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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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Jennifer Bennett, 42, Taylor County, KY (1976-2019)

Jennifer Bennett, 42, of Campbellsville, formerly of Adair County, died Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her home.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Hood officiating. Burial will follow in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation starts at 10am prior to the service.


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2019-08-06 16:56:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Jennifer Bennett, 42, Taylor County, KY (1976-2019)



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Purdy Sano Road closing for construction Aug 12

By Bridget Compton

Effective Monday, August 12, 2019, Purdy Sano Road will be closed to thru traffic until further notice for road construction.


2019-08-06 13:52:47 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Cycling announces 2019 schedule

By Chris Coombs

The schedule for the upcoming 2019 Lindsey Wilson cycling season was released by head coach Josh Patton on Tuesday.

Five mountain bike and two track events are on the slate during the opening three months of the season, including a pair of national championship races.

The season begins on Aug. 23-24 with a track race in Rock Hill, South Carolina at Belmont Abbey (S.C.). The mountain bike portion of the schedule kicks off on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 when LWC travels to Oliver Spring, Tennessee in a race hosted by the University of Tennessee.


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2019-08-06 13:51:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Jail Committee to meet Mon 12 Aug 2019

By Bridget Compton

The Adair County Fiscal Court Jail Committee will meet on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 9amCT in the office of the Adair County Judge Executive, located at 424 Public Square, Suite 1, Columbia, KY 42728. The public is invited to attend.


2019-08-06 13:50:07 | Comments | Printable version

Cumberland Thunder at Gradyville Baptist Church

Cumberland Thunder will be singing at Gradyville Baptist Church on August 18, 2019, at 6pmCT. The church is located at 159 Old Gradyville Church Rd, Columbia, KY. Pastor Bro. Billy Hewitt and congregation invites all to attend. --Debbie Bennett

2019-08-06 13:48:23 | Comments | Printable version

Governor and First Lady Host One Mind Conference

By Nicole Burton

Louisville, KY - Governor Matt Bevin and First Lady Glenna Bevin today convened top government, business and community leaders from across the United States for a groundbreaking dialogue about human trafficking and other key issues impacting children in America's foster care system.

Participants in today's historic conference--"One Mind: Uniting the States for Our Children"--heard from presenters from 10 different states, including government and law enforcement officials, technology innovators, frontline fighters, victim advocates and survivors of human trafficking.


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2019-08-06 08:03:10 | Comments | Printable version

August 2019 KDFWR Traffic Safety Checkpoint locations

By Officer Cody Berry

Kentucky Conservation Officers will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout Green River Wildlife Management Area during the month of August to check motorist for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes.

Supervisory-approved traffic safety checkpoint locations for Adair and Taylor Counties:
  • Adair County: Snake Creek Road - Snake Creek Boat Ramp Green River Wildlife Management Area
  • Taylor County: Wilson Creek Road - Green River Wildlife Management Area
Conservation Officers utilize safety checkpoints in an effort to promote safety for motorists and outdoor enthusiasts using WMA's and to provide a deterrent for those who violate Kentucky Revised Statutes and Kentucky Administrative Regulations.


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2019-08-06 07:58:48 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: Researching Neat genealogy

Jennifer Young writes:
I am an ancestor of the Neats. I would love a copy of this original photo and any other photos of the Neats. Any copies can be sent by email to the above email address (jbeayoung@gmail.com). Coincidentally, I am also from Oregon, although I do not know David Neat. Thank-you. --Jennifer Young
Jennifer, thanks for writing. We only have the online version of the photo, but we're posting your letter in hopes that some local folks can assist. --Pen

Comments re article 39918 David Neat visits Neatsville from Oregon


2019-08-06 07:56:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Rosetta Parnell Montgomery, 95, Adair County, KY

Rosetta Parnell Montgomery, 95, of Columbia, died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at her daughter's home.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 2pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. David Karnes & Blake Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Chapel Cemetery. Visitation after 5pmCT Tuesday

Casket Bearers will be Jerry Montgomery, Blake Perkins, Kyle Moffett, David Sharp, Kenny Perkins & Chad Dorris.


