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Howard Hayden Davis, 90, Metcalfe County, KY (1928-2018)

He was a graduate of Edmonton High School and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Brown & Williams Tobacco Company in Louisville back to the family farm in northern Metcalfe County.
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Howard Hayden Davis age 90 of Edmonton, KY passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow.

Funeral services will be held 2pmCT Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY with burial in the Davis Family Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9amCT Wednesday until service time.

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2018-07-09 23:30:30 | Comments | Printable version

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Early Barbie dolls

2018-07-09 - Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
When I was a little girl, before the official dolls were available to me, young ears of corn, like these pictured, made perfect Barbies. The long blond corn silks were brushed back, eyes, eyebrows, nose and lips were colored on and suddenly there was Barbie. The shape of the body wasn't the Barbie-extreme, but with plenty of imagination, it worked fine. After play time, the hair would begin to dry out and the make shift doll would be shucked and fed to the horses. - LW

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Cocanougher reunion will be held 29 Jul 2018 in Perryville, KY

By Mike Crain

The Cocanougher reunion is scheduled for Sunday, July 29, 2018 beginning at 10amCT-11amET at The Perryville, KY American Legion Hall, W US 150 near the Hillcrest Cemetery.

A potluck meal will begin about 11:45amCT/12:45pmET followed by a program, recognitions, stories, pictures available to view, and a game of "Who Has...?"

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2018-07-09 23:15:31 | Comments | Printable version

Carrie Dean Moss Jones, 91, Glasgow, KY (1926-2018)

She was a homemaker and a member of East Main Church of Christ, Glasgow, KY. She was a native of Red Boiling Springs, TN, and a resident of Glasgow, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Buford & Maggie Boone Moss, and the widow of John Dillard Jones. She leaves seven direct living descendants.
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Carrie Dean Moss Jones, age 91, of Glasgow, KY, died Sunday, July 8, 2018, at T J Samson Hospital, Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 1pmCT, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Steve Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be 1pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, and after 7amCT, Wednesday, after until time of services.

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2018-07-09 19:42:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Special Called Meeting - Columbia City Council

PUBLIC NOTICE - Council will open sealed bids on city street paving

By Rhonda Loy, City Clerk

There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Columbia City Council on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 4:45pmCT, at City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.

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2018-07-09 15:31:56 | Comments | Printable version

Suspect jailed on allegations of speeding on I-65, other charges

Outstanding warrants, other charges also made
Note - A charge is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a subsequent court of law.

By Trooper Scotty R. Sharp, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY - (Mon 9 Jul 2018) - Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 4 troopers conducted a traffic stop resulting in several charges.

On July 9, 2018 at approximately 6:41amET, while on routine patrol, KSP Post 4 Trooper Sam Shacklette observed a vehicle speeding northbound at the 99 mile marker on I-65 being operated by Michael Anthony Kiser (51) of Louisville.

Mr. Kiser initially gave troopers a false name, but upon learning Mr. Kiser's true identify, it was revealed that he had arrest warrants out of Jefferson County for charges related to criminal mischief and theft.

A vehicle search was conducted where burglary tools and a large amount of coins/change was found to be in Mr. Kiser's possession.

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2018-07-09 15:26:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Billy Joe Fudge Films presents . . . Bagworm building home - Mystery 79558 'UFO

19 seconds of pure educational drama!!!

By Ed Waggener

Billy Joe Fudge videographed this short film documenting an occurrence not-at-all rare, but rarely witnessed. It was a first discovery for him, as it was for all of us at CM. It was shown, photographed from another angle silhouetted, against the sky; it provided a few days of puzzle solving, a lot of answers, and many clues from BJ Fudge before Jill Petrey solved the mystery: The 'UFO' was a bagworm!

To be sure, this is only one part of the process these clever little critters use, but we're expecting to learn more from BJ Fudge as he is inclined to reveal it.

See original photo: - Great Wooded South: A UFO over Green Hills? Mystery#79558

2018-07-09 14:04:43 | Comments | Printable version

Juanita Jane Stout, 79, formerly of Russell Co., KY (1939-2018)

She was a hairdresser and a member of Russell Springs, KY, Main Street Church of God. She was a native of Russell County, KY and a resident of Madison County, KY, at the time of her death in Lexington. She was the daughter of the late Loren & Patricia Coffey Wilson, and the widow of husbands Charles Lewis Roark and Gerard Stout. She leaves seven direct living descendants.
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Juanita Jane Stout, 79, of Richmond, Ky (formerly of Russell County) died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the St. Joseph, Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington, KY.

Funeral service for Juanita Stout will be 11amCT, Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Richmond, KY, with Bro. Billy Dunbar officiating. Visitation will be after 9amCT, Thursday. Interment in the Salem Cemetery.

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2018-07-09 11:27:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Albany, KY, man, 29, arrested, DUI alleged, following accident

Driver, 2 passengers transported to Clinton County Hospital, treated and released. Driver arrested and faces numerous allegations. Trooper Jason Warriner was assisted on the scene by Clinton County EMS and Albany Police Department. Click on headline for complete story
Note - A charge is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a subsequent court of law.

