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Taylor County Operation Christmas Child Relay Center raises 5,238 boxes

Total from area this year, 23,076 shoeboxes, is double 2009 total, and marks a big increase over the 18,755 shoeboxes collected last year. The boxes, filled with Christmas Gifts, are scheduled to go to children in Africa and/or Ukraine

By Christina L. Kern
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Operation Christmas Child numbers are in. Taylor County's Relay Center raised a total of 5,238 shoeboxes to be delivered around the world through Operation Christmas Child. Campbellsville University contributed 1,116 shoeboxes toward the total.


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2012-11-21 15:15:25 | Comments | Printable version

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Good neighbors at Bridge Party



2012-11-21 - Walnut Grove Road, Burns Creek Bridge, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. Magistrate Sammy Baker still had some hot grilled hamburgers at the Walnut Grove Road Bridge opening event today, when his neighbor from the Cundiff community on Melson Ridge, Gary Hinebaugh stopped on his way home after completing a call to help a client. Hinebaugh, who came to Adair County from Florida, is now a firmly planted, dug-in Melson Ridge resident. He's the Arrow Pest Control man in the area.
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Chamber Building offices closed Thanksgiving, Fri. after, 2012

The offices of the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development and Tourism located at 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia will be closed Thursday-Friday, November 22 and Friday, November 23-24, 2012. The offices will reopen Monday, November 26, 2012 at 8amCT. - Sue Stivers, Executive Director

2012-11-21 14:53:02 | Comments | Printable version

The Gem of The Flowers Bros.: On Friendly accommodating people in Indiana

Keen eye gives insight into personalities of Tommy Bailey picture subjects
Comments re photo 47597 Friendly accommodating people in Indiana

Jim Flowers writes:
The guy on the far right must have not wanted his picture taken. Left in a hurry; forgot shoes!!! --Jim Flowers
Thanks!: Very astute. We have reason to believe several thousand viewers would have missed that were it not for you. - EW


2012-11-21 12:55:05 | Comments | Printable version

Edwin S. Nolt, Casey County, KY (1944-2012)

He was a native of Pennsylvania and was highly respected member of the South Fork Community and a member of the Old Order Mennonite Church. Mr. Nolt was the former owner of Nolt's Bulk Foods and was a carpenter He played a major role the economic development of the South Fork Creek area as a destination point for travellers from all over the U.S. - known for its truck gardens, picturesque farms, mercantile businesses, and skilled crafts producer. His store, Nolt's Foods, was the focal point of the community. Survivers include his dear wife, Mabel Stauffer Nolt, and his direct living descendants, two daughters, all of Liberty, KY

Edwin S. Nolt, of Liberty, KY, passed away on his birthday, Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at his home. He was 68.

Funeral services will be at 9:30amET/8:30amCT, Friday, November 23, 2012, at the Cedar Hill Mennonite Church, Liberty, Casey County, KY. Visitation will be held from 2pm-4pmET/1pm-3pmCT and 6pm-8pmET/5pm-7pmCT, Thursday, November 22, 2012, at the Nolt home at 3675 South Fork Ridge Road in Liberty, KY. Burial will take place in New Haven Cemetery in Spencer, TN.


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2012-11-21 12:36:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair School Board offices closes for Thanksgiving at 11amCT

The Adair County Board of Education Central Office, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY will be closed after 11amCT Wednesday, November 21, 2012; all day Thursay, November 22, 2012, and all day Friday, November 23, 2012.

2012-11-21 09:49:05 | Comments | Printable version

Three car, 3 injury accident near Taylor County Bank

From Campbellsville Police Department

The Campbellsville Police Department today Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2pmET, responded to a collision with injuries on East Broadway at Taylor County Bank.

A 2006 Buick operated by Brenda Franklin age 64 of Campbellsville was attempting to make a left hand turn from Broadway into the drive-thru of Taylor County Bank.

A 2001 Honda operated by Brian Spencer age 49 of Campbellsville had stopped in the inside lane of Broadway to allow Franklin to cross traffic to pull into the bank.

Franklin failed to see a 1985 Pontiac operated by 68 year old Titus Carey also of Campbellsville traveling eastbound in the outside lane of Broadway. Franklin pulled into the path of the Carey vehicle causing them to collide. As a result of the collision, the Carey vehicle then rolled into the Spencer vehicle.

Franklin, Carey and a passenger in the Carey vehicle were all transported to Taylor Regional Hospital for treatment. Spencer was not injured. CPD Officer Roger Stiles investigated. On the scene were Campbellsville Police Department, Campbellsville Taylor County EMS and the Campbellsville Fire Department all assisted at the scene. - Anne Sanders


2012-11-21 09:13:55 | Comments | Printable version

Driver flees ACSO in College Park area, hits tree

Effort to stop vehicle started on Lowe's Lane, continues on Pleasantview; Chase ends when fleeing vehicle hits tree at 806 Wright Drive
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From Adair County Sheriff's Department
Charles S. McFarland, 33 years old, of 315 Magnolia Drive, Columbia KY was arrested at 3:14pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2012, after a short pursuit in the city limits of Columbia.

