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Gov. Beshear receives Adair crafted tobacco stick pen

Fred and Peggy Spoon give pen to Gov. at 2009 Derby Breakfast
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Artist Fred Spoon presented Governor Steve Beshear with one of Spoon's handcrafted tobacco leaf/tobacco stick pens at the Governor's Derby Derby Breakfast in Frankfort, Saturday, May 2, 2009.

The pen is especially engraved with the Governor's name on it.

Spoon and wife Peggy Spoon, Egypt, KY, took their Pens to Remember exhibit to the Derby Breakfast for the second year in a row. Fred Spoon was one of about 20 artisans displaying their art at the Capitol.

The Adair County couple came up with this idea of the tobacco leaf/tobacco stick about two years ago and the pens have been very popular.

The tobacco leaf and stick came from Eddie Hutchison's Farm in the Egypt community.

2009-05-06 20:20:58 | Comments | Printable version

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Bryant Rogers, new man in charge

2009-05-06 - Adair County, KY .
DOC, POPPY & BURR RAY: Bryant Rogers Center, portrait by Melissa Taylor has his work cut out for him, training two Adair County Grandfathers. At right, photo also by Melissa Taylor training Barry Bennett. The pair are also known as Poppy & Burr Ray. At left, in a CM file photo by Cathy Moss, the another guy he'll be teaching a few things to, Dr. Ronald Rogers. Bryant's parents are Matt and Leslie Rogers, Bowling Green, KY. His paternal grandparents are Dr. Ronald "Butch" and Gayle Rogers. His maternal grandparents are Mr. Barry and Marsha Bennett, all from Columbia, KY.

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Downtown won't return to glory days until it is made safe

A Citizen Manifesto: Adair Countians can be found sitting in Greenwood Mall at almost any time; but would they be there if there was a road through it with truck traffic, speeding cars? No. This writer says, saying Downtown won't work until dynamics for a sustained economy are in place--and says that won't be come with one two weeks of special activities alone. The time to act is now, he says, outlining a beginning strategy which should work.

By Billy Joe Fudge

It is time to develop a strategy to make Downtown Columbia attractive, comfortable and safe to pedestrians 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

It is time to slow folks down so they can enjoy the drive or walk.

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2009-05-06 20:00:54 | Comments | Printable version

Ministerial Association will hold two prayer services Thursday

One will be at 7:00amCT, second at noon; both on Square

The Adair County Ministerial Association and others are going to recognize the National Day of Prayer by having two prayer gatherings on Thursday, May 7, 2009. The first will be at 7:00amCT on the square for fifteen minutes so people can come by before work. The second will be at 12:00pmCT on the square as well. Please join us and make a statement for God in this country. For more information call Gerald Reliford at 270-250-2252. -JERRY SAYLOR.

2009-05-06 16:48:18 | Comments | Printable version

Burnside, KY bar owner arrested for violating ABC rules

State says she bought alcohol from a retail outlet and result it in her Pulaski County business, Louie's Neighborhood Bar and Grill

Commonwealth News Center Story

FRANKFORT, KY - (May 6, 2009) An investigation by state officials has led to the arrest of a bar owner in Burnside, KY.

Linda Bowling, owner of Louies Neighborhood Bar and Grill, was taken into custody Tuesday by Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) investigator Mark Cassity.

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2009-05-06 16:42:26 | Comments | Printable version

Injury accident on Russell Road due to hydroplaning

Columbia Police Department, Fire Department at scene
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By Mark D. Harris, Chief, Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department Investigated an injury accident at 1:07pmCT, Wednesday afternoon, May 6, 2009 in front of the Columbia Bros. Distributing Building at 1154 Russell RD in the Limits of Columbia, KY.

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2009-05-06 16:11:08 | Comments | Printable version

Seeing more blue address markers all over Adair County

About: "The Pines at LW Taking public safety seriously"

Hey Ed,

I am seeing the blue address markers from the Great Wooded South to the nothern metropolis of Knifley. I haven't had occasion to need this enhanced location identifier but I can certainly appreciate its importance.

