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Today, Tues., Sept. 9, 2008: Adair Fiscal Court meets

THE ADAIR COUNTY BAND VICTORY: ACHS is Grand Champion at Caverna Marching Band Festival with 12 photos

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 253 of 2008 (Leap Year - 113 days remaining).
  • Today: Adair County Public Library Bookmobile is in Knifley
  • 6:00am to 10amCT: Farmers Market at Extension Office Parking Lot, Fairgrounds ST
  • 9:00amCT: Tuesday Ladies Day at Pinewood Country Club
  • 5:00pmCT: CWC Site-Based Council meets
  • 5:00pmCT: Tuesday Scrambles at Pinewood Country Club
  • 6:30pmCT: Adair County Ambulance Board meets
  • 7:00pmCT: Adair County Fiscal Court regular September meeting. AGENDA
  • 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

  • For events in detail and to scan future events into 2009, Click here

    This date in history: Click Here to access facts from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia about this day in history.

    Countdown to Firstbook vote deadline: 7 days remaining. Click Here To vote for Kentucky kids to receive free books. We only have 8 days left and Kentucky is in the #1 position! All you have to do is follow this link:You don't have to answer the question about your favorite book - just scroll down on the left hand side, select "Kentucky," put in your name and email (uncheck the box so you don't receive updates) and submit your vote. If Kentucky wins 1st place, First Book will send 50,000 free books to the state for needy children.You can vote once each day.

    Countdown to Second Sunday: It's only 33 days to Sunday, October 12, 2008, when Adair Countians make a bold move for a healthier, wealthier, happier community. Tentative location: The new Columbia Western Bypass by Adair Elementary School. A huge turn out is expected. For further information, contact Kelli Bonifer at the UK Extension Service.

    Countdown to November 4, 2008 General Election 56 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. Presidential Polls

    Tuesday, September 9, 2008. Twenty one (21) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). No (0) cases in 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


    INDEX to Rivermen of the Cumberland By Chris Bennett
    The story will be carried in 8 mini chapters, they will go online as they are written. Just click on each chapter title, underlined and linked, as it is posted, to read it. The index will be carried in the "Today" section of ColumbiaMagazine for easy access.
    Chapter I. "Why would any one take a river trip" tells my history on the river, and what inspired me to go on my trip.
    Chapter II. "Planning" Planning the trip, and finding some one that would go with me.
    Chapter III. "Day one" Creelsboro to Burkesville, 25 miles traveled in 5 hours
    Chapter IV. "Day Two" Burkesville to Cordell Hull 89 miles traveled in 11 hours
    Chapter V. " "Day Three" Cordell Hull to Nashville 157 miles traveled in 10 hrs
    Chapter VI. "Day Four" Nashville to Lake Barkley 143 miles traveled in 11 hrs
    Chapter VII. "Day Five" Lake Barkley to the Ohio, then on to the Mississippi, back to Paducah, Up the Tennessee River to KY Lake. 150+ miles traveled.
    Chapter VIII. "Reflecting on our trip"

    The 2008 Westlake Regional Hospital
    Saturday, September 13, 2008! Events all day!
    Westlake Primary Care - (270) 384-4764
    Edmonton Primary Cre - (270) 432-5782
    Westlake Primary Care of Russell County (270) 858-3636

    Real Estate Auction Calendar:
    There are currently many once in a iife time opportunities in Adair County Real Estate. For listings and links, Click Here

    Thursday, September 11, 2008. 12:30pmCT. Absolute Auction, : 300 Bomar Heights, Columbia, KY. 15,500 sq. ft. Sprinklered former Medical Office/Hospital.
    3.57 Acres. Remax 100 Auction Team/Hansford Auction Co. Click Here for current auction and upcoming auctions

    (ADV): What's Cooking in Adair County, KY, today:
    Click restaurant names for hours, directions, and prices.

