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Epicurean Kentuckian: Steak + Eggs

Maury Lewis writes:
Bill and I ate here the other night and it was really good. - Maury Lewis
Comments re photo 52953 Epicurean Kentuckian Steak Eggs


2013-12-31 16:30:18 | Comments | Printable version

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Groundbreaking at Bernard Ridge Family Worship Center



2013-12-31 - 170 Stephens Ridge Road, Russell Springs, KY - Photo church photo. The Bernard Ridge Church of God on 170 Stephens Ridge Road held a ground breaking for their new Family Worship Center on December 21, 2013. Among those present, right to left, were: Peggy Johnson, Ashley Stephens, Judge/Exec. Gary Robertson, Bank of Jamestown rep. Regina Hinton andTerry Cochran, Bishop Bruce Raybon, Pastor Lindsey Cornett, Sonny Aaron, Paul Aaron, R.V. Stephens, including Patti McBroom. Benton Fudge, Daniel Hill, Danny Stephens, Chris Ferguson, Helen Gaskin, and Cindy Warner. Jackie and Joe Aaron Project Managers. - Marcia Skaggs
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Christina Scott, Adair County, KY (1957-2013)

She was a native of Osceola, Iowa, and a resident of Fairplay, KY, at the time of her death. She leaves She leaves two direct and four step living descendants. She was a U.S. Army Veteran, a retired secretary, working for G & G Tractors for 23 years, and, most recently, at Billy Rice Auto Sales.
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Christina Scott, 56, of the Fairplay community, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 8:42amCT at her home after an illness.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 3, 2014 at 1:30pmCT/2:30pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Bob McCann officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Visitation will be after 12pmCT/11pmET, Friday, at the funeral home.


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2013-12-31 16:23:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Bernard Ridge Church of God holds ground breaking ceremony

By Marcia Skaggs

The Bernard Ridge Church of God on 170 Stephens Ridge Road held a ground breaking for their new Family Worship Center on December 21, 2013.

Construction will begin soon for their new 15,600 sq. ft. church.

It will be built across the road from the existing church.

Special attendees were: South Central Designs Benton Fudge, Administrative Bishop Bruce Rabon, Honorable Judge Executive Gary Robertson, representatives from the Bank of Jamestown, long time members Henry J. (Sonny) Aaron and R. V. Stephens. - Marcia Skaggs


2013-12-31 14:42:01 | Comments | Printable version

No cabbage for COF: He's a collards, Hogmanay purist

COF writes:
I believe Mr. Watson comes 'bout as clos as ennyone to meetin' Miz Emiy's approbation. Howsumevah she says she ain't puttin' up with no Irish substitutures. It's Collard greens en no biled kabbages. She's also set up with the twice shoot gun en her favorite front porch rocker to make sure tomorras first footer ain't some neer-do-well set on some nefarios purposes. Only one with a suitable emolument and showing the proper obeisance will be allowed to cross the doorsil.

COF at Dun Roman
High o'er beautiful Downtown Knifley
Where we take Hogmanay rhat serious. --COF
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2013-12-31 14:34:47 | Comments | Printable version

Please - join us in Adair Heritage Association membership?

Your $250 gift of a Lifetime Membership in the Adair Heritage Association will place you on the roll of those who help save the historic Adair County Courthouse.

By Linda Waggener

Please join Ed and me in giving a $250 Lifetime Membership in the Adair Heritage Association. We help out in areas as we are able, and always in those places that help our people and our heritage.

The Adair Heritage Association supports the preservation of those historic places we identify as home. Currently your gift will help restore the Courthouse.


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2013-12-31 13:37:03 | Comments | Printable version

Virginia Dean Nash, Adair County, KY (1950-2013)

She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Harvey D. and Lucille Burton Nash.
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Virginia Dean Nash, 63, of Columbia, KY, died Monday, December 30, 2013 at 11:30amET, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral services will be Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Foster officiating. Burial in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 1pmCT/2pmET, Wednesday, January 1, 2013, at the funeral home.


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2013-12-31 12:41:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Senator Sara Beth Gregory to hold Legislative Forum in Columbia

By Nathan Jones, (LRC)

FRANKFORT - State Senator Sara Beth Gregory (R-Monticello) will brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session at the Adair Co. Annex basement meeting room, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY on Monday, January 6, 2014, 8am-9:30amCT, This forum is free and open to anyone who would like to attend.