Billy Joe Fudge

2009-05-06 13:12:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

(ADV) Another big yard sale this weekend

This yard sale is big, it even includes two motorcycles. We're also featuring it on the front page as the format we'll be using for all yard sales posted. It will help us keep our costs low - currently FREE - if those submitting the ads would send ads as below, following the the sequence, capitalization, include content arranged as below.
Yard Sale: 195 Derby DR, Columbia, KY
7:00am to 12:00pmCT Noon, Saturday, May 9, 2009

Given by Mitzi Cundiff, Cathy Martin, Jessica Cundiff, and Joyce Rodgers
Items include: 200l Honda Shadow Motorcycle, like new; 2007 Dirt Bike, excellent condition; truck tool box, exercise equipment, table w/ stools, car stereo speakers, rugs, pictures, purses, shoes, mens and young mens jeans, slacks and shirts, young ladies, misses, and plus size womens clothing, little boys clothing, size 3 to 6, boys tennis shoes, CDs, DVDs, and VHS movies, Various household items, and many other items too numerous to mention.
Directions to 195 Derby Drive, Columbia, KY: Take E. 80 2-1/2 miles, turn left on Rose Lane, then left on Derby Drive. Signs will be posted.
All text, non commercial Yard Sales for individuals are FREE to individuals living in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties. Use any Contact/Submit button to send your classifieds.

2009-05-06 12:44:57 | Comments | Printable version

Cars must be topping 60mph on Burkesville ST, resident says

It's a sad commentary on the community that it is allowed to continue
About: "You may not can fight City Hall but you can get them to listen"


It sounds like speeding must be a problem all over Columbia. Having lived on Burkesville Street for five years, I am still amazed (as I have mentioned in this media many times before) at the speeding on Burkesville Street, here in the 300 block.

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2009-05-06 12:17:20 | Comments | Printable version

Gas Price Drumbeat: He plans to buy the cheap gas in Columbia

Gas have soared in Cincinnati, OH

About: Gas is expensive in Columbia, KY

To Columbia

I look forward to visiting Columbia over the Memorial Weekend so I can fill up with your cheap gas.

Our gas in suburban Cincinnati is now $2.299, having been raised 37 cents in the last two weeks!

s/Morris Shepherd

Not even the greenest of us will begrudge anybody buying gas to get to Adair County, KY, Memorial Day Weekend. Or any other time. You and all other well-behaved natives and incomers alike are always welcomed with the unmatched Adair County hospitality-EW

2009-05-06 12:09:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Family thanks for help in fire

Thanks to ACFD, Walmart

We would like to thank the fire department, and everyone who turned out to help during the fire and salvage yesterday afternoon. A special thanks to Danny and the Wal-Mart crew who went above and beyond kindness. The family appreciates everyone's help and generosity.

The Willis Family

2009-05-06 10:33:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Four free couponing classes to be offered in Green, Taylor

By Carolyn Morris

The Taylor County and Green County Extension Offices will be offering Couponing 101 Classes. If you want to save big bucks using coupons at the grocery, attend one of the free coupon classes to find out how.

Classes will be held on at the following times and places:

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2009-05-06 10:28:34 | Comments | Printable version

AC Fire Department responds to fires Tuesday, Wednesday

By Donald Hare, Public Affairs Officer, ACFD

Arson investigator called on fire at bank owned property

The Adair County Fire Department responded to house fire at 6:15amCT, on Wednesday morning, May 6, 2009, to a house fire at 685 Sullivan Road, Columbia, KY, to property owned by the Bank of Columbia. Upon arrival house was engulfed in flames and was totally destroyed. There were 10 firemen on the scene for 1 hour. The case has been turned over to the Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator.

