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KSP investigating robbery, car theft, and multi-county chase

Suspect charged in Marshall County with First Degree Robbery, Receiving Stolen Property ($10,000 or more), First Degree Criminal Mischief, First Degree Fleeing or Evading Police in a Motor Vehicle, Third Degree Assault on a Police Officer, Reckless Driving, First Degree Wanton Endangerment of a Police Officer, Second Degree Wanton Endangerment, Driving on a DUI Suspended License (2nd Offense), and Fugitive from Another State.
Note: Charges/allegations are not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by law enforcement is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Senior Trooper Jody Cash, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police, Post 1, Mayfield, KY,

MARSHALL COUNTY TO CALDWELL COUNTY, KY (November 9, 2017) - Kentucky State Police have arrested a man following a robbery, motor vehicle theft, and multi-county pursuit. At approximately 1:00 p.m., McCracken County Deputy Sheriff Roger Simon contacted KSP Post 1 to report a red car traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed on Interstate 24 in Marshall County. While on the phone with KSP, Deputy Simon reported the car had wrecked.


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2017-11-09 19:07:20 | Comments | Printable version

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Bill Cundiff, 64, Adair County, KY (1953-2017)



2017-11-09 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Bill Cundiff, 64, Adair County, KY (1953-2017)


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Bill Cundiff, 64, Adair County, KY (1953-2017)

He was a self-employed gunsmith and a carpenter. He was a member of a large, respected Adair County, KY family. He was a native of Indianapolis, IN, and a longtime resident of Adair County. He was the son of the late Willie Joe & Flora Garner Cundiff. His wife, Sandra McLean Cundiff, survives. He leaves eight direct living descendants.

Bill Cundiff, 64, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:02amCT, at T.J. Health/Columbia Emergency Room.

The family has chosen cremation and a celebration of life will be held later.


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2017-11-09 18:37:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Election 2018 - 4 file for offices on 2nd day 9 Nov 2017

Four candidates have filed today: Sammy Baker, Sandra L. Kerns, Billy Rowe, and William (Bill) Troutwine. (LIST w/TODAY'S UPDATE )
Next earlier list, Election 2018 - 15 file for offices on opening day 8 Nov 2017

By Ed Waggener

Filing was slower on the second day of filing at the Adair County Clerk's Office. Four addition candidates names are added to the roster of candidates. At the close of business today, there are 19 candidates, which will remain the same until Monday morning, November 13, 2017; the clerk's office is closed Friday and Saturday, November 10 & 11 , 2017, to honor the Veterans Day Holiday.

The updated list after Thursday, November 9, 2017 includes:


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2017-11-09 18:23:44 | Comments | Printable version

Lost kitty shows up at Adair County Public Library

Adair County Public Library
There is a sweet gray/brown long hair kitty at the library? We think it belongs to someone because it is super friendly and sweet. Tried to get a pic but my phone wasn't working. Thanks, - Lee Ann Jessee, Director, Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-384-2472.


2017-11-09 17:50:30 | Comments | Printable version

Adair FFA places 12th in nation in national quiz contest

Competition against 46 other top FFA chapters
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By Grant Robertson, Chapter Reporter
Adair County HS FFA Chapter

October 24-27, 2017, 17 members from the Adair county FFA chapter attended National FFA convention in Indianapolis, IN.

Chapters from across the country were there to meet and compare ideas with each other and learn leadership skills.


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2017-11-09 14:57:13 | Comments | Printable version

Geneva Bennett, 74, Adair County, KY (1943-2017)

She had professed faith in Christ and was a member of The Glensfork Community Church. She was a member of a large, respected family. She was the daughter of the late Allan & Gracie Munday Curry. She leaves eight direct living descendants.

Geneva Bennett age 74 years of Columbia, KY, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2:39pmCT, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating Bro. Stanley Watson Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4:30pmCT, Friday, November 10, 2017.


