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Today, Wed. April 9, 2008: Big event - LWC Singers at CBC!


Road Eighty Bridge closed for 192 Days today, April 9, 2008,

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EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 100 of 2008 (Leap Year - 266- days remaining).
  • Today: See Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules.
  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile with Anita Riddle in Milltown & Portland
  • Today: Spring break in Adair County School District continues. Classes Resume April 14, 2008
  • Today: Remember to send mail this weekend to Adair Countians who are deployed to war zones.
    How to and list
  • Today: PRIDE Spring Clean-Up, Dumpsters out for Columbia Residents at Fairgrounds
  • 10:00amCT: Children's Story Hour at Adair Co. Public Library with Aleina Milligan
  • 6:00-9:00pmCT: Free tax service at Lindsey Wilson College
  • 7:00pmCT: Kathy Skaggs, lawyer, poet, feminist at Slider Recital Hall
  • 7:00pmCT: Lindsey Wilson Singers home concert at Columbia Baptist Church
  • Looking ahead: Saturday, April 12, 2008 Adair County PRIDE Clean-up, Picnic
  • For events in detail and to scan future events into 2009, Click here

    ADVERTISING

    (ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Wednesday, April 9, 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: Bob's own recipe! Meatloaf today. Sides, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Pinto Beans, Corn, Coleslaw Ovenbaked Cornbread Squares.
    Breakfast anytime! Adair County's best kept secret, but word is getting out. (with Pie!) anytime. 40cent bottomless cup of coffee! Big, big selection of PIES again 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: TBA
    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: Tuna Salad today on White or Wheat, toasted or plain, French Fries or Tater Tots and Reg. Drink, Just $3.75 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: Is OPEN TODAY! Pick up a dozen or two to share with your friends. Take a dozen to your boss! Donuts make everybody's day go better. ($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..
    Advertising: Auction calendar
  • Burton Real Estate & Auction Service: Coming Saturday, April 12, 2008. Auction. Country Corner Buffet & Restaurant, ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY Garlin, KY. Four-page, color photo handbill is now available. Or, Click Here Watch for great photographs being added, all details online at ColumbiaMagazine.com.
  • Advertising: Entertainment, sales, services
    • A+ Computers, 406 Jamestown ST, Columbia, KY, Tom Wilson, owner. Repair, Buy, Sell computers. "The Most Helpful Guys in Town."
    • 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 Just got back from Atlanta market! Come by and check out the bright new summer fashions. Ja Ci's Boutique has capris, summer dresses, shorts, jackets and tops. Sizes from 4 to 2XL. Also have lots of bold, bright costume jewelry. Located at 703 Campbellsville Road, next to Diversified Marketing. Call (270) 384-1177. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time. Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central Time Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central Time. Closed Sunday and Monday. JULIE CAMPBELL, owner
    • MITZI'S still has a great sale that you won't want to miss! We need to sell ALL merchandise. All summer clothing is 40% and 60% off. Great buys in blue jeans are 60% off. All undergarments are reduced. We have a $10. and a $5. rack. Please help us lower our inventory. 303 Greensburg St., next to library. We are open Wed., Thurs., and Fri. from 9:00am to 4:00pmCT and Sat., from 9:00am to 1:00pmCT.
    • 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:
    Wednesday, April 9, 2008.
    One (1) cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). Three (3) 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 started 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 April 4, 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 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, 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 192 Days today, April 9, 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) Good morning! The Donuts are Ready at Donut Express



    2008-04-09 - 605 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY - Photo By Pen.
    FRESH DONUTS ARE READY AT DONUT EXPRESS and the coffee is hot, every day from Midnight through 2 o'clock in the afternoon at Donut Express, 605 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY 42728, phone (270) 384-8903. Master donut maker Nick Wortham and his merry band start at 12:00midnight just so folks in these parts can satisfy their donut cravings with the best donuts in Kentucky. Nothing says "celebrate" like Donut Express donuts. Whether you're late for work and need a guilt gift, there's a birthday, anniversary, graduation to celebrate, late night tests, a wake, or whatever, or you just need quick breakfast for not very much, stop by and get a dozen or so in a box and you'll be the hero of the day. And a note about the great sign: It's another classic creation from Don Bennett. (ADV)
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    Bro. Ralph and Bobbie Hadley to celebrate Golden Anniversary



    2008-04-09 - Photo Family Photo.

