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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Anntikk sends link to possible solution for city's heat islands

Here's a link to a story in the Los Angeles Times: In Phoenix, an ambitious plan aims to cover 25% of the metropolis with tree shade which reader and ex-pat "Anntikk," sends with a note: "Be like Phoenix . . ." The article not only suggests an expanded urban forest with its cooling canopy, but tells how Phoenix, AZ, utilizes the shade of "engineered" and small steel trees.

2016-07-27 06:59:03 | Comments | Printable version

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Topiary Dancing Bears spotted in Houston, TX



2016-07-27 - River Oaks Plant House, Houston, TX - Photo by Jane Aaron.
Jane Aaron, an Adair County Master Gardener now a resident of Lexington, KY, where she volunteers to answer Fayette County gardener's questions, is fascinated with topiary forms - like these these two dancing bears she spotted in Houston, TX. She's trying to create some of her own, on a smaller scale, for her garden in Lexington. These topiaries are stuffed with sphagnum moss, with ever green plants providing the "fur." While dancing bears would be appropriate as Canadian Tour Bus magnets in her hometown of Columbia, she's looking at, perhaps a rabbit. So far, she hasn't had much luck getting a wire mess form for a bunny. Any readers have ideas?

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Whitfield praises USDA decision to combat horse soring

By Robert Hankins
News from Representative Ed Whitfield's Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) released the following statement commending the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement yesterday of proposed changes aimed at ending the practice of horse soring - the intentional infliction of pain to horses' feet to achieve the high stepping "big lick" gait:


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2016-07-27 06:44:53 | Comments | Printable version

Barren Co., KY, man sentenced to 42 months for fraud

Defendant misrepresented his mental condition to qualify for benefits. Ordered to pay $106,716.07 in restitution to victim agencies
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From U.S. Attorney's Office
Department of Justice, Western District of Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, KY - (Tue 26 Jul 2016) A Cave City, Kentucky, man was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court, by District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 42 months in prison, and ordered to pay restitution of $24,884.80 to the Social Security Administration and $81,831.27 to the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services, the victim agencies, for defrauding the Supplemental Security Income program, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.


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2016-07-27 06:06:01 | Comments | Printable version

Mr. Lonnie Luther Abbott, Clinton Co., KY (1942-2016)

He was a mechanic for Chevrolet Motors and a Proud Democrat. He was the son of the late Arlen Roosevelt Abbott and Ivola Troxell Abbott. He leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Mr. Lonnie Luther Abbott, 73, of Somerset, KY, formerly of Monticello, KY passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at The University of Louisville, KY.

A gathering of family and friends will be held to celebrate his life, 4pm-7pmCT/5am-8pmET, Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the home of Ms. Hilda Richardson, 127 Kendrick Avenue Monticello, KY.


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2016-07-27 05:45:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Campbellsville High School to host blood drive 19 Aug 2016

By Calen McKinney

Campbellsville High School, 230 W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, will host its first blood drive of the 2016-2017 school year, 7am-12pmCT/8am-1pmET, Friday, August 19, 2016.

Kentucky Blood Center officials will be on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.


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2016-07-27 05:10:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Community Fish Fry at Gradyville Baptist Church 13 Aug 2016

Events start at 3pmCT; food at 4pmCT, and Blakey's Singing at 6pmCT

By Debbie Bennett

Community Fish Fry at Gradyville Baptist Church, 59 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY, on August 13, 2016. Kids games at 3pmCT, food at 4pm to 6pmCT, singing at 6pmCT with the Blakey Quartet, Carry out available by calling 270-250-6563 or 270-250-5222. Everyone is invited to come out and and fellowship with us. Donations are appreciated --Debbie Bennett


2016-07-27 03:23:25 | Comments | Printable version

Free family movie at Summit Manor 29 Jul 2016

The community is invited to a free family friendly movie night at Summit Manor, 400 Bomar Heights, Columbia, KY, on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:30pmCT, in the back courtyard. We will be showing the movie, "Zootopia" So bring your kids, a blanket, beach towel or lawn chair for a night out with the family. There will be food items for purchase, with proceeds going towards this years Elders vacation fund. - Laura Koller

Note: Outdoor movies were quite the thing in the early days of cinema. Morgan Brothers, Van Zant's Overland, and Mr. Kerbow entertained us with portable theaters in the open, long before drive-ins were here Some of Adair's theatres were out-of-doors, some itinerant. Among them were. See: Adair Theatres, which first appeared in Columbia! Magazine issue 18.


