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Small businesses on trend to save downtown Columbia

'To the Nines' effort & how small businesses across America are saving small towns
Three opportunities in the coming ten days show that Columbia is all-business in the month of August. From open-late hours in the 'To the Nines' downtown event, to a report on the Retail Academy, to a message about supporting local entrepreneurs at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 11:45amCT at the Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, Roberta Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia. - it's all about small business, all open to the public, and filled with possibilities.
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By Linda Waggener

Downtown Columbia, with its multitude of start-up and expanding small businesses, is right on trend nationally according to the article at this link about how small businesses across America are saving downtowns.


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Scenic Adair Co. KY: Breathtaking, beautiful summer



2018-08-04 - Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
Summer 2018 has to have been, so far, one of the most beautiful on record in south central Kentucky. Gazing over these rolling, deep green fields on the Acree Road side of Adair County makes me wonder if anyone could say where it is if there's a place more perfect? - LW

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Kay Frances Crawley, 80, Taylor County, KY (1937-2018)

She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom after more than thirty years. She loved to travel with her family and enjoyed taking pictures of old churches and cemeteries. Kay was known for her lovely decorating and found peace being outdoors and reading books in her rocking chair. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She married J. D. Underwood September 4, 1954 and he preceded her in death May 30, 1984. Kay later married Sam Crawley May 23, 1985 who survives.
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Kay Frances Crawley of Campbellsville, KY died Friday, August 3, 2018 in Campbellsville at the age of 80.

Funeral services will be held at 10amCT/11amET Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Dr. James E. Jones. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-7pmCT/5-8pmET Monday, August 6, 2018 at the funeral home.


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Leonard Arthur Krug, 86, Adair County, KY (1932-2018)

January 17, 1932 ~ August 2, 2018 (Age 86)
He attended Rockhurst High School and the University of Missouri and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1955. He received his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. He was active in community theater and became a member of Actors' Equity in Chicago. After retiring to KY, he appeared frequently at Barnlot Theater in Edmonton, KY, where, under the stage name Lee Barko, he played such roles as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Mr. Potter in It's a Wonderful Life, Uncle Harvey in June Groom, Harry Roat in Wait until Dark, Dr. Einstein in Arsenic and Old Lace, Valencio in The Bold, the Young and the Murdered, Willie Clark in The Sunshine Boys, and Bob Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird. His wife, Kathryn Mary Dunn Krug, survives.
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Leonard Arthur Krug, 86, of Columbia, KY, died Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 12:18amCT, at his home.

Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 10:30amCT, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Father Joseph Thomas officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 with the Rosary being recited at 8pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will continue after 9:30amCT, Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the church.


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Billy Wayne Skaggs, 80, Green County, KY (1938-2018)

June 19, 1938 ~ August 3, 2018 (Age 80)
He was a native of Green County, KY and a resident of Jefferson County, KY, at the time of his death there. He leaves 13 direct living descendants. His final resting place will be in the county of his birth, in Summersville, KY. He was the patriarch of a large, close knit and loving family. He loved his family, enjoyed traveling, watching his favorite minister (Jesse Duplantis), old westerns and classic TV, working crossword puzzles, reading and watching "Jeopardy" (everyone knew not to call him). He was affectionately referred to as "Pop". He was a beloved Dad, grandfather, great- grandfather, brother, friend and so much more. He will truly be missed.
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Billy Wayne Skaggs, 80 entered eternal life peacefully at his home on Friday, August 3, 2018 in Louisville, KY.

The service will be at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, at 11amCT, Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Interment will be in Wilson Cemetery, Summersville Community of Green County, KY. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Monday, August 6, 2018, at the funeral home. The minister will be Dan Perkins.


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Colton Feese is ACMS Football Player of the Week - Week 1 2018

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By Debra Waddell

The Adair County Middle School (ACMS) Player of the Week - Week one - Colton Feese, 8th grade, Quarterback and Linebacker. - Debra Waddell


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Mr. Rodney Earl Scott, 46, Marrowbone, Cumberland Co., KY (1972-2018)

March 21, 1972 ~ August 3, 2018 (Age 46)
Rodney loved mechanic work and motorcycles. He was a member of a respected South Central Kentucky family. He was the son of Elizabeth Scott, who survives, and the late Ervin Scott. His wife, Lisa Muse Scott, survives. He leaves three direct living descendants including one expected granddaughter.
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Rodney Earl Scott, age 46 of Marrowbone, KY passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow, Barren County, KY.

Funeral service will be at 2pmCT, Monday, August 06, 2018, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Scott Pleasant Acre Cemetery in Monroe County, KY. Family requests visitation 4pm-9pmCT, on Sunday, August 05, 2018 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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Eudell Montgomery, 81, Green County, KY (1937-2018)

January 12, 1937 - August 3, 2018 (Age 81)
His wife, Peggy Wright Montgomery, one daughter, one son, and two grandchildren are among his survivors
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Mr. Eudell Montgomery, age 81 of the Ebenezer Community in Green County, KY, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018, at his home.

