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Clifton (Cliff) Holt, Casey Co., KY (1935-2014)

He was a native of Casey County, KY and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Woodrow and Della Lawhorn Holt. His wife, of 56 years, Jean Evans Holt, survives. He leaves one direct living descendant. He was a retired auto mechanic
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Clifton "Cliff" Holt, of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Casey County Hospital. He was 78.

Funeral services are 1pmCT/2pmET Sunday, March 16, 2014 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. Burial will follow in South Fork Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday from 10amCT/11amET, until funeral service.


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2014-03-14 21:23:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Clifton (Cliff) Holt, Casey Co., KY (1935-2014)



2014-03-14 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY - Photo from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Clifton (Cliff) Holt, Casey Co., KY (1935-2014)



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Gladys Willis, Adair Co. KY. Metcalfe Co., KY native (1933-2014)

She was a native of Edmonton, KY, and a resident of Columbia, KY at the time of her death. She was a member of a highly regarded family. Her husband of over 61 years, L.C. Willis, survives. She leaves 8 direct living descendants. Mrs. Willis was a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church and was active in the Columbia United Methodist Women and other church committees, she was retired from Houchen's Market where she worked for 27 years as a grocery checker.
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Gladys Willis age 80 years of Columbia, KY passed away suddenly Friday, March 14, 2014 in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services are Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 3:30pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Neil Janes the officiating clergy. Visitation will begin after 3:30pmCT, on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.


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2014-03-14 19:42:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

MS Dreamwalkers are selling collectors edition cookbooks

Entire proceeds for cookbooks go to the Adair MS Dream Walkers National Multiple Sclerosis Society to help find a cure for this disabling disease
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By Lynda McKinley

The MS Dream Walkers are selling their collectors edition cookbooks.

This cookbook "Just Delicious Cuisine" by the Adair MS Dream Walkers contains all past cookbooks that the MS Dream Walkers have sold and a new section of "just healthy and sugar free".


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2014-03-14 19:06:03 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS baseball opens season with Supt. Reed throwing first pitch


The Roster - 2014 Adair County Indians Baseball Team:
ACHS players, with numbers first, are: 1-Cole Schmidt, 2-Trevor Willis, 3-Mason Burton, 4-Marshall Shelley, 5-Dillon Wilkerson, 6-Chad Scholl, 7-BJ Steinhilber, 8-Jacob Higgins, 9-Shea Martin, 10-Dusty Todd, 11-Zach Hutchison, 12-Clark Dean, 13-Kyle Burton, 14-Cody Yates, 15-Jacob Pooler, 16-Josh Hardin, 17-Brett Burton, 18-Easton Turn, 19-David Streeval, 20-Ty Bennett, 21-Trenton Watson, 22-Mason Pyles, 23-Nick Pennino, 24-Michael Montgomery, 25-Tristan Bear, 26-Daniel Franklin, 27-Will Myers, 28-Michael Ratliff. Coaches - Head Coach Mike Mantooth, Assistant Coaches: John Shelley, Barry Hixson, and Jared Denton.

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In a very few minutes, Superintendent Alan Reed will throw out the first pitch as Coach Mike Mantooth's 2014 Adair County Indians baseball team 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.

The ACHS field is in beautiful condition for the opener. The temperature is comfortable, and the skies are gray, and winds will be a factor in the game. An added incentive is that all Adair County fans get in free. Everyone is inivited to help kick off what looks like an exciting season of ACHS Baseball - from Traci Pooler


2014-03-14 16:26:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Russell County, KY collision results in injuries to two

Accident occurs before noon on Blair School Road in Russell County, KY. Driver of one vehicle airlifted to UK; his passenger taken to Russell County Hospital. Driver of other vehicle, Herman Detweiler of Columbia, KY, was not injured.
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By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY - Tpr. Kevin Roberts is investigating a collision that occurred earlier today at 11:46pmCT, 3 miles west of Russell Springs, KY, on Blair School Road. 20-year-old Herman Detweiler, of Columbia, KY, was traveling east on Blair School Road, operating a 2005 Dodge RAM when he crossed the centerline.


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Cumberlands WIB a High Impact Workforce Investment Board

Cumberlands Workforce Investment Board, serving Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor, Wayne, and Whitley Counties of Kentucky, has been designated High Impact Workforce Investment Board status

FRANKFORT, KY (Friday, March 14, 2014) - Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Secretary Thomas O. Zawacki announced today that Cumberlands Workforce Investment Board has been certified as a High Impact Workforce Investment Board (WIB).

