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ACPC SBDM Council meeting Mon 11 Feb 2019

The regular monthly ACPC SBDM Council Meeting will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019, at 5pmCT in the library at Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Dr, Columbia, KY. --Debbie Bradshaw

2019-02-04 17:19:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

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Stargel takes 3rd at KY Youth State Wrestling Championships



2019-02-04 - Louisville, KY - Photo by Amanda Taylor.
On Sunday, February 3, 2019, 13-year-old ACMS student Trayton Stargel wrapped up his final season with the Taylor County Youth Wrestling Program, when he traveled to Broadbent Arena in Louisville, KY, to compete in the Kentucky Youth State Wrestling Championships.

There were 29 competitors from all across the state in the 130 pound weight class, and the top 6 medaled. Trayton finished out the state tournament with only one loss, bringing home a 3rd Place medal.

More wrestling results: Horton places 2nd at KY Youth State Wrestling Tournament

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Judy Carol Huff, 62, Columbia, KY (1955-2019)

Judy Carol Rhoads Huff, 62 of Columbia, died Monday, February 4, 2019 at TJ Health Columbia.

The memorial service for Judy Carol Huff will be held at 1pmCT on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Timo Kavonen officiating. Burial will follow in the Military Springs Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from NoonCT until 1pmCT on Thursday.


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2019-02-04 15:49:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

KSP: Russell County man arrested following pursuit

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Russell County, KY - On February 2nd, 2019 at approximately 4:22pmCT, off-duty KSP Detective Nick Davis was in Jamestown, KY, when he observed a 1998 Honda come to an abrupt stop in the roadway, almost causing an collision. Detective Davis could hear a male screaming and a child crying inside the vehicle.

Detective Davis made contact with the driver, 30 year old Justin Belt of Jamestown and noticed he smelled strongly of alcohol. Det. Davis identified himself, and asked Belt to step out of the vehicle.

Belt attempted to run over Det. Davis with his vehicle and fled the scene.

Troopers Zach Scott and Jon Carlock arrived a short time later and located the vehicle at a residence on Mann Rd. Troopers located Belt sitting outside the residence and arrested him without incident.


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2019-02-04 15:43:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

State accepting bids on four bison

By Gil Lawson

Union, KY - The Kentucky Department of Parks are accepting bids for four bison at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site.

The four-year-old cow and three bulls, all less than a year old, are in excellent health. They are being sold in a single lot.


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2019-02-04 15:40:28 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Women's Track competed at Anderson University

By Christopher Coombs

Anderson, IN - The Lindsey Wilson women's indoor track and field team competed at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational on Saturday where they recorded nine total first-place finishes and three national qualifying marks.

Paige Pettell won one event and was the top collegiate performer in another at the Invite.


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2019-02-04 15:35:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Dept of Public Health hosts poster contest

By Barbara Fox/Beth Fisher

Frankfort, KY -. The Department for Public Health (DPH) is inviting school-age children across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a tickborne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department.

"I am excited to announce this poster contest spotlighting tickborne disease because this is a serious health problem facing Kentucky families," said Jeff Howard, M.D., commissioner of DPH. "I encourage all students to participate in this poster contest on tick bite prevention and I am looking forward to seeing how our students address this important topic creatively with their posters. I also would like to thank the Northern Kentucky Health Department for sponsoring this poster contest."

Students in Kindergarten through 8th grade may submit a poster encouraging tick bite prevention during outdoor activities. Posters must include at least one of the following prevention methods:


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2019-02-04 15:33:57 | Comments | Printable version

CAC Chamber of Commerce does NOT email invoices

By Ellen Zornes

The Columbia-Adair Chamber of Commerce wants to let everyone know that they do not email invoices. If you receive an invoice by email that looks like it's from us--it's NOT. We are being scammed. Just delete if you get an invoice email from the Chamber of Commerce, because it's not OUR Chamber of Commerce. Thanks! --Ellen


2019-02-04 15:31:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Chamber Insights

Billy Weddle, 79, Casey County, KY (1939-2019)

He co-owned and operated Weddle and LaFavers Chevrolet and Buick Car Dealership in Liberty for over 30 years. He was a Deacon, former Sunday School teacher and member of the First Baptist Church in Liberty. He has served on the Casey County Bank Board of Directors for over 40 years, currently holding the position of Vice-chairman.

