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Lois Crum, Taylor Co., KY (1955-2013)

She leaves nine direct living descendants
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Lois Crum, 58, of Campbellsville, KY, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY.

Graveside Services for Ms. Lois Crum will be conducted 12noonCT/1pmET, Friday, November 1, 2013 in Caldwell Cemetery. The family requests visitation 9am-11amCT/10am-12noonET, in the chapel at Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY.

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2013-10-30 17:30:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Adair County indians: Mark Twain Youth Champs

2013-10-30 - Photo by LeTisha Paris.
Mark Twain Shrine Club
2nd annual football jamboree 2013 Adair County Youth Senior League Champions 13-7. Coaches are David Holmes and Bryan Feese. The players and numbers are as follows: Jakobe Payne (1), Chase Holmes (2), Brady Cundiff (4), Cameron Harmon (5), Isaiah Cartr (6), Aaron Peck (7), Kai Burton (8), Sam Gutelius (9), D.J. Brown (13) Logan Thomas (14), John Stovall (24), Gary Crawford (28), Brice Hughes (29), Mason oomer (30, Elliott Biggs (32), Ethan (33), Bailey Richards (34), Chance Taylor (35), Clayton Janes (40), Levi Money (41), Walker Karnes (42), Elijah (46), Colton Feese (50), Ty Jones (51), Jake Smith (60), Austin Lowhorn (64), Joseph Sneed (70), Isaiah Laguero (73), Jacob Morrison (75), Derrick Hollar (79), Colyn Curry (92), and Brayden Burton (99). - LeTisha Paris

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Warren O'Neal Hayes, West, KY, (1941-2013)

He was a sawmill owner/operator and a member of Creston Baptist Church. He was the son of hte late Lonnie & Biner Sapp Hayes. His wife, Cora Ellen Scott Hayes, survives. He leaves three direct living descendants.

Warren O'Neal Hayes, 72, of West, KY 70, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 12noonCT/1pmET, Friday, November 1, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY with Bros. Dwight Coffman and Jeric DeVore officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the funeral home.

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2013-10-30 16:50:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

107 Ministries Harvest Festival, October 31, 2013

107 Ministries is hosting a Harvest Festival on October 31, 2013 beginning 5pmCT-???, We would like to invite everyone who will to come and join us for a fun time of fellowship in the Lord. We will have lots of games, prizes, candy and food. Come and go, or stay for the worship and games. 107 Ministries is located at 389 Portland Road, Columbia, KY 42728 For more info call 270-378-1721 (Stacey) or 270-378-1278 (Lindsey) God Bless ! --Lindsey Young

2013-10-30 16:21:49 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Kyle Riddle evangelist at Hadley Community Church revival

Hadley Community Church, 8269 Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY, will be in revival Friday-Sunday, November 1-3, 2013 at 6:30pmCT with Bro. Kyle Riddle, Evangelist. Pastor Elbert Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend. - Alterine Hadley

2013-10-30 15:30:55 | Comments | Printable version

Andrew Parson succeeds Dave Grigsby as LWC Cycling Coach

Parson returns to his alma mater where he captured the Mountain Cross national title in 2005. Parson takes over highly successful program - the only sports program in Adair County History ever to produce an Olympic competitor - after serving as an assistant coach to Coach Grigsby, on the Lindsey Wilson cycling staff during the 2012-13 season. Prior to joining the Lindsey Wilson staff, Parson was the owner and operator of Gravity Fitness and Gravity Motorsports in Greensburg, KY. A.D. says Parson an easy choice to follow Coach Grigsby. Parson holds bachelor's degree in art and minor in communication from Lindsey Wilson
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By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - Andrew Parson has been named the head cycling coach at Lindsey Wilson College, athletic director Willis Pooler announced on Tuesday, October 28, 2013.

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2013-10-30 15:22:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Walter Edwin (Jack) Pike, Taylor Co., KY (1924-2013)

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a member of the American Legion Edward's O'Banion Post No. 82 for sixty-eight years. He was a retired employee of Campbellsville Industries and a farmer. He was the patriarch of a large highly regarded family. His wife, Irene Bradshaw, survives. He leaves 37 direct living descendants, spanning 4 generations

Walter Edwin "Jack" Pike, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:45pmET, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Michael Goodwin. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation is 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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2013-10-30 14:35:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Warner Ridge Road in Russell Co., KY to be temporarily closed

Beginning November 5, 2013

By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, KHD District 8, Somerset, KY

SOMERSET, KY (Oct. 30, 2013) Beginning Tuesday, November 5, Warner Ridge Road (KY 3281) in Russell County will be temporarily closed at mile point 1.725 (Mt. Vernon Creek overpass) as crews perform routine bridge maintenance.

