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Kentucky's Top 10 factory employers includes Dart Containers

Manufacturing is not only a tremendous driver of Kentucky’s economy, but it also directly impacts the well-being and stability of thousands of families throughout the Commonwealth. Kentucky’s manufacturers continue to be a source of quality, high-paying jobs. I want to thank these companies for making Kentucky stronger, as well as the employees who work tirelessly to make these great products. - GOV. BESHEAR

In honor of October being National Manufacturing Month, the following are the top 10 largest manufacturing employers in the state:
  1. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Georgetown (7,900 employees)
  2. General Electric, Louisville (5,600)
  3. Ford, Louisville Assembly Plant, Louisville (4,500)
  4. Ford, Kentucky Truck Plant, Louisville (4,000)
  5. Dart Container Corporation, Horse Cave (1,420)
  6. Tyson Foods, Robards (1,400)
  7. North American Stainless, Ghent (1,380)
  8. JBS, Louisville (1,350)
  9. Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Hickory (1,300)
  10. Perdue Farms Inc., Beaver Dam (1,280)
The Commonwealth is home to more than 4,000 manufacturers, representing 220,000 jobs. That means one in every eight jobs in Kentucky is in manufacturing.
from Gov. Beshear's Communiations office

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2014-10-23 08:14:15 | Comments

Travel: Seagull on the Beach

2014-10-23 - Navarre Beach, FL - Photo by Cathy Luttrell. Seen in the ColumbiaMagazine group on Flickr.

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12 days remain until the Tues., Nov. 4, General Election
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Mark Dykes: Bank of Columbia helping ACHS Celebrate My Drive

It only takes a couple of minutes and it's fun.

Mark Dykes writes:
What a great opportunity for EVERYONE to help Adair Co students. At the Bank of Columbia we have encouraged all employees to submit daily for this challenge and we would like to challenge all competitors and local business\' to do the same. Mark A Dykes, Executive Vice President --Mark Dykes
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2014-10-23 08:05:24 | Comments

Two more scheduled today, 22 Oct 2014. Watch Front Page
CM's Meet the Candidates, Nov. 4, 2014 General Election
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Meet the Candidates
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For Adair County Judge Executive: Ann Melton
For Adair County Sheriff: Harrison Moss. Joshua Brockman
For Adair County Jailer: Joey White. NEW! Darrel Baker
For Adair County Clerk: Lisa Greer (R)
For Mayor of the City of Columbia: - Ben Arnold . Ben Arnold - II
For Columbia City Council: Linda Waggener. Dr. Ronald P. Rogers.
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  Current Temperatures
Adair: 51 F
Casey: 51 · Cumberland: 47 · Green: 50
Metcalfe: 48 · Russell: 50 · Taylor: 50
Updated at 9:30am Thursday, October 23, 2014

Kentucky Mesonet Links:
Adair County - Casey County - Cumberland County - Metcalfe County - Taylor County

National Weather Service Links:
Burkesville. Campbellsville. Columbia. Edmonton. Greensburg. Jamestown. Liberty. Russell Springs

Kenny Absher: Wants a leader of vision leading Columbia

By Kenny Absher
Personal opinion of the commentator

Good for you. Dr. Ben Arnold. The city has gone so far down the tubes with its current status quo and the business owners have suffered long enough. I know I shop in Russell Springs and Campbellsville, but a leader with vision can bring prosperity back home.

Also as a county resident, taxation without representation is wrong; waiting like they did was wrong so no one else could run. They are just self-serving bureaucrats caring only for themselves. Kenny Absher, Cane Valley, KY

Thanks, Kenny Absher - Agree with you on needing leaders with vision; but not the attribution of selfish motives by those who voted for The Tax *(what most are calling a Payroll Tax or City Income Tax - the euphemistically self-style "Occupational License Tax").

