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Pressure canner class at AC Extension Service 15 Jul 2015

By Karli Jessie

Low acid foods must be processed in a pressure canner, however, many people are afraid to use one! This class will cover the basics of using a pressure canner and important safety measures for canning success. There will be class covering the basics of pressure canners at the Adair County Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY,starting at 1pmCT, Wednesday, July 15, 2015; pre-registration is required before July 10th and is limited to the first 15 participants. To register for free contact Kelli Bonifer at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service at 270-384-2317.



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2015-06-30 14:57:46 | Comments


Little white dog wandering Haven Hill to Cloverport Estates


2015-06-30 - 1200 block, Liberty Road, Columbia, KY - Photo by Alan W. Reed. Small dog apparently lost - Finally was able to her to pause for a photo. This small female dog is wearing a collar and has spent yesterday and today wandering back and forth between Haven Hill Cemetery and Cloverport Estates. There is a good chance the dog has been "spooked" by the recent storms since none of us have been able to get closer to her than about 50 feet. In an attempt to buy time for the owner or animal control officer, concerned Cloverport residents are attempting to help the small dog back across KY 206, one of the busiest roads in Adair County. It had taken up temporary residence near the end of Creekport Drive and at Bob White's home near the junction of KY 206 (Liberty Road) and Cloverport Drive. - ALAN W. REED

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There are 37 days of Summer Vacation left
Students start school in Adair County at 7:45amCT, Wednesday, August 6, 2015.

Matt Bevin & Jenean Hampton to be in Campbellsville, July 4th

At Kentucky's largest Independence Day Celebration

On July 4, GOP nominee for KY Governor Matt Bevin, and GOP nominee for Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton will attend events throughout Kentucky including three events in Campbellsville, KY, in celebration of Independence Day. The schedule is as follows:
  • Matt Pancake Breakfast, at 6amCT/7amET, at Campbellsville Christian Church, 302 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY
  • Forcht Bank Stage Opening 7amCT/8amET, Campbellsville, KY
  • Taylor County 4th of July Parade8:30amCT/9:30amET, starting on Roberts Road, Campbellsville, KY
All events are open to the press and subject to change.


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2015-06-30 14:05:43 | Comments | See topic Politics

Click to update: Hazardous Weather Outlook (from NWS, Louisville, KY

- "DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

"PATCHY FOG IS EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY UNTIL MID MORNING. THE FOG MAY BE LOCALLY DENSE IN THE TYPICAL FOG PRONE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.

"ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. LOCALIZED DAMAGING WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS...ALONG WITH HAIL. ."

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 68 F
Casey: 69 · Cumberland: 67 · Green: 68
Metcalfe: 70 · Russell: 68 · Taylor: 68
Updated at 11:30pm Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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

Has watched Jaiden Taylor grow into a fine young man

Joyce Loy writes:
I have watched Jaiden grow into a fine young man. I just hope they decide to stay in the Adair County School District as he finishes High School so Adair will have him on our academic team as well as the ACHS football team. - Joyce Loy
Comments about: Jaiden Taylor National Jr. Beta Science Academic Champion


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2015-06-30 12:46:16 | Comments


Adair Co. Clerk Lisa Greer says office has computer trouble today

UPDATE 2:43pmCT, Tue 30 Jun 2015: Clerk Greer called to say the computers are back up and running again. Transactions are now being handled quickly

County Clerk Lisa Greer called at 12:30pmCT, to let the public know that there is a major problem with Commonwealth of Kentucky Computers in Frankfort today.

"Sometimes we can complete a transaction, sometimes we can't," she said.

Clerk Greer said that the State is aware of the problem and is working to get them up and running again.

"I just want everyone to know, before making a trip to the courthouse, that they may encounter delays," she said. "We'll notify ColumbiaMagazine.com and other local media as soon as the system is functioning properly," she said.

The clerk's office is located in Suite 3, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. The phone number is 270-384-2801.


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2015-06-30 12:29:13 | Comments

Looking for an obituary?
Didn't see it in EVENTS? Link is here if funeral service is today.
Then Click to Last 200 Obituaries Index

This Banner Notification posted due to an extraordinarily large number of obituaries within the South Central Kentucky area of Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties which have been recently posted.

