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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Boil Water Advisory issued

Update: Boil Water Advisory lifted

From Columbia/Adair Utilities District
Date Issued 5/10/2022
Time Issued 1pmCT

A Boil Water Advisory is in effect for customers of Columbia/Adair Utilities District, at Bomar Height and Tutt St and all connecting roads between, Grady Loop, Guardian St., West Frazier, East Frazier, Greensburg St, Marshall St, Pall St, Wall St, Rice Dr, Mack St, Mitchell St, Walker St, Hudson St, Sunset Dr, Stults St, Curry St, Allen St, 101 Westwood Dr, Bridge Port Circle, Hurt St, . Woody Ave, North 61 Bypass to Lampton Lane, Old Burkesville Loop, Baker St, Yates St, 306 Magnolia Dr, Bluegrass Dr.

The advisory has been issued due to Main Line Break.

Following such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological contamination of the water supply therefore this Boil Water Advisory has been issued as a precautionary measure. Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking, bringing the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

This advisory will remain in effect until the situation has been corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality.


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2022-05-10 15:25:36 | Comments | Printable version

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May 8-14 proclaimed Nursing Home Week in Columbia



2022-05-10 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Mayor Pam Hoots.
The week of May 8 through May 14, 2022, has been proclaimed as "Nursing Home Week," in Columbia, Kentucky, as the result of a proclamation issued by Mayor Pamela Hoots. In the signing of the proclamation with Mayor Pamela Hoots are Summit Manor employees Deb Smith, Misty Sewell, Dana Helm, Jamie Turner, Lana Roy, and Latasha Harden; as well as elders Eula Moss, Rose Willis, and Rebecca Melton.

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Extension homemakers attend annual meeting

By Teresa Bright
Adair County Cooperative Extension Service

On Thursday, May 5, 2022, six Adair County Extension Homemakers attended the Lake Cumberland Area Annual Meeting in Taylor County. Among them was Kathy Jones, who presented her poster on her well-earned mini-grant project that benefited the local Ruth House in Columbia.

Additionally, our County Homemakers President, Sharon Harris, and Area International Chairman, Betty Knifley, were recognized for their service to the area homemakers.

This was the first Area Extension Homemakers Annual Meeting since the COVID pandemic. Also, Adair County Extension Homemakers will be traveling this week to the State Homemakers meeting in Owensboro. We are also very excited to have 16 Cultural Arts pieces competing this week at state.


2022-05-10 12:26:12 | Comments | Printable version

Summer readers have chance to win $529 college savings

By Kim Saylor Brannock

Frankfort, KY - Four Kentucky children will win $529 each to put toward a college savings account this year by participating in a summer reading program at their local public library.

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA), the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) and KY Saves 529 have launched the Explore Oceans of Possibilities College Savings Summer Reading Sweepstakes as part of the 2022 summer reading program at participating public libraries across the commonwealth.

The sweepstakes, which runs May 16 - Aug. 12, 2022, will award four $529 college savings accounts to Kentucky children and young adults 18 years old or younger. In addition, each winner's local public library will receive $500 toward future reading programs.


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2022-05-10 12:24:50 | Comments | Printable version

Proclamation: Nursing Home Week

By Tiffany Collins

The week of May 8 through May 14, 2022, has been proclaimed as "Nursing Home Week," in Columbia, Kentucky, as the result of a proclamation issued by Mayor Pamela Hoots.

The proclamation has been designated to recognize the essential roles of skilled nursing care centers. As a part of the proclamation, the Mayor would like to recognize the importance of Signature Healthcare-Summit Manor to our community.

The Proclamation reads:


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2022-05-10 12:20:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Eat good and help others Friday at ACFP

From Robert Flowers

It's your lucky day this Friday May 13th from 10:30-2pmCT at the The Adair County Food Pantry, 203 south Monroe Street (Behind the Burkesville Street Methodist Church) in downtown Columbia.

World famous cooks, Richard Phelps, Robert Flowers and John Wethington, hope you'll join them or call your order in to the numbers below.


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2022-05-10 08:30:11 | Comments | Printable version

Green Thumb: Growing the Next Generation of Gardeners

By Nick Roy, Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources
Adair County Cooperative Extension Service

The Adair County Extension Master Gardeners will be providing a gardening educational opportunity for kids this summer through a series of three classes. Kids will get their hands dirty as they learn about growing plants, soil, composting, and bugs!

Classes will be held at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, with each class beginning at 10amCT, and each class will last two hours. Kids will have craft/project items to take home with them from each class.