2016-07-27 03:14:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Movies

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM - 27 Jul 2016

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 27, 2016:
When bad news likely,
moment just before message
seems hundred years long.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 27 July 2016.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1779



2016-07-27 03:07:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Remembering Sidney Smith: He attended school in Adair County

Comments re article 84631 Sidney Smith 66 Portage IN/Edmonton KY native 19502016

Billy Joe Fudge writes:
Sidney's obituary said nothing about living in Adair County, but I am sure I went to school with him either at Sparksville or in high school. I thought he lived in the Flatwoods. - Billy Joe Fudge
Thanks - When the obituary was posted, we wondered if the Edmonton reference were a mail address only, or not. We still are looking for the answer. - EW


2016-07-27 03:03:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback


Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 27
Happy Birthday, Annette Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Austin Horton (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bonnie Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Doris Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dwight Lawless, grandfather and Daniel Lawless, grandson (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Faye Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Lynn Moss | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Josephine Posey (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joyce York | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kortnei Beth Kelsay (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margaret Huddleston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Jane Williams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wanda VonFumetti | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy IMO Birthday, Doris Smith Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenn Brown, 71, Knifley, KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Hadley, Russell Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Wendell Otis Young, Green Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonora Corbin, Adair Co., KY, native (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Greer Goodin, Adair Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Martin, Burkesville, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Eugene McClendon, Burkesville, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Taylor Fudge, Marrowbone, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Bill (Little Richard) Milby, Green County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Archie Thomas Coffman, 53, Casey Co. KY, (1960-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Roy Bybee, Edmonton, KY, Adair Co. native (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dixie Mae Short, Taylor County, KY (1922-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lemuel (Junebug) Burton, Jr. , Russell Co., KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Tucker Passmore, Russell Springs, KY (1979-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda L. Williams, 73, Russell Co., KY (1941-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Alice Reane' Parrish Kerwin, Cumberland Co., KY (1970-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Teresa Jo McQueary, 50, Russell Co., KY, Adair native (1965-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Janes, 76, Adair County, KY (1939-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, 2016
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTAll Day Today: Time to Opt-In for CodeRED Weather Warnings. - Mike Keltner STORY/DIRECTIONS | (ID:42209, Comment)
4:00amCT Jobs are waiting for you. Take action today
See them 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:42210, Comment)
7:00amCTNEW HOURS! - Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
OPEN 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday. CLOSED Saturdays & Sundays. - Teresa Spencer | (ID:42211, 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 (1) Event(s) Circuit Court. Seventy (70) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Ninety-eight (98) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. Four (4) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Twenty-one (21) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Forty (40) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Seventy-six (76) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:42212, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:42213, Comment)
Thanks for opening your hearts to Green River Animal Shelter and our fur babies. Thanks for the supplies you have given in lieu of adoption fees. (photo left>

We would like to thank everyone for all the time, donations, and the open hearts that have came in and gave our fur babies a second chance at life. We have adopted out 27 dogs in the past week. We are now down to 45 dogs, and 26 kittens. Thanks to everyone for all the help it is greatly appreciated. Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-5pmCT and Saturdays 10am-2pmCT. Phone at 270-385-9655. Thanks, Kim Tucker. Director.
We still have a lot of lively, adorable, steal-your-heart kittens - all with pleasing personalities, and in wide variety of colors to suit your home decor.
We're Open Today, Saturday, July 23, 2016, 10am-2pmCT. It's a great day to adopt a pet and a great day to make a donation in honor of a person or dog or cat, or as a memorial.
Sponsor a dog or cat, puppy or kitten today Your sponsorship will help finding these wonderful creatures forever homes. Thanks to all who are making a difference!
Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-5pmCT. GRAS, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY. You can help. Adopt. Volunteer. Give Time, Donate Money. Give needed supplies. Encourage the staff at GRAS who are doing such a wonderful job!
Stop in and see the progress we're making. Thanks, KIM TUCKER
(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM | (ID:42218, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:42214, Comment)
Campbellsville HS to host blood drive 7am-12pmCT/8am-1pmET - Calen McKinney DETAILS | (ID:42219, Comment)
1:00pmCTHomeschool Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:42215, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening service schedules. | (ID:42216, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:42217, Comment)
6:00pmCTVacation Bible School (VBS) each evening 6pm-8pmCT, 27-31 Jul 2016 at Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia KY. - Debbie Bennett. STORY | (ID:41970, Comment)

 
























 
 
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