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2014-10-23 07:44:02 | Comments


Singing at Sparksville Church of the Nazarene Sun 9 Nov 2014

Adair County Sunday Night Singing

Ricardo Hughes will be singing at Sparksville Church of The Nazarene at 9562 Burkesville Rd., Columbia, KY at 6:30pmCT, Sun 9 Nov 2014 Pastor Lonny Karnes and congregation invites everyone to attend. --Jane Sparks

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Events scheduled for today, October 23, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. (ID:30530 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTAbsentee Voting Machine open Mon-Friday 8am-4:30pmCT
Adair County Clerk's Office, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY (ID:30772 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:00amCTCelebration of Life of Maxine Harmon, Adair Co., KY native (1931-2014), Louisville, KY
(ID:30976 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTDorothy Ann Wallace, 84, Metcalfe County, KY (d 20 Oct 2014) (ID:30970 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:30591 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Melson Ridge Yard Sale benefits Adair Food Pantry
Melson Ridge United Baptist Church, 3082 Melson Ridge Road, Columbia, KY (ID:30992 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTAdair Co. Garden Club meeting: Nick Roy on "Putting your garden to sleep" (ID:30858 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:30561 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTRevival at Plum Point Baptist Church (ID:30850 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Healthful Living Cooking Schools, 6pm-7pmCT
At Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY (ID:30889 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Annual 4-H Awards Banquet, 4-H Ham Auction
Adair County Elementary School (ACES), 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY (ID:30917 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTAl-Anon meets. (Every Thursday)
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY (ID:30652 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Revival 22-25 Oct 2014 & Homecoming 26 Oct 2014 at Knifley Chapel Brethren in Christ Church, 6029 Elkhorn Road, Knifley, KY (ID:30747 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Millerfield Brethren in Christ revival is Wed-Sun, 22-26 Oct 2014
Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, 1935 Millerfield Road, Columbia, KY (ID:30930 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Revival continue at Praise Assembly of God, 22-24 Oct 2014 (ID:30968 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00pmCTLWC Concert Choir offers Musical Potpourri
at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg, KY (ID:30956 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

Visit the Events Page for details about the events listed above, a printable version of today's events, and for events on upcoming days. Please use our Submission Form to let us know about your organization's upcoming events.

Scenic Kentucky: Pretty Intersection on Hwy 68

2014-10-23 - Metcalfe Co., KY - Photo by Johnietta Jessie. Johnietta writes, "I was pulling out from the road to the Metcalfe Co. lake and onto Foundation-Mitchell Rd. You can see the junction with Hwy. 68." Seen in the ColumbiaMagazine group on Flickr.

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Today, THURSDAY with CM, 23 Oct 2014
For Day 296 of 2014. There are 69 days remaining in 2014.

Haiku by Robert Stone for October 23, 2014:
Discard gift with care
so as to avoid hurting
feelings of giver.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 23 October 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1136

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More voters than ever registered in Kentucky

3,147,157 registered voters eligible statewide the 4 Nov 2014 general election nears
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By Lynn Sowards Zellen and Bradford Queen
News from Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes office

More than 3.1 million Kentuckians will appear on the voter rolls for the November 4 General Election, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced today. The total number of registered voters - 3,147,157 - constitutes a new record, beating the 3,105,349 registered for the Primary Election held in May. The difference is an increase of 1.4%, or 41,800 voters, over five months.

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2014-10-23 07:07:21 | Comments

Community letter: Gadberry, Adair Co., KY has important visitor

From the Alpine reaches of Adair County, KY, word of the second occurrence this year.

Charles Marshburn writes:
It's official! Jack Frost has visited Gadberry this morning! For he second time this year. The first was on October 5, 2014.

Today's was light and didn't burn my fig tree too badly! I meant to say it was light and didn't burn my fig tree too badly! Charles Marshburn
Thanks, Charles Marshburn - And, before our phone rings off the hook with questions: Was a good time had by all?. If you had paid attention in the Adair County Assimilation Academy, You'da knowed to ax that question.. It's just the polite way to end a letter. Seriously, thanks for this information. The real question is: Was this the first of this year? - EW

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2014-10-23 06:58:29 | Comments

Jill W. Smith: We can WIN the Celebrate My Drive for ACHS

It only takes a couple of minutes and it's fun.

