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Fire destroys huge structure in the Haskinsville Community

Firemen from three counties - five departments control fire, but only after it destroys the residence on a Shangri-La, the dream retirement home of Dr. Muthrine Walker-Anderson, who built the house after a successful career in marketing with AT&T. Firemen from Green County, Adair County, Summersville, Campbellsville/Taylor County, and Breeding on the scene for approximately 5 hours as fire runs it course
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By Ed Waggener, with Larry Smith
A ColumbiaMagazine.com/99.9 FM The Big Dawg story

A huge structure fire destroyed a residence which the owner described as her dream house today, Friday, September 6, 2013, on Caldwell Road in the Haskinsville Community of southern Green County not far from the Adair and Taylor County borders.


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2013-09-06 19:40:07 | Comments | Printable version

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The Fire from Haskinsville Road



2013-09-06 - Haskinsville Road, Haskinsville, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
In the early stages of the fire
, Larry Smith reports, the smoke billows could be seen in Green and parts of Adair and Taylor Counties. Here, across the field from and across the creek, there was evidence a a big blaze, and on the right, at the bridge, are waiting units of firefighting apparatus on Caldwell Road.

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Clifford Giles, Adair County, KY (1935-2013)

He was a member of a distinguished Adair County, KY, family. Clifford was a successful businessman and farmer who was widely know throughout Adair, Taylor, Green and Russell Counties in the grocery business; his family was currently operating the Millerfield Grocery. He accepted the Lord at a young age, was a life long member of Tabernacle Christian Church. He was a member of the Columbia Masonic Lodge #96. Clifford was also recognized in his community for his keen sense of business, as a loyal friend and devoted husband, father and grandfather.
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Clifford Giles age 78 years of the Millerfield community, Columbia, KY, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11amCT, at his home after an illness.

Funeral services will be Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Raymond Martin and Bro. Eldon Rucker the officiating clergy. Interment will be in in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4:30pmCT/5:30pmET, Saturday, September 7, 2013, at the funeral home.


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2013-09-06 16:58:40 | Comments | Printable version

Paula Helm, Burkesville, KY (1925-2013)

She was a native of Lincoln County, KY, and a resident of Cumberland County at the time of her death. She leaves 12 direct living descendants spanning 3 generations. She was a member of the Big Sandy Holiness Church and a homemaker
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Paula Helm age 88 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Thursday, September 05, 2013 at Cumberland County Hospital.

Funeral services will be Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at Big Sandy Holiness Church, 555 Allen Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Grundy Chapel Cemetery. Family requests visitation 5pm-9pmCT/6pm-10pmET, Saturday, September 07, 2013 at Big Sandy Holiness Church.


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2013-09-06 14:00:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Mrs. Ollie Keen Stalcup Glidwell, 88, Cumberland Co., KY (d. Aug. 31, 2013)

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Mrs. Ollie Keen Stalcup Glidwell, age 88, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ollie Stalcup Glidewell will be conducted on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 3pmCT/4pmET, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in The Burkesville Cemetery, N Main Street, Burkesville, KY The family will receive friends after 10amCT/11amET, on Saturday September 7, 2013 until service time on Saturday afternoon.


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2013-09-06 13:43:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

KY 1798 In Taylor Co., KY closed beginning Monday

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Department of Highways, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (September 6, 2013) - Motorists along KY 1798 in Taylor County are advised that the road will be closed between Mile Points 1 and 2 beginning Monday morning, September 9, 2013. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet maintenance crews will be making drainage improvements at a culvert location in preparation for resurfacing. For access on either side of the closure, KY 70 will provide a route to the east and west ends of KY 1798. Work should be complete and the road reopened by 3pmET on Wednesday, September 11, 2013


2013-09-06 10:33:47 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Sheriff Dept. Activity Report, August 2013

From Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss:
  • 61 Warrants of arrest served
  • 10 Criminal cases opened
  • 13 Call response reports written
  • 15 Emergency protection orders served
  • 4 Domestic abuse cases worked.
  • 6 Non-injury accidents worked
  • 5 Injury accidents worked
  • 24 Out of county transports
  • 15 Citations written for criminal activity
  • 65 Civil process papers served
  • 12 Criminal summonses served
  • 143 Subpoenas served
  • 113 Hours of court security provided
  • 139 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


2013-09-06 10:20:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

School District gives surplus refrigerator to Westlake

"Our organizations serve the same community and I think I can speak for the entire board when I say we are honored to lend a helping hand." - Supt. Alan W. Reed
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By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordinator

News from the Adair County School District

The Adair County Board of Education voted unanimously this morning to donate a surplus three door refrigerator to Westlake Regional Hospital during a Special Called Meeting. Board members in attendance were Greg Willis (Div 1), Joe Payne (Div 3), Mike Harris (Div 5), and Floyd Burton (Div 4). Also present were Superintendant Alan Reed, Westlake Board Member Neal Gold, and Westlake Food Services Director Crystal Burton. The motion was created by Board Member Greg Willis and seconded by Joe Payne.

Surplus lockers donated to State Highway Road Department

The group also voted unanimously to donate surplus lockers to the State Highway Road Department. Board Member Joe Payne created the motion with Greg Willis seconding. The surplus items being donated are from the two schools that have just been replaced by Adair County Primary Center and reconfiguration.

When asked about the donations Mr. Reed stated, "Our organizations serve the same community and I think I can speak for the entire board when I say we are honored to lend a helping hand." - Shamarie Claiborne


2013-09-06 09:49:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Soccer: No. 1 LWC Soccer (women) takes on No. 14 team

Lindsey Wilson College Women's Soccer at William Carey University
at WCU Soccer Complex, 1499 Penton ST, Hattiesburg, MS
If you go: Google Map/758 miles, almost 8 hours from Columbia, KY

By Charles Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

HATTIESBURG, MS -The Lindsey Wilson College women's soccer team again battles top 25 competition in the early part of the 2013 schedule. The Blue Raiders face No. 14 William Carey (MS) University this evening. No. 1 Lindsey Wilson (2-0) enters the game already having defeated a pair of top 25 opponents. The Blue Raiders defeated No. 21 Davenport University in the season opener, 3-0, followed by a 5-2 win over No. 3 Spring Arbor (MI) University on August 30, 2013. - Charles Balcom


2013-09-06 09:16:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

A quick reminder Early Release Fridays start today in AC Schools

A reminder that Early Release Friday starts today. Drivers are reminded that those big yellow school busses with Adair County's most precious cargo will be on the road at an earlier time this afternoon, too

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordinator
News from the Adair County School District

As part of the Race to the Top grant, the Adair County School System will begin Early Release Fridays beginning September 6, 2013 and running through April 25, 2014.

What does this mean for you and your family? All Adair County Schools will dismiss students at 1pmCT on Fridays. Bus transportation home will be provided, or students may be picked up at their school at 1pmCT. Professional Development will be attended by staff for the remainder of the day.

All four schools will be providing enrichment activities for students who need or want to stay. So be keeping an eye out for complete information on your student's school program. Also, remember that parents are responsible for student pick-up from all after school programs ending at 3pmCT each Friday.


2013-09-06 08:26:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

What's Here at the Farmers Market, 409 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY

The Farmer's Market at the Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY is open this Friday morning, September 6, 2012, from 6am-10amCT.

