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LWC Outdoor Track & Field qualifiers announced

By Kyle Jackson

The national office released the qualifiers for the 2022 NAIA Men and Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships on Friday morning. A total of 13 Lindsey Wilson student-athletes garnered mentions on the competitor entry list for the championships scheduled to run from May 25-27 at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Alabama.


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2022-05-20 12:40:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

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Epicurean Kentuckian: Laurel Ridge Farms pork



2022-05-20 - Adair Co., KY - Photo by Brandy Held.
Laurel Ridge Farms seasoned pork belly and seasoned pork jowl. Brandy says "it's a non smoked version of bacon and jowl. Way less salt but still packed with flavor."

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Joseph Francis Rooney, 88, Columbia, KY (1934-2022)

Joseph Francis Rooney of Columbia (formerly of Chicago, Illinois) died on Thursday, May 19, 2022. He was 88 years old.

A private funeral service will be held.


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2022-05-20 12:37:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Emergency Medical Services honored this week

This week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, has been proclaimed as Emergency Medical Services Week in Columbia and Adair County.

The leadership of the county worked together in a proclamation issued jointly by Mayor Pamela Hoots and Adair County Judge Executive Gale Cowan. The special document follows:


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2022-05-20 08:21:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Paving to start Monday on LBN at Russell/Pulaski line

By Amber Hale

Somerset, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 Office advises motorists that beginning Monday, May 23, crews will begin performing paving operations on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Pulaski County.

Work will be performed both east and west bound between the Fishing Creek bridge (mile point 84.4) and the Russell County line (mile point 72). Work will begin as mobile operations to remove pavement markings which is expected to last four weeks. Paving operations will follow requiring the roadway to be reduced to one lane. In addition, the speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling through the area and to pay close attention to signage.

Work is expected to continue through September.


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James Mike (Goat) Lobb, 61, Greensburg, KY (1961-2022)

James Mike "Goat" Lobb of Greensburg passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Green Hill Rehab and Care Center. He was 61 years old.

The funeral services for James Mike "Goat" Lobb will be conducted at 1pmCT on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Jerry Scott and Bro. Blake Durrett officiating. Burial will follow in the Chaudoin Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 3pmCT until 8pmCT on Saturday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and will continue after 7amCT on Sunday until time for the funeral service.


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2022-05-20 08:06:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

JoAnn Davis Bragg, 88, Edmonton, KY (1933-2022)

JoAnn Davis Bragg of Edmonton passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. She was 88 years old.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bragg will held at 2pmCT on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Butler Funeral Home 201 East St., Edmonton, KY. Burial will follow in the Shirley-Dickson Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9amCT on Sunday until service time.


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2022-05-20 08:00:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Harlan, Pierce among DOCJT basic training graduates

By Michael A. Moore

Richmond, KY - On Thursday, May 19, 2022, Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) announced that 28 law enforcement officers from agencies across the state have graduated the basic training academy.

Local area graduates included Savannah L. Harlan, with the Jamestown Police Department, and Timothy J. Pierce,with the Russell County Sheriff's Office. "Today, your hard work at the academy has paid off," Gov. Beshear said. "We look forward to the good work you will do once you return to your communities. Thank you for your commitment to keeping the commonwealth safe."


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2022-05-20 07:56:43 | Comments | Printable version

CPD: Search warrant results in 3 arrests

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, the HIDTA Task Force Columbia Office, in coalition with The Columbia Police Department and other agencies, executed a search warrant in the Millerfield community on the Adair/Russell line, concluding a recent investigation.

During search of property a quantity of methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, mushrooms and prescription pills, as well as cash were found by Officers.


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2022-05-20 07:50:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 20, 2022

If you skip a chance,
you may miss brushing against
your greatest romance.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 20 May 2022.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3902


2022-05-20 07:47:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Fri 20 May 2022

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Friday, May 20, 2022, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 1 event Circuit Court. No 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: 2 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: 1 event Circuit Court. 7 events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2022-05-20 07:46:58 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 20
Happy Anniversary, Micah and Jaclyn Abbott (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, William and Ople Dial (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Briley Ann Breeding (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brooklynne Carroll (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacob Stewart Cowan (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Janet Wall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Wall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica Pyles (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Hitch | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Norma H. Scott (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruth Redmon (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hunter Durham, 78, Adair County, KY (1941-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilma Irene Justet, Liberty, KY native (1946-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Deborah L. Wade, Jamestown, KY native (1952-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Adam Bowen, Taylor Co., KY(1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Anna Mary Milby, 80, Green Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alta Graham Roberts, Taylor Co., KY (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Lenva Garmon, Cumberland Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rosalie Wiley Mitchell, Cumberland Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cleo Watson Adair Co., KY (1918-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Genneive Tarter, Taylor Co., KY (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Robert "Bobby" Marcum, Green Co. KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Eva Jewell Curry Shuffett, Green Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Otha Zimmerman, Jr., Russell Springs, KY (1945-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Marcus Wayne Smith, 38, Cumberland Co., KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky Eugene Murray, Russell County, KY (1958-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Katherine Brown, 60, Casey Co., KY (1955-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Edward Sinders, Cumberland Co., KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Grammer Wilcoxson, 78, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Junior Long, Casey County, KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ernest Leon White, 75, Metcalfe County, KY (1942-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chaplain Lt. Col. Brian D. Curry, 50, Bullitt Co., KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jeannie S. Fortune, 69, Russell Co., KY (1949-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alvin Gupton, 78, Campbellsville, KY (1942-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ashleigh Nicole 'Ginger' Swiney, 30, Taylor County, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonda Dean Taylor, 65, Adair County, KY (1956-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Alfred Landon Hadley, 81, Taylor/Cumberland Counties, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl A. Burton (May 20, 1912-Feb. 23, 1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Kenneth Rogers Jr, 65, Green County, KY (1954-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daisy Vibbert, 93, Cumberland County, KY (1925-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delores England, 84, Russell Springs, KY (1937-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Ann Moore, 68, Adair Co., KY native (1952-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Brown (May 20, 1932-July 17, 2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gladys Lucille Irvin, 74, Russell County, KY (1939-2014) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Charlene Gaskins, 96, Columbia, KY (1924-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marcella Cox, 81, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary McClain, Russell County, KY (1932-2017) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Thompson Tsukagoshi, 73, Metcalfe County, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma F. Scott, 81, Bliss Community (1933-2015) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pearl M. Dunbar, 90, Adair Co., KY native (1930-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phyllis Jo Rooks, 75, Columbia, KY (1945-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rhonda Wethington, 32, Casey County, KY (1986-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2022
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
11:30amCTRibbon Cutting for Southern Nest Realty Jamestown branch office | (ID:63178, Comment)
NoonCTServices for Danny Lynn Cowan, 71, Columbia, KY (1951-2022) | (ID:63179, Comment)
6:00pmCTRevival at Through the Fire Worship Center | (ID:63152, Comment)

 






























 
 
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