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1st results indicate Deputy Rakes died from 2 gunshot wounds

The next earlier story in the murder of Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes: Dewayne Shipp charged with Murder in death of policeman

By TFC Wm. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LEBANON, KY - Preliminary Autopsy results indicate that Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes died from injuries sustained from two gunshot wounds located in the abdomen and upper torso area. A final autopsy report will be released at a later date. - TFC WM. GREGORY

Story courtesy TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.


2012-11-14 16:48:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

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New Bridge on Walnut Grove Road nearly complete



2012-11-14 - Walnut Grove Road, Adair County District 3, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. Adair County Roads Superintendent Jobe Darnell reported to Fiscal Court Tuesday night that this bridge on Walnut Grove Road lacks only the completion of the new bridge approaches to be put into use soon. Darnell had high praise for the Adair County Regional Jail inmates who did the concrete finish work. Walnut Grove Road connects KY 704 near Hadley's Community Church with the Chance Community. In the foreground is the dry bridge being replaced. The stream makes a second crossing on the road, which will still utilize an existing dry bridge. The new construction is in Adair County District 3, Sammy Baker, Magistrate. Clicking ReadMore accesses full Fiscal Court Report for Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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City of Columbia offices will be closed during funeral of Jesse Loy

Mayor Mark Harris will be closing the following City Offices in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, from 10:30am-1pmCT, for the funeral of Jesse Loy:
City Clerk's Office, Mayor's Office, City of Columbia Gas Department and Columbia Police Department Office.
- Sonya Roy, City Clerk

See also: List of county offices to be closed for funeral of Robert Jesse Loy


2012-11-14 16:38:52 | Comments | Printable version

Wilham appointed to KY Commission on Proprietary Education

By Kim S. Brannock

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2012) - Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Harold G. Wilham, of Columbia, KY, to the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education. Wilham is the owner of Lake Cumberland CDL Training School Inc. He represents privately owned for-profit postsecondary technical schools. Wilham shall serve for a term expiring July 21, 2013.

The Kentucky Commission for Proprietary Education was established by action of the 2012 Kentucky General Assembly; it replaced the Board of Proprietary Education. The commission is charged with licensing and regulating all proprietary schools, doing business in Kentucky, other than those that offer a four year bachelor's degree. In addition it administers the Student Protection Fund which reimburses eligible students in the event a school closes, loses its accreditation or discontinues a program. The work of the commission is funded entirely through fees paid by licensed institutions.


2012-11-14 15:07:33 | Comments | Printable version

Mid-South Conference Football academic awards announced

Lindsey Wilson tied for second most members

By Charles Balcom
Sports news from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - A total of 19 football student-athletes earned Academic All-Mid South Conference honors for Lindsey Wilson this season.

Among the Blue Raiders honored were Charlie Mullennex, Trey Knecht, Caleb Bogard, Ryan Locker, Dakota Cogdill, Tanner Strein, Jake Vulhop, Matt Powers, Austin Shirley, Shane Latham, Chase Simpson, Keith Couch, Branden Cresap, Jeff Boards, Corrion Cooper, Jon Smith, Mark Corbett, Jake Lawrence and Lee Sutton.

Cumberland University (Lebanon, TN) led the way with 31 total members, followed by Lindsey Wilson College and Bethel University (McKenzie, TN) tied with 19.

In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status. The all-conference team awards will be announced on Thursday, November 15, 2012. - Charles Balcom


2012-11-14 14:35:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

List of offices will be closed for funeral of Robert Jesse Loy

The following offices will be closed on Thursday November 15, 2012 from 10:30am-1pmCT for the funeral of Adair County Circuit Clerk Dennis Loy's father Mr. Jesse Loy.
Adair County Judge Executive, Adair County Clerk, PVA, Adair County Attorney, Adair County Sheriff, all in the Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY; and Adair County Court Clerk's Office in Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.
- Jerri Nixon


2012-11-14 13:42:20 | Comments | Printable version

AC Extension Leadership Appreciation Banquet Nov. 15, 2012

Guest speaker is Adair County, KY native John Hancock who is Kentucky AgriAbility Project Director

By Nick Roy
News from Adair County Extension Office

The Annual Extension Leadership Appreciation Banquet is at 6:30pmCT, Thursday, November 15, 2012, Lindsey Wilson College's Roberta Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY. The event recognizes outstanding volunteers and leadership given to the UK Cooperative Extension Service, and is sponsored by the Adair County Extension Council.

