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City of Columbia Offices closed Memorial Day, 29 May 2017

The City of Columbia City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Department will run on regular schedule. If you have an emergency in regards to natural gas or need the City Police Department please call 911. - RHONDA LOY, City Clerk.

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2017-05-26 11:46:48 | Comments

Larry Smith: Campbellsville/TC Symbolic National Cemetery

2017-05-26 - Brookside Cemetery, 200 Block W Main, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, General Manager, 99.9 FM The Big Dawg.
Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney and Mrs Betty Jane Gorin Smith with bicentennial committee in background, and flags representing a symbolic Campbellsville/Taylor County National Cemetery. The exhibit is a part of the celebration of the Taylor County's 200th year. - LARRY SMITH

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Tennessee woman sentenced to three years for ID theft

. . . and Tax Fraud Conspiracy. Conspiracy included two members from Central Kentucky
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From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Eastern District of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY - A Kingsport, TN., woman, who was previously found guilty of participating in a conspiracy to commit identity theft and tax fraud, has been sentenced today to three years in federal prison.

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2017-05-26 06:42:12 | Comments | See topic Kentucky

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 74 F
Casey: 74 · Cumberland: 76 · Green: 75
Metcalfe: 75 · Russell: 75 · Taylor: 75
Updated at 7:00pm Friday, May 26, 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

Joy in Mudville: Mr. Barger's Nine Mile Blast

The famous 'Goat to Glory' favorite story of Russell County native/long time Adair County Resident - his home was at 203 Jamestown Street, KY, who was an MLB star - click readmore for this delightful story
Next previous JIM article, JIM: A Hearty Welcome: Dr. Pepper Comes to Town, 1937


In February 1940, Milton Bacon, "Goodwill ambassador for [radio] station WCKY in Cincinnati," visited Columbia, and on the evening of Saturday, March 2, 1940, Mr. Bacon featured Columbia on his weekly program, "Cities Worthwhile and Folks Worth Knowing."

The following week, the Adair County News published a transcript of the show, including this great "goat to glory" vignette of Russell County native and long time Columbia resident Eros Boliver "Cy" Barger, a retired professional baseball player.

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2017-05-26 05:30:31 | Comments

ACMS Site Council meets today 26 May 2017 at 11amCT

The Adair County Middle School SBDM Council will be meeting at ACMS, 322 Gen John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY on Friday, May 26, at 11amCT, to continue interviews related to the Math Instructor vacancy at the school. - ALMA RICH, Principal.

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2017-05-26 05:12:44 | Comments

Events scheduled for today, May 26, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
MidnightCTUPDATE: The project is complete. Open in all directions
Intersection of KY 61 & KY 90 (at traffic light) in Burkesville, KY closed for pavement improvements. See KY Transportation Cabinet story by Amber Hale, Intersection of KY 61/KY 90, Burkesville to be temporarily closed for alternative routes. (ID:47557 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTMetcalfe County Farmers Market open 8am-1pmCT, every Friday, cross from the extension office, 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY (ID:47550 | 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. One (1) Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0)Circuit Court.No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Eleven (11) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Eighteen (18) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:47551 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTChamber Ribbon cutting at Coy's Liquors - Gaye Shaw DETAILSS (ID:47526 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Jamestown, KY for Janet L. Polston, 81, Russell Co., KY (1935-2017) (ID:47533 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
This is ANGEL - and is she a sweetie as well behaved as she is beautiful. Two year old pit mix. Adoptable today
at Green River Animal Shelter
Green River Animal Shelter open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-5pmCT and Saturdays 10am-2pmCT. 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY. You can help. Adopt. Volunteer. Give Time, Donate Money. Give needed supplies. Encourage the staff at GRAS who are doing such a wonderful job! Stop by today. Thanks, Tammy Pollard Campbell, Director.
(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM (ID:47555 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTThe Adair County Middle School SBDM Council meets at ACMS, 322 Gen John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY to continue interviews related to the Math Instructor vacancy - ALMA RICH, Principal. STORY (ID:47556 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTRest area at Mile Point 55 on SB Interstate 65 in Hart Co. reopens STORY (ID:47548 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTService, Columbia, KY, for Francine Moore, 78 Columbia, KY/Goresbeck, TX native (1939-2017) (ID:47508 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services 1pmCT/2pmET, Campbellsville, KY, for Mr. James Lewis Wells, 66, Taylor County, KY (1951-2017) (ID:47536 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTADAIR 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:47552 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Chimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:47554 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTIgnite the Fire at Journey to Recovery - Laverne Hadley. ITEM (ID:47512 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTVacation Bible School, 6:30pm-8:30pmCT, nightly at Charity Baptist Church, 4072 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY. - JANET BIGGS. Story (ID:47472 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00pmCTAdair County High School Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony, John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY
(ID:47511 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00pmCTAdair County High School Project Graduation 10pmCT-2amET - Jaime White. DETAILS
Required Registration Form
Adair County High School's Graduating Class of Two Thousand Seventeen

