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Wants to try grilled pizza, but has a question or three

Maury Lewis writes:
Was this cooked on gas or coals?

Do you cook it to the side of the heat?

Is that real pizza dough or some other kind of bread?

I use tortilla's to make some pizza's the other night. I want to try this, that is why I am asking so many questions. I am known for asking questions. It looks really good. - Maury
Comments re photo 54733 Epicurean Kentuckian Grilled Pizza


2014-05-06 16:53:02 | Comments | Printable version

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Metcalfe and Hart Countians at CU Spring Commencement



2014-05-06 - Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Joshua Williams, CU.
Metcalfe and Hart County folks
gathered at the graduation dinner at Winters Dining Hall Friday evening before commencement ceremonies began. Pictured here with Campbellsville University's new Student Government Association (SGA) president Michael Jennings are members of graduate Sadie Mills' family. From left are Rebecca May England, Mason Blair, Sadie Mills, Michael Jennings, Kenna Blair and Matea Mills. - Linda Waggener, CU

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LWC Football partners with Adair Schools on Child ID program

Through the LWC effort, all Adair County schoolchildren from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade will receive a free ID kit that will be given to their parents or guardians. Parents and guardians will record a child's fingerprints and physical characteristics on a card they will keep at home

By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson College football program became the first collegiate football program in Kentucky Tuesday to promote a national program designed to help protect children.


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2014-05-06 15:27:41 | Comments | Printable version

Farmers Market at 409 Fairground opens at 2pmCT TODAY!

The Farmer's Market at the Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY is open this Tuesday afternoon, May 6, 2014, 2013, from 3pm-6pmmCT. Gardeners and their inventories will be posted as reported to ColumbiaMagazine.com, for the second of two sessions today.
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By Barbara Armitage

The Adair County Farmer's Market is open every Tuesday afternoon from 2pm-6pm CT, at the Adair County Extension Services parking lot, 409 Fair Ground Street, Columbia, KY.

It's time to get those bedding plants in the ground! Stop by and pick up your vegetable, fruit and flower bedding plants today:
  • Darrell Bunnell of Coview Farm 270-384-5412 - Bedding Plants for your Vegetable and Flower garden broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, peppers and tomatoes. Herb plants. Garden greens, Green Onions and Farm Fresh Eggs
  • Barbara Armitage of Tuckerís Station Farms 270-250-2979 - Blackberry plants 50% off. Blackberry and Strawberry plants. Homemade Blackberry Jams and Salsa's

This year's full schedule includes: Tuesday afternoons 2pm-6pmCT starting on May 6, 2014; Friday mornings, 6am-10amCT, starting on May 9, 2014; and Tuesday mornings 6am-10amCT starting on June 17, 2014.


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2014-05-06 13:44:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Jostens at ACHS May 7, 2014, to deliver graduation items

Jostens will be at Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY 42728, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, during lunch 12pm noon CT, to deliver graduation items.
BR> Seniors and parents of seniors are encouraged to visit the the Adair County High School web site Adair County High School web site and "Grad Stop" web page to find out the latest graduation information for the Class of 2014. - Chad Parnell


2014-05-06 13:16:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

City Council meeting report for Monday, May 5, 2014

In last night's City Council meeting (Updated 2014-05-08)
  • Second reading of amended budget approved
  • Council approves use of eminent domain procedures for Parson House
  • Council approves minutes, two sessions
  • Council approves second reading for supplement to Code of Ordinances
  • Council appoves minutes for April 7, April 24 meetings.

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By Ed Waggener

The Columbia City Council approved a request from the City Cemetery Board to use eminent domain to buy and raze the Parson House and the northern edge of the cemetery, agreed to help with drainage problems on Westlake Drive, approved an amended city budget, and heard a rosy picture of the state of financial affairs from Councillor Robert Flowers as to the overall long term financial condition of the city, but a dire one from Councillor June Parsons on the city's available Unrestricted/-obligated Funds Position


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2014-05-06 13:03:52 | Comments | Printable version

KSP will be conducting traffic checkpoints

By TFC Wm Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
KSP Post 15, Columbia, KY

Columbia, KY - The Kentucky State Police, Post 15, Columbia, which provides coverage for Washington, Marion, Taylor, Casey, Russell, Green, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, Cumberland and Adair counties will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. - TFC BILLY GREGORY


2014-05-06 11:41:02 | Comments | Printable version

Honor to have known Junior Feese and family

Jim T Barbee writes:
Junior, it was a blessing to call you and your family, neighbor(s) and friend(s) in our youth. You have honored us all, during your professional career, as public servant in Adair County and beyond. Thank you for a job well done! Peace and joy to you and Donna, your lovely bride, during a well deserved retirement.
Comments re article 67032 WM Feese JR announces retiremen effective April 30 2014


2014-05-06 11:35:38 | Comments | Printable version

Community organizational meeting for 2014 Project Graduation

The 2014 ACHS Project Graduation is the twenty-sixth year for annual event

By Ellen Zornes

The first Adair County High Project Graduation communityorganizational planning meeting will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 6pmCT, at the Adair County Public Library, 307Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.


