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Today, Wed. May 7, 2008: Home School Story Hour at 1pmCT

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

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 220 Days today, May 7, 2008
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EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 128 of 2008 (Leap Year - 238 days remaining).
  • Today: Absentee voting machine open 8:00am-4:00pm, Adair Annex
  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile with Miss Anita in Milltown
  • 10:00amCT: Children's Story Hour with Miss Aleina, ACPL
  • Noon to 1:00pmCT: Cooper-Clayton Method Stop Smoking class at AC Health Center
  • 1:00pmCT: Homeschool Story Hour with Miss Aleina at ACPL
  • 4:30pmCT: Special called ACMS SBDM Council meeting
  • 5:00-8:00pmET/4:00-7:00pmCT: Grass Bottom Chair class at TCEO, Campbellsville
  • 6:00pmCT: Missionary to speak at Trinity UMC
  • This evening: See Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules
  • 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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  • 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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Wednesday, May 7, 2008. No (0) cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). Forty-seven (47) 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

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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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 220 Days today, May 7, 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: Falls at Saunders Springs

2008-05-07 - Near Radcliff, KY - Photo By Pen.
Pen took this photo Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Saunders Springs, Radcliff, KY, with the caption, "You find the most wonderful things nestled behind Wal-Marts these days." Reminds one of the blessing of the tree wall behind the original Columbia Wal-Mart as seen from McDonald's or coming up Hurt Street. It could be a 100-acre Pooh Bear woods, from it's appearance, though it is only a few trees deep. Clicking Read More Accesses the "Today, Wed. May 7, 2008" feature with Today's Photo Album. To see more Pen photos at Flickr, Click Here

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Scenic Adair County: Frank Radford's famous leaning barn

2008-05-07 - Taylor Ford Road - Photo By Pen.
FRANK RADFORD'S AMAZING LEANING BARN is located about 3.5 miles from KY 206 on one of Adair County's most beautiful byways, Taylor Ford Road. After being buffeted by high winds, one always wonders when nature when strike a final, fatal blow--but that probably won't happen before Frank Radford does some adaptive reuse of the great oak lumber fairly soon. Some wildlife and farm animals use it now, but Mr. Radford hasn't used the structure for seven years.

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Wildlife: Ladybug at work

2008-05-07 - Kentucky - Photo By Pen.
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(ADV) Choice 3.5 acre lot near Green River Lake

2008-05-07 - Near GRL, Taylor/Adair Co. line - Photo By owner. 3.5 acres in Lake Village Estates for sale
It's 3.5 acres in the Lake Village Estates on the Taylor/Adair County line. It's so close to the lake you can hear the boats! Lot 54B. The lot is restricted, but can be subdivided into three building lots. County water line available, electrical service available, and the street is already blacktopped. We're asking just $26,500. Please call (270) 378-0590. Reason for selling: Bought to build to be close to work in Campbellsville, but work location changed!
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Road Eighty Bridge: Day 220

2008-05-07 - KY E. 80 at Russell Creek, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
It's beginning to look like a bridge on day 220 of the construction of the new bridge over Russell Creek on KY 80, Columbia, KY. The view is looking west, toward Columbia.
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Art: HRS Pottery on face of Art Fair Postcard

2008-05-07 - Berea, KY - Photo From Marc Reeves postcard design.
RAKU POTTERY by HENRIETTA SCOTT of HRS Gallery on KY 61 S at Sparksville is featured on a 6"x9" postcard designed by Marc Reeves for the Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair to be held Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12, 2008, in Berea, KY. The fair will be from 10amET/9:00amCT to 6pmET/5pmCT on Saturday, and from 10amET/9:00amCT to 5pmET/4pmCT on Sunday. The fair will exhibit the newest works of Kentucky's finest artists and craftsmen. There will also be entertainment and food. Adult admission is $5.00, seniors are $4.00 and kids under 12 get in free. Directions: Exit 76 from I-75 toward Berea. Go to North Broadway and turn left at the Old Twon sign. Proceed to the end of North Broadwa, which leads into the fair parking lot. More information on the event and samples of the postcard are at the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce, 201 Burkesville ST., Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-6020.Clicking Read More accesses the "Today, Wed. May 7, 2008" feature.

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