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Adam Michael Edwards, 31, Green County, KY (1988-2019)

Adam Michael Edwards of Green County, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, August 31, 2019 in Greensburg. He was 31 years and three months of age.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12noonCT September 4, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Edwards Family Cemetery. Kade Fulkerson officiating. Visitation is requested after 10amCT Wednesday.

Pallbearers: Malaka Horton, Mason Horton, Jeff Edwards, Bryan Fulkerson, Timmy Patterson and James Patterson.


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Adam Michael Edwards, 31, Green County, KY (1988-2019)



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Letter: Thanks for Candy Company article

Lanny Ray Gore, MD, Floyds Knobs, IN, writes:
Thanks for the article mentioning Dagwood and picture of Columbia Candy Company. I am Dagwood's grandson.

I did not know about the cat or the old location of the Candy Company. My sister Louann Gore Flanagan sent it to me. --Lanny
Comments re photo 84940 Scenic Columbia The Trendy Farmhouse


2019-09-03 15:53:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Letter: Names for Gathering photo

Donna White writes:
This is a pic that I actually borrowed from Rolland and posted on the Chance/Harvey's Ridge fb page. I was told that this is a group at a revival at Emory's Chapel Church probably in the 1940's. Not in order: Bro. Hodges and Flossie, Christine Coomer, Floyd Pelston, Jewell Thomas, Bro. Antle, Millard Turner, Lena and Doc Wheat, Lucille Lewis, Flora (Cissy Mae) Morrison, Audrey Morrison, Magdeline Morrison, Rolland Coomer, Clyde Hoover, Russell Shelton, Ralph Lewis, Colman Lewis. --Donna White
Comments re photo 84954 A look at a past gathering in southern Adair County


2019-09-03 15:51:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Community Needs Assessment Reports are now available

Download the Adair County Community Assessment Report (PDF)

By Tony Rose
County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development

During the past year, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service has worked to determine ways we can better serve you and together work toward a stronger Kentucky.

Through 31,000 survey responses, 500 focus groups and personal interviews, you have told us about the things you value. Results from these interactions were processed by UK's Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky and Kentucky by the Numbers and are now available to you.

Extension agents and specialists will diligently work during the next few months to bring local individuals and community partners to the table to discuss ways to best address communities' top priorities. We will also be developing programs and plans of work based on your identified priorities and concerns. These programs will roll out during the next program year which begins in July.


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Bingo for Books event celebrates grandparents at ACPC

By Paula Garrison

We are celebrating grandparents/grandpersons and Walk to Read at a Bingo for Books. It will be held Monday, September 9, 2019 (all grades) from 5:30-6:30pmCT.

Students may bring their grandparents or invite a special person in their lives.


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ACSO: Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office


A Georgia man was arrested on felony drug charges after an early morning traffic stop on Monday, September 2, 2019.

At approximately 1amCT on Monday morning, Adair County Sheriff K-9 Deputy Josh Durbin and KSP Trooper Alan Shirley initiated a traffic stop 4 miles north of Columbia on KY 61N. The stop was on a blue 2004 Chevrolet operated by Juan Mulderuado, 33, of Georgia.

During roadside investigation, it was suspected that narcotics may be in the vehicle. Deputy Durbin deployed his K-9, Nitro. Nitro indicated a positive hit for the odor of narcotics and as a result methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.


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2019-09-03 10:56:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Neat Reunion, Sat 21 Sept 2019

By Dallas Neat

The Neat Reunion will be held at the the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Fellowship Hall, 1935 Millerfield Rd, Columbia, KY, on Saturday September 21, 2019.

We will gather in at about 10amCT and have a potluck meal starting around NoonCT. Everyone is invited to come and bring your old pictures and memories from the past.


2019-09-03 10:52:03 | Comments | Printable version

KY man accused of riding Wal-Mart shopping cart drunk

By Mike Stunson, Lexington Herald-Leader

A Corbin man was charged after he allegedly was operating a Wal-Mart motorized cart while intoxicated. The sheriff's office was sent Friday to apartments off Felts School Road, around 12 miles south of London, over reports that a man was allegedly intoxicated while riding the cart around the apartments, the sheriff's office said.

When deputies arrived, they found an intoxicated 39-year-old Steve Eaton on the Wal-Mart cart, according to the sheriff.

Read more at kentucky.com



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KSP: Columbia man sentenced to 23.5 years in prison

By Tpr. Nick Hale

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, Joshua David Gayde, age 36 of Columbia, appeared in Adair Circuit Court and was sentenced after entering a guilty plea to nine charges involving sex crimes against a minor child that occurred between January 2014 and December 2017.