Mobile Home Fire, 2126 Bliss Road, Columbia, KY

The Adair Co. Fire Dept responded to a mobile home fire Tuesday afternoon, May 5, 2009, at 3:27pmCT, at 2126 Bliss Road, Columbia, KY to property owned by Ella Willis. Upon arrival fire originated in bedroom and spread throughout the home. The were 14 firemen on the scene for 1 hour.

2009-05-06 10:13:05 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: The Bottle Tree at Tucker's Station


I have just never been a white bread kind of girl - if everybody else has it I don't want it. I am fascinated by anything that is different.

Case in point the Bottle Tree at Tucker's Station - when I planted it last fall I didn't have any idea that it would bear fruit by this spring.

This is the most amazing tree I have ever grown. When the bottles ripen they fall off. It's kinda like a coconut, the outside of the fruit is hard and inedible but the inside is filled with a delicious fruity flavored drink. Three more bottles came off this morning and I can't wait to taste them.

s/Barbara Armitage

2009-05-06 09:21:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Golden retriever wants to go home to owner

Beautiful pet with pink collar, no ID found in Murray Trace, Columbia, KY
A golden retriever has been found in the Murray Trace subdivision. She is wearing a pink collar with no ID. Please contact Carolyn or Janet at (270) 250-6061 or (270) 634-0732.

2009-05-06 08:11:29 | Comments | Printable version

Obituary: Connie M. Sexton Rider, 53, dies in Ohio

Mrs. Rider has deep roots here. She was a member of prominent Western Adair County families. He was a member of the Outville Presbyterian Church and sang in the church choir.Her funeral and burial will be in Ohio.

Connie M. Sexton Rider, age 53, Pataskala, OH, passed away Sunday,May 3, 2009 at Ohio State University Medical Center.

The funeral service Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1:00 P. M. at Hill Funeral Home, 220 S State ST, Westerville, OH, with Pastor M. Stephen Merold the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Blendon Central Cemetery.Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 from 2-4:00pm and 6-8:00pmET at the funeral home.

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2009-05-06 08:07:53 | Comments | Printable version

450 LWC Students enjoy midnight breakfast at Cranmer

Tenth anniversary Midnight Breakfast coincides with Cinco de Mayo
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By Duane Bonifer, LWC Public Affairs Director

COLUMBIA, KY - More than 450 Lindsey Wilson College residential students concluded Cinco de Mayo on Tuesday with a late-night meal in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. Actually, the students took part in the college's semiannual Midnight Breakfast, but the event happened to fall on Cinco de Mayo.

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2009-05-06 07:48:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Gas Price Drumbeat: Columbia, KY has expensive gas!

HAD ENOUGH? A day to park cars. Carpool. Walk. Ride a Bike. Get a scooter. Commute on your Golf Cart, where that is legal. Go electric. Tell 'em about it. Complain to City Hall (270) 384-2501. Complain to Chamber of Commerce (270) 384-6020. Complain to County Government (270) 384-4703. Ask them all what they are doing about it. -CM.
UPDATE: Ken Neat writes at 6:52amCT, minutes after this article appeared, that gas in Louisville went to 2.35 Tues., May 5, 2009. Looks bad everywhere. Time to write Congressmen, Senators, and the President, also.-CM
LINK: Go Green. or Go Chocolate


I travel to see friends in Columbia, Russell Springs, Somerset, and Danville.

I paid 1.939 yesterday at Kroger's in Russell Springs and the price of gas in Columbia had gone over 2.159.

Up Danville's way it was 1.999 to 2.029 (the latter was actually in Liberty).

Columbia, right now, has some pretty expensive gas.

