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Sad word of the passing of Webb Coe, 64, Burkesville, KY

We have learned the sad word of the passing of Webb Coe, 64, of Cumberland County, KY who died on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be posted here, later, when available from Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

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Candidate Statements: Linked from Latest List of candidates, Adair Co, KY or, go directly to
Statement ads:
Buddy Powell, for Jailer - Terry Sullivan, for Magistrate - Ken Hill, for PVA. - Chris Reeder for Magistrate - Leighann Vanarsdale Loy, for Magistrate - New!!! Doug Campbell, for Magistrate -

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2018-19 Calendar Committee Recommendation


2018-01-20 - Adair County Board of Education, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Robbie Harmon, Dean of Students, Adair County School District. Adair County Dean of Students Robbie Harmon presented the Calendar Committee's School Calendar Recommendation for the 2018-19 School Year at the Board's January 18, 2018 Regular Meeting. The first day of school for students is scheduled for August 9, 2018.

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Linda Kay Stiles, 73, Taylor County, KY (1944-2018)

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Linda was a former assistant manager of the Gibson's Department Store in Campbellsville, KY. She loved her fur babies and had rescued several cats and dogs. She was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident at the time of her death in Casey County, KY. Her final resting place will be in Taylor County. She was the daughter of the late R. D. Stiles & Dalena Mae Peters Stiles.
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Linda Kay Stiles, 73, of Campbellsville, KY, ] died at 5:52amET, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Liberty, KY.

The funeral service will be at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenuem Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. Ray Roberts. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 10am-12pmNoonCT/11am-1pmET, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


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2018-01-20 02:42:59 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 42 F
Casey: 43 · Cumberland: 44 · Green: 41
Metcalfe: 42 · Russell: 43 · Taylor: 41
Updated at 4:30am Saturday, January 20, 2018

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

Steve Cox, 66, Taylor County, KY/Marion County, KY native (1951-2018)

After serving his country in the United States Army in the Vietnam war, he worked for Ford Motor Company. He was of the Baptist faith, a member of the Merrimac Masonic Lodge and enjoyed in his spare time, hunting and motorcycles. He was a family man that loved his kids and grandkids. He was the son of the late Curtis Cox Sr. & Helen Sallee Cox, who survives, as does his wife of 50 years, Martha Malone Cox. He leaves 10 direct living descendants, spanning three generations.
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Steve Williett Cox, 66, of Campbellsville, KY, died Thursday, January 18, 2018, at his home in Taylor County.

The funeral Service for Steve Williett Cox will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET, on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Jimmy Sharp officiating. Burial will follow in Tallow Creek Cemetery in Taylor County, KY, with bearers being Steven Thompson, Austin Thompson, Peanut Lawson, David Hunt, Harry Pelle and Doug Vaughn. The family requests visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, on Monday, January 22, 2018 from at Lyon DeWitt Berry Funeral Home.


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2018-01-20 02:13:56 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

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Election 2018 - Rep. Jeff Hoover, KY-83, R, files for re-election

Representative Jeff Hoover, District 83, which includes all of Russell, Clinton and Cumberland Counties and part of Pulaski Counties, (MAP PDJ filed for re-election in the office of Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday, January 18, 2018, subject to the Republican primary, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Rep. Hoover is a resident of Jamestown, Russell County, KY.

As of January 19, 2018, Rep. Hoover is the only candidate to file for the seat, according to List of Candidates for Kentucky House of Representatives in the office of the Secretary of State. His LRC bio is posted at lrc.ky.gov/legislator/H083.htm which contains complete contact information.


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2018-01-20 01:48:30 | Comments

Election 2018: Latest List of candidates, Adair Co, KY
Up-to-date, through January 19, 2018, as of 4pmCT. There was n new filing on January 19 2018.
1) Photos for every candidate so far
2) List of precincts. - with each Adair County Magisterial District/Constable Heading
3) Where Do I Vote??? Voters will find Link to the Secretary of State's office for answer to online, (to get answers when county clerk's office may not be open).
4) Candidate's Statements, in their own words - in paid ads.Watch for links to
Click to: Candidate Filings with the Office of the Secretary of State for latest information on filings for U.S. Representative, State Senator, State Representative, Commonwealth's Attorney, Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of the Court of Appeals, Circuit Judges, and Circuit Judge Family Court, as well as Local Offices as posted. Local office filings recorded in Secretary of State's Office. ADAIR - CASEY - CUMBERLAND - GREEN - METCALFE - RUSSELL - - TAYLOR - ALL 120 COUNTY LIST NOTE - The Secretary of State posting for local elections may lag list in County Court Clerk's office by several days or more.

