ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 

























 
What we were doing 10 years ago, New Year's Eve 31 Dec 2006

Adair County was inaugurating the first woman Adair County Judge in its history
Click on headline for complete story. SEE ALSO: CM as a Daily Newspaper Sun 31 Dec 2006

By Ed Waggener

New Year's Eve came on Sunday, December 31, 2006, and Adair County was making history. From the December 31, 2006 edition of ColumbiaMagazine.com:
The first woman county judge in Adair County history takes oath of office today at 2:00pm CT. Judge Ann Melton will then administer Kentucky's ancient and solemn oath of office to City of Columbia and Adair County elected officials. Judge Melton had two very progressive administrations. CM 31 Dec 2006.
The photographic and journal account of that big day was carried the next day in CM: Inauguration Day: Sunday, December 31, 2006 with a huge photo album by Pen Waggener and Ed Waggener. It was a huge affair. Looking back, there are so many faces which have change little in the decade which passed. Some have changed dramatically and fortunes have been widely varied. It was one of the biggest inaugurations - as an Event - in Adair County history. - EW



This story was posted on 2016-12-31 05:18:31
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


 

(AD) - Many Reunion organizing efforts are also advertised in our REUNIONS category in our CM Classifeds. These are posted at a very low cost. See RATES & TERMS

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

The Dawn of a New Era: New Year's Eve, 2006



2016-12-31 - Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Pen (file photo 2006).
Ten Years ago, Ann Melton took the oath of office as the first woman to hold the office of Adair County Judge in the history of the county. Former Mayor Pat Bell had just won his first full term as an elected City of Columbia Mayor, after being named to the post by the City Council after then - (and now) Mayor Curtis Hardwick had resigned to take a high post in the administration of Gov. Ernie Fletcher. Inauguration Day: Sunday, December 31, 2006 with a huge photo album by Pen Waggener and Ed Waggener. Clicking Read More accesses a 31 Dec 2016 story, looking back.

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



 

























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.