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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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CFR: Drowning victim located at Green River Lake

From Chris Taylor, Chief
Executive Director Fire-Rescue-EMS
Campbellsville Fire-Rescue

Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a person drowning near Wilson Creek on Green River Lake at 5:23pmET on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Upon arrival, firefighters located the reporting party and obtained a point last scene (PLS). A public safety diver and backup public safety diver were deployed to that area and conducted search patterns. During this time, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife (KFW) Officer deployed a side scan sonar and was able to guide our public safety divers directly to the victim approximately 75' from the bank. The victim was pronounced deceased by Taylor County Coroners Office (TCCO). This is still under investigation with TCCO and KFW. No rescuers were injured during this recovery.


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2022-06-14 23:17:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

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Cravens honored at ACRTA meeting



2022-06-14 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Adair County Retired Teachers Association.
LWC student Shayla Cravens was presented a gift by ACRTA President Mark Fudge. Shayla received a scholarship from the retired teachers association. She is an elementary education major and hopes to teach in Adair County.

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LWC's Pilgrim Selected to 2022 Softball Canada National Team

By Christopher Coombs

Former Lindsey Wilson softball player Callum Pilgrim has been selected to the 2022 Canadian Women's Softball National Team.

Softball Canada and the Women's National Team coaching staff announced the Women's National Team roster last evening. The individuals that made the cut will compete at the 2022 Celebration Tour and Canada Cup International Softball Championship.


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2022-06-14 23:13:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Fundraiser Yard Sale on Friday, June 17

From Lisa Tucker

Several people from churches in Adair and Russell County are having a benefit yard sale to raise funds for a mission trip next summer. We will have women's, teen and girl clothes (misc sizes), shoes, home decor including Americana, toys, and lots of misc items.

We'll start at 7amCT to ?? on Friday, June 17 at 1355 W Steve Warriner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. For more info call 270-634-1792 or 270-634-4986.


2022-06-14 23:11:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News

Nathan Giles, 85, Columbia, KY (1936-2022)

Nathan Giles of Columbia passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was 85 years old.

Nathan requested cremation, and there will be no public service.


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2022-06-14 18:03:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Nellie Karnes, 95, Columbia, KY (1926-2022)

Nellie Karnes of Columbia passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022 at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington, KY. She was 95 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY with burial to follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Wednesday, June 15, from 11amCT until the service time at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.


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2022-06-14 15:05:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Heat Advisory continues to Wednesday

A Heat Advisory remains in effect until 8pmCT on Wednesday for south central Kentucky, including Adair and all surrounding counties. Heat index values between 105 and 109 are expected today, Tuesday, and Wednesday in the heat of the afternoon. Brief heat index values of 110 will be possible today.

Remember to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.


2022-06-14 09:35:30 | Comments | Printable version

Agenda for June 16 Adair Co. School Board meeting

From Carolee Lloyd

The Adair County School Board will meet at 6pmCT on Thursday, June 16, 2022, in the Board Conference room at the Adair County Board of Education, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

The June 16th Board Meeting is open to the public with social distancing guidelines in place.

Board Agenda:


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2022-06-14 09:28:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

ACHS School-Based Decision Making Council meeting

By Chad A. Parnell, Principal
Adair County High School

The ACHS School-Based Decision Making Council will have its regular monthly meeting at 4pmCT on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at the Library at Adair County High School, 526 Indian Dr, Columbia, KY.


2022-06-14 09:02:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

CPD: Couple arrested for leaving baby in car


Reminder: Hot Cars are deadly for children

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Monday evening, June 13, 2022, the Columbia Police Department responded to Tractor Supply on Jamestown Street after a report of an infant left unattended in a vehicle.

Upon arrival, officers observed a female baby alone inside a vehicle. Male and female who had left the baby were inside Tractor Supply. Security camera footage showed the baby was left alone in vehicle for approximately seven minutes before officers arrived on scene.


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2022-06-14 08:59:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Tent Revival at The Garden Church

By Nina Roy

The Garden Church will be holding a Tent Revival at 6:30pmCT nightly from June 14-19, 2022.

Services will feature live worship and free giveaways & prizes suche as bikes, gas cards, Kroger cards and more!! If you need a miracle, you need to come!!

The Garden Church is located at 7723 Russell Springs Rd., Columbia KY.


