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NAIA All-Americans: CU Basketball's Harris, Campbell, Gaines

Damontre Harris makes first team NAIA All-America list
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By Jordan Alves

KANSAS CITY, MO - After a season full of highlights and records that were broken, the highest individual honors have been announced. Damontre Harris, D'Von Campbell and Eric Gaines were all named to the NAIA All-America lists officials announced on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.


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2015-03-27 02:30:06 | Comments


Black Puppy, new arrival Wed 25 Mar 2015 at GRAS


2015-03-27 - Green River Animal Shelter, 155 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Too pretty not to post, and, after all Happiness is a Warm Puppy. This girl was one of a boxful of puppies which arrived at Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Five of the puppies were jet black, the other snow white. Shelter Director Kim Sallee said on Wednesday that the puppies would be available for adoption on Thursday. It's been extremely busy at the Shelter, with adoptions, alone, at a rate should have dropped the shelter's deficit by one half - and people were having fun visiting. Thanks to CJE Michael Stephens and Magistrates Daryl Flatt and Sammy Baker, and the new manager, the grounds and the facility have shown vast improvement and, for the taxpayers of Adair County, a monumental improvement. There's a donation box, and I felt good dropping a Widow's Mite Tip in it - just a ten, but twenties are welcome and bigger bucks, too. Green River Animal Shelter at 270-385-9655 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-5pmCT and Saturdays 10am-2pmCT. Phone 270-572-9943 after hours. We hope to learned today whether the puppies are available, if any have been adopted, and importantly, if they how have shelter names. - ED WAGGENER


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Commends Mr. Reed for proactive approach

Darryl Smith writes:
Mr. Reed is to be commended for his proactive approach to what is unfortunately becoming a widespread problem. The public deserves nothing less than full transparency when these incidents occur. It's a shame that not all districts share his ethics. - Darryl Smith
Comments re article 74135 MrReed releases letter sent to all Adair District employees


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2015-03-27 02:11:30 | Comments

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 35 F
Casey: 31 · Cumberland: 32 · Green: 34
Metcalfe: 34 · Russell: 33 · Taylor: 34
Updated at 6:30am Friday, March 27, 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

CU's St. Baldrick's will raise over $25,000 for cancer fight

I'm passionate about St. Baldrick's because I don't want others to experience the journey of a family with a child with cancer - DONNA WISE
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By Mikayla Smith
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Shaving heads for a cure will have brought in nearly $25,000 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation from St. Baldrick's "Shaving for a Cure" Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Powell Athletic Center, 203 Tiger Way, Campbellsville, KY.

Forty-six men, women and children gathered Powell Athletic Center to shave their heads to raise money for children with cancer. The event brought in $18,000 for head shaving, and, with silent and private auctions and Saturday's Color to Conquer event, a total of nearly $25,000 should be collected, according to Donna Wise, chair of human performance/assistant professor of physical education and athletics at CU.


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MS Fun Walk organization meeting 31 Mar 2015

By Lynda McKinley

We are inviting everyone who is interested in helping / volunteering or forming a team for this years MS Fun Walk to a Multiple Sclerosis Fun Walk meeting March 31, 2015, from 3pm-5pmCT, at the Board Room, Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY. Mary Carabella from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will be here to discuss the fun walk and fundraising ideas. The walk will be held at the health and wellness center at Lindsey Wilson College, September 12, 2015. For more information you may contact me at 270-378-1399. - Lynda McKinley


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It's just 15 days until Easter Sunday, 2015
Easter, April 5, 2015 has kind of snuck up on us because or the late winter storms. But now's the time to send your church or organization's. Send using any Contact form or if you're new to posting, call 270-250-2730. And, if your ColumbiaMagazine.com DIRECTORY of CHURCHES listing - for churches in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell or Taylor Counties is not up to date there's no better time to update it than now.

