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Marion County's Layla Spring ready for her TV debut on Idol

Lebanon, KY is home to one of the upcoming TV show, American Idol, contestants, Miss Layla Spring who has made it through the long journey of auditions to get to this place in her journey.

From David Greer
, Kentucky Press News Service

The premiere of 'American Idol' is this Sunday on ABC, and Marion County, KY is buzzing with excitement for one of its own who will be making her much-anticipated television debut.

16-year-old Layla Spring of Lebanon, KY has made it through the first round of auditions to get to this phase of competition.

She is set to appear on the ABC TV show at 7pmCT/8pmET, Sunday, March 11, 2018.

The original feature article by Emily LaForme can be read in The Lebanon Enterprise.

2018-03-07 23:11:46 | Comments | Printable version

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FM2 is main topic at March Caregivers meeting

2018-03-07 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
Healthy eating opportunities from the Farmers Market on the Square, FM2, in Columbia, was the topic of discussion at the March Caregivers meeting. Donna Jones, Coordinator of FM2, center, standing, told those in attendance that there are already more than 30 booths signed up for the market at the corner of Campbellsville and Merchant Streets which will open on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Donna also shared news of The Adair County Garden Club she's a member of. Clicking 'read more' goes to the Garden Club's upcoming event, building Bat Houses. - LW

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CU Basketball to play in NAIA Tournament

Campbellsville University women's basketball earns NAIA-record 26th national tournament appearance, will face Faulkner on Wednesday. Campbellsville University men's basketball earns at-large bid into national tournament; takes on Columbia in first round

By Jordan Alves and David Gerhart

The NAIA has officially announced the 32 qualifiers and bracket for the 38th annual NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship, presented by Wells Fargo.

Campbellsville University was selected as one of the Top 4 seeds in the national championship field and will play Faulkner University at 2pmET on Wednesday, March 14.

For the second straight season, the event takes place at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark, 308 6th Ave N, Billings, MT, on March 14-20.

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2018-03-07 18:59:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

LWC Basketball in NAIA National Tournament

Lindsey Wilson Men's Basketball faces Carroll in NAIA National Tournament; Lindsey Wilson Women's Basketball to face Martin Methodist

By Chris Wells

Lindsey Wilson men's basketball faces Carroll (Mont.) in the opening round of the 2018 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Tournament, NAIA officials announced tonight.

Lindsey Wilson and Carroll are part of the eight-team Cramer Bracket in the 32-team field.

The seventh-seeded Blue Raiders (24-8) and second-seeded Fighting Saints meet at 12:30pmCT on Thursday, March 15, at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W 13th St, Kansas City, MO.

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2018-03-07 18:52:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Murray Scott, 81, Adair County, KY (1936-2018)

He was a member of Columbia Baptist Church, serving as Deacon, former Trustee, usher and in any capacity needed. He retired from Nelson County School System and was a former sign painter. He was a member of an outstanding Adair County, KY family. He was the son of the late Jack & Georgia Murray Scott. His wife of 62 years, Juanita McKinney Scott, survives. He leaves 21 direct living descendants to carry on his legacy.
Click on headline for complete obituary with photo(s) Murray Scott, 81, of Columbia, KY, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:57pmCT, at his home.

Funeral service will be Friday, March 9, 2018 at 11amCT, at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Gary Lane, Harold McKinney, Laura McKinney and Bro. Aaron LaBarge officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT, Thursday, March 8, 2018, and from 6am until 8:30amCT, Friday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, and after 9amCT, Friday at the Columbia Baptist Church.

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2018-03-07 11:11:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Revival at Grace Union Baptist Church starts Sun 11 Mar 2018

Grace Union Baptist Church,3611 Subtle Road, Edmonton, KY, will be in revival with evangelists Bro. Troy Cook, Bro. Bill Cook, and others, starting at 5:30amCT, Sunday, March 11, 2018, and at 6:30pmCT on subsequent nights.

