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Mr. Delmer Roy was last surviving Russell Co. KY WWII POW

One Adair Countian, Carl G. Sparks, and one Russell Countian, James Clarence "Jimmy" Edmonds, who served in World War II, remain unaccounted for

By JIM

Thank you for running the obituary of Mr. Delmer E. Roy. He was the last surviving Russell Countian who was held as a POW during World War II.

Also thank you for posting the news release about the flags flying at half mast today in honor of Pfc. William T. Carneal. STORY. Among the 73,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, and merchant marines who remain unaccounted for from the World War II era, there is is at least one Adair Countian, Carl C. Sparks, and one Russell Countian, James Clarence "Jimmy" Edmonds, whose Mom and Dad and two brothers lived a piece down the road from us on Bottom Road, just outside Russell Springs.


2014-04-26 14:43:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Veterans and Veterans Day

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John Gentry Rush, 69, Burkesville, KY (1944-2014)

He was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of the late James "Jim" Rush and Cassie Riddle Rush. His wife, Marie Savage Rush, survives. He leaves 6 direct living descendants. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and was a fishing guide, having owned Rainbow Guide Service for over 20 years. He was a follower of Shepherds Chapel, and a member of Cumberland Masonic Lodge #413.
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John Gentry Rush age 69 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at his home after an illness.

Funeral service will be Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main St. Burkesville, KY with Willie Capshaw officiating. Cremation will follow the service with inurnment in the Rush Family Cemetery. The family requests visitation 4pm-9pmCT, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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2014-04-26 14:26:47 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Dianne Glass Wise, 68, Cumberland Co., KY (1945-2014)

She was a Licensed Practical Nurse for thirty-five years, working in various locations. She was the daughter of the late William "Bill" and Ruth Norris Glass. She was the widow of Frederick Thomas Wise. She leaves 12 direct living descendants.
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Dianne Glass Wise, age 68 of Louisville, KY passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

Graveside service Monday, April 28, 2014 at 1pmCT at Marrowbone Cemetery with burial to follow. Family requests visitation on Monday, April 28, 2014 from 10:30am until 12:30pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, Inc. 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY.


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2014-04-26 14:10:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair Retired Teachers earn KY Gold Award

Adair Retired Teachers Earn Gold Award. Bobbie Coomer and Betty Knifley represented Adair County as Delegates to Kentucky Retired Teachers Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on April 21, 22 2014. Adair Retired Teachers earned the Gold Award for Outstanding Achievement in Reaching the Goals and Objectives of Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.

2014-04-26 13:49:22 | Comments | Printable version

Timmy Corbin, Adair County, KY (1965-2014)

He was a former member and Commander of the Adair County Rescue Squad. He was an avid NASCAR fan; Tony Stewart was his favorite. He was the son of Arnold Corbin and the late Mary Wheeler Corbin. His wife, Denissa Grider Corbin survives. He leaves 5 direct living descendants.
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Timmy Corbin, 48, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:59pmCT, in the Emergency Room of Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service will be Monday, April 28, 2014 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Tom Wolford officiating. Burial will be in McClister Cemetery, 4138 Fairplay Road, Fairplay, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Sunday, April 27, 2014.


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2014-04-26 12:20:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Bro. Craig Huddleston preaching at Flatwoods

Bro. Craig Huddleston will be preaching at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the 11amCT worship service. Sunday School begins at 10amCT. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact: Todd Corbin at 270-789-3905 or E-mail at corbint@windstream.net --Todd Corbin

2014-04-26 11:24:49 | Comments | Printable version

5 LW Men's Track/Field athletes earn MSC Academic honors

Jared Davenport, Daniel Farris, Ben Graham and John Updike receive the honor for the third-straight year

By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - Five Lindsey Wilson menís track and field student-athletes earned Academic All Mid-South Conference honors, conference officials announced on Saturday, April 26, 2014.


