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Louie Kensey Beard, Adair County, KY (1945-2013)

Louie dedicated his life to Christ at a young age and was a member of Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church. He loved nature and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a longtime farmer until the onset of his illness. He leaves behind many relatives and friends
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Louie Kensey Beard, age 67 years, departed this life on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 2:20pmCT after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Ken Jessee the officiating clergy. Intement will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 3:30pmCT/4:30pmET, Tuesday, at the funeral home.


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2013-06-03 21:02:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Louie Kensley Beard, Adair County, KY (1945-2013)



2013-06-03 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Louie Kensley Beard, Adair County, KY (1945-2013)



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Phil Hanna traces ancestry back to Massie family in Adair County

Famiy must be family from the Massie House on Merchant Street

Phil Hanna writes:
My father's great great grandfather was Rodes Massie and in looking at genealogical recoards for him, going back several generations, some of his Massie relatives came to Adair County and these must be family from the Massie House. - Phil Hanna
Comments re photo 49821 Historic Columbia KY Group with Massie House in background


2013-06-03 20:20:36 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co. Sheriff's Office Activity Report May 2013

From Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss:
  • 62 Warrants of arrest served
  • 8 Criminal cases opened
  • 11 Call response reports written
  • 6 Emergency protection orders served
  • 6 Domestic abuse cases worked.
  • 13 Non-injury accidents worked
  • 7 Injury accidents worked
  • 20 Out of county transports
  • 18 Citations written for criminal activity
  • 44 Civil process papers served
  • 5 Criminal summonses served
  • 73 Subpoenas served
  • 115.5 Hours of court security provided
  • 119 Vehicle inspections done
Adair County Sheriff's Office, Harrison Moss, Sheriff. Suite 20 (second floor), 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY 42728. Phone (270) 384-2776. FAX (270 384-5049. Website: Adair County Sheriff's Office


2013-06-03 16:00:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Raffle for Houseboat Vacation supports Rogers Scholars program

By Sharon Dodson, Communications Specialist
Center for Rural Development

Tickets are now on sale for a chance to win a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland - the grand prize in a regional fundraising campaign to support The Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars youth leadership program.


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Andrew Anderson, Sr., Green Co., KY (d. June 1, 2013)

He was the son of the late Dessie and Gladys Anderson of Green County, KY. He leaves 4 direct living descendants
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Andrew Anderson, Sr., age 70 of Louisville, a Green County, KY, native passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services for Andrew Anderson, Sr. will be 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the G.C. Williams Funeral Home, 1935 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at the G.C. Williams Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Santa Fe Anderson Cemetery in Green County.


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2013-06-03 15:39:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Opal Clements, 87, Casey Co., KY (1926-2013)

She was a homemaker and a member of the Liberty First Church of God. She loved to quilt and was very involved in helping raise her family. She devoted her life to the care of others

Opal Clements passed away Sunday June 2, 2013 at the Kindred Health Care in Harrodsburg, KY. She was 87.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday June 5, 2013 at McKinney-Brown funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Garry Allen officiating. Burial is at Bethelridge Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, at the funeral home.


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2013-06-03 15:20:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Kenneth Thurman Coffey, 60, Metcalfe County, KY

He was the son of the late Thurman and Ann Lavice Brown Coffey and Air Force Veteran. He leaves 14 direct living descendants

Kenneth Thurman Coffey age 60 of Edmonton died Saturday June 1, 2013 at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

Funeral services will be 1pmCT/2pmET, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Coffey Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 4pm-8pmCT, at the funeral home.


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2013-06-03 13:55:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Emma Napier named NAIA Second Team Softball All-American

Scottsville, KY native a three-time all-conference performer, Napier ranks eighth in the NAIA in runs scored and base hits.

By Chris Megginson
News from Campbellsville University

KANSAS CITY, MO - Emma Napier's outstanding senior campaign continues to collect accolades, as the Campbellsville University senior shortstop has been named an NAIA Second Team All-American, the national office announced Sunday, June 2, 2013.


