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Adair Co. Fire Dept responds to 2 separate grass fires Tuesday

By Donald Hare, Public Information Officer
Adair County Fire Department

First fire at 11:18CT, 80 Bluebird Court, 2-3 acres burned
The first one was at 11:18amCT to 80 BlueBird court to property owned by Barbara Key. There were 2-3 acres of property burned. There were 13 firemen on the scene for approximately 45 minutes.

Second fire at 4:36pmCT, at 690 Reeves Road, 3 acres grass burned
The second one was at 4:36pmCT at 690 Reeves Road for property owned by Millard Kinnett. There was around 3 acres of grass burned. There was 14 firemen on the scene for around 25 minutes.

We would like to remind everyone that even as wet as the ground is, with the spring windy days, a simple trash or grass fire can get out of control in a instant. Please be very mindful of your actions. - Donald Hare

2014-03-11 18:26:23 | Comments | Printable version

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2 Christian Churches group take goodies veterans at Wilmore

2014-03-11 - Thompson-Hood Veterans Center, Wilmore, KY - Photo from Joe Hare. Visiting Veterans Center, Wilmore, KY - Ron Burton-Bethesda Community Fellowship Church, Joe Hare-Shiloh Christian Church, Michelle Ewing-Activities Director Thompson-Hood Veterans Center and Norbert Hall-Shiloh Christian Church, are pictured above with some of the "goodies" delivered to the Center. - Joe Hare
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Group from Shiloh and Bethesda visit Thompson-Hood Center

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By Joe Hare

Norbert Hall, pastor of the Shiloh Christian Church, Adair County, KY, and local veterans Ron Burton from the Bethesda Community Fellowship Church, Russell Springs. KY, and Joe Hare from Shiloh Christian Church, Columbia made a trip to the Thompson-Hood Veterans Center at Wilmore, KY (Wilmore is 85.4 miles from Columbia by way of Russell Springs, Liberty, Danville and Burgin).

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2014-03-11 17:05:32 | Comments | Printable version

Mr. U. J. Wood, Metcalfe Co. KY native (1933-2014)

He was a highly regarded member of the Greensburg Community. Mr. Wood had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the 2nd Baptist Church in Greensburg, KY. He was a retired school teacher and Water Plant Operator for the City of Greensburg. His wife of 60 years, Mrs. Addie V. Miller Wood, survives. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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Mr. U.J. Wood was departed this life Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Golden Living-Green Hill Manor, Greensburg, KY.

Services will be at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY at 12pm noon CT, Friday, March 14, 2014. The wake will be 6pm-8pmCT, Thursday, March 13, 2014, and after 7amCT, Friday at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home. Rev. James Jackson will give the Eulogy and Rev. Douglas Barbour will be the Master of Ceremony. Burial will be in the Campbellsville Memorial Garden, 700 Old U.S. Highway 68, Campbellsville, KY Pallbearers: The Zion District Laymen. Honorary Pallbearers: The State Laymen and Members of the Gideons International. Flower Bearers: Second Baptist Missionaries.

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2014-03-11 16:24:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Fulmer Bottling was in the another Columbia

Jim writes:
Fulmer Bottling was in that other Columbia--the one in South Carolina. --Jim
Comments re article 65948 Query Wants to know about Fullmer Bottling Co bottle

2014-03-11 12:52:29 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Agape House Chili & Soup Supper, March 14, 2014

There will be a Chili & Potato Soup fundraiser for the Agape House (non-profit Pregancy Center), 10:30am-2pmCT, Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Choice of Chili with Crackers or Potato Soup with Corn Bread or Crackers, either with Dessert and Drink, $5.00. Deliveries starting at 10:30amCT, 3 order or more minimum. Call: Sharon Payne 270-378-0597; Phyllis Payne, 270-766-0597, or call Agape House at 270-380-1699 (on Thursday by 4pmCT). On Friday, call Donnie Walkup at 270-250-9125. All candidates welcome. - Billy Wheat

2014-03-11 11:47:05 | Comments | Printable version

Tony Ward & Group in concert Mar. 9, 2014, at 2nd Christian

Second Christian, 828 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, will present Tony Ward & Group from Tennesse in a Gospel Singing, at 3pmCT, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Rev. Kenny Carter and congregation invite all to attend. - BIlly Wheat

2014-03-11 11:33:59 | Comments | Printable version

Dorothy Churchill Svorc, Adair County, KY (1917-2014)

She was a native of Chicago, IL and a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Paul Fredrick and Eliza Edith nna Zespel Glinzig and the matriarch of a respected Adair County, KY, family. She leaves 6 direct living descendants. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Willow Springs, Illinois and was a retired factory worker.
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Dorothy Churchill Svorc age 97 years of Columbia, KY formerly of Willow Springs, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6:40amCT at her home after a long illness.

