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Today, Thurs., April 3, 2008: Project Graduation 1st meeting!

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 186 Days today, April 3, 2008

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EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 94 of 2008 (Leap Year - 272- days remaining).
  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile Class today, does not run
  • 4:30pmCT: Project Graduation organizers will hold 1st meeting at ACHS library
  • 5:00pmCT: Adair County Indians Spring football game
  • 6:00 pmCT: Hunter Education at AC Sportsman's Club
  • 7:00pmCT: Columbia Parks & Rec Board
  • For events in detail and to scan future events into 2009, Click here

    ADVERTISING

    (ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Thursday, April 3, 2008

    BOB'S COUNTY KITCHEN & GENERAL STORE, 5097 Liberty Rd, Columbia, KY, Vester Community, Phone (270) 384-6774. MENU
    Hours: 5:00am-8:00pm, Mon. through Sat. Sunday, 8:00am-5pmCT.
    Today's Hot Bar: Wow! A CHICKEN FEAST today! Baked Chicken. Stewed Potatoes. Fried Cabbage. Ovenbaked Cornbread. Macaroni Salad, Coleslaw.:
    Breakfast anytime!(with Pie!) anytime. 40cent bottomless cup of coffee! We've been baking overtime: An incredible dessert list today!
    CATTY SHACK, Delicious catfish, seafood + more. 855 Campbellsville Road, Columbia. Call 384-8989 for carryouts or to expedite your order.
    Open: Wed.,Th, Fri, & Sat.! Now open 4 days a week! 10:00am to 8:00pmCT. MENU.
    Special today: Thursday (2008-04-02): Catfish Sandwich, Any Side, Drink All for just $5.99 From 10:00am to 2:00pm only. We'll have Super $5.99 special all this week!

    DAIRY DIP of COLUMBIA, Picnic at the Dip today! 114 Jamestown St., Columbia, KY. Open 10am-7pmCT every day of the week. Call: (270) 384-4644 for carryouts or to expedite your order MENU.
    Special today: Deep Discount on Awesome Dairy Dip Dogs! Our Awesome Hotdog Plain Reg. $1.29, Just $1 (plus tax) all day!. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards!

    DONUT EXPRESS - 605 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY 42728. Nick Warmouth, owner, operator. Open after midnight every night until 2:00pmCT. Call: (270) 384-8903 for carryouts or to expedite your order.
    TODAY: Donuts are ready now. Be the Hero in your Workplace Today! Take a dozen or two to work today! ($4.98/dozen=41.5 cents each, by the dozen!) MENU.
    Delicious Fresh Baked, Donuts Baked every day right here in Columbia. Glazed, cake, jelly-filled, plain, fancy and more! People drive from miles around to get them. Fresh brewed hot coffee, hot breakfast biscuit sandwiches..
    OL' JOE'S B&B QUE. Reminds Barbecue lovers they will be open tomorrow and Saturday. Now taking orders for Beef Brisket We've let a few people try it, and they loved it! Ol' Joes B&B QUE, N. Highway 55 in Columbia, KY, is taking special orders for whole barbecued beef brisket. We ordered extra brisket, so orders still being accepted today Thursday, April 3, 2008. Phone 270-384-2360. The orders may be picked up this weekend April 4 & 5 during regular hours. Open 10:30am to ? (7:30-8.00pm CT) Open the 1st & 3rd Fridays & Saturdays of every month. MENU for other items.

