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Eric Gilbert speaks at CU this week: 30 decisions for Christ

Some 30 decisions for Christ were made in the September 16, 2013 event when speaker Eric Gilbert, Pastor of 3Trees Church in Russell County, KY, offered the call
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By Linda Waggener

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Over five hundred freshmen attend what Campbellsville University calls "First Class" every week in Ransdell Chapel. Students have the opportunity to hear the gospel with emphasis on Christian character development and servant leadership.

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The Healing Place to be on Dialogue on Public Issues

2013-09-18 - WLCU Broadcast Studios, 203 West Broadway, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Drew Tucker, CU photo.
Campbellsville University's John Chowning,
vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, right, interviews Brian Anthony, left, and Shannon Gray from The Healing Place, for his "Dialogue on Public Issues" show. The show will air Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 8amET; Monday, September 23 at 1:30pmET and 6:30pmET; and Wednesday, September 25 at 1:30pmET and 6:30pmET. The show is aired on Campbellsville's cable channel 10 and WLCU FM 88.7 at 8amET and 6:30pmET Sunday, September 22. - JOAN C. McKINNEY, CU.

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Elizabethtown, KY, man killed in single vehicle accident

By Tpr. Jeff Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
KSP Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY - On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at approximately 12:53pmET, Kentucky State Police Post 04 received a call in regard to an injury crash in the 4300 block of Shepherdsville Road, just north of Ring Road.

Edgar D. Willis (70), of Elizabethtown was operating his 2002 Honda Odyssey minivan southbound on Shepherdsville Road, when for unknown reasons he exited the west side of the roadway.

The vehicle then overturned ejecting the unrestrained operator from the vehicle. Mr. Willis was pronounced dead at the scene by Hardin County Coroner Dr. William Lee. KSP was assisted on the scene by Hardin County EMS., the Elizabethtown Fire Department and The Hardin County Coroner's office. - Tpr. Jeff Gregory

2013-09-18 15:53:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

LWC Cycling Team at USA Cycling nationals Sept. 19-21, 2013

Coach Dave Grigsby and seven cyclists: Hannah Hayduk and Mikayla Lyman and Luke Lucas, Michael Hart, Justin Lowe, David Novak and Christopher Tveter will be in Colorado Springs, CO, representing Lindsey Wilson Cycling September 19-21, 2013

By Jay Nicols

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson Cycling team will be traveling to the USA Cycling Collegiate Track National Championships on Thursday, September 19 for a three day event in Colorado Springs, CO.

The Blue Raiders are sending seven cyclists to compete in seven different races at the Track Championships. Lindsey Wilson will have racers in the Sprint, Points Race, Individual Pursuit, Time Trial, Scratch Race, Team Pursuit and Team Sprint Mixed.

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2013-09-18 15:33:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Shamarie Picture belongs in Best of. . . series

Mike Watson writes:
This is one of the best photographs I have seen on CM! This should be one of the photos that will ultimately comprise the "Best of..." series of post/note/greeting cards from the center of the universe. - MW
Comments re photo 51375 Life in the Holler: Beautiful Moon of Kentucky

2013-09-18 15:10:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Doug Beard: Agrees, Columbia needs to focus on downtown

Doug Beard writes:
I couldn't agree more with Vonnie's comments. Greensburg and Campbellsville have made wonderful improvements to their downtown areas. Columbia really needs to focus on this if we are truly serious about commerical development. Thank you. - Doug Beard
Comments re article 62001 What will consultant see as he enters Columbia

2013-09-18 13:04:47 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Commentary

Rocky Branham, Cumberland Co., KY (1961-2013)

He was a native of Clinton County, KY, and a resident of Burkesville, KY, at the time of his death. His wife, Debra Byrd Branham, survives. He leaves 7 direct living descendants. He was a longtime employee of A & C Communications
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Rocky Branham, age 52, of Burkesville, KY, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 20, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Liberty Cemetery. The family requests visitation after 1pmCT/2pmET, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.

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2013-09-18 12:58:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Homecoming at Egypt Christian Church sets record: 220

Reported Attendance

The Homecoming Sunday, September 15, 2013, at the Egypt Christian Church, 4855 Knifley Road in Adair County, KY, had record attendance, with 220 present for the gathering.

2013-09-18 12:33:40 | Comments | Printable version

Commentary: Liked Carol Perkins article

But she's proud to say her own downtown, in Campbellsville, is thriving and has never looked more lovely. She hopes its success will be an encouragement to all the other communities in the area.

