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Beverly Dee Merritt, Adair County, KY (1950-2013)

Beverly Dee Merritt was a member of Columbia Christian Church, an avid supporter of the Adair County High School Band, charter member of Hardin County MADD, 1987 Kentucky State Chairperson of MADD, Writer-Editor US Army Armor Center, Training Literature Division, graduate of WKU, briefly employed as a field representative by US Senator McConnell and was Technical Writer/Editor of "Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal" at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA.
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Beverly Dee Merritt, 62, of Columbia, KY, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, TN, after an illness.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11amCT/12pm noon CT, at Columbia Christian Church, 206 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY with Bro. Terry White officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Friday, January 25, 2013, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, and after 9amCT/10amET, Saturday at the church.


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2013-01-24 18:24:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Beverly Dee Merritt, Adair County, KY (1950-2013)



2013-01-24 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
Beverly Dee Merritt, Adair County, KY (1950-2013)


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Sarah (Tensie) Moran, Green Co. KY (d. Jan. 23, 2013)

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Sarah "Tensie" Moran, 84, Louisville, KY, formerly of Green County, KY, passed away Wednesday, January 23m, 2013. Funeral services will be at 2pmCT/3pmET, Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Local, Green County, visitation will be 11am-2pmCT/12pm noon to 3pmET, at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home. (Visitation in Louisville, KY, will be 1pm-7pmCT/2pm-8pmET, at Joseph E. Ratterman Funeral Home, 7336 Southside Drive, Louisville, KY)


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2013-01-24 17:42:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Myra Ellen Smith, 67, Dunnville, KY (1945-2013)

She was a native of Illinois and the matriarch of a respected Dunnville, KY family with ties in Russell and Casey Counties and Breeding, KY. She leaves 10 direct living descendants.

Myra Ellen Smith, 67, Patty Ridge Road, Dunnville, KY, died Thursday, January 24, 2013, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

A memorial service will be held at 6pmCT/7pmET, on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Garlin Wilson officiating. Visitation will follow the memorial service until 8pmCT/9pmET.


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2013-01-24 14:13:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

ACES receives 21st Century Learning Center Grant

News from the Adair County School District

Adair County Elementary School (ACES) has received a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant. This five year grant will bring significant funds into the Adair County School District to provide increased academic enrichment opportunities for students through after-school and summer learning programs.

The ACES 21st CCLC grant application was written by a collaborative team of Adair Elementary and Col. William Casey staff. "I want to thank Ms. Dana Harmon, Ms. Debbie Bradshaw, Ms. Debbie Cowan and Ms. Paula Bault for their hours of hard work in securing this grant" said Mr. Alan Reed, Adair County Superintendent. "This is a program that provides quality academic, health and wellness, and after-school child care for our students. We are excited to see the program continue and serve even more of our students."


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2013-01-24 13:37:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

No school, Taylor Co., KY District Friday, January 25, 2013

By Larry Smith, FM 99.9, The Big Dawg

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (Thursday, January 24, 2013 1:23pmCT/2:23pmET) - Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook has just announced on FM 99.9 FM that school is cancelled in the Taylor County School District for Friday, January 25, 2013. He cited the high incidence of flu, which is already suppressing attendance numbers, and the probability of inclement weather. - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, The Big Dawg, FM 99.9, Campbellsville, KY


2013-01-24 13:22:05 | Comments | Printable version

Congratulations to ACMS Future Problem Solvers

Prudence Hutchison Westholm writes:
Congratulations to these CHAMPIONS---one of whom is my great nephew, Ben Hancock! - Prudence Hutchison Westholm
Comments re photo 48281 ACMS Future Problem Solving Team Champions


2013-01-24 12:10:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Inas Winifred Barger, Dunnville, KY (1920-2013)

She was a homemaker and a member of the Poplar Grove Baptist Church. She was a member of a very large, respected Russell County family and the last of the 10 children of the late Silas Walker Barger and Pina May Owens Foley. She leaves 23 direct and 8 step living descendants.

Inas Winifred Barger, 92, Dickerson Road, Dunnville, KY, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services will be at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E. Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, at 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, January 27, 2013, with Bro. Don Arthur and Bro. Glen Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, at the funeral home.


