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Adair County Employees Blood Drive is 24 Aug 2017

Adair County Judge Executive Michael Lee Stephens announced the Adair County Employees Blood Drive. The Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be here 8:30am-11amCT, Thu 24 Aug 2017, at the Adair County Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY.

2017-08-08 20:39:36 | Comments | Printable version

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Master scrimshaw artist Jay Rose will return to HGR Fall Festival



2017-08-08 - 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by George Kolbenschlag, Homeplace on Green River.
Master scrimshaw artist Jay Rose is one of many artists and crafters who will be back this year for the Homeplace on Green River Fall Heritage Festival September 9. Scrimshaw originated on sailing ships when the crew carved whale bone to help with the boredom of long days at sea. Rose uses deer antler for the jewelry, cane heads and other novelties he carves. - George Kolbenschlag

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Homeplace on Green River Fall Festival will be Sat 9 Sep 2017

This the the 10th Year for the festival
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By George Kolbenschlag

There will be more events, activities and vendors at this year's Homeplace on Green River Fall Heritage Festival than ever before. The festival, with events starting at 9amCT/10amET, and end at 4pmCT/5pmET, September 9, 2017, at HGR, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, will again feature hay, mule and oxen wagon rides, a barrel train, colonial reenactors, petting farm, raptor exhibit featuring Allegiant the Bald Eagle, food, arts and crafts vendors and more.


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2017-08-08 20:23:27 | Comments | Printable version

J.E. Loy, 57, Russell Co., KY/Taylor Co., KY native (1960-2017)

He was a machinist and attended the Friendship Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Preston & Nita Faye Wells Loy.
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J.E. Loy, 57, of Russell Springs, died Monday, August 7, 2017, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for J.E. Loy will be 12pmNoonCT, Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be 10amCT, Friday. until time for service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Ridgecrest Cemetery in Russell Springs, KY.


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2017-08-08 19:59:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

It has been a year without Dr. Phil Aaron

We remember Dr. Phil Aaron on this anniversary of his passing a year ago. Clicking on the link goes to an album of pictures and links to stories about his activities and the many memories that were shared here.

2017-08-08 19:25:59 | Comments | Printable version

Robert L. Bertram, Russell Co., KY (1940-2017)

He was the patriarch of a distinguished South Central Kentucky family. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. His wife of 54 years, Glenna Bernard Bertram, survives. He leaves 18 direct living descendants.
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Robert L. Bertram, age 76, of Jamestown, Ky passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY, after a short illness.

Services for Robert L. Bertram will be Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Jamestown First Baptist Church, 165 West Cumberland Avenue, Jamestown, KY at 11amCT. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, and after 10amCT, on Thursday, at First Baptist Church. Interment will be in Jamestown Cemetery, 201 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY.


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2017-08-08 17:11:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Opening Day for Adair County Board of Education employees

All certified and classified employees are to report to ACHS Wednesday morning, 09 August 2017. Veterans are invited to hear special guest speaker Mr. Clebe McGlary, Vietnam War Veteran

By Phyllis Curry

All classified and certified employees of the Adair County Board of Education are to report to Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY Wednesday, August 9, 2017, for opening day. Doors will open at 7:30amCT, and the program will begin at 9amCT. The guest speaker will Mr. Clebe McClary, a Vietnam War veteran who received both a Silver Star and a Bronze Star.


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2017-08-08 16:52:22 | Comments | Printable version

Single vehicle injury accident on Portland Road, Sat 5 Aug 2017

1995 Chevrolet Tracker leaves roadway, overturns in a ditch. Operator and passenger treated on the scene and taken by Adair County EMS to TJ Health/Columbia, KY. ACSO Deputy Justin Cross and KSP Trooper Billy Begley assist at scene
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From Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 the Adair County Sheriff's office responded to a single vehicle injury accident at approximately 150 Portland Road.