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2017-11-09 14:33:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Granny Nannie beginning to think she's living in NYC

Granny Nannie writes:

I am beginning to think I live in New York City because of the number of sirens I'm hearing these days. - Granny Nannie


2017-11-09 09:54:50 | Comments | Printable version

Heidi Ryan in concert at Hadley Community Church 12 Nov 2017

Heidi Ryan of Somerset, KY, will be in concert, at Hadley Community Church, 8269 Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY, at 6:30pmCT, Sunday, November 12, 2017. Everyone is invited to attend. - Aterine Hadley

2017-11-09 09:50:44 | Comments | Printable version

Arrest follows tip of man hollering obscenities from behind dumpster

Nineteen year old arrested, faces multiple charges, lodged in Adair County Regional Jail. He was found in search of area, after he had climbed a tree in apparent effort to hide from officers.
Note: Charges/allegations are not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by law enforcement is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief, Jason Cross

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Columbia Police were dispatched to an apartment Complex located off Greensburg Street. The female caller advised 911 that a man was behind a dumpster area and was hollering improper obscenities to them.

Upon arrival officers searched the area and located the man who had climbed a tree in attempt to hide from Officers.


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2017-11-09 09:10:56 | Comments | Printable version

Daniel Hedges performs Service Learning Project

News from ACHS

Daniel Hedges took his 9th grade TRP class to ACES on November 8th, 2017. TRP (Transition Readiness Period) is a period at the high school where students participate in a variety of activities that strengthens their character skills, soft skills, and work skills. It is also used as a means of instruction for standardized tests when needed.

Students performed their Service Learning Project by creating stories to read for the children. Each story had an important theme that taught the elementary students a valuable lesson.

"Students really enjoyed the project, and they liked the opportunity to serve the students at ACES. They put in time and tremendous effort," Hedges said.

ACHS students are continuing to perform a variety of service learning activities during November.


2017-11-09 08:40:50 | Comments | Printable version

Memorial service for John Frend Bush: Holmes Bend Sat 11 2017

John was a member of Cane Valley Christian Church and was formerly employed by Lindsey Wilson College Plant Operations. He was a native of Ulster County, NY and a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of his death.
Obituary - John Frend Bush, 54, Adair County, KY (1963-2017)

A memorial service for John Frend Bush, who died Saturday, October 14, 2017 as a result of a motorcycle accident, will be held at 12pmNoonCT, Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Holmes Bend Pavilion, 5380 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ivan Tucker officiating. Visitation will follow the service.


2017-11-09 08:20:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

KPS 2018-11-08: Bevin makes appointments to Kentucky Boards

KPS/Kentucky Press Service (Wed 2018-11-08)

Gov. Matt Bevin made several appointments to state boards and commissions on Wednesday. See: Bevin makes appointments to state boards and commissions

None are from the CM 7 County area: Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor. - CM


2017-11-09 06:43:42 | Comments | Printable version

Gov. Bevin at Bardstown groundbreaking for Stoli Group's Kentucky Owl Park

$150 Million Dollar Development combines Tourism, Dining, Entertainment and DistillingCompany's American Whiskey Division headquarters in 420-acre former quarry to create 77 jobs. Bardstown is approximately 1 hr 15 minutes from Downtown Columbia, KY, according to Google Maps, almost three times the average commuting distance for Americans, according the U.S. Census, Google.com reports. FULL STORY with SITE PLAN

By Woody Maglinger & Jack Mazurak
News from Gov. Matt Bevin's Communications Department

FRANKFORT, KY (Wed 8 Nov 2017) - In one of bourbon country's largest single projects, Gov. Matt Bevin and leaders of Stoli Group broke ground today for Kentucky Owl Park, a nearly $150 million lakeside complex to include a distillery, visitors center, cooperage, rickhouses, bottling center, restaurant and other facilities at Bardstown's 420-acre Haydon Materials Quarry.


