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His Heart will perform at CV Christian Sun., April 6, 2014

His Heart will be performing at Cane Valley Christian Church, 2250 Cane Valley Road, at 11amCT, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Bro. Ivan Tucker and congregation invite everyone to attend. - NANCY CUNDIFF

2014-04-03 16:54:21 | Comments | Printable version

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Epicurean Kentuckian: Spinach Ravioli

2014-04-03 - Sarasota, FL - Photo by Pen. Spinach and cheese ravioli, the "Ravioli of the Day" from Cafe Epicure in downtown Sarasota, Florida.
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More than 300 attend LWC International Day

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By Duane Bonifer

More than 300 Lindsey Wilson College students, faculty and staff and community members attended the college's International Festival and Foreign Language Day, held Wednesday in Biggers Sports Center. The annual event -- which has been held for more than 15 years -- featured food, games and artistic events from: Cuba, Germany, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Northern Ireland, Romania South Korea, Spain and Sweden. This spring, LWC enrolled a total of 103 international students from 42 countries from Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, Central America and South America.

2014-04-03 16:38:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Mark Twain Shriners to conduct Road Blocks for Kosair Charities

CM editorial comment: Have a check or cash ready for this cause which has returned so much to Adair County. It won't hurt to have a smile set and a word of appreciation and encouragement for Adair County's Mark Twain Shriners. -EW
All proceeds go to Kosair Charities.

By Robert Flowers
Treasurer Kosair Charities and member Mark Twain Shrine Club

Friday, April 4, 2014, from 3pm-6pmCT, the Mark Twain Shrine Club will have its spring road blocks at the top of Jamestown Hill, 700 block of Jamestown Street and in front of Walmart, 2988 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY. Columbia, KY.

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2014-04-03 16:27:40 | Comments | Printable version

Gladys McKinley will celebrate 90th birthday at Bernard Ridge

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Gladys McKinley will be celebrating her 90th birthday at the Bernard Ridge Church of God Family Life Center, 170 Stephens Ridge Road, Russell Springs, KY. Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 1pmCT. Her daughters Liana McQueary and Marcia Skaggs will be hosting the event. -Marcia Skaggs

2014-04-03 16:12:39 | Comments | Printable version

Allman Pleads guilty in Russell Circuit Court

By Larry Smith, and Mike Wilson, FM 92.7 the WAVE & FM 99.9 The Big DAWG

Christopher Allman, charged with the murder of pharmacist Dr. Sarah Hart in 2012, pleaded guilty today, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Russell County Circuit court, in a case presided over by Judge Vernon D. Miniard.

In a plea agreement, Allman pleaded guilty to all six charges and will receive a sentence of life imprisonment without parole.

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2014-04-03 15:23:46 | Comments | Printable version

Russell Co. Judge with Governor following Fruit of Loom news

FoL will close doors on Monday, June 30, 2014, putting 600 people out of work

By Larry Smith
FM 92.7 The WAVE and FM 99.9 The Big Dawg

Russell County Judge Gary Robertson said in a telephone call just minutes ago that he is in Frankfort, KY to meet with Governor Steve Beshear following the devastating news that Fruit of the Loom, Jametown, KY will close its doors on Monday, June 30, 2014, when some 600 workers at the plant will lose their jobs.

We'll have further word on the plant closer later on The Big Dawg, the WAVE, and on LARRY SMITH.

2014-04-03 15:18:33 | Comments | Printable version

Greensburg Police arrest man indicted on 95 counts

74 year old charged with 95 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Arrest follows KSP investigation by Detective Bradly Stotts of Columbia State Police Post 15 in Columbia, and indictment returned on March 31, 2014, by the Green County Grand Jury

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

GREENSBURG, KY - 74-year-old Charles Penick of Greensburg was arrested this morning, Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 12:03amCT, charged with 95 counts of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor. After a lengthy investigation, Kentucky State Police Detective Bradly Stotts presented the findings to the Green County Grand Jury on Monday, March 31, 2014. The Grand Jury returned the indictment and Greensburg Police executed the warrant this morning. Penick was lodged in the Taylor County Jail. The investigation is ongoing. - TFC Billy R. Gregory

Related Story: March 10, 2014 Green County Grand Jury returns 10 indictments

2014-04-03 14:09:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Tri-County Car Club announces $500 auto-related scholarship

Students interested in becoming mechanics, learning body work, upholstery or any career related to the auto industry are eligible.
The Tri-County Car Club holds a holds a cruise-in on East Main Street in Campbellsville, KY the first Saturday of each month from April through October, with the exception of July. Cars gather from 2pmCT/3pmET to 6pmCT/7pmET.

By Joan C. McKinney

A $500 auto-related scholarship will be awarded each May by the Tri-County Car Club based in Campbellsville. The club has members from several counties.

Those interested in the scholarship should send a letter of application no later than April 30, 2014, each year,
c/o Stan McKinney
1007 Deer Park
Campbellsville, KY 42718.
Applicants should include a transcript of their high school grades including their attendance records and a short statement as to why they wish to pursue an auto-related career. All applicants should also include a statement as to financial need.