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2013-01-24 12:06:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair Schools receive great news on bond refinancing

A $203,346 additional benefit to refinancing than originally projected

Special ColumbiaMagazine.com news bulletin

COLUMBIA, KY (January 24, 2013; 10:24amCT) Adair County School Superintendent Alan W. Reed has received notice from the district's financial consultant, Joe Nance of the firm Ross, Sinclaire, & Associates that the bonds will be sold at a lower rate than the firm had estimated. Ross, Sinclaire had based the re-financing proposal on figures with a bond lifetime savings of $591,618, but, based on the low bid of 1.96% yield, the bond lifetime savings will actually be $794,964. The bonds will close February 5, 2013, Superintendent Reed said.


2013-01-24 10:22:38 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS National Honors Society will induct new members at 7pmCT

The Adair County Chapter of the National Honors Society will induct new members in a ceremony at 7pmCT, this evening, Thursday, January 24, 2013, in the cafeteria of Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. The event is open to the public. - SHEILA WILLIS, faculty advisor

2013-01-24 10:12:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

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

All Seven area counties show year-to-year improvement

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

Jobless Rates in the CM 7-County Area, December 2012
Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties
  1. Taylor Co., down from 8.2% jobless 2011 to 7.2% in 2012
  2. Casey Co., down from 8.6% jobless 2011 to 7.5% in 2012)
  3. Adair Co., down from 8.7% jobless 2011 to 7.7% in 2012
  4. Green Co., down from 8.4% jobless 2011 to 7.6% in 2012
  5. Metcalfe Co., down from 8.8% jobless 2011 to 8.4% in 2012
  6. Russell Co., down from 9.8% jobless 2011 to 9.0% in 2012
  7. Cumberland Co., down from 10.6% jobless 2011 to 10.4% in 2012
Rates for the Lake Cumberland Area Development improved from 9.9% jobless rate in 2011 to 8.9 in 2012. The Statewide Kentucky rate improved from 8.6% to 7.6%. Nationally, the rate was 7.6% for December, 2012.


2013-01-24 09:36:44 | Comments | Printable version

Edwin Earl Pierce, 68, Green County, KY (d. Jan. 21, 2013)

Edwin Earl Pierce, age 68 of Louisville, formerly of Green County, KY passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, at the University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY. A graveside service will be conducted at 2pmET, Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, 2501 N. Dixie Boulevard, Radcliff, KY. He is survived by one sister: Mae Hardison of Talahassee, Florida; and one grandson: Cody Pierce.

Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. at 270-9324886 is the local contact. - Sharon Curry, Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.


2013-01-24 09:11:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

COF: Opinion from KU Roundtable on Knifley Crossroads

By The COF

Saw your query 'bout the proper eddy-cut et the Crossroads.

The KU Roundtable had a good laff o'er thet one! No one here could ratly 'member ennyone actually agoing THRU the crossin'.

Iffen two or more folks wuz to meet they jest stop in the middle en pass howdy en ketch themselves up on the latest. Proper protocall is for both drivers to get out en lean on one of the trucks fenders or the side of the bed whilst solving the worlds problems. Coarse iffen they be ridin' horses they jest kinda gentle up long side o each other to accomplish the same purpose.


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2013-01-24 08:32:24 | Comments | Printable version

Please Disregard Those Emails, Folks

Ed's email account was accessed by someone this morning for about 10 minutes and used to send a number of spam messages, many to regular site readers. We think the problem is under control now, but ask that if anyone gets a message from edwaggener@gmail with a single link and no other text in it, to please just delete the message without clicking the link.

We are very sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for understanding.


2013-01-24 08:15:40 | Comments | Printable version

Jennifer Annette Talley, formerly of Burkesville, KY (1961-2013)

She was a native of Ohio. She will be returned to her adopted Cumberland County, KY, for final earthly resting place. She leaves 9 direct living descendants

Jennifer Annette Talley age 51 of Owensboro, KY formerly of Burkesville, KY, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Owensboro, KY.

Services graveside, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Burkesville Cemetery, N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.


