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John Amos Gaskins II arrives June 9, 2013

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Alexis Gaskins would like to announce the arrival of her brother, John Amos Gaskins II. He was born June 9, 2013 at Somerset Ky. He weighed 7lb. 14oz. They are the children of Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins. Also welcoming him are his special cousins, Mackenzie and Madelyn Hinkle. - Carolyn Gaskins


2013-06-19 17:18:23 | Comments | Printable version

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Gearing up for the 4th of July in Campbellsville, KY



2013-06-19 - Main Street, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM radio.
We are gearing up for our annual 4th of July Celebration
on Main Street. It's Kentucky's biggest celebration and it attracts 30 to 50 thousand people and features a parade with dignitaries from all over the commonwealth. Hot-Air Ballons will also be back for this years celebration, the event ends with a big firework show over the Campbellsville City Lake next to Taylor County Elementary School. - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications

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Chuck Compton to sing at Bloomington Chapel, June 23, 2013

Adair County Sunday night singing

Chuck Compton, the former Lead Singer in the Trio, The Comptons, will be singing at Bloomington Chapel Church, 55 Bloomington Church Road, Columbia, KY, at 6:30pmCT/7:30pmET, Sunday, June 23, 2013. Bro. Ralph Foster and congregation invite all to attend. - Connie Kemp


2013-06-19 17:07:24 | Comments | Printable version

Lavern Stone, Taylor Co., KY (1922-2013)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church. She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY. She was the widow of James E. Stone. She leaves 15 direct and two step living descendants
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Lavern Stone, 90, of Campbellsville, KY died at 5:55amCT, Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Greensburg, KY

Funeral services will be at 11amCT, Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. James Jones and Rev. Richard Lowe. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Columbia, KY.


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2013-06-19 16:51:32 | Comments | Printable version

Priscilla H. Jordan, 60, formerly of Adair Co., KY (1952)

She was a member of Church of the New Covenant Austin, IN. She leaves 6 direct living descendants.
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Priscilla H Jordan, 60, of Austin, IN, formerly of Adair Co., KY, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013 in Floyd Memorial Hospital New Albany, IN.

Funeral Service were at 2pmET, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home 115 N Second Street, Austin, IN, with Rev. Harold White officiating. Burial is the Oak Cemetery Austin, Indiana.


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2013-06-19 16:35:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Irene Rogers, 91, Russell County, KY (1922-2013)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Russell County, KY family. She leaves 19 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jamestown Christian Church, Jamestown, KY
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Irene Rogers, 91, Shelby Street, Jamestown, KY, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 11:15pmCT, at her home.

The funeral service for Irene Rogers will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Friday, June 21, 2013, at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY with Bro. Tony Stephens officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Jamestown Cemetery, N Main Street, Jamestown, KY.


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2013-06-19 16:19:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Attis D. Rexroat, 94, Russell County, KY, (1919-2013)

He was a highly regarded farmer and a member of the Salem United Baptist Church. He leaves 38 direct living descendants.
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Attis D. Rexroat, 94,of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at his home.

Funeral service for Attis D. Rexroat will be 11amCT/12pm noon ET, Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Eld. Larold Gosser officiating. Friends may call after 5pmCT/6pmET, Friday, June 21, at the funeral home. Burial in the Salem Cemetery.


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2013-06-19 15:23:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Bro. Sam Burris, Adair Co., KY (1950-2013)

Sam answered the call of God to preach in August 1971 and ministered in many different churches. He completed 20 years as pastor of Old Concord United Methodist Church in June 2013. He was also a retired farmer. He was the son of the late A.Z. and Ruth Janes Burris. He leaves two direct living descendants
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Bro. Sam Burris. age 62 years of Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 7:10pm at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service will be Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11amCT/12pm noon CT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating will be Rev. William Davenport and Bro. John Tupman. Interment in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The family request visitation after 3:30pmCT/4:30pmET, on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.


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2013-06-19 14:59:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Arrests follow two vehicle collision on KY 92, west of Jamestown, KY

One driver arrested for DUI; other faces DUI, and leaving scene of accident charges

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
News from Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

JAMESTOWN, KY - Trooper Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Kentucky State Police received a call at approximatley 12:19amCT from Russell County Dispatch to respond to the collision that occurred 4 miles west of Jamestown on KY 92.