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2019-08-06 07:55:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Back to School Bash at Calvary Temple Church

Calvary Temple Church will be holding their Third Annual Back to School Bash on Friday, August 9, 2019 and Saturday, August 10, 2019.

The event is free to the public, and all children are welcome.

A Youth Rally will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 7pmCT, and Food and Games will be offered on Saturday, August 10, 2019, starting at 10amCT. Calvary is offering free school supplies and backpack, for all students K-12+, on Saturday at NoonCT.

Calvary Temple Church is located at 88 New Concord Rd., Columbia, KY.


2019-08-06 07:44:21 | Comments | Printable version

Richard Phelps as Daniel Trabue at Fort Boonesborough

Richard Phelps will Be presenting The Life And Times of Daniel Trabue Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 1pmCT/2pmET at Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesboro Rd, Richmond, KY.

The performance will take place in the blockhouse. Cool History on Hot Days is held each Saturday in July and August about early Kentucky history.

Phelps' stories as Trabue will include his first trip to Kentucky in 1778, Boonesboro, Fort Logan, Revolutionary War service, locating his family in Fayette County and later to Green County, Settling Columbia, and the murder of his son by the bloody Harps, plus many other exciting stories about Columbia founder Daniel Trabue.


2019-08-06 07:27:20 | Comments | Printable version

Apply for Mentor-Youth Dove Hunts Beginning Today

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife

Frankfort, KY - Free registration to participate in Kentucky's quota mentor-youth dove hunts opens today. Hunters have until 4:30pmET on Aug. 16 to apply for a hunt.

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources offers these hunts to allow adults to provide kids with a quality dove hunting experience. Participation is limited to avoid crowding of fields. Adult hunters can take up to two youths under the age of 16.

Dove season opens statewide Sept. 1, 2019.


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2019-08-06 07:01:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Ky Afield Outdoors

Lou Vera Wright, 99, Greensburg, KY (1919-2019)

Mrs. Lou Vera Wright of Greensburg, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Green Hill Rehab & Care Center. She was 99 years old.

The funeral services for Lou Vera Wright will be conducted at 11amCT on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Wilburn Bonta and Bro. Walter Wayne Milby will be officiating.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Tuesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT on Wednesday until time for the funeral service.


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2019-08-06 06:41:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

LWC 2019 Cross Country schedule released

By Chris Coombs

Lindsey Wilson cross country head coach Nick Wilson announced the 2019 schedule for the Blue Raider men and women's team on Monday.

Six events in total are on the slate for the Blue Raiders this season.

The 2019 campaign kicks off on Sept. 7 in Bowling Green, Ky., with the Mid-South Conference Preview meet. Next up is the Austin Peay Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 21 in Clarksville, Tennessee.


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2019-08-06 06:35:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Letter: Predicting winter weather

Dave Rosenbaum writes:
The number of foggy mornings in August was thought to equal the number of tracking snows in the following winter. One of the loafers at Dad's store at Fairplay once announced that there would be 37 tracking snows because that was the number of foggy August mornings the person had counted. --Dave
Comments re article 105466 Letter How many days of fog so far


2019-08-06 06:31:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Today - TUESDAY with CM - 6 Aug 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for August 6, 2019:
Sensing mystery,
some set self to find it out
and then cause trouble.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 6 August 2019.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2884


2019-08-06 06:30:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Partly sunny today, high 88F, chance of storms tonight

It's currently 65F at the Adair County Mesonet station. Watch out for patchy fog before 7amCT. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88F. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Tonight brings a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pmCT. Otherwise it should be mostly cloudy, with an overnight low around 67F. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 84F and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pmCT. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Wednesday night should be mostly clear, with a low around 64F and west wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.


