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LWC Men's Soccer hosts Ashford at Reuling, 1 Nov 2014

No. 5 LWC Men's Soccer hosts No. 2 Ashford (Iowa) at 7pmCT, Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Walter S. Reuling Stadium, 151 Holloway Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Charles Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The fifth-ranked Lindsey Wilson men's soccer team plays No. 2 Ashford (Iowa) in the regular-season finale on Saturday night, November 1, 2014 at 7pmCT at Lindsey Wilson College's Walter S. Reuling Stadium.

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2014-10-31 19:09:53 | Comments | See topic Sports

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ACPC students gather 164 cans of food for Adair Food Pantry

2014-10-31 - ACPC, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Paula Garrison.
Adair County Primary Center kicked off Red Ribbon Week on Monday, October 27, 2014, by collecting 364 total cans were brought in by students, Above, from left: Landon Holmes, Michelle Medrano, Zara Gilmore, and Jayvion Dohoney This food will be donated to the Adair County Food Pantry. This week's theme was Be A Leader! Friends Don't Let Friends Bully or Do Drugs. -Paula Garrison, Coordinator, "The Family Place," Family Resource Center, Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY 42728

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Denise Walden, Green County, KY (1950-2014)

She worked as a bartender and waitress. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary to Post 5813, Greensburg, KY. She was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Moose Lodge, American Legion and ABATE. Denise loved her family and enjoyed her dogs.
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Denise "JoJo" Brown Walden, 64, departed this life Friday, October24, 2014 at the Norton Hospital In Louisville, KY.

A memorial service for Denise "JoJo" Walden will be conducted 1pmCT, Sunday, November 2, 2014, at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Steet, Greensburg, KY. There will be no burial, the family chose cremation. Friends of Denise "JoJo" Walden may call from 11amCT, Sunday until the funeral hour at 1pmCT, at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.

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2014-10-31 18:53:30 | Comments | See topic Obituaries

  Current Temperatures
Adair: 34 F
Casey: 35 · Cumberland: · Green: 35
Metcalfe: 34 · Russell: 35 · Taylor: 35
Updated at 10:00pm Friday, October 31, 2014

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

L.C. Simpson, Adair Co., KY native (1940-2014)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Taylor County, KY, at the time of his death. He was a member of a large, respected family. He was the son of the late Ed & Mabel Burton Simpson. He was the widower of Patricia Ann Hurt Simpson, who preceded him on February 2, 2014. He leaves 17 direct living descendants. He was a retired painting contractor
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L.C. Simpson, 74, of Campbellsville, KY, died Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:50pmCT at his home.

Funeral services will be Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Shaun Caudill officiating. Burial in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6090 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Saturday, November 1, 2014.

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2014-10-31 17:37:04 | Comments | See topic Obituaries


LWC Football vs. Union at Blue Raider Sadium - 1 Nov 2014

LWC Football hosts Union (KY) at 1:30pmCT, Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Blue Raider Stadium, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY.

By Charlie Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The 11th-ranked Lindsey Wilson football team hosts Union (KY) on Saturday with a kickoff time of 1:30pmCT at Blue Raider Stadium.

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2014-10-31 16:47:43 | Comments | See topic Sports

