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Speaking Through Silence completes successful month

Autism Awareness Benefit Concert at the Columbian Theater raises $1,661 for Autism Awareness. STS will continue with events throughout the year
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By Greg Blair
News from Speaking Through Silence

Throughout the month of April Speaking Through Silence has been bringing about awareness of Autism to the City of Columbia and the County of Adair and South Central Kentucky and the world via social media. The month began with a proclamation from Mayor Mark Harris and Judge Executive Ann Melton declaring Autism Awareness Month in the city of Columbia and the County of Adair.

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2012-05-01 17:52:37 | Comments | Printable version

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FBLA Trophies

2012-05-01 - Louisville, KY - Photo courtesy Heather Jackson. Kyle Mann, Heather Jackson, and Cody Giles won Fourth Place in Digital Video Production; Kyle Mann and Heather Jackson won third place in Emerging Business Issues.
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LWC Concert & Jazz band concert: May 6, 2012, at 2pmCT

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News from Lindsey Wilson College

The Lindsey Wilson College Concert and Jazz Band will present their annual Spring Concert this coming Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2pmCT at Biggers Sports Arena, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY, on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College.

Admission to the concert is free, and everyone is welcome to attend. The Lindsey Wilson College band program is directed by former Adair County High School band director, Tim Allen.

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2012-05-01 16:52:37 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Bobby Withers evangelist at Beulah Chapel May 2-6, 2012

Spirit Filled Spring Revival, Beulah Chapel Brethren In Christ Church. 4262 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, is nightly at 6:30pmCT, Wednesday, May 2 - Sunday May 6, 2012 Evangelist Bobby Withers. Nightly singing will include Paulette Tucker on Wednesday, Beulah Chapel Ladies Trio on Thursday, The Upper Trio on Friday, The Aarons on Saturday, and The Goodins on Sunday. Come expecting a blessing. - William C. Reed 270-384-9002.

2012-05-01 16:18:12 | Comments | Printable version

Feed America program at Housing Authority office, Columbia, KY

Feed America Program will be supplying food for the needy in our community 1pm-3pmCT, while supplies last, Thursday, May 3 , 2012 at the Housing Authority Of Columbia Office, 922 Carrie Bolin Drive, Columbia, KY. --Shannon Biggs

2012-05-01 15:47:58 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Students Excel in national learning and math contest

Participating in the contest stimulates student interest in math. Winners include: Bryce Rodgers, Jazzy Douglas, Emmie Flatt, Jake Smith, Keaton Coomer, Christina White, Trevor Smith. Also: Bryce Rodgers, Kaylee Campbell, Annamarie Day, Isreal Chavero, Alexis burton, Colin Stephens, Kennedy Stephens, and Maggie Cox, Emmie Flatt, Jaiden Spires, Cecil Pearson, Faith Berry, Maggie Brummett, Clay Giles, Madison Billingsley, Lilly Quinn, Kinley Darnell, Keaton Coomer, Lauren Grant, Maggie Young, Brianna Dale, Kai Burton, Trevor Smith, Kaitlyn Janes, Jaiden Taylor, Rachel Parrish, Alex Lara, and Baylor Giles Jazzy Douglas, Halle Burton, Jake Smith, Hayden Hancock, Christina white, Maddie Harmon, Kiley Feese, and Aaron Peck

By Alan W. Reed
News from Adair County School District

Many students view math as a drudgery. Recently, though, several elementary and intermediate level students in Adair County demonstrated their skills and talents in mathematics and creative problem solving.

On April 16 and 18, 2012, several Mission: Possible students from Colonel William Casey, John Adair Intermediate and Adair County competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest, a nation-wide elementary math and problem-solving contest held twice a year.

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2012-05-01 13:09:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Stivers: Tourism means $10 million yearly to local economy

National Tourism Week Spotlights Tourism's Local Benefits

By Sue Stivers
News from Columbia/Adair County Tourism Commission

In recognition of travel 's great impact on our city and county, the Columbia-Adair County Tourism Commission announced today that it plans to observe National Travel and Tourism Week May 5-13, 2012. Since 1983, the U.S. Travel Association has devoted a week each May to celebrate the industry around the Country and highlighting the tourism industry's importance in the Bluegrass State.

