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Today, Sat. June 7, 2008: Crusade for Children finale

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

Road Eighty Bridge closed for 251 Days today, June 7, 2008

VACATION COUNTDOWN:: Adair County Schools start in just 61 days, on Friday, August 7, 2008, when students enroll.

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 159 of 2008 (Leap Year - 207 days remaining).
  • Today: ACHS High School Golf Scramble Fundraiser at Pinewood. DETAILS, PRIZES
  • 8:00am to 4:00pmCT: Big Crusade for Children all-day Roadblock and televised turn-in, 5:00pm-5:30pm
    One of Adair County's greatest traditions: Every dollar given from Adair County comes back to Adair County in the form of grants!
  • 8:00am to 12noonCT: Yard Sale at Dr. Phil Aaron Medical Center benefits Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • 9:00am to 2:00pm: Bethany Baptist Church having Luau for the Lord VBS
  • 9:00am to 2:00pmCT: Carnival for Christl at Mt Carmel UMC
  • 9:30amCT: Al Gluchoski to speak to New Life for the Nations Church
  • 11:30am to 7:00pmCT: Vacation Bible School at Columbia UMC
  • 2:30pmCT; Team SWAT is hoasting Corn Toss; Pig Roast, 5:3pmCT, with Easton Bryant entertainment
  • 6:00pmCT: Al Gluchoski to speak to New Life for the Nations Church
  • 6:30pmET - 5:30-8:00pmCT/9:00pmET: Bourbon sampler at Salato Center, Frankfort, KY
  • 7:00 pmCT: Renaissance Columbia presents 2nd Annual Dancing with the Stars
  • Reminder: Send mail from home to Adair Countians who are deployed to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. How to and list

Advertising REAL ESTATE has links for seven leading real estate agencies. Check for real estate ads. For rent, business opportunities, real estate wanted, photo ads.

Auction Calendar:
Burton Real Estate & Auction Service announces: Absolute Auction, Saturday, June 7, 2008, 10:00am Eastern Time, 63 more/less acres with home, 2 barns, tool shed, crib, approx. 15 acres timber, 161 more/less acres, farm machinery, antique tractors & equipment, personal property, Selling for John & Carol Silver. 2990 Dry Creek Road (Highway 1742) Liberty, KY. Click here to see brochure

Walker Realty & Auction Service announces: Estate Auction, Saturday, June 7, 2008, at 10:00 A.M. House. Lot. Plus two adjoining Lots. Personal Property. Selling for Delmer and Mable Upchurch Estate. Location, 400 Tutt ST. Columbia KY. Printer friendly copy. Handbill, photo, details Upchurch Estate Sale.

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News, links, local provider announcements. Check it out. Make scanning the classifications a part of your day, everyday.

(ADV): To see What's Cooking in Adair County, KY, today, Click Here
    Now Showing at the Columbian TheatreKung Fu Panda now playing. PG. 6:00pm and 8:00pm nightly. 2:00pm and 4:00pm only, Sunday.
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    Monday, June 9, 2008. TBA here later; check link below. (TBA) cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). TBA here later; check link below. (TBA) 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"

    For 2008-2009 School Calendar, Click Here. School website was updated June 5, 2008, with new Adair County School District News items. NEW! Adair County Schools 2008-2009 Professional Development Calendar. 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.

    Spend today scanning the site. Actually, you can spend days on the Adair County Band website and still find new material. Right now, a neat feature has baby pictures alternating with photos of performers today.
    2007 Adair County Band website. Doyle Lloyd, webmaster.

    Click here for Adair County Band Audio Tapes. Great gifts!


    New movie at the Columbian Theatre
    Kung Fu Panda now playing. PG. 6:00pm and 8:00pm nightly. 2:00pm and 4:00pm only, Sunday
  • 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: 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 251 Days today, June 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 June 3, 2008 with photo of Drilling on work platform. Water level, at 681.96 feet Click here for June 3, 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.
    To see the results by precincts or absentee voting, click on links below:
    Absentee totals. White Oak.Eunice-Pellyton. Little Cake. East Columbia.Ozark.S. Columbia-Ozark. Glens Fork-Melson Ridge. Gradyville-Nell. Sparksville-Breeding. Milltown. West Columbia. Cane Valley-Holmes. Knifley-Roley. North Columbia. Hurt.

    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.

    Voter Registration is open in the office of Adair County Court Clerk Sheila Blair. Office hours 8:00am-4:00pmCT Monday, Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Qualified individuals who are not registered to vote may do so starting Wednesday, May 28, 2008. "Registration books are closed from 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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    Yard Sales are big today in Adair County

    2008-06-07 - 4284 Pelham Road, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    THIS ONE IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST SALES, at 4284 Pelham Branch Road. Not only is there a lot of very clean, high quality items, but there's a friendly staff ready to answer any questions. From left, they are, Missy Karnes and her daughter Mason, Kasey Karnes, Aretha Corbin holding Kayli Patterson, Cindy Turner, Jamie Patterson, Melanie Sublett, and Linda Turner, holding Yard Sales sign.
    Click Here for details on and other yard sales today.

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    Art in the Yard: The most unusual yard sale

    2008-06-07 - 4878 Campbellsville Rd., Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    in Adair County today is the one at Todd and Cayce Davenport's at the home of Todd's father, Bro. Bill Davenport, on Campbellsville Road. Todd and Cayce and Master Lash Davenport were already seeing visitors at 7:45am this morning. The garden and yard metal art in the picture is just part of the show. The Davenports have children's furniture, Double Cola items, children's furniture, metal window boxes and more. Art in the Yard will continue, Saturday, June 7, 2008, until "whenever" today.
    Click Here for details on and other yard sales today.

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    (ADV) The famous Merle Chili Dog at The Dairy Dip

    2008-06-07 - 114 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo By CM Ad Dept..
    A FAVORITE for HALF A CENTURY: The famous Merle's Chili Dog, a hot dog smothered with our special chili sauce, served on a paper wrapper is good anytime, all by itself. This one has a sprinkling of onions to make it even better. They're on the menu all the time. Accompanied by an icey cold soda, served with a smile, it's a treat to eat. The Dairy Dip is open from 10:30am to 9:30pm during the summer months.
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    Scenic Adair Co., KY: Haying time, Joe Barbee Farm

    2008-06-07 - Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    HAY IS ABUNDANT THIS YEAR with bumper cropper crops be baled early this year, in sharp contrast to 2007, the year of the drought. This hay scene is located just outside Columbia, at the Barbee Farm.
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    Shirley Morrison retires after 36 years teaching

    2008-06-07 - Colonel Wm. Casey School, Columbia, KY - Photo CWC photo.
    SHIRLEY MORRISON retired at the end of this school year after teaching for 36 years at Colonel William Casey Elementary School. She was most recently a second grade teacher at the school. "The faculty and staff at CWC wish Shirley the best in her retirement," Patty Jones, Principal Patty Jones said.

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