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Mary Elizabeth Watson, 86, Casey County, KY (1928-2014)

She was born in Boyle County, KY, and was a resident of Casey County at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Allister and Helen Williams Hammonds. She was the widow of Winfrey Watson. She leaves 7 direct living descendants. She was a Retired Elementary Teacher for 37 years having taught in Casey and Pulaski County School Systems and a member of Valley Oak Baptist Church.
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Mary Elizabeth Watson age 86, of Liberty, KY passed away on Sunday June 15, 2014 at her residence.

Funeral Services will be held at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Tuesday June 17, 2014 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, with Rev. Bobby Clark officiating. Burial will be in the Valley Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held after 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday June 17, 2014 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.


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2014-06-16 16:49:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Scenic Adair Co., KY: From 2010 to 1884



2014-06-16 - From Adair Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. It seems a great distance one block from the Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville Street, to the Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY, and it is in time - 126 years, 2010 back to 1884.
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New Life for the Nations Campmeeting is June 20-22, 2014

New LIfe for the Nations Campmeeting in this weekend, June 20-22, 2014, at 5095 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY 42728.

The theme this year is "Overflow: Flooding the world with the love of Jesus."

The Friday night, June 20, 2014, speaker is Dr. Jim Childs from Madisonville, KY. Special music is by Simple Truth.

The Saturday night, June 21, 2014, speaker is Pastor Joe Payne and the Eunice Church of God will be presenting the special music.

The Sunday morning, June 22, 2014 speaker is Dr. Jim Childs with the New Life Praise team. Service time is 9:30amCT.

On Sunday evening Brother Richard and Bonnie Piece from Ohio will be speaking. Evening services begin at 6pmCT

Pastor Gerald invites everyone to come and be blessed by these meetings.


2014-06-16 15:11:21 | Comments | Printable version

KSP warns of leaving children in hot cars

In 2000, Kentucky passed "Bryan's Law," which makes a person liable for second-degree manslaughter or first-degree wanton endangerment for leaving a child younger than eight years of age in a motor vehicle where circumstances pose a grave risk of death
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From TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police remind parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car as temperatures in the Bluegrass are on the rise. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that nine children have already died in 2014 from being left in hot cars across the U.S.


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2014-06-16 14:49:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky State Police

(Ad) Reward for information leading to conviction in theft case

Tools taken from trailer at Fun Center Construction location at intersection of Shady Lane and Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY

We have had a person or persons steal tools from a locked parked trailer at the Fun Center location, it was between late Friday night, June 13, till this morning, Monday, June 16, 2014, when it was discovered. I would like to give a reward for any information that leads to a conviction of the persons who took the tools. If any sees anyone trying to pawn them, please contact Barney Burns @ 270-250-1171. Thank you, - Mary Anna Burns


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Kenneth E. Alderson, Jr., 32, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. June 15, 2014)

He was an employee of SEWS in Edmonton, KY, and was the son of Kenneth Alderson Sr and Beverly Johnsen Alderson of Edmonton. His wife, Amanda Hurt Alderson, survives. He leaves three direct living descendants
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Kenneth Eugene Alderson, Jr. age 32, of Edmonton, KY, died Sunday, June 15, 2014 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 11amCT, Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. Place of burial will be announced later. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the funeral home. He was an employee of SEWS in Edmonton and was the son of Kenneth Alderson Sr and Beverly Johnsen Alderson of Edmonton, KY. Besides his parents he is survived by his wife Amanda Hurt Alderson and the following:
  • Three children; Marcus, Devin and Lily Alderson all of Edmonton, KY

  • One brother: Fred Alderson of Nevada, Iowa

  • And one sister: Tammy Trumbo of Edmonton, KY

  • His nieces and nephews: Megan Trumbo, Peyton Alderson, Cheyanna Trumbo, Lacey Trumbo and Aiden Alderson

  • One great nephew Kyle Parke
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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Mary F. Keltner, Taylor County, KY (1934-2014)

She was a native of Clinton County, KY, and a resident of Taylor County, KY, at the time of her death. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star Pitman Chapter #157. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and Campbellsville University. She was the widow of Ralph W. Keltner. She leaves one direct living descendant.
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Mary F. Keltner of Campbellsville, KY died at 9:15 A.M., Friday, June 13, 2014 in Campbellsville. Age: 80

The funeral service was at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Paul J. Dicken and Rev. Robert Morris. Burial is in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation was 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the funeral home.