At approximately 2:40pmCT, Deputy Aaron Rainwater of the Adair County Sheriff Office was attempting to stop a 1989 Ford Mustang on Lowe's Lane.


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2012-11-21 05:02:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

There's still time to post Thanksgiving events

Make it simple: Fast Track submissions using "1) Copy/Edit 2) Copy/Send"

There have been an incredible number of postings to the CM Events page, especially for the Thanksgiving weekend. We'll still be able to post events, closings and for the holiday and the weekend. During the past month, so many publicists have followed our recommendations to send in the CM signature style that we can say that all events sent in that format have been posted, and we've been able to do a few of the labor intensive outlyers, as well.

Click Readmore to see the simple way to be an internet journalist, where Events postings are concerned. If you follow the instructions, and the Event is not posted within 2 business hours, give a call, to 270-250-2730, preferably while you are online and have a pen and notepad handy, and we'll guide you through your next email submission. Events listings are not accepted by telephone, unless there is an emergency.


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2012-11-21 04:46:51 | Comments | Printable version

Basketball: LWC men win; CU women dominate in women's game

Crowd of 1500 for KY 55 Rivalry Doubleheader: Free throws in final 90 seconds seal 65-56 win for Blue Raider men. Cold shooting by LWC Women give CU an 89-49 victory in doubleheader Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Campbellsville, KY
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By Duane Bonifer
Sports news from Lindsey Wilson College

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Lindsey Wilson College and Campbellsville (Campbellsville, KY) University split a basketball doubleheader Tuesday night, November 20, 2012 at the Powell Athletic Center, 203 Tiger Way, Campbellsville, KY.

The Campbellsville women won the opening game 89-49.

The Lindsey Wilson men won the nightcap 65-56.


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2012-11-21 03:44:41 | Comments | Printable version

Writer urges retired seniors to monitor Kentucky tax reform

Letter to the editor containing writer's personal views and opinions

By Dan Thies
Personal opinion of the writer

KY Tax Reform Commision adverse impact on retired seniors

The KY Tax Reform Commission, chaired by Lt. Gov. Abramson has issued their first report recommending revisions to the Kentucky sales tax and will be issuing their second report with recommendations regarding the KY Income Tax under the current Kentucky Tax Code by December 15, 2012.


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2012-11-21 03:10:39 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Men's Basketball meets Freed-Hardeman, at Biggers, Sat., Nov. 24 2012

Lindsey Wilson Men's Basketball meets Freed-Hardeman University of Hendersonville, TN. at 4pmCT, Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Lindsey Wilson College's Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. - Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College

2012-11-21 02:58:10 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Men's Basketball meets Belhaven University Nov. 23, 2012

Lindsey Wilson Men's Basketball meets Belhaven University (Jackson, MS) at 8pmCT, Friday, November 23, 2012, at Lindsey Wilson College's Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. - Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College

2012-11-21 02:45:57 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Wrestling at Biggers Sports Center, Nov. 28, 2012

Lindsey Wilson Wrestling meets Newberry College of Newberry, SC, and University of Indianapolis, of Indianapolis, IN at 5pmCT, Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Biggers Sports Arena, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. - DAN WHITE

2012-11-21 02:32:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

(Ad) D's Pizza closing Wed.-Thurs. for Thanksgiving

Store will be open as usual - with specials - Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

Todd Davenport writes:
Just wanted to let everyon know we will be closing Wednesday-Thursday, November 21-22, 2012, of this week for the holidays. In keeping with tradition of many other stores we will be offering a special this weekend. One topping pizzas for 10.00. D\'s Pizza would like to wish everyone a happy holiday. Todd Davenport for D's Pizza, 114 Jamestown Street, Columbia KY. Phone 270-634-4060 Thanks, Todd Davenport - Todd Davenport
See More in CM What's Cooking in Columiba, Today


2012-11-21 01:45:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Bro. Jr. Holmes will preach at Flatwoods SBC, Nov. 25, 2012

Bro. Jr. Holmes will be preaching at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY 42728, at 11amCT, Sunday, November 25, 2012. Sunday School is at 10amCT. Everyone welcome to come join us. Contact: Todd Corbin at corbint@windstream.net or call 270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin..

2012-11-21 01:25:08 | Comments | Printable version

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, November 21, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 21, 2012:
Learning to see
imperfections in oneself
draws near perfection.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 21 November 2012.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 435, in progress



WEATHER for today from National Weather Service:
Hazardous Weather if any.

The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued the following forecast for Columbia, KY. This forecast Updated on Wednesday, 20 Nov 1:15amCT
Overnight - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind.

Wednesday - v

Wednesday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind.

