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Louise Gray, 83, Taylor County, KY (1934-2018)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church where she enjoyed many activities with the Young At Heart Group and had dedicated more than 50 years to teaching Sunday School both there and at Robinson Creek Baptist Church. She loved life, loved shopping and love taking care of others.
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Louise Gray of Campbellsville passed over Jordan Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Campbellsville at the age of 83.

The funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Brad Lauer. Visitation will be from 4-7pmCT/5-8pmET Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Brookside Cemetery.


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Louise Gray, 83, Taylor County, KY (1934-2018)



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Louise Gray, 83, Taylor County, KY (1934-2018)


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Open House/Ribbon Cutting Success for The Trendy Farmhouse

Thank you to Chamber of Commerce members who joined in the celebration
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By Kelli Claypool

Despite the rainy weather, the Open House/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was a huge success for The Trendy Farmhouse, this past Saturday, May 5, 2018. "We are excited to be Columbia's premier shop for custom furniture and home decor. Everyone who came to the Open House were pleased by the outstanding talents of our vendors. It was nice to catch up with repeat customers and meet new ones," said Dan Reeves, owner of Farm2Furniture.com, LLC.


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Alice Marie Murphy, 79, Adair County, KY (1939-2018)

Marie was a member of Hadley Community Church and a homemaker, she greatly enjoyed the Christmas season. She was a member of a large, respected Adair County, KY, family, the daughter of the late John Edwin and Eva Lee Janes Sneed. her husband, Charles Murphy, survives. She leaves 11 direct and one step living descendants.
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Alice Marie Murphy, age 79, of Columbia, KY, passed away Sunday May 6, 2018 at 5:18pmCT, at her home after several weeks illness.

Funeral service will be at 11amCT, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Elbert Hadley the officiating clergy. Interment in the Antioch Cemetery, Wheeler Hill Road, Sparksville, KY. The family request visiting after 1pmCT on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.


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Bobby Lee Holt, 74, Russell County, KY (1943-2018)

He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He leaves seven direct living descendants.
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Bobby Lee Holt, 74, of Russell Springs, KY passed away, Sunday May 06, 2018 at Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Cremation was chosen and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.


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Green County Grand Jury returns indictments Wed 02 May 2018

Indictments brought against 9 individuals from Campbellsville, Summersville, and Greensburg, KY on charges including assault, burglary, possession, trafficking, and intimidation.

NOTE: Indictments are considered formal charges. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

The Green County, KY Circuit Court grand jury, Greensburg, KY, returned indictments against the following individuals on Wednesday, 02 May 2018:


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New Hope SBC Vacation Bible School is 11-15 Jun 2018

By Rita Neat

New Hope Separate Baptist Church, 10671 Liberty Road/KY 206, Columbia, KY, will be having Vacation Bible School themed "Rolling River Rampage", 6:30pm-8:30pmCT, Monday through Friday, June 11-15, 2018. There will be classes for all ages from the youngest to the oldest. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited. Pastor is Bro David Coffey. Contact: Rita at 270-634-0195. - Rita Neat


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Open House/Ribbon cutting for Law Office of Dustin W. Warren

The Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 12pmNoonCT, Friday, May 11, 2018, at the newly renovated law office of Dustin W. Warren, PLLC, 400 Public Square, Colulmbia, KY. Light refreshments will be served.

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Reminder: Sen. Max Wise Town Hall Forum in Columbia, KY Mon 7 May 2018

Education is hot topic - very much so since the just concluded legislative session.

There are a lot of major Events today, including, the fifth of Senator Max Wise's Town Hall forums at 5pmCT/6pmET, Monday, May 7, 2018 at Adair County High School Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. Sen. Wise previously held meetings in Campbellsville, Russell Springs, Burkesville, and Monticello.


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Traffic Advisory- Lane closures WKY Parkway in Hardin Co. KY

Short delays expected, especially during peak travel hours

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
KYTC District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (Mon 7 May 2018) Daytime lane closures begin today (Monday) on the Western Kentucky Parkway Rehabilitation project. Motorists will be moved the inside (left) lane as work takes place in the outside (right) lane in each direction between Rhudes Creek Bridge (Mile Point 130.7) and US 31W Bypass (Mile Point 135.8). This closure will remain in place for approximately two months.


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Today - MONDAY with CM - 07 May 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 7, 2018:
Beware those who claim
their interesting stories
must be accepted.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 7 May 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2428



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Dr. J.M. Stephenson, 97, Burkesville, oldest practicing dentist in Kentucky

He was born on Crocus Creek in Cumberland County, KY. As a young man Dr. Stephenson was called to serve his country in the military, serving three years, three months, and seven days. He served overseas duty in Europe under the leadership of General George S. Patton where he received the Purple Heart during battle in Luxembourg and the Bronze Star Medal at the Siegfried Line in Germany. He was the last living founding member of Cumberland County VFW Post 5419. He was the widower of Hazel Christine Bybee of Columbia, KY, to whom he was united in marriage on August 19, 1949 in Columbia, KY. Dr. Stephenson was a very active member of Burkesville First United Methodist Church for many years. He became a member of Cumberland Lodge #413 F & AM in November 1956 and was also a member of the Scottish Rite. He was a 1941 graduate of Marrowbone High School, a 1947 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, a 1949 graduate of Western Kentucky University, and a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He was the patriarch of an outstanding Kentucky family.
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Dr. Julius Middleton "J.M." Stephenson, age 97 1/2, of Burkesville, KY, who was the oldest practicing dentist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at 2pmCT, at Burkesville First United Methodist Church, 26 S Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in Burkesville Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 08, 2018 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home beginning at 2pmCT and continuing until 1pmCT on Wednesday. Masonic Rites will be conducted at 7pmCT on Tuesday evening at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home. The lodge will open at 6pmCT.