(ID:47532 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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A walk in the woods: Beckley Creek Park

2017-05-26 - Eastern Jefferson Co., KY - Photo by Pen.
An easy walk down to Floyd's Fork from The Flats Picnic Area in Beckley Creek Park.

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Today, FRIDAY with CM - 26 May 2017
For Day 146 of 2017. There are 219 days remaining in 2017.

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 26, 2017:
None of us can live
without some companionship
though we may exist.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 26 May 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2082

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KDA, local officials to address floodwater mosquito infestation

Flooding in Land Between the Lakes area has created optimal breeding conditions
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By Ted Sloan
Kentucky Department of Agriculture

FRANKFORT (May 25, 2017) - The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is working with local officials in western Kentucky to combat an outbreak of floodwater mosquitoes in the Land Between the Lakes area.

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2017-05-26 05:09:51 | Comments

Make Sure Your Vacation Bible School is on CM
It's where so many parents and kids plan for wholesome summer activities. If your church's Vacation Bible School is not posted on's calendar of events, call 270-250-2730 preferably before submitting and Express Service. We're here to help make posting easy.

Rest area on SB Interstate 65 in Hart Co. reopens at noon

Facility destroyed by fire resumes limited operations before the Memorial Day weekend today, Friday, May 26, 2017, at 12pmNoonCT

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4 - Elizabethtown, KY

FRANKFORT, KY (25 May 2017) - Just in time for the busy Memorial Day weekend travel period, motorists heading south on Interstate 65 in Hart County will have access to the rest area that was destroyed by a January 2016 blaze. The facility, located at mile point 59, is set to reopen on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12pmNoonCT.

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2017-05-26 03:46:16 | Comments | See topic Kentucky


Lt. Gov. Hampton honors Fallen Troopers and Officers

At KSP Memorial Service, KSP Training Academy

By LT. Michael Webb
Kentucky State Police, Frankfort, KY

FRANKFORT, KY (25 May 2017) - Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton joined Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders to remember fallen KSP troopers and officers at a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony held today at the KSP Training Academy in Frankfort.

"We are here to honor those who gave their lives in the line of duty and recognize the sacrifices of their families," said Lt. Gov. Hampton. "The courage, compassion, and commitment of not only fallen officers, but of all officers across Kentucky is truly humbling."

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2017-05-26 03:16:08 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Featured Classified

324 Public Square, Columbia, KY. this weekend. Most Vendors are offering at least 10% off & one Vendor has a 50% off sale in progress. Our clothing is on sale 50% off & the upstairs clearance room is reduced even more. You don't want to miss this one time opportunity to stock up on clothing, home decor, furniture and housewares!!! Open today, Friday, until 5pmCT, Saturday until 4pmCT & Memorial Day 10am-4pmCT. - Phyllis Gooden

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ACPC Kindergarten Top 5 Accelerated Reader Awards

2017-05-26 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Jennifer Mann, ACPC Library Media Specialist.
  • Alex Stotts 131.9 AR points
  • Madelyn Grant 128.9 AR points
  • Ty Burwash 113.4 AR points
  • Mason Taylor 111.0 AR points
  • Madison Foster 102.8 AR points

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Adair County woman injured as result of a two vehicle collision

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

The accident occurred on May 24, 2017, at 2:25pmCT. Columbia Police Officers were dispatched to Campbellsville Road to a reported two vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation shows that Dewayne Whitney, of Columbia, operating a 2006 Ford truck, was slowed or stopped in traffic when it was struck in the rear by a 2011 Dodge truck operated by Mark Webster of Indiana.

