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ACHS Football players get tough USMC training

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By Cathy Luttrell
On Monday night, July 20, the Adair County High School football team participated in a Marine Corp Combat Training Exercise. The training was conducted by three marines. The training consisted of a vigorous 200 yard warm up, an 880 yard sprint, followed by two minutes of non-stop repetitions of a 30 pound amo can lifts over their heads.


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2014-07-22 16:10:25 | Comments | Printable version

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Traffic stopped in both directions on Fairground Street



2014-07-22 - Fairground at Young Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Traffic was stopped in both directions this early Tuesday morning while workmen unloaded a sequenced equipmment to "mill" pavement on Young Street, KY 2290, to repave the road. The .0614 mile asphalt resurfacing project is one of six "Flex Fund" projects paid for by the Kentucky Highway Department and approved by Adair County Fiscal Court in its March, 2014 regular session. Other projects include KY 1913, Coburg Road, from the Adair-Taylor County line a total of 0.629 miles asphalt resurfacing; KY 2972, Cane Valley Mill Road, from KY767/2288 to KY 55, a total of 2.624 miles asphalt resurfacing; KY 900, Cundiff Glens Fork Road, from 0.297 iles N of Crocus View Road to Arlis Grant Road, 2.624 miles asphalt resurfacing; and KY 551/Knifley Road, from 0.10 miles north of Renfro Road to 0.04 miles north of Plum Point Road, 1.033 miles asphalt resurfacing.

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Vacation Bible School is July 26, 2014, at Melson Ridge UBC

Vacation Bible School will be 10am-2pmCT, Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Melson Ridge United Baptist Church 3082 Melson Ridge Road, Columbia, Ky. Bible School Theme "Gone Fishing." Lunch will be served. Everyone is invited to come join us. - Nadene Baker

2014-07-22 16:04:56 | Comments | Printable version

CAUD Boil Water Advisory LIFTED area Downtown Columbia

Received 1:52pmCT; Posted 1:54pmCT.
(Notice LIFTS Boil water in this advisory: CAUD Boil Water Advisory Issued for area of Downtown Columbia, KY.)

As of 1:55pmCT on July 22, 2014, the boil water advisory for residents from
the Justice Center up to the Square and from Justice Center to 207 Merchant Street, from Campbellsville Street around the square to Bank of Columbia, and on Greensburg Street to the Jail and North Monroe Street
has been lifted by the Division of Water Columbia Office. This means your water is safe for human consumption. You no longer have to boil your water. Columbia/Adair Utilities District, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone 270-384-2181


2014-07-22 13:46:21 | Comments | Printable version

Reid Welsh, Metcalfe Co., KY (1938-2014)

He was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of Metcalfe County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Lee and Dollie Riddle Welsh. He leaves five direct living descendants. He worked as a welder in the agricultural industry
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Reid Welsh, age 75, of Edmonton, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at T J Samson Hospital, Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 11amCT, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 3pmCT and continue at the funeral home until time of services on Thursday.


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2014-07-22 13:33:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair Farmers Market Tuesday afternoon July 22, 2014


The Adair County Farmers Market, Parking Lot, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY Fresh produce grown EXCLUSIVELY in Adair County. Tuesday mornings: 6am-10amCT; Tuesday afternoons - 2pm-6pmCT, Friday mornings - 6am-10amCT

By Barbara Amitage and Caitlin Helm
As told to ColumbiaMagazine.com(R)

Here's who's here with what:
  • Barbara Armitage of Tucker's Station Farms 270-250-2979 - Blackberries, Green Beans, Green Peppers, Pink Heritage Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Jalapeno Peppers, Sweet Banana Peppers, Fresh Garlic, Sweet Yellow Onions, Blackberry Jams, Salsa's.
  • Darrell Bunnell, Coview Farms, Coburg, KY, 270-384-5412: Yellow squash. Cucumbers. Potatoes. Peppers.
  • Caitlin Helm, Lonely Acre Farm, 270-378-0576: Honeywheat Bread. Zucchini Bread. Cranberry Carrot Cake.


