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LWC Softball opens NAIA Opening Round on May 12, 2014


LWC Softball vs. William Penn at 2pmCT/3pmET, Monday, May 12, 2014 NAIA Opening Round at Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, 828 Russell Road, Columbia, KY 42728. - Jay R. Nicols

By Jay R. Nicols

COLUMBIA, KY - No. 10 Lindsey Wilson softball is the No. 2 seed in the four-team double-elimination Lindsey Wilson Bracket of the 2014 Softball National Championship Opening Round hosted by Lindsey Wilson College. It is the second-straight year Lindsey Wilson has been chosen to be one of the 10 host sites.


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2014-05-09 17:36:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

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Crash south of Lebanon, KY results in fatality



2014-05-09 - Lebanon, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM radio. Kentucky State Police and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, and Lebanon Police had traffic on US68/KY55 near the Super Walmart, South of Lebanon, KY, shut down to a single lane of traffic while investigating a serious crash south this afternoon. Lebanon Police call the Big Dawg just before 5pmET news to let us know. More details will be on the Big Dawg, 99.9 FM and ColumbiaMagazine.com as some as released. )(UPDATE: Click on READMORE for Kentucky State Police Report of the 2004 Nissan, above, fatality collision with a semi.) - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications
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Mrs. Irma Jo Shepperson, 60, Taylor County, KY (1954-2014)

She was the daughter of the late James and Helen Irene (Ritchie) Wilson. Her husband, Delson Eugene Shepperson, survives. She leavew 19 direct living descendants. Mrs. Shepperson was a retired employee of the Commonwealth of Kentucky where she had worked as a receptionist and secretary. She had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Campbellsville.
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Mrs. Irma Jo Shepperson, 60, of Campbellsville, KY, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2014 peacefully at her home.

There will be a memorial service arranged and conducted by the family at a later date, and will be announced by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY.


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2014-05-09 16:54:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Iva Jewel Martin Winfield, 81, Casey County, KY (1932-2014)

She was a secretary for the teamsters, attended Evangel Tabernacle while her health allowed, and continue to worship with Evangel Presents Live TV Ministry
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Iva Jewel Martin Winfield, 81, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at her home in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services are 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Saturday, May 10, 2014, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating. Ms. Winfield will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Liberty, KY. Visitation is Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 11amCT/12pm noon CT, until funeral service.


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2014-05-09 16:38:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Three lanes open on I-65 near mile marker 44

Earlier Story: Fiery crash closes I-65 Northbound near MP 43

By Wes Watson, Public Information Officer
KY Transportation Cabinet, District 3, Bowling Green, KY

Bowling Green, Ky. (MAY 9, 2014( Three lanes on I-65 north near mile marker 44 just north of the Cumberland Parkway have opened. The lanes were closed early this morning following a two semi-truck crash. The detour is being taken down and motorists can proceed north on I-65. Motorists need to be aware crews may still be working on the side of the road. - WES WATTS


2014-05-09 16:22:42 | Comments | Printable version

Danny Kay Bolen, 58, Russell Co., KY (1955-2014)

He was a native of Cincinnati, OH, and a resident of Russell Springs, KY at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Zilpha (New) and Tate Bolen. His wife Patricia Wilson Bolen, survives. He leaves 19 direct living descendants.
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Danny Kay Bolen, 58, of Russell Springs, KY, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY

Graveside services will be 1pmCT, on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Parksridge Cemetery. Interment at Parksridge Cemetery Russell Springs, KY. There will be no visitation.


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2014-05-09 16:05:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Cancelled: Adair Co. Little League games at Joe Johnson Park

Due to rain soaked playing field

All Adair Co. Little League games or tonight, Friday, May 9, 2014, starting at 5:00pmCT and later at Joe Johnson Little League Park, 167 Doc Walker Rd, Columbia, have been cancelled. Thanks. - Scott Bennett, ACLL President


2014-05-09 13:53:26 | Comments | Printable version

$150 million aluminum facility coming to Bowling Green

Creates 80 jobs; Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers

By Joe Hall

FRANKFORT, KY - (May 9, 2014) - Governor Steve Beshear today announced a joint venture between Constellium Nv and UACJ Corporation to build an aluminum production facility in Bowling Green. The $150-million project is one of the largest in south central Kentucky in the past decade and is expected to create 80 new jobs.


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2014-05-09 12:22:17 | Comments | Printable version

KY 914 in Pulaski County to become four-lane highway

Work to begin next week, expect delays
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By Amber Hale, Public Information Officer
KTC, Kentucky Highway Dept, District 8, Somerset, KY

SOMERSET, KY (May 9, 2014)- Construction to widen Somerset Southeast Bypass on KY 914 in Pulaski County is expected to begin Monday, May 12.

