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Epicurean Kentuckian: New Years Meal tradition

Peg Schaeffer writes:
I read somewhere that you're supposed to eat black eyed peas on New Year's Day. I'd like to know more about that tradition. - Peg Schaeffer
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2013-01-01 19:36:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

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Birds of Kentucky - American Eagle at Marrowbone, KY

2013-01-01 - Marrowbone, Cumberland Co., KY - Photo by Kelli Claypool. On a country drive this morning, we spotted this majestic eagle. What a great way to welcome in 2013 with something so beautiful! Photo taken by Kelli Claypool. Date: January 1, /2013. Location: Marrowbone, Kentucky. - KELLI CLAYPOOL
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DAV service officer will be at VFW Post, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

There will be a Disabled American Veterans, Service Officer at the VFW Columbia Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, on Monday, January 7, 2013, with registrations 8:30amCT/9:30amET until 11amCT/12pmET, to assist any veteran with any needs or problems they may have in regards to VA benefits, All persons who are registered by 11amCT will be seen. There will be no appointments taken; all are on a first come, first served basis. This service is available to all veterans; you do not have to be a member of our Post or any other veteran organization. - JOE HARE, Post 6097 Commander

2013-01-01 18:56:52 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: COF finds the picture *neat*

COF writes:
Ya might oughta crop thet picsur a mite. Thet don't look lak no iced tea glass asittin' thar.

COF at Dun Roman
High (no pun intended) o'er beautiful Downtown Knifley
Whar we tend to be circumspected --COF
I'm pretty sure iced tea is all that Colonel Taylor is putting in bottles over in Frankfort. My brother swore it was so. Plus, it was a Christmas gift. - Pen

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2013-01-01 18:41:05 | Comments | Printable version

Edna Marie Jessie, 67, Glasgow, KY (d. Tues. Jan. 1, 2013)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected South Central Kentucky family, the daughter of the late Curt and Clora Poore England and the wife of Johnie D. Jessie, who survives. She leaves 24 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker

Edna Marie Jessie age 67 of Glasgow died Tuesday, January 01, 2013 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 1pmCT/2pmET, Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Bragg Cemetery, Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-9pmET, Wednesday, January 2, 2013, and after 9amCT/10amET, Thursday at the funeral home.

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Leon Lasley, Adair Co., KY native (1949-2012)

He was a native of Adair County, KY and a highly respected citizen of Taylor County, KY. He was the patriarch of a large family. He is survived by his wife Paulette Staten Lasley and leaves 10 direct living descendants. He was a member and deacon of Santa Fee Baptist Church and had been employed by Lake Cumberland Head Start, Summit Manor Nursing Home and Metzmeier Nursing Home. He loved the game of basketball, especially University of Louisville. His favorite phrase was "get in there, you rascal, you."
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Leon C. Lasley, Sr., 63, of Campbellsville, KY, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 8:54pmET, at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services Friday, January 4, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Santa Fee Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Henry delivering the eulogy. Burial will be in Lasley Cemetery. Visitation after 5pmCT/6pmET, Thursday, January 3, 2012, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, and after 11amCT/12pm noon CT, Friday at the church.

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2013-01-01 13:45:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Jane Cantrell, Taylor County, KY (1929-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Taylor County, KY family with widespread ties in Arkansas and Tennessee as well as Kentucky. She is survied by 21 direct living descendants

Jane Cantrell, age 83, of Bluegrass Way in Campbellsville, KY died Monday, December 31, 2012, at her residence after an illness.

Funeral services for Mrs. Jane Cantrell will be held at 10amCT/11amET, Thursday, January 2013, at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel, 503 East Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with burial in the CampbellsvilleMemorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY.The family request visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, at the funeral home.

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2013-01-01 11:43:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Reenie Newsome, Dunnville, KY (1942-2012)

She was a native of Pike County, KY, the matriarch of a respected Dunnville, KY family. She was married to Simon Newsome, who survives. She leaves one direct living descendant. Mrs. Newsome was an upholsterer

Reenie Newsome, age 70, of Dunnville, KY passed away on Sunday December 30, 2012 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 12pmCT/1pmET, Wednesday January 2, 2013 at Bartle Funeral Home Chape, Visitation will be held after 10pmCT/11amET Wednesday January 2, 2013 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, until time of the funeral service.