By Tpr. Nick Hale, Public Information Officer
KSP Post 15, Columbia, KY

CLINTON COUNTY, KY - (Mon 9 Jul 2018) - Trooper Jason Warriner is investigating a collision that occurred on July 8, 2018 at approximately 12:30pmCT, on U.S. 127 in the limits of Albany.

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2018-07-09 10:15:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Robert Stone: A sonnet about 'Independence' without the word

When we can choose
a sonnet about independence without the word
When our activities are not for all
and we enjoy without a second thought,
we notice not our view is much too small
and we depend on what we have not bought.

When our decisions othersí needs ignore
and we believe their choices would be poor,
we feel perhaps but gently power soar
and we grow deafer to each cri de coeur.

When our desires are ever closer by
and we extend our care but to our own,
we steel our hearts and steal the living sigh
and we become the blinded overthrown.
When we can choose to do or not to do
but choose more often not, we further coup.
~ Robert Stone, 8 July 2018 (written for Poetry in the Boroís July challenge to write a poem about independence without using the word)

2018-07-09 06:46:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Poetry by Robert Stone

Mystery 'UFO' ID #79558 identified by Jill Petrey - a Bagworm!

JILL PETREY SOLVED IT, The most fascinating, complex, Mystery yet. It turns out to be something more of us could have observed and Billy Joe Fudge did! He documented the amazing skills of the little creature carrying on its everyday life, just making a living, and doing incredible feats along the way.
New photo with this story. Video may come shortly.

By Ed Waggener

It's been perhaps the most fascinating Mystery puzzle yet, combining imaginative photography, clues, hints, great guesses and finally, one person, Jill Petrey, solved the mystery.

Billy Joe Fudge had prepared a fourth clue, to be published today, if no one guessed correctly. We may never know that clue, Jill Petrey didn't need it.

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2018-07-09 04:24:33 | Comments | Printable version

Reminder: Writers' Meeting tonight: Mon 09 Jul 2018

By Joyce M. Coomer

There will be a writers' meeting tonight Monday, July 9, 2018, at 5:30pmCT, at Columbia Martial Arts Center, 207 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Anyone who writes is welcome to attend. Contacts: Joyce M. Coomer at 270-384-4495 or Darlene Campbell at 270-805-7076.

Writers' meetings are held each 2nd Monday night. See: Writers' Meetings for the rest of 2016

2018-07-09 04:05:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

Shakespeare's 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' at Homeplace GR

This is the opening season for stage plays at Homeplace. They take place in a historic renovated barn built in the mid-1860s. The setting is casual and like the first production in June this second play will be preceded by a fish fry prepared by the members of Columbia's First Baptist Church.
"The Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare will be performed at Shakespeare in the Barn at Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY at 6pmCT/7pmET, Saturday, July 21, 2018. (Fish fry dinner optional)

By George Kolbenschlag

The second "Shakespeare in the Barn" production, Shakespeare's comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona will be performed in the show barn at Homeplace on Green River July 21, 2018. The first show of the season, Smoke on the Mountain, drew a crowd of more than 100 June 30 despite the record heat.

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2018-07-09 02:03:47 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

Today - MONDAY with CM - 10 Jul 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 9, 2018:
After you calm down
and start to look for answers,
you will feel better.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 9 July 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2491

WalletHub ranks Best Run Cities in America
(Kentucky has #4 and #30)

Source: WalletHub

WalletHub writes:

Running a city is a tall order. The larger the city, the more complex it becomes to manage. In addition to representing the residents, local leaders must balance the publicís diverse interests with the city's limited resources. That often means not everyone's needs can or will be met. Leaders must carefully consider which services are most essential, which agencies' budgets to cut or boost and whether and how much to raise taxes, among other decisions.

But how do we measure the effectiveness of local leadership? One way is by determining a city's operating efficiency. In other words, we can learn how well city officials manage and spend public funds by comparing the quality of services residents receive against the city's total budget.

Using that approach, WalletHub compared the operating efficiency of 150 of the largest U.S. cities to reveal which among them are managed best. We constructed a "Quality of Services" score made up of 35 metrics grouped into six service categories, which we then measured against the cityís per-capita budget. Read on for our findings, expert insight and a full description of our methodology.

