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Saturday, June 21, 2014
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Taylor County RECC directorship ballots mailed to members

Directorships for representatives from Adair and Green County are open; all members throughout the cooperative's territorys vote in both races . Two candidates are running in Adair County, incumbent Gregg Bardin faces challenger Chad Taylor. In Green county, six candidates, listed below are seeking the seat vacated by Pete Kessler, who left the board after a long tenure because of health reasons.
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By Ed Waggener

Ballots for the election of two directors of the Taylor County RECC were mailed Friday, June 20, 2014 to the over 25,000 members of the cooperative. Most members will receive e the ballots today, Saturday, June 21, 2014 or Monday, June 23, 2014.


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Bigger turnout at the Homeplace on Green River Tractor Show



2014-06-21 - Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by George Kolbenschlag. There seemed to be a bigger turnout of people but possibly fewer tractors at this years Green River Anitque Gas Engine & Tractor Show, on a mostly beautifu first day of spring, 2014. - George Kolbenschlag
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Sad word of the death of Mrs. Rachel Hazel, 97, Green County, KY

A complete obituary will be posted at a later time

Sad word that Rachel Hazel, age 97, of Greensburg, KY, passed away on Saturday at her home in Greensburg, KY has reached. Information now available is as follows: The funeral services for Mrs. Rachel Hazel will be conducted at 1pmCT, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY with burial in the Hazel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30amCT, Tuesday until time of the service at the funeral home.


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Maxine Burton, 80, Russell Co., KY (1934-2014)

She was a native of Russell County and a resident at the time of her birth. She was the daughter the late Olie Owen & Martha Bolin Kerr. She was the widow of Dewey Burton, Jr. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethlehem Separate Baptist Church
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Maxine Burton, 80, of Russell Springs, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital ER, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services for Maxine Burton will be 11amCT, Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Ronnie Campbell officiating. Friends may call after 5pmCT, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Burial will be in the Brockman-Kerr Cemetery, Columbia, KY.


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2014-06-21 17:11:47 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Adair Farmers Market Taste of Adair, Tuesday, 2pm-6pmCT

The Adair County Farmers Market's annual "Taste of Adair," will be Tuesday afternoon, 3pm-6pmCT, at the Adair County Extension Office Parking Lot, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. Samples of dishes cooked with Adair County Produce will be available for sampling. There is no charge to attend. The event is open to all.

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VBS at Melson Ridge Separate Baptist June 23-27, 2014

Show & Tell Party, is Saturday, June 28, 2014

We are having our VBS at Melson Ridge Separate Baptist Church, 5250 Hwy 900 Road, Columbia. KY, Monday-Friday, June 23-June 27, 2014 at 6pmCT each evening On Saturday, June 28, 2014, we will end it with a show and tell party. Hot dogs, treats, and games! It starts at 3pmCT. Our theme being this "Pilgrim Progress", We have great plans for a great time in the Lord! Contact, and for a ride, call Tonia Helm at 270-378-5152 or Judy Grant (270) 378-4719. May The Lord Bless You Always! Judy Grant


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Drivers License left at the Farmers Market on the Square

A drivers license issued to John Biggs, Cane Valley Road, Columbia, KY, has been found at the Farmers Market on the Square, Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. Please call 270-250-2979. The market is scheduled to continue through 1pmCT, today.

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Epicurean Kentuckian: Blueberry Recipes at FM2

Samples, too, of Blueberry Poundcake.

Kelli Bonifer, Adair County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences with the Adair County Extension Services will be offering Blueberry Creamcheese Pound Cake samples and recipes for delicious summer meals at the Farmers Market on the Square, today, Saturday, June 21, 2014, 8am-1pmCT, at the Adair Farmers Annex.

Blueberries wiill be available at FM2 (VENDOR LIST at the D & D Longview Farms booth and at Darrell Bunnell's Coview Farms outlet; and at the second day of the Kentucky Blueberry Festival in Edmonton, KY, which has a full day of festivities starting with a pancake breakfast starting at 7amCT this morning.


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Travel: Ramp closure from I-65 South to Gene Snyder Freeway

Ramp closing will take pace this evening, June 21, 2014

By Andrea Clifford, Public Affairs Officer
KY Dept. of Highways, District 5, Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY (June 20, 2014) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to westbound KY 841 (Gene Snyder Freeway) will be closed Saturday evening, June 21, 2014. This ramp closure will allow our traffic section to repair a control cabinet for overhead lighting and replace some wiring.