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2009-05-06 06:42:07 | Comments | Printable version

Today, Wed. May 6, 2009: 1st Day, National Nurse Appreciation Week

Read like a daily newspaper

Spotlighting in brief, today's events

for Day 126 of 2009. There 239Days remaining in year:
  • Today: Thank a teacher today. May 3-9. 2009, is National Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Today: National Nurse's Week is Wednesday, May 6 to Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Today is Florence Nightingale's birthday
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm: Do it Today. Go to Adair County Sheriff's Office, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY

    Don't forget your address marker! You may purchase one at the Adair Co. Sheriff's Office. Markers are $10.00. Proceeds go the Chamber of Commerce. They are especially important for all businesses, schools, fire stations, funeral homes, playing fields, campus buildings, churches, and cemeteries, as well as your home to make it easier for Emergency Services to find you more quickly when you need them! One of these signs could help save the life of someone you love If you are unsure of a Street Number, call your local 911 center, using the administrative number, not 9-1-1, and ask for the Address Coordinator. The Adair County 911 Center is located at 107 N. High Street, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-4760. Ask for Mary Allender.

  • 8:00amCT: Adair County Public Library Bookmobile
    On KY East 80, area all day today<
  • 10:00amCT: Children's Story Hour, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • The ACPL BookmobilePrintable Schedule May 2009
  • 09:00amCT: Adair Co. Unit of the Salvation Army meets in Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY
  • 09:30amCT: Seat caning class at Adair County Extension Office 409 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY
  • 01:00pmCT: Homeschool Story Hour, AC Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • 4:00pmCT: Time to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules
  • 04:30pmCT: Teen Book Club, Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
  • For events in detail, future events in 2009, Click here

Wednesday, May6, 2009 One (1) Cases in Adair Circuit Court (Judge James Weddle). Ninety (90) 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

At 5:51amCT, there seven (7) big events in Celebrations To submit your Celebration, use any Contact/Submit Button Add a photo, with a personal message (message on Archives Photo only) for suggested $7.95. Honor system: Send payment to, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.

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

  • Betty's OK Country Cooking
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    CATFISH. ROAST BEEF w/Potatoes & Carrots. SMOKED SAUSAGE w/Onions and Peppers. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Blackeyed Peas. Macaroni/Cheese. Zuchinni/Tomatoes. Great Northern Beans. Rolls/Cornbread. On the buffet cold bar. Coleslaw. Peaches. Pears. Cottage Cheese. Pepper Relish. Sweet Onion.
    TODAY'S SPECIAL DESSERTS: Sugar Free Banana Creme 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!
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    On the Hotbar: ROAST BEEF MANHATTAN. Tender roast beef piled high on bread, Mashed Potatoes, and smothered in Brown Gravy. Green Beans. Large White Lima Beans. 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
    DESSERTS: Cherry Delight. Pecan Pie. And Kim Redmon's famous Holy Cow Cake.
    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!

    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.
    Wednesday, May 6 2009!
    SPECIAL !!! Our "Oh So Famous" CHILI CHEESE DOG, Lay's Potato Chips, and a 16 oz Pepsi Product of your choice, for an astoundingly low price, All for only $3.49PATRICIA WILLIS, proprietor. Come by the Dip at the bottom of Jamestown Hill, where you'll never kow what you'll see. -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. Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    PORK LOIN. Mexican Rice. Salad. Just $4.99
    For Wednesday, May 6, 2009: CHICKEN ENCHILADOS with Red Sauce and Cheese. Rice. Pinto Beans. Just $4.99
    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 Wednesday, May 6, 2009
      CHICKEN ENCHILADOS with Red Sauce. Good. Good. Mexican Rice. Pinto Beans. Real Mexican Cooking. All for $4.99
    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.
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    • Stuffed peppers
    • Chicken strips
    • Mashed potatoes & gravy
    • Green beans
    • Corn
    • Broccoli & cheese soup
    • Salad Bar
    • Hot Rolls
    • 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.
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    COUNTRY FRIED STEAK w/White Gravy. Mashed Potatoes. Green Beans. Bread.Just $5.25
    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.
    Thanks for the huge turnout this past weekend. We'll have our $6.99, all you can eat Breakfast Buffet each Saturday & Sunday
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009!
    BIG MOUTH CATFISH SANDWICH + 1 Side (Lots to Pick from, most want French Fries or Coleslaw) 16 oz. Fountain Drink Just $5.99
    We serve only MAYFIELD'S ICE CREAM. 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 Rerun & Lindy Special. Great take-home treats.