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2017-05-26 03:00:35 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Poetry by Robert Stone: Too much rhyme apace

Too much rhyme apace : a word-list sonnet
By Robert Stone
Now is the time for all these random words.
Tonight and only once this poet packs
this pitty-patter into tandem herds
of wishes hoped become now know it acts.

Flown yesterday was perpendicular.
Potatoes grow so upward from the ground,
a fact denoting no particular
resentment of the harvest come around.

Tomorrow long or brief soliloquy
will fill up all my empty time and space
and should by chance you hear you will agree
much leisure leads to too much rhyme apace.

If bowling could but satisfy MacBeth,
succession would not go awry in death.

~ Robert Stone, 18 May 2017
Word list: pack – poet – wish – perpendicular – potato – resentment – soliloquy – leisure – bowling – MacBeth – Oprah (a bonus word I did not use BUT I did use double rhymes through the sonnet)

This poem sort of follows Shakespeare’s MacBeth monologue: Tomorrow and tomorrow…., Act 5, Scene 5

Poetry in the Boro, Murfreesboro. Words suggested at the March 2017 meeting - Robert Stone

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2017-05-26 02:58:44 | Comments

Mary Helen Arms Humphrey, Burkesville, KY (d 24 May 2017)

Mrs. Mary Helen Arms Humphrey, age 85, of Burkesville, KY, widow of George W. Humphrey passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Ky.

The Funeral for Mrs. Mary Helen Arms Humphrey will be conducted on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY. The Family will receive friends after 11amCT, Friday, May 26, 2017 until the funeral hour on Saturday. She is survived by:
  • Her children: Nina (Ronald) Billick, Alice (Gene) Willis, Carl (Mary) Humphrey, Virgil (Marie) Humphrey; and Anna Mae Humphrey, all of Burkesville, KY

  • Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild
Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Mary Helen Arms Humphrey

In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to the Dutch Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Libby Anderson, 1132 Dutch Creek Road, Burkesville, KY 42717.

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY is in charge of arrangements.

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2017-05-25 17:01:07 | Comments

Leslie Franklin Walker, Candler, NC (1941-2017)

He was a retired builder and teacher. His wife, Glenda Shoemaker Walker, survives. He leaves two direct living descendants
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Leslie Franklin Walker, 76, of Candler, NC, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Kings Mountain, KY.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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2017-05-25 14:51:53 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

ACPC First Grade Top 5 Accelerated Reader Awards

2017-05-26 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Jennifer Mann, ACPC Library Media Specialist.
  • Trenton Stayton 183.2 AR points
  • Dawson McInteer 155.6 AR points
  • Kaden Burton 125.4 AR points
  • Zane Greer 122.9 AR points
  • Adelyn McMinoway 116.4 AR points

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Brenda Faye Root, 66, Russell County, KY (1950-2017)

She was a retired social worker and a member of First Baptist Church of Russell Springs, KY. She was the daughter of the late Ivis & Thelma Meece Roy. She leaves three direct living descendants.
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Brenda Faye Root, 66, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at her home.

Funeral service for Brenda Faye Root will be 12pmNoonCT, Monday, May 29, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, 392 KY-80, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Ryan Coffey and Bro. Corey Hayes officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Sunday, May 28, 2017, and after 10amCT Monday at the church. Interment will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

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2017-05-25 14:25:05 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Planning & Zoning to hear request for Watson ST zoning change

Please be advised the City of Columbia Planning and Zoning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6:15pmCT in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider the following:
Request for zone change from R1-A Single-Family Residential to R-2 Low-Moderate Density Residential for lots located at 494 Watson Street (PVA Map No. 051-02 00-011.05), 496 Watson Street (PVA Map No. 051-02 00-011.08), 498 Watson Street (PVA Map No. 051-02 00-011.06) & 500 Watson Street (PVA Map No. 051-02 00-011.07). Property owned by Lee Willis.
The hearing is open to the public. - JADA COOMER, Planning & Zoning Administrator

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2017-05-25 13:41:34 | Comments

Fake caller pretending to be from Adair Heritage Association

"Don't believe them," says Ellen Zornes, president of the Adair Heritage Association, "if you have someone calling about an ad or fundraiser supposedly from our organization. No one has been authorized to do any program of calling and there are no plans for it."

