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Today, Thurs., April 23, 2009: ACMS Awards Day

Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 113 of 2009. 252 Days remaining in year:
  • 08:00amCT: Adair Co. Public Library Bookmobile is in Sparksville, Breeding, Montpelier, Melson Ridge,, KY area all day today
    Printable April 2009 ACPL Bookmobile Schedule
  • 09:15amCT: Adair Co. Middle School Awards Day 322 General John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY
  • 10:00amCT: KSP Mature driver improvement class. Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street P.O. Box 309, Columbia, KY
  • 12:00pmCT: Agenda Special Called Meeting/Employee Insurance, Adair Fiscal CourtBasement Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY 42728
  • 03:00pmCT/4:00pmET: Dr. Jean Oostens, Columbia, KY physicist, to speak at CU, Administration, 1 University DR, Campbellsville, KY
  • 03:00pmCT-4:31pmCT: Adair County 8th Grade Spring Football Practice. ACHS Football Field, located between ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY
  • 04:30pmCT: Friends of the Library meet, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • 06:00pmCT: Marriage seminar at Jones Chapel UMC with the Relifords2267 Jones Chapel Road, Columbia, KY
  • 06:00pmCT: Prodigal at University Theater, N. Hoskins Ave. Campbellsville, KY
  • 07:00pmCT: Dave Ramsey meeting at Columbia Christian Church206 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY
  • 07:00:pmCT: VFW, VFW Aux meet at 411 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY
  • 07:00pmCT: Rep. Bam Carney will hold forum Thursday, April 23, 2009Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY
  • Court:
    Thursday, April 23, 2009Three (3) 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

    Today is William Shakespeare's 445th birthday. It's not listed with CM birthdays and anniversaries, butthere are important events in Celebrations today, Thursday, April 23, 2009. To submit your Celebration, use any Contact/Submit Button Add a photo, with a personal message (message on Archives Photo only) for suggested $7.95. Honor system: Send payment to, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.

    What's Cooking in Adair County, KY
    Click restaurant names for hours, directions, and prices.

    • Betty's OK Country Cooking
      THIS EVENING: The Adair County Band Dads will be waiting tables at Betty's OK Country Cooking from 4:00pmCT to closing time to raise money for the Adair County Marching Band's trip to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Come out and support the Band!
      FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009!
      MEATS: CATFISH. CHICKEN w/DUMPLINGS. PORK TENDERLOIN. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Potatoes. Macaroni/Tomatoes. Harvard Beets. Baby Limas. Vegetable Sticks. Pinto Beans. Rolls/Cornbread. On the buffet cold bar. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper Relish. Sweet Onion.
      TODAY'S SPECIAL DESSERTS: . Sugar Free Butterscotch Pie. Plus our really big regular list of favorite cakes and desserts.
      BREAKFAST: Served anytime. Betty's serves breakfast the way you like it, from a complete big menu, including grits, and many items you don't get anywhere else. Folks rave about our Western Omelet, link sausage, and pancakes.

    • Bob's Country Kitchen & General Store, KY 206, Vester, KY
      BREAKFAST ANYTIME: Served anytime!
      THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009!
      BOB'S BOSTON BUTT PORK ROAST. Mashed Potatoes. Large White Butter Beans. Macaroni/Cheese. Sliced Tomatoes. Sweet White Onion. Coleslaw. Cornbread. Meat plus one of each or choice for just $5.29 for a big plate!OUR COOKIE FACTORY IS HERE: Fresh baked in the Magic Bob's Cookie Oven, 69 cents each/or 3/$2.00; Pig-out special, $7.99 for a dozen.
      DESSERTS: Cocanut Custard Pie, a new meringue pie everybody seems to love. There's been a run on pies, but there will be more coming out of the oven today! Angie Stott's mouth-watering Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake. Cherry Delight.
      DELIVERY: Yes, Bob's delivers. $25 minimum. Some limits. Call (270) 384-6774.GAS UP and DIESEL UP while we fix your carry out!NOW OPEN UNTIL 7:00pmCT each evening.

    • Buffalo Hills
      Located at 906 Greensburg ST in the Curves Building, Columbia, KY. Non-Smoking Facility
      Business is booming
      and after you taste a buffalo burger, you'll understand why.
      FOR YOU EXTRA HUNGRY EATERS, we've added the 1/2 lb Bodacious Buffalo Burger. 8 ounces of low fat, great tasting buffalo, still with less than 1/2 the fat than conventional fast food 1/4 lb burgers!
      TRY OUR NEW SMOOTHIE FLAVORS: Northwest Berry, a delicious blend of boysenberry & blackberry, and our Lemonade Cooler.
      ALSO: Smoothies, Christian Gifts, Tanning Beds. Buffalo Meat--America's Original Health Food. Buffalo steaks, roasts, burger and brats available for your grilling at home! Open10am-7pm Mon-Tue & Thurs.-Fri. 10am-6pm Wednesdays. Closed Saturdays, Sundays. Jim Carol Leib, Owners. We accept Visa, MC, and Discover Credit Cards. Dr. Smoothie smoothiesEnjoy a refreshing, healthy drink. In the Curves Building on Greensburg St.

