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Today, Wed., April 29, 2009: Neil Simon play at LWC

Spotlighting, in brief, today's events for Day 119 of 2009. 246 Days remaining in year:
  • 08:00amCT: Adair Co. Public Library Bookmobile is in the Milltown & Portland, KY area Today.
    Printable April 2009 ACPL Bookmobile Schedule
  • 10:00amCT: Children's Story Hour.Adair County Public Library. 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • 01:00pmCT: Homeschool Story Hour.307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • 01:30pm CT: Title 1 meeting for District Advisory Council, AC Schools Central Office, 1204 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • 4:00pmCT: Time to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules.
  • 06:30pmCT: Revival at Beechgrove SBC, KY 900, near Glens Fork, KY
  • 07:00pmCT: You are invited to Free Readings at Horse Cave, KY. KY Repertory Theatre, Education Building, 118 East Main ST, Horse Cave.
  • 07:30pmCT: Neil Simon play Rumors at Hodge Center, LWC
  • STARTING THURSDAY: TRINITY UMC YOUTH REVIVAL starts Thursday, April 30, 2009
    The Revival will be held at 6:30pmCT each evening, Thursday, April 30, Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Trinity UMC, 2418 Campbellsville Rd, Columbia, KY. Worship by Steadfast. The speaker will be Eric Gilbert. Testimonies will be given by Ricardo Hughes, Josh Withers, and Sarah Irvin-Gardner.

  • For events in detail, future events in 2009, Click here

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009Three (0) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). Sixty-two (62) 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

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What's Cooking in Adair County, KY
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  • Betty's OK Country Cooking
    Wednesday, April 29, 2009!
    CATFISH. FRIED CHICKEN. CHOPPED STEAK w/Peppers & Onions. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Fried Apples. Corn. Breaded Okra. Zucchini/Tomatoes. Great Northern Beans. Rolls/Cornbread. On the buffet cold bar. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper Relish. Sweet Onion.
    TODAY'S SPECIAL DESSERTS: Blackberry Cobbler. Sugar Free Cheesecake. Plus our really big regular list of favorite cakes and desserts.

    Real Breakfasts Include Grits
    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!
    Wednesday, April 29, 2009!
    A special treat. BAKED BARBECUE BABY BACK RIBS. Potato Salad. Baked Beans. Coleslaw. Sliced Red Ripe Tomatoes. Sweet White OnionsJust $5.29 for Meat plus some of each or all.

    Pie Perfection at Bob's County Kitchen
    DESSERTS: We've got them all today: Lemon Pie. Chocolate Pie. Butterscotch. Pie. and Cocanut Meringue Pies. They're delicious. Have a slice for breakfast. Pick up a whole pie on to work and be a hero all day!
    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!

    Incomparably Delicious - And good for you! Your don't have to sacrifice taste when you eat a lean Buffalo Burger
    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.
    Wednesday, April 29, 2009!

    Have a Dairy Dip Sundae Today!
    We're in FULL, 7 days a week Summer Time Mode, and Summer isn't even here. Check out all our great Dairy Dip cold desserts. Great Hotdogs. Traditional Barbecue Sandwiches. Special treats like Fried Pickles. Have a picnic: In your car, under the colorful picnic umbrellas, or call ahead and let us pack your picnic for the Lake or to take to one of Adair County's wonderful parks.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.
    SUMMER HOURS: We are now open from 10:30am to 7:00pmCT, Seven Days a Week!

  • 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.

