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Iva Pearl Graves, Cumberland Co., KY (1938-2012)

She was a member of Hickory Grove Church of Christ

Iva Pearl Graves age 74 of Burkesville, KY (a resident of Cumberland Valley Manor) passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. Tom Watson officiating. Burial will be in the Murley Cemetery. Visitation will be 9amCT/10amET until service time at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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2012-12-21 17:13:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Merry Christmas 2012 from The Big Dawg 99.9 FM



2012-12-21 - 101 East Main Street, Campbellsville, KY - Photo By Larry Smith.
Merry Christmas to everyone in South Central Kentucky from Larry Smith and all the Shoreline Communications management and the staff of The Big Dawg, 99.9FM, wishing all a joyous Christmas and a prosperous New Year. - Larry Smith

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Derek Dwayne Caffee, 32, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. Dec. 21, 2012)

He was employed by Akebono in Glasgow, KY. He was a member of a large, respected family with deep family ties in Metcalfe and Barren Counties of Kentucky and elsewhere

Derek Dwayne Caffee age 32 of Edmonton, KY, died Friday December 21, 2012 in Edmonton, KY, of an automobile accident.

Funeral services will be 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Bragg-Mosby Cemetery in Edmonton. Visitation will be Saturday, December 22, 2012, 3pm-9pmCT/4pm-10pmET.


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Bobby D. Benningfield, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2012)

He was a highly regarded citizen of Taylor County, KY, and the patriarch of a highly regarded family. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Campbellsville High School where he was a star basketball player. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He started Quick Stop in Campbellsville and was a former employee of Primerica Financial Services and Batesville Casket Company.

Bobby D. Benningfield of Campbellsville, KY, died at 4:33amET, Friday, December 21, 2012, in Elizabethtown, KY. He was 79.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Monday, December 24, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Dr. James Jones. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Sunday, December 23, 2012, at the funeral home.


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Jerry Wayne Davis, Taylor Co., KY (1955-2012)

He was a member of a highly regarded Knifley-Elkhorn area family. He leaves 5 direct living descendants. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Knifley Christian Church. He was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, Knifley School System and Cox Built Homes. He was a member of the Casey Creek Masonic Lodge No. 536 F & AM
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Jerry Wayne Davis, 57, of Elk Horn, KY, died at 11:20pmET, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in Louisville, KY

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Minister Hugh Withers. Burial will be in Chappell Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, at the funeral home.


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Nitra will sing at Cafe on the Square

Nitra will perform tonight at Cafe on the Square, 212 Public Square, Columbia, KY, starting at 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET, tonight, Friday, December 21, 2012. Nitra singers could be some, all or most of these: Rachel Stephens, Shellie Elmore, Lydia Tiller, Daniel Jolly, Christian Talley, and Fred Rowe. - Fred Rowe

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Neal Fletcher, Cumberland Co., KY (1934-2012)

<He was the patriarch of a highly regarded Cumberland County, KY, family and was retired from Tyson Manufacturing Company in Glasgow, KY. .
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Neal Fletcher age 78 of Burkesville, KY, a resident of Cumberland Valley Manor, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 1:30pmCT/2:30pmET, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. R. Thomas Wilson and Bro. Mark Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Marrowbone Cemetery Visitation will be 5pm-9pmCT/6pm-10pmET, on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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ACHS Football Players will Ring Bells for Salvation Army

The ACHS Indian Football Players will be trading their helmets for bells for the Salvation Army, at the Columbia Walmart, 2988 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY 42728 throughout the day starting at 8:30amCT/9:30amET, Saturday, December 22, 2012. Darryl Price, Booster President, said being bell ringers is a good way for the the players and coaches to show community support. - Kelli Claypool

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Mrs. Victoria Delores K. Stommel, Cumberland Co., KY (1961-2012)

She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, was a pastor's wife, a stay at home mom and encourager to all she knew.
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Mrs. Victoria Delores Kinjerski "Vicky" Stommel, age 51, of West Liberty, Kentucky and formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Friday December 14, 2012 in Wolfe County, Kentucky the result of an automobile accident.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 6pmCT/7pmET, at the New Life Assembly of God, 1423 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104 with Bro. Richard Van Huss officiating. The Body will lie in state at the Church from 2pm-4pmCT/3pm-5pmET, Saturday, December 29, 2012.


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Dorothy Chansler, Yosemite, KY (1932-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Casey County, KY family. She leaves 28 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
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Dorothy Chansler passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 at her home in Yosemite, KY. She was 80.

Funeral services are 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Saturday December 22, 2012 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Gale Durham officiating. Burial is at South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday at the funeral home from 8:30amCT/9:30amET, until funeral service.