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2013-12-31 12:07:33 | Comments | Printable version

Bloomington Chapel Prayer Breakfast for men is Jan. 4, 2014

By Shirley Moss

Bloomington Chapel Church, 55 Bloomington Church Road, Columbia KY 42728, will have their monthly Men's Prayer Breakfast, Saturday, January 4, 2104, starting at 8amCtt., in the Fellowship Hall. We invite all men to come and worship and fellowship with us. The church is located 7 miles up KY 206/Liberty Road; turn left on Snake Creek Road, go about 1 mile turn right on Bloomington Church Road, Church is on the left. Contacts: Bro. Ralph Foster at 270-634-3273 or Tony Streeval at 270-634-4469 - Shirley Moss


2013-12-31 11:59:43 | Comments | Printable version

Wonders if Shriners are aiding Dawson

Comments re article 64242 Staff at ACPC starts Dawson Fisher fund Maury Lewis writes:
Ed, has anyone contacted the Shriners for help for this family and child? They are well known for helping with burn patients and they also help the families. -Maury Lewis
Thanks, Maury: We haven't heard yet, but everyone in town seems to have this family on their minds and in their prayers. Still, there may be some overlooked avenues, so thanks for reminding; we do hope to hear of aid that is being made available. No matter how much help does come there can't be too much. - EW


2013-12-31 11:37:57 | Comments | Printable version

Bloomington Chapel will have New Years Eve Night watch service

By Shirley Moss

Bloomington Chapel Church, 55 Bloomington Church Road, Columbia KY 42728, will have a New Years Eve Night Watch Service starting at 8pmCT, tonight, December 31, 2013. Junior and Donna Feese, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Hadley, as well as others will be singing. Refreshments will be served. Bro. Ralph Foster and congregation invite everyone to attend. From Columbia, The church is located 7 miles up KY 206/Liberty Road; turn left on Snake Creek Road, go about 1 mile turn right on Bloomington Church Road, Church is on the left. Contacts. Bro. Ralph Foster at 270-634-3273 or Tony Streeval at 270-634-4469 --Shirley Moss


2013-12-31 11:29:15 | Comments | Printable version

Lost Beagle mix shows up in Knifley are of Adair County, KY

Sue Stang writes:
DOG FOUND 12/29/13, male, beagle mix. Adair County. 270-465-6966. --Sue Stang

To see all animals currently lost, found, or for adoption, click to CM ANIMALS


2013-12-31 11:05:12 | Comments | Printable version

Lewis H. Gupton, 86, Taylor County, KY (1927-2013)

He professed faith in Christ and attended God's Grace Church. He was a Korean veteran having served his country honorably in the United States Army with Battery B 623rd FABN. He was a retired farmer and construction worker and former employee of Bourbon Cooperage and Fruit of the Loom and had served as a Campbellsville Police Officer and Taylor County Sheriff's DeputyHe was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the lateRobert Gupton and Sally Sanders Gupton. His wife of 64 years, Marie Barnes Gupton, survives. He leaves 17 direct living descendants.
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Lewis H. Gupton, 86, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 5:40pmET, Sunday, December 29, 2013, in Radcliff, KY.

The funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, January 3, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Billy Adams. Interment will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.


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2013-12-31 10:53:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Epicurean Kentuckian Historian: New Year's Day Food

A stick-to-the-basics, don't-tempt-fate menu includes Hog Jowl, Blackeyed Peas, Cabbage & Cornbread, the top authority says. With this information, anyone can do New Year's Day authentically, Suthrenly
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By Mike Watson

Southern cooking, particularly on New Year's Day. Our people were and are Southern.


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2013-12-31 08:58:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Literary allusion recognized by Gadberrian

Comments re photo 52956 Birds of Kentucky Geese Better Scurry Charles Marshburn writes:
"Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry"! - Charles Marshburn
Thanks, Mr. Marshburn - You are the winner and recipient of a hearty handshake - we're temporarily out of laurels - for recognizing the snippet from the modest little musical based on Green Grow the Lilacs. I didn't get it when it was posted that Curly McLain was supposed to be singing in the background as the caption is read, but thanks to you, even I get it. - EW


2013-12-31 07:05:44 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Drug Court Graduation is Thurs., Jan. 2, 2014

By Larry Smith, FM 92.7 the Wave

Adair County Circuit Judge Judy Vance announces that Adair Drug Court Graduation will be at 5pmCT, Thursday, January 2, 2013, in the Adair County Circuit Courtroom, Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The graduation is open to the public. - Larry Smith


2013-12-31 06:33:47 | Comments | Printable version

LWC/Basketball Men's defeat Tennessee Temple 83-60

Daronte' Clark leads Blue Raiders with 16 points
NEXT: LWC Men's Basketball vs. Campbellsville, at 8pmCT, Thursday, January 2, 2014, at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY

By Jay R. Nicols

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team defeated Tennessee Temple 83-60 on Monday night, December 30, 2013, at Biggers Sports Center.