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2013-10-30 14:00:26 | Comments | Printable version

Columbia Baptist Church Fall Festival is moving indoors

Update: Will be at Jim Blair Center this evening

By William Sandell

Due to the high probability of rain, Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, will be moving our Fall Festival, 4pm-7pmCT, Thursday, October 31, 2013, indoors from our parking lot to our Fellowship Hall the Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY, were we will have a table set up with candy for the kids. --William Sandell

2013-10-30 08:30:09 | Comments | Printable version

Sheriff Moss suggests possible tie in: Chase crash, UCB robbery

Links to other stories about the High Speed Chase:

By Larry Smith, the WAVE, 92.7 FM

Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss is quoted on a Lexington Tv station as saying that Eugene Earl Gentry, the fleeing driver involved in the high speed chase, is a person of interest in the robbery of the United Citizens Bank branch on Campbellsville Road in October, 2012. - Larry Smith, The WAVE FM 92.7 and The BIG DAWG, 99.9 FM

Sheriff Moss said in a phone interview this morning that he was called to assist Taylor County officials went to the crash scene at the diesel repair shop north of Asbury Church in Taylor County. "When they told me about the behavior of the driver in the Campbellsville bank," he said, "it matched the way the robber behaved at the UCB robbery in Columbia last October," Sheriff Moss said. "When I saw Gentry in the car, he looked to me to be the same man who was on the video surveillance camera from that robbery."

Sheriff Moss said that the Columbia Police Department is the lead group investigating the robbery last October at UCB."

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KSP launches safe schools active shooter training program

State Police training designed to respond to incidents like the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut, in which 20 innocent children lost their lives
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By Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard

News from the Kentucky State Police

(FRANKFORT, KY) - KSP launched a statewide Active Shooter Training Program (ASTP) as part of a Safe School Initiative developed by the agency for the purpose of heightening security practices for maximum school safety.

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2013-10-30 05:34:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

LWC Safe Halloween sets record: 970 kids attend

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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - A record number of area children turned out Tuesday night, October 29, 2013 for Lindsey Wilson College's 20th-annual "Safe Halloween." A total of 970 children trick-or-treated through the college's residence halls, enjoyed activities on the Campus Quadrangle and in the Cralle Student Union Building, and posed for pictures with LWC mascot Blue Raider Bob. The event was sponsored by the LWC Office of Residence Life. - Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College

2013-10-30 04:43:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Adair School Spotlight on: Barney Taylor, welding instructor

Mr. Taylor is a lifelong resident of Adair County and graduated for ACHS in 1986. He is a very active member of Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church where he has taken on a leadership role as their Superintendant but is happiest working with the youth. Barney has been married to his wonderful wife, Nancy Baker Taylor, for 23 years and they have two children - 13 year old Hailey who attends ACMS and 9 year old Briley a student at ACES.
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By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Director
Adair County School District

The Adair County School District is proud to spotlight Barney Taylor, welding instructor at Lake Cumberland Area Technology Center in Russell County which serves both Adair and Russell Counties. Mr. Taylor started teaching in 2004 after receiving his degree in technical education from Western Kentucky University. Prior to teaching, Mr. Taylor had gained hands-on experience in his area of expertise while working for Waste Energy Technology Construction Company, Taylor Services, and Sandusky Steel.

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2013-10-30 04:38:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Coffey's Chapel UMC annual ham dinner & auction, Nov. 2, 2013

Russell County, KY

Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church will be having their annual ham dinner (donations only) followed by an auction at the Eli Fire Department, 318 Parksridge Road, Eli, KY, Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 4:30pmCT. The dinner will be for donations only. Auction to follow with many items. Bro Roger Garner, pastor invites everyone to attend. - Virginia Garner

2013-10-30 04:19:23 | Comments | Printable version

CU dedicates new Alumni & Friends Park, Noe Plaza

Mayor Young, CJE Eddie Rogers proclaimed dedication date "Campbellseill University Day." $360,000 Project is joint effort of Taylor County, the City of Campbellsville, and Campbellsville University. CU President Michael V. Carter describes park as Entrance to Christian Education
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By Joan C. McKinney

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Finding Campbellsville University will now be easy with the addition of a new main entrance to the campus following the construction and dedication of the new Alumni & Friends Park, Noe Plaza October 26, 2013.