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Christmas Play, at Melson Ridge SBC, Sat., Dec. 22, 2012

Melson Ridge Separate Baptist, 5250 Hwy 900 Road, Columbia, KY, in the Melson Ridge Community (Cundiff) of Adair County, KY, will be performing, "Tis The Season for a Change." at 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET, Saturday, December 22, 2012. The children has worked real hard and it would be worth your drive to come see it. God Bless You All and Have a Great Merry Christmas from Melson Ridge Separate Baptist Church! -Judy Grant

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Christmas Eve Communion Service at Trinity UMC Dec. 24, 2012

There will be a Christmas Eve Communion Service at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, at 6pmCT/7pmET , Monday, December 24, 2012. This service is open to all who would like to worship on this special night. - Connie Scott

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Christmas Greetings 2012 Album I

The first Christmas Greetings postcard is posted this morning, a pretty one from Columbia/Adair County Utilities District, with all the employees listed - we like that! Again this year, Christmas Greetings postcard ads are free on ColumbiaMagazine.com. We ask that they be photos in landscape format, 640 pixels wide, jpg. The cards will be posted generally, as received, and as many as we are able to post each day through Christmas day. They are welcome from individuals, institutions, churches, businesses - both our advertisers and non-advertisers. Of course, in the season, we ask that these be strictly greetings messages of good will.

Christmas Greetings 2012 Album I is filled with 10 Christmas Cards.
It includes greetings from:
Columbia/Adair County Utilities District, Lindsey Wilson College community, Larry Smith at the Big Dawg 99.9 FM, Melissa Stone and Kris Knight, Greg Thomas Photography, TaP's Diner, Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, Pen & Amy and Evan, Hailey Elizabeth, and Graham Waggener, Sheila's Gifts, and Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.
For questions on specifics which may pertain, 270-250-2730. - CM


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Indians have easy win, 80-48, in first game of Holiday Classic

Columbia/Adair County welcomes special sports guests from Burkesville, Campbellsville, Greensburg, Lawrenceburg, Munfordville, Tompkinsville for today's Holiday Classic. Click on headline for complete scoring Thursday, December 20, 2012, four game schedule starting at 1:30pmCT/2:30pmET, at John Burr Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College

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The Adair County Indians came away with an 80-48 win over the Washington County Commanders and advanced to the semi-finals of the winners bracket of their own Holiday Classic tournament, last night, Thursday, December 20, 2012.


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Traffic: E-town area crews treat slick spots

But no major problems from Sleet/Snow Showers

District 4 crews have spot treated slick spots overnight, but no major problems have been reported with overnight sleet and snow showers. - Chris Jessie, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY.


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JanTerm starts Dec. 26, 2012: 3 college hours/6 days of classes

Campbellsville University's January Term gives college students local opportunity to add three hours undergraduate college credit in six days of classes over 9 day period. Some courses On Campus or some Online in a wide range of liberal arts, fine arts, business, social study, computer and church/theology related studies.
The best part about the January term is that students can the opportunity to accelerate their education and possibly graduate earlier than they originally anticipated- PAULA CALDWELL

By Ellie McKinley
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - In order to save time, money and allow students to graduate early, Campbellsville University presents course offerings during the January term, (JanTerm), which lasts from December 26, 2012 until January 4, 2013 giving an opportunity to take two-three credit hours costing $325 per credit hour.
Campus classes offered: Social Statistics, Literary Studies, Renaissance to Restoration Literature, Fundamentals of Speech, Understanding Music and American Government. Classes will meet each day, Monday-Friday, during the break.

Online classes: Marketing I, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Managerial Decision Making, Operation Management, Introduction to Old Testament Study, Introduction to New Testament Study, Christ and Culture, Computer Concepts and Applications, Introduction to Physical Activity, United States History to 1877 and Introduction to Philosophy.
With these options students can participate in a classroom setting on campus with professors who conduct the class. Students who chose to stay at home during the break also have the option of taking their class online from anywhere online connections are available - even on vacation.


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Today, FRIDAY with CM, December 21, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 21, 2012:
Words often fall short.
Comparisons demonstrate
no things describe love.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 21 December 2012.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 465, in progress

The Weather for Today

Hazardous Weather Outlook
outlook issued at 3:04amCT/4:04amET, Friday, December, 20, 2012: "A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THIS MORNING...AS WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION. THESE WINDS ARE IN RESPONSE TO A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS MICHIGAN THIS MORNING. THIS LOW WILL SHIFT EAST...FARTHER AWAY FROM OUR REGION...THIS AFTERNOON. THIS SHIFT WILL MEAN WINDS STARTING TO SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON. OTHER THAN WIND...SOME LIGHT SNOWS OR FLURRIES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...MAINLY ACROSS THE BLUEGRASS REGION OF KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA. ALSO...COLD CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH THE ABOVE-MENTIONED WINDS WILL MEAN WIND CHILLS IN THE TEENS THIS MORNING AND TWENTIES THIS AFTERNOON. ."

The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued the following forecast for Columbia, KY. This forecast Updated on 21 Dec 2012, 6:55amCT/7:55amET, NWS, Louisville, KY
Today - Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Tonight

Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West wind 6 to 15 mph.

