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Today, Thurs. April 10, 2008: Hearing, Greenhills annexation

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 193 Days today, April 9, 2008,

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EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 101 of 2008 (Leap Year - 265- days remaining).
  • Today: Remember to send mail this weekend to Adair Countians who are deployed to war zones.
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  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile in Sparksville, Breeding, Montpelier, Melson Ridge
  • Today: Dumpsters open for City of Columbia Residents at Fairgrounds
  • 10:00amCT: Bids open on Greenhills/Parrott Avenue sewer project
  • 4:00pmCT: Columbia-AC Water Commission, Griffin Springs Rd. office
  • 6:00pmCT: P&Z hearing re: Greenhills Annexation Public Hearing
  • 6:00pmCT: Adair County Water District board meets 109 Grant Road
  • 6:00pmCT/7:00pmET: Christian Motorcyclist Association meets
  • Looking ahead: Adair County PRIDE Clean-up, Picnic, coming up Saturday, April 12, 2008. PRIDE Spring Clean-Up Dates. April 15-19, 2008.
  • 7pmCT/8pmET: Free Jazz program in The Gheens Recital Hall, CU

(ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Thursday, April 10, 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:Chicken Livers. Hashbrown casserole. Peas & Carrotts. Corn. Overnbaked Cornbread
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: TBA. 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 ! 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
  • 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.
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    Thursday, April 10, 2008.
    No (0) 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 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

    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!


    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.
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    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 193 Days today, April 10, 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 April 9, 2008 with photo of Drilling on work platform. Water level, at 694.16 feet Click here for April 09, 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 calendar of Events and Celebrations and to send new and updated entries for the Directory of Churches

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    Scenic Kentucky: Azalea at Casey County Hospital, Liberty

    2008-04-10 - Liberty, KY - Photo By Betty Sue Jasper.
    A SPLASH OF PINK AZALEA COLOR at Casey County Hospital, operated by Columbia's Westlake Healthcare Team, was captured by Betty Sue Jasper on a sunny Monday, April 7, 2008.
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    Agape Board hopes to open center by April 18, 2008

    2008-04-10 - 312 Hurt Street, Columbia, KY - Photo By Agape PRC photographer.
    The Board of Directors of Agape House Pregnancy Resource Center expects to have the center open by April 18, 2008. Above, Board Members Gregg Trout, Hilda Satterfield, Joe Payne (Executive Director), Stephanie Caldwell (Director), and Kaniece Frost, pose in front of the house at 312 Hurt Street which is now undergoing renovation.
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