The funeral services for Mr. Eudell Montgomery will be conducted at 11amCT, Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Liberty Separate Baptist Church Cemetery, Liberty Church Road, Greensburg, KY. Visitation is requested from 3pm until 8pmCT, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Wednesday until time of the funeral service.


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Mike Keltner: Heads up on 2 hours of loud noise at 2pmCT Today

A gas pipeline company servicing a large transmission line will be "blowing down" a pipeline at a service point on Milltown Church Road at or around 2pmCT today, August 4, 2018. This will create a loud noise that could last two hours or more after it begins. - Mike Keltner, Director, Adair Co. Emergency Management. 107 N High Street, Columbia, KY

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South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo is TODAY Sat 04 Oct 2018 9am-4pm.CT

Today, the spotlight on Outdoor Sports is on Columbia, KY, USA. The EXPO is one of the major events in the Outdoor Sports World in the Nation. Gary Miller will be the keynote speaker this year. Several state championships will be decided today. This year, the number of exhibitors is UP from last year, from 70 to 80.
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By Terry Partin

Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts, expert, and vendors are in Columbia, today, for the South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo 9am to 4pmCT, at Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY with many events at other points on the campus.


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Today - SATURDAY with CM - 04 Aug 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for August 4, 2018:
When you fool a friend
and take deception too far,
you have trashed yourself.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 4 August 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2517

Southern Kentucky Outdoor Expo 2017 - one year ago


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: Selection at FM2, Sat 04 Aug 2018
- Big Black Dog Farm - Donna & David Jones. 270-634-2125. The Big Black Dog Farm will have Half-time Green Beans, Okra, Cucumbers, Green Bell Peppers, Tomatoes for Eating as well as Canning and have La Romas for your salsa making, Eggplant, Green Onions and Your local Honey. (PHOTO) - Donna Jones.
- Darrell Bunnell Of Coview Farm - Potatoes, Cantaloupe, Yellow Watermelon, Red Watermelon, Yellow Squash, Cherry Tomatoes, Corn, Tomatoes, Hot Peppers, Bell Peppers, Sweet Banana Peppers, Eggplant & Fresh Basil. (PHOTO). - Caitlin
- Caitlin Helm Of Lonely Acre Farm - Honey Wheat Bread, Cranberry Carrot Cake, Zucchin Bread, Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Blueberry Muffins. - Caitlin
- Campbell's Hollow Ranch - at FM2 today with our Goat's Milk Soap and Goat's Milk Shampoo Bars. Kathy Campbell
- Laurel Ridge Farms - Many choices of Fresh Meats, including today: Beef Brisket, $6.50/lb. Roasts, $5/lb. Sweet Italian Sausage Links, $6/pk. Pork Chops, $6/lb. Boston Butt, $6.50/lb. Call us: Bruce Held, 270-378-0950. Dan Held, 270-378-2294.
- Blackaby Hill Farm - has grass fed Beef and pasture raised Chicken. The bees have provided us with our first harvest of raw local Honey! - Lisa
- Andrews Farms - - Russell County. Potatoes. Tomatoes. Butternut Squash. Shallots. Banana Peppers. Spaghetti Squash. Summer Squash. Hot Peppers. Prepared food Sausage Scramble. Stufred Banana Peppers. Eggplant Sandwich.
- Goose Creek Breads. Paul Sullivan, Baker. Phone 270-433-7355 to call for special orders. Today: Some or all of these items: Multi-grain Rolls. French Bread. Sourdough Bread. Fried Pies. Happy to share a smile! - Paul Sullivan
- Auntie's Craft Corner , Campbellsville, KY. Phone 325-514-1272.
- Waffle House - Kellis Booth family. Baked Goods. Ready-to-eat items.
- DONNA JONES (Sponsored)


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Women's and children's clothing stores hold open house

By Linda Waggener

Libby and Billy Joe Fudge invited the public to their new business, Libby's Gift Boutique & Southern Accents Friday, August 3, 2018 for a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony and official opening. The event included an open house for Princesses & Pirates, the children's clothing store located inside Libby's at 107 Burkesville Street, Suite B, Downtown Columbia, KY, beside Walker Realty.


