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Injury pickup v. semi collision I-65

By Ofc. Jared Newberry, Public Affairs Officer
KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

FRANKLIN, KY Kentucky State Police CVE Division Post 3 Bowling Green was notified of an accident involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger car at 11amCT, Thursday May 28, 2015.

According to the preliminary report, a Ford pick-up truck operated by Maurice Turner of Horn Lake Mississippi struck the rear of a semi-trailer while traveling near the 1 mile marker of I-65.


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2015-05-29 13:31:08 | Comments

Liberty Baptist Church Giggles & Grace Children's Consignment Sale TODAY!
will be held at the church, 215 Wilson Street, Russell Springs, KY, from 9am to 6pm CT, Friday, May 29, 2015 and 9am to 12pm noon CT Saturday. May 30, 2015. Everyone is invited to come shop our Annual Giggles and Grace sale with hundreds of new and gently used name brand items. For more information, please call 270-866-2580 or email liberty@duo-county.com. - PENNY STEPHENS (Advertising)


Dr. Ron Rogers receiver AC Schools Meritorious Service award


2015-05-29 - 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Dr. Ron Rogers was named the recipient of the prestigious Meritorious Service Award last night at the May 28, 2015 special regular meeting of the Adair County School Board - and with it a standing ovation and a choke in the throats of everyone there who looked remembered the steadfast service of the man who has served as athletics doctor for 40 years, who has attended every Adair County Athletic event he could make it too, and who never charged an Adair County athlete for a required physical examination.


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Letter: Montie Jones married Creed Workman

Joyce Coomer writes:
Miss Montie Jones married Creed Workman. The dates of their births and deaths on their tombstone at Pellyton would make them the correct ages. Photo at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=21770810&PIpi=43185805

P.S. Do they have any more photos from Pellyton? I'd like to scan them for Keith's genealogy research.

--Joyce M. Coomer, 270-384-4495

Comments re Photo 60494: Help with identity of soldier


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2015-05-29 13:09:59 | Comments | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 80 F
Casey: 78 · Cumberland: 83 · Green: 78
Metcalfe: 78 · Russell: 80 · Taylor: 78
Updated at 3:30pm Friday, May 29, 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

Certificates of Nomination to be Issued to Bevin/Hampton and Conway/Overly

By Lynn Sowards Zellen, Director of Communications
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' office

Today, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's chief election official, announced that the State Board of Elections will meet on June 8, 2015 to certify the results of the May 19 Primary Election and issue certificates of nomination to the candidates who received the most votes.


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2015-05-29 10:08:47 | Comments | See topic Politics


Mike Watson: Soda fountain, ice cream parlor, 26 May 1915

By Mike Watson, Adair County Historian

Stumbled upon this clipping today. Summer must be here...a century ago:
Gill & Waggener have installed a soda fountain and opened an ice cream parlor in the side room of their store. All kinds of cool drinks, and everything kept in perfect order. A share of the trade of the town is asked. - Adair County News, 26 May 1915.
- Mike Watson


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2015-05-29 09:54:52 | Comments


Events scheduled for today, May 29, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
MidnightCTTraffic/Construction - CLOSED: Intersection of KY 55 & KY 206/Campbellsville & Fairground Streets, Columbia, KY. to through traffic. Sidewalks also closed. Closure will last about six weeks from 27 May 2015, according to KY Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY. (ID:34568 | 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:34096 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Time to check CM YARD SALES. Yours not listed? Send now.. (ID:34571 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTMetcalfe County Farmers Market, Every Friday, 8am-1pmCT. Across from Metcalfe County Extension office, 432 East STreet, Edmonton, KY. (ID:34324 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Linda Lewis art exhibit at Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Monday through Wednesday 8am-5pmCT, Thursday 9am-6pmCT, Friday 8am-5pmCT, and Saturday, 8am until 12 pm noon CT (ID:34380 | 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. No (0) Event(s) 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. 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Nine (9) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Six (6) 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:34569 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Adair Extension Office now open at 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY following completion of addition doubling space, complete remodling of existing building (ID:34572 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:30amCTServices, Spencer Co., TN, for Samuel K. Shirk, Jr., 42, formerly of Casey Co., KY (d. 25 May 2015) (ID:34551 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTServices, Lanhamtown Cemetery, for Lucille Lanham, 68, Casey Co., KY (1947-2015) (ID:34554 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Horse Cave, KY, for JoAnne Havens, Center, KY (d. 26 May 2015) (ID:34561 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:34130 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Revival starts at Melson Ridge Separate Baptist Church, at Melson Ridge Separate Baptist Church, 5250 KY 900 Road, Columbia, KY, in the Melson Ridge (Cundiff) community. (ID:34575 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Bro. Roy C. Tomlin, 86, Glasgow, KY (d 25 May 2015) (ID:34535 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Zada Sneed, 97, Adair Co., KY (1918-2015) (ID:34544 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
3:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for Mrs. Albie L. Crawley Scott, 95, Cumberland Co., KY (1920-2015)
(ID:34523 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:34165 | 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:34177 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTBobby Burton will give testimony at Journey to Recovery Agape Building, 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia, KY - Laverne Hadley (ID:34553 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTJohn David Gray will speak at Victory Community Church, 1165 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. - KATHY SHELTON (ID:34566 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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(Ad) Epicurean Kentuckian: Fish at A & M Trading Post - Coburg, KY


