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Joyce M. Kilpatrick, 61, Russell Co., KY (1952-2014)

She was a native of Russell County and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Aubrey and Louise Murray Kilpatrick. She was a factory worker.
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Joyce M. Kilpatrick, 61, Warner Ridge Road, Jamestown, KY, died Thursday February 27, 2014 at 7:30amCT, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home, Jamestown, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amCT, Monday, March 3, 2014, at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY. with Bro. Wendell Roberts the officiating clergy. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the funeral home.


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2014-02-28 18:18:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Dog found at Walmart now at Green River Animal Shelter



2014-02-28 - 401 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Sandy Ford. We have this guy that showed up at Walmart and they have asked me to help find the owner, who can contact 502-631-3558 for information on him. He has a blue collar on. - Sandy Ford
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Driven will present Awana program at Plum Point Baptist

The Awana program would like to announce that "Driven" will be presenting our Awana meet at 6pmCT, March 23, 2014 here at Plum Point Baptist Church, 6107 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY. There will also be a meal at 4:30CT before the service begins. Everyone is welcome to attend! - Misty Coffey

2014-02-28 17:52:35 | Comments | Printable version

Jessie Earls, Adair County, KY (1948-2014)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, and was a resident of the county at th time of his death. He was the son of the late Venus Earls and Dorothy Keith Strait, who survives. He was the widower of Jackie Lane Stapleton Jessie. He had worked at Louisville Chair Company in Louisville, KY
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Jessie Earls age 66 years of Columbia, Ky. passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at 2:07pmCT, at his home.

Funeral service Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Interment in the Elliott Cemetery. Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Visitation after 4:30pmCT, Saturday.


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2014-02-28 17:36:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Trailer may have been source of four grass fires on KY 704

By Donald Hare, Public Affairs Officer

The Adair County Fire Department responded to 4 separate grass fire at 1054 Friday morning out Hwy 704. The fires were all in the right of way area. Believed to caused by a trailer being pulled. There were 13 firemen on the scene for 30 minutes. Donald Hare


2014-02-28 12:46:12 | Comments | Printable version

Forty receive GED High Diplomas; 17 NCRC recognition

Click on headline for story with lists of GED recipients and those who completed the National Career Readiness Certification program, plus photo(s)

By Ed Waggener

The Adair County Adult Education Center award 40 GED high school diplomas and 17 National Career Read Certificates in ceremonies last night, Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Lindsey Wilson Colleges Hodge Center.

The 40 completed requirements between July 1 and December 31, 2013, almost doubling the pace for the previous year, when 41 obtained diplomas in a 12 month period.

The graduates were welcomed by the center's dynamic director, LeAnna Bennett. Speakers were Dean Adams, Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management at Lindsey Wilson College; and April Russell, Program for Adair County, Casey County, and McCreary County Adult Education.


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2014-02-28 10:18:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

ACES A-Team starts quest for District Title this week

ACES A-team members include Elizabeth Cook, Anna Evans, Clay Giles, Gracie Baker, Reilly Wells, Amber Loy, Leslie Streeval, Colin Stephensm Sadie Kemp, Chloe Stapleton, Aiden Bosela, Alexis Burton, Malory Hiser, Halle Burton, Kiara Collins, Kennedy Stephens, Holly Absher, Trinity Carta, Noah Newell, Emily Bivens, Jaylyn Burton, and Morgan Spoon. Coaches are Jeana Pike and Lisa Newell-Hare.
Click on headline for full story with detailed roster of A-Team members and coaches

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Coordinator
Adair County School District

The Adair County Elementary School Academic Team started their quest for a District Title this week as they compete in District Governor's Cup Competition being hosted by Metcalfe County Elementary School.

Folks in these parts are very familiar with how great the Adair County High School Academic Team has been for years. But I think people forget that success doesn't happen overnight. Many of the students currently on the ACHS Academic Team have competed for years starting in elementary school.



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2014-02-28 09:34:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Stabbing altercation results in arrest on assault charge

Victim treated, released from Westlake Hospital. Arrest made in Russell County at 6:14pmCT
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By TFC Billy R. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY - 28-year-old Eric Melton has been arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree following an altercation with his half-brother, 34-year-old Brian Fletcher. Both men are from Columbia.