Heritage Association member Susan Loy reported receiving an opportunity call from someone pretending to be working for the AHA and she told them she wasn't aware of it and would need to have something on paper. She gave them a fax number for her business but nothing has been received in the two days since then.

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2017-05-25 13:33:49 | Comments

KY 704 Waterline now in service, in one-third time expected

New water main in service since 10:30amCT this morning. CAUD expects Monarch Engineering to have bids for the Burkesville Street Project ready to advertise in late June.
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By Ed Waggener

At 8:30amCT, this morning, Thursday, May 25, 2017, Stotts Construction, Inc.'s President, Junior Stotts announced that the new main from Antioch to the intersection of KY 704 & KY 768 had been pressured tested and that the water samples sent to Fouser Environmental had been returned, approved for drinking, and that the system was being turned over to the Columbia/Adair County Utilities District.

Lenny Stone, General Manager of CAUD, returned a call moments ago to report that the system is now in use, as of approximately 10:30amCT, this morning. Mr. Stone said that the work on the project had been completed in 29 working days, less than one third allowed under the contract.

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2017-05-25 11:52:40 | Comments

ACPC Second Grade Top 5 Accelerated Reader Awards

2017-05-26 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Jennifer Mann, ACPC Library Media Specialist.
  • Hannah Kotter 664.6 AR points. Hannah has broken a school wide record, no other student has reached this AR point level at ACPC before.
  • Gabe Coleman 384.8 AR points
  • Lane Kelsay 369.3 AR points
  • John Charles Shehan 360.4 AR points
  • James Skaggs 270.9 AR points

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Adair Co. unemployment up year-to-year in April

Frankfort, KY - Unemployment rates rose in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2016 and April 2017, fell in 28 and stayed the same in nine counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Locally, unemployment rates were down year-to-year in Metcalfe and Taylor Counties, reamined unchanged in Cumberland and Russell, and rose slightly in Adair, Casey and Green Counties.


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2017-05-25 11:44:17 | Comments

AG's opinion sides with Casey News in open records case

In an open records case opinion requested by the Liberty, KY Casey County News whose editor, Larry Rowell, was asking for disclosure of a settlement paid two teachers, who had sued a former principal at Casey County Middle School, Attorney General Andy Beshear ruled in favor of the newspaper. The entire opinion can be read at Casey News v. Bd-Ed.pdf>Casey-News-v-Bd-Ed.pdf>Casey News v. Bd-Ed.pdf

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2017-05-25 10:13:56 | Comments

Registration for ACPL Summer Reading program is 8 Jun 2017

By Aleina Milligan

Join us at the Adair County Public Library 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, for this year's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World". Registration is Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11am-5pmCT. Everyone who comes in will receive a free book, a calendar of events as well as a chance to win a Lego set and lend a hand weaving our Reading Teepee! So come in to sign up, pick up your reading log, check out some books and get started! For more info call 270-384-2472 --Aleina Milligan

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2017-05-25 10:02:20 | Comments

190 honored in excellence in teaching ceremony at CU

Campbellsville University honors 190 teachers throughout 69 Kentucky school districts for excellence in teaching at 31th annual ceremony

By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Kentucky's 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Kellie Jones of Taylor County's Intermediate School, urged the teachers to whom she spoke at Campbellsville University to "keep your passion for teaching" and "Students today need passionate and energetic influence in their learning and in their lives."

Jones addressed the 190 teachers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky throughout 69 districts as they received Campbellsville University's Excellence in Teaching Awards during the 31st annual ceremony Saturday, May 20 in Ransdell Chapel.