2018-07-09 01:44:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 9
Happy Anniversary, Haley & Blake Martin (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christopher Allen Yates | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Darlene Burke | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Miller (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emma Joy Caldwell (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Freddie Corbin (1982) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gavin Scott Williams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Helen York | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jerry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lisa Muse | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Keltner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Noah Thomas (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Owen Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patricia Sneed Haven (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sean Noel | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Keltner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stanley Carney, Jr. (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Sarah and Stephanie Calvert | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Finley Duncan, 75, Edmonton, KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Floyd Grider Sr, 87, Casey County, KY (1931-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gwinn DeSpain, Taylor Co., KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Luther Collins, 91, Adair Co., KY (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Master Trenton Allen Michael Bray (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mark Allen Hood Taylor Co., KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nicholas Wayne Flatt, Science Hill, KY (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Dee "Butch" Sparks McCormick, Adair Co., KY native (1939-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glen Carter, 80, Burkesville, KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Randolph Taylor, Hustonville, KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Christine Coomer, Adair County, KY (1923-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sandy Wolford, Taylor Co., KY (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Royce Shappley, Russell Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Jean Harlow Tucker, Green County, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frances Hayes, ElkHorn, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daniel Fitzgerald Russell Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Lewis, Taylor County, KY (1931 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Otha Lee VanArsdale, Green Co., KY, (1914) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ora Bledsoe Howell, 82, Russell Co., KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darlene Sapp, Liberty, KY (1950-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joy Miller Eskridge, 74, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sally Margaret Barnett, 97, Taylor Co., KY (1917-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Charles Earl (Chuck) Strange, Burkesville, KY (1953-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mysetta Montgomery, 91, Green County, KY (1924-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Ralph Lewis, Adair Co., KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stanley Carney, Jr., 90, Columbia, KY (1926-206) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carlon K. Sharp, 72, Casey County, KY (1944-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James McNear, 69, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Howard Gale Bailey, 76, Adair County, KY (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenn Allen Durrett, 60, Green County, KY (1957-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garland "Tubby" Richardson, 81, Casey County, KY (1936-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Howard Curry, 76, Green Co., KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joey Franklin, (July 9, 1981- October 17, 2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, July 9, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTFlag status information is available at | (ID:54413, Comment)
1:00amCTA Reminder: Earlier, Today or Tuesday is Better.
8amCT, Wednesday is the deadline to submit Events for the weekend.
Highest priority given to events sent earliest - no later than it is provided to ANY media (including organization's own, by e-mail, in paragraph form. Free news events postings are not advertising - but advertising is available.
Service is primarily for the CM 7 County Primary Service area of Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor Counties. Check CM Events. All during the day for additions, changes, and cancellations which may occur today. If your event is not listed, let us know by writing Call 270-250-2730 for assistance or if an exception is needed and if you are New to CM. - Call anytime for help posting, regardless of deadline. | (ID:54414, 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-3:30pmCT. | (ID:54415, Comment)
8:00amCTToday at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Open 8am-5pmCT. Bookmobile 8:30am-3:30pmCT, Cane Valley/Knifley Run. Baby Lapsit today for birth-three years - 10am-11amCT. Monthly Library Board Meeting 12:05pmCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:54416, 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. Seventy-seven (77) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. Seventy-four (74) 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. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One hundred twelve (112) 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 (140) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Event(s) in Circuit Court. One hundred sixty-seven (167) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:54417, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:54418, Comment)
4:00pmCTAdair County Primary Site-Based Council meets, at ACPC, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY. - Debbie Bradshaw, Principal. STORY | (ID:53899, Comment)
ACES Site Council Special Called meeting to hire for vacant Writing Position, Adair County Elementary School (ACES) Conference Room, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY - Steve Burton, Principal - Public notice Story | (ID:54398, Comment)
4:30pmCTPublic Notice. Public Service Commission public meeting re: "Smart Meters" for KU/LGE customers statewide 4:30pmCT/6:30pmET, Monday, July 9, 2018, in the Founders Union Building, Rom 6, University of Louisville Shelby/Hurst Campus, 450 N Whitting Parkway, Louisville, KY. STORY | (ID:54366, Comment)
5:30pmCTWriters' Meeting - Second Monday Night, at Columbia Martial Arts Center, 207 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Anyone who writes is welcome to attend. Contact Darlene Campbell at 270-805-7076. - Joyce M. Coomer SCHEDULE through 2018 | (ID:54269, Comment)
6:00pmCTVBS "Shipwrecked/Rescued by Jesus" at Columbia Christian Church, nightly at 6pm-8pmCT. - Adam Shepard STORY | (ID:54082, Comment)
Celebration of Life/Indianapolis, IN 5pmCT/6pmET, for Donald Paul Cravens, 67, Tampa, FL/Indianapolis, IN; Ancestral/Sano & Columbia, KY (1950-2018) | (ID:54301, Comment)
Check with leaders for Holiday Schedule
The Columbia Rotary Club meets regularly meets two times a month.. The second and fourth Mondays at 6pmCT, at the Lindsey Wilson's Roberta D. Cranmer Dining Hall, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY. - George Kolbenschlag | (ID:54419, 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:54421, 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:54422, Comment)
11:00pmCTGET MORE PEOPLE to YOUR EVENT THIS WEEK. Post early!: If your event is very important to you and the community, send it in the body of an email, with only in the address line. Or call 270-250-2730. Or only to CM Contact-Submit. We check filtered items - those to multiple addressees when time permits. | (ID:54423, Comment)


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