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Munfordville, KY, man arrested for wanton endangerment

He was walking, carrying a baby girl while intoxicated, according to Adair County Sheriff's Office. Incident occurs in Portland area of Adair County.

By Adair Co. Deputy Adam Cravens

The Adair Sheriff''s Office responded to a call on Bill Handy Road in the Portland area of Adair County early Sunday morning, June 30, 2013.

While en route dispatchers advised Deputy Cravens a man had left the residence with an infant while being intoxicated and was walking with the baby.

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2013-06-30 18:11:30 | Comments | Printable version

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Jerry Gale Coffey, Adair County, KY (1951-2013)

He was a native of Wayne County, KY and a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. His wife of 35 years, Joanne Peterson Coffey, survives. He leaves 6 direct living descendants. Jerry was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran and trained in Germany with the Big Red One, First Infantry Division. He was honorably discharged in 1972. He enjoyed fishing and being with his grandchildren
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Jerry Gale Coffey, 61, of Columbia, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 29, 2013 at his home.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Gerald Hancock officiating with burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with military honors presented by VFW Post 6097. The family request visitation after 4pmCT/5pmET, Monday at the funeral home.

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2013-06-30 16:41:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Vacation Bible School at Saloma Baptist Church, July 10-14, 2013

Rescheduled. SeeVBS at Saloma Baptist Church delayed until October 11-12, 2013

Saloma Baptist Church is hosting Vacation Bible School, 1505 West Saloma Road/Highway 744 west, about five miles north of Campbellsville, KY, July 10-14 with a theme of "SonWest Roundup." On July 10, 11, and 12, the VBS schedule is from 5:30pm-7:30pm/6:30pm-8:30pmET. On Saturday, July 13, the VBS goes from 9am-1pmCT/10am-pmET CT with the closing ceremony on Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 10amCT/11amET. Classes for all ages of children. Adults and youth will serve as VBS staff. Contact: 270-789-0082 or email All children are invited to attend and participate. - John Chowning

2013-06-30 16:18:40 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Get an early start on Yard Sales this week

With School Starting in Just 45 Days, now's a good time to have a Yard Sale

If you have a surplus of good items needed for Back to School or any reason, nows a good time to have a Yard Sale and turn those items into cash. The Countdown until school starts in Adair County is: 45 days from today, Sunday, June 30, 2013. CM Classifieds.

We hope everyone having a Yard Sale in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, and Russell Counties who has a yard sale coming up will send it in early this week. Text ads (Photos are $25) on the are FREE (when they include Street and Number) for location of the sale, and any reasonable length (our determination) is welcome. Submit using any Contact/Submit See RATES & TERMS for all categories.

2013-06-30 16:11:13 | Comments | Printable version

Friendship Baptist Youth choir at Gradyville Baptist tonight

Adair County Sunday night singing

Friendship Baptist Church Youth Choir from Jonesville, KY will be singing at Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY tonight Sunday June 30, 2013 at 6pmCT. Pastor, Bro. Keith Fields and congregation invite everyone to attend. Contact: 270-250-5222 or email: - Mike Bennett

2013-06-30 14:49:53 | Comments | Printable version

Mr. Elwood Roberts, Taylor County, KY (1928-2013)

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Mr. Elwood Roberts, age 84, of Jan Street, Campbellsville, died Friday, June 28, 2013, at his residence after an illness.

Funeral services for Mr. Elwood Roberts will be held at 12pmCT/1pmET Monday, July 1, 2013, at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. The family requests visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Sunday at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel.

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2013-06-30 11:27:55 | Comments | Printable version

Willard Cundiff, Dunnville, KY (1942-2013)

He was a farmer, Veteran of the U.S. Army and member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was teh son of the late Clarence and the late Eula Evans Cundiff. His wife, Betty Jean Sayers Cundiff, survives. He leaves two direct living descendants.
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Willard Cundiff, age 71, of Dunnville, KY passed away on Friday June 28, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral Services will be held 10amCT/11amET, Monday July 1, 2013 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY 49, Liberty, KY. Rev. Johnnie Inman and Bro. Dorsey King officiating. Burial will be in the South Fork Cemetery in Casey County, KY. Visitation will be held 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Sunday June 30, 2013 and after 7amCT/8amET, on Monday July 1, 2013 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.