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Events scheduled for today, January 20, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
MidnightCT
COUNTDOWN: Days on which candidates may file for May 22, 2018 Primary
  1. Saturday, January 20, 2018 - Adair County Clerk Lisa Greer's office, Ste 3, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, is OPEN (Watch here for any schedule changes).. Candidates can file 8am-12pmNoonCT.

  2. Closed as usual - Sunday, January 20, 2018.

  3. Monday, January 22, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT.
  4. Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT.
  5. Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT.
  6. Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT.
  7. Friday, January 26, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT.
  8. Saturday, January 27, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-12pmNoonCT.

  9. Office closed as usual - Sunday, January 27, 2018.

  10. Monday, January 29, 2018 - Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT.
  11. Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - FINAL DAY TO FILE for Offices Subject to Primary: Clerk's office open. Candidates can file 8am-4pmCT. Candidate filing deadline: last day to file nomination papers for candidates who must run in primary (last Tuesday in January).
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7:00amCTCommunity Breakfast 7am-10amCT, at Knifley Christian Church STORY. (ID:51636 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service Road, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782 Hours: Mon-Tue-Wed from 7am-3pmCT. Thu-Fri Bins are available outside; Supervisor will be in and out of shelter from 7am-3pmCT. (ID:51660 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTToday at the library. See Adair County Public Library calendar, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Inclement Weather Policy (ID:51661 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Today at the library. See Adair County Public Library calendar, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Open 8am-12amCT. Watch for slick spots in parking lot. - Inclement Weather Policy (ID:51662 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCT2nd of 2 Greensburg, KY, service for Mr. Joseph (Joe) R. Clark, Vanderburgh County, IN/Green Co., KY native (1950-2018) (ID:51589 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Service, Columbia, KY, for Kenneth Isacc (K.I.) Riddle, Adair Co., KY/Cumberland Co. native (1928-2018) (ID:51614 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTService for Verene Scales Wheat, Russell Co., KY (1927-2018) (ID:51651 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Service for Howard Edelen, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2018) (ID:51656 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:51658 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:30pmCTService, Columbia, KY, for Myrna Gayle Goodin Stahler, 64, Millerfield, Adair County, KY (1953-2018) (ID:51652 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
3:00pmCTCampbellsville Men's Basketball hosts Shawnee State University at 3pmCT/4pmET, at Powell Athletic Center, 203 Tiger Way, Campbellsville, KY. - David Gerhart. - RELATED/LAST GAME (ID:51648 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:51659 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTFree January Jam session, sharing love of Jesus, 6pmCT/7pmET in Lebanon, KY (ID:51600 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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New Year's Day wedding: Orissa Mora-Kent & Nicholas Woodward


2018-01-19 - Adair County, KY - Photo Carri Peterson, SunlitMomentsPhotography.
On January 1, 2018 in the early morning, in the extreme cold, and "beautiful, glittery, magical air," Orissa Mora-Kent and Nicholas Woodward prepare for their wedding.


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Today, SATURDAY with CM - 20 Jan 2018
For Day 20 of 2018. There are 345 days remaining in 2018.

Haiku by Robert Stone for January 20, 2018:
Misunderstanding:
presuming others have thoughts
similar to ours.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 20 January 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2321



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KY CHFS says it's easier for families to get child care aid

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson said that the transition to new online service means that customers will be able to apply for all of their benefits with a single application or add programs as needed.
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From Commonwealth News Center

FRANKFORT, KY. (18 Jan 2018) - It's now easier for Kentucky families to apply for child care assistance funds. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) has moved eligibility services for its Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) into benefind, the public assistance web portal used by customers to apply for other state assistance programs.


