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ACHS Site Council meets July 14, 2014

Adair County High School's July regular site-based meeting will be Monday, July 14, 2014 at 4pmCT in the library at the high school, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY - Troy Young

2014-07-10 15:14:33 | Comments | Printable version

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Metcalfe County author writes of life experiences

2014-07-10 - Photo by Linda Waggener.
The Never Ending Mile is the name of a new book by Winn Hensley. The lifetime memories of the author take readers from a one-room school in northern Metcalfe County, KY to Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans, LA. Click to read the story at: Review: The Never Ending Mile.

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Dora Aliene Foster, Adair County, KY (1927-2014)

Mrs. Foster was a member of Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church and was a homemaker. She was a member and matriarch of a highly regarded Northeast Adair County family, She was the daughter of the late Sidney Owen and Mary Susan Cowan Streeval, and the widow of Willie R. Foster. She leaves 89 direct living descendants.
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Dora Aliene Foster age 87 years of Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, the Christine Community, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 2:20amCT, at Summit Manor Health & Rehab Center, Columbia, KY.

Funeral service Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Foster & Bro. Lewis Burton the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6090 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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2014-07-10 15:08:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Ricky Humphress, Adair County, KY (1962-2014)

He was a native of Taylor County, KY and a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of Harold Lee Humphress and Perline Perkins Humphress, who survive. He was a farmer and a truck driver.
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Ricky Humphress of Columbia, KY, died at 9:43amET, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Elizabethtown. KY.

The funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, July12, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Brent Gupton. Burial will be private. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, July 11, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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2014-07-10 14:47:19 | Comments | Printable version

3 vehicle collision on Hudson ST, July 10, 2014 results in fatality

2002 Chevrolet Cavalier leaves roadway, strikes two parked vehicles at dealership. Entrapped driver extricated by non-mechanical means, taken to Westlake Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead by Adair County Coroner Todd Akin. Earlier story: Emergency Response teams at 3-car fatal collision,
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By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY

A Columbia man is dead as a result of a collision which occurred this morning, Thursday, July 10, 2012, in front of Don Franklin Ford, 576 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY.

The collision occurred when a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier traveling south, left the roadway and struck two parked vehicles in front of Don Franklin Ford. The collision caused one of the parked vehicles to overturn.

The driver of the vehicle Robert Salinas 29, of Columbia was entrapped in the vehicle.

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2014-07-10 13:52:12 | Comments | Printable version

AFAN members celebrate Christmas in July

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Adair Friends & Neighbors Adult Day Health Center celebrated Christmas in July yesterday, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. A Christmas meal was enjoyed by everyone along with singing Christmas carols with Billy Scott and Friends. Clients also received gifts from "Santa" and decorated sugar cookies. - Christy Murphy, Adair Friends and Neighbors, 127 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY

2014-07-10 12:00:38 | Comments | Printable version

The Perfect Wave opens, Green River 6 Cinemas, July 11, 2014

By Mike Harris

The movie, "The Perfect Wave," will be opening Friday, July 11, 2014, at 12:55pmCT/1:55ET, at 3pmCT/4pmET, at 6pmCT/7pmET, at 8pmCT/9pmET, and 10:15CT/11:15ET, at the Green River 6 Cinemas, 730 Campbellsville Bypass, Campbellsville, KY 42718 in Campbellsville, KY, as well as in theaters in Somerset, Frankfort, and Elizabethtown, KY. Director Bruce McDonald and Ian McCormack, whose life is portrayed in the movie by Scott Eastwood, were both in Columbia, KY, last week to promote the film.

The film is about an Australian surfer's search for the perfect wave, and the incident off the coast of Mauritius where he was lethally stung by a box jellyfish, his memory of the afterlife, hell, heaven and back and was converted from atheism to become a Christian. McCormack visited South Central Kentucky for a series of five meetings, January 19-23, 2011, in Columbia, Somerset, Russell Springs, Eli, and Campbellsville, KY. Ian McCormack's website is A Glimpse of Eternity. I urge all who can attend one of the screenings to do so. - MIKE HARRIS, the writer, is a Columbia, KY, attorney and owner and CEO of Shoreline Communications

2014-07-10 11:44:57 | Comments | Printable version

KY 3211 closed beginning Monday, July 14, 2014 for 3 weeks

Taylor County, KY

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
KY Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (July 10, 2014) – Bridge construction will require closure of KY 3211 north of the intersection with Bear Track Road (Mile Point 4.4) in Taylor County on Monday, July 14, 2014.

Work is expected to take 3 weeks to complete.

Detour signs will be in place to guide traffic around the closure. - Chris Jessie

2014-07-10 11:34:49 | Comments | Printable version

Mattie Collins, Adair County, KY (1919-2014)

She was a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. She was the daughter of the late Millard & Nona McFarland Collins the the last of her family of 7 siblings surviving. She leaves one direct living descendant. She was a member the Church of Christ and a homemaker.
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Mattie Collins, 95, a resident of Summit Manor Health & Rehab, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:05pmCT, at Summit Manor, Columbia, KY.

Funeral service will be Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Hugh Gannon officiating. Burial will be in Collins Family Cemetery, Adair County, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Friday, July 11, 2014, at the funeral home.

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2014-07-10 11:25:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Donna Louise Luttrell, Russell Co., KY (1964-2014)

She was a native of Charlestown, SC, and a resident of Russell Springs, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of Lillian Cookson Luttrell, who survives, and the late Donald Lee Luttrell. She leaves five direct living descendants. She was a homemaker.
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Donna Louise Luttrell, 49, of Russell Springs, KY, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at her home.