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2014-04-26 11:15:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

10 LW Women's Track/Field athletes earn MSC Academic honors

Amanda Bland and Reini Brickson earn the award for the third time in their careers

By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - Ten Lindsey Wilson women's track and field student-athletes earned Academic All Mid-South Conference honors, conference officials announced on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Amanda Bland, Reini Brickson, Maria Cozzens, Allyson Davis, Kaitlyn Davis, Katie Hartney, Angela Herbig, Kailey Moorhead, Chryslee Sherrill and Kaile Short all received the honor.


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2014-04-26 11:09:19 | Comments | Printable version

Concert for Missions at CUMC, Saturday, April 26, 2014

Performers Abby Calhoun, Jesse Baize, and Will Rich will be undertaking mission trip to Domican Republic
I hope you will join us, Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 6pmCT in the sanctuary of Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY for a benefit concert with music, fun, stories and more. The concert will be led by three of our outstanding LWC students: Abby Calhoun, Jesse Baize and Will Rich. Your support will help their mission team travel to the Dominican Republic to serve and minister to God's people this summer. Donations will be received. Best Regards, - Neil Janes


2014-04-26 10:17:24 | Comments | Printable version

Westlake is a great place for kids health today!

Westlake Regional Hospital is a designated kid's zone today, April 26, 2014, in addition to its regular patient care. The kids health event is a carnival with entertainment and many opportunities for health related activities.

The event is going on now through 2 p.m. with games, free healthy snacks, train rides, identification cards, inflatables and much more. Free dental screenings are available, t-shirts, water and bicycle safety plus helmet give-aways and many prize drawings.


2014-04-26 09:50:36 | Comments | Printable version

CAUD Boil Water Advisory: Milltown Church Road area

CAUD Boil Water Advisory Below: Milltown Church RD & Adjoining, LIFTED
as of 2:30pmCT. Received 2:52pmCT. Posted: 3:41pmCT, Sun., Apr. 27, 2014.


(Issued at 9:00pmCT; received at 9:12amCT; posted at 9:31amCT, Saturday, April 26, 2014)

A Boil Water Advisory is in effect for consumers of Columbia Adair Utilities District for customers on
Milltown Church Road, Atkins Road, Corbins Richard Road, Dimple Graves Road.
The advisory has been issued due to main line leak.

Following such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological contamination of the water supply therefore this Boil Water Advisory has been issued as a precautionary measure.

Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking, bringing the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

This advisory will remain in effect until the situation has been corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality. For more information concerning the Boil Water Advisory, contact Lennon Stone at Columbia Adair Utilities District, 270-384-2181.


2014-04-26 09:09:49 | Comments | Printable version

CU Somerset celebrates graduates, presents first Key awards

Key Awards go to Roger Hollars, professor at Somerset Community College; CU alumna Cindy Dishman, MSW; and Dr. Frank Cheatham
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by Linda Waggener

Campbellsville University's Larry and Beverly Noe Education Center held a graduation celebration honoring its 2013-2014 graduates in Somerset on April 25.

"It's about service, Christian service," President Michael V. carter told the students, "Each of you has chosen a career in service and we are very proud of you." He said the three degree-completion programs offered in somerset -- social work, criminal justice and early childhood education -- are service professions, all about helping others in their lives as Christian servant leaders.


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2014-04-26 06:47:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

LWC Women's Tennis meets Campbellsville for MSC title


LWC Women's Tennis vs. Campbellsville at 9mCT/10pmET, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Lackey Tennis Center, 100 Crawford Drive (GPS - 794 Lemons Mill Road), Georgetown, KY.

