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Link: Amber alert cancelled- kid found safe

Tamra Wilson writes:
"Good news!!! . . . Amber alert cancelled - kid found safe," and a link to the story: Arrest warrant issued for mom in AMBER Alert case -Tami
Comment about: Amber Alert: Child Abduction Emergency issued


2014-05-08 20:05:50 | Comments | Printable version

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Chris Anderson will entertain at FM2, Sat. May 10, 2014



2014-05-08 - Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Jana Esch.
Christopher Anderson will be sharing music
with the Farmers Market on the Square, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 9:30am & 11amCT. Chris is one of the worship leaders at Stoner Creek Church in Elkhorn, Kentucky. Chris began playing music with his Uncle John in Northern Michigan as a youngster.

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Christoper Anderson will entertain at FM2, Sat. May 10, 2014

Christopher Anderson, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:30am & 11amCT

By Jana Esch, Entertainment Coordinator
Farmers Market on the Square

Christopher Anderson will be sharing music with the Farmers Market on the Square this Saturday. Chris is one of the worship leaders at Stoner Creek Church in Elkhorn, Kentucky. Chris began playing music with his Uncle John in Northern Michigan as a youngster.


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2014-05-08 19:52:04 | Comments | Printable version

ACES 4th graders get LWC College/Career Readiness Tour

Hosted by Ms. Traci Pooler and other LWC faculty and staff. 'The ACES fourth graders and teachers can't stop talking about the experience!' Supt. Reed says.

By Alan W. Reed, Superintendent, Adair Co. Schools

I would like to thank Ms. Traci Pooler along with other faculty and staff members of Lindsey Wilson College for providing all fourth grade students at Adair County Elementary School (ACES) with a wonderful fun and learning opportunity Tuesday afternoon, May 6, 2014. The ACES fourth graders and teachers can't stop talking about the experience!


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2014-05-08 16:36:05 | Comments | Printable version

Campbellsville ST/RD center stage as Construction Season starts

Announcement of Barney Burns' Bowling & Fun Center, the removal of the old Parson House, and the Town Creek Project all have happened in the last couple of weeks. Town Creek project developed on multi-faceted front, aided by Governor Beshear and his staff, Senator Sara Beth Gregory, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials in Frankfort, Somerset and at the Highway Barn in Columbia, CJE Ann Melton and the Adair Fiscal Court, Mayor Mark Harris, and Junior Stotts, who helped with negotiate project, and Rob Wilkerson, Columbia Manufacturer who, it is now learned, is the private benefactor who has offered to fund the removal of the Parson House
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By Ed Waggener

Fast moving announcements from three separate events affecting Campbellsville Street/Road from downtown to the bypass, are making a big difference in the fortunes of the stretch of road.

First there was the announcement of the Barney Burns new bowling fun center - already underway.

Then came the announcement Tuesday night at the Columbia City Council meeting that the Columbia Cemetery Board would be given the city's blessing to take legal steps to obtain the Parson House, which the Cemetery Board will raze.

And finally, word of succcess in a four month long effort to get the Town Creek Project underway, for safety, flood control, and beautification was made public by Senator Sara Beth Gregory and Mayor Mark Harris.


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2014-05-08 16:00:23 | Comments | Printable version

Business after Hours at Bowling Community Park

Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a Business after Hours at Bowling Community Park, 1608 West Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY, at 5:30pmCT, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Everyone is invited to attend, see the many renovations and improvements made, and have refreshments. - Gaye Shaw

2014-05-08 12:14:54 | Comments | Printable version

Ribbon Cutting set at Metcalfe Extension Office Storm Shelter

The Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce will have a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Storm Shelter located at Metcalfe County Extension Office, 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY, on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 5pmCT. Everyone is invited to attend, see the facility and learn from Metcalfe County Emergency Management Director Emory Kidd how the facilities will be accessed and used. - Gaye Shaw

2014-05-08 12:09:05 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Billy Wilson preaching May 11, 2014 at Flatwoods SBC

Bro. Billy Wilson will be preaching on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at 11amCT at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Rd, Columbia, KY, 42728. Sunday School begins at 10amCT, Bro. Junior Holmes, Pastor, and congregation invite everyone to attend. Contact: Bro. Todd Corbin at 1-270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin

2014-05-08 11:56:18 | Comments | Printable version

Agenda, CAUD meeting, May 8, 2014

The Columbia/Adair Utilities District (CAUD) Board of Trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6pmCT, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in the conference room of the CAUD offices, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY 42728 with the following agenda:
  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Approval of Bills
  4. Phase 14 (Downtown) Project
  5. Phase 15 (River Crossing) Project
  6. Discussion of Phase 16 (EDA Sewer) Bids
  7. Phase 17 (Sewer) Project
  8. Cane Valley Sewer Project
  9. Office Report
  10. Sewer Report
  11. Water Report
  12. New Business
  13. Adjourn
The meeting is open to the public. - JENNIFER CARTER, Office Manager.


2014-05-08 09:40:27 | Comments | Printable version

Campbellsville PD investigates car/motorcycle collision

2005 Suzuki Motorcycle rider transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by CTC EMS

From Ann Sanders

The Campbellsville Police Department investigated an injury collision at around 1pmET, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 on South Columbia Avenue.

A 2008 Nissan Quest operated by 65 year old Phyllis S. Holbrook of Mt. Vernon, KY, attempted to make a left hand turn from South Columbia Avenue into the parking lot of Second Glance Consignment store.


