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Lois Dunbar , Russell County, KY (1924-2013)

She was saved at an early age and was a highly valued member of the Pine Grove Separate Baptist Church. She used her beautiful voice to sing the praises unto God. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Keith Dunbar. She leaves five direct living descendants. She will be sadly missed by her family, Church, and many friends.
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Lois Dunbar, 88, of Hwy. 910, Russell Springs, KY, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service for Lois Dunbar will be 10amCT, 11amET, Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richie Curtis and Rev. Casey Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Square Oak Cemetery. Friends may call after 5pmCT/6pmET. Thursday at the funeral home.

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2013-02-06 16:29:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Lois Dunbar , Russell County, KY (1924-2013)

2013-02-06 - 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Lois Dunbar , Russell County, KY (1924-2013)

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Link: Adair Co. Schools Comprehensive Improvement Plan

By Phyllis Curry
Adair County School District Instructional Supervisor

The Adair County School District's 2012-13 Comprehensive Improvement Plan is now posted on the district website. In addition, all school plans are also posted on the district website, at Comprehensive Improvement Plan.

Also, hard copies of each of the plans are also available at the Adair County Board of Education office, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY 42728 Phone. 270-384-2476. - Phylllis Curry

2013-02-06 16:02:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

CAUD Boil Water Advisory: Feb. 6, 2013 Dunnville RD area

(COLUMBIA, KY - Issued at 1:30pmCT, Received at 2pmCT, Wednesday, February 6, 2013) Columbia/Adair Utilities District (CAUD) has issued a Boil Water Advisory, for customers on
Dunnville Road, Eunice-Dunnville Road, Damrons Creek Road, Short Creek Road and Roger’s Lane.
The advisory has been issued due to a main line leak. Following such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological contamination of the water supply therefore this Boil Water Advisory has been issued as a precautionary measure. Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking, bringing the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using. This advisory will remain in effect until the situation has been corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality. For more information concerning the Boil Water Advisory, contact Lennon Stone at Columbia Adair Utilities District, 270-384-2181. - Mrs. Ashley Lackey

2013-02-06 15:43:05 | Comments | Printable version

If a spell could move a house . . .

The Keyhole House in Lebanon

Joyce M Coomer writes:
I have always admired that house and if I knew a spell to move houses, the owners would come home one day and find it gone! - Joyce M Coomer
Comments re photo 48412 Scenic Marion Co KY The Keyhole House Lebanon KY photo by The Feedman, Kenny Browning

2013-02-06 15:36:40 | Comments | Printable version

Update: Sadie is Home

Cindy Thrasher writes:
It's a miracle, Sadie is home! Seems she was staying in a neighbor's greenhouse! Thanks so much for posting, they saw it on Columbia Magazine and called me! --Cindy Thrasher

2013-02-06 15:23:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Dr. Hugh R. Smith, Russell County, KY (1923-2013)

He was a highly regarded dentist, who retired after a long, successful practice in Russell Springs, KY. He was a member of a prominent Russell County family from the Font Hill community. He was the widower of Mary Nell Stephenson Smith. He leaves 19 direct living descendants. He was a veteran of service in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired dentist. He had a keen interest in the history of the area, and was a avid photographer. In retirement, he made almost daily trips exploring sights of interest generally in Russell County and surrounding area
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Dr. Hugh R. Smith, 89, of E. Hwy 80, Russell Springs, KY, died Sunday, February 3, 2013, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral services will be at 11amCT, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Friendship Baptist Church, 5448 Kentucky 80 Russell Springs, KY 42642, with Bro. Gil Hammond and Bro. Louis Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in the Smith Memorial Cemetery in Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Friday, February 8, 2013, at Friendship Baptist Church.

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2013-02-06 13:23:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Cody Harbison Shive, infant, (d. Feb. 5, 2013)

He was the son of Randall and Cynthia Shive of Edmonton, KY

Cody Harbison Shive, infant son of Randall and Cynthia Shive passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2012 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow. KY.

Graveside services for Cody will be held 1pmCT, Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the Moore Springs Cemetery at Subtle, KY.

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2013-02-06 11:34:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Wellie Paul Grant hearing over - release order stands

The hearing on the motion by Commonwealth's Attorney Gail to vacate, alter, or amend Judge James Boling's order releasing Wellie Paul Grant, was over in approximately one hour. Wellie Paul Grant had been indicted for the murder of Rex Coffey 7 years ago. Judge Boling ruled that the Grant release stands.

The courtroom was mostly filled, largely with friends of the Coffey family. There was a brief wait for Judge Boling to enter the courtroom, delaying court for 10 or so minutes. The procedure was over before 10amCT. Details will be posted later.

