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Letter: Great article from a fellow Rotarian!

Mary Keltner writes:
Great article from a fellow Rotarian! Thank you Ted, for your beautiful expression of some of the many wonderful qualities that entice those of us from "off" to settle here on our own little "piece of heaven". - Mary Keltner
Mobile Comments re article 58093 Adair Rocks: Why I love Adair County

2013-03-08 12:39:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

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007 Pinball at Louisville Arcade Expo

2013-03-08 - 9700 Bluegrass Parkway, Louisville, KY 40299 - Photo by Pen. The Ramada Plaza just off Hurstbourne Lane is hosting the Louisville Arcade Expo this weekend. Packed into the Conference center are dozens of old arcade games, plus nearly a hundred pinball machines, all set on free play. - Pen. Just wondering? Does anyone still have any of the pinball machines which used give hours of entertainment in misspent youth (and Mayoral, paperboy, businessman, and professional) time? The picture brought to mind days of the line up of machines in the G&M Grill, Bob's Pool Hall, House of Billiards, and E.C. Waggener's Aetna Station at the foot of Town Hill. And of course, the man behind the machines, Tim (?) of Russell Springs, KY, who owned the games. Surely there is a warehouse full of them around here somewhere. - CM
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Leo Abe Stilts, Sonora, KY (d. March 7, 2013)

He was a highly regarded member of the Sonora Community with many family members in Adair and Green Counties as well. He was a son of the late John William and Louvera Gentry Stilts, a member of Sonora United Methodist Church, a 35 year member of Sonora Fire and Rescue Department and a farmer
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Leo Abe Stilts, 65, of Sonora, KY, died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services are Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 3pmCT/4pm ET at Sonora United Methodist Church, 408 N. Main Street, Sonora, KY, with Rev. Kevin Stamps and Rev. Eudell Stilts officiating. Burial will be in Sonora Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, March 9, 2013, 2pm-7pmCT/3pm-8pmET, or Sunday from 8am-3pmCT/9am-4pmET at Manakee Funeral Home, 29 W Western Avenue, Sonora, KY.

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2013-03-08 12:31:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

TechLink: Could the Czech method be a lesson for us?

European country thinks of consumers first and long term cost. Instead of taking a windfall cash infusion for government from spectrum auction, Czech stop auction, looking out for consumers. Shouldn't government auctions be about what the people will get, instead of selling heritage for bowl of porridge? We've had it backward, haven't we? See what you think after reading: Czechs Cancel 4G Auction as Excessive Bids Top $1 Billion Businessweek at Bloomberg Reports. - CM

2013-03-08 11:42:32 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Rocks: Why I love Adair County

So, I have found my piece of heaven. Beautiful land, friendly people and opportunities to help our fellow mankind. Who would wish for more. - TED CALDWELL
This is the first of at least three Adair Rocks articles. In the future, they will be carried mostly on Sundays, and this inaugural article will be included in the Sunday, March 10, 2013, Sunday with CM reading list. EW

By Ted Caldwell

Like most of us, I am a transplant. In the summer of 2001 I was finally in a position to leave California and find my "piece of heaven." Deciding that I wanted to relocate in Northern Tennessee or Southern Kentucky I packed up my worldly goods and drove cross country.

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2013-03-08 10:35:08 | Comments | Printable version

Warns of evil intentions of some getting free to good home pets

Comments re photo 48700 As of yet no one has adopted Cody Seth

Tami Wilson writes:
Not sure if these cats are listed as free, but please be aware that some people look for animals "free to a good home" to use as bait for dogs they train to be aggressive, or to torture.

It's very true, and people in KY have been convicted of doing so, and very recently. Others, of course, are never caught. Please be sure they go to a loving home. --Tami Wilson
Thanks, Tami Wilson - Mrs. Marcum reminds us, at home, of this problem every day. One thing I can assure you - the Kleinerts are the toughest screeners there are. I'm 100% confident Cody and Seth will only go to a loving, responsible home. - Ed Waggener

2013-03-08 10:17:04 | Comments | Printable version

Because of traffic, some CM email notifications suspended

Because of the heavy volume of traffic this morning, and a backlog of posts, we are temporarily suspending some email notification.

For those enrolled in the CM micro-universe, it will only save time: You'll see what is posted online and if not, you'll understand that the site is currently overwhelmed.

Thanks for your understanding. We're pedaling as fast as we can. And soon, we'll catch up with some amazing stories coming your way. - EW

2013-03-08 09:37:07 | Comments | Printable version

George Rice 23 second literary critique: Paul Patton one of a kind

George Rice writes:
It would have been a great blessing to mankind if God had made more Paul Pattons, but we are so blessed to have one of a kind. Paul, you are much loved and appreciated. --George Rice
Comments re article 58080 Christian Cats Baptism or else doctrine

2013-03-08 09:32:40 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Keith Fields at Gradyville Baptist, Sun. Mar. 10, 2013

Bro. Keith Fields from Greensburg, KY will be preaching at Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY on Sunday March 10, 2013 at 10:45amCT with Sunday School starting at 9:30amCT. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact: 270-250-5222 or email:

2013-03-08 09:23:32 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Students wow CWC students at Science Fair

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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - Students from the Lindsey Wilson College Education Division wowed students from Colonel William Casey School Thursday night with a half-dozen science exhibits at the school.