Events scheduled for today, October 31, 2014
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:30536 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Time to check CM YARD Sales for Today's List of Sales (ID:30668 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:45amCTNo School for Adair County School District for Students in order to make time, 12pm noon CT until 6pmCT, for Adair Co., KY Parent/Teacher Conferences. SEE DETAILS in 12pmCT slot, below - ROBBIE HARMON, Dean of Students (ID:31074 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00amCTAbsentee Voting Machine open Mon-Friday 8am-4:30pmCT
Adair County Clerk's Office, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY (ID:30778 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Retired editor, KY Historical Society's 'Register', to receive award at Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), 100 W Broadway, Frankfort, KY (ID:31052 | 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: Four (4) Event(s) Circuit Court. Seven (7) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Event(s) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Three (3) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. (ID:31070 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
10:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Jannie Kay Luttrell, 50, Columbia, KY (1964-2014) (ID:31058 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
11:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, Ky, for Verlene Flanagan, Russell Co., KY (1928-2014) (ID:31046 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Verlene Flanagan, Russell Co., KY (1928-2014) (ID:31051 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:30599 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Holloway free admission 3-day weekend 31 Oct, 1-2 Nov 2014 Today 6pm-9pmCT at Lindsey Wilson College's Holloway Health and Wellness Center, 399 Williams Street, Columbia, KY (ID:31002 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Columbia/Adair County Economic Development Authority special meeting (AGENDA) Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY (ID:31057 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
1:00pmCTEarly Release Friday: All schools in the Adair County School District - Adair County Primary Center, Adair County Elementary School, Adair County Middle School, and Adair County High School, will release students at 1pmCT each Friday from September 5, 2014 through April 30, 2015. (ID:30658 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Services, Creston, KY, for Ruby Nadine Wethington, Adair native, Casey Co., KY (1938-2014) (ID:31059 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
4:00pmCTTreats on the Town 4pm-7pmCT at Jim Blair Center
Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY UPDATE: at 3:32pmCT, the DEBBIE SELBY announced that Treats on the Town is being moved to JIM BLAIR CENTER, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. (ID:31035 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Edmonton Trick or Treat Around the Square for kids up to 12 years old. 4pm-6pmCT - Around the Square around the historic Metcalfe County Courthouse, 100 W Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY (ID:31036 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections (ID:30569 | 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:30663 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Trunk-or-Treat at Columbia Christian Church (ID:31056 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
Egypt Christian Church Trunk of Treats (ID:31061 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:00pmCTHouse of Death, Then Life, walk through drama at Free Union SBC (ID:30886 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
6:30pmCTACHS Football vs Casey County HS - Casey Co. High School, 1841 E KY 70 (Campus/not stadium), Liberty, KY 42539 (ID:31072 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
7:00pmCTProof by David Auburn by LWC Theatre Program
Tickets required: 270-590-4803 or
at V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY (ID:30441 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)
8:00pmCTWork is done. No hydrant flushing tonight.
CAUD hydrants will be flushing waterlines on KY 768 from Glens Fork to Highway 1952 and KY 704 from the beginning to 9095 Fairplay Road 8pm-4pmCT. If you notice someone during these hours where we have flush valves know they are only flushing lines and should be in a company marked truck. - Jennifer Carter (ID:31024 | Permanent Link | Comment/Correction)

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Family mises pet: Ellie is missing from home near bypass

2014-10-31 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Debbie Murray.
Missing Pet - My grand children's love is missing! She answers to the name of Ellie. Missing from around the bypass / side of town area from this week. If found call 270-250-2034 Live in such a way that those around you who don't know God and know you, come to know God because they know you. ~Debbie

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Today, FRIDAY with CM, 31 Oct 2014
For Day 304 of 2014. There are 61 days remaining in 2014.

Haiku by Robert Stone for October 31, 2014:
You might just as well
go and pick out your coffin
when your soul is old.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 31 October 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1144


CM's Meet the Candidates, Nov. 4, 2014 General Election
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For Adair County Judge Executive: Ann MELTON
For Adair County Sheriff: Harrison MOSS. Joshua BROCKMAN
For Adair County Jailer: Joey WHITE. Darrel BAKER
For Adair County Clerk: Lisa GREER (R)
For Adair County Property Valuation Administrator: Jeffrey L. FEESE
For Mayor of the City of Columbia: - Ben ARNOLD . Ben ARNOLD - 2nd Ad. NEW! Ben ARNOLD - 3rd Ad
For Columbia City Council: Linda WAGGENER. Dr. Ronald P. ROGERS.
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Vonnie Kolbenschlag: on Public Art improving community

By Vonnie Kolbenschlag
Personal Commentary

Benefits of public art fit right in with improving a community. Public art is a Beneficial part of public history and changing culture. It rightly adds into the uniqueness of communities. Public art inspires a creative right in others and captures a moment in time. It's a problem solving creative method in the public domain to show ways different from what has always been done. It stimulates and invites public dialogue and social interaction. - Vonnie Kolbenschlag

Comments about: The Giant Pencil - Maybe most unusual political ad in Kentucky

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2014-10-31 15:48:49 | Comments

Word from Ellen Update: Treats on Town moved to Jim Blair Ctr.

