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Tracy Lynn Hutchison, Casey County, KY (1970-2013)

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Tracy Lynn Hutchison, of Cookeville, TN, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013. She was 42.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET, Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Hilltop Church Cemetery in Casey County, KY, with Bro. Don Clark officiating. Visitation will begin at 12pm noon CT, at the graveside. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.

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2013-03-06 19:48:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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DPI panel will discuss human trafficking

2013-03-06 - WLCU Broadcast Studios, 203 West Broadway, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Ye Wei (Vicky), CU photo.
Campbellsville University's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, right, interviews CU students Leslie Harper, left, and Rebekah DeVore about the upcoming International Justice Mission Club's events March 11-15, 2013 against human trafficking, for his "Dialogue on Public Issues" show. Harper is a junior from Clinton, KY., and DeVore is a senior from Campbellsville. The show will air Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 8amET; Monday, March 11 at 1:30pmET and 6:30pmET; Tuesday, March 12 at 1:30pmET and 6:30pmET; Wednesday, March 13 at 1:30pmET and 6:30pmET; Thursday, March 14 at 8pmET and Friday, March 15 at 8pmET. The show is aired on Campbellsville's cable channel 10 and WLCU FM 88.7 at 8amET Sunday, March 10.

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Albany, KY, gets $500,000 grant for new fire station

Gov. Steve Beshear makes announcement Wednesday, March 6, 2012 for Clinton County community. 6,500 s.f. facility will be loated at 93 Bobby Grant Drive, Albany on property already owned by the city. The city will invest a supplemental $100,000 for the project

By Kerri Richardson and Terry Sebastian

FRANKFORT, KY - Governor Steve Beshear today announced $500,000 to support the construction and design of a new fire station in the city of Albany in Clinton County. The new facility will replace the city's outdated fire station and will improve the fire department's response times and training capabilities.

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2013-03-06 19:27:14 | Comments | Printable version

Edith Popplewell, Wilson Road, Columbia, KY (1918-2013)

She was a homemaker and a member of the Square Oak Baptist Church. She was a member of a highly regarded family with deep roots in Adair and Russell Counties. She was a native of Russell Springs, KY the daughter of the late Ivy Wilson and the late Flora Dunbar Wilson and the widow of Hobert Popplewell
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Edith Popplewell, 94, Wilson Road, Columbia, KY, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amCT, Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Bobby Conner officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Friday, March 8, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Square Oak Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY.

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2013-03-06 19:06:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Anna Beth Branstetter, Metcalfe Co., KY (1976-2013)

She was a member of a distinguished, highly regarded Metcalfe County family. She was an active member of South Edmonton Church of Christ where she was a Sunday School teacher for the past 10 years. She was a graduate of Metcalfe County High School, Western Kentucky University, and held a Master's Degree from Troy University. She employed by TJ Samson Hospital and was active in Glasgow civic affairs.

Anna Beth Branstetter, age 36 of Edmonton, KY, passed from this life Monday, March 4, 2013.

The Celebration of Anna's life will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1pmCT, at the Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Summer Shade Cemetery, Summer Shade, KY. Visitation will be Friday, March 8, 2013, from 2pm-8pmCT at the funeral home.

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2013-03-06 18:43:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Picketts Chapel cancels Prayer meeting for Willard Janes visitation

In memory of our dear friend and member, Willard "Bill" Janes, the Prayer Meeting and Bible Study services at Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church, 3047 Portland Road, Columbia, Kentucky, will be CANCELLED tonight, at 6:30pmCT, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, to allow visitation at the funeral home in Greensburg. Please remember Bill's family in your thoughts and prayers at this time. Pickett's Chapel has lost a treasure. - Nancy Taylor

2013-03-06 17:46:12 | Comments | Printable version

Nerd Day at ACES will be Thursday, March 7, 2013

Event was to have been Wednesday, March 6, 2013, but wasn't held because of school cancellation; observance of Wild Hair Day will be combined, giving students options

Lana Glasgow, ACES Librarian

Kids at Adair County Elementary School (ACES), 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY, will celebrate Nerd Day, Thursday, March 7, 2013.

The students at ACES have been celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday and Read Adair County by having dress up days this week.

Since school was not in session today, we will be combining Nerd Day and Wild Hair Day tomorrow so that the kids can still enjoy. Kids can choose to do either one or a combination of both. Can't wait to see what everyone looks like on Thursday! - Lana Glasgow Librarian at ACES

2013-03-06 17:22:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

KSP arrests Falls of Rough man on abuse charges

William T. Lainhart faces numerous counts of sexual abuse in 2005 involving two children who were ages 10 to 13 at the time of the offenses

By MTPR Norman Chaffins, Public Affairs Officer

LEITCHFIELD, KY - On March 5, 2013, at approximately 6:30pmCT, 51 year old William T. Lainhart of Falls of Rough KY, was arrested in connection to numerous counts of sexual abuse which occurred in 2005 involving two children who were ages ten (10) to thirteen (13) at the time of the offenses.

