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Joe Willis won't regret going Navy OCS - Geo. Kolbenschlag

Now the fun begins

George Kolbenschlag writes:
Bravo Zulu, Joe. You won't regret your decision to go to Navy OCS. I was where you are today many years ago and I've never regretted it for one moment. I never doubted you would have your commission if you chose to do so. Now the fun begins! - George Kolbenschlag
Comments re article 58556 Predicts Joseph Willis will do well in the service


2013-03-29 16:06:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

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Lottie Alexander, Adair County, KY (1944-2013)



2013-03-29 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Lottie Alexander, Adair County, KY (1944-2013)



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Lottie Alexander, Adair County, KY (1944-2013)

She was a member of a respected Columbia, KY family and of the First Baptist Church. She leaves 3 direct living descendants
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Lottie Alexander, 68, of Columbia, KY, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:10pmCT at Summit Manor Health and Rehab Center, Columbia.

Funeral service: Monday, April 1, 2013 at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Henry L. Mosley delivering the eulogy. Burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4125 Johnson School Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Sunday, March 31, 2013, at the funeral home.


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2013-03-29 15:56:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

I65/US 31W Traffic delays In Hart and Northern Barren Counties

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Officer, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (Friday, March 29, 2013 - 1:52pmCT) - Traffic on Southbound I65 continues to be very slow and stopped in spots from near the construction zone at the Barren/Hart County line extending back to about Bonnieville. The backup is believed to be a result of motorists attempting to observe construction activities near Cave City.


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2013-03-29 14:30:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

LWC Baseball hosts University of Pikeville, today at Egnew Park

The Lindsey Wilson College baseball team will face the University of Pikeville (Pikeville, KY) at 4pmCT Friday, March 29, 2013 at Egnew Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY 42728. The Blue Raiders are currently on a six-game win streak after beating Union College on Wednesday. - Charles Balcom

2013-03-29 12:52:52 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Baseball hosts UPike at Egnew Park, Sat. March 30, 2013

The Lindsey Wilson College baseball team will face the University of Pikeville (Pikeville, KY) in a doubleheader beginning at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Egnew Park, inside Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, Ky. 42728. - Charles Balcom

2013-03-29 12:42:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Looking for Venue for Family Reunion

Carolyn Coomer Murphy writes:
I would like to know if you could send me a list of places to hold our family reunion. It will be held in September, Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Carolyn Coomer Murphy. - Carolyn Murphy
Thanks, Carolyn Murphy: There are usually always listings in the CM VENUES for MEETINGS in CLASSIFIEDS. If none of these fit your needs, we'll try to add more to the list. Thanks for the inquiry. - EW


2013-03-29 12:37:42 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Track & Field Events Sat. at Blue Raider Stadium

The Lindsey Wilson College Invitational Track & Field meet is scheduled to begin at 9amCT on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Blue Raider Stadium, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY 42728. Both the men's and women's track & field teams will be in action in an assortment of races and events throughout the day. - Charles Balcom, Lindsey Wilson Athletics

2013-03-29 12:25:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Shirley Gooch, Casey County, KY (1940-2013)

She was a native of Casey County, KY and the matriarch of a large respected family. She leaves 14 direct living descendants
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Shirley Gooch of Kings Mountain, KY passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the University Of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. She was 73.

Funeral services are at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Sunday March 31, 2013 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Kevin Pittman officiating. Burial is at K.P. Hall Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, at the funeral home.


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2013-03-29 12:17:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Met Dr. Rosenbaum while at UK Medical Center

Roger D Smith DMD writes:
I met Dr.Rosenbaum while doing my studies in the Medical Center at UK. I found him to be not only very intelligent but very understanding and proud of his Adair County heritage. --Roger D Smith DMD
Comments re article 58550 Berea honors medical pioneer Adair Countian Harold Rosenbaum


2013-03-29 11:31:44 | Comments | Printable version

Easter Sunrise Service at 5:30amCT at Bloomington Chapel

Bloomington Chapel Church, 55 Bloomington Church Road, Columbia, KY will be have a sunrise service this Sunday March 31 at 5:30amCT. Thanks Contact: Ralph Foster 270-384-6089 - Tony Streeval

2013-03-29 11:10:01 | Comments | Printable version

Predicts Joseph Willis will do well in the service

Tucker Yarberry writes:
This man comes from good stock; he has great parents and grandparents. He will do well in the service. --Tucker Yarberry
Comments re photo 48918 Joseph Willis will be commissioned US Navy officer today


2013-03-29 10:57:22 | Comments | Printable version

Clifton Lawrence Smith, Summer Shade, KY (d. March 27, 2013)

He was a farmer. He leaves 7 direct living descendants
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Clifton Lawrence Smith, age 75 of Summer Shade, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Monroe County Medical Center.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 30 at 1pmCT, at White Chapel in Monroe County with interment in the White Cemetery. Visitation will begin Friday, March 29 at 2pmCT, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY.


