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The Perrys will perform at Free Union Separate Baptist Church

The Perrys will perform at Free Union Separate Baptist Church, 4642 Sano Road, Columbia, KY on Saturday, April 12 at 6pmCT. This is event is Free to the public. We welcome everyone to enjoy an evening with The Perrys. Contact: Pastor Mark Polston at (606) 219-7709. - Jordan Polston

2014-04-02 17:25:38 | Comments | Printable version

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A Trinity view including Lindsey Wilson skyline

2014-04-02 - From Sandusky Mill Hill, Columbia, KY - Photo CM staff photo. A broad view of Lindsey Wilson College from Sandusky Mill Hill takes in a trinity of towers - the steeple what was the original Trinity E.U.B. church, now the home of South Central Printing on Wain Street - then the Lindsey Wilson onion water tower, and in the background, the cellular phone tower on Gaston Avenue.
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Joe Colllins, Travis Coomer drilling for oil on Sandusky Mill Hill

By Ed Waggener

Joe Collins and Travis Coomer are drilling for oil on the top of the Sandusky Mill Hill and should know tomorrow whether their hunch is right - that there's oil there on the top of Sandusky Mill Hill.

This morning, Tuesday, April 2, 2014, they had reached 850 feet. Collins said he's hoping they hit oil in the Knox Formation, at around 15-1600 feet. Carlos Turner and Scotty Corbin operating the Ingersoll Rotary Rig at the site.

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2014-04-02 15:17:34 | Comments | Printable version

Fundraiser at Ag Expo Center, Liberty, KY for Rodney Hundley

A Celebration of Hope fundraiser in support of Rodney Hundley's fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease will be held at 5pmCT/6pmET, Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Pork Produing Building at the Ag Expo Center, 678 Wallace Wilkinson Blvd, Liberty, KY. A meal will be available. A live auction will start at 7pmCT/8pmET, consisting of donated items. All proceeds go to Rodney Hundley in support of his fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease. Contacts: Rob 606-303-1322; Bre 606-706-9058; Marlo, 606-706-0086, or Korey, 606-706-1181. - Jennifer Matney

2014-04-02 12:28:15 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co. Hospital Board of Trustees Agenda, April 3, 2014

Adair County Hospital District Board of Trustees
Meeting Agenda, April 3, 2014, 6:30pmCT
at Cafeteria, Westlake Regional Hospital, 901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY

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2014-04-02 11:24:46 | Comments | Printable version

Candidate forum at Barnetts Creek continues to grow

Forum, Pellyton's equivalent to Fancy Farm Picnic, on April 26, 2014 will be just 24 days before primary election day. A Spaghetti Dinner will be served; donations accepted to benefit the Church

By Bro. Barry Bradshaw

Five more candidates have confirmed they will be at the Political Meet & Greet at Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church, 1338 Barnett's Creek Road, Pellyton, KY, on Saturday April 26, 2014, 5pmCT til-???. Newly added are Sara Beth Gregory, Lisa Greer, Buddy Powell, Josh Brockman, and The updated list now includes:

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2014-04-02 08:09:22 | Comments | Printable version

Cancellation: mass at Good Shepherd, April 2, 2014

There will be no evening mass Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1217 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Wednesday mass is regularly held at 6:30pmCT. - Kathryn Krug

2014-04-02 07:15:26 | Comments | Printable version

Kentucky, Wisconsin governors wager on NCAA Final Four Game

Fine Kentucky bourbon bar bet against beer, bratwurst and cheese
NCAA Final Four Kentucky Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers, at 7:49pmCT/8:49pmET, Saturday, April 5, 2014, at AT&T Stadium, 1 AT&T Way, in Arlington, Texas.

Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian

FRANKFORT, KY - Governor Steve Beshear and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker are wagering on their home teams in Saturday's NCAA Final Four men's basketball game.

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2014-04-02 05:31:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

NWS forecasts thunderstorms, small hail, brief heavy rain

The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, has issued a warning for the possibility of thunderstorms with hail and brief heavy rainfall today, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, for a wide area, including Adair, Casey< Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor County's in the CM 7-county primary service area:

For the complete weather statement, click to HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY. 350 AM ET WED APR 2 2014

2014-04-02 05:21:17 | Comments | Printable version

NewsLink: Russell Co. Tobacco Co. contraband charges settled

There's a story this morning on by Bill Estep on the dropping of criminal charges in the contraband-cigarette charges against Russell Springs, KY manufacturer Tantus Tobacco, LLC. Click to Russell County company pleads guilty to contraband-cigarettes charges. Link accessible on April 2, 2014.

2014-04-02 05:09:54 | Comments | Printable version

DAV service officer at VFW Post 6097 on April 7, 2014

Don Price, DAV service officer will be at VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY 8am-11amCT, Monday, April 7, 2014, to assist any veteran with VA claims. This service is offered to any veterans, as you are not required to be a member of any veterans organization to get this assistance.

