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CPD arrests 3 suspects in Bramlett Street burglary/assault case

Columbia Police respond to call on North Bramlett Street in Columbia to find victim of forced entry, robbery, and assault, who was transported to TJ Health of Columbia for treatment. CPD's investigation led to a locating suspects at a Campbellsvile hotel where they were joined by Campbellsville Police. Three Columbia residents alleged to have committed the crime were arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail. The victim, as yet unnamed, had been released at time of press release, but will undergo additional treatment. The case is being investigated by Officers Drew Conn and Josh Brockman Click on headline for detailed account with complete list of charges
Note: An individual charged by police or in a warrant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Ofc. Josh Brockman Public Information Officer Columbia Police Department, Chief, Jason Cross

Columbia Police Department Officers Drew Conn and Josh Brockman along with Deputy Justin Cross were dispatched to Parkway Manor Lane just off North Bramlett Street, at 12:08amCT, on February 25, 2017.


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2017-02-28 03:17:50 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports


Russell Co. Shovel Ready Food & Beverage certification


2017-02-27 - Russell Springs, KY - Photo Russell County Industrial Development Authority .
Frank Spano, managing director for Austin Consulting, and Russell County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Bennie Garland address the group at the initial Austin Consulting presentation.


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Tiffany Ann Stotts, 34, Campbellsville, KY (1982-2017)

She was the daugter of Jenny Faye Burton Stotts and Austin Lee Stotts. She leaves two direct living descendants. Her final resting place will be in Adair County, KY
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Tiffany Ann Stotts, 34, of Campbellsville, KY, died Saturday, February 25, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident in Hardin County, KY.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, with Bro. Junior Holmes officiating/. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 9amCT, Wednesday at the funeral home.


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2017-02-27 16:06:29 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 52 F
Casey: 50 · Cumberland: 42 · Green: 47
Metcalfe: 52 · Russell: 48 · Taylor: 47
Updated at 3:30am Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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

French Valley Business Park receives shovel ready designation

French Valley Business Park, Russell Springs, KY, receives food and beverage processing shovel-ready site designation. Russell County Industrial authority will begin recruiting food and beverage processing companies
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Staff Report Russell County Industrial Development Authority

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY (TUE 27 Feb 2017) -- Following a months-long analysis by a nationally renowned consulting firm, the French Valley Industrial Park has been certified as a shovel-ready site for food and beverage processing facilities.

By receiving the Austin Consulting Shovel-Ready Site Designation Award, the Russell County Industrial Development Authority will focus recruitment efforts on the food and beverage industry, a possibility that presented itself when Fruit of the Loom closed its Jamestown factory in 2014 and left the county with excess water and wastewater capacity.


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2017-02-27 15:38:25 | Comments


June Etta Cornell, 93, formerly of Breeding, KY (1923-2017)

She was a native of Carbondale, PA, and a resident of Edmonton, KY, at the time of her death. She was the oldest known member of the Methodist Church in Otego, NY. She was a homemaker. She leaves 17 direct living descendants.
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June Etta Cornell age 93 years formerly of the Breeding Community in Adair County Passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 9:40amCT, at the Metcalfe Health Care Center in Edmonton, KY. Mrs. Cornell had chosen cremation and there are no services or visitation planned. Interment will be in Otego, NY.


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2017-02-27 15:28:22 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Events scheduled for today, February 28, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
MidnightCTKentucky Saves week 24 Feb-4 Mar 2017 STORY (ID:45982 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:00amCTThe Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) hosts Kentucky Saves Week celebration at the Capitol, 700 Capitol Avenue, Frankfort, KY, at 9amCT/10amET. STORY (ID:45977 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:07amCTThreat of severe weather CANCELS Tornado Safety Drill previously scheduled at this time (ID:46002 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTServices, Dunnville Church of God, for Bobby Joe Woodrum, 76, Casey County, KY (1941-2017) (ID:45971 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Mary Brown, 70, Russell County, KY (1946-2017) (ID:45974 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Pairlee Montgomery, 100, Adair Co., KY (1916-2017) (ID:45991 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
2:00pmCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Helen Miller, 89, Russell Springs, KY (1927-2017) (ID:46008 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTAdair County Republican Party meeting in the basement of the Adair County Courthouse Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. - Shannnon Rowe. STORY (ID:45800 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTAdair Adair County Hospital District and Adair County Hospital District Corporation Board of Trustees meet in the basement of the Adair County Courthouse Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. - Neal Gold. AGENDA (ID:46015 | 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.


Today, TUESDAY with CM - 28 Feb 2017
For Day 59 of 2017. There are 306 days remaining in 2017.

