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Today, Fri., April 4, 2008: Bookmobile in Gradyville!, KY

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 187 Days today, April 4, 2008
AND IT'S RAINING TODAY!

Today is "National Walk to Work Day."

Scroll to end of Today! for featured photos, including birthday photos for today, if any. More may be added.

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 95 of 2008 (Leap Year - 271- days remaining).
  • Today: Librarian Anita Riddle, ACPL Bookmobile in Gradyville
  • 1:00pmCT/2:00pmET: "Kentucky's Last Great Places" author at Little Auditorium, Campbellsville University
  • 6:00 pmCT: Hunter Education at AC Sportsman's Club 2nd Day
  • 6:00pmCT-7:30pmCT: Bam Carney rally at VFW Hall
  • 7:00amCT: Intrepid Relay Yard Sale at 601 Jamestown ST
For events in detail and to scan future events into 2009, Click here

ADVERTISING

(ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Friday, April 4, 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: It's Friday! Bob's Catfish day! Baked Beans. Coleslaw, with Cornbread:
Breakfast anytime!(with Pie!) anytime. 40cent bottomless cup of coffee! We've been baking overtime: Two Pie Bakers, Jewell Brown and Kay Burton in action 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: Friday (2008-04-04): Meat Ball Sub. 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: "Finally Friday" special that's sure to please all! -Deluxe cheeseburger, fries or tots and a regular drink for only $4.99 plus tax Don't forget to call ahead and we'll have your order ready when you arrive!. 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 is open TODAY and SATURDAY. 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: 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.<
  • 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).


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Court:
Friday, April 4, 2008.
One (1) 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"
Spring break starts Monday, April 7 and runs through Friday, April 11, 2008. CATS testing will be April 21 through May 2, 2008. 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 ShowingStarting 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.

    This date in history:

    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, Please drive carefully in work 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 187 Days today, April 4, 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.

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    Austin is playful, has a loud motor



    2008-04-04 - Green River Animal Shelter, Columbia, KY - Photo By Heather Evans.

    AUSTIN, A GREY TABBY and WHITE MALE CAT is available for adoption at Green River Animal Shelter. He is about 8-12 months old. Austin is very playful and has a loud motor. A Puppy, Dog, Kitten or Cat Just for You Is Waiting at Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Jim Blair Road (take Appleby Drive off KY 55 at Columbia Church of Nazarene; Jim Blair Road goes around Adair Youth Development Center), Columbia, KY. Phone 270-385-9655.
    ANIMALS, CM CLASSIFIEDS
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    Jake is available for adoption at G.R.A.S.



    2008-04-04 - Green River Animal Shelter, Columbia, KY - Photo By Heather Evans.
    JAKE, A JACK RUSSELL TERRIER/RAT TERRIER MIX is available for adoption at the Green River Animal Shelter. His owner passed away and the family cannot keep him. A Puppy, Dog, Kitten or Cat Just for You Is Waiting at Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Jim Blair Road (take Appleby Drive off KY 55 at Columbia Church of Nazarene; Jim Blair Road goes around Adair Youth Development Center), Columbia, KY. Phone 270-385-9655.
    ANIMALS, CM CLASSIFIEDS
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    High water at Milltown, KY 61 Russell Creek Bridge



    2008-04-04 - Greensburg Rd., Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    Russell Creek came within a few feet of the floor of the bridge on KY 61 near Milltown. Even if not a record flood, nor over the roadway as sometimes on rare occasions, the waters still made a huge lake over the Russell Creek Valley.
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