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2013-01-24 07:25:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Wants old vehicle scene for use as photo backdrop

Devonna McVay writes:
My daughter was just saying the other day. She wished she could find an old vehicle like this to do photos of her clients standing beside of it. just wondered if it would be possible that the owner of this truck would let a person do that. --Devonna McVay
Comments re photo 48269 Its art


2013-01-24 07:04:42 | Comments | Printable version

Architects at SCB caught up in Columbia bell fever

Sherman, Carter, Barnhart working on several attractive bell solutions

Supt. Alan Reed writes:

I have been sending the the Columbiamagazine updates about the old school bell to Mr. Gabe Jones and the team of architects at Sherman, Carter, Barnhardt. They acknowledge that the buzz has started! Today I received an e-mail letting me know they are working on several attractive bell solutions for the new Adair County Primary Center.

The photos and public comments have served to generate much conversation about the old grade school. I would appreciate hearing from one of your readers who could describe how the bell sounded and how far away one could hear it. Our intent is to not only proudly display this wonderful piece of Adair County education history, but also to have it in working order to be rung at only the most special of occasions.

Alan Reed, Superintendent


2013-01-24 06:42:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Martha Barnes Martin's Memories of Jamestown Hill September 19, 1998

An Unforgettable Adair Countian, Martha Barnes Burris Martin, died this week, too soon after the loss of her equally unforgettable sister, Mary Evelyn Walker. Martha Martin was a many faceted, multi-talented woman of incredible vitality with an absolutely unquestioned love of Columbia. One of those talents was an extraordinary gift of language, so charmingly conveyed in this transcript of her recollections of growing up on Jamestown Hill, Columbia, KY. The introduction to the last revival of the talk from just a few months shy of 25 years, follows, along with a link to the full transcript, with photo(s) and many, many other links.
From walking the ledge . . . to praying for Earl . .. to 14 cents a gallon gasoline. . . to the house (where Five Star is today) which burned because the fire truck couldn't go out of the Columbia City limits . . . to Ralph Shearer dribbling a basketball home in the dark. It all happened on Jamestown Street, a magical place that really was, as it could only be told by Martha Barnes Martin
To read the entire transcript of one of the most unforgettable talks ever with photo(s), click to: Martha Barnes Martin's Memories of Jamestown Hill September 19, 1998


By Martha Barnes Martin
Memories of Jamestown Hill Neighborhood
presented at September 19, 1998 Reunion
Cranmer Dining Center, Lindsey Wilson College
Copyright Martha Barnes Martin

The Public Square South on Jamestown Street to Guthrie Street
When you left the Square, how far could you walk the foundation ledge of the Davis Hardware building before you turned chicken and had to jump?


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2013-01-24 05:11:50 | Comments | Printable version

Query: Wants details on individuals in Central KY Busline photo

George A. McGaha writes:
I'm seeking some help on identifying names with faces in the attached old photo. I recognize quite a few of the faces in this picture, but can only put a name with the tall guy on the left side of the photo. This is my grandfather, George Simpson. I don't know if this would be magazine worthy or not, but I figured that somewhere between yourself, Hack, and Hunter, you guys would probably recognize everyone in this photo, and possibly the origin of the photo. At the time this photo was taken I figure Hack and Hunter probably spent more time on the Square, and as they say nowadays "hanging out" at the G&M Grill more than Gilpin (Grover) and Morris (Richard) themselves. I appreciate any information anyone could give me on this photo. I have the original photo and can give it to you in other formats if that would help. Thank you, - George McGaha 502-889-7418
Thanks, George Allen: As you round up the usual suspects who might know the answer to your question, you might inquire of the Flowers Bros. - particularly the Joseph Flowers, the youngest of the three. Also: Ann Curtis. Also: David Martin. We know the photo was taken in the Reed Street side parking lot of what is now Grissom-Martin Funeral Home. The busline was owned by Mr. David Heskamp. Hope we get some answers. - EW


2013-01-24 04:53:28 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: Appreciates services at Lyon-Dewitt

Craig Rosson writes to CM to thank Lyon-Dewitt Funeral Home staff:
I am the father of Jessica Watson, Thank you for the beautiful services and your kindness. You made the entire experience so very much easier to endure. I am eternally grateful to you for taking such care of my daughter Jessica. God bless you. --Craig Rosson
Comments re article 57072 Jessica Lee Watson Taylor County KY 19882013


2013-01-24 04:33:23 | Comments | Printable version

Is Campbellsville, KY traffic rule same similarly, statewide

Comments re article 57101 Observed three incidents of bad driving coming to town today Jon Halsey writes:
Regarding the left turn against the light comment, Several months ago a Central Kentucky News Journal reader asked about turning left against the red turn arrow if the lanes continuing straight had the green light and no one was coming from the opposite direction. The specific location was the "Big Intersection" of 55, 68, 70 and 210 in Campbellsville, KY The question was answered by the Police Chief who said that it was legal to turn from the left lane against the red arrow as long as the light was green for the ongoing lanes and there was no traffic from the opposite direction.