Jill W Smith writes:
Hey Ed. WOW!!!!! We can make this happen!!! The support for the Adair Co High School in the Celebrate My Drive Campaign has been OUTSTANDING!!!! We need to continue to VOTE every day! Adair Co is in the small school category! They are currently at 129 out of 1654 schools. They have moved up 62 spots since Monday! This is more than any other school has moved up. How AWESOME is that? In fact very few high schools from Kentucky have even made it in the Top 500. I think there are only 9. As this morning Monroe Co was at 98, Adair Co was at 129 and Cumberland Co was at 335. This is why we need everyone to go to the link and make a commitment to safe driving and VOTE for Adair Co High School. I can't thank Adair Co enough as once again you have rallied together and made a difference. We have until Friday at midnight to put Adair Co High in the Top 50!!!! With this continued OUTSTANDING support we can do it!! Please VOTE!!!! It only takes a few minutes!! We can do this!!! --Jill W Smith
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2014-10-23 05:42:08 | Comments

Travel: Sunrise in the Smokies

2014-10-23 - North Carolina - Photo courtesy National Park Service. The view from Purchase Knob in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Melson Ridge Yard Sale Sat 25 Oct 2014 for Adair Food Pantry

At Melson Ridge United Baptist Church

The Melson Ridge United Baptist Church will be having a yard sale 7am-1pmCT, Sat 25 Oct 2014 starting at 3082 Melson Ridge Road Columbia, KY. C lothes, glassware tools, home baked items. All proceeds go to the Adair County Food Pantry. --Nadene Baker

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2014-10-23 05:18:10 | Comments

LWC Men's Soccer defeats Georgetown 2-0, Wed 22 Oct 2014

Jorim Chari and Tom Moody each scored in the victory
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GEORGETOWN, KY - The Lindsey Wilson men's soccer team defeated Georgetown (Ky.) by a 2-0 mark on Wednesday night at Field.

A first half score by Jorim Chari and second half successful penalty by Tom Moody were the difference makers for Lindsey Wilson (11-2-1, 6-0-1 MSC).

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2014-10-23 05:13:13 | Comments | See topic Sports

Women's Soccer: Blue Raiders play Georgetown to 1-1 draw

Blue Raiders outshot the Tigers 34-4 on the night

By Charles Balcom

GEORGETOWN, KY - The seventh-ranked Lindsey Wilson women's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw with Georgetown (KY) on Wednesday night at Field.

The Blue Raiders move to 8-3-3 on the season and their 5-0-1 Mid-South Conference record keeps them in second place in the MSC standings.

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2014-10-23 04:59:06 | Comments | See topic Sports

Brenda F. Woolum, 53, Russell Co., KY (1961-2014)

She was a native of Clinton County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Emma (Bell) & Johnny Appleby. She was one of 10 siblings; nine survive.
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Brenda F. Woolum, 53, of Jamestown, KY, passed away Wed 22 Oct 2014 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral Services for Brenda F. Woolum will be at 1pmCT, Fri 24 Oct 2014, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Herl D. Robertson and Bro. Mitchell Bunch officating. Burial in the Jamestown City Cemetery, 201 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY.

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2014-10-23 04:34:06 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Gov. Beshear presents $1 million ceremonial check

2014-10-23 - Green Co. Senior Citizens Center - Photo by Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM radio. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear left presented a ceremonial check for $1,000,000 for the Greensburg water system to, from left, Green County Judge Executive Misty Edwards, Greensburg Mayor Lisle Cheatham, and Green County's State Representative Terry Mills. The presentation was made in Green County's beautiful Senior Citizens Center, located in the beautiful downtown area, close to restaurants, the library, a downtown theatre, churches, and so much that seniors want to participate in. And by the way, I'm partial to my hometown and find it as perfect as they get - I think every candidate within 100 miles ought to come see what is happening here - it's great. - Larry Smith

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Wrestling ranked No. 9 in NAIA Preseason Coaches' Top 20 Poll

By Tyler Scott
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson wrestling team is ranked ninth in the Preseason NAIA Coaches' Top-20 poll, which was released by NAIA officials on Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014.