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2013-06-30 10:31:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Robert Brock to bring Mark Twain to life tonight at LWC

Robert Brock portrays Mark Twain at 7pmCT/8pmET, Sundays, June 30, July 7, July 14 and July 21, 2013 as part of TheatreFest, in the V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. For ticket information about TheatreFest!, contact Robert Brock at, 270-384-7382 or 270-590-4803.

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By Duane Bonifer

News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The author Mark Twain will be brought to life at 7pmCT/8pmET, the next four Sundays at Lindsey Wilson College. The performance is one of three headliners in TheatreFest! an exciting new regional summer drama program that is under the direction of stage veteran Brock.

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2013-06-30 09:18:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

The Story of Soldier Jones at the Adair County Fairgrounds

A Greatest story from the Adair County Fairs, and timely, even if it comes from a circus event, and not the Adair County Fair. Here's an all time favorite story: The time Soldier Jones shot the city judge in his buttock at the Haig Bros. Circus at the Adair Co. Fairgrounds
This story was posted on CM on 2008-05-30 07:45:06-EW

A Story Told by Ol' Joe Barbee

Joe L. Barbee says that a higher number of characters is what sets this county above all other places on earth. One of the characters who put Adair County on that high plateau was known as "Soldier" Jones.

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2013-06-30 08:57:34 | Comments | Printable version

Catherine Wilson gave money, railroad stock for college

E. Sparks sends another important facet for JIM's story of the Administration Building at Lindsey Wilson, recalling a Catherine Wilson's all important role when she gave money and railroad shares to the college, requiring that the college carry the name of Marcus Lindsey Wilson. There's more in the college archives, in the Holloway Library.

Comments re article 60432 JIM An Ornament to the Town

2013-06-30 08:37:44 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Fairs, A Brief History

July 4, 2013, marks the start of two weeks of celebrating at the county fair. The Adair County Fair & Horse Show has a rich history, a chronicle - with a few hiatuses - which dates back to 1856, and, before that to a statewide organization fostering interest in the fairs and exhibitions throughout the Commonwealth, when a son of Columbia was one of the 13 vice presidents of the Kentucky State Agriculture Society. Historian Mike Watson has encapusulated the most important details, gleaned from his own vast knowledge and many printed sources, to write this timely story.
The fair remains the premier reunion and homecoming event in Adair County. Adair County Fair & Horse Show July 4, 6, & 8-13, 2013 SCHEDULE

By Mike Watson, Adair County historian

Agriculture was the mainstay for the vast majority of Kentucky citizens in the 1800s. Since the early 1800s, agricultural meets, horse shows and general fairs had become a special interest of agricultural Kentucky. They began in the Bluegrass and spread across the state. To foster diversification and to bring new breeds and varieties into common use, agricultural fairs were promoted in the state as early as the 1830s. In April 1838 a second Kentucky State Agricultural Society was created to promote local agriculture and the societies it hoped would be formed to encourage production. Edward B. Gaither, son of Dr. Nathan Gaither, of Columbia, was one of the thirteen vice presidents of this Society, scattered across the state.

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2013-06-30 08:17:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

Links: Russell Co. , KY Plant Prospect, Dr. Schneider Automotive


A story on Ky.Com includes information about tax incentives approved for a prospective Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems plant in Russell Springs, KY: Several Kentucky companies are approved for state tax incentives.

In a telephone interview, Larry Smith, who is closely following the story for The WAVE 92.7, added incentives will come from local government units in Russell County. Smith said the plant will manufacture parts for auto plants and would employ over 200 at the Russell Springs plant, should a final decision be made for the company to locate here. "This is great news for the whole area," Smith said.

The company website is Dr. Schneider

2013-06-30 07:27:25 | Comments | Printable version

JIM: An Ornament to the Town

Inspired by Larry Smith's photo, 'Summer Work at Lindsey Wilson,' Jim has compiled a chronology of the the now L.R. McDonald Administration Building, which is now also the site of the V.P. Henry Auditorium, where the TheatreFest Series is drawing new crowds to Arbor Vitae Hill this summer and where, tonight, at 7pmCT, Sunday, June 30, 2013 Robert Brock will portray Mark Twain. The building has endured the test of time, Jim notes, and cites a prophecy from the sisters Trabue which foretold the buildings long life as an icon for the college and the community
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Mr. George Fletcher would proud to know "his" building, now called the L.R. McDonald Administration Building on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College, has well endured the test of time. Work started on this edifice one hundred and ten years ago -- June, 1903.