2013-02-06 10:13:46 | Comments | Printable version

Knifley writer thinks CM erred on PO closing on Saturday

Jon Halsey writes:
The New York Post version of this item says "...7 in 10 Americans support the switch to five-day delivery..". Not sure when or how 3 in 10 became"...disappointing news to MOST..". It must have happened during one of my mid day naps. As a side note, it sure makes the case for the CM model - 7/24/365 at the click of a button. Jon Halsey Knifley --jon halsey
Thanks for the comment, Jon Halsey: Should have put "to me," I come from a Post Office family - even had a brilliant career going myself at the U.S. Post Office in Indianapolis, but the luster came off when the helper on my van failed to watch where we were going and we harelipped the District Attorney's car in the Federal Building, which housed the post office, too. - EW

2013-02-06 09:56:35 | Comments | Printable version

Shepherd Dog awaits owner on KY 80 near Adair/Metcalfe Line

Please help us to get this dog back to its owner. There is an Austrian Shepherd dog that came to our house on Tue. The dog is located off highway 80 three and a half miles from the Adair Co. line into Metcalfe Co. on East Fork Creek. Please call 270-432-2671. Thanks, -Mary Lou Feese

2013-02-06 09:48:30 | Comments | Printable version

StoryLink: Post office to stop Saturday deliveries

There's disappointing news to most (OK, to Me, Jon Halsey - EW) in a USA TODAY story, U.S. Postal Service Delivery of Mail on Saturday which outlines cutbacks in deliveries at US Post Offices. The story says that Saturday deliveries will end in August, 2013, but Saturday package deliveries will continue.

2013-02-06 09:28:57 | Comments | Printable version

Big Event: Motion in Wellie Paul Grant at 9amCT

The motion to alter or amend an order by Special Adair County Circuit Judge Jim Boling releasing Wellie Paul Grant hearing has focus on The Adair Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Check CM Events for details and link to announcement from Commonwealth's Attorney Gail Williams.

2013-02-06 08:48:14 | Comments | Printable version

Books n Beans coffee shop opens at Campbellsville University

It's already well utilized, with 40 or more students ofter there at one time
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By Christina L. Kern and Lucas Pennington
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Campbellsville University added Books n Beans, a new coffee and snack shop, to Montgomery Library this semester. Books n Beans, which is also open to the public, is open seven days a week: Monday through Friday 7:30amET until midnight, and Saturday and Sunday 7amET until midnight.

Books n Beans is located inside the Bright-Redmon Commons of Montgomery Library, located on Campbellsville University's campus at 116 University Drive, Campbellsville. Entrances are located in front and at the newest entrance off the Chowning Patio.

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2013-02-06 08:43:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Free college access app - for Android cell phones

By Tim Ballard

Kentucky residents can now download a free KHEAA Kentucky College Access app for their Android phones. The app is provided by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

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2013-02-06 08:37:18 | Comments | Printable version

Got Music? talent contest at Greensburg, KY March 16, 2013

The Green County High School Prom Committee is hosting the "Got Music?" Vocal/Instrumental Talent Contest at Green County High School, March 16, 2013 beginning at 4pmCT/5pmET. There will be three age categories ranging from pre-school through adult. Everyone is welcome to participate whether it be solo, duo, trio or band. Entry fees apply. Cash prices in each category for winners. The deadline for entry is March 7, 2013. Applications are available at Got Music Application. Contacts: Heather Moss, Tana Rattliff or Josh Whitlow at 270-932-6610

2013-02-06 08:01:06 | Comments | Printable version

Edmonton, Liberty, KY men study in Ecuador with WKU group

Eric Sexton, Edmonton, KY, and Spencer Wright, Liberty, KY take WKU Agriculture short-term course in South America

News from Western Kentucky University

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – For the 20th year, the Western Kentucky University Department of Agriculture sponsored a short-term study abroad course to Ecuador. Twenty-eight WKU students, including Eric Sexton, Edmonton, KY, and Spencer Wright, Liberty, KY and seven WKU faculty members participated in the Winter Term class to the Ecuadorian Amazon and Galapagos regions. Leaders were Dr. Kristie Guffey from the Glasgow campus and Dr. David Coffey from the Bowling Green campus. Other faculty members included: Dr. Martin Stone, Agriculture; Dr. Cecile Garmon, Educational Leadership; Dr. Melissa Stewart, Modern Languages; Dr. Ron Ramsing, Kinesiology and Recreation; and Prof. Hajara Mahmoud, Biology at Glasgow campus.

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2013-02-06 07:33:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Taylor Co., KY man, pleads guilty in Federal Court

Taylor Countian, Tony Edwin Davis, 50 pleads guilty in Federal Court to 15 counts of production and possession of child pornography. Victims were under five years of age

From United States Atorney's Office
News from Western District of KY

LOUISVILLE, KY (February 5, 2013) - A Taylor County, Kentucky man has pleaded guilty in United States District Court, before Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to a 15 count federal grand jury indictment charging him with violating federal child pornography laws including the production and possession of child pornography announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

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2013-02-06 07:21:17 | Comments | Printable version

Linda Wood, Taylor Co., KY (1953-2013)

She was a devoted Jehovah's Witness for forty years, and regularly participated in volunteer Bible education work.
Click on headline for complete obituary. She is survived by her husband of over 42 years, Les Wood. She leaves 9 direct living descendants.

