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Traffic Advisory - I65/WKY Interchanges in Hardin County

By Chris Jessie, Public Informaton Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

Sunday night, May 13 and Monday night, May 14, 2018, the northbound cloverleaf ramps at Exit 91 (WK Parkway East to I-65 North and I-65 North to WK Parkway West) will be closed at 7pmCT/8pmET for milling and paving operations. The ramps will be back open at 5amCT/6amET the following morning.


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Tourist season starting strong at Holmes Bend & Knifley



2018-05-12 - Holmes Bend Marina, 5380 Holmes Bend Road & Green River Lake, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
Loads of people were out today at Holmes Bend Marina and at the beach and fishing piers, even before Memorial Day and the start of the summer tourist season. Up at Knifley, Arnold Patterson at Patterson's Bait & Grocery said that the store had an exceptionally busy Sunday, serving some tourist and local traffic, but, mostly, he said from the the fishing activity at Arnold's Landing. "The parking lot is set up 18 cars," he said, "but there must have been 50 cars there." - EW

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Kentucky DOCJT Training graduates 34 officers in Class 491

Class 491 completed 23 weeks of training. Of the 34 graduates from basic training, two are with the Greensburg Police Department, one is with the Taylor County Sheriff's Department.
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By Kelly Foreman, KY Department of Criminal Justice Training

RICHMOND, KY (Fri 11 May 2018 2018) - Thirty-four law enforcement officers from agencies across the state graduated Thursday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The graduates of Class 491 completed 23 weeks of training, which consisted of 923 hours of recruit-level instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid and CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and the mechanics of arrest, restraint and control.


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2018-05-12 18:59:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Baby Daxon Rich dedicated to the Lord in the arms of family

Rev. Patton said he couldn't remember ever holding a dedication service where there were so many Grandparents.
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By Linda Waggener with Bryan Rich

The newest member of the Rich family of Adair County is three-month-old Daxon, son of Will and Samatha Rich, born February 16, 2018.

Daxon was presented to the congregation Sunday, May 6, 2016, in a ceremony led by Egypt Christian Church Pastor Paul Patton with vows spoken by the family to raise up the little one in the ways of Christian faith in Jesus Christ.


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2018-05-12 07:24:38 | Comments | Printable version

Menu for Hungry Kids Cafe for Saturday, 12 May 2018

By Lois Cunningham

Hungry Kids Cafe is ready, come and see us at Farmer's Market on the Square, Corner Merchant & Campbellsville Streets, Columbia, KY 8am-1pmCT (our hours may be slightly different from FM2), Saturday, May 12, 2018. Here's our menu:
  • Breakfast: Blueberry Pancakes. Bacon. Strawberry Parfait.
  • Lunch: Taco Salad. Veggie Sticks & Dip. Apple Cake. Milk. OJ. Water. Apple Juice.
All kids eat free. Parents join your children for a donation.


2018-05-12 07:18:09 | Comments | Printable version

Barbara Lois Gassaway Glass, Metcalfe Co., KY (1937-2018)

She was a member of an outstanding Randolph, Metcalfe County, KY, family, the daughter of the late Roy & Nellie Whitlow Gassaway. Her husband of 62 years, Derral Glass, survives. She leaves 12 direct living descendants, residing in the Randolph and Edmonton area of Metcalfe County, as well as Barren, Adair, Warren Counties and elsewhere. She had been a sewing machine operator and was a member of the Hickory College Church of Christ.
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Barbara Lois Gassaway Glass, age 80, of Randolph, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services will be Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 2pmCT, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Randolph, KY. Visitation will be 2pm-8pmCT, Saturday, May 12, 2018, and on Sunday after 8amCT until time of services.


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2018-05-12 06:59:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

For LWC Class of '18: Encore classic 'How I Discovered Columbia'

A Masterpiece. Pronounced so by the pre-eminent critic, JIM and re-posted at major events such as the start of semesters and LWC graduations. a Must Re-Read for Lindsey Wilson Events: 'Someday I must go back to Lindsey Hill.' A must read for Lindsey Wilson Students, Alumni, Friends. About Columbia and Lindsey Wilson in the 1940's. It's an essay considered by many to the the best or one of the best ever posted on ColumbiaMagazine.com, written by the late Gordon Crump, and reprinted today at the request of and in honor of JIM.

By Gordon B. Crump

Some days are meant to be memorable.

The others shouldn't count against our lifetime. I don't remember who expressed that idea first, but I have made it my own.


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2018-05-12 03:37:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Groundbreaking for new Russell County Library 23 May 2018

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From Russell County Chamber of Commerce

The board of trustees of the Russell County Public Library invites everyone to the groundbreaking celebration for the new library. It will take place at 10:30amCT Wednesday, May 23, 2018 on the corner of Highway 127 and 92 in Jamestown KY. Parking is available next door to this location at the Dollar General Market. - LW


2018-05-12 03:29:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Books

Horticulture Field Day at David & Donna Jones Farm 24 May 2018

Call the Adair County Extension Office at 270-384-2317 if you plan to attend
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From Adair County Extension Service

A Horticulture Field Day, sponsored by the Adair County Garden Club will be held starting at 1pmCT, May 24, 2018, at Big Black Dog Farm/David & Donna Jones Farm, at 862 L. Jones road, Columbia, KY.


