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Today, Tues. Aug, 19, 2008: Save Pinewood CC meeting

Scroll to end of this feature for "Today's Top Pictures Album," with the best stand alone (no story) photos. Additions throughout the day!-CMCountdown to Second Sunday: It's only 53 days to Sunday, October 12, 2008, when Adair Countians make a bold move for a healthier, wealthier, happier community. Tentative plans call for the event to be held on the new Columbia Western Bypass, which will be closed for four hours to motorized traffic for walkers and bikers to enjoy a community wide wellness event. A huge turn out is expected. For further information, contact Kelli Bonifer at the UK Extension Service.

Countdown to college class start: 1 days. Lindsey Wilson College and Campbellsville University, classes start 2008 Fall Semester is Wednesday, August 20, 2008.

Columbia Rotary Club's Adair County "Walk Around the World"
See Standards in CM Classifieds Healthcare
  • 24,901.5 miles is goal.
  • 307 Miles Walked, reported through July 30, 2008
  • 24,594.5 Miles to Go!
Send in your miles totals to : rotarywalk@gmail.Com
to be included in the next report, shortly after August 21, 2008

The Count: 41 Wacky Quacky Ducks Sold
As of August 14, 2008 at 4:00pm.
Previous report, As of August 14, 2008: 10:15amCT was 35
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    From $5 for 1 to $100 for a Whole Flock of 100 Ducks

  • Countdown to November 4, 2008 General Election 76 days remaining. Ballot position, local candidates Register to vote in the office of Adair County Court Clerk Sheila Blair Mon.-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pmCT.

    EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 231 of 2008 (Leap Year - 135 days remaining).
    • Today: ACPL Bookmobile is in out on KY 206
    • 6:00am to 10:00amCT: Adair County Farmers Market open
    • 11:45amCT: Eric Churchill, Kosair Charities to speak to Chamber
    • 9:00amCT: Tuesday Ladies Day at Pinewood Country Club
    • 3.30pmCT: Adair County High School Girls Golf vs. Washington Co./ Marion Co.*, Pinewood C.C.
    • 4:00pmCT: CWC Site-Based Council special called meeting
    • 5:15pmCT: Adair County Little League Football practice
    • 5:45pmCT: Adair Co. Youth flag football practice
    • 5:00pmCT: Tuesday Scrambles at Pinewood
    • 7:00pm CT: Columbia-Adair County Jaycees meet
    • 7:00pmCT: Save Pinewood Country Club meeting tonight
    • Reminder: Send mail from home to Adair Countians who are deployed to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. How to mail to servicemen and list of addresses

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    Tuesday, August 19, 2008. Twenty-seven (27) 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


    (ADV): To see What's Cooking in Adair County, KY, today, Click Here
    • BETTY'S OK COUNTRY COOKING KY 55 North/Campbellsville Road across from Trinity United Methodist Church, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-5664. Plenty of parking. Table seating for parties from 2 to ten. Sit down service or serve yourself at the big buffet.
      HOURS: Open six days a week, Monday through Saturday, from 5:00amCT to 9:00pmCT. Closed Sundays.
      ON THE BUFFET TODAY, Tuesday, August 19, 2008: Meats: Tenderloin. Fried Catfish. Swiss Steak. Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Potatoes. Golden Hominy. Breaded Okra. Cooked Cabbage. Harvard Beets. Pintos.On the buffet cold bar: Coleslaw. Yellow Watermelon. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper relish. Sweet onion. Buffet includes cornbread or rolls. Buffet consists of one Meat and Vegetables, one trip only, $7.25; Extra Meat, $1.25. Child's buffet for children under 6, $4.95. Three Vegetables, $3.95; Four Vegetables, $4.95, Vegetable Plate, $5.95.
      IN THE PIE CASE: Sugar free cheese cake. Peanut butter pie. Plus all our usual pies, starting with Betty's Famous Sand. and Chocolate. Butterscotch. Cocanut. Pecan. Apple. Caramel Apple. Banana Split. Lemon. And every day, a Cobbler!
      FULL, COOKED TO ORDER BREAKFASTS served anytime. Gravy is served until 10:30amCT.

