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Bill Asbery, 44, Hustonville, KY (1968-2012)

He was a tool and die maker and owner and operator of B&J Towing. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved working on cars. He was the son of the late Jimmie Asbery and Barbara Blakey Asbery, who survives, as does his beloved wife, Judy Barnett Asbery and son, Joe Asbery.

Bill Asbery passed away Thursday December 27, 2012 at his home in Hustonville, KY. He was 44.

Cremation rites were honored by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. A memorial service will be held at a later date..


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Stotts twins, Cagney & Lacy, doing well



2012-12-27 - Greater Bliss, KY - Photo by Junior Stotts.
These twin female mules, a rarity in the equine world, are doing well. They were born May 29, 2012, on the Junior and Connie Stotts place on Burkesville Road, just south of the Louie B. Nunn Parkway interchange No. 46. The mules got a proper launch under the expert care of Charles Shirley at Andy Withers' Hot City Stables, where they boarded for a few days. Now, Cagney, the blaze faced beauty on the left, and Lacy, right are showing great poise at near seven months. See related story, photos: New twins cause stir in horse community

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Howard Wade Conover, 49, Columbia, KY (1963-2012)

He was a native and resident of Columbia, KY, and a member of a respected Adair County, family. He was a grocery clerk

Howrd Wade Conover, Appen Avenue, Columbia, KY, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at his home.

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E. Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be after 3pmCT/4pmET, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY.


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Wayne Moore, Adair County, KY (1930-2012)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, he was the son of the late Lawrence Moore and the late Terry Hayes Moore. He was the brother of Bobby Moore of Columbia, KY, and Danny Moore of Campbellsville, KY. He was the patriarch of a highly regarded family. His marriage to Jean Bryant Moore endured over 58 years. He leaves nine direct living descendants.Mr. Moore was of the Baptist Faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired diesel mechanic for Kelly Leasings, Columbus, IN. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, fishing, and Nascar racing.

Wayne Moore, 82, Edinburgh Indiana, died Sunday, December 23, 2012, at 9:56pmCT/10:56pmET, at Homeview Center in Franklin, IN.

Funeral services will be held at 12pmCT/1pmET, Friday, December 28, 2012, at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, 302 E Main Cross Street, Edinburgh, IN, with Rev. Lewis Burton officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, between S. Eisenhower DR and US 31 near their intersection, in Edinburgh, IN. Visitation is 3pm-7pmCT/4pm-8pmET, Thursday, December 27, 2012, at the funeral home. Military graveside rites will be provided by Edinburg American Legion Post No. 233.


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Kyle Edward Ballard, formerly of Summer Shade, KY (d. Dec. 24, 2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, respected family. He was the son of the late Radford and Sally Fansler. He leaves 31 direct living descendants. He was a farmer
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Kyle Edward Ballard, age 76, of Tompkinsville, formerly of Summer Shade, died December 24, 2012, at his home. Funeral services will be Friday, December 28, 2012 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Parks officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will begin Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at the funeral home.


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Welcome to Chamber Insights - December 2012

In this issue: Thought of the month, President's Message, Welcome New Board Members, Thank You for Christmas in Columbia, Saying Goodbye to Board Members, "Wonder-ful, saying good bye to Paul Hayes

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No Adair County Knife Swap on January 1, 2013

The Adair County Knife Swap will not be having an auction and knife swap at 3pmCT/4pmET, Tuesday, January 1, 2013 due to it be being the first day of the year, but will be meeting on the third Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in the basement of the Masonic Lodge, 501 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Contact: Jason at 270-634-1627 or Willard at 270-634-1657. Thank you and God Bless! - Adair County Knife Club

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Knife 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, 501 Burkesville Street, (Burkesville and Frazier Streets) Columbia, KY. Doors will open at 3:00pmCT/4pmET. The auction begins at 5:00pmCT/6pmET. 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


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Shannon Whitlow Klassen, Green Co., KY (1973-2012)

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Her family and friends knew her as a prankster who enjoyed laughing and spending time with them.
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Shannon Whitlow Klassen, 39, of Danville, KY, formerly of Greensburg, KY, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2pmCT/3pmET, Saturday, December 29, 2012, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Leslie Jewell and Bro. Freddie Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hodges Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be 11am-2pmCT/12pm noon to 3pmET, Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the funeral home.


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Jobless rates better 2012 over 2011 - down in all 7 area counties

Adair County continues to show improvement, with .9% year to year improvement, and unemployment below statewide average, just 0.1% over national average.

Data from Kim S, Brannock
Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet

Jobless Rates in the CM 7-County Area, November 2012
Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties
  1. Taylor Co., down from 8.1% jobless 2011 to 7.1% in 2012
  2. Casey Co., down from 8.7% jobless 2011 to 7.2% in 2012)
  3. Adair Co., down from 8.4% jobless 2011 to 7.5% in 2012
  4. Green Co., down from 8.2% jobless 2011 to 7.4% in 2012
  5. Metcalfe Co., down from 9.3% jobless 2011 to 8.1% in 2012
  6. Russell Co., down from 9.3% jobless 2011 to 8.4% in 2012
  7. Cumberland Co., down from 10.7% jobless 2011 to 9.7% in 2012
Rates for the Lake Cumberland Area Development improved from 9.9% jobless rate in 2011 to 8.6 in 2012. The Statewide Kentucky rate improved from 8.5% to 7.6%. Nationally, the rate was 7.4% for November, 2012.