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2013-01-01 11:21:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Shirley Ann Miller, Russell Co., KY (1953-2012)

She was native of Ohio and a member of a large, respected Russell County, KY, family. She was the wife of William "Billy" Miller, who survives. She leaves 10 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker

Shirley Ann Miller, 59, of Leach Road, Jamestown, KY, died Monday, December 31, 2012 at the Russell County Hospital ER, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services for Shirley Ann Miller will be 2pmCT/3pmET, Friday, January 4, 2012, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with burial in the Rexroat Cemetery. Friends may call after 1pmCT/2pmET, Friday, at the funeral home. Bro Phillip Miller will be the officiating clergy.

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2013-01-01 10:47:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Memory of a favorite advertiser at the EHN

By Geniece Marcum

The late John Wes England, a prominent real estate agent, is still fondly remembered around Metcalfe County for his good nature, wit and humor. and came into the Edmonton Herald News office one day and announced, with put-on sternness, "Girls, you've made a mistake on my ad." We braced ourselves, because, unlike some, John Wes never complained. We knew it had to be bad.

Miss Ruth Van Zant, Becky Pedigo and I grabbed papers to check what had been printed. Where he bad advertised acreage with pond stocked with fish, we printed "pond stacked with fish."

We prepared for the possible request for a discount, as we knew one of his colleagues would do - and regularly did - for the least infraction. But when John Wes saw how chagrin we were, that trademark smile broke across his face, "Did get me lots of attention, though," he said, and left as gently as he came. - GENIECE MARCUM

2013-01-01 10:30:18 | Comments | Printable version

COF: Good time had by all celebrating Hogmanay in Knifley

Appears epidemic of Scottishness about in Knifley. Scotch/Adair Countians celebrate New Years like they in Edinburgh - not the real one in Johnson/Bartholemew/Shelby Counties, Inda anna - but the plaid one in a so-called UK - not the UK that excels in bugs, and tries real hard - bless their hearts - in basketball or the real one, site of the University of Knifley; no, this was like the one the UK of Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Englad Too big a time was had by all, celebrating Hogmanay in otherwise sublime Northern Adair County, KY.

By the COF

Well Sir, out here on the point o' the ridge we survived another Hogmanay. The year ahead peers to be undecided as our "first footers" were Ian en Donaline.

Now Ian fits some o' the tradition see'ng as how he is tall, not a sawbones, preacher or a grave digger. 'ppears he does't hae enny eyebrows ta speak of so they certainly ain't gonna meet in the middle. He is a wee bit on the swarthy side - but thet han'some part....Well hits well known Donaline ain't nevah been able ta see much further then her nose. Being the first ta cross the threshold, Ian brought a nice large slab of weathered oak and laid hit on the fire, but being Scots, barn en razed he 'lowed as how hit seemed more fittin' fer the host ta provide ta other. So Miz Emily, being kinda put on the spot, let me brang out the hawf en spread a wee dram about.

Makin' sure they left by the opposite door, the Mizzus en I raised our elbows one more time afore we retired for the night. Tried to convince her thet Hogmanay continues on to the next mornin' but she ain't havin' it.

All in all, seein' as how Ian met most o the regulations en een if'n he did lay down a chunk o oak stead o coal, I'm still ahopin' fer a decent year as I cross over ta a New Year leavin' three score en ten behind.

To all o' the CM family:

A guid New Year to ane an a' And mony may ye see.

COF at Dun Roman
Atop a wee dene o'er Bodacious Downtown Knifley -COF

2013-01-01 09:40:03 | Comments | Printable version

Nuggets of Information: Patterns from 2010 census figures

Nuggets of Information: Facts to sate the Perpetual Nine Year Olds of all ages

A look at the Wikipedia Entries for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, and Taylor Counties yielded these interesting population growth figures from the 2010 census for the first decade of the 21st Century:
  • Adair County, 8.2%
  • Russell County, 7.7%
  • Taylor County, 6.9%
  • Casey County, 3.3%
  • Metcalfe County, 0.6%
  • Green County, - 2.3%
  • Cumberland County, - 4.1%
Any comments on the factors which created these figures welcome, as are predictions on factors which will change the order when the 2020 Census is done. One factor could be how the new highway systems will affect the growth of Cumberland County, as it is discovered, and when the dramatic makeover Greensburg/Green County has undergone in recent years will start to pay big dividends.

