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Mothers recognized at Jones Chapel UMC on Sun 14 May 2017

Mothers were recognized today, May 14, 2017 at Jones Chapel Untied Methodist Church. Among those recognized were Marcella Brown, Sarah Jessie and Harper, Karen Partin and Kristin Quinn and Lorelei.

2017-05-14 15:44:11 | Comments | Printable version

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Holmes Bend Suites & Meeting Room ribbon cutting

2017-05-14 - Holmes Bend Marina, Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
An Open House & Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held Saturday, May 13, 2017 to officially declare the opening of Holmes Bend Suites & Meeting Room. From left are ownership family and community members: Sue Stivers, Curtis Hardwick, Brenda Mann, Tanner and Kyndal Caldwell, Joey Caldwell, Shirley Watson, Kelly Caldwell, David L. Butler, Linda Blankenship, Lynn B. McLean, Ellen Zornes, Pamela Hoots and Jane Hardwick. - Linda Waggener

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One dies after Jeep v. Yamaha cycle v. Highlander collisions

Motorcycle struck when attempting to make left hand turn in collision just before midnight in Bullitt County. Ejected cycle passenger struck by oncoming Toyota Highlander. Five persons injured, motorcycle operator fatally. Investigation is ongoing by Trooper/Reconstructionist Dewan Kelly.
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By Tpr. Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (Sun 14 May 2017 - 1:08pmCT) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers responded to a three vehicle fatal collision in Bullitt Co. Saturday night. On May 13, 2017 at approximately 11:15pmET, KSP received a call on a three vehicle accident at the intersection of John Harper Road (KY 1526) and Running Creek Drive.

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2017-05-14 13:11:50 | Comments | Printable version

Laverne Hadley: Hundreds of Grandpa's Whiskers to give away

Laverne Hadley writes:
I have hundreds coming up in my flower bed if anyone wants some come and get them. My phone number is 270-384-5151 - Laverne Hadley
About: Sandra Souders: Trying to find Grandpa's Whiskers

2017-05-14 12:24:52 | Comments | Printable version

Remembering Mother: Growing up on Jamestown Hill

A Mother's Day Story by Wilma Jean Waggener Cravens. The Tree Root Village: Making do and making believe
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By Wilma Jean Waggener Cravens
Story composed by phone 13 May 2017, transcribed by Ed Waggener

When we were growing up on Jamestown Hill, we didn't have a lot of spending money, and not a lot of store bought toys. But we did have safe neighborhoods and plenty of imagination to make do - with make-do toys - at play.

Sometimes all of the many kids living at the big two-and-a-half story house and a few of the dozens of neighborhood children of all ages.

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2017-05-14 11:38:50 | Comments | Printable version

Pollinators subject for 25 May 2017 Adair Garden Club

Topic: Why are pollinators so important to our gardens and how do we attract them.

By Donna Jones, President, Adair County Garden Club

The Adair County Garden Club will have their May meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 1pmCT, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. This months topic is Why are pollinators so important to our gardens and how do we attract them. Any questions: please call Donna Jones at 270-634-2125. - Donna Jones

2017-05-14 11:37:11 | Comments | Printable version

Diana Wilson: Bachelor Buttons same as Blue Cornflower

Dianna Wilson writes:
Blue Cornflowers are the same as Bachelor Buttons. - Dianna Wilson
Comments re photo 72617 Flowers Need ID delightful blue flower A Bachelors Buttons

2017-05-14 06:30:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Brian Alexander: Strainer has Russell Creek waterway blocked

A Heads up for Canoers and Kayakers on Russell Creek condition.
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By Ed Waggener

Brian Alexander sent this notice last night, Sat 13 May 2017, at 10:44pmCT, "I just wanted to let kyaker and canoers that a strainer is forming in Russell Creek just below the Henson bottoms between the Bypass bridge and Pelham Bridge. It has the waterway completely blocked."

Because canoeing/kayaking is now a major recreational sport enjoyed by a perhaps the fast growing leisure time activity in area, notices such as this one will be of growing importance; our thanks to Brian Alexander for the alert.