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 28, 2017:
Wrapped against weather,
roses look humped-back old men
learning on their staffs.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 28 February 2017.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1995



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CAUD announces that Hurt Street is now open

Update: 2:41pmCT, Mon 27 Feb 2071

Columbia/Adair Utilities District has finished their work on Hurt street and it is open to traffic. - Columbia/Adair County Utilities District


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2017-02-27 15:02:00 | Comments

Meeting 22 Mar 2017 on Federal Programs, Adair Schools

PUBLIC NOTiCE:

Pursuant to federal regulation, there will be a meeting for any persons who are interested in information about the various Federal Programs offered through the Adair County School District. The meeting will be held on Wednesday March 22, 2016, at 9:00 AM CDT in the board room of the Adair County Board of Education at 1204 Greensburg St. in Columbia, KY. For more information contact John Shelley at 270.384.2476 ext. 2010. Rita Carter Administrative Assistant Transportation/Title I, 1204 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 270 384-2476 ext. 2012


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Freda Stayton, Christie Chapel Community (1940-2017)

Freda loved coloring, teddy bears and was very happy all the time. She also loved everyone and seeing the "preacher man" as she called her pastor.
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Freda Stayton of the Christie Chapel community, died at 12:15amET, Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Elizabethtown, KY.

The funeral service for Freda Stayton will be at 11amCT/12amNoonET, Saturday, March 4, 2017 Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Pastor Evan Tedder. Burial will be in Harden Cemetery. Visitation will be 9am-11amCT/10am-12pmNoonET, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home


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2017-02-27 12:55:29 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Realty firm donates truck to Campbellsville University


2017-02-27 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Joshua Williams.
Century 21 Smith Realty Group donates a truck to Campbellsville University. From left are Amanda Long, Realtor; April Smith, principal broker; Stephen Olliges, Realtor; Otto Tennant, vice president for finance and administration and Renee Dobson, Realtor. - Joshua Williams, Campbellsville University


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Fern Spears, 82, Burkesville, KY (1935-2017)

She was a member of Red Banks United Methodist Church and a former employee of OshKosh B'Gosh. She was the daughter of the late Osby Spears & Cassie Capps Spears. She leaves six direct living descendants.
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Fern Spears, age 82 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at her home.

Funeral Service will be Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 2pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Poplar Grove Cemetery. Family requests visitation 5pm-9pmCT, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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2017-02-27 12:16:10 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Helen Miller, 89, Russell Springs, KY (1927-2017)

She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church. She was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd & Ollie Holt Smith and the widow of Eldridge Miller.
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Helen Miller, 89, of Russell Springs, died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital. She was born October 28, 1927 in Russell County to the late Lloyd & Ollie Holt Smith.

Funeral service for Helen Smith will be at 2pmCT, Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Richard Antle officiating. Visitation will be after 11amCT, Tuesday until funeral time at 2pmCT. Interment will be in the Blair Cemetery.


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2017-02-27 11:46:24 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Zac Oakes: Town forum on drug issues great idea

Zac Oakes writes:
This is a great idea and I commend the Columbia Police Department for taking these steps to shine a light on an issue that is causing problems in the community. - Zac Oakes

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2017-02-27 11:25:18 | Comments

Columbia Church of God rummage & bake sale 3-4 Mar 2017

The Columbia Church of God, 708 Mitchell Street, Columbia, KY, will be having a Rummage Sale and Bake Sale in the church fellowship hall on Friday, March 3, 2017, from 7am-3pmCT and Saturday March 4, 2017 from 7am-2pmCT. - Darika Convover

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2017-02-27 11:17:29 | Comments

Birds of KY: Eagle in low flight Walnut Hill, Casey Co., KY


2017-02-27 - Walnut Hill, South of Liberty, Casey County, KY - Photo by Robert Johnson.
Robert Johnson, Columbia, KY, writes: "I captured this picture in front of Walnut Hill Elementary in Liberty, Ky. I was on my way back to Columbia and noticed the eagle on the side of the road. I did a quick u-turn to get a photo and I was able to capture this picture just as the eagle was flying in front of my car. It's good to know that the majestic Bald Eagle is alive and well in our area."


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Threat of severe weather cancels Tornado Safety Drill

Tue 28 Feb 2017 event re-scheduled for Fri 3 Mar 2017

Submitted by Mike Keltner, Adair Co. Emergency Manager

In consultation with the National Weather Service, we are postponing the scheduled Statewide Tornado Safety Drill for February 28, 2017, due to the threat of severe weather on Tuesday. The Statewide Tornado Safety Drill has been rescheduled for Friday, March 3, 2017 at 9:07amCT/10:07amET. - Michael E. Dossett, Director, Kentucky Emergency Management


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2017-02-27 09:18:02 | Comments

Sad word of the passing of Randall Walker, Beaumont, KY

The sad word of the passing of Randall "Shorty" Walker, age 76, of Beaumont, KY, has reached us. Randall Walker died February 27, 2017. A complete obituary and funeral arrangements will be posted here when available at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY.

