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Kenton Hopper, 80, Russell County, KY (1943-2024)

Kenton Wayne Hopper, of Russell Springs, KY passed from this life Wednesday, February 7, 2024. He was 80 years of age.

He was a retired social worker and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. He was born August 18, 1943, in Russell County, son of the late Hubert and Gladys Kimble Hopper.


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2024-02-10 23:55:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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2024-02-10 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
Pretty flowers and candles graced the tables at Columbia's historic Trabue Russell House Saturday as folks began to come for the Tea Party.

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Big game for ACHS boys over Marion Co.

By Trey Stephens
Sports Writer for Columbia Magazine

On Friday night, February 9, 2024, the ACHS Boys Basketball team defeated Marion County 58-48 at home to improve to 20-4 on the season and end the regular season 6-0 in 20th district play for the first time in 6 years.

The team was led in scoring by Connor Loy with 12 points followed by Dawson Gilbert with 11. The team's leading rebounder was Camden Burton getting 8 rebounds. The team shot 44% from the floor, 33% from beyond the 3 point line, and 80% from the free throw line.

The Indians and Lady Indians are back in action today at home against Barren County. This game will feature the homecoming ceremony between the Girls and Boys games.


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KAFT approves $500K in BFLP loans in Green Co.

From Madison Pergrem

Frankfort, KY - The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corp. (KAFC) approved $4,480,399 for 23 agricultural loans for projects across the commonwealth at its monthly board meeting, including two $250,000 Beginning Farmer Loan Program loans in Green County.


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Carol Perkins: Wood for Sale

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By Carol Perkins

I drove by a sign, "Wood for Sale," and saw piles of good-looking wood beside a store building.

People burn wood to heat their homes and to enjoy the glow of fireplaces but living with this as a means of heat is demanding. I grew up with both a wood stove and electric heat, so I remember the hard work involved.

My grandparents knew no other kind of heat until they were old, and their children modernized their homes. Although the smell of burning wood can be appealing for a minute--like the feeling we have when a fire is going at the Cracker Barrel--the labor involved is not.

My uncle claimed his middle name was "Cut Wood." Cutting wood was a family chore, and often in the coldest weather, when the wood piles got low, the men headed to the woods for more.


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Next Fiscal Court regular meeting is Tuesday

From Bridget Compton
Adair County Deputy Judge Executive

The Adair County Fiscal Court will meet in regular called session at 9amCT on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, in the basement of the Adair County Annex building located at 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. The public is invited to attend.

Meeting Agenda:


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Dale Whittingham, 76, Adair County, KY

Dale Whittingham, 76, of Columbia, KY, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

He was a USMC Veteran of Vietnam who worked as a Draftsman for NIPSCO. He was a Ranger with the National Park Services, had been a volunteer with the Lake Eliza Fire Dept. and enjoyed woodworking.


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Today: All the News That's Fit to Print Day

Today is All-the-News-That’s-Fit-to-Print Day
This holiday that is celebrated every February 10th. Those words “all the news that’s fit to print” have grown to be some of the most famous in American journalism.

The phrase took its permanent place on the upper left corner, or left “ear”, of the “New York Times” masthead.

Over time, it has become a timeless statement of purpose. It is considered to be a “war cry” for honest journalism according to National Today.


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Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 10
Happy Anniversary, David and Cathy Martin (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Brittany Martinez (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Addison Brooke Maynard (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Asa Swan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Burris (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Huddleston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brayton Ray Coomer (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittany Martinez (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brooklynn Paige Burton (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donald Upchurch (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gene Jessee | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, J.D. Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeremy Hale | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey and Jennifer Blakey (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joyce Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Korianne Cox (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Chrisman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Upchurch (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Miroslaw Henryk Krygier | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Yarberry | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Adams, 65, long-time Campbellsville, KY Police Chief (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Harold Mouser, Adair Co. KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frances Watson Stayton, Taylor Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Amy Rene Martin, Marrowbone, KY (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Charles "Bill" Sluder, Green Co, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willie Marjorine Lile Atwell, Metcalfe Co., KY native (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Timothy Ray Pierce, Green Co., KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Vanover, 55 of Nancy, KY (1956-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josie Akin Hall, Green Co., KY (1913) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Loretta Lay Harris, Liberty, KY (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joan Arford, Adair County, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lonnie G. Scott, 53, Cumberland Co., KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Raydell Osborne, Taylor County, KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Richard Elmer Patterson, Green Co., KY (1922-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jack M. Randolph, Pulaski Co., KY (1935-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roy Lynn McClister, Adair Co., KY, native (1967-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth E. Riddle, Campbellsville, KY, KY (1950-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Preston (Chuck) Reece III, Bullitt Co., KY (1972-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas W. Polston, 58, Russell Co., KY (1957-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Norma G. Smith, 64 Taylor Co. KY (1951-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Pennington, 68 Casey County, KY (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gloria Layne Popplewell, 75, Russell Co., KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Keith Clements, 59, Casey County, KY (1958-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Bill) Reynolds, 89, Adair County, KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Lynne Klingman Givens, 52, Greensburg, KY (1965-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Audrey Maxine Carney, Columbia, KY (1933-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carrie Kerns, 69, Russell Springs, KY (1953-2023) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Catherine Booher, 80, Cumberland County, KY (1939-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darlene Marie Robertson, 83, Russell County, KY (1935-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Evan Craig Sanders, 53, Bowling Green, KY (1966-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gavin Wade Neat (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grace Quinn (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ina Opal Tucker Thomas, 95, Jamestown, KY (1923-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Edward (Jim) Furkins, Smiths Grove, KY (1942-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Ann Daugherty, 67, Taylor Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Larimore French, 85, Campbellsville, KY (1936-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda Lee Willis, 67, Radcliffe, KY (1952-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Joseph (Billy) Brennan, 74, Columbia, KY (1948-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Zuel Sampson Yarberry | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory, Earcular Sneed (1929-1997) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, February 10, 2024
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
9:00amCTServices for Johnny Harmon, 68, Columbia, KY (1955-2024) | (ID:66526, Comment)
Clothing and Food Giveaway at the Columbia Church of Christ basement | (ID:66527, Comment)
1:00pmCTTrabue-Russell House Winter Tea | (ID:66429, Comment)
5:30pmCTACHS Girls Basketball vs Barren County | (ID:66148, Comment)
7:00pmCTACHS Boys Basketball vs Barren County | (ID:66149, Comment)

 
































 
 
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