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Job/Career/Internship Fair coming up at CU

By Joan C. McKinney,
coordinating director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Campbellsville University will host her bi-annual Job/Career/Internship Fair, with over 45 employers present, Wednesday, April 5 from 2pmETuntil 4:30pmET in the Student Activities Center, 106 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

Employers wanting to attend have until March 29 to register by contacting Teresa Elmore, director of career services at Campbellsville University. There is no charge for the recruiter booth.

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2017-03-18 22:30:18 | Comments | Printable version

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Green River Knob (Daddy's Mountain) from Wolf Creek Road

2017-03-18 - Wolf Creek Road, near Nancy/Faubush, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, photo(c). One of the prettiest views of Green River Knob is on Wolf Creek Road, near the Louie B. Nunn Parkway Nancy, KY interchange on KY 80. -EW. Photo Sat 18 Mar 2017.
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Col. Harold Glenn McKinney, MCHS graduate, 1948-2017

Harold was a 1966 graduate of Metcalfe County High School and the husband of Linda Hiser McKinney of Center who survives him. He leaves behind many friends and family members. Harold was an animal lover and pack leader to six dogs and four cats. He loved working outside growing flowers, and tending the yard. He also was caretaker of the family cemeteries.
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Harold Glenn McKinney, age 68, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green after a brief battle with cancer.

Friends may visit on Sunday, March 19, 2017, 10amCT until 2pmCT, at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home, 801 N Race Street, Glasgow, KY with a memorial service at 2pmCT. Cremation was honored. Burial will be later with full military rites.

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2017-03-18 22:03:52 | Comments | Printable version

Dawn Coomer: Fan mail for Will Reynolds

Dawn Coomer writes:
Will looks like he is really enjoying his time speaking. - Dawn Coomer
Comments re photo 71643 Camp Casey presentation Master Will Reynolds

2017-03-18 21:56:22 | Comments | Printable version

Kenneth (Kenny) Wilson, 73, Russell County, KY (1943-2017)

He was retired from General Motors. He was a member of a large, respected family. He was the son of the late Otha Lee & Bettie Marie Roy Wilson. His wife, Joyce Wilson, survives. He leaves 26 direct living descendants.
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Kenneth "Kenny" Wilson, 73, of the Mt. Eden Community of Russell County, died Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for Kenneth "Kenny" Wilson will be 1pmCT, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Rev. Wayne Keith officiating. Visitation will be after 11amCT, Tuesday. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery on Gosser Ridge, Russell County, KY. Pallbearers: Bobby Wilson, Jeff Green, Eddie Weaver Gary Roy, Roger Roy, and Matt Wilson.

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2017-03-18 21:28:11 | Comments | Printable version

Cumberland Thunder at Hadley Community Church

Cumberland Thunder will be in concert at Hadley Community Church, 8269 Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY, Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 6:30pmCT. Pastor Elbert Hadley and congregation invites everyone. - Alterine Hadley

2017-03-18 20:52:06 | Comments | Printable version

Kathy Marlene Pittman Hearon, 57, Casey County, KY native (1959-2017)

She was of the Baptist Faith and was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, a former nurse and former General Manager for Sonic in Campbellsville. Kathy loved reading, the Bible was her favorite, she enjoyed watching old movies and her pride and joy was playing with her grandbabies. She was the widow of Donnie Pittman.
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Kathy Marlene Pittman Hearon, 57, departed this life on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Lebanon, KY, at the Springview Hospital. She was 57 years, 8 months and 25 days of age.

The funeral service for Kathy Marlene Pittman Hearon will be conducted Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1pmCT/2pmET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, with burial to follow in the Old Liberty Cemetery at Bradfordsville, KY. Bro. Jeff Edwards will be officiating. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the funeral home.

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2017-03-18 20:46:16 | Comments | Printable version

Martha Lacy: Breeding Loop roadsides clean - briefly

Martha Lacy writes:
I want to thank who ever picked up the trash on Breeding Loop it looked so nice for about one day. The next time I went out guess what? Yes, there was a bag that was there cups, wrappers all over the place again. Why do you or y'all do it - have to throw it out on the side of the road. It looks awful!!! I have seen clothes up and down the road, too, like Joyce. Please stop!!! -Martha Lacy
Comments re article 89355 Joyce Coomer Some litter I wonder about

2017-03-18 12:30:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Columbia Police Department Activity Report, Feb 2017

Columbia Police Chief Jason D. Cross, delivered the department's activity report for February 2016 to the Columbia City Council Meeting, Monday, March 6, 2017.