Guest Speaker is John Hancock, an Adair County native, who currently serves as the KY AgrAbility Project Director. Kentucky AgrAbility provides education and technical assistance to agriculture operators and farm families who face the challenges of a disability. Reservations for the Banquet should be made by calling the Adair County Extension Office at 270-384-2317. - Nick Roy


2012-11-14 11:28:57 | Comments | Printable version

Gary Gene Anderson, 67, Russell Co., KY (1945-2012)

He was a member of a highly regarded Russell County famiy. He leaves six direct living descendants. He was a veteran of the US Navy and a member of the Bethlehem Separate Baptist Church
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Gary Gene Anderson, age 67, of Arles Hale Road, Russell Springs, KY, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at his home following an illness. Funeral service for Gary Gene Anderson will be 1pmCT, Friday, November 16, 2012, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with burial in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Officiating Clergy will be Bro. Richard Antle, Bro. David Antle, with family eulogy by Mike Polston. Friends may call after 5pmCT, Thursday, November 15, 2012, at the Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs, KY.


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2012-11-14 10:54:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Dewayne Shipp charged with Murder in death of policeman

KSP reports: "Shipp is currently being transferred to UL Hospital, where he is being treated for self-inflicted shot wounds.
Update to next earlier story, Murder of Deputy Carl Anthony Rakes: Marion Co., KY Deputy dies of gunshot wound Nov. 14, 2012

By TFC Wm. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LEBANON, KY - 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp has been charged with Murder - Police Officer in the death of 31-year-old Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes. Shipp is currently being transported to University Hospital in Louisville where he is being treated for a self inflicted gunshot wound. It is unknown when he sustained the wound.

An autopsy will be performed on Deputy Raikes today at the Medical Examiner's office in Louisville. - TFC WM. GREGORY

Story courtesy TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.


2012-11-14 09:02:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Adair Fiscal Court Report, Regular meeting, Nov. 2012

In last night's Fiscal Court action
  • Swift action on dismissal of 911 employee facing criminal charges
  • Court votes to advertise for bids for Total Patcher
  • Jobe Darnell gives road report
  • Hospital Board now have full membership with addition of Neal Gold, Brad Keltner
  • Terry Partin re-appointed; Larry Irvin appointed to Extension Board
  • Craig Feese presents case for increased funding of Adair Co. Little League Football
  • County treasury reports reconciled balance of $882,291.69
  • Sheriff reports good tax receipts in October 2012 (List of each taxing District's receipts from Suzanne Rogers, ACSO
  • Court approves Parks and Recreation Ordinance change first reading
  • Reading of roads includes one speed limit reduction from 55 to 15 mph
  • Surplus bids awarded
  • Paul Reynolds gets agreement for new look at wrecker list, rotation

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By Ed Waggener

The Adair County Fiscal Court held a lengthy Tuesday, November 13, 2012 but fast paced meeting which lasted 2:13 minutes, with several important issued during the session, including the firing of 911 employee James O. Absher, who faces criminal charges; moving ahead to advertise for bids for a Total Patcher system and getting ready to purchase a new tractor and Bushhog system by April of 2013, appointing two new Adair Hospital District trustees; taking care of two Adair Extension District board member appointments, and re-opening the 911 Board action involving the dismissal of towing operators Paul Reynolds and Ernie Harper from the rotating call list.


