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Deaf/hard of hearing resource fair to be held 3 October 2017

A Resource Fair will be held for Individuals that are Deaf/Hard of Hearing, their families and friends and/or professionals who serve those who are deaf or hard of hearing on October 3, 2017 from 5:30pm to 8pmCT at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY 42728.

The event is free and open to the public. Resources will include services available in Adair and surrounding counties.


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2017-09-14 15:59:00 | Comments | Printable version

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Clara Geneva Hayes, Russell Co., KY native (1921-2017)



2017-09-14 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Clara Geneva Hayes, Russell Co., KY native (1921-2017)


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CU ranked in the top regional universities in the South

Campbellsville University is in top regional universities category in the South U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Guide, also named in best online MBA programs, online education and in elite international students.

By Kasey Ricketts
, communications assistant, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – For the fifth year in a row, Campbellsville University has been named to the top regional universities in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings released Sept. 12.


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2017-09-14 15:46:28 | Comments | Printable version

Clara Geneva Hayes, Russell Co., KY native (1921-2017)

Mrs. Hayes was of the Methodist faith and was retired from the University of Michigan. She was a native of Creelsboro, Russell County, KY, and a resident of Chelsea, MI, at the time of her death. She leaves four direct living descendants.
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Clara Geneva Hayes, 96, Chelsea, MI, formerly of the the Glensfork Community of Adair County, KY, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Chelesa Retirement Center in Chelsea, MI.

Funeral services will be Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will begin after 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.


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2017-09-14 14:54:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair Fiscal Court 12 Sep 2017 - Historic Courthouse actions

By Ed Waggener

Three actions were taken by Adair Fiscal Court at its Tue 12 Sep 2017 Session which relate to the historic courthouse: Court gives Adair Heritage Association approval to spotlight "Squarecrows." The request presented by Mary Ann Loy was unanimously approved following a motion by Magistrate Sammy Baker (3), with a second by Greg Caldwell. The approval allows the Squarecrow committee to plug into the county's electrical system.


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2017-09-14 14:29:24 | Comments | Printable version

Former District Court Judge indicted on new felony charges

Indictment brings total to 28 felony counts, 2 misdemeanor counts against former District Judge. Allegations include human trafficking with a minor, other charges.
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By Terry Sebastian and Crystal Staley
News from Attorney General Andy Beshear's Office

FRANKFORT, KY (Thu 14 Sep 2017) - Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced former Campbell County District Judge Timothy Nolan has been indicted by a Campbell County grand jury on eight additional felony counts.


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2017-09-14 14:08:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Linda Jean Patterson, 50, Casey County, KY (1966-2017)

Linda worked on a farm all her life. She could make friends with anyone with her charming and kind personality. She was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was a member of a respected family, the daughter of Ivadean Singleton Patterson & Robert Patterson. She leaves five direct living descendants.
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Linda Jean Patterson, 50, of Liberty, KY, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at her home in Casey County.

Cremation rites were honored by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.


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2017-09-14 13:56:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Heart warming stories by Anon, inspired by Doug McCammish

Anon writes from experiences he had while working with non-traditional students at a state university and who agrees with Doug McCammish (See: Doug McCammish: You're never to old to continue education), who is still a student half a century after obtaining engineering degrees from Georgia Tech. Both Anon and McCammish were inspired by the story of Tasha Perry (See: Tasha Perry: HS dropout to college through adult education).
Click on headlines for the stories of Jo-Ann, Marcus, Mr. Thommasson, and Angie which follow in the stories by Anon.

By Anon

"Don't let anyone tell you are too old or too far behind."

Thank you, Mr. McCammish. That is so very true.


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2017-09-14 13:40:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

CAUD Boil Water Advisory: City of Columbia neighborhoods

Date Issued 9/14/2017. Time Issued 1pmCT. Received 1:21pmCT. Posted1:36pmCT

A Boil Water Advisory is in effect for consumers of Columbia Adair Utilities District
for customers from Fairground Street to Greenhills Road and all side roads in between, All of Public Square, Public Square to Oak Street and all side roads, from stoplight at Jamestown Street and E 80 down to Russell Creek and all side roads, from E 80 back toward Public Square and all side roads, Wright Drive and all side roads, and all of Lindsey Wilson College .
The advisory has been issued due to main line Leak.

Following such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological contamination of the water supply therefore this Boil Water Advisory has been issued as a precautionary measure.

Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking, bringing the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.


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2017-09-14 13:15:43 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Fiscal Court 12 Sep 2017 Meeting - Tax rates set


Click on headline for story with chart showing rates for all local taxes and state taxes, except for City of Columbia rates, which are processed separately by the City.