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2013-10-30 03:48:03 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Soccer/Women 1, Martin Methodist 0, in double OT

Jonsson scores in golden fashion, Lindsey Wilson Women's Soccer beats Martin Methodist 1-0
NEXT: Lindsey Wilson College Women's Soccer at Bluefield College (Bluefield, VA) at NoonCT/1pmET, Saturday, November 2, 2013 at East River Soccer Complex, 3729 Josh Nash Blvd., Bluefield, WV.

By Chris Wells

PULASKI, TN - Emilia Jonsson's golden goal with 5:25 remaining in the second overtime propelled the Lindsey Wilson women's soccer team to a 1-0 win over host Martin Methodist (TN) on Tuesday night, October 29, 2013, at the East Campus Soccer Field.

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2013-10-30 03:12:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, October 30, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for October 30, 2013:
One can do wonders
when one truly wants to please
a certain person.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 30 October 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 778, in progress

Quick links to Favorite CM Columns, Extraordinary News
Mostly from Sunday with CM, October 27, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting

2013-10-30 02:50:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Russell County, KY, hit and run leads to Adair DUI Arrest

Driver lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail. Charges regarding the hit and run in Russell County are pending
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By ACSO Deputy Adam Cravens

The Adair County Sheriff's Office in assisting the Russell County Sheriff's Office made a DUI arrest Tuesday, October 29. Russell County Deputy Clete McAninch was investigating a hit and run close to the Adair-Russell line on HWY 80 when he spotted a vehicle matching the description of a truck leaving the scene.

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2013-10-30 02:45:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Bro. Walter Keen (W. K.) Norris, Cumberland Co., KY (1925-2013)

He was drafted in World War Two with U.S. Army Combat Engineers and Trained as a Coxwain/ Machine Gunner at Bangor, Maine, He attended College at Lindsey Wilson and University of Kentucky in 1950's when Bear Bryant and Adolph Rupp were coaching, also a member of U.K. Alumni, In the 1950's he was Assistant County Extension Agent for Simpson Co./Franklin, Kentucky, was a High School Teacher and Coach at Marrowbone High School, a High School Teacher and Basketball Coach 1960's-1980's at Cumberland County High School, a lifelong Farmer and Pastor of Church of The Lord Jesus Christ from 1970's until his passing.
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Bro. Walter Keen "W.K." Norris, age 88, of Garmon Ferry Road in Burkesville, KY, passed away Monday, October 28, 2013 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, KY.

Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 10amCT/11amET, in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in The Burkesville Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Tuesday, October 29, 2013 after 6pmCT/7pmET until the funeral hour on Wednesday.

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2013-10-30 02:35:40 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for October 30
Happy Birthday, Chelsea Beard | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donita Loy Hortillosa | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Orley Absher (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kevin Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sarah Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tiffanie Shelton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tonya VanArsdale Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Aleta S. Neagle, 82, Green County, KY (1931-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elbert Nolley, Taylor Co. native (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Henningsen, Glens Fork, Adair Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Bill) Nicely, 78, Casey Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl T. Jessie native, Adair Co, KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, J.D. Bell, Taylor Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ida Brown, Casey Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Blankenship, Russell Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daniel William (Billy) Mitchell, Taylor Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ilene Fisher, Russell County, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Panza Okla Delp, Liberty, KY - Roley, Adair Co. KY native (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobbie Biggs, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edgar Troutman, 96, Adair County, KY (1917-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Moritz Goldade, Perryville, KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilma Jean Lynch, 69, Russell County, KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory, Fern Johnson, Casey Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, October 30, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTACMS Site Council to vote, 8am-3pmCT, for minority representative
Adair County Middle School, 322 General John Adair DR, Columbia, KY | (ID:25010, 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: Five (5) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Eighty-two (82) 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. Seventy-six (76) 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-seven (27) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Three (3) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Seven (7) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:25015, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:24589, Comment)
Services, Burkesville, KY, for Bro. Walter Keen (W. K.) Norris, Cumberland Co., KY (1925-2013) | (ID:25014, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at noon. Downtown Columbia, KY. Two Selections. | (ID:24501, Comment)
Called Meeting of the C/AC Parks & Recreation Board (AGENDA) | (ID:24928, Comment)
1:00pmCTHomeschool Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:24594, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check Directory of Churches for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:24570, Comment)
5:00pmCTPurdy Church Fall Festival, 5pm-7pmCT | (ID:24999, Comment)
6:30pmCTRevival services at Tabernacle Christian Church, Oct. 27-30, 2013 | (ID:24747, Comment)
Revival at Egypt Christian Church, Phil LaMaster speaks | (ID:24912, Comment)
7:00pmCTLWC Basketball/Men vs. Salem International University at Biggers Sports Center | (ID:25012, Comment)


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