    MOTHER'S DAY BUFFET, coming Sunday, May 10, 2009. All you can eat buffet, with FREE DESSERTS for Mothers. Watch for more details.
  • Adair County School District menus May 4-May 21, 2009-
    Non-Smoking Facility
    MENUS for Wednesday, May 6, 2009:
    BREAKFAST: FRENCH TOAST STICKS w/Syrup. Juice/Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Cereal choices and toast offered daily at breakfast. LUNCH: TACO SALAD. Salsa/Trimmings. Potato Wedges. Refried Cheese w/Beans. Mixed Fruit. Choice of Low Fat Milk. Salads available daily. Fruit and/or juice offered daily with lunch
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2009-05-06 00:15:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Mother Killdeer treats garden clubbers to broken wing dance

She was between VFW Hall, Extension office on Fairground ST
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By Barbara Armitage

As the Adair County Garden Club gathered this morning, Tuesday, May 5, 2009 to prepare for litter pick up I got to see something I had not seen before. A mother Killdeer was nesting among the rocks that line the creek between the VFW and the Extension office.

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Obituary: Eddie Hill, 95, Somerset, formerly of Columbia, KY

Mr. Hill was a native of Chance, Adair Co., KY and was former owner of Hill Oil Company, Russell Road, Columbia, KY. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene for 65 years and his enjoyment was to witness for the Lord, working, and his family. His funeral wil be in Somerset, KY; burial will be at Haven Hill Cemetery, Columbia, KY

Eddie Hill, 95, Somerset, formerly of Columbia, KY, died Monday, May 4, 2009, at Sunrise Manor in Somerset, KY.

The funeral service will be Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 11:00amET/10:00amCT, at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, 1046 West Highway 80, Somerset, KY, with Bro. Jerry Cline and Bro. Mark Routt officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill, Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 6:00pmET/5:00pmCT at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

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2009-05-06 00:09:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

LWC Men's Tennis in NAIA National Championships at Mobile, AL

Blue Raiders meet Bethany (KS) on Tuesday, May 12, 2009

By Chris Wells, LWC Sports Information Director
COLUMBIA, KY -- The Lindsey Wilson College men's tennis team opens the 2009 NAIA Tennis National Championships against Bethany (KS.) College at 9:00amCT on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

The No. 13-ranked Blue Raiders play in one of the eight opening round matches at the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, AL. The Lindsey Wilson and Bethany winner faces fourth-seeded and No. 4-ranked California Baptist University -- who received one of eight byes into the second round -- on Wednesday.

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LWC Men's Tennis in NAIA National Championships at Mobile, AL

Blue Raiders meet Bethany (KS) on Tuesday, May 12, 2009

By Chris Wells, LWC Sports Information Director

COLUMBIA, KY -- The Lindsey Wilson College men's tennis team opens the 2009 NAIA Tennis National Championships against Bethany (KS.) College at 9:00amCT on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

The No. 13-ranked Blue Raiders play in one of the eight opening round matches at the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, AL. The Lindsey Wilson and Bethany winner faces fourth-seeded and No. 4-ranked California Baptist University -- who received one of eight byes into the second round -- on Wednesday.

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2009-05-06 00:06:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Rock band for Concerts in the Park is Wichitaw

Concerts for Columbia Parks and Recreation


The band name is spelled wrong. It's Wichitaw Band not witchitaw. Thank you. Lots of others have spelled it wrong to.