Events scheduled for today, June 30, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
MidnightCTTraffic/Construction: - CLOSED from 27 May 2015 for estimated 42 days.
Intersection of KY 55 & KY 206/Campbellsville & Fairground Streets, Columbia, KY, with TURNING LANES. to through traffic. Sidewalks also closed. Closure projected to last about six weeks from 27 May 2015 to 8 Jul 2015 according to KY Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY. This is Day 34. Estimated Days to go 8. (ID:35138 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. (ID:35153 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTAdair County Farmer's Market 6am-10amCT at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY (ID:35044 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 8am-1pmCT (Recurring Event) Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. Ann Burton Murphy (ID:35156 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance. Not Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties Once at Docket for all Kentucky Counties, Choose 1) Circuit or District, 2) County - from drop down list 3) Verify dates :
Adair County. Adair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. Forty-six (46) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-one (21) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Ninety-six (96) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Five (5) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:35162 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:00amCTCeremonies for opening of Tebbs Bend-Green River Trails System. Gather at at Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Betty Jane Gorin & Billy Joe Fudge (ID:35058 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Adair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 (ID:35157 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Ruby Mae Flanagan, 87, Russell Co., KY (1928-2015) (ID:35134 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Today's guest stars: TBA
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) (ID:35158 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
GRAS has DALE and other great dogs available for adoption today

Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-5pmCT. GRAS, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY. Suggested Supply donation today: BLEACH, any brand. A check or U.S. Currency Donation

Stop in and see the progress we're making. Thanks, KIM SALLEE Director

(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM) (ID:35160 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
R. Fred Capps Memorial Highway to be dedicated today. Ceremonies on second floor of the Cumberland County Judicial Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY (ID:35161 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY for Rockie Dean Tucker, 55, Adair County, KY (1960-2015) (ID:35136 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:35154 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Mattie Geneva Keith, Adair County, KY (1951-2015) (ID:35137 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:35155 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
ADAIR COUNTY BAND BINGO - at Adair Band Bingo Building - Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday. Open 5pm-10pmCT/6pm/11pmET, in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane (Bing Map/Direction from Anywhere) Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. (Sponsored) (ID:35159 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTAdair Chapter of American Red Cross new volunteer orientation in the basement of Adair County Annex Building, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, (ID:34972 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTAdair County Hospital District Board of Trustees, Regular Meeting (AGENDA)
Westlake Regional Hospital Cafeteria, 901 Westlake DR, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event/Last Tuesdays) (ID:35152 | 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.

Kids are devastated after black pup strays and is lost


2015-06-30 - W. Frazier Avenue, Columbia, KY - Photo by Thomas Rayburn.
My kids recently adopted a stray dog and fell in love with her. She somehow managed to get out of our fenced in back yard on West Frazier right in town. My little ones are devastated. She is a young black pup with white and brown markings on her legs an chest like a Rottweiler, but built like a lab; she has a white stripe up her face and blue eyes that almost look white. Please call 270-805-1989 or 270-805-1944 if seen or found --Rebecca MacKenzie
CM Animals


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Today, TUESDAY with CM, 30 Jun 2015
For Day 181 of 2015. There are 184 days remaining in 2015.

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 30, 2015:
When earnest writers
have only one book within,
they appear crazy.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 30 June 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1386



There is no more text for this article. Click for printable version. Posted on 2015-06-30 01:10:07

Two charged plead guilty to Glendale, KY bank robbery

Cases stem from December 23, 2014 robbery of Westport Bank in Glendale, KY
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From U.S. Attorney's office
U.S. Department of Justice, Western District of Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KY (Mon 29 Jun 2014) - Two defendants pleaded guilty on June 26, 2015, in U.S. District Court before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to a single charge of bank robbery by force or violence announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

Leonard Duane Sisk, age 54, of Cecilia, in Hardin County, Kentucky, and Justin Matthew Collinge, age 32, of Leitchfield, in Grayson County, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to the December 23, 2014 robbery of the Westport Bank in Glendale, Kentucky.


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2015-06-30 12:16:09 | Comments

Crash involving commercial vehicle claims life of 9 year old

Taylorsville boy, Own Higginbotham, prounounced deceased at the scene on US 31W in Franklin, KY by the Simpson Co, KY coroner. Another passenger, Taylor Higginbotham, airlifted to Vanderbilt. Driver of box truck treated and released.
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By Jared Newberry, Public Affairs Officer
KSP, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Region 2, Louisville, KY<

FRANKLIN, KY (29 Jun 2015) - Kentucky State Police CVE Division, Post 3 Bowling Green, KY, was notified of a multiple vehicle crash in the 4000 block of US31W at approximately 2pmCT, Monday, June 29, 2015.

