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Today, Thurs. Oct. 2, 2008: Big AC art exhibit starts at LWC

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 276 of 2008 (Leap Year - 90 days remaining)
  • Today: ACES students to receive dental screenings
  • Today: Adair County Public Library Bookmobile in KY 80 area
  • 7:00amCT: Pinewood CC will be open today to Adair County Golfers
  • 8:00amCT to 4:00pmCT: Works of 7 Adair artists, Lucretia Begley Gallery
  • 8:30am to 4:00pm: Register in Adair Clerk Sheila Blair's office, Adair Annex
  • 12noon-2:00pmCT: Diabetes self-management classes at the Adair County Health Department
  • 4:00pm to 7:00pmCT Drop off for Wish List Items for Ronald McDonald Houses at Chamber Building parking lot, East Fortune Street, Columbia, KY
  • 6:00pmCT: Adair Co. Hospital trustees to hold special meeting at WRH
  • 6:00pmCT/7:00pmET: "43 Plays for 43 Presidents" at CU Theatre
  • 6:00pmCT: Parent Teacher Conferences at Adair County Elementary School (ACES)
  • 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 10 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 Super Wal-Mart opening, Holladay Place: 27 days

Countdown to November 4, 2008 General Election 32 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:
Thursday, October 2, 2008.
No (0) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge Janes Weddle). One (1) 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 Thursday, October 2, 2008. Meats: CATFISH. PORK CHOPS. MEAT LOAF Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Potatoes. Apple Sticks. Speckled Butterbeans. Corn. Macaroni/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: Red Velvet Cake. Sugar Free Lemon PiePlus our really big regular list of favorite cakes and desserts.

  • Bob's Country Kitchen & General Store
    Hotbar Special, Thursday, October 2, 2008: Seasoned BOSTON BUTT PORK ROAST. Mashed potatoes. Blackeyed Peas. Green Beans. Cooked Cabbage. Homegrown Sliced Tomatoes. Coleslaw. Sweet White Onions. Bob's Crunchy, Crusty Ovenbaked Cornbread. DESSERTS: Chocolate, Lemon, and Cocanut Kay Burton Meringue Pies.Plain and Turtle Cheesecake. Pecan Pie.
    LET US PACK YOUR LUNCH. Sandwiches made to order. We carry the widest variety of Fresh Cold Cuts and Cheeses.
    GAS UP at Bob's today.

  • 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 Thursday, October 2, 2008: CHICKEN or TUNA SALAD on big, buttery Croissant. Certainly a Dip favorite, Only $2.50 each today!!! 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 TODAY: Thursday, October 2, 2008: With all the great choices: Shoulder, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Tenderloin, and Chicken from an Open Pit Barbecue! See MENU then call ahead for quicker service or for large orders.
    HOURS: 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: Thursday, October 2, 2008:
    Three Big Options: Two Cajun creations or Your choice of Cold Cut Sandwiches
    1. JAMBALAYA or GUMBO w/Dirty RiceJust $6.)
    2. COLD CUT SANDWICHES. Simply the best on Green River Lake. with Chips and Reg. Fountain Drink, Just $4.00
    DESSERTS: Apple Cobbler. Rerun is making Pear Preserves. HUGE Chewy, Chocolatey BROWNIES, only 50 cents each.
    WEBB'S JERKY: Rerun's is the place for Kentucky made WEBB'S Jerky. Beef, deer, elk, and American Bison. You've never had better Webb's, made in Payneville, KY and sold at Rerun's.PIG ROAST: Coming Saturday, October 4, 2008! Starting at around 4:00pmCT. 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
    Thursday, October 2, 2008: BREAKFAST: Warmed Pop Tart. 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. Strawberry Cup. 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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Do your shopping from home, with Wal-Mart Site-to-Store (SM).


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.

COMING EVENTS: SCHEDULE, DOWNTOWN DAYS

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

Scroll to end of article for Today's Picture Album. More added throughout the day. Also, NEW: Photos added within Today. Check throughout the day for updates.

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 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.

ACHS BAND

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 through close of business on Monday, October 6, 2008.
(Registration books to be closed starting October 7, 2008, fourth Tuesday preceding through November 11, 2008, first Monday following election.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.)

Please remember to submit events, celebrations now for January 2008 and all of 2008 ColumbiaMagazine.com calendar of Events and Celebrations and to send new and updated entries for the Directory of Churches

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Work in Progress: Jamestown, KY, artist Stephanie Bradley



2008-10-02 - Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY - Photo By Duane Bonifer. LWC photo..
ARTISTIC MOMENT. Lindsey Wilson College art sophomore Stephanie Bradley of Jamestown, Ky., works on a monochromatic project for her painting class on Wednesday afternoon in one of the art studios in the W.W. Slider Humanities Center. Bradley is the daughter of Cheri Stovall, also of Jamestown.

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Birds of Kentucky: In a row, more than idiomatically



2008-10-02 - Photo By Pen.
IF YOU'VE WONDERED IF IT COULD BE DONE, here's proof that it can be.Flickr

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Bassett hound Cain is available for adoption



2008-10-02 - Green River Animal Shelter, Columbia, KY - Photo Green River Animal Shelter Photo.
Cain is a yound adult male bassett hound. He is very friendly and likes to walk on a leash. He is available for adoption at Green River Animal Shelter. A Puppy, Dog, Kitten or Cat Just for You Is Waiting at Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Jim Blair Road (take Appleby Drive off KY 55 at Columbia Church of Nazarene; Jim Blair Road goes around Adair Youth Development Center), Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 385-9655. A Today Feature photo
CM Classifieds ANIMALS

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