    El Triunfo #2 offers real Mexican Food.Specials, Wednesday, April 29, 2009
    1. BREAKFAST: Enjoy a full Mexican breakfast, with Eggs scrambled with Chorizo, Avocado sauce, Mexican Cheese, Flour Tortilla, Just $2.50
    2. LUNCH:
      A New Treat for Adair County: PORK & RED SAUCE, Chipotle. Nopalitoes. Mexican Rice. Pinto Beans All for just $4.99
    3. SNACKS: We'll make Chile Rellenos to order, anytime
    4. BAKERY: Our bakery case is full today, with plenty to choose from, including conchas
      GET YOUR FREE Spanish Language for Kentucky newspaper here, while supplies last. LA VOZ
    5. FINALLY, please pray for our good friend, Maria Zuniga, who was in a bad car accident on US 127 in Russell County. She needs financial assistance now, for medicine and for a special wheelchair needed during her recovery. If you would like to help, Contact us at El Triunfo #2 or call (270) 384-9834
    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
    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.
    Wednesday, APRIL 29, 2009!
    • Mashed potatoes/gravy
    • Macaroni & cheese
    • Green beans
    • Soup of the Day-Chili
    • Hot rolls
    VISIT OUR BUFFET Monday-Friday, 11:00am to 1:00pmCT: 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!!!!
    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

    Kentucky Derby Party Food.
    Call now! (270) 384-2360 to delight your guests
    Availability of Perfect Barbecue from Ol' Joe's is limited.
    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
    Large Orders for Kentucky Derby Parties are now being taken. But please hurry. Capacity is Limited!
    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.
    Wednesday, April 29, 2009!
    MEATLOAF SANDWICH (fixed most any way you want it) + Pasta Salad Both for Just $3.99
    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: Cooked to order. Served anytime.
    Wednesday, April 29, 2009!
    STEAKBURGER with Choice of 2 sides: Seasoned Fries, Seasoned Wedges, French Fries, Tater Tots Onion Rings. Coleslaw.Just $5.99
    MAYFIELD'S ICE CREAM is the best. DESSERTS: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
    Wednesday, April 29, 2009!
    BREAKFAST: SCRAMBLED EGGS. BACON. Toast and Jelly. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: BURRITO or SPAGHETTI. Tossed Salad. Corn. Cheese Breadstick. Apple. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch
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Great Backyard Bird Count: The Count is Over. We won! Columbia #1 in KY!

Birds of KY: To Hold a Wild Bird. Bird charmer Susie Grant with Grosbeak she befriended. CM May 8, 2007, File Photo by Hilda Smith 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 website. A must visit daily for parents, teachers, and students. It's big. And it's the really well maintained.

Classes cancelled May 1, 2009, for funeral of beloved student

Haley Marie Luttrell, 17
Clasess in the Adair County School District will be closed in honor of her memory,Friday, May 1, 2009 and for the funeral at at 10:00amCT at Adair County High School Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY,
School website was updated April 20, 2009Important School dates in Upcoming Events at AC Schools website

Adair Doyle Lloyd, websmaster

The Adair County Marching Band fundraiser thermometer at Adair now stands, at 7:15am, Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at $82,606., leaving $57,294 to raise in the next 211 days, or an average of $271.53 per day needed to be raised by by Parade Day. The new total is the result of a $2,600 deposit from the Friday plate lunch delivery. Visit for much, much more. Adair
Monday, April 27, 2009, Adair Countians were introduced to the new band director, Tom Case. Photos by Shamarie Claiborne.More Details
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Scenic Adair Co., KY: Picture spanning decades at Glensfork, KY

2009-04-29 - Old Glensfork RD, Adair Co. District 3, Glensfork Community, Columbia, KY - Photo by Caleb Irvin.
The WONDERFUL OLD ABANDONED RED SIDING HOUSE in the photo is located near Glensfork, KY on the Old Glensfork RD. Caleb Irvin writes, adding, "The house belonged to Talbot and Sadie Booher. Loreta (Ballou) Adams who is the grandmother of Luci Conover used to spend the night when she was a young girl with their daughter, Shirley Booher Loy at the same house. They were friends and both attended Zion school." Luci Conover, Columbia, KY, is the model in the photo, and is a student at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY, as is the remarkably talented photographer and fellow Columbian, Caleb Irvin.