By Margie Rooks, Holly Kerns & Prof. Jeff Scott

  1. Margie Rooks, Sano, KY - Watermelons. Pumpkins, both decorative and cooking types. Red Tomatoes. Yellow Tomatoes. Small Potatoes. Bell Peppers. Hot Banana Peppers. Eggplant
  2. Holly Kerns, Sano, KY - Pumpkins. Green Beans (some by the bushel). Red Tomatoes. Green Tomatoes for frying, pickling. Yellow Squash. Potatoes. Mixed Greens.
  3. Prof. Jeff Scott of Scott's Orchards, Antioch - Boy have we got apples. Galas. Melrose. (The State Apple of Ohio. That will be on today's Quiz.) Enterprise, a tart good cooking apple. and Yellow Delicious. You've got to cook some Melrose apples. Henrietta cooked some last night and it made a fat boy grin from ear to ear. They are good. (and the State Apple of Ohio)
The Adair County Farmers Market proudly accepts Senior and WIC vouchers. For more information, contact the Adair County Extension Service at 270-384-2317. - Nick Roy, Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources


2013-09-06 06:36:05 | Comments | Printable version

Columbia man arrested on stolen property charge

James R. Jacobs also arrested on 2 outstanding warrants from Green County
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Larry Smith, FM 92.7 FM, Columbia-Russell Springs, KY, is reporting that Adair County Deputy Sheriff B.J. Bray arrested 29 year old James R. Jacobs, Columbia, KY on September 4, 2013, on a charge of receiving stolen property. Jacobs was also arrested on two outstanding warrants from Green County. FM 92.7 the WAVE is reporting that Jacobs was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail this morning, Friday, September 6, 2013. The WAVE says that the arrest appears to be part of a larger story yet to be released by law enforcement. The arrest took place in the 100 block of Miller Avenue, Columbia, KY between Jamestown Street and Bryant Street, an area cordoned off for much of the day on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.


2013-09-06 06:13:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Several businesses participating in Wreath Decorating Contest

Grand prize drawing to be held the night of Picnic In The Park, Roadside Park, 2310 Hwy. 55 S Road, Columbia, KY on Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30pmCT.

By Debbie Selby

Wreaths are on display at several businesses for the Chamber of Commerce Wreath Decorating contest. We have eight participating businesses.

Individuals may visit the businesses to view the wreaths and sign up for a grand prize drawing to be held the night of Picnic In The Park, Roadside Park, 2310 Hwy. 55 S Road, Columbia, KY on Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30pmCT. You may contact the Chamber Office at 384-6020 to reserve tickets. - Debbie Selby


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Freddie Graham, Taylor County, KY (1939-2013)

He was a native of Taylor County, KY and a resident at the time of his death. His wife of over 53 years, Betty jean Benningfield Graham, survives. He leaves five direct living descendants. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Palestine Baptist Church. He was former owner and operator of Grahamís Grocery and a construction worker
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Freddie Graham of Campbellsville, son of the late Hubbie Graham and Bessie Ann Caulk Graham, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, April 22, 1939. He died at 6:35 P.M., Tuesday, September 3, 2013, in Campbellsville. Age: 74

Funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, September 6, 2013, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. A. Landon Hadley and Rev. Danny Pace. Burial will be in Brockman Cemetery.


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2013-09-06 04:55:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Missing Taylor County, KY man located

Scott Chelf writes:
Thanks to the efforts of News Media and the Community, Mr. Cook has been located. - Scott Chelf, Shift Supervisor Campbellsville - Taylor Co. E9-1-1
Comments aboutTaylor Co. Sheriff Dept. needs help locating missing male, 72


2013-09-06 04:08:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Kayaking Russell Creek: Everyone should take that paddle once

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By Jane Smith

Russell Creek has the prettiest scenery I've seen while paddling. Everyone should take that paddle at least once. - Jane Smith Comments re article 61706 Kayaking Russell Creek offers beauty only seen from the water


2013-09-06 03:53:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Joey Curtis, 51, Cumberland Co., KY (1962-2013)

He was a native of Warren County, KY, and a resident of Palm Coast, FL at the time of his death. He was a member of a highly regarded Cumberland County family, the son of Louise Myers Curtis and Joe Howard Curtis. He leaves two direct and two step living descendants
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Joey Curtis age 51 of Palm Coast, Florida passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at his home.