I wonder if this is just a local ordinance or if it applies on all KY State routes as these are.

Jon Halsey
Knifley, KY
Thanks, Mr. Halsey: for the question. And, for the benefit of vacationers to Beautiful Downtown Knifley, KY, what is the local ordinances relating to The Crossing in Knifley? Not sure if the inquiring mind of Maury Lewis wants to know or not, but others may be curious as to how public safety is maintained in peaceful, serene, Knifley, KY. - CM


2013-01-24 03:53:59 | Comments | Printable version

Agrees with Joe Hare on drivers being alike

Comments re article 57121 Doesn't understand why everyone is down on Columbia drivers

Wayne Armitage writes:
Joe Hare you hit the nail on the head. All Drivers are alike in all cities. So it all comes back to the fact that since no one obeys the traffic laws then no one should complain about accidents at intersections. It is not the maker or the designer of roads that cause accidents it is the drivers that are not paying attention and obeying the laws. - Wayne Armitage
Thanks, Wayne Armitage: You're right, drivers are generally alike, everywhere, and the majority of Adair County drivers are way above average. What most are complaining about is the tiny number in the Idiot Class, the Jerks, the driving bullies who need attention. And what's wrong with making the roadways more intuitive? -EW


2013-01-24 03:41:27 | Comments | Printable version

Don T. Ledford, Casey County, KY (1985-2013)

He was an Environmental Contactor and a member of First Baptist Church, Liberty, KY
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Don T. Ledford, age 27, of Liberty, KY, passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2013, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington, KY.

Funeral Services will be held 12pm noon CT/1pmET. Friday January 25, 2013 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY. Rev. Jimmy Brown and Rev. Rodney Smith will be officiating. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Thursday January 24, 2013 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.


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2013-01-24 03:25:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

(Ad) CM Saves You Click(s): We don't have any microwave ads

Workhorse CM ad 11529 did its job. Retired honorably. Another microwave ad needed for replacement duty.

If you're looking for a good used microwave, we'll Save a Click for you. At 2:37amCT, Thursday, January 24, 2013, there are absolutely none listed! Got this word, on the one in 11529, "SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks so much,CM." In fact, there are still good items - a refrigerator, a Tappan Electric Stove (Campbellsville), and a Magnavox Color Tv at a low price, but Microwaves, for the moment - None. See these now in CM Furniture and Appliances, a FREE classification for individuals in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, and Taylor Counties, KY. For business advertisers, for What's FREE and What's PAID, check RATES & TERMS


2013-01-24 02:42:51 | Comments | Printable version

Questions if anyone knows how to drive around the Square

Comments re article 57126 Time to act to make streets crosswalks safer is now Carolyn Williamson writes:
Or as stated in my other comment. (Response to Stop Lights commentary) It may help if people are made to take Drivers Education classes and learn to obey the laws of the road.

Case in point, no one seems to know exactly how to drive around the square or what STOP means??? - Carolyn Williamson
Thanks We'd like to see Stops at every Crosswalk in town. We'd like to see uniformity in Kentucky towns with "rotaries" like our Public Square and Burkesville's. Both are same physical layout, with different rules. Either would be fine. -EW


2013-01-24 02:14:51 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

CM has received request for close up pictures of old school

Comments re photo 48272 The building which held the bell

CM has received a request for more close up photos of the old Columbia Graded & High School and the cannery which was spoken of in the article (Perhaps a note can be added for the beloved bell-ringer by Laverne Woody Jankowski). "I love to hear and view bits of Columbia history. Thank you so much," he wrote.

