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ACHS Boys JVs win 20th District Championship

By Amy Keys ACHS JV team won 20th District Championship today, Saturday, February 11, 2017, at ACHS. They defeated Taylor County, 80-43, in the first game and defeated Marion County in the Championship game 45-41. In the accompanying picture are: Brett Scholl, Devin Richardson, Baylor Giles, Cameron Grant, Blane Frazier, Byron Corbin, Hunter Cundiff, Brian Miller, Brady Spires. Coach is Daniel Hedges.

2017-02-11 13:08:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

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ACHS Boys JVs - 2017 20th District Champions



2017-02-11 - John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Amy Keys. ACHS JV team won 20th District Championship today, Saturday, February 11, 2017, at ACHS. They defeated Taylor County, 80-43, in the first game and defeated Marion County in the Championship game 45-41. In the accompanying picture are: Brett Scholl, Devin Richardson, Baylor Giles, Cameron Grant, Blane Frazier, Byron Corbin, Hunter Cundiff, Brian Miller, Brady Spires. Coach is Daniel Hedges.
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Lena Mae Voils, 93, Russell Co./Adair Native (1923-2017)

She was a homemaker and a member of French Valley United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of the late Lucian & Lillie Grider Womack, and the widow of Leland Voils. She leaves 24 direct living descendants.
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Lena Mae Voils, 93, of Russell Springs, died Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green.

Funeral service for Lena Mae Voils will be at 11amCT, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. David Blair, Bro. Alan Voils and Bro. Charles Edwards officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, February 14, 2017, and after 8amCT, Wednesday. Interment will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery. Pallbearers: Dale Selby, Jacky Pyles, Jimmy Pyles, Doyle Warriner, Boyd Warriner, Alan Voils, Dan Voils, and Mark Womack


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2017-02-11 12:18:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Four Taylor County residents compete for Begley Scholarships

Jared Brewster, Rebekah Cowherd, Micah Franklin, and Andrew Powell, from Taylor County High School, Russell Springs, KY are four of more than 90 at Scholars Day
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By Travis Smith, Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College held its 20th Scholars Day on Saturday, February 4. The Begley Scholars program, named after LWC's 6th President John B. Begley, was launched in 1997 and is to this day the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the college. The three incoming freshmen that receive the scholarship are granted full tuition, room and board for their four years at Lindsey Wilson College. Trips to Hemingway's "Great American Cities", research projects and a multitude of other activities also encompass the Begley Scholar experience.


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CU to host CME Bishop Thomas at chapel 22 Feb 2017

By Green Okparaoko,
student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas Sr., who is the 62nd bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church of Cincinnati, Ohio, will be speaking at 9amCT/10amET, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at chapel in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, KY

The chapel service is open to the public.

Thomas serves as the presiding bishop of the Second Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, which includes the Kentucky and Ohio Central Indiana regions.


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2017-02-11 07:01:43 | Comments | Printable version

Attorney convicted of defrauding Laurel Co. Construction firm

The evidence at trial established that from 2008 until at least 2011, a company called "Waste Not Technologies," which also went by the name 'Global Green Holdings,' made false promises to the city of Manchester and several would-be contractors who wanted to work on building a green recycling center that would turn municipal waste into useful products like railroad ties and insulation. . . the chief executive officer of Global Green Holdings, promised the project would create 1,400 jobs and bring in millions in revenue. From story. Click on headline for complete article.

From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Eastern District of Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY (Fri 10 Feb 2017) -Daniel R. Goodwin, an attorney from McLean, Virginia, has been convicted of defrauding a Laurel County construction company, in connection with a purported project to build a "green recycling center" in Manchester, Ky. The company, Elza Construction, LLC, lost $1.32 million upfront and incurred several million dollars more in excavation and site preparation costs, but nothing was ever built at the site.


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Two Russell Co. HS students compete for Begley Scholarships

Weston Loy, Russell Springs, KY; and Boston Wimmer, Jamestown, KY, from Russell County High School, Russell Springs, KY are two of more than 90 at Scholars Day
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By Travis Smith, Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College held its 20th Scholars Day on Saturday, February 4. The Begley Scholars program, named after LWC's 6th President John B. Begley, was launched in 1997 and is to this day the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the college. The three incoming freshmen that receive the scholarship are granted full tuition, room and board for their four years at Lindsey Wilson College. Trips to Hemingway's "Great American Cities", research projects and a multitude of other activities also encompass the Begley Scholar experience.


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2017-02-11 05:12:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Four Green Co. HS students compete for Begley Scholarships

Halle Bayless, Colby Eastham, Matthew Goff, and Arizona Vaughn from Green County High School, Greensburg, KY are four of more than 90 at Scholars Day
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By Travis Smith, Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College held its 20th Scholars Day on Saturday, February 4, 2016. The Begley Scholars program, named after LWC's 6th President John B. Begley, was launched in 1997 and is to this day the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the college. The three incoming freshmen that receive the scholarship are granted full tuition, room and board for their four years at Lindsey Wilson College. Trips to Hemingway's "Great American Cities", research projects and a multitude of other activities also encompass the Begley Scholar experience.