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Eye-Catching Sign

2009-04-29 - Somerset, KY - Photo by Lawrence Hamilton.
Lawrence says: "I spotted this sign in Somerset, KY at Charles Correll's service station on Hwy 27. The sign didn't surprise me as Charles is quite a character who gladly tells you like it is. He has been in business for 40 years and still pumps the gas for customers."

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Springtime and the Fishing is Great on Green River Lake!

2009-04-29 - Green River Lake, District 6, Adair County, KY - Photo by David Jones.
IT'S SPRING AND THE FISHING IS GREAT AT GREEN RIVER LAKE! Terry Partin and friend Wade Spencer were enjoying fishing at its best, Saturday afternoon, April 25, 2009, on Green River Lake. Wade, an avid outdoorsman,is a well known Gospel music artist who will be back in Columbia, KY on Sunday, August 23, 2009, tosing at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, 2630 Jones Chapel Road, Columbia, KY. The crappie averaged around 1.5 pounds; along with several others caught Saturday, they went into the freezer for the Great Jones Chapel Fish Fry, which will be announced soon.

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LWC recognizes Who's Who

2009-04-29 - Roberta C. Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo By Duane Bonifer. LWC Photo. LINDSEY WILSON HONORS 'WHO'S WHO' STUDENTS - Lindsey Wilson College honored students Tuesday, April 28, 2009, who have been named to 2008-09 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges with a reception at Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. A total of 34 Lindsey Wilson students were named to Who's Who this year in recognition for their scholarship, leadership and service. Recognized at the reception were front row, from left: Caren Alexander of Buchendorf, Germany; Natalie Godbey of Liberty, KY; Billie Kay Wilson of Columbia, KY; and Kim Bryant of Russell Springs, KY.; back row, from left: LWC Vice President of Academic Affairs Bettie Starr; Jessica Weyreuter of Monticarlo, Argentina; Laura Wesson of Somerset, KY; Ashley McGaughey of Mount Eden, KY; and Associate Dean of the Faculty Lori Sargent.
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Russell Co., KY: Monster catfish takes 20 minutes to land

2009-04-29 - Lily Creek Pay Lake, Russell CCo, KY - Photo submitted by Greg Thomas.
HUGE RUSSELL CO., KY CATFISH "It took Bub Polston about twenty minutes to reel in this 52 pound flat head catfish over in Russell County last weekend at Lily Creek Pay Lake," writes Greg Thomas, who submitted this photo, and added this commentary on the feat, "He didn't catch as many fish as his fishing partner Marshall Juddm but he did catch the biggest ones."

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Birds of Kentucky: Finch at Tucker's Station

2009-04-29 - 1535 Bull Run RD, Columbia, KY - Photo by Wayne Armitage.
PRETTIER THAN THE ONE ON THE COVER OF SIBLEY'S: Barbara Armitage sent us this photo taken by husband Wayne, and writes, "Every morning, Wayne and I sit out on the porch here at Tucker's Station and watch the birds. This little finch seems to be partial to the weeping cherry trees," and adds, "I suppose I'll just have to plant one just for him."

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Fine fowl at yard sale, 483 Rexroat Road, Columbia, KY

2009-04-29 - 483 Rexroat Road, Columbia, KY - Photo by advertiser.
BREANNA WHEAT TOSSES FEED to the turkeys, chickens, ducks, and geese and guinea fowl, while her Grandmother, Maye Rexroat, stands by. Some of the turkeys, chicken, and ducks will be for sale in their yard sale from 8:00amCT- ???, this Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, 2009 at 483 Rexroat Road, Columbia, KY. Other items will include Canning jars, quilt tops, material, sewing machine tables, some furniture, kids clothes various sizes, womens clothes size 0-16. Some mens clothes, old tools, what nots ,kitchen items, jewelry, shoes , purses and more. Signs will be posted. Call (270) 384-5371 for more information. It's the busiest week so far in 2009 for yard sales. Read about them all at YARD SALES, and don't miss this one.

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