By Jay R. Nicols

GEORGETOWN, KY - No. 3 Lindsey Wilson women's tennis defeated University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) 5-0 and advances to the finals of the Mid-South Conference Women's Tennis Championships at Lackey Tennis Center in Georgetown. Lindsey Wilson looks to claim its 10th-straight MSC Tournament title when they face No. 21 Campbellsville (KY) on Saturday, April 26, 2014. - Jay R. Nicols, Lindsey Wilson College


2014-04-26 06:38:41 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Men's Tennis to play Cumberland for MSC title


LWC Men's Tennis vs. Cumberland at 1pmCT/2pmET, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Lackey Tennis Center, 100 Crawford Drive (GPS - 794 Lemons Mill Road), Georgetown, KY. - Jay R. Nicols, Lindsey Wilson College
By Jay R. Nicols

GEORGETOWN, KY - No. 7 Lindsey Wilson men's tennis defeated University of Pikeville (KY) 5-0 to advance to the Mid-South Conference Tennis Championship finals on Saturday, April 26 at the Lackey Tennis Center in Georgetown.

Lindsey Wilson faces Cumberland (TN) in the finals on Saturday. The Blue Raiders look to capture its 11th-straight MSC Tournament title and avenge a 5-4 loss to Cumberland during the regular season.


2014-04-26 06:31:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

LWC Baseball hosts Cumberlands in doubleheader

LWC Baseball hosts Cumberlands (KY) for Senior Day doubleheader at 1pmCT, Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Egnew Park, inside Lindesy Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. - CHARLES BALCOM

2014-04-26 06:17:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

AC Spurs 4-H Horse Club takes 1st Place in District Jr. Show

Next it's on to State for Brett Whisman, Anna Evans, Austin Fruth, and James Whisman.
Adair Co. Spurs 4-H Horse Club Bake Sale/Paper Clover Drive, is 10am-1pmCT, at TSC, 817 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY
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By Sandra Rowlett

The Adair County Spurs 4-H. Horse Club had the top four highest scores in the Junior Judging event at WKU Ag Center in Bowling Green, KY on Thursday April 17, 2014, and took First Place in the Junior Judging event.


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2014-04-26 05:57:14 | Comments | Printable version

Tebbs Bend Education Day May 1, 2014

Guides in period costumes will appear along Tebbs Bend Driving Trail between Campbellsville and Columbia, KY. that day. Public invited to join tour.

By Betty Gorin Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association is holding its Education Day for Taylor Connty Middle School students and the public on Thursday, May 1. The tour starts at 7:30amCT/8:30amET, at the Atkinson-Griffin House Confederate Hospital at Green River Lake Visitors Center, 544 Lake Road, Campbellsville, KY.


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2014-04-26 05:31:23 | Comments | Printable version

Mr. William Edward Davidson, Burkesville, KY (1937-2014)

He was a member of the Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church and a farmer. He was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late William Bedford "Dude" and Nancy Holman Davidson. His wife of 54 years, Stella Gowin Davidson, survives. He leaves 25 direct living descendants.
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Mr. William Edward Davidson, age 76, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Funeral services for Mr. William Edward Davidson will be conducted on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10amCT. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Greg Wells officiating. Burial will be in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 4pmCT, on Sunday, April 27, 2014 until the funeral hour on Monday April 28, 2014.


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2014-04-26 04:22:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today, SATURDAY with CM, April 26, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for April 26, 2014:
Strict parents insist
too many wishes indulged
is bad for children.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 26 April 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 956, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, April 20, 2014, 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.



