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Gail (Peaches) Gaskin, Adair County, KY (1964-2013)

She was a native of Taylor County, KY, the daughter of Wendell Houk and the late Mary Wilson Houk, who preceded her in death just one month earlier. A sister, Marilyn Eason, died the same day. She leaves 3 direct living descendants. She was formerly employed by Cox Interior and Green Hill Manor Nursing Home.
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Gail "Peaches" Gaskin, 48, of Columbia, KY, died Friday, July 26, 2013 in Columbia.

Her sister, Marilyn Eason, died on the same day.

Joint funeral service for Gail & Marilyn will be Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 8pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Henson officiating. Visitation after 4pmCT, Tuesday. Cremation has been chosen for final disposition.


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2013-07-27 13:26:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Mrs. Virginia T. Riddle Groce, Clinton Co., KY (d. July 15, 2013)



2013-07-27 - 115 Cross Street, Albany, KY 42602 - Photo Campbell-New Funeral Home.

Mrs. Virginia Threse Riddle Groce, Clinton Co., KY (d. July 15, 2013)



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Marilyn Eason, Adair Co., KY (1960-2013)

She was a native of Taylor County, KY, the daughter of Wendell Houk and the late Mary Wilson Houk, who preceded her in death just one month earlier. A sister, Gail "Peaches" Gaskins died the same day. She leaves 5 direct living descendants. She was manager for Little Caesar's Pizza when in Columbia and had worked at Cox Interior in Campbellsville, KY.
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Marilyn Eason, 52, of Columbia, KY, died Friday, July 26, 2013 in Columbia, KY.

Her sister, Gail "Peaches" Gaskin died on the same day.

Joint funeral service for Marilyn & Gail will be Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 8pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Bill Henson officiating. Visitation is after 4pmCT, Tuesday. Cremation has been chosen for final disposition.


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2013-07-27 13:25:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Motorcyclist injured when she loses control, crashes

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

ALBANY, KY - Tpr. Brian Gibson is investigating a collision that occurred Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:05pmCT on KY 350, 5 miles north of Albany, KY 28-year-old Erica Johnson of Albany was traveling south operating a 2004 Suzuki Motorcycle when she lost control. The motorcycle left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch. Johnson was wearing a helmet and was transported to Clinton County Hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries. - TFC BILLY GREGORY

Story courtesy TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.


2013-07-27 12:20:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Mrs. Virginia Threse Riddle Groce, Clinton Co., KY (1929-2013)

She was a member of the Gospel Baptist Church, a homemaker and worked in the Garment Industry at Sutton Shirt Corp and Albany Manufacturing
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Mrs. Virginia Threse Riddle Groce, age 84, of Byrdstown, TN, and formerly of Albany, KY passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Pickett Care and Rehabilitation in Byrdstown, TN.

Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia Threse Riddle Groce will be conducted Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, in the chapel of Campbell-New Funeral Home, 115 Cross Street, Albany, KY 42602 with Pastor, Donald McGill officiating. Visitation will began after 5pmCT/6pmET. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial to follow in the Memorial Hill Cemetery in Albany, KY.


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2013-07-27 11:14:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

One year in, landmark prescription drug bill shows huge impact

By Kerri Richardson
News from Gov. Steve Beshear's Communications Office

One year after landmark legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse took effect, Governor Steve Beshear credited the bill with closing non-compliant pain management clinics and reducing the number of prescriptions for heavily-abused controlled substances.


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2013-07-27 09:54:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Healthy Lifestlyes by Kelli Bonifer

Progress Report: Book on Col. Frank Lane Wolford coming 2014

Ronald Wolford Blair writes:
Yes, Jim, the biography of Col. Frank Lane Wolford is still in progress...it's been a grueling process but I must say that the final product will be well worth the wait. If I can give a good calculated guess the book should be released in 2014 if all goes well. Sorry about the delay. Thanks for your interest! - Ronald Wolford Blair
Comments re article 51968 Wayward JIM of History Cousins resurrects opines of Cyrus


2013-07-27 09:22:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Books

Bro. Larry H. Miller, Burkesville, KY (1950-2013)

