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Mrs. Louise (Hughes) Wood, Taylor Co., KY (1941-2015)

Mrs. Wood was a former employee of the Campbellsville Laundry and Dry Cleaners, a job she held over 25 years. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. He was the daughter of the late Glenn & Cassie (Herron) Hughes and the widow of Donnie Wood. She leaves four direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Louise (Hughes) Wood, 74, departed this life on November 30, 2015 at her home in Campbellsville, KY on November 30, 2015.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Wood on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 12pmCT/1pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Elder Joe Schembari will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 2, from 10amCT/11amET, until time for the service.

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2015-12-01 18:41:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Mrs. Louise (Hughes) Wood, Taylor Co., KY (1941-2015)

2015-12-01 - 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
Mrs. Louise (Hughes) Wood, Taylor Co., KY (1941-2015)

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Onie Mae Wheeler, 75, Adair Co. KY (1940-2015)

She was a native of Breeding, KY, and the matriarch of a large, highly regarded family. She was the daugher of the late James Cohen and Josephine Stotts McKinney and he widow of Marshall Wheeler. She leaves 52 direct living descendants.
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Onie Mae Wheeler, 75, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 12:49amCT, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral service, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Elbert Hadley officiating. Burial will be in McClister Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Wednesday, December 2, 2015.

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2015-12-01 18:17:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

CES students sing at holiday ceremony

Performance at Miller Park Gazebo under direction of Cyndi Chadwick
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By Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer
News from Campbellsville Independent School District

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade choir members recently sang at a ceremony to mark the start of the holiday season in Campbellsville.

On Wednesday, November 25, the choir sang at the community's annual lighting of the Christmas lights ceremony at the Miller Park gazebo.

Students sang a Christmas medley. Cyndi Chadwick is choir director.

2015-12-01 17:59:21 | Comments | Printable version

SCC & LWC partnership offers fully online Bachelor's Degree

Photo, Casey County student, with complete photo

By Allison Horseman
News from Somerset Community College

SOMERSET, KY (1 Dec 2015) - Students in the Visual Communication Program at Somerset Community College (SCC) now have a new direct path to a bachelor's degree from Lindsey Wilson College.

SCC students who earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree through the Visual Communication program can receive advanced placement in Lindsey Wilson College's online User Experience (UX) Design bachelor degree program. The partnership allows students to complete the entire associate to bachelor's pathway through online courses.

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2015-12-01 16:44:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

KY Historical Society adds Beshear's portrait to Hall of Governors

FRANKFORT, KY (Dec. 1, 2015) - The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) today added Gov. Steve Beshear's portrait to the Kentucky Hall of Governors at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

Beshear and his family unveiled the painting by Joy Thomas, a nationally known portrait artist from Murray, at an afternoon ceremony. Thomas completed the painting in 2011 at the end of Beshear's first administration. It has been displayed at the State Capitol Building since then.

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2015-12-01 15:54:46 | Comments | Printable version

Happy Ending story at GRAS/CM Classifieds: Lady has new home

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A dog animal lovers have been following has a happy ending. It happens often these days at Green River Animal Shelter. Lady, a sweet lab mix, has a new home.

There's still a lot of work to be done, but we're getting there, one dog at a time.

2015-12-01 14:00:18 | Comments | Printable version

Ford to add 2,000 jobs, invest $1.3 billion in Louisville KTR plant

Governor Steve Beshear made announcement moments earlier. Plant will produce 2017 F-Series Super Duty trucks. Changeover prep already underway for all-new aluminum-alloy-bodied vehicles
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By Terry Sebastian and Jennifer Brislin

LOUISVILLE, KY (Tue 1 Dec 2015) - Ford Motor Co. will create 2,000 jobs and invest $1.3 billion at its Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP) in Louisville to produce all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty trucks, Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

The investment follows more than $200 million in retooling and expansions at KTP and the company's Louisville Assembly Plant (LAP), which collectively created 1,000 jobs since January 2014. Ford currently employs about 9,300 workers at its two Kentucky plants.

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2015-12-01 13:11:49 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Volleyball opens Pool Play at NAIA National Championship

Blue Raider Volleyball vs Briar Cliff in NAIA National Championship scheduled for 5:45pmCT on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at the Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa.

By Charles Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

SIOUX CITY, IOWA – The Lindsey Wilson College volleyball team opens pool play on Tuesday evening at the 2015 NAIA Volleyball National Championship with a 5:45pmCT matchup with host institution Briar Cliff (Iowa) at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

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2015-12-01 12:58:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Adair Schools announce new Gifted and Talented Coordinator

Helping students reach their fullest potential

By Shamarie Harper
Adair County Schools, Media - PR /Technology Resource Teacher /Migrant Recruiter

The Adair County Schools are proud to make the formal announcement that a hometown girl has been placed in the position of District Gifted and Talented Coordinator. Candice Flatt, the daughter of Edwin and Carolyn Taylor, wife of Daryl Flatt, has been given the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students who show exceptional abilities in one or more areas such as academics, leadership, creativity, or the performing arts. Some students are identified in more than one area or all areas. Speaking as a parent of two such children myself, I am thrilled to see someone such as Candice have the opportunity to make this program her own and change the lives of our students.

