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Arts Council meets June 13th in Columbia

The Adair County Arts Council, "Embracing the Arts In and Around Adair County," will be meeting at 5pmCT on Thursday, June 13, 2024 - everyone is welcome.

Park in back for the meeting in the lower level of the Training and Development Center/Chamber building at 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, Ky.


2024-06-06 22:55:56 | Comments | Printable version

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Sunset over downtown Columbia



2024-06-06 - Downtown Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
The historic Adair County Courthouse is backed by evening sun and an artful cloud arrangement.

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Lloyd Brockman, 80, Russell County, KY (1944-2024)

Lloyd Brockman, age 80, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Monday, June 03 2024 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was a member of Cedar Springs United Baptist Church, a former truck driver, farmer, feed mill employee and worked at Tarter Gate Company. He was born on Saturday, February 26 1944, in Liberty, Ky, the son of Beulah Bernard Brockman and Marion Brockman, who preceded him in death.


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2024-06-06 17:49:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Local author shares his book goal completed

From Phillip Wood Coffey

"Fancy Me-Writing a Book: A Journey to Find Peace and Tranquility" begins with a tragedy and ends with expressing what I have learned on my journey.

Within the body of my book are my salutes to my family, my favorite people, who taught me how to live, which includes primarily: Bottom Rung Educators, Combat War Heroes, and just everyday people.


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2024-06-06 13:17:23 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS boys basketball wins over Washington Co.

By Trey Stephens
Sports Writer for Columbia Magazine

On Monday evening, in their second summer ball match up of the day, the Adair County Boy's basketball team defeated Washington County 80-34.

The team was led in scoring by Lane Grant with 18 points, followed by Carter White with 14. Connor Loy led the team in rebounds with 7 followed by Truk Jennings with 5.

The Tribe will be back in action next Thursday at Lindsey Wilson in another summer ball showcase.


2024-06-06 12:53:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Jamie Lynn Parnell, 31, Greensburg, KY (1992-2024)

Jamie Lynn Parnell was born June 14, 1992, to Troy Lynn and Kimberly Mae Emerson Parnell. She departed this life Monday, June 3, 2024, having attained the age of thirty-one years, eleven months, and nineteen days of age.

Jamie was a restaurant manager and was of the Baptist Faith.


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2024-06-06 12:22:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Metcalfe Animal Shelter fundraiser is Saturday

The Metcalfe County Animal Shelter and Edmonton Masonic Lodge (931) will be having a Fish Fry this Saturday, June 8, 2024 from 10am-2pmCT.

The Masonic Lodge of Edmonton will be hosting the event, phone (270) 576-5487.

The Fish Fry will be setup Drive-Thru style. Pre-Orders are not required, Drive-Thru will be open to take Orders/Donations. All donations the Edmonton Masonic Lodge receives for the event will go to MCAS to support furry friends.


2024-06-06 11:32:18 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Lady Indians celebrate two wins

The Adair County Lady Indians basketball team traveled to East Jessamine High School for two summer showcase games Monday.

The Lady Indians were able to come out victorious in both, winning over East Jessamine 54-41 and Lincoln County 44-37.

The team will continue in summer ball next Tuesday at Campbellsville University.


2024-06-06 11:31:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Devonda Luttrell, 73, Casey County, KY (1950-2024)

Devonda Sue Stephens Luttrell, 73, of Liberty, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at her home. She was born in Casey County on June 16, 1950 to Cornelus Milford & Nettie Mae Matherly Stephens.

She was a retired bus driver for the Casey County School System and helped clean house for Pat and Johnny. She was a member of Labascus Church of Christ and enjoyed reading and working in her garden and with her flowers. She loved shopping and loved her cats.


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2024-06-06 11:25:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Joyce Youngs, 91, Columbia, KY (1932-2024)

Mary Joyce (Allen) Youngs of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at the Janet Wright Care Facility in Greensburg. She was 91 years old.

A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at the Columbia Cemetery. There will be no visitation.