If you are currently in the VA system, be sure you bring ALL paper work and correspondence with you as this help Don assist you more accurately and promptly. This also will shorten the amount of time your fellow veterans will have to wait to be assisted. This service is on a first come first served basis. -JOE HARE, VFW 6097

2014-04-02 04:53:59 | Comments | Printable version

Music of Haydyn, Mendelsshohn at April 6, 2014 free concert

The Green River Trio, composed of Lindsey Wilson music faculty members, Bob Reynolds and Wansoo Cho, and Saulo DeAlmeida, of Campbellsville University, will give a free and open to the public concert performing the piano trios of Haydn and Mendelssohn, at 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, April 6, 2014, in the Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall, 151 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY

By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - Area residents can enjoy the music of Haydn and Mendelssohn Sunday afternoon at Lindsey Wilson College.

The Green River Trio will give a free concert at 2pmCT Sunday, April 6, 2014, in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall, 155 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY. The Green River Trio includes LWC Professor of Music Robert Reynolds, piano; LWC Instructor of Music Wansoo Cho, violin; and Saulo DeAlmeida, cello.

Reynolds is a 33-year veteran of the LWC faculty, where he teaches piano, music history, music theory and American music. He also performs in the region as a soloist and chamber musician. Reynolds earned a doctor of musical arts, in piano performance from UK.

Reynolds' association with LWC began in spring 1966. While a sophomore music student at then-Campbellsville (KY) College, Reynolds performed as guest artist in the Lindsey Wilson Chapel Series.

Cho earned a bachelor of music degree in violin performance from Kosin University (Busan, South Korea), where he was also concertmaster of the Kosin University Symphony Orchestra. He has earned two graduate degrees from Campbellsville (KY) University: a master of arts in music in viola/orchestral conducting, and a master of music in church music.

Cho has also been the assistant conductor and principal viola player for the University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra. In 2010 he conducted the closing concert for the Kentucky Flute Festival.

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, DeAlmeida started his musical journey at the age of 7 on piano and at 13 on cello. Eight years later, he was playing cello in the Brazil National Symphony Orchestra.

DeAlmeida earned a master's degree in cello performance from Florida International University. In 2008, he was awarded a full scholarship to study jazz at the famed University of Louisville Jamey Aebersold Jazz Program, finishing a second master's degree in jazz bass in the spring of 2010.

DeAlmeida is currently studying for a doctorate of musical arts at the University of Kentucky, and he also teaches at Campbellsville and performs internationally with the Almeida Duo. - DUANE BONIFER, Lindsey Wilson College Director of Public Relations

The Green River Trio, composed of Lindsey Wilson music faculty members, Bob Reynolds and Wansoo Cho, and Saulo DeAlmeida, of Campbellsville University, will give a free and open to the public concert performing the piano trios of Haydn and Mendelssohn, at 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, April 6, 2014,, in the Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall, 151 Blue Raider Drive, Columbia, KY. Contact: LWC Cultural Affairs Chair Phil Hanna at hannap@ or 270-384-8250.

2014-04-02 04:24:45 | Comments | Printable version

New Era Drug Sweep results in 2 more arrests - total now 15

Wednesday evening action is second wave of arrests in single day.
See also: Drug Round Up in Columbia: 13 arrested in early morning sweep
See also: Chief Jason Cross: New era in effort to combat illegal drugs

By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Affairs Officer
Columbia Police Department, Jason Cross Chief

Columbia Police Department arrest 2 more Adair County residents for the illegal sale or distribution of controlled substances.

In the evening hours of April 1, 2014 CPD officers executed 2 more sealed indictment warrants.

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2014-04-02 03:58:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Andino's four-hit day helps LWC Baseball take down Brescia 7-1

Jason Turner matched a career-high with seven strikeouts in the win

By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - Jeandro Andino turned in a four-hit day as the Lindsey Wilson baseball team defeated Brescia (KY) 7-1 on Tuesday night at Egnew Park.

The Blue Raiders (20-17) outhit the Bearcats (27-13) 12-7 on the night. Andino recorded two RBI's and scored twice while Leonardo Ramirez went 2-for-2 with two RBI's and a run scored. Alex Bautista, Jordan Berry and Jacob Roberts all recorded an RBI in the win.

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2014-04-02 03:43:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, April 2, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for April 2, 2014:
Bidding for favor
even when earned and deserved
makes one look needy.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 2 April 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 932, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, March 30, 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

2014-04-02 03:36:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

VFW meeting will address repair of Fairgounds entrance wall

There will be a called meeting, of Columbia VFW Post 6097, 411Fairground Street, Columbia, KY, at 6pmCT, Thursday, 3 April 2014, to discuss the repair of the rock wall. It is important that all members attend as this is a major repair that needs to be completed. The meeting should be of short duration. Your presence and participation is appreciated. - Joe Hare, Commander, VFW Post 6097.

