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Monday, January 16, 2023
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ACSO: Adair Co. man injured after collision with horse

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 6:05pmCT, Adair County 911 received a call of a reported injury collision five miles west of Columbia on KY 80.

Deputy Josh Durbin arrived on scene to find that a 2007 Tahoe operated by Jeff Dixon of Columbia had struck a horse in the roadway.

Dixon was treated on scene by Adair County EMS and then taken to TJ Health Columbia. Dixon was later transferred to the University of Kentucky Hospital for additional treatment of injuries sustained in the collision.

Deputy Josh Durbin was assisted on scene by Deputy Jason Camfield and Chief Deputy Brandon Hitch.


2023-01-16 20:52:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

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Treva Downey Ballou, 84, Columbia, KY (1938-2023)



2023-01-16 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
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Treva Downey Ballou, 84, Columbia, KY (1938-2023)

Treva Joyce Downey Ballou of Columbia passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at Summit Manor Nursing Home. She was 84 years old.

Funeral services will be held at NoonCT on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Darrell Coffey officiating. Burial will follow in the Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday after 8amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.


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2023-01-16 20:48:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Geraldine Petty Wall, 70, Adair Co., KY native (1952-2022)

Geraldine Petty Wall of Indianapolis, Indiana, died on December 24, 2022 at IU Health North in Carmel, Indiana. She was 70 years old.

The family chose cremation, and will hold a graveside service in Haven Hill Cemetery at a later date.


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2023-01-16 20:45:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Payne Janes, 84, of Milltown, KY (1938-2023)

Payne Janes of Milltown died on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 4:00 P.M. at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home in Greensburg. He was 84 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Cary Dunbar officiating. Burial will follow in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Wednesday.


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2023-01-16 20:42:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

EDA meets Tuesday, January 17, 2023

The Columbia Adair County Economic Development Authority (EDA) regular monthly Board of Directors meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023 at 8amCT in the conference room of the Training and Development Center at 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia. The meeting agenda follows:

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2023-01-16 17:11:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Thoughts of peace and problem solving on MLK Day

On this Martin Luther King, Jr remembrance day, we take a moment to focus on solving problems without violence.

The Woodson Center is one voice that recommends communities take a look within. The Center’s mission is to "empower community-based leaders to promote solutions that reduce crime and violence, restore families, revitalize underserved communities, and assist in the creation of economic enterprise." More information can be found at woodsoncenter.org .


2023-01-16 12:04:40 | Comments | Printable version

KY Afield Video: January 14, 2023 Full Show


On this week's episode of Kentucky Afield: taking to the fields for a snowy coyote hunt, catching BIG smallmouth bass on Dale Hollow Lake, and creating structure on Lake Barkley that should increase fish spawning productivity and catch rates.


2023-01-16 10:30:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Ky Afield Outdoors

George Salem Jones, 83, Green Co., KY (1939-2023)

George Salem Jones of Green County departed this life on Friday, January 13, 2023 at his home. He was 83 years old.

Graveside services for George Salem Jones will be held at 3pmCT on Monday, January 16, 2023 at the Macedonia Cemetery. with Bro. Russ Hamm and Bro. Earnest Durden officiating.


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2023-01-16 09:17:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

A record worthy of remembrance

An act of bravery in the face of enemy fire

By JIM

Death seemed to occupy an inordinate amount of space on the front page of the January 16, 1923 edition of the Adair County News, but the recollection of Judge Herschel Clay Baker of an heroic act that saved the life of Civil War soldier Harrison Womack, most caught my attention. Joshua Butler, mentioned in the first sentence, had passed a few days earlier.

Wrote the good Judge:


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2023-01-16 09:14:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Jim: History

Basketball: LWC men scratched by Bethel

McKenzie, TN - At Crisp Arena on Saturday, the homestanding Wildcats avenged an early-season loss to the Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team, pulling away late in the second half en route to a 92-83 decision.

Bethel got the Blue Raiders into foul trouble on Saturday afternoon, resulting in 42 attempts from the free throw line by the 'Cats. When everything was said and done, the hosts had converted on more foul shots than field goals, 33-28.


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2023-01-16 09:08:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Andrew R. Westholm, 37, San Francisco, CA (1985-2022)

Andrew Robert Westholm passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022, in San Francisco, California, due to complications of influenza and respiratory illness. He was 37 years old.

