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Stephen Green, Bradfordsville, KY (1970-2014)

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church. He united in marriage to Kristie Webster July 7, 2007. He was the son of the late Joseph Marshall Green, and Linda Marie Stumph Green. He leaves 3 direct and 2 step living descendants.
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Stephen Green of Bradfordsville, son of the late Joseph Marshall Green and Linda Marie Stumph Green was born in Louisville, Kentucky, June 21, 1970. He died at 6:05pmET, Friday, June 6, 2014, in Bradfordsville. Age: 43

Funeral service at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Monday, June 9, 2014 at Fairview Baptist Church in Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Don Gowin. Burial will be in Old Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9amCT/10amET, Monday, June 9 2014 at Fairview Baptist Church.

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2014-06-07 16:21:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Project Graduation 2014: Best Photo Bomb

2014-06-07 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Shamarie Claiborne. If there had been contest for Best Photo Bomb of the night Makayla Janes would have been the winner! She jump in with Graduates Zac Grider, Brandon Curry, and JoJo McDowell at the last moment. When I asked JoJo who she was to put with the picture he shrugged his shoulders and said "I have NO idea.....But the picture is great isn't it!" Project Graduation was all about having fun. Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Director, Adair County School District See also: All Adair Co. High School 2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos

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A wreck occurs on KY 61 near Adair/Green Co. line

By Larry Smith, the Big Dawg, 99.9 FM

One person was airlifted from the scene of an accident on the KY 61 near the Adair/Green County line on Friday, June 6, 2014. Details of the wreck it expected soon from the Green County Sheriff's office. - Larry Smith, Operations Manger, Shoreline Communications

2014-06-07 16:08:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

4-Wheeler accident on farm takes life of 43 year old

By Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM

A four-wheeler accident on a farm on Merrimac Road, in Taylor County, took the life of 43 year old Stephen Green. Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney said that Stephen Green lost control of his four-wheeler and died of injuries at 6:05amCT, Friday, June 6, 2014. The Taylor County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene, according to Sheriff Allen Newton. - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications

2014-06-07 16:01:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

God's Praises in concert at Emory's Chapel

Adair County Sunday night singing

Bro Mike Helm & Gods Praises will be preaching & singing at Emory's Chapel Church 1830 Hwy 1952, Columbia, KY, in the Chance community of Adair County,on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 6pmCT. Bro Bobby Withers & congregation invite everyone to join us for a night of praise & worship.

2014-06-07 13:22:43 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Troy Strange will bring message June 8, 2014 at Victory

Victory Community Church 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY invites everyone to hear Bro. Troy Strange bring the morning message, Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 10:30amCT. Sunday School at 9:30amCT. - Trudy Crabb

2014-06-07 11:35:40 | Comments | Printable version

Al-Anon meets each Thursday at Good Shepherd Church

Al-Anon meets each Thursday night at 6:30pmCT, in the basement of Good Shepherd Church, 1217 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Columbia, KY. Al-Anon is a support group for people with friends or family members who have problems with alcohol abuse. Contacts: 270-384-6553, 20-378-6421, or 606-706-0029.

2014-06-07 09:52:09 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Democrats 2014 election planning session is June 9. 2104

By Victoria Pike

The Adair County Democrat Executive Committee will be meeting Monday night, June 9, 2014 at 7pmCT, at the Columbia Adair Chamber of Commerce building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. The meeting will be upstairs instead of the basement. All candidates for Democrat offices are invited to attend. This is a planning session for the upcoming election. Those interested in working our booth at the Adair County Fair are urged to attend and volunteer to work the booth. Contacts: Victoria Pike 270-634-2604 or Cynthia Rowe at 270-384-5431 or Ben Loy at 270-634-3824. - Victoria Pike

2014-06-07 08:59:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

Dessie Mae Shepard, Russell County, KY (1934-2014)

She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Allen & Mary Linda Simpson Hadley and the widow of Otto Woodrow Shepard. She leaves 23 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Baptist Church
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Dessie Mae Shepard, 79, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at her home.

