3) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Fourteen (14) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:49560, Comment)
Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 8am-1pmCT (Recurring Event) Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. Ann Burton Murphy | (ID:49558, Comment)
Squarecrow registration continues today at Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Collumiba, KY. (Lee Ann Jessee reports 33 participants registered on Monday, 25 Sep 2017!!!) | (ID:49559, Comment)
Jobs are waiting for you. See in CM EMPLOYMENT .
If you need positions filled, find the best among the readers of ColumbiaMagazine.com Using any Contact/Submit Button. If you have questions Call 270-250-2730. | (ID:49561, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Fiscal Court Special Called Meeting. AGENDA | (ID:49456, Comment)
Adair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:49562, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, 10amCT/11amET, Liberty, KY, for Ms. Betty Ann Lee Thompson, 84, Casey County, KY (1933-2017) | (ID:49520, Comment)
The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Our special guests today: TBA
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) | (ID:49563, Comment)
Read & Rhyme Baby Story Time, for 6-18 months. 10am-11amCT, Metcalfe County Public Library, 200 S Main, Edmonton, KY. | (ID:49568, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Mrs. Elois Squires Gumm, Green County, KY (1934-2017) | (ID:49550, Comment)
NoonCTServices, 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Liberty, KY for Douglas (Doug) Eugene Melson, 58, Hustonville, KY (1959-2017) | (ID:49532, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Annettia Pearl Calhoun, 81, Russell County, KY (1936-2017) | (ID:49519, Comment)
2:00pmCTMetcalfe County Farmers Market. 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY. - Tuesday sessions 2pm-6pmCT. (Recurrent Event) | (ID:49564, Comment)
4:00pmCT LWC Women's Soccer Blue Raiders at Shawnee State , at 4pmCT/5pmET, at Shawnee State University, 940 Second Street (Campus), Portsmouth, Ohio (Ohio). | (ID:49505, Comment)
5:00pmCTADAIR 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:49565, Comment)
6:30pmCTThe Adair County Hospital Board of Trustees will hold a regular monthly session in the Columbia/Adair County Chamber Building, 20 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY - NEAL GOLD. AGENDA | (ID:49497, Comment)
Adair County HS Volleyball at LaRue County HS, 925 Lincoln Boulevard, Hodgenville. 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET | (ID:49567, Comment)
7:00pmCTSeraph Brass will perform in Lindsey Wilson Colleges Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall, 155 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY. - Venus Popplewell. (STORY) | (ID:49551, Comment)

 


























 
 
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