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2024-06-06 10:06:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Letter: Robert Wadlow

Claire writes:
Thank you for highlighting the character of this young man; his family values and reward that is a celebration of eternal life. God bless.
Comments re: Scott Spires: Robert Pershing Wadlow, The Gentle Giant


2024-06-06 09:58:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Letter: Location of mystery photo

Alice Wheeler writes:
Jamestown Street, bottom of hill. Ernie Curry's.
Comments re: Mystery photo - location in question

Alice, that looks a lot like Ernie's art from years back but this one is not one of his. - LW


2024-06-06 09:53:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 6
Happy Anniversary, Jim and Annette Richards (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Charles and Shirley Robertson England (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jeralyn and Pam Spires (1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Paul and Kathy Parker (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Trent and Martina Hadley (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversay, Tony and Judy Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alex Myers (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Ferguson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dallas Ray Neat | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Frances Salyers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Franklin (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeremy Cox (1976 | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lucas Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Myla Kate Curry (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patricia Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sue Cravens Stivers | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sue N. Neathery, 85, Burkesville, KY (1933-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Melvin Bailey, Columbia, KY (1921-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy H. (Bull) Scott, Burkesville, KY (1940-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Grider, 86, Burkesville, KY (1933-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip Gilpin, Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Alice Beck, Taylor Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dale Wayne Lane, Casey Co., KY (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Jane Derringer, Casey Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Earl Humble, Russell County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Freddy Wayne Estes, Green Co., KY, (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald L. (Ronnie) Shuffett, Green Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ada Parson, Adair County, KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Bernice Whitehouse May, Taylor Co., KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Blythe, Cumberland Co., KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonard Davis, Jr., Casey County, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Maryland Bates, Casey County, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Miss Emma Grace Shive , stillborn, Edmonton, KY (d. June 6, 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geraldine Davenport Hamilton, Green Co., KY (1921-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elmer Ray Dittus, Casey County, KY (1918-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jennett Elizabeth Brown, Breeding, KY native (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Sayers Barber, Casey County, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis Daffron, 72, Jamestown, KY (1942-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Lee Clift, 72, Columbia, KY native (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Juanita White Absher, Adair Co., KY (1936-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Polston, Metcalfe County, KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Ervin Abell, 70, Taylor County, KY (1945-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Theodore Archie Akin, 81, Green County, KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marilyn Roberts, 62, Russell Co., KY (1954-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Raymond Howard Vibbert, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phyllis Kay Wethington, Columbia, KY/Clementsville, KY native (1947-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ann Weaver Shirk, infant, Casey Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carolee Davis, 65, Liberty, KY (1955-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Coomer, 95, Jamestown, KY (1926-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joel Allen Gaddis, 32, Campbellsville, KY (1988-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lana Jo Russell Kessler, Green County, KY (1952-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lettie Jane Burton, 86, Columbia, KY (1935-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Louise Luttrell, 91, Casey County, KY (1928-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patsy G. Norris, 63, Jamestown, KY (1959-2023) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wiliam D. Caswell, 53, Greensburg, KY (1968-2022) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, June 6, 2024
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTSMART Recovery meeting at Adair Co. Health Dept | (ID:67056, Comment)
9:00amCTKids invited to adopt a penguin reading buddy at Adair County Public Library | (ID:67078, Comment)
10:30amCTRibbon Cutting for Hometown Thrifts
105 Shirley Street, Edmonton, KY | (ID:67004, Comment)
12:45pmCTSpecial called Adair Co. Middle School SBDM Council meeting | (ID:67090, Comment)
5:45pmCT Vacation Bible School at Kelleyville Community Church | (ID:66955, Comment)
6:00pmCTBible School at Freedom Separate Baptist Church | (ID:67025, Comment)
Bible School at Bethany Baptist Church | (ID:67040, Comment)
6:30pmCTKingsmen Quartet singing at Millerfield Brethren In Christ Church | (ID:67041, Comment)

 

































 
 
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