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Melody Pollard: applauds getting official help and planning

Comments re photo 73747 Sidewalk Meeting Pam Hoots introduces speaker from KTC

Melody Pollard writes:
I'm so glad to see Columbia-Adair County will get official consultation and planning for our future "very needed" sidewalks and bike routes. We've had a deficit here for so long! We need futuristic planning that we all can use for growth and wellness within our town. And, there are community wellness grants probably.

By the way we are in dire need of a beautiful "big" community park. I would love to see a creekside walking trail for our community with lighting and easy entry for kayaking, canoeing and tubing. After all we are a college town with lots of talented people that live in and love our community. Well, I pray and hope our community will all pitch in and also voice these needs for health and wellness.

Melody Pollard

2017-07-15 17:45:09 | Comments | Printable version

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Pansy explored the old store after approving the new bridge

2017-07-15 - North eastern Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
After her explorations and approval of the new bridge over Sapp Creek, Pansy explored the old store building in the photo at left which once served the Barnett's Creek neighborhood.

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Mary H. Gann, 70, Russell County, KY (1947-2017)

She was a purchasing agent for Toyota. She was a native of Amory, MS and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. Her husband Thomas Gann, Jr., Russell Springs, KY, survived. She leaves 18 direct and three step living descendants.
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Mary H. Gann, 70, Hwy 1383 Russell Springs, KY, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at her home in Russell Springs, KY.

The family chose care and cremation. A Memorial Service will be held at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Russell County, KY, at 1pmCT, Monday, July 17.

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2017-07-15 16:33:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today, SATURDAY with CM -15 Jul 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 15, 2017:
Excellent results,
although methods not approved,
win over doubters.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 15 July 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2132

2017-07-15 16:21:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Barnett's Crk. Rd. Bridge is over Sapp Creek, a feeder stream

BJ Hagy corrects misidentification of stream crossed by the new Barnetts Creek Road Bridge.
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By BJ Hagy

Well I've held my tongue too long and it's kind of sore now. This is perhaps the third article I've seen on CM that has misidentified this new bridge's location. Yes, it is at the intersection of Barnetts Creek Road and Scott Hill Road, but it does not lead over "Barnetts Creek."

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2017-07-15 11:25:55 | Comments | Printable version

Link to story at Bowling Green News, re Zion Harmon

Shoreline Communications CEO Mike Harris offered a tip on the future of Adair County High School Basketball about a story on the Bowling Green Daily News at this link: BG's Harmon headed to Adair County.

2017-07-15 09:59:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Ed Pipalski: Helicopter crop dusters modern day barnstormers

They just don't have the biplanes

Ed Pipalski writes:
The helicopter appeared to be a "crop duster" over corn fields. Thought she went down as it dived in under the treeline, but as I drive I saw it's booms out spraying over corn crops. The modern day "Barnstormers" without bi-planes. --Ed Pipalski
Comments re article 91624 Granny Nannie asks if helicopters are spraying for mosquitoes

2017-07-15 08:24:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Trilby: Why was signage 'cross traffic does not stop' added?

About:Comments re photo 73739 Photos show point of letter mistake in signage, we think

Trilby Vance writes:
Why was the signage, "cross traffic does not stop," added to Stop signs? Stop means stop, check traffic in all directions, then proceed with caution. - Trilby Vance
Thanks: Maybe an expert in how people process information can help. Momma said, "Go clean your room," which should have been enough, but added, "And I don't mean maybe!" - EW

2017-07-15 07:33:29 | Comments | Printable version

l.c. (lower case) anon makes a dandy point

Comments re photo 73739 Photos show point of letter mistake in signage we think l.c. anon writes:
Willenia and Linda & Ed, Is it possible the oddly placed 55mph sign is an inadvertent holdover from the pre-bypass era when the sign marked the dividing point between city and county? - anon
Very astute - And maybe the 55 mph sign could be recycled - put where it is needed, by the proper authorities. - ED

2017-07-15 06:20:29 | Comments | Printable version

Russell Co., KY Favorite Son, Dr. Raymond Cravens, honored - Link

Dr. Raymond Cravens, a native of Russell County, is featured in an article from WBKO TV. Long-time WKU administrator honored for dedication to the University and faculty golf outing - JIM

2017-07-15 05:47:53 | Comments | Printable version

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet Thu 3 Aug 2017

By Calen McKinney
Public Information Officer, Campbellsville Independent Schools

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, August 3, at 11amCT/12pmNoonCT. The meeting will be at the Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council room, which is on the CHS campus, 230 W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. A light lunch will be provided, and those who wish to attend should RSVP. Contact: FRYSC Director Sue Crabtree at (270) 849-3710.