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2017-05-25 09:54:36 | Comments

We fly the flag: Historic AC Courthouse from Jamestown Hill

2017-05-26 - Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, .
The City of Columbia has lined all four major streets with American flags, which are flying now for Memorial Day. Though it's only Friday, everything has the feel of the holiday weekend. Streets are clean, roadways are for the most part freshly mown, and cemeteries are ready for company. The temperature is moderate, and the trees are a lush green only seen in South Central Kentucky - Columbia is ready to welcome company. - EW

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Square Meals Cafe Menu -- Saturday May 27, 2017

- Breakfast - Served 7 – 10am CT: Breakfast Burrito with Sausage, Egg and cheese, Apple Cherry Muffins and a Fruit Cup.

- Lunch – Served 10:30am – 1pm CT: Herbed Grilled Chicken on Rice Pilaf, Seasoned Green Beans, Veggie Sticks. For dessert – All Fruit Popsicles.

- Snack - Fresh Fruit or String Cheese.
The Square Meals Cafe is brought to you by the Farmers Market on the Square, corner of Campbellsville Street and Merchant Street, Columbia, KY, and our community to provide free hot meals for all kids and students. Adults are welcome to dine with a $4 donation.

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2017-05-25 09:35:19 | Comments

What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Betty's Country Cooking
MENU | 2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone 270-384-5664.
Betty's OKCC is now non-smoking. Breakfast served anytime. Hours, 6am-7pmCT Mon & Tue. Closed Wednesdays. Open 6am-7pmCT Thu. Open 6am-9pm Fri and Sat. Closed Sun.
Betty's Pick 3 - Breakfast Special - $3.50 Mon-Sat,6am-11amCT.
Lunch/Dinner Specials.
BETTY'S NATIONALLY FAMOUS BUFFET/HOT BAR (1 trip) - Buffet Meats: Catfish. Meatloaf. Chicken & Dumplings. Salmon Patties. Buffet Hot Vegetables : Mashed Potatoes/Brown Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Pinto Beans. Macaroni & Tomatoes. Fried Apples. Broccoli Casserole. Key West Blend. Buffet includes Cold Bar Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Sweet Pickles. Red Relish. Onions. Coleslaw.
Blue Plate Special Mon-Thu, 10:30am-4pmCT. 2 pcs Catfish or 1 Meat. 2 Veggies/Roll. $5.99
Desserts -PIES PEANUT BUTTER PIE. Banana Split. Butterscotch. Coconut. Pecan. Lemon Meringue. Betty's famous OKCC specialty Sand Pie.

Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli
MENU In the Village of Vester, (Adair County), 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY 42728. Patty Smith Edwards, owner & manager. Phone 270-380-1039 Hours: HOURS: 5am-5pmCT Mon-Tue-Wed-Thu. Fri. 5am-3pmCT Saturdays. Closed Sundays. Liberty Road Grocery & Deli is SMOKE FREE.
Head to the Ridge - for FISH FRIDAY
Lunch Specials - Open till 5pmCT today.-
- FRIED FISH - Fish, Fries & Slaw with Hushpuppies $6.99
- CLAMS - with, Fries & Slaw with Hushpuppies $7.99
- SHRIMP - with, Fries & Slaw with Hushpuppies $7.99
- FISH & SHRIMP - with, Fries & Slaw with Hushpuppies $7.99
- SEAFOOD PLATTER - with Fish, Clams, & Shrimp Fries & Slaw with Hushpuppies $9.99
- DESSERTS - Reeses Pie. Snicker's Pie.
- Patty Edwards

Breeding Country Mart
Breeding Country Mart, 14332 Burkesville Road, Breeding, KY. Phone 270-378-6116. Hours Sun-Thu 5:30am-6pmCT. Fri & Sat 5:30am-9pmCT..

- Breakfast Special:
- Breakfasts cooked to order.
- Lunch Specials
- BBQ Plates - Fri & Sat. (All come with choice of 2 Sides): Shoulder Plate, $7.50. Pulled Pork Plate, $7.50. Sweet BBQ Ham Plate. Short Rack Ribs. $11.95
- Sides: Coleslaw. Vinegar Slaw. Baked Beans. Potato Salad. Macaroni & Tomatoes. Fried Apples. BBQ Cabbage. Corn on the Cob (Seasonal).
- Mike & Sherri Norris, owners.