Funeral service for Dessie Mae Shepard will be 10amCT, Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. David Withers and Bro. James Robertson officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Monday. Interment will be in the Mill Springs National Cemetery, 9044 W. Highway 80, Nancy, KY.

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2014-06-07 08:52:51 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Bro. Perkins Preaching at Flatwoods SBC on June 8

Bro. Carol Perkins will be preaching at 11amCT, Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road Columbia, KY. Sunday School starts at 10amCT with worship service to follow at 11amCT. Everyone welcome. Contact Todd Corbin at or call 270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin

2014-06-07 07:18:21 | Comments | Printable version

Margelene Alexander Burbridge, formerly of Cumberland Co., KY (d. June 03, 2014)

Margelene Alexander Burbridge age 85 of Louisville, KY formerly of Burkesville, KY passed away on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 at her home.

Funeral service were Friday, June 06, 2014 at 2pmET, at Hathaway & Clark Funeral Home, Louisville, KY. Graveside service will be at 11:30amCT, Saturday, June 07, 2014 at 11:30amCT,at Davis Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY.

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2014-06-07 06:21:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

FM2 for June 7, 2014: Know Before You Go

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

By Barbara Armitage

It's going to be a glorious day for the Farmer's Market, whether you come and stay all day like a day at the fair, or just stop by when passing through town on your way to stores, restaurants, yard sales, or out just enjoying a drive. Special Guests: The Adair County Library will be handing out information about the Summer Reading Program Schedule. Miss Aleina will also be reading "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle and kids will be able to pick up a Hungry Caterpillar coloring sheet. and the Columbia Adair Community Garden wants everyone to meet Candice Armstrong, Community Outreach Coordinator with Lindsey Wilson College will be on hand to answer your questions about how you can be a part of the Columbia Adair Community Garden.

Here are some of the vendors you'll find at this week's Farmer's Market on the Square, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY, as of 5:46amCT, Saturday, June 7, 2014:
  • Donna Jones of Big Black Dog Farm 270-634-2125 - Kentucky Honey, Baby Quilts and Blankets. Bird house gourds - make your own Martin House.
  • Darrell Bunnell of Coview Farm 270-384-5412- SALE! Bedding Plants for your Vegetable and Flower garden50% off. For your garden tomato, peppers, eggplant, cantaloupe, watermelon. Sweet potato slips are in. Annuals and herbs still available, petunias, marigolds, zinnia's and more. For your table radishes, green onions and broccoli.
  • Caitlin Helm of Lonely Acre Farm 270-378-0576- Hanging baskets - purple waves, misty lilac waves and red, white & blue super cascade petunias. Homemade honey wheat bread, white bread, sourdough bread, banana bread, lemon bread, orange juice bread, cranberry carrot cakes, friendship bread, muffins, and homemade pretzels. Green onions and fresh cut oregano.
  • Barbara Armitage of Tucker's Station Farms 270-250-2979- Black berry plants 50% off. Cold Hardy Banana trees and Elephant ears. Fresh baked artesian Breads, homemade Blackberry Jams and Salsa's. Stop in for a sample!
  • Lisa Blackaby of Blackaby Hill Farm 270-535-5396- Offering pasture raised chicken and Duck eggs.
  • Sharlene Rader of Holiday Farms 270-932-7148- Goat milk soap, unique handcrafted items for home and garden. Original oil paintings. Specializing in this that and the other thing.
  • Terry Huff of Heavenly Homestead Cheese 270-250-2979- Hand crafted whole milk natural cheeses. Sample our newest cheeses, Smoked Gouda and a delicious new cheese that we hope you will help us name.
  • Sandy Evert of S.T.E. Design 270-404-1793- Handcrafted Jewelry, knitted and crocheted headbands and more.
  • Mark Meyer's of M&W Milling 270-384-2487- Locally raised Beef, Pork and Lamb.
To become Farmer's Market on the Square vendor contact Barbara Armitage, Market Coordinator, at 270-250-2979 or . To become one of the Friends of the Farmer's Market volunteer contact Beth Rutherford at 270-384-1202 or

2014-06-07 05:38:29 | Comments | Printable version

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff June 7, 2014

In Honor of Korean War Casualty from Staffordsville, Johnson County, KY, whose remains have only recently been identified

By Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian

FRANKFORT, KY - Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, June 7, 2014, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died during the Korean War and whose remains were recently identified.