      5097 Liberty Road, Vester, KY. Breakfast anytime. Lunches packed. Pies a specialty.
      Hotbar Special
      Tuesday, August 19, 2008: TBA
      Hotbar Special
      Tuesday, August 19, 2008: Bob's Marinated Pork Tenderloin. Mashed Potatoes. Pinto Beans with Country Ham (As a soup, with cornbread or crackers, sweet onion, just $1.50) Fried Apples. Coleslaw. Sliced Adair County Farm Fresh Red Tomatoes. And Bob's Crunchy, Crusty Oven Baked Cornbread.
      Pie and Dessert Situation:
      Cherry Delight. Holy Cow Cake (some call it "Butterfinger Cake," Pineapple Upside Cake. Snickers pie is on the way and Kay Burton will be adding Pies today. Turtle Cheesecake. Plain Cheesecake. And Cherry Delight.
      Cantaloupe. Watermelon Sliced today, chilled, and ready to eat. Delicious!
      From the Drink Case: Aqua Fina bottled water, 99 cents! Also, 4/32 oz. Powerade Drinks, just $5.00.

    • BUFFALO HILLS RANCH,906 Greensburg ST in the Curves Building, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 385-9092. Smoothies, Christian Gifts, Tanning Beds. Buffalo Meat--America's Original Health Food. Open 10am-7pm Mon-Tue & Thurs.-Fri. 10am-6pm Wednesdays. Closed Saturdays and Sundays. Jim and Carol Leib, Owners. We accept Visa, MC, and Discover Credit Cards.

    • The DAIRY DIP,
      Jamestown ST, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-4644.
      Special Tuesday, August 19, 2008:
      Specials everyday. Look for posters in windows. Great deals, everyday. Stop in and see the colorful new picnic table umbrellas we ve added. There's no better place to enjoy the perfect weather we're having than to have a picnic lunch in the wonderful shady at Dairy Dip, and come down for a picnic under the stars tonight. - Patricia Willis.

      Start the day right. Take a boxes of Donuts from Donut Express on sales calls, to work, and home to be a hero everywhere you go today!
      Donut Express. 605 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY. Nick Wortham, proprietor. Make Today special with Fresh Hot Donuts from Donut Express. Take a $5.00 dozen box to work, on sales calls, or home to make the family happy. They're good! They hot and they're ready, today. Made right here in Columbia! And they're making Columbia famous!

    • RERUN'S HOLMES BEND GENERAL STORE. 3399 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY.
      Phone (270) 384-7253: For carryouts and expedited orders. Let us prepare your Green River Lake picnic! Hours: Mon-Sat: 4:00am to 9:00pmCT.
      Breakfast: FOR THAT GREEN RIVER LAKE COUNTRY HAM BREAKFAST, this is the place. Best Country Ham on Green River Lake Breakfast Any time of day. Cooked to order. Eggs, bacon, ham, tenderloin, and the best sausage you ever ate. Country biscuits. Redeye or sawmill gravy. Generous portions. Kinfolks prices. We treat everybody like favorite cousins! Get Famous Nick's Made-in-Columbia Donuts right here.
      DAILY SPECIAL: Tuesday, August 19, 2008:
      2 Great Specials
      • CABBAGE and POLISH SAUSAGE. Cornbread. Fried Potatoes w/onion, Speckled Butter Beans, All for $6.00
      • Two (2) Mini-burgers, Spicy wedges, and 16 oz. Fountain Drink . All for $4.00
      Great Gas Stop Save money. Fill up your car and your boat tanks at Rerun's. Coming soon Miniature golf!

    • What's Cooking for Adair County School District Kids
      Tuesday, August 19, 2008: BREAKFAST: Oatmeal, Toast and Jelly. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Millk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: Cheeseburger on Bun, Fish Filet on Bun, Lettuce/Tarter Sauce. Tater Tots. Coleslaw. Jello. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch.Click Here for School menu for August 7-August 29, 2008!

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    Ja Ci's Boutique
    End of Summer Sale
    with 20% to 60% off original price!