2015-05-29 - 7393 Campbellsville Road, Coburg Community, Columbia, KY . Crispy, flaky, Fish, served in generous, fresh fried portions is the Special on Fridays at A & M Trading Post/A & M Farmers Market Chop House Restaurant in Coburg, halfway between Campbellsville & Columbia and very close to the Green County line. Albert Cundiff and his daughter Melissa Moore are the proprietors. 270-384-0117. Hours: 6am-3pm Mon-Fri.& Sun. Smoking. Today, Friday, May 29, 2015, they're serving Fish + Coleslaw + Fries + Hushpuppies for just $6.99 - and you know what? That includes a canned drink or bottled water or homemade tea!!! A clean, well light place. And it's No-Smoking! Albert Cundiff & Melissa Moore, proprietors

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Today, FRIDAY with CM, 29 May 2015
For Day 149 of 2015. There are 216 days remaining in 2015.

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 29, 2015:
While each sees own truth,
love has the truer vision
though it may be flawed.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 29 May 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1354



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Adair Ministerial Associate will hold Baccalaureate Service

There will be a Baccalaureate Service for the Adair County High Seniors on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:30pmCT sponsored by the Adair County Ministerial Association. The service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY. Graduates are asked to arrive at 6pmCT, with cap and gown. For more information, please call the church at 270-384-3259. - Connie Scott, Trinity United Methodist Church

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2015-05-29 09:48:30 | Comments

CU dedicates Mary Colvin Crabtree Guest House

By Drew Tucker, communications assistant

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - On a cool and sunny afternoon, tears were shed at Campbellsville University's dedication of the "Yellow Brick House," renaming it the Mary Colvin Crabtree Guest House recently.

"Mary always had a smile. This house reminds me of her so much. We are so honored for this event. Thanks to everyone involved," Everett Colvin, former CU business professor and alumnus, said with a smile and tears.


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2015-05-29 08:14:20 | Comments | See topic Education

Comer concedes gubernatorial race

FRANKFORT, KY (7:53amCT/8:53amET - Fri 29 May 2015) -Today, James Comer issued the following statement:
"Within minutes of receiving the results of the recanvass, I called Matt Bevin to concede and congratulate him on a hard fought victory. I asked Matt to afford me the opportunity to personally contact a few of my strongest supporters across the state to again thank them for their support and tell them about my concession. I promised Matt that I would release my statement prior to his Friday morning press conference with the Republican down ballot candidates.

Throughout the entire primary campaign, I grew to appreciate Matt Bevin's knowledge of the issues, his work ethic, and his morals. Matt ran a clean campaign which focused on the issues important to Kentuckians. Matt Bevin will stand up to the special interest groups that have held our great state back and fight the corrupt elements that still exist in Frankfort. I enthusiastically endorse Matt Bevin for Governor and pledge to do everything I can to see that he wins in November."
Comer had been the overwhelming choice in South Central Kentucky, not only in his home Monroe County, but in Adair and neighboring counties of Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties.


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2015-05-29 07:41:05 | Comments

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Pam Tennant presents housewarming gift


2015-05-29 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Joan C. McKinney. Pam Tennant, left, presents a baked good to Rose and Everett Colvin as a housewarming gift for the renaming of Campbellsville University's "Yellow Brick House" to the "Mary Colvin Crabtree Guest House" in honor of their late daughter.

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Adair Republican Party meets 8 Jun 2015

The Adair County Republican Party will have a meeting at 6pmCT, Monday June 8, 2015 ,in the basement of the Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. The meeting is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. - SHANNON ROWE, Adair County Republican Party Chairman

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2015-05-29 07:10:21 | Comments | See topic Politics

Local history: Rev. Spurlock, ACME Recording, Christine, KY

By Tex Reddick

Another note regarding Rev. Spurlock and ACME Recording Co. I have found another interesting ACME recording, this time being made at ACME Recording Studios, Christine, KY. It is a recording of the Erin Melody Makers (male quartet with piano). I have been informed that Christine, KY is/was where Christine Road meets Highway 206 in Adair County.