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


2014-07-22 13:12:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

10/under baseball teams invited to Diamond Showdown

By Lisa White

The Lexington Grays 10U Select Team invites 10U teams around the area to compete in the Diamond Showdown 2014 scheduled with games starting at 8amCT/9amET, Saturday-Sunday, August 9-10, 2014. Pool play will begin Saturday; elimination on Sunday. The tournament will be held at the American Legion Park, 725 W. Broadway Street, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342. This is a 10U team only. Entry fee is $150, 2 baseballs per game. The tournament features individual and team awards (runnerup and champions), quality umpires, competitive games. Contact Cody Christopher, 859-749-3734 or email cody_christopher5@yahoo.com. - Lisa White


2014-07-22 11:16:55 | Comments | Printable version

Food Pantry at Trinity UMC, Saturday, July 26, 2014

To assist the elderly (65 and over) and persons with disabilities

By Connie Scott

Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, will conduct their Food Pantry, Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 10am-10:30amCT. This service will be available to assist the elderly (65 and over) and persons with disabilities. Please call the church office at 270-384-3259 and speak with the secretary to sign up. Office hours are 8amCT until 12noonCT Tuesdays through Fridays. - Connie Scott, Trinity United Methodist Church


2014-07-22 11:07:04 | Comments | Printable version

CAUD will hold special called meeting to approve bond sale

For the Flood Mitigation, Wastewater and Water Project

Columbia/Adair Utilities District will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10amCT at their office at 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Bond Sale for the Flood Mitigation, Wastewater and Water Project. - Jennifer Carter, secretary


2014-07-22 10:57:10 | Comments | Printable version

Gradyville Baptist Church VBS, July 23-28, 2014

Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY will be having Vacation Bible School Wednesday, July 23-27, 2014. Wednesday-Friday, July 23-25 6pm-8:30pmCT. Friday night will have a campout for those wanting to stay (with adult supervision). Saturday, July 26, 2014, breakfast served at 6amCT then preaching by Bro. Keith Fields at 8amCT, with activities ending around 2pmCT. Commencement will be at 6pmCT, Sunday night July 27, 2014. Classes, crafts, and activities for all ages. Everyone is invited. Contacts: 270-250-5222, 270-299-6563, or email gradyvillebaptistchurch@hotmail.com.

2014-07-22 10:31:05 | Comments | Printable version

Mary Knight commends Barbara,Wayne Armitage, all the vendors

Mary Knight writes:
Congratulations, Barbara and Wayne Armitage and all the vendors we find at the Saturday Farmers' Market. All your hard work, enthusiasm, and planning are paying off.

The FM2 is certainly the go-to place in Adair County on Saturday mornings. I leave the market well-fed, well-stocked for the week, and happily be-jeweled. The variety of vendors is very appealing. Keep it coming, guys. --Mary Knight
Comments re article 68644 Bon Appetit Appalachia features Farmers Market on the Square


2014-07-22 10:19:09 | Comments | Printable version

Millerfield Youth having pancake breakfast, car wash

Donations basis event

The Millerfield Youth and Jr. Sunday School would like to invite you to come to a Pancake Breakfast and get your car washed at the same time, 7am-10amCT, Saturday, July 26, 2014. This will be held at the Millerfield Fellowship Center, 1935 Millerfield Road, Columbia. This in on a donations basis. Contacts: 270-634-2312 or 270-634-4614. - Roxanne Roberts


2014-07-22 10:05:01 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Farmers Market Report: Morning, July 22, 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
As reported to Ed Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com (c)

Here's what we have at 6:24amCT on Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014:
  • Holly Kerns, Sano, KY 270-250-3437 - Cucumbers. Green Onions. Tomatoes. Red Slicing Tomatoes. Burpee's Stringless and Roma Green Beans. Yellow Squash. Zucchini. Red Potatoes. White Potatoes. and Blue Potatoes.
  • Others may be here. Watch for their reports here.