    We have women's apparel, handbags, jewelry. Ja Ci's Boutique is located at 703 Campbellsville Road (Hwy 55 across the Russell Creek Bridge), Columbia, KY. Hours: Tues -Thur. 9:00am to 5:00pmCT; Friday 9:00am to 6:00pmCT; Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pmCT; Closed Sunday and Monday

    MITZIs will be open this week Wed. Through Friday, August 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2008
    for the BIGGEST SALE of THE YEAR! Continues through August!
    plus register for $100 gift certificate giveaway!

    Mitzi's will be open Friday, August 1, 2008 for the biggest sale of the year. Everything in the store will be 75% off original low price. This includes handbags, clothing, shoes, and under garments. We also will be giving away a $100 gift certificate on August 30, 2008 at1:00pmCT. You may register anytime between August 1 and August 30, 2008. This sale is the perfect time to pick up those little extras you will be needing between now and fall. During August we will be open Wed. Thurs, Fri. between 9:00 am and 4:00pmCT and Saturday open from 9:00am to 1:00pmCT. Look for the bright pink door beside the library. Mitzi's, 303 Greensburg St. Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 634-0541

    Columbian Theatre:
    the Columbian Theatre is playing Mamma Mia. It stars Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Colin Firth and is rated PG-13. Mamma Mia will play nightly at 7:00pmCT and Sunday matinee at 2:00pmCT only.

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    Academic calendarsSPORTS SCHEDULESAdair County Schools "Learning for a Lifetime"

    For 2008-2009 School Calendar, Click Here.

    School website was updated August 11, 2008Click 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.


    2007 Adair County Band website. Doyle Lloyd, webmaster.

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

    Western Bypass from 24,000 feet, 13 minutes from Lexington, KY, photo by Doug Campbell, Columbia Pilot posted on CM on June 28, 2007.

    Perry Parrish Aerial Photographs: CWB, others, August 9, 2008 Photos of Holladay Place, Majestic Yachts, The Long Bridge, the Adair Justice Center, Adair County Water Treatment Plant, ACES and ACHS, Green River Lake, and Adair School Property will be in the series.

    Wolf Creek Dam
    To access the Army Corps of Engineers Wolf Creek Dam website online, Click Here

    Wolf Creek Dam Weekly Progress: Latest, Dated August 8, 2008 with photo of Arcadia-Boart Longyear installing a piezonometer on the downstream side of the embankment. Water level, down, at 681.30 feet Click here for August 8, 2008 (latest) Wolf Creek Dam update.

    2008 Kentucky Primary & Election Calendar & Candidates
    See candidate filings for City Council, Constable, School Board, and Soil Conservation District races. Click Here

    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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    Motivators 2008 Cheerleading Squad

    2008-08-18 - Tumble Towne, Columbia, KY - Photo By Anita Clark. The MOTIVATORS of TUMBLE TOWNE, USA 2008 CHEERLEADING SQUAD are, Front, from left:Tori Kimbler, Lea Brown, Sidney Slaven, Taylor Calhoun, Krista Bardin, Kayla Robinson. Second row: Kenzie Coomer, Becca Brown, Breann Stephens, Brandi Powell, Hannah ScottThird row: Kaylee Burton, Cheyenne Greer, Katherine Curry, Saige Bolin, Ch'Dara Wheet, Kayla Absher.Back row: Instructors Abby Bryant, Brandi Waggener, Erin McClister, (not pictured) and Lindsey Stephens. A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Today's Picture Album photo.
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    (ADV) Absolute Auction: 300 Bomar Heights

    2008-08-18 .
    Absolute Auction
    300 Bomar Heights, Columbia, KY
    Thursday, September 11, 2008, 12:30 pm (CST)
    15,500+ sq.ft. Sprinklered former Medical Office/Hospital.
    3.57 Acres. No Price means it may be feasible for many uses:
    Veterinary Clinic, Schools, Apartments, Adult/Child Care Center, Government CenterRetirement or Nursing Home, Offices/Community Center, Church/Non Profit orTV/Radio/Cell Tower

