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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
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Lawrence Cladus (L.C.) Pickett, 90, Adair Co., KY native (1932-2023)

Lawrence Cladus "L.C." Pickett of Edmonton died on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 8:55 A.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital Emergency Room in Glasgow. He ws 90 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonCT on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 9amCT on Thursday.


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2023-01-24 15:31:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Birds of Kentucky - Mourning Dove



2023-01-24 - Downtown Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
A graceful Mourning Dove visited the bird feeder Monday, keeping one eye out for the resident cats.

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Lillian Mae (Lynn) Curtis, 72, Columbia, KY (1950-2023)

Lillian Mae "Lynn" Curtis of Columbia died on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville from injuries received in an accident in Elizabethtown. She was 72 years old.

The funeral service for Lynn and Gene Curtis will be held at 11amCT on Friday, January 27, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 5pmCT on Thursday.


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2023-01-24 15:27:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Lloyd Eugene (Gene) Curtis, Sr., 77, Columbia, KY (1946-2023)

Lloyd Eugene "Gene" Curtis, Sr., of Columbia, died on Monday, January 23, 2023 at his home. He was 77 years old.

Funeral service for Gene and Lynn Curtis will be held at 11amCT on Friday, January 27, 2023 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 5pmCT on Thursday.


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2023-01-24 15:23:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Phyllis Reeves Smith, 83, Columbia, KY (1939-2023)

Phyllis Reeves Smith of Columbia died on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 12:45 A.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was 83 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Randy Young and Bro. Terry Shelley officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Friday.


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2023-01-24 15:19:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Juveniles at Warren Juvenile Detention Center attack staff

From Morgan Hall
Department of Juvenile Justice

Bowling Green, KY - Yesterday evening, January 23, 2023, three youthful offenders in detention on charges of murder, first-degree robbery and first-degree robbery orchestrated an attack on the staff of Warren Juvenile Detention Center.


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Public Notice: Board of Elections meets 3rd Thursdays

From Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk

The Adair County Board of Elections met in their Regular Monthly meeting, Thursday, January 19, 2023, and set their monthly meetings for the year of 2023. Meetings will be held as follows:

Every third Thursday of each month at 9amCT in the Office of Adair County Clerk Lisa Greer, 424 Public Square, Ste3, Columbia KY 42728.


2023-01-24 13:48:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Judy Garland Blackwell Lewis, 72, Columbia, KY native (1950-2023)

Judy Garland Blackwell Lewis of Bardstown passed away on Sunday January 22, 2023 at her residence. She was 72 years old.

Her funeral service will be held at 3pmET on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Barlow Funeral Home, with Rev. Harriet McElvaney, Rev. Erich Shumake, and Rev. Rivers C. Sumpter officiating. Burial will take place at 11amET on Monday, January 30, 2023, in Lebanon National Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 1pmET until 3pmET on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Barlow Funeral Home.


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2023-01-24 13:45:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Letter: Flags at half staff protocol

Cynthia A Meyer writes:
Can counties have (or adopt) their own flags having little do to with politics but more to do with representing themselves? Hence the "County flag" could be lowered to half staff the discretion of the County Judge Executive without political rhetoric.
Comments re: Letter: Flags at half staff protocol


2023-01-24 12:08:51 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Wrestling: LWC gears up for dual at No. 10 Campbellsville

The No. 15-ranked Lindsey Wilson wrestling team is set to face off against No. 10 Campbellsville University on Tuesday evening at the Campbellsville Wrestling Facility. The dual is scheduled to begin at 6pmCT.

The matchup is the third Mid-South Conference dual of the season for the Blue Raiders. Lindsey Wilson is 12-5 in duals and 2-0 in conference play with wins over No. 16 Cumberlands (KY) and Pikeville (KY). The Tigers come into the matchup with a 16-7 dual record and a 4-1 mark in conference play.

Individually, the Blue Raiders feature eight grapplers ranked in the NAIA Coaches Poll Top-25 rankings while Campbellsville features ten wrestlers on the list.


2023-01-24 12:03:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Sign tragedy takes second Adair life

By Larry Joe Smith, 99.9 The Big Dawg

A second person has died days after a sign fell onto a car in the parking lot of Denny's in Elizabethtown.

Lloyd Curtis passed away early Monday morning from injuries he received in that accident where his wife had been killed. He was 77 years old.