The High Impact WIB initiative, launched by the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (KWIB) and the cabinet in 2010, encourages local boards to strive for excellence and be innovative leaders in workforce development in the community.


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Pond management workshops set for March and April

In addition to pond management for fish, participants can learn about small-scale and recreational aquaculture for catfish and shrimp
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By Dave Baker

FRANKFORT, KY - Landowners can learn more about managing their ponds for farm, recreational or small-scale aquaculture use at two special workshops:
  • 08:30am-12pm noon CT, Saturday, March 22, 2014 - Workshop at the Grayson County Extension Office, 123 Commerce Drive, Leitchfield, KY

  • 08:30am-12pm noon ET, Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Workshop at Franklin County Extension Office, 101 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY
The workshops are free and open to the public.


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Charlotte Elaine Burris Wesley, Casey Co., KY (1928-2014)

She was the beloved matriarch of a highly regarded, distinguished Casey County, KY, family. She was the daughter of Dr. Lewis E. Wesley, and the mother of Dr. Bradrod Wesley, who survives. Stanley (Jack) and Rena Allen Burris and the widow of She was a graduate of the University of Kentucky and a member of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association since she graduated in 1949 and a Big Blue Fan. She was a real estate broker/salesperson. She was an active member of The Central Kentucky Woman's Club of Lexington for many years and served on numerous committees.
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Charlotte Elaine Burris Wesley, age 85, of Liberty, KY passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, KY.

Funeral services will be 10amCT/11amET, Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Liberty United Methodist Church, 108 Hustonville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bruce Hiner , J.D. Shipp, and Walter Arnold officiating. Interment will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 6:00-9:00 P.M. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.


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2014-03-14 13:00:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Kevin (Howdy) Scott, Pike Co., KY native/Russell Co., KY (1953-2014)

He was a native of Pike County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Layton & Lurla Bevins Scott. He leaves 4 direct living descendants. He was an employeee of Bruss Manufacturing.
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Kevin "Howdy" Scott, 60, of Jamestown, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services for Kevin "Howdy" Scott will be at 4pmCT, Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Ronnie Sullivan officiating. Friends may call after 2pmCT, Sunday.


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2014-03-14 12:41:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

One vehicle crash at Adair/Taylor line takes life of 83 year old

Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney pronounces victim dead due to natural causes, but toxicology reports are pending. Case remains under investigation
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By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY - CVE Officer Derek Cundiff is investigating a collision that occurred today at 9:10amET, 10 miles south of Campbellsville on KY 55. 83-year-old Donnell York, of Columbia, KY, was operating a 2008 Chevy Impala.


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2014-03-14 12:22:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Danny Boone Thomas, Adair County, KY (1950-2014)

He was a native of Columbia, KY and a resident of the city at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Roy Freeman & Dorothy Opal Smith Thomas. He was a member of Hutchinson Community Church and a truck driver for Sandusky Steel.
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Danny Boone Thomas age 64 years of Columbia, KY passed away Thursday, March 13,2014 at University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. with Bro. Larry Wisdom and Bro. Mark Bradshaw the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the funeral home.


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ACHS Site Based Council meets March 17, 2014

Adair County High School's regularly scheduled March site-base meeting will be Monday, March 17, 2014 at 4pmCT, in the library of ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. 270-384-2751 The meeting is open to the public. - Troy Young

2014-03-14 08:49:29 | Comments | Printable version

ACES regular SBDM 3rd Tuesday meeting is March 18, 2014

ACES site based decision making council hold its regularly scheduled 3rd Tuesday monthly meeting on March 18, 2014 at 4pmCT in the Library at Adair County Elementary School, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. The meeting is open to the public. - Steve Burton, Principal, ACES

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(Ad) Warmer weather increasing activity in CM classifieds.

There's always a lot of business, a lot of news going on in CM Classifieds. They work! They're hot right now. Among recent additions are: A new lawn care in Services.

While most categories in CM Classifieds are now paid - Yard Sales for Individuals are still free, with an low cost option for front page ads by the day. And, already there are Yard Sale listings. One just added. Another is about a meeting at 9amCT today to organize a KY 206 Yard Sale.

Also hot today: Announcements. There's a Chili/Potato soup benefit today that Billy Wheat wants everybody to attend. You'll see it also in What's Cooking for Friday, March 14, 2014.