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2014-10-22 18:27:15 | Comments | See topic Sports

Tabernacle Christian Church Revival 24-26 Oct 2014

Tabernacle Christian Church, 13175 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, will have revival services October 24-26, 2014 beginning at 6:30pmCT, nightly. Bro. Larry Oetzel will be the Evangelist. Bro. Eldon Rucker, minister of Tabernacle Christian Church, and the congregation invite everyone to attend. Hilda Smith

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2014-10-22 18:19:41 | Comments

CU's MBA track in human resource management 16th in top 50

By Joan C. McKinney
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Campbellsville University's master of business administration program with a track in human resource management (HRM) has been named #16 out of the top 50 schools for online Master's Degrees in Human Resources by

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Survivor of 21 Apr 1948 bridge collapse dies in Bowling Green

He was a 13 year old passenger, riding with his father, Del Gabehart of Campbellsville, KY, when the Campbellsville Street Bridge over Russell Creek collapse while they were crossing it.

By JIM, Ed Waggener

Keith Gabehart was 13 years old, and a seventh grader at Campbellsville Grade School, when he was a passenger with his father, Del Gabehart in a truck which fell into Russell Creek, when the Campbellsville Street Bridge collapsed under them on April 21, 1948. The story of that event is told in The Day the Bridge Fell

On Sunday, October 19, 2014, over 66 years later, he died in Bowling Green, KY. His obituary in today's, tells of his illustrious life after that event which he remembered in this story. The obituary has a added details supplied by "Jim" who brought the sad news of Dr. Keith Gabehart's death to our attention.

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2014-10-22 15:55:50 | Comments | See topic Local History

Dracula, aka Ethan Pendleton, wins Holmes Bend contest

2014-10-22 - Green River Lake, Adair County, KY - Photo by Kay Pendleton.
Here is a picture of the first place winner at Holmes Bend Campground's Halloween Bash. Ethan Pendleton is pictured as Dracula; he was with his Grandparents, Mike & Kay Pendleton of Dunnville

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Dr. Ronald P Rogers family voting in Celebrate My Drive

Dr Ronald P Rogers writes:
We are voting in celebrate my drive 2 times every day. Dr. Rogers -Dr Ronald P Rogers
VOTE FOR ACHS Daily at It only takes a couple of minutes and it's fun.

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Edith Darlene Gabehart, 68, Taylor County, KY (1946-2014)

She was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and was the daughter of Carl and Elsie Pelston. She leaves six direct and one step living descendants. Survivors include three brothers in Columbia, KY, and many relatives, Taylor and Green and other areas.
Edith Darlene Gabehart, age 68, of Campbellsville, KY, died on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY

Funeral services will be conducted at 1pmCT/2pmET Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with burial in the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1329 Wooleyville Road Campbellsville, KY. The family requests visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-9pmET, Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

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Keith Gabehart, 78, Bowling Green, KY (d. 19 Oct 2014)

He was a native of Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, the son of the late Dell and Ruth Puitt Grooms Gabehart. His wife, Rebecca Denton Gabehart, survives. He was a retired accounting professor at Western Kentucky University. He graduated from George Peabody College in Nashville, TN and did his doctorate work at Georgia State Teacher College.

Keith Gabehart, 78 of Bowling Green passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY

Funeral service will be 11amCT, Friday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, 3098 Louisville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101 with burial at Fairview Cemetery #2. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Thursday at the funeral home.

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2014-10-22 14:36:55 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Maury: It took only 2 minutes for Celebrate My Drive vote

VOTE FOR ACHS Daily at It only takes a couple of minutes and it's fun.

melewi writes:
It took me 2 minutes from beginning to end to vote and I made some mistakes on my email and had to redo. melewi --melewi
Comments re article 70600 Celebrate My Driving vote for ACHS was easy Thanks Shamarie

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2014-10-22 14:03:24 | Comments

Election 04 Nov 2014: Writer has questions for jailer candidates

Mostly related to inmate treatment. Opinions stated within questions aare those of the writer. Comments welcome.

By Marcia Shuffett
Personal commentary; opinions those of writer

If elected for Jailer, what changes will be made as to how the inmates are treated and the seemingly great discrepancy made between the male and female inmates. ( Such as, do only the males get out of their cells to cook the meals and wash the clothes (theirs and that of the women) and get to go outdoors to tend the garden.)