Columbia Police Department Activity Report, Feb 2017
  • 710 Calls for service
  • 19 Motorist Assists
  • 38 Escorts
  • 21 Accidents investigated
  • 1 injury Accidents
  • 22 Cases opened
The department is located in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The administrative phone is 270-384-4119.

2017-03-18 10:43:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

CAUD Boil Water Advisory lifted: Holmes Bend Rd area

As of 9:50amCT on Saturday, March 18, 2017, the boil water advisory for customers on Holmes Bend Road and all side roads in between has been lifted by the Division of Water Columbia Office. This means your water is safe for human consumption. You no longer have to boil your water. Thank You Columbia Adair Utilities District

2017-03-18 09:56:30 | Comments | Printable version

Joyce Coomer: Some litter I wonder about

Joyce M. Coomer writes:

I've been walking some the past month or so around the downtown area and notice quite a bit of trash littering the sidewalks and streets, and some in yards. While I deplore the habit of throwing trash out of a vehicle window, I do understand that basic human laziness is the underlying source of this despicable habit.

What does puzzle me are the odd items of clothing that are scattered hither and yon along with the litter. Gloves and head coverings could've fallen out of a pocket or been blown off someone's head so don't think too much about those. However, I do wonder about the socks and underwear that are sometimes scattered along the roadside. How did those get there???

- Joyce M. Coomer

2017-03-18 08:31:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Commentary

LWC Men's Tennis suffers 1st loss of 2017 against NAIA team

By Anthony Latessa
News from Lindsey Wilson College

BOURBONNAIS, IL (Fri 17 Mar 2017) The No. 4-ranked Lindsey Wilson men's tennis team fell to No. 5-ranked Northwestern Ohio on Friday in a neural-site matchup. The loss was the first this season against NAIA competition for the Blue Raiders (5-5).

In the third-seeded doubles match Cobi Ho and Ivan Solans Diaz dropped an 8-3 decision to Theo Baudin and Gjorgji Popovski. In the second-seeded flight Javier Raya and Filip Persson fell to Jean-Marc Krone and Ronnie Myburgh 8-6. Denis Porcic and Tomas Depiaggio dropped the top double flight 8-6 to Radu Popa and Iustin Baciu. Persson fell in straight-sets (6-3, 6-4) to Baciu at the No. 3 singles match. Popa brought an early end to the match defeating Solans Diaz 6-3, 6-3 to secure the 5-0 victory for the Racers (9-0).

2017-03-18 06:04:47 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

LWC Women's Tennis downs NW Ohio 5-3 , Fri 17 Mar 2017

By Matthew Wurzburger
News from Lindsey Wilson College

BOURBONNAIS, IL (Fri 17 Mar 2017) - The No. 2-ranked Lindsey Wilson women's tennis team collected its second victory in as many days after topping No. 15-ranked Northwestern Ohio 5-3 in a neutral-site match on Friday.

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2017-03-18 05:42:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Russell Co. French Valley Industrial Park certification

Follow-up story with new photo. See earlier story: French Valley Business Park receives shovel ready designation

By Allison Cross
Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is certified as a 'Shovel-Ready' site for the food and beverage industry

The Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is officially certified as a "Shovel Ready" site for the food and beverage industry after concluding a 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant provided by The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY.

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2017-03-18 05:27:49 | Comments | Printable version

Senator Max Wise: Legislative Update 17 Mar 2017

PERSONAL COMMENTARY: "The Truth About Charter Schools," in which Senator Wise gives his reasons for voting for a bill which he acknowledges has disappointed many . . . and states, "As a state legislator, a public school graduate, and as a parent of children currently in the public school system, I have worked and supported our schools for years. My core fundamental belief has always been that education is a parent's choice, be it public, private, Christian, homeschool, etc. . . ."
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By State Senator Max Wise, (R-Campbellsville)
16th District: Adair, Clinton, Cumberland, McCreary, Russell, Taylor, and Wayne Counties

While many bills passed through both legislative chambers this week, it was House Bill (HB) 520, the legislation to create an opportunity for public charter schools in Kentucky, that dominated the news. I know that many of you, especially my districtwide public school educators, may be disappointed in my vote to support public charter schools in Kentucky. While it is inevitable that constituents will never agree on every vote I take, I prayerfully consider all views and guidance in the job that I do as your state senator. Please allow this op/ed to provide you with information on what a charter school is, the rationale for making the decision that I did, and how public charters will be established in Kentucky.