The crash occurred when a Lexus passenger car operated by Peggy Groves of Franklin KY was traveling southbound and attempted to pass another vehicle. Her vehicle travelled into the path of a Ford box truck traveling northbound and operated by Gary Dalton of Bowling Green KY.


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2015-06-30 11:30:18 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports


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Timid White Chihuahua seen lost in Cloverport Estates

There is a timid white Chihuahua dog that has been in the Cloverport Estates neighborhood since late last night, Monday, June 29, 2015. The dog is very shy and will not let anyone catch it. This subdivision is off Highway 206 across from Haven Hill Cemetery. It has run back behind the last house on the side street next to Cloverport Drive. If this is your pet please contact me at 270-250-5797. The dog is wearing a collar of some kind. Thank you, - Jamie Shelley

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2015-06-30 10:49:03 | Comments

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Town Hall Productions will present Into the Woods


2015-06-30 - Russ Mobley Theatre, Alumni Building, 114 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY - Photo from Campbellsville University.
"Into the Woods," a Stephen Sondheim musical, will be presented by Campbellsville University and Town Hall Productions, July 2-4, 2015, in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY. Performance times are 6pmCT/7pmET, Thursday, July 2, 2015; 6pmCT/7pmET, Friday, July 3; 5pmCT/6pmET, Saturday, July 4 (earlier time due to Campbellsville's community fireworks display) and 1:30pmCT/2:30pmCT, Sunday, July 5.


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Lynn Tyree, Campbellsville, KY (1946-2015)

She was a native of Chicago, IL and a resident of Campbellsville, KY at the time of her death in Taylor County, KY, following an automobile accident on the Veterans Bypass in Adair Co., KY. She was the daughter of the late Omer and Bettie Pebbles Tyree. She was a former machine operator for Sumitomo in Edmonton, and was of the Catholic Faith.
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Lynn Tyree departed this life on Friday, June 26, 2015 in Campbellsville, KY, at the Taylor Regional Hospital following an automobile accident which occurred that day in Columbia, Adair County KY.

Funeral service for Lynn Tyree, will be conducted Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 5pmCT, at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Gregory Rueda officiating. Visitation will be from 3pm-4pmCT/4pm-5pmET and 5pm-7pmCT/6pm-8pmET, on Thursday.


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2015-06-30 10:32:29 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Athalee Ellis, age 64, Dunnville, KY (1950-2015)

She was a native of North Carolina and a resident of Dunnville, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Harold & Francis Stamey. Her husband, Bob Ellis survives. She leaves four direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and she loved to cook
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Athalee Ellis of Dunnville, KY passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY. She was 64.

Private funeral services were held.


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2015-06-30 09:42:54 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

R. Fred Capps Memorial Highway dedicated today

A ceremony dedicating the Leslie Hill segment of KY 90 west of Burkesville, KY, as the R. Fred Capps Memorial Highway, was held at 10amCT, Tue 30 Jun 2015, on the second floor of the Cumberland County Judicial Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY.

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2015-06-30 04:51:42 | Comments

Long-time Salato Wildlife Center manager drowns in SC

She joined the department in May 2000 and immediately began building the agency's still new wildlife education center into one of the most visited attractions in Frankfort. She opened Salato's doors to more than 100,000 visitors each year.
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By Tim Slone
News from Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife

FRANKFORT, KY (Mon 29 Jun 2015) - Salato Wildlife Education Center Manager Laurie Davison drowned Sunday morning while vacationing with her family near Garden City, South Carolina.

Davison, 52, had managed the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' signature wildlife education facility in Frankfort for more than 15 years. South Carolina officials say Davison was pronounced dead at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet after being pulled from the ocean surf.


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2015-06-30 04:23:20 | Comments

Rep. Hoover, Capps family, Cumberland Fiscal Court at highway dedication


2015-06-30 - Cumberland County Judicial Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY - Photo Kentucky House Republican Caucus).
House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, first from left, joined by Cathi Capps, third from left, and members of the Capps family, and Cumberland County Judge Executive John Phelps, fourth from right, along with members of the Cumberland County Fiscal Court to unveil a sign naming Kentucky 90 as the R. Fred Capps Memorial Highway. Leader Hoover helped pass legislation during the 2016 Regular Session to name the road in honor of Capps, who was killed in June 2000 during a shootout in his home with a man scheduled to be prosecuted by Capps. The group, from left, includes (Hoover), Horace Capps, (Cathi Capps), Lydia Capps Terry & Mr. Terry, John Stephen Capps, Jessica Capps, Kim Capps, Rick Capps, (Judge Phelps), County Attorney Lindsey Bell, Magistrates Thomas Brown (District 1), and Earl Branham (District 4).