The $15.5 million project will construct dual left turn lanes from westbound KY 80 onto KY 914 and the widening of KY 914 to four lanes between mile points 9.65 and 13.301.


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2014-05-09 11:14:43 | Comments | Printable version

Fiery crash closes I-65 Northbound near MP 43

Semi loaded with paint rear ended semi loaded with fires; both trailer caught fire
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By Officer Jared Newberry, Public Information Officer
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Region 2, Louisville, KY

BROWNSVILLE, KY - On May 9, 2014 at approximately 04:30amCT, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received a call of an injury accident near the 43 mile point, I-65 Northbound inside Edmonson county. CVE officers from Post 3 responded to the scene and found 2 loaded commercial vehicles had collided.


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2014-05-09 11:01:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Has seen Compassion Award winner in action

Linda smith writes:
I am not surprised at all that Shelby received this award. I have seen her "in action". She will be an awesome nurse. Congratulations Shelby, and thanks for all you did for my Mom. - Linda smith
Comments re photo 54790 Shelby Kay Robertson receives Compassion Award


2014-05-09 08:20:53 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Nursing solicits stories for Nurses Week

From Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Division

Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Division joins the nation in celebrating National Nurses Week, which is held every year in May. The purpose of National Nurses Week is to raise public awareness of the value of nursing and to help educate the public about the vital roles registered nurses play in meeting the health care needs of the American people.

To celebrate National Nurses Week, the Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Division would like to pay tribute to the number of registered nurses in our community who provide highly skilled, safe and quality care in a variety of settings, and who encounter increased challenges to their professional and ethical commitment to deliver essential health care.


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2014-05-09 08:11:07 | Comments | Printable version

Edward L. Hughes, 66, Barren County, KY

Edward L. Hughes, age 66 of Glasgow, dies Thursday May 8, 2014 at NHC in Glasgow, KY.

Graveside services will be held Saturday May 10, 2014 at the Summer Shade Cemetery. McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, in charge of arrangements.


2014-05-09 07:15:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Columbia Construction/Traffic Report - May 9, 2014

Special ColumbiaMagazine.Com report

By Tammy Stotts

Stotts Construction will not be working anywhere in Columbia on Friday, May 9, 2014. - TAMMY STOTTS


2014-05-09 07:01:33 | Comments | Printable version

Blind Nine won by Coomer & Harlow & Janes

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By Chris Lewis

The team of Jadell Janes, Rollen Coomer and Lanny Harlow won the Blind Nine at the Men's Tournament at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson on Thursday, May 8, 2014.


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2014-05-09 05:46:39 | Comments | Printable version

ACSO Sheriff Moss, Deputy Rainwater make meth arrest

Arrest follows anonymous tip to 911, investigation; suspect lodged in Adair County Regional Jail, Columbia, KY.

From the Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11:50pmCT, 37 year old Clinton Bunch of Columbia, KY was arrested for possesion of controlled substance methamphetamine.


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2014-05-09 04:57:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

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2014-05-09 04:55:45 | Comments | Printable version

Thunderstorms likely today & this evening for area

The National Weather Service in Louisville, KY has issued the following Hazardous Weather Warning at 3:09amCT/4:09amET, Friday, May 9, 2014, for our area:
"Thunderstorms are likely today as a cold front pushes into the region from the west. The best chances of thunderstorm activity will be this afternoon and this evening. Some of the thunderstorms could be strong with heavy rains...Gusty winds...Hail and cloud to ground lightning."
Hazardous Weather Outlook


2014-05-09 04:08:57 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co. School District; April 2014 Attendance Update

From Supt. Alan W. Reed
Adair County Scools, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY

Each month Adair County Schools reports employee attendance data alongside our faculty/staff attendance data. Adair County Schools expects our employees to attain or exceed the same high attendance levels we expect of our students.

April Attendance Update-Student Attendance through April 30, 2014 (through the 7th Month of School) and Staff Attendance for April:


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2014-05-09 03:48:43 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Adair Co. Fiscal Court Agenda, Reg. Meeting, May 13, 2014

Adair Fiscal Court meets Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 7pmCT, in the Adair Courthouse Annex Basement, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY.

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2014-05-09 03:33:06 | Comments | Printable version

KY Afield Outdoors: Leave young wildlife alone this time of year

'People want to help the animals they feel are in danger. Their help is often a curse instead of a blessing. Humans are no substitute for natural parents.' - LEE McCLELLANClick on headline for complete story with photo(s)
Next earlier KY Afield Outdoors column: KY Afield: Striped bass coming back at Lake Cumberland . Posted May 4, 2014

By Lee McClellan
Associate Editor, KY Afield Outdoors

FRANKFORT, KY - It is a demonstration of the best traits of the human race, but can end in error.

