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Keith (Kevin) Burton, 79, Adair Co., KY (1933-2013)

He was a member of a prominent highly regarded Adair County, KY, family, the son of the late Carl & Altha Pyles Burton. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Theril Wheeler Burton. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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Keith "Kevin" Burton, 79, of Columbia, KY, died Friday, July 5, 2013 at 2:40 P.M. at his residence.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 8, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Coffey officiating. Burial in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6090 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Sunday, July 7, 2013, at the funeral home.

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2013-07-06 12:19:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Scenic Taylor Co., KY: Rainbow from Lone Valley Road

2013-07-06 - Lone Valley Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM radio. I never saw a rainbow so wide as this one on Lone Valley Road at the entrance to Green River Lake State Park. Are we lucky to live in South Central Kentucky? I can't imagine why anyone would want to be anywhere else. This has to be the most beautiful summer we've ever had. - LARRY SMITH, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications
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Susie Mae Matney Hedgespeth, Green Co., KY (1952-2013)

She was a native of Green County and a resident of Bowling Green, KY, at the time of her death. Her husband, Tony Hedgespeth, survives. She leaves five direct living descendants. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Living Hope Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY. She was also a Quality Control Manager for Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
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Mrs. Susie Mae Matney Hedgespeth of Bowling Green, KY, departed this life on Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Magnolia Village in Bowling Green, KY.

The funeral services for Mrs. Susie Mae Matney Hedgespeth will be conducted at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Wilburn Bonta will be officiating. Visitation is requested 3pm-9pmCT/4pm-9pmET, Saturday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT/8amET, Sunday until time of the funeral service.

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2013-07-06 11:57:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Reeds Ferry in Butler Co, roads in Logan closed due to high water

By Greg Meredith, Public Information Officer
KYTC Kentucky Department of Highways, Bowling Green, KY

Reeds Ferry on the Green River in Butler County is closed due to rising water levels in the river. Additionally, several roadways are reported closed in Logan County due to flooding rains that have occurred during the based few days. The following roadways are closed:
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  • KY 3201 - mp 0-1
  • KY 739 - mp 3-4
  • KY 1151 - mp 0-2 and m.p. 4-7
  • KY 107 - mp 4-5
  • KY 1041 - mp 8-9
  • KY 765 - mp 1-2
  • KY 1308 - mp 0-1
These roadways will be re-opened as soon as the flooding recedes. Remember, never drive through a roadway covered by water. Seek alternate routes as necessary. - Greg Meredith

2013-07-06 11:40:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Taylor Co. driver injured in 1 vehicle accident on Saloma Road

The driver of a 1998 Oldsmobile Bravado was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:19pmET, Friday, July 5, 2013, on Saloma Road, Campbellsville, KY. The Taylor County Sheriff's Department reports that Wiliam Reynolds, 18, of Hodgensville Road, Campbellsville, KY, was traveling south on Hwy 527 when exited the curve just north of Wedgewood, and the vehicle left the roadway to the right, struck a ditch and overturned. He was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Taylor County EMS. Injuries unknown at time of report. The accident was investigate by TCS0 Deputy Mark Dickson.

2013-07-06 11:23:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Mental Health Fair at WRH canceled for today, Sat. July 6, 2013

About: WRH Mental Health Fair is July 6, 2013

Cheryl Wall writes:
Ed, the event has been canceled for today and hopefully will be rescheduled for a later date. Westlake apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. (Please post soon.). Thank you Cheryl L. Wall, Administrative Assistant --Cheryl Wall
Thanks The notification was received at 10:40amCT, Saturday, July 6, 2013, and posted at 10:45amCT, Saturday, July 6, 2013. - EW

2013-07-06 10:45:41 | Comments | Printable version

CAUD Boil Water Advisory lifted for Russell Springs Road area

As of 10:25amCT (received 10:30amCT) on Saturday, July 6, 2013 the boil water advisory for Columbia/Adair Utilities District (CAUD) customers for residents on
Russell Springs Road, Freedom Church Road, Scholl Road, Wheat Road, Providence Road, Joe Conover Road
has been lifted by the Division of Water Columbia Office. This means your water is safe for human consumption. You no longer have to boil your water. Thank You -Columbia Adair Utilities District - CAUD

ABOUT: CAUD Boil Water Advisory area for Russell Road area

2013-07-06 10:23:12 | Comments | Printable version

Lois Meece, Russell Co., KY (1922-2013)

She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairvew Baptist Church
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Lois Meece, 90, of Russell Springs, died Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY.

, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, Funeral services for Lois Meece will be at 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Stephen Bennett and Bro. Tim Roy officiating. Friends may call after 10amCT/11amET, Sunday at the funeral home. Buria wil bel in the Parks Ridge Cemetery.

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2013-07-06 10:15:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

(Ad) Horse Show Canceled - Announcement from Greg Thomas

But Corn Toss Tournament at Pavilion is a GO!

Chairman Greg Thomas announced at 9:55amCT, Saturday morning, July 6, 2013, that the Horse Show scheduled for 6:30pmCT, Saturday night, July 6, 2013, at the Adair County Fairgrounds, 413 Fairground Street, Columbia, has been CANCELED and that an announcement will be made at the conclusion of the fair.

However, the Corn Toss Tournament at 5pmCT, in the Jaycees Pavilion, at the Adair County Fairground, 413 Fairground Street, Columiba, KY, will be played as announced. (See: Page 20- From 2013 Adair County Fair Catalog PDF/ Corn Toss Tournament

2013-07-06 09:49:28 | Comments | Printable version

Wedding/Link: CU mentioned in NYT Wedding Story

President Michael Carter reported that Campbellsville University received mention in The New York Times yesterday, July 5, 2013, in the wedding story of CU alumna Simon Van Booy to Christina Daigneault. Attending the wedding through the words of writer Margaux Laskey makes for perfect rainy weekend reading for writers and romantics everywhere. A Life Graced with Love Letters - LINDA WAGGENER, CU

2013-07-06 09:11:11 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) CM Yard Sales & Countdown to School Re-Opening- 39 days

School starts in just 39 days in Adair County School District:
Use CM Yard Sales and Classifieds to Get Ready

At CM, we think the large number of classifies this weekend is probably due to the fact that today, it's only 39 days until those big yellow school busess start rolling and school gets underway in which has undergone, over the summer, more changes than ever in Adair County School History. Many parents are taking advantage of items at Yard Sales and through CM CLASSIFIEDS to get ready.

They all on one easy to read, easy to print, or to take along on your mobile device - with links to help guide you along the way. Whether you're shopping from a printout of Yard Sales, or you're using the extremely simple links to Google Maps to plan your yard sale strategy - we suggest you try the mobile version at Showing Ads in Yard Sales We'll do our best to modify the list throughout the day to let you know when Yard Sales are modified, added or rescheduled.

It's easy to post a Free to Individuals Yard Sale ad for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties, KY. Just use any Contact/Submit Button and, if you encounter problems getting the ad posted, give a call at 270-250-2730. We're here to help. Sometimes, if only minor changes, a call, while you're online, can get the change made.

Paid options in even in classifieds which are otherwise free, ARE THE VERY CHEAPEST NEXT STEP to increase attention. See many of those options in RATES & TERMS.

2013-07-06 06:44:39 |
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(Ad) 2013 Adair County Fair Catalog online in PDF

The entire Adair County Fair Catalog is online this year. All 88 pages are in a PDF. Click to 2013 Adair County Fair Catalog PDF. Give a little time for the download, but it's easy to navigate with the thumbnails at the left. will post appropriate excerpts online, with links and page numbers for the catalog itself.

The catalog was printed in Columbia, Adair County, KY, by South Central Printing.

Scroll down for pages online at, as added, or Click to 2013 Adair County Fair Catalog PDF for the entire catalog.

