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Chicken rookies seek good layers and good advice

My wife and I want to have 2-4 laying chickens on our Gradyville farm. We’re looking for someone who will not only sell us good chickens but who will help with advice for two chicken rookies. - Guy & Aline Babin, Cool Springs Community. Phone 410-259-9814

2014-05-23 19:11:45 | Comments | Printable version

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Anna J. Estes Perkins, Green County, KY (1947-2014)



2014-05-23 - 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY - Photo from Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.

Anna J. Estes Perkins, Green County, KY (1947-2014)


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FM2 Know Before You Go report, May 24, 2014

OPEN TODAY, SATURDAY, MAY 24m 2014: The Farmer's Market on the Square is open every Saturday from 8am-1pmCT, at the Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY
No need to sacrifice the conveniences of shopping in the big box stores when you visit the Farmer's Market on the Square. Many of the FM2 vendors accept debit and credit cards.

By Barbara Armitage, Market Coordinator

The weather man is promising another delightful Saturday. We have an almost perfect mix of farm fresh fruit, vegetables, plants, baked goods, BBQ, Hot Coffee, crafts, and entertainment. Here's what we already know will be here:

Entertainment: Simple Truth Ministries, a family band that loves to share their music! Pull up a chair at the FM2 Welcome tent and enjoy the concert.


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2014-05-23 17:43:52 | Comments | Printable version

Industrial hemp seeds finally arrive in Frankfort, KY

'It was crucial to do the pilot programs this year so Kentucky can be at the front of the line when industrial hemp production becomes legal in the United States.' - KY Agriculture Commissioner James Comer

By Ted Sloan
News from KY Department of Agriculture

FRANKFORT, KY - The industrial hemp seeds ticketed for pilot research programs in Kentucky finally made it to the state Department of Agriculture headquarters in Frankfort today after being held in Louisville for weeks by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at the direction of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.


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2014-05-23 17:16:01 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Thrasher, Bro. Harvey at Victory, Sunday, May 25, 2014

Victory Community Church 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY invites everyone to join us Sunday, May 25, 2014, at 10:30amCT, to hear Bro. Jimmy Thrasher bring the morning message and Bro. Steve Harvey bring the evening message at 6:30pmCT. Sunday School is at 9:30amCT. - Trudy Crabb

2014-05-23 17:06:55 | Comments | Printable version

Anna J. Estes Perkins, Green County, KY (1947-2014)

She was a native of Barren County, KY, and a resident of Mt. Sherman, KY at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Houston Estes and Mattie Wright Estes. She leaves 13 direct living descendants. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Dezarn Chapel and was a homemaker.
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Anna J. Estes Perkins, 66, of Hodgenville, Kentucky, formerly of Mt. Sherman, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, May 23, 2014 at her daughter's home in Hodgenville, KY.

The funeral services Anna J. Estes Perkins will be conducted at 12pm noon CT, , Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Hodges Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Guy Whitlow will be officiating. Visitation is requested from 4pm until 8pmCT, Sunday, May 25, 2014, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Monday until time of the funeral service.


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2014-05-23 15:45:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Bike Ride to FM2 from Patty's, Vester, Sat., May 25, 2014

Slow and short ride on bikes planned.

By Jerry Holt

Jerry Holt and Gary and Dianne Rose are going to bike from the Patty's Liberty Road General Store and Deli, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY (Vester) to the Farmers Market on the Square, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. We will be departing from the General store at 9amCT. This will be a slow and short ride about 7 miles each way. Join Us!!!! - Jerry Holt


2014-05-23 13:54:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Healthy Lifestlyes by Kelli Bonifer

LCADD HQ, Russell Springs, KY, named the Pat Bell Building

New name announced in ceremony Thursday at the Lake Cumberland Area Development District (LCADD) in Russell Springs, KY preceding regular meeting. It's the second public building named for the Columbia, Kentuckian who has become a symbol of regionalism in South Central Kentucky. Letters read from Senator Mitch McConnell, US Congressman Hal Rogers, State Senator Sara Beth Gregory, and from John Chowning. Chowning praised Bell for his vision and work in the Appalachian region encouraging cities and counties to work together across geographic and political boundaries
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By Linda Waggener

The board at Lake Cumberland Area Development District honored Columbian Patrick Bell, its first executive director, by naming the Russell Springs office building the Pat Bell Building in a ceremony preceding the full board meeting on May 22, 2014.

The building's new letters were unveiled by Patrick Bell's two children, Rob Collins Bell, Campbellsville, KY, and Jennifer S. Bell, Lexington, KY.