Billy Weddle, age 79, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019.

Funeral services will be at 12noonCT/1pmET Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at First Baptist Church with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8pmET on Tuesday and from 9am-1pmET on Wednesday, both at the First Baptist Church.

Will Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Morgan Pence, Joe Willis, Coty Vaughn, and Luke Ledford will serve as pallbearers.


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2019-02-04 14:21:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Sad word of passing of Junior Stotts, Columbia

Husband, father, grandfather, mentor, friend, Columbia business owner and good Democrat - Adair County lost a major asset in Junior Stotts who passed away today after a brief illness. Details of his arrangements will be printed as soon as they are known. Please keep Connie and their children and grandchildren in prayers.

2019-02-04 13:27:35 | Comments | Printable version

Service call solves health mystery

By Shelley Byrne, The Mayfield Messenger

Carol Fristoe's health was so bad she once passed out seven times in a single day. "I'd be walking and just pass out," she said. She was so weak she would wobble when she tried to walk. She couldn't get food to stay down. The whites of her eyes had turned red.

"Every hospital I've been in the last 10 years said we have no doubt you're sick, but every test we run comes back normal," said Fristoe, 67, of Mayfield.

Read the full article at mayfield-messenger.com.



2019-02-04 12:43:25 | Comments | Printable version

KSP: Pursuit Leads to Arrest in Springfield

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Washington County, KY - On February 2nd, 2019 at approximately 7:49pmET, Trooper Daniel Forbis was on routine patrol in the limits of Springfield on Hwy150 Bypass when he initiated a traffic stop on a 2000 Malibu for a registration violation.

Trooper Forbis turned on his emergency equipment to initiate a traffic stop when the vehicle fled. The driver continued west on US 150 running a stop light at the intersection of KY 555, and made several turns on different roadways reaching speeds in excess of 100 MPH.

The pursuit crossed in to Nelson County and back towards Springfield on US 150 when the driver sideswiped a vehicle while attempting to pass and lost control of his vehicle striking an embankment.


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2019-02-04 12:36:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

LWC Track and Field claim host of victories at Anderson Invitational

By Clayton Barefield

Anderson, IN - The Lindsey Wilson men's indoor track and field program took home a host of victories at the Anderson University Invitational on Saturday.

The Blue Raiders notched 10 individual victories as well as two team victories, which included four A-standards.


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2019-02-04 12:33:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

KSP: Taylor Co. traffic stop leads to drug arrest

By Tpr. Nick Hale

On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, at approximately 11:28pmET, Trooper Jake Harper was on routine patrol in the limits of Campbellsville on US 68 when he initiated a traffic stop on a 2002 Avalanche for a speeding violation.

As Trooper Harper made contact with the driver, 41 year old Efrain Duncan of Campbellsville, he noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Trooper Dexter Colvin arrived to assist and made contact with a passenger, 29 year old Dwayne Smith of Campbellsville.

Trooper Harper performed a search of the vehicle and located digital scales, cash, and several small bags containing suspected controlled substances including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine.


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2019-02-04 12:31:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Letter: Location of WB II

David writes:
106 College Park, Columbia --David
Comments re photo 82522 Kentucky Color Winter Beauty II


2019-02-04 12:28:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

EDA looks to next steps and can celebrate Whayne Supply

By Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com

Things in the Columbia Adair County Economic Development Authority (EDA) move slowly, as evidenced by the trip from inception to completion of Whayne Supply.

After over four years - from being a thought to a prospect for a Whayne Supply location, to final selection of Columbia and through the building process - the business is now in completion mode on Dohoney Trace, Holladay Place, in New Columbia, KY.


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2019-02-04 08:22:21 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: First Winter Beauty location

Ronnie Allen writes:
This Holly is located directly across the street from the president's home at LWC. --Ronnie Allen
Comments re photo 82500 Kentucky Color Winter Beauty


2019-02-04 08:21:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Sullivan wins scholastic award, named to Top 10 DYW

By Calen McKinneyCampbellsville High School senior Elizabeth Sullivan received the overall scholastic award at this year's Kentucky Distinguished Young Woman program.

Sullivan was also named to the Top 10 out of 30 participants.


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2019-02-04 06:57:06 | Comments | Printable version

Police checkpoints being expanded by KSP Post 15

Police activity expanding due to a high ratio of vehicular crashes resulting in injury and/or death.