Received at 3:32pmCT. Posted at 3:33pmCT Bulletin: Debby Selby, Columbia/Adair County Treats on the Town Chairman has just announced: Official Treats on the Town MOVED to Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street Columbia, KY. - ELLEN ZORNES

According to Ellen Zornes, tonight's events on Columbia's Public Square are still on! Starts at 4pmCT. Some may be in the basement of the Adair Annex or inside other buildings, but Treats on the Town still a go, still Downtown! - Linda Waggener at 3:37pmCT until 7pmCT continues in official Halloween Mode for the festival at JIM BLAIR PARK. We're on standby for photos. Give a ring 270-250-2730 and let us know they're coming.

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2014-10-31 15:05:17 | Comments

Adair County Schools Quick Alumni Information:
Congratulations to the Adair County High School Class of 2014!
Click for photos and bios for all the students graduating in 2014.
Click on individual letter below for students whose last name begins with that letter
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
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.

Mike Keltner & Wendy Janes: Fabulous view is Creek Bend Drive

Two people have correctly identified the 'Fabulous View' mystery photo. : Blockquote> Mike Keltner gave the road as Creek Bend Drive
The name of the road is Creek Bend Drive, I believe that the branch has no official name. The branch begins in two streams starting at State Park Road, and behind Allen Moore and Sons building. The two streams come together just before crossing Creek Bend Drive before terminating in Russell Creek. Mike Keltner

Wendy Janes writes:
Creek Bend Rd. off of Hwy. 55 South. - Wendy Janes Comments re photo 57358 Where is this fabulous view in Adair County

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2014-10-31 14:41:35 | Comments

Treats on the Town 2014 traffic solid, queue to enter

2014-10-31 - Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KYl - Photo by Linda Waggener. CM photo. Traffic in and out of the Jim Blair Center was blocked. just before he doors were opened at the Jim Blair Center. The transition to the alternate venue had very snags, though at this stage there was a queue outside the venue. Treats on the town is scheduled to continue until 7pmCT, tonight, Friday, 31 Oct 2014. - Linda Waggener

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Veteran's Day program at ACHS at 9amCT, Tue 11 Nov 2014

By Robbie Emerson

Adair County High School will hold a Veteran's Day Program, at 9amCT, Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014, in the Gymnasium, Adair County High School, 626 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. All Veterans are invited. Coffee and doughnuts for the Veterans will be served starting at 8:30amCT. - ROBBIE EMERSON

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2014-10-31 12:58:54 | Comments

Ben Arnold gives inside on idea for Columbia's Big Pencil

Ben Arnold writes:
Ed, you ask about the birth of the pencil idea. Knowing that write-in campaigns are difficult without a name on the ballot. Write-in suggests pencils and I ordered small ones with this message, then realized I didn't have time to distribute them. Then I thought, make it so large to not be missed from the road! I took Bobby Morrison to see some large columns that Red Nixon had taken from Dr Giles' house and stored in my warehouse.

Bobby, our chief engineer, said too heavy, too dangerous, can we do one column. Wanting it tall, I continued to search. On the same day, Jeff Scott and Barry Stotts suggested cardboard tubes for concrete forms.

After a lot of searching, I found large ones in Louisville, a piece of metal roof, and some insulation foam and Marg went paint shopping. As Edison said, it was 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, mostly from Bobby and Dale Morrison.

