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Dolly Mae (Young) Garrett, Metcalfe Co., KY (1932-2017)

She was a member of the Grace Union Baptist Church and a homemaker.
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Dolly Mae Garrett, age 85, of Bee Springs, KY, passed away on Friday, September 22 2017 at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky.

A graveside service will be held at 11amCT, on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Garrett Cemetery near Edmonton, KY.


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2017-09-22 20:07:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Scenic KY: bear prints found in mountains near Whitesburg, KY



2017-09-22 - Whitesburg, KY - Photo by Jacob Cowan on the job.
"Ricky Bault called our Jacob on the job in Whitesburg who said that he'd found a bear paw print where they are working that was bigger and wider than his boot. They are in the middle of nowhere in Eastern KY, having to stay in Virginia. I think I am ready for my boy to get off the mountain." -- Mitzi Bault
Jacob is a 2016 WKU graduate with a degree in civil engineering and is employed in his field.

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Children's Story Walk at Blair Center is tomorrow, 23 Sept 2017

By Lee Ann Jessie

The newest book for the Story Walk at the Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY, is opening tomorrow, 23 Sept 2017, at 11amCT with "The Man in the Red Bandanna" written by Honor Crowther Fagan.

It is the story of Welles Remy Crowther"s courageous acts on 9/11 that saved several people from certain death in the Twin Towers. The story begins when Welles was a little boy and began to wear a red bandanna. As people walk and read the story, they will learn of the great sacrifice on that day that was made by Welles.


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2017-09-22 18:42:26 | Comments | Printable version

Randall Gerald Thomas, 67, Casey Co., KY (1950-2017)

He was a native of Indianapolis, IN, and a resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Gerald Clifton & Jeanette Cochran Thomas. He was a janitor. He was a member of both the VFW and the Eagles.
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Randall Gerald Thomas, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his home. He was 67.

A graveside service will be held at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Oak Grove Contown Cemetery in Liberty, Casey County, KY. Kentucky. Bro. Larry Luttrell will officiate.


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2017-09-22 18:14:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

No. 6 LWC Football hosts No. 10 Southeastern Sat 23 Sep 2017

Top 10 Showdown at Blue Raider Stadium
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By Christopher Coombs

COLUMBIA, KY - The sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson football team hosts No. 10 Southeastern (FL) for a Saturday afternoon, September 23, 2017, matchup at 1:30pmCT at Blue Raider Stadium, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. The matchup features two of the top five scoring offenses in the NAIA.


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2017-09-22 18:00:19 | Comments | Printable version

Greater Tuna fun starts 22 Sep 2017 at Barnlot Theatre

Just a Reminder- Larry Wilson and Austin Coffey will do their best to honor the late, great Richard Duncan and Harold Chambers, starting this weekend September 22, 2017, at 7pmCT, and continues through October 1, 2017, at the Metcalfe County Middle School Auditorium, 208 Randolph Street, Edmonton, KY. No reservations, tickets are $5 dollars at the door and all proceeds will go to Barn Lot Theater. Two men 21 characters and a dog, you won't want to miss this. - Gaye Shaw

2017-09-22 11:02:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

KEA Russell Springs, will honor Mid Cumberland retired teachers

Pension situation will be discussed

By Lou Ann Gore Flanagan

KEA Russell Springs office, 2340 S Highway 127, Russell Springs, KY, will be holding a reception to honor our retired teachers in the Middle Cumberland area on Tuesday October 17, 2017, from 1pm-3pmCT/2pm-4pmET. All retired teachers are invited to come and visit with your retirees and hear the latest update on our pension situation. Light refreshments will be served. Any questions, please call 270-866-4495.


2017-09-22 10:22:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Rev. Curtis Barnes, CU alum, to preach at CU Campus Revival

By KayCee Wilhelm, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - The Rev. Curtis Barnes, family discipleship pastor at Geyer Springs First Baptist Church in Little Rock, AR, is to speak at the Fall Campus Revival Monday-Thursday, September 25-28, 2017, at 6pmCT/7pmETly at Ransdell Chapel, 401 Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY.


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The Spirituals at Living by Faith, 8 Oct 2017

The Spirituals will be singing at Living by Faith Church, 3041 Edmonton Road, Columbia, KY, Sun 08 Oct 2017, at 5:30pmCT. Bro Bobby Withers is the pastor. - Lesa Withers

2017-09-22 09:17:42 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Malvina Farkle Day brings community closer together

Some 20 locations served, improved during day of service
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By Venus Popplewell, Director of Public Relations, LWC

COLUMBIA, KY (Fri 22 Sep 2017) - Lindsey Wilson College Junior, Lindsay Daniel of Russell Springs, KY looks forward to Malvina Farkle Day every year as a day dedicated to giving back to the community that has such a big impact on LWC.

Daniel, a Bonner Scholar and Human Services & Counseling major, spent her day of service at the Green River Animal Shelter. Even though Lindsay regularly gives back to the community through Bonner, she says that Malvina Farkle Day is a great way for the whole campus to express their gratitude.