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2017-03-18 04:30:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Today, SATURDAY with CM - 18 Mar 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 18, 2017:
Child may say something
to see adult reaction
so make mild response.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 18 March 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2013

2017-03-18 03:38:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 18
Happy Anniversary, Randolph & Ruth Ann Lewis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Ray England (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Byron Rodgers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Destiny Jade Burton (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eric Minton (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeanie Withers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, June Shanklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kantlee Joriah Destynei Grace Harvey (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lacey Sexton ( 2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Rotch (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nick Palumbo (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Richard Lee Walker (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sandra Thorpe, grandmother of Victoria Thorpe Luttrell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sandy Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Summer Brooke Whittington (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Trinity Jade Hancock (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Whitney Stearns | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Eva Franklin Shirley Gilpin, Green Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Newcomb, Taylor Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Violet R. Thomas, Casey County, KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shelia Bennett, Casey Co., KY (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton (Cliff) Holt, Casey Co., KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eva Mae Young, 82, Cumberland Co., KY (1932-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, L.C. Simpson, Adair Co., KY native (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Melinda Bernard, 43, Russell Co., KY (1971-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rachel Carol Huff Ballard, 69, Metcalfe Co. KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Altman, Green Co., KY (1919-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ian Christopher Davis, 13, Liberty, KY (2001-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tae In Wheeler, Middleburg, KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Travis Adams, 81, Columbia, KY (1934-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Rea Parnell, 87, Adair County, KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garland Hayes, 86, Green County, KY (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Iva Richerson Hardesty, Taylor County, KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patrick Gordon Evans, 56, Green County, KY (1961-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
10:00amCTMemorial services 10amCT/11amET, Clementsville, KY, for Jacqueline McAnelly, 65, Liberty, KY (1951-2017) | (ID:46203, Comment)
ROXY, Mature, well-behaved, femaile dog adoptable
at Green River Animal Shelter
Green River Animal Shelter is the first place to look if your dog is lost. You'll always find a variety of puppies, kittens, dogs and cats ready and eager to join your family. NEW HOURS. Closing at 4pmCT during winter months Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-4pmCT. 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 by today. Thanks, KIM TUCKER
(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM | (ID:46314, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Louise (Brock) Hurt, 85, Metcalfe County, KY (1931-2017) | (ID:46256, Comment)
Carrying the Torch Ministry's Women's Conference | (ID:46293, Comment)
NoonCTServices, 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Campbellsville, KY, for Mrs. Norma Faye Newton, 66, Taylor Co., KY (1950-2017) | (ID:46275, Comment)
Services 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Campbellsville, KY, for Travis Chad Ford, 35, Campbellsville, KY (1981-2017) | (ID:46290, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Jesse Burchett, 55, Russell Co., KY (1962-2017) | (ID:46294, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:46315, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Peggy Lou Holmes Luttrell, 56, Columbia, KY (1960-2017) | (ID:46281, Comment)
Services, 1pmCT/2pmET, Louisville, KY, for Janet Louise Murrell Hayes, 83, Adair Co. native (d. 14 Mar 2017) | (ID:46304, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for Edmond Taylor, 78, Cumberland County, KY (1938-2017) | (ID:46279, Comment)
Memorial service, Jamestown, KY, for Elizabeth (Tootie) Coffey , 87, Russell Co., KY (1929-2017) | (ID:46296, Comment)
Doubleheader: LWC Softball v. Pikeville. At Lindsey Wilson Park, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. - Matthew Wurzburger. STORY | (ID:46311, Comment)
3:00pmCTNAIA Women's Basketball Quarterfinals Lindsey Wilson vs. Oklahoma City, at Rimrock Metrapark Arena, 308 6th Ave N, Billings, MT. - Charles Balcom. DETAILS/LAST GAME | (ID:46305, Comment)
5:00pmCTNAIA 2017 Championship Quarterfinals. Campbellsville Women's Basketball faces Freed-Hardeman, at 5pmCT/6pmET,at Rimrock Metrapark Arena, 308 6th Ave N, Billings, MT. Jordan Alves STORY/LAST GAME | (ID:46313, Comment)
Chimes for the evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:46316, Comment)


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