Events scheduled for today, March 27, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. | Print Version | Submit your upcoming event using our Submission Form.
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. (ID:33175 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTNational Orienteering Races March 27-29 at Morehead, Olive Hill (ID:33047 | 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: Two (2) 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. Five (5) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Seven (7) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) 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. Sixteen (16) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Seven (7) 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:33506 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
9:00amCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Ruth Pearl Patten, 92, Casey County, KY (1922-2015) (ID:33502 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:33112 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTA quick reminder: Early Release Friday in Adair Co. School District. Drivers take note: Watch for Big Yellow Busses on the Road at an earlier time today. (ID:33233 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Fanny Bell Smith Pederson, 79, Columbia, KY (1935-2015) (ID:33500 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
4:00pmCTLWC Baseball hosts University of Pikeville at Egnew Park, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY (ID:33498 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:33143 | 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:33205 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTBeechgrove Separate Baptist Church revival is March 25-26-27-28, 2015 (ID:33380 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Revival with Evangelist Jerry Ridge - 22 Mar through 29 Mar 2015 at Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, 1935 Millerfield Road, Columbia, KY (ID:33418 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00pmCT"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" presented by Burkesville Academy of Fine Arts, at Living Word Ministries, 173 Living Word Drive, Burkesville, KY. - Elise Kiefer (ID:32509 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Ian McGuffin will present his senior recital on Friday, March 27 at 7pmCT/8pmET in The Gheens Recital Hall, in the Campbellsville University School of Music, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY The recital is free and open to the public. (ID:33476 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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KY Afield Outdoors: Crappie Season


2015-03-26 - Ohio River - Photo by Lee McClellan. David Baker, stream fisheries biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, holds two nice white crappie captured during population sampling in a backwater embayment of the Ohio River in late winter. The backwater areas on the Ohio River make excellent early season crappie spots as do other overlooked crappie waters across Kentucky.

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Today, FRIDAY with CM, 27 Mar 2015
For Day 86 of 2015. There are 279 days remaining in 2015.

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 27, 2015:
Heaven without pets
would not be an afterlife
pet lovers would choose.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 27 March 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1291



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Michael R. Hammond, 56, Russell County, KY (1959-2015)

He was a member of a large, respected family with deep roots in Clinton, Russell and Adair Counties. He was the son of the late Reba (Garner and Ray Hammond. He leaves one direct living descendant, a son, Sean Hammond of Russell Springs, KY.
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Michael R. Hammond, 56,of Russell Springs, KY passed away Wed. at the Russell County Hospital.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, 2pmCT, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Billy Silverman and Bro. Phillip Miller. Friends may visit after 11amCT on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Dixon Cemetery in Jamestown, KY


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2015-03-26 17:18:06 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

KY Afield Outdoors: Crappie time is just around the corner

This is the fourth installment of the "Spring Fishing Fever" series of fishing articles, which detail productive fishing opportunities across Kentucky.

By Lee McClellan

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Although the redbud trees haven't bloomed yet, it isn't too early to start fishing for crappie.

Black crappie are likely along rocky banks now in lakes that have them.

"With the water temperatures still in the mid-40s, white crappie are likely staging in deeper water right now," said Jeff Crosby, central fisheries district biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "With the longer photoperiod and the warmer temperatures on the way, they will be moving up to the shallows."


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LWC Phi Beta Lambda members garner several prizes at state competition

Lindsey Wilson Students competed with approximately 150 students from chapters across Kentucky. Four students honored; Michael Robinson takes first place in Computer Applications
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By Trudy Molino
Lindsey Wilson College Phi Beta Lambda chapter

The weekend of March 20-21, 2015 was an exciting time for nine Lindsey Wilson College students who are members of the elite business fraternity, Phi Beta Lambda. These students competed against approximately 150 students from various chapters in the state of Kentucky.

The state conference was held on the campus of the University of Pikeville, Pikeville, Kentucky. Winners at the state competition are eligible to complete at the Phi Beta Lambda National Conference which will be held June 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois.