    • The Dairy Dip
      Columbia's most established eatery, at 114 Jamestown ST, Columbia, KY.
      REMEMBER, WE DELIVER for orders of $15 or more. (270) 384-4644.
      THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009!
      Remember we are up and running 7 days a week now. Our evening hours will continue to extend as weather permits.PATRICIA WILLIS, proprietor
      CALL AHEAD for special or expedited orders, (270) 384-4644.
      NEW HOURS: We are now open from 10:30am to 5:00pmCT, Monday thru Friday. Closed Saturday & Sunday this weekend.

    • El Triunfo #2
      605 Fairgrounds ST. Columbia, KY. (270) 384-9834, in the former location of Donut Express. Open 7:00amCT-11:00pmCT, 7 days a week. Veronica Fernando, manager.SPECIALS, THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009
      1. BREAKFAST: Enjoy a full Mexican breakfast, with Eggs scrambled with Chorizo, Avocado sauce, Mexican Cheese, Flour Tortilla, Just $2.50
      2. LUNCH:
        hoy en dia especialCHILE RELLENOS, poblano peppers stuffed with Mexican Cheese and Rice. + Salad. All for just $4.99
    • GET YOUR FREE Spanish Language for Kentucky newspaper here, while supplies last. LA VOZ
      SIMPLE. AUTHENTIC. DELICIOUS. GREAT FOOD CHEAP! at El Triunfo #2. We're the Real Mexican place for adventurous eaters, but we can tame them to the level of fire you want. We're the place which has habanero sauce and fresh hot peppers we know how to use for real taste. Great Mexican breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and afternoon and late night snacks. Mexican groceries, spices, snack food, and fruit drinks. Stop in today for a little bit of authentic Mexico, right here in Adair County. El Triunfo #2, 605 Fairgrounds Street. Columbia, KY. 42728. Open 7am-10:30pmCT, 7 days a week. Phone (270) 394-9834. -VERONICA FERNANDO, Manager.

    • Mulligan's at The Pines at Lindsey Wilson
      275 Country Club RD, Columbia, KY. (270) 384-3613. Mike Hamlett, Manager.
      Newly renovated 70-seat dining room with beautiful views all around is now Open to the Public. Non-Smoking Facility
      THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009!
      • SLICED BEEF with gravy
      • CHICKEN Broccoli Alfredo
      • Mashed Potatoes w/gravy
      • Spicy Cauliflower
      • Corn
      • Soup: Pinto Beans
      • SALAD BAR
    Soup Salad Bar, just $4.25. Full Meal Deal, all you care to eat, including full Buffet with Wonderful Garden Fresh Salad Bar, Soup of the Day + Dessert Bar, Just $6.25!!!!
    MULLIGAN'S GRILL IS OPEN ALL DAY: Every Day, including Fridays and Saturdays. Order from the Open Grill. Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Chili Dogs, Chicken Strips, BLT, Grilled Cheese, Nachoes, Chicken, Chicken Salad on Croissants, along with French Fries, Onion Rings, Tater Tots and Cheese Sticks. Freshly brewed coffee and cold drinks.THE PINEWOOD GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE WITH ITS 70-SEAT DINING ROOM, now open to the public seven days a week from sunrise to twilight with an open grill, and now featuring a full lunch buffet served from 11:00am to 1:00pmCT Monday through Friday. Pinewood Golf Course 2009 Special Events Printable Calendar

  • Ol' Joe Barbee's B&B QUE
    Dining Room Non-Smoking Facility; Smoking permitted in Picnic Area
    OL' JOE's B&B QUE, 824 Campbellsville Rd, Columbia, KY IS OPEN NEXT on Friday & Saturday, May 1 & 2, 2009.
    With the Best Ribs in America. Barbecued Chicken. Kentucky Wings. Pulled Pork Sandwiches. Loaded Potatoes. Wickedly Delicious Desserts
    Call today, also, to order Ol' Joe's Sauce (270) 384-2360, MENU