For complete current National Weather Service forecast:
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


2012-11-21 01:15:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Blaine Harden gets 8 pt. buck hunting in Pelham Branch area

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By Margaret Harden

Blaine Harden age 10 killed a nice 8 point buck hunting on Pelham Branch Road, Friday November 17th at around 4:45. It scored 101 1/2. This is the sixth deer he has killed in his hunting career. He says this is his biggest one yet, and he can't wait to get a bigger one. Helping him show off his buck is his dad, Josh Harden. Hunting is a favorite hobby for both of them. I guess its like father like son. - Margaret Harden


2012-11-21 01:00:51 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Columbia Woman's Club will hear Dr. Jennifer Williamson

Dr. Jennifer Williamson will give a power point talk explaining the Lindsey Wilson College project of helping a village in Uganda, Africa, at the Columbia Woman's Club Meeting, at 6pmCT, Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Club members will be assembling soap packages for the people of this village. The meeting is open for all women who wish to attend. Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY 42728. - Vonnie Kolbenschlag.

2012-11-21 00:37:40 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 21
Happy Anniversary, Julius and Kelli Claypool (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Allen and Annette Rowe (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Barbara and Wayne Armitage (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Gary and Ann Melton (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Stick and Irene Harmon (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chloe Jade Bright (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daniel Corbin (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Devin Scott Morris (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Drew Conn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James "Jimmy" Bailey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jamie Smith (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice Gosser Dykes, Russell Co., KY (1927-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elwood "Sonny" Burton (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alma Strange, 89, Adair Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stella McKinney Ballou, Burkesville, KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Iva Pearl Graves, Cumberland Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willie Mat Feese, Adair County, KY (1915-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Freda Mace, 58, Taylor County, KY (1954-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frank Page Smith, Campbellsville, KY (1924 - 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elenoria Mae Light, Taylor County, KY (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth M. Hewitt, Cumberland Co., KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rebecca Sue Campbell, Adair Co., KY (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, November 21, 2012
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTWalnut Grove Road closed at new bridge today until about 11amCT
The Walnut Grove Road in the location of the new bridge will be closed for today, Tuesday, November 20, 2012 due to construction by the Adair County Road Department on the bridge. The road will opened back up Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at around 11amCT. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Drive safely and have a Happy Thanksgiving. Judge Executive Ann Melton, Magistrate Sammy Baker, and the Adair County Road Department | (ID:20058, Comment)
8:00amCT7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance.
Always Click on County Name for Link to Docket at Kentucky Court of Justice:
Adair County. Adair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: Four (4) Cases Circuit Court. Fifty-one (51) cases District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Thirty-eight (38) cases District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Four (4) cases District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Forty-one (41) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:20074, Comment)
Adair County Bookmobile schedule TBA area today. Library is OPEN all Day, today.
The Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-374-2472 | (ID:20060, Comment)
Closed Wedneday for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • D's Pizza, 114 Jamestown Street, Columbia KY. Phone 270-634-4060
| (ID:20076, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren'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 Childrens Librarian | (ID:19794, Comment)
Free Diabetes Self-Management classes at AC Health Department
Adair County Health Department, 801 Westlake Drive Columbia, KY, will host Diabetes Self-Management Classes, 10am-12:30pmCT, Wednesdays, November 21 and 28, and December 5, and 12, 2012. Classes are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend! Pre-registration is required. Contact: 270-384-2286 or 1-800-928-4416 extension 1166. - Destiny Greer RN CDE.. | (ID:19970, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Robert Lee Foster, 77, Windsor, KY (1935-2012) | (ID:20042, Comment)
Services, Princeton, IN, for Bryan E. Hadley, Columbia, KY, native (1937-2012) | (ID:20045, Comment)
Services, Bernard Ridge Church of God, Russell County, KY, for Rev. James D. Small, Russell County, KY (1946-2012) | (ID:20068, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Summer Shade, KY, for Virginia D. Wilborn, 83, Summer Shade, KY (d. Nov. 18, 2012) | (ID:20040, Comment)
Services, Summer Shade, KY, for Virginia D. Wilborn, 83, Summer Shade, KY (d. Nov. 18, 2012) | (ID:20041, Comment)
Walnut Grove Road re-opens; public invited
Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton, Third District Magistrate Sammy Baker, and the Adair County Road Department, Jobe Darnell, Supervisor, invite the public to come to the Walnut Grove Road Bridge to celebrate its opening. Walnut Grove Road connects the Hadley's Community Church area on KY 704 to the Chance Community on KY 1952.Judge Executive Ann Melton, Magistrate Sammy Baker, and the Adair County Road Department | (ID:20082, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:19738, Comment)
Cancelation: Bible Study at Columbia Christian Church canceled Nov. 21, 2012
Wednesday night Bible study, regularly scheduled at 6:30pmCT, at Columbia Christian Church, 206 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is canceled for Wednesday, November 21, 2012. - Terry White | (ID:20046, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for James T. Givens, Green County, KY (1918-2012) | (ID:20050, Comment)
1:00pmCTHomeschool Story Hour at Adair Co. Public Library
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:19798, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Tommy Scott, Adair County, KY (1961-2012) | (ID:20047, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Glen Mason, Casey County, KY (1950-2012) | (ID:20049, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday evening worship service schedules. | (ID:19802, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:19769, Comment)

 





















 
 
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