    The Piecase is always filled with delicious pies and cakes,
    with a sugar free item every day.
    • Betty's OK Country Cooking On The Buffet Today, Tuesday, September 9, 2008: Meats: Catfish. Pork Tenderloin. Chicken Tetrazzini. Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Potatoes. Blackeyed Peas. Harvard Beets. Cooked Cabbage. Corn. Pinto Beans. On the buffet cold bar: Potato Salad. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper relish. Sweet onion. Buffet includes Cornbread, Rolls. Today's cobbler: Strawberry Cobbler.

    • Bob's Country Kitchen & General Store Hotbar Special, Tuesday, September 9, 2008: Skillet Fried Country Style Fried Chicken. Sides Mashed Potatoes with Bulldog Gravy. Straight from the Garden, Vester grown creamed sweet corn (as a dessert, $1.79). Green Beans. (As a soup with sweet onions, crackers or cornbread, all for $1.79). Coleslaw. Fresh from Adair County Sliced Red Tomatoes. Sliced Burton Ridge grown cucumbers.

    • Buffalo Hills RanchNothing can be more refreshing in on Summer Day than a Dr. Smoothie Smoothie from Buffalo Hills Ranch.

    • The Dairy Dip 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 shade at Dairy Dip.

    • Donut ExpressDelicious, Fresh Baked Donuts every day right here in Columbia. Glazed, cake, jelly-filled, plain, fancy and more! People drive from miles around to get them.

    • Ol' Joe Barbee's B&B QUEis the Home of Ol' Joe's Original KY Wings, Ol' Joe's Sauces and Rubs, and just about the best barbecue you'll find anywhere. Slow smoked to perfection. Meaty ribs. Delicious barbecued chicken. Generous servings of pulled pork on a plate with two sides or or a big hearty sandwich. Sampler plates.

    • Rerun's Holmes Bend General Store has 2 great choices today, Tuesday, September 9, 2008: Chicken or Tuna Salad Sandwich, Chips, 16 oz. fountain drink, All for just $5.00; Hot wings or Drummies, French Fries and 16 oz. fountain drink, all for just $6.00.

    • Adair County School District Menu for Tuesday, September 9, 2008: BREAKFAST: Toast sticks w/Syrup. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: Steak nuggets or Chicken Strips. Creamed Potatoes. Green Beans. Homemade roll. Peaches. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch. Menu through September 26, 2008

    Special advertising today:
    Do your shopping from home, with Wal-Mart Site-to-Store (SM).

    Special Sales in New CM Clothing Classification:
    • Ja Ci's Boutique has new shipment of Plus Size Clothing
    • Mitzi's is reducing inventory as quickly as possible before closing in September because of health reasons
    Submit Your Classified Ad now, using our contact form.

    Tonight at The Columbian Theatre: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars". It is rated PG and will play nightly at 7:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pmCT only.

    Sports Calendars
    NEW! Click Read More to go links to SPORTS CALENDARS, TODAY'S BEST PHOTOS, and MUCH MORE

    Scroll down for Today's Best Pictures. More added throughout the day

    Click here to read yesterday's "Today" feature.
    A note: You can keep going back, a day at a time, each time an older "Yesterday's" page is accessed.

    Academic calendarsCultural events calendarsSPORTS SCHEDULESAdair County Schools "Learning for a Lifetime"

    For 2008-2009 School Calendar, Click Here.

    School website was updated September 4, 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!

    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

    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, with aerial view of all the new work at Halcomb's Landing, Dated September 4, 2008 Water level, down, at 680.53 feet Click here for September 4, 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.

    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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    JAIS students hope butterfly develops from chrysalis find

    2008-09-09 - John Adair Intermediate School, Columbia, KY - Photo By Tera McQueary.
    YOUNG NATURALISTS: "Travis Hale and Jax Kemp were playing on the playground at school and found what we believe is a chrysalis," writes Tera McQueary, their science teacher at John Adair Intermediate School. "We are hoping that it turns into a butterfly. We have it in a home for safekeeping. We'll let you know what develops."

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