By Shelia Wade

I enjoyed reading your sense of humor article Carol. For most part it is true for some communities. However, I must say this has not come to pass for the Campbellsville , KY, community. Our city has never looked more lovely. The downtown area is filled with beautiful exotic and colorful planters up and down main street.

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2013-09-18 12:26:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Commentary

Gabe Alfaro will give testimony at Trinity Youth Revival

Wes Irvin writes:
Gabe Alfaro, a student at Adair County High School, was seriously injured in an automobile accident this summer. He suffered injuries that left him unresponsive in a coma. His prognosis for recovery was not good. Remarkably, he came to consciousness and has experienced an unexpected healing. Gabe will tell his story this Thursday night, September 19, 2013, at the Youth Revival Service at the Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 2252 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY). The service starts at 6:30pmCT Everyone is invited to hear the story of Gabe's amazing recovery. - Wes Irvin
About: I Am Second Youth Revival: Wed.-Thurs.-Fri., Sept. 18-19-20, 2013 at Trinity

2013-09-18 11:23:51 | Comments | Printable version

Dorothy Jean Otis, Taylor County, KY (1930-2013)

She was a native of Virginia, and a resident of Campbellsville, KY, at the time of her death. She was the widow of Charles Osmon Otis. She leaves 12 direct living descendants, spanning 3 generations

Dorothy Jean Otis, 83, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 1:30pmCT, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, in Greensburg, KY.

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2013-09-18 09:49:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Lindsey Wilson students celebrate Constitution Day

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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College students celebrated Constitution Day Tuesday, September 17, 2013, in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

The students, who are in Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Michael Giordano's "U.S. Constitutional Law," handed out copies of the federal document and decorated the building's interior with constitutional facts.

The federal day of observance marks the day in 1787 the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in Philadelphia and also celebrates those who have become U.S. citizens. - DUANE BONIFER, Lindsey Wilson College Director of Public Relations

2013-09-18 09:10:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Charlene Supplee, Breeding, KY, (1951-2013)

She was born to Adair County natives Charles & Mary Leoda Gibson Reece and was a resident of Toledo, OH, at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Kirk A. Supplee, Holland, OH. She leaves 14 direct living descendants

Charlene Supplee, 62, of Holland, Ohio, died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Flower Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Graveside services, Saturday, September 21, 2103 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Chestnut Grove Cemetery, 54 Chestnut Grove Road, Breeding, KY, with Rev. Freeman Reece officiating. Burial to follow. There will be no visitation.

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2013-09-18 09:02:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

ATV rider flown to UK from KY 379, Russell Co., KY crash scene

Oversteering after leaving highway blamed

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

JAMESTOWN, KY -Trooper Ryan Wolking is investigating a collision that occurred on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at approximately 5:30pmCT, 16 miles south of Jamestown on KY 379. 65-year-old Vyvyanne D. Ponder of Jamestown was operating a 1987 Suzuki Quad runner ATV while traveling north on KY 379. The vehicle dropped of the shoulder of the roadway and Ponder over-steered in an attempt to regain control causing her to be ejected from the vehicle. Ponder was not wearing a helmet and was flown to University of Kentucky Hospital where she is being treated for her injuries. Trooper Wolking was assisted at the scene by Russell County EMSS and the South Russell Fire Department.

2013-09-18 07:09:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Letter: When 35mph signs were posted

Paul Patton writes:
Larry Smith's photo of the Amish horse and buggy and the 35 MPH speed zone sign reminded me of a story from long ago when speed limit signs were first erected along our roadways. An elderly couple who had not invested in an automobile but were still traveling in a horse drawn buggy were going to town one day and came upon one of these 35 MPH signs. The old man read the sign, shook his head, handed the lines to his wife and said, "Ma, you hold the lines and I'll use the whip but I don't believe Old Nell can ever go that fast." - Paul Patton
Comments re photo 51371 Scenic Taylor Co KY Minding the speed limit

2013-09-18 06:42:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Homecoming, Old Concord UMC, Sept. 22, 2013

By Phyllis Burris

Homecoming Service at Old Concord United Methodist Church, 5996 Fairplay Road Columbia, KY beginning at 10:30amCT. Sunday, September 22, 2013 with The Sneed Family from Glasgow singing; then preaching by our new pastor, Bro. Pat Smith, with potluck meal to follow. No afternoon service.