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


2014-07-22 06:09:29 | Comments | Printable version

Today, TUESDAY with CM, July 22, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 22, 2014:
Seekers of nature
may be gently distracted
by shaped monuments.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 22 July 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1043

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

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2014-07-22 05:18:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Adair County Republican Party meets July 31, 2104

There will be an Adair County Republican Party meeting on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 6pmCT in the Adair Annex basement, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. All those interested are encouraged to attend as we gear up for the fall election! We do not require any type of paid membership so anyone interested is invited to attend! - Tiffany Kessler

2014-07-22 05:00:35 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 22
Happy Anniversary, Eric and Stephanie Antle (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Samantha & Neil Harrelson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Adam P. West (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittni Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Britttany Jessee Dile | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carol Miller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Edward "PeeWee" Dulworth (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emilee Flatt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emily Grace Bivens (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jansen Bradley Miller (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jasper William Kemp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica L. Sexton (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica Lynn Gaskins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jimmy Pyles (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jon Cox | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katie Smith (aka Katie-ma-lady) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kayla Younkin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark McKinley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melody Pollard | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nellie Garrett (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nicole Legg | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Richard Todd (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Burton (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Brithday, Brittany Lee Jessee | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Susan T. Parker, 61, Columbia, KY (July 22, 1948 - Saturday, July 25, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane Salato, Adair County, KY (1924-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rose M. Goodin, Adair Co., KY native. (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucy Evelyn Hopper, Russell Co., KY (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Jones Monin, Green Co., KY (1934-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James E. Capps, Cumberland Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Lee Franklin, Russell County, KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pat Rhynearson, Taylor County, KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jack R. Williams, formerly of Columbia, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifford Shepherd, 87, Adair Co., KY (1926-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Robert Lee Barnett, Green Co., KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Philip N. Frederick, Casey County, KY (1941-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lura Opal West, 92, Russell Co., KY (1921-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elder Royce F. Hart, Russell County, KY (1936-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garry Steven McCubbins, Green County, KY (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Roger Flowers, 70, Cumberland Co., KY (1943-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas Arms, Cumberland County, KY (1922-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Claud Beard (July 22, 1907-November 18, 1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Valtie Edel Melson (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory, birthday Sue Ann Cravens (d. 2007) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, July 22, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTFarmers Market at 409 Fairground opens at 6m-10amCT TODAY!
Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY. (Who's Here, What They Have) | (ID:29118, Comment)
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. | (ID:29038, Comment)
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: Fifty-Seven (57) 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. Ten (10) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Three (3) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Twenty-eight (28) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Six (6) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Fifteen (15) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two Hunded Four (204) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:29361, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:29123, Comment)
10:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 10am-1pmCT (Recurring Event)
Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - Patricia Willis Food Pantry | (ID:29128, Comment)
The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Topic today: TBA
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) | (ID:29190, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29072, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Capt. Marion V. Bowman USMC Ret., Taylor Co., KY (1929-2014) | (ID:29347, Comment)
ACMS Site Council to meets in special session | (ID:29359, Comment)
2:00pmCTFarmers Market at 409 Fairground opens at 2pm-6pmCT TODAY!
See VENDORS, LISTS of PRODUCTS this afternoon
Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:29133, Comment)
4:00pmCTACES site council July meeting tonight
ACES Conference Room, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. - STEVE BURTON, Principal (This meeting takes place of regular July 15, 2014 meeting) | (ID:29289, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29105, Comment)
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:29140, Comment)
5:15pmCTStrong for Life Class, regular Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. - Lee Ann Jessee | (ID:29150, Comment)
5:30pmCTVacation Bible School nightly, 5:30pm-8pmCT, July 22-25, 2014
Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:29253, Comment)
VBS at Trinity UMC, Sun.-Wed., July 20-23, 2014 - Supper 5:30pmCT and VBS 6pm-8pmCT. nightly. At Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:29331, Comment)
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:29339, Comment)
Gradyville Baptist Church Vacation Bible School Commencement
Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:29367, Comment)

 






















 
 
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