By Ed Waggener

The Adair County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to adopt a compensating tax rate, which is designed to keep revenues the same as last year except for any additional property which may be added to the rolls.


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2017-09-14 13:11:10 | Comments | Printable version

Don Wilson McWhorter, 71, Casey County, KY (1946-2017)

He served his country in two tours in Vietnam as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a Baptist pastor at churches in North Carolina and Kentucky, including Broadway Baptist Church in Richmond, KY. His passion was preaching the Word of God and Proclaiming the Word of God in Jesus Christ . . . an eternal legacy he left to his surving children
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Don Wilson McWhorter (71) passed from death unto life on September 14, 2017.

Services will be held at Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, 4pmCT/5pmET. on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Visitation will start at 3pmCT/4pmET.


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2017-09-14 11:03:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Free meals Sat 16 Sep 2017, at Farmers Market on the Square

By Lois Cunningham

Saturday, September 16, 2017, free meals will be served to children and students of all ages at Farmers Market on the Square at the corner at the southwest corner of Campbellsville and Merchant Streets.
Breakfast 7:30amCT-10amCT: Pancakes, sausage and fruit parfait for breakfast from

Lunch, 10:30am-12:30pmCT: Chicken casserole, peasant bread, coleslaw and mini chocolate chip cupcakes.
Adults who want to have meals may make donations.


2017-09-14 10:34:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Rebecca Howard is ACMS Student of Month for September 2017

Adair County Middle School would like to announce their student of the month, Rebecca Howard. Mrs. Rich remarked that "Rebecca has worked so hard since school started back! She came in with a positive attitude, shows respect to adults and other students, has set goals and is already well on her way to meeting them? I'm so proud of her." Congratulations Rebecca! Debra Waddell

2017-09-14 09:08:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Doug McCammish: You're never to old to continue education

Doug McCammish writes:
Fantastic article and wonderful life story! Keep learning. Don't let anyone tell you you are too old or too far behind. Find a way to get help like this young person and get it done! I still take continuing ed courses and if I'm not too old, nobody is. - Doug McCammish

Comments re article 92739 Tasha Perry HS dropout to college through adult education


2017-09-14 08:15:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

E/MC Chamber Quarterly Breakfast 19 Sep 2017 at Leftwich Hall

The Edmonton Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce will host a September Quarterly Breakfast at 7amCT. Tuesday, September 19, at Leftwich Hall, 1608 West Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY Hosparus Health-Barren River is the sponsor of the event. Plant managers of Metcalfe County industries have been invited to speak about their facility. A buffet breakfast will be served. Advanced tickets are required and can be purchased for $10 at the Chamber Office, on the Square at 109 E Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Tickets must be purchased by Friday, September 15, 2017. - Gaye Shaw, Executive Director, Edmonton/Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce

2017-09-14 07:33:31 | Comments | Printable version

Jeff Buis receives 2017 Outstanding PTA Service Award

Award based in large part for Buis efforts to promote Physical Therapy as an alternative to opiod pain medication

Jeffrey Buis, PTA received the Association's highest PTA recognition at the Kentucky Conclave held on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY.

Buis who is employed by Orthodyne Physical Therapy in Campbellsville, is a resident of Casey County.


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2017-09-14 07:12:13 | Comments | Printable version

Tasha Perry: HS dropout to college through adult education

Reluctant student earns GED, is now in College.
Complete article also includes success story at Columbia Adult Center and Lindsey Wilson College

By Allison Horseman & Cindy Clouse

SOMERSET, KY. - "I thought I was too old to go back to school to get my GED. Honestly, I didn't want to do it anyway. I was pretty mad when I started the program, but I soon decided that if I was going to be forced to do it, I might as well give it my all."

Those words, spoken by Natasha (Tasha) Perry, tell the story of her journey from high school drop-out, to adult education student, to where she is now -- a college student at Somerset Community College's (SCC) McCreary Center.


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2017-09-14 06:49:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Big Al Owens visits original McDonalds in Downey, CA

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By Big Al, the Big Rig Trucker

On Monday, September 11, 2017, I was fortunate enough to visit the original McDonald's in Downey, California. It is actually the third ever, but is the oldest still in existence.

Visiting this place has been a long-time goal of mine. It's kind of like, for Kentuckians, visiting the original Col. Sanders Restaurant in Corbin, KY, something I recommend if you've not done so, already.

I'm sharing some photo(s) of the trip, as I always try to do. Hope you all enjoy them. - Big Al Owens, the Big Rig Trucker


2017-09-14 04:31:47 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Nadine Milsap, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2017)

She professed faith in Christ and attended the First Church of God. She was a member of Pitman Lodge #157 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a native of Bellflower, IL, and a resident of Campbellsville, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Richard Sallee & Sylvia Livesay Sallee, and the widow of Harold Milsap. She leave five direct and one step living descendants.
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Nadine Milsap of Campbellsville, KY, died at 7:35amET, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Campbellsville.