Funeral service: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home,210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating will be Bro. Dennis Price. Visiting will begin after 9amCT, on Thursday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service.

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2014-03-11 11:06:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Query: Wants to know about Fullmer Bottling Co. bottle

Pamela Wise writes:
My son found a bottle from Fulmer Bottling Co. buried long ago in a field. Who do I contact to get more information on this find? Thank You Mrs. Wise - Pamela Wise
Comments re article 44784 Glory days of Columbia bottling plants interest many collectors

2014-03-11 10:34:49 | Comments | Printable version

Bruce Munro inspired art project has bottle supply needed

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See previous story about project: Bruce Munro art inspires project at Adair County Schools Campus

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordninator
News from the Adair County School District

A huge thank you to the community! The jar collection for the Bruce Munro inspired project was a success.

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2014-03-11 09:22:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

Fire destroys 40 acres of grass and woodland

Adair Fire Department, South Russell Fire Deprtment, and KY Division of Forestry combine to extinguish fire near the Village of Glens Fork, KY
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By Donald Hare, Public Information Officer
Adair County Fire Departmetn

On Monday afternoon, March 10, 2014, at around 3:32pmCT, The Adair County Fire Department, along with assistance from the South Russell Fire Department and the KY Division of Forestry, battled a field and woods fire at 6472 Highway 55 South Road, near a residence owned by Bruce Hadley. There were approximately 40 acres of land burned. There were 19 firemen on the scene for 2 hours. - Donald Hare

2014-03-11 08:52:29 | Comments | Printable version

Kynect assisters at Adair Health Dept. Tues, March 11, 2014

Kynect assisters will be at the Adair County Health Department, 801 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY, 8am-2:30pmCT, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, to help find the right health insurance plan for each family. Contact: The Adair County Health Department at 270-384-2286, Ext. 0. - Angela Dyer

2014-03-11 08:36:39 | Comments | Printable version

KDE asks for volunteers to clean up highways

Adopt-a-Highway groups ready to 'spring clean' roadsides, help preserve Kentucky's scenic beautySpring Clean Week in Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell and Wayne counties is March 17-23, 2014

By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
News with commentary

SOMERSET, KY (March 10, 2014) - Volunteers will be out in force next week to spring clean highways in Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell and Wayne counties. The Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces that Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week is March 17-23, 2014.

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2014-03-11 07:15:32 | Comments | Printable version

Travel: Likes Main Street in Madison, Indiana

If you go: Downtown Madison, IN is 154 miles via KY 55 (154 miles) and 150 miles via I-65 (150 miles) Downtown Columbia, KY, and about 2.5 hours by Interstate and about 3 hours by KY-55, the more scenic, blue highways route. See Google Map/Madison, IN

Melissa Craigmiles

I just want to reply on the Madison Indiana travel Main Street photo.

Madison is a lovely town.

I am a native Russell Springs, Kentucky girl. But I have lived 40 miles from Madison, IN, for 6 years and two weeks ago I celebrated a 47th birthday.

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2014-03-11 06:58:40 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Baseball season opener is Friday, March 14, 2014

The Adair County High School baseball hosts Washington County High School (Springfield, KY) at 5pmCT Friday, March 14, 2014, at ACHS Indian baseball field, 326 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY. Everyone is inivited to help kick off what looks like an exciting season of ACHS Baseball - Traci Pooler

2014-03-11 05:49:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Heather Spoon, Kayla Garrison will speak to Chamber at Wm. T's

(AD) On the Buffet (6.95 full buffet/Soup/Salad 4.95/Salad only 3.95) at Wm. T's today:
On the Buffet today: MEATS: Carved Roast Beef. Chicken Cordon Bleu.. VEGETABLES: California Gold. Green Beans. Mashed Potatoes. SOUP: Chicken & Rice..SALAD BAR: Array of Salad Fixings & Dressings for Your Healthy Lifestyle. DESSERTS TABLE: Hot & Homemade Dr. Rogers cake (Oakmeal Cake). Homemade Caramel Surprise Cake. Homemade Chocolate Pie. + MORE
Available for both Chamber members and other guests

Heather Spoon, Director, Energy Technology Career Academy Director at Adair County High School in conjunction with Lindsey Wilson College will be the guest speaker at the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting at 11:45amCT, today, Tuesday, March 11, at Wm. T's at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY.