If anyone has photos of Mr. Joe Taylor, Sr. or any of the other personalities associated with Columbia Graded & High School, those would be appreciated, too. Send using the Contact Button with this story and include photo(s) with complete caption information - preferably already in CM style to indulge professed indolence of staff - or use any Contact/Submit button. - CM


2013-01-24 01:57:35 | Comments | Printable version

Driving On Kentucky Roads: A Russell Countian Speaks Out

It's a privilege, not a right. Comments on the Inattentive Driver problem. Most answers are in the manual, he says. Urges all to 'Pay Attention'

By Daniel Wilson
Editorial comment

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY. (Thursday, January 24, 2013. 1:18amCT) - I would like to state driving on Kentucky Highways is a privilege and not a right. Established by the Kentucky Department of Transportation are guidelines for safe driving and many of those rules are enforceable by Kentucky Law and can be a simple citation, misdemeanor or felony arrest, depending on the situation if an infarction is observed by law enforcement.


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2013-01-24 01:37:14 | Comments | Printable version

Donna Saunders: Same offenders are continually breaking law

Received from an obviously "Sleepless on Burkesville Street" writer at 12:50amCT, Thursday morning, January 24, 2013, from loud, noisy, unsafe Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY

By Donna Saunders
Editorial Comment

I don't care where you live or have lived, it is not wrong to want to have the laws of your community upheld.

Speed limit laws are there for a reason...public safety.

To just ignore those laws is a complete disrespect for the law and the citizens of that community.


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2013-01-24 01:23:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Commentary

George Rice Comments on drivers - the majority are good ones

He commends local drivers; rightfully so (for majority). He suggests street light at Burkesville Street/Road & Bypass

George Rice writes:
I'm somewhat like Joe Hare about the bad drivers in Columbia and Adair County. I'm the littlest man on the totem pole but I didn't know that we had a driving problem with the drivers or the law enforcement. I really thought our town had very courteous drivers. Almost daily while going through town I see drivers slowing or stopping to let someone in or out of a traffic situation. As for the stop lights, I would suggest to lay the phone down and watch those lights. They are designed for our safety.

As for a suggestion, I sure would like to see a street light at the intersection of Hwy. 61/80 and the by-pass. I find it very difficulty to see the road lines at night when turning left off 61/80 onto the by-pass north. George Rice - George Rice
George Rice - Agreed that on balance Adair County has an overwhelming majority of the most courteous drivers in the world. It's the outlyers, the small Idiot Class and the Bully Drivers - tailgaters, intersection blockers, speeders, the disturbers of the peace, including the engine gunners, the jake-brakers in town, the through semi's who won't use the bypass, the minority of motorcyclists who purposely rev engines (even Harley-Davidson's President has asked riders of his machines to ride respectfully, and, when they do, most absolutely love to see their bikes), and all the misfits who drive threateningly, who need special education. Those who love Downtown Columbia, live here, walk here, bike here, buy here, bank here, do business here, pay taxes (boy do they pay taxes - inequitably, too, for what they get!) deserve not to be, Still Sleepless in Columbia, KY at 1:17amCT - a loud semi on Jamestown Street awoke me - and I'm making the most of it, working. - ED WAGGENER


2013-01-24 01:15:53 | Comments | Printable version

TODAY, THURSDAY with CM, January 24, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for January 24, 2013:
Stone figures crumble
but words that stir loving hearts
will live forever.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 24 January 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 499, in progress

Quick Quote of the Day
Men go crazy in congregations. But they only get better One by One - STING

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Plus some- added Sunday, this past week, with maybe a few from History, and more are posted next. For now, same as yesterday - EW:


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2013-01-24 00:47:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Russell County injury collision on KY 379

Vehicle overturns after dropping off embankment

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

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY (2013-01-23) - Trooper Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred today at 4:15pmCT, 3 miles south of Russell Springs on KY 379. The collision occurred when a 2007 Chevy, operated by 16-year-old Emily York of Russell Springs, was traveling south on KY379. York's vehicle dropped off of the southbound side of the roadway, struck the embankment of the ditchline which caused the vehicle to overturn before coming to final rest on a fence. York was not belted at the time of the collision and was transported to the Russell County Hospital. - TFC BILLY GREGORY

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.


