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ACSO: Man airlifted to Lexington after head-on collision

From Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 4:10amCT, Adair County 911 received a call about a two vehicle injury collision approximately 8.5 miles east of Columbia on KY206.

Upon his arrival, Deputy Sheriff Josh Durbin found that two vehicles had struck head on and one operator was trapped in his vehicle.

Preliminary investigation shows that Brent Pipgrass, age 21, was traveling west in a 2019 Dodge Ram when he crossed the center line of KY206. The vehicle struck a 2015 Subaru operated by Zack Bohme, age 34, head-on.


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2023-03-12 19:59:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

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CM core counties lost lowest rating on COVID-19



2023-03-12 - Photo from Lake Cumberland District Health Department.
Our rating of COVID-19 cases went in the wrong direction as of Friday's calculations.

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Sunday meeting to vote on disaffiliation from UMC

By Chris Lagermann

Red Lick United Methodist Church, Edmonton, KY, encourages all members to attend a special meeting on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at the church to vote on disaffiliating from The United Methodist Church.

Rev. Janet Carden, District Superintendent and Rev. Dale Curry will be on hand to conduct the vote and answer questions. The decision will be based on a two-thirds majority of those members attending the meeting, so it is important to come and make your voice heard. The meeting is at 4:30pmCT. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Lagermann at (270) 432-2320.


2023-03-12 12:38:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News

Larry Dale (PeeWee) Gumm, 86, Green County, KY

Larry Dale "PeeWee" Gumm of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Joseph Motley Gumm and Vara Marshall Gumm, was born on Wednesday, March 11, 1936 and passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023. He was 86 years, 11 months, and 30 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Greensburg Baptist Church.

He was a teacher at Green County Schools for 40 plus years, coached the Green County High School Baseball team for 44 seasons, and was also an assistant coach for the basketball and football teams. In baseball, he had an overall record of 1,006-493, becoming the first Kentucky high school baseball coach to reach 1,000 wins. He is currently ranked 4th in all time coaching wins and was inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame inaugural class in 1997.


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2023-03-12 11:54:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Gavin Giles is Student Essay Winner

By Mark Fudge

Gavin Giles, a student at Adair County Elementary School (ACES), was selected Adair County winner in the "2022-2023 Grandparent of the Year" essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA). Gavin is a fifth grade student in Robin Hancock's class and he wrote the essay about his grandmother Cheryl Giles. Gavin is the son of Ashley McGuffin.

Gavin is among thousands of Kentucky fifth graders who participated in the 21st annual essay competition for 2022-2023. Students submitted essays answering why "My Grandparent should be the AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" to their fifth grade teachers. Members of the Adair County Retired Teachers Association then selected the winning essay in Adair County.

As county winner, Gavin received a framed certificate and $25 for his efforts.


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2023-03-12 09:09:29 | Comments | Printable version

Farmers Market Vendors Meeting

By Donna Jones, Market Manager
Farmers Market on the Square

Farmers Market on the Square will hold the final meeting before we prepare to open for the 2023 season at 5pmCT on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY.

Anyone interested in becoming a vendor at the market is encouraged to attend this meeting. The market will be opening for the season on Saturday, April 1, 2023. Hours are 8amCT to 1pmCT each Saturday, and we hope you will come out to support your local farmers.


2023-03-12 09:02:14 | Comments | Printable version

Joyful Hearts Quilt Guild to meet Monday

Joyful Hearts Quilt Guild will meet at 6pmCT on Monday, March 13, 2023, according to Townya Ritzie, President.

The meeting will be held at the Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY.


2023-03-12 08:57:32 | Comments | Printable version

Chapel service to feature mental health panel discussion

By Gerard Flanagan

Campbellsville, KY - Campbellsville University's chapel service on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, will feature a panel discussion on mental health, according to Jamie Lawrence, executive director of ministry and church outreach.

The chapel service will begin at 10amET in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

"This is a timely topic, desperately needing conversation everywhere," Lawrence said. "Our ability to think, feel, connect, and function is aided by our internal state of mental wellbeing, which is a proactive process that also aids in our ability to develop resilience, advance and thrive."


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2023-03-12 08:56:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Campbellsville University

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 12, 2023

To do for first time
thing never likely to be,
is sustaining dream.
--Robert Stone, Sunday, 12 March 2023.
-1000 haiku fourth time, more days coming up, Day 4198


2023-03-12 08:54:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 12
Happy Anniversary, Lester and Peggy Tallon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Steve and Sarah Meredith (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Keen Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allison Roy, (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amos Gaskins (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ben Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brayden Dallas Paige Benham (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chester Newport (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Destiny Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Edward Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ellie and Emma Willis (Twins, 2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Garnett Dean Luttrell, Jr (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Grant Wilson (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Harold Burton (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jane Aaron | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Grant McLean | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katherine Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kennedy Bryant Neat (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mitzi Rodgers Cundiff (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Neva Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sherry Phillips | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sylvia Gowen Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Lewis "Lew" Edwards, Greensburg, KY (1944-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lana Carol Brown, Russell Springs, KY (1950-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, V.D. Tucker, Russell Springs, KY (1935-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy Dean Burton, Columbia, KY (1960-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Huff, Russell Springs, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Perry Allen Ferguson, Cumberland Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronnie Furkin, Adair County, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George L. Grider, Casey County, KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Irene Owens, Russell County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Warren O'Neal Hayes, West, KY, (1941-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tommie Burton, Adair County, KY (1936-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jessie Ford, Adair County, KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herbert Franklin Ellis, 82, Russell Co., KY (1933-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Burton, Adair County, KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Rozier Burke, 87, Casey Co., KY (1928-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bob) Marion Froedge, Metcalfe Co., KY (1927-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pastor Joseph B. Payne, 64, Adair Co., KY (1951-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Russell W. Smith, Russell Co., KY (1964-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Eva Gilbert, 67, Metcalfe County, KY (1949-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carlie Roy, 79, Ono, Russell Co., KY (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bob) Bryant, 86, Adair Co., KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vick Wells Rogers, Russell Co., KY (1954-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Agnes Davis Judd, Green County, KY (1924-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Cochran, 71, Casey Co., KY (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph D. Roy, 75, Russell County, KY (1942-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Sue Hudgins, 66, Taylor County, KY (1952-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Tom Booher, 87, Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY (1931-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chris Hicks, Jr., 75, Russell Springs, KY (1947-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Deanie Bryant, 79, Adair Co., KY native (1942-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Erwin Heinrich Lepiarczyk (1943-1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Howard Carman, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1942-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norman Bell, 76, Columbia, KY (1947-2023) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sgt. Dallas Leonard Badger, Knifley, KY, KIA (1918-1944) (information) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Sunday, March 12, 2023
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
10:30amCTSons of Zion singing at Cane Valley Baptist Church | (ID:64651, Comment)
4:30pmCTRed Lick United Methodist Church meeting to vote on disaffiliation from UMC | (ID:64668, Comment)

 

































 
 
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