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2015-03-26 15:32:08 | Comments | See topic Education

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Lindsey Wilson business students at State Conference, UPike


2015-03-26 - University of Pikeville, Pikeville, KY - Photo from Hillary Bumpus.
Nine Lindsey Wilson College students, member of the elite Business Fraternity, Phi Beta Lambda, attended the state conference at the the University of Pikeville, on March 20-21, 2015. They are, from left, Jordan Blair, Travis Evans, Katherine Dickerson, Lane Thompson, Hillary Bumpus, Michael Robinson, Amy Beane, and Caio da Cru. - Trudy Morlino


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Cincinnati Man sentenced for operating sex trafficking scheme

In Ohio And Kentucky: Defendant Used Violent Assaults and Physical Restraints to Compel Young Women to Engage in Prostitution for the Defendant's Profit

From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Court, Western District of Kentucky

WASHINGTON (Thu 26 Mar 2015) - Senior U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II of the Western District of Kentucky sentenced Cincinnati resident, Christopher Hisle, 45, to serve 180 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release, the Justice Department announced today. Restitution will be determined at a future date. Hisle pleaded guilty on Nov. 14, 2014, to sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, and to enticing individuals to travel in interstate commerce for prostitution and transporting individuals in interstate commerce for prostitution.


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2015-03-26 15:23:07 | Comments | See topic Kentucky

Transfer scholarships at Campbellsville University increase

By Josh Christian
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Campbellsville University has taken another step to make Christian education more affordable for all students as transfer scholarships will soon be increased from a few thousand dollars to opportunities ranging from $6,000-$9,000.

The transfer scholarship increase will start at the beginning of the fall 2015 semester. Kenny Lawson is transfer coordinator and men's golf coach.



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2015-03-26 15:16:18 | Comments

Fugitive Matthew Dale Grider takes own life, ending pursuit

Boyle County Sheriff's Office, one K9, and KSP personnel spot Grider, who, after lengthy pursuit, brandished firearm and fatally shot himself. No shots fired by law enforcement
Earlier story: Search underway for Casey Co. man believed armed & dangerous with photo

From TFC William Gregory, Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

DANVILLE, KY (Thu 26 Mar 2015) - Just after 12pmET today, Post 7 Richmond received a tip that Matthew Dale Grider had been seen in the area of Curtis Road in rural Boyle County. The Boyle County Sheriff's Department, with one K9, and KSP personnel, responded to the area and began to track Grider.

The search led to a barn in a field where Grider was spotted as he fled on foot out the rear of the barn. Following a lengthy pursuit, Grider brandished a firearm and fatally shot himself. No shots were fired by law enforcement. The death investigation is being handled by Detectives with KSP Post 7.


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2015-03-26 15:03:26 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Mr.Reed releases letter sent to all Adair District employees

Re: Inappropriate contact between employees and students

Please see the special notification I sent to all employees of Adair County Schools today, March 26, 2015:
"In the past few days and weeks there have been numerous news accounts in regional and statewide media related to inappropriate contact between employees and students in public schools across the state. As superintendent, I must remind you of the risks involved in communicating with students in any manner other than through district servers.

Communicating with students via social media can be a risky proposition. There is an abundance of rumors circulating throughout our community regarding investigations of employees in nearby districts and subsequent termination/resignation due inappropriate and unethical access of web-based material and possible inappropriate contact. I feel the need to remind all employees of Adair County Schools that each of you is held to the very highest levels of professionalism and ethical conduct. Our Adair County Board of Education and our community at large expects nothing less than a thorough investigation of any allegations. I can assure you of swift disciplinary action if called for, and full disclosure to news media in the event of documented inappropriate contact with students on the part of any employee in our district."
Alan W. Reed, Superintendent
Adair County Schools, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY 42728. Phoein 270-384- 2476


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2015-03-26 14:04:39 | Comments | See topic Education

Jaiden Taylor takes 1st in State Beta Science Academy competition


2015-03-26 - ACMS, 322 Gen. John Adair, Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne, Adair Co. School District .
The Adair County Schools are extremely proud of Jaiden Taylor, 8th grader, at Adair County Middle School. Jaiden just returned from the State Jr. Beta Convention in Louisville, KY, this week. Jaiden competed in the Science Academic Competition. There were 4500 students in attendance at the conference from across the state. Jaiden won 1st place and secured himself a bid to the National Beta Convention which will be held in June at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Way to go Jaiden! - SHAMARIE CLAIBORNE


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Mr. Johnnnie C. Clark, Taylor Co., KY (1957-2015)

He had a positive effect on the many people he met during his life. His kind and compassionate heart will be long remembered.
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Mr. Johnnie C. Clark, Campbellsville, KY, departed this life on March 25, 2015 in Campbellsville at the Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY.