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2014-06-16 12:29:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Up Words Trio at Coffey's Chapel UMC, June 29, 2014

Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church, Eli, Russell County, KY

The Up Words Trio will be singing at Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church, 3991 S Hwy, 76 Eli, KY, on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 10amCT. Worship service at 11amCT. Pot luck meal at 12pm noon CT. Everyone invited to attend. Bro Roger Garner pastor. - Virginia Garner


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Mrs. Maxie Bowlin, 82, Burkesville, KY (1932-2014)

She was a member of a highly regarded Cumberland Co., KY family with strong family ties also in Adair County, KY, and elsewhere. She was the daughter of the late Millard and Pearl Riddle Spears and the widow of Bernice Bowlin, her husband of 60 years until his death just 15 days prior. She was a member of Parrish Chapel United Methodist Church, a former employee of Sutton Apparel, and the Cumberland County Board of Education.
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Mrs. Maxie Bowlin age 82 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Cumberland Valley Manor, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 2pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in Burkesville Cemetery, N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Family requests visitation 4pm-9pmCT, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


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Lois Yarberry Grider, 77, Adair Co., KY (1936-2014)

She was a native of Montpelier, Adair County, KY, and a resident of Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the time of her death. She was a member of a highly regarded family, the daughter of the late Ben & Winfrey Rowe Yarberry. She leaves 13 direct living descendants. She was a waitress and a strong University of Louisville Cardinals fan
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Lois Grider, 77, of Louisville, KY, formerly of Adair County, died Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 6:30amET, at the Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Troy Grider officiating. Burial in Adair County, KY, at Freedom Cemetery, 576 Freedom Church Road, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation after 11amCT, Thursday, June 19, 2014.


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2014-06-16 11:42:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Vacation Bible School is June 17-20, 2014 at Jones Chapel UMC

Vacation Bible School will be each evening, 6pm-8pmCT, Tuesday-Friday, June 17-20, 2014, at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, 2676 Jones Chapel Road, Columbia KY Columbia, KY. - J Yarberry

2014-06-16 11:08:30 | Comments | Printable version

Sarah Thompson and Jordan Dean will exchange wedding vows

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Sarah Lou Thompson and Jordan David Dean will exchange wedding vows June 21, 2014 at 2:30pmCT at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

Sarah is the daughter of Rodney Thompson and Amy Chaney. She is a student at Lindsey Wilson College and employed by Grant Chiropractic.

Jordan is the son of Roy and Kathy Dean. He is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College and the Department of Criminal Justice at Eastern Kentucky University. He is employed by the City of Columbia as a police officer.

After a honeymoon cruise to the Caribbean they will make their home in Columbia.


2014-06-16 10:05:02 | Comments | Printable version

EDA Board Meeting, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 agenda

The Columbia-Adair County Economic Development Authority will meet Tuesday June 17, 2014 at 8amCT, in the Board Room of the Chamber of Commerce building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, with the following agenda:
  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Treasurer's Report
  3. Board Member information forms
  4. Work Ready Community Update
  5. Vote on Revision of By-Laws
- Sue Stivers, Executive Director
COLUMBIA/ADAIR COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (CACEDA), meets each third Tuesday, at 8am-9amCT, at Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY. Meeting is open to the public. - Sue Stivers, 270384-6020 Executive Director; Kathy Johnson, Office Manager; Dan Antle, Vice-Chairman and acting chairman; Members, Ann Martin, Randy Burns, Tony Corbin, Mark Dykes, Anthony Janes, and Mike Curry. Ex officio non-voting, Adair County Judge Ann Melton, Columbia Mayor Mark D. Harris.


2014-06-16 09:45:56 | Comments | Printable version

Jacob Cappel, 22, Dunnville, KY (1992-2014)

He was a native of Indianapolis, IN, and a resident of Dunnville, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of Michael and Kimberly Huemmer Cappel of Dunnville, KY, who survive. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
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Jacob Cappel, of Dunnville, KY, passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, at his residence. He was 22.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10amCT/11amET, Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 21 S Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard, Liberty, KY, with Father Patrick Dolan officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, at St. Bernard Cemetery, by St. Bernard Church, 5075 KY 551, Liberty, KY in the Clementsville community of Casey County, KY. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5pm-7pmCT/6pm-8pmET, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with a Rosary Prayer service at 7pmCT/8pmET.


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2014-06-16 06:54:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

July 4, 2014 Events are being posted now to CM Events

Already Up: Adair County Fair Fireworks Night, Edmonton/Metcalfe County's July 5, 2014, Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2014 Events are already coming in and are being posted in news stories and in CM EVENTS.

The huge Adair County Fair Fireworks night is posted. It kicks off the Adair County Fair, held this year July 4, 5, and 7 thru 12, 2014 (SCHEDULE). We'll be adding itemized events for each of the nights over the next few days, so that each days schedule will appear in the daily CM Events on the Front Page of CM.

Though most people know that most government offices are closed on July 4, 2014, we'll be happy to accept submissions for specific closings and post as many as possible.