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2012-05-01 12:38:52 | Comments | Printable version

Absentee Voting Machine open starting 10amCT, May 2, 2012

An absentee voting machine will be open in Adair County Court Clerk Sheila Blair's office in the Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, for otherwise qualified Adair County voters who will be out of Adair County on election day. The machine will be available during regular 8am-4pmCT office hours Monday-Friday, May 2-21, 2012. and on Saturdays, May 5, 12, and 19, 2012, from 8am-12pm noon CT.

The Adair County Election Commission, Ben Loy, Democrat; Billy Curry, Republican; and Adair County Sheriff Harrison Loy, ex officio make up the election board and will supervise the opening of the machine.

2012-05-01 12:18:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

Inez Hamilton, 98, Edmonton, KY (d. April 30, 2012)

She was a member a large, respected Metcalfe County family. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith

Inez Hamilton Estes age 98 of Edmonton died Monday, April 30, 2012 at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton, KY.

Funeral services will be held 3pmCT, Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Edmonton Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, and after 9amCT, Thursday at the funeral home.

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2012-05-01 11:18:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Inquiry for print of B/W Barn on KY 90 by Alex Morgan

About: Scenic Kentucky: Barn on KY 90

Cheri Grant writes:
I would like to see if i could get a print of the photo by Alex MorganB/W Barn on Ky 90 - Cheri Grant
Thanks. When we hear if Alex plans to have prints for sale we'll post the news on CM. - Ed Waggener

2012-05-01 11:09:16 | Comments | Printable version

Agrees with Doug McCammish ask prayers for firefighters

Maury E Lewis writes:
I agree and we should pray daily for our firemen and firewomen; the city, the county and state police; and our search and rescue, and anyone who puts themselves in harms way all hours of the day and night.

A great scripture to speak over them is Psalms 91. The ones who believe the Word of God is true need to speak this scripture over themselves daily and while they are headed to the fire, the rescue, the drug bust, the wreck. - Maury E Lewis
Comments re article 51624 Doug McCammish Amen to what Larry Smith said

2012-05-01 10:55:53 | Comments | Printable version

Thanks to Fire Departments from one who remembers Hotel Fire

Leshia Fair writes:
I also commend the work of all the fire departments that assisted with the extinguishing of the building-fire on the square. These buildings are very aged and it had to require a lot of effort on their part to save as much as they did. I remember how fast the hotel was consumed. I was dreading coming onto the square and seeing another pile of rubbish in our hometown structure. Our little town is going through structure changes and I engage this with mixed feelings (sadness & excitement). But it is different when it is tragedy and not planned. Thanks again for doing the wonderful jobs that you do. We tend to take it for granted until we need them. And I hope that I never do, but it is good to know that you are there in case I or my family do. - Leshia Fair
Comments re article 51619 Larry Smith Lets dont take what the firefighters did for granted

2012-05-01 10:27:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Remembering: Bonnie Milby Smith Strader

A. Milby writes:
Bonnie and I were friends, I knew Bonnie and Bobby well. My condoleneces to her family. - A. Milby
Comments re article 51591 Mrs Bonnie Milby Smith Strader Green Co KY 19352012

2012-05-01 06:44:06 | Comments | Printable version

Card of Thanks from family of Joseph Odell Burton

The Family of Joseph Odell Burton would like to express our thanks to all for the prayers, visits, food, and support during his illness and death.We were blessed and honored to be able to care for him at home as he wished and everyone's support helped make it happen.Wife, Children, Grandchildren, and great grandchildren. - Penny Brown

2012-05-01 06:12:12 | Comments | Printable version

Krupinski named Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week

Lindsey Wilson College Softball

By Chris Wells
News from Lindsey Wilson College

LOUISVILLE, KY - Lindsey Wilson College freshman Kristina Krupinski is the Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday, April 30, 2012.

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2012-05-01 05:54:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today with CM, Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 1, 2012:
Celebrate beauty,
be always glad to welcome
and ready to share.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 1 May 2012.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 231, in progress

Hazard Weather Outlook reported at 2:45amCT, Monday, April 30 2012. For information on Hazardous Weather, if any, click to Hazardous Weather

Columbia, KY/NWS Weather Forecast: TUESDAY, May 1, 2012
The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued the following forecast for Columbia, KY. this forecast from update at: 4:22amCT, May 1 2012
Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest between 5 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind between 3 and 6 mph.
Click to National Weather Service for Columbia, KY
The Kentucky Mesonet is The Commonwealth's Official Source for Weather and Climate Data.
Mesonet stations are live in: Adair - Casey - Cumberland - Metcalfe - Taylor

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2012-05-01 04:51:43 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Fire Dept. contains lightning strike fire at Adair Progress

By Donald Hare
Adair County Fire Department

The Adair County Fire Dept responded at 11:07pmCT, Monday, April 30, 2012 to the Adair Progress at 98 Grant Lane for a commercial building fire, Upon arrival discovered what appeared to be a lighting strike. Damage was contained to a electrical meter base. There were 15 firemen on the scene for around 45 minutes.