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Time to rethink Ralph Waggener's low dollar Eastern bypass?

A solution suggested over two decades ago would really help now.

By Ed Waggener
Personal Commentary

In the early days of Columbia! Magazine, the print version, we ran a story about the bypass need for Adair County.

It was obvious then, it is obvious now, that the the most important bypass remains the lowest cost one of all - the bit over 2 miles of Parkway from KY 55/KY 551 to approximately the 51-52 mile marker on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway east of Columbia. At the time, the Kentucky Highway Department estimated that it would carry 60% of the traffic then fed onto the Public Square, versus the 40% headed west.


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2015-06-30 03:25:41 | Comments

Trapped in a Cave: Dr. L.P. Emberton aided Mr. Fancher

Earlier account listed Dr. E.S. Dunham as assisting physician. The heroic doctor was actually Dr. L.P. Emberton, Mr. Fancher's son recalls.

Michael Eugene Fancher, Son of Mr Fancher writes:
The doctor that worked my dad in the cave was Dr. L. P. Emberton from Edmonton, not Dr. E.S. Dunham. - Michael Eugene Fancher
Comments re article 76124 Trapped in a Cave The story of Mr Fancher and Tommy


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2015-06-30 02:36:05 | Comments | See topic Local History

BJ Fudge: On auspicious day, 26 Jun 1956, when CR opened

Writer's mother, Zelma Fudge, remembers the the Circle R staff's and the games Mr. Ed Baker played on them and the prank they played on him to keep things even

By Billy Joe Fudge

Great story. My Mom, Zelma Fudge was there from the beginning, also. I shared this story with her and she reminisced about some of her work mates with which she forged several lifelong friendships.

Mildred Polston, Stella Bryant, Evelyn Fudge, Zona Bryant and who could ever forget that great personality, Ed Baker.


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2015-06-30 01:42:42 | Comments | See topic Local History

Daughter recalls more about day father was Trapped in a Cave

He was trapped for seven hours. Writer was sophomore at Western Kentucky on that Saturday, May 7, 1955 when accident occurred.
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By Marilyn Fancher Jones

I am the oldest daughter of Mr. Fancher (Trapped in a Cave).

Tommy Jeffries was in front that day and went for help.


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2015-06-30 01:24:34 | Comments | See topic Local History

Opening ceremony for Homeplace/Tebb's Bend Trails


2015-06-30 - Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by George Kolbenschlag.
Opening ceremony for Homeplace & Tebbs Bend/Green River Nature area trail system, this morning, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. - George Kolbenschlag


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Adair County Hospital District agenda, 30 Jun 2015 meeting

The Adair County Hospital District Board of Trustees will be meeting at 6:30pmCT, in the Hospital Cafe, Westlake Regional Hospital, 901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY, with the following agenda:
  1. Call to order: Richard Grant, Chairman
  2. Approval of Minutes: May 26, 2015
  3. Approval of Minutes: Special Called Meeting, June 4, 2015
  4. Recommendations from the Medical Staff: Dr. Charles Giles, Chief of Staff, Credentialing
  5. CFO Report: David Hayes: Approval of Bad Debts for Collections
  6. Administrative Report: Neal Gold, CEO
  7. Executive Session: KRS 61.810(1)(C): Discussions of proposed or pending litigation against or on behalf of the public agency
  8. Adjourn
The meeting is open to the public.


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2015-06-29 19:17:49 | Comments

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The family search for Veterans has been a very popular feature on ColumbiaMagazine.com since it was started. There are more than 600 local families represented on our List of Adair County Veterans. You can find them easily.
Just enter your last name in the box, and press enter.
We'd like to thank everyone, including our sponsors, who help us maintain this list of veterans from Adair County, Kentucky, and we welcome your additions and corrections at webmaster@columbiamagazine.com.

Mrs. Maggie Froedge Davidson, 102, Cumberland County, KY (1912-2015)

She was a Homemaker, a Farmer, a Seamstress and a Poet. She was a native of the Spoon Branch Community of Marrowbone, KY, and a resident of Burkesville, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Balum and Daisy Hurt Froedge and the widow of Millard Wagner Davidson. She leaves 22 direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Maggie Froedge Davidson, age 102, a resident of Cumberland Valley Manor, formerly of Marrowbone, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Bill Garmon officiating. Burial will be in the Marrowbone Cemetery in Marrowbone, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 2pmCT, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, until the funeral hour on Thursday.