    Next to Downey's Gun Pawn and Downey's ATV's and Motorcycles. 702 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-9833. Hours: Mon-Friday, 4:00am to 2:00pmCT. Sat. 4:00am to 12noonCT.
    BREAKFAST: Cooked to order. Pick up breakfast sandwiches quick at Quick Stop.
    THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009!
    You have a really GREAT SPECIAL TODAY,
    • PATTY MELT SANDWICHAll for a Low, Low Price of Just $4.25
    Call ahead for large carryouts; we'll try to have it ready when you get to the Quick Stop: (270) 384-9833

  • Rerun's Holmes Bend General Store
    BREAKFAST: With this cool weather, you need a hearty breakfast. Remember what the old doctors told you about people who eat hearty breakfasts live better. We cook to order. Who knows, you make make our Celebrity Menu with Your Combination! Served anytime.
    THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009!
    TODAY, Everything cooked to order from our Open Grill! SPECIAL EVERYDAY: BIG MOUTH CATFISH SANDWICH. MAYFIELD'S ICE CREAM is the best. DESSERTS:By popular demand, sometime today there will be a Sugar Free Apple Pie coming out of the oven. Rerun's is the Chocolate Capitol of Green River Lake. Enjoy Rerun's HUGE Chewy, Chocolaty BROWNIES, only 50 cents each. Fried Apple Pies, a Rerun & Lindy Special. Great take-home treats.

  • Adair County School District menus April 6-May 1, 2009-
    Non-Smoking Facility
    THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009:
    BREAKFAST: BREAKFAST PIZZA. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: MANWICH on Bun or FISH FILET on Bun. Lettuce/Tarter Sauce. Tater Tots. Coleslaw. Sherbet. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch
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    MARY ANNE'S HALLMARK in Green River Plaza, Campbellsville, KY, has three big events coming up. 1) A Fenton Family Signing on Friday, April 24, 2009; 2) Vera Bradley Fever Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, 2009, and 3) Webkinz Extravangza Friday-Sunday, May 1-3 2009.

    Tucker's Station is open today
    Tucker's Station Farms Is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Ready! Set! Garden

    Ja Ci's Boutique Ja Ci's has new shipment of handbags & wallets. Plus ED HARDY Inspired Tees

    Shoe Prices reduced at Best Buy Clothes and More. Visit today.

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    Support our Citizens in Service
    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
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    Great Backyard Bird Count: The Count is Over. We won! Columbia #1 in KY!

    Birds of KY at Kentucky Wild Kingdom: Mourning Doves, which managed to stay just a few feet ahead of intrepid six year old. Photo by Pen.More details

    • To check full rankings of checklists in Kentucky Click Here
      NEEDED for Birds of Kentucky: Bluebirds, stories on attracting bluebirds. Also, CM Birds of Kentucky needs local mourning dove pictures, photograph of the Arnold's Landing osprey, egrets at recognizable Green River Lake Site.

    Lindsey Wilson Arts & Lectures Spring 2009 Schedule

    W.W. Slider Humanities Center, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY.
    Adair County, KY, School District websiteSchool website was updated April 20, 2009Important School dates in Upcoming Events at AC Schools website

    Adair Doyle Lloyd, websmaster

    April 23, 2009:'s Macy's fundraiser thermometer is at $77,000! Thanks to a very generous gift from Melson's Roofing.

    Fundraiser this evening, Thursday, starting at 4:00pmCT: ACHS Band Dads will be waiting tables at Betty's OK Country Cooking for tips and donations.
    Betty Ollestad with Band Dad Carl Shirley, on October 10, 2007, when the Band Dad's held a fundraiser at Betty's OK Country Cooking. More Details

    Driver's Seat Links:
    Heroes, Themselves, The Adair Fiscal Court gave a giant boost to the fundraising efforts of the Adair County Band Boosters last night. The court voted 5-2 to donate $3,000 toward sending the band members to New York City for the 2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Then, six members of the court , including the two who had voted "No" on the County giving money, plus CJE Ann Melton pledged $300 each to the effort. Above, a Shamarie Claiborne photo of, from left, Magistrates Sammy Baker (3), Perry Reed (4) Wid Harris (2), Danny Goodin (1), Sheriff Ralph Curry, CJE Administrative Assistant Lisa Lee, CJE Ann Melton, Adair County Treasurer Barry Corbin, Adair County Atttorney Jennifer Hutchison-Corbin, and Magistrates Billy Dean Coffey (5), Joe Rogers (6) and Terry Hadley (7) and AC Regional Jailer Wm "Bug" Knight. April 14, 2009. Photo with link to big Adair Fiscal Court meeting story, April 14, 2009

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    Scenic Taylor Co., KY: Children on their way to school

    2009-04-23 - Mannsville, Taylor Co., KY - Photo by Lawrence Hamilton.
    Lawrence Hamilton writes, "Shot this picture this morning, April 22, 2009: the Amish children on theirway to school, Mannsville, KY."

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