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Free beginner bridge lessons to be offered in Cville

The Central Kentucky Bridge Club will offer free beginner Bridge lessons in September on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8pmET.

The classes will take place at the Taylor County Country Club, 3064 Old Hodgenville Road, Campbellsville and will be taught by Kit Overpeck.

For additional information, email

2022-08-04 22:00:18 | Comments | Printable version

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CPD: Seeking information on vehicle

2022-08-04 - Columbia, KY - Photo from Columbia Police Department.
UPDATE: The CPD says the vehicle was found and donations have been returned.
From Officer Adam Cravens, PIO, Columbia Police Department
The Columbia Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the operator of the vehicle pictured above. This afternoon parties pulled up to Columbia Christian Church on Campbellsville Street and removed items from a trailer which was being stocked to deliver goods to flood victims in Eastern Kentucky.
If anyone knows location or identity of operator please contact The Columbia Police Department by calling Adair County E911 Center at 270-384-6464.

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Lorene Horton Harvey, Green County, KY (1944-2022)

Lorene Horton Harvey of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Logan and Nora Lee Hatfield Horton, was born on April 28, 1944 in Hart County, Kentucky and departed this life on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. She was 78 years, three months and six days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

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2022-08-04 21:50:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Delois Harmon Stapleton, 80, Columbia, KY (1941-2022)

Delois Harmon Stapleton of Columbia died on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab in Campbellsville, KY. She was 80 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with burial to follow in the Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday after 10amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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2022-08-04 14:24:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Lanterns & Tombstones V is Friday night

From Mike Watson & Dave Thomas

Lanterns & Tombstones V is coming at 7pmCT this Friday, August 5, 2022, in the Columbia Cemetery. This month Dave and Mike will highlight twelve individuals with something in common.

You may park in the Judicial Center parking lot or nearby city lot. Gather at the top of the drive (between Judicial Center and Fire House). The tour begins at the top of the drive at the edge of the "old section" and will proceed through the cemetery, ending at the same spot. The tour usually lasts 45 to 60 minutes.

It may be hot, so dress for the weather, and wear good walking shoes, as we will be traversing the old section and several of the newer additions in this latest installment.

For additional information:; or Adair Genealogy & History Research Center, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, 270.380.1024.

2022-08-04 13:36:51 | Comments | Printable version

KY Afield Video: July 30, 2022 Full Show

On this week's show: surprising a young Kentucky Afield fan with a fishing trip on Lake Nolin! Then, hearing what's new for this year's upcoming deer season from KDFWR deer program coordinator Noelle Thompson. Afterwards, join biologist in the field for the 2022 Canada goose roundup, and then to Green River Lake for some night fishing!

2022-08-04 13:32:43 | Comments | Printable version

2022 School Prayer Walk on August 9

From Phyllis Burris

There will be a Prayer Walk at the Adair County schools at 4:30pmCT on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

Please go to the school of your choice as prayers are offered for the students, teachers, staff and parents. We will be asking God for wisdom and protection as this school year begins. There will be a minister at each of the schools.

Those leading the prayers are:
  • Adair County High School: Pastor Ben Martin (Columbia UMC and LWC), and Wes Irvin (Trinity UMC Family Ministries)

  • Adair County Middle School: Aaron Labarge (Columbia Baptist Family Minister), and Caleb Southern (3 Trees Student Minister)

  • Adair County Elementary School: Pastor Brent Piatt (Columbia Nazarene), and Adam Shepherd (Columbia Christian)

  • Adair County Primary Center: Pastor Steve Pescosolido (Trinity UMC), and Pastor Carol Weddle (Antioch UMC)

2022-08-04 13:28:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News

Safety tips provided for using all types of grills

Summer is grill-outdoors time. Millions of people grill out on holidays and some grill all year round, but take care to handle grills safely.

