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Mrs. Linnie Pearl Manis Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2014)

She was a member of Highland Chapel United Methodist Church and attended Dutch Creek Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. She was a seamstress for Sutton Shirt Corporation and Bob Evans Manufacturing and a homemaker. She was a native of Fentress County, TN, and a resident of Cumberland County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the widow of Lowell Ray Wells. She leaves 22 direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Linnie Pearl Manis Wells, age 88, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10amCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock and Bro. Jimmy Bunch officiating. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 5pmCT on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 until the funeral hour on Thursday.


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2014-06-30 18:34:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Mrs. Linnie Pearl Manis Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2014)



2014-06-30 - 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.

Mrs. Linnie Pearl Manis Wells, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2014)


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Lester Lee Wesley, Casey County, KY (1950-2014)

He was a timber cutter, carpenter, and member of the Ferndale Baptist Church. Lester loved to hunt, fish, and was avid about mules. He was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of the late William Clarence and Louvernie Gadberry Wesley. His wife of over 26 years, Kim Taylor Wesley, survives. He leaves six direct living descendants
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Lester Wesley passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at his home in the Mintonville Community. He was 64.

Funeral services are at 1pmCT/2pmET, Thursday, July 3, 2014 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, , 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. David Terwilliger officiating. Mr. Wesley will be laid to rest in Watson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is after 9amCT/10amET, Thursday, until the funeral service.


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2014-06-30 17:03:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Board will award construction bid to lowest bidder, after all

Update, new information just in changes this story:School Board approves big project construction, demolition bids.
Board will revisit construction award after learning that Federal guidelines allow the award to go to the bidder with the lowest total, not the lowest base bid. A one week delay will mean savings of $83,254, Supt. Reed says. Demolition contract not affected; demolition of JAIS and CWC buildings should begin next week

By Ed Waggener

After clarification of Federal Guidelines, with State Officials and Officials at Lake Cumberland Area Development District, Architect Gabe Jones called with some very favorable news for the Adair County School: The award for the construction of the satellite campus and canopies can go to the firm with the lowest combined bid, Superintendent Alan W. Reed said in a call at 3:25pmCT, Monday, June 30, 2014.


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2014-06-30 15:58:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Mrs. Parthenia Paxton Humphrey, Green Co., KY (1936-2014)

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Presbyterian Church. She was Executive Vice President at Lincoln Federal Savings and Loan. She was the daughter of the late marshall Cleo Beard Paxton, and the widow of John Humphrey.
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Mrs. Parthenia Paxton Humphrey departed this life Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Golden Living Center-Green Hill Manor, Greensburg, KY.

Funeral services will be at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY, at 1pmCT, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 with Rev. Charles Taylor the officiating clergy. Visitation will be after 8amCT, Wednesday. Interment will be in the Greensburg Cemetery, N Main Street, Greensburg, KY.


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2014-06-30 15:19:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Dallas Hatter, Casey County, KY (1940-2014

He was a retired EMT for the Casey County Ambulance with 19 years of service and a former court security guard at the Casey County Judicial Center for the Casey County Sheriff's Office. He was a member of the Walltown Christian Church, a farmer, and a former Casey County Constable. He loved to fish and enjoyed the Casey County Apple Festival. Dallas was an avid UK Wildcat fan. He was the son of the late Charles Clinton Hatter and Lillie Wall Hatter. His beloved wife of over 55 years, Jean Durham Hatter, survives. He leaves three direct living descendants.
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Dallas Hatter of Walltown, KY, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He was 74.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday July 2, 2014 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Greg Powell officiating. Mr. Hatter will be laid to rest Dunham Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the funeral home.


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Richard Wayne Williams, 59, Edmonton, KY (d. June 28, 2014)

He was a native of LaRue County, KY, and a resident of Metcalfe County, KY, at the time of his death. He was a graduate of Western Kentucky University where he met his wife of 37 years, Tamara Coffey Williams of Edmonton, KY, who survives. He was a member and deacon of the Edmonton Baptist Church and prior to that was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach. He leaves five direct living descendants.
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Richard Wayne Williams age 59 of Edmonton died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Edmonton Baptist Church, 208 Dunham Street, Edmonton, KY, with cremation to follow. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, June 31, 2014 at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, and after 12pm noon CT, Wednesday at the church.


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2014-06-30 14:30:19 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Work on LBN/US 127 interchange at Russell Springs, KY to start

Construction for U.S. 127 and Louie B. Nunn/Cumberland Parkway intersection in Russell County to begin July 7, 2014. $6.49 million project improves, safety, mobility for motorists
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By Amber Hale, Information Officer
KY Transportaton Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY
SOMERSET, KY (June 30, 2014) - A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to begin construction for the new U.S. 127 and Louie B. Nunn/Cumberland Parkway Interchange in Russell County is expected to begin on Monday, July 7, 2014.


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2014-06-30 13:46:12 | Comments | Printable version

KSP investigating Hodgenville, KY Police Chief

Kentucky State Police is currently conducting a criminal investigation on Hodgenville Police Chief, Steven Johnson. On Friday, June 27, 2014, Chief Johnson was charged with Official Misconduct 1st and Hindering Prosecution or apprehension. Johnson will have a 2nd court date in July. This is an ongoing investigation. No further information will be released at this time. from Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigations (DESI) West Branch, Bowling Green, KY.