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2014-04-03 09:00:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Charles Thurman Hedgespeth, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2014)

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force attaining the rank of Airman First Class. He was a Nuclear Weapons Mechanic Specialist. He received the National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Campbellsville College and a Masters Degree from Western Kentucky University. He taught school in Taylor County Schools until he retired in 1987. He was a retired farmer and a former security guard for Fruit of the Loom. He was a native of Taylor County, KY and a resdident at the time of his death. His wife of over 55 years, Mina L. Hedgespeth, survives.
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Charles Thurman Hedgespeth, 82, of Campbellsville, KY died at 10:23amET, Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Campbellsville.

His funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Tim Maggard and Bro. Rodney Troutman. Entombment will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the funeral home.

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2014-04-03 08:48:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

(AD) Gospel Band DRIVEN coming to Liberty Road Grocery & Deli

The Gospel Band 'DRIVEN' will bring their ministry to the lawn at Patty's Liberty Road Grocery & Deli, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY on Saturday April 26, 2014, starting at 5pmCT. The concert will be outside behind building. Please bring lawn chairs. We will be serving Smoked Pork plates on that day from 11am-4pmCT. - Patty Smith Edwards (Paid Adv).

2014-04-03 07:02:09 | Comments | Printable version

2014 Kentucky Official Highway Map now available

Celebrates unique features that prove 'There's Only One' Kentucky

To view or download an electronic version of the Official State Highway Map, county maps or city maps, visit Interactive KY Highway Map

By Chuck Wolfe & Gil Lawson
News from KY Transportation Cabinet & Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet

FRANKFORT, KY - (April 2, 2014) - It's a sure sign of spring! The 2014 Kentucky Official Highway Map is now available across the Commonwealth at rest areas, welcome centers, local convention and tourism offices and all Kentucky State Parks.

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2014-04-03 06:32:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Murder of Dr. Sarah Brooke Hart: Hearings today in Russell Circuit Court

Progress toward closure in 21 month old tragedy in Russell County, KY

According to the Kentucky Court of Justice website, hearings are scheduled for 9amCT, today, Thursday, April 3, 2014. at the Circuit Court at the Russell County Judicial Center, 410 Monument Circle, Jamestown, KY in the trial of Christopher Allman, accused in the murder of Dr. Sarah Brooke Hart, Jamestown, KY (1980-2012) on June 12, 2012, in Jamestown, KY.

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2014-04-03 06:18:51 | Comments | Printable version

Wendy & Ben: 13 minute midnight drama on Little Cake Rd.

The Carma Caper on Little Cake Road created consternation, but the rest of the story? Carma knew exactly what she was doing; it took her slow human associates 13 long minutes to learn just how smart this wonder dog is. It's chronicled here in the E-pistolarian genre of great literature
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From Wendy Gousha & Ben Briscoe
Born Again Adair Countians who now own TWO parcels of paradise on 1) Little Cake Road AND 2) Around the corner on Neat Hollow Road

Frantic E-mail at 12:32amCT, Thursday, April 3, 2014
"Carma went missing sometime after 9:30pm (CT). She was not wearing her collar at the time because I had just gone outside to bring her and Rocky inside. The dogs decided to finish eating what was left of their supper, so I headed back inside to finish watching the news. When I went to get them, she was gone, Rocky was still here. She is chipped, so if anyone finds her they can take her to a local shelter or vet's office. This isn't normal behavior for her, so that is why we are concerned. There is a reward for her safe return. Please call 270-384-1776 if anyone has seen her. Sincerely, Wendy Gousha & Ben Briscoe

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2014-04-03 04:19:42 | Comments | Printable version

Jackson Brower comments on the Joe & Travis scenic oil rig

Comments re photo 54185 Oil well with spectacular view of Lindsey Wilson City of Columbia

By Jackson Brower
The Pennsyltuckian Pining for Pellyton

This is a thing of beauty, indeed!

I love scenic photos of oil and gas rigs, whether they be in the outskirts of Columbia, KY, Waynesburg, PA, New Philadelphia, OH, Greenbrier, WV, Oak Ridge, TN or Marble Falls, TX in the Barnett Shale (yes Barnett ;-).

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2014-04-03 03:59:31 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Yard sales springing up - but not quite like dandelions

Reap the early season profits with a yard sale this weekend! CM Yard sales are FREE, and can now be SUPERCHARGED with Front Page text banner ad for as little as $10/day!

Check the updated list of CM YARD SALES With the prospects predicted by the National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, for an almost perfect sunny Yard Sale Kind of Day with a high of 57 F on Saturday, April 5, 2014, more ads are appearing. There's a new one in Yard Sales, just posted at 3:03amCT, Thursday, which continues through Saturday, and we expect the list to grow today.

We now offer a way to SUPERCHARGE your Yard Sale ad: A Front Page, 4 lines of text banner ad for just $10 per day! (By the way: this is feature is in Beta testing and is for yard sales only at this time). For the record, the extremely popular CM yard sale listings are also extremely costly for CM to produce - so if anyone wants to just try a day just to help out, that's OK. We're poor and proud but not that proud. (However, we do warn that you'll likely find it the best publicity money can buy, and you'll be very very likely to realize such Return on Investment you'll want to do it every day of your sale!) Call 270-250-2730 if you're new to CM and need help.

