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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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Adair County PVA Thanksgiving schedule

From Landon Edwards
Adair County PVA

The Adair County PVA Office will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022, and Friday, November 25, 2022, in observance of Thanksgiving.

We want to wish everyone a happy & safe Thanksgiving holiday.


2022-11-22 15:03:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

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Birds of Kentucky: Watching traffic like a hawk



2022-11-22 - Russell Springs, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener.
This young hawk was spotted keeping a sharp eye on traffic on Lakeway Drive in Russell Springs this afternoon. The CM Ornithology Department suspects it to likely be a juvenile Red-Shouldered Hawk, or possibly a young Cooper's Hawk.

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Roger Dale Arms, Sr., 79, Marrowbone, KY (1943-2022)

Mr. Roger Dale Arms Sr. of Marrowbone died on Monday, November 21, 2022, at his residence. He was 79 years old.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1pmCT on Saturday, November 26, 2022, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main St, Burkesville, KY. Burial will follow in Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

The family will receive friends from 2pmCT on Friday, November 25, 2022, until the funeral hour on Saturday at the funeral home.


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2022-11-22 15:01:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Gov. Beshear: Flags to half-staff in honor of John Y. Brown Jr.

From Crystal Staley/Scottie Ellis

Frankfort, KY - On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, Gov. Andy Beshear noted the passing of former Kentucky Governor John Y. Brown, Jr. The 55th Governor of the commonwealth, Brown served from 1979 to 1983. He was 88 years old.

"I am sad to share that former Governor John Y. Brown Jr. passed away yesterday," said Gov. Beshear. "Gov. Brown was a remarkable leader who was committed to serving the people of Kentucky. He made our commonwealth a better place. Britainy and I are praying for his family and loved ones."


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2022-11-22 14:57:29 | Comments | Printable version

Applications open for grants for high-speed internet

Local government, nonprofit, cooperative, private provider high-speed networks eligible to apply

From Crystal Staley/Scottie Ellis

Frankfort, KY - On Monday, November 21, 2022, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that the application window is open for the next round of grant funding to support the state's expansion of high-speed internet access to more families across Kentucky. This round includes more than $206 million.

The distribution of these funds supports Gov. Beshear's Better Internet Initiative, which is committed to expanding high-speed internet access to areas of the commonwealth with unserved populations or those with download speeds of 10 Mbps or less.

"Access to reliable, high-speed internet is not only essential to our future economic growth; it is critical infrastructure that is as vital as roads and bridges," Gov. Beshear said. "These grant funds help us ensure we are reaching every corner of the commonwealth by helping more families have high-speed internet for the first time."

Applications for grant funding are available from the Office of Broadband Development.


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2022-11-22 12:26:18 | Comments | Printable version

Michael Joseph Blair, 68, Taylor Co., KY (1954-2022)

Michael Joseph Blair of Taylor County passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022 at his home. He was 68 years old.

The funeral services for Michael Jospeh Blair will be conducted at 1pmET on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Wilburn Bonta officiating. Burial will follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 9:30amET on Wednesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time for the funeral service.


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2022-11-22 11:27:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Debra Ann Jones, 67, Jamestown, KY (1955-2022)

Debra Ann Jones of Jamestown passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at her home. She was 67 years old.

Care and cremation was chosen. A celebration of life will be held from 1pmCT to 3pmCT on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main St., Jamestown, KY.


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2022-11-22 11:23:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

County offices closed for Thanksgiving

From Bridget Compton

The Adair County Judge Executive's Office, Adair County Road Department, and Green River Animal Shelter will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022 and Friday, November 25, 2022 to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Adair County Judge Executive Gale Cowan and all of her staff wish everyone a Safe, Happy, and Healthy Thanksgiving!


2022-11-22 11:18:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Abandoned apartment fire suspicious

Chris Taylor, Chief
Executive Director Fire-Rescue-EMS


Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a working apartment fire at 602 East First Street. Firefighters searched for occupants, extinguished the fire and provided overhaul. No firefighter or civilians injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is undetermined but is suspicious in nature.

This building has been abandoned and mostly boarded up since a major fire on November 13, 2019. We have responded to numerous fires at this location over the years. This abandoned apartment building creates a hazardous life threatening situation for fire-rescue personnel.


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2022-11-22 09:29:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Mitzi Bault, 65, Adair County, KY (1957-2022)

Mitzi Jean McKinley Bault will be remembered as a positive force for her family, friends, children, animals, and a as cancer fighter who defied the odds for 25 years after her first diagnosis. In 2018 she wrote, "No one is promised tomorrow so make every day count. Life is not about things, it's about the love of life and the people in it... Lots of Love from McKinley Lane, 'nite."

Mitzi Bault, 65, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, November 21, 2022 at her home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

She requested cremation and directed that no service nor visitation be held. She asked that instead of flowers, donations be made to Green River Animal Shelter.


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2022-11-22 09:17:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Notice: Adair County Ambulance Service Bid

From Rita Bragg

The Adair County Ambulance Service will be taking sealed bids on a wrecked 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 ambulance.

This vehicle is non-operable and has a salvage title. The vehicle has 47,779 miles when taken out of service. Photos of vehicle can be provided upon request.

Upon awarding bid and upon payment, the bidder will have 14 days to remove vehicle. The vehicle is located in Columbia, KY and will have to be hauled/towed. Bids can be mailed to Adair County Ambulance Service 906 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY 42728.