Kayla Garrison, a student at Adair County High School, will speak about her successful fundraising project for childhood cancer. Kim Dykes, admissions counselor at Summit Manor, the corporate sponsor for the event, will give remarks. Contact: Sue Stivers, Executive Director, Columba/Adair County Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY: 270-250-2730.

2014-03-11 04:40:46 | Comments | Printable version

Today, TUESDAY with CM, March 11, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 11, 2014:
Do first and then think
and there will be many things
to regret later.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 11 March 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 910, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, March 9, 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 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

2014-03-11 04:10:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 11
Happy Birthday, Adam Kerr (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Braeydon Foster (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dr. Brandi Blackburn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Edith Burton Irvin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy birthday, Elizabeth Smith (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Greyson Kyle Riddle (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jace Matthew Partin (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Janet Sharpe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jesse Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica True | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joseph Adam Doss (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Rowe (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyle Ballou | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Norma Jean Shirley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Reagan Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Teresa Feese Newman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Terry Phillips | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tony Rose | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edward Oris May, 89, Casey Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ina Loudermilk, Casey Co., KY< (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernon Larry Smith, Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise B. Phillips, Taylor Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robbie Campbell Osuamkpe, Adair Co., KY (1956) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Russell, Taylor Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lena B. Coomer Bryant, Adair Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joyce Maxine Bolin, Russell County, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Thomas Christopher (Tom) Boston (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Calvin (Toad) Durrett, Green County, KY (1932-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Faye Parker, 52, Adair County, KY (1962-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. David Vernon (Doc) Hughes, Taylor Co., KY (1958-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dora L. Davis, 94, Adair County, KY (1921-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Douglas Grenead, 56, Summer Shade, KY (1959-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marjorie Dean Clayton, Taylor Co., KY native (1928-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Thompson Mitchell, Greensburg, KY (1928-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Irene Bryant, 79, Russell Springs, KY (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Shelia Gayle Dulworth Caldwell, Taylor Co., KY (1958-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Geneva Joyce Akin, Metcalfe Co., KY (1945-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lonnie D. Cooper, 54, Russell Co., KY (1962-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edith Marie Irvin, Adair County, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, 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:26992, Comment)
7:30amCTC/AC Chamber of Commerce Board Regular 2nd Tuesday meeting
Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event) | (ID:27083, 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: Fifty-four (54) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Fifteen (15) Court Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY.Forty (40) 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. Four (4) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Twenty-three (23) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Ninety-three (93) 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:27180, Comment)
Kynect assisters at Adair Health Department 8am-2:30pmCT
Adair County Health Department, 801 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27183, Comment)
9:00amCT Adair Food Pantry open regularly each Tuesday (Recurring Event)
at 203 S Monroe ST, Columbia, KY Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:27095, Comment)
10:00amCTMax Wise, Tanya Broell speakers at Retired Teachers meeting
at Lindsey Wilson's Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt DR, Columbia, KY | (ID:26882, Comment)
Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 10am-1pmCT (Recurring Event)
Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - Patricia Willis Food Pantry | (ID:27098, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Flonnie Mae Melson, 73, Rusell County, KY (1940-2014) | (ID:27146, Comment)
11:20amCTDr. Jan-Piet Knijff will present noon organ recital in Campbellsville, KY
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 429 N Central Avenue, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:27017, Comment)
11:45amCTHeather Spoon, Kayla Garrison, Kim Dykes will speak to C/AC Chamber
at Wm. T's at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club RD, Columbia KY | (ID:27181, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26926, Comment)
1:30pmCTGreen River Animal Welfare League Meets 2nd Tuesdays
at Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event) | (ID:27084, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Jasper Pike, Adair County, KY (1945-2014) | (ID:27163, Comment)
3:00pmCTNo Camp Casey March 10-11-12-13, 2014 at AC Primary Center | (ID:27150, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26959, 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:27044, Comment)
5:15pmCTStrong for Life Class, regular Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. - Lee Ann Jessee | (ID:27054, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair Co. Ambulance Tax District (EMS)regular meeting. (Recurring/2nd Tuesday)
At the Adair County Emergency Medical Services building 906 Westlake Drive, Columbia, 6:30pmCT. | (ID:27085, Comment)
Agape House, (Pregnancy Resource Center), regular 2nd Tuesday meeting
Public Welcome. At Agape House, 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:27188, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County Fiscal Court Meeting (AGENDA)
Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. (Recurring Event) | (ID:27086, Comment)


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