    Previews: Thursday, September 4, 12-2 pm & Monday, September 8, 12-2 pm
    RE/MAX 100 Auction Team
    Harold Helm, Auctioneer, 800-438-4218
    Hansford Auction Company
    Rufus Hansford, 80-653-2262


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    Horses: The grass is greener

    2008-08-19 - Vester Road, Vester Community, Columbia, KY - Photo By Betty Sue Jasper.
    "The grass is greener on the other side of the fence,but you still have to mow it," the photographer, Betty Sue Jasper, quotes an unknown author. But she adds, for this photo, "Unless you're a horse." This horse is on the Lewis Curry farm on Vester Road in Adair County, KY. Flickr. A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Today's Picture Album photo

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    LWC welcomes freshmen to The Hill

    2008-08-19 - Robeta C. Cranmer Dining Center, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY - Photo By Duane Bonifer, LWC Director of Public Affairs.
    MEMBERS OF THE LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE CLASS OF 2012 started the week by having lunch with their academic advisers and members of the colleges faculty on Monday afternoon in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. Professor of Psychology Steve Scott, center, chats with an overflow table of students. The group included, starting clockwise to the left of Scott, freshman John Payne of Louisville, KY; sophomore Joseph Willis of Columbia, KY, who is a resident adviser to freshmen residential students in Horton Hall; sophomore Brady Bilbro of Central City, KY, who is a freshman peer leader; freshman Alicia Mattingly of Leitchfield, KY; freshman David Loving of Leitchfield; Freshman Adviser Laura Burwash; and sophomore Brittany Pike of Campbellsville, KY, who is one of Scotts advisees. A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Today's Picture Album photo

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    Scenic Adair Co., KY: Morning in The Holler

    2008-08-19 - The Holler, Old Clearsprings Road, Columbia, KY - Photo By Shamarie Claiborne.
    THANKS for the MORNING: "There are mornings in The Holler which confrim that God exists. This is one of them," Shamarie Claiborne writes with this picture. A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Today's Picture Album photo

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    New equipment van for LWC Cycling teams

    2008-08-19 - Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    LWC CYCLING COACH DAVID GRIGSBY just got the new equpment trailer for the Lindsey Wilson College Cycling teams back from the graphics shop. The distinctive trailer and two 15 passsenger vans, with the Lindsey Wilson logo and Columbia, KY emblazoned on them will carry fame of the school, city, and the proud tradition of Lindsey Wilson school championships to 13 states this school year. Individual national champions' names on the trailer include those of Jeni Huff, 1997; Kris Waldo, 1998; Joe Haley in 2000 and 2001; Charles Mooney, 2004; and Cody Stagner, 2007. A Today's Picture album photo

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    Annette Keltner serenaded at CWS

    2008-08-19 - Colonel William Casey Elementary School, Columbia, KY - Photo By Patty Jones, Principal, CWC.
    ANNETTE KELTNER, 2ND GRADE TEACHEr at Col. Wm. Casey Elementary, was seranaded by her friends on the occasion of her 50th birthday, on Tuesday, August 19, 2008, during the school's morning assembly. From left are, Gayle West, Anita Fletcher, Kathy Dean, all out of view, and Vickie Hill, Julie Brockman, Lou Anne Coomer, Pam Phipps, Angie Hixson ( and Kim Barnett. In front is Annette Aaron Keltner. All of CWC wishes her many more! A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008, Today's Picture Album photo

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    Scenic Russell Co., KY: A Beautiful Sky at Sunset

    2008-08-19 - Russell Springs, KY - Photo By Tracee McFarland.
    Tracee McFarland shares this late afternoon sunset taken from her backyard in Russell Springs, KY on August 7, 2008. A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008, Today's Picture Album photo

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    Portrait of Bailey: By Shamarie Claiborne

    2008-08-19 - Columbia, KY - Photo By Shamarie Claiborne.
    "Bailey Coffey having dinner in the Holler - if you look in her eyes you can see the trees - she loved them hanging so close," Shamarie Claiborne wrote this wonderful portrait. A Today, Tuesday, August 19, 2008, Today's Picture Album photo

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