    Bro. Ralph And Bobbie Hadley to celebrate Golden Anniversary: The children of Bro. Ralph and Bobbie Hadley would like to invite you to join us in celebrating their parents' 50th wedding anniversary at the V.F.W. building on Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. Saturday, April 19, 2008 from 2:00-4:00pm. The couple was joined in holy matrimony on April 24th, 1958. Everyone is invited to stop by and celebrate this joyous occasion with this family. No gifts please, cards welcome. -BILLY HADLEY
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    Birds of Kentucky: Northern Cardinal alarm clock



    2008-04-09 - Bull Run Road, Columbia, KY - Photo By Wayne Armitage.
    WHO NEEDS AN ALARM CLOCK?: Barbara Armitage asks, and writes, "This beautiful cardinal pecks on our bedroom window every morning to wake us up. No one sleeps in at Tucker's Station Farms."
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    Scenic Adair County: Forsythia on Boat Ramp Road



    2008-04-09 - Boat Ramp Road to Mt. Carmel Boat Ramp, District 6, Adair County, KY - Photo By Pen.
    BOAT RAMP ROAD leads to the Mt. Carmel Boat Ramp on Green River Lake, the site of the big Adair County PRIDE Clean-up Celebration on Saturday, April 12, 2008. The drive to the park takes the traveller through some of the most beautiful scenery in America. The park, with two picnic shelters, is an Adair County secret treasure.Clicking Read More Accesses the "Today, Wednesday, April 9, 2008" feature.

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    Scenic Adair Co., KY: Robin in Cane Valley Cemetery



    2008-04-09 - Cane Valley Cemetery, Cane Valley, KY - Photo By Pen.
    WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE? this robin seems to be saying."This is not a people place. This is for robins." But it is, in fact, a sacred people place, the middle of one of Adair County's most beautiful burial grounds, the Cane Valley Cemetery, high on a hill overlooking the town, the church, the old school house, and the valleys on every side.Clicking Read More accesses the "Today, Wednesday, April 9, 2008" feature.

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    Les Cook recceives promotion warrant: He's now CPL Les Cook!



    2008-04-09 - Iraq - Photo From family album.
    LES COOK RECEIVING PROMOTION TO THE RANK of CORPORAL Pam Kermeen sent this photo and writes, "Happy 21st Birthday, Les Cook, and thank you for your service to our country!" The photo shows Les Cook receiving his promotion warrant in Iraq. He will be back in hthe United States in May, 2008. Clicking Read More accesses the "Today, Wednesday, April 9, 2008" feature.

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    Welcome to Russell Springs, KY



    2008-04-09 - US 127 and LBN Parkway, Russell Springs, KY .
    ATTRACTIVE SIGN WELCOMES TOURISTS to Russell Springs, KY, "Gateway to Lake Cumberland."
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    Spring planting: The hard part is done



    2008-04-09 - Colulmbia, KY - Photo By Pen.
    EVAN and GRAHAM did the hard part, planting the seeds in their grandmother's garden before leaving for a camping trip at the Horse Park in Lexington. Shelbyville is too far away for them to come tend it every day, so Evan left strict instructions: "Water the flowers," Evan said. "Every Day."
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    Fortune Street rabbit in the clover



    2008-04-09 - West Fortune Street, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    THIS LITTLE RABBIT was enjoying the bluegrass and clover on Fortune Street it almost didn't notice, or perhaps did and didn't mind, that it was being photographed from only a couple of yards away.
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