2014-04-02 03:31:45 | Comments | Printable version

More Than 370,000 enrolled during kynect open enrollment

Kentuckians who encountered problems with applications can still enroll April 4 - 11, 2014
Click on headline for complete story

By Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian

FRANKFORT, KY - After a huge surge of applications in the final days, more than 370,000 Kentuckians enrolled in new healthcare coverage through kynect since October 1, 2014.

While open enrollment was scheduled to end at midnight on March 31, Kentuckians who encountered trouble completing or starting an application due to high demand will be able to complete enrollment starting April 4 through midnight April 11, 2014.

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2014-04-02 03:25:23 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 2
Happy Anniversary, Lee Waggener and William Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Burchett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charlie Crawhorn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cindy Harris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Doyle Lloyd | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dylan Thomas Bryant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emily Mae Kelsay | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Glenda Butler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Greg Coomer (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackson Hinton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jaylee Ann Willis (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeff Parnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kevin Robertson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madeon Butler (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mattilyn Kay Abbott (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Megan Long Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mya Grace Rickard, (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Hutcheson (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Twyla Holt | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthaday, Vicki Cowan, 64, Russell Springs, KY (1951-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert K. (Bob) Love, 82, Metcalfe Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Annetta B. Parker-Putnam, Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Theresa Kay Harris, Taylor Co. KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Tilley, Casey Creek, KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip Samuel Kazsuk, Russell County, KY (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William (Billy) Loy, S. Hwy 127 (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James N (Shade Tree) Shofner, Taylor Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Cleary, Cumberland County, KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robin Ann Leslie, Adair Co., KY(1963-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane Underwood, Taylor County, KY (1930 - 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Atlee C. Rexroat, Russell County, KY (1919-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. James Phillip Cook, Adair Co., KY, Green Co. KY native (1941-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Freddie N. Burton, 77, Summer Shade, KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herman W. Ratliff, Taylor County, KY (1926-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Joseph Frederick Quinn, Sr., Taylor Co., KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ann Thomas Olt, 66, Green Co., KY (1949-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carolyn Madge Arnold, 75, Adair Co., KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Mann Mardis, Taylor Co., KY (1927-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlene Hampton, 65, Adair Co., KY (1950-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mona Gail Auberry, 57, Taylor County, KY (1959-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Valerie Diane Evans, 68, Casey Co., KY (1948-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Polly (Dolly) Mae Chadwell Black, Windsor, KY (1936-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rev. Jesse R. Long, 79, Russell County., KY/Casey Co. native (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernon Lee (Cricket) Rogers, Perryville, KY (1946-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Stafford, 79, Casey County, KY (1939-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. John Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Flora Partin (02 Apr 1927 - 16 Jul 2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthdays, Ray Luttrell, Windsor, KY (1935-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, April 2, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTSpring Break, Adair County School District March 31-April 4, 2014 | (ID:27418, 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:27432, Comment)
8:00amCTRegister at your County Court Clerk's office today:
Deadline will be at 4:30pmCT, April 21, 2014 to register to vote in May 20, 2014 primary Election) | (ID:27559, 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: No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. Fifty-eight (58) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0 Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Forty-nine (49) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. One hundred Thirty-Seven (137 ) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Seventy-nine (79) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:27584, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Trannie Irwin, 83, Russell County, KY(1930-2014) | (ID:27427, Comment)
Children's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:27594, Comment)
Homeschool Story Hour at Adair County Public Library
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:27599, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Columbia, KY for Sandra Brock, 55, Columbia, KY (1958-2014) | (ID:27426, Comment)
NoonCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Gracie Jane Richardson, 79, Russell Co., KY (1934-2014) | (ID:27425, Comment)
Pause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:27462, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, for Guy Ayden Wood, infant, Taylor Co. KY (March 29, 2014-March 30, 2014) | (ID:27578, Comment)
Services, Villa Grove, Illinois for Beedila Hatcher Burchett, Adair Co., KY (d March 30, 2014) | (ID:27579, Comment)
12:05pmCTLenten Service, at Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Host churches, Columbia Nazarene, New Life for the Nations - message by Bro. David Kemp. (Full Lenten Service Calendar/Details) | (ID:27119, Comment)
1:00pmCTLWC International Student Festival, 1pm-4pmCT, Free and open to public
Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27352, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Cumberland County, KY, for Otis Clinton Watson, 69, Burkesville, KY (1944-2014) | (ID:27414, Comment)
Services, Edmonton, KY, for Evan Alton Shirley, Knob Lick, KY (d. March 31, 2014) | (ID:27428, 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:26725, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:27604, Comment)
5:00pmCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Patricia Ann Carroll, 47, Russell County, KY (1966-2014) | (ID:27424, Comment)
6:00pmCTCampbellsville University Graduate student commencement ceremony
Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hopkins Avenue, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:27829, Comment)
6:30pmCT Cancellation: No evening mass at Church of Good Shepherd, Columbia, KY | (ID:27588, Comment)
7:00pmCTServices, Russell County, KY, for Roger Lawrence Thomas, Russell County, KY(1949-2014) | (ID:27430, Comment)


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