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Today, Sat, May 3, 2008: Plant swap day at Giles House

Scroll to end of this feature for Today's Picture Album with standalone (no story) photos. Additions throughout the day! -CM

Primary Election 2008 Countdown:
17 Days until the May 20, 2008, Primary Election.
Registration books are closed until May 27, 2008 .

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 216 Days today, May3, 2008

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 124 of 2008 (Leap Year - 242 days remaining).
  • 8:00am-12:00noonCT: Absentee voting machine open, Adair Annex
  • 7:00amCT/8:00amET: Free teacher training on subject of Holocaust offered at CU
  • 9:00amCT: AC EMS 4th Grade Bike Rodeo at Westlake
  • 10:30amCT/11:30amET: CMA Run for Son in Campbellsville, KY
  • 11:00am to 1:00pmCT: Plant swap day planned at Giles House
  • Reminder: Send mail from home to Adair Countians who are deployed to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. How to and list
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Advertising: Auction calendars
  • Burton Real Estate & Auction Service: for auction calendar

  • Walker Realty Auction Service Richard L. Walker 384-2242, Broker & Auctioneer. 107 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY 42728. (270) 384-3661.
    • May 3, 2008 at 10:00amCT Estate Auction .Selling 6.92 Acres M/L. Selling in two tracts. Located Intersection of Loy-Cemetery Rd. and Eddie Compton Rd. Selling for the Dimple Loy Estate.
    • May 10, 2008 at 10:00amCT Estate Auction. May 10, 2008 at 10:00amCT. Selling personal property, for estate of Earl & Frances Huddleston. VFW Building, Fairgrounds, Columbia, KY.
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(ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Saturday, May 3, 2008
To learn how to get the low cost, highly, effective What's Cooking in Adair County to work for youand support a unique Adair County community service, call (270) 250-2730 now.

OL' JOE'S B&B QUE is open Today, Saturday, May 3, 2008. Pick up your barbecue for Derby Day weekend parties. Order meaty ribs, chicken, and all the sides Ol' Joe's Kentucky Wings, pulled pork, and sides from the MENU. New: Visa, Mastercard, or American Express accepted. (270) 384-2360, regular phone. Or call the Bulk Order/Special Catering Hotline (270) 634-0602.
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:Your Kentucky Derby headquarters on KY 206 today. To celebrate, we're having a special hot bar today, with your choice of 1) Spaghetti with meat sauce and side toss salad, garlic bread and 2) Meatloaf with good sides to go with it.
BreakfastFull Breakfasts, anytime, with Pie!) anytime. 40cent bottomless cup of coffee! Check the Pie Situation in the full menu.
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 (270) 384-4644, and we'll have your order ready. Have a picnic at the Dip. 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: Pick up a dozen or two to share with your friends. Donuts are fun food. They make everybody's day go better. ($4.98/dozen=41.5 cents each, by the dozen!) Let us Mix a Box for you today! 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. ("Thank you, Campbellsville. Quite a compliment when you compare us to the great bakery you used to have but is now closed) Fresh brewed hot coffee, hot breakfast biscuit sandwiches..
  • 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.
  • Columbian Theatre: Now playing Iron Man. Rated PG-13. Showtimes 6:00pm and 8:00pm nightly. Sunday, 2:00 and 4:00pm only.
  • Columbia Music Center is open 12-6pmCT M-T-Th-Fri, and 9am-2pmCT on Saturdays. 503 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.
  • 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 We have women's clothing (sizes 4 - 2XL), handbags, costume and sterling silver jewelry, flip flops. If you don't know what to get remember we have gift certificates also. Just arrived capris and walking shorts in bright summer colors. Still have some of the summer skirt sets at 20% off.Ja Ci's Boutique, 703 Campbellsville Road, next to Diversified Marketing. Remember it's not too early to get Mother's Day gifts, either. So hurry in to Ja Ci's s Boutique. 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
  • MITZI'S has just received a new shipment of summer fashions. Designers include Calvin Klein, Needles Threads, Karen Stevens, Jane ashley, Jenny, Kreations and more. We have shirts, dresses, sundresses, shorts, capris, & pant sets - sizes small thru 3X. These are 20- 40% off our already low prices. While you are here, check out our $5. and $10. rack for great savings. Shoes are 1/2 price starting at $12.00. Mitzi's is located at 303 Greensburg St. /Columbia, next to the library. Look for the bright pink door. (270)634-0541. 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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Monday, May 5, 2008. No (0) cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). Sixty-nine (69) 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"
CATS testing will be April 21 through May 2, 2008. See Adair County School website for school schedule.

School website was updated May 2, 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: April 21, 2008 through May 22, 2008

NEW, May 2, 2008: Over 20 Doyle Lloyd photos of the Macy's 2009 Thanksgiving Day Parade announcement!
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
  • Columbian Theatre will have the action thriller Iron Man. Rated PG-13. Showtimes 6:00pm and 8:00pm nightly. Sunday, 2:00 and 4:00pm only.

  • Coming attractions
  • After "Iron Man," the action/thriller movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull will arrive to open on May 22, 2008. It's the fourth movie in the Indiana Jones series.
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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 216 Days today, May 3, 2008 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 23, 2008 with photo of Drilling on work platform. Water level, at 690.00 feet Click here for April 23, 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.

ABSENTEE VOTING MACHINE OPEN Absentee voting machine is open in the office of Adair County Court Clerk Sheila Blair. From now until Primary election day, Tuesday, May 20, 2008, the office will be open regular hours 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday, plus special hours 8:00am-12:00noonCT on Saturdays.
"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: Colors in the sky

2008-05-02 - Casey Co., KY - Photo By Betty Sue Jasper.
"I had to stop and take a picture of the colorful sky as I was driving thru Casey County on Hwy 127 this afternoon. I don't know what caused this since it hadn't been raining." -BETTY SUE JASPER
To see more Betty Sue Jasper and other group pictures at Flickr, Click Here
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Officer Bailey to the rescue

2008-05-03 - Downtown Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
Senator Vernie McGaha, right with the head of the Columbia Police Department lock-up team rescue team, Codes Enforcement Officer Bill Bailey. Senator McGaha locked himself out of his car at noon Thursday when he participated in the National Day of Prayer. Behind them is former Adair County Judge Executive Richard L. Walker.
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Birds of Kentucky: Canada geese. End of a fight?

2008-05-03 - Lake Shelby, KY - Photo By Pen.
Canada Geese have quite a social life, and provide constant entertainment when they are around. Whether this flight is over a land dispute or a courtship ritual is left to ornithologists, but the photo shows an interesting side of goose life in Kentucky. To see more photos by Pen and other photographers at Flickr, click here
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