2022-06-14 08:42:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 14, 2022

Those who create love
have right to demand it back,
fear adoration.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 14 June 2022.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3927


2022-06-14 08:39:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Tue 14 Jun 2022

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 2 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. 32 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: 1 event Circuit Court. 1 event District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: 31 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: 68 events Circuit Court. 2 events District Court.
  • Taylor County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2022-06-14 08:38:58 | Comments | Printable version

Donald Lee Patton, 71, Adair County, KY (1950-2022)

Donald Lee Patton, 71, of the Pellyton Community of Adair County died Sunday, June 12, 2022 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. He was born in Dunnville, KY on August 20, 1950 to the late John Welby and Frances Maxine Sallee Patton. He was preceded in death by his wife Etta Elaine Wilkerson Patton.

He was an employee of Tarter Gate Company for over 40 years and he enjoyed collecting all types of model cars. He also enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and spending time with family and friends.


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2022-06-14 08:13:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Thanks for remembering Sylvia Wilson

Linda Grigsby, Sylvia Wilson's daughter, commented, "I just saw the little article on Columbia Magazine about my mom and it just brought tears to my eyes.

Thank you so much for posting this and I really appreciate all you all do.
Re: Who was lady with the big flowers at Circle R?


2022-06-14 08:11:55 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 14
Happy Anniversary, Don and Ashley Parker (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Greg and Diane Eastham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, PR and Nancy Duff | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aria Sanders (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barbara Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barry and Gary Hixson (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bernice Rooks (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Candice Compton Robertson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie White | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Don Neat | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Claywell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth VanArsdale | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Evan Smith Waggener (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Kirby (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessie Bryant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyla Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lisa Calvert | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lola Arleen Jessee (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Macy Lynn Mann (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Sierkierke (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephen Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Darrell Foster and Carol Foster Atwood | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vicki Hatcher | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Virginia Kimbler Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Will Walker (2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nancy Taylor, Liberty, KY (1938-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Burress, Taylor County, KY (1945-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kay Stephens Curry, Greensburg, KY (1940-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Royce Polston, Russell Springs, KY (1942-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, TF Jones, Adair Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sidney E. Hagan, Green Co., KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Rollin Simmons Wright, Green Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenna Sue Wethington, Casey Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Earl Dean Ellis, Adair Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Luttrell, Russell Springs, KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Giles, Taylor County, KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Regina Murphy, Casey Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlotte Ollestad, Adair Co., KY (1947-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert J. (Bobby) Wilson, Adair County, KY (1938-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Samuel Carl Holmes, Taylor Co., KY, (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Ray Pike, Elkhorn, KY (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leland Perkins, 76, Casey County, KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jared Robert Dickerson, Russell County, KY (1984-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Eliza Pace Allen, 85, Burkesville, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Eliza Pace Allen, 85, Cumberland Co., KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alma Beatrice Spears Rayburn, Casey Co., KY (1919-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James William Selby, Glensfork, KY native (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph Roy Casey County, KY (1950-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Joseph Richard (Rufus) Wade, Taylor Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Stella Lewis Price, Green Co., KY (1927-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alvin Hancel Humphress, Taylor Co., KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delmer Doyle Appleby, 78, Cumberland Co., KY (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lola Arleen Jessee, 91, Adair Co. KY (1924-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara R. Grider, 84, Adair County, KY (1932-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Allen Moore, 78, Adair County, KY (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Woodruff Hamilton, Taylor Co., KY/Scott Co., KY native (1919-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Deirdre Kay Redman, 70, Adair Co., KY/Phoenix, AZ native (1947-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip L. Brummett, Russell Co., KY (1929-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, L.T. Sneed, 78, Allen Co., KY/Adair native (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patty Gail Perkins Mills, Green County, KY (1942-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Jean Neal, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dixie Laverne (Bagby) Bishop, 74, Green Co., KY (1947-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Virgil Ray London, Center, KY (1934-2011) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nina Sue Roy Thomas, 86, Liberty, KY (1934-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norman Ray Warren, 59, Green Co., KY (1961-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pinkie Burton Lee, 87, Columbia, KY native (1934-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph Harmon, 76, Green County, KY/Adair County, KY native (1942-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rollin William (Rattler) Burriss, 72, Green County, KY (1946-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Susan Elane Russell (6/14/1958-8/29/1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Billy Ray) Philpott, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1941-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)


 






























 
 
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