If your community, club, church or other organization will be having special July 4, 2014 Events, please submit using any Contact/Submit button. If you experience any difficulty with the post, please call - and please don't resubmit until you call - for assistance in posting. The number is 270-250-2730. July 4, 2014 events in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties will be given priority. (Note: The Adair County Fair is an advertiser)


2014-06-16 04:11:56 | Comments | Printable version

Rotary completes another goal - Walk Around the World

Now the next big goal: Raising funds for the Rotary Radio Auction. It's next Monday & Tuesday, June 23 & 24, 2014, 6pm-9pmCT, on The WAVE 92.7 FM & WAIN 93.5 FM.
(List of 2014 Auction Items on ColumbiaMagazine.com as updated)

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By Ellen Zornes

The Columbia Rotary Club took the final lap to finish walking around the world at Blue Raider Stadium, Lindsey Wilson Sports Park, logging their individual walks as well as other community members' walks.

Rotary Members at the grand finish were President Hunter Durham, Kaye Bowman, Mary Keltner, Dawson Cunningham, JD Zornes, Ted Caldwell, Ellen Zornes, Phil Hanna, David Waltz.

The group was able to meet its goal...and right before the annual Rotary Auction, Monday and Tuesday, June 23 & 24, 2014, 6pmCT - 9 pmCT on both 93.5 WAIN and 92.7 The WAVE. There are already lots of great items! Help us send local high school graduates to Lindsey Wilson College. Individuals, groups and businesses can help. Contact any Rotary Member.


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2014-06-16 02:53:59 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Bill Davenport guest speaker at Columbia UMC, June 22

Bro. Bill Davenport, former District Superintendent, currently an instructor at Lindsey Wilson College, will be the guest speaker at Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY at the 9amCT Traditional Service and at the 11amCT The Crossing/contemporary service, Sunday, June 22, 2014.

2014-06-16 02:32:55 | Comments | Printable version

Today, MONDAY with CM, June 16, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 16, 2014:
Marrying has risks
but there's many a worst thing
than having a spouse.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 16 June 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1007

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 15, 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.



2014-06-16 01:42:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 16
Happy Anniversary, Deanna and Greg Mann | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Junior & Phyllis Gilpin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Maurice and Juanita Cheatham (1956) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donnie Josh Smith (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Evelyn Dillingham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ima Lee Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ivan Greer (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joseph Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyle Riddle (1985) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lisa Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mitch McKinley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Reba Burris (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Richie Melson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rodney Ford | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Hayes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tony Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lenneth Bartley, Greensburg, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gary Lynn Roy, Russell County, KY (1961P) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Jane Davis Foster, Green County, KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia L. Turner, 80, Burkesville, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Douglas Hagen, Russell Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edwin Carl McKinney Jamestown, KY, Adair Co., KY native (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sarah Moran, Green County, KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josh Davis, Taylor County, KY (1977-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nelda Estes Taylor, Adair Co., KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marshall (Snake) Pierce, Russell County, KY (1938-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Pauline Short Blythe, 89, Marrowbone, KY (1924-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie (Buck) Sneed, Columbia, KY (1947-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nannie R. Dykes, 84, Russell Co., KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donna Scearce Karnes, (1955-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Laymar Murphy (1932-2004) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, June 16, 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:28576, 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: No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. Forty-eight (48) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. Seventeen (17) 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. Sixty-four (64) 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. Two hundred ninety-nine (299) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One hundred forty-four (144) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:28813, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair County Football Camp 9am-12pmCT
Adair County Football Field House, 623 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:28677, Comment)
9:30amCTNew Life for the Nations Campmeeting - June 20-22, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Jim Childs. Singers: New Life Praise Team
New LIfe for the Nations, 5095 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, Ky. 42728 | (ID:28831, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Connie Sue McKinney Pruitt, Green Co., KY (1947-2014) | (ID:28789, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28503, Comment)
Services, Edmonton, KY, for Kenneth E. Alderson, Jr., 32, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. June 15, 2014) | (ID:28827, Comment)
4:00pmCTACHS Site-Based Council meets
Adair County High School, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY 42728 | (ID:28784, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28534, Comment)
6:00pmCTVacation Bible School at 6-8pmCT/7-9pmET, June 16-18, 2014
Knifley Chapel Brethren in Christ Church, 6029 Elkhorn Road, Knifley KY | (ID:28409, Comment)
Mt. Carmel UMS Vacation Bible School, 6pm-8pmCT, June 16-20, 2014
Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 2472 Mt. Carmel Road, Columbia, KY 42728 | (ID:28707, Comment)
6:30pmCTVacation Bible School, 6:30pm-8pmCT, June 16-19, 2014
at Bloomington Chapel Church, 55 Bloomington Chapel RD, Columbia, KY | (ID:28797, Comment)
Vacation Bible School, June 16-20, 2014
Purdy Separate Baptist Church, 8004 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28803, Comment)

 





















 
 
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