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2014-05-08 07:25:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

JIM: 95 years ago the interesting news was in the tidbits

Unthinkable even today, the speed laws were daily being disregarded in the great epicenter of respect for law, order, and decorum - Columbia, KY. The community was already a (potential) strategic aviation hub - the Government was thinking about making the community a gas station for airplanes.
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By JIM

SOME PIECE NORTH OF RUSSELL CREEK - (Wednesday, May 7, 2014) - The News of exactly 95 years ago today - Wednesday, May 7, 1919 - carried no articles worthy of banner headlines, but still, several interesting tidbits dotted the pages.


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2014-05-08 07:07:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

Phase 14 Downtown Waterline Project for Thursday, May 8, 2014

Construction Season: Columbia grows/Columbia improves

From Jennifer Carter, CAUD; and Stotts Construction Co, Inc.

Columbia / Adair Utilities District's Downtown Water Replacement Project is under construction.

Today, 7am-5:30pmCT, Thursday May 8, 2014, Stotts Construction Company, Inc. will be working on 100 Block of Madison Alley and on 200 Block S Reed Street from Save-a-lot to the intersection of Fortune Street in Columbia, KY.


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2014-05-08 04:31:21 | Comments | Printable version

Amber Alert: Child Abduction Emergency issued

Two year old child abducted in Centerville, OH may be in danger. Kentucky State Police requested Amber Alert for NWS area served by Louisville, KY. Readers are urged to watch for Lime Green Ford Fiesta with Ohio License Plates and number FWJ2295.

The National Weather Service has issued an Amber Alert at the request of the Kentucky State Police at 3:45amCT, Thursday, May 8, 2014: "At the request of the Kentucky State police...The Kentucky emergency alert system is activated to assist in the broadcast of an amber alert.


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2014-05-08 04:24:47 | Comments | Printable version

Remembering Caleb Capps and LWC teammates' tribute

Jamie Lynn writes:
Love it, all for Caleb. I am so proud of Danny and Margie. Love you both... Caleb, you will never be forgotten, love ya. --Jamie Lynn
Comments re photo 54642 LW Baseball team remembers fallen teammate Caleb Capps


2014-05-08 03:55:43 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM, May 8, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 8, 2014:
Change from strict routine,
even if not as healthy,
good if infrequent.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 8 May 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 968, 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

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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.



2014-05-08 03:19:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 8
Happy Anniversary, Jason and Melena Lacy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Richard and Betty Burris (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ann Young (May 8, 1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryce Farris (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy BIrthday, Danny Hammond | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dello Jessee (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eula Goetz | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Begley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kristal Bunch | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda A. Grider (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Logan Williams | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Retter Bailey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Owens | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelby Elizabeth Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Carrie Lewis Dobson, 92, Green Co. KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marsha Lee Jackson, Crocus, KY, native (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Blanche Grider, 88, Russell Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James T. Emerson, Casey Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frank J. Rowe, Adair Co., KY native (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Alton Brewington, (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton Eugene Bradshaw, 54, Russell Springs, KY (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucille Edwards Stitzel, 93, Green County, KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Calvin C. Brown, Adair County, KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Audrey Hatter Hines, Casey Co., KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lana Bryant, Casey County, KY (1960-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linken Alexander Close, Taylor County, KY (May 8, 2014-May 8, 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James D. Coffey, Adair County, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, May 8, 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:27977, Comment)
Phase 14 Downtown Waterline Project underway: 7am-5:30pmCT
Avoid 100 Block of Madison Alley and on 200 Block S Reed Street in Columbia, KY. | (ID:28231, 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:28011, 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:28178, Comment)
May 5-May 9, 2014 is Teacher Appreciation Week | (ID:28198, 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: One (1) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-eight (28) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. Three (3) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:28232, Comment)
10:00amCTVisitation, Columbia, KY for Mary Kathryn Hutchison Davis, Adair Co., KY (1923-2014) | (ID:28201, Comment)
11:00amCTReception honoring retirement of PVA Junior Feese
Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:28225, Comment)
Chris Stoner entertainment at FM2, 424 Public Sq., Columbia, KY | (ID:28237, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28038, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Daisy Schackow, Russell County, KY (1938-2014) | (ID:28211, Comment)
Business after Hours at Bowling Community Park
Bowling Community Park, 1608 West Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY | (ID:28235, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia City Cemetery, for Mary Kathryn Hutchison Davis, Adair Co., KY (1923-2014) | (ID:28200, Comment)
3:00pmCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Wanda Jane Moran Young, 62, Green County, KY (1951-2014) | (ID:28221, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28072, Comment)
6:00pmCTColumbia/Adair Co. Utilities Bd. regular 2nd Thursday meeting. (Watch here for AGENDA)
CAUD Offices, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. (Recurring /2nd Thursday) | (ID:28146, Comment)
Community organizational meeting for 2014 Project Graduation
Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:28208, Comment)
6:30pmCTMelson Ridge Separate Baptist Church Revival
Melson Ridge Separate Bapist Church, 5250 Hwy 900 Road, Columbia. KY | (ID:27962, 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:28123, Comment)
WKU/Glasgow campus Graduand at Plaza Theatre
Plaza Theatre, 115 East Main Street in Glasgow, KY | (ID:28190, Comment)
7:00pmCTVFW 6097, Ladies Auxiliary meet each 2nd Thursday
at VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event) | (ID:28147, Comment)

 






















 
 
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