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Today, Tues., May 6, 2008: 51st Dist. Rep. forum, ACHS

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

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 219 Days today, May 6, 2008

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 127 of 2008 (Leap Year - 239 days remaining).
  • Today: Absentee voting machine open 8:00am-4:00pm, Adair Annex
  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile in Knifley
  • 9:00amCT: Ladies Day at Pinewood Country Club
  • 11:00amCT: Grand Group meets at 912 Russell Road, Columbia, KY
  • 4:00-7:00pmCT/5:00-8:00pmET: Grass Bottom Chair class at Taylor Co. Extension Office
  • 5:00pmCT: Tuesday Scrambles at Pinewood Country Club
  • 6:00pmCT: 51st District Representive forum May 6, 2008 at ACHS
  • 7:00pm CT: Columbia-Adair County Jaycees meet
  • 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

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(ADV): Food, What's Cooking in Adair Co. Tuesday, May 6, 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: Baked marinated tenderloin, white beans, stewed potatoes, fried apples, Oven Baked Cornbread
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, Tuesday (May 6, 2008) at The Dip: A chill dog, fries/tots regular drink All for just $4.25. Want cheese on our famous chili dog? Just add 10 cents more!!It's a beautiful day outside so stop by today!!. 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.
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Court:
Tuesday, May 6, 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"


School website was updated May 5, 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

ACHS BAND
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!

AT THE COLUMBIAN THEATER:

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.

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: 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 219 Days today, May 6, 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.

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Kentucky wildlife: Painted Turtle



2008-05-05 - Photo by Pen.
Painted turtle sunning on a log Monday, May 5, 2008 afternoon.
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Lexi would like a good home



2008-05-05 .
MY NAME IS LEXI. I am a 9 month old boxer mix, and I am free to a good home. My mom is never at home and I need someone to throw me a rag bone so I can fetch. I get lonesome without anyone to talk to me. I like kids, too. If you are interested in m, call my mom at (270) 634-4400. -LEXI
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ANIMALS

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CM Food Critique: para ello se necesita la sal



2008-05-06 - Photo By Pen.
"Not so long ago, foods ordered in Mexican restaurants in the midwest still tasted wonderfully of cumin and more exotic spices, and were often garnished with cilantro and lime. Salt was for margaritas. We ate in an El Nopal this weekend, in a strip center that didn't exist two years ago, and not only were there salt shakers on every table, they were sorely needed. Lo que ser," -PEN.
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Blimp over Westlake: Need a better picture



2008-05-06 - Westlake Regional Hospital - Photo By Ed Waggener.
AFTER RECEIVING A CALLS of a sighting of a blimp headed for Columbia from Campbellsville from V.T. Yarberry and Tony Harvey, our first sighting was on Pelham Road The airship seemed to be going around 40mph. When we got a clear shot it was barely visible over Westlake Regional Hospital. If anyone else can share a better shot of the craft over Adair County, we'd appreciate it. -ED WAGGENER
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Better blimp photo: Over White Oak, headed for Duluth, GA?



2008-05-06 - White Oak community, Adair County, KY - Photo By Sandra VanArsdale.
SANDRA VAN ARSDALE an old veteran at blimp spotting--she and her parents saw this same one over the Watterson Expressway in St. Matthews yesteday (Sunday) morning--got this shot of the blimp making its way over the White Oak Community in Adair County. You can see the writing on on the blimp, spelling out MetLife. A nigh as anyone can tell so far, the blimp was on its way from the Derby in Louisville to Duluth, GA and is the Snoopy 2. However, ColumbiaMagazine.com welcomes more reliable information on the subject.
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Even shy 9-1-1 Dispatcher Jean Corbin excited about building



2008-05-06 - Adiar County Enhanced 911 Building - Photo By Ed Waggener.
EVEN SHY ADAIR COUNTY 9-1-1 DISPATCHER JEAN CORBIN can't suppress her excitement for the new work environment, as she was taking part in the move-in which started this morning, Tuesday, May 6, 2008. County Judge Executive Ann Melton accepted the keys from Mi-Di President Mike Newton today. Jean Corbin said her enthusiasm could be understood if one could imagine the difference in the most most pleasant office imaginable after being used 12 hour shifts in the windowless dungeon-like center in the Adair County Jail.
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