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2023-01-24 08:17:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Haiku by Robert Stone for January 24, 2023

Measure of freedom
is what we can do without,
but some things needed.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 24 January 2023.
-1000 haiku fourth time, more days coming up, Day 4151


2023-01-24 07:50:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Tue 24 Jan 2023

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 92 events Circuit Court. 1 event District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. 15 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: 49 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: 50 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 4 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2023-01-24 07:50:30 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for January 24
Happy Anniversary, Matthew and Laura Brummett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Addie Lee Burton (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alina Lidia Krygier Cierniak | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Matthews | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cloey Bailey (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Joe Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Joe Melson (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gidgett Warren | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jason Somerville | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Martin (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica LeAnne Helm (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy birthday, Joan Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jordan Lasley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelli Claypool | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelly Young Jackson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyndal Caldwell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Libby Reynolds Fudge | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lora Atchley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Macy Partin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marsha L. Roberts (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Neal Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phyllis Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rhea Baker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rhonda Burton (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Roxann Lawless | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sam Pelly | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sebastian Hancock (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Toby Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Charles Grimsley and Charlotte Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wayne "Pokus" Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birhday, Minor England, 77, Adair County, KY (1938-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny G. Paxton, Green County, KY (1951-2012) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sandra Fletcher Collier Estes, Adair Co. native (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Burford Blair, Adair Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louvern Lee, Adair Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlie Reece, Adair County, KY (1952-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Dial, 78, Adair County, KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chad Grifton Gilbert, 42, Adair County, KY (1976-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Allene Henderson Fraser, 92, Edmonton, KY (1924-2016) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alva Woods, 82, Russell Springs, KY (1939-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Angela Marie Merritt, 89, Taylor Co., KY (1924-2014) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Callie Huff, 88, Columbia, KY (1922-2003) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cheryl Hall Conover, 69, Campbellsville, KY (1950-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chester Dunbar, 87, Russell Springs, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Lynn Cowan, 71, Columbia, KY (1951-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darla B. Bernard, 59, Russell County, KY (1955-2015) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darrell R. (Buddy) Green, 86, Columbia, KY (1936-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Coleman Shofner, 76, Taylor Co., KY (1940-2016) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Foster Benjamin Finn, 88, Adair Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garner Murrell, 77, Metcalfe Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glendon Gerald Perry, 67, Louisville, KY (1949-2016) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grace Goff Cary, Burkesville, KY, (1932-2014) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Colvin Canada, Taylor Co., KY (1946-2017) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Henry Ronald (Ronnie) Ford, 77, Green County, KY (1943-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James H. (Jiggs) Sparks (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James William Colvin, 77, Greensburg, KY (1942-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joseph Adrian Hobbs II, Green County, KY (1942-2011) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Juanita Anderson Blythe, Cumberland County, KY (1935-2012) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judge Edwin P. Abell, 78, Campbellsville, KY (1941-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lawrence Wilson, 76, Campbellsville, KY (1944-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mabel Bryson Hayden, 85, Cumberland Co., KY, Adair native (1930-2015) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marsha Roberts, 57, Columbia, KY (1964-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lue Holland, 86, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2015) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Margaret Tucker, Taylor County, KY (1930-2017) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Melba Renee (Sissy) Bowe, 41, Monroe Co., KY (1974-2014) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Carol Fulkerson, Adair Co., KY (1953-2014) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
in Memory Birthday, Nile Hoover | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul H. Norris, 59, Casey Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Hovious, 86, Elk Horn, KY (1936-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rachel Phillips, Russell Co., KY native (1943-2013) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Stapp, Taylor County, KY (1931-2012) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond (Trae) E. Wells, III, 24, Taylor Co., KY/LWC 2017 grad (1994-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Reba Warriner, 78, Jamestown, KY (1937-2015) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rhea Baker, 59, Adair County, KY (1960-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Samuel Leslie Underwood, Green Co., KY (1931-2017) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sheryl Nadine Skinner, Russell Co., KY (1949-2014) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Toshia Leighanna Parrish, 19, Burkesville, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
Rickie Allen Helm, 66, Russell Co., KY (1956-2022) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, 2023
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Michele Fruth, Director, 270-250-5432 | (ID:64445, Comment)
NoonCTACHS Varsity Girls Basketball at Casey County (time TBD) | (ID:64065, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair County Fiscal Court regular monthly meeting | (ID:64453, Comment)
Adair Co. Fiscal Court meeting (click for agenda) | (ID:64513, Comment)
7:00pmCTACHS Varsity Boys Basketball at Casey County | (ID:63995, Comment)

 





























 
 
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