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Russell Co, Kentuckian, 17, dies of injuries sustained in collision

Follow up to story: Three flown to UK after head-on collision near Jamestown, KY

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY - Post 15 was notified today that 17-year-old Tanner Mann died today as a result of injuries sustained in Wednesday's collision. He was pronounced dead by the Fayette County Coroner's office at approximately 3pmET, Friday, May 4, 2012.

Story courtesy TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.


2012-05-04 21:07:11 | Comments | Printable version

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Jam Session to celebrate the end of classes



2012-05-04 - A.P. White Campus, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY - Photo by Duane Bonifer. Lindsey Wilson College.
A Musical End to the Last Day of Spring Classes: Lindsey Wilson College students Mark Corbett of Loretto, KY, left, Sean Curtis of Indianapolis and Emily Ramage of Columbia hold an informal jam session Friday afternoon under a tree on the lawn between the L.R. McDonald Administration Building and John B. Begley Chapel. Friday was the final day of classes of the 2012 spring semester. Final examinations are next week, followed by the college's 95th commencement ceremony, 10amCT Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive. - Duane Bonifer

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Memorial service for Tpr. Johnny Edrington May 15, 2012

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY - A Memorial Service for slain Tpr. Johnny Edrington will be held on Tuesday, May 15 , 2012 at 2pmET/1pmCT, at the Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY.

Trooper Johnny M. Edrington, age 34, was shot and killed December 21, 1988, during a traffic stop on KY 0080 seven miles west of London in Laurel County. No suspect was ever apprehended. Trooper Edrington was assigned to Post 11 London and had served with the Kentucky State Police for three years. He was survived by his wife, who was expecting the couple's first child. Trooper Edrington is buried in Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, KY.

In honor of his service and sacrifice, US 0068 in Taylor county has been designated the Trooper Johnny M. Edrington Memorial Highway.


2012-05-04 12:43:04 | Comments | Printable version

William G. (Bear) Reese, Taylor Co.,KY (1947-2012)

He was a highly respected retired school teacher and coach with the Marion County, KY, school system. He was a member of the Meadowview Baptist Church where he served as deacon. His union with Sharon Speer Reese spanned 47 years. He leaves 5 direct living descendants.

William G. "Bear" Reese, 65, of Campbellsville, KY died at 6:50pmET, Thursday, May 3, 2012, in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services are, at 2pmET/1pmCT, , Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Brent Gupton , Bro. John David Lee & Mike Kiger. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation is 5pm-8pmET/4pm-7pmCT, Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the the funeral home.


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2012-05-04 12:30:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair County Beef Field Day is May 25, 2012

At Barney & Olen Janes farm this year; reservations requested to allow cattlemen to plan meals to be served. A reminder will be posted in CM Events at a later date.
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The Adair County Beef Field Day, sponsored by the Adair County Cattleman's Association, is 12noonCT, Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Barney & Ollen Janes farm in Milltown. The field day will begin with lunch provided by the Adair County Cattleman's Association. Topics will include forage production, rotational grazing, weed control, cattle handling and much more. Please RSVP for the event by calling 270-384-2317 or by emailing nick.roy@uky.edu - Nick Roy, Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources


2012-05-04 09:45:11 | Comments | Printable version

Charles Ray (Hot Shot) Fancher, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. May 3, 2012)

He was a member of a respected N. Metcalfe County, KY family. He leaves 14 direct living descendants. He was a farmer.

Charles Ray "Hot Shot" Fancher age 55 of Knob Lick, Kentucky diedThursday, May 3, 2012 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY,after a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be held at 3pmCT, Monday, May 7, 2012, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, Ky, with burial in the Fancher Cemetery in Metcalfe County, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT Sunday, May 6, 2012, and after 9amCT, Monday at the funeral home.


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2012-05-04 09:01:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Myra Harrison comments on start of Farmers Market

Comments re article 51704 Adair Farmers Market Friday May 4 2012

Myra Harrison writes:
Way to go, Adair County Farmers. Wish we were there. Congratulations on a wonderful start for the season. Sure will miss seeing everyone we met at the market over the years - will even miss calling Mr. Ed early mornings. Have a great and successful year. - Myra Harrison
Good to hear from you, Myra Harrison: Hope you'll get to come down and visit from time to time - and do keep in touch. -EW


2012-05-04 08:47:56 | Comments | Printable version

Ladies Night Out at Columbia, KY Nazarene, May 19, 2012

There will be a Ladies Day Out at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene, 1200 Jamestown Street, 10am-1:30pmCT, Saturday, May 19, 2012. All women, including those from out of town, are invited. A free lunch will be served. Contact phone: Phone 270-250-1163.. - Joyce Kelley

2012-05-04 08:17:00 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co., KY, superintendent search screening committee meets

A successor to Superintendent Darrell Treece (2003 photo, left). Fifteen applications received. Committee will meet again Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to further evaluate applications. New superintendent expected to be hired in time to take office after June 30, 2012. Will replace Supt. Darrell Treece, who has announced he would not be superintendent after June 30, 2012. Mr. Treece has served since 2003.