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2014-05-06 11:10:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

(Ad) Taco Bell, Columbia, KY is taking applications

Applications for Taco Bell may now be picked up at Pizza Hut, 990 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. Applicants may turn them back into Pizza Hut or bring them to open interviews which will be scheduled at a later date. Thanks! - Porsha Hillock

See this and other job openings in EMPLOYMENT


2014-05-06 10:20:23 | Comments | Printable version

Lisa Sopha, Columbia, KY earns second first in her field

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Lisa Sopha, a resident of Columbia, KY, is the first in the state of Kentucky to be credentialed by the Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (DDID). Lisa's credential is Kentucky Direct Support Professional-Specialty in Employment Services (DSP-SES). Lisa has worked in this field for 21 years. Lisa was recently honored at the SPEAK - "Support Providing Employees' Association of Kentucky") conference in Louisville, KY.


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2014-05-06 09:58:11 | Comments | Printable version

Downtown Project underway today: Avoid East Guardian Street

East Guardian Street work underway today. Public asked to avoid area. Those who must travel there today should expect some delays in traffic.

By Jennifer Carter

Columbia/Adair Utilities Districtís Downtown water line replacement project is under construction today. Stotts Construction Company, Inc. has started construction on East Guardian Street by Save-A-Lot. We ask the public to avoid these areas where possible and to expect some delays in traffic. We want to thank you in advance for your patience as we make these necessary upgrades to better serve you our customers with better quality water service. We will keep you updated of construction and street closings as construction progresses. - JENNIFER CARTER, Columbia/Adair Utilities District, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-384-2181


2014-05-06 09:38:58 | Comments | Printable version

IU meeting at Adair County High School, May 13, 2014

Parents of students already invited to participate will receive notice in the form of a letter.

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Coordinator
Adair County School District

The first meeting for the pilot Indian University, will be held at 6pmCT, May 13, 2014 in the Adair County High School Library, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. If your child will be a senior and has been asked to participate in the pilot program you will be receiving notice in the form of a letter. Full information will be given the night of the meeting as well as opportunities to contact or create scheduling with one of the colleges or universities participating. For more information contact Travis Gay or Ann Young at the Adair County High School, 270-384-2751. - SHAMARIE CLAIBORNE


2014-05-06 09:34:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Men's Golf League will play Blind Nine, May 8, 2014

Blind Nine: Teams play 18 holes, but don't know which 9 holes are going to be counted

by Chris Lewis
Golf news from The Pines at Lindsey Wilson

Whats better than spending your day at the golf course outside in this beautiful weather? Thursday, May 8, 2014, The Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY, is hosting its Men's League.

This Thursday we will be playing Blind Nine. This game consist of 4 man teams. You play 18 holes best ball scramble format but you don't know which 9 holes are going to be counted. After everyone is done I will be drawing out the 9 holes that will be counted out of a hat. We will also be giving away a sleeve of balls for closet to the pin on #8. It's open to anyone. $5.00 for members and $15.00 for non members. --Chris Lewis


2014-05-06 08:49:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Adair Heritage meets May 8, 2014 in Historic Courthouse

Group will get first looks at newly laid floor in hallway, new handicap accessible restroom

By Ellen Zornes

The Adair Heritage Association will meet at 6pmCT, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in the Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY. Those attending will get first looks at the newly laid floor in the hallway and new handicap restroom. Also, all our 5th grade students will be using the courtroom and then touring the rest of the courthouse this Friday as part of Government Day, so we'll do any clean up Thursday night at meeting. Thanks, and see you there! - Ellen Zornes, Chairperson, Adair Heritage Association


2014-05-06 06:48:13 | Comments | Printable version

Columbia Police Activity Report for April 2014

High number of drug related cases in report released at the Monday, May 5, 2014, Columbia City Council meeting, largely resulting from successful Operation Spring Clean Up. Several speeding citations issued during month. Report includes assault on corrections officer, escape from unspecified correctional institute, pornography among the 109 citations issued in April 2014
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Columbia Police Chief Jason Cross has released the Columbia Police Department's Activity Report for April 2014.

The report includes the following broad statistics:


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2014-05-06 06:37:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Adair Co. Primary Center accepting site council nominations

Deadline is Friday, May 16, 2014

By Patty Jones, Principal

Adair County Primary Center, is accepting nominations for membership on the ACPC School-Based Decision-Making Council for the 2014-2015 school year. To run for a position on the council a person must be a parent, guardian, or step-parent of a child who will be enrolled as a student at ACPC during the 2014-2015 school year. All interested persons may pick up a nomination form at the front desk of Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, Ky 42728. For more information you may call 270-384-3367. Nominations are due by Friday, May 16, 2014, at the close of school that day. - PATTY JONES.


