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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
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LCDHD COVID-19 Public Information Brief 6/8/2021

By Amy Tomlinson
Lake Cumberland District Health Department

REMINDER - As cases are continuing to decline for the most part and we are fortunate enough to see the majority of our counties in the green or yellow designations, this will be the final week of these reports being sent out nightly. LCDHD will continue to update the local health department webpage with current statistics and relevant information for your use. Please know how very much we appreciate all you have done for your families, patients, employees and citizens during this pandemic!

Statewide Testing Positivity Rate: 2.12%.


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2021-06-08 22:25:10 | Comments | Printable version

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Jim Hubbard, Edmonton, KY



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Kenneth Lloyd Thrasher, 88, Burkesville, KY native (1933-2021)

Mr. Kenneth Lloyd Thrasher of Smiths Grove, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at the Tri-Star Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green. He was 88 years old.

The Funeral will be conducted at 2pmCT on Friday, June 11, 2021, in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main St, Burkesville, KY, with Mike Murphy and David Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in the Burkesville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 4:30pmCT until the funeral hour on Friday in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home.


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2021-06-08 22:23:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Jim Hubbard, 64, Metcalfe County, KY (1956-2021)

Jimmie (Jim) Ronald Hubbard, 64, of Edmonton passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, June 6, 2021. Jim was born November 7, 1956 to the late Jimmie and Ruth Smith Hubbard.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his twin brother Timothy Donald Hubbard. He grew up in Metcalfe County and was a retired truck driver. He was a member of the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church and served in the National Guard.

He was a very family-oriented man. He spent his last day here on earth sitting on the front porch giving advice to his family and having pictures made with all the family members individually.


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2021-06-08 20:43:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

CPD: Traffic stop leads to trafficking arrest

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 1amCT, the Columbia Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Campbellsville Street. Upon making contact, K9 Unit Cally was utilized and alerted on vehicle for possible narcotics.

A search of the vehicle yielded findings of drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamine and suspected marijuana.


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2021-06-08 18:21:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Campbellsville has new fireworks ordinance

By Chris Taylor, Chief
Campbellsville Fire-Rescue

The City of Campbellsville recently introduced a new ordinance dealing with the sale and the use of fireworks in the City of Campbellsville. Our goal is to use our website (www.campbellsvillefire.com/fireworks) as a tool for your fireworks questions. The ordinance has two divisions: Sale of Fireworks and Use of Fireworks.

Use of Fireworks Summary
You are allowed to use fireworks on the following days:
  • December 31 from 10amET until January 1 at 12:30amET
  • July 3 and July 5 from 10amET to 11pmET
  • July 4 from 10amET until July 5 at 12:30amET
Any other time has to have an approved Special Fireworks Discharge Permit from Campbellsville Fire-Rescue.

Consumer Fireworks Sales Summary:


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2021-06-08 18:19:29 | Comments | Printable version

Green Co. Grand Jury returns indictments Fri 28 May 2021

Indictments brought against eight individuals from Magnolia, Hodgenville, Louisville and Greensburg, KY, on charges including wanton endangerment, arson, strangulation, assault, flight, speeding, possession, DUI, resisting arrest, rape, and theft.

NOTE: Indictments are considered formal charges. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

Download the indictments here: 2021-06-08-Green-Co-Indictments-131720 (PDF, 4MB).


2021-06-08 18:10:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Douglas Ray Burton, 63, Campbellsville, KY native (1957-2021)

Douglas Ray Burton of Linden, Indiana, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 at his home. He was 63 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 10amCT on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Weathers officiating. Burial will follow in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Friday.


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2021-06-08 17:56:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Ashley Allen, 41, Campbellsville, KY (1980-2021)

Ashley Runa Ashbrook Allen of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She was 41 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 10amCT on Friday, June 11, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Martin and Bro. David Walters officiating. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT to 8pmCT on Thursday.


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2021-06-08 17:52:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Letter: Three Georges

Kerry E Robertson writes:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE!!!!!!!! I am glad you got to spend it with family. --Kerry
Comments re: Happy Birthday to George Kolbenschlag


2021-06-08 17:48:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Adair County Fiscal Court meeting, Tue 8 June 2021

By Bridget Compton

The Adair County Fiscal Court will meet in regular session at 6pmCT on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at the Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. The public is invited to attend.

Meeting Agenda:


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2021-06-08 11:00:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

ACSO: Adair Co. woman arrested on felony drug charges

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, June 4, 2021, at 8:10pmCT, Adair County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Perkins initiated a traffic stop on Melson Ridge Road, approximately 15 miles south of Columbia.

During the traffic stop, the driver was found to have an active warrant out of Adair County. During her arrest, methamphetamine and marijuana were discovered on or about her person.