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Orissa Jai Astar Mora-Kent weds Nicholas Anthony Woodward

The New Year of 2018 began on a brilliant day -- a perfect day for a wedding. This story of the couple's beginning is shared in their own words by the bride and groom. "And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. Of their own free will, thankfully, as heirs together in the grace of Jesus Christ, with joy and hope, in fearlessness, surrounded by a tribe that encircles them with love, in faithfulness, ready for adventure, both the valleys and mountains, for better and better, Orissa Jai Astar Mora-Kent married Nicholas Anthony Woodward, for the dancing and the dreaming."
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1 Corinthians 13:4-13King James Version (KJV)

4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,


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2018-01-19 23:42:17 | Comments

Election 2018: Latest List of candidates, Adair Co, KY
Just For Night People, Insomniacs, and Adair County Political Junkies


Where do I vote for all Kentucky voters at Secretary of State website.
Continuously Updated List of Adair County Candidates as of 18 Jan 2018 at 4pmCT, with candidate photos attached as we obtain them.

(* indicates incumbent. Order within office is by time of filing. Date is Y-M-D.)
ADAIR COUNTY SHERIFF
- Josh Brockman, R, (2017-11-08) - PHOTO
- Harrison Moss*, D, (2017-11-08) - PHOTO - CM Archives Photo
- Dallas Luttrell R, (2017-12-07) - PHOTO

ADAIR COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE
- Gale Cowan, R, (2017-11-08) - PHOTO
- Larry Russell Bryant, R (2017-11-14) - PHOTO
- Brandon "Bo" Biggs, D, (2017-11-13) - PHOTO
- Michael Lee Stephens, D, (2017-11-20) - PHOTO
- William "Wid" Harris D, (2018-01-18) - PHOTO

ADAIR COUNTY CLERK
- Lisa Greer*, R, (2017-11-08) PHOTO

ADAIR COUNTY ATTORNEY
- Jennifer Hutchison-Corbin*, R (2017-11-08) -PHOTO
- Bethany Stanziano Sparks, D (2017-11-08) - PHOTO


ADAIR COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK
- Dennis Loy D, (2017-12-18) -PHOTO

ADAIR COUNTY JAILER
- Buddy Powell, R (2017-11-08) - PHOTO (Please see My Message to you: (Ad) Election 2018, Buddy Powell for Adair County Jailer)
- Joey White*, R (2017-11-08) - PHOTO

Adair County Property Valuation Administrator

- Landon Edwards D, (2017-11-20) - PHOTO
- Ken Hill R, (2017-11-22) - PHOTO
- Scotty Neat, R, (2017-12-06) - PHOTO
- Jordan A. Burton, R, (2017-12-14) - PHOTO

MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 1 / White Oak, Eunice-Pellyton, Little Cake precincts

- Dave Thomas, R (2017-11-08) - PHOTO
- Harold Burton* R (2017-11-16) ) - PHOTO
- Terry Sullivan, R, (2017-12-11) - PHOTO (Please see My Message to you:(Ad) Election 2018, Terry Sullivan for Adair County District 1 Magistrate)
- Tony Denton, R, (2017-12-15) - PHOTO

MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 2 / East Columbia, Ozark precincts

- Doug Campbell, R (2017-11-08) - PHOTO. (Please see My Message to you:(Ad) Election 2018, Doug Campbell for Adair County District 2 Magistrate)
- Daryl Flatt*, R, (2017-11-16) - PHOTO

MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 3 / S. Columbia-Harmony, Glensfork- Melson Ridge precincts.
- Sammy Baker* R (2017-11-09) - PHOTO (CM File photo)
- Matthew Hadley D, (2017-12-14) - PHOTO (from CM Archives photo)

MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 4
Gradyville-Nell, Sparksville-Breeding, South Columbia #2 precincts

- Perry Reeder*, R (2017-11-08) PHOTO
- Chris Janes, R, 2017-12-01) - PHOTO
- Sandra J. Kerns, R (2017-11-09) - PHOTO
- Chris Pennington, R (2017-12-19) - PHOTO
- Ray Fluhr , R, (2018-01-04) - PHOTO
- LeighAnn Vanarsdale Loy - R, (2018-01-06). PHOTO
(Please see My Message to you: (Ad) Election 2018, Leighann Vanarsdale Loy for Adair County Magistrate, District 4)
- Chris Reeder - R, (2018-01-09). PHOTO(Please see My Message to you: (Ad) Election 2018, Chris Reeder for Adair County Magistrate, District 4)


MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 5 / Milltown and W Columbia precincts

- Billy Dean Coffey, R, (2017-11-20) - PHOTO

MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 6 / Cane Valley-Holmes and Knifley-Roley precincts

- Tony Gabehart, Jr., R, (2017-11-08) PHOTO - Photo 2017-12-29
- Greg Caldwell*, R, (2017-11-17) - PHOTO
- Daril Salyers, R, (2017-12-13) - PHOTO

MAGISTRATE DISTRICT 7 / North Columbia and Hurt precincts

- Terry Hadley* - R, (2017-11-08) - PHOTO (CM File Photo)
- Stephen Foster - R, (2017-11-08) - PHOTO (CM File Photo)
- Billy R. Rowe - R, (2017-11-09) -PHOTO (CM File Photo)
- Michael W. Bryant - R (2017-11-14) -
PHOTO

CONSTABLE 1/ White Oak, Eunice-Pellyton, Little Cake precincts
- William (Bill) Troutwine* - R. (2018-11-09) - PHOTO (File photo, the candidate as Montana Sheriff)

CONSTABLE 2 / East Columbia and Ozark precincts
- Craig Bennett - R, (2017-11-18) - PHOTO
- Mark Selby - R, (2017-11-30) - PHOTO

CONSTABLE 3 - South Columbia-Harmony and Glensfork-Melson Ridge precincts

- Robert Loy* - R, (2017-11-17) - PHOTO
- John Chicoine - R (2017-12-09) - PHOTO

CONSTABLE 4
Gradyville-Nell, Sparksville-Breeding and South Columbia #2 precincts
- Jeff Dickson - R (2017-11-08) PHOTO
- Ed Wigal* - R (2017-11-13) - PHOTO
- John G. Waddell - D (2017-11-14) PHOTO

CONSTABLE 5 / Milltown and West Columbia precincts
- Kenneth (Kenny) Downey - R, (2017-11-17) - PHOTO
- Tim Bottoms* - R, (2017-12-01) - PHOTO

CONSTABLE 6 / Cane Valley-Holmes and Knifley-Roley precincts
- Jason Rector* - R, (2017-11-08) PHOTO CM File photo, Constable Jason Rector on traffic control duty.

CONSTABLE 7 / North Columbia and Hurt precincts
- Joe Collins, jr* - R, (2018-01-12). PHOTO

2018 KENTUCKY ELECTION CALENDAR PDF, at the office of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Filings at office of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes for May 22, 2018 Primary Election 2017 for State Senator, State Representative, Commonwealth's Attorney. Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of the Court of Appeals. District Judge, Circuit Judge Family Court.


 

Mr. J.V. Lile, Green County, KY (1931-2018)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of the Liletown United Methodist Church and attended the Trammell Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Lile was a lifelong steward of God's land being an avid hardworking farmer, still maintaining beef cattle until his final day. His wife of 61 years, Roberta Jones Lile, survives.
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Mr. J.V. Lile, 86 of Pierce Community of Green County, KY, departed this life on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services for Mr. J.V. Lile will be conducted at 2pmCT, Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Liletown Cemetery, Liletown Road, Green County, KY. Bro. Joseph Wilcoxson and Bro. Lee Warf will officiate. Visitation is requested from 4pm until 8pmCT, Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Sunday until time of the funeral service.


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2018-01-19 23:13:58 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Where do I vote Kentucky voters can get the answer to this question at Secretary of State's website. When County Clerks' office are closed, you can look up your precinct polling place..

Write your own caption photo for Birds of Kentucky


2018-01-19 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
The Robin is definitely pondering the sign with a bird's eye. What's it thinking. It's a picture in need of your caption. Send using the "Comments" link with the photo. - EW
Here's your caption
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Neighbor of Sen. Paul signs plea agreement in alleged attack

Bowling Green, KY man charged with assaulting a member of congress. Victim attacked while mowing his yard. The neighbor has signed a plea agreement but date not yet set for taking his guilty plea and imposition of sentence. The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana was assigned the case following the recusal of the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky where the offense is alleged to have been committed. Case was investigated by Louisville, KY, office of the FBI
NOTE - An information is only a charge and not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in federal court.