The funeral and interment of Cpl. Army Cpl. Richard Isbell will be held at 11amCT/12pm noon ET, Saturday, June 7, KY, in Johnson County, KY, at Highlands Memorial Cemetery, 551 Kentucky Route 2275, Staffordsville, KY Kentucky. Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in lowering flags in tribute on that day.

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2014-06-07 05:09:57 | Comments | Printable version

Frank Albert Kologinczak Jr. (April 29, 1941-June 3, 2014)

Frank was one with nature - he enjoyed the outdoors through hunting, fishing and was an avid golfer. In addition, he enjoyed wood working and loved music. His sanctuary was along the banks of the pond where he communicated with God. He was a great cook, loved good food, and enjoyed barbecuing for events. Frank met Lois, the love of his life, and they shared 21 years of marriage. He adored children, and his grandchildren were his greatest source of entertainment. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He has many Adair County, KY relatives. His wife, Lois, is a native of Adair County, KY, the daughter of Calvin & Mary Cooley. His step-son and step-daughter, Mitch McKinley, and Cynthia Skains, are members of Columbia's McKinley family. The obituary is courtesy Jean Corbin of Columbia, KY and Callaway-Jones Funeral Home, Bryan, TX

Frank Kologinczak, 73, of Bryan passed away on Tuesday, June 3 after a valiant battle with cancer. The funeral mass begins with the Rosary at 2pmCT, on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Christ The Good Shepherd Chapel, 600 South Coulter Drive in Bryan, TX. Visitation is from 1pm-2pmCT, in the chapel. Cremation and funeral arrangements are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory, 3001 S College Ave, Bryan, TX.

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2014-06-07 04:35:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Emma Grace Shive, stillborn, Edmonton, KY (d. June 6, 2014)

Emma Grace leaves many relatives in Metcalfe, Barren, and Adair Counties of South Central Kentucky and elsewhere.
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Miss Emma Grace Shive, daughter of Ryan and LaDonna (Dial) Shive of Edmonton, KY, was stillborn in Glasgow, KY, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital, June 6, 2014.

A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 2pmCT/3pmET,at the White Cemetery on Hwy 533 in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, KY. Bro. Jon Dial will be officiating.

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2014-06-07 04:12:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today, Saturday with CM, June 7, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 7, 2014:
Those most attract us
who seem to walk among things
about to happen.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 7 June 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown to Chambers Stevens' 50th birthday, Day 998, 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 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

2014-06-07 03:52:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

TCSO arrests Bowling Green, KY man on burglary charges

Items allegedly stolen include trailer from a residence on Social Bend Road and firearms from a residence on Mt. Carmel Road

The Taylor County Sheriff's Department received a call of a stolen trailer being pulled by a grey GMC SUV on Highway 55 in Campbellsville, KY on Friday, June 6, 2014. Following the call TCSO deputies, assisted by the Campbellsville Police Department, located and stopped the vehicle.

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2014-06-07 03:37:09 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Project Graduation over - another great success

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2014 Graduates/Bios & Photos

By Shamarie Claiborne, Media Publicity Coordinator
Adair County School District, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY

2014 Project Graduation when off without a hitch! Students had a blast playing games, winning money and prizes until 1amCT, Saturday, June 7, 2018. The event was held in the Adair County High School Gymnasium, immediately following 2014 graduation.

Overall, it was a outstanding graduation party. Our community never falls short on helping this great even and this year was no exception.

