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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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David Gillis Upchurch, Adair County, KY (1942-2014)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He leaves 5 direct living descendants. He was a retired machine operator and an avid NASCAR and University of Kentucky basketball fan. He served in the US Army from 1960-1963
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David Gillis Upchurch, 72 years formerly of Sparksville, KY and a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:37pmCT, at the Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room in Columbia, KY.

Funeral service will be Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Lonny Karnes the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Sparksville Baptist Church Cemetery, 9401 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY. Visiting will be after 4pmCT, on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.


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David Gillis Upchurch, Adair County, KY (1942-2014)



2014-03-12 - 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

David Gillis Upchurch, Adair County, KY (1942-2014)



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Johnny Garyl Murphy, Casey Co., KY (1956-2014)

He was a former employee of Tarterís Industrie. He was a native of Casey County, KY and a resident at the time of his death. He leaves 3 direct living descendants.
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Johnny Garyl Murphy, age 57, of Liberty, KY passed away on Monday March 10th, 2014, at his residence. Funeral Services were held 1pmCT/2pmET, Wednesday March 12, 2014 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, with Bro. David Terwilliger officiating. Burial is in the Valley Oak Cemetery.


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2014-03-12 17:37:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Columbia City Council Special called meeting, March 13, 2014

There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Columbia City Council on Thursday March 13, 2014 at 12pm noon CT. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The only item on the agenda is a motion to approve the minutes of the February 3, 2014 meeting. Thanks. Rhonda Loy, City Clerk

2014-03-12 16:10:35 | Comments | Printable version

Kenny Akin, Adair County, KY (1972-2014)

He was a member of a prominent Adair County, KY family. He was the son of Mike Akin of Columbia, KY, who survives, and the late Thelma Jean Burton Akin. His wife, Marla Bryant Akin, survives. He leaves one direct and on step living descendants. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Columbia, KY. He was a former EMT and was owner of Kenny Akin Contracting.
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Kenny Akin, age 41 years of Columbia, KY. passed away Tuesday at 4:59pm at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Steve Pescosolido, the officiating clergy. Interment in Freedom Cemetery in Adair County, at 576 Freedom Church Road, Russell Springs. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Thursday, March 13, 2014.


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Adair Fiscal Court, March 11, 2014 meeting report

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2014-03-12 14:34:29 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Ralph Foster, God's Praises, 3rd night of Flatwoods revival

The evangelist will be Bro. Ralph Foster and special singing by God's Praises on the third night of our weekend revival at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY 42728, at 6:30pmCT/7:30pm ET, Sunday night March 23, 2014. Pastor Bro Junior Holmes and congregation invites everyone to attend. Phone: 270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin --Todd Corbin

2014-03-12 14:26:22 | Comments | Printable version

Math Madness is Thursday, March 20, 2014, at ACES

Math Madness, a night of math games and activities will be held Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 5pmCT, at Adair Elementary School, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. All ACES families are invited out for this fun event. Contact: 270-384-9112. - Debbie Cowan

2014-03-12 14:02:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Kynect representatives wiill be at ACES March 12-13, 2014

Kentucky's Healthcare Connection, kynect, will be offering insurance enrollment on March 12-13, 2014, Adair County Elementary School, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia. Officials with this program will be in the school library, 3pm-7pmCT, each night to help families with the enrollment process. Interested persons are asked to bring proof of family income, social security cards and photo identification for all family members. Contact: 606-305-1128. - Debbie Cowan

2014-03-12 13:53:22 | Comments | Printable version

Mr. Joseph E. Shuffett, Green County, KY (1930-2014)

Mr. Shuffett had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Liberty Separate Baptist Church where he was a former Sunday School Superintendent and trustee. He was also a lifelong farmer and past Green County Magistrate. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Wanda Coffey Shuffett. He leaves 7 direct living descendants.
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Mr. Joseph Eugene Shuffett of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Eugene Shuffett and Virginia Wilson Shuffett, was born on April 30, 1930 in Green County, Kentucky and departed this life on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at his home. He was 85 years, ten months, and eleven days of age.

The funeral services for Mr. Joe E. Shuffett will be conducted at 11amCT, Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Liberty Cemetery. Bro. Todd Davis and Bro. Gleason Bloyd will be officiating. Visitation is requested from 3pmCT, until 8pmCT, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Thursday until time of the funeral service.


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2014-03-12 13:42:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Billy Ray McClellan, 70, Glasgow, KY (1944-2014)

He was a farmer and a Vietnam Army Veteran
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Billy Ray McClellan, age 70, of Glasgow, died Sunday, March 9,2014, at Hospice of Southern Kentucky.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 12 at 11amCT, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY. Interment is at New Salem Cemetery.


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2014-03-12 13:24:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Mark Aaron to give testimony at Victory A.D.O.