Barry Stotts just appeared with his trailer truck and large backhoe and then Joe Lynn Barbee closed the critical step with his large crane just at the right time. They just got it done. - BEN
RELATED: The Giant Pencil - Maybe most unusual political ad in Kentucky

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2014-10-31 12:33:55 | Comments

Yvonne Marshall has great guess on Fabulous View - but no cigar

Comments re photo 57358 Where is this fabulous view in Adair County Yvonne Marshall writes:
Believe it is Bull Run Road, off 206. --Yvonne Marshall
Great guess. The scene is similar. But is another place. Another best kept secret. - CM

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2014-10-31 11:38:04 | Comments

I hope you vote on Nov. 4, and if you're in Columbia, KY,
I hope you'll scroll to number 5 on the ballot and
Vote for Linda Waggener!

Click below to hear a brief audio message from Linda Waggener:

Paid for by Candidate, Linda Waggener for City Council

28 Oct 2014 Adair Grand Jury returns indictments

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The Adair County Grand Jury has returned indictments against 14 individuals on Wednesday, October 28 2014, in Adair Circuit Court, Adair Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.

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2014-10-31 11:23:14 | Comments

Treats on the Town 2014 turnout heavy at Jim Blair Center

2014-10-31 - Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by LINDA Waggener. CM photo.
Treats on the Town turnout was heavy even with the rough weather and the venue had to be changed at the last minute. A huge crowd was already there before the treats stands were fully set up. Linda Waggener

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Adair Co., KY Parent/Teacher Conferences - 14 Nov 2014

No school on Friday, 14 Nov 2014 to make time for Parent/Teacher Conferences

By Robbie Harmon, Dean of Students, Adair County Schools

There will be no school in the Adair County School District Friday, November 14, 2014, to make time for Parent-Teacher Conferences that day. From 12pm noon CT through 6pmCT.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact your child’s school:
- Adair County Primary Center, 151 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY. Call 270-384-3367
- Adair Co. Elementary School, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. Call 270-384-0077
- Adair Co. Middle School, 322 Gen. John Adair DR, Columbia, KY. Call 270-270-384-5308
- Adair Co. High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY Call 270-270-384-2751
- Adair Co. Bd. of Education, 1204 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Call 270-384-2476
We hope you are able to make plans to stop by and speak with your child's teacher(s). - ROBBIE HARMON.

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2014-10-31 10:53:04 | Comments | See topic Education

ACHS Football vs Casey County at Liberty 31 Oct 2014

Adair County HS Football plays Casey Co. tonight at 6:30 CT, 31 Oct 2014 at Casey Co. HS, 1841 E KY 70 (Campus/not stadium), Liberty, KY 42539

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2014-10-31 10:18:19 | Comments | See topic Sports

LWC Women's Basketball opens 2014 season Sat 1 Nov 2014

Lindsey Wilson Women’s Basketball at Brescia (KY) at 1pmCT, Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the Brescia Campus Center, 717 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY.

By Charles Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY – The 19th-ranked Lindsey Wilson women’s basketball team opens the 2014-15 season at Brescia (KY) in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Saturday at 1pmCT.

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2014-10-31 09:58:58 | Comments | See topic Sports

(Ad) Game our system on CM Classifieds - get a bonus

The BIG GAME is on in CM Classifieds. Some advertisers have learned to "game the system" with low cost paid Classifieds, which get FRONT PAGE coverage until the next paid classified is posted. Cost is incredibly low.