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Mr. Grady D. Cope, Burkesville, KY (1938-2012)

He was a native of Pickett County Tennessee. His wife of 55 years, Wilda Martin Cope, survives. He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded family; he leaves 10 direct living descendants. He was a member of Cedar Hill United Methodist Church, and a dairy farmer
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Mr. Grady D. Cope, age 74 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Monday December 24, 2012 at The Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral Services for will be conducted Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11amCT/12pm noon ET, in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in the Amonett Cemetery in Pickett County, Tennessee. Visitation will be after 3pmCT/4pmET, Thursday December 27, 2012 until the funeral time on Friday.


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Bro. Jr Holmes will be preaching at The Flatwoods SBC

Bro. Jr. Holmes will be preaching at The Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY 42728, at 11amCT/12pm noon ET, Sunday December 30, 2012. Sunday School begins at 10am CT/11am ET Everyone is invited. Phone: 270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin

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Today, Thursday with CM, December 27, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 27, 2012:
Daily toil at end,
body may find quiet
but mind shadows work.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 27 December 2012.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 471, in progress

The Weather for Today

Hazardous Weather Outlook
from NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY 2:49amCT/3:49amET THU DEC 27 2012 Today and Tonight. " WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 30 THIS MORNING...SLICK SPOTS MAY BE PRESENT...ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY OR UNTREATED ROADWAYS."

The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued the following forecast for Columbia, KY. This forecast Updated on 27 Dec 2012, 4:15pmCT/5:15pmET
Today- Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight- Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Light and variable 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

Quick links to Favorite SUNDAY with CM Columns
Plus some- added Today, 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: The CHRISTMAS STORY ANTHOLOGY
Some new, some old, the way we remember Christmas, through stories of the past. If you have one of your own a new one or a remembered one from CM, let us know. Christmas is a time of remembering: Christmas wish videos links are posted from Lindsey Wilson College and CU:

A reminder to readers there may be opening audio in some videos, which may awaken others in the household or workplace -CM

Click to use Beta Google Search to search CM
Try it and let us know how you like it. Search all the archives of ColumbiaMagazine.com using Google's advanced search tools:Search ColumbiaMagazine.com with Google Search



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Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 27
Happy Anniversary, Raymond and Viola Benaitis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Robert and Robin Smith (1974) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversrary, Daryl and Lois Wilson (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alisha Stotts (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angie Janes Adams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chloe Sumer Lanz (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cholie Summer Lanz | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emmalee Baker (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kayla Rae Duff (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sam Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Travis Giles | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tyler Kimbler (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vera Couch (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Phyllis Gary Allen, 60 Casey Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Susie Della Sapp, 99, Taylor Co., KY (1909) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Geneieve "Ginny" Murphy, 65, Taylor Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mabel M. Passmore, Russell Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Joe Elmore , Casey Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Veotra Ruth Warf, Green Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Burton Harding, Adair Co., KY native, (1927-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Miller, Adair County, KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wayne Moore, Adair County, KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ida Bell Corbin, Taylor Co., KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucille W. Sparks, Adair County, KY (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Duel Sneed (Dec. 27, 1923 - Nov. 30, 1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Services, Columbia, KY for Cleo Shively, Columbia, KY (1942-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, December 27, 2012
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
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: No (0) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) 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. Five (5) cases District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. One (1) Cases Circuit Court. No (0) cases District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Four (4) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY, No (0) Cases Circuit Court. Twelve (12) cases District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) 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:20506, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Grethan Wethington, 89, Columbia, KY (1923-2012) | (ID:20488, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Annie Marie Creason Milby, Green Co., KY (1944-2012) | (ID:20493, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20213, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Violet R. Thomas, Casey County, KY (1927-2012) | (ID:20492, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Leonard E. Bryant, Adair County, KY (1921-2012) | (ID:20490, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Madeline Burress Morrison, Campbellsville, KY (1929 - 2012) | (ID:20494, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20242, Comment)
6:30pmCTAdair County Hospital Board meeting, 901 Westlake DR, Columbia, KY (AGENDA)
The Adair County Hospital Board, governing body for Westlake Regional Hospital, Westlake Healthcare Team, meets each last Tuesday at 6:30pm in the board room of Westlake Regional Hospital, 901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY 42728. The board consists of Vice Chair Craig Pyles; Treasurer, Bruce White; Secretary, Richard Grant, Neal Gold, Brad Keltner. Administrator, David Rasmussen. Administrative Assistant, Cheryl Wall. Phone 270-384-4752.The meetings are open to the public. | (ID:20294, Comment)

 





















 
 
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