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Holloway Health and Wellness Center update

Joel Peterson, Director of Campus Recreation at Lindsey Wilson College reminds everyone that spring break is coming up soon, even though it doesn't feel like it with the cold weather. Highlights of the Holloway Health and Wellness Center newsletter to students, faculty, staff and the community are shared below.

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2013-03-01 22:27:07 | Comments | Printable version

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Bam Carney attends MSC games in Frankfort, KY

2013-03-01 - Frankfort Civic Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY - Photo by Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College.
Kentucky State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, center, congratulates Lindsey Wilson College men's basketball coach Paul Peck, left, after his Blue Raiders beat University of Virginia-Wise 85-62 Friday afternoon, March 1, 2013, in the Mid-South Conference Tournament quarterfinal round. LWC will play Campbellsville (KY) University at 5pmCT/6pmET, in the MSC tourney semifinal round at the Frankfort Civic Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY. Carney's 51st House District includes Adair and Taylor counties. After the LWC game, he watched the Campbellsville-Shawnee State (Ohio) University game, which Campbellsville won 78-67. At right is Lindsey Wilson Athletic Director Willis Pooler. - Duane Bonifer, LWC

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Avis Creo Kinser, Barren County, KY (d. Feb. 28, 2013)

She was the daughter of the late Holland Heston Rowe and Mary Zora Harvey Rowe. She was a retired cook at Bel-Aire Restaurant in Edmonton, KY. She is survived by her husband Mitchell Kinser. She leaves 21 direct living descendants
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Avis Creo Kinser age 73 of Glasgow died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Metcalfe Health Care in Edmonton, KY

Funeral services will be at 2pmCT, Monday, March 4, 2013, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Randolph Cemetery. Visitation will be 2pm-8pmCT, Sunday, March 3, 2013, and after 9amCT, Monday at the funeral home.

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2013-03-01 18:05:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Even handheld computer armed Junior Stotts stumped

Does anyone remember a picture of a tree stump so big a team and wagon could be placed atop it?

Ralph Roy Waggener writes:
I was asked by Jerry Loy if I ever knew of a photo of a tree stump with a team and wagon sitting on it. He thought it was in the Cane Valley area of Adair County. This brought on quite a discussion at Downey's Quick Stop Restaurant, Friday morning. Even Jr. Stotts, armed with his handheld computer, was STUMPED on this question. Maybe some ColumbiaMagazine readers will know. - Ralph Waggener
Thanks. Good question: Anybody out there know. - EW

2013-03-01 17:44:37 | Comments | Printable version

Maury loves idea of Miracle Day

Maury E Lewis writes:
I Love this Proclamation of Miracle Day in Adair County. I am going to claim it as Miracle week-end because we are having special services at Word Of Life Family Church this weekend and we are expecting some great miracles in the services, Sunday Morning and Sunday night. - Maury E. Lewis
Comments re article 57928 Proclamation Miracle Day March 1 2013

2013-03-01 17:00:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Hates to see old houses disappearing

Joyce M. Coomer writes:
So sad these wonderful old houses are disappearing - and not all by arson - some deliberately torn down because they are "old" and you "can't do anything with an old house." The old houses are much better constructed than most people wish to believe. The architecture is stately and personable. I miss the old houses that have disappeared through the years. The architecture is stately and personable. --Joyce M Coomer
Comments re photo 48621 Larry Smith/Tommy Dowell JR: History goes up in flames

2013-03-01 16:47:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

MSC Basketball Tournament: LWC Men 85. UVA/Wise 62

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By Dan White

FRANKFORT, KY - Led by Chris Bridges' career-high 16 points, No. 1-seed Lindsey Wilson turned what was a two-point game at halftime into an 85-62 rout of No. 8-seed UVA/Wise in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament at the Frankfort Convention Center.

The Blue Raiders shot 9 of 11 from three in the second half to shoot over 50 percent from the field and 3-point line to overwhelm the Cavaliers in the second half. Daronte' Clark added 14 points in the win, while the post trio of Darren Ballou, Wes Hanspard and Milton Watts scored 10 each. Clark also pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds. - Dan White, Lindsey Wilson College

2013-03-01 16:30:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Guest editorial: Farmers urged to support license tag option

Supporting Adair County Agriculture: For a very small amount - just $10 - farmers can voluntarily add $10 to their Farm Tag purchases and strengthen three farm initiatives: 4-H, FFA, and Kentucky Proud

By Tony Rose, Adair Extension Agent for 4-H and Youth
Guest editorial

In March, farmers can make a voluntary donation of $10 when renewing their farm license plates at the county clerk's office. With more than 160,000 farm plates bought or renewed each year in Kentucky, the commissioner's action could generate up to $1.6 million annually.