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2018-05-12 03:18:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Farm and Garden

Adair County Fiscal Court Special Called Meeting - 14 May 2018 AGENDA

By Gale Cowan

The Adair County Fiscal Court will meet in a special called meeting at 9amCT, Monday, May 14, 2019, at the Adair County Annex Basement, 424 Public Square, Columbia, Kentucky 42728 with the following agenda:


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2018-05-12 02:21:24 | Comments | Printable version

Today - SATURDAY with CM - 12 May 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 12, 2018:
One who has made peace
with an unwanted event,
may hope it cancelled.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 12 May 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2433



2018-05-12 02:07:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 12
Happy Anniversary, Bridget & Freddy Rowe (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Anita Riddle | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Adam Absher (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Austin Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Berniece Crawhorn (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittney Green (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Camdyn Upchurch (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Clifton Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Courtney Green (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dalton Campbell (May 12, 2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Doug Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eric Chrisman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jordan Alan Burton (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jordan Helm | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lonnie Birdwell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Missy Lemmon (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Natasha Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patricia Tupman (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samantha Shepherd | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Beth Kelsay | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Brooke Bragg (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve L. Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Strodtman (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tony Zinati | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Janie Munford Beams, 47, Taylor Co., KY (1968-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Byron Wood Taylor Co., KY (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Michael David Newman, Green Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty E. Rhodes, Adair Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilma Morgan, Adair County, KY (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Israel Delbert Blair, Taylor County, KY (2012-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maggie Helen Reeder, Adair Co, KY, Russell Co., KY native, (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Lee Burress Campbellsville, KY (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bennie Wayne Meece, Windsor Community (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Allen Squires, Taylor County, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pamela Ellen McFarland, Russell County, KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Pierce, 44, Russell Co., KY (1969-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Carnes Wilson, Russell County, KY (198-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Louis Randall Ervin, Green County, KY (1960-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hadus Geraldine Guffey, Russell County, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Coffey, Taylor Co.; formerly of Adair Co., KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fred Lawson, Dunnville, KY, (1922-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William D. (Bill) Vaughan, 78, Russell Co., KY (1936-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dimple Breeden, Russell County, KY, Adair native (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Julius Ray Claypool, 62, Adair County, KY (1952-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frona Louise Murrell, 40, Adair Co., KY (1974-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Homer Shively Wright, Green Co., KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
in Memory Birthday, Donald Cole, Adair County, KY (1928-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Princess Lydia Faith Ray, Greensburg, KY. (12 May 2015-12 May 2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Huston Ervin, Green County (1945-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth M. Shroyer, 88, Jamestown, KY (1927-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alan Ladd Owens, 58, Russell Co., KY (1958-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Ackley, 62, Taylor Co., KY (1954-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael R. Callahan, Campbellsville, KY (1960-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Beckner, 83, Russell Co., KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Kathryn Howard Miller, 95, Metcalfe Co., KY (1921-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Hubbard, 83, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Leroy Winn, formerly of Taylor Co., KY/Grayson Co., KY native (1943-2043) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martin Russell Loy, Fairplay, Adair County, KY (1935-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Janice Fay Henderson, Taylor Co., KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Dewey Hadley, Russell Springs, KY (1923-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fred Allen Morgan, Russell Co., KY/Adair Co. native (1940-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul Edward (Bud) Witham, 80, Taylor County, KY (1938-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Terry Gene Foley, 84, Russell Springs, KY (1934-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTCU commencement - undergraduate degrees in Powell Athletic Center, 203 Tiger Way, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:53411, Comment)
Election 2018/Primary - Absentee voting machines open 8am-12pmCT, Today. Lisa Greer, Adair County Court Clerk STORY | (ID:53503, Comment)
Hungry Kids Cafe, Farmer's Market on the Square, Corner Merchant & Campbellsville Streets, Columbia, KY 8am-1pmCT (Hungry Kids hours may be slightly different), Saturday, May 5, 2018. - Lois Cunningham. TODAY'S MENU | (ID:53502, Comment)
Farmers Market on the Square, Columbia, KY
Open 8am-1pmCT Saturdays, at the corner of Campbellsville Street and Merchant Street, Columbia, KY. TODAY at the MARKET: Produce:Lots of fresh vegetables today at the market: Jale , spinach, beets, green onions, cabbage just to name to few. Baked Goods Lots of fresh baked goods such as Zucchini brownies, zucchini bread, cranberry carrot cake, French vanilla cupcakes and more!" Food court: - Of course, Hungry Kids Cafe will be open. - Donna Jones (Sponsored) | (ID:53508, Comment)
9:30amCTEdmonton glass artist Steve Scherer demonstrates art at the Kentucky Artisan Center, 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY | (ID:53466, Comment)
10:00amCTService for Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018) | (ID:53487, Comment)
LWC to award 218 degrees at College's 107th commencement, Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. STORY/ASSOCIATED EVENTS/OVERFLOW CROWD ACCOMMODATIONS | (ID:53506, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Bobby Joe Garner, 54, Jamestown, KY (1964-2018) | (ID:53496, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53504, Comment)
3:00pmCTService, Greensburg, KY, for Ruby P. Graham, 85, Green County, KY (1932-2018) | (ID:53500, Comment)
4:00pmCTBenefit auction and dinner for Janet Smith family a the Jim Blair Community Center 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY, 4pm-6pmCT. - Amber Smith STORY | (ID:53467, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53505, Comment)
7:00pmCT"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", comedy, performed by the Metcalfe County Middle School Theatre Department, at 208 Randolph Street (Campus), Edmonton, KY. STORY/3-DAY SCHEDULE | (ID:53373, Comment)

 























 
 
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