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Green River Kruzers car cruise in is Sunday, May 26, 2013

By Shannon Thomas

The Green River Kruzers will have a car cruise in at the Public Square, Columbia, KY, Sunday, May 26, 2013, from 1pm-4 pmCT. Free to participants and spectators. Door prizes and music. For more information Call Terry at 270-250-9328. - Shannon Thomas

2013-05-25 15:49:06 | Comments | Printable version

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Scenic Adair Co., KY: Night shift at Rowe Farms

2013-05-25 - Rowe Farms, 909 Keltner Road, Columbia, KY - Photo by Fred Rowe.
Fred Rowe sent this beautiful night scene from the family dairy farm, high on Keltner Road - long ago KY 55/Campbellsville Road - just north of Columbia, KY.

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Name of officer killed in Bardstown released

UPDATE related to: Bardstown, KY Police Officer shot and killed early this morning

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

The name of the Bardstown officer killed today has been released. K-9 Officer Jason Ellis, 33, of Bloomfield, KY was a 7-year veteran with the Bardstown Police Department. He is survived by his wife and two sons. MTPR Norman Chaffins

2013-05-25 15:44:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Ed Darnell: Seeing a Great Dane is good for heart

Comments re photo 49691 Caesar the Great Dane popular at the Farmers Market Ed Darnell writes:
To see a big Dane does my heart job. My Zeus died 4 years ago and I miss him each and every day. Got to love those Dane's!!! --Ed Darnell
Thanks, Ed Darnell: - Caesar is a cute puppy, even if he is a bit smallish at 220 pounds. - EW

2013-05-25 15:27:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Elroy Willis, Adair County, KY (1951-2013)

He was a native of Columbia, KY, and a resident of Shepherdsville, KY, at the time of his death. He was a member of Okolona Christian Church where he was an Elder and a teacher. He loved being a grandpa and his grandchildren were his life. Among those who preceded him in death include, his son, Benjamin Willis and his parents. He was the son of the late Roy and Annie Mae Thomas Willis of Adair County, KY. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Neal Willis. He leaves six direct living descendants.
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Elroy Willis, 61, of Shepherdsville, KY, returned to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 9amCT/10amET at Shoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy & Brooks Rd.), 4895 N Preston Hwy Shepherdsville, KY 40165, with burial in Penn Run Cemetery. Friends may their respects on Monday from 12pm-7pmCT/1pm-8pmET at the funeral home.

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2013-05-25 11:13:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

History: The Last Great Turkey Drive

From a ca 1970s/1980s Daily Statesman
107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY
Lewis Jessee submitted this story and photo from an old Columbia, KY Daily Statesman about the last turkey drive through here. There's no date on the photo copy, and no author attribution, and that would be welcome. The story follows:

Talk of Thanksgiving turkeys calls up a host of memories for Stewart Hutchison of Columbia.

Mr. Hutchison is the last living member of the last great turkey drive in Adair County.

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2013-05-25 07:31:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

CU's Keisha Chiles finishes runner-up, Beasley 4th in NAIA

Women's Track: CU's first ever NAIA track championship just one-half inch short
Campbellsville University's Myra compete in the women's high jump at 1:30pmET, Saturday, May 25, 2013, in NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Indiana Wesleyan University Outdoor Athletic Complex, 4201 S. Washington St., Marion, IN 46953

By Chris Megginson
Campbellsville University Sports Information

MARION, IN - One half of an inch (.01 meters) proved to be a big difference Friday in women's triple at the 33rd annual NAIA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships. That is all that separated freshman Keisha Chiles from claiming Campbellsville University's first-ever NAIA track championship and also the difference between third and fourth place for senior Tiosha Beasley.

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2013-05-25 05:44:49 | Comments | Printable version

Bardstown, KY Police Officer shot and killed early this morning

KSP first received reports of a fatality crash, but on arrival found that a Bardstown City Police Officer, in uniform and on his way home from work, had been shot. The investigation is ongoing. Exit 34 on Bluegrass Parkway is closed for several hours.

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

BARDSTOWN, KY - On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at approximately 2:53amET Post 4 received a call of a fatality crash involving a Bardstown Police Officer on the 34 exit ramp on the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County. Trooper Mike Garyantes arrived on the scene at approximately 3:16amET.

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2013-05-25 05:31:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Today, SATURDAY with CM, May 26, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 25, 2013:
Public approval
can urge false pride to destroy
private affection.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 25 May 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 620, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, May 19, 2013 and a few others from the past week

2013-05-25 05:17:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

The Coffey Family will sing at Tabor, Sun. May 26

Adair County Sunday Night Singing

The Coffey Family will be singing at Tabor Community Church, 1477 Fairplay Road, Columbia KY, on Sunday night May 26, 2013 at 6pmCT. Pastor Ralph Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend. --Patricia Hadley

2013-05-25 05:08:44 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 25
Happy Anniversary, Bradley and Ashley Adamson (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Chasity & Timmy Ballou (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Craig and Felicia Lasley (May 5, 1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Eugene and Mildred Robinson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angela Ford, (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cameron Derman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Desiray Jasper (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gerald Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennie Cowan Snider (1982) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Perkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julie Campbel | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laney Grace Stotts (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madeline Hardwick (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matilda Anne Waggener (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Milton Shepherd | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Othel Rollin Jeffries, Green Co., KY (May 25, 1917 - August 17, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nelle Vaughn | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Greg Corbin, Columbia, KY (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Beagle, Russell Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John King Stephenson, Taylor Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Amelia Meyer, 99, Russell County, KY (1913) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Tarter, Russell County, KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Holley Madison Claywell Guffey, Burkesville, KY (1994-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arminda Fudge | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday,Tony Lynn Harvey, Adair County, KY (1956-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTThe Farmer's Market on the Square, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY
(Ad) VENDORS: Who's coming, what they will have, May 25, 2013 | (ID:22588, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22354, Comment)
Mt. Zion Annual Yard Sale/Bake Sale Saturday, May 25, 2013
Mt. Zion Church of God, 1640 Eastridge Cemetary Road, Adair County, KY | (ID:22545, Comment)
16th Annual Old Conover School Reunion, 576 Freedom Church Road in Adair County | (ID:22547, Comment)
12:30pmCTCampbellsville University Track & Field athletes Myra Rose competes
NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Indiana Wesleyan University Outdoor Athletic Complex, 4201 S. Washington St., Marion, IN 46953 | (ID:22582, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Allene Kerns Burton, 91, Adair Co., KY (1921-2013) | (ID:22579, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22386, Comment)
6:00pmCTAntioch Vacation Bible School 6-8:30pmCT, May 22-25, 2013
Antioch United Methodist Church, 8157 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:22540, Comment)


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