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Recognizing National Correctional Officer week: May 4-10, 2014

Rick Wilson lists positions and those filling them. Also recognizes Jail nurse Rhonda Neat - it's also National Nurse week
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By Adair County Jailer Rick Wilson

I wish to acknowledge the Adair County Regional Jail Staff during National Correctional Officer week May 4 -10, 2014. They are:

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2014-05-04 07:34:59 | Comments | Printable version

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Epicurean Kentuckian: A Plate of Sandwiches

2014-05-04 - Shelbyville, KY - Photo by Pen. A plate of reuben sandwiches, made by Andi Chelf, ready for Sunday lunch.
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Letter: Use Care When Giving Away Animals

Wanda Kerns writes:
I have noticed lately that people post ads giving away free puppies and little dogs. There are dog fights around, and some people act like they want a little puppy or dog when actually they are used in dog fights to train them to kill and are ripped to shreds. Ask for references and possibly even visits in the future. --Wanda Kerns

2014-05-04 07:23:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Letter: Torture is Slippery Slope

Karen Roland writes:
I pray law enforcement follows up and takes this seriously. Those that start on killing and torturing helpless animals may soon graduate to two-legged prey. - Karen Roland
Comments re photo 54689 A picture of grief

2014-05-04 07:21:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Commentary: Bill Troutwine pledges $50 toward $1,000 reward

Reward would be offered catch the heartless jerks who killed the defenseless nanny-goats. Remember, law enforcement is not just the responsibility of law enforcement officers, but it is the responsibility of all good citizens. - BILL TROUTWINE
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Bill Troutwine
Personal commentary

Melissa, incidents such as this deeply anger me. I am sure the Sheriff's office has already been contacted, and that is the proper thing to do, but unfortunately crimes like this are hard to solve unless someone talks.

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2014-05-04 06:53:17 | Comments | Printable version

Breeding Fish Fry draws 300; 18 candidates speak

By Ed Waggener

The Breeding Area Volunteer Fire Departments Fish Fry/Chicken Barbecue & Auction with an old fashioned Stump Speaking, Saturday evening, May 3, 2014, drew a huge crowd numbering some 300 or more, according to BAVFD Training Officer Brandon Harvey - buoyed by perfect spring weather, a plethora of candidates this spring, and some of the best food in Adair County.

Over the years, the event has become the area's most important campaign forum for each election.

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2014-05-04 06:40:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

CU spring commencement held in two events

Guest speaker United States Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-KY, gave words of encouragement to Campbellsville University undergraduates in his Saturday morning address. Master's recipients were granted degrees Friday evening.
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Campbellsville University graduated 152 masterís students Friday evening, May 2, 2014 in Ransdell Chapel and 264 undergraduates Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Powell Athletic Center, for a total of 416 receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements. In CUís December commencement, 196 received their diplomas making the graduating class of 2013-2014 total 612 students.

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2014-05-04 06:15:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Please check, send Events for May 2014

Recurrent Events were posted for May 2014 in the early hours of May 1, 2014. It's a huge calendar for the always busy month, especially with an election this year. Please submit any additional Events for May 2014, now, using any Contact/Submit button

Additional meetings, including sports and other events will be added continuously daily, sometimes hourly, throughout the month. Readers are invited to scan and help update: Events are is provided primarily to be of interest to readers in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties of South Central Kentucky. To submit, use any Contact/Submit button. If an item is not posted within 2 business hours, 8amCT/9amET-5pmCT/6pmET, please call 270-250-2730 for assistance. - Your friends at CM -

2014-05-04 02:40:27 | Comments | Printable version

Happy Tail - A.J. Goes to College

A.J. was the sole survivor of a litter of nine. The others died of pneumonia. She's so active and mobile now she's earned the nickname Miss Independence. 'At seven weeks old A.J. has already attended college. Who knows - maybe as she gets older she'll get a degree in Dog Psychology. - PEG SCHAEFFER
Next earlier Happy Tail: Happy Tail - The Grass is always greener Posted April 20, 2014.

By Peg Schaeffer
Sugarfoot Farm Rescue

Someone called me about a dog that had been roaming in her neighborhood. The dog was pregnant and she was concerned for the dog's welfare. She asked if I could take her in. I love the puppies so I said "yes" without any hesitation. She brought the dog to me at the end of February and in less than a few weeks she had nine puppies.

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2014-05-04 02:28:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Happy Tails by Peg Shaefer

Little Male Shih-Tzu has new home; no longer available

Vicki Brock Miller writes:
I found a home for this dog so you can remove this. Thanks for your help. - Vicki Brock Miller
Comments re photo 54688 Two year old male Shihtzu free to good home

2014-05-04 01:52:20 | Comments | Printable version

Chuck Hinman: IJMA. My First Car

Chuck Hinman: My First Car. Chuck gets his first car at 28 and says, I don't remember being fit to be tied over not having a car.
Next earlier Chuck Hinman column - Me And My Hair

By Chuck Hinman

My First Car

How old were you when you got your first car? I was 28. That's hard to believe. Both our kids, Paul and Mary Ann, had their first cars soon after they were licensed to drive at 16. And at the time it seemed that was none too soon.

But why didn't the same need for a car exist when I was a young teenager? I can think of a couple of whys. One is that kids now have after-school jobs which were unheard of when we were their age. Also there is a beaucoup of activities that didn't exist when we were youngsters.