Bustin' Loose BBQ
MENU | 806 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-634-3239. Hours: Thu-Fri-Sat 10:30am-7:30pmCT or until Sold Out, whichever is first.
BBQ Lovers: Bustin' Loose is OPEN Today!!!
Open! Wednesday. Thursday, Friday, & Saturday.
Study our MENU for Eat-in or Carry-out Barbecue and Bulk Orders.
- Meats: BBQ Shoulder, Chicken, Pork Chop, Pulled Pork
- Catfish: Served with 2 sides, $7
- Sides: Slaw, Potato Salad, Cabbage, Baked Beans, Vinegar Slaw, Fries
After 4pmCT, Fridays - BBQ RIBS: Half slab or BBQ Ribs with 2 sides & bread. $10.00
- BBQ BRISKET: BBQ Brisket plate with 2 sides & bread. $10.00
- ALL YOU CAN EAT CATFISH, at a surprisingly low price!!!
- Desserts - Homemade Fried Pies, $1.50 each!
- DELIVERIES - on orders of $25 or more. Free in Columbia. Call 270-634-3239 to order.
Davey Burton, Pitmaster & Proprietor

Circle R Restaurant
MENU | - 712 Russell Road, Columbia KY. PHONE: 270-384-3212. HOURS: Monday-Thursday, & Sunday 6am-8pmCT; Friday-Saturday, 6am-9pmCT. Closed on Mondays.
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)

The coffee's hot, ready to serve. Enjoy traditional breakfasts Kentucky families have enjoyed at the Circle R for over six decades.

- CATFISH DINNER with Choice of 2 sides, Bread. $7.99
- SALMON PATTIES with Choice of 2 sides, Bread. $7.99
- SIDES: Vegetable of the Day: MIXED GREENS. We serve these sides everyday - Real Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Cabbage. Fried Apples. Pinto Beans. Cole Slaw. Pickled Beets. Mac-N-Cheese. Side Salad. Baked Potato. Sweet Potato Casserole.
Sammy Genakos, Executive Chef

County Line Diner
COUNTY LINE DINER (Formerly A & M), 7393 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY 270-805-8711.
Hours: MONDAY through SATURDAY - 5am-3pmCT/6am-4pmET. Non-Smoking..

- Breakfast Special:
- COUNTRY HAM PLATTER: Penn's Country Ham. Boneless. With 2 eggs. Hashbrowns. Biscuit & White Gravy. $6.99

- Lunch Specials Open 5amCT.
- CATFISH w/Fries or Tater Tots. With Slaw & Hushpuppies $7.99
- BBQ PULLED PORK Sandwich w/Fries or Tater Tots. $5.99
- DESSERTS - Pecan Pie Today!!! Homemade: PEACH COBBLER w/Ice Cream. Mississippi Mud Cake. Chocolate Bliss Cake.
- SANDY FORD, Operator

Fiesta Mexico of Columbia
819 Jamestown St., Columbia KY. 270-384-6004. Hrs.: 10:30amCT daily; Sun, 11amCT
Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Large Party Room with Bar. Appetizers & Salads, Combination Dinners, Vegetarian Combinations, Especial of the House Grill, Especial Seafood, Especial Steak, A La Carte Orders, Side Orders, Kids Menu, Desserts and Beverages. Lunch specials every day until Dinner begins at 3pmCT.

About FIESTA MEXICO Columbia.

HWY 551 Auction House
Auction & GREAT FOOD! 5315 Knifley RD, just north of Egypt Christian Church. Phone 270-250-2030. Lic. AHO-3700.
TUESDAY AUCTIONS. Every 1st & 2nd Tuesday of Each Month.
Next Tuesday Auction : Tue 06 Jun 2017

Great Food in Our Kitchen.
Great Bargains in our Auction House.