2013-01-01 05:58:30 | Comments | Printable version

Today, Tuesday with CM, January 1, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for January 1, 2013:
Better verse may be
but none will best simple lines
filled with loving thoughts.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 1 January 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 476, in progress

The Weather for Today

For Continuously updated weather, click to National Weather Service for Columbia, KY The NWS issued this update on 1 Jan 2013, at 3:35amCT/4:35amET OVERNIGHT - Rain. Low around 36. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. TUESDAY, New Year's Day - A chance of rain before noon, then a chance for drizzle before ending. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. TUESDAY NIGHT - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 7 mph. Hazardous Weather Outlook
if any.

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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2013-01-01 03:55:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Bible study on Book of Philippians to start at Egypt Christian

Paul Patton will begin a sermon series on the Book of Philippians, with the theme, "How To Enjoy Your Life." On Sunday evening, January 6, 2013, at the 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET worship service at Egypt Christian Church, 4855 Knifley Road, Columbia, Ky 42728. The series will continue for several weeks. Everyone is invited to come and participate. - Paul Patton

2013-01-01 03:31:12 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for January 1
Business Birthday, Burton Ace Hardware | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Adam & Karen Darnell (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Donna & Charlie Parnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Dwayne & Debbie Martin (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, James and Tonya Feese (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Adam Wesley Bennett (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Benji Coffey (1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Frausto | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Maynard (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Conner Wayne Chrisman (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connie Copeland | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dale Johnson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey McClister (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Dean | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ken Hill | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Landon Corbin (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Loretta Turner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael R. Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Peggy Waggener | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Campbell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruth Eleanor Stevens Brock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Taylor Calhoun | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Teresa Milby | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vera Raines (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Willie Wooley (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rebecca Diane Edwards, Green Co., KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Lewis McClister (1956-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert K. Reff, Taylor Co., KY 1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald W. Upton, Russell Co., KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James E. Troutman, Adair County, KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lonnie Hedgespeth, Taylor Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Helen McElroy, Russell Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Lou Dean, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Theda Ganal Polston Baker, Cumberland Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ancil Lane, Taylor County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joann Bottom, Russell County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Oreta Ann Tucker, 66, Russell County, KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dale Johnson, Adair County, KY (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Roy Muncie, Taylor Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lula Pearl Smiley, Adair Co., KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorkis F. Burton, Adair County, KY (1964-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Lee Burris, Hustonville, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lola Shaffer, 95, Adair County, KY (1919-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby A. Gaddie, 72, Taylor County, KY (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Welby (Jimmy) Baker, Cumberland Co. KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Leland Sammons, 73, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Roe Tucker, 73, Russell County, KY (1942-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Douglas Coy Wolford, 70, Casey Co., KY (1946-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vena Raines, 79, Adair Co., KY/Wayne native (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bill Cundiff, 64, Adair County, KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Henry Dotson, 73, Taylor County, KY (1945-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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. 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. One (1) 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:20673, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:20543, Comment)
Services, Santa Fee Baptist Church, for Leon Lasley, Adair Co., KY native (1949-2012) | (ID:20677, Comment)
Services, Caldwell Cemetery, for Lois Crum, Taylor Co., KY (1955-2013) | (ID:25024, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Mabell Selby Hall, Anderson, IN (1923-2012) | (ID:20670, Comment)
3:00pmCTNo 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 | (ID:20509, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20575, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20579, 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:20631, Comment)
6:00pmCTRussell County Bee Club, 2688 S. Hwy. 127, Russell Springs. KY
Serves Russell County and the surrounding counties: Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Pulaski, Clinton, and Wayne. Meetings are normally held on the first Monday of the month, at 6pmCT, Russell County Extension Office at 2688 S. Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY.07 | (ID:20641, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County Sportsmans Club regular monthly meeting
Important: Officers for 2012 will be elected. All members are encouraged to attend.
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:20642, 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:20644, Comment)


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