From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Southern District of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (Fri 19 Jan 2018) - Josh J. Minkler, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, announced today that Rene A. Boucher, 58, Bowling Green, Kentucky, has been charged with assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury, a felony under federal law.

"Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously," said Minkler. "Those who choose to commit such an act will be held accountable."


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2018-01-19 22:13:06 | Comments | See topic Kentucky

Ellen Zornes: The Canada Geese flights are morning and evening

She loves to hear them, but not so her dog, Lucy

Ellen Zornes writes:
The Canada Geese fly over our house each morning and each evening. When Lucy was a puppy being potty trained, she was scared to death of them. I had to try to time her training times when the geese were not flying over or seen at the ponds around us. Canada Geese mate for life and we heard the most mournful sounds a couple of years ago when one of them had lost its mate. It didn't fly away when the flock did, but waited there several days before it rejoined the flock. We all felt so sorry for the goose! They are beautiful and unlike Lucy, I love to hear their honking as they fly overhead! - Ellen Zornes
About: Bird of KY, Snow Patterns & Flight Pattern


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2018-01-19 21:52:43 | Comments

Gov. Bevin appoints Maggie M. Krueger, Columbia, to board

Maggie Kruger will represent parents on Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
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Information from Gov. Matt Bevin's Communications Office

FRANKFORT, KY (Fri 19 Jan 2018) - Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Maggie M. Kruger, of Columbia, KY, to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.

The complete list of appointees to the board, which also includes Alexys Bardonaro, Julie Reinhardt Ward, Jontae Minor, Joan Lisa Byer, Michelle Oakley, Justin D. Miller, Kimberly Wiukenhofer Shumate and Christina Weeter, follows:


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Howard Edelen, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2018)

Mr. Edelen professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. When he wasn't working at the Coca-Cola plant or Batesville Casket factory, he relaxed by tending his garden or listening to music. His kind smile will be missed by all who knew him.
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Mr. Howard Edelen, 75, of Campbellsville, KY, passed from this life on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Edelen on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12noonCT/1pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, 3890 Spurlington Road, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, January 20, after 9amCT/10amET until time for the service.


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2018-01-19 20:53:10 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Entering Snowy Columbia down Grider Hill Pass


2018-01-19 - Approaching Columbia Bypass on KY 61/KY 80, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
The cut across the intersection looked like a two way ski slope in need of a chairlift to be a ski resort. Usually, this much snow bring out a few skiers, but we haven't heard reports of any this season. The photo was taken Thursday evening, January 18, 2018. Roads were in excellent shape on state and city maintained roads, as well as many county roads. - EW


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William T. (Buddy) Cooper, Putnam Co. IN/Adair Co., KY native (1940-2018)

He had retired from Mayflower Moving Company in Indianapolis. He led a long and fruitful life. Mr. Cooper had a strong Christian faith and was a member of Soul Harvest Church in Cloverdale. He had a lifelong love and passion of music and songwriting. He was born in Adair County, KY, and was a resident of Cloverdale, IN, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Henry & Nellie Rich Cooper. His wife, Patricia Garland Cooper, survives. His final resting place will be Barnett's Creek Cemetery, Pellyton, Adair County, KY
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William Thomas "Buddy" Cooper, of Cloverdale, IN, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at his residence.

The funeral service will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, January 21, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Marvin Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Barnetts Creek Cemetery, beside at Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church, 1338 Barnett's Creek Road, in the Pellyton Community of Adair County, KY. The family of Mr. Buddy Cooper will receive friends 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday, January 20, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Mr. Coopers grandchildren will serve as his pallbearers.


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2018-01-19 16:18:29 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

KSP investigating Calvert City, KY tugboat explosion

Preliminary investigation has shown the explosion occurred inside a docked tug-boat which was actively being worked on. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene and an numerous other people were transported by various medical service agencies for injuries received. Those injuries ranged from non-life threatening to life-threatening.
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By Sr. Trooper Jody Cash, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 1, Mayfield, KY

CALVERT CITY, KY (19 Jan 2018: 2:01pmCT) - Kentucky State Police Detectives are on the scene of an early morning explosion on the Tennessee River. At 9:17 a.m., Marshall County Dispatch received a call reporting an explosion on a tug-boat docked on Hollinger Road. Calvert City Fire Department, Gilbertsville Fire Department, East Marshall Fire Department, and Palma-Briensburg Fire Department responded, along with Marshall County Rescue Squad, Marshall County Office of Emergency Management, Marshall County Sheriff Office, Calvert City Police Department, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marshall County Ambulance, Livingston County Ambulance, Murray-Calloway County Ambulance, Mercy Ambulance, and Air Evac. Shortly thereafter, the Kentucky State Police were requested for investigation.