Plans for a Methodist Training School in south-central Kentucky first were brought up at the Annual Conference in the early autumn of 1899, and after a series of close calls (the Educational Committee of the Conference originally selected Burkesville as the site) and delays, Columbia was chosen as the location of the school during the 1902 Annual Conference, held in Columbia.

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2013-06-30 05:55:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Jim: History

Carol Perkins: Richard Duncan recalls 1950s HS gyms

'Our (Edmonton)gym was the best in the district and for several years, we hosted most of the district tournaments because we could seat the guests better than our fellow schools. Tompkinsville and Gamaliel were still high schools but with tiny gyms; Burkesville had used Marrowbone's gym after theirs burned but they would have one before I graduated, and Clinton County was still using their old gym, too, where Coach Castle was a legend to me as much as Ed Diddle was to others.' - CAROL PERKINS
The next earlier Carol Perkins column - Carol Perkins: Summer means baseball and softball in our area

By Carol Perkins

Richard Duncan, lifelong resident of Metcalfe County, was our guest on our radio show, Carol and Susan-Unscripted, on 99.1 FM, this week. He talked about growing up in the area, and especially the days when he played ball for Edmonton High School under Coach Ralph Reece . As Richard described the area high schools and their gyms during the late 50's, I pictured the one that was upstairs over a building where the ceilings were only eight feet high, and another where the dressing room was underground and the only way to reach it was through a trap door in the floor next to the coal burning stove. As I listened to his vivid descriptions of the various places, especially schools that no longer exist, I thought about how much better off we are today than we were then, even though we are prone to complain about hard times.

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2013-06-30 05:45:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

Tom Chaney: Putting Hands on Heaven's Clock

Of Writers And Their Books: Putting Hands on Heaven's Clock. Tom reviews Longitude by Dava Sobel, an account of the struggle to change sea navigation from dead reckoning to precise time pieces.
This column first appeared 29 June 2008.
The next earlier Tom Chaney column: "Clear Shadows of Hope's Persistence"

By Tom Chaney

Putting Hands on Heaven's Clock

Admiral Sir Clowdisley Shovell, returning victorious from Gibraltar to England in October 1707, suffered twelve days of fog at sea. The consensus of his navigators placed the fleet safely west of Brittany.

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2013-06-30 05:29:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Tom Chaney: Of Writers and Their Books

Chuck Hinman: IJMA. Funny People Tricks : Properly Dressed

Chuck Hinman: Funny People Tricks : Properly Dressed. Chuck ponders: Who would have dreamed that snug undies are so important in the business world.
Next earlier Chuck Hinman column - I smell a mouse

By Chuck Hinman

Funny People Tricks : Properly Dressed

I suspect one of the more popular TV shows here at Tallgrass Estates in Bartlesville, Oklahoma is "Funny Animal Tricks." You can find this show or reruns thereof most any time of day or night. Judging from the amount of raucous laughter heard around these digs from both men and women, I suspect many take a liking to funny incidents that dot their lives and enjoy hearing about them. Some day I hope our Activities Director will ask us to share some of those funny incidents under an activity perhaps entitled "When I First Noticed I Was Losing My Mind!"
Here's one of mine....