Bobby Coffey

Thanks. The spelling is now corrected -CM

2009-05-06 00:04:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 6
Happy Anniversary John and Missy Arnold | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ed and Ima Jessee (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Randy & Sherry Keltner (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Abby Lane Cowan (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Cowan, Indianapolis, IN (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bridgett Mouser | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, DeGary Ford (1968) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Horton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hayden Bennett (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jake McQueary (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jehovah Davis (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenny Moss | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karen Romines | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Calhoun | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louine Sinclair (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margie Edwards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pattie McClister | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelby Elezabeth Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stanley Watson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Hancock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sue Smythe Dowell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Taylor Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Todd Dean Powell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tori Eaton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margie Edwards Adair Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Ruth Starnes, Casey Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hazel Gentry, Russell Co., KY, (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edna Yarberry, Adair County, KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis (Bud) Wright, Casey County, KY (1929-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Kenneth Ed Hise, Crocus Creek Community (1948-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anne Elizabeth (Liz) Shaw, Taylor County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Winfrey Vanoy, Casey County, KY (1953-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathy Copley, Taylor Co., KY (1949-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jeanette (Jenny) Wilson Moss, 86, Columbia, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Basil Oneal Roy, 78, Russell County, KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Roberta Miller, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, L.J. Tucker, 91, Adair County, KY (1925-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Wendell Newman Jarvis, Cumberland Co., KY (1923-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Zachary McDonald, 2 years, Jamestown, KY (2014-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathy Ellen Spalding, Lebanon, KY (1959-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pamela June Hadley, 62, Russell Springs, KY (1955-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dexter Dewey Berndt, Casey Co., KY (1972-2072) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Timmy Lee Young, Metcalfe Couny, KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Ford, 50, Adair County, KY (1968-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Odie Roy "Bouncer" Burton (1921-1995) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, May 6, 2009
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8:00amCTAdair County Public Library Bookmobile
In Milltown, KY, area all day today
The ACPL BookmobilePrintable Schedule May 2009 | (ID:4580, Comment)
Thank a teacher today
May 3-9. 2009, is National Teacher Appreciation Week. | (ID:4603, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Co. Unit of the Salvation Army meets in Annex
The Adair County Unit of the Salvation Army meets at 9:00amCT on the first Wednesday of each month in the Courthouse Annex basement, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY Anyone interested in becoming a member may join by attending any monthly meeting. -ELLEN ZORNES | (ID:4302, Comment)
9:30amCTSeat caning class at AC Extension Office
Peggy Helton will be the instructor for a seat caning class to be held starting at 9:30amCT, Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at the Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY. The deadline to register or this class is Monday, April 27, 2009, at 4:00pmCT. Space is limited to the first 25 people. You can bring a chair or stool or you can do one the teacher brings. For more information please call the Adair County Extension Office at (270) 384-2317. -KELLI BONIFER. Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street P.O. Box 309, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone (270) 384-2317. The office hours are are as follows: Monday through Friday: Mornings: 8:00amCT to 12:00pm Noon CT. Closed for one hour 12:00pm-1:00pm. Afternoons: 1:00pmCT to 4:00pmCT. Closed Saturday and Sunday | (ID:4373, Comment)
10:00amCT Children's Story Hour
At the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, at 10:00amCT. Children's Story Hour is each Wednesday at 10:00amCT. -ALEINA MILLIGAN, ACPL Children's Librarian. | (ID:4303, Comment)
NoonCTNational Nurse's Week is Wednesday, May 6 to Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Today is Florence Nightingale's birthday. | (ID:4613, Comment)
1:00pmCTHomeschool Story Hour
Homeschool Story Hour with Miss Aleina is every Wednesday at 1:00pmCT at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-2472. Everyone is welcome, whether homeschool or not. | (ID:4307, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules. | (ID:4311, Comment)
4:30pmCTTeen Book Club
The Teen Book Club meets with Librarian Aleina Milligan every other Wednesday at 4:30pmCT at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Phone (270) 384-2472. | (ID:4328, Comment)


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