Bids will be opened at the regular board meeting at 2pmCT on Friday, December 2, 2022. Bids will be accepted until 4pmCT on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

For more information, call the Adair County Ambulance Service at 270-384-4706 Mon-Fri from 8amCT to 4pmCT. The Adair County Ambulance Service has the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


2022-11-22 08:13:54 | Comments | Printable version

OCC 2022 Total: 2,701 OCC Shoe Box Gifts

By Mark Fudge

The 2022 Operation Christmas Child shoe box drive came to a close Monday in Adair County and all across the United States. 2,701 shoebox gifts were collected from Adair Countians at the Wheet Fellowship Hall of the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene.

We want to thank all of the individuals, churches, and organizations that made this year's shoebox drive such a huge success. We also would like to give a special thanks to all of the volunteers that donated countless hours at the drop off center.

A special thanks to the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene for providing their Wheet Fellowship Hall during the eight days of collection. Also a special thanks to Mike Talley and all of the coaches and athletes from Lindsey Wilson College and other individuals that loaded the boxes from Adair and surrounding counties on to Semi trailers.


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2022-11-22 08:02:20 | Comments | Printable version

Bowling: LWC Women finish 15th at Brandon Burns Memorial

Smyrna, TN - The Lindsey Wilson women's bowling team finished in 15th place at the Brandon Burns Memorial tournament over the weekend.

Lindsey Wilson racked up 7,108 points across six team games and 16 baker style games. LWC managed 4,779 points during the team games and 2,329 points during baker play.


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2022-11-22 08:00:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 22, 2022

Things did not go well
and parent did not comfort
with private signals.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 22 November 2022.
-1000 haiku fourth time, more days coming up, Day 4088


2022-11-22 07:52:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Tue 22 Nov 2022

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at a glance:
  • Adair County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: 1 event Circuit Court. 36 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. 1 event District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: 32 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: 79 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2022-11-22 07:51:25 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 22
Happy Anniversary, Dale and Rhonda Burton (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Derek and Lindsey Cundiff (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mike and Debbie Bennett (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allen McClister | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alterine Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ann Parson (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brian Hargrove | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brooke Burris (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cindy Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daniel Nissley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dean Hayes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Devon Mason | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dwayne Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Fred Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gloria Richardson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gloria Robertson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackson Cade Todd (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jayden Kennedy Padilla (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jerrod Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joshua Baird | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lillian Roland | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pat Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phillip Setter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ryan McQueary (1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ryan Montgomery | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelbie Ann-Marie Pierce (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sidney Foster (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sue Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tabitha F. Denton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gregory Davis Taylor, 54, Adair County, KY (1961-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Harland G. Wright, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmie Lovett, Liberty, KY (1944-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Bailey, 79, Adair Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roy Elwood Porter Finley, KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edith Ann Perkins Taylor Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernison Roy, Dunnville, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice Gaye Wilson, Russell Co., KY (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Henry White, Columbia, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shelly Nichole Thrasher, formerly of Burkesville, KY (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane McKinley, Russell Co., KY (1927-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy Hodge, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul Webb, 87, Adair County, KY (1926-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mackenzie P. Bryant, Russell Co., KY (1996-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elsie Norene Judd, Green County, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Milby Smith, , Green County, KY (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daniel R. Russell, 42, Russell County, KY (1973-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Logan Foley, 85, Russell County, KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Milburn (Pete) Stephens, 85, Russell County, KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Hickerson, 81, Green Co., KY (1934-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilbur David Phillips, Taylor Co., KY (1944-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gertrude A. Burton, Adair Co., KY native (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sally Arnett, Green County, KY (1944-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shawnda Tabor, 46, Adair County, KY (1970-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Louise Shuffett Sullivan, 100, Green Co., KY (1916-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frances White Carlton, 103, Adair Co., KY native (1914-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Matthew Franklin Northcutt, 30, Green Co., KY/Sandwich, IL native(1987-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Earl (Cuz) Holt, Russell Co., KY (1949-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cora Orlena Fraser, 88, Metcalfe County, KY (1929-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Fancher (Ferguson) Erwin, Metcalfe Co., KY (1937-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brendan Michael Hill, Casey County, KY (1978-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cellie Green (1894-1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ella Mae Johnson, 70, Russell Springs, KY (1951-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fred Raffety, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1936-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ina Allen Vaught, 92, Liberty, KY (1928-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marshall "Roscoe" Squires | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Katherine Riddle, 92, Indianapolis, IN (1929-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rebecca Sue Parnell, 73, Columbia, KY (1948-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Hayes | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sidney Austin Foster (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, November 22, 2022
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTAdair Co. Fiscal Court Jail Committee meeting | (ID:64226, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Michele Fruth, Director, 270-250-5432 | (ID:64159, Comment)
3:00pmCTSpecial called Planning and Zoning Commission meeting | (ID:64233, Comment)
6:00pmCTACHS Freshman Boys Basketball at Greenwood (Scrimmage) | (ID:64028, Comment)
6:45pmCTACHS JV Boys Basketball at Greenwood (Scrimmage) | (ID:64006, Comment)
7:30pmCTACHS Varsity Boys Basketball at Greenwood (Scrimmage) | (ID:63974, Comment)

 





























 
 
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