2017-07-15 04:19:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

FM2 Sat 15 Jul 2017 Know before you go list includes catfish


By Barbara Armitage, FM2 Market Coordinator

The Farmers Market on the Square's Saturday Market on the corner of Campbellsville and Merchant Streets, Columbia, KY is the perfect start to your weekend. It's fun for the entire family. Here's a few of the items we'll have available until sold out:
One time only offer Kentucky produced Catfish Fillets. (See story) FM2 extra: Kentucky farm raised catfish fillet auction) Tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and sizes including heritage tomatoes like Cherokee Purple, tiny Sun Sugar, Mr. Stripy, Green Zebra and Pondarosa Pink. Green Beans including Roma, Tenderette, Half Runners, Brown Stick and more. Red and White Potatoes, Okra and Eggplant. Sweet Blackberries. Cucumbers for slicing and pickling. Yellow squash and zucchini. Onions and peppers of all kinds. Local honey. Beef, chicken and farm fresh eggs. Fresh baked breads and muffins. Fresh picked Honey Select Corn. Hand crafted jewelry, quilts, pens. Goat milk soap. Home and landscape plants.
Produce at the Farmers Market on the Square is locally grown and picked fresh. The Farmers Market on the Square is open Wednesdays 1 - 6pmCT and Saturdays 8am - 1pmCT. The market, on the corner of Campbellsville and Merchant Streets, is across from the Columbia City Hall and next to the Adair County Judicial Center.

2017-07-15 03:23:48 | Comments | Printable version

Two convicted in case involving a cluster of overdoses in KY

Jury convicts two of Federal charges relating to the distribution of drugs that resulted in overdoses in Montgomery County, caused by carfentanil. Cincinnati man, Mt. Sterling, KY man face a minimum of twenty years and a maximum of life imprisonment.
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From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Eastern District of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY (13 Jul 2017) - Today, a federal jury convicted Robert Shields, of Cincinnati, and Wesley Hamm, of Mount Sterling, KY, of one count of conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, and heroin; one count of distribution of carfentanil resulting in death; and one count of distribution of carfentanil resulting in serious bodily injury. The charges involved a cluster of drug overdoses, within a 12-hour period, in Montgomery County, in August of 2016. The jury returned its verdict after an hour and twenty minutes of deliberation, following four days of trial.

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2017-07-15 03:15:42 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 15
Happy Anniversary, Tony and Janet Harmon (July 15, 1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Abbie Lynae Sprague (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aiden Edwards (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Altha Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angie Burris Harris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Audrey Young! (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Sue Jessie | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brady Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bruce McCloud | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carol Greer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dimple Rebecca Howell (90) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dimple Yates | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Evie Burton (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Frankie Gosa (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenny Chelf-Devenney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jera Kessler (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Paul Morris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Coop | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Smith Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tommy Byrd | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tommy Wood (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Trey Stephens | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Florence Dorothy Russell, Green Co., KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Lou McGowan, Russell Co., KY (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Pritchard, Taylor Co., KY (1939 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delores Sharp, Taylor Co, KY, Adair native (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Carl "Mike" Davis, Burkesville, KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norman Clark Harris, Adair County, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Perry Wade Scott, Cumberland Co., KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley B. Parrish, 75, Adair Co., KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Whitney Cecil, 92, Green County, KY (1923-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carlton (Bull Moose) Noel, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1957-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frankie Gosa, 96, Adair County, KY (1920-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Terry Cecil Hunt, 68, Taylor County, KY (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arvin Thomas Micho, 64, Metcalfe County, KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Kilpatrick Williams, Russell County, KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Philip Thompson, 63, Taylor County, KY (1954-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Dianne Johnson Russell County, KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Julius Middleton "J.M." Stephenson, 97 1/2, Burkesville, KY, oldest practicing dentist in Kentucky (1920-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, July 15, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTTime to scan the LIST of YARD SALES for today check CM YARD SALES and plan your route. Got an upcoming Yard Sale? Send it NOW using any Contact/Submit button. | (ID:48311, Comment)
7:00amCTSquare Meals Cafe, 7am-10amCT. Breakfast Menu - Linda Waggener | (ID:48308, Comment)
8:00amCTFarmer's Market on the Square 8am-1pmCT
Now at Municipal Parking Lot, corner Campbellsville & Merchant Streets, Columbia, KY
FM2 Sat 15 Jul 2017 Know before you go list includes one-time fresh Kentucky grown catfish auction

(Sponsored) | (ID:48310, Comment)
10:30amCTSquare Meals Cafe, 10:30am-1pmCT Lunch Menu - Linda Waggener | (ID:48309, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Hayes Chapel UMC, for Edwin Morgan, 89, Jamestown, KY (1927-2017) | (ID:48331, Comment)
NoonCTSouthern Heirs performing at Old Concord United Methodist, 5996 Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY. - SUSAN JASPER. STORY | (ID:48251, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for Christine Elizabeth Sweeney Judd, Green Co., KY (1925-2017) | (ID:48307, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:48312, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for Mr. Jerry Keith Finley, 60, of Burkesville, KY (d. Thu 13 Jul 2017) | (ID:48330, Comment)
Celebration of the Life of Jeffery Wayne (Jed) York, 53, Albany, KY/formerly Adair Co., KY (1963-2017) | (ID:48335, Comment)
5:00pmCTPause for Chimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:48313, Comment)
6:00pmCTVacation Bible School at Plum Point Baptist Church | (ID:48285, Comment)


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