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Birthdays and Anniversaries for August 4
Happy Anniversary, Kathy and Keith Greer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Richard and Sharon Hamlett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ronnie and Jane Grant! (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barack Obama (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Lynn Graves | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cody Burkhardt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie Appleby King | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Felicia VanArsdale (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jack Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, John Tupman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lori Brandon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Makenna Wheeler (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pam Grant (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rhonda Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rosyln Sue Edwards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sierra Blackistone | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tennille Hughes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Trenton Keene | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Treyton Gist (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dollie Pauline Grant, 89, Glensfork, Adair Co., KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Steve Lankford, 64, Adair County, KY (1954-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis Ollie Ash, Adair Co., KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dellie Burton, Adair Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shannon Anderson, Cumberland Co., KY (1971) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grace Bybee Appleby Dobbs, Burkesville, KY (1920-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Karnes, Taylor Co., KY (1915 - 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jackson Lowe, Taylor County, KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sallie Elizabeth Lowe Whitfield, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry A. Reeder, 69, Russell Co., KY (1944-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lynn Tyree, Campbellsville, KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ethelene Zachary, Casey County KY, age 100 (1915-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lillian Agnes Jeffries, Savoyard, KY (1922-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arvus Eugene Kearns, 84, Russell Springs, KY (1931-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hylen Norris, 88, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Luis Fernando Medrano Alcaraz, 21, Adair County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James R. Caulk, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Debbie Bowles Walker, 57, Sulphur Well, KY (1959-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Adam (Jack) Wooldridge, 87, Russell Co. KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rickey Lynn Cooper, 68, Casey Co, KY/Russell Co., KY native (1948-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cathy Ploss, 70, Breeding, KY/Niskayuna, NY native (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Eileen Wall, 82, Casey County, KY (1934-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Wallace Lobb, Green County, KY (1936-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Jennings Stines, 40, Green County, KY (1977-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, W. Lee Burton, Columbia, KY native (1948-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. James C. Salato, (August 4, 1917 - August 31, 1990) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, August 4, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTLooking for the Best Yard Sale List? Shopping for Back-to-School Items? There's Just 5 more Days Until School Starts. See 'em all in CM Yard Sales | (ID:54840, Comment)
8:00amCTHungry Kids eat free at FM2 open Saturdays 8am-12pmNoonCT, for breakfast and lunch at Farmer's Market on the Square, FM2, Corner Merchant & Campbellsville Streets, Columbia, KY 8am-lunch. - Lois Cunningham MENU | (ID:54812, Comment)
Adair County Public Library. 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Open 8am-12pmNoonCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:54838, Comment)
Egypt-Shiloh Men's Prayer Breakfast Patty's Liberty Road Grocery & Deli, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. - W.M. Feese, Jr. STORY | (ID:54841, Comment)
Farmers Market on the Square, Columbia, KY - Continuous updates -
Open 8am-1pmCT Saturdays, at the corner of Campbellsville Street and Merchant Street, Columbia, KY. TODAY at the MARKET: Selection at FM2, Sat 04 Aug 2018 | (ID:54844, Comment)
9:00amCTSouth Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo at Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. 9am-4pmCT. $5 admission (12 and under free) 80 Booths of Products. Seminars. NWTF Turkey Calling Contest, Concessions, Mega Bucks Display. Adair County Deer Classic. Children's Activities. Official Deer Scoring, John Deere Gator Give-Away, 4pmCT. Contacts: 270-378-1301 and 270-634-3220. | (ID:54828, Comment)
Search out Robert Ellis, Cane Valley, KY & Steve Flinchum, Elk Horn, KY at the Annual Craft Show, Berea, KY, At the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg KY, 9am-4pmCT/10am-5pmET, both days, Sat & Sun 4-5 August 2018. There is an admission charge, $10.00 Adults, $5.00 kids 6-12, 5 and under free | (ID:54842, Comment)
10:00amCTJoint services, Columbia, KY for Robert Lee Gilbert, 48, Glens Fork, KY (1970-2018) and his nephew Preston Allen Gilbert, 34, (1983-2018) | (ID:54756, Comment)
Service for Preston Allen Gilbert, 34, Adair County, KY (1983-2018) | (ID:54755, Comment)
11:00amCTService for Kenneth Dale Roy, 70, Casey County, KY (1948-2018) | (ID:54811, Comment)
Service, Columbia, KY, for James L. (Cotton) Sneed, Adair County, KY (1944-2018) | (ID:54817, Comment)
Services for Robert Henry Clemmons, 91, Metcalfe County, KY (1927-2018) | (ID:54819, Comment)
NoonCTClothing giveaway 9am-12pmNoonCT, at Columbia Church of Christ, 501 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - D Stone Details | (ID:54720, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:54835, Comment)
Service for Kay Frances Crawley, 80, Taylor County, KY (1937-2018) | (ID:54849, Comment)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Stearman, 91, Taylor County, KY (1927-2018) | (ID:55100, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Marty R. Crabtree, 61, Russell County, KY (1956-2018) | (ID:54804, Comment)
Mike Keltner: Heads up on two hours of loud noise at this time emanating from Milltown Church Road, Columbia, KY, as a gas pipeline conducts a "Blow Down". MIKE KELTNER. STORY | (ID:54845, Comment)
3:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Dale Melton, 69, Adair County, KY (1948-2018) | (ID:54809, Comment)
5:00pmCTAnnual Church Fish Fry, Pellyton, KY at Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church, 1338 Barnett's Creek Road, Columbia, KY in the Pellyton Community of Adair County, KY - Rhonda Robb-Wilson - Story | (ID:54710, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:54836, Comment)

 





















 
 
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