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2021-06-08 09:45:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

ACSO: Taylor Co. man arrested for trafficking

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 2:48amCT, Adair County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Perkins initiated a traffic stop on KY Hwy 55, approximately 5 miles north of Columbia.

As a result of the traffic stop, methamphetamine, a large amount of a suspected synthetic drug and cash were located and seized.


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2021-06-08 09:40:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

CACVFD raise over $46K for Crusade for Children in 2021

By Donald Hare

The Columbia-Adair County Volunteer Fire Departments ended the 68th Annual WHAS Crusade for Children Telethon Roadblock with $46,500. This is a $9,653.49 increase over our 2020 total.

This brings our total to $1,267,370.88 collected and brought back to Adair County since 1954. Thanks to everyone that donated. We will see you again next year.

We are dedicating this year's Crusade In Memory of Mr. Bobby Caldwell our last founding member of the Columbia-Adair County Fire Department, who passed away this year.

Breeding Fire Department raised: $2,012.19
Knifley Fire Department raised: $694.22.


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2021-06-08 07:34:14 | Comments | Printable version

KY Afield Video: June 5, 2021 Full Show


This week on KY Afield: in the boat with NCAA Champion and former professional basketball player Roger Burkman! After that, exploring a stream with biologist, and catching trout on the Cumberland River.



2021-06-08 07:30:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Ky Afield Outdoors

Partly sunny today, chance of storms, high 84F

It's currently 69F at the Adair County Mesonet station. Today will be partly sunny, with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, and a high near 84F. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with an overnight low around 69F and a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, with a 70 percent chance of showers, and possibly a thunderstorm. Wednesday's high will be near 82F, with south wind 7 to 10 mph.

Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy, with an overnight low around 66F and a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. South wind 3 to 6 mph.


2021-06-08 07:13:39 | Comments | Printable version

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 8, 2021

Purchasing from girls,
while women are more polite,
men buy more items.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 8 June 2021.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3556


2021-06-08 07:08:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Tue 8 Jun 2021

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at a glance:
  • Adair County: No events 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: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: 40 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: 6 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 3 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2021-06-08 07:08:10 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 8
Happy Anniversary, Cody and Natalie Dobbs | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jeff and Kristie Johnson (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charles Barnes and Barbara Barnes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, David August Lepiarczyk | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, George Kolbenschlag | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Vance | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julita Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karen Keltner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lana Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Norma Yarberry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ridge David Long (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Robin Hancock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sue Stivers | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Glen Canada, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Wayne Jones, Edmonton, KY (1948-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rhonda Lynn McClister, Russell Co., KY (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas Shofner, Campbellsville, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Garrett Gregory, Columbia, KY(1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Regina Bennett Wray, Taylor Co., KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James B. (J.B.) Day, Taylor Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda Thomas, Cumberland Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ollin Reed Scott, Green Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmie Kendall, Campbellsville, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Lester, Caseu Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Ballard, Cumberland Co., KY (1960-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rodney L. Johnson, Russell Co., KY (1933-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ervin Junior Blythe, 53, Beaumont, KY (1961-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip William Sears, Liberty, KY (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Naomi Oldeda Curry, 86, Taylor Co., KY (1928-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jo Ann Coffey, 78, Russell Co., KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roberta Atwood, 88, Casey County, KY (1927-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fredia Roy, 56, Adair County, KY (1960-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darrell Ray Compton, 48, Green Co., KY/Adair native (1968-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Jessie, 60, Edmonton, KY (1956-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ada Jones Antle, 95, Campbellsville, KY (1920-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Theresa Smith, 66, Adair County, KY (1951-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Walter Leach, 55, Jamestown, KY (1962-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonard D. McIntyre, 83, Cumberland County, KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice Coomer, 89, Columbia, KY (1921-2010) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Joy Chaffin, 88, Columbia, KY (1931-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christopher Wayne Cowan, 45, Columbia, KY (1975-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delphus (Jummy) Bardin, 79, Adair Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donna Nolena Bryant, 74, Adair Co., KY native (1946-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, J. R. Haggard, 90, Casey County, KY (1929-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, McIvor Newcomb, 89, Campbellsville, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norman Lee Coomer, 69, Metcalfe County, KY (1950-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy R. Bryant, 70, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas Murray, 98, Green County, KY (1921-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, June 8, 2021
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
NoonCTWalk-in Sports Physicals at ACHS | (ID:61743, Comment)
3:30pmCTAdair County Elementary School SBDM Council meeting | (ID:61788, Comment)
4:00pmCTAdair County Middle School SBDM Council meeting | (ID:61775, Comment)
5:00pmCTAdair County Primary Center SBDM Council meeting | (ID:61734, Comment)
5:45pmCTVacation Bible School at Kelleyville Community Church | (ID:61699, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair County Fiscal Court meeting (click for agenda) | (ID:61789, Comment)

 





























 
 
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