2018-03-07 09:03:02 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Baseball Booster fundraiser is 9 Mar 2018

It may be snowing today and college basketball is gearing up for it's big show, but in Adair County it is baseball season!
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By Debbie Cowan

The Adair County High School Baseball Boosters are hosting their annual chili supper and auction starting at 5:30pmCT, Friday, March 9, 2018,at the Adair County High School cafeteria, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY.

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2018-03-07 08:48:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

LWC Baseball falls to Indiana Wesleyan and to Brescia

By Charlie Balcom

The Lindsey Wilson baseball team suffered a pair of setbacks on Tuesday evening at Egnew Park. The Blue Raiders (7-12) dropped the first game of the day 20-4 to Indiana Wesleyan (10-6) before falling in the nightcap to Brescia (Ky.) (2-13) by an 8-3 margin.

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2018-03-07 07:53:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Russell & Taylor Counties report Hepatitis-A cases

Possible Hepatitis A-Related death reported in LouisvilleDeath could be linked to ongoing multi-county outbreak. According to DPH, 124 of the cases were reported in Jefferson County. Outbreak-associated cases were also reported in Anderson, Boyd, Bullitt, Carter, Hopkins, Kenton, Leslie, Marion, McCracken, Russell, Spencer and Taylor counties. After vaccinations, proper handwashing is still best prevention measure.
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From Barbara Fox and Beth Fisher

Frankfort, KY - (Wed 6 Mar 2018) - The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW), are reporting a hepatitis A-related death of a Louisville resident.

The individual had symptoms and laboratory test results that met the case definition for acute hepatitis A virus infection and also had additional health issues. This is the first known death from acute hepatitis A in Kentucky since the hepatitis A outbreak began in 2017, and most outbreak cases have been reported from the Louisville Metro area. Specimens were sent for further laboratory testing to confirm if this case is associated with the outbreak.

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2018-03-07 07:19:01 | Comments | Printable version

Billy Joe Fudge: Spots tree impersonating Easter Island Statue

Billy Joe Fudge writes:
Yes, the angles, the colors and the shadows are soothing but the impersonation of an Easter Island Statue being silently performed by the mid-picture tree is quite impressive, also. - Billy Joe Fudge
Comments re photo 77554 Daffodil Watch 20180306 at Coburg Adair County KY

2018-03-07 06:29:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Carol Perkins: The peril of going barefoot on the deck

Heeding the urgent call of buttercups blossoms, the author made a dangerous decision, drawn by the prospect of picking buttercups blooming next to the deck. Story is one all seniors should read - it can happen to anyone. But story ends in delightful cure for getting more calcium in diet.
The next earlier Carol Perkins column: The story of our fridges

By Carol Perkins

I had taken a break from the computer, poured myself a cup of coffee, and looked out the kitchen window at the buttercups blooming next to the deck. I debated whether or not to put on my shoes before going out to pick a few, preferring to go barefoot in the house rather than wear shoes or socks like "normal" people, Guy might say. My tennis shoes were inside the back door, but I told myself that putting them on would take more time than tiptoeing across the deck in my bare feet to pick the flowers, so I left them where they were. That might have been my biggest mistake.

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2018-03-07 04:23:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

George & Catherine Caldwell celebrate 69th anniversary

Happy News from a great South Central Kentucky family
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By Patricial Caldwell

George and Catherine Robinson Caldwell celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on February 17, 2018 at their home in Columbia, KY. They were married on February 15, 1949, by Rev. C.C. Willis. They raised twelve children, one deceased, George Caldwell, Jr.(July 10, 2015).

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2018-03-07 02:58:29 | Comments | Printable version

Billy Joe Fudge heard from Amen Corner - Tree Planting at JBC

Calls for enactment of a Tree Ordinance
Billy Joe Fudge writes:
Amen and pass an ordinance that existing trees and the future urban forest trees being planted there cannot be topped. Removal, replanting and corrective pruning such as crown thinning should be allowed only under the direction of an arborist or forestry professional. - Jim Blair
Comments re article 96040 Good things growing at Jim Blair Community Recreation Center

2018-03-07 02:44:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Commentary

Today - WEDNESDAY with CM - 07 Mar 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 7, 2018:
Who will say to you
that they do not care to know
are insulting you.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 7 March 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2367

2018-03-07 02:24:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Adair County Garden Club to build bat houses

ACGC is taking action to prevent further decline in mostquito devouring flying mammals with a bat-house building project with an Adair County Garden Club program at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Thursday, March 22, 2018, at The Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY.
Click on headline for complete story with contact information for ordering bat house kit to bring to meeting or assemble yourself.