2013-07-06 06:10:32 | Comments | Printable version

Evelyn Moore, 15, is youngest vendor at Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market on the Square encourages young entrepreneurs

By Barbara Armitage

The Farmer's Market on the Square welcomes its newest and youngest member, 15 year old Evelyn Moore.

Evelyn first started sewing at age 8 making clothes for her favorite little stuffed dog Katie. By age 11 she had advanced on to larger projects making this cherished quilt for her mother.

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2013-07-06 03:38:49 | Comments | Printable version

Today, SATURDAY with CM, July 6, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 6, 2013:
Not even one child
is desperately wicked
though often told so.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 6 July 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 662, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 30, 2013 and a few others from the past week

2013-07-06 03:28:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 6
Happy Anniversary, Danny and Pat Darnell (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Lana and Wm. "Bug" Knight | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobbi Leanne Coomer (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brenton Harvey (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryan Walker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charlie Hancock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Murphy (1974) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danielle Adams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danny Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Derek Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gavin Brockman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jerrilyn Kay Ballou Emberton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katelyn Calvert | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kim Turner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lucas Turner (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Meleah Nicole Arnold (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Robert Knight (1971) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shirley Wall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tavon Kermeen | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Malcom Eastridge, 78, Casey Creek, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Lee Melson, Adair Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Helen Dial, Green Co, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Christine Carroll, Glensfork, KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Benjamin H. Smith, Cane Valley, KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip (Shug) Dunbar, Russell Co., KY (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jason Brian England, 33, Burkesville, KY (1981-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Laverda Brockman, 68, Russell Co., KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mattie Belle Bray, 82, Taylor County, KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Cecil Hall Dyer, 82, Burkesville, KY (1932-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Shelby Jean Tungate Miller, Taylor Co., KY (1949-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rosemary Hancock Gillespie, 83, Taylor Co., KY/Adair native (1933-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lena Mae Voils, 93, Russell Co./Adair Native (1923-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nadine Milsap, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Boudreaux Bennett, 80, Columbia, KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mable E. Morgan, Russell County, KY (1933-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Hortense Wright, Greensburg, KY (1938-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Eleasia (Lisa) Rinehart, Taylor Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTTime to check CM YARD Sales for Today's Big List of Sales | (ID:23298, Comment)
8:00amCT The Farmer's Market on the Square, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. 8am-12pmCT
(Ad) - VENDOR LIST: Who's coming, what they will have | (ID:23177, Comment)
This morning at the BIG Adair County Fair: $5 admission
  • 9amCT Beef Cattle Show
Adair County Fair & Horseshow, 413 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY
SCHEDULE/CM - The Adair County Fair & Horse Show Website - (Sponsored)
| (ID:23296, Comment)
10:00amCTCanceled per Cheryl Wall - received at 10:29pmCT, Saturday, July 7, 2013
WRH Mental Health Fair, 10am-3pmCT
Westlake Regional Hospital, 901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:22585, Comment)
NoonCT63rd Harvey-Loy Reunion
Wheat Fellowship Hall, First Church of the Nazarene, 1200 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:23091, Comment)
Chimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23118, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Ralph McKinney, Jr. 52, Green County, KY (1960-2013) | (ID:23292, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Timothy Wayne Lawless, Russell County, KY (1966-2013) | (ID:23289, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23150, Comment)
Community Fish Fry, Gradyville Baptist re-set for August 10, 2013 The Community fish fry and singing scheduled for 5pmCT, Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY in the Village of Gradyville, KY has been cancelled due to weather. It will be rescheduled for 5pmCT, Saturday, August 10, 2013. Everyone is welcome. Donations only. We are sorry for inconvenience this may cause. Contact 270-250-5222 or email - Mike Bennett | (ID:23287, Comment)

This Evening at the Big Adair County Fair: $5 admission
Adair County Fair & Horseshow, 413 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY
SCHEDULE/CM - The Adair County Fair & Horse Show Website - (Sponsored)
| (ID:23297, Comment)


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