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2015-05-29 06:31:28 | Comments

Living Prayer with Kayla Reece at Beulah Chapel 31 May 2015

Living Prayer with Kayla Reese will be singing at Beulah Chapel Brethren in Christ Church, 4262 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. This Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 10:30amCT, for our Youth Service. Everyone is invited to be with us. - Kim Goodin

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2015-05-29 04:56:41 | Comments

William Marshall (Jumbo) Cole, 66, Cumberland Co, KY

He was of the Christian faith, a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, a mechanic for Manning Motors, and a Farmer. He was a native of Howards Bottom, Cumberland Co., KY, and a resident of the community at the time of his death.
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Mr. William Marshall "Jumbo" Cole, age 66, of the Howards Bottom Community in Burkesville, KY, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015 for Jumbo Cole at 5pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery in Burkesville, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT Friday, May 29, 2015 until the funeral hour on Saturday.


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2015-05-28 18:10:19 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Dr. Frank Cheatham on DPI with Dr. John Chowning


2015-05-29 - WLCU Broadcast Studios, 203 West Broadway, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Drew Tucker, CU.
Campbellsville University's Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University, right, interviews Dr. Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs at Campbellsville University, for his "Dialogue on Public Issues" show. The show will air Sunday, May 31 at 8amET; Monday, June 1 at 1:30 pmET; Tuesday, June 2 at 7:30pmET; Wednesday, June 3 at 1:30pmET; and Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5 at 8pmET on WLCU-TV. The show airs at 8amET and 6:30pmET on Sunday, May 31 on 88.7 The Tiger radio.


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Columbia, KY City Council agenda, meeting June 1, 2015

The Columbia City Council will meet in regular session at the Council Meeting Room, City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6pmCT.

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2015-05-28 17:58:36 | Comments

KY Afield Outdoors: Free Fishing Weekend

Events are in multiple locations. In Russell County: 29th Annual Catch a Rainbow Annual Kids Fishing Derby, 9amCT, June 6 and June 7, 2015 at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, 50 Kendall Road, Jamestown.

By Lee McClellan

FRANKFORT, KY - Free fishing weekend is one of the best avenues to introduce kids to the wonders of fishing and launch a lifelong passion. This year, Free Fishing Weekend is Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Kentucky.

"Free fishing weekend is a great tool for teaching kids how to fish," said John Gutzeit, aquatic education coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "This is also a great time for those lapsed anglers who've gotten away from fishing to get fishing again and come back into the fold." Anglers across Kentucky may fish without a fishing license or need a trout permit on Free Fishing Weekend. Size and creel limits still apply during this time.

Locations across Kentucky host special fishing events on Saturday, June 6. All events are held at local time and some provide loaner equipment, free bait and food. Here is a list of fishing events held on June 6:


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2015-05-28 17:27:34 | Comments | See topic Ky Afield Outdoors

2015 Primary Recanvass: Results in, outcome unchanged

There were several minor changes in vote totals, but the recanvass did not affect the outcomes of the elections.

On May 28, 2015, each of Kentucky's 120 county boards of elections rechecked and recanvassed each voting machine to verify the vote totals in the May 19, 2015, Republican Primary Elections for Governor/Lieutenant Governor and Commissioner of Agriculture. The statewide recanvasses were requested by James Comer/Chris McDaniel, candidates for Governor/Lieutenant Governor, and Richard Heath, candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture.

The county boards of elections certified the results of the recanvasses to the Secretary of State's office. There were several minor changes in vote totals, but the recanvass did not affect the outcomes of the elections.

County-by-county results of both recanvasses, including any differences compared with previously reported vote totals, are available online: With the exceptions of Daviess, Fayette, Henderson, Jefferson, Kenton, Nelson and Rowan counties, which received an extension until June 1 to certify vote totals to the Secretary of State's office, the results of the recanvasses are the official returns of the counties.

All vote totals remain unofficial until they are certified by the State Board of Elections.


