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Today, Wed. Oct. 1, 2008: Flu shots at Adair Health Dept.

Catching up on the news: 40 stories were posted yesterday

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 275 of 2008 (Leap Year - 91 days remaining)
  • Today: Adair Co. Public Library Bookmobile in KY 206 area
  • Today: See Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules
  • Today: Famous author/storyteller Roberta Simpson at ACMS
  • Today: Grocers Fight Cancer Day at IGA. Relay event
  • 8:00am to 3:30pmCT: 1st of 2 flu clinics at Adair Co. Health Dept
  • 9:00amCT/10:00amET: Dr. Charles King, Jr. at Ransdell Chapel, CU
  • 10:00amCT: ACPL Children's Story Hour
  • 1:00pmCT: Homeschool Story Hour with Miss Aleina at ACPL
  • 6:00pmCT: Revival at Bethany Baptist 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 11 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 33 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:
Wednesday, October 1, 2008.
No (0) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge Janes Weddle). Eighty-three (83) 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.

  • Betty's OK Country Cooking Wednesday, October 1, 2008. Meats: CATFISH. PORK TENDERLOIN. CREOLE SPAGHETTI Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans.Blackeyed Peas. Broccoli Cheddar Bites. Potato Cakes. Macaroni/Cheese. Baby Carrots. Corn. Great Northern 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: Red Velvet Cake. Sugar Free Lemon PiePlus our really big regular list of favorite cakes and desserts.On our sign: Downtown Days.

  • Bob's Country Kitchen & General Store
    Hotbar Special, Wednesday, October 1, 2008: It's Wednesday and it's MEATLOAF DAY. Mashed potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Apples. Sliced Tomatoes. Coleslaw. Sweet White Onions. Bob's Crunchy, Crusty Ovenbaked Cornbread. DESSERTS: Plain and Turtle Cheesecake. Pecan Pie. Cherry Delight. Jello fruit cups. DRUMROLL: Ms. Kay Burton will be back from an excused absence today! Great meringue pies will be pouring out of the mighty ovens at the Great Vester Pie Factory! Oh, Happy Day. 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 Wednesday, October 1, 2008: It's Big, It's Hot. It's Good. Nobody does Barbecue Sandwiches the we do them at the Dip! Today, Our BIG BBQ SANDWICH + French Fries or Tots + 16 oz. Pepsi Product of Your Choice. All for only $4.49. If you're driving, we'll be happy to wrap your big sandwich in paper. Just Ask. Don't forget, for that perfect cone of ice cream, it's here at Dairy Dip. 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
    DAILY SPECIAL:Wednesday, October 1, 2008:
    Three Big Choices
    1. PHILLY CHEESE SANDWICH w/1 sideJust $6.)
    2. RERUN'S HEARTY CHILI . Our big bowl,Just $2.50
    3. COLD CUT SANDWICHES. Simply the best on Green River Lake. with Chips and Reg. Fountain Drink, Just $5.00
    DESSERTS: HUGE Chewy, Chocolatey BROWNIES, only 50 cents each.
    PIG ROAST: Coming Saturday, October 4, 2008! The Holmes Bend Community Celebration! Rerun is furnishing and cooking the fattened pig and the bread! Sides are potluck. Bring a dish.
    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 Wednesday, October 1, 2008: BREAKFAST: Breakfast Pizza. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: PEANUT BUTTER and JELLY SANDWICH or GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICHES. CHILI w/Crackers. Carrot and Celery Sticks. Peach Cobbler 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 29, 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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Happy car

2008-10-01 - Photo By Pen.
Located on 7th Street, Downtown Shelbyville, KY. Pen writes, "I think it's the project of the neighboring body shop. Someone keeps it watered and full of flowers all summer long." Flickr.

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LWC College continues to register students

2008-10-01 - Roberta C. Cranmer Dining Center - Photo By Duane Bonifer.
LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE REGISTERS STUDENTS TO VOTE Lindsey Wilson College continued to register students on Monday in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. Lindsey Wilson freshman Khyati Patel of Fulton, KY, left, and Lindsey Wilson Assistant Student Activities Jordan Willis talk to LWC students J.P. Perrin of Covington, KY, center, and Lee Hubbard of Glasgow, KY. October 6, 2008 is the final day to register to vote in Kentucky for this falls general election. In addition to a voter-registration drive, Lindsey Wilson plans several other events centered on the presidential election, including a mock election and debate between surrogates from the McCain and Obama campaigns.

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