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2013-06-19 14:30:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Melewi gets idea for Columbia from Campbellsville alley

Melewi writes:
We have an alley by the Mayor's office that needs to be finished. I like it as a green area, too, but it needs to be beautified with a lamp post like in this picture, with park benches and maybe a beautiful arch on both ends. - Melewi
Comments re photo 50048 Scenic Taylor Co KY Dolling up Campbellsville Alleys. Photo by Larry Smith


2013-06-19 12:18:39 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Knife Club makes $710 Donation to the Kosair

Mr. Leroyse Melson tells how much Kosair has meant to his family. Robert Flowers, a trustee of Kosair Charities speaks on the many programs the Charity helps when Adair Countians need help. Other's present to accept the Knife Swap donation were Joe Flowers, Robert Flowers, Jimmy Woody, and Dr. Ronald P. Rogers

By Harrison Moss

The Adair County Knife Club made a donation of $710.00 to the Kosair Charities.


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2013-06-19 09:53:59 | Comments | Printable version

Tom Leach, Voice of Wildcats, Speaks at LWC

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From Ramie Hutchison, Duo-County Telecom

Tom Leach, Voice of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, spoke to an enthusiastic Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Roberta Cranmer Dining Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.


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2013-06-19 09:46:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Chamber Insights

Mark Coleman named VP of Administration and Finance at LWC

New Vice President has wide experience in higher finance, a passion for liberal arts colleges, drawing on a college concentration in cinema and philosophy. Coleman and his wife, Maggie, have two sons: Gabe, 4; and Ty, 3. Columbia-Adair County's quality of life appealed to his family.
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By Duane Bonifer
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Mark Coleman has been named vice president of administration and finance of Lindsey Wilson College.

Coleman replaces Roger Drake, who is leaving Lindsey Wilson to become the 26th president of Central Methodist (MO) University.


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2013-06-19 08:54:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

SCC and CU sign transfer agreement for social work program

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By Allison Horseman

SOMERSET, KY (June 19, 2013) - Somerset Community College (SCC) and Campbellsville University (CU) recently signed a 2+2 Transfer Agreement making it even easier for SCC students to transfer to Campbellsville for a Bachelor of Social Work degree.


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2013-06-19 08:35:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Campbellsville PD searching for assault suspect

Annual D. Flinchum fled house when police responded to report of assault. Remains at large

By Anne Sanders

On June 7, 2013 the Campbellsville Police Department responded to a report of an assault at 226 Eads Street. The occupant of the residence, Annual D. Flinchum fled the residence prior to officers arrival.


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2013-06-19 08:23:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Decoration Day: Two Casey Co., KY congregations have traditional observances

There are some customs which should never change and I hope that the tradition of Decoration Day will long continue throughout the nation. - PAUL PATTON
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By Paul Patton

I really enjoyed seeing the photos ColumbiaMagazine.com made at Antioch church and cemetery in Casey County.

While there are many churches who have Memorial Day Services, this is one of the few who still call theirs a "Decoration Day" service and follow the old order of things.


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2013-06-19 05:47:02 | Comments | Printable version

LWC launches online Master of Education Program

"Teacher as a Leader" Masters program offered 100% online

By Duane Bonifer
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College will offer a 100 percent online master of education program, beginning this fall.

Called "Teacher as Leader," the 10-course, 30-hour graduate program is designed to help teachers become more effective in the classroom while also strengthening their respective schools.


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2013-06-19 03:50:02 | Comments | Printable version

Ruth Eleanor McComas, 95, Cumberland Co., KY (1918-2013)

She and her husband had business interests in Miami including the Tropicaire and Dixie Drive In Theaters. She was a long-time member of the St. Matthews Episcopal Church. She and the McComas family, early settlers of Cumberland County, have maintained their ties with the community and have supported numerous institutions and projects here including the Cumberland County Library, the Cumberland County Hospital and the Burkesville First Christian Church
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Ruth Eleanor McComas, 95, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at her home in Miami, FL.