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2014-02-28 08:44:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

46 Entries in Birthdays today at 5:51amCT

There were 46 entries in the Birthdays for today, Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:511amCT. We hope we've got every important one, but if you know of a Birthday, Business Birthday, In Memory Birthday, or Anniversary which needs to be added, please send now using any Contact/Submit button. We'll do our best to get it posted during the day.

(At midnight tonight, February birthday's will disappear from the visible Birthday Calendar - so check it now for additions which may be needed. In the morning, March-April will be online and easily searchable. REMEMBER: The very easiest day for us to post a birthday is on the birthday - but more people will know about the day if it's posted earlier. As always, if you need help, call 270-250-2730.- CM)


2014-02-28 05:36:58 | Comments | Printable version

Gov. Beshear announces Maker's Mark Distillery to expand

Iconic company to add 30 workers, increase capacity by 50 percent. Company is less than 40 miles, about three-quarters of an hour, from Coburg, Adair County, KY
Click on headline for all the details in story on one of Kentucky's most fascinating companies.

By Kerri Richardson and Terry Sebastian
News from Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office

FRANKFORT, KY - Governor Steve Beshear today announced that the Maker's Mark Distillery plans to expand its operations at its National Historic Landmark distillery in Loretto.

Maker's Mark will create a replica of its existing stills and add new barrel warehouses and other infrastructure improvements. The nearly $70 million project will result in the hiring of 30 additional workers.


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2014-02-28 05:25:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Freshman Sensation Chance Melton Scores 1000th Point

One for the record books? Coach Fudge believes Melton only Adair County player to score 1000 points by the end of his freshman season

Special to ColumbiaMagazine.com

Freshman 6'4" forward Chance Melton scored his 1000th career point and it could not have come at a better time. Melton entered last nights game needing 10 points to join the club.


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2014-02-28 03:52:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Indians top Marion; ACHS Girls/Boys teams in district finals

20th District Finals at Lebanon, KY Marion Co. High Robey Dome
The Adair Indians Boys vs. Taylor County, Saturday night, March 1, 2014, at 6pmCT/7pmET, in 20th district final at the Marion County High School Robey Dome , 735 East Main Street, Lebanon, KY.
The Lady Indians vs. Marion County, Friday night, February 28, 2014, at 6pmCT/7pmET, in 20th district final at the Marion County High School Robey Dome, 735 East Main Street, Lebanon, KY


Special to ColumbiaMagazine.com

The Adair County Indians defeated the Marion County Knights 61-60 last night in the first round of the boys 20th district tournament at The Robey Dome in Lebanon. Senior forward Ty Bennett connected on a three pointer as time expired giving the Indians their 17th win of the season. The Knights closed out their year with a 19-8 record.


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2014-02-28 03:43:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Virginia Beasley, 88, Edmonton, KY (d. Feb. 26, 2014)

She was retired from Metcalfe County Library and a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ.
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Virginia Beasley age 88 of Edmonton died Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT Friday, February 28, 2014 and after 9amCT, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the funeral home.


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2014-02-28 03:27:54 | Comments | Printable version

Ralph Wade, 84, Russell County, KY (d. Feb. 26, 2014)

He was a highly regarded citizen of Russell County, KY. He was the County Executive Director of ASCS office, a veteran of US Army and a member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church.
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Ralph Wade, 84, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY.

Funeral service for Ralph Wade will be 1pmCT, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY. Friends may call after 6pmCT, Friday. Burial will be in the Wilkerson Cemetery.


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2014-02-28 03:18:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

DAV Service Officer at VFW Post 6097, Mon., March 3, 2014

By Joe Hare, Commander, Post 6097

Don Price, DAV Service Officer will be at VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, from 8amCT until 11amCT, on Monday, 3 March 2014, to assist any Veteran who needs help with any claim issue they might have. You need not to be a member of any Veterans group, although we encourage you to join one of the organizations. No appointments are made, first come-first served. Please bring your DD-214, all papers, letters or correspondence from the VA. This will assist in prompt service for yourself and all other waiting to be seen. - Joe Hare, Commander Post 6097


2014-02-28 02:53:29 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Republicans will meet Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Adair County Republicans will hold a meeting on Tuesday night, March 18, 2014, at 6:30pmCT, in the basement of the Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. Everyone welcome to attend! - Tiffany Kessler

2014-02-28 02:38:19 | Comments | Printable version

Lindsey Wilson Basketball/Men: LWC 91. Rio Grande 75

Men's Basketball Secures No. 8 Seed in MSC Tournament with 91-75 win over Rio Grande. Attendance: 212.
Next: - Lindsey Wilson hosts Shawnee State (Portsmouth, OH) concluding the regular season at 4 pmCT/5 pmET, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Pierce Yarberry

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson men's basketball secured the No. 8 seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament with a 91-75 win over Rio Grande (Rio Grande, Ohio) Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Lindsey Wilson's Biggers Sports Center.