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2013-03-06 17:10:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Mr. Weldon Ray Riggs, Taylor Co., KY (1945-2013)

Mr. Riggs was a former carpet installer
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Mr. Weldon Ray Riggs, age 67, a Taylor County native passed away Tuesday evening, March 5, 2013, at the Signature Health Care in Taylorsville, Spencer County, KY.

The family chose cremation. There will be no services. Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W. Court Street, is in charge of arrangements.

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2013-03-06 16:40:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Blakey Quartet to sing at Egypt Christian

Adair County Sunday night singing

The ever popular Blakey Quartet from Russell County, KY will sing at Egypt Christian Church, 4855 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY on Sunday March 17 at 6:30pmCT. Pastor Paul Patton and the congregation invite everyone to attend. -Paul Patton

2013-03-06 16:10:16 | Comments | Printable version

Warren G. Carter, 90, Burkesville, KY (1922-2013)

He was a former factory worker and a farmer and had attended Liberty United Methodist Church

Warren G. Carter age 90 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 09, 2013 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. James Powell officiating. Burial in Burkesville Cemetery, N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. The family requests visitation from 4pm-9pmCT, Friday, March 08, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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2013-03-06 15:57:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair Co. Extension District Board meets Mar. 13, 2013

By Tony Rose

The Adair County Extension District Board will have a meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 4pmCT, at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. - Tony Rose

2013-03-06 15:04:19 | Comments | Printable version

Tisha Paris: LWC recycles with Enactus Glasscrete project

Tisha Paris writes:
There is a program at LWC that collects glass to recycle for aggregate. It's a very good program. It's the Enactus Glasscrete project. We save our glass for them and I hope everyone else will do it as well. Just contact LWC for details. Thanks, Tisha, TaP's Diner, active member of the Enactus Glasscrete project
Thanks: Tish Paris. Sounds wonderful. We'll try to get more information. - EW

2013-03-06 10:20:57 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: Likes CM

Glenn Wethington writes:
I was in Columbia today looking to join the Chamber of Commerce and the lady there was telling me about the community. She mentioned and I checked it out and LOVE it! I am from Danville and am surprised there isn't anything like this here. Do you make this with a blog site or an online portal? This is awesome! Thanks
--Glenn Wethington,Top Secret Document Destruction
Glenn, Thanks very much for the kind words! You could do similar work with nearly any CMS or publishing tool, but it's really the 1940's era Model 0306-ED Local Interface that makes all the difference. It's a location-based news-gathering and archiving tool powered by strong coffee and wifi signals, but as far as we know it's a one-of-a-kind. - Pen, webmaster

2013-03-06 06:07:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

No School in Adair County, KY March 6, 2013

Other closings: Russell, Casey, Marion. Taylor on 2 hour delay. Campbellsville Independent is on 1 hour delay.

Superintendent Alan W. Reed and Adair County School District Transportation David Jones announced at 4:45amCT, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, that there will be No School in Adair County, KY School District Today. "Most of the other districts around are canceling," Mr. Reed said. "And we decided to cancel early rather than try for a 2 hour delay.

Larry Smith, FM 92.7 the WAVE and FM 99.9 FM The Big Dawg, called at 4:47amCT/5:47amET, to share additional notes: No School in Russell County School District, Casey County District, Marion County District. and Taylor County Schools are on a 2 hour delay." He has since heard from Campbellsville Independent, which is on a 1 hour delay.

We are awaiting word on the Metcalfe County Schools, Green County, Cumberland County, as well as Clinton and Monroe Counties. Call CM at 270-250-2730 or Larry Smith at 270-384-7979.

2013-03-06 04:30:30 | Comments | Printable version

Site Note: Free cancellation notices when Event posted in Events

Need a cancellation notice on CM? It's Free (if we've got the available staff to do so) when the Event is already posted in our Events Calendar, and, when it's appropriate, a news story, preferably emailed, will be posted. For changes in birthdays and events, we can usually find the item in question (out of some 100,000 entries on the site now), with just the date.

If you call CM at 270-250-2730 it helps if you are online at CM - just in case we need to check out the corrected information in real time.

Emergency cancellations for Events not published can be posted using paid hotspots at a very reasonable rate or by using an Advertising Text message, from $25 marked "(Adv.) for approximately 9-12 hours of fame "Floating down the Front Page of CM" for approximately $120.