In this case, specifically, we're happy to have everyone game the system. There's no guarantee how long your ad will stay as the featured classified. Sometimes it's an hour or less, sometimes it's 36 hours. Either way, it's a delightful bonus. And it works for any paid advertisements including: Revival and Reunion ads, Autos, Real Estate & Rentals, Automotive, Rewards Ads. So, on classifieds, go ahead and game the system. Need help posting, call 270-250-2730 For costs and for instructions to email, click to RATES & TERMS/a>

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2014-10-31 09:42:38 | Comments

Halloween 2014 - Some bankers are already in costume

2014-10-31 .
Halloween Day at the Bank of Columbia Front row, from left - Debbie Gist, Chris Quinn, Kathy Jones, Kimberly Janes. Middle row: Linda Bennett. Back row: Michelle Moore, Connie Devore; Sherry Parnell, Keisha Baker, Rhonda Cox, Michelle Powell, Debbie Selby, Gina Baker, Bobbie Ford & Jane Hardwick.

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The Free Ivy offered yesterday is now gone

Just had a call from someone who is going to get the entire thing tomorrow so you can take the ad down. Thanks! - JOYCE COOMER

Great That was quick. Thanks for letting us know at Free Cycling works! - EW

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2014-10-31 09:19:56 | Comments

12th Annual C/AC of Commerce Community Golf Scramble

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THANKS to our sponsors of 12th Annual Columbia-Adair Chamber of Commerce Community Golf Scramble

By Brenda Mann

Despite a week delay and cool damp weather the 12th annual Columbia-Adair Chamber of Commerce held on Thu 16 Oct 2014, was a very enjoyable day for the participants and Chamber members who helped host the scramble.

Winners were:
First Place Overall $400 cash prize: Chaz Giles, Kerry Humphress, Brenna Humphress, Jadell Janes, Dr. Ronald "Butch" Rogers.
Second Place Overall $300 cash prize: Byron Hixson, Roger Meadows, Boomer Lewis, Jamie Yarberry, Josh Withers
Third Place Overall $200 cash prize: Steve Martin, Wes Bryant, Eric West, Larry Neat
Closest to Pin $50 cash prizes: Chaz Giles, Hole 15; Boomer Lewis Hole 8 and 11; Josh Withers, Hole 3

For some participants, it was a relaxing afternoon away from the normal work day routine, but for others it was a serious competition defining skill.

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2014-10-31 07:55:08 | Comments | See topic Sports

Comment on Columbia, KY's BIG Pencil

Charles Marshburn opines

Could this be a political statement by Ben Arnold stating, "Get the Lead Out!"? - CHARLES MARSHBURN

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2014-10-31 07:49:35 | Comments | See topic Commentary

The BIG pencil: What's the future for it unusual road art?

Next time Nora Ephron's Michael is re-written, maybe they will have the angel Michael visit the Big Pencil. in COLUMBIA, KY. Reckon?
About: The Giant Pencil - Maybe most unusual political ad in Kentucky

After the election, what will become of the giant 54' pencil Dr. Ben Arnold set up at the intersection of Burkesvillle Road and the Adair County Veterans Memorial Bypass?

It' already gotten a ton of positive media attention, and Larry Smith at WAVE 92.7 FM is wondering what will be done with it after the election is over. Comments are welcome here, but Larry Smith said he'd welcome calls today with suggestions to let Dr. Arnold know what the people think he should do with the unusual road art.

Of course your comments are welcome here - all on the record, for posting if we choose. And, of course, it's Dr. Arnold's decision on the future of Columbia, KY's giant pencil, but, since it was Larry's idea, we hope you give him a call at 270-384-7979 this morning. For CM - just let us know if you spot or hear a story on any other media outlet Columbia/Adair County.

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2014-10-31 06:33:58 | Comments

No. ONE is the secret number for faster Events posts

We want your EVENTS: If your first submission isn't posted in 2 business hours, CALL 270-250-2730, (no additional emails, please). We'll help.

Want your event posted faster? It's easy. And we'll help on your first Events Post: Send your announcement complete in ONE email. If you've never posted, make ONE phone call to 270-250-2730. We'll take down the information in sequence, post, notify you, and you'll have a format to follow for your next post.

For those who post often: Send ONE email, to ONE addressee. (Give that courtesy to other media partners, too.). To expedite further, send "Special to"

If you event is not posted in 2 business hours (7am-4pmCT). Call 270-250-2730. Please do not send additional emails, they only complicate the process.

