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CU String Chamber Ensemble to present concert April 9, 2013

By Joan C. McKinney

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY- The Campbellsville University String Chamber Ensemble will present its Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY The presentation is free and the public is invited.

The ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Robert Gaddis and graduate assistant, Leonardo Barros, will present a varied program of music including movie themes, English folk songs, Brazilian songs and classical literature from composers such as Mendelssohn, Holst, and Vivaldi. The ensemble will also present a new composition by Seth Johnson, a graduate composition student at Campbellsville University.

Members of the ensemble include: Saelim Henderson of Campbellsville, violin; Constanza Boso Galli of Salta, Argentina, violin; Eun-ah Go of Busan, South Korea, violin; Ching Hao Lin of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, violin;Guang Jin of Yan Ji, China, violin; Tayler Campbell of Hodgenville, KY, violin; Caitlin Watson of Knifley, KY, violin; Eun Sil Park of Busan, South Korea, violin;Katie Johnson of Leitchfield, KY, viola; Denis Santos of Ceara, Brazil, viola; Roger Davis of Campbellsville, viola; Leonardo Barros of Rio de Janiero, Brazil; Seth Johnson of Leitchfield, cello; Gabriella Batista of Vitoria, Brazil, cello; Andrey Junca of Vitoria, Brazil, double bass; Danielle Batista of Recife, Brazil, piano; and Claudienne Barros of Rio de Janiero, piano. - Joan C. McKinney

2013-04-04 17:02:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

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GRAS Executive Cats: Shetney and Sylvester

2013-04-04 - GRAS, 455 Jim Blair Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo CM staff photo. The Green River Animal Shelter has 14 cats available for adoption today, Shetney, left and Sylvester not included. They are part of the Executive Staff, occcasionally handling Customer Service, as they were this week when the photo was taken. Sandy Ford, the Director says that some days, Shetney, who is bipolar bordering on a bit evil, is vexing. He makes sudden seven o'clock crazies moves at any time of the day. When he appears calm, as above, she knows, even without looking into his eyes the way he is above, that he's plotting his next move. In this case, it was to knock some dead AA camera batters off the desk and use them for pucks in a solo cat hockey contest. Sylvester, on the other hand, seems to be computer literate, is all business, a pillar of the shelter and is climbing the corporate ladder steadily, one rung at a time. Of the other cats - the fourteen available for adoption - you can see them yourself at Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Jim Blair Drive (try also Appleby Drive on GPS), Columbia, KY. Hours: Tues-Sat. 8am-5pmCT/9am-6pmET. Closed Sunday and Monday. Phone: 270-385-9655. email:
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Family needs help following fire, Hunting Hill, Knifley, KY

Mobile home completely destroyed in fire Wednesday, April 3, 2013

By Lisa Greer

Earl and Randa (Pyles) Meece of 434 Hunting Hill, Knifley KY, mobile was completely destroyed in a fire Wednesday, April 03, 2013. The family lost everything they had clothing, household items, furniture, etc.

If anyone has any items that they would like to donate, please contact the following numbers. This family could use any items that anyone would be able to donate.

The following sizes are needed:
  • Earl's - Pants 38x30 - Shirts XL - Shoes 10
  • Randa's - Pants XL or XXL Sweats - Tops 2X - Shoes 8
Items can be dropped off at the Office of Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton, 424 Public Sq, and Columbia KY. Items that are too big to be dropped off please contact us and we will make arrangements for someone to pick up donated items. If you have any questions please contact Lisa Greer or Jerri Nixon at the following; or 270-384-4703.

2013-04-04 15:36:09 | Comments | Printable version

Farmer's Market invites non-profit, civic, social groups

The first Farmer's Market on the Square
will be 8am-12pm noon CT, Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY

By Barbara Armitage

The Farmer's Market on the Square in Columbia is All About our Community

We have a special place for nonprofit, civic, and social groups at the Farmer's Market on the Square and also in our hearts.

We are looking for nonprofit groups who are like minded about educating and supporting our community. Too often these people work in the background - This is an opportunity for you to shine.

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2013-04-04 12:18:25 | Comments | Printable version

Gov. Beshear appoints Judge Michelle Keller to Supreme Court

History making: Kentucky's 7 member Supreme Court now has 3 women justices for first time ever
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By Kerri Richardson and Terry Sebastian

FRANKFORT, KY - In a history-making appointment, Governor Steve Beshear today named Court of Appeals Judge Michelle M. Keller of Fort Mitchell to the Supreme Court of Kentucky. With the appointment, the seven-member court - the state's highest - now has three female justices for the first time ever.

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2013-04-04 11:30:23 | Comments | Printable version

March 2013 one of coldest on record across Kentucky

Kentucky Mesonet

BOWLING GREEN, KY. - What a difference a year makes. Following a record warm March in 2012, a persistent pattern of wintry weather across Kentucky left March 2013 as one of the coldest on record.