At this time of year, people see young wildlife seemingly abandoned by their parents. Deer fawns left alone in a grassy field. Baby birds that fall from their nests, seemingly helpless in your backyard.


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2014-05-09 02:27:51 | Comments | Printable version

LWC College of Nursing program honors 17 at pinning ceremony

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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - A total of 17 Lindsey Wilson College nursing seniors were honored Thursday night, May 8, 2014, by the college's nursing faculty at the college's annual pinning and recognition ceremony at V.P. Henry Auditorium.


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2014-05-09 01:44:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

LWC Women's Golf Ranked No. 20 in Final Coaches’ Top 25 Poll

Blue Raiders finished just shy of receiving an at-large bid to the national tournament

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson women’s golf team is ranked No. 20 in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced on Thursday.

The Blue Raiders took second place at the Mid-South Conference Tournament on April 21-23 and received 185 total points in the poll.


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2014-05-09 01:17:21 | Comments | Printable version

Old Conover Grade School Reunion is May 24, 2014

Remember last year's reunion? Click to 72 attend 16th Annual Conover School Reunion with group and other photo(s)

By Fern Roy

There will be a school reunion at the at the Old Conover School, 576 Freedom Church Road, in Adair County, KY Saturday May 24, 2014. All former students, teachers, friends and their families are invited to attend. Please bring enough food and beverage for your group, Lunch will begin at 12pm noon CT. Contact: 270-384-4108. Hope to see you there! - Fern Roy
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2014-05-09 00:48:35 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM, May 9, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 9, 2014:
One can never choose
what will come or what has been
as more important.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 9 May 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 969, 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
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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.



2014-05-09 00:33:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Delightful entertainment at Holmes Bend Beach

Jane Potts writes

I'm not a writer, but i would like to share our experience at the beach today. I went with my daughters and grandkids. Several LWC students came. We were so amazed as a couple of the guys played a guitar and sang wagon wheel. They were awesome and so respectful. We enjoyed the good talent of these young men - Jane Potts


2014-05-09 00:31:08 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 9
Happy Anniversary, Joe and Bonnie Birdwell (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alyson Kate Friend (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobby Ray Roberts Jr. | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carl Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Clay York (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Darrell Treece (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Freddie Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Janet Thompson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, JoD Curry (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Misty May (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Na Tasha Parnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy Cundiff | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Osby Buddy Karnes, Jr | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Preslie Lawless | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ruth Marie Johnson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephanie Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tillie Shelton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wanda Wisdom | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Opal Sallee, formerly of Taylor Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph Edrington, Taylor Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Claudia Coomer, Adair Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eileen Compton, Adair Co., KY (1928 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lissie Mae Perkins Ervin, Greensburg, KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sharlene Judy Doyle, Adair County, KY (1951-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth M. Johnson, Adair Co., KY (1925-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Wade Owens, 93, Russell County, KY (1920-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lester Lee Wesley, Casey County, KY (1950-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brent Harrison, 62, Casey County, KY (1952-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTAdair Co. Farmers Market, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY 6am-10amCT | (ID:28240, 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:27978, Comment)
8:00amCT2014-15 Preschool, Headstart Registration, 8am-2pmCT
Adair County Annex Building Basement, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:27246, Comment)
ACPC kindergarten registration, 8am-2pmCT
In library, Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey DR, Columbia, KY 42728 | (ID:27329, Comment)
Election of Site Based Council parent members 8am-2pmCT
Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:27938, Comment)
Vote 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:28012, 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:28179, Comment)
May 5-May 9, 2014 is Teacher Appreciation Week | (ID:28199, 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) 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. Twenty-four (24 Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:28239, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for Eva Mae Young, 82, Cumberland Co., KY (1932-2014) | (ID:28227, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28039, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Mrs. Irma Jo Shepperson, 60, Taylor County, KY (1954-2014) | (ID:28243, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Griders Chapel United Methodist Church, for Nannie R. Dykes, 84, Russell Co., KY (1929-2014) | (ID:28223, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28073, 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:28100, Comment)
5:30pmCTCancelled: All Adair Co. Little League games at Joe Johnson Park
at Joe Johnson Little League Park, 167 Doc Walker Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28241, Comment)
6:30pmCTDerrick Coffey testimony at Victory A.D.O./Alcohol Drug Outreach
Victory Community Church, 107 N. Reed Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:28219, Comment)
Lovedale Church in revival with Bro. Carly Riggs, Evangelist
Lovedale Church, 2962 Allen Schoolhouse Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28228, Comment)

 






















 
 
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