Cremation was accorded Mr. Clark by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville. His closest family and friends held a private funeral service to honor his life.


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2015-03-26 13:53:36 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

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Jaiden Taylor State Jr. Beta Convention Winner

Eighth grader takes first place in Science Academic Competition. Will compete in Nationals

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordinator
Adair Count School District

The Adair County Schools are extremely proud of Jaiden Taylor, 8th grader, at Adair County Middle School. Jaiden just returned from the State Jr. Beta Convention in Louisville, KY, this week. Jaiden competed in the Science Academic Competition. There were 4500 students in attendance at the conference from across the state. Jaiden won 1st place and secured himself a bid to the National Beta Convention which will be held in June at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Way to go Jaiden!!


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2015-03-26 12:42:14 | Comments

Seven Adair Busses getting Race to the Top funded Wi-FI

District has blocked access to certain sites

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordinator
Adair Count School District

Ronnie Bryant, Donnie Curry, and Tony Gabehart were all working hard in the bus garage yesterday. They were installing Wi-Fi on one of the seven busses that through the Race to the Top - kid-FRIENDLy grant the district has been able to purchase.

Students will be allowed to use phones, tablets, and laptops while riding the school bus.


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2015-03-26 12:30:22 | Comments | See topic Education

Russell Springs PD investigating Casey teacher, Russell teacher

Chief Joseph M. Irvin stresses that no evidence has been presented to any grand jury pursuing any charges against any employee in any district.

By Larry Smith, FM 92.7 The WAVE & FM 99.9 the Big Dawg

Russell Springs, KY, Police Chief Joseph M. Irvin, has issued the following state concerning two teachers, one an employee of the Russell County School District, the other of the Casey County School District:
"The Russell Springs Police Department recently received a complaint regarding inappropriate communications/interactions between a teacher and student. An investigation ensued which is ongoing. Thus far, the investigation has substantiated complaints against two teachers, to the level that it was deemed necessary to share the most pertinent evidence with school officials. One teacher was employed in Russell County and the other teacher was employed in Casey County.

"As of this date, this department has not filed any criminal charges against any employee of any school district. Nor has this department appeared before any grand jury pursuing any charges against any employee of any school district. In the event any further allegations of this nature are substantiated, this department will continue to immediately cooperate with the proper officials to ensure the safety and well being of the students/children within our school systems."
Neither the names of the teachers nor indication of the nature of the 'inappropriate communications/interactions between a teacher and student.' has been indicated. -LARRY SMITH, Oper


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2015-03-26 12:16:21 | Comments | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Seven Adair School Busses getting Wi-FI


2015-03-26 - Adair County Bus Garage, 342 Gen John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne, Adair Co. School District .
Ronnie Bryant, Donnie Curry, and Tony Gabehart were all working hard in the bus garage yesterday. They were installing Wi-Fi on one of the seven busses that through the Race to the Top - kid-FRIENDLy grant the district has been able to purchase. - Shamarie Claiborne


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Russell Co., KY teacher, under investigation, resigns

Name, nature of 'Inappropriate Communications' not yet disclosed. Superintendent Ford had suspended teacher prior to resignation

By Larry Smith, FM 92.7 The WAVE & FM 99.9 the Big Dawg

Information received from Russell County Schools Superintendent Michael Ford and Russell Springs Police Chief Joseph M. Irvin indicate that one teacher has been suspended, and subsequently resigns, district receives word of on ongoing. Russell County School Superintendent Michael Ford has issued a statement to the media today, Thursday, March 26, 2015
"Recently, the Russell County School District received information that allegations were being investigated regarding inappropriate communications between a teacher and a student. Upon being presented documentation, that teacher was suspended and resigned a few days later.

"Any similar information we receive in the future will also be dealt with immediately. Russell County School District is about education our students and the safety and well being of our students is our top priority."
The name of the teacher and the nature of the inappropriate communications has not be disclosed. -LARRY SMITH, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications.