Linda Wood, 59, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 7:37amET, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in Campbellsville, KY.

A memorial service will be held at 2pmCT/3pmET, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 1605 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY.

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2013-02-06 06:26:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Sight distance project welcome - now a few speed limit signs

State project at Liberty Road/KY 206 at Greenhills Road/KY 3491 will help safety; now, writer suggests, KHD should post signs so that traffic coming on to Square on Jamestown Street don't speed limit is 45 mph, before another life is crushed out on the Square.

By Billy Joe Fudge
Glad to hear it and thankful for it. Now if the state would update the speed limit signs onto the Square.

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2013-02-06 05:24:47 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Mark Bradshaw preaching at The Flatwoods SBC Sunday

Bro. Mark Bradshaw will be preaching at 11amCT at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY. 42728. Sunday February 10, 2013. Sunday School: 10acCT; Worship service 11amCT. Everyone is invited. Contact: Todd Corbin at or call 270-789-3905. --Todd Corbin

2013-02-06 05:11:17 | Comments | Printable version

Says sheriff should cite speeding bus

Stephen Slaubaugh writes:
Since this bus is speeding on a public road in Adair County the Adair County Sheriff should stop and cite him. - Stephen Slaubaugh
Comments re article 57437 Supt Reed Speeding bus not an Adair County one

2013-02-06 05:06:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, February 6, 2012

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 6, 2013:
Ornaments contrived
paint what passes for beauty
when nature is lost.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 6 February 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 512, in progress

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Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, February 3, 2013 and a few others from the past week :

One Year Ago we celebrated completion of an epic
JIM: A Brief History of Early Cinema in Columbia, Ky., c. 1903 to late 1922 On the corresponding Monday, one year ago, February 6, 2012, we were enjoying great completed work by Jim, A Brief History of the Early Cinema in Columbia, KY, it's a great read today, particularly if you have cabin fever and a few hours to read it.

2013-02-06 04:56:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 6
Happy Anniversary, Garnett and Geneva Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Irvin and Mary Claywell (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Olivia York (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Becky Antle | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby D. Loy (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Candice Diane Carter (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, David Lynn Keith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Junior Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Mae Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mia Rayne Patrice Bailey (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mildred Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Noel Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Noel Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Payton Barnes (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shayla Grace Cravens (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Morgan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vernon Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Ware Pyles, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Thompson, Nancy, KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Evan Peavey, Casey Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willard Cundiff, Dunnville, KY (1942-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cloma Faye Murphy, Casey County, KY (1921-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dennie E. Luttrell, Windsor, KY (1931-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Ann Coppage, Russell Co., KY (1943-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Clifford, Taylor County, KY (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Dr. James Dillon Kemp, Adair Co., KY (1923-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James E. Hatfield (1923-2002) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, February 6, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTDenise Stewart Quilt Exhibit now at Begley Art Gallery, LWC (STORY/PHOTO)
"Quilts," by Denise Stewart, will be on display through February 28, 2013, in the Lindsey Wilson College Lucretia C. Begley Art Gallery in the W.W. Slider Humanities Center, 155 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY 8am-4pmCT Monday-Friday and by special appointment. Contact Tim Smith at or 270-384-8079 - DUANE BONIFER | (ID:20949, Comment)
7 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) - Commonwealth vs WELLIE PAUL GRANT. Court Events Circuit Court. Fifty-five (55) Court Events District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. Seventy-four (74) Court Events District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. One Hundred Fifteen (115) Court Events Circuit Court. One (1) Court Events District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. Fifty-seven (57) Court Events cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY, No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. Fifty-six (56) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:21150, Comment)
9:00amCTWellie Paul Grant case motion to be heard
The motion to alter, amend or vacate filed by Commonwealth Attorney, Gail Lyndon Williams, regarding the release of defendant, Wellie Paul Grant, is scheduled to be heard in Adair Circuit Court, Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 9amCT/10amET, by Judge James Boling. | (ID:21144, 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:21041, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Allene Holmes, Adair County, KY (1927-2013) | (ID:21132, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21058, Comment)
Services at Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church for Bill Pendleton, Adair County, KY (1953-2013) | (ID:21129, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Carolyn Bottoms Newton Thompson, Taylor Co., KY (1943-2013) | (ID:21135, 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:21045, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Johnny K. Johnson, Russell County, KY native, Columbia, KY, (1946-2013) | (ID:21147, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Johnny K. Johnson, Russell County, KY native, Columbia, KY, (1946-2013) | (ID:21148, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:21049, Comment)
5:00pmCTCeremony at Judicial Center will honor Adair drug court graduates
The 29th Judicial Circuit Drug Court will be having a Graduation Ceremony honoring those individuals who have successfully completed the Drug Court program, at 5pmCT, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in the Circuit Courtroom of the Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The public is invited to attend. - Megan Long | (ID:20970, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia. Two Selections | (ID:21006, Comment)


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