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Today, Wed. May 6, 2009: 1st Day, National Nurse Appreciation Week

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Spotlighting in brief, today's events

for Day 126 of 2009. There 239Days remaining in year:
  • Today: Thank a teacher today. May 3-9. 2009, is National Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Today: National Nurse's Week is Wednesday, May 6 to Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Today is Florence Nightingale's birthday
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm: Do it Today. Go to Adair County Sheriff's Office, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY

    Don't forget your address marker! You may purchase one at the Adair Co. Sheriff's Office. Markers are $10.00. Proceeds go the Chamber of Commerce. They are especially important for all businesses, schools, fire stations, funeral homes, playing fields, campus buildings, churches, and cemeteries, as well as your home to make it easier for Emergency Services to find you more quickly when you need them! One of these signs could help save the life of someone you love If you are unsure of a Street Number, call your local 911 center, using the administrative number, not 9-1-1, and ask for the Address Coordinator. The Adair County 911 Center is located at 107 N. High Street, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-4760. Ask for Mary Allender.

  • 8:00amCT: Adair County Public Library Bookmobile
    On KY East 80, area all day today<
  • 10:00amCT: Children's Story Hour, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • The ACPL BookmobilePrintable Schedule May 2009
  • 09:00amCT: Adair Co. Unit of the Salvation Army meets in Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY
  • 09:30amCT: Seat caning class at Adair County Extension Office 409 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY
  • 01:00pmCT: Homeschool Story Hour, AC Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • 4:00pmCT: Time to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules
  • 04:30pmCT: Teen Book Club, Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • For events in detail, future events in 2009, Click here

Wednesday, May6, 2009 One (1) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). Ninety (90) 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

At 5:51amCT, there seven (7) big events in Celebrations 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
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    CATFISH. ROAST BEEF w/Potatoes & Carrots. SMOKED SAUSAGE w/Onions and Peppers. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Blackeyed Peas. Macaroni/Cheese. Zuchinni/Tomatoes. Great Northern Beans. Rolls/Cornbread. On the buffet cold bar. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper Relish. Sweet Onion.
    TODAY'S SPECIAL DESSERTS: Sugar Free Banana Creme 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!
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    On the Hotbar: ROAST BEEF MANHATTAN. Tender roast beef piled high on bread, Mashed Potatoes, and smothered in Brown Gravy. Green Beans. Large White Lima Beans. Coleslaw. Pinto Beans (as a soup, $1.99 a bowl). Sliced Red-Ripe Tomatoes. Sweet White Onion. Meat with one of each or all, Just $5.29
    DESSERTS: Cherry Delight. Pecan Pie. And Kim Redmon's famous Holy Cow Cake.
    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.
    Wednesday, May 6 2009!
    SPECIAL !!! Our "Oh So Famous" CHILI CHEESE DOG, Lay's Potato Chips, and a 16 oz Pepsi Product of your choice, for an astoundingly low price, All for only $3.49PATRICIA WILLIS, proprietor. Come by the Dip at the bottom of Jamestown Hill, where you'll never kow what you'll see. -P. RAD WILLIS.
    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. Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    PORK LOIN. Mexican Rice. Salad. Just $4.99
    For Wednesday, May 6, 2009: CHICKEN ENCHILADOS with Red Sauce and Cheese. Rice. Pinto Beans. Just $4.99
    1. BREAKFAST: Enjoy a full Mexican breakfast, with Eggs scrambled with Chorizo, Avocado sauce, Mexican Cheese, Flour Tortilla, Just $2.50
    2. LUNCH:
      Special for Wednesday, May 6, 2009
      CHICKEN ENCHILADOS with Red Sauce. Good. Good. Mexican Rice. Pinto Beans. Real Mexican Cooking. All for $4.99
    3. BAKERY: Great Mexican breads, cakes, and pastries.
    4. 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
    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, May 6, 2009!
    • Stuffed peppers
    • Chicken strips
    • Mashed potatoes & gravy
    • Green beans
    • Corn
    • Broccoli & cheese soup
    • Salad Bar
    • Hot Rolls
    • Desserts
    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
    Non-Smoking Facility
    OPEN EVERY 1st and 3rd FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
    Open next, May 15 and 16, 2009
    Call now for large orders; let us cater your next special occasion. (270) 384-2360 to delight your guestsAvailability 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.
    has the Best Ribs in America. wonderful 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.
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    COUNTRY FRIED STEAK w/White Gravy. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Bread.Just $5.25
    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: Cooked to order. Served anytime.
    Thanks for the huge turnout this past weekend. We'll have our $6.99, all you can eat Breakfast Buffet each Saturday & Sunday
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    BIG MOUTH CATFISH SANDWICH + 1 Side (Lots to Pick from, most want French Fries or Coleslaw) 16 oz. Fountain Drink Just $5.99
    We serve only MAYFIELD'S ICE CREAM. 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.

    MOTHER'S DAY BUFFET, coming Sunday, May 10, 2009. All you can eat buffet, with FREE DESSERTS for Mothers. Watch for more details.
  • Adair County School District menus May 4-May 21, 2009-
    Non-Smoking Facility
    MENUS for Wednesday, May 6, 2009:
    BREAKFAST: FRENCH TOAST STICKS w/Syrup. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: TACO SALAD. Salsa/Trimmings. Potato Wedges. Refried Cheese w/Beans. Mixed Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch
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Mother's Day tributes for 2009

Great Backyard Bird Count: The Count is Over. We won! Columbia #1 in KY!
Birds of KY: Goldfinches hovering around Finch Sock at Ebenezer Community, Green Co., KY, photo by Judy Corbin.
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    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 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.

School website was updated May 5, 2009Important School dates in Upcoming Events at AC Schools website

Adair Doyle Lloyd, websmaster
Watch for update on this great news, " has informed us that the Adair County Band's website has beenchosen as a select site for 2009," from, Sunday morning, May 3, 2009.

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