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2015-05-28 17:20:06 | Comments | See topic Politics

Watching the recanvass: Comment on Jefferson Co rapid results

Lou Ann Gore Flanagan writes:
Dad and I are amused that bigger counties are given extended time to count and Jefferson Co only took 45 minutes! - Lou Ann Gore Flanagan
Comments re article 75537 No changes reported so far with 85 counties reporting in recanvassing


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2015-05-28 17:07:53 | Comments | See topic Commentary

There's more than WD-40


2015-05-29 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg. Interesting name for a product - maybe they intended a double entendre, maybe not. It's still on automotive suppliers' shelves. It's a penetrating lubricant, which seems to be the equivalent of WD-40 and it may have predated that invention. - LARRY SMITH

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Writer would like a map of the detour

Comments re photo 60468 Road closed for improvement changes traffic patterns

Steve Scott writes:
A map of the detour route would be useful . . . - Steve Scott
Thanks. - Perhaps the Transportation Cabinet can furnish one, as they often do for other locations. We'll look into it. We also welcome comments about coping with the detour. - CM


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2015-05-28 16:17:23 | Comments

Thinking about a Reunion: Here are some handy lists:
Adair County Schools Quick Alumni Information
In progress: Class lists for other Adair County High School years and other Adair County Schools, including Breeding, Columbia, Knifley, Gradyville, and Bryant High Schools will be added as received. See Also: VENUES for MEETINGS - find the best places to hold your Reunion Event.

ESL students complete program at CU

Campbellsville University English as a Second Language (ESL) completion students told they now have a common bond and a uniqueness that comes with a challenge of what each will do with this new skill - this new level of understanding

By Drew Tucker, communications assistant

"You are that diversity that makes us so strong," Dr. Keith Spears, vice president for graduate and professional studies, said to students of Campbellsville University's English as a Second Language (ESL) Program recently in The Gheens Recital Hall on campus. "You now go away understanding English words, and words are very, very strong," he said.


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2015-05-28 16:13:29 | Comments

EOS USA to bring 150 jobs to Somerset, KY

New facility is just over 50 miles from Downtown Columbia, just under 1 hour away. Outsourcing company serves clients throughout North America
Click on headline for complete story

By Kerri Richardson and Terry Sebastian
News from Gov. Steve Beshear's Communications Office

FRANKFORT, KY - More jobs are coming to eastern Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced that EOS USA plans to open an operation in Somerset, KY and hire 150 Kentuckians.

EOS, a leading provider of customer care and accounts receivables management services, also plans to invest nearly $4 million into the project.


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2015-05-28 12:56:19 | Comments

Eric Hayes, 67, Taylor County, KY (1948-2015)

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Woodlawn Christian Church. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a retired lumberyard employee. His wife of 25 years, Cathy Cabell Hayes, survives. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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Eric Hayes, 67 of Louisville, KY formerly of Campbellsville, KY, died at 5:55pmET, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Louisville. Age: 67.

The funeral will be at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Monday, June 1, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY , by Bro. Jeff Akin. Burial will be in Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 KY 208, Lebanon, KY. Visitation will be after 9amCT/10amET, at the funeral home.


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2015-05-28 12:25:07 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

Metcalfe Co. has lowest unemployment in CM 7-County area

CM Chart from Kentucky Career Center Data Table

Metcalfe County, KY had the lowest unemployment figure in the CM 7-County Coverage area, with a jobless figure of 4.8% for April 2015, better than the U.S. Rate of 5.1% and matching Kentucky's strong 4.8% for the period. The chart below shows comparable April 2015 unemployment figures for Adair and Surrounding Counties.
  1. Metcalfe Co. - Unemployment Down to 4.6% from 5.8% Apr 2014
  2. Green Co. Unemployment Down to 4.8% from 7.0% Apr 2014
  3. Taylor Co. Unemployment Down to 5.3% from 8.1% Apr 2014
  4. Casey Co. Unemployment Down to 5.5% from 8.1% Apr 2014
  5. Cumberland Co. Unemployment Down to 5.7% from 8.0% Apr 2014
  6. Adair Co. Unemployment Down to 6.5% from 7.1% Apr 2014
  7. Russell Co. Unemployment Down to 9.3% from 9.4% Apr 2014
The last six counties are in the Lake Cumberland Area Development District, where the overall rate was 6.1% for the month of April 2015. Only Adair and Russell Counties in the 7-County Area fell below the ADD district average.


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2015-05-28 12:06:49 | Comments

The Lewises at Lewis Gro., Summersville, Green Co. KY


2015-05-29 - 5264 Hodgenville Road, Summersville, Green Co., KY - Photo by Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg, FM 92.7 the WAVE.
Steve, Leon Sr & Leon Jr.: Leon Jr. in Lewis' Grocery, Summersville, KY. Leon Sr. is getting the hang of fixing sandwiches - he's been at it for about a half a century, after his dad Holman Lewis put him in business back in the 1960's. Leon, Jr. said, he came out to escape work in Columbia and to get his Dad to get one of Dad's famous Sandwich. Leon Sr. fixed it. And he me a bologna sandwich for me. He slices the best bologna in Greensburg - or anywhere in the world. I had gone in to see if they had the Republican vote recounted. Lewis Grocery is Republican headquarters, in Summersville. "I told him if my dad F.H. (Fayette Holman) Smith were alive he would have said, "Yeah they're going to have the recount at up at Republican headquarters,' and he'd be talking about Lewis' Grocery. In Columbia, they just know Leon, JR. as "Leon," but in Summersville, he's either "Leon, Jr." or "Junior."