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2015-12-01 12:54:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Adair Co. Sheriff's Office Activity Report Nov 2015

From Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss:
  • 56 Warrants of arrest served
  • 09 Criminal cases opened
  • 10 Call response reports written
  • 13 Domestic abuse cases worked.
  • 31 Non-injury accidents worked
  • 07 Injury accidents worked
  • 23 Out of county transports
  • 24 Citations written for criminal activity
  • 31 Civil process papers served
  • 29 Criminal summonses served
  • 76 Subpoenas served
  • 119 Hours of court security provided
  • 18 Animal Complaint calls
  • 119 Vehicle inspections done
  • 602 - 9-1-1 calls
Adair County Sheriff's Office, Harrison Moss, Sheriff. Suite 20 (second floor), 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone (270) 384-2776. FAX (270 384-5049. Website: Adair County Sheriff's Office

2015-12-01 12:39:13 | Comments | Printable version

Injury accident occurs on Burkesville Street on rainslick road

By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officer

Columbia Police Department, Chief, Jason Cross

On Saturday, November 28, 2015, Columbia Police Department was dispatched to an injury collision on Burkesville Street.

The incident occurred at 12:50pmCT, when 37 year old Jeremy Rogers of Columbia was traveling south on Burkesville Street and lost control of his 2005 Ford Focus on rain slick road.

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2015-12-01 12:26:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Campbellsville Middle academic team bests Adair Co. team

By Calen McKinney

Campbellsville Middle School academic teams competed on Monday, Nov. 30, and picked up a win. The CMS seventh-grade quick recall team defeated Adair County, while the sixth- and eighth-grade teams came up short.

The teams will compete again on Monday, Dec. 7, in Green County, and finish the regular competition season on Monday, Dec. 14, in Adair County. The District competition will be in January.

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2015-12-01 12:13:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Dr. Janice Coffey nominates Wid Harris for CAUD vacant seat

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By Ed Waggener

Dr. Janice M. Coffey, D.V.M, sent a letter nominating long time Magistrate William "Wid" Harris to serve on the Columbia/Adair County Utilities District, which has been stamped as received on November 30, 2015 at the Public Service Commission (PSC) in Frankfort, KY.

The PSC has declared a vacancy since the expiration of the term of Commissioner Rudy Higginbotham in August 2014. Fiscal Court had appointed Larry Russell Bryant to the seat but, the PSC has ruled, did not have the authority to do so after a 90 day window had expired.

2015-12-01 10:44:41 | Comments | Printable version

Robert W. Humphress, 74, Adair Co., KY (d. 27 Nov 2015)

He was a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. He was a resident of Largo, FL, at the time of his death and last rites will be ther. He was the son of the late Elza & Lonetta Thomas Humphress of Adair County. Among his survivors, a brother, Billy Humphress, and one sister, Louise Humphress are residents of Adair County, KY.
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Robert W. Humphress, 74 of Largo, FL formerly of Adair County, Kentucky died Friday, November 27, 2015.

Services at 9amCT/10amET, Thursday, December 3, 2015, all at Serenity Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, FL. Friends are calling Thursday, December 3, 2015, 8am-9pmCT/9am-10pmET.

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2015-12-01 10:14:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

CU School of Social Work to help the Homeless

At the end of the semester after December 11, 2015, the Carver School of Social Work will take the gifts collected for the Homeless to Wayside Christian Mission so that there will be plenty of supplies as they prepare for winter.

By Jordan Snider, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY. - "Sock It To the Homeless, Warm Feet From Warm Hearts" is a new campaign created by the Carver School of Social Work for this upcoming winter season.

The Louisville Campus is asking for help from the entire student body and staff by collecting donations of new socks to put on the feet of the homeless in Louisville. The socks can be one pair or one pack - the amount doesn't matter as long as the items are new. They will also be accepting hats, gloves, and scarves as the students become more aware of the extra need in Louisville.

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2015-12-01 10:05:28 | Comments | Printable version

Carol Perkins: Identity crisis at airport security

Last week's column: Carol Perkins: A trip to Austin frustrates GPS and driver

By Carol Perkins

My trip to Texas is never without incident as last week's story proves, but perhaps the greatest disaster was not the "faculty" GPS, but the fact that I lost my driver's license and did not realize it until I was digging through my purse for my ID at the ticket counter and could not find it.

"Don't worry. As long as you have it at security you'll be fine," the ticket person assured me.