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2018-01-19 15:26:57 | Comments

Shyanne Brooke Evans, 19, Dunnville, KY (1998-2018)

Photo left: Shayanne with husband, who survives, Tanner Evans
Shyanne was a 2017 graduate of Casey County High School, formerly attended Lindsey Wilson College, and currently attended Somerset Community College. She was working towards her goal of becoming a Neonatal Nurse. Shyanne cared for children at the Galilean Home Angel House. She was of the Christian faith and attended Coffee Hill Friendship Church. She was the daughter of Roger & Patricia Grider Burchett. Her husband of three months, four days, Tanner Evans survives. She leaves many close kin in the Dunnville area and elsewhere who mourn her passing.
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Shyanne Brooke Evans, 19, of Dunnville, KY, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

A memorial service will be held at 12pmCT/1pmET, on Monday, January 22, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Johnny Patton and Bro. Roger Wheat officiating. The family of Shyanne will receive friends 9am-12pmNoonCT/10am-1pmET, on Monday, January 22, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.


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2018-01-19 15:02:28 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Victoria Pike remembers Billy Bloyd as truly one of a kind

Writer became friends with Billy Bloyd while serving with him on the Adair County Democrat Executive Committee
Comments re article 95163: William Turner "Billy Bloyd" Adair Co KY 19412018

By Victoria Pike

Billy was truly one of a kind.

He loved his community and gave his time to many causes.

He loved children and wanted to help them to learn and succeed. He was a teacher and volunteer for many years, even caring enough to run for school board at one time. We became friends on the Adair Democrat Executive Committee where we both have served for several years.


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2018-01-19 14:25:37 | Comments

KSP Post 1 investigating tugboat explosion in Calvert City, KY


2018-01-19 - Hollinger Road, Calvert City, KY - Photo Submitted by Sr. Tpr. Jody Cash, KSP Post 1, Mayfield, KY.
Kentucky State Police Detectives are on the scene of an early morning explosion on the Tennessee River. At 9:17amCT., Marshall County Dispatch received a call reporting an explosion on a tug-boat docked on Hollinger Road. Calvert City Fire Department, Gilbertsville Fire Department, East Marshall Fire Department, and Palma-Briensburg Fire Department responded, along with Marshall County Rescue Squad, Marshall County Office of Emergency Management, Marshall County Sheriff Office, Calvert City Police Department, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marshall County Ambulance, Livingston County Ambulance, Murray-Calloway County Ambulance, Mercy Ambulance, and Air Evac. Shortly thereafter, the Kentucky State Police were requested for investigation.


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Cat Tracker thinks mystery snow formations ARE Snow Donuts

Darryl Smith writes:
Hi, Ed. If you'll look at this picture of cat tracks in the snow, you'll see how the paw impression displaces and concentrates snow into a doughnut shape. When the snow starts to melt, the fluffy, un-compacted snow melts away before the denser areas, leaving the circles you see. If you Google small animal tracks in snow you will find images with the circles. I can't link a url here. -Darryl Smith, cat tracker
Comments re article 95177 More study needed on formations in Russell Co snow


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2018-01-19 11:57:31 | Comments

Ona Mae Flanagan, Russell Co., KY, (1920-2018)

She was a native of Faubush, KY, and was a resident of Russell Springs, KY, at the time of her death in Jamestown, KY. She was the daughter of the late Doretta Weddle, (Molen) & George Weddle and the widow of Kenneth Weddle. She was a homemaker and a member of Russell Springs First Baptist Church.
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Ona Mae Flanagan, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Tuesday January 16, 2018 in Jamestown, KY

Funeral services will be at 12noonCT, Friday January 19, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Jeff Griffin & Bro. Ryan Coffey officiating. Visitation will be Friday January 19, 2018 10amCT until time for the service to begin.