His wife, Virginia Shaw Miller, survives. He leaves two direct and one step living descendants. He was a member of the Highland Chapel United Methodist Church, the pastor of Providence and Dutch Creek United Methodist Churches, an active member of the Dale Hollow Emmaus Community, having participated in several Emmaus Walks, a member of the Circle of Brothers Reunion Group, an employee of Sumitomo Corporation of Edmonton, Kentucky, a gospel singer for many years, a member and past master of Cumberland Masonic Lodge # 413 F. and A.M., a member and past patron of the Burkesville Chapter # 380 Order of the Eastern Star.
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Bro. Larry H. Miller, age 63, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green, Kentucky. Funeral services for Bro. Larry H. Miller will be held on Monday July 29, 2013 at 11amCT/12pmET, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in the Casey Fork Cemetery, near Marrowbone, Kentucky. The family will receive friends on Sunday July 28, 2013, after 4pmCT/5pmET, until the funeral hour on Monday. Last Masonic Rites Service will be conducted by Cumberland Lodge # 413 F. and A.M. on Sunday Evening, July 28, 2013 at 7pmCT/8pmET at Norris-New Funeral Home. The Lodge will open at 6pmCT/7pmET.


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2013-07-27 08:58:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

New phone area code to be added

Brad Byington writes:
Have you heard about the new area code to be added to this area? It will be overlapped with the 270 we have now. In spring of 2014 we will be required to dial all 10 digits to make a call. - Brad Byington


2013-07-27 07:30:37 | Comments | Printable version

Missing Dog shows up in Adanta Parking lot

He was in my yard all afternoon yesterday tries to catch him or her but wouldn't come to me; at 9pm last night it was in Adanta parking lot. If I see it again will catch and send another message. I figured he was around cause I have a dog in heat. - Crystal & Theron

2013-07-27 05:32:12 | Comments | Printable version

CU alum Colmenares named to Venezuelan National Team

BASKETBALL

By Chris Megginson, CU Sports Information Director

CARACAS, Venezuela - Former Mid-South Conference Player of the Year and NAIA All-American Nestor Colmenares has been named to the Venezuelan National Team in preparation for the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Colmenares, who became a member of Campbellsville University's 1,000 Points Club in 2007-08 and 2009-10, is one of 17 players to make the final roster.


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2013-07-27 05:28:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, SATURDAY with CM, July 27, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 27, 2013:
When well in body
but rumpled up in spirit,
speak only gravely.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 27 July 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 683, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, July 21, 2013 and a few others from the past week


2013-07-27 04:18:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Another opinion: Thinks Snake in The Holler another species

Anthony Grider writes:
I believe the snakes are Northern Water Snakes, but I could be wrong. - Anthony Grider
Comments re article 60921 Didnt know snakes could stand up so straight


2013-07-27 04:01:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback


Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 27
Happy Birthday, Annette Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Austin Horton (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bonnie Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Doris Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dwight Lawless, grandfather and Daniel Lawless, grandson (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Faye Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Lynn Moss | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Josephine Posey (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joyce York | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kortnei Beth Kelsay (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margaret Huddleston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mary Jane Williams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wanda VonFumetti | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy IMO Birthday, Doris Smith Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenn Brown, 71, Knifley, KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Hadley, Russell Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Wendell Otis Young, Green Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonora Corbin, Adair Co., KY, native (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Greer Goodin, Adair Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Martin, Burkesville, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Eugene McClendon, Burkesville, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Taylor Fudge, Marrowbone, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Bill (Little Richard) Milby, Green County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Archie Thomas Coffman, 53, Casey Co. KY, (1960-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Roy Bybee, Edmonton, KY, Adair Co. native (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, July 27, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:45amCTGovernor Beshear orders flags to half-staff to honor SSG Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25 | (ID:23532, Comment)
8:00amCT The Farmer's Market on the Square, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. 8am-12pmCT
(Ad) - Today's List of Vendors, Crafts, & Entertainment | (ID:23180, Comment)
Adair Co. Public Library Open 8am-12pmCT Saturdays
See New Adair Co. Library hours - Schedule | (ID:23337, Comment)
9:00amCTCelebration of Life of Paul Allen Dameron, Taylor County, KY (1954-2013)
at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:23526, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Phyllis Shofner Sullivan, Taylor County, KY (1958 - 2013) | (ID:23524, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Emma Jean Burbridge, Adair County, KY (1936-2013) | (ID:23525, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23140, Comment)
Services, Casey County, KY, for Rollan Cannon, Casey Co., KY (1935-2013) | (ID:23533, Comment)
4:00pmCTNew Life for the Nations Preschool Kids (3-6) Camp. Registration required
New Life for the Nations, 5095 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:23457, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the Evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23172, Comment)
5:30pmCTFree. 8th Annual Adair Co. Youth Football League camp
at Lindsey Wilson College's Blue Raider Stadium, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. | (ID:23478, Comment)
6:00pmCTRevival at with Bro. Timmy Glass, evangelist, July 25-26-27, & 28 2013
Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:23520, Comment)

 






















 
 
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