2014-05-06 05:20:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 is last day for ACHS Site Council nominations

By Troy Young, Principal
Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY

This is a reminder that today, May 6, 2014, is the last day to be nominated for the 2014-2015 school year site-base council. Adair County High School, 526 Indian Dr. Columbia, KY 42728. Parent and teacher elections will take place this Friday, May 9, 2014. --Troy Young


2014-05-06 05:10:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

(Ad) LWC Energy Club will wait tables on FISH FRIDAY

We'll be introducing our All-You-Can-Eat CATFISH, with Fries, Slaw & Hushpuppies for Just $7.99. - PATTY SMITH

On our Fish Friday, May 9, 2014, members of The Energy Club from Lindsey Wilson College, under the direction of Doug Keaton, will be waiting tables at Pattie's Liberty Road Grocery, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, from 5pmCT to closing, as a fundraiser. They will have some of their products made from recycled products, such as soap and fire starters, available. The Energy Club is very important to restaurants in this area, including ours. They pick up used cooking oil and recycle it into useful items, helping our environment. - Patty Smith


2014-05-06 04:24:34 | Comments | Printable version

Fire destroys front end loader on Bull Run Lane, Columbia, KY

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By Donald Hare, Public Affairs Officer
Adair County Fire Department, 200 Merchant Street, Columbia, KY

The Adair County Fire Department responded to a skid steer loader fire at 1070 Bull Run Lane off of Bull Run Road on Monday Night at 9:40pmCT. Upon arrival loaded was fully engulfed in fire and was a total loss. The loader was owned by Marshall Irvin. There were 9 firemen on the scene for 40 minutes. - DONALD HARE, Public Affairs Officer, Adair County Fire Department.


2014-05-06 03:09:04 | Comments | Printable version

Today, TUESDAY with CM, May 6, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 6, 2014:
Copy dilemma --
not enough or too much like
may pain more than please.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 6 May 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 966, 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 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.



2014-05-06 02:56:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 6
Happy Anniversary John and Missy Arnold | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Ed and Ima Jessee (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Randy & Sherry Keltner (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Abby Lane Cowan (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Cowan, Indianapolis, IN (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bridgett Bailey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, DeGary Ford (1968) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hayden Bennett (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jake McQueary (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jehovah Davis (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenny Moss | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Karen Romines | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Calhoun | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louine Sinclair (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margie Edwards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pattie McClister | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelby Elezabeth Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stanley Watson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Hancock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sue Smythe Dowell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Taylor Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Todd Dean Powell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tori Eaton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margie Edwards Adair Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Ruth Starnes, Casey Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hazel Gentry, Russell Co., KY, (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edna Yarberry, Adair County, KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lewis (Bud) Wright, Casey County, KY (1929-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Kenneth Ed Wise, Crocus Creek Community (1948-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anne Elizabeth (Liz) Shaw, Taylor County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Odie Roy "Bouncer" Burton (1921-1995) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, May 6, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
7:00amCTAdair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
Open 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday; 7am-12pm noon CT, Saturdays. | (ID:27975, Comment)
8:00amCTVote In-Person by Absentee Machine, County Court Clerk's Office
8am-4:30pmCT M-F; 8:30am-12pmCT Sat.
(DETAILS/KY Secretary of State)
Adair County Clerk's Office, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:28009, Comment)
Columbia Post Office Stamp out Hunger Drive May 5-10, 2014 Nonperishable food items may be donated at the Columbia Post Office, 800 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, 8am-4pmCT, today. | (ID:28176, Comment)
May 5-May 9, 2014 is Teacher Appreciation Week | (ID:28196, 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. Docket for all Kentucky Counties:
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. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Thirty (30) 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. Two (2) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) 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. Six (6) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two Hundred Eight (208) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Five (5) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:28203, Comment)
Today, is deadline for ACHS Site Council nominations - 8am-3pmCT | (ID:28204, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:28025, Comment)
10:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 10am-1pmCT (Recurring Event)
Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - Patricia Willis Food Pantry | (ID:28021, Comment)
Services, Freedom Cemetery, for Stella M. Bailey, Russell Springs, KY | (ID:28185, Comment)
The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) Watch here for topic/guest(s) | (ID:28155, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28036, Comment)
Men's Golf League: Blind Nine
The Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY. | (ID:28206, Comment)
2:00pmCTFarmers Market at 409 Fairground opens at 2pm-6pmCT TODAY!
Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY - VENDORS/WARES | (ID:28210, Comment)
3:00pmCTDeadline for acceptance of Site Based Council parent members nominations
Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27937, Comment)
Adair Co. Knife Swap, Regular 1st & 3rd Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
In the basement of the Masonic Lodge, 501 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. - Jason Cox | (ID:28029, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28070, 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:28095, Comment)
5:15pmCTStrong for Life Class, regular Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. - Lee Ann Jessee | (ID:28104, Comment)
6:30pmCTMelson Ridge Separate Baptist Church Revival
Melson Ridge Separate Bapist Church, 5250 Hwy 900 Road, Columbia. KY | (ID:27960, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County Jaycees Reg Meeting 1st & 3rd Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
Fairgrounds Pavillion, 415 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY- GREG THOMAS | (ID:28108, Comment)

 






















 
 
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