Dates for program are as follows:
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2022
  • Tuesday, August 9, 2022
The classes are free to attend but registration is requested to help prepare for materials. To register, contact the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service at 270-384-2317. All youth ages are welcome to attend, accompanied by an adult.


2022-05-10 07:59:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Today is Kentucky Gives Day

Kentuckians urged to donate to nonprofits serving them, their communities during today's 24-hour online giving event

Lexington, KY - Nonprofit organizations from throughout the commonwealth are participating today in the tenth anniversary Kentucky Gives Day statewide online fundraising event. The 24-hour online giving campaign provides 263 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible today from midnight (EDT) through 11:59 p.m. - all through a single website: www.kygives.org.


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2022-05-10 07:56:46 | Comments | Printable version

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 10, 2022

Best remain silent
when you have already said
all you had to say.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 10 May 2022.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3892


2022-05-10 07:54:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Tue 10 May 2022

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 127 events Circuit Court. 2 events District Court.
  • Casey County: 2 events Circuit Court. 32 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: 1 event Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: 39 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: 101 events Circuit Court. 10 events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 4 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2022-05-10 07:53:54 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 10
Happy Anniversary, Fred & Myrtle Dickson (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Paula and Jeffrey Pyles (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Nancy McKinney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Jade Gaskins (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Becky Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brody Wayne Tucker (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Candace "Nix" Prado | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cody Landon Yates (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Craig Sandusky | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Derrick Redmon (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Geneva Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gracin Adamson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Harold Bruce "Hal" Willis (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jelissia Nevaeh Jones-Brown (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Wright Carter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julie Rochelle Burton (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laura Brummett (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laurie Gerber | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Marie Roberts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Dial Matthews (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rebecca Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Scottie Weston | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John T. (Jack) Shively , Taylor Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth (Liz) Camp, Jamestown, KY (1951-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phyllis Bryson, 52, Adair Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary H. Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lula Ester Meeks Casey Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Matthew Hopper, Russell Co., KY (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David S. Burris, Gradyville, Adair Co., KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Faye Smith Hopper, Russell Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daisy B. Holton, Hustonville, KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kyle Mosby, Cumberland Co., KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Walker, infant (2012-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Hovious, Adair County, KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darlene Oakes Clayton Ashford, Russell Co., KY (1926-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mickey Ardary, Adair County, KY (1954-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patricia Wethington Woodard, Casey Co., KY (1966-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Aldus (W.A.) Brockman, 89, Casey Creek, KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John H. Gadberry, 86, Casey Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josephine Brown Romines, Metcalfe County, KY(1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Vina Jewell Radford Davis, 83, Burkesville, KY (1933-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Diane George, 65, Russell County, KY (1951-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nell Young Mayes, 85, Metcalfe County, KY (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Mary Hazel Davenport Cross, Green Co., KY (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nancy Baldock Overton, 79, Taylor Co., KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herlon Bradshaw, 77, Jamestown, KY (1940-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy (Beaver) Burress, 64, Taylor Co., KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Pauline (Rhinehart) Capps, Metcalfe Co., KY (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clayton Nickoles Folden, 67, Adair County, KY/Barren Co. native (1951-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brittany Crockett, 27, Columbia, KY (1994-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cynthia Jane Rowe, Adair County, KY (1937-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Mark Perry, 59, Green Co., KY (1962-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Campbell Nimphie (1941-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Lloyd Thrasher, 88, Burkesville, KY native (1933-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larna Griffen, Rusell County, KY (1942-2016) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lula Tucker Bryant (1893-1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lydia Suarez, 73, New Port Richey, FL/formerly of Columbia, KY (1945-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mike 'The Door Man' Clark, Taylor County, KY (1955-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Jean (Sissy) Franklin, 85, Campbellsville, KY (1935-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Priscilla Alexander, Cumberland County native (1942-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond (Bill) Coffman, Liberty, KY (1950-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Bill) Morrison, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Calvin Hobbs, Jr., 71, Columbia, KY (1950-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, 2022
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTKentucky Gives Day | (ID:63088, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Michele Fruth, Director, 270-250-5432 | (ID:63133, Comment)
NoonCTChamber of Commerce May meeting | (ID:63118, Comment)
4:00pmCTFood Pantry at Glensfork Church of the Nazarene | (ID:63070, Comment)
ACPC Site Based Decision Making Team meeting | (ID:63116, Comment)
4:45pmCTAdair Co. Middle School SBDM Council meeting | (ID:63129, Comment)
5:00pmCTWomen in Agriculture meeting at Day & Day, Campbellsville Street, Columbia | (ID:63128, Comment)

 






























 
 
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