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2017-08-08 16:32:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Phillip Wayne York, 66, Bryan, Russell Co., KY (1951-2017)

He was a farmer. He was a native of Bryan, Russell County, KY, and a resident of the community at the time of his death. He was a member of a respected Russell County family. He was the son of Edna Hill York, who survives, and the late Samuel York. He leaves one direct living descendant, a daughter, Tracy York, of Columbia, KY.
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Phillip Wayne York, 66, of the Bryan community in Russell County, KY, died Monday, August 7, 2017 at 2:19pmET, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

Graveside service will be Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:30pmCT, at the Samuel York Family Cemetery in Russell County, KY, with Bro. Michael Helm officiating. Burial to follow. Visitation 10am-1pmCT, Saturday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.


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2017-08-08 16:16:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Reta Corbin: 'Home' still is on Taylor Ford Road

Comments re photo 74139 Jim Richards Remember Sulphur Swimming hole as deeper
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By Reta Corbin Moss

I well remember Sulphur Creek & Demaree's bottom.

We used to frequent the creek to go wading because we couldn't swim; our parents, Billo & Fannie Corbin told us to never go near the water until we learned to swim.


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2017-08-08 15:34:55 | Comments | Printable version

Columbia City Council, 7 Aug 2017 - Report


  • Council honors memory of former Councilman and Historian Joe Allen Moore
  • Council begins discussion on gas verbiage and rates which would mean revenue enhancements for the Columbia Gas Department
  • Council approves zoning changes for Willis Property on Watson Street, and changes to the official city map
  • Council unanimously approves resolution on LCADD 5-year Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • Council approves financing for new Freightline Sanitation Truck
  • Council approves a three year payout of $94,300 mistakenly paid to Insurance Tax fund.
  • Council approves re-appointing Andrea Waggener to LCADD board
  • City votes to fund one third of cost of Retail Academy survey, pending like funding by Fiscal Court, LCADD

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By Ed Waggener

The City of Columbia gas rates, which have not been changed in over a dozen years, received most of the attention at Monday night's regular council meeting, August 7, 2017. Mayor Curtis Hardwick and the Gas Department's Anne-Marie Austin presented proposed Ordinance No. 610.71, changing verbiage for customer billing and adding a rate increase.


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2017-08-08 10:51:09 | Comments | Printable version

8th Annual SC KY Outdoor Expo exceeds all expectations

People poured into Columbia for what's now recognized as the largest one day show of its king, and mentioned as a 'Mini' National Show
See: 2017 South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo - Photo Album with photo(s) from Expo

By Terry Partin
News from the South Central KY Outdoor Expo

The South Central Ky Outdoor Expo just concluded its eight annual show here in Columbia this past Saturday at the Adair County School Campus. Now recognized as the largest one day show of its kind anywhere the Expo has continued to expand and broaden its horizon from it's inception back in 2010.

The event brings people from far and near to visit a huge trade show packed with an assortment of outdoor gear and other items of interest to the entire family. Special guests included Keynote speaker Hank Parker a legend in the outdoor world and often referred to as the rod and reel answer to basketball's Michael Jordan in popularity and talent. Outdoor Icon Harold Knight of Knight and Hale Game Calls was on hand visiting with attendees and assisted in Judging the State Championship Duck calling Competition.


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2017-08-08 09:55:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

CU breaks ground for second Conover Education Center building

By Kasey Ricketts
Communications assistant, Office of University Communications

Harrodsburg, KY - To accommodate the growing student population at its Conover Education Center in Harrodsburg, Campbellsville University is adding a new 4,500-square-foot building. The groundbreaking ceremony for this building took place recently.

The Conover Education Center offers undergraduate and graduate programs in general education, Christian studies and business administration as well as cosmetology and allied health certificate programs. The new building will include more classroom space, offices and a multipurpose chapel.


