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Harold Lynn Feese, 57, Adair Co. native (1961-2018)

He was a dedicated, hard-working family man who lived and loved to serve God and others.

Harold Lynn Feese, age 57, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green surrounded by his family.

Lynn's celebration of life will be held at 1pmCT on Friday, November 30, 2018, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, 201 E. Washington St., Glasgow, KY. Visitation will be from 3pmCT until 8pmCT on Thursday, November 29th and from 10amCT until time for services Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

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2018-11-28 20:45:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Long family donates stockings to KRACCF

2018-11-28 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Kayla Garrison Jones.
Kayla writes, "Big thanks to the Long family for their giving hearts this holiday season. We know the kids will love receiving the stockings and items inside!! We pray you be blessed for your generosity."

Note: To make your own donation of stockings this holiday season, contact Kayla Garrison Jones at

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Adair County Democratic Party meets Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

The Adair County Democratic Party executive committee meeting will be held at 5:30pmCT Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Courthouse Annex on the Public Square. All registered Democrats are invited to attend. --Wendy Butler Burt

2018-11-28 20:26:37 | Comments | Printable version

Congratulations to Pyles family on the birth of a baby girl

From Senior Pastor John E. Chowning

The members of Saloma Baptist Church in Campbellsville extend congratulations to Dustin and Jessica Pyles on the birth of their new baby girl November 26, 2018 at Springview Hospital in Lebanon, KY. And they send congratulations also to maternal grandparents, Kelly and Denise Harris.

2018-11-28 18:40:26 | Comments | Printable version

Outside Living Nativity Christmas Story

Come and See The Living Nativity--The real Christmas Story, A page from HIS Story at Sparksville Church of The Nazarene, 9562 Burkesville Rd., Columbia, KY, on Saturday, December 15 from 5pmCT to 7pmCT.

The story will be repeated every 15 minutes. There will be treats and a drawing for a door prize which will be drawn on Sunday, December 16, winner will be contacted by phone. Pastor Robert Adkins and congregation welcomes you! --Jane Sparks

2018-11-28 18:21:45 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Volleyball advances to knockout stage in NAIA Tournament

By Chris Wells

Sioux City, IA - Sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson volleyball remained unbeaten in pool play with a 3-1 win over No. 21-ranked Central Methodist (Mo.) today at the NAIA National Tournament presented by Delta Hotels at the Tyson Events Center.

With Lindsey Wilson's 25-17, 25-20, 19-25, 26-24 win today, coupled with Eastern Oregon's win over Oklahoma City, the Blue Raiders (31-3) are assured a spot in the knockout round which begins on Friday. Lindsey Wilson faces Eastern Oregon at NoonCT on Thursday on the final day of pool play at the Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Dr, Sioux City, IA.

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2018-11-28 14:56:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Police report gives details of fatal crash on Hwy 55 Tuesday

The following Campbellsville Police report from Larry Smith, general manager of the Big Dawg radio, gives the details of the fatal crash on Hwy 55 yesterday. Individuals from Adair, Taylor, Green and Cumberland Counties are affected by the multi-vehicle pileup.

From Sergeant Shannon Wilson Campbellsville Police Department

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 3:27pmET the Campbellsville Police Department responded to an automobile collision on Kentucky 55 in the area of Swan's Landing.

A 2017 GMC Yukon operated by 50 year old Kathy Begley of Campbellsville was stopped on Kentucky 55 waiting to make a left hand turn into Swan's Landing when a 2003 Dodge dually pickup operated by 29 year old John Yoder of Columbia, who was pulling a goose neck trailer loaded with logs, failed to see several vehicles stopped in front of him waiting for Begley to turn.

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2018-11-28 14:12:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Court goes mobile to help homeless veterans

By Matthew Glowicki, Louisville Courier Journal

The cafeteria of the Salvation Army was abuzz. People moved through the room with trays of food in hand. Nearby, volunteers washed the feet of homeless men and women. Others sat and received a flu shot or an eye exam. It was the annual event for Louisville's homeless population that brought together the resources and help of dozens of organizations for a one-stop-shop experience, with medical care, housing aid and essential supplies.