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Special ColumbiaMagazine.com story

The Adair County School Superintendent Screening Committee met for the first time last night, Thursday, May 3, 2012, and received 15 applications for the superintendent position.

The committee appointed the parent representative, David Herbst, as Chairman of the Committee.


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2012-05-04 06:58:29 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Farmers Market: Friday, May 4, 2012

Caitlin Bunnell reports, at 6:24 amCT, FRIDAY, May 4, 2011
By Caitlin Helm Bunnell
News from Adair Farmers Market

Things are really looking good this morning. Buyers are already streaming in, and the selection is the best it's been since the 2012 season began.
  • Cait Bunnell, Coview Farms, Coburg, KY. Call 270-634-8207: Bread. Lemon Bread. White Bread. Wheat Bread.

  • Darrell Bunnell, Coview Farms, Coburg, KY. Call 270-634-8207 : Cabbage Plants. Broccoli Plants. Herbs. Marigolds. Big Pot of Pansies. Tomato Plants. Pepper Plants. Fresh Eggs.

  • Beth Rutherford. Rocky Hill Nursery. 770 Rocky Hill Road, Columbia, KY, 270 -634-2606: Lo and Behold Butterfly Bush. Annabelle Hydrangea. Invincible Spirit Hydrangea. Sweet Shrub. Mini-Salsa Roses. Blackberry Bushes. Mock Orange. Red Bud Trees.
New Hours for 2012:The Adair County Farmer's Market will open on Friday, May 4, 2012. Farmer's Market hours for May 2012 will be Tuesdays, 3pm-6pmCT and Fridays 6am-10amCT. The Farmer's Market will begin Saturday morning sales sometime in June as more produce becomes available.

Any Adair County growers interested in selling their locally grown produce at the Adair County Farmer's Market should contact the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service at 270-384-2317. -Nick Roy, Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources. 409 Fairgrounds Street, Columbia, KY


2012-05-04 06:34:05 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co. Farmers Market opens TODAY - new hours for 2012

Homegrown foods market opens TODAY. CM is on Standby for a market report from Caitlin Bunnell - but savvy shoppers may want to hurry on out to be there at opening time, 6amCT, this morning, to see for themselves

By Nick Roy
News from the Adair Farmers Market

The Adair County Farmer's Market will open on Friday, May 4, 2012. Farmer's Market hours for May 2012 will be Tuesdays, 3pm-6pmCT and Fridays 6am-10amCT. The Farmer's Market will begin Saturday morning sales sometime in June as more produce becomes available.

Any Adair County growers interested in selling their locally grown produce at the Adair County Farmer's Market should contact the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service at 270-384-2317. -Nick Roy, Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources. 409 Fairgrounds Street, Columbia, KY


2012-05-04 05:29:35 | Comments | Printable version

2012 Project Graduation will have $10,000 in prizes

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By Ellen Zornes

Due to the generosity of our community businesses, organizations and individuals, we will once again be able to give away $10,000 in cash and prizes!

Project Graduation will be held Friday, May 18, 2012 immediately following commencement exercises in the high school gym, 526 Indian Drive, until 1:30amCT. It is the safe, drug free and alcohol free celebration for our high school seniors, juniors and their guests.

We encourage parents to attend this last school event of their child's school life. For more information or to volunteer, contact Ellen Zornes at 270- 384-3400. - Ellen Zornes


2012-05-04 04:59:23 | Comments | Printable version

Two LWC Academic Honor Societies induct new members

By Duane Bonifer,
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson College community inducted new members into two honor societies Thursday. Seven new members were inducted into the LWC chapter of Alpha Chi, and 11 new members were inducted into Sigma Tau Delta.

Alpha Chi National College Honor Society is a 90-year-old coeducational academic honor society with the focus on promoting academic excellence and exemplary character among its members. The honor society is open to the top 10 percent of a school's juniors, seniors and graduate students.

The LWC students who were inducted into Alpha Chi were: Kailyn Conner of Albany, KY; Michelle Copley of Russell Springs, KY; Lacy Harris of Greensburg, KY; Heini Metsola of Helsinki; Brittany Pike of Campbellsville, KY; Lydia Tiller of Columbia; and Natalie Vickous of Lancaster, KY.