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What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Betty's OK Country Cooking
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone (270) 384-5664. No smoking section. Breakfast served anytime.
Betty's Breakfast Special Mon.-Sat., 5am-11amCT.
One large pancake. Choice of 3 pc Bacon or 2 Sausage Patties or 3 Sausage Links. $2.99.
Hot Bar MEATS: Catfish. Chicken & Dumplings. Tenderloin. Chopped Steak w/Onions & Peppers. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Pinto Beans. Mac & Cheese. Baby Carrots. Fried Apples. Cabbage Casserole. Key West Blend. Pea Salad. Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles & a Fruit.
Desserts Today: HOMEMADE BLACKBERRY 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)


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

Adair County School District lunches are FREE this 2014-15 School Year PDF.
ADAIR COUNTY SCHOOLS 2014-2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR, revised 03/13/15 - PDF BREAKFAST:
Gravy & Biscuit. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
LUNCH: - For ACHS & ACMS Cheese/burger Fries or Little Caesar's Pizza. Garden Salad. Corn. Whole Grain Rice Krispie Treat. Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. For ACPS & ACHS - Ham & Cheese Sub or Turkey & Cheese Sub. Lettuce/Tomato/Pickle. Baked Potato Chips. Carrots w/Dip. Apple Slices w/Caramel Dip. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
See Month at Time Menu: Adair Co. School District Menu 2 May through 3 Jun 2015


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 KY Proud Burger. One-third pound KY Proud burger with a toasted brioche bun-built anyway you like. Served 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. WINTER 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) -
CATFISH DINNER or SALMON PATTIES Choice of 2 sides & choice of Texas Toast or Cornbread. Either selection, $6.99
- Sides: Vegetable of the Day: MIXED GREENS. 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. And remember, we also just come to you carrying fresh & delicious food.
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.

Watch here for new announcements as the plan becomes more defined.

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. (Open Grill MENU - (2013-08-31)
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 - Today is FISH FRIDAY !!!
- LUNCH/DINNER Special:
- Fish + Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $6.99
- Shrimp+ Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $7.99
- Fish 3pc + Shrimp 3 pcs. + Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $7.99
- DESSERTS - Reese's Pie. Our signature dessert, SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving. WHOLE PIES: $12.00!

- WE NOW HAVE ICE CREAM! - Mayfield's Cookies & Cream or Chocolate.

- PATTY EDWARDS


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.
Lunch/Dinner Special Today, Friday, May 29, 2015
Fish Friday - FISH + Coleslaw, French Fries, Just $6.99. Includes Canned drink, bottled water, or glass of tea!!!
Albert & Melissa



35 Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 29
Happy Birthday Brooklynn Nicole Robertson (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Kaylee Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ann Bond | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brent Owen Moore (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brooklynn Nicole Robertson (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Crystal Claywell Skoczylas | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jamison Chancellor Tristan Barnett (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julia Ann Thompson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Latisha Curry (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lee Stephens | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lois Bevell Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Bradshaw, (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Peyton Harvey Esenbock (2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rachel Gayle Rowe (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Leonard Johnson Russell Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hubert L. Weston, Russell Co., KY (1927-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sharilyn Page, Adair Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Kelly, Green Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Bob Hoots, Columbia, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clyde Goodin, Sr, Casey County, KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Closkie Allen Sr., Casey Co., KY (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Shuffett (Dick) Mills, Green Co., KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josephine Sharp Smith, Green Co., KY (1924-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nannie Mae Garner, Russell County, KY (1931-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cecil Sharpe, Taylor Co., KY (1932-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Julia Ann Pickett Thompson, 68, Adair Co., KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jesse W. Stiles, Taylor Co., KY (1914 - 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Davis Parke, Dubre, KY (1926-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edith Underwood, Taylor County, KY (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Edward Cooper, Sr., Casey Co., KY, (1946-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Voicel Taylor, Casey County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willa Tunnell Lowery, 74, Russell County, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joan Haliday, Taylor County, KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Adam Keith | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Redmon | (Updates/Corrections)
View all birthdays and anniversaries for this month and next month on our Celebrations Page. Submit your birthday or anniversary using our Contact Form.

 






















 
 
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