Funeral service will be 1pmCT/2pmET, Friday, September 15, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Pastor Evan Tedder. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


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2017-09-14 03:43:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Union Co., KY CJE charged with scheming to defraud citizens

Joseph "Jody" Jenkins allegedly used his elected office to take kick-backs for arranging purchases with taxpayer funds
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

BOWLING GREEN, KY (Wed 13 Sep 2017 - The current Union County Judge/Executive was charged today by grand jury indictment with scheming to defraud the citizens of Union County of their right to honest services announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.


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2017-09-14 03:00:16 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM - 14 Sep 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 14, 2017:
Some cannot hide fact
that they feel sorry for those
not of their own ilk.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 14 September 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2193



2017-09-14 02:53:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 14
Business Birthday, Tray's Garden Chinese Restaurant, Columbia, KY (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jimmie Dale and Kathy Cox (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ben David Sapp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chonda Hodges | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Darrell Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Harrison Knifley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ja'Vyan Hawkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, JoAnn Steinhilber | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kotila G. Rhymer (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Randy Nelson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ronnie Bell | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ilene Roy, Russell Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chad Alan Thrasher, Burkesville, KY (1983 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Howard Hoots, Burkesville, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Faye Duncan LaFreniere, Adair Co., KY native (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Robbie Nell Williams Ballard, Burkesville, KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, L.R. Byram, Russell County, KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Harold Calvin (Cherokee) Allinson, Sparksville, KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Opal "Tobe" Bennett, Adair County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Pepper Sidebottom, Green Co., KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Coffey, Adair County, KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, O.D. (Joe) Wilson, Russell County, KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thurman Jean Loy, Adair County, KY (1931-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Ross F. Curry, Cumberland Co., KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Cooper Shepherd, Russell County, KY (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rose Murray, 74, Russell County, KY, (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brandon Lee Atwood, 19, Hustonville, KY (1995-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall Nelson, Adair County, KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Wilson, 66, Liberty, KY (1949-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Teena Ellen Allen, Taylor County, KY, (1965-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Memory Ervin, 96, Metcalfe County, KY (1920-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Wilma Mae Adams James, Science Hill, KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Marlene Joy Pritchard, Greensburg, KY/Chicago, IL native (1943-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Elaine Branham-Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patra Ann Sinclair (1893-1983) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTSend your YARD SALE ad today! - Put the magic of CM ClassAds to work on South Central Kentucky's Yard Sale Central.Post your YARD SALE now for early planners. Yard Sales are FREE for individuals in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor Counties If you need help, call 270-250-2730. or Send using any Contact/Submit button. | (ID:49329, Comment)
7:00amCT Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service Road, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782 Hours: Mon-Tue-Wed from 7am-3pmCT. Thu-Fri Bins are available outside; Supervisor will be in and out of shelter from 7am-3pmCT. | (ID:49330, Comment)
Pedestrians, motorists reminded that courthouse chimney restoration is underway Also: Work continues on Campbellsville Street at Reed/Merchant Traffic Light Installation. Drivers use caution, Drive Slowly. | (ID:49331, Comment)
7:10amCTCarter White Report. FM 93.5. Tue/Thu each week. STORY | (ID:49332, Comment)
8:00amCT7 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. Two (2) 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. Fifty-nine (59) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Nine (9) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Three (3) Court Events in Circuit Court. Five (5) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Thirty-one (31) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-one (21) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two (2) 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:49333, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Olen (Toby) Tucker, Sr., 70, Russell Co., KY (1947-2017) | (ID:49276, Comment)
Adair Homeschool 4-H organizational meeting, at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. - Tony Rose STORY | (ID:49278, Comment)
Services, 10amCT/11amET, for Floyd G. Hash, 94, Taylor County, KY (1923-2017) | (ID:49288, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:49334, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, 1pmCT/2pmET, Liberty, KY, for Nanette Elmore, 46, Middleburg, KY (1971-2017) | (ID:49287, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Bonnie Jane Claywell, Adair County, KY, (1938-2017) | (ID:49306, Comment)
Services, 1pmCT/2pmET, Campbellsville, KY, for Barbara Reynolds, Campbellsville, KY (1936-2017) | (ID:49307, Comment)
Services, Prices Creek Baptist Church, for Ethan Marion Gaskins, 66, Metcalfe Co., KY/Adair Co. native (1951-2017) | (ID:49317, Comment)
4:30pmCTColumbia/Adair County Utilities District Board of Commissioners Meet at 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. AGENDA | (ID:49326, Comment)
5:00pmCTPause for Chimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:49335, Comment)

 


























 
 
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