2012-05-01 04:49:29 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 1
Happy Birthday, Ashleigh Durham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bailey Harris (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon White | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jordan Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karli Jessie | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Conover | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lee Ann Sullivan (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lois Ann White | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lonnie McAllister | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Redith George | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephen McQueary | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tia White (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Versie Streeval (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vickie Petty | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rex Coffey (1962-2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Lee Farmer (1997-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bennie Herman Jessee (1915-2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herman Jessee | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wayne Brown (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Underwood, 92, Taylor Co., KY (1917) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Altha Pyles Burton, 95, Adair Co., KY (1914) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard "Rufus" Capps, Burkesville, KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Florence Wheeler, Adair Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip Ray Thompson, Green Co. native, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dewey T. Wright, 91 Green County, KY (1922-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William O. Hall, Casey County, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Burton, 77, Adair County, KY (1936-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rosa Helen Irvin, Adair County, KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lori Morgan Loy, 38, Russell Co., KY (1976-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Hayes, 84, Gradyville, Adair Co., KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice L. Kohler Bacon, Burlington, KY (1922-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jackie Tim Strode, 60, Eighty Eight, KY (1956-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bennie (Foot) Curry, 76, Taylor County, KY/Green County native (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barabara Buchanan Lewis, Taylor County, KY (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald (Donnie) Ruell Grant, 69, Taylor Co./Adair Co., KY native (1948-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Knight, 92, LaCenter, KY, mother of Susan Minton, Columbia, KY. (1926-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, 2012
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTAdair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: Two (2) case(s) scheduled to start in AdairCircuit Court. No (0) case(s) court case(s) in Adair District Court. For latestupdates courts in 7-County Area, click on these links at the KentuckyCourt of Justice: AdairCounty. Also: CaseyCounty.Cumberland County. GreenCounty. MetcalfeCounty. RussellCounty. TaylorCounty. | (ID:17017, Comment)
Adair Co. Bookmobile in Knifley, KY area (May 2012 Calendar) | (ID:17090, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry open each Tuesday, 9am-12pmCT
The Adair County Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY is open 9am-12pmCT, each Tuesday, serving families of Adair County, KY who meet certain income criteria, available at the food pantry. Anyone who wishes to donate to donate canned items or make financial gifts may contract Stephanie Long, Director at 270-250-2847. | (ID:17084, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Mary Victoria Loy Green, "Vickie Green", Adair Co., KY (1938-2012) | (ID:16933, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:16952, Comment)
3:00pmCTKnife Swap at Columbia Masonic Lodge basement
The Adair County Knife Club will be hosting a Knife Swap and Auction, the 1st and 3rd Tuesday nights of every month in the basement of the Columbia Masonic Lodge, located at the corner of Burkesville and Frazier Streets, Columbia, KY. Doors will open at 3:00pmCT. The auction begins at 5:00pmCT. There is no smoking allowed in the basement, but you may smoke outside. Admission will be $2.00 and concessions will be available. We welcome new members to join us. for More information call Jason Cox, 270-634-1627 or Willard Bryant at 270-634-1657. -JASON COX | (ID:17039, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:16983, Comment)
5:15pmCTAerobics at the Jim Blair Center
Aerobics classes are held at the Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY, every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:15pmCT. Contact: Lee Ann at 270-634-2935. - Lee Ann Jessee | (ID:17041, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County Sportsmans Club regular monthly meeting
The Adair County Sportsmans Club meets each first Tuesday night at 7pmCT, at 999 Lancaster DR, Columbia, KY. The meetings are open to members, prospective members and the general public. -Barry Jones | (ID:17047, Comment)
Adair County Jaycees meeting, Pavilion, 415 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY
Regular meeting, at 7:00pm CT, of the Columbia-Adair County Jaycees, at 415 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY. The C-AC Jaycees meet each 1st and 3rd Tuesdays here at 7:00pm CT. -GREG THOMAS | (ID:17048, Comment)


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