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2014-10-31 04:04:31 | Comments

Travel: Volcanoes National Park at Night

2014-10-31 - Hawaii - Photo courtesy National Park Service.
A view of Halema'uma'u Crater at night, on the Big Island.

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What's Cooking in Columbia Today
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Epicurean Kentucky: Catfish

2014-03-21 - Hardscratch, KY - Photo by CM Staff.

Betty's OK Country Cooking
2339 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY (MAP) Phone (270) 384-5664. No smoking section. Breakfast served anytime.
Breakfast Special 5am-11amCT, Mon-Fri 2 pieces of bacon or 1 sausage patty, 1 egg and 1 biscuit smothered with gravy, $2.99
Lunch/Dinner on the Buffet - MEATS: Catfish. Salisbury Steak with Brown Gravy. Chicken Legs. Boneless Chicken Breast. Baked Ham. VEGETABLES: Mashed Potatoes/Gravy. Green Beans. Corn. Macaroni/Tomatoes. Pinto Beans. Fried Apples. Stir Fry. Corn Nuggets. Rolls or Cornbread. On Cold Bar: Tarter Sauce, Cottage Cheese, Coleslaw, Pickles and a Fruit.
Desserts Today:. Chocolate Cake. Pumpkin Pie. 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. Pies. 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.
BREAKFAST: Mini Waffles. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
LUNCH: For Adair County High School and Adair County Middle School: Hot Dog on Bun or Little Caesar's Pizza. Garden Salad. Corn. WG Rice Krispie Treat. Fruit. For Adair County Elementary School & Adair County Primary Center: Ham or Turkey Sub. Choice of Low Fat Milk.
See Month at Time Menu: Adair County School Menu: Nov. 3 - Nov 28, 2014/PDF

Anderson's Pizzeria.
4 Page Menu
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.
Anderson's Pizzeria is the place for Pizza Buffets. Have lunch here today.
NEW: Anderson's Pizzeria will be offering 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.
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.
Breakfast The Coffee's Hot. Come in early for a traditional Circle R Breakfast.
Join us for Breakfast, anytime. (biscuits & gravy till 10amCT)
Lunch Dinner Special - CATFISH DINNER or SALMON PATTIES, either with 2 Sides, Choice of Texas Toast or Cornbread. $6.49.
Sides: Vegetable of the Day: Mixed. The Circle R serves these sides every day: - Real Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Cabbage. Fried Apples. Pinto Beans. Cole Slaw. Pickled Beets. Mac-N-Cheese. Side Salad. Baked Potato. Sweet Potato Casserole!
Desserts: NEW LIST! Salted Caramel Cheesecake. Bourbon Pecan Pie.
PRIME RIB after 4pmCT, every Saturday at the Circle R

Hardscratch General Store
7289 Hwy 55 South Road, Columbia, KY. In the Glensfork Community of Adair County. Phone (270) 384-4671

The Granddaddy of ALL Adair County FISH FRIES is right here, TONIGHT! Point your car toward Hardscratch to the General Store & Deli!

CATFISH! Will be served - TONIGHT! - Friday, 31 Oct 2014, 2014,
Adair County's #1 FISH FRY is regularly held every Second and Fourth Friday Nights. (And plenty of Country Store Delectables Every Day)

FRIDAY Fish Fry will be 5pm-8pmCT, when it will be Hushpuppy Heaven again in Hardscratch and we'll be serving FISH + Coleslaw and French Fries or Baked Potato, All for Just $6.25. NEW!!! FROGLEGS Plate, with same fixings, Just $7.25. Anytime you want to really enjoy The Simple Life, and especially when you're Hungry, HEAD to HARDSCRATCH!

We are now a 100% Smoke Free Business!