    Advertising: Auction calendarAdvertising: Entertainment, sales, services
    • A+ Computers, 406 Jamestown ST, Columbia, KY, Tom Wilson, owner. Repair, Buy, Sell computers. "The Most Helpful Guys in Town."
    • Bam Carney, candidate for 51st Representative (Adair, Taylor Co's). At VFW Hall, Columbia. Rally, 6:00pm-7:30pmCT, Fri., Apr. 4. Finger foods, music provided. Everyone invited. Pd for by the committee to elect Bam Carney
    • Cane Valley Storage. 24 units, each 12 x 30 ft., overhead doors, lighting. $45 per month. Call (270) 378-1282.
    • Certa-CARE Pharmacy offers guaranteed lowest prescription prices in Adair County. Guaranteed.
    • Columbia Music Center is open 12-6pmCT M-T-Th-Fri, and 9am-2pmCT on Saturdays. 503 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.
    • Columbian Theatre: Fool's Gold, nightly at 6:00pmCT and Sunday at 2:00pmCT only PG-13. ALSO:Juno nightly at 8:15pmCT and Sunday at 4:15pmCT PG-13.
    • Diversified Marketing offers Programs and Packages start at $19.95 for a 40-channel package. Diversified Marketing Company. 703 Campbellsville Street, Suite B, Columbia, KY 42728. (270)384-9010 or 1-(800) 599-9010, Fax (270) 384-1158. Open 8-5 Monday-Friday
    • Ja Ci's Boutique is open today with discount prices on women's clothes, jewelry, and handbags. Julie Campbell, owner. Ja Ci's Boutique, 703 Campbellsville RD, Suite A, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone: (270) 384-1177.
    • Mitzi's Special Sale! Discounts NOW up to 75% on Winter Items. Great deals on Shoes. Buy one pair at regular price, get second for 1/2 price. Spring fashions are here. Mitzis, 303 Greensburg Street, next to library, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone (270) 634-054. hours are Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 9:00am - 4:00pmCT and Sat. from 9:00am to 1:00pmCT. Look for the bright pink door.
    • Click Here to do your shopping in the comfort of your home, with Wal-Mart Site-to-Store (SM). Order online, pick up at Columbia Wal-Mart or other Wal-Mart store.
    To advertise here, or to alert CM to Breaking News, use any of the over 11,000 Contact/Submit Buttons on this site or call (270) 250-2730.Much more, inside (or below), including "Driver's Seat" quick links to sites of local interest, including Adair County Public Library, local, state and national news sources. Today's outstanding, stand alone (no story, just great photos, follow this feature).


    Click here to read yesterday's "Today" feature.

    Court:
    Thursday, April 3, 2008.
    Two (2) cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). No (0) cases scheduled in Adair District Court (Judge Michael Loy). Click Here to check Adair Court schedule at the Kentucky Court of Justice Website. To visit Adair Circuit Clerk site, Click Here

    Adair County Schools "Learning for a Lifetime"
    See Adair County School website for school schedule.

    School website was updated March 31, 2008, with new Adair County School District News items. News items are frequently added. Click Here Daily for the comprehensive Adair County Schools website. In a community with some of the world's best websites, this frequently updated one is a standout. Find your child's school for important contacts, athletics, clubs/organizations, faculty staff listings, SBDM Council meetings, events, and links.

    Adair County Schools Menu: Mar. 24 , 2007 through April 18, 2008

    ACHS BAND
    2007 Adair County Band website. Doyle Lloyd, webmaster. With 2007 KMEA AAA State Champions posts. A must see site; includes video, audio, old photos and pictures

    Click here for Adair County Band Audio Tapes. Great gifts!

    AT THE COLUMBIAN THEATER:

    Now Showing
    • Fool's Gold, nightly at 6:00pmCT and Sunday at 2:00pmCT only PG-13.
    • Juno nightly at 8:15pmCT and Sunday at 4:15pmCT PG-13.
    Starting Friday, April 4, 2008 at the Columbian Theatre
    • College Road Trip. Nightly at 6:00pmCT and Sunday at 2:00pmCT only. Rated G
    • 10,000 BC Nightly at 8:00pm and Sunday at 4:00pmCT only. Rated PG13.
  • Click here to read more about the historic Columbian Theatre.

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    Click Here to access facts from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia including lists of events, births, deaths, holidays, and other facts about this day in history.

    Roads, Travel

    Adair County Road Department maintenance report,Work schedule, Thursday, March 27, 2008. The Adair County Road Department will be working in several areas of the county today: District 1, hauling gravel in on Fairview Road and Peg Brockman; working on Fairview and Little Cake Road on roadside cleanup; District 3, installing tiles in on the Zion Road; District 4, installing tiles on the Rollin Kemp Road; District 5. hauling gravel on Detweiler Road; District 6, working on the picnic shelters at the Mt. Carmel Boat Ramp. Please drive carefully in these areas and be prepared for sudden stops. -LISA LEE, Adair County CJE Administrative Assistant. Announcement March 21, 2008: Adair County April 12, 2008 Clean-up Day: Watch here for next report from -LISA LEE, Office of Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton. 270-384-4703. Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton.

    High detail Adair Co. Map: Click Here

    Kentucky Highway Department, Adair County
    Road Eighty Bridge closed for 185 Days today, April 2, 2008 Click Here First Story: Closed since Monday, October 1, 2007 , KY 80 Columbia-Russell Springs east of Columbia.