The Celebration of Life Service for Andrew R. Westholm is at 2pmET on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Memorial United Methodist Church, 631 N Miles Street, Elizabethtown, KY, with Rev Neil Janes officiating. The family has chosen cremation.

Visitation is from 11:30amET on February 4 until the time of the service. The service will also be live-streamed to memorial-umc.org and Memorial's You Tube: "Memorial United Methodist Church Elizabethtown."


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2023-01-16 09:01:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Haiku by Robert Stone for January 16, 2023

You should want magic,
to feel that the house is yours
before you buy it.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 16 January 2023.
-1000 haiku fourth time, more days coming up, Day 4143


2023-01-16 08:53:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Mon 16 Jan 2023

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Monday, January 16, 2023, 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. 1 event District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: No 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


2023-01-16 08:53:04 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for January 16
Happy Anniversary, Doug and Pat Ferguson (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mark and Sharon Pickett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ramie and Rachel Hutchison | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alyssa Simpson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bart Wesley Pelston (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenda Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brent Thompson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brie DeShae Hughes (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connie M. Youngs | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Genette McKinney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Griffitt Owen Powell (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marian Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Paradee (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Savannah Bennett-Gordon (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Timothy Wayne Franklin (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chris Ann Neat, Columbia, KY (1937-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judy Ann Neat Hixson, Columbia, KY (1947-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Melvin Cravens, Liberty, KY (1929-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Earl Lee Coffman, Casey Co., KY (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lafe Cave, Taylor County, KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Reliford, Adair County, KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Talbert Thomas Crawford, 51, Russell County, KY (1961 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roy Fred Capps, Sr., Cumberland County, KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Nannie Morine Walker York, Green Co., KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Colleen Perkins, Russell Co., KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lynn Loftin Waldrop, Taylor County, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Jo Sneed, Adair County, KY (1946-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garnett (Chappie) Clark, Adair County, KY (1919-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gleno Parnell, Adair County, KY (1931-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margie Robertson, 96, Russell Co., KY (1919-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Elaine Bennett, Columbia, KY (1952-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Ollie (PeeWee) Noe, Green County, KY (1945-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Lucy Coyle, 61, Campbellsville, KY (1955-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dennie Lee Cunningham, 70, Meade County, KY (1946-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Mann, 66, Elk Horn, Taylor Co., KY (1951-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Charles E. Harris, Sr. , Taylor County, KY (1920-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pamela Gregory, 70, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dennie Giles Murray, 67, Knifley, Adair County, KY (1951-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arlin J. Scott, 83, Adair Co., KY native (1939-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Tucker-Hayes, 85, Russell Co., KY native (1936-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Calvin Cowan, 92, Adair County, KY (1928-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christine Burress Livesay, 91, Taylor Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenn A. Coffey, 81, Russell Springs, KY (1939-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Juanita (Neadie) Louise Burns McKinney, 60, Green Co., KY (1960-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judy Ferguson, 72, Greensburg, KY (1950-2023) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Fletcher, 61, Campbellsville, KY (1957-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lloyd Eugene (Gene) Curtis, Sr., 77, Columbia, KY (1946-2023) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Lewis Burton, 73, Adair Co., KY native (1947-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronnie Earl (Shortie) Ray, Jr., 47, Green County, KY (1974-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sarah E. Taylor, 87, Jamestown, KY (1933-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Robert Miller, 74, Columbia, KY (1947-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, January 16, 2023
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTMartin Luther King Jr. Day | (ID:64449, Comment)
No School in Adair Co. Today | (ID:64451, Comment)
8:00amCTAdair County Clerk's Office closed today | (ID:64477, Comment)
Closed Today: Office of Adair Co. Attorney and the Adair Co. Child Support Office | (ID:64484, Comment)
County Offices closed today:
  • The Adair County Judge Executive's office
  • The Green River Animal Shelter
  • The Adair County Recycling Center
  • The Adair County Road Dept.
| (ID:64491, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices for Carrie Kerns, 69, Russell Springs, KY (1953-2023) | (ID:64489, Comment)
2:00pmCTGallery Talk with artist Karen Roland
Note: This event is February 16. | (ID:64483, Comment)
5:00pmCTACHS Freshman Girls Basketball vs Washington County | (ID:64089, Comment)
6:30pmCTACHS JV Girls Basketball vs Washington County | (ID:64082, Comment)

 





























 
 
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