2013-01-24 00:18:00 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for January 24
Happy Anniversary, Matthew and Laura Brummett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Addie Lee Burton (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alina Lidia Krygier Cierniak | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Matthews | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cloey Bailey (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Joe Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Joe Melson (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jason Somerville | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Martin (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica LeAnne Helm (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy birthday, Joan Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jordan Lasley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelli Claypool | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelly Young Jackson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyndal Caldwell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Libby Reynolds Fudge | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lora Atchley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Macy Partin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marsha L. Roberts (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Neal Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phyllis Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rhea Baker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rhonda Burton (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Roxann Lawless | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sam Pelly | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sebastian Hancock (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Toby Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Charles Grimsley and Charlotte Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wayne "Pokus" Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Joseph Adrian Hobbs II, Green County, KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Callie Huff (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Foster B. Finn (1921-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chester Dunbar, 87, Russell Springs, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garner Murrell, Metcalfe Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul H. Norris, Hustonville, KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sandra Fletcher Collier Estes, Adair Co. native (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Burford Blair, Adair Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Toshia Leighanna Parrish, Burkesville, KY (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Stapp, Taylor County, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny G. Paxton, Green County, KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louvern Lee, Adair Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rachel Phillips, Russell Co., KY native (1943-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlie Reece, Adair County, KY (1952-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Angela Marie Merritt, 89, Taylor Co., KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sheryl Nadine Skinner, Russell Co., KY (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grace Goff Cary, Burkesville, KY, (1932-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Carol Fulkerson, Adair Co., KY (1953-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James H. (Jiggs) Sparks (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)

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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) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. Forty-three (43) Court Events District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Thirty-nine (39) Court Events Circuit Court. Five (5) Court Events District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0)Court Events District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Five (5) Court Events Circuit Court. Eight (8) Court Events cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY, One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. One (1) Court Events District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:20884, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Boyd Richardson, Russell Co., KY (1954-2013) | (ID:20865, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:20567, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Gertha Williams, Knifley, KY (1922-2012) | (ID:20872, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Wanda Faye Robertson, Casey County, KY (1946-2013) | (ID:20880, Comment)
1:00pmCTGarden Club meeting will be on 4-season vegetable gardening (STORY) Wendy Butler Burt with the Adair County Garden Club will be hosting a round table discussion about 4-season vegetable gardening in Kentucky at 1pmCT/2pmET, Thursday January 24, 2013 at the Adair County Extension Services Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. - BARBARA ARMITAGE, President, Adair County Garden Club, 270-250-2979 | (ID:20796, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Pauline Sneed, Adair County, KY (1920-2013) | (ID:20879, Comment)
Services in Greensburg, KY, for Farrell Lee Hickerson, Green Co., KY (1936-2013) | (ID:20882, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:20598, Comment)
5:30pmCTGrain Crops Short Course at Campbellsville, KY (Schedule)
Tonight: Hot Topics & Insects and Insect Control in Grain Crops, Dr. Chad Lee, U.K. Grain Crops Specialist
The Adair, Green & Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a three session Grain Crops Short Course. Speakers will include UK Grain Crops Specialists in weed control, disease control, and agronomy. Registration for the program is free. All sessions will be held at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service, 1143 South Columbia Avenue, Campbellsville, KY at 5:30pmCT/6:30 pmET. | (ID:20762, Comment)
Adair County Middle School Homecoming is January 24, 2013
Adair County Middle School, 320 John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY, will be having Homecoming on Thursday, January 24, 2013. The crowning of the 2013 Homecoming King and Queen will be at 5:30pmCT/6:30pmET, immediately following the 7th grade B Team game. All candidates and members of the Homecoming court are asked to be at the school, 322 General John Adair Drive, by 5:15pmCT/6:15pmET. The 8th grade members of the ACMS boys' basketball and 8th grade cheerleaders will be recognized prior to the 8th grade game, at approximately 6:45pmCT/7:45pmET Contact: 270-384-5308. -ALMA RICH, Principal | (ID:20878, Comment)
7:00pmCTACHS National Honors Society will induct new members at 7pmCT
The Adair County Chapter of the National Honors Society will induct new members in a ceremony at 7pmCT, this evening, Thursday, January 24, 2013, in the cafeteria of Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. The event is open to the public. - SHEILA WILLIS, faculty advisor | (ID:20887, Comment)

 




















 
 
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