With advertising, vastly more leeway is allowed, but not recommended. While messages such as "Rehearsals off - Corky" might be understood by the cast, it's bad manners to post that way and unfairly pique - without sating - the interest of over 99% of our readers. - EW

2013-03-06 03:11:29 | Comments | Printable version

Maury Lewis: Columbia needs more lodging facilities

Comments re article 57818 Big Sports weekend having big impact on Columbia

Maury Lewis writes:
Where did all these bikers stay while they were in the area? Did Lindsey Wilson put them up? Did families and friends come in to watch them?. Where do all the families stay when they have a graduation at the college? Columbia needs more hotels or inns or bed and breakfasts. - Maury Lewis
Thanks, Melewi - Help may be on the way. We heard from the father in law of mover and shaker that this could be the year. - EW

2013-03-06 02:45:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Recycling Q - Where is nearest glass recycler

CM note to our leaders in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Adair Counties: The interest in recycling is here, and growing. Does your unit of government already offer the service? Are there multi-county recycling services we don't know about? -EW

Kathryn Krug writes:
Is there any place within an hour's drive that recycles glass any more? I just hate to throw all that "good glass" away. - Kathryn Krug
Comments re article 58034 Commentary Recycling can cut costs

2013-03-06 02:34:53 | Comments | Printable version

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, March 6, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 6, 2013:
When we see others
as above the common folk,
we ignore their faults.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 6 March 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 540, in progress

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

2013-03-06 02:18:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

19 LWC education students participate in Read Adair County

13th Annual Read Adair was held Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Adair County Elementary School
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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - A total of 19 Lindsey Wilson College education students participated Tuesday in the annual Read Adair County, held at Adair County Elementary School. The event is designed to help Adair County school children and their family members appreciate reading and celebrate the legacy of one of America's greatest children's authors, the late Theodor Geisel. Students also enjoyed a pizza party, and the top readers received awards at a ceremony.

Better known under his pen name, Dr. Seuss, Geisel's birthday is celebrated nationally on or around his March 2 birthday as a day to encourage children to read. Geisel, who published 44 children's books, died in 1991 at the age of 87. - Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College

2013-03-06 01:55:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 6
Happy Anniversary, James and Maria Absher (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allison Bell Bardin (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Austin Roy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Becky Dial | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brian Lee Johnson (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittany Wilkinson Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Courtney McKinney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ed Waggener (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Everett Wayne Irvin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gidget Baker Royse | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hugh Akin (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, J.D. McKinney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey White | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Johnny Dial | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kristen Eastridge (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry N Rooks | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Luke Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ronnie Williams (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, William "Billy" Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willard Lee Coffey, 79, Green County, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martha Evaree (Chicken) Stephens Bernard, Russell Co., KY (1927)> | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christopher Adam Collings, Green Co., KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Johnny Wayne Dial, Adair County, KY (1966-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Wayne Schillings, Adair Co., KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lester R. Acree, 83, Russell County, KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Allen (Bubba) Smith, Green Co., KY (1974-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernon Grider, Jr., Casey County, KY (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Danny Dale Burress, Taylor Co., KY (1959-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Udell Thomas Shirley, Adair County, KY (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Tarter, Dunnville, KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Alfred Henry Gregory, Green County, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hugh (Ricky) Akin, Adair Co., KY native (1950-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Audrey White Jones, Campbellsville, KY (1924-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Hill, 85, Russell County, KY, Adair native (1930-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pamela Gayle Steff Geisselhardt, 67, Adair Co., KY (1948-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Wendell Cary, 81, Cumberland County, KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Rector Kerns, 74, Columbia, KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kevin Lee Riddle, 39, Cumberland Co., KY (1977-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joanne Held, 67, Adair County, KY (1949-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brenda Sue Gibson White, Metcalfe County, KY (1958-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leroy Pennington, 83, Glasgow, KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda M. Clark Morgan, Green Co., KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Myers, 60, Taylor County, KY/Russell County, KY native (1957-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Era Mayrine Furkin Shirley, Green County/Adair Co. native (1925-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Verdie "Jinks" Perkins, Russell County, KY (1922-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Edward "Bill" Preston, Taylor County, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, March 6, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCT Division of Surplus Property, Frankfort, KY holds spot bid sale March 6, 2013 STORY
The Kentucky Division of Surplus Property will hold a spot bid sale for general merchandise March 6, 2013, from 7am-1pmCT/8am-1pmET. The sale, similar to a "silent auction," will be at the division's main warehouse at 999 Chenault Road, Frankfort, KY. | (ID:21532, 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:21490, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Magdalene (Mag Turner) Piercy Van Duyn, 72 (d. Mar. 3, 2013) | (ID:21529, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21390, Comment)
12:05pmCT2013 Adair County Ministerial Association Lenten Services
Speaker: Bro. David Kemp
The Adair County Ministerial Association Lenten Services will be each Wednesday at 12:05pmCT, February 13-20-27, March 6-13-20 at Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, with a final Good Friday service March 29, 2013, at the Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. All the services will begin at 12:05 with a lunch following. Donations will be accepted at the lunch. - Bill Sandell, Administrative Assistant, Columbia Baptist Church. | (ID:21214, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Steven Joe Cain, Russell County, KY (1955-2013) | (ID:21380, Comment)
Homeschool 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:21494, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Steller Reliford, Adair County, KY (1924-2013) | (ID:21524, Comment)
2:30pmCTServices at Sparksville Church of the Nazarene for Ida Ezola Corbin Adair County, KY (1929-2013) | (ID:21527, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:21498, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21428, Comment)


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