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2015-12-01 09:29:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

Blakeys singing at Milltown UMC, 6 Dec 2015

The Blakeys will be singing at Milltown United Methodist Church, 3262 Milltown Church Road, on hill above Milltown, KY Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 11amCT. Everyone is invited to attend. - Martha Lacy

2015-12-01 08:03:16 | Comments | Printable version

Revival, Cornerstone Independent Baptist, 4-6 Dec 2015

Revival at Cornerstone Independent Freewill Baptist, 3005 Highway 1729, Russell Springs, KY, in the Sano Community, Fri-Sun, 4-6 Dec 2015, 6pmCT, nightly and Sunday morning, 6 Dec 2015, at 9:30amCT> Visiting minister Bro. Carl Barnett from Indiana. Pastor Bro. Vernon Luttrell - Linda Luttrell

For more about this congregation, see listing under "Baptist/Freewill", in CM Directory of Churches

2015-12-01 06:31:23 | Comments | Printable version

Today, TUESDAY with CM, 01 Dec 2015

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 1, 2015:
It may be same one
who would not run from hurting
and who would want to.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 1 December 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1540

2015-12-01 05:45:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Several low-lying roadways are experiencing flooding

by Mike Keltner

Adair County Road Foreman, Terry Corbin just called and stated that several low lying roadways are experiencing flooding, specifically the ones involving Sulphur Creek. Other roads may be flooded and Road Crews are out assessing any damages. We expect the flooding to remedy itself by mid day. Please find an alternate route if you come across a flooded roadway. Turn Around, Don't Drown. - Mike Keltner, Director, Adair County Emergency Management, 107 N High Street, Columbia, KY 42728.

2015-12-01 05:37:35 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 1
Happy Birthday, Bryan Burress (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Darrell Curry (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jadelyn Taryn Waggener (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Dwain Feese (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Sexton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lewis Jessee | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louise Judd Merrell (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, MacKenzie Grace Piercy (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phillip Edwin Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sammy Hitch | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sierra Dalyn Rooks (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tom Chaney | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William B. Montgomery, Stanford, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice Fay Catlett, 68, Adair Co. KY native (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bob) Sallee, Taylor Co., KY (1917) | (Updates/Corrections)
in Memory Birthday, Dorothy Morris, Liberty, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gaines "Jim" Hodges, Cumberland Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John (Billy) Whitlock, Adair Co. native (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Ruby Arlene Gardner Wright, Green Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky Burton, Columbia, KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth "Beth" Russell, Taylor Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Sarah Brooke Hart, Jamestown, KY (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Noel, Adair County, KY, native (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Ruth Humphrey, 83, Burkesville, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph J. Cole, 90, Cumberland County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernice A. Wisdom, 86, Russell Co., KY (1928-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daisy Dimple Cheatham Powell (1915-1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthdays, Patricia Anne Montgomery, Taylor County, KY (1985-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTToday is Giving Tuesday. Help LCADD meet goal of $10,000 for Senior Services | (ID:37231, Comment)
Check Last 200 Obituaries Index if the obituary you are looking for is not on the front page or listed as a funeral today. | (ID:37976, 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: Three (3) 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. Thirty-two (32) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) 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. One Hundred Eight Five (185) 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:37975, 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:37977, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:37978, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Casey County, KY, for Donald Rozier Burke, 87, Casey Co., KY (1928-2015) | (ID:37920, Comment)
The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Topic/Guest: Patrick Perry
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) | (ID:37979, Comment)
11:00amCTLWC Women Soccer Team vs. Westmont-Grace winner at the Orange Beach Sportsplex, 4389 Pub Works Road, Orange Beach, AL Details, win over Kansas Weslyan | (ID:37967, Comment)
NoonCTLunch break WALKING Club members. Everyday, 11am-11:30amCT. At Holloway Wellness Center, 399 Williams Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:37969, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:37970, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Louisville, KY, for Mrs. Carolyn Hall Maddox, Green County KY, (1951-2015) | (ID:37932, Comment)
5:00pmCTHS Basketball: Campbellsville Eagles varsityhosts Caverna, 4pmCT/5pmET, at Campbellsville HS, 230 W Main (Campus), Campbellsville, KY | (ID:37834, Comment)
Chimes in the evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:37971, 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:37980, Comment)
5:30pmCTHS Basketball: Adair Co. Lady Indians host Cumberland Co. at Adair County High School Gym, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:37973, Comment)
5:45pmCTLWC Volleyball vs Briar Cliff at NAIA National Championship, at the Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa. | (ID:37987, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair Republican Party meets Columbia City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Shannon Rowe, Chairman | (ID:37839, Comment)
Revival 4-6 Dec 2015, Cornerstone Independent Baptist,3005 Highway 1729, Russell Springs, KY Visiting minister Bro. Carl Bennett. | (ID:37981, Comment)
7:00pmCTA Christmas Potpourri
With the Lindsey Wilson Choral Ensembles, The Lindsey Wilson Concert Choir, and The Lindsey Wilson Concert Choir. With conductors Gerald Chafin & Wansoo Cho and pianist Hana Park. Free and Open to the public. At Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. (Sponsored) | (ID:37912, Comment)
HS Basketball: Adair Co. Boys host Cumberland Co. at Adair County High School Gym, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:37972, Comment)
Middle School Basketball: Adair Co. boys host Cumberland Co. at Adair County Middle School Gym, 322 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:37974, Comment)


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