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2015-03-26 12:00:20 | Comments | See topic Education

Songs of the Cross Service at Trinity UMC, 29 Mar 2015

To start Holy Week this year, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, is planning a service entitled Songs of the Cross on Sunday evening, March 29, 2015, at 6pmCT. The choir, singers and soloists will offer songs that focus on Christ's sacrifice on the cross. Everyone is invited to this special service. - CONNIE SCOTT, Trinity United Methodist Church

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2015-03-26 11:05:55 | Comments

Four Roses to build bottling facility in Bullitt County

Latest expansion of Kentucky distillery
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By Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian
News from Senator Steve Beshear's Communications office

FRANKFORT, KY - Four Roses is expanding again. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the company plans to build a new bottling facility in Bullitt County. Four Roses is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $8 million into the project.

"Four Roses is vital to Kentucky's rich bourbon heritage," said Gov. Beshear. "It's exciting to see the company continue to grow its operations, create jobs and contribute to the renaissance of one of the Commonwealth's signature industries. I want to thank Four Roses for its investment here in Kentucky, and I look forward to seeing this facility in action."


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2015-03-26 11:02:40 | Comments | See topic Education

Swift water incident on Green River 25 Mar 2015

By Kyle Smith, Campbellsville Fire Chief

At 11:15amET on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Campbellsville Fire and Rescue responded to a call for assistance on Green River in Taylor County in regards to a possible drwoning.

Upon arriving at the scene, first responders found a male who stated that he and another individual were each in separate canoes on the river when the other individual's canoe capsized. The male attempted to get to that individual, however he did not resurface. He then made it to shore and called for assistance. The caller was not injured but was transported to Taylor County Regional Hospital for a medical issue and was later released.

Numerous agencies assisted in the search for the missing canoeist, including Campbellsville Fire and Rescue, Taylor Co Fire Department, Green County Rescue Squad, Hart County Rescue Squad, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, Corps of Engineers, Taylor Co. Sheriff's Office, and Campbellsville/Taylor Co EMS. They brought 20 personnel, with 8 vehicles, mostly boats.

At the time of the incident (and currently), Green River is extremely high and swift making it very dangerous for anyone on the water.


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2015-03-26 09:46:07 | Comments

Gary Rose: We need to be aware of all road users

Gary Rose writes:
Pen is correct, all of us need to be aware that because of our local environment, it is not just cyclists that may be around the next curve or over the next hill.

Pen did a much better job at asking motorists to be aware of ALL other road users than I did, I was focused on cyclists at the time and I dropped the ball.

Thank you, Pen.

- Gary Rose
Comments re article 74122 Letter Roads are used at many different speeds


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2015-03-26 09:45:07 | Comments

Epicurean Kentuckian: Grilled Zucchini and Squash


2015-03-26 - Photo by Pen. The nice thing about big slices of squash and zucchini is that after they've cooked, you can pile them aside on indirect heat while you finish other items on the grill, and they'll just keep getting sweeter and more tender.

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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.
Breakfast Special Mon.-Fri., 5am-11amCT. 2pc Bacon OR 1 Sausage Patty + 2 Egg + Half Order of Biscuits & Gravy, AND 3 French Toast Stix. $3.99
The Buffet
MEATS: Catfish. Lasagna with Garlic Bread. Mesquite Chicken w/Rice. Tenderloin. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Pinto Beans. Mac & Cheese. Candied Yams. Harvard Beets. Brussels Sprouts. Cucumber Salad! On Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles & a Fruit.
Desserts Today:. New York Cheesecake. HOMEMADE PECAN COBBLER. Chocolate Pie. Banana Split. Butterscotch Pie. Coconut Pie. Pecan Pie. Caramel Apple/Nut Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Sugar Free Chocolate Pie. Sugar Free Vanilla 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.
BREAKFAST:
Bacon & Biscuit. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
LUNCH:
For ACMS & ACHS: HOT DOG or LITTLE CAESAR'S PIZZA. Garden Salad. Corn. W/G. Rice Krispie Treat. Fresh Fruit. Choice of low fat Milk.
For ACPC & ACES HAM & CHEESE SUB or TURKEY & CHEESE SUB. Lettuce/Tomato/Pickle. Baked Potato Chips. Carrots w/Dip. Strawberry Cup. Apple. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
See Month at Time Menu, 2 Mar to 27 Mar 2015: MENU 2 Mar to 27 Mar 2015 PDF