By Wendy Burt

Imagine twilight on a lovely Summer night. Picture sitting on a front porch, a warm and gentle breeze is blowing and acrobatic bats are swooping and gobbling masses of flying insects. Bats can eat up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour -- often consuming their body weight in insects every night.

Unfortunately, here in Kentucky, there are fewer and fewer bats every year due to habitat loss, pesticides, and, most importantly, white-nose Syndrome (WNS) -- a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in North America since it was first discovered in a single cave in New York in 2007.

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2018-03-07 02:21:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Farm and Garden

Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 7
Happy anniversary, Ricky and Brenda Neat | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alicia Miller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ann Burton Murphy (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bernice Mitchum | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Daniel (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bridgett Richardson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bridgett Williams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carol Murphy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Claudette Harris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Colton Kemp, (March 7, 2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dean Quinn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Desiree Wright | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Erik Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jean Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeff Dickson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jodie Tucker (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, John Forrest Arnold (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lester Sneed | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Maurice Cheatham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Murrell Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruth Ann Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shauna Maria Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shenna Lea Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tabitha Mann | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Trevor Riley Murphy | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip O. Keltner, Adair County, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard K. Stubbs, 75, Greensburg, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas L. Baldwin, Cumberland Co, KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Myrtle Lee Moon Cain, 71, Cumberland Co., KY (1939 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norman H. Guffey, Russell Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vaniel Romine, Taylor Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, June Huff Hayes, Cumberland Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mattie Cash, Taylor Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alberta French, Taylor County, KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Cain, Casey County, KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lawrence Edwin (Eddie) Pickett, Green Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathy Traver, Russell County KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Cochran, Taylor Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Price, Taylor Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Edwin Jesse Wolcott, Clinton Co., KY (1921-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marilyn Witty Deweese, Summer Shade, KY (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Reggie Brockman, Windsor, KY(1932-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roy L. Birdwell, Russell Co., KY (1955-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Myrtie Parmley, 95, Cumberland Co., KY, (1920-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Terry Gene Antle, 56, Russell Co., KY (1959-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frieda Stotts, 77, Adair Co., KY (1938-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronnie Lee Goode, 61, Columbia, KY (1955-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret N. Yarberry Grider, Adair Co., KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Humble, Russell Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joseph Green (1931-2001) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
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-3:30pmCT. | (ID:52445, Comment)
8:00amCTRegistration, Absentee requests 8am-4pm local time TODAY at Clerk's Office for May 22, 2018 primary today. - LISA GREER, Clerk | (ID:52446, Comment)
Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - OPEN 8am-5pmCT TODAY. - LEE ANN JESSEE, Director. Check out GENEALOGY DEPARTMENT with, services, books for sale today. Bookmobile Run 8:30am-3:30pmCT - Hwy 206 Bookmobile Run Story Time - 10am-11amCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:52450, 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. One (1) Event(s) Circuit Court. Seventy (70) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One hundred eleven (111) 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. No (0) Court Events in Circuit Court. No (0) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One hundred thirty-five (135) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:52451, Comment)
10:00amCTGraveside service for Barbara Jean Larimore Stearman, 89, Green County, KY | (ID:52418, Comment)
11:00amCTCaregivers lunch meeting | (ID:52406, Comment)
NoonCTServices, 12pmCT/1pmET Louisville, KY, for Joseph W. Noe, Jefferson Co., KY/Adair Co. native (1930-2018) | (ID:52412, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:52447, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Wednesday Evening worship service schedules. | (ID:52449, Comment)
5:00pmCT Chimes for the Evening Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:52448, Comment)


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