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Today: Sun., May 4, 2008: 16 days to primary election


Open:Midnight through 2:00pmCT with big variety of the best donuts, breakfast sandwiches, and hot coffeee
DONUT EXPRESS, 605 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY. Hot coffee is ready, now. Be a Hero. Pick up a dozen and share with your friends, just $4.98. Baked fresh every day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, midnight until 2 in afternoon. Phone (270) 384-8903. Nick Warmouth, owner.

Open 5:00amCT until 8pmCT (8;00am to 5:00pm Sundays): Full breakfasts cooked to order. Bacon, Ham, Tenderloin, Sawmill Gravy, Hot Biscuits, Sliced tomatoes, canteloupe. Pie for breakfast
5097 Liberty Rd, Columbia, KY, Vester Community, Phone (270) 384-6774. Now open serving full made to order breakfasts. Biscuits & sawmill gravy.Take out breakfast sandwiches. Pie for breakfast or take a whole pie with you to work. The 40cent a cup coffee, is hot, fresh brewed many times every hour. (ADV)

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

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

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 217 Days today, May 4, 2008

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 125 of 2008 (Leap Year - 241 days remaining).
  • Today: See Directory of Churches for Sunday morning & evening worship service schedules.
  • 11:00amCT: Bro. Tom Edwards from Harrodsburg, KY, will be preaching at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church
  • 6:30pmCT: Blakey Quartet will sing at Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene
  • 7:00pmCT: Creative Ministry Team's "Year-In-Review" at CBC
  • Reminder: Send mail from home to Adair Countians who are deployed to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. How to and list
For events in detail and to scan future events into 2009, Click here

TIP TO INCREASE ATTENTION FOR YOUR EVENT: Low cost FRONT PAGE by the line CM advertising used in the days leading up to your event or paid front page news ads will remind everyone to keep your event on their schedule! advertising works! Call (270) 250-2730 now!

ADVERTISING is made possible by advertising support. Our thanks to all the community minded advertisers seen on this site. Contact us using any of the Contact/Submit buttons or call (270) 250-2730 to set up a promotional program which is right for you.

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.
Or, click on the individual real estate ads for the latest commercial and residential real estate listings, auction calendars, and contact REAL ESTATE has links for seven leading real estate agencies. Check for real estate ads. For rent, business opportunities, real estate wanted, photo ads.

(ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Sunday, May 4, 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.

BOB'S COUNTRY 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: Sunday buffet. Seasoned Baked Chicken, breast and legs. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Cole Slaw. Corn Bread or rolls.
BreakfastFull Breakfasts, anytime, with Pie!) anytime. 40cent bottomless cup of coffee! Check the Pie Situation in the full menu.
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..
  • Columbian Theatre: Now playing Iron Man. Rated PG-13. Showtimes 6:00pm and 8:00pm nightly. Sunday, 2:00 and 4:00pm only.
  • 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 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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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
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.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 217 Days today, May 4, 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 Adair Co. KY: Buttercups on Snake Creek Road

2008-05-03 - Photo By Linda Waggener.

Someone knows how to raise Buttercups in Adair County as shown here in a field filled with them. They were blowing in the Derby Day breezes on Snake Creek Road between the communities of Vester and Egypt/Absher/Holmet. Somewhere in there. Mama says the true, old fashioned buttercup is white petals with a buttery yellow center. - LINDA WAGGENER
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Scenic Adair Co., KY: A great place ahead

2008-05-03 - Jamestown Hill, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
MEMORABLE OLD COLUMBIA must be a great place, everybody in the world it trying to get there. Or so it appeared during a rainy morning this week. Summer rains have made Adair County greener than Ireland, making the town prettier than ever,especially at this point on Jamestown Hill, where new visitors to Columbia have said thousands of times, "That's the prettiest public building I've ever seen," when they first catch a glimpse of the clocktower.
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Holladay Place, Derby Day 2008

2008-05-03 - From Exit 47, Louie B. Nunn Eastbound On-It, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
The NEW SUPER WALMART in Holladay Place is looking more and more like a finished store. The huge store should be open on schedule in October of 2008, Danny Bragg, manager of the Columbia Wal-Mart store says. Remarkable progress continues on the store. Above, as it appeared in the evening sun on Derby Day, May 3, 2008, from the access ramp from Burkesville Road at mile marker 47 on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway.
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Adair Justice Center: Selection of brick, colors next

2008-05-04 - Campbellsville & Merchant Streets, Columbia, KY - Photo Photo of DLZ, KY drawing.
DLZ of KY ARCHITECT BING EWEN presented this latest color drawing of the new Adair Justice Center along with ideas for brick, and rotunda color at the last meeting of the Adair County Project Development on Tuesday, April 29, 2008. Members will chosoe a solid, non-blended red color of brick. DLZ is to have a sample mockup of a portion of a wall at the PDB's next meeting, to be held at the Branscum Construction office on the site.Clicking Read More Accesses the "Today, Sunday, May 4, 2008" feature.

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Scenic Kentucky: After the storms, Devil's Hollow, KY

2008-05-04 - Franklin Co., KY - Photo By Pen.
Storms preceded the Derby Day Breakfast in Frankfort, but the Kentucky skies were gorgeous in this scene on Devil's Hollow Road in Franklin County. A blown-out umbrella accents the already bright colors, as well as reminding of the rapidly changing Kentucky weather.
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Jobs with a view: A dispatcher's view

2008-05-04 - Adair County 911 Dispatch Center, N. High Street, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
Adair County 9-1-1 dispatchers will move from dungeon like quarters in the Adair County Regional Jail to second floor space with one of the best views in Columbia. Railing and special non-skid floor covers are installed on the 256 s.f balcony, built to a much more solid, vibration free standard than the treated lumber porch called in the specifications. "They shouldn't have any trouble getting applicants who want to work here," Mi Di Construction Co. President Mike Newton said. "I'd love to work for space like this, any day."

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