A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday June 22, at 1pmCT/2pmET, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Rev. Scott Ferguson officiating. Private Interment will be in the Burkesville Cemetery. The Family will receive friends after 12:30pmCT, Saturday June 22, 2013 until the funeral hour.


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2013-06-19 03:27:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Alverta (Bert) McGaha, Adair Co., KY (1916-2013)

She was a member of the Christian Church in Mooresville, IN, and was a beautician. She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded family. She leaves 24 direct living descendants
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Alverta "Bert" McGaha age 96 years a resident of Summit Manor Health & Rehab Center passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 3:25 AM at Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY with Bro. David Coffey the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 1pmCT, Saturday, June 22, 2013.


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2013-06-19 03:10:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Police searching for suspect in reference to theft at Taylor Regional Hospital

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The Campbellsville Police Department responded to Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY, at 2pmET, On Monday, June 17, 2013, in reference to a theft of money. After an investigation it was determined that an unknown black male walked into the administrative offices of the hospital and is believed to have taken an undetermined amount of cash from hospital staff.

Officers obtained footage from the hospital's security cameras. Anyone with information please contact the Campbellsville Police Department's Pride Line at, 270-469-7743. Officer Roy Rodgers is the investigating officer. Campbellsville, KY Police Department


2013-06-19 02:45:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, June 19, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 19, 2013 :
Sorrows imagined
are not so nice to live through
when they come to you.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 19 June 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 645, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 6, 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


2013-06-19 02:24:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

B.J. Whitlow will give talk on missionary trip to Haiti

B. J. Whitlow will present his testimony and a slide show regarding his missionary trip to Haiti at Harrods Fork Baptist Church, 169 Harrods Fork Circle, Columbia, KY, on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at 10:30amCT/11:30amET. Lunch will be served after the presentation. Everyone is invited to attend. --Linda Walker

2013-06-19 01:46:30 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 19
Happy Anniversary, Doris "Honey," and Steve Hovious, (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Keith and Ashley Curry (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Lloyd and Melanie Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brittany Kenyon (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryan Feese | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cathy Abell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Coty Birdwell (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dana Kerr (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dana Kerr Mink | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dustin Page | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katie Madison Kelsay | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Norman Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ray Holmes (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samantha Jo Yates (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sandy Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Miss Loneta Sublett (1926-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Garnett Jones Sweeney, Liberty, KY (1914 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Etha Wheat, Adair Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Hamlett Rogers, Adair Co., KY (1922 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sheila K. Moore, Russell County, KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marlene Hogue, Yosemite, Casey Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul Morgan, Russell County, KY, (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Yaden, Casey Co., KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rayeleana Butrum, 27, Russell County, KY (1986-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell E. Spears, 73, Cumberland Co., KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Norman Gene (Sonny) McAllister, Taylor Co., KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bill Cooley (1932-2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shannon Miller | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, 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 Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-eight (28) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Nine (9) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One hundred thirty-one (131) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:23001, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Co. Youth Football Camp, 9am-12pmCT June 17-18-19, 2013 (DETAILS)
at the Adair County Football Field House, 623 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:22965, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour - Every Wednesday (Recurring Event)
Adair Co. Public Library basement, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Lee Ann Jessee, Director | (ID:22766, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22690, Comment)
1:00pmCTHomeschool Story Hour - Every Wednesday (Recurring Event)
Adair County Public Library basement, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Lee Ann Jessee, Director | (ID:22770, Comment)
Services, Edmonton, KY, for Jack Morris Pedigo, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. June 16, 2013) | (ID:22982, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for Mavis Wright Scott, Green County, KY (1926-2013) | (ID:23039, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Omie Bryant Burress, Adair County, KY (1917-2013) | (ID:22979, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:22736, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes in the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22722, Comment)
6:00pmCTColumbia First Nazarene will hold VBS each Wednesday, June-July 2013
First Church of the Nazarene, 1200 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:22814, Comment)
Vacation Bible School, 6pm-8pmCT, June 17-21, 2013
at Sparksville Baptist Church, 9401 Sparksville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:22891, Comment)
6:30pmCTVacation Bible School, 6:30pm-8pmCT Mon.-Fri., June 17-21, 2013
at Purdy Separate Baptist Church, 8004 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:22971, Comment)

 






















 
 
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