The statewide average temperature for March based on the Kentucky Mesonet, the Commonwealth's official source of climatological observations, was 39.8 degrees while the statewide average temperature for March 2012 was 57.9 degrees, according to Dr. Stuart Foster, state climatologist and director of the Kentucky Mesonet.

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2013-04-04 11:20:32 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Schools Central Office Closed, Thur./Fri., April 4-5, 2013

This is official notification that the Adair County Board of Education Central Office, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, will be closed Thursday-Friday, April 4-5, 2013 due to Spring Break. - Becky Bailey

2013-04-04 10:52:26 | Comments | Printable version

Family/Friends Day, April 7, 2013 at Columbia Church of Christ

Family and Friends Day at Columbia Church of Christ, 501 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY, at 9amCT for Sunday School, 10amCT Worship, Sunday, April 7, 2013. Everyone, especially those who ever attended the Columbia Church of Christ, invited. - Gerald Doss

2013-04-04 10:28:02 | Comments | Printable version

Columbia Church of God will have Rummage/Bake sale

The Columbia Church of God, 708 Mitchell ST, will be having a Rummage Sale and Bake Sale, 7am-3pmCT, Friday-Saturday, April 5-6, 2013, in the Church Fellowship Hall. Lots of items and Bake Goods for sale. - Darika Conover

2013-04-04 10:16:11 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Tennis teams to host Milligan at Baughman Tennis Complex

The Lindsey Wilson College men's and women's tennis teams will face Milligan (Elizabethton, TN) College at 11:30amCT on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Henry Baughman Tennis Complex, 401 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY 42728. The Blue Raider men have won their last six matches including wins over four teams ranked in the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Poll. The Blue Raider women have won their last eight contests. - Charles Balcom

2013-04-04 09:50:32 | Comments | Printable version

Mosleys donate books of U.S. Presidents to LWC library

Books will be housed in the library's Thomas D. Clark Reading Room
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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - Doug and Betty Jean Moseley of Bowling Green, Ky., love studying about the U.S. presidents. And now Lindsey Wilson College students will get to experience that same passion for learning.

Tuesday morning, April 2, 2013, the Moseleys gave the LWC Katie Murrell Library more than 480 books about the U.S. presidents. The books are from research the Moseleys conducted for their latest book on the American presidents, From G.W. to G.W. (From George Washington to George W. Bush), which will be published this summer.

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2013-04-04 08:20:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia is blessed to be home of Lindsey Wilson Singers

Comments re photo 48990 Sarah Aaron Bromley presents keys to city of Milford CT

Darrell Overstreet writes:
We are so blessed in Columbia to have Lindsey Wilson Singers representing us so well no matter where they are. A special "thank you" to the singers and Dr. Chafin. - Darrell Overstreet

The Lindsey Wilson Singers' spring homecoming concert will be 7pmCT/8pmET, Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - DUANE BONIFER

2013-04-04 06:13:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Sarah Aaron Bromley presents key to City of Milford, CT

Symbol accepted by Lindsey Wilson College Director of Choral Ensembles Gerald Chaffin
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By Duane Bonifer

Milford, CT Sarah Bromley presented Lindsey Wilson College Director of Choral Ensembles Gerald Chafin with a key to the City of Milford Wednesday night, April 3, 2013, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 71 River St., Milford, Ct. The Lindsey Wilson Singers performed a concert there to start a five-day tour of New England. Bromley is a former resident of Columbia, KY, and the daughter Columbia resident Dr. Phil Aaron.

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2013-04-04 05:34:45 | Comments | Printable version

BJF Comment: Big Trees II - The Miller timber sale in 1905

Cruising the numbers, forester extrapolates some pretty impressive values, in today's dollars, for the fabulous tract of timber sold in 1905 by the Miller Estate

By Billy Joe Fudge

What an honor to be mentioned in the same sentence with Mike Watson but for you to dedicate this bit of history to me is a compliment of the highest degree.

These tallies of trees are a very special real record of the kind of forest the first South Central Kentuckians, our forefathers, would have had the pleasure of experiencing.

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2013-04-04 05:12:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

KY news link: Ft. Knox shooting story on HuffPost

There's a good coverage this morning on HuffPost about the shooting in Ft. Knox. It's at Fort Knox on Lockdown

Ft. Knox, KY, is 77 miles, 1 hour 41 minutes north of Columbia, KY, according to Google Maps

2013-04-04 04:11:59 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM, April 4, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for April 4, 2013:
Those chasing fashion
pay prices above values
to impress others.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 4 April 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 569, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, March 31, 2013 and a few others from the past week

2013-04-04 03:46:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Appreciates work of Green River Animal Shelter - GRAS

Comments re photo 48986 At GRAS Director Sandy Ford with lovable Cinnamon

Tami Wilson writes:
So glad to see pics of a pet from GRAS on ColumbiaMagazine!! I think it's a great way to keep the community informed as to the wonderful pets which are available, and in need good, caring homes, and to keep people interested in what's going on at the shelter.