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Today, FRIDAY with CM, March 14, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for March 14, 2014:
Though rowdies wish it --
no goodness is good enough
to earn mischief time.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 14 March 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 913, 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.



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Mrs. Josephine Riddle Moore, Cumberland/Adair Counties, KY (1930-2014)

She was a native of Cumberland County, KY, the daughter of the late Daniel Isaac "Dannie" and Lillie Pearl Strange Riddle. She was a former resident of Columbia, KY, and a resident of Williamson County, Texas at the time of her death. She was a Homemaker, a Beautician, a Graduate of Martha Norris Memorial High School, Marrowbone, KY, Class of 1948, and a member of The First Christian Church in Columbia, KY. Her favorite hobbies were gardening and word puzzles. She leaves one direct living descendant.
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Mrs. Josephine Riddle Moore, age 83, of Round Rock, Texas, formerly of Columbia, Kentucky and Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at her residence in Texas.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 10amCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Burial will be in the Marshall County Memory Garden Cemetery in Benton, Kentucky. The family will receive friends at Norris-New Funeral Home, after 5pmCT on Sunday, March 16, 2014 until the funeral hour on Monday.


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2014-03-14 03:13:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries


Birthdays and Anniversaries for March 14
Happy Birthday, Brinlee Lane Harvey (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Imogene Coffey Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Bryant Kemp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Josh Franklin, (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Makayla Ann Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matthew Hughes (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mildred Matney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rockie Tucker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ryan Dial | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samantha Jessie | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samuel Lee Sneed | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bessie Catherine Beard, Green Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Corinne Kemp, Adair Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sybil Hodges Milby Russell (1918) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marilyn June Stevens, 71, Adair Co., KY native | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Opal Hubbard Cave, Taylor Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elmer F. Hendricks, Jr., Russell Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Janice Fay Williams Melton, Cumberland Co., KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Corrine Sparks Harvey, formerly of Breeding, KY, (1920 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby E. Wilson (March 14 1925-October 20,1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, R.T. (Pops) Janes, 78, Taylor Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Helen Henson, Casey Co., KY, native (1921-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Juanita Nelson, Taylor County, KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Ray (Rusty) McAllister, Campbellsville, KY (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lowell Izene Roy Foley, Russell Co. KY (1917) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Todd Hardin, 39, Campbellsville, KY (1974-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Ronald Reed Neagle, Taylor Co., KY (1952-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday. Kelly Gene Smiley, 32, Columbia, KY(March 14, 1977 - September 21, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, March 14, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTToday is National Pi Day | (ID:27220, Comment)
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. | (ID:26995, 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: No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-four (24) 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. Five (5) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Twenty-four (24) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Nineteen (19) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:27214, Comment)
9:00amCT(Ad) Meeting at Vester for HWY 206 Yard Sale at Patty's Liberty Road Diner,5097 Liberty RD, in the Village of Vester, Columbia, Adair Co., KY, | (ID:27175, Comment)
10:30amCT(Ad) Agape House Chili & Soup Supper 10:30am-2pmCT (DETAILS)
at the Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:27187, Comment)
11:00amCTServices Columbia, KY, for David Gillis Upchurch, Adair County, KY (1942-2014) | (ID:27203, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26929, 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:27076, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for Mr. U. J. Wood, Metcalfe Co. KY native (1933-2014) | (ID:27189, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Kenny Akin, Adair County, KY (1972-2014) | (ID:27200, Comment)
LWC Softball at Pikeville (KY)
at Paul Butcher Field, 128 Kilgore Street, Pikeville, KY. | (ID:27208, Comment)
3:00pmCTNo Camp Casey back in session today
at Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27153, Comment)
Lindsey Wilson College baseball vs. Bluefield College (Bluefield, VA)
at Bowen Field, 2003 Stadium Drive, Bluefield, VA | (ID:27207, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:26962, 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:27048, Comment)
Adair Co. High School Baseball hosts Washington Co. in season opener
Adair County fans admitted FREE! - TRACI POOLER
ACHS Indian Baseball Field, 326 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27182, Comment)
6:00pmCTHeather and Beth Vanarsdale will give testimony. Ryan Adams will sing
Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, 2630 Jones Chapel Road Columbia, KY | (ID:27158, Comment)
6:30pmCTYouth revival March 14-16, 2014 with Bro. Drew Eastes
at Millerfield Brethren In Christ Church, 1935 Millerfield Road, Adair County, KY | (ID:27164, Comment)

 





















 
 
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