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Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 7
Happy Anniversary, Jiminy and Jeremy Hale (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Billy and Lisa Huddleston (1971) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Dean Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brendon Dierks Cowan (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenton Shepherd (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cindy Hancock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connie Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jordan Brian | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyron Todd Burton (May 7, 2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Gilpin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephen Burris (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Biirthday, Richard Edwards Hord, Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Rebecca Ann Fister, Green County, KY (1971-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nancy Katherine Wise, formerly of Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janice Luttrell (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Bell Burbridge, Adair Co., KY (1921-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Leora Bass Pickett, Greensburg, KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois (Arlene) Miller, Adair Co., KY native (1942-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Don T. Ledford, Casey County, KY (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marvin Price, Green County, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martha Ann Willis, Cumberland Co., KY, (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Keith (Kelly) Lee Shipp, Taylor County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joseph Wayne Grider, Adair County, KY (1944-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Judith A. Hosier, Cumberland Co., KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martana Groce, Cumberland County, KY (1934-2013 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Buford Hadley, Adair County, KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Steve Agent, Adair Co., KY (1959-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Ernest Paul Melton, Cumberland Co., KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garry Dale Wilson, 58, Casey Co., KY (1957-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Millard Reid Brewington, 70, Cumberland Co., KY (1945-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Princess Aubrey LaMay Hale, stillborn, Summersville, KY. (7 May - 7 May 2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grayson Wayne Hurt, stillborn, Metcalfe Co., KY (7 May 2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clevious (Clebo) Curry, 71, Columbia, KY (1945-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobbie Grider, 91, Russell Co., KY (1925-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Dunn, 85, Adair County, KY (1931-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Bill) Watson, Adair Co., KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Leroy Payne, 73, Glasgow, KY (1943-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beulah Catherine Campbell, Campbellsville, KY (1916-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bridget Lyn Wesley, 44, Bethelridge, KY (1972-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlotte Gaby, 91, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Deanne Haggerty, 47, Taylor County, KY/Warren Co., NJ native (1970-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Jean Helm, 59, Adair County, KY (1958-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Van Lewis Shaw, 63, Metcalfe County, KY (1954-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Lee Corbin, Adair County, KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Velmar Lee Cogar, Summer Shade, KY (1941-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Triplett (Tootsie) Loy, Russell Co./Adair Co., KY native (1927-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Pearl Campbell | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, May 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:53415, Comment)
8:00amCTDAV service officer here 08am-10amCT at VFW post 6097 500 Greenhills Road, Columbia, KY. - Joe Hare, Commander. STORY | (ID:53385, Comment)
Today at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Open 8am-5pmCT. Bookmobile 8:30am-3:30pmCT, Cane Valley Run. Baby Lapsit for birth-three years - 10amCT. Preschool Miss Joyce, 11:10am-11:30amCT. Miss Charleen, 11:30am-12pmNoonCT. Miss Sandra: 12:30pm-1:15pmCT. Board Meeting 12:0pmCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:53420, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at a 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. Fifty-eight (58) 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. Two (2) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Sixty-eight (68) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One hundred forty-three (143) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Seventeen (17) Event(s) in Circuit Court. Forty-seven (47) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:53424, Comment)
Election 2018/Primary - Absentee voting machines open 8am-4pmCT, Today. Lisa Greer, Adair County Court Clerk STORY | (ID:53425, Comment)
10:00amCTFirst Monday Siren test in Adair County

Recurrent, every first Monday event unless there is a possibility of inclement weather.

- Mike Keltner, Adair County Emergency Management Director

| (ID:53427, Comment)
11:00amCTService for Patricia Anne Pruitt Williamson, Green County, KY (1954-2018) | (ID:53384, Comment)
NoonCTService for Randy Joe Phelps, 64, Taylor County, KY (1953-2018) | (ID:53412, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53416, Comment)
5:00pmCTSen. Max Wise Town Hall Forum at Adair County High School Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. STORY | (ID:53387, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53417, Comment)
Adair Co. Middle School Softball hosts Metcalfe Co. Middle School at Lady Indian Field, 626 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:53426, Comment)
Adair County Genealogical Society regular 1st Monday monthly meeting, at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. (Recurrent Meetings) | (ID:53429, Comment)
6:00pmCTColumbia City Council Regular meeting at City Hall. (Agenda)
116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. CM Directory of Recurring Events | (ID:53362, Comment)
Columbia Boy Scout Troop 185 meets regularly each Monday night at Columbia Church of the Nazarene, 1200 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - Troy Elmore, Scoutmaster. (RECURRING WEEKLY) | (ID:53422, Comment)
Boy Scouts - Russell Springs, KY - BSA Troop 241 meets on Mondays at Liberty Baptist Church, 215 Wilson Street in Russell Springs, KY. Contact Becky at 270-585-1151. | (ID:53419, Comment)
Russell County Bee Club 2688 S. Hwy. 127, Russell Springs. KY Serves Russell County and Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Pulaski, Clinton, and Wayne. Meetings are normally held on the first Monday of the month, at Russell County Extension Office at 2688 S. Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY. (Recurrent Meetings) | (ID:53428, Comment)

 






















 
 
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