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2015-06-29 18:03:29 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Minor England, 77, Adair County, KY (1938-2015)

He was employed by the City of Columbia for 30 years, retiring as Sanitation Department Supervisor, was an avid fox hunter and attended Egypt Christian Church. He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Arvin and Artie England. His wife, Judy Bryant England, survives. He leaves three direct living descendants.
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Minor England, 77, of Columbia, KY, died Monday, June 29, 2015 at 6:37amCT, at his home.

Funeral service will be Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Wednesday, July 1, 2015.


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2015-06-29 16:49:46 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Lighting project for LBN/KY 61 S interchange has been let

It won't be long before the interchange at KY 61 S and the Cumberland Parkway has new lighting. The $498,098 project has been awarded to Davis-Elliott, Somerset, KY. A pre-construction conference with the winning contractor will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 8, in Somerset, KY, according to Amber Hale, Public Information Officer for the District.

The project has long been championed by Vicky Pike and Junior Stotts. Stotts was notified of the bid award this morning, Monday, June 29, 2015, by Chief District Engineer Bruce Neeley.

The project will get underway soon. The only delay in the start of work will be the arrival of special supplies for the project, Amber Hale said.


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2015-06-29 15:54:18 | Comments

Five mile Homeplace/Tebb's Bend Trail opens Tue 30 Jun 2015

The opening of the five mile well-marked trail at Homeplace on Green River/Tebbs Bend-Green River Nature area will be celebrated at 9amCT/10amET, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 . Light refreshments will be served All are welcome. Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road/State Highway 55., Campbellsville, KY 42718. --George Kolbenschlag

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2015-06-29 15:45:08 | Comments

Kentucky Clouds: 29 Jun 2015 - Impending storm - III


2015-06-30 - From Lindsey Hill, Columbia, KY - Photo by George Kolbenschlag.
This cloud scene is my favorite of the three in this 29 Jun 2015 collection. It not only allows great moments of imagining - one can construe a fluffy Unicorn Cat in Hissing Mode in the lower gray storm cloud - but also the photographer's trademark sky blues. The cloud captures are surely worth an exhibit in a local art gallery or museum. - Ed Waggener


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What's Cooking in Columbia Today
Click restaurant names for hours, directions, and prices. Print What's Cooking

Betty's OK Country Cooking
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone (270) 384-5664.
No smoking section. Breakfast served anytime.
Betty's Breakfast Special Mon-Sat, 5am-11amCT.
One Egg + One Sausage Patty or Two pieces of Bacon. One Biscuit w/Gravy. $2.99. No Substitutions.

Blue Plate Special - Served Mon through Thu, 10:30am-4pmCT.) 2 pcs Fish or 1 Meat, 2 sides, bread, for $5.99. Must be on Blue Plate served by Betty's OKCC wait staff.

Hot Bar Meats: Catfish. Spaghetti & Meatballs. Fried Chicken Breast/Chicken Legs. Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Pinto Beans. Baked Beans. Peas & Carrots. Fried Potatoes. Corn Nuggets. Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles, and a Fruit.

Now Serving Chicken Salad! - Get it in a Sandwich $4.49, Wrap $5.99, or Stuffed Tomato $4.49 or Scoop with Dinner Salad, $6.99.

Other Deserts today New York Style Cheesecake, with local, home grown Backberry topping. Homemade PEACH Cobbler. Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Coconut Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Chocolate Pie. Sugar Free Butterscotch Pie. Betty's Internationally famous OKCC specialty: Sand Pie
Betty's OK Country Cooking: Full Menu (Posted Dec. 14, 2013)


A & M Trading Post - Coburg, KY
A & M Farmers Market Chop House Restaurant, 7393 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY 270-384-0117. Hours: 5:30am-6:30pm Monday through Saturday. Non-Smoking.. We use - and sell - locally grown produce when available, as much as we can, grown right here in Coview - Coburg
Today's LUNCH SPECIAL - Open today 5am-3pmCT :

Breakfast Special: Come join us for for Breakfast!

- Breakfast Burritos - Burritos on the go, your choice of local fresh grown veggies, sausage, bacon, cheese or eggs. $2.99.