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2014-05-23 12:05:53 | Comments | Printable version

KSP investigating drowning death in Hodgenville, KY

62-year old woman's body found Thursday night in pond across S. Lincoln Blvd from Larue County Middle School, Hodgenville, KY. Drowning is indicated as cause of death and no foul play suspected at this time. KSP assisted at the scene by Larue Co. EMS, Larue Co. Coroner's Office, Hodgenville P.D., Larue Co. S.O., and the Larue Co. Fire Department
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By Tpr. Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

HODGENVILLE, KY - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is investigating a drowning death that occurred in Hodgenville, KY, on S. Lincoln Blvd. The body of Rose Akin (62) was found in a pond across from Larue Co. Middle School at approximately 8pmET on Thursday, May 22, 2014.


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2014-05-23 11:24:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

Lois Cooper Shepherd, Russell County, KY (1925-2014)

She was a member of a highly regarded Russell County family. She was the daughter of the late Cosby & Golda Meece Cooper. Her husband, Bro. Louis Shepherd, survives. She leaves seven direct living descendants. She was a retired teacher and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
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Lois Cooper Shepherd, 88, of Russell Springs, KY, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014. at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, KY

Funeral services for Lois Cooper Shepherd will be 3pmCT, Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Friendship Baptist Church with Bro. John C. Wilson & Bro. Danny Withers officiating. Friends may call from 6pm-8pmCT, Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, and after 1pmCT, Sunday at the church. Burial will be in the Smith Memorial Cemetery.


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2014-05-23 09:09:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

ADAIR Band holds annual awards banquet at LWC

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By Shamarie Claiborne

Last week, the ADAIR Band held their annual awards banquet at Lindsey Wilson College. It was a great night with tons of laughter, friendship, and even a few tears. Each year, the seniors, are seated at a special table of honor, in recognition of their dedication and hard work through the years. This year was no different and a great time was had by all.


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2014-05-23 07:43:42 | Comments | Printable version

Fishing U show filmed at GRL and Taylor Co. HS to air

The Fishing University show filmed on Green River Lake and the Taylor County High School, will air Saturday, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 11:30amCT/12:30pmET; Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 3:30pmCT/4:30pmET, and on Sunday June 1, 2014, at 7amCT/8amET on the Outdoor Channel. - Alisha Nelson, Taylor County Tourist Commission, 270-283-2001

2014-05-23 07:24:18 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co. election officer checks may be picked up today

Election Officer checks are ready to be picked up in the Adair County Judge's Office, 424 Public Square, Suite 1, Columbia, KY. If checks are not picked up by 2pmCT, today, they will be mailed. - Gale Cowan, Adair County Finance Officer

2014-05-23 07:17:45 | Comments | Printable version

Edmonton road race raises over $5,000 for Capps scholarship

Caleb Capps Baseball Memorial Scholarship 5K Run in Edmonton, KY, participatants helped raise $5,000 for the fund, drew over 145 residents. Money funds scholarship for LWC Baseball player from Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Green, Hart, Metcalfe, Monroe or Russell counties
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By Duane Bonifer

COLUMBIA, KY - A road race held earlier this month in Edmonton, KY, helped raise $5,000 for an endowed scholarship that memorializes the life of a Lindsey Wilson College Student. The second-annual Caleb Capps Baseball Memorial Scholarship 5K Run was held May and attracted 145 area residents. The participants helped raise $5,000 for the scholarship.


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2014-05-23 07:07:07 | Comments | Printable version

ACPC celebrates long-awaited playground installation

PE Teacher Chad Myers designed and negotiated the entire playgournd process. Kindergartener in Mrs. Shay Knifley's class, Kylie Miller, who gave the first donation toward getting the new playground, gets honor of cutting ribbon
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By Patty Jones, Principal
Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY

The students of Adair County Primary Center are celebrating today. The long-awaited playground for the school has finally opened.

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies occurred Thursday morning, May 22, 2014, with Kylie Miller, a kindergarten student in Mrs. Shay Knifley's class, doing the honors.


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2014-05-23 06:11:40 | Comments | Printable version

George Payne corrects opening time for Best Donuts

Comments re photo 55005 Epicurean Kentuckian Best DonutsColumbia KY is open

George Payne writes:
I think Best Donuts opens at 5 am instead of 7. - George Payne
Thanks, George Payne: You are right, this new NO SMOKING restaurant opens at 5amCT. Had fluff in my ear while reading a photo, got to thinking in military time, transposed "pm" to "am" and hence the mistake - all dye to faulty OEM brain wiring. But thanks to you, the photo caption is fixed. - EW


2014-05-23 05:58:06 | Comments | Printable version

NWS, Louisville, KY, warns of thunderstorms Fri., May 23, 2014

But Saturday, May 24, 2014, expected to be Sunny, with high of 80 degrees F., nearly perfect weather to start the Memorial Day Weekend. And Larry Smith, FM 92.7 the WAVE, said in a phone call that it is going to be Sunny today. Hope he's right as he usually is. - CM