2014-06-30 11:12:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Easy way to kill Virginia Creeper: Snip just above the roots

Virgina Creeper . . . or any viney plant can be controlled by the simple act of taking pruning snips and cutting just above the roots . . . still leaves brown leaves if you don't wish to detach the plant from whatever it's growing on; but this is so much better than spraying poisons. - Joyce M. Coomer

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Elizabethtown man airlifted following ATV-deer collision

Deer crosses roadway resulting in collision 2009 Honda Rubicon eastbound on Springfield Road, just east of Elizabethtown, KY. Collision causes driver to lose control, leave roadway; driver ejected and the ATB overturns. Victim airlifted from the scene

By Tpr. Jeff Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY - Kentucky State Police Post 4 is investigating a single vehicle ATV accident that ocurred on Springfield Rd. just east of Elizabethtown in Hardin Co.

On Monday June 30, 2014 at approximately 12:34amET, David B. Taylor (20) of Elizabethtown was operating his 2009 Honda Rubicon eastbound when he struck a deer that crossed the roadway.


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2014-06-30 10:57:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

School Board approves big project construction, demolition bids


  • Bids go to second lowest bidders
  • Columbia firm wins JAIS, CWC demolition contract because of experience
  • Scott, Murphy, Daniels wins satellite campus, canopy bid because of lowest base bid, though it's total over $83 thousand higher - because of Federal guidelines.
  • Demolition is to be complete before August 15, 2014
  • Construction projects expected to be complete by mid to early October
  • Vocational classes will proceed with minor schedule changes, Superintendent Reed says, despite later than projected completion of class space

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By Ed Waggener

In a fast paced session, this morning, Monday, June 30, 2014, the Adair County Board of Education awarded bids for demolition of John Adair Intermediate School and Col. Casey Elemetary School and a construction contract for the building of the Satellite Lake Cumberland Technical Center and canopies for Adair County High School and Adair County Middle Schools.

Both bids, after all bids examined by architect Gabe Jones of Sherman-Carter-Barnhart, were awarded to the second lowest bidder, for different reasons.


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Billy Joe Fudge: It's Virginia Creeper - not poisonous. Not benign

Virginia Creeper can be very damaging to building facades
Comments re photo 55647 Poison Ivy along the Theatre Walk or something benign

by Billy Joe Fudge

Definitely, Virginia Creeper.

A spokesman at the Great Wooded South\'s School of Common Sense Science states that "although our forefathers often referred to Virginia Creeper as Five-leafed Poison Oak, our researchers have never encountered a proven case of someone being infected by it".


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Knifley Christian Church VBS every Wednesday in July, 2014

Knifley Christian Church, 7710 Elkhorn Road, Knifley, KY will be having Vacation Bible School every Wednesday night in the month of July: July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 and at 5:30pmCT/6:30pmET. Classes for all ages. - Marsha Bennett
(Reminders, this VBS each Wednesday in CM front page events)

For other services at Knifley Christian Church, see listing under "Christian Churches" in CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES


2014-06-30 06:26:12 | Comments | Printable version

News/Link: Body found in Lake Cumberland, Sun., June 29, 2014

WBKO.com, Bowling Green, KY, posted a story w/video clip Sunday night at 10:54 pmCT about a body being found in Pulaski County in Lake Cumberland. Click to Body Found in Lake Cumberland

2014-06-30 05:29:32 | Comments | Printable version

NWS Weather: Mon., June 30, 2014: Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms. High

Hazardous Weather Outlook. NWS Forecast for Columbia KY Issued by: National Weather Service Louisville, KY This Update: 3:11amCT, Monday, Jun 30, 2014
Click to NWS forecasts for county seat points in CM primary coverage area::
ADAIR CO. - CASEY CO. - CUMBERLAND CO - GREEN CO - METCALFE CO - RUSSELL CO - TAYLOR CO.

Today, Mon., June 30, 2014: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Forecasts for next 6 days:


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Today, MONDAY with CM, June 30, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 30, 2014 :
Only the foolish
let sadness coming next week
rob this week of joy.
--Robert Stone, Monday, 30 June 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1021

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, June 29, 2014, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting

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2014-06-30 04:21:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

AC Primary Center site council will meet in special called meeting

The Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY, site council will meet in a special called meeting on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 2:30pmCT. The purpose of the meeting will be for personnel matters. - Patty Jones

2014-06-30 04:06:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 30
Happy Anniversary, Eric and Candace Schorman (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Joe B. and Lynda McKinley (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Michele and Tony "Clutch" Coomer. (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mike and Alice Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Robin & Jeffery Willis (2000) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amy Waldrif (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Buddy Powell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charlotte Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jacob Isaac "Jake" Hill (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Martha R. Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Molly Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nelson Branham (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Warriner, Russell Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eva Allen, Raywick, KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beulah Elizabeth Sweeney, Green Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glen (Big Boy) Napier, Kings Mountain, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ancil Lee Farmer, Jr., 55, Taylor Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Omer Farmer, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jean Jaynes, Taylor County, KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny W. Clark, 55, Taylor Co., KY (1958-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Dean Hash Chastain, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Chapman Kinnett (1932-1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Virginia Rose Sinclair Burton-Bush, Adair Co. Native (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory, Don A. Brockman, 76, Adair Co., KY(1933) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Monday, June 30, 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:28588, 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. One hundred two (102) Event(s) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Fourteen (14) 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. Seventy (70) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:29003, Comment)
8:30amCTSpecial Called School Board meeting
& in Concert: -Adair Co. School District Finance Corporation meeting
Adair County School Board Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:28988, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28517, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Mr. William (Bill) Austin Sanders, Taylor Co., KY (1951-2014) | (ID:29000, Comment)
1:00pmCTACMS Site Council will meet in special session to close out school year
The Adair County Middle School, 322 General John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:28996, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY for Daryl Keith Greer, Knifley, KY (d. June 27, 2014) | (ID:29004, Comment)
2:30pmCTAC Primary Center site council will meet in special called meeting
The Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:29002, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:28548, Comment)

 




















 
 
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