    Western Bypass from 24,000 feet, 13 minutes from Lexington, KY, photo by Doug Campbell, Columbia Pilot posted on CM on June 28, 2007.

    Wolf Creek Dam
    To access the Army Corps of Engineers Wolf Creek Dam website online, Click Here

    Weekly Update: Latest, Dated March 26, 2008 with photo of Drilling on work platform. Water level, at 689.95 feet Click here for March 26, 2008 (latest) Wolf Creek Dam update.

    2008 Kentucky Primary & Election Calendar & Candidates
    Click Here for 2008 Election Calendars at the Secretary of State's website.

    For complete filings at Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson's office for President, US Senator US Representative, State Representative, Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of the Court of Appeals, and District Judgeships, Click Here.

    LAST DAY TO REGISTER to vote in the May 20, 2008 primary is April 21, 2008. 4/22 through 5/27"Registration books are closed starting April 22, through May 27, 2008. (fourth Tuesday preceding through first Monday following primary)(This time period may vary depending on whether the last day to register to vote falls on a state or federal holiday. If the last day to register to vote falls on a state or federal holiday, the period runs until the end of the next day which is not a Saturday or Sunday nor a state or federal holiday.)," according to Secretary of State Trey Grayson's website and word from the office of Adair County Court Clerk Sheila Blair.

    Please remember to submit events, celebrations now for January 2008 and all of 2008 ColumbiaMagazine.com calendar of Events and Celebrations and to send new and updated entries for the Directory of Churches

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    (ADV) Cane Valley Storage has 24 spacious units



    2008-04-02 - Daylily Lane, Cane Valley, KY - Photo By CM Advertising Dept..
    CANE VALLEY STORAGE is now open for business in the Cane Valley Community. Owners Mike and Thelma Robertson have 24 convenient units, each 12 x 30 ft., with concrete floors, 10'wide by 12' high overhead doors, lighting. Located with easy access from North Highway 55 to buildings. Rates are $45 per month. Call (270) 378-1282 for more details.
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    Scenic Adair County: Bird Watching Sunrise



    2008-04-02 - Photo By Betty Sue Jasper.
    THIS INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHIC ART was taken March 10, 2008, on a snowy morning three weeks ago.
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    Scenic Adair County: Blowtoy (Dandelion)



    2008-04-03 - Garlin, KY - Photo By Shamarie Claiborne.
    SHAMARIE CAPTURED ONE OF THE GREAT FLOWERS at its little kids' best. She snapped this macro March 30, 2008, and wrote, "I love this shot. The only way it could have been better is if the wind had blown and the white things started to fly." To see other Shamarie Claiborne photos at the ColumbiaMagazine.com group at Flickr, Click here
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    (ADV) Ja Ci's Boutique



    2008-04-03 - Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY - Photo By CM Adv. Dept..
    JULIE CAMPBELL, OWNER OF JA CI's BOUTIQUE. She likes bright colors, and her styles big stock of women's clothes show it. Ja Ci's Boutique is open today with discount prices on women's clothes, jewelry, and handbags. Julie Campbell, owner. Ja Ci's Boutique, just across the Russell Creek Bridge at 703 Campbellsville RD, Suite A, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone: (270) 384-1177.
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    Larry Smith Photo from the Past: July 4 in Campbellsville



    2008-04-03 - Main Street, Campbellsville, KY - Photo From the collection of Larry Smith.
    WHAT A GRAND TRADITION! Larry Smith, 92.7 the WAVE news anchor and South Central Kentucky historian, sent this wonderful photo of the Campbellsville 4th of July celebration. Notes, clockwise from left: The Coke sign is where Crouch's Grocery was located. The next little brick building was the home of Johnny Burkholder Insurance. The tall tower, next, is Citizen's Bank Building. The third floor, with a man sitting in the window, was once the home of WTCO radio. To the left of the tower is can be seen a hint of the dome on the Campbellsville Christian Church. The bell tower on the building in the top of the photo was over the Campbellsville Methodist Church. Surprising many of the buildings are intact. Main Street in Campbellsville is being revived under the leadership of Mayor Brenda Allen and interested business people. This photo was taken from a roof top in the 1940's looking down on Main Street. Today Campbellsville is the home of the largest 4th of July Celebration in Kentucky. To see other Larry Smith Photos from the Past, enter his name in the searchbox.
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