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Weather: Patchy fog early A.M.; mostly sunny, high 87 degrees F

NWS Forecast for: Columbia KY
Issued by: National Weather Service Louisville, KY
Update: 2:56amCT Jun 21, 2014
Overnight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

Saturday, June 21, 2014: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Next six days:


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Geneva Phillips Corbin, 102, Taylor County, KY (1911 - 2014)

She was born in Taylor County, KY, over a century ago, in 1911, and was a resident of Taylor County at the time of her death at 102 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Latt Phillips and Mattie Evans Phillips. Her husband of over 71 years, Phillip L. Corbin preceded her in death in the year 2000. She leaves 11 direct living descendants, spanning 4 generations. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church.
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Geneva Phillips Corbin, age 102 years, of Campbellsville, KY died at1:20 P.M., Friday, June 20, 2014, in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Monday, June 23, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville by Rev. J. D. Shipp. Visitation will be after 11amCT/12pm noon ET, Monday, June 23, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Columbia, KY.


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Shorty Anderson, Taylor County, KY (1945-2014)

He was a retired heavy equipment operator. He was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. He was a member of a respected Taylor County family. He leaves 4 direct living descendants. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Whites Ridge General Baptist Church.
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Shorty Anderson, age 68, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 1amET, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Charlie Wright. Visitation willl be after 9amCT/10amET, Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, Burial will be in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.


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Tommy Roberts, Liberty, KY, (1957-2014)

He was a native of Cincinnati, KY, and a resident of Liberty, KY, at the time of his death. His wife of over 34 years, Della Wilson Roberts, survives. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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Tommy Roberts, of Liberty, KY passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY. He was 57.

Memorial services are at 3pmCT/4pmET, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Ferndale Baptist Church with Bro. David Terwillger officiating. Visitation is Saturday from 1pm-3pmCT/2pm-4pmET, at the church.


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Donna Kay Price, 58, Taylor County, KY (d. June 17, 2014)

She was the daughter of the late Leslie Turner Price and Alice Rees Price of Taylor County, KY. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and a nursing assistant for many years
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Donna Kay Price, age 58, died at her residence Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Memorial funeral mass for Donna Fay Price will be held at 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 429 N Central Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, with burial in the Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.


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Today, SATURDAY, June 21, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 21, 2014:
If all saw same way,
then all might want same person,
unbalancing life.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 21 June 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1012

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
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Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 21
Happy Anniversary, Dennis & Debbie Selby | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jerry and Denise Adamson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bobbie Jo Russell (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Callie Morrison | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Emily Jo Baker-King (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Joey Dale Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lane Burkhardt (June 21, 2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Roger McCarol (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Stephen L. Bishop (1982) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Timothy Griffen Hardwick (June 21, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy birthday, Tojo Phillips | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Harvey Miracle Bartle Liberty, KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sharon Scott Carter, Celina, TN, formerly of Cumberland Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Zelma Davis Gardner, Green Co., KY (1923-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Rebecca Jo (Becky) Ponder, Greensburg, KY, (1956) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Raymond (Greasy) Simpson, Green Co., KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Terry Harvey, 69, Cumberland Co. native (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty (Boo) Overstreet, Casey Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Payne Munson, Casey County, KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alvin Wayne Burton, 41, Indianapolis, IN, (1971) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny C. Allen, Cumberland Co., KY (1964-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger Lawrence Thomas, Russell County, KY(1949-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Philip L. Snow, Russell Co., KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Green, Bradfordsville, KY (1970-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bruce Roy Powell, Russell County, KY (1959-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James (J.D.) Thompson. Taylor County, KY (1943-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dorothy Harden Bryant, Taylor Co., KY (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Joe McClister (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Neagle Janes (1950-1983) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, June 21, 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:28581, Comment)
KY Blueberry Festival is Friday-Saturday, June 20-21, 2014
Festivities start at 7amCT and continue into the evening at Edmonton, Metcalfe Co., KY | (ID:28844, Comment)
8:00amCTFarmer's Market on the Square: Open 8am-1pmCT Saturdays
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Who'll be here, what they have
at the Adair Annex Parking Lot, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY (Sponsored) | (ID:28562, Comment)
18th Annual Antique Tractor Show at Homeplace on Green River
Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road (KY 55), Campbellsville, KY | (ID:28796, Comment)
10:00amCT Entertainment at Farmers Market on the Square by Gradyville Baptist Church | (ID:28863, Comment)
Donna Kay Price, 58, Taylor County, KY (d. June 17, 2014) | (ID:28879, Comment)
11:00amCTThe Willis Family Reunion
Egypt Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 4855 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:28756, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28508, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Mr. Albert Roy Antle, Sr., Taylor Co., KY (1921-2014) | (ID:28877, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Tony Eugene Perkins, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. June 17, 2014) | (ID:28851, Comment)
3:00pmCTMemorial Service, Ferndale Baptist Church, for Tommy Roberts, Liberty, KY, (1957-2014) | (ID:28880, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28539, Comment)
6:00pmCTNew Life for the Nations Campmeeting - June 20-22, 2014
Speaker: Pastor Joe Payne. Singers: Eunice Church of God
New LIfe for the Nations, 5095 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, Ky. 42728 | (ID:28829, Comment)
7:00pmCTTheatreFest 2014: 'Red, White, & Tuna'
V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:28737, Comment)

 




















 
 
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