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2013-06-03 12:49:43 | Comments | Printable version

US 150 open. Cement truck removed. Road surface clean

UPDATE to STORY: Part of US 150 closed between Bardstown and Springfield

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Elizabethtown, KY

US 150 is now open at the site of a commercial vehicle crash that occurred this morning just east of Bardstown. The cement truck is removed and the road surface has been cleaned. Chris Jessie


2013-06-03 12:41:53 | Comments | Printable version

Twenty-four to receive GED Diplomas at LWC, June 6, 2013

The public is invited to graduation, reception to follow

By LeAnna Bennett, Director
Adult Education Center

The Class of 2013 GED Graduation is Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Lindsey Wilson College John B. Begley Chapel, 302 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. The ceremony will begin at 5:30pmCT/6:30pmET, and a reception will follow at the Adair County Adult Education Center, 108 Lindsey Wilson Street.

The the graduating class is a large one, 24 in all.

Everyone interested in attending to show support to these individuals is welcome. Any student who has received their GED that has not already RSVPed needs to do so. All community and student RSVPs can be made by calling the Adult Education Center at 270-384-7475 or 270-384-1741. - LeAnna Bennett


2013-06-03 11:27:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Snake in Maury's tree is probably trying to shed

Best advice: Give it ground. Leave it be. It is likely to leave of own accord in a few days

Miss Donna writes:
The snake is probably getting ready to shed. If you leave it alone, it will most likely be gone in a few days. They usually don't stay in one place too long unless they're getting ready to shed their skin, which may take a day or two. - Miss Donna
Comments re article 59930 How does Maury Lewis get the snake out of her tree


2013-06-03 10:36:53 | Comments | Printable version

Part of US 150 closed between Bardstown and Springfield

Overturned cement truck results in detour necessity. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet expects closure to take 3 hours

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Elizabethtown, KY

(8:11amCT/9:11amET) - Motorist traveling the major connection between Bardstown and Springfield should be aware that a cement truck has overturned on US 150 (Botland Community) just outside of Bardstown in Nelson County.


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2013-06-03 08:11:18 | Comments | Printable version

Campbellsville/Taylor Co. 2013 Crusade total announced

100% of the money donated to the Crusade for Children from Taylor County is returned to Taylor County in the form of grants

By Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, FM 99.9

The 2013 total contributions from the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department to the Crusade for Children is $27,500. - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications


2013-06-03 06:00:21 | Comments | Printable version

Big Springs, KY, man dies of gunshot wound to the head

KSP responds to domestic dispute with reported shots fired. 32 year old Joshua Babb of Big Springs pronounced dead by Breckinridge County Coroner.

By MTPR Norman Chaffins, Public Affairs Officer

Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

BIG SPRINGS, KY - On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at approximately 1:35pmET Breckinridge County Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a domestic dispute with shots fired.

When Troopers arrived they discovered that 32-year-old Joshua Babb of Big Springs, KY had died from a gunshot wound to the head.


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2013-06-03 04:08:00 | Comments | Printable version

Today, MONDAY with CM, June 3, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 3, 2013:
Could anyone not
think in explanation points
after such a shock.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 3 June 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 629, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 2, 2013 and a few others from the past week
Congratulations to the ACHS Class of 2013
Click for photos and bios for all the students graduating in 2013.
Click on individual letter below for students whose last name begins with that letter
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


2013-06-03 03:55:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

17th Russell Creek/Homeplace Tractor Show, June 15, 2013

Special feature will be a photography workshop. Admission is free.

From George Kolbenschlag
News from Homeplace on Green River

The 17th Russell Creek/Homeplace on Green River Antique Tractor & Gas Engine Show will be held 7am-3pmCT/8am-4pmET, Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Admission is free

The show was formerly Lewis Garrison's Russell Creek Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Show.

Events include the the following:
  • Antique tractor/gas engine exhibit, competitions, parade and awards.
  • Family activies including games, pedal tractor pull and other activities for children
  • Food and music
  • Photography workshop (the contact is: Gougend@lindsey.edu
Homeplace, 5807 New Campbellsville Road (KY 55), Campbellsville, KY, is located 14 miles north of Columbia, KY and six miles south of Campbellsville, KY.