Funeral services are Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6pmCT/7pmET, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY Family requests visitation 4pmCT/5pmET, on Saturday, September 07, 2013 until service time at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville. Cremation will follow the service.


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2013-09-06 03:45:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Taylor Co. Sheriff Dept. needs help locating missing male, 72

UPDATE: Missing Taylor County, KY man located
Last seen Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Lucky Vista Motel


From 911, Campbellsville, KY

The Taylor County Sheriff Department needs your help in locating a missing person.

James P Cook was last seen on 09/03/2013 at the Lucky Vista Motel in Campbellsville, KY. He left there on his way to the local hospital; however never arrived. Mr. Cook is a white male, 72 years of age, with Alzheimer's and congestive heart failure history. He may not be taking his medication properly. He is 6 ft, 2 inches tall, gray hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen operating a Green 1995 Ford Pickup truck, bearing Kentucky license plate number 916FPS.

Anyone with information as the the whereabouts of Mr. Cook is urged to contact Deputy Ricky Underwood or the Taylor County Sheriff Department at 270-465-4351.


2013-09-06 02:14:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Today, FRIDAY with CM, September 16, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 6, 2013:
Upset by mistakes?
Just consider how many
mistakes were not made.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 6 September 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 724, in progress



Quick links to Favorite CM Columns
Mostly from Sunday with CM, September 1, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting


2013-09-06 02:09:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 6
Happy Anniversary, Jerald Dwight and Catherine Hadley (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jimmy and Genova Dean Copley (1974) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Lynn and Pheobie Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jimmy Alexander George (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyle Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mason Horton, (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephen Keen (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Teagan Hensley (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Ethan and Conner Dunn (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ty Bennett (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Michael Harrison (Sept. 6, 1949 - Aug. 20, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Ruth Wethington Thompson Houk (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Hatcher, Adair Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie W. Franklin, Russell Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Arline Estes, Green Co., KY (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ulas Scott, Casey Co., KY native (1935-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Milos (Michael G.) Roberts, Windsor, KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marilyn Bonta Simpson, Green County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carroll Bryant, Taylor Co. KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Rebecca Carolyn Fletcher Hoots, Burkesville, KY, (1951-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daryl Kinnett (1956-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
in Memory, Ronald Thomas Branham, Adair Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, September 6, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTAdair County Farmers Market open, 3pm-6pmCT.
Next to Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY. Recurring Event | (ID:24067, Comment)
7:00amCTTime to check CM YARD Sales for Today's Big List of Sales | (ID:24116, Comment)
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: One (1) 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. One (1) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Four (4) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:24117, Comment)
8:30amCTSpecial Called Adair Co. School Board Meeting discuss donation, surplus property
at Board Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:24110, Comment)
9:00amCTServices, Dunnville, KY, for Rosemary Agnes Moore, Russell County, KY (1933-2013) | (ID:24111, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Freddie Graham, Taylor County, KY (1939-2013) | (ID:24119, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23967, Comment)
A quick reminder: Early Release Fridays start today in AC Schools
Drivers take note of Busses on the Road at an earlier time today | (ID:24121, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for Lucille (Mickey) Cogbill, 80, Burkesvillle, KY (1933-2013) | (ID:24073, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23996, Comment)
ADAIR COUNTY BAND BINGO - at Adair Band Bingo Building - Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT
Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday. Open 5pm-10pmCT/6pm/11pmET, in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane (Bing Map/Direction from Anywhere) Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. (Sponsored) | (ID:24051, Comment)
7:00pmCTLindsey Wilson College Women's Soccer at William Carey University
at WCU Soccer Complex, 1499 Penton ST, Hattiesburg, MS
If you go: Google Map/758 miles, almost 8 hours from Columbia, KY | (ID:24026, Comment)
ACHS Indians Varsity host Breckenridge Co.
Adair County High School Football Stadium, 623 Indian DR, Columbia, KY | (ID:24122, Comment)

 





















 
 
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