Gayde pled guilty to four counts of First-Degree Rape involving a child under 12 years old and five counts of First-Degree Sexual Abuse involving a child under 12 years old.

Pursuant to the plea agreement Gayde will serve a total of 23.5 years in the state penitentiary. Upon his release from prison Gayde will be required to register as a lifetime sex offender on the Kentucky State Sex Offender Registry.

The investigation in this case was led by Kentucky State Police Detective Nick Davis.


2019-09-03 10:47:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Mom thanks hospital for aid after roadside delivery

By Kacie Goode, The Kentucky Standard

Theresa and Chad Cissell often joked about having a home birth, but they got more than they bargained for when Theresa went into labor en route to the hospital, ultimately giving birth in the middle of the night on the side of a busy highway. A few weeks after a traumatic birth, Theresa Cissell and daughter, Leonora Rae, are doing just fine.

Read more at kystandard.com


2019-09-03 08:11:16 | Comments | Printable version

Kathy A. Crew, 46, Liberty, KY (1973-2019)

Kathy A. Crew of Liberty passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, having attained the age of 46.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Contown Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from NoonET until 2pmET on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.


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2019-09-03 08:05:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

September is National Preparedness Month

By Barbara Fox/Christina Dettman

Frankfort, KY - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is reminding the public that households, businesses and communities can increase their preparedness by following this year's theme of Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters during September - National Preparedness Month (NPM).

This nationwide effort is organized each year by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to encourage citizens to prepare and plan for emergencies in their homes, business and schools. This yearly observance was founded after 9/11 to increase preparedness awareness in the U.S., a fitting time to join the effort to help communities prepare for emergencies such as natural disasters and to encourage individuals to take action.


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Cocanougher reunion celebrates pioneer ancestors

72 of us were delighted to fellowship together with food, stories, laughter, pictures, various recognitions and a GRAND day together. Cocanoughers/Connours from KY, IL, IN, OK, FL, NE were present to celebrate.

By Mike Crain

After over two centuries the families of two brothers united for a reunion in Perryville KY July 28, 2019 at The American Legion Hall. Jacob & Neley (Eleanor) Silvertooth Cocanougher were settlers in the 1780s of then Mercer County KY in the present day Boyle County Salt River cane brakes between Danville & Perryville. These pioneer settlers moved in the 1790s to Long Run of The Beech Fork near Texas KY. Some of the original 500 acres is still owned and resided on by Bruce Cocanougher. About 1800 John Cocanougher (Connour) moved to IN then IL.


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Shirley Roberts, 84, Russell County, KY native (1935-2019)

Shirley Roberts of Louisville, KY passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. She was 84 years old.

Religious Service at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, Jamestown,, KY, at 1pmCT on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 with Bro. Bill Welker officiating.Interment will follow in Jamestown Cemetery Jamestown, KY.

Friends may visit Tuesday after 11:30amCT.


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2019-09-03 05:56:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Terry Lee Gadberry, 58, Liberty, KY (1961-2019)

Terry Lee Gadberry, of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at his home. He was 58 years of age.

Funeral services are 2pmET on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Ferndale Baptist Church, Poodle Doo Rd., Liberty, KY, with Brother Larold Gosser, Brother David Terwilliger, and Brother Gary Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Spaw Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, and 8amET until NoonET on Wednesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Visitation will continue from 1pmET to 2pmET on Wednesday, at Ferndale Baptist Church.


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2019-09-03 05:51:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today - TUESDAY with CM - 3 Sept 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 3, 2019:
Those who do duty
cheerfully risk all they have
precious life and love.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 3 September 2019.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2912


2019-09-03 05:47:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Dougherty, Miller earn MSC Player of the Week honors

By Chris Wells

Lindsey Wilson College football players Jared Dougherty and Stevie Miller have earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Player of the Week accolades, conference officials announced on Monday.


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It is better to give than receive

By Norma Scott

Aaron Branham is having a birthday soon! He will be 14 in September, 2019 and is a freshman at the Adair County High School. This year, Aaron has chosen to celebrate his birthday in a giving--rather than receiving--manner.

Aaron will be having a Sock and Togie Drive through the entire month of September and up until October 11. All sizes for both boys and girls are needed and can be donated at any of the Adair County Schools or can be dropped off at the Chamber of Commerce building.