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2013-03-29 09:55:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Great Oaks will show Easter Sunrise movie, Passion of the Christ

Great Oaks Ministries, 165 Dry Creek Road, Roley, KY will show the movie "The Passion of Christ" at 6amCT, Sunday, March 31, 2013. Following the movie at 8:30amCT we will be having breakfast and afterward, worship service will begin at 9:30amCT. There will be no Sunday school or 2pmCT service. Contact: 270-789-3617 Warning: The movie of Christ is very graphic and violent; parental discretion is advised.--Jon Redford

2013-03-29 09:37:27 | Comments | Printable version

Easter Sunrise Service at Kelleyville Church at 6amCT

Kelleyville Community Church, 77 Kellyville Rd., Columbia, KY in the Kellyville Community of Adair County will have Easter Sunrise Service at 6amCT/7pmET, on March 31, 2013. Everyone is invited to attend. - Linda Tucker

2013-03-29 08:25:26 | Comments | Printable version

Local school boards warned to expect severe U.S. budget cuts

Kentucky Department of Education to local school districts: Prepare to lose nearly $32 million in U.S. funds next year - and beyond - under sequestration
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News from Kentucky School Boards Association

State officials trying to help school budget planners deal with the uncertainties of the federal sequestration made two points very clear this week: No cuts will take place over the final three months of this school year, but now is the time to "be conservative" in budgets down the road.


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2013-03-29 08:08:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Credit where due: Goes first to GED graduates setting examples

All the credit for GED success due to students themselves, Le Anna Bennett says, with special thanks to Supt. Alan Reed for his support - and with the announcement that Adair County is now ranked 21st among the 120 centers statewide, and just nine months into the fiscal year, Adair County has already met state requirements. Anyone interested in registering for GED classes can call the center at 270-384-7475.
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By LeAnna Bennett, Director, Adair Adult Training Center

I want to thank Gary Crawford for the kind words and the credit that he has given to me for his success, but it is not mine to take.

All the credit is Gary's.


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2013-03-29 07:21:13 | Comments | Printable version

Berea honors medical pioneer, Adair Countian Harold Rosenbaum

Fairplay, KY native, and Yellow Hammer School, Glens Fork High School graduate performed first heart catherization in Kentucky
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By David Rosenbaum

I'm attaching a photo of a sign on the Berea College Campus honoring my uncle Harold D. Rosenbaum as a Distinguished Alumnus. There will still be folks in Adair that remember Uncle Harold. He was a proud graduate of Yellow Hammer and Glensfork High School. He was always proud of his Adair County roots and had many interesting stories of his boyhood at Fairplay. - David Rosenbaum


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2013-03-29 07:08:22 | Comments | Printable version

Trinity UMC will combine services Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013

Easter Egg Hunt also scheduled for 9:45amCT

The Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, will combine its two Sunday worship services into one Easter Sunday Service. The service will be held at 10:30amCT. Sunday School will be at 9:30amCT. An Easter Egg Hunt held at 9:45amCT Everyone is invited to celebrate Christ's resurrection this Sunday. --Bro Steve Pescosolido


2013-03-29 06:44:27 | Comments | Printable version

Agenda: City Council regular meeting, Apr., 1, 2013

The City Council of Columbia, KY will hold its regular meeting on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 6pmCT in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.

Roll Call
______Craig Dean ______Linda Waggener

______Robert Flowers ______Dr. Ronald P. Rogers

______Charles Grimsley ______June Parson
The following items will be considered:
  1. Motion to approve minutes of March 4, 2013, regular meeting
  2. Citizens Comments
  3. Representative from Lindsey Wilson College - Tax Exempt Financing
  4. Mayor's recommendation for appointment to the Columbia Planning & Zoning Commission
  5. Mayor's recommendation for appointment to the Columbia Planning & Zoning Commission
  6. Mayor's Announcements
  7. Motion to Adjourn
End of Agenda for Monday, April 1, 2013 meeting. If anyone has any questions, please call 270-384-2501. Sonya Roy, City Clerk/Treasurer
The Columbia City Council holds its regular monthly meeting each first Monday at 6:00pmCT in City Hall, 116 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. The meetings are open to the public. Mayor Mark D. Harris.. Councillors Craig Dean, Linda Waggener, Robert Flowers, June Parson, Dr. Ronald P. Rogers, and Charles Grimsley. City Clerk Sonya Roy. City Attorney Marshall Loy. City Police Chief Jason Cross. City Gas Superintendent Ron Cook. City Sanitation Department Superintendent Kenneth Dulin. City Street Department Superintendent Donnie Rowe. City Events Planner Rhonda Loy.


2013-03-29 05:47:11 | Comments | Printable version

Zeus, the Great Dividing Line Road Bloodhound, has returned

Ned Reaginwrites:
Thank you so much for posting ad. . . Zeus came home after 26 hours. - Ned Reagin
Thanks, Ned Reagin for the heads up and good news that Zeus is back from his self-deployed mission.
(Ad) . There are still dogs and pets lost or found in CM ANIMALS. We hope everyone scans for missing pets each day. - CM


2013-03-29 05:09:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

CWC Final Reunion is Sunday, May 19, 2013 (tentative)


EVENT: Colonel William Casey Elementary School, 220 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY, Final Reunion Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 2pm-4pmCT. Former students, employees, and community members are invited to come and view historical display of memorabilia of the 53 year history of the school. - PATTY JONES, Principal.


