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Grace Beatrice Landis, Green Co., KY (1920-2013)

Mrs. Landis had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Fry Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She was also a member of the Fry Community Homemakers. She was the matriarch of a highly regarded family. She was the daughter of the lagte Lewis Aquires and Tamer Finn Squires. She was the widow of Shively Landis. Their marriage had endured over 48 years. She leaves 22 direct living descendants.
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Grace Beatrice Landis of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Golden Living Center, Green Hill, Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services for Mrs. Grace Beatrice Landis will be conducted 1pmCT/2pmET, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial in the Fry Cemetery. Bro. Larry Wisdom and Glen Landis will be officiating. Visitation will be from 4pmCT-8pmCT/5pm-9pmET, Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7am/8amET, Tuesday until time of the funeral service.


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2013-05-20 12:35:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Folding flag on last day of school - ever, at John Adair



2013-05-20 - JAIS, 202 Gen. John Adair School, Columbia, KY - Photo by Jennifer Mann, JAIS librarian. A Moment in History: Folding the flag for the last time at John Adair Intermediate School today were Micah Odom, Mr. Jason Curry, and Jake Spoon. Next school year, 2013-2014, Adair County's Schools will be reconfigured into four schools, with elimination of John Adair Intermediate School and Col. William Casey Elementary and the opening of the newest facility, Adair County Primary Center. Besides ACPC, the District will have Adair County Elementary School (ACES), Adair County Middle School, and Adair County High School. - Jennifer Main
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Lloyd Akers, Casey County, KY (1939-2013)

He was a native of Amba, Floyd County, KY, and a resident of Casey County, KY, at the time of his death. He worked as a pipe insulator in Detroit, Michigan was a member of the Kindom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. He leaves 7 direct living descendants

Lloyd Akers passed away Sunday May 19, 2013 at his home in Casey County, KY. He was 73.

Memorial service will be held at 2pmCT/3pmET Saturday June 1, 2013 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 119 KY 49, in Liberty, KY. Cremation rites were honored by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.


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2013-05-20 12:11:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Edwin Lovell Williams, Center, KY (d. May 19, 2013)

He was a retired employee of the Metcalfe County Road Department and member of the Sulphur Well Methodist Church

Edwin Lovell Williams, age 83, of Center, Metcalfe County, KY, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 1pmCT/2pmET, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Sulphur Well Methodist Church, 1755 Sulphur Well-Knob Lick Road, Sulphur Well, KY, with burial in the Williams Cemetery, in Metcalfe County, KY. Visitation will be from 10amCT, until service time Tuesday at the church.


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2013-05-20 11:52:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Carolyn J. Keefe, 69, Adair County, KY (d. May 17, 2017)

Carolyn J. Keefe, age 69 died at 1:43pmCT, Friday, May 17, 2013 at her home in Columbia, KY.

Carolyn was an educator for most of her professional life, retiring from Lindsey Wilson College in 2009.


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2013-05-20 11:32:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

WKU Registrar sends thanks to Carol Perkins

School tries to build on long-standing traditions; red towel, feature added three years ago

Freida Eggleton writes to Carol Perkins via CM:
Carol- A former WKU employee sent me the link to your wonderful article about our recent commencement ceremony, and I want to thank you for writing about your positive experience. I have coordinated WKU's commencements for the past 27 years, and each year we try to build upon our long-standing traditions. The red towels were added three years ago and have become very popular with our graduates, as you observed. We want our commencement ceremonies to be special for our graduates, and it was very gratifying to know that our guests also appreciate them. - Freida K. Eggleton University Registrar WKU
Comments re article 59663 Carol Perkins Best graduation WKU Spring 2013


2013-05-20 11:22:12 | Comments | Printable version

Picture of CWC Final Open House jogs memory

Writer remembers when old Columbia Graded & High School Building was condemned and Grade Center was moved to CWC, then a new building with a lot of advantages - but it was, at the time, a temporary move. The next year her class was back on Graded Hill
See also: Col Casey Open House, Sunday, May 19, 2013

By Prudence Hutchison Westholm

After seeing the picture from CWC's final open house, it just jogged my memory a bit.

When I was in 7th grade at Columbia Junior High (in old Columbia Grade Ctr/Columbia High School building), the old building was condemned.

As a result, we were moved to the new Col. Wm. Casey building for the remainder of the school year.


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2013-05-20 10:33:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

Two Cox's Creek siblings die in Nelson Co., KY crash

Northbound 2002 Volkswagen Jetta spins out of control into path of southbound 2005Chevrolet pickup with car-haul trailer attached. Nelson County Coroner pronounces Jetta driver and passenger dead at the scene

By MTPR Norman Chaffins, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

COX'S CREEK, KY - On Sunday, May 19, 2013 at approximately 6pmET, KSP Post 4 Troopers responded to a fatality crash on KY 245 approximately six miles north of Cox's Creek in Nelson County.