Yes, we're still posting Yard Sales, in CM CLASSIFIEDS per our yard sale advertising policies (Street & Number for venue required), and, when the ads are sent directly to us, one Yard Sale per email, one email per Yard Sale.

It's easy to post Free-to-Individuals for Yard Sale ad for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties, KY. See RATES & TERMS. Just use any Contact/Submit Button and, if you encounter problems getting the ad posted, give a call at 270-250-2730. anytime, even on weekends. We're here to help. - CM

2014-04-03 03:45:52 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM, April 3, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for April 3, 2014:
Bad habits form fast
when one keeps on putting off
unpleasant duties.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 3 April 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 933, 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

2014-04-03 02:33:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Roy L. Birdwell, Russell Co., KY (1955-2014)

He was a native of Jamestown, KY and a resident of the city a the time of his death. He was the son of the late Carl and Bessie (Burchett) Birdwell. His wife, Linda Birdwell, survives. He was a member of a large, respected family of eight siblings, four of whom now survive.He leaves two direct living descendants and many close relatives in Jamestown and Columbia, Kentucky and elsewhere. He was a mechanic.
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Roy L. Birdwell, 59, Murray Road, Jamestown, KY, died Wednesday, April 2, 1955, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services wil be at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, at 10:30amCT, Saturday, April 5, 2014, with Bro. Wendell Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Murray Cemetery, Jamestown, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Friday, April 4, 2014, at the chapel.

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2014-04-03 02:16:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Yes. Sandusky Mill Hill is across Russell Creek from old Columbia

Comments re photo 54185. Oil well with spectacular view of Lindsey Wilson City of Columbia

Ann Curtis writes:
Where is Sandusky Mill Hill located? Is it "across the creek" where William Sandusky's mill used to be? ~ Ann Curtis
Thanks, Ann Curtis That's the place. It's at the very end of the Joe (Russell) Barbee Road, off Campbellsville Road. Sandusky Mill Hill isn't an official name, it's just the one Joe Collins used to describe where the well is located, and it had a nice ring to it.

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2014-04-03 01:58:41 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 3
Happy Birthday, Joseph Russell Chapman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bonnie Walker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cameron Garmon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dana Young | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jamie Lynn Rucker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julie Sexton Hampton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Justin Walker (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kerry Yates (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Downey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sandra Land | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelby Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joel Gabbert, Campbellsville, KY, Adair Co., KY native (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Flossie Walkup, Adair County, KY (1926-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edward Wayne Compton, Green Co., KY (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Dean Riggins, Casey Co., KY, native (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gerald Ray Pruyear, Taylor Co., KY (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Misti V. Kemp, Russell Co., KY (1978) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Frank Fishback, Cumberland Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Faye Jessie, Adair Co., KY (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Connie Anne Peavler, Boyle Co., KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Baker, Adair County, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Loretta Hare, Russell County, KY (1935-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sharon Morrison Hunt, Taylor County, KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky M. Hadley, Adair County, KY (1956-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Devin Dewayne Pevely, Windsor, KY (1984-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Audrey Arlyene Pedigo Perkins, Summer Shade, KY (1920-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Jewell Burchett Myers, Cumberland Co., KY (1933-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry Wayne Curry, 68, Green County, KY (1946-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lonnie (Gene) Denson, Casey County, KY (1948-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Buis Brown, Casey County, KY (1934-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Reba Garner, 86, Jamestown, Russell Co., KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Avery R. Justice, 76, Green Co, KY (1939-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joy Lee DeWitt, Taylor County, KY (1924-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edgar Thomas (Ed) Arnett, Summersville, KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stanley Dickson, Metcalfe County, KY (1940-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marsa K. (Mousie) Cox, 68 Elk Horn, KY (1948-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kendall Harvey, 82, Adair County, KY (1934-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Hall French, 59, Taylor County, KY (1958-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Benny McGaha, 73, Adair County, KY (1944-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alisha Gayle Hartley Lee, 36, Casey County, KY (1981-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John N. Dee, 64, Adair County, KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jessie Glendo Sullivan, 72, Russell County, KY (1945-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 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:27419, 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:27433, 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:27560, 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. No (0) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Thirty-six (36) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Four (4) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Four (4) 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:27592, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:27463, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:27491, Comment)
6:00pmCTVFW called meeting will address repair of Fairgounds entrance rock wall
Columbia VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:27583, Comment)
6:30pmCT Adair Co. Hospital District BD of Trustees, Special Called Meeting (AGENDA)
Westlake Regional Hospital Cafeteria, 901 Westlake DR, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event/Last Tues.) | (ID:27311, Comment)
(Ad) Rook Night, each Thursday, at Liberty Road General Store and Deli
in the Village of Vester, (Adair Co.), 5097 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY 42728 | (ID:27609, Comment)
Great Decisions group meets Thursdays at Thomas D. Clark room at the Lindsey Wilson College Thomas Clark Reading Room, Katie Murrell Library, 235 Holloway Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:27633, Comment)


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