By Tpr Nick Hale, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

Columbia, Ky. (February 3, 2019) - Kentucky State Police, Post 15 will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Adair, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Metcalfe, Cumberland, Washington, Marion, Monroe and Clinton.

Troopers will be checking for impaired drivers, children that are not properly restrained in child safety seats and informing the public about the use of seatbelts.


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2019-02-04 05:50:53 | Comments | Printable version

Cloudy with some rain possible, high 65F today

It's currently 46F at the Adair County Mesonet station. There's a 50 percent chance of showers this afternoon, mainly after 2pmCT. Increasing clouds, with a high near 65F. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible.

Showers are likely tonight, mainly before 10pmCT. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 53F, and south wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight. The overnight chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible. There is a chance of patchy fog after 4amCT.

Tuesday will bring a 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 68F. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.


2019-02-04 05:40:14 | Comments | Printable version

7-County Area Courts for Mon 4 Feb 2019

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Monday, February 4, 2019, at a glance:
  • Adair County: No events Circuit Court. 101 events District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: 1 event Circuit Court. 116 events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: No events Circuit Court. 185 events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 2 events Circuit Court. 145 events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2019-02-04 05:35:35 | Comments | Printable version

Today - MONDAY with CM - 4 Feb 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 4, 2019:
While in all places
proper manners are proper,
not same every place.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 4 February 2019.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2701


2019-02-04 05:34:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 4
Happy Anniversary, Kelly and Denesa McCann | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Abby Grant (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Pegg (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittany Martinez (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danielle Stephens Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Geraldine Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Absher (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jerry Adamson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kaci Erinn Slaven | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karlee Rakel | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kenneth Scott (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lily Streeval (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Pierce | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wanda Cave (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Nathan Curry, Columbia, KY (February 4, 1916 - August 6, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday James Dale Rodgers, Adair Co., KY (February 4, 1952 - September 21, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry James Pendleton, 67, Casey County, KY (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. V.O. "Doc" Moss, Adair Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Coomer, Adair Co., KY native (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James (Rooster) Davidson, Burkesville, KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, E. Poe Young, Taylor Co., KY (1910) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice Wise Elsbury Taylor Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice Jean Lee, Russell Co. KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice Wise Elsbury, Taylor Co., KY, (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James A. Salyers, Casey County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shannon Renee' Carter Davis, Green Co., KY (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rick Schoff, Adair Co., KY (1956-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clyde Goodin, Jr., Casey Co., KY (1950 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beldon Marshall Allen, Cumberland Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dennis (Dink) Stapp Russell Springs, KY (1950-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Moore, Adair County, KY (1922-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Winborn, 93, Russell County, KY (1921-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Georgia Moody, Monroe Co. KY (1931-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Lou Milby Taylor, Green Co., KY (1939-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Emma Eulean Vaughn, Green Co, KY (1928-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Lee Kerr, 72, Columbia, KY (1944-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice VanArsdale Bagby, 86 (1931-2017) Green County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline (Polly) Rae Corbin Stone,, 90, Englewood, CO/Adair Co., KY native (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Katie Beatrice Cheatham Duvall, Adair County, KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marcus (Mark) Dale Abner, 59, Glasgow, KY/Seymour, IN native (1958-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Juanita Jane Wilson Gerard Stout, 79, formerly of Russell Co., KY (1939-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucille Burton Nash(1928-1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthdday, Mildred Cowherd Williams, 84,Green County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, February 4, 2019
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTAssistance For Veterans: DAV Service Officer at VFW Post 6097 | (ID:56800, Comment)
1:00pmCTLondon family funeral: Carolyn, Dwight & Jasper (d 31 Jan 2019) | (ID:56792, Comment)
Services for Bobby Maxie Bennett, 80, Columbia, KY (1938-2019) | (ID:56803, Comment)
5:00pmCTAdair County Genealogical Society meeting, with speaker Darlene Franklin Campbell | (ID:56777, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair County Genealogical Society regular meeting | (ID:56538, Comment)
Pesticide Private Applicator training at Extension Office | (ID:56775, Comment)
The Columbia City Council will meet in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The public is welcome to attend and offer comments. | (ID:56793, Comment)
City Council meets in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia | (ID:56796, Comment)

 

























 
 
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