Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
What's Going On
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
Mike Watson: Restoration in Action--Volunteers Needed
By Mike Watson
One of the historic buildings of Adair County is in need of some tender loving care. A bit of cosmetic work will be applied to the old Flat Woods School building on September 21, 2019.
The effort began with Sammy Hughes and Rodney White and their desire to see this former Rosenwald School building preserved for future generations. Mr. Hughes, who is a teacher in the Adair County School system, was a student at Flat Woods and, therefore, has a special interest. Mr. White has studied the Rosenwald buildings and sees a need to preserve one of the best examples in Kentucky and one of the best in the nation, and the only one left in Adair County.
Saturday, September 21st has been designated as a community work day and the Flat Woods School is one of the most important spots for the action to take place. The Columbia Christian Church's Band of Brothers organization is spear heading the work on the building that day.
On that Saturday, volunteers will assemble at the school with work beginning at 7amCT, and will continue until the work is finished, with a mid-day meal furnished.
The Band of Brothers will orchestrate the work and all volunteers are asked to come prepared to jump right in. Cleaning supplies are needed, including but not limited to cleaner, rags, etc.
If you can, come out that day. Donation of materials will be greatly appreciated as well as monetary donations.
Bobby Morrison, of the Band of Brothers, says: "All people are invited to come, come one--come all."
This story was posted on 2019-09-10 05:54:56
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
More articles from topic Mike Watson - History:
Of Rainmakers and Pioneers
June 1969--50 Years Ago This Month
Watson says put history up front in Tour 120 this weekend
Adair County Teachers, 1939
History Bite: Pollard's Chapel
Remarkable Memories--Bible Verses Memorized
A Wild Onion Tale...or a Rite of Spring...
Beware, there is a slitherer in here...
The Libraries of Columbia and Adair County
Historian Mike Watson to speak at ACPL Monday, 4 March 2019
View even more articles in topic Mike Watson - History
Bank of Columbia
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.