A total of nine Lindsey Wilson education students, four of whom are student-teachers at the school, were joined by Lindsey Wilson Energy Technology Career Academy Director Heather Spoon, Adair County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences Kelli Bonifer and Colonel William Casey School science teacher Debbie Bradshaw. The event also included science fair exhibits and awards by Colonel William Casey School students.

The science activities included a demonstration of kinetic energy, a simulation of a volcano eruption and the experience of stepping into a giant bubble. - Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College

2013-03-08 08:08:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Westmorelands will redo wedding vows March 22, 2013

Stephen and Michelle Westmoreland are redoing their wedding vows on Sunday, (Time ???) March 22, 2013 at Amazing Grace Community Church, 1652 Highway 55 South Road South, Columbia, KY on their 10 year anniversary.

2013-03-08 07:53:25 | Comments | Printable version

Mr. Paul Douglas Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1957-2013)

He was a valued resident of the Lawson Bottom Community and a native of Cumberland County, KY. He was a member of The Dutch Creek Church of The Lord Jesus Christ, a farmer and a driller.
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Mr. Paul Douglas "Doug" Wells, age 55, of the Lawsons Bottom Community of Cumberland County, KY passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY

Funeral services for Paul Douglas "Doug" Wells will be conducted on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock, Bro. Jimmy Bunch, and Bro. David Dorn officiating. Special music will be provided by Kathy Mosby. Burial will follow in the Burkesville Cemetery.

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2013-03-08 01:56:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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2013-03-08 01:29:38 | Comments | Printable version

Russell Springs, KY man sentenced to 327 months in prison

Receipt of pornography case was investigated by Kentucky State Police

From U.S. District Attorney's Office
Western District U.S. Court, Bowling Green, KY

BOWLING GREEN, KY (March 7, 2013) - A Russell Springs, Kentucky man formerly convicted of acquiring child pornography was sentenced in United States District Court this week by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to 327 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

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2013-03-08 01:11:33 | Comments | Printable version

Wolf Creek Dam rehab final pour is made March 6, 2013

Water level in Lake Cumberland will be raised in incremental levels. Tourism should increase in the Lake Cumberland Area Development District area
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From Bill Peoples/Lee Roberts
News from Wolf Creek Dam, Jamestown, Russell Co., KY

NASHVILLE, TN (March 6, 2013) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District poured concrete for the last pile of the barrier wall today, which completes the last and most critical component of the dam safety project required to mitigate seepage through the karst geology deep in the foundation of Wolf Creek Dam's embankment. It is the last of 1,197 piles that are approximately three feet in diameter and extend up to 275 feet into bedrock below the foundation of the embankment. Altogether they interlock to form the barrier wall.

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2013-03-08 01:02:21 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM, March 8, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 8, 2013:
When love is not near,
longing hearts can find play space
only for shadows.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 8 March 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 542, in progress

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

2013-03-08 00:31:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

HealthLink: Obesity most urgent health problem?

There's a story on ABC news which says Most Americans May Be Obese by 2030, Report Warns.

2013-03-08 00:28:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Healthy Lifestlyes by Kelli Bonifer

Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 8
Happy Anniversary, Stephen and Michelle Westmoreland | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Justin Akers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Lynn Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Andy Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Arlis Price | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Roberts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenda McCoy Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brian Montgomery | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bridget (Keltner) Singleton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charles Shaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Collin Darnell (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Deloris Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Justin Akers (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Keith Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Neil Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nina Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon McGuire Gupton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon McGuire Gupton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ellen Willis Columbia, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Flossie Janet Wright, 83, Green Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tara Bennett Hickey, Russell Co., KY (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chester (K) Maynard Russell Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virgil Corbett Humphrey, Green Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger Dale Stephens, Russell Co., KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas Bradshaw, Crocus, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Robert Lee Woolridge, Green County, KY (1958-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anthony Lee (Tony) Byrd, 55, Casey Co., KY (1959-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Feather Faulkner, Taylor County, KY (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Jo Owens, 75, Windsor, KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sophia Autumn Lynn Redwine, Burkesville, KY (08 Mar 2016 - 08 Mar 2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda Daniels 81, Burkesville, KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe David Acree, 68, Russell Co., KY(1949-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Ronald (Bear) Combs, Summer Shade, KY/Ary, KY native (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary (Gussie) Scott Lawhorn, Albany, KY (1932-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Thomas Maynard, 73, Adair Co., KY/Russell Co., KY native (1944-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Rosie Virginia Lowery, Green Co., KY (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Pamela Jean Wilson Scott, 67, Cumberland County, KY (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Mae Burton Johnson (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Mae Johnson | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, March 8, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCT7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance.
Always Click on County Name for Link to Docket at Kentucky Court of Justice:
Adair County. Adair Co. Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST. Columbia, KY: No (0) - 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. No (0) 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. One (1) Court Events cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY, One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. N0 (0) Court Events District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Three (3) Court Events Circuit Court. Three (3) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:21559, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Decatur Owens, Russell County, KY (1934-2013) | (ID:21536, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21392, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Hilltop Church Cemetery for Tracy Lynn Hutchison, Casey County, KY (1970-2013) | (ID:21549, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY for Mr. Paul Douglas Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1957-2013) | (ID:21558, Comment)
5:00pmCTAdair Band Bingo at Adair Band Bingo Building - Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT
Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday. Open 5pm-10pmCT/6pm/11pmET, in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane (Bing Map/Direction from Anywhere) Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. | (ID:21416, Comment)
Chimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21430, Comment)
6:00pmCTMemorial Service, Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church, for Bill Phelps, Casey Co., KY (1952-2013) | (ID:21525, Comment)


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