By Patty Jones, Principal, Colonel Wm. Casey School

Col. Wm. Casey staff and friends are in the planning stages of a Final Reunion at the school that will close its doors at the end of this year. A tentative date for Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 2pm-4pmCT, at Colonel William Casey Elementary School, 220 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY, has been set for a time for former students, employees, and community members to come visit and tour the school one last time.


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2013-03-29 04:10:52 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Garden Club kicks off Herb Gardening education


EVENT: Second Chance for Herb Gardening help: Members of the Adair County Garden Club will be at the Farmerís Market on the Square 8am-12pmCT on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. Please stop by for your free packets of herb seeds as well as information and support to help you establish your own herb garden. - Barbara Armitage, President Adair County Garden Club

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By Barbara Armitage
News from the Adair County Garden Club

Gardeners from all around the community gathered on Thursday March 28, 2013 to attend "Herbs 101" the first of several herb related classes this year to be presented by the Adair County Garden Club.


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2013-03-29 03:51:36 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM, March 29, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 29, 2013:
Lucky the lover
who returns safe to old love
after distraction.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 29 March 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 563, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, March 24, 2013 and a few others from the past week


2013-03-29 03:31:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Query: Looking for Osceola history by Lanny Tucker

Lou Ann Roth writes:
Hello, I am a descendant of the owners of Gooch Mill that was on the Little Barren River in the former town of Osceola. I've read that Lanny Tucker also wrote "Osceola: The town the river claimed" and wonder if that book is also available. I have not been able to locate a contact for Mr. Tucker. Thank you. Lou Ann Roth Alameda, CA --Lou Ann Roth
Comments re article 19185 Lanny Tucker publishes Green County history


2013-03-29 03:26:10 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 29
| (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Chad and Cara Brown | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Frank and Darlene Burke (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Willma and Steve Firkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bonnie Birdwell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carah Dell Hatcher (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carole Wilson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connie Potts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Don Franklin, Jr. (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennielynn Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joshua Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Maye Rexroat | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tommy Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Zachery Thomas (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brennen Xavier Contreras Taylor Co., KY (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nina Jean Thompson, Adair Co. native (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Earl Flint Alexander, Cumberland Co., KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hattie Henson Hudson, Casey Co., KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Paul Osborne, Taylor Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sherri L. Eads, Liberty, KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darlene Brandenburg, Knifley, Adair Co., KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daphon Tucker, Russell Springs, KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis E. (Joe) Clements, Casey County, KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathleen Peck, 86, Russell County, KY (1928-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, March 29, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTAdair Co. KY Government offices - mostly closed Good Friday (List: What's Open - What's Closed) | (ID:21787, Comment)
Josh Cross Art Display, 8am-4pmCT, Begley, 155 Blue Raider DR, Columbia, Ky | (ID:21805, 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. No (0) Court Events Circuit Court. No (0) Court Events District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Four (4) Court Events Circuit Court. Three (3) 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. 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:21829, Comment)
8:30amCTBank of Columbia, 144 Public Square, RFL Cupcake sale 8:30am-5pmCT | (ID:21772, Comment)
10:30amCTCombined Easter Service at Trinity United Methodist , 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:21831, Comment)
NoonCTServices, White Chapel, Monroe Co., KY, for Clifton Lawrence Smith, Summer Shade, KY (d. March 27, 2013) | (ID:21834, Comment)
12:05pmCT2013 Adair County Ministerial Association Lenten Services/Good Friday/Columbia Baptist Church
Speaker: Bro. Barry Bradshaw
The Adair County Ministerial Association Good Friday service March 29, 2013, at the Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Bill Sandell, Administrative Assistant, Columbia Baptist Church. | (ID:21217, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Sue McClister Conover, Adair Co., KY (1935-2013) | (ID:21788, Comment)
4:00pmCTLWC Baseball hosts UPike, at Egnew Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:21840, Comment)
LWC Baseball hosts UPike at Egnew Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:21801, 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:21419, Comment)
Chimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21452, Comment)
6:00pmCTRev. Emmanuel Young will preach at Good Friday service, Ladies Chapel UMC, Green Co. KY
Rev. Emmanuel Young, pastor of Pleasant Hill Church of Greensburg, KY, will be the guest preacher at Good Friday worship service for Green and Adair Counties at Ladies Chapel United Methodist Church 5078 Hwy 1464, Greensburg, KY, at 6pmCT/7pmET, Friday, March 29, 2013.. Bro. Garnett Davis, pastor of Ladies Chapel UMC, invites all to attend. - Rev. Emmanuel Young | (ID:21531, Comment)
Good Friday Communion Service at Coffey's Chapel UMC, Eli, Russell Co., KY | (ID:21648, Comment)
6:30pmCTGood Friday service at Victory Community Church March 29, 2013 | (ID:21660, Comment)
7:00pmCTWatch The Lamb Easter Drama at Bethany Baptist Church | (ID:21732, Comment)

 






















 
 
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