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Photos from the ACHS 2018 Awards Night

See also: Columbia Magazine's ACHS Class of 2018 Graduation Page for student photos, profiles, achievements and more.

Adair County High School held its Awards Night on Thursday, May 24, 2017. Click headline for album with multiple photos.


2018-05-25 13:04:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

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ACHS 2018: GSA Award



2018-05-25 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Adair County High School.
The Governor's School for the Arts Program Award was presented to Savannah Starks.

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Hungry Kids Cafe menu for Saturday, 26 May 2018 at FM2

From Lois Cunningham

Kids eat free at the Hungry Kids Cafe, open Saturdays for breakfast and lunch at Farmer's Market on the Square, Corner Merchant & Campbellsville Streets, Columbia, KY 8am-1pmCT (our hours may be slightly different from FM2). Here's our menu for tomorrow, Saturday, May 26, 2018:
  • Breakfast: Fresh fruit smoothies. Mini quiche. Breakfast bread.
  • Lunch: BBQ chicken. Corn in the cob. Green beans. Peach cobbler.
All kids eat free every Saturday. Parents are welcome to join children for a donation.


2018-05-25 10:06:07 | Comments | Printable version

Senior Walk took graduates through each Adair County school


The ACHS Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony is tonight, May 25, 7pmCT at Adair County High School's John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. See also: Adair County High School 2018 Graduation Edition
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By Linda Waggener

Adair County High School seniors went on the traditional walk through tour of each school dressed in their caps and gowns starting at 9:30amCT May 22, 2018. The tour was called by one teacher, "the best thing we ever did for school spirit." Seniors first walked the ACHS halls, lined with juniors, sophomores and freshmen then through each school in turn, ACPC, ACES and ACMS, revisiting the grades and teachers they'd worked with through their 12-year careers.

The cheers and shouts and high fives and good wishes in those hallways made the seniors feel like rock stars and filled hearts with happiness.


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2018-05-25 07:57:52 | Comments | Printable version

Offices of CJE Michael L. Stephens closed Mon 28 May 2018

Public Notice

Judge Executive Michael Lee Stephens office located in the Adair County Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, Ky. will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 to allow employees the opportunity to celebrate Memorial Day with their families. We hope everyone has a blessed and safe Memorial Day weekend. - BRIDGET COMPTON


2018-05-25 07:44:47 | Comments | Printable version

Bake Sale will benefit ACHS Lady Indian Basketball team

There will be a bake sale for Adair County Lady Indians Basketball team 8amCT until all items gone, Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Walmart, 2988 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY. There will be homemade layered cakes, pies, brownies, chess squares, cookies, cupcakes, muffins, strawberries in the snow, banana nut bread and much more. If you would like to pre-order call or text 270-634-2535. - Rita Campbell for Shannon Campbell

2018-05-25 07:38:24 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Primary Center recognizes AR achievements - ALBUM

Album includes Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade Accelerated Reader Achievers
Click on headline for all photo(s) in one scroll

By Jennifer Mann, Librarian, Adair County Primary Center

Adair County Primary Center recognized Accelerated Reader Achievements this week.

Those honored were:


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2018-05-25 06:41:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Carol Perkins: Angel saves heroine from shower disaster

Bridal shower, that is. When Carol had assumed a name for the bride-to-be, and panic set in during the event. Click on headline to read how miracle saved the day
Next previous Carol Perkins column: The Lizard Whistle Story

By Carol Perkins

I knew the groom-to-be, but I didn't know his fiance very well. I thought her name was Missy. Missy sounded familiar, so that is the name I put on the card. To Paul and Missy.

The crowd had gathered for the bridal shower and the smiling couple began opening their long line of gifts. They started at the far end of the table, opposite of where I had placed mine. For some reason, as I watched them open each one, I second-guessed myself about the name I had written on the card. Why had I put a name in the first place? What if her name wasn't Missy? I think that was his last girlfriend's name. What if I have confused them?


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2018-05-25 06:07:38 | Comments | Printable version

Greensburg, KY, Paddle Trail rated 'great' by Adair enthusiast

On a beautiful three Columbia Kayaking enthusiasts, Robyn Curry, Jane Smith and the writer, Mitzi Bault, put in on Green River at Ralph Vaughn Road, a beautiful point in the rich river bottom land below the Greensburg Industrial Park cliffs. RVR is in off Blowing Springs Road or Legion Park Road. Their take out point was just blocks from Historic Downtown Greensburg. It was all an impressive impressive experience.
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By Mitzi Bault

A beautiful day on Green River kayaking.

Greensburg has a great Padde Trail.


