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Today, Mon. Sept. 29, 2008: Recycling trailer at Wal-Mart

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 273 of 2008 (Leap Year - 93 days remaining)

  • Today: ACHS Girls Golf team in regional tournament, Russellsville, KY
  • Today: AC Fiscal Court Recycling trailer at Wal-Mart parking lot
  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile is in Greater Cane Valley
  • 5:30pmCT/6:30pmET: Revival at Griders Chapel UMC, Bryan, Russell Co.
  • 6:00pmCT: Revival at Bethany Baptist Church
  • 6:00pmCT: Cub Scout Pack 888 meets at Columbia United Methodist Church
  • 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 Second Sunday: It's only 13 days to 2:00-5:00pmCT, Sunday, October 12, 2008, when Adair Countians make a bold move for a healthier, wealthier, happier community. A wonderful stretch of roadway, from on Greensburg Street, now also KY 439, from Paul Mann Road to the Adair County Schools Administration Building and across Indiana Drive to the Adair County Elementary School, will be closed to motorized traffic on Second Sunday. A huge turn out is expected. For further information, contact Kelli Bonifer at the UK Extension Service. Phone (270) 384-2317.

    Countdown to November 4, 2008 General Election 35 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. RCP Electoral College Outlook. Presidential Polls; RCP Presidential Poll, Kentucky only

    The candidates' messages:The following candidates are seeking your vote in the Tuesday, November 4, 2008, Election:

    51st District Kentucky House of Representatives
    • Billy Joe Fudge
      Pd. Pol. Adv. Paid for by candidate, Libby Reynolds Fudge, treasurer.

    • John BAM Carney
      Pd. Pol. Adv. Paid forCommittee to elect John "Bam" Carney 51st District State Representative
    Columbia City Council:Court:
    Monday, September 29, 2008.
    One (1) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge Janes Weddle). One hundred twenty-five (125) 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

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

    Strawberry Cobbler

    • Betty's OK Country Cooking Monday, September 29, 2008. Meats: CATFISH. BEEF LIVER w/ONIONS, PORK TENDERLOIN Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Apples. Corn. Breaded Cauliflower. Harvard Beets. Macaroni w/cheese. Pinto Beans.Buffet includes Cornbread, Rolls. On the buffet cold bar: Potato Salad. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper relish. Sweet onion. Today's SPECIAL DESSERTS: Strawberry Cobbler. Peanut Butter Pie. Sugar Free ChocolatePlus our really big regular list of favorite cakes and desserts.

    • Bob's Country Kitchen & General Store
      Hotbar Special, Monday, September 29, 2008: SALISBURY STEAK with Brown Gravy! Mashed potatoes (We'll crater and pour brown gravy on it. Just ask) Sliced Tomatoes. White hominy. Pinto Beans (as a soup, with Cornbread or Crackers, Onions, $1.89). Coleslaw. Sweet White Onions. DESSERTS: Lemon Pie. Peanut Butterfinger Pie. Turtle Pie. Kim Akin's Pineapple Upside Cake. Cherry Delight. Cheesecake Sampler. LET US PACK YOUR LUNCH. Sandwiches made to order. We carry the widest variety of Fresh Cold Cuts and Cheeses.

    • Buffalo Hills RanchNothing can be more refreshing on warm Autumn Days than a Dr. Smoothie Smoothie from Buffalo Hills Ranch. Get America's Original Health Food, Buffalo (American Bison), for weekend grilling. Soon: First Adair County Grown Buffalo will be available here.

    • The Dairy Dip Monday, September 29, 2008: With this lovely weather we're having, we're featuring our plain HOT DOGS for Just 60cents each! Stop by today or feel free to call ahead and we'll have it ready for you! Watch for Specials in the Window. Call ahead (270) 384-4644 and we'll have you back on your way in no time! -PATRICIA WILLIS.

    • Donut ExpressDelicious, Fresh Baked Donuts every day right here in Columbia. Always fresh. Always a big variety. Glazed, cake, jelly-filled, plain, fancy and more! Try our Chocolate Eclairs: Custard or Creme Filled. People drive from miles around to get them.

    • Ol' Joe Barbee's B&B QUE Ol' Joe's will be open again on, Friday, October 3, 2008, and Saturday, October 4, 2008. Ol' Joe's is 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. Catering.

    • Old Town Restaurant, KY 551, Knifley, KY.Open, each day from 5:00amCT with full breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the completely remodeled Knifley Grade Center.

    • NEW! Red Barn Bar-B-Q. 309 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. A smoke free restaurant. Open Thursdays (10-8), Fridays (10-8), Saturdays (10-8:30) and Sundays (10-7) with Genuine Monroe County Style Barbecue. We'll make your taste buds tingle. Catering available. Dine in. Call ahead (270) 384-1645. Owners Gary & Marketta Dubree.

    • Rerun's Holmes Bend General Store
      BREAKFAST: We have both Country White Gravy with Sausage and Chocolate Gravy. Order with Biscuits. Order with Penn's Country Ham. Order with Eggs Cooked to Order.
      DAILY SPECIAL: Monday, September 29, 2008:
      BBQ RIB PATTY SANDWICH, with Green Beans or Baked Beans, + Coleslaw, All for just $6.00

      DESSERTS: Cherry Cobbler. Rerun's. HUGE Chewy, Chocolatey BROWNIES, only 50 cents each. Great these fall days. You can also Order hot with a scoop of Mayfield's Ice Cream for just a little bit more.
      PIG ROAST: Coming Saturday, October 4, 2008! Watch for details.
      MINIATURE GOLF: Play all day and under the lights. Join the crowds enjoying the great Fall Weather here. Just $2.00 per game per player!

    • Adair County School District Menu Monday, September 29, 2008: BREAKFAST: Chocolate Gravy and Biscuit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: CORNDOG or CHICKEN FILET on Bun. Lettuce/Tomato. French Fries. Broccoli w/Cheese Sause. Sherbet. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch. Menu September 29 through October 24, 2008
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    Special advertising today:

    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

    Special Sales in New CM Clothing Classification:
    • Ja Ci's Boutique has Sale Prices, Summer Clothes. New Fall Line of Clothing and Jewelry.
    • Mitzi's has closed. Inventory has been bought by Best Buy Clothes and More, 310 Public Square, Columbia, KY. (270) 634-2389. New ad coming soon. We're looking forward to serving you.
    Submit Your Classified Ad now, using our contact form.

    Sports Calendars

    ENTERTAINMENT:Coming Saturday, October 11, 2008. Diamond Rio concert. Booster Field. Adair County School District Campus. Tickets $15 available at CIty Hall, 116 Campbellsville ST., Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-6183.


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

    For 2008-2009 School Calendar, Click Here.

    School website was updated September 26, 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.

    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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    Scenic Kentucky: Walking to work

    2008-09-29 - Shelbyville, KY - Photo By Pen.
    WITH SIDEWALKS SHIELD BY PARKED CARS, well maintained shaded sidewalks with benches conveniently by, this town has maintained the healthy habit of walking to work. Flickr. A Today Feature photo

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    A belle visits the Cumberland River on beautiful day

    2008-09-29 - Banks of Cumberland River - Photo By Jennifer Jones.
    Holli Grace Jones enjoyed a beautiful Sunday afternoon on the banks of the Cumberland River on Sunday, September 28, 2008. Holli is the two year old daughter of Rickie and Jennifer Jones of Jamestown, KY. A Today, Monday, September 29, 2008 Feature photo

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