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2017-02-27 09:13:11 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

CAUD will close part of Hurt Street while installing meter

Update: 2:41pmCT, Mon 27 Feb 2071

Columbia/Adair Utilities District will have a portion of Hurt Street, Columbia, KY, closed while we install a meter. The closing will just past IGA to Willis Street. - CAUD


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2017-02-27 08:45:15 | Comments

Victory Church fundraiser Sat 4 Mar 2017 aids building fund

Victory Community Church, 1165 Russell Road, Columbia, KY, will be hosting a fundraising meal, Saturday March 4, 2017 from 10:30-1:30amCT (while supplies last). Donations will be accepted for the meal of pulled pork sandwich, 2 sides, dessert and a drink. Those wishing to pre-order may leave a voicemail at270-250-1836. Takeout will be available or eat on-site, weather permitting. All proceeds will go towards VCC's Building Fund. -Jennie Schlepman

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2017-02-27 08:39:50 | Comments

Epicurean Kentuckian: Country Ham at Coburg (Ad Photo)


2017-02-27 - A & M Farmers Market Chop House Restaurant, 7393 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY 270-805-8711. Hours: 5:30am-3pm Monday through Friday; Saturdays 5amCT til 1pmCT - Photo by Melissa Cundiff (c).
Breakfast any time, at A & M (soon to have a official name change), with tender Country Ham, scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, and cornbread.


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Special healing service at Emory Chapel UMS 5 Mar 2017

There will be a special healing service with focus on physical, emotional spiritual healing, at 11amCT, Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Emory Chapel United Methodist Church, 1830 Highway 1952 Road, Chance Community, Columbia, KY. Everyone is invited. - Adam Burton, pastor

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2017-02-27 06:34:58 | Comments

Sad word of the passing of Tiffany Stotts, 34, Columbia, KY

The sad word of the passing of Tiffany Stotts, 34, Has reached us. She died Saturday, February 25, 2017, in an automobile accident in Hardin County, KY. A complete obituary and funeral arrangements are expected today, Monday, February 27, 2017, and will be posted when available from Grissom-Martin-Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.

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2017-02-27 06:31:09 | Comments | See topic Obituaries


Mystery Rock Answer: Wendell Wilson answers Where correctly

Wendell Wilson writes:
This appears to be the rock in front of the amphitheater at the Dr. Joseph Schickels Memorial Park on River Street in Burkesville, Ky. I do not know how it got there or why, maybe someone else knows the answer to that. - Wendell Wilson
Comments re photo 71299 Mystery Rock Where in the universe did it come from


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2017-02-27 04:28:59 | Comments

Hybrid Electric Bus: Wish Columbia had one


2017-02-27 - Lexington, KY - Photo by Linda Marcum Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com(c).
Linda Waggener spotted this Keeneland Bus in Lexington, KY, and sends with a note: "Wish Columbia had one." - EW


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Pairlee Montgomery, 100, Adair Co., KY (1916-2017)

Mrs. Montgomery was a member of the Shiloh Christian Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and babysitting her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the matriarch of a large highly regarded family.She was the daughter of the late Bennie & Emma Hardwick Pendleton, and the widow of Raymond Montgomery. She leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Pairlee Montgomery, age 100 years, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 7:20pmCT, at Signature Health Care at Summit Manor in Columbia, KY.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry Shelley the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Shiloh Cemetery. The family request visitation after 9amCT, Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.


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54 Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 28
Happy Anniversary, Anthony and Amanda Furkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Bob and Sheila Hutcheson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Darrell and Peggy Loy (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Grider (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Carole Roach | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Arcola Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Burns (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Braxton Coomer (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connor Alexander Lynn (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danny Wayne Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Erin Pineur | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Anderson Grider (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jay Kimbler (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeffrey Lynn Thomas | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julia Conover (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kylie Richardson (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Chrisman (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Coffey Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, MaKayla Brooke Matthews (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Makayla Matthews | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margie Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marvin Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matthew Thomas Compton (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Misty Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Odell Richard (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Paige Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rosetta Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tristan Reece (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Willie Hadley (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Birthday, Elva Gabehart (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilburn Wright Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Gene Neuhauser, Green Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, E.P. Bryant, Adair Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vonda Bragg Rowe, Louisville, KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charleen Berg, Casey Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darren Wayne Furkin, Adair County, KY (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Arnold Corbin, Taylor County, KY (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elva Downey Gabehart, Adair Co., KY (1919-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Avis Sapp Carby, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lennie Merle Rodgers, Adair County, KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dalphene Wardell, formerly of Russell Co., KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Coty Parris Miller, III, 35 Adair County, KY (1978-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lyda J. Dickenson, Russell County, KY (1933-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clara Evans, Casey County, KY (1915-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Windell Lee Robertson, 73, Green County, KY native (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Julia Conover, 99, Adair County, KY (1915-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Jean Rogers, Green County, KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bobby) Lee Wallace, 63, Russell County, KY (1952-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall (Randy) Eddie Monday, Casey County, KY (1965-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. M. Cristella (Cricket) Allen, 82, Cumberland County, KY (1934-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Johnny Tucker (1888-1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Scott Hughes (1970-2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
View all birthdays and anniversaries for this month and next month on our Celebrations Page. Submit your birthday or anniversary using our Contact Form.

 
























 
 
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