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2017-08-08 07:53:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Travel Album: Zion National Park

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Caleb Irvin posted some fantastic photos from a recent trip to Zion National Park in Utah to the ColumbiaMagazine group on Flickr.

If you like these, there are tons more on Caleb's web site, calebirvin.com.


2017-08-08 06:46:41 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Adair County Farmers Market - Tue 08 Aug 2017

Here Today at 5:56amCT: Margie Rooks & Holly Kerns. More may be here later: David Burris at 6:29amCT. Check back.

By Margie Rooks

The Adair County Farmers Market, Parking Lot, Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, is OPEN 6am-10amCT, TODAY, (or until sold out), Tue 08 Aug,2017 with the following:
Sweet Corn: Bodacious and Illini Xtra Sweet!!! Tomatoes: Yellow, Red, Pink and Canning tomatoes. Watermelons - a few, so hurry. Peppers: Green, Red, and Yellow Sweet Bell Peppers. Hot & Sweet Banana Peppers. Beans: Romas, Improved Pintos. Half-runners, a few baskets. Cucumbers: all sizes, little to bigger ones. Squash: Yellow and Zucchini. Potatoes: Red, White.
Remember, the Adair Farmers Market is open Tuesdays and Fridays, 6am-10amCT, with parking just a few feet away from all the stalls. (Sponsored)


2017-08-08 05:39:11 | Comments | Printable version

Lindsey Wilson Football begins 2017 at No. 8 in NAIA Top-25

Lindsey Wilson opens the 2017 season at 1:30pmCT on Saturday, August 26, against St. Andrews (NC) at Blue Raider Stadium inside the Lindsey Wilson Sports Complex, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY
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By Chris Wells, LWC Sports Information Director
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson football team begins the 2017 season ranked No. 8 in NAIA Preseason Football Coaches' Top-25 Poll, NAIA officials announced on Monday, August 7, 2017.


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2017-08-08 04:33:05 | Comments | Printable version

2017 South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo - Photo Album

This album will be linked to an overall story about this, by far the biggest and most successful, in South Central KY Expo history, to be posted, later. For now, this album will link the photos already in one place, for convenient scanning.
Click on headline for Album, currently with nine photo(s) as of 4:30amCT, Tue 8 Aug 2017

See wrap up by Terry Partin: 8th Annual SC KY Outdoor Expo exceeds all expectations - CM


2017-08-08 03:37:27 | Comments | Printable version

Beshear: 4 men plead guilty in Warren County

Charges surround March 5 events at Western Kentucky University fraternity house
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By Terry Sebastian
News from KY Attorney General Andy Beshear's communications office

FRANKFORT, KY (Tue 7 Aug 2017) - Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced that four Warren County defendants have entered guilty pleas in connection with assaulting an individual at the Pi Kappa Alpha Western Kentucky University fraternity March 5, 2017.


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2017-08-08 01:58:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Today, TUESDAY with CM - 8 Aug 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for August 8, 2017:
When now or never
is staring one in the face,
one must make a choice.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 8 August 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2156



