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Clarise Helen Arnett, 100, Green Co., KY (1913-20130)

She was a native of Green County, KY, and a resident of Clark County, IN, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late William and Emma Robertson Houk, and the widow of James Arnett. She was a retired inspector for the old ICI Americas, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Charlestown, IN
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Clarice Helen Arnett, 100, of Charlestown, passed away, Sunday , December 29, 2013 at Providence Retirement Home.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12pmCT/1pmET, at the Grayson Funeral Home, 893 High Street, Charlestown, IN, with burial in the Barnes Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 30, 2013, from 3pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Tuesday.


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2013-12-29 21:59:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Clarise Helen Arnett, 100, Green Co., KY (1913-2013)



2013-12-29 - 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY - Photo from Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.

Clarise Helen Arnett, 100, Green Co., KY (1913-2013)



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Vatus Gibson, Hustonville, KY, (1924-2013)

She was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident of Hustonville, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Sherman and Carrie Sandusky Emerson and the widow of Noah Gibson. She was a housewife and a member of the McKinney Christian Church
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Vatus Gibson, of Hustonville, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Stanford, KY. She was 89.

Funeral services will be at 12pmCT/1pmET, Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Jerod Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, on Monday, December 30, 2013, at the funeral home.


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2013-12-29 21:35:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Dr. Bobbie Jean Hall, 58, Taylor Co., KY (1955-2013)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was a graduate of the University Of Louisville School of Medicine and had practiced as a pediatrician specializing in allergies and asthma. She was a native of Taylor County and a resident at the time of her death. She was the daughter of Rev. Gene Hall and Christine Deener Hall. Her husband, Donald Weeks, survives.
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Dr. Bobbie Jean Hall of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of Rev. Gene Hall and Christine Deener Hall died at 8:50pmET, Saturday, December 28, 2013 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at the Campbellsville Baptist Church, 530 N Central Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. Mike O'Neal and Dr. James Jones. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery on West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 3pm-7pmCT/4pm-8pmET, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY.


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2013-12-29 21:18:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Arrest made in Sunday afternoon shooting in Monroe County, KY

Two Scottsville residents wounded in shooting. 58 year old Austin, KY man arrested. Detective Jamie Richard is investigating.
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By TFC Billy R. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

TOMPKINSVILLE, KY - 58-year-old Ricky Wyatt of Austin, KY, has been arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree in connection with the shootings of 34-year-old Christopher Burgess and 49-year-old Rita Downing, both of Scottsville, KY.


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2013-12-29 20:59:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Three taken to UK Burn Center after Sandusky ST vehicle fire

Air Evac was called to Westlake Regional but was grounded due to weather. All three victims transported by Adair EMS to UK burn center; juvenile later transferred to Cincinnati Shriner's Children's Hospital to a specialized burn unit where he is listed in critical condition. Columbia Adair County Fire Department, Adair County EMS, Adair SAR, and Columbia Police Department units at Sandusky Street site

By Ofc. Joshua Brockman, Public Affairs Officer

At 6:37pmCT, Saturday, December 28, 2013, Adair County 911 received a call stating that a car inside of a garage at 408 Sandusky Street was on fire and three people were suffering burn injuries. Columbia Adair County Fire Department, Adair County EMS, Adair SAR, and CPD officers were immediately dispatched to the scene. Upon officers arrival it was found that Jerry Ford of Columbia, Chris Karnes of Columbia, and a nine year old were in a shop adjacent to the residence working on a car.


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Happy Tail. A Christmas Starrie

The search for a pet beagle was drawn out affair, but has a Happy Ending in store: The chosen beagle, Starrie - Christmas Starrie now, has just had a litter of pups. The client gets the pick of the litter, but in a few weeks, five more will be available for others to adopt. Peg Schaeffer says they are all so cute it would be wise to 'Place your order now.'
The next earlier Happy Tail: Happy Tail: Bonded PairsPosted December 22, 2013

By Peg Schaeffer

I often get phone calls from children who know that I have dogs for adoption. They're always full of questions and then end with "I'll have to ask my Mom". Most of the time I never hear from them again. This time it was different.


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2013-12-29 19:58:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Happy Tails by Peg Shaefer

B-58 Crash at McKinney: Probable cause, instrument failure

Comments re article 64226 Question about B58 Hustler crash at McKinney

By Chris Bennett

The B-58 Bomber was a plane that was ahead of its time. It was the first super sonic bomber and designed in the late 1950s. They did not have the luxury of computer guidance systems like more modern planes of this type. The plane probably crashed because of instrument failure, or engine failure.