The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments report an average of 10 deaths and 160 injuries occur annually, causing $149 million in direct property damage. Four out of six home fires caused by grills were caused by gas in the most recent data, while 12 percent were caused by charcoal or another solid fuel. One of the key reasons for gas grill fires was leaks. Safety tips for grilling follow:

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2022-08-04 13:24:53 | Comments | Printable version

Margaret Pickett Bertram, 86, Campbellsville, KY (1936-2022)

Margaret Rogers Pickett Bertram of Campbellsville passed away on August 2, 2022, after a brief hospitalization in Louisville. She was 86 years old.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 2pmET on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Dr. Dwayne Norman and Dr. James Jones. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Visitation is requested on Friday, August 5, 2022, at 10:30amET, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville, KY.

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2022-08-04 13:22:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

7-County Area Courts for Thu 4 Aug 2022

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Thursday, August 4, 2022, at a glance:
  • Adair County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. 23 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. 1 event District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: 2 events Circuit Court. 3 events District Court.
  • Russell County: 1 event Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 2 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties

2022-08-04 10:19:45 | Comments | Printable version

Free clothing giveaway at Metcalfe County Schools

Metcalfe County Schools will be having a free clothing giveaway in time for back to school dates in Edmonton.

Dates are: Monday, Aug. 8 - Thursday, Aug. 11 from 8:30am - 2pm and Friday, August 12 8:30am - Noon at the Metcalfe County Elementary School Primary Gym.

2022-08-04 10:18:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Haiku by Robert Stone for August 4, 2022

Accidental charm
of graceful, half-serious
cannot be copied.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 4 August 2022.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3978

2022-08-04 08:00:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for August 4
Happy Anniversary, Kathy and Keith Greer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Richard and Sharon Hamlett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ronnie and Jane Grant (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barack Obama (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Lynn Graves | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cody Burkhardt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie Appleby King | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Felicia VanArsdale (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jack Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, John Tupman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lori Brandon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Makenna Wheeler (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pam Grant (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rhonda Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rosyln Sue Edwards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sierra Blackistone | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tennille Hughes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Trenton Keene | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Treyton Gist (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dollie Pauline Grant, Glensfork, Adair Co., KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Steve Lankford, Adair County, KY (1954-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Thomas Jim Tom Milby, Summersville, KY (1957-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jessie D. Salyers, Liberty, KY (1934-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dellie Burton, Adair Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shannon Anderson, Cumberland Co., KY (1971) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grace Bybee Appleby Dobbs, Burkesville, KY (1920-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Karnes, Taylor Co., KY (1915 - 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jackson Lowe, Taylor County, KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sallie Elizabeth Lowe Whitfield, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry A. Reeder, 69, Russell Co., KY (1944-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lynn Tyree, Campbellsville, KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ethelene Zachary, Casey County KY, age 100 (1915-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lillian Agnes Jeffries, Savoyard, KY (1922-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arvus Eugene Kearns, 84, Russell Springs, KY (1931-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hylen Norris, 88, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Luis Fernando Medrano Alcaraz, 21, Adair County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James R. Caulk, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Debbie Bowles Walker, 57, Sulphur Well, KY (1959-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Adam (Jack) Wooldridge, 87, Russell Co. KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rickey Lynn Cooper, 68, Casey Co, KY/Russell Co., KY native (1948-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cathy Ploss, 70, Breeding, KY/Niskayuna, NY native (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Eileen Wall, 82, Casey County, KY (1934-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Wallace Lobb, Green County, KY (1936-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Jennings Stines, 40, Green County, KY (1977-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, W. Lee Burton, Columbia, KY native (1948-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton Wayne Burton, 83, Columbia KY (1936-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. James C. Salato, (August 4, 1917 - August 31, 1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eldridge Cooper, 83, Russell Springs, KY (1937-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James R. Propes, 77, Adair Co., KY native (1944-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis Ollie Ash, Adair Co., KY (1947) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie (Smith) Curry, 92, Columbia, KY (1929-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2022
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCT Green River Animal Shelter closed today | (ID:63472, Comment)
9:30amCTSpecial called City Council meeting in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street | (ID:63561, Comment)
10:00amCTDonations to help flood victims being accepted in Dunville through Friday | (ID:63548, Comment)
Columbia Baptist collecting donations for flood victims | (ID:63555, Comment)
Columbia Christian Church accepting help for flood victims | (ID:63558, Comment)


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