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.
Our SANDWICH of the Week: NEW! BUILD YOUR OWN HAMBURGER. 1/3 lb KY Proud grain fed hormone-free burger built any way you like it. Served with fries for only 7.99 - Kellis Booth

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 Either choice with 2 sides & Choice of Texas Toast or Cornbread. Either, $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: Homemade Brownies today. Always a splendid selection
PRIME RIB after 4pmCT, every Saturday at the Circle R


Harvest Cafe
Harvest Cafe, formerly Cafe on the Square. Call ahead, carryout orders. 270-380-1004 Hours: Monday through Friday, 10amCT-3pmCT. Closed Saturday & Sunday. 212 Public Square, Downtown Columbia, KY. Non Smoking. Occasional audio. In Walking Distance of Lindsey Wilson College.
We're going be be OPEN 10am-8pmCT with OPEN MIC after 6pmCT.
Today's Lunch Specials -
$6.99 Special Plate Lunch. - CAJUN CHICKEN PASTA. With French Bread. + FREE TEA. (Add Soup & Salad Bar for just $1.99)
All you can eat Soup & Salad Bar open today 11am-2pmCT, $6.99 CHICKEN SALAD at no extra charge. And Cottage Cheese, Pineapple, Peaches, Lettuce, Grape Tomatoes, Onions, Baby Sweet Peppers, Diced Eggs, Diced Ham. Broccoli. Garbanzo Beans. Shredded Cheese. Mandarin Oranges.
Eat all you want for $4.99 today! - BOTTOMLESS Bowls of Soup from Soup/Salad Bar or or BOTTOMLESS Salad only, Either just $4.99.
3 Soups today . CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP. CAJUN Chicken & Sausage Gumbo. Our Signature Soup, Homemade Cream of Potato Soup. $2.99 small bowl; Full bowl, $3.99.
Special Desserts: Peaches & Cream and Blackberry & Cream Cheese Turnovers. Cinnamon Crisp Muffins. Chocolate Muffins. Banana Nut Muffins. Blueberry Muffins.
- 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-5pmCT/6am-6pmET, Monday through Friday. Saturday, 5am-3pmCT. OPEN Sundays, 7am-3pmCT. Smokers & Nonsmokers Welcome. (Open Grill MENU - (2013-08-31)
Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli is closed today Friday, March 27, 2015, for the funeral of my mother, Fanny Bell Smith Pederson, 79, Columbia, KY (1935-2015) -
We will be open at 5pmCT, Saturday, March 28, 2015. I deeply appreciate your understanding, your prayers and comments at this difficult time for my family. - Patty Smith.



33 Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 27
Happy Birthday, Allison Madison Alley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryson Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chelsey N. Morgeson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Janusz Piotr Krygier | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karen Montgomery | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Piercy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lowell Brent Pelston (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melinda Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Randy Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rick Rogers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Robert Fudge (1912) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sandy Stearns | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephen Cape | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Ruth Kelsey Royse, Adair Co. native (March 27, 1921 - August 14, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Claudette Smith, Burkesville, KY (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tonia Murphy, Adair County, KY (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Belle Skagg, 85, Taylor Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Coy L. Ingram, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Pendleton, Adair Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph Poe, Taylor Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Matthew Thomas Hubbard, Taylor Co., KY (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Gene Conner (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Schweitzer, Adair Co., KY native (1910-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ernest Ramey, Wayne Road, Russell Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Whitney Gilpin, Campbellsville, KY, Adair Co., KY native (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Bill) Flatt, Russell County, KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert W. (Bob) Fudge, Adair Co., KY (1912) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patricia Fay Holt, Russell County, KY (1943-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy G. Campbell, Adair County, KY (1938-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bessie J. Smith, 92, Russell County, KY (1921-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Wayne Crumpton, Barren County, KY (1957-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jeff (Toes) Tarter, 56, Russell County, KY (1958-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fred Harrison Peavey, Jr., Casey Co., KY (1921-2014) | (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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