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Election 2014: Dr. Ron Rogers first of Council to file for relection

The first candidate has filed for the Columbia, City Council:
  • Dr. Ron Rogers, incumbent, filed at noon Thursday, June 6, 2014
All six seats on the council are open in the General Election, November 4, 2014.

Filing is open until 4pmCT, August 12, 2014, in the office of Adair County Court Clerk Joyce Rodgers, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-384-2801.


2014-06-06 15:58:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

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ACHS Class of 2014: Ferguson, Grant, and Perez receive VanArsdale Scholarships



2014-06-06 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne.
Heather VanArsdale Scholarships
were presented by Heather VanArsdale to Sarah Ferguson, Madison Grant, and Ana Perez (not pictured). - Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Director, Adair County School District. (2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos)

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ACHS Class of 2014 KOSSA Certification Recipients

KOSSA: Kentucky Occupational Skills Standards Assessment
2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos

By: Shamarie Claiborne

Loretta Rainwater presented the following KOSSA Certifications at the annual Senior Awards ceremony held at the Adair County High School.


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2014-06-06 13:42:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

ACHS Class of 2014 Departmental Awards

Complete list of award recipients for English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Physical Education, Foreign Language, Drama, Agriculture, Art, Business, Information Technology, Yearbook, Lake Cumberland Technical Center.Click on headline for complete story
2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Technology Director
Adair County School District

Principal Troy Young was the Master of Ceremonies throughout the evening. A record number of seniors were recognized for a wide array of accomplishments.


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2014-06-06 13:36:56 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Class of 2014 Scholarship Recipients

It was a huge night for scholarship recipients, with over $3 million in scholarships presented to Adair County High School Seniors at Awards Night, Thursday, June 5, 2014. Click on headline for complete list of scholarships, recipients, & presenters
2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos


By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordinator
Adair County School District

More than 3 million dollars in scholarships were presented to the 2014 graduating class last night during the annual Senior Awards ceremony held at Adair County High School.

Click on headline for complete list of scholarships, presenters, and recipients


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2014-06-06 13:35:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

ACHS Class of 2014 Senior Awards

It was a huge night of Celebration for a high achieving class. Awards recipients in complete article lists: Valedictorian, Salutorian, Top 10%, DAR, US Army, US Corps of Engineers, Principal's Challenge, Governors Scholars, Top ACT, College & Career Ready, Career Ready, College Ready, and Technology Literacy. For the College Ready, over $3 Million Dollars in Scholarships were awarded.
2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos

By Shamarie Claiborne

Last night during the annual Senior Awards ceremony held at the Adair County High School there was in excess of 3 million dollars of scholarships presented to the 2014 graduating class. While some of the scholarships were one time funds and others renewable for up to four years of study, they were all greatly appreciated.

Principal Troy Young was the Master of Ceremonies throughout the evening. A record number of seniors were recognized for a wide array of accomplishments not only scholarship recipients. Here is a quick peek at the winners.


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2014-06-06 13:32:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Nelson Lee Buford, Burkesville, KY (1956-2014)

He was a native of Barren County, KY, and a resident of Cumberland County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Virgil and Ruth Grooms Buford. He leaves 1 direct living descendant. He was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church in Glasgow, KY, and enjoyed football and basketball.
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Nelson Lee Buford age 57 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 07, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY with burial in Caney Fork Cemetery in Allen County, KY. Family requests visitation 6pm-8pmCT, Friday, June 06, 2014 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.


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2014-06-06 11:16:25 | Comments | Printable version

22 KY cities receive national Main Street accreditation

None of communities in 7-County - Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor. Closest communities: Danville, London, Perryville, Scottsville, and Springfield, KY
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By Diane Comer

Frankfort, KY - The National Main Street Center (NMSC) has announced that 22 Kentucky Main Street Program (KYMS) communities have achieved national accreditation, up from 17 in 2013. KYMS is administered by the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office (KHC), and the center is a division of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


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2014-06-06 10:40:03 | Comments | Printable version

Traffic: Construction will affect Jamestown, Burkesville STs.

Waterline Construction Work will start at 9pmCT, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Detours will be set up. Watch for Boil Water Advisory to be issued

By Jennifer Carter

Stotts Construction Co., Inc. will be doing construction on Jamestown and Burkesville Streets on Sunday, June 8, 2014 starting around 9:30pmCT. They will have detours set up for traffic control. There will not be water service during this construction time. A boil water advisory will be issued. We thank our customers and the public in advance for your cooperation in avoiding these areas where possible. Jennifer Carter, Office Manager, Columbia/Adair Utilities District


2014-06-06 09:22:13 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Site Council interviews for art, music, English positions

By Troy Young

Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY, will have a special called SBDM meeting on Monday June 9, 2014, at 4pmCT, in the library The purpose of the meeting is to interview for the art and music positions that are available at the high school.

Also: ACHS, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY, will have a special called SBDM meeting on Wednesday June 11, 2014 beginning at 4pmCT for the purpose of interviewing for the English positions that are available at the high school. --Troy Young


2014-06-06 09:12:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Musa Basjoo banana trees thrive in Kentucky - and farther north

GARDENING: The plants grow tall and bear fruit - but not for food. Plants, advice on growing them will be available at the Farmers Market on the Square, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, on Saturday, June 7, 2014, 8am-1pmCT
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Bananas growing in Kentucky is not something you see every day and when you do you can bet that some gardener devotes a lot of time to them. Until now.

Musa Basjoo is a cold hardy banana that is native to the Ryuku Islands near Japan. It can be grown directly in the ground year round as far north as Canada.