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

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Plus some- added this past week, with maybe a few from History, and more:
direct links to articles, columns, poems and/or photos possibly with other important links, are posted here: Stephanie Caldwell Morgan's Men: Always Ready, Always There Posted on 2012-12-19 09:52:38 Tom Chaney: Books at Christmas Posted on 2012-12-15 06:09:50. Billy Joe Fudge Kentucky Color - Water Tower Anomaly Posted on 2012-12-19 04:53:03. Billy Joe Fudge:Kentucky Color - Sinking Creek Resurfaces Posted on 2012-12-16 06:11:57. w/Photos. . JIM: History: Birthing cry for an Adair Railroad just got weaker and weaker Posted on 2012-12-18 11:24:36. Chuck Hinman: Christmas memories from my show biz days Posted on 2012-12-16 05:47:42. Carol Perkins: Making our homes special for Christmas Posted on 2012-12-16 05:20:57. Robert Stone: At self-set pale- a sonnet Posted on 2012-12-16 10:07:05. Mike Watson:History: Railroad attempts in Adair County, KY Posted on 2012-12-18 13:58:13. Sharon Whitehurst: The Whitehurst Diaries. Sunset calm after the thunderstorm w/Photos. Posted on 2012-12-18 05:57:58.

2012-12-21 02:35:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 21
Happy Anniversary, Greg and Laura Murrell (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ricky and Linda Bennett (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Sneed (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandi Waggener | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Coffey (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Claudia Froedge | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dana Talley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Doug Waggener | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emily Brooke Ellis (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jimmy Luttrell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jo Ann Feese Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy VanVuron (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kim Downs | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Molly Rae Hadley (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ray Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ryan Bauer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shawn Bardin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tina Kessinger (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Valerie Loy (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nettie Coomer, Adair Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mitchell Rodgers, Taylor County, KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shelia June Willis Stearns, 54, Cumberland Co., KY (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy Reliford, Adair County, KY (1950-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dianne Loy, Russell Co., KY (Dec. 21, 1944-Nov. 21, 2005) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, December 21, 2012
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:28amCTWinter Arrives, Officially | (ID:20464, 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: One (1) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. Four (4) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) 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. One (1) Cases Circuit Court. Twenty-two (22) cases District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:20463, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Garry Dicken, Taylor County, KY (1950-2012) | (ID:20460, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20207, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for Mr. Truman Howard Murphy, Burkesville, KY (1933-2012) | (ID:20454, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Paul David Stephens, Russell County, KY (1943-2012) | (ID:20456, Comment)
2:30pmCTThe Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament today
- 02:30pmCT/3:30pmET - Campbellsville vs. Hart County
- 04:15pmCT/4:15pmET - Anderson County vs. Monroe County
- 06:00pmCT/07:00pmET - Cumberland County vs.Washington County
- 07:45pmCT/08:45pmET - Adair County vs. Green County
At John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:20465, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20236, Comment)
Adair Band Bingo at Adair Band Bingo Building - Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT
Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday. Open 5pm-10pmCT/6pm/11pmET, in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane (Bing Map/Direction from Anywhere) Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. | (ID:20282, Comment)
6:30pmCTRedlick UMC Christmas program is Fri., Dec. 21, 2012 Redlick United Methodist Church, 3976 Mosby Ridge Road, Edmonton, KY 42129, will be having a Christmas Program at 6:30pmCT, Friday, December 21, 2012 . The program will include skits by all the children, Christmas songs, poems, and the Christmas Story with the True Meaning of Christmas, and refreshments, plus: A special visitor will be bringing all the girls and boys treats. Everyone is invited. Phone: 270-432-0382. - Missy Lemmon | (ID:20087, Comment)
Beechgrove Separate Baptist Church presents Christmas Scrooge play
Beechgrove Separate Baptist Church, 2456 Hwy 900, Columbia, KY, will be having a Christmas play entitled Christmas Scrooge, at 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET, Friday, December 21, 2012. There will be refreshments immediately following the play. Bro Matthew Lawhorn and congregation invite everyone to come and enjoy this celebration of Christmas with us. - Anita Vanarsdale | (ID:20432, Comment)
RESCHEDULED to December 23, 2012.The Man Who Came for Christmas at Millerfield BIC
Millerfield Brethren In Christ Church, 1935 Millerfield Road, Columbia, KY will be having a Christmas Play on Friday night, December 21, 2012 at 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET, at the Fellowship Center. The title of the play is "The Man Who Came for Christmas." Contact: Bro. Richard Lehman at 270-384-9713. - Roxanne Roberts | (ID:20442, Comment)
Nitra will sing at Cafe on the Square Nitra will perform tonight at Cafe on the Square, 212 Public Square, Columbia, KY, starting at 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET, tonight, Friday, December 21, 2012. - Fred Rowe | (ID:20473, Comment)

 





















 
 
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