I hope that one day we'll be able to have "no kill" policies for our animal companions, in all of KY, except in cases where they are suffering greatly from untreatable illnesses or conditions. It is sad that we live in a society which kills healthy animals, and do not spay and neuter pets so that they will not produce more unwanted, unloved offspring.

I hope this will be a regular feature on CM!! Please adopt a shelter or rescue pet- adopt love!! - Tami Wilson
Thanks, Tami Wilson - As you probably know, Green River Animal Shelter is currently run by people who seem to have exactly your goals. The concern for each animal by all the staff, the cleanliness, and the first hand communication by the animals at GRAS - talk to any of the dogs or cats there (but don't trust the gray executive tabby cat who frequently comes out into the lobby ; it's bipolar and not reliable and a trickster, albeit an entertaining rogue) - and you see it firsthand. There's an evident communication that each knows it's loved. If CM can be of help, we want to be. - EW

2013-04-04 03:28:52 | Comments | Printable version

The freecycling ad I placed this week

Marsha Walker writes:
I don't see the classified link on CM, but I was able to give away the metal items I advertised, the same day I posted it. Thanks very much for the opportunity to give to others the things we don't use or need. - Marsha Walker
Thanks, Marsha Walker - Just checked again, and there are no ads in Freecycling. That's the case more often than not. We hope your letter encourages others to reclaim more space by giving away stuff which would be useful to someone else. Thanks for the letter. - CM

2013-04-04 03:14:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 4
Happy Anniversary, Charles and Eulah Helm (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Dan and Jennie Flanagan (1965) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Valarie and Kellen Lobb (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Abby Grace Myers (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amber Cowan (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angel Cowan (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barbara Key | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christine Gilpin (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daril Salyers (1965) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hayden Douglas Ford (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Josh Piercy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marsha VanArsdale | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Monica Rodgers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ryan Amber Harris (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samantha Danielle Chrisman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tricia Cole | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vincent Andrea Burkhead (2013 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Giles, Adair Co., KY (1946-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Harmon, 54, Casey Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Thomas Scott, Green Co., KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Joe Caven, Green Co., KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Conrad Neil (Doc) Waters, Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Thelbert Wooley, Elkhorn, KY (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donna K. Coomer Wilson, Russell Co., KY, Adair Co., KY native (1962 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Ray Clark, formerly of Taylor Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Theresa Kay Harris, Taylor Co. KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Evelyn George, Russell Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathryn Lee Wethington, Adair Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Jesse Loy, Adair Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Yvonne Scott Johnson, Adair native, Taylor Co., KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Elizabeth Harris Shirley, Green Co., KY (1919-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sybil Morgan, Marion Co., KY (1929-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis (Louie) Luttrell, Casey Co., KY (1955-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patricia Lynn Winget, Russell Co., KY (1956-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christine Gilpin, Adair County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chester (Red) Lawson, Taylor Co., KY; Casey Co., KY native (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Catherine Shearer, Russell County, KY (1931-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles R. Murphy, Casey Co., KY (1934-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gladys Hovious Overstreet, Adair County, KY (1918-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Douglas Wayne Riley, 61, Cumberland Co., KY (1954-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Viola Halcomb Giles, Knifley, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Omery (Budge) Tucker, 72, Russell Co., KY (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Ann Roy, 73, Russell County, KY (1942-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Lee, 57, Casey County, KY (1959-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Jean Bradshaw, Harrodsburg, KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hugh Mack Garrett, Taylor County KY (1926-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Lee England, 69, Taylor County, KY (1947-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James William Despain, Green County, KY (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Alberta Helen Johnson, Green County, KY (1936-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbee Skaggs, Taylor Co., KY (1929-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garvin Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joshua Lee Piercy (1985-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Glen Absher (April 4, 1957-August 17, 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, April 4, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:45amCTSpring Break April 1-5, 2013. No classes. Adair County School District | (ID:21854, Comment)
Adair Co. Schools Central Office Closed, Fri-Sat., April 4-5, 2013 | (ID:21957, Comment)
8:00amCTJosh Cross Art Display, 8am-4pmCT, Begley, 155 Blue Raider DR, Columbia, Ky | (ID:21809, 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. Twenty-two (22) Court Events District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. Eleven (11) 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. No (0) 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. Two (2) Court Events Circuit Court. One (1) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:21952, Comment)
11:30amCTLWC Tennis men's and women's teams hosts Milligan Baughman Tennis Complex, 401 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:21953, Comment)
LWC Tennis men's and women's teams hosts Milligan Baughman Tennis Complex, 401 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:21954, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21858, Comment)
Fundraiser at Columbia Church of God 708 Mitchell Street, Columbiam, KY | (ID:21955, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Manette Holmes, Adair County, KY (1928-2013) | (ID:21940, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:21889, Comment)


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