Interment will be in the Mill Springs National Cemetery, HWY 80, Nancy, KY.


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KSP Post 15 treats record number of children to Christmas

Children and families meet in two points in Post 15 area: Campbellsville and Columbia

By TFC Billy R. Gregory, Public Information Officer

COLUMBIA, KY. (Fri 19 Jan 2018) A record high 51 children from the Post 15 counties were treated to Christmas on December 18th and 19th, 2017. Post 15 began participating in the annual Shop with a Trooper program, which occurs around the state at different Post locations, in 2009 and has averaged helping to provide Christmas to 38 children, ages 0-18. Monies are provided by donors and fund raising efforts.

Two events were held on consecutive nights to allow for the participating family members of the children to have access to areas closer to them. Children in the northern Post 15 service area met with Troopers, CVE Officers, dispatchers and other helpers in Taylor County where they were treated to a meal prior to a shopping spree at the local Wal-Mart where needs and some wants were met. The children from the southern Post 15 service area met in Adair County.

Collectively, 47 people participated in helping to feed, serve and shop with the children. Post 15 services Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Russell, Casey, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton and Cumberland county.


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Myrna Gayle Goodin Stahler, 64, Millerfield, Adair County, KY (1953-2018)

She was the daughter of the late James William & Rose Marie Redford Goodin.She leaves 15 direct living descendants and was a second Mom to other children
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Myrna Gayle Goodin Stahler, 64 of the Millerfield Community in Adair County, KY, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her home.

Funeral service will Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:30pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Junior Holmes and Bro. Wayne Qualls the officiating clergy. Interment in the Adkins Cemetery. The family request visiting after 11amCT, on Saturday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.


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Whitetail deer search for corn in snowy field - Taylor Co., KY


2018-01-19 - Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. - Photo by Wayne Baxter.
These four whitetail doe were looking for some grain in the corn stubble at Homeplace on Green River late Thursday afternoon, January 18, 2018. - Wayne Baxter


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More study needed on formations in Russell Co. snow

By Dan Wilson

The snow picture I sent you yesterday have created quite a conversation. I've gotten additional emails and messages saying these is snow doughnuts and snow rollers, but reading how snow rollers and snow doughnuts are formed, what we sent you, does not meet the criteria for either. I am sending the pictures to the National Weather Service in Louisville to see what they say.

What's your thoughts on what it could be?

- Daniel

Daniel: Time was when any Adair Countian would have seen the photo, walked a few paces to our local varmintologist's - Dr. Billy Neat's - PVA office, asked for and would have gotten a straight forward answer, rendered with great certainty, whether the answer was right or not. Alas, since we lost the great man, it is not easy, though God knows and I know that he made every effort to pass his wisdom on to Bill Ballou and Ray Hutchison - and me - all extant examples of prehistoric life here. So we're waiting to hear from our betters at the National Weather Service or in Russell County itself for what the curiosities are. We're posting the photos, just in case someone is channeling Dr. Neat and can come up with something either the correct answer or a compellingly entertaining one. - ED


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2018-01-19 09:15:46 | Comments

What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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28 Birthdays and Anniversaries for January 20
Happy Anniversary, CJ & Shirley Holt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Lester and Charlene Brock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Jo Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Serafino | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christopher Burton (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jim Sproles (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Fudge (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michelle Petty | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy Ann Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Randy Page | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sabrina Stapp (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Suzanne Grant Hobbs | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Phillips | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wanda Taylor | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Lee Garner, 61, Russell Co., KY (1956-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Opal Mae Bell Foley, Russell Co, KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Camillia Fay Blaydes, Adair Co., KY (1935-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Henry Clay Faulkner, Green County, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Keith (Skeeter) Helm, Casey County, KY (1962-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Estel Harden, 79, Taylor County, KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Marie Robertson, Russell Co., KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Curtis Cravens, Waynesburg, KY (1952-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marvin R. Clements, Casey County, KY (1931-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Alice Wilson, 87, Russell Co., KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Amber Godbey, 17, Casey County, KY (1999-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Francine Moore, 78 Columbia, KY/Goresbeck, Texas native (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Ann Kirtley, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
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