Will changes be made with the food (maybe provide a little seasoning. I heard of most meals being referred to as "Roast Butt"). Do you think an inmate who smokes should, at least, have the opportunity to have a smoking cessation method available to them to purchase or do they have to go "cold turkey" even knowing that would only happen to those that are not one of the chosen few? These are just a few questions on the top of my mind. I would like answers from the opponent as well if possible. Sincerely, Marcia --Marcia Shuffett

Comments re photo 57190 Ad Darrel Baker for Adair County Jailer

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2014-10-22 13:43:20 | Comments | See topic Commentary

The Purple Building is getting touchup

2014-10-22 - 214 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM radio.

I was pleasantly surprised after kidding the owner of the Purple Building, rather sternly, that he just laughed it off. He told me that he would be painting it soon. And this morning, it's underway. Casey Norris was doing repair work for a Columbia contractor in preparation for the new paint. I'll let you know as soon as Dr. Ben Arnold let's me know, shortly. It was never personal, Doc, I just wanted the building done was Columbia would have one whole side of the square looking as good as anywhere. - Larry Smith

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What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Betty's OK Country Cooking
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone (270) 384-5664. No smoking section. Breakfast served anytime.
Breakfast Special Mon.-Fri., 5am-11amCT Bacon OR Sausage + 2 Biscuits & Gravy, $2.99
Blue Plate Special: Mon.-Thurs., 10am-2pmCT. Meat & 2 vegetables excluding Catfish. $5.99

Lunch/Dinner on the Buffet - MEATS: Catfish. Chopped Steak w/Peppers & Onions. Mesquite Chicken on a Bed of Rice. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Pinto Beans. Fordhook Limas. Fried Potatoes. Key West Blend. Breaded Zucchini. Rolls or Cornbread. On Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles and a Fruit.
Desserts Today:. Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin Cheese Cake. HOMEMADE PEACH COBBLER. Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Coconut Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Butterscotch Pie. Sugar Free Chocolate Pie. Sugar Free Vanilla. Betty's Internationally famous OKCC specialty: SAND PIE.
Betty's OK Country Cooking: FULL MENU (Posted Dec. 14, 2013)

Adair County Schools
from Dayna Feese, Assistant Food Service Director, Carol Roy, Director of Food Services, Adair Co. School District.
Phone 270-384-2476.

Adair County School District lunches are FREE this 2014-15 School Year.
BREAKFAST: Bacon & Biscuit. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
LUNCH: Cheesebuger on Bun or Taco Salad. Scoops, Salsa, Trimmings. Refied Beans. Potato Wedges. Stawberry Cup/Fresh Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
See Month at Time Menu: Adair County School Menu: Oct 6 -Oct. 31, 2014/PDF

Anderson's Pizzeria.
4 Page Menu
1411 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY. Open Tuesday-Thursday 10:30am-9pmCT. Friday-Saturday, 10:30am-10pmCT. Open Sunday 11am-9pmCT. Closed Mondays. Phone 270-384-3333 All major credit cards, Visa, Mastercharge, and Discover, accepted. Wi-Fi. No Smoking.
Anderson's Pizzeria is the place for Pizza Buffets. Have lunch here today.
NEW: Anderson's Pizzeria will be offering a lunch buffet on weekdays (Tuesday-Friday), 11am-2pm. The buffet includes our delicious pizza, salad, and spaghetti with garlic knots. It's only $6.99.
Anderson's Pizzeria has Meetings Room. Book Your Event Today.

CIRCLE R RESTAURANT - Russell Road, Columbia. Six Page MENU
712 Russell Road, Columbia KY. PHONE: (270) 384-3212. WINTER HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6am-8pmCT; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pmCT. Closed on Mondays. Executive Chef Sammy Genakos.
Breakfast The Coffee's Hot. Come in early for a traditional Circle R Breakfast.
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)
Lunch Dinner Special - CHICKEN STEAK DINNER OR FRIED PORK CHOP either with Gravy, 2 Sides and Choice of Texas Toast or Cornbread. 6.99
Sides: Vegetable of the day: White Beans. The Circle R serves these sides every day: - Real Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Cabbage. Fried Apples. Pinto Beans. Cole Slaw. Pickled Beets. Mac-N-Cheese. Side Salad. Baked Potato. Sweet Potato Casserole!
Desserts: NEW LIST! Salted Caramel Cheesecake. Bourbon Pecan Pie.
PRIME RIB after 4pmCT, every Saturday at the Circle R