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2013-06-30 05:21:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Chuck Hinman - Reminiscences

Today, SUNDAY with CM, June 30, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 30, 2013:
When folks mean to be
just as good as possible,
overlook failures.
--Robert Stone, Sunday, 30 June 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 656, in progress

Lindsey Wilson News Magazine/Rogers Scholars

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 30, 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

2013-06-30 05:01:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Heaven Bound at Knifley Chapel Brethren in Christ, July 14, 2013

Adair County Sunday Night Singing

Heaven Bound will sing at Knifley Chapel Brethren In Christ Church, 6029 Elkhorn Road, Knifley KY, at 6pmCT/7pmET, Sunday, July 14, 2013. Everyone is invited to attend. - Martha Book

2013-06-30 04:55:06 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 30
Happy Anniversary, Eric and Candace Schorman (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Joe B. and Lynda McKinley (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Michele and Tony "Clutch" Coomer. (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mike and Alice Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Robin & Jeffery Willis (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amy Waldrif (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Andrew Reliford | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Buddy Powell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charlotte Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dr. Kelly Cooper Henson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacob Isaac "Jake" Hill (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Martha R. Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Molly Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nelson Branham (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Warriner, Russell Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eva Allen, Raywick, KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beulah Elizabeth Sweeney, Green Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glen (Big Boy) Napier, Kings Mountain, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ancil Lee Farmer, Jr., 55, Taylor Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Omer Farmer, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jean Jaynes, Taylor County, KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny W. Clark, 55, Taylor Co., KY (1958-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Dean Hash Chastain, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George Woodson Reed, Casey County, KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Carter, 85, Cumberland Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Ron Ferree, Taylor Co., KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane Johnson, 81, Russell Co., KY (1934-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Wayne Pennington, Edmonton, KY (1962-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dwight Lee Meyer, (1930-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Dorothy M. Solomon, 97, Marrowbone, KY (1918-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hugh E. Appleby, Russell County, KY (1958-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thelma Louann Webb Walker, Summer Shade, KY (1956-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frances Herron Graybeal, 75, Taylor County, KY (1940-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Frances Maddox, 67, Russell Co. KY; Henry Co., KY native (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Edward Forrest, 70, Savoyard, KY (1945-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Leon Coffey, 70, Adair County, KY (1946-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Afton Clark Little Addington, Glensfork, KY (1913-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Lou Holmes Luttrell, 56, Columbia, KY (1960-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronan Lee Curtis Epperson, Knifley, KY (2017-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Wayne Stapleton, Taylor Co./Adair native (1945-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maggie Juanita Calhoun, 69, Campbellsville, KY (1948-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Chapman Kinnett (1932-1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paula Coy Baker | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Rose Sinclair Burton-Bush, Adair Co. Native (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory, Don A. Brockman, 76, Adair Co., KY(1933) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Sunday, June 30, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Sunday morning & evening worship service schedules. | (ID:22671, Comment)
8:30amCTCombined worship service; SS at 9:30amCT; no 10:30amCT service today
Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:23089, Comment)
10:00amCTFriends Day: with Driven in Concert, special service, & fellowship meal
at Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church, 3991 S Hwy 76, Eli, KY. | (ID:22608, Comment)
10:30amCT 7, 8, 10 Feese Family to sing at Plum Point; potlock meal follows
Plum Point Baptist Church, 6107 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:23052, Comment)
11:00amCTBro. Cho, Korean missionary, will be preaching
at at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:23095, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22701, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY for Frank Wills, 73, Burkesville, KY (1939-2013) | (ID:23111, Comment)
4:00pmCTRichard Duncan guest on Carol and Susan-Unscripted, 99.1 FM, Edmonton, KY
4pm-6pmCT. Topic: Early days of basketball at Edmonton High School | (ID:23059, Comment)
Potluck meal, followed by Friends in Jesus, Columbia, KY, in concert at 5pmCT/6pmET
Saloma Baptist Church, 1505 West Saloma Road, Saloma, KY, 5 mi. N of Campbellsville, KY | (ID:23085, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes in the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:22733, Comment)
Vacation Bible School, 5pm-7pmCT every Sunday night in June
Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene, 7811 S Hwy. 55, Glens Fork, KY in the Glens Fork community | (ID:22801, Comment)
6:00pmCTGospel Sounds in concert/ Adair County Sunday Night Singing
Tabor Community Church, 1477 Fairplay Road, Columbia KY | (ID:23060, Comment)
Friendship Baptist Youth choir, Jonesville, KY in concert / Adair County Sunday night singing
at Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:23102, Comment)
7:00pmCTMark Twain by Robert Brock
TheatreFest! Summer Series. (Full TheatreFest Schedule/Story/by Duane Bonifer)
Performance in V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY (Sponsored) | (ID:23034, Comment)


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