- New merchandise & used items. Household furniture. Lots More. Consign with us. We buy & sell estates.
Doors & kitchen open 4pmCT, Saturdays. Sale starts at 6pmCT. Saturdays. Lots of Furniture. Lots of Antiques.
MENU Subject to change or until supplies run out: Homemade Banana Pudding. Cheeseburgers. Hamburgers. Hot Dogs. Chili Dogs. Tenderloin Sandwiches. French Fries. Onion Rings. Soft Drinks. Water. Coffee.

Millerfield Cafe, LLC
- 1900 Millerfield Road, Millerfield, Adair County, KY. PHONE: 270-380-1149. HOURS: 7am-8pmCT - Thu. & 7am-9pmCT Fri & Sat. Closed on Sundays & Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays. NQ Retail Malt Beverage Package License #001-NQ-6029 and NQ-4 Retail Malt Beverage Drink License 001-NQ4-3778. Served in Bar and In Dining Room. Free Wi-Fi. Smoking Permitted. HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 4pm-6pmCT, Thu & Fri.
Breakfasts your way. Biscuits & gravy till 10amCT. COUNTRY HAM/ANY MEAL - It's a feast!

- Catfish - With 2 sides $6.99
- Frog Legs - With 2 sides $6.99
- Grilled Shrimp - With 2 sides $9.50
- Breaded Shrimp Dinner - With 2 sides $9.50
- Seafood Platter - With 2 pieces of fish, two pairs of frog legs, three grilled shrimp and a few breaded shrimp and two sides $11.99 The PEOPLE'S CHOICE. Our most popular plate.
- SIDES Red Potato Salad. Baked Beans. Homemade Mac & Cheese. Green Beans. Pinto Beans. - SALAD BAR: All you can eat, $6.99. One trip, $5.99. As 1-trip substitute side, 75 cents extra. Super Salad Bar.
- DESSERTS: MISSISSIPPI FUDGE CAKE. Pecan. Sand. Banana Split. Pies.
Owners Operators: Susan Nokes & Robert Biggerstaff

Tray's Garden
MENU | 906 Jamestown Street, Columbia KY. PHONE: 270-384-2838 HOURS: Monday through Saturday. Open 10amCT daily. Closed Sunday
SC Kentucky's finest all-you-care-to-eat Chinese Buffet

Buffet includes Chinese meat entrees - Nobody does Chicken better - Chinese or Fried Chicken (not served everyday). Always an array of freshly prepared vegetables, rice, soups, salads, and the buffet includes dessert. Lunch buffet just $6.99; Dinner buffet, $7.99
TRAY'S GARDEN: One of Columbia's oldest and proudest restaurant traditions. is now in its 22nd year in business in Columbia, KY.

42 Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 26
Happy Anniversary, Floyd & Flora Claywell (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jarrett & Kathryn Miller (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Lane & Bonnie Barnes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mark and Angela Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Suzanne Nixon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Agnes Taylor Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alex and Andrew Loy (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Anthony Ballou | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cindy Hardy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie McClister | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eric Butler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Evelyn Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jagger Kemp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeffrey Cameron TreHarvard Barnett (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathleen Curtsinger | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katlyn Jaid Lacy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kenady Gabehart | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, LeNesa Kolody (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lily Posey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Karnes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ranel Curry (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Bledsoe | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. John Lloyd Zeno, Adair Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Florence M. Campbell, Russell Co., KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garland Boyd Rigney, Casey Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Ford, Green Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eric Warren Butler, Adair Co., KY (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dennis Kevin Corbin, Taylor Co., KY (1935-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. William Howard Brewer, Green Co., KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sharon Jenkins Kerr, Russell County, KY (1944-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Gaskins, Russell County, KY (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Howard E. Cole, 86, Adair Co., KY native (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Anderson Smallwood, 82, Casey Co., KY (1933-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Herbert L. Wright, Summersville, KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geraldine Goodman, Yosemite, KY (1944-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sue Carol Cutrell Reynold, 62, Summer Shade, KY (1954-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Zack McCrary, 28, Russell Co., KY (1987-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Albert Cross, 82, Taylor County, KY (1934-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anita Upchurch (1955-1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Butler | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul Goodin (1916-1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
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