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2013-05-20 10:17:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

2012 Adair tourism: $11,136,903, up from $10,566,321 in 2011

'Breaking News...Tourism Spending Rises in Adair County in 2012. . . tourism is an industry, the third largest in Adair County. In other words, tourism is economic development.' - SUE STIVERS

By Sue Stivers
Executive Director, Columbia/Adair County Tourism Commission

In keeping with a statewide trend, the annual survey of tourism spending in Kentucky shows an increase in Adair county for 2012. Total expenditures in Adair county for the past year was $11,136,903.00 compared to $10,566,321.00 in 2011. This shows that visitors are coming to our county and spending money.


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2013-05-20 09:38:26 | Comments | Printable version

Warren EIT recipients have Adair, Cumberland connections


For complete list, more on Excellence in Teaching tradition, click to: Campbellsville University honors Excellence in Teaching 2013
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By Joan C. McKinney and Rebekah Southwood
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - An Adair County High School Graduate, Anthony Kent Spires, and a Cumberland County High School Graduate, Jessica Lynn Roberts, both teachers in Warren County, KY, school system were among the recipients of the Excellence in Teaching Award given to 160 teachers from 59 school districts throughout Kentucky by receiving the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Winters Dining Hall in the E. Bruce Heilman Student Center Complex on the CU campus.


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Antioch Vacation Bible School starts May 22, 2013

Antioch United Methodist Church, 8157 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY, in the Sparksville community, will be having Sonwest Vacation Bible School 6pm-8:30pmCT nightly, Wednesday-Saturday, May 22-25, 2013.

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Today, Monday with CM, May 20, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 20, 2013:
Using one's wealth is
not a substitute for
touching the needy.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 20 May 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 615, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, May 12, 2013 and a few others from the past week


2013-05-20 04:11:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

James Wesley Wade, Summer Shade, KY (d. May 19, 2013)

He was a well known farmer, a life long resident of Summer Shade and was a member of the Summer Shade Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Emma Jean Hays Wade, and the Jill Wade Smith family of Columbia, KY, and the Mike and Mark Wade families of Glasgow, KY. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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Wesley Wade, age 88 of Summer Shade, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at his home.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at the Summer Shade Baptist Church with Bro Chad White officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be 2pm-8:30pmCT/3pm-9:30pmET, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Summer Shade Baptist Church.


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Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 20
Happy Anniversary, William and Ople Dial (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Briley Ann Breeding (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brooklynne Carroll (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hunter Durham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacob Stewart Cowan (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Janet Wall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Wall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica Pyles (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Hitch | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Norma H. Scott (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruth Redmon (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Travis Corbin (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Adam Bowen, Taylor Co., KY(1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Anna Mary Milby, 80, Green Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alta Graham Roberts, Taylor Co., KY (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Lenva Garmon, Cumberland Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rosalie Wiley Mitchell, Cumberland Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cleo Watson Adair Co., KY (1918-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Genneive Tarter, Taylor Co., KY (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Robert "Bobby" Marcum, Green Co. KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Eva Jewell Curry Shuffett, Green Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Otha Zimmerman, Jr., Russell Springs, KY (1945-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gladys Lucille Irvin , 74, Russell County, KY (1939-2014)< | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Marcus Wayne Smith, 38, Cumberland Co., KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky Eugene Murray, Russell County, KY (1958-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl A. Burton (May 20, 1912-Feb. 23, 1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Brown (May 20, 1932-July 17, 2008) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, May 20, 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. One hundred seventeen (117) Court Events District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. Thirty-two (32) 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. One hundred six (106) 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. Three hundred two (302) Court Events District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two (2) Court Events Circuit Court. One hundred thirty-eight (138) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:22536, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Jewell Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2013) | (ID:22514, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Lois Davis, Adair County, KY (1940-2013) | (ID:22528, Comment)
10:30amCTAdair County Board of Trustees Special called meeting, 901 Westlake DR, Columbia, KY
(AGENDA ) See also: CM Directory of Recurring Events. | (ID:22533, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Preston J.D. Bell, 74, Russell Co., KY (1938-2013) | (ID:22510, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22349, Comment)
Services, Summer Shade, KY, for James Wesley Wade, Summer Shade, KY (d. May 19, 2013) | (ID:22535, Comment)
Services, Sulphur Well, KY, for Edwin Lovell Williams, Center, KY (d. May 19, 2013) | (ID:22541, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Rose Marie Curry, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2013) | (ID:22521, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22382, Comment)
6:30pmCTDarlene Campbell to speak to Westlake Regional Hospital Auxilliary
In the Cafeteria, Westlake Regional Hospital, 901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:22516, Comment)
7:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY for George Tuey, Russell Co., KY (1922-2013) | (ID:22530, Comment)

 






















 
 
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