Lunch Special:

- COWBOY UP! - with some Country Fried Steak, Gravy & Mash Potatoes with Fresh Tomatoes. $6.99. (Add, a side salad for $1.99...)MBR - Desserts Today: Peanut Butter Pie, from a well renowned chief . . . Xoxo. Plus all these favorites: Ski Cake, Coconut Pie. Chocolate Pie. Butterscotch Pie. Pecan Pie. Whole pies, $12.00 or $1.99 per slice. We also have Hot Fudge Brownie & Ice Cream.
Albert Cundiff & Melissa Moore, Owners/Operators


Anderson's Pizzeria
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.
The Meatball Sandwich is our Sandwich of the Week It comes with our famous Fontanini meatballs smothered in marinara and topped with our melted three cheese blend. Served on a toasted French batard with fries for only $7.99

Anderson's Pizzeria is the place for PIZZA BUFFETS. Have lunch here today.
NEW: Anderson's Pizzeria Offers 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. (Also on SUNDAYS now!)
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. HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6am-8pmCT; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pmCT. Closed on Mondays. Executive Chef Sammy Genakos.
TODAY'S SPECIALS:
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)

Lunch/Dinner Special(s) -
- Country Fried Steak - with White Gravy OR Meatloaf with Red Gravy. Either selection with choice of two Sides and Texas Toast or Cornbread. Either selection $6.99

- Sides: Vegetable of the Day: SWEET PEAS. The Circle R serves these sides every day - Real Mashed Potatoes. Cabbage. Fried Apples. Pinto Beans. Cole Slaw. Pickled Beets. Mac-N-Cheese. Side Salad. Baked Potato. Sweet Potato Casserole!

- Desserts: Always a splendid selection
Prime Rib after 4pmCT, every Saturday at the Circle R


Harvest Cafe/homebase for The MUFFIN MAN
Call ahead, carryout orders. 270-380-1004. Watch here for hours to call.

The Muffin Man Walk-Arounds: The Harvest Cafe brings Food to You!
We will be concentrating on new ways to better serve you with deliveries of muffins, pastries, desserts, and sandwiches, and coffee. So many of you have told us - and others - how much you appreciate the Muffin Man that it has become very successful.
For now, we'll put our efforts into the Muffin Man route. We'll be making what you tell us we do best even better.

We'll use the restaurant as headquarters to take your orders, prepare your food, and coordinate the the Muffin Man deliveries. Thank you for embracing The Muffin Man, another way this very special town is unique. - 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/7am-8pmET, Monday through Saturday. Smokers & Nonsmokers Welcome.
SUMMER HOURS: Now open 5am-7pmCT Mon through Sat

- COUNTRY BREAKFASTS Starting at 5amCT. Home cooked to order, Eggs cooked to order! Sausage, Ham, Tenderloin. Biscuits & Homemade Gravy! BREAKFAST BISCUITS in our hot box - ready to grab and go!

- LUNCH/DINNER Special:

MEATLOAF 2 sides & Hoecake or Bread. $6.99

- SIDES - Real Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Slaw, Cucumber & Tomato Salad, Pinto Beans. Garden Fresh Burton Ridge Summer Squash. Fried Garden Fresh Burton Ridge Zucchini.
- Pinto Beans Bowl of Pinto Beans w/Hoecake, Just $2.50

- DESSERTS - Reese's Pie. Our signature dessert, SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving. WHOLE PIES: $12.00! - We now have Mayfield's Ice Cream. - Choice of Cookies & Cream or Chocolate. Also Novelty Ice Creams. NO-BAKE Cookies are back. 75 cents each.

- PATTY EDWARDS



26 Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 30
Happy Anniversary, Eric and Candace Schorman (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Joe B. and Lynda McKinley (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Michele and Tony "Clutch" Coomer. (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mike and Alice Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Robin & Jeffery Willis (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amy Waldrif (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Buddy Powell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charlotte Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacob Isaac "Jake" Hill (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Martha R. Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Molly Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nelson Branham (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Warriner, Russell Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eva Allen, Raywick, KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beulah Elizabeth Sweeney, Green Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glen (Big Boy) Napier, Kings Mountain, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ancil Lee Farmer, Jr., 55, Taylor Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Omer Farmer, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jean Jaynes, Taylor County, KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny W. Clark, 55, Taylor Co., KY (1958-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Dean Hash Chastain, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George Woodson Reed, Casey County, KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Carter, 85, Cumberland Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Chapman Kinnett (1932-1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Rose Sinclair Burton-Bush, Adair Co. Native (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory, Don A. Brockman, 76, Adair Co., KY(1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
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