2017-08-08 01:49:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for August 8
Happy Anniversary, Jr. & Donna Feese (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Wally & Laura Burress (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Jaggers (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Catherine Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donna Bivens | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ed Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ella Ann Conover (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ernie Rogers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, JC Bean | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenna McGaha | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenny Cundiff | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lexxus (Lexi) Danielle Evans (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louise Spires | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nikki Loy (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rick Wilson (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Robert Flowers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Susan Minton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Todd Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ty Cundiff (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Sue (Ann) Melton, 66, Adair Co., KY (1948-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Skaggs Taylor Co., KY, (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vontress Jones, Taylor Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William C. (Bill) Moore, Green Co, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lois Bartley, Green Co., KY (1936 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles William Nicklas, 23, Russell Co., KY (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Elvin O. Giles, Adair Co., KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert L Bob Wise, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kimble Parker Jessie, Taylor Co., KY, Adair Co., KY native (1946-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. John William Phillips, 67, Burkesville, KY (1946-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lula Hawthorne, Green County, KY (1920-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mavis Jude Burkhart, infant, Casey County, KY (2015-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jasper Leon Burton, 69, Adair County, KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marilyn Appleby McQueary, 62, Russell Co., KY (1953-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Susie Lee White, 74, Adair Co., KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martha Dean (Murrell) Brockman, 85, Adair Co., KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willie Van Coop, Adair Co., KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Yolande Ann Marie Wittamer Oostens, 78, Adair Co., KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Garnett (Dean) Redford, Casey Co., KY (1963-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Rahill, Green County, KY (1943-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Otto Brock, 78, Columbia, KY (Aug. 8, 1914-Aug. 15, 1992) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, August 8, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCT Jobs are waiting for you. See in CM EMPLOYMENT .
If you need positions filled, find the best among the readers of ColumbiaMagazine.com Using any Contact/Submit Button. If you have questions Call 270-250-2730. | (ID:48726, Comment)
6:00amCTAdair Farmers Market Open, 409 Fairground Street. (Tue & Fri 6am-10amCT).
Today's List of Who's Here, What's Here at around 6amCT (Sponsored) | (ID:48717, Comment)
Just TWO (2) MORE DAYS Until School Starts for Students. Send Your Yard sale NOW using any Contact/Submit button. Call 270-250-2730. if you need help. | (ID:48718, Comment)
7:00amCTOpening Day for TEACHERS, 7amCT/8amET, Casey County, KY, School District | (ID:48571, Comment)
Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service Road, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782 Hours: Mon-Tue-Wed, 7am-3pmCT. Thu-Fri Bins are available outside. Supervisor in & out 7am-3pmCT. | (ID:48719, Comment)
7:10amCTCarter White Report. FM 93.5. Tue/Thu each week. STORY | (ID:48608, Comment)
8:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 8am-1pmCT (Recurring Event) Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. Ann Burton Murphy | (ID:48720, Comment)
7 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. No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Nineteen (19) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. One (1) 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. Six (6) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Twenty-seven (27) Court Events in 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. Four (4) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:48727, Comment)
9:00amCT Adair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:48721, Comment)
POST YOUR EVENT FASTER: If your event is very important to you and the community, send it in the body of an email, with only edwaggener@gmail.com in the address line. Or call 270-250-2730. Or only to CM Contact-Submit. We check filtered items - those to multiple addressees when time permits. | (ID:48724, Comment)
10:00amCTThe "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) | (ID:48582, Comment)
Services, Burkesville, KY, for David Conley Hinds, 75, Dubre, KY (d. Sun 6 Aug 2017) | (ID:48667, Comment)
Service, Russell County, KY, for Andre Eugene Dowell, 72, Russell County, KY (1944-2017) | (ID:48711, Comment)
10:30amCTGROUNDBREAKING: Metcalfe County Government office, 203 N Main Street, Edmonton, KY | (ID:48539, Comment)
NoonCTServices, New Hope Separate Baptist Church, for Edith Roberts, 89, Adair County, KY (1927-2017) | (ID:48641, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:48722, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Charlene Blair Wilham, Russell County, KY (d. Sun 6 Aug 2017) | (ID:48716, Comment)
2:00pmCTMetcalfe County Farmers Market. 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY. - Tuesday sessions 2pm-6pmCT. (Recurrent Event) | (ID:48725, Comment)
4:30pmCTBake Sale Benefit for Aubrey Willis at IGA - DETAILS> | (ID:48729, Comment)
Bake Sale Benefit for Aubrey Willis at IGA - DETAILS/CLASSIFIEDS | (ID:48730, Comment)
5:00pmCTADAIR 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:48723, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair County Fiscal Court Regular Meeting. AGENDA
Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. (Recurring Event) | (ID:48637, Comment)

 

























 
 
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