Off in the corner, though, was something new. At a plastic folding table draped in a tablecloth, flanked by the flags of the United States and Kentucky, sat a man in a long black robe. Today, court was in session-- Jefferson District Judge Todd Hollenbach IV brought court to the people, and helped to resolve their low-level cases.

"These guys served our country. They have lost hope. They have lost faith in the system," said Shanna Davidson, veteran justice outreach specialist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Louisville. "This is a way to show the veterans we're on the same team. We're coming to you. We're bringing a traditional court to a nontraditional setting. How comforting is that?"

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2018-11-28 13:03:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Veterans and Veterans Day

New Castle official assaults his mother with a box

By Taylor Riley, Henry County Local

A New Castle city commissioner, elected earlier this month, was charged with assault last week at the La Grange Walmart. Charles Sevier, 49, was charged on Nov. 17 with assault, fourth degree with no visible injury after an incident involving his mother happened at the retail store in Oldham County.

Michael Thomas told police that he saw Sevier strike his mother with a box in his hand and tell her to "get her 75-year-old ass out of the aisle." Michael Thomas told the Local that he heard Sevier's mother say, "Don't hit me," and that's when he and his wife confronted Sevier.

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2018-11-28 12:58:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Higdon steps aside as Senate president pro tem

By Randy Patrick, The Kentucky Standard

Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, will no longer be president pro tem when the Kentucky Senate reconvenes in January.

In a written statement Friday, Higdon, who was just re-elected to a third full term, said he decided not to seek the position out of deference to Sen. David Givens, R-Greensburg.

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2018-11-28 12:56:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

New Years Service at Asbury UMC Mon 31 Dec

Asbury United Methodist Church, 9600 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY, will be holding a New Year's Eve service on Monday, December 31, 2018, at 10pmCT/11pmET. The Rise Up Band will lead in praise and worship. All are welcome. Free Admission.

Asbury is also holding a coat/blanket drive. If you would like to donate gently used or new blankets or coats, please call the office, 270-789-4111, for drop off dates and times. We will be collecting until Sunday, December 23, 2018. --Asbury UMC

2018-11-28 12:44:02 | Comments | Printable version

28th Annual Christmas in Columbia is Saturday, 1 Dec 2018

It's Wednesday, just 3 days to Christmas in Columbia, Saturday, December 1, 2018, a traditional full day of shopping, fun and food on the Square in Columbia, KY.

We recommend you start the day with the Columbia Rotary Club’s Edgar Troutman Memorial Breakfast, 6:30-9:30amCT in the Fellowship Hall of Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Burkesville Street. Tickets are only $5 each for all you can eat - scrambled eggs, sausage, Edgar’s biscuits and beverage. Hope to see you there! - Ellen Zornes

2018-11-28 08:48:36 | Comments | Printable version

Robin Lewis at Journey to Recovery on Thu 29 Nov 2018

Robin Lewis will speak at Journey to Recovery weekly meeting on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 6pmCT at Victory Community Church, 1165 Russell Road/KY 80, Columbia, KY.

Everyone is invited. For more information, contact Rick Shelton at 270-250-1836. --Kathy Shelton

2018-11-28 08:21:25 | Comments | Printable version

Boil Water Advisory LIFTED for Campbellsville Rd.

From Columbia/Adair Utilities District:

As of 8:31amCT on November 28, 2018, the boil water advisory starting at 966-1125 Campbellsville Rd. and all side roads in between has been lifted by the Division of Water Columbia Office.

This means your water is safe for human consumption, and there is no longer a need to boil your water.

2018-11-28 08:20:04 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: Thank You to all in Adair who do a tough job

It's cold this morning -- 27 November 2018, as it was yesterday. Combined with a stiff breeze, being outside is somewhat irritating. Last Monday and Tuesday, it rained most of each day. Any way you look at it, any of those days were miserable weather in which to be working outdoors.