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2017-09-22 09:02:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Commonwealth of KY computers are down statewide

Update at 9:49amCT Friday, 22 Sep 2017 from Lisa Greer: Good morning again, and it is going better. I'm happy to say our computers are back up and going. Thanks for your patience - LISA GREER
Adair County Clerk's office is open, can be contacted by phone at 270-384-2801

From Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk

(Received at 9amCT, posted at 9:13amCT, Fri 22 Sep 2017) - We are open today, but our computers are down statewide, with no estimate time, hopefully they will be back up and going shortly. State is currently working on them, this outage effects every county. If you would like to call to check before coming the number is 270-384-2801. We will send an notice as soon as they are back up and going. Sorry for the inconvenience but itís not something we can fix locally has to be done on the State level. Thank you for your patience and have a great week end


2017-09-22 08:53:51 | Comments | Printable version

Gabby Pedroza begins Glory Hands For Venezuela to help others

In effort to help babies and children survive in her home country, LWC student Gabby Pedroza is starting a foundation, Glory Hands For Venezuela (Manos Gloriosas para Venezuela), and asking questions of her American family and friends about how to raise funds and how they might be able to get help directly to those in dire need.

By Linda Waggener

Jeanne and Charles Marshburn of Columbia are host parents to six Lindsey Wilson college international students. A friend of one of their students, their kids, as Jeanne calls them, has a goal to somehow help kids in her Venezuelan home:

"This young lady at Lindsey Wilson is truly an inspiration. She is a brilliant girl. Came to LWC from Venezuela at the age of 16 (I think) and is now on her 3rd year here (I think). Over the summer she worked with starving babies & children in Venezuela and then came back here to school and has organized raffles and a blood drive to help her sick and hungry country. The pictures of her holding starving, dying babies is heart breaking. I sincerely believe this "child" will find ways to help thousands and am so proud to know her." -- Jeanne Marshburn


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2017-09-22 08:32:01 | Comments | Printable version

Visit with Doris Browning Depp is Saturday 23 Sept 2017

Former ACHS teacher and long time Beta Club sponsor, Doris Browning Depp, will be in Columbia tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, for a reception with friends and former students. It will be held from 1pm to 5pmCT at 390 Edmonton Road., Columbia, KY, the home of Marsha and Richard Walker.

2017-09-22 07:54:39 | Comments | Printable version

We have a Caption Me winner: Wayne Baxter

Comments re photo 74850 Caption Me Nine hour photo contest

By CM Caption Me editor

Wayne Baxter sent the winning Caption Me entry
Close the door and drive dad, you are going to get us killed !
Thanks, Wayne Baxter - Quite clever. We appreciate the timeliness of the entry. Comments are still being accepted, though this gets the toughest part of the Caption Me contest over. CM Caption Me


2017-09-22 07:47:40 | Comments | Printable version

Jon Halsey: Wikipedia splains U.S 31W & 31 for Billy Joe

Jon Halsey writes:
Here is a Wikipedia entries that may splain the two US31 routes for BJF: s/Jon Halsey, Knifley, KY.

About - Billy Joe Fudge: Why are there two U.S. 31's between L & N?


2017-09-22 07:17:01 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Adair County Farmers Market - Fri 22 Sep 2017

Holly Kerns is here today at 6amCT. - With a perfectly timed First Day Fall harvest.

By Holly Kernss

The Adair County Farmers Market, Parking Lot, Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, is OPEN 6am-10amCT, TODAY, (or until sold out), Fri 22 Sep 2017 with the following:
PUMPKINS today: for Jack-o-Lanterns and cooking. TOMATOES: Red, Pink & Yellow - slicers and salad tomatoes. Squash: Yellow squash. Potatoes: Red & White. Some by the Bushel. Peppers: Green & Red Sweet Bell Peppers. Sweet Banana Peppers. Hot Banana Peppers. Cayenne Peppers and a few Jalapenos
Remember, the Adair Farmers Market is open Tuesdays and Fridays, 6am-10amCT, with parking just a few feet away from all the stalls. (Sponsored)


2017-09-22 05:59:51 | Comments | Printable version

Billy Joe Fudge: Why are there two U.S. 31's between L & N?

To a traveler who loves both roads, it is strange

By Billy Joe Fudge

A question.

I have a question and no I don't have the answer.

Why are there two Highway 31's from Nashville to Louisville and what is the history of their strange existence? Or at least, I think it is strange. Reason being, I don't know of any other similar scenario.

I love both roads and a day trip on each is a thrill which will take you back to a time and place for which you've been longing.