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2014-05-04 01:46:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Chuck Hinman - Reminiscences

Tom Chaney: Confluence of Memory: Continuity of Love

Of Writers And Their Books: The Confluence of Memory: The Continuity of Love. Tom tells us that Eudora Welty wrote, "....the greatest confluence of all is that which makes up the human memory -- the individual human memory. . . . The memory is a living thing -- it too is in transit." This column first appeared 3 May 2009.
The next earlier Tom Chaney column: Catching a Ballad

By Tom Chaney

The Confluence of Memory: The Continuity of Love

I must confess to a love affair with an older woman. She was at least thirty years my senior and never knew of my affection. It was a serious affair of the heart on my part. Her part was made up of stories which entwined themselves into my very being.

My first encounter with Eudora Welty came in the spring of 1963 -- all such affairs should begin in the spring -- in Jackson, Mississippi.

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2014-05-04 01:42:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Tom Chaney: Of Writers and Their Books

Today, Sunday with CM, May 4, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 4, 2014:
Unfinished sulking
prevents one from listening
and from forgiving.
--Robert Stone, Sunday, 4 May 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 964, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, May 4, 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 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

2014-05-04 01:36:59 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

CTR Firefighters use ladders to rescue apartment fire victims

Some occupants on second floor lowered to safety by firefighters utilizing ladders. Fire quickly extinguished by other firefighters quickly extinguished blaze. Red Cross is assisting families. Cause of fire is still under investigation.

From Campbellsville 911

Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a reported apartment fire loated at 419 North Jackson Sreet, Campbellsville, KY, at 10:12pmET, Saturday, January 3, 2014. On arrival, they firefighters found smoke coming from a first floor apartment with several building occupants on second floor decks at the rear of the building.

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2014-05-04 01:30:10 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 4
Happy Anniversary, Doc and Becky Grant (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aaron Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alan VanArsdale (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, April Lynn Dudgeon (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bernie Dunn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobbie Huckaby | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christopher Lee Taylor (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daezon Scholl (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dickie Feese | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ethan Michael Cook (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeffrey Pyles | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, JoAnn Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey Caldwell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julian Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lois Davis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louise Baker (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lula Cheatham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mariah Grant (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marty Denton Ellis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matt Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melinda Rhoads (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Matney (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tonya Dunn | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Catherine Elizabeth Stubbs Allen, 78, Taylor Co., KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Ravellette Taylor Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Junior Lumpkin, Adair Co., KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pearlie L. Garner, Russell Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Minnie Hulse Cumberland Co. native (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Gentry (Bobby) Rush, 83, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. Oct. 4, 2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mitchell Bright, Taylor Co., KY (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lonnie Beatrice Rodgers, Casey County, KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bettie Stephens Flanagan, Russell Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Moss Milby, Green County, KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Ann Farlee Lauderdale, Burkesville, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ryan Clay Brown, 17, Casey County, KY (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Johnny Brewington, Cumberland Co., KY, (1956) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Davis, Adair County, KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tommie Jess Barnett, Taylor Co., KY (1920 - 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lance Corporal Jonathan Thomas Price, 26, Taylor Co., KY (1988-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sylvia Sue Smith, Metcalfe Co., KY (1943-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Martha Gaskins, Adair County, KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dual L. Godby, 72, Russell County, KY (1942-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Sue Jarboe, 66, Taylor County, KY (1949-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alvin Hitch, 76, Russell Co., KY; Adair native (1939-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hilda Parrish Phillips, 75, Beaumont, Metcalfe Co., KY (1940-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bertie Skaggs, 88, Taylor County, KY (1927-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cordell (Bill) Wilson, 84, Russell County, KY (1931-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bobby) Releford, 53, Casey Co., KY (1963-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger (Doc) York, Taylor Co./Cumberland native (1961-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ira E. Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Helen Parrish Johnson, Metcalfe Co., KY (1940-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Julia Richerson, Shepherdsville (1945-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Travis Chad Ford, 35, Campbellsville, KY (1981-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eugene (Gene) Cowan, 65, Adair County, KY (1951-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Sunday, May 4, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Sunday worship service schedules. | (ID:28134, Comment)
10:30amCTBro. Troy Strange brings morning message
at Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:28163, Comment)
11:00amCTB J Wooton will give testimony / Russell County
Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church, 3991 S Hwy 76 Eli, KY | (ID:27930, Comment)
NoonCTLW Baseball faces Cumberland in tourney opener at Egnew
Inside Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. | (ID:27936, Comment)
Pause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28034, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, Jessie L. Adams, Adair County, KY (1937-2014) | (ID:28181, Comment)
4:30pmCTBearwallow UMC Vacation Bible School: May 4, 18, & 25, 2014
Bearwallow United Methodist Church, 6090 Liberty Road. Columbia, KY, | (ID:27815, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28068, Comment)
6:00pmCTAuditions for 2014 Theatrefest! May 4-5, 2014
Lindsey Wilson College's V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:27399, Comment)
Ronald Kaluya will speak at Eli, Russell Co., KY
at Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church, 3991 S Hwy 76, Eli, KY | (ID:27883, Comment)
Adair Co. Sunday Night Singing/Friends in Jesus at Tabor Community Church
Tabor Community Church, 1477 Fairplay Road, Columbia KY | (ID:27970, Comment)
Sloan Family Singing at Carrying the Torch Ministries | (ID:28174, Comment)
6:30pmCTBlakey Quartet in concert at the Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:27929, Comment)


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