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2013-03-01 14:17:25 | Comments | Printable version

Proclamation: Miracle Day, March 1, 2013

Adair County CJE Ann Melton and Columbia Mayor Mark D. Harris jointly signed a proclamation at 10:30amCT honoring Ms. Heather Vanarsdale. The signing took place at the Adair Annex. It reads:
"Miracle Day" , March 1, 2013

WHEREAS, on October 29, 2012, Ms. Heather Vanarsdale was critically injured in a one vehicle accident on Greensburg Road in Adair County.

WHEREAS, Heather has spent the last 4 months in hospitals and rehabilitation centers in in Columbia, Louisville, and Lexington fighting for her life.

WHEREAS, By her willingness to fight and from the healing power of the Great Physician, God Almighty, Heather is with us today.

WHEREAS, the City of Columbia and the County of Adair recognizes and appreciates the love and support of Columbia and Adair County for the continued prayers for healing of Heather

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by Mayor Mark Harris and County Judge Executive Ann Melton that today, March 1 2013, is proclaimed as Miracle Day in Columbia and Adair County in honor of Heather Nacole Vanarsdale.

s/Mark Harris, Mayor of Columbia, KY - 03-01-13

s/Ann Melton, Adair County Judge Executive - 03-01-13
Ms. Vanarsdale returned home to Columbia today.

2013-03-01 13:56:14 | Comments | Printable version

VFW Post 6097 will host veterans assistance March 4, 2013

A Disabled American Veterans Service Officer will visit VFW Columbia Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, at 11amCT, Monday, March 4, 2013, to assist assist any veteran with any needs or problems they may have in regards to VA benefits. Registrations will begin at 8amCT and all veterans 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, VFW Post 6097 Commander

2013-03-01 08:25:45 | Comments | Printable version

Former Adair Standout to Play in NCAA Division 3 Tournament

Keeping up with an Adair County favorite son: Nick Fudge

Special CM Sports Report

Former Adair County Indian stand out Nick Fudge and the Transylvania Pioneers will play at Illinois Wesleyan located in Bloomington IL, Saturday March 2, 2013 at 7pmCT in the first round of the NCAA Division 3 National Tournament.

Fudge averaged 15 minutes a game and helped lead Transy (Lexington, KY) to a 20-7 regular season record and a 14-4 record in the Heartland Athletic Conference. Fudge is one of seven seniors on this years squad. This makes the second straight year that the Pioneers have played in the national tournament.

2013-03-01 05:13:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Adair County Sheriffs Office serves multiple indictment warrants

By Deputy Adam Cravens

The Adair Sheriff's Office were handed down five sealed indictment warrants on Tuesday, February 26 to serve.

Between February 26 and February 28, 2013, Sheriff Harrison Moss, Deputy Adam Cravens, and Deputy Aaron Rainwater served warrants on Bobby Joe Spencer, Rhonda Bridgwaters Jones, Stephen Smith, Roy McClister, and Deondrick Davis.

The warrants were indictments from the Grand Jury, all being trafficking related. - Deputy Adam Cravens

2013-03-01 05:02:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Help: Are we living in era of high incidence of bank robberies?

Findist(s) help needed

Does any reader know a reliable source for comparing the number of bank robberies today compared to other eras?

One might assume that South Central Kentucky is living in a Bonnie and Clyde period.

But hard statistics might not bear that out - and hard statistics should be more meaningful. Any help appreciated. - CM

2013-03-01 04:57:20 | Comments | Printable version

Casey Co., KY, head-on injury collision on Bastin Creek Road

Eastbound 2004 Mazda strikes westbound 1999 Nissan Sentra. Injured occupants treated at Somerset Hospital.

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer

Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LIBERTY, KY - Trooper Bryan Shepard is investigating a collison that occurred today at 1:10pmCT on Bastin Creek Road, 8 miles east of Liberty, KY. 18-year-old Misty Cochran of Liberty was traveling east on Bastin Creek Road operating a 2004 Mazda when she struck a westbound 1999 Nissan Sentra head-on.