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2017-05-14 06:06:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, Sunday wth CM - 14 May 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 14, 2017:
One must not refuse
offered hospitality
by not eating food.
--Robert Stone, Sunday, 14 May 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2070

2017-05-14 05:59:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 14
Happy Anniversary, Brian and Bethany Harvey (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alisha Nelson (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Andrea Grant (1974) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Andrea Thomas | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Adamson (1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Wheat | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bradley Adamson (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenda Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, David Martin (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emma Michelle Thomas (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eric Shepherd! | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ethan Luke Burton (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gregg Bardin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jane Hardwick | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jayden Bryce Miller (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jill Rogers Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shamarie Harper | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sylvia Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Todd VanArsdale (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bob Porter, Russell County, KY (1932-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chris Wesley, Casey County, KY (1976-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kendra Nichole Moore, Burkesville, KY (2001-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Rush, Burkesville, KY (1949-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, BD Thompson, Campbellsville, KY (1949-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Ruth Lyles Russell Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Laures Faye Smith, Taylor Co., KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willard Skaggs, Taylor Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Claves Leon Sneed, Green Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eutrice Roy, 88, Russell County, KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Ann Wilson, Russell County, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald G. Henderson, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Angela Russell, Casey Co., KY (1968-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Martha Jane Antle, Russell Co., KY (1930-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Pepper Chaney, Green County, KY (1924-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robbie (Hutch) Howell, 41, Yosemite, KY (1974-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Craft Anderson, Albany, KY (1938-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bennie George, 63, Russell Co., KY (1952-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lou Edith Jones, 99, Cumberland Co., KY (1916-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barry Edward Stargel, Sr., Adair Co. native (1951-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Donald (Gene) Pritchard, 78, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eugene St. Clair, Taylor Co., KY (1927-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson Myers, 78, Burkesville, KY (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Mae Bagby Risen, Greensburg, KY (1924-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arbutus Comer Hilton, 77, Adair County, KY (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shyanne Brooke Evans, 19, Dunnville, KY (1998-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Violet Buis, 84, Casey County, KY (1931-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Feese Absher Perry, 68, formerly of Adair County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ann Thompson Strader, 82, Greensburg, KY (1938-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Froggett Sr, Metcalfe County, KY (1940-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Sullivan, 91, Russell Co., KY (1929-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edward (Cotton) Burton, 82, Columbia, KY (1938-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gilbert Ray Mondie, 81, Russell Springs, KY (1939-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Skipworth, 75, Burkesville, KY (1945-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rachel Green McGaha (1915-1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Elaine Pierce Young, 78, Greensburg, KY (1942-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shyanna Marie Harmon, 13, Columbia, KY (2008-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Sunday, May 14, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTToday is MOTHER'S DAY | (ID:47211, Comment)
5:00amCTNational Peace Officers Week starts today. May 14-May 20, 2017 | (ID:47344, Comment)
6:00amCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Sunday worship service schedules. | (ID:47338, Comment)
6:30amCT2017 Spring Sports Calendars: Adair County High School.
10:00amCTMother's Day Service. Red Lick United Methodist Church, 3976 Mosby Ridge Road, Edmonton, KY, is having special service today presented by the children of the congregation.. The theme for the congregation is "Letting Your Voice Be Heard". - CHRIS LAGERMANN. PRE-HOMECOMING & HOMECOMING SCHEDULE | (ID:47343, Comment)
10:30amCTThe Spirituals, Edmonton, KY in concert Kellyville Community Church, 44 Kelleyville Road, Adair Co., KY. Concert is presented in support of the Unity in the Community Revival. | (ID:47315, Comment)
NoonCT Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:47340, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Flona Beatrice Roy, 101, Russell Co., KY (1916-2017) | (ID:47321, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY for Louis Bennett, 80, Russell Co., KY (1937-2017) | (ID:47320, Comment)
3:00pmCTLindsey Wilson outdoor track and field hosts the Lindsey Wilson College Twilight on at Blue Raider Stadium, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. - ANTHONY LATESSA. STORY | (ID:47335, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Sunday evening worship service schedules. | (ID:47341, Comment)
6:30pmCTUnity in the Community Revival, 6:30pmCT 14 thru 22 May 2017 - MRS CONNIE YOUNG SCHEDULE/LOCATIONS/SPEAKERS | (ID:46709, Comment)
The Blakey Quartet at Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene - BRIAN FUDGE. ITEM | (ID:47342, Comment)


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