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Dakota Meyer Friday, September 30, 2011 photo album

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Thousands of Adair Countians are already showing that they can't wait for Sunday, October 2, 2011 to arrive, the day, the Nation's Hero and Adair County's Favorite Native Son returns for a tremendous welcome to his hometown.

A number of photos have been posted today. We're linking the photos to this album for a quick scano, though a very good alternative is to use the DAILY NEWS for SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 page and scroll through today's photos.



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ACHS Science Dept. kicks in for Dakota Meyer challenge



2011-09-27 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Jennifer Myers.
Today's picture is the Science Department teachers at ACHS donating to the Dakota Meyer Challenge. They are, from left Michael Godsey, Sheila Willis, Keri Willis, Judy Reliford, and Rebecca Smith. -JENNIFER MYERS

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Supporting Dakota Meyer Initiative at Adair Co. High School



2011-09-28 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Jennifer Myers.
AP Chemistry students Empty Pockets: Some of Mrs. Susan Peck's Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry class donated to the Dakota Meyer Challenge, Wednesday, September 28, 2011. We have had great response from both clubs and individuals here at ACHS. All proceeds - 100% of the receipts - will be presented to Dakota on Sunday, October 2, 2011, at the ceremony honoring him at Blue Raider Stadium, 820 Hanley Lane, Columbia, KY. Pictured above are Front row, from left: Elizabeth Smith, Jameson Roberts, Stephen Chafin. Middle row: Haley Burton, Meredith Murrell, Rachel Pescosolido, Elizabeth Caldwell. Back row Eddie Franklin, Jesse Woods, Kyle Mann, Jack Hobbs, and Andrew Wooley. -JENNIFER MYERS

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Massed bands to render Marine Corps Hymn, Dakota Meyer Day



2011-09-29 - Raymond Lacy Building, 230 Gen. John Adair DR, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ann Young.
Tim Allen and Tom Case are preparing the Adair County High School Band and the Lindsey Wilson College Band for Sunday's event honoring Dakota Meyer. The band will join together on Sunday to play patriotic music at the show. A 100 member band will play "The Marine Corp Hymn" and "America the Beautiful." The Ceremony will be a 2pmCT, Sunday, October 2, 2011, at Lindsey Wilson's Blue Raider Field. Coming into the stadium, over 150 Patriot Guard motorcyclists will precede Dakota Meyer through the streets of Columbia to the event. The escort rolling procession will start at approximately 1:30pmCT, going south toward Columbia on Campbellsville Road from the Adair County Veterans Memorial Highway, go around the square, south on Jamestown Street to Russell Road and turn on Robert L. Miller Drive. Dakota will arrive at the stadium at 2pmCT.

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Dakota Meyer Challenge: Adair County Basketball Team



2011-09-29 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Jennifer Myers.
The ACHS Indians basketball team donated to the Dakota Meyer Challenge today. The basketball boosters made a generous donation to the cause today. Seated, from left Matt Fudge, Kyle Burton, Jake Hixson, Austin Roberts, BJ Steinhilber. Standing, from left: Justin Reeder, Ty Bennett, Tanner Garmon, Trent Jones, Marshall Shelley, Colton Back, Zach Hutchison, Trevor Stonecypher, Tanner Pooler, Dillon Wilkerson, Noah Polston, Aaran Taylor, Elliot Burton, Dusty Todd, Alex Tolley, Jayden Willis, Jordan Alfaro, and Austin Roy. - JENNY MYERS

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Supporting Dakota Meyer Challenge today



2011-09-30 - 201 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
The Adair Judicial Center went all out for Dakota Meyer Friday, wearing Marine Blue and Gold Tees for office attire on September 30, 2011. Above, Row 1: Judge Michael Loy, Circuit Clerk Dennis Loy. Row 2: Megan Long, Holly Jessie, Gayle Harvey, Bonnie Spoon. Row 3: Jason Smith, Raymond Atwood, Annetta Burton, Jane Breeding. Row 4: David Giles, Jackie Cravens, TJ Wheeler, Fred Dorman, Brian Fudge --Megan Long

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Barger Insurance on Dakota Meyer Friday



2011-09-30 - Barger Insurance Agency, 326 Public Square, Suite 100, Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
Wearing Dakota Meyer tees employees of Barger Insurance Agency stood in front of the big American flag hung in honor of Adair County native Dakota Meyer. From left, Stephen Keen Tonya Loy, Susan Loy, and Vanessa Tucker, who's also the pretty face in the reflection. "We're so proud of Dakota," Vanessa Loy said, and added, "we love the whole Meyer family."