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2013-03-01 04:51:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Single vehicle Casey injury accident results in multiple charges

Campbellsville, KY driver, son taken to TRH after 2008 Saturn leaves KY 289 roadway, hits rock wall.
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By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer

Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

LIBERTY, KY -Trooper Casey Wethington is investigating a collison that occurred Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 4:18pmET, 9 miles south of Lebanon on KY 289. The collision occurred when a 2008 Saturn operated by 40-year-old Pamela Bennett of Campbellsville, KY was traveling south on KY 289, dropped off the southbound shoulder of the roadway, entered the ditch and struck a rock wall.

Bennett was belted but was admitted to Taylor County Hospital for observation. Her son, 5-year-old William Bennett was secured in a booster seat and was treated and released.

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2013-03-01 04:24:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Today, FRIDAY with CM, March 1, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 1, 2013:
Since love is better
than all other possessions,
losing it is worse.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 1 March, 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 535, in progress

2013-03-01 03:55:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 1
Happy Anniversary, George Johnson and Sheila Wood | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Robby and Tammy Shelton (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alex Kulac (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley McLean (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Beverly England (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bill Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Claude Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danny Biggerstaff | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emma Grace Compton (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jimmy Tupman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelsey Haydon (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tracey Gossage | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Business Anniversary, Jill Smith, State Farm Insurance (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Yaden, Casey County, KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Linda Long Franklin, 64, Burkesville, KY (1951-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Graham, Columbia, KY, Cumberland Co, KY native (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Calvin McFall, Sr., Taylor Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky Bennett, Adair Co., KY (1957-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Hatfield, Taylor Co., KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lina Elizabeth Wells, Casey County, KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Weldon McDonald, Casey Co., KY (1945-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Loretta Bertram, 68, Russell Co., KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce M. Kilpatrick, 61, Russell Co., KY (1952-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Ray (Donnie) Priddy, 66, Barren Co., KY1948-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vicie Lee Carter, 92, Cumberland County, KY (1922-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Thomas (Tom) Ralph Bradshaw, 79, Burkesville, KY (1935-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Johnson, 55, Columbia, KY (1959-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilda (Joey) Arnett, 74, ElkHorn, KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stanley McCubbin, 79, Taylor County, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dewey Knight, Ballard Co., KY (1922-206) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, R.V. Oakes, 74, Russell County, KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Elaine Sapp Milby, 81, Green County/Taylor native, KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Babbs Pittman, 67, Campbellsville, KY (1949-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. James (Jim) W. Goff (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lowell Crawley, 86, Cumberland County, KY (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dennis Gordon Underwood, 71, Adair Co., KY/LaRue Co. KY native (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nanette Elmore, 46, Middleburg, KY (1971-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathleen Grant, 88, Adair County, KY (1929-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
Memorial Business Anniversary, Cafe on the Square, 212 Public Sq, Columbia, KY (2010 to 2013-02-11) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, March 1, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTForcht's WAIN 93.5 FM will celebrate 45th anniversary
Forcht Broadcasting radio station WAIN 93.5 FM will hold an open house 8am-5pmCT, Friday, March 1, 2013 at its studios at 1521 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY to celebrate its 45th anniversary. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited. Forcht Broadcasting is a subsidiary of The Forcht Group of Lexington and Corbin, KY. | (ID:21287, 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: 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. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY, One (1) 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. Eleven (1) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:21363, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Roger Thomas Land, Taylor Co., KY (1942 - 2013) | (ID:21349, Comment)
1:30pmCTServices, Lebanon, KY, for Morris Truman Perkins, Green Co., KY native (1947-2013) | (ID:21368, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY for Lou Pierce Wells, Russell County, KY (1930-2013) | (ID:21350, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21413, Comment)
6:00pmCTBro. Joe Milby in Revival at Kelleyville Community Church Revival services at Kelleyville Community Church, 77 Kelleyville Road, Columbia, KY, will be Febuary 27- March 2, 2013, at 6pmCT/7pmET, nightly and March 3, 2013, at 10:30amCT/11:30amET. Bro. Joe Milby will be bringing the message. Everyone is invited. Linda Tucker | (ID:21325, Comment)


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