There is a group of hard-working people in this county who work year-round, rain or shine, summer and winter, and seldom, if ever, get the recognition they deserve.

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2018-11-28 08:14:36 | Comments | Printable version

Laverne Kessler McKinney, 89, Green County, KY (1929-2018)

She had made a profession of faith in Christ, was former member of the Fry Baptist Church for many years, and current member of the Community Baptist Church. She was also a retired machine operator for Fruit of the Loom after 44 years of service. She married George "Grover" McKinney in 1944 who preceded her in death in 2003.

Thelma Laverne Kessler McKinney of Greensburg, KY departed this life on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. She was 89 years, 10 months, and 22 days of age.

The funeral services will be conducted at 1pmCT Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the McKinney Family Cemetery. Bro. Twyman Davis and Bro. Mark Lile officiating.

Visitation is requested from 4-8pmCT Wednesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT Thursday until time of the funeral service.

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2018-11-28 07:29:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

One killed, a child hangs onto life, after Tuesday Hwy 55 crash

By Larry Smith, General Manager, The Big Dawg, FM 99.9 radio

Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook released the name of the young man who was killed in the multi-vehicle accident Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Stephen Kyle Taylor, 31, of Burkesville, KY was a passenger in one of the vehicles and lost his life in the crash.

A three-year-old child, also critically injured in that accident, is hanging onto life and the family is reaching out for prayers.

The City of Campbellsville Police Department called in the Kentucky State Police to do a reconstruction of the accident. A police report will be available after that is completed.

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2018-11-28 07:21:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Traffic Advisory: I65 near Exit 91 in Hardin Co Wednesday

By Chris Jessie

Short delays will be possible today for Northbound and Southbound I65 upon approach to the Exit 91 interchange near Elizabethtown, due to a series of rolling road blocks. Utility crews will be completing work on transmission lines over I65 beginning at 7:30amCT/8:30amET.

This work is a continuance of emergency repairs made two weeks ago following an ice weather event and is being scheduled at this time in consideration of worker and motorist safety, lower traffic volume hours, available daylight and weather conditions.

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2018-11-28 05:50:07 | Comments | Printable version

Cloudy, high around 36F today, warmer tomorrow

It's currently 21F at the Adair County Mesonet station. Expect increasing clouds today, with a high around 36F. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight should see mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 28F. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

Thursday will bring more cloudy skies and a slight warming trend, with a high near 49F.

2018-11-28 05:45:30 | Comments | Printable version

7-County Area Courts for Wed 28 Nov 2018

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 1 event Circuit Court. 54 events District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. 35 events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: No events Circuit Court. 51 events District Court.
  • Russell County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 3 events Circuit Court. 148 events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties

2018-11-28 05:41:18 | Comments | Printable version

Today - WEDNESDAY with CM - 28 Nov 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 28, 2018:
Letting on is free,
letting on is no trouble,
do now, then let on.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 28 November 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2633

2018-11-28 05:39:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Miller bid accepted for City's Burkesville Loop gas line project

From Police Chief Jason Cross for Mitzi Bault

The Columbia city Council special called meeting on November 27, 2018 was a brief one, including only two items for decisions.

I. The single bid received for the Burkesville Loop gas line extension project was $95,972 for labor and $6,409.60 for materials from Miller contracting. The total bid of $102,381.60 was approved unanimously.

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2018-11-28 05:19:54 | Comments | Printable version

Kathryn Stephens, 100, Russell County, KY (1918-2018)

She was a homemaker and a member of Russell Springs United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Karlus Jackson Stephens.

Kathryn Stephens, age 100, of Russell Springs, died Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.

Funeral service for Kathryn Stephens will be 2pmCT Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church with Rev. Timo Karvonen officiating. Visitation 10am-2pmCT at the church. Interment in the Russell Springs City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Derek Stephens, Luke Stephens, Adam Stille, Matt Gosser, Brandon Selby, Darrin Edwards and Rob Clark. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ritchie Hamm, Kevin Hamm and Chad Hamm.