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2018-05-25 03:51:05 | Comments | Printable version

Disturbance complaint results in the recovery of a stolen vehicle

Suspect alleged to have refused to leave Glendale motel room at check out time. Bowling Green man arrested. He faces multiple charges.
NOTE: Arrests and charges are not findings of guilt. An individual charged in an arrest is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Tpr. Scotty R. Sharp, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

GLENDALE, KY (Thu 24 May 2018) - Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 04 Troopers responded to a disturbance at the Glendale Economy Inn resulting in the recovery of a stolen vehicle on May 24, 2018.

At approximately 11:42amET, KSP Post 04 received notification that a man was refusing to leave his room after the appointed check out time.

Upon Troopers encountering the man inside the motel room they also located marijuana. Further investigation revealed that the man was in possession of a stolen vehicle that had been reported stolen by the Warren County Sheriff's Office.


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2018-05-25 03:26:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Today - FRIDAY with CM - 25 May 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 25, 2018:
We cannot but hope
others have forgotten too
when we have no gift.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 25 May 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2446



2018-05-25 03:12:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 25
Happy Anniversary, Bradley and Ashley Adamson (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Chasity & Timmy Ballou (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Craig and Felicia Lasley (May 5, 1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, David & Linda Kinnett (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Eugene and Mildred Robinson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angela Dean | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angela Ford, (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cameron Derman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Desiray Jasper (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennie Cowan Snider (1982) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Perkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julie Campbel | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laney Grace Stotts (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madeline Hardwick (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matilda Anne Waggener (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Milton Shepherd | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patty Smith Edwards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tina York | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Othel Rollin Jeffries, Green Co., KY (May 25, 1917 - August 17, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nelle Vaughn | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Greg Corbin, Columbia, KY (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Beagle, Russell Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John King Stephenson, Taylor Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Amelia Meyer, 99, Russell County, KY (1913) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Tarter, Russell County, KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Holley Madison Claywell Guffey, Burkesville, KY (1994-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tony Lynn Harvey, Adair County, KY (1956-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rester Higginbotham, 84, Russell Co., KY (1930-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Louise (Taylor) Russell, Casey Co., KY (1927-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Oma Christine (Teenie) Lawhorn, Russell Co., KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carol Gregory, 75, Casey County, KY (1939-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Elbert (Pee Wee) Puyear, Taylor Co. KY (1939-2015 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Dean Blair, 68, Pellyton, KY (1947-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger Lee Smith, 62, Russell County, KY (1953-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Roy Derry, Sr., Columbia, KY, (1930-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roberta Hudson, 79, Russell Co., KY (1936-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patty Myers Branham, 55, Cumberland County, KY (1960-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beth Paige Herron, Taylor Co., KY (1984-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph Donald Decker, 84, Russell County, KY (1931-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herman Wood (H.W.) Roach, Adair County, KY (1926-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray M. Edrington, Columbia, KY (1936-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gerald Wade Coomer, 64, Adair Co., KY (1952-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Cecil Clay Stubbs, Taylor Co./Adair Co., KY native (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Woodard, 60, Taylor Co., KY (1956-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arminda Fudge | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, May 25, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTMetcalfe County Farmers Market open 8am-1pmCT - Gaye Shaw, E/MC Chamber - STORY | (ID:53709, Comment)
Adair County Public Library. 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Open 8am-3:30pmCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:53710, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at a 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. Four (4) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) 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. 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. Four (4) Court Events in Circuit Court. No (0) 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. Eleven (11) Event(s) in Circuit Court. Eleven (11) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:53711, Comment)
Adair Election workers checks ready to pick up at CJE Michael Lee Stephens' office 8am-12pmNoonCT. Checks will be mailed if not picked up by noon. - Gale Cowan STORY | (ID:53715, Comment)
10:00amCTServices for Walter Gregg Young, Sr., Hardin County, KY (1934-2018) | (ID:53392, Comment)
11:00amCTService, Greensburg, KY, for Ronald Andrew Akin, 84, Green County, KY (1933-2018) | (ID:53679, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Jamison Andrew (Jamie) Wade, 27, Adair Co./Jefferson Co., KY (1991-2018) | (ID:53681, Comment)
NoonCTDustin Warren Law office open house/Chamber Ribbon Cutting, 400 Public Square, Columbia, KY. STORY | (ID:53655, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53712, Comment)
2:00pmCTGraveside Service, Little Cake, KY, for Lewis Ray Davis, Sr., 70, Adair Co, KY (1947-2018) | (ID:53693, Comment)
Service for Meddie Olene Huffman, 83, Metcalfe County, KY | (ID:53696, Comment)
3:00pmCTCelebration of Life, 3pmCT/4pmET, Liberty, KY, for Bobbie Lynn Spaw, 48, Windsor, KY (1969-2018) | (ID:53697, Comment)
5:00pmCT Chimes for the Evening Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53713, 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:53714, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County High School Class of 2018 Commencement Exercises at the John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. STORY | (ID:53664, Comment)

 






















 
 
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