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2013-12-29 18:48:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

L.T. Bradshaw, Adair Co., KY (1928-2013)

He was a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. He was the son of the late Loral Talton and Ruth Scott Bradshaw. His wife, Marie Grider Bradshaw survives. He leaves two direct living descendants. He served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Air Force.
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L.T. Bradshaw, 85, of Columbia, KY, died Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:13amET, at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Cremation has been chosen and no services are planned.


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2013-12-29 14:32:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Question about B-58 Hustler crash at McKinney

Mary Ann Brown writes:
wonder why it was never released to the public about the crash. mab --Mary Ann Brown
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Adair Boys basketball finishes 4th at T J Sampson Classic

Next:The Indians will host Todd County Central Thursday night, January 2, 2014 at 7:45pmCT, in the first round of the Lindsey Wilson College Classic at John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian DR, Columbia, KY.

Special to ColumbiaMagazine.com

After an opening round win on Thursday night Adair County fell to Whitley County 52-49 on Friday night and then fell to Barren County 65-45 last night. Whitley County improved to 8-4 and Barren improved to 9-2. The Indians record is now 5-5 on the year.


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2013-12-29 10:13:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Letter: Wonders about Damron Creek

Melissa Rexro Craig writes:
How did Damron Creek at Webbs Crossroads get its name? Where did Damron Creek originate in Russell Co.? I used to live most of my life on Damron Creek in Webbs Crossroads community. --Melissa Rexro Craig
Comments re article 64211 What is the origin of the name Ono


2013-12-29 07:41:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Tom Chaney: Place Names, Post Offices, and a Game

Of Writers And Their Books: Place Names, Post Offices, and a Game. Tom asks, "How on earth did they pick that name?" This column first appeared 15 January 2006.
The next earlier Tom Chaney column: Country Ham at Christmas

By Tom Chaney

Place Names, Post Offices, and a Game

Her Highness Editor Wilson and I lay down the challenge last week for our correspondents to tell us about place names in Hart County. The challenge arose from the great hue and cry heard in the land, "How on earth did they pick that name?" So far the response has been overwhelming. One reader said she noticed the column as she wrapped her garbage with it.


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2013-12-29 06:41:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Tom Chaney: Of Writers and Their Books

Chuck Hinman: IJMA. The Counterpane

Chuck Hinman: The Counterpane. Chuck tells the story of the sad end of Grandma Miller's masterpiece, a counterpane, used in desperation on a play-pen floor.
Next earlier Chuck Hinman column - Gravy Over All

By Chuck Hinman

The Counterpane

Hinman family lore has it that dad's Grandma Miller was a bitch, a mean-spirited old woman. She was best known for having made a bed-covering masterpiece, a counterpane, a piece the likes of which were unknown. It was indeed fabulous!


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Today, SUNDAY with CM, December 29, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 29, 2013 :
Win their affections
and pupils will want to do
things teachers tell them.
--Robert Stone, Sunday, 29 December 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 838, in progress Great Columns, Stories from Last Few Days
Mostly from Sunday with CM, December 29, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting Search Box for to find your family members in Veterans List
The family search for Veterans has been a very popular feature on ColumbiaMagazine.com since it was started. There are more than 600 local families represented on our List of Adair County Veterans. You can find them easily.
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We'd like to thank everyone, including our sponsors, who help us maintain this list of veterans from Adair County, Kentucky, and we welcome your additions and corrections at webmaster@columbiamagazine.com.



2013-12-29 01:12:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 29
Happy Birthday, Alan Godsey (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angie Hinkle (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Blake Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chase Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ethel Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jimmy Roberts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Johnston Hunter Stotts (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karen Murphy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lori C. Roy (1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nick Rooks | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Wheeler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Zachary Sapp | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Ann Darnell Page, Adair Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall (Randy) Dewayne McFall, Taylor Co., KY (1970 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tommy Giles, Adair County, KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Garmon, Adair County, KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Vencie Stephens, 79, Dunnville, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Orma Smith, Russell County, KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Omie Bryant Burress, Adair County, KY (1917-2013)f | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stella L. Tucker, Adair County, KY, (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delilah Gabehart Jones, Taylor Co., KY (1916-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sharon Grant, Adair County, KY (1953-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louis D. Wilson, 89, Russell Co., KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Sunday, December 29, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Sunday worship service schedules. | (ID:25581, Comment)
10:30amCTErnie Dawson and Heirline Gospel Group in concert
at Cane Valley Baptist Church, 3145 Cane Valley Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:25846, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:25540, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Harold Bell, Casey County, KY (1934-2013) | (ID:25926, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, Tessie Alexander, Cumberland Co., KY (1921-2013) | (ID:25923, Comment)
1:30pmCTReception will honor 50th Anniversary of Maxie & Linda Smith, 1:30pm-3:30pmCT
Egypt Christian Church, 4855 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:25934, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:25573, Comment)
Chimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:25574, Comment)

 




















 
 
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