Contacts are Ken Forman 270-469-4738 or email kenforman@windstream.net

Also coming to Homeplace, September 7, 2013, Fall Heritage Festival.

Homeplace website: Homeplacefarm.org



2013-06-03 03:32:59 | Comments | Printable version

Lauren Goodin, Cody Willis to exchange wedding vows

Eric and Jamie Goodin would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Lauren Goodin to Cody Willis, the son of Steve and Connie Willis.

Lauren Goodin is the granddaughter of Bertha and the late Homer Goodin of Columbia and Sammy and Kathy Hitch of Columbia. Cody Willis is the grandson of Bernice and the late Alton Willis of Russell Springs and Peggy Harvey of Columbia.

The wedding will take place Saturday June 8, 2013 at 5:30pmCT at Columbia Christian Church, 206 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. A reception will immediately follow. All friends and relatives are welcome to attend, no formal invitations will be sent. --Lauren Goodin


2013-06-03 03:13:29 | Comments | Printable version

Single vehicle crash on KY 206 takes out power for an hour

Vehicle strikes utility pole, which had to be replaced

By Adair County Deputy Sheriff Adam Cravens

The Adair Sheriff's Office responded to a single vehicle collision on KY 206/Liberty Road, Sunday afternoon. Sarah Greiner, 19, of Russell Springs, KY had just turned off of Dunnville Road and was headed towards Columbia, KY when she lost control of her vehicle, dropping down to the shoulder.


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2013-06-03 03:07:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 3
Happy Anniversary, Bobby and Connie Burress (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Charlie and Ruth Ann Streeval (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amanda Decker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cali Pittman, (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chad Scholl | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jaylee Kemp (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, June White | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kaleb McCasland | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phyllis Fisher | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Earl "Skip" Haupt (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clay Eugene Beaty, 81, Columbia, KY (1928-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delmas Thomas, Russell Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Abby Perry, Taylor Co., KY (1914 - 2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Rollin Pleas Judd, Green Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Opal Spencer, Adair Co., KY (1933-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Skaggs, Taylor Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Ann Maupin, Taylor Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Ilene Wariner, Russell Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elvia Bailey Stinson, Chicago, IL (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathy Lynn Compton, Green Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenyatta Joe Duncan, Taylor County, KY (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rebecca Sue Squires Shelton, Green Co., KY (1943-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paula Faye Cox, 66, Taylor County, KY (1947-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Alexander Allen Graves, Adair Co., KY (1984-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, June 3, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTSpecial Called Meeting, Columbia-Adair County Economic Development Authority
Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:22650, Comment)
DAV Service Officer will be VFW Post, 8am-11amCT
Columbia VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. Joe Hare, Post Commander | (ID:22796, 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. Sixty-six(66) 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. One (1) 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 hunded eleven (111) 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. One (1) Court Events Circuit Court. One hundred fifty-six (156) Court Events District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:22808, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Judy A Richardson, Campbellsville, KY (1944-2013) | (ID:22657, Comment)
Adair outdoor warning sirens TEST -Monthly, 1st Mondays (Recurring Event)
| (ID:22757, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Jewell F. Kerns, Adair Co., KY (1921-2013) | (ID:22659, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22674, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Dewey T. Wright, 91 Green County, KY (1922-2013) | (ID:22795, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes in the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22704, Comment)
6:00pmCTVacation Bible School 6pm-8pmCT, June 3-7, 2013 Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 2472 Mt. Carmel Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:22596, Comment)
Vacation Bible School at Egypt Christian Church, 6pm-8pmCT, June 2-7, 2013
4855 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY. See also DIRECTORY of CHURCHES | (ID:22612, Comment)
Columbia City Council regular 1st Monday meeting AGENDA
City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. (Recurring Event)
| (ID:22777, Comment)
Russell County Bee Club (Recurring Event)
Russell County Extension Office at 2688 S. Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY. | (ID:22784, Comment)
6:30pmCTPraise and Worship in the Valley, June 2-5, 2013 (Schedule of Speakers, Singers)
Cane Valley Christian Church, 2250 Cane Valley Road, Cane Valley, KY | (ID:22664, Comment)

 






















 
 
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