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2013-09-18 06:35:40 | Comments | Printable version

Ron Long of AYDC, will speak to Columbia Womans Club

Open to all women who wish to attend

Ron Long, Assistant Supervisor of the Adair Youth Development Center, 401 Appleby Drive, Columbia, will be the featured speaker at the Tuesday, September 24, 6:00 meeting of the Columbia Woman's Club, in the lower level of the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce building, 201 Burkesville Street (Google Map. This meeting is open to all women who wish to attend. --Vonnie Kolbenschlag

2013-09-18 05:51:23 | Comments | Printable version

No. 13 Lindsey Wilson Volleyball stays unbeaten

With 3-1 upset win at No. 8 Georgetown
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By Chris Wells

GEORGETOWN, KY - In a battle of nationally ranked teams, Lindsey Wilson fought back from a set down to upset host Georgetown (Georgetown, KY) 3-1 Tuesday night, September 17, 2013, at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.

The No. 13-ranked Blue Raiders (14-0) keep their spotless record with the 17-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-11 win. Lindsey Wilson also moves into first place in the Mid-South Conference as the only unbeaten team at 5-0.

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2013-09-18 05:13:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, September 18, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 18, 2013:
can motivate borrowers
to return items.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 18 September 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 736, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns, Extraordinary News
Mostly from Sunday with CM, September 15, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting

2013-09-18 04:06:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

I Am Second Youth Revival: Sept. 18-19-20, 2013 at Trinity

Speaker Schedule: Will Rich, Kellis Booth, Greg Locke

By Connie Scott

"I Am Second Youth Revival" will include three evenings of services at 6:30pmCT, Wednesday-Thursday-Friday, September 18-19-20, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 2252 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY.
  • Will Rich, Youth Minister at Egypt Christian Church, Adair County, KY, will speak Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at 6:30pmCT
  • Kellis Booth, Pastor, Holy Grounds Church, Columbia, KY, will speak Thursday, September 19, 2013, at 6:30pmCT
  • Greg Locke, Pastor, Global Vision Bible Church, Nashville, TN, will speak Friday, September 20, 2013, at 6:30pmCT
Worship will be led by Brent Thompson & Global Vision Bible Church Praise Team. - Connie Scott, Trinity United Methodist Church

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2013-09-18 03:46:16 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 18
Happy Anniversary, Dwayne and Ashley Hadley (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jeremy and Amy Cox (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Kenny and Cheryl Tarter (1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amy Tarter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Annette Holmes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Austin Shane Coomer (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Beatrice "Nanny Bea" Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Huddleston, Sr. (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Tarter, Jr. (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kay Moore Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marsha Allen | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Shirley Jean Hoosier Sullivan, 70 (1938-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Heather Dawn Chapman Voils, Russell Co., KY (1976-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vivian Frank, Casey Co., KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jason Riggs, Taylor Co. KY (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Philip A. England, Adair Co., KY native (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clement Land, Casey Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice (Bea) Collins, 74, Adair Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Andrew L. Jones, Russell Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ms. Bethel E. Blair, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Bailey, Taylor County, KY (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Lou Buckner Clark Bishop, Center, KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cora Mae Fogle Cowherd, Green Co., KY (1920-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Ware, Casey County, KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elsie Marie Lile Matney, Green County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson, Greensburg, KY HS 1954 (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Sullivan, 65, Adair Co., KY (1949-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Marvin Hogue, Casey County, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Davenport, Russell Co., KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Aubrey Wooten, 94, Louisville, KY, Columbia native (1921-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Cox, 97, Taylor Co., KY (1918-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Noel Hayes (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory of Reba P. Wilson, 82, Russell Co., KY, Adair Co. KY native (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTNo school today in Adair County School District (MCEA teacher conference) See Adair County Schools 2013-2014 School Calendar PDF | (ID:24262, Comment)
8:00amCTConstitution Week - September 17-23, 2013 | (ID:24152, Comment)
7 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. Forty-five (45) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Sixty (60) 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-four (24) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Seventy (70) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:24261, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Union Chapel UMC, Russell Co., KY, for Cordell Garner, Russell County, KY (1920-2013) | (ID:24236, Comment)
11:00amCTService, Columbia, KY, for Reba Bybee, Adair County, KY (1945-2013) | (ID:24235, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:23979, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, William (Bill) Peters, Taylor County, KY (1926-2013) | (ID:24260, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:24099, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:24008, Comment)
6:30pmCTRevival at Sparksville Church of the Nazarene Sept 18-22, 2013 | (ID:24165, Comment)
Friendship Youth Choir in concert at Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street (Google Map), Columbia, KY | (ID:24237, Comment)
Revival: Columbia Christian Church, 206 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. | (ID:24250, Comment)
Trinity UMC Youth Revival - Will Rich speaking. (Speaker Schedule)
2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, Kentucky 42728, United States, Phone: 270-384-3259. | (ID:24253, Comment)


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