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Today, Friday, May 8, 2009: Graduate commencement at CU

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Spotlighting in brief, today's events

for Day 128 of 2009. There 237 Days remaining in year:
  • 08:00amCT: Thank a teacher, thank a nurse today. May 3-9. 2009, is National Teacher Appreciation Week. National Nurse's Week is Wednesday, May 6 to Tuesday, May 12, 2009
  • 10:30amCT: Event canceled because of weather. Columbia Unites RFL will have cookoutEVENT CANCELLED Columbia Unites Against Cancer Relay for Life team will have a cookout from 10:30am - 1:00pmCT. Friday, May 8, 2009, in the Municipal Building Parking Lot behind City Hall, 116 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY . Meal includes choice of hamburger or cheeseburger, chips, drink and dessert for $5. Call ahead for orders to be ready - (270) 384-2501. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. -JADA COOMER | (ID:4599, Comment)
  • 06:00pmCT/7:00pmET: Commencement for graduate students at Campbellsville University, Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, KY
  • For events in detail, future events in 2009, Click here

Friday, May 8, 2009 No (0) 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

Epicurean Kentuckian
Real breakfasts include grits, says Pen. And link sausage, says Evan.

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

  • Betty's OK Country Cooking
    Friday, May 8, 2009!
    CATFISH. PORK TENDERLOIN. CHOPPED STEAK with Grilled Onions. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Candied Yams. Broccoli/Cheese Sauce. Baked Beans. Corn Nuggets. Macaroni/Tomatoes. Pinto Beans. Rolls/Cornbread. On the buffet cold bar. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper Relish. Sweet Onion.
    TODAY'S SPECIAL DESSERTS: Sugar Free White 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!
    Friday, May 8, 2009!
    On the Hotbar: Bob's Black Skillet Fried CATFISH + Hushpuppies & Cornbread. French Fries. Potato Wedges. & 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 Extra or single orders of Catfish Pieces, $1.29 each.
    DESSERTS: Today's special desserts: Lemon Pie. Butterscotch Pie. Chocolate Pie.
    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!
    A Special note: Friday, May 8, 2009 We WILL Be Serving Brisket Today.....Thanks Jim Leib 270-385-9092

    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.
    Friday, May 8, 2009!
    BBQ SANDWICH + Bag of Lay's Chips + A Drink All for $3.99

    It all happens at the Dip at the bottom of Jamestown Hill, where you'll never know what you'll see. Everything passes by here, and discriminating travelers stop at Columbia's Most Established Eatery. -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.
    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 Friday, May 8, 2009
      (To be announced).
    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.
    Friday, May 8, 2009!
    • Beef stroganoff
    • Chicken strips
    • Mashed potatoes/gravy
    • Green peas
    • Corn
    • Soup of the Day-Chili
    • Hot rolls
    • Salad bar
    • 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.
    Friday, May 8, 2009!
    PORK SANDWICH + French FriesJust $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.
    Friday, May 8, 2009!
    FROG LEG FEAST TODAY: Three (3) Golden Brown FRIED FROGLEG PAIRS + Choice of up to 3 sides, for $9.95
    ALL YOU CAN EAT CATFISH and COUNTRY HAM SPECIAL. One or both, all you can eat!For just $8.95! Choose one or the other. And get Baked Bens. Corn. Green Beans. French Fried Potatoes. Coleslaw. Potato Salad. Any other side. Hushpuppies. Cornbread.
    Also, SEAFOOD FEAST all day today: Pick from these great Rerun seafoods: Fish Meal $6.95, Shrimp Meal $7.95, Froglegs, $9.95, Oysters Meal, $8.95, Clams, $7.95. Side items: Fries/Onion rings, Potato Wedges/Spicy Fries, Potato Salad/Cole Slaw, Bake Beans, Hushpuppies. Meals come w/2 sides and huspuppies. Seafood Platter $9.95! comes with your choice of 3 meats and 2 side items & hushpuppies.
    SPECIAL EVERYDAY: BIG MOUTH CATFISH SANDWICH. 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 Chef Rerun & Lindy Barr Special. Great take-home treats.
    COMING, MOTHER'S DAY, Sunday, May 10, 2009: Mother's Day Buffet featuring Turkey and Roast Beef, FREE Desserts for Mom's with Buffet. Watch for complete buffet menu

  • Adair County School District menus May 4-May 21, 2009-
    Non-Smoking Facility
    MENUS for Friday, May 8, 2009:
    BREAKFAST: Warmed Pop Tart. . Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: PIZZA. Tossed Salad. Corn. Baked Potato Chips. Fruit Icee. 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: Red-winged blackbird. Seen often on fence posts along highways in Adair County, especially Bull Run Road. photo by Pen.
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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 7, 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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