A.D.O. (alcohol, drug outreach) program at Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY will be hosting Mark Aaron, Friday, March 14, 2014, at 6:30pmCT. He will give his testimony. This program is for anyone who is hurting for any reason, showing how God's love can change lives. - Laverne Hadley

2014-03-12 10:25:54 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Softball hosts St. Catharine at 2pmCT today

UPDATE: Cancelled due to inclement weather. A make-up date is yet to be determined. - Charles Balcom

LWC Softball hosts St.Catharine (KY) at 2pmCT on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Lindsey Wilson Park at the Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. - Charles Balcom


2014-03-12 08:55:45 | Comments | Printable version

Wendy Bird: Odd fellow at The Pines at LW is Snow Goose

Comments re photo 53883 Geese at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson golf course Wendy Butler Burt writes:
Looks like an adult Snow Goose (who has lost its way). --Wendy Butler Burt
Thanks: - The photo is updated to show the ID. - EW


2014-03-12 05:24:13 | Comments | Printable version

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, March 12, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 12, 2014:
Sticklers want to feel
everything is in order
whether or not seen.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 12 March 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 911, 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 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.



2014-03-12 02:55:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

33 year old Columbia, arrested on meth charges

Incident on Merchant Street, close to Downtown Columbia

From the Adair County Sheriff's Office

Michael Bell age 33 of Columbia was arrested on Monday March 10, 2014 after Deputy Aaron Rainwater and Sheriff Harrison Moss observed suspicious activities at 405 Merchant Street. Following a short investigation, Michael Bell was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Jail on charges of:
  • Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 2nd or more offense Methamphetamine
  • Public Intoxication Controlled substance
  • Drug paraphernalia- Buy/Possess
Adair County Deputy Sheriff Aaron Rainwater is investigating the case. - from Adair County Sheriff's Office, Harrison Moss, Sheriff


2014-03-12 02:51:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Adair County fans get in free to ACHS baseball games

Just a reminder - Adair County fans are not charged to attend ACHS Baseball Games! The Adair County High School baseball teams 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 invited to help kick off what looks like an exciting season of ACHS Baseball. Enjoy the game, FREE - Traci Pooler

2014-03-12 02:42:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports


Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 12
Happy Anniversary, Steve and Sarah Meredith (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Keen Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allison Roy, (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amos Gaskins (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brayden Dallas Paige Benham (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chester Newport (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Destiny Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Edward Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Garnett Dean Luttrell, Jr (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Grant Wilson (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jane Aaron | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jessica Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Grant McLean | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katherine Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kennedy Bryant Neat (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mitzi Rodgers Cundiff (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Neva Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rev. Joseph B. Payne (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sherry Phillips | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sylvia Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Huff, Russell Springs, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Perry Allen Ferguson, Cumberland Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronnie Furkin, Adair County, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George L. Grider, Casey County, KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Irene Owens, Russell County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Warren O'Neal Hayes, West, KY, (1941-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tommie Burton, Adair County, KY (1936-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jessie Ford, Adair County, KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Erwin Heinrich Lepiarczyk (1943-1945) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 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:26993, 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-two (52) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY.No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Fifty-four (54) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. Four (4) 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. Thirty-six (36) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One Hundred Nineteen (119) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:27190, Comment)
9:30amCTAdair County Interagency Meeting is March 12, 2014
Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:27135, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:27060, Comment)
Homeschool Story Hour at Adair County Public Library
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:27064, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for James A. Parrish, Taylor County, KY (1925-2014) | (ID:27178, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Summer Shade, KY for Billy Ray McClellan, 70, Glasgow, KY (1944-2014) | (ID:27193, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26927, Comment)
Mark Aaron to give testimony at Victory A.D.O.
at Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:27192, Comment)
| (ID:27198, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Jessie Ford, Adair County, KY (1945-2014) | (ID:30460, Comment)
12:05pmCTLenten Service, at Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Host church, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY - Message by Bro. Steve Pescosolido (Full Lenten Service Calendar/Details) | (ID:27116, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY for Mr. Hill Alexander Smith, 94, Cumberland Co., KY (1919-2014) | (ID:27170, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Johnny Garyl Murphy, Casey Co., KY (1956-2014) | (ID:27202, Comment)
2:00pmCTCANCELLED due to inclement weather
LWC Softball hosts St. Catharine
Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY
- CHARLES BALCOM | (ID:27191, Comment)
3:00pmCTLWC offers free Tax Preparation service to area residents. 3pm-5pmCT
J.L. Turner Leadership Center-Room 108, 100 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:26722, Comment)
No Camp Casey March 10-11-12-13, 2014 at AC Primary Center | (ID:27151, Comment)
Memorial Services, Edmonton, KY, for Terri Shoemaker, 56, Edmonton, KY (d. March 5, 2014) | (ID:27177, Comment)
Kynect healthcare representatives be at ACES, 3pm-7pmCT
Adair County Elementary School, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia | (ID:27195, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:27068, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26960, Comment)

 




















 
 
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