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2014-06-06 07:17:20 | Comments | Printable version

(Ad) Yard Sale ads popping this morning.

Big Yard Sale Events are happening today & tomorrow, listed on South Central Kentucky's YARD SALE Central - See 'em on CM - Right now. Right here.

CM Yard Sale ads are popping up faster this morning. There a long list of events posted. See all the CM Classifieds. Complete instructions to place your ad today are at Rates and Terms

Many Classifications have listings with Deadline. There's a CM Real Estate & Auctions listed today, set for 5pmCT, an unusual time for an auction, but the time and the setting makes this one worthwhile - just for the scenery and the beauty of the retreat. The classification has a turnkey going business listing, an opportunity to own land in what could be ground zero for Adair County Beauty - Little Cake Road - and the auction.

Besides Yard Sales, there's been recent activity in CM Books (Teachers set for sale). CM Freecycling (Maury Lewis has things to give away & and some posted, some we're behind on) CM Lost & Found (Found I-Phone, in CM Wanted (Rainbow Vacuum Cleaner added to the list), CM For Sale (including new "Baby Stuff" ad and many other new ones. WATCH for NEW CLASSIFIED BANNER AD for Horse Massage). The easiest way to keep up to date is to do what a growing number of people are doing, scanning CM CLASSIFIEDS on each and every visit. If you encounter any difficulties, we're here, at 270-250-2730 - Just a phone call away!

Make your Yard Sale really stand out - Put it on the high traffic Front Page of CM today for just $10. - All it takes is a phone call to 270-250-2730 and we'll activate ads already in CM Yard Sales within 15 minutes; new ads postings take a little longer, but we're NOW Posting and will take time to help.



2014-06-06 04:38:31 | Comments | Printable version

Today, FRIDAY with CM, June 6, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 6, 2014:
Sincere compliment --
To rather look like you move
than to be pretty.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 6 June 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 997, in progress

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 1, 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.



2014-06-06 03:54:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Mrs. Ruth Hagan Fletcher, Cumberland Co., KY (1934-2014)

She was a native of Metcalfe County, KY, and a resident of Cumberland County at the time of her death. She was a member of a highly regarded family with deep roots in Cumberland, Metcalfe and Adair Counties of South Central Kentucky and elsewhere. She was the widow of the C.W. Fletcher. She leaves 9 direct living descendants. She was a member of the Chestnut Grove Christian Church and the White Hill Community Church. She was a seamstress for Bob Evans Manufacturing Corporation and a homemaker.
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Mrs. Ruth Hagan Fletcher, age 79, of the Big Renox Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky passed away at her residence on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

Funeral services for Ruth Hagan Fletcher will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 1pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Rev. Paul Patton and Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial will be in the White Hill Cemetery in Cumberland County near Breeding, KY. The family will receive friends after 2pmCT on Friday, June 6, 2014 until the funeral hour on Saturday.


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2014-06-06 03:34:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 6
Happy Anniversary, Jim and Annette Richards (1959-06-06) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Charles and Shirley Robertson England (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jeralyn and Pam Spires (1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversay, Tony and Judy Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alex Myers (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Ferguson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Coy Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dallas Ray Neat | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Frances Salyers | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Franklin (1993) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeremy Cox (1976 | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lucas Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melvin Bailey (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Myla Kate Curry. (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patricia Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rita Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip Gilpin, Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Alice Beck, Taylor Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ann Weaver Shirk, 6 months old infant, Casey Co., KY (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dale Wayne Lane, Casey Co., KY (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Jane Derringer, Casey Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Earl Humble, Russell County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Freddy Wayne Estes, Green Co., KY, (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald L. (Ronnie) Shuffett, Green Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ada Parson, Adair County, KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Bernice Whitehouse May, Taylor Co., KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Blythe, Cumberland Co., KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leonard Davis, Jr., Casey County, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Maryland Bates, Casey County, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Miss Emma Grace Shive , stillborn, Edmonton, KY (d. June 6, 2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geraldine Davenport Hamilton, Green Co., KY (1921-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elmer Ray Dittus, Casey County, KY (1918-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jennett Elizabeth Brown, Breeding, KY native (1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, June 6, 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:28634, 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:28568, Comment)
7:30amCTKentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting
at Kentucky Fish and Wildlife HQ 1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY | (ID:27157, Comment)
8:00amCT7 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: 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. 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. Two (2) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Twelve (12) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:28715, Comment)
8:30amCTIndians summer basketball camp, 8:30am-11:30amCT, June 3-5, 2014
at LWC's Holloway Wellness Center, 299 Williams Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:28171, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Horse Cave, KY, for Martha Mae Brady, Center, KY (d. June 4, 2014) | (ID:28713, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28493, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Erika Jean Graves, Adair County, KY (1970-2014) | (ID:28687, Comment)
Services, Burkesville, KY, for Jewell E. Spears, 73, Cumberland Co., KY (1940-2014) | (ID:28698, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Lori Morgan Loy, 38, Russell Co., KY (1976-2014) | (ID:28683, Comment)
2:00pmCTKentucky Arts Council meets. Open to the public
Stephen Rolfe Powell's Studio, 590 Stanford Road, Danville. Kentucky | (ID:28690, Comment)
4:00pmCTAdair Co. Fire Department - Crusade Roadblocks - 4pm-8pmCT
| (ID:28373, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28523, 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:28556, Comment)
6:00pmCTAntioch UMC Vacation Bible School June 4-7, 2014
Antioch United Methodist Church, 3422 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28455, Comment)
Class of 2014 commencement at Adair County High School
See 2014 Adair Co. High School graduates complete list with photos, bios. Project Graduation immediately follows. Both events at John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:28714, Comment)

 





















 
 
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