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2014-02-28 02:20:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Today, FRIDAY with CM, February 28, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 28, 2014 :
All sorts of people
are needed to make a world
but not every sort.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 28 February 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 899, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, February 23, 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.
Just enter your last name in the box, and press enter.
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.



2014-02-28 02:03:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: A boat isn't necessary for some fishing

A boat isn't necessary for productive early spring sauger and walleye fishing. Some of the best sauger and walleye fishing anywhere is from the banks below Green River Dam in Taylor County, KY, and Wolf Creek Dam in Russell County.
(Readers: This is the second installment of the Spring Fishing Frenzy series of fishing articles. The series - detailing productive fishing opportunities across Kentucky - will continue weekly until early summer).

By Lee McClellan, Associate Editor
Kentucky Afield Outdoors

FRANKFORT, KY - The cold, muddy water coursing through many rivers in Kentucky right now brings another round of dread in anglers. This situation seems depressing, but for anglers with level 10 cabin fever after this long, dark winter, it is good news.

When the rivers clear and stabilize, the sauger and walleye fishing will take off downstream of Green River Lake, Lake Cumberland, Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.


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2014-02-28 01:56:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports


Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 28
Happy Anniversary, Anthony and Amanda Furkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Bob and Sheila Hutcheson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Darrell and Peggy Loy (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Grider (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Carole Roach | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Arcola Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Burns (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Braxton Coomer (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connor Alexander Lynn (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danny Wayne Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Erin Pineur | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Anderson Grider (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jay Kimbler (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeffrey Lynn Thomas | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julia Conover (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kylie Richardson (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Chrisman (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Coffey Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, MaKayla Brooke Matthews (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Makayla Matthews | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margie Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marvin Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matthew Thomas Compton (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Misty Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Odell Richard (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Paige Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rosetta Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tristan Reece (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Willie Hadley (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Birthday, Elva Gabehart (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilburn Wright Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Gene Neuhauser, Green Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, E.P. Bryant, Adair Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vonda Bragg Rowe, Louisville, KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charleen Berg, Casey Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darren Wayne Furkin, Adair County, KY (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Arnold Corbin, Taylor County, KY (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elva Downey Gabehart, Adair Co., KY (1919-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Avis Sapp Carby, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lennie Merle Rodgers, Adair County, KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dalphene Wardell, formerly of Russell Co., KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Coty Parris Miller, III, 35 Adair County, KY (1978-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lyda J. Dickenson, Russell County, KY (1933-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clara Evans, Casey County, KY (1915-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Johnny Tucker (1888-1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Scott Hughes (1970-2005) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, February 28, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. | (ID:26641, 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. Eleven (11) 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. One (1) 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. One (1) 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:26911, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Mr. Steven James Hash, Taylor Co., KY (1954-2014) | (ID:26890, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Nadine Rainwater, Taylor Co., KY (1926-2014) | (ID:26893, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26483, Comment)
A quick reminder: Early Release Friday in Adair Co. School District
Drivers take note: Watch for Big Yellow Busses on the Road at an earlier time today. | (ID:26561, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Layton L. Rogers, Sr., Casey Co., KY (1932-2014) | (ID:26887, Comment)
3:00pmCT Lindsey Wilson College Baseball hosts Campbellsville (KY) University
at Egnew Park, inside Lindsey Wilson Sports park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. | (ID:26902, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26511, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair Co. 4-H Shooting Sports meeting
Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street. Columbia, KY | (ID:26833, Comment)
20th District Finals: ACHS Girls vs/ Marion County.
at the Marion County High School Robey Dome , 735 East Main Street, Lebanon, KY. | (ID:26909, Comment)
6:30pmCTCU Honors Band Festival concert, featuring 80 visiting HS musicians. Free.
in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. | (ID:26866, Comment)
Charles Lemmon will give testimony at Victory Community Church
107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:26879, Comment)

 




















 
 
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