Harvest Cafe
Harvest Cafe, formerly Cafe on the Square. Click to Current MENU for call ahead, carryout orders. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30amCT-3pmCT. Closed Saturday & Sunday. 212 Public Square, Downtown Columbia, KY. Non Smoking. Occasional audio. In Walking Distance of Lindsey Wilson College. 270-380-1004
BREAKFASTS! We're now open at 7:30amCT for Breakfasts. OMELETS a Specialty. And the Coffee's Hot.
Today's Lunch Specials:
6.99 Plate Lunch Special - CHICKEN POT PIE with Side Salad. FREE TEA TODAY!!!
Soups: Creamy Potato Soup. Tomato/Basil Soup & Bread (on request). $2.99 small bowl; Full bowl, $3.99.
Special Desserts: Chocolate Chunk Cookies. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies. Raisin Cookies. Cream Cheese Walnut Mauritius. Blueberry, Chocolate, Banana Nut and Cinnamon Crisp Muffins. Apple, Cherry Turnovers.
- Steve Chundy, owner/manager.

Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli
In the Village of Vester, (Adair County), 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY 42728. Patty Smith Edwards, owner & manager. Phone 270-380-1039 Hours: 5am-7pmCT/6am-8pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. Smokers & Nonsmokers Welcome. (Open Grill MENU - (2013-08-31)
- Breakfast: Come in for full Breakfasts or Grab one of a variety of Fresh, Hot, and ready to eat Breakfast Sandwiches, Coffee and Drinks.
- Lunch/Dinner special(s):
- Roast Pork with Potatoes, Onions & Carrots. ($5.99) With one side for just 99 cents (Green Beans or Coleslaw.
- Pinto Beans seasoned with COUNTRY HAM + Hoecake. $2.50
- Desserts. Always, our signature dessert, SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving.
Parties and meetings here: See Venues for Meetings

The Store - CLAY RIDGE, KY
in the Village of Clay Ridge, (Adair County), 7110 Greensburg Road, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-385-9157. Hours: 6am-2pmCT/7am-3pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. All major credit cards. Smokers & Non. - EVERYBODY Welcome!
See you starting at 6amCT for Breakfast Eggs your way. Breakfast plates. Try Sausage Biscuit, Bacon Biscuit, and Country Ham biscuit.
Today: SLOPPY JOE PLATE. 2 Sloppy Joe sandwiches with Fries. $4.99.
Always: the Very Best Hamburgers in Adair County - probably Green, Taylor & Metcalfe too. That's what people tell us, but don't take somebody else's word for it: Come out and Try Them
Drive over today to Clay Ridge TODAY: The food is great, portions are generous, and the prices can't be beat. - Shelia Ruczienski

31 Birthdays and Anniversaries for October 23
Happy Anniversary, Cortez and Ruth Butler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Larry and Patricia Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Nick and Diana Roy (1982) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Roger and Virginia Garner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Tommy and Lisa Edwards (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aaron Gaskins (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Arraya Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bubby (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carl Lewis Burris (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donna McKinley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dorothy VanArsdale | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dustin Pegg (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Geneva Kemp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kali Ann Irvin (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lacey Helm (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lali Ann Irvin (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lewis Wheeler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, McKenzie Grace Janes (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nathan Dickey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Renee Garmon Kemp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ricky Daryl Huckaby, Jr. (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Ray Marshall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Susan Coomer Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, William (PeeWee) Butler | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memoriam, Ellis Pickett (-1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Junior Pierce, 75, Green Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Edward Wayne Morrison, Green Co. KY native (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lisa Adell Ballou Wolfe, Adair Co., KY native (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Reynolds Vance, Green Co., KY (1912) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. John K. Durham, Green County, KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky Neal Whitley, Sr., Clinton Co., KY (1976-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
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