There was over $10,000 dollars with of cash and prizes donated along with tons of great food. Way to go Adair County for supporting a drug free zone for students. - Shamarie Claiborne

2014-06-07 02:40:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

ACHS Golf Scramble Sat., June 7, 2014 at The Pines at LW

The Adair County High School Golf Scramble starts at 12pm noon CT, today, Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY. Registration starts at 10:30amCT. There will be lunch, drinks, closest to the pins, long drive, and raffles. It's going to be a blind draw. 1st place will receive $400, 2nd place $300, and 3rd place will receive $200 Registration is $30 a person. - CHRIS LEWIS

2014-06-07 02:29:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 7
Happy Anniversary, Jay and Ida Wheeler (June 7, 1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Judy and Phillip McLean (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Leon Huff (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bethany Keith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cassie Taylor (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeannie Picknell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Josh Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Justin Stearns (2002). | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kenneth Farris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kenny Cox | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lee Ann Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samantha Kemp | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tina Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Enola Vest, Casey Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Ann Simpson Underwood, Greensburg, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Ray Burton, Russell Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ella Hazel Bunch, Adair Co., KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William H. (Billy) Sandusky, III, Adair Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nancy Gilpin, Taylor County, KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eudinia McFarland Fox, Campbellsville, KY, Russell Co., KY native (1930 - 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louis Edward Mudd, Caneyville, KY (1931-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucille Absher Turner, Adair County, KY (1932-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Aaron A. Phipps, Adair County, KY (1976-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Linnie Pearl Manis Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Parker Goforth O'Neal, Casey Co., KY (1918-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vincent Thomas Hayden, 50, Taylor Co, KY (1965-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara J. Murrell, Adair County, KY (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Dean Crosier, Casey County, KY (1974-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Laura Lee Kennard, 87, Russell Co., KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Roy, 86, Russell Springs, KY (1930-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lyle Heitz, 88, Adair Co., KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Dowell, 84, Edmonton, KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Cloristine (Tena) Corbin Myles, Adair Co. KY (1934-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David A. Braun, Russell County, KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Howard Keltner (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Smith (191) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTGov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-staff today
in honor of Cpl. Richard Isbell, Staffordsville, KY, Korean War
| (ID:28723, 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:28569, Comment)
8:00amCTFarmer's Market on the Square: Open 8am-1pmCT Saturdays
FM2 for June 7, 2014: Know Before You Go
at the Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY (Sponsored) | (ID:28560, Comment)
8:30amCTVacation Bible School, ages 3-6th Grade, 8:30am-2pmCT
Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY (270-384-2276) | (ID:28658, Comment)
11:30amCTGraveside service for Margelene Alexander Burbridge, formerly of Cumberland Co., KY (d. June 03, 2014) | (ID:28724, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28494, Comment)
Adair Co. High School Golf Scramble / Registration starts 10:30amCT
at The Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28720, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Glen Lee Cofer, 73, Adair County, KY (1940-2014) | (ID:28692, Comment)
Services, Burkesville, KY, for Nelson Lee Buford, Burkesville, KY (1956-2014) | (ID:28719, Comment)
2:00pmCTTri-County Car Club 1st Saturday cruise in
Cars gather 2pmCT/3pmET to 6pmCT/7pmET, on East Main ST, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:27628, Comment)
3:00pmCT50th Wedding Anniversary for Melvin & Margaret Antle. 3pm-5pmCT
Bearwallow United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 6090 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY | (ID:28667, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28524, Comment)
6:00pmCTBlakeys in concert at Gradyville Baptist Church
Gradyville Baptist Church, 159 Old Gradyville Church Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28212, Comment)
Antioch UMC Vacation Bible School June 4-7, 2014
Antioch United Methodist Church, 3422 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28456, Comment)
God's Praises in concert / Adair Co. Sunday Night Singing
Emory's Chapel Church, 1830 Hwy 1952, Columbia, KY (Chance Community) | (ID:28733, Comment)


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