2019-08-06 06:29:00 | Comments | Printable version

City of Columbia Mayor's Report for July, 2019

City of Columbia Mayor Pam Hoots shares a list of activities from the prior month at each meeting. At last night's August meeting, she provided the following list of projects working and/or completed for the month of July, 2019. Click 'read more' for the Mayor's list.

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2019-08-06 06:26:13 | Comments | Printable version

7-County Area Courts for Tue 6 Aug 2019

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 100 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: 2 events Circuit Court. 35 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 2 events Circuit Court. 10 events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2019-08-06 06:24:42 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: Tracking foggy mornings in August 2019

For those tracking the number of foggy mornings in August 2019, thinking it might indicate the number of snow days in winter, James Roberts sends this helpful note:

"I think the count would be 1 so far this month. Take a sharpie marker & mark your calendar on the day of each fog in August. That way it's easier to see later in the year." - James


2019-08-06 05:54:54 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for August 6
Happy Birthday, Bailey Henson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Blaine Harden | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Callie Grace | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie Jeffries Reece (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Furkin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Cox | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyle Mann (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Luke Maupin (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lynn Stephens (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madison Ryleigh McCarol (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Paul Miller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Russell McQueary | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon J. Dillingham Wheeler (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wayne Bryant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Will Hixson (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memoriam, Lorene Rhodes, Campbellsville, KY (1931-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dwight D. Harris, Jamestown, KY (1944-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josephine Alcorn Delk, 90, Casey County, KY (1929-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Iva Hovious, Worth, IL (1962-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Leonard Nelson, Taylor Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Katherine Milby, Columbia, Adair Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bill Asbery, 44, Hustonville, KY (1968) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Todd Eubank, Taylor Co., KY (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James E. Mason, Jr., Taylor Co., KY (1959-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jose Rolando Alfaro, Campbellsville, KY (1973-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Jean Wilson, Casey County, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert D. (Bob) Sheene, Sr., Casey County KY (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Louise Gray Russell, 67, Summer Shade, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Julia (Bianco) Panicci, Lebanon, KY (1948-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Monica Marie Sparks Underwood, 36, Green Co., KY (1978-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Mae Mouser, 85, Adair County, KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucy Myrtle Wilson, Russell Co., KY (1924-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Smith, 68, Adair County, KY; Barren native (1947-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Phyllis Jean (Whitley) Fair, Taylor Co., KY (1953-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth M. Spears, 90, Burkesville, KY (1925-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garnett Kessler, 92, Adair County, KY (1924-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jeffrey DeWayne McFarland, Casey County, KY (1975-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilkie Lee Wilson, Russell County, KY (1940-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Byron Douglas (Doug) England, Taylor County, KY (1956-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Moore Clark, Casey County, KY (1921-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tammy Reeder, 43, Columbia, Adair County, KY (1974-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jack (Cody) Ebenschweiger, Russell County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ernest Robert Bell, 74, Russell County, KY (1943-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, 2019
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry Open each Tuesday, 08am-1pmCT, at Praise Assembly of God Church, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. --Ann Burton Murphy | (ID:58476, Comment)
8:30amCTAdair County Public Library: Pellyton Bookmobile Run | (ID:58478, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:58477, Comment)
NoonCTServices for Randall Scott Pierce, 53, Windsor, KY (1966-2019) | (ID:58460, Comment)
Services for Ronnel Lee Benningfield, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019) | (ID:58468, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices for Johnie James (Socks) Biggs, 91, Columbia, KY (1928-2019) | (ID:58462, Comment)
Services for William Thomas Gilpin, 85, Casey County, KY (1933-2019) | (ID:58471, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices for Ricky Brooks, Metcalfe County, KY Sheriff (1979-2019) | (ID:58466, Comment)
3:00pmCTServices for Sheila Lynn Burress, 70, Campbellsville, KY (1949-2019) | (ID:58458, Comment)

 


























 
 
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