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2017-11-09 04:48:44 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM - 09 Nov 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 9, 2017:
Though babies abound,
our baby has never been
in the world before.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 9 November 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2249



2017-11-09 03:58:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 9
Happy Anniversary, John and Marie Tupman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday James Allen Smith (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Downey (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bradley Shane Eller (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenda Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Candi Flatt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Candice Flatt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chloe Jade Bright (November 9, 2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christopher Williams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daniel Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Isaac Booher | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Allen Smith (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Appleby | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joshua Todd Campbell (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karli Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kristy Claywell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry and Carolyn Harris (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lynne Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phyllis Gilpin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shane Stapleton (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy Compton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Joseph Kent, LaRue Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Ann Hardin, Taylor Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patricia L. Hickman Huff, Russell Co., KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Ann Larimore, Green Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janette Andrew, Russell Co., KY, Adair Co., KY native (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane Fishback, Cumberland Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William C. (Charlie) Hall, Green Co., KY (1931-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda Jean (Deanie) Kirgan, Metcalfe County, KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Charles David Kirtley, Taylor County, KY (1973-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Ann Weaver, 92, Green County, KY (1921-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, JoAnn McMahan, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathy Fay Hunter, 60, Russell Co., KY, (1953-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dale Miller, Taylor County, KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margie Lee Paxton Whitlock, 85, Green Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Athalee Ellis, age 64, Dunnville, KY (1950-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, George Edward Funk, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eugene Loy Dunbar, Russell Co., KY (1934-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Lee Burton, 39, Adair County, KY (1977-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Levert Bolin, 88, Russell County, KY (1927-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie White, 83, Taylor County, KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Chrisley Grider (1922-2005) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, November 9, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCT

EVENTS for TODAY - no set starting time

See Newest Employment Opportunities. Just Posted. CM EMPLOYMENT . EMPLOYERS: Fill those critical slots, as early as today! Call 270-250-2730.

| (ID:50520, Comment)
1:00amCTServices for Mr. Earl Grimsley, Green Co., KY (1930-2017) | (ID:50545, Comment)
6:00amCT

EVENTS with SPECIFIC START TIMES BELOW

Fall forest fire hazard season is in effect!! 1 Oct- Dec 15, 2017 - Donald Hare -(DETAILS) See also: Fire Season Advice, paired graphics from Jason Upchurch, Adair 911 | (ID:50516, Comment)
7:00amCTAdair County Middle School, 322 Gen John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY, accepting nominations for a minority parent representative to serve on the SBDM. 2-9 Nov 2017 - Alma Rich Principal DETAILS | (ID:50392, 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. No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-seven (27) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Three (3) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Six (6) Court Events in Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:50521, Comment)
9:00amCTToday at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Open 9am-6pmCT. Bookmobile 8:30am-3:30pmCT, Sparksville Run. | (ID:50517, Comment)
9:30amCTThe Blue Raiders Volleyball team faces the No. 8 seed at South Warren High School, 8140 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY in the MSC Tournament quarterfinals. (DETAILS) | (ID:50400, Comment)
Lindsey Wilson Volleyball faces Pikeville (KY) MSC Tournament at South Warren High School, 8140 Nashville Road (campus), Bowling Green, KY. Christopher Coombs (STORY) | (ID:50478, Comment)
Lindsey Wilson Mens Soccer vs. Life, GA -in MSC Tournament Semifinals at Warren Central High School, 559 Morgantown Road (campus), Bowling Green, KY | (ID:50507, Comment)
NoonCTServices, Summer Shade, KY, for Stephen Bennett Hurt, 32, Summer Shade, KY (1985-2017) | (ID:50493, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:50518, Comment)
1:00pmCTAdair County Garden Club meeting at Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. Topic: Taking care of your holiday plants. - DONNA JONES, President. DETAILS | (ID:50465, Comment)
4:30pmCTColumbia/Adair Utilities District (CAUD) Board of Commissioners meet in regular monthly meeting at the Columbia/Adair Utilities District Office, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. each 2nd Tuesday. AGENDA (RECURRENT) | (ID:50515, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:50519, Comment)
6:00pmCTRevival at Free Union Separate Chuch, 8-12 Nov 2017. - Rita Keltner | (ID:50447, Comment)
6:10pmCTColumbia P & Z to review site development plans for Ernie Harper for a car lot on Campbellsville Road. - Jada Coomer. STORY | (ID:50411, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County Band at Bands of America Grand Nationals Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 S Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN. (Watch here for performance times; updates) | (ID:50325, Comment)

 

























 
 
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