2017-09-22 04:24:04 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM - 22 Sep 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 22, 2017:
Not talking to self,
the spirit of the flowers
is hearing my words.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 22 September 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2201



2017-09-22 04:19:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 22
Happy Anniversary, David and Renee Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mark and Debbie Williams (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aaron Branham (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carol Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donald Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Glenna Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jaime White | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jaxton McQueary (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Johnny Harmon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lauren Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Maury Lewis (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy England (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ricky Colliins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Murrell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sawyer Thanh Pyles (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tausha Loy (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tiffany McCloud Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tricia Janes September | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roxie Lee Davidson Simpson, Cumberland Co., KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joseph Trent (Smitty) Smith, Cumberland County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shandra Sharmel Gray, 52, Russell Springs, KY (1966-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Eveline Shirrell Lowe, Greensburg, KY (1922-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall Ray McMahan, Campbellsville, KY (1936-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James William Edwards, Edmonton, KY (1939-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Reid Clark, Russell Springs, KY (1938-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David E. Dudgeon, Campbellsville, KY (1950-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bert Rhodes, Jr., Campbellsville, KY (1931-2020) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenny Browning, Campbellsville, KY (1941-2020) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe L. Harris, Russell Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William "Billy" Frank Grider, 59, Russell Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lillie Mae Shirrell, 62, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eva Rae Garner, Russell Co., KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobbie Sizemore Keltner, Adair County, (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Lee Foster, 77, Windsor, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Officer Jason Ellis, Bardstown, KY (1979-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jasper Pike, Adair County, KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Luttrell, Russell County, KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Redmon, Russell Co., KY, Adair native (1922-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Booker, Cumberland Co., KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Nina Skipworth, 92, Burkesville, KY (1922-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Ellen Boggus McFarland, Casey Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Gribbins, Taylor Co., KY (1964-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Lewis Burris, 93, Adair Co., KY (1922-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Joe Allen, 70, Russell County, KY (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall Gerald Thomas, 67, Casey Co., KY (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Lynn Shearer, Sr., Liberty, KY (1960-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Jean Smith, Taylor County, KY (1927-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonard Waymon McGaha, Adair Co., KY, native (1923-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Louise Slinker Shepherd, Green Co., KY (1924-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alma Vida Hatter Weddle, 91, Casey County, KY (1928-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles K. McBeath, 80, Russell Springs, KY (1939-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Cowan Fudge Keltner (September 22 1944-July 16, 2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Beachy, Liberty, KY (1947-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rhonda Durham, 52, Liberty, KY (1967-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTSend your YARD SALE ad today! - Put the magic of CM ClassAds to work on South Central Kentucky's Yard Sale Central.Post your YARD SALE now for early planners. Yard Sales are FREE for individuals in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor Counties If you need help, call 270-250-2730. or Send using any Contact/Submit button. | (ID:49481, Comment)
6:00amCTFriday Adair Farmers Market Open - What's Here/Who's Here
at Adair County Extension Office Parking Lot, 409 Fairground Street. (Tue & Fri 6am-10amCT). What's Here, Who's Here Today. - NICK ROY, Adair County Agent. (Sponsored) | (ID:49488, Comment)
7:00amCTPedestrians, motorists reminded that courthouse chimney restoration is underway Also: Work continues on Campbellsville Street at Reed/Merchant Traffic Light Installation. Drivers use caution, Drive Slowly. | (ID:49482, Comment)
8:00amCTMetcalfe County Farmers Market open 8am-1pmCT, every Friday, cross from the extension office, 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY | (ID:49483, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance. Not Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties Once at Docket for all Kentucky Counties, Choose 1) Circuit or District, 2) County - from drop down list 3) Verify dates :
Adair County. Adair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY. Two (2) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Fifty one (51) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Court Events in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0)Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Ten (10) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:49487, Comment)
9:00amCTServices, 9amCT/10amET, Campbellsville, KY, for Leonard Barnett, Taylor Co., KY (1927-2017) | (ID:49476, Comment)
NoonCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Michael Louis Smith, 48, Metcalfe Co., KY (1969-2017) | (ID:49452, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:49484, Comment)
12:30pmCTFuneral service for Joyce Williams Martin, 56, Russell Springs, KY (1960-2017) | (ID:49478, Comment)
1:00pmCTEarly Release Friday for students in the Adair County School District. Each Friday 1 Sep 2017 through 27 Apr 2018. | (ID:49485, Comment)
3:02pmCTAutumn begins at 3:02pmCDT/4:02pmEDT, September 22, 2016 - NWS, Louisville, KY. See National News Service story Why do we have seasons? | (ID:49391, Comment)
5:00pmCTPause for chimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:49486, Comment)
6:00pmCTLouAnne Russell at Journey to Recovery 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia, KY. Laverne Hadley | (ID:49477, Comment)
6:30pmCTRevival at New Life for the Nations. - Shirley Powell. SCHEDULE | (ID:49393, Comment)
7:00pmCTNo. 10 Lindsey Wilson Women's Soccer at No. 7 William Carey at William Carey University's Crusader Field, 710 William Carey Parkway (campus, not field) Hattiesburg, Mississippi . Christopher Coombs -STORY/LAST MATCH | (ID:49382, Comment)
ACHS Football Indians v LaRue Co. HS Hawks. At LaRue County High School Stadium, 925 S. Lincoln Boulevard (Campus) Hodgenville, KY. | (ID:49489, Comment)
Greater Tuna at Barnlot Theater. (STORY) | (ID:49492, Comment)

 






























 
 
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