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2017 Squarecrow contest signup off to a roaring start

19 on the first day

From Adair Heritage Association

A total of 19 participants, almost 40% of the total entries for last year, signed up on the first day of registration to participate in the 2017 Downtown Days Square crow contest, according to Ellen Zornes and Lee Ann Jessee, President and Vice President of the Adair Heritage Association. The Adair Heritage Association invites any business, school, church, club, organization or individual to participate in the annual Squarecrow Contest held each fall on the square in Columbia. Squarecrow Registration sign ups continue today, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Adair County Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Call the library, 270-384-2472, with any questions.

The Adair Heritage Association had a full slate of items to go over at their September 18, 2017 at the Library. The agenda included going into detail on work to be done in upcoming special events and to confirm officers for the coming year -- Ellen zornes, president; Lee Ann Jessie, vice president; Ted Caldwell, secretary; and Rodger Meadows, treasurer.

Registration is now open for participation in the annual Squarecrow contest, the downtown days festival and the annual Christmas in Columbia, with the theme this year of a Bluegrass Christmas, and more events in between. Information on who to contact for these events may be gotten at the Adair County Public Library.

The Heritage Association will provide food in the courthouse during the Christmas in Columbia celebration, the first Saturday, December 2nd 2017.

Squarecrow contest drew 19 registrants on the first day. Last year there were over 50. The firsts include:

Beulah Chapel Church, Pickett's Chapel Church, Williams Furniture, the Adair County Garden Club, Adair County High School yearbook, Adair County Primary Center, the Bank of Columbia, United Citizens Bank, Lindsey Wilson College Bonner Scholars, Barger Insurance Agency, MLS Medical, Durham and Zornes attorneys at law, Adair Rocks of Kindness, HOSA, New Beginnings, Adair Friends and Neighbors Adult Day Care, United Country real estate, Stateline Steel, and the VFW auxiliary.

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Adair Heritage Association meeting attendees 18 Sept 2017

2017-09-19 - Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
Some good laughs were enjoyed after the Adair Heritage Association meeting when the two media reps in front got training in how to do cell phone selfies, allowing all members in attendance to be documented. In back are Lee Ann Jessie, Ellen Zornes and Mike Watson. In the second row are Jane Grant and Ted Caldwell. In front are Linda Waggener and Pam Hoots. Business of the meeting included Squarecrow contest planning, Downtown Days notes, Christmas in Columbia theme announcement, "A Bluegrass Christmas", and more. -- LW

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