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2012-11-14 06:05:36 | Comments | Printable version

Marion Co., KY Deputy dies of gunshot wound Nov. 14, 2012

Area joins law enforcement members in mourning death of six year veteran Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes, killed in the line of duty. Suspect, DeWayne Shipp, 49, was later arrested in the limits of Campbellsville, KY, on a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police and officers of the Campbellsville Police Department. Shipp was taken to Taylor County Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY, for treatment of a leg injury

By TFC Wm. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LEBANON, KY - The Kentucky State Police are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 2amET this morning. The incident occurred when Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes initiated a traffic stop on a 2007 KIA.

Deputy Rakes was shot during the stop and died at Springview Hospital in Lebanon, KY, while in surgery.


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2012-11-14 05:31:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, November 14, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 14, 2012:
Scale makes for repute.
Terrorist or emperor?
One boat or large fleet?
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 14 November 2012.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 428, in progress

WEATHER for today from National Weather Service:
Hazardous Weather if any.

The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued the following forecast for Columbia, KY. This forecast Update on 14 Nov 3:15amCST
Overnight - Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Light northeast wind.

Wednesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. .

Wednesday night - artly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

For complete current National Weather Service forecast:
Click to National Weather Service for Columbia, KY
The Kentucky Mesonet is The Commonwealth's Official Source for Weather and Climate Data.
Mesonet stations are live in: Adair - Casey - Cumberland - Metcalfe - Taylor



Quick links to Sunday with CM Columns - plus some - your comments welcome on editorial choices - added since Sunday, but appropriate to Sunday with CM, items:
direct links to articles, columns, poems and/or photos possibly with other important links, are posted here:

2012-11-14 03:42:07 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 14

Happy Birthday, Chris Pickett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Josh and Brittany Cross (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Nokes (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittany Snow | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eric Rooks | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Somerville | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Keisha Moss (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lynn Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marty Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Alec Hargis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Telissa Moore (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tracy Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Ih Memory Birthday, Howard Matthews, Lindsey Wilson College, (1914-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Syble J. Camp (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mickie Blakeman Taylor Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Gabriel Stone, Taylor Co., KY (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Oden Ray Durham, Taylor Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brian K. Nunn, Taylor Co., KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sam Harden, Taylor Co., KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonard Cowan , 78, Adair County, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Ray (Goat) Brown, Taylor Co., KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lee Carter, Adair Co., KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ocra Draper, Adair County, KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leona Scholl, 63, Russell Co., County, KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Thompson Munson, Casey Co., KY (1924-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David R. Souders, Jr., Casey Co., KY (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. John Wilbert Bennett, Green County, KY (1928-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip Wayne Hadley, Adair County, KY (1942-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Luttrell, Russell County, KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2012
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCT Canceled: CACEDA board meeting for November 14, 2012
Columbia-Adair Co. Economic Development Authority, Chamber Building
The Columbia-Adair County Economic Development Authority, Inc. meets each second Wednesday, at 8am-9amCT, at Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY. Meeting is open to the public. -Sue Stivers Executive Director, Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce. (270) 384-6020 | (ID:19840, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance.
Always Click on County Name for Link to Docket at Kentucky Court of Justice:
Adair County. Adair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Sixty-one (61) cases District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Seventy-five (75) cases District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. Nine (9) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Fifty-five (55) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Five (5) Cases Circuit Court. Two hundred thirty-nine (239) cases District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. One hundred fifty-nine (159) cases District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:20001, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour at the Adair County Public Library
307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, at 10:00amCT. Children''s Story Hour is each Wednesday at 10:00amCT. -ALEINA MILLIGAN, ACPL Childrens Librarian | (ID:19793, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:19730, Comment)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Gene Anderson, 67, Russell Co., KY (1945) | (ID:20004, Comment)
1:00pmCTHomeschool Story Hour at Adair Co. Public Library
Homeschool Story Hour with Miss Aleina is every Wednesday at 1:00pmCT at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-2472. Everyone is welcome, whether homeschool or not. | (ID:19797, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY Marvin Ray Patton Casey County, KY (1946-2012) | (ID:19990, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules. | (ID:19801, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:19762, Comment)

 






















 
 
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