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2017-02-11 04:20:49 | Comments | Printable version

Justice Dept. prosecuting alleged ID theft in Hardin Co., KY

Hardin County, Kentucky, resident and others charged with possessing and using multiple counterfeit credit cards and possessing the equipment to make the fraudulent cards. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney H. Joseph Pinto III, and is being investigated by the United States Secret Service with assistance from the Elizabethtown and Radcliff Police Departments.
Note: - The indictment of a person by a Grand Jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty

From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Western District of Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KY - (Fri 10 Feb 2017) A Hardin County, Kentucky resident and others, were arraigned in United States District Court today, before Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, on multiple charges of possessing and using counterfeit credit cards and possessing the equipment to make the fraudulent cards announced United States Attorney John E, Kuhn, Jr.


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2017-02-11 03:34:38 | Comments | Printable version

Two Cumberland Countians compete for LWC Begley Scholarship.

Elidjah Anderson and Zane Garner, from Cumberland County High School, Burkesville, KY are two of 90 at Scholars Day
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By Travis Smith, Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College held its 20th Scholars Day on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The Begley Scholars program, named after LWC's 6th President John B. Begley, was launched in 1997 and is to this day the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the college. The three incoming freshmen that receive the scholarship are granted full tuition, room and board for their four years at Lindsey Wilson College. Trips to Hemingway's "Great American Cities", research projects and a multitude of other activities also encompass the Begley Scholar experience.


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2017-02-11 02:35:30 | Comments | Printable version

Casey County resident competes For LWC Begley Scholarship.

Emily Shoemaker, Liberty, KY, from Casey County HS is one of 90 at Scholars Day
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By Travis Smith, Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College held its 20th Scholars Day on Saturday, February 4. The Begley Scholars program, named after LWC's 6th President John B. Begley, was launched in 1997 and is to this day the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the college. The three incoming freshmen that receive the scholarship are granted full tuition, room and board for their four years at Lindsey Wilson College. Trips to Hemingway's "Great American Cities", research projects and a multitude of other activities also encompass the Begley Scholar experience.

More than 90 high school seniors and their family members -- who were from throughout Kentucky and the region -- came to LWC's A.P. White Campus Saturday for the annual Scholars Day. Among these 90 students, Casey County resident Emily Shoemaker of Liberty, KY, also competed for the scholarship.


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2017-02-11 02:18:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Today, SATURDAY with CM - 11 Feb 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 11, 2017:
Those who dislike you
still will do the proper thing,
the required gestures.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 11 February 2017.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1978



2017-02-11 01:54:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 11
Happy Anniversary, Johnny and Gina Harmon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Arayah Jade Douglas (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenda Mann | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kacie Pearl Karnes (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Norma Jean Hoskins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Prindle Hinton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Renae Fletcher Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Scotty Carter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelia Thomas | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Zander and Zane Knight (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Agnes Ellen Price, 91, Taylor Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joseph M. Williams, Sr., Adair Co., KY native (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wandis Lotter, Taylor Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Emmanuel Corbin, Cumberland Co., KY native (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roy Andrew Harrington, Taylor Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Mark Jones, Casey Co., KY (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Dale McBeath, Russell Co., KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Thomas Puracchio, Taylor County (1954-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leroy Harrison Kelly, Sulphur Well, KY (1933-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lizzie Conner, Russell County, KY (1918-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anita Gupton Berry, 91, Taylor County (1924-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald John Brouckaert, Columbia, KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenny Carroll, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kaylee Diane Luttrell, Adair County, KY, stillborn (11-11 Feb 2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Kenneth Lynn Milby, Green Co., KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton "Whit" Vaughn. Adair County, KY (1927-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton "Whit" Vaughn (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edward Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John "Duck" Fudge (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTTherapy without a Therapist breakfast served 07-09amCT at VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. - Joe Hare, Commander, Post 6097. STORY/DETAILS of CHANGE to 2nd SATURDAY | (ID:45588, Comment)
8:30amCTThe Egypt-Shiloh Men's Prayer Breakfast is held the second Saturday each month will be held next at Liberty Road Grocery and Deli, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. This month's subject for discussion will be The Ten Commandments. All men and boys are invited. Thanks, - W M Feese Jr - ITEM | (ID:45696, Comment)
9:00amCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Glenda Richardson, 65, Casey Co., KY (1951-2017) | (ID:45713, Comment)
NoonCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Betty Sue McQueary, 66, Russell County, KY native (1950-2017) | (ID:45697, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:45732, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Westside Christian Church, Liberty, KY, for Maxine Stafford, Casey County, KY (1923-2017) | (ID:45709, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, Gerald Doss, 77, Adair County, KY (1939-2017) | (ID:45712, Comment)
Women's/Men's basketball double header - Campbellsville University hosts Pikeville. Women's game first at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Powell Athletic Center, 204 Tiger Way, Campbellsville, KY. - Jordan Alves. DETAILS/STORY LAST GAME | (ID:45714, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Cane Valley, KY, for Rev. Eric Lee (Rik) Johnson, 69, Adair Co., KY (1947-2017) | (ID:45661, Comment)
Services, Summer Shade, KY, for Ronnie B Whitlow, 65, Glasgow, KY (1952-2017) | (ID:45692, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:45733, Comment)
6:00pmCTCanceled: - Jennifer Biggs per Neal Sneed
"The Gift of Love" dinner and live show
presented by The Dream Depot at Trinity Davenport Life Center, 2252 Campbellsville Rd., Columbia, KY | (ID:45466, Comment)

 

























 
 
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