Harvest Cafe
Harvest Cafe, formerly Cafe on the Square. Click to Current MENU for call ahead, carryout orders. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30amCT-3pmCT. Closed Saturday & Sunday. 212 Public Square, Downtown Columbia, KY. Non Smoking. Occasional audio. In Walking Distance of Lindsey Wilson College. 270-380-1004
BREAKFASTS! We're now open at 7:30amCT for Breakfasts. OMELETS a Specialty. And the Coffee's Hot.
Today's Lunch Specials:
6.99 Plate Lunch Special - Cajun Style SAUSAGE, RED BEANS, and RICE. Served with French Bread. Soups: Cream of Potato Soup. $2.99 small bowl; Full bowl, $3.99.
Special Desserts: Chocolate Chunk Cookies. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies. Raisin Cookies. Cream Cheese Walnut Mauritius. Blueberry, Chocolate, Banana Nut and Cinnamon Crisp Muffins. Apple, Cherry Turnovers.
- 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/6am-8pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. Smokers & Nonsmokers Welcome. (Open Grill MENU - (2013-08-31)
- Breakfast: Come in for full Breakfasts or Grab one of a variety of Fresh, Hot, and ready to eat Breakfast Sandwiches, Coffee and Drinks.
- Today is FISH FRIDAY I!!
- LUNCH/DINNER Special - OPEN until 8pmCT, FRIDAY!!!
- Fish + Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $6.49; after 5pmCT, All you can eat fish, $7.99 !!!
- Shrimp+ Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $7.99
- Froglegs+ Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $8.99
- Combination Platter/Fish/Froglegs/Shrimp + Fries + Slaw, Hushpuppies - $9.99
- DESSERTS No Bake Cookies, 99 cents. Always, our signature dessert, SNICKERS PIE. $2.25/serving.
Parties and meetings here: See Venues for Meetings

The Store - CLAY RIDGE, KY
in the Village of Clay Ridge, (Adair County), 7110 Greensburg Road, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-385-9157. Hours: 6am-2pmCT/7am-3pmET, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. All major credit cards. Smokers & Non. - EVERYBODY Welcome!
See you starting at 6amCT for Breakfast Eggs your way. Breakfast plates. Try Sausage Biscuit, Bacon Biscuit, and Country Ham biscuit.
Today: BEEF MANHATTAN A meal in itself. With Tender Roast Beef on Mound of Mashed Potatoes, between two slices of bread, all smothered in brown gravy. $5.99.
Always: the Very Best Hamburgers in Adair County - probably Green, Taylor & Metcalfe too. That's what people tell us, but don't take somebody else's word for it: Come out and Try Them
Drive over today to Clay Ridge TODAY: The food is great, portions are generous, and the prices can't be beat. - Shelia Ruczienski

32 Birthdays and Anniversaries for October 31
In Memory Birthday, Judge Jack B. Miller, Crocus, Adair Co., KY native (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. William (Bill) Austin Sanders, Taylor Co., KY (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marsha Rae Shirley. | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Adam Polston (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angie Spoon Feese | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Beckham Kingrey (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chloe Grayce Maynard (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Doyle Wayne Burton (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Floyd Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Ann Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jerry Tucker (October 31, 1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kacie Shofner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kiara Collins (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Markilia Franklin (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marshall Barnett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mildred Hodges (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pam Compton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, R.T. Gossett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Toby Young (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobbie Weddle, 94, Taylor Co., KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles W. Melton, Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stanley C. Jones, 78, Columbia, KY (1933-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ottis Ray Foley, Russell Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Ronald Stapp, Sr., Russell County, KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger Allen Hisle, Russell Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christine Atwell Robertson, Center, KY (1924-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edna Mitchell, Green County, KY (1917-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gail "Peaches" Gaskin, Adair County, KY (1964-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Talbot Smith, Cumberland Co, KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beulah E. Withers, Russell Co., KY (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Seymour (Buddy) Shaw, Taylor County, KY (1919-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mabel Allen Smith, Taylor Co., KY (1924 - 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
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