2014-04-26 04:05:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 26
Happy Birthday, Emily Bowling (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hanne Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather McCasland Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jean Lefaivre | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Kevin Kitts (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kasey Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laura Bishop | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lewis Garrison (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Holmes. (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy Jane Compton Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nellie Nancy Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shiloh Raine Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shiloh Raine Collins (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sonya Robertson Washam | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tasha Huff. (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy birthday, Thomas Marcum Waggener (1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert McKinney, Adair County, KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary F. Keltner, Taylor County, KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley B. McKinnon, 56, Greensburg, KY (April 26, 1953 - September 11, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Michael Meyer, 72, Columbia, KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Reeda Faye Davis Woolf, Green Co., KY (1949-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alden A. Earles, Casey Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Smith, Dunnville, KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe David Polston, Russell Co., KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maribeth Davis, Campbellsville, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bill Pendleton, Adair County, KY (1953-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline B (Polly) Schwartzmiller, Taylor Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Coe Cary, Cumberland Co., KY (1945-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edith Helm Rippetoe, Adair Co., KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Yvonne Hughes, Russell County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Jean Otis, Taylor County, KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlotte Carol Ellis, Adair Co., KY (1941-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sheila C. Rigney, Casey County, KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, SFC (Ret) Clarence Edward (Scud) Hardwick, Adair Co., KY (1928-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Emogene Melton, Cumberland Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Coy Callahan, Jr. (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tom E. Waggener (April 26, 1880 - August 16, 1953) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTCU cheerleader/mascot tryouts 9am-11amCT/10am-12pmET/2nd of 2 days
Campbellsville University's Powell Athletic Center, 203 Tiger Way, Campbellsville, KY. | (ID:27391, Comment)
Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. | (ID:27456, Comment)
8:00amCTFarmer's Market on the Square: Open 8am-1pmCT Saturdays
FM2 - April 26, 2014: Know Before You Go (Sponsored)
at the Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY (Sponsored) | (ID:27656, Comment)
9:00amCTCrafters' Court Open. 1st Mike Watson guided tour starts2 STORY/DETAILS Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:27917, Comment)
LWC Women's Tennis meets Campbellsville for MSC title
Lackey Tennis Center, 100 Crawford Drive (GPS - 794 Lemons Mill Road), Georgetown, KY. | (ID:27921, Comment)
10:00amCTACSO will participate in National Drug Take Back Day - 10am-2pmCT
CVS Pharmacy, 803 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:27898, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY for Mr. Calvin Eugene Price, Taylor Co., KY (1936-2014) | (ID:27900, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, Ky, for Delmer E. Roy, Russell County, KY (1921-2014) | (ID:27901, Comment)
KIDS HEALTH CARNIVAL - 10am-2pmCT
Westlake Regional Hospital/an affiliate of Norton Healthcare
901 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY
(Sponsored) | (ID:27913, Comment)
Adair Co. Spurs 4-H Horse Club Bake Sale/Paper Clover Drive | (ID:27915, Comment)
Crafters' Court Open. 2nd Mike Watson guided tour starts2 STORY/DETAILS
Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:27918, Comment)
11:00amCT(Pd. Ad) Gospel Band DRIVEN open air concert 11am-4pmCT
Bring Lawn Chairs. BBQ today Patty's Liberty Road Grocery & Deli, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:27593, Comment)
Crafters' Court Open. 3rd Mike Watson guided tour starts STORY/DETAILS
Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:27919, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:27484, Comment)
Blue-White Football at Blue Raider Stadium
Inside the Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:27899, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Marie Grant, Adair County, KY (1928-2014) | (ID:27892, Comment)
Lindsey Wilson College Softball hosts Shawnee State
at Lindsey Wilson Park inside the Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:27906, Comment)
LWC Baseball hosts Cumberlands in doubleheader at Egnew Park
inside Lindesy Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:27916, Comment)
LWC Men's Tennis to play Cumberland for MSC title
Lackey Tennis Center, 100 Crawford DR (GPS - 794 Lemons Mill Road), Georgetown, KY | (ID:27920, Comment)
5:00pmCTBarnett's Creek UMC Meet & Greet and Spaghetti Dinner (Donations Only)
Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church, 1338 Barnett's Creek Road, Pellyton, KY | (ID:27398, Comment)
Chimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:27516, Comment)
BBQ/Auction Benefit for Freddie Denton (Meal Donations only)
Millerfield Brethren In Christ Church, 1935 Millerfield Road Columbia, KY. | (ID:27859, Comment)
6:00pmCTGreat Oaks will hold Night of Worship | (ID:27880, Comment)
Sneak Peek, Prom Preview at 6pm-7pmCT
Adair County High School Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27908, Comment)
Abby Calhoun, Will Rich, and Jesse Baize present: Concert for Missions
Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:27922, Comment)

 






















 
 
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