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United Citizens Bank observes Dakota Meyer Friday



2011-09-30 - 700 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Woody Sharpe.
UCB Bank salutes Dakota Meyer: Friday, September 30, 2011, All the employees dressed in Dakota Meyer tees. First row, from left: Cathy Lawless, Valerie Thomas, Marguerite Keen, Sandy Corbin. Second row: Philip Watson, Megan Shepard, Nicole Stapleton, Mindy Coffey, Lee Kendrick, Cindy Harris. Back row: Shannon Feese, Lesley Hurt, Karen Watts, Heather Ford, Matt Loy, Bruce White, and Roger Meadows. -VALERIE THOMAS

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Adair Cheerleaders donate to Dakota Meyer fund



2011-09-30 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Jennifer Myers.
The ACHS Cheerleaders made a donation to the Dakota Meyer Challenge today during lunch. A $250 donation was presented by the boosters, cheerleaders, and coaches. Pictured are senior cheerleaders: Taylor Hodges, Danielle Foster, Casey Hadley, and Courtney Long. - JENNIFER MEYERS

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ACHS Drama Club donates to Dakota Meyer Scholarship Fund



2011-09-30 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Jennifer Myers.
The ACHS Drama Club is one of many organizations that donated to the Dakota Meyer Fund today. They are kneeling, from left: David Elliot, Jessi Taylor, Spring Taylor, Courtney Schuck. 2nd row: Melanie Alexander, Monica McElyea, Julia Wallace. 3rd row: Harlee Smock, Sami Jo Ballou, Felicia Morgan, Audra Turner, Tyler Stargel, Blaze Wooten, Megan Schuck, Matt Rogers. 4th row: Derrick Overstreet, Whitney Frost, Jacob Brehm, Jayce Grant, Chris Burks, Ben Holt, Sam Locker, and Matt Owens. - JENNIFER MYERS.

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ACES Loves and Salutes Dakota Meyer



2011-09-30 - ACES, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Alice Curry.
Friday, September 30th was Dakota Meyer Day at ACES. Faculty and students wore camouflage or pajamas OR in some cases camouflage pajamas to school in honor of Dakota Meyer. Faculty and students also took up donations for the Dakota Meyer Scholarship Initiative to contribute to the Adair County School's fund raising effort. Total from ACES students/faculty was $692.13. ACES would like to thank the parents/students and faculty who donated to this worthy cause. Pictured front row: Halle Burton, Zack Bertram, Laney Stotts, Josh Burton, Emily Byrd, Blaise Wall, Second row: Connor Anderson, Gabriel Barrett, Gabe Redford, Kaleb McCasland, Halle Brown. Back row: Justin Miller, Tyler Smith, Jasmine Coomer, Charity Frost, Treyton Gist. -ALICE CURRY.

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Dakota Meyer at Adair County High School!



2011-09-30 - ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia KY - Photo by Jennifer Myers.
Dakota Meyer made an appearance this afternoon at ACHS to wrap up the Scholarship Challenge. Members of Mrs. Sheila Willis's AP Biology Class were present to share with Dakota our total contribution to his scholarship initiative. ACHS's grand total will be revealed on Sunday, October 2nd at Blue Raider Stadium. Thanks to all ACHS students, teachers, staff, clubs, booster organizations, athletic teams, and friends at ACES. ACHS far surpassed our goal in funds raised!!! Front, from left: Alex Durham, Cody Giles, sponsor Sheila Willis, Dakota Meyer, Roslin Wilson, Emmallee Baker, Heather Jackson. Back: Matt Antle, Josh Smith, Noah Richard, Cody Herbst, Jesse Woods, Ashley Goodin, and Courtney Cross. -JENNIFER MYERS

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