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A big step in transformative beauty, downtown

2014-08-23 - 100 block Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Burkesville Street looked cooler, and the Columbia Baptist Church Parking lot much more attractive with the addition of landscaping. The "trees" are white crepe (or crape) myrtle, the same or smilar variety which dominate the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce grounds in the next block. Today, visitors to the Mark Twain Marching Band Festival will be talking about the stunning "Transformative" changes on the Adair County School Campus, a genuine sight to behold. Perhaps it's a catalyst for changes like this one, perhaps Lindsey Wilson started it all. Superintendent Reed and Maintenance Director David Jones and his predecessor, Ricky Bault, were all found of saying, "We're going to have a campus as beautiful as Lindsey Wilson College. The work above was overseen by a committee of Columbia Baptist Church Trustees, Chair Delmer Lee Jessee, Jr., and Chris Quinn and Dan Antle. Clicking Read More accesses a poem by Billy Joe Fudge Paired Photo: see also - White & Pink Crepe (Crape) Myrtle at Chamber Building

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