The National Weathr service, Louisville, KY, has issued the following Hazardous Weather Outlook, at 3:11amCT/4:11amET, Friday, May 23, 2014 for an area which includes Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties of South Central Kentucky for today and tonight:
"Scattered thunderstorms over central kentucky will diminish by late morning. Brief heavy rain...Gusty winds...And cloud to ground lightning may accompany any storm."
Hazardous Weather Outlook


2014-05-23 05:26:09 | Comments | Printable version

LWC's Johnson, Stevens 15th and 17th in Women's Long Jump

Blue Raiders compete at 1pmCT and 5:30pmCT, Friday, May 23, 2014, at the at NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium, 18999 Oak Road W, Gulf Shores, AL

GULF SHORES, AL - Nacia Johnson and Kimberley Stevens took 15th and 17th place, respectively, in the women's long jump event on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.


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2014-05-23 04:10:28 | Comments | Printable version

Traffic - No CAUD waterline construction through Memorial Day

Reed Street will be open through Memorial Day

Special to ColumbiaMagazine.com

Stotts Construction Co. will not be doing any work on the Columbia Downtown Water Systems Project on Friday, May 23, 2014, or on Memorial Day, Monday May 26, 2014 South Reed Street will be open during this time. Work will resume on Tuesday May 27, 2014 at a to be announced location.


2014-05-23 03:50:29 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM, May 23, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 23, 2014:
When strict housekeeper
sits down on a made-up bed,
excitement has charge.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 23 May 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 983, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, May 18, 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.



2014-05-23 03:21:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Wonders if Best Donuts restaurant is non-smoking

Update: at 6:03amCT: Best Donuts is another NO-SMOKING restaurant
Comments re photo 55005 Epicurean Kentuckian Best DonutsColumbia KY is open

Barbara Armitage writes:
I wish I didn't have to ask this question about every restaurant but is Best Donuts non smoking? - Barbara Armitage
Sorry, didn't get that information. We'll post as soon as we learn. - EW


2014-05-23 03:20:00 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 23
(ADV) Looking for a place to gather for a birthday meal?
Check What's Cooking in South Central Kentucky | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Atlee and Ovalene Rexroat (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Cindy & Jason Wheeler (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Harold & Cathy Lawless | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jeremy and Brittany Lea Dile (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Allen Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ben Marshall, Lexington, KY (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Casey Brown (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, David Kinnett (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Enoch Dee Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ken Fortune | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Noel (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Turner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Bragg (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Mary Gladys Milby, Taylor Co., KY (May 23, 1916 - September 26, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Marie Eads, Green Co., KY (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Gray, Cumberland Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathleen Floyd Williams, Casey Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Glen Murray, Green Co., KY (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernon L. Davis, Casey Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Hogan Ferrell, Clay County, TN native (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jodie Mings, Campbellsville, KY, Adair Co., KY native (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl Harris, Taylor County, KY (1952-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Henry E. Blakeman, Taylor County, KY (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Erika Jean Graves, Adair County, KY (1970-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerell Cape (May 23, 1959-Aug. 20, 1996) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, May 23, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTAdair Farmers Market Open 6am-10amCT TODAY (Sponsored)
Adair Extension office parking lot, 409 Fair Ground Street Columbia, KY | (ID:28399, 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:27993, Comment)
Traffic - Stotts Construction, Inc.: No Caud waterline construction through Memorial Day. Reed Street open during this period. | (ID:28395, Comment)
8:00amCTKynect Assistance (8am-10amCT) Market Hrs. 6am-10amCT
at Adair County Farmer's Market, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:28376, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance.
Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties Once at Docket for all Kentucky Counties, Choose 1) Circuit or District, 2) County - from drop down list 3) Verify dates. :
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. 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. No (0) 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:28394, Comment)
Adair Co. election officer checks may be picked up today 8am-2pmCT. | (ID:28400, Comment)
9:00amCTLWC in NAIA Softball World Series vs. College of Idaho
at South Commons Softball Complex, 400 4th Street, Columbus, GA | (ID:28305, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Greensburg, KY Garry Steven McCubbins, Green County, KY (1951-2014) | (ID:28387, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28056, Comment)
12:30pmCTMemorial service, Campbellsville, KY, for Tpr. Johnny Edrington
at Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:28301, Comment)
1:00pmCTLWC's Track & Field Team members compete at the at NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium, 18999 Oak Road W, Gulf Shores, AL | (ID:28397, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28087, 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:28102, Comment)
5:30pmCTLWC's Track & Field's Kimberley Stevens competes at the at NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium, 18999 Oak Road W, Gulf Shores, AL | (ID:28398, Comment)
6:30pmCTRonnie Yates will give testimony at A.D.O. program
Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed St, Columbia | (ID:28378, Comment)

 






















 
 
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