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2018-11-28 04:43:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Ronald Gene Lawson, 57, Cumberland County, KY (1961-2018)

He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a worked at the Glasgow plant of Akebono. He was of Holiness faith.

Ronald Gene Lawson of Burkesville, KY passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 57 years, 5 months, and 14 days.

The Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 12noonCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville. Burial will be in the Lawson Family Cemetery located in Lawson Bottom in Cumberland County, KY. The family will receive friends after 10amCT on Saturday, December 1, 2018, until the funeral hour.

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2018-11-28 04:30:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 28
Happy Birthday, Cindy Loy Crider (1965) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Bunch | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jameson Keen. (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Williams Cole | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelsay Lynn Breeding | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lois Cunningham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Ann Spoon (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melanie Holmes Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shane Moore | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Thelma Harper Miller Cundiff | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sam White, 77, Cumberland County, KY (1928-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Opal Gaston Young, 96, Adair Co., KY (1913) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hindman Munday, 80, Adair Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy (Hulio) Burgess, Russell Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Debra Sue Salisbury, Casey Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doug Cave, Adair Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edith Maupin Rafferty, Taylor County, KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edith E. Campbell, Casey Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dan C. Waggener, 77, Adair County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rollin Eugene Kidd, Green County, KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Iona Ballenger, Russell County, KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Clayton, 103, Adair County, KY (1909-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marty Joshua Hammons, 21, Green Co., KY (1991-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jeff Garnett Story, 80, Russell Co., KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barry G. Whitlock, 64, Green County, KY (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Conner, 83, Jamestown, KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Master Bentley Jeffery Clark,, Taylor County, KY (2013-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brenda Jones, Adair County, KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Nelda Sue Hurt Hagan, 71, Burkesville, KY (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Grooms, Taylor County, KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louella Richards, 89, Adair Co., KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Robert Hendrickson, 85, Adair Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy D. Reeder, 52, Jamestown, KY (1963-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy Warriner, 77, Russell Co., KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Belle Gaines, 90, Taylor Co., KY (1926-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maurice Walker Wethington, Adair Co., KY native (1920-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilbert (Curly) Jessie, Adair County, KY (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Steve Franklin, 57, Adair County, KY (1960-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arvis W. Helm (1927-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Douglas Cave (1934-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Emma Lou Smith (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joann Darnell (November 28, 1940 -August 21, 1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Ray Gullett (Nov. 28, 1943- Feb. 9, 2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sophia Alline Loy (1917-2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wyatte Douglas (Doug) Cave, Adair Co., KY (1934-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, November 28, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:30amCTACPL Hwy 206 Bookmobile Run | (ID:56116, Comment)
9:00amCTWednesday morning chapel 9amCT/10amET at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. - Amanda Wright - Complete fall semester chapel schedule. | (ID:54917, Comment)
10:00amCTStory Time at the Adair County Public Library | (ID:56129, Comment)
10:30amCTSpecial Called Fiscal Court Meeting | (ID:56247, Comment)
NoonCTService for Tillie England, 80, Summersville, Green County, KY | (ID:56256, Comment)
Service for Reece Mae Turner, 94, native of Cumberland County, KY | (ID:56258, Comment)
12:30pmCTOrnament decoration at International Student Programs House | (ID:56054, Comment)
1:00pmCTFuneral service for Mildred Hardee Willson, 93, Campbellsville, KY (1925-2018) | (ID:56252, Comment)
Funeral service for Ina Opal Tucker Thomas, 95, Jamestown, KY (1923-2018) | (ID:56251, Comment)
2:00pmCTReception for Emily Swafford art exhibit at CU | (ID:56177, Comment)
7:00pmCTTheatreFest! presents Bright Star, V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. For more information about LWC's spring theatre season, contact Robert Brock at - JEREMY CLOYD (SCHEDULE/Fall TheatreFest!) | (ID:55259, Comment)


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