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Today, Mon. Oct. 6, 2008: Last day to register to vote!

EVENTS: Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 280 of 2008 (Leap Year - 86 days remaining)
  • Today: Adair County Recycling Trailer at Knifley for last day
  • Today: Adair County CJE Ann Melton's county wide outdoor burning ban remains in effect until further notice
  • Today: Fall Break Adair County School District (Oct. 6-10, 2008
  • Today: Pinewood CC will be open to Adair Co. Golfers in Oct., 2008
  • Today: ACPL Bookmobile in town, in Columbia area
  • 8amCT to 4:00pmCT: Begley Gallery features seven Adair Artists
  • 8:30am to 4:00pmCT: Last day to register to vote in Fall 2008 election. Adair County Court Clerk Sheila Blair's office in the Adair Annex, Public Square, Downtown Columbia will accept registrations until the close of business, 4:00pmCT, today. The phone number is (270) 384-2801
  • 11:30amCT: AC Ministerial Association meets at Cranmer Dining Center
  • 6:00pmCT: Janet Marcum at ACPL with quilt program
  • 6:00pmCT: Adair County Genealogical Society meets at ACPL
  • 6:00pmCT: Columbia City Council
  • 6:00pmCT: Cub Scout Pack 888 meets at Columbia UMC
  • 6:30pmCT: Revival, Barnett's Creek 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

Monday, October 6, 2008. Two (2) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge Janes 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

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

Countdown to traffic light turn-ons, Columbia Western Bypass: 3 days. Thursday, October 9, 2008. According to a Columbia Police Department officer the traffic signals will have to be working at least 7 days before traffic is allowed on the new bypass.

Countdown to Second Sunday: It's only 6 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: 23 days

Countdown to November 4, 2008 General Election 29 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:(ADV): What's Cooking in Adair County, KY, today:
Click restaurant names for hours, directions, and prices.

  • Betty's OK Country Cooking Monday, October 6, 2008 Buffet: Meats: CATFISH. BEEF STROGANOFF. BREADED CHICKEN BREASTS Vegetables: Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Whole Parsley Potatoes. Golden Hominy. Macaroni/Tomatoes. Baby Carrots. Breaded Cauliflower. Pinto Beans. Buffet includes Cornbread, Rolls. On the buffet cold bar: Pasta Salad, plus Potato Salad. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper relish. Sweet onion. Today's SPECIAL DESSERTS: Strawberry Cobbler. Sugar Free Banana Creme PiePlus our really big regular list of favorite cakes and desserts. BREAKFAST: Served anytime. We have Grits

  • Bob's Country Kitchen & General Store
    Hotbar Special, Monday, October 6, 2008: MARINATED PORK LOIN with Brown Gravy. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Apples. Pinto Beans. Sliced tomatoes. Sweet white onion. Coleslaw. Bob's Crunchy, Crusty Cornbread.
    SOUPS: Pinto Beans as a soup, or Bob's Hearty CHILI. $1.89 a bowl with crackers or cornbread, sweet white onion
    DESSERTS: Cherry Delight. Plain Cheesecake. Turtle Cheesecake. Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake. Carmel Chocolate Cheesecake. Meringue Pies: Lemon.
    LUNCHES: One of Adair County's best selections of Cold Cuts, Cheeses, sliced to go or made into great lunchpail sandwiches.

  • 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, October 6, 2008: Watch for specials in the window. An Announcement This year, The Dairy Dip of Columbia will remain open ALL YEAR! 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 next on Friday, October 17, 2008 & Saturday, October 18, 2008 with barbecue ready sometime around 8:30-9:00amCT. Get it and eat it today or get it and freeze it for the long wait for Ol' Joe to open again in 2 weeks! 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. Call for Catering. Call ahead for large orders. A smoke free restaurant.

  • 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.
    With all the great choices: Shoulder, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Tenderloin, and Chicken cooked fresh daily 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: Monday, October 6, 2008:
    Today, two choices:
    1. PULLED PORK SANDWICH, French Fries or Potato Wedges +16oz Fountain Drink, For Just $6.00
    2. GRILLED CHEESE or REGULAR CHEESE SANDWICH + Big Bowl of Rerun's CHILI + 16 oz. Fountain Drink, All For Just $6.00
    Or, order from Rerun's extensive menu will be cooked to order today! Come in for Simply the Best Food on Green River Lake Breakfasts Anytime.
    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!

  • DESSERTS: Peach Cobbler. Try our Huge Chewy, Chocolatey BROWNIES, only 50 cents each.
  • Adair County School District Menu
    FALL BREAK until Monday, October 13, 2008: We'll announce School Menu when school resumes. Menu September 29 through October 24, 2008
  • Order online
    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.


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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 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 calendar of Events and Celebrations and to send new and updated entries for the Directory of Churches

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    By horseback to eat

    2008-10-06 - Vester, KY - Photo By Linda Waggener.
    THIS VESTER RESTAURANT still maintains a hitching post for customers to tie their horses while shopping and dining. Sunday, October 5, 2008, Jonathan Bryant and Caroline Barnett used the hitching post and a nearby tree to tie their mounts before joining the Sunday dinner crowd at Bob's Country Kitchen, 5097 Liberty Road (Downtown Vester), Columbia, KY. The photo was taken from the outdoor, front porch, dining area. A Today, Monday, October 6, 2008 Feature photo

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    Scenic Adair Co., KY: Harvesting tobacco, Knifley, KY

    2008-10-06 - Knifley, Adair County District 6, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    FARM WORKERS were harvesting tobacco at Knifley, KY on Saturday, October 4, 2008. The photo was taken from the Old Towne Cafe parking lot, looking south across Knifley's main street, Elkhorn Road/KY 76. A Today, Monday, October 6, 2008 feature photo

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    Recycling trailer ends run at Knifley today

    2008-10-06 - Knifley, Adair County District 6, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    The ADAIR COUNTY RECYCLING TRAILER will end a four day stay at Knifley today. It's located in the Olde Towne Cafe parking lot, formerly the Knifley Grade Center parking lot. The trailer has been at Knifley since Friday, October 3, 2008. Those wishing to schedule a time for the trailer to be in their community should call the office of Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton at (270) 384-4703. The Adair County Recycling Center is located on Service Road off Campbellsville Road. A Today, Monday, October 6, 2008, Feature photo

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    Utilities commission logo

    2008-10-06 - Fortune ST., Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
    Columbia Water Department Working Supervisor Dana Rogers Columbia Utilities Company Crew Cab truck had just had a new CUC logo affixed when this photo was made Friday, October 3, 2008. A Today, Monday, October 6, 2008 Feature photo

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