Founded in 1924, Sigma Tau Delta is an honor society for college English majors. The LWC students who were inducted into Sigma Tau Delta were: Brandi Crowe of Tompkinsville, KY; Tyler Flatt of Russell Springs, KY; Brandon Girdley of Louisville, KY; Alexia Hines of Paducah, KY; Amber Kemp of Columbia; Phyllis Lewis of Greensburg, KY; Casey McGowan of Jamestown, KY; Justin McMillian of Tompkinsville, KY; Christina O'Rourke of Columbia; Anna Sundean of Lawrenceburg, KY; and Amelia Withers of Jamestown, KY. - Duane Bonifer


2012-05-04 03:44:40 | Comments | Printable version

Food Pantry at Praise AoG closed May 7 - re-openS May 14, 2012

By Patricia Willis

The food pantry at Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY will be closed Monday May 7, 2012 and will re-open Monday May 14, 2012 at 10amCT, Thank you. - Patricia Willis


2012-05-04 03:30:19 | Comments | Printable version

No need to panic about redbuds losing early leaves

Garden advice/from Adair County Garden Club. To join, call 270-250-2979

By Barbara J Armitage

Do not panic. I repeat do not panic.

Like most of the Redbud trees in the area your tree has just a little freezer burn.

The below freezing temperatures a few days ago really took a toll on their tender young leaves.

Redbuds are incredibly resilient trees - most are already beginning to develop new leaves. --Barbara J Armitage

Comments re article 51689 Redbud question Anyone else have dying redbud leaves


2012-05-04 03:26:06 | Comments | Printable version

Truck drivers help contain LBN Parkway auto fire

Three miles east of Columbia, KY, 10 miles west of Russell Springs, KY

By Donald Hare, Public Affairs Officer
Columbia/Adair County Fire Department

The Adair Co Fire Dept responded to a automobile fire Thursday afternoon at 4:48pmCT to the 52mm on the Louie B Nunn parkway. Upon arrival most of fire contained by fire extinguishers by truck drivers. Damaged in the fire was a 99 Ford Taurus owned by Vicky Robertson of Russell Springs. The fire was contained to the engine compartment. There were 15 firemen on the scene for around 15 minutes


2012-05-04 03:11:32 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM, May 4, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 4, 2012:
Every life proclaims
beauty is no single thing,
seeming sames differ.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 4 May 2012.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 234, in progress

WEATHER:
Hazard Weather Outlook reported at 2:48 AM CDT FRIDAY, MAY 4 2012/ For information on Hazardous Weather, if any, click to Hazardous Weather

Columbia, KY/NWS Weather Forecast: FRIDAY, May 4, 2012
The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued the following forecast for Columbia, KY. this forecast from update at: 2:41amCT, FRIDAY May 4, 2012
Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest between 5 and 8 mph.Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
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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2012-05-04 02:54:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 4
Happy Anniversary, Doc and Becky Grant (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aaron Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alan VanArsdale (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, April Lynn Dudgeon (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bernie Dunn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobbie Huckaby | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christopher Lee Taylor (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daezon Scholl (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dickie Feese | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ethan Michael Cook (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eugene Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeffrey Pyles | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, JoAnn Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey Caldwell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julian Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lois Davis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lula Cheatham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marty Denton Ellis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matt Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melinda Rhoads (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Matney (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tonya Dunn | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Catherine Elizabeth Stubbs Allen, 78, Taylor Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Ravellette Taylor Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Junior Lumpkin, Adair Co., KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pearlie L. Garner, Russell Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Minnie Hulse Cumberland Co. native (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Gentry (Bobby) Rush, 83, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. Oct. 4, 2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mitchell Bright, Taylor Co., KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lonnie Beatrice Rodgers, Casey County, KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bettie Stephens Flanagan, Russell Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Moss Milby, Green County, KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Ann Farlee Lauderdale, Burkesville, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ryan Clay Brown, 17, Casey County, KY (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Johnny Brewington, Cumberland Co., KY, (1956) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Davis, Adair County, KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tommie Jess Barnett, Taylor Co., KY (1920 - 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lance Corporal Jonathan Thomas Price, 26, Taylor Co., KY (1988-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sylvia Sue Smith, Metcalfe Co., KY (1943-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, May 4, 2012
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTOPENING DAY!
Adair Farmers Market, at Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. Open 6am-10amCT. Watch CM news column for list of items available as received from Caitlin Bunnell. Farmers Market open dates will be posted all season in CM Events.
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8:00amCTAdair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: No (0) 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:17163, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Bettie Stephens Flanagan, Russell Co., KY (1941-2012) | (ID:17142, Comment)
Services, Hedgespeth Cemetery, Green Co., KY for Mrs. Fannie Asbury, Green Co., KY (1944-2012) | (ID:17146, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:16955, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:16986, Comment)
6:00pmCTSmokie Watch 5-7, Downtown Columbia, KY, Moore's Poolroom, Fountain area
Smokie frequently visits around this time, of a Friday. | (ID:17066, Comment)
6:30pmCTBro. 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. | (ID:17115, Comment)

 






















 
 
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