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2019-09-03 05:43:35 | Comments | Printable version

Knife Swap cancelled

The Adair County Knife Club's Swap Meeting is cancelled for September 3, 2019. The next meeting will be September 17, 2019. --Shirley Moss

2019-09-03 05:24:52 | Comments | Printable version

Morning fog, then sun, high 89F

It's currently 63F at the Adair County Mesonet station. Watch out for patchy fog this morning. Otherwise, it should be sunny today, with a high near 89F and light and variable wind.

Tonight will be clear with a low around 64F.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88F and calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Skies will remain mostly clear through Wednesday night, with an overnight low around 59.


2019-09-03 05:23:31 | Comments | Printable version

7-County Area Courts for Tue 3 Sept 2019

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at a glance:
  • Adair County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: 1 event Circuit Court. 17 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. 21 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. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2019-09-03 05:19:41 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 3
Happy Anniversary, Amos and Carolyn Gaskins (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Bob and Diane Benningfield (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Chester and Betty Smith Bennett (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Doug and Kathy DeRossett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Gerhard Lepiarczyk and Katherine Louise Grider Lepiarczyk (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, James & Tricia Cole (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Larry and Diana Russo (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexandra Brockman (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allan Bennett (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amanda England | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amber Bledsoe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenda Huckaby | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittany Sasha Abbot | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Deloris Curry (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gracie Baker (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackie Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenny Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jodi Akers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Hutcheson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jynelle Murphy (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kasey Leann Abrell Wilkerson (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kayleigh Martin (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Scott | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louis McQueary | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melinda Wright | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mendel Sexton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nikki Underwood | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Heather Jo Peckinpaugh, Columbia, KY (1972-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary W. Woodrum, Liberty, KY (1956-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Allen Rock, Taylor Co., KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chad Bryant Brown, Greensburg, KY (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carthel Porter, Russell Co., KY (1917) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Pace, 79, Burkesville, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Edward (Eddie) Judd, Russell Co., KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ernie Wise, 64, Campbellsville, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Woodrum Watson, Casey Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara June Martin, Casey County, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Olive Crabtree, Taylor County, KY (1921-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathryn Daniel Yates, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary M. Godby, Casey Co., KY (1938-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clevella Renee Coffey, Adair County, KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Lee Stearns, 74, Russell Co., KY (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Harold D. Flatt, 79, Russell County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Wilson, 71, Russell Co., KY (1943-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nancy Huddleston Grider Russell County, KY (1969-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Lewis Lynn, Casey Co., KY (1962-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delbert Wesley Morgan, 89, Liberty, KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Icy Bloyd, Campbellsville, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Marie Edelen, Taylor Co., KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas Morfey, 72, Somerset, KY (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glen Derl Raines, 82, Casey Co., KY (1933-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Berman Dale Withers, 67, Russell Co., KY (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenny B. Goode, 61, Casey Co., KY(1955-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rita Pearl Cooksie, 87, Cumberland Co. KY native/formerly of Adair Co. (1929-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Terry Gene Buck, Jr., 57, Adair Co., KY/Anderson Co. KY native (1959-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nellie Bonnie Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1920-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby M. Grider, Casey County, KY (1934-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Mae Grider, Casey County, KY (1934-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Hite (Skaggs) Brown, 98, Taylor County, KY (1919-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sylva Faith McBeath Hopper, 103, Russell Co., KY (1914-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garvey Stephens, 81, native of Russell Co., KY (1946-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Reva Nell Kessler Marcum, Green Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, September 3, 2019
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTLocal artists work now on display at Lucretia Begley Gallery | (ID:58692, Comment)
Praise 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:58718, Comment)
8:30amCTAdair Co. Public Library Pellyton Bookmobile Run | (ID:58749, Comment)
Adair Co. Public Library Daycare and Headstart Visits | (ID:58761, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, --Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:58723, Comment)
10:00amCTGentle Chair Yoga at LWC Wellness Center | (ID:58418, Comment)
NoonCTServices for Ina Mae Snow, 97, former resident of Campbellsville, KY | (ID:58713, Comment)
1:00pmCTPainting workshop with artist Nadia Molugova at CU | (ID:58687, Comment)
Services for Shirley Roberts, 84, Russell County, KY native (1935-2019) | (ID:58782, Comment)
4:30pmCTGirls ACHS Volleyball vs Taylor County | (ID:58715, Comment)
6:00pmCTColumbia City Council meeting - click for September 2019 Agenda | (ID:58711, Comment)

 

























 
 
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