Lindsey Wilson was led by a combined effort tonight starting with Daronte' Clark who finished the game with 16 points. Alex Giergen and Kevin Bradshaw had career highs with 13 and 11 points respectively. Keshaun Mayfield had 10 points, seven assists and six rebounds.D'on Hall finished the game with eight points, seven assists and six rebounds.


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2013-12-31 04:59:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, TUESDAY with CM, December 31, 2013

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 31, 2013:
Teachers who care, know
there is some good to be found
in every person.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 31 December 2013.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 840, 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.



2013-12-31 04:38:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 31
Happy Anniversary, Daniel and Betty Gadberry (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Daniel and Megan Polston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Danny and Janet Antle (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ed and Linda Waggener (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Kenny and Jaimie Wisdom (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Richie and Angie Melson (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ricky and Mitzi Bault (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ron and Peggy Wooley (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cory Stone | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danny Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hodge Alan Stephens (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey McClister (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joseph Tyler Sneed (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lisa Comperry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ryan Doss (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steven Reynolds | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ret. Col. Caleb Paige "Pat" Sullivan (1926 ) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rhonda Mae Richerson, 31, Taylor Co., KY (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane McCubbin (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gwendolyn Love, Columbia, KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronnie Gaskin, formerly of Adair Co., KY (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Pierce, 64, Adair Co., KY native (1945-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. David Marcum, Magnolia, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alfred Bob Foster, Casey County, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Joe Mack Price, Green County, KY (1931-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Radford, 86, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Raymond Pierce | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy E. Curry | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, December 31, 2013
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTIt is Hogmanay Day in Edinburgh & Knifley | (ID:25956, Comment)
7:45amCTNo School in Adair County School District: Christmas Vacation School Calendar PDF | (ID:25606, Comment)
8:00amCTAdair Co. Bd. of Education office, 1204 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, closed today | (ID:25851, Comment)
Adair County, County Government office closings
The following offices will be closed on December 24-25, and 31, 2013, and January 1, 2014: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day:
  • Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton's Office, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY
  • Adair County Clerk Sheila Blair's Office. Adair Annex.
  • Adair County PVA Willie M. Feese, Jr's office. Adair Annex.
  • Adair County Circuit Clerk Dennis Loy's Office. Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.
  • Adair County Attorney Jennifer Hutchison-Corbin's Office. Adair Annex.
  • Adair County Child Support Office, Jennifer Hutchison-Corbin's office. Adair Annex.
The following office will be closed December 24-25, 2013, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day; and January 1, 2013, New Years Day:
  • Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss' Office Adair Annex.
- Jerri Nixon, Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton's Office | (ID:25879, Comment)

City of Columbia Holiday Schedule.
  • City offices, including City Hall and City of Columbia Gas Department, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, will be closed December 24, 25, & 31, 2013, for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve, and January 1, 2014, New Year's Day.
  • The City of Columbia Police will be on duty.
  • The City Sanitation Department, at the employees own choosing, will make trash pickups on a regular schedule.

  • The City Gas Department will be off duty, but on call for emergencencies at 270-384-2006.
- Mark D. Harris, Mayor, City of Columbia, KY
| (ID:25883, Comment)
New Year's Eve - State Holiday for State of Kentucky Employees | (ID:25898, 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: One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Eight (8) 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. 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. 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. No (0 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:25949, Comment)
9:00amCT Adair Food Pantry open regularly each Tuesday (Recurring Event)
Adair Food Pantry 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Stephanie Long, Director at 270-250-2847 | (ID:25615, Comment)
10:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 10am-1pmCT (Recurring Event)
Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - Patricia Willis Food Pantry | (ID:25620, Comment)
Services, Dunnville First Baptist Church, Thomas Lee Moore, Jr., Russell Co., KY (1927-2013) | (ID:25925, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Dr. Bobbie Jean Hall, 58, Taylor Co., KY (1955-2013) | (ID:25938, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:25542, Comment)
Services, Charlestown, IN, for Clarise Helen Arnett, 100, Green Co., KY (1913-20130) | (ID:25940, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for William (Bill) Douglas Gumm, Green Co., KY (1929-2014) | (ID:25943, Comment)
5:00pmCTAdair County Hospital Board special called meeting | (ID:25416, Comment)
Chimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:25576, 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:25595, Comment)
5:15pmCTStrong for Life Class, regular Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. - Lee Ann Jessee | (ID:25626, Comment)
8:00pmCTBloomington Chapel New Years Eve Night watch service
Bloomington Chapel Church, 55 Bloomington Church Road, Columbia KY 42728 | (ID:25952, Comment)

 






















 
 
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