The family chose cremation, honored by Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY. A private memorial service will be held at later date.

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2014-07-10 11:04:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Heaven Bound Singing at Tabor Church on July 13, 2014

Heaven Bound will be singing at Tabor Community Church, 1477 Fairplay Road Columbia, KY. On Sunday night July 13, 2014 at 6pmCT. Pastor Ralph Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend. - Patricia Hadley

2014-07-10 09:44:01 | Comments | Printable version

Quilts on the Move successful; plans are for bigger 2015 encore

Tourism Commission urges more to join in for next year

By Sue Stivers

On behalf of the Columbia-Adair County Tourism Commission I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone who participated in the "Quilts on the Move" project over the past week-end. There were many displays of beautiful quilts throughout the City and County. Also, I would like to say "special thanks" for the photos displayed on Beautiful photos!

Many wonderful comments have been heard from people not only in Adair County but also from out of State. Start making plans now for 4th of July 2015 "Quilts on the Move". Plans are to make this a yearly event. Thank You, - SUE STIVERS, Executive Director, Columbia/Adair County Tourim Commission

2014-07-10 09:15:40 | Comments | Printable version

Emergency Response teams at 2-car injury collision, scene

Columbia City Police, units of the Adair County Emergency Medical Service and the Columbia Fire Department are on the scene at a two vehicle injury collision which occurred at appoximately 8:15amCT, this morning, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in front of Don Franklin Ford on Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. Traffic was being detoured at Walker Street while emergency responders worked the accident. Details will be posted later. - CM

2014-07-10 08:42:54 | Comments | Printable version

Welcome: Peyton Harvey Esenbock

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Kayleigh would like to introduce to you her new brother, Peyton Harvey Esenbock. Peyton was born at 8:08amET on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, KY. He weighed 8lbs. 1oz. and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Kendra and Michael Esenbock of Lexington, Kentucky. His grandparents are Mike and Lana Glasgow of Columbia, KY and Mike Esenbock and Joan Esenbock of Lexington, KY. His great-grandmother is Frances Glasgow also of Columbia.--Lana Glasgow

2014-07-10 08:19:13 | Comments | Printable version

No Boil Water Advisories in Effect for CAUD customers

As of July 10, 2014 at 8amCT, there areno boil water advisories in effect for the customers of the Columbia/Adair Utilities District at this time. Thank You. - COLUMBIA ADAIR COUNTY UTILITIES DISTRICT

2014-07-10 08:01:47 | Comments | Printable version

Deputy Rainwater investigating White Oak Church RD burglary

Big Reward offered

By Larry Smith, The WAVE, 92.7 FM

Adair County Deputy Sheriff Aaron Rainwater is investigating a residential burglary which is believed to have occurred sometime between 1pmCT and 4pmCT, Tuesday afternoon, July 8, 2014 at a location of White Oak Church Road in eastern Adair County.

According to the Adair County Sheriff's Office, items totalling thousands of dollars in value were taken. A reward of $5,000 is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who committed this crime. - Larry Smith

2014-07-10 06:20:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Gentry pleads guilty to robbing UCB Bank, Columbia; attempt at UCB C-Ville

Eugene Earl Gentry agrees to sentence of 240 months in prison and supervised release. Formal sentencing is October 8, 2012. Gentry admits robbing UCB in Columbia on October 15, 2012 and carjacking branch manager's 1998 Ford Ranger pickup, and attempting to rob UCB in Campbellsville October 29, 2013. This case prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randy Ream and is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with assistance from the Columbia Police Department and the Adair County, Kentucky, Sheriff’s Department, and Campbellsville Police Department,
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From U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, KY - A Lafayette, Tennessee, man pleaded guilty yesterday, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, to the robbery of two banks located in Kentucky, and one-count carjacking in Adair County, Kentucky, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

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2014-07-10 05:45:53 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM, July 10, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 10, 2014:
Worse than being tired --
color taken out of life
by cheerless comments.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 10 July 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1031

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, July 6, 2014, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting

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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

2014-07-10 04:47:18 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Total loss: Fire destroys barn on Sano Road, Adair Co., KY

By Donald Hare. Public Affairs Officer
Columbia-Adair County Fire Department

The Adair County Fire Department responded to a barn fire at 1:58amCT, Wednesday morning, April at 5310 Sano Road, Columbia, KY. The barn was owned by Brandon Kinnett and was a total loss. There were 10 firemen on the scene for around one hour. - DONALD HARE, 417-505-9241

2014-07-10 04:42:55 | Comments | Printable version

Bro. Billy Wilson preaching at Flatwoods SBC

Bro. Billy Wilson will be preaching at 11amCT at Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church, 1025 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY, Sunday July 13, 2014. Sunday School starts at 10amCT, with worship service to follow at 11amCT. Everyone welcome to come join us. For more information contact Todd Corbin at or call 270-789-3905. - Todd Corbin

2014-07-10 04:30:31 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 10
Happy Anniversary, Adam and Katrina Kerr (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Brittany and Kyle Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, George and Lora Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Steve and Cindy Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Tony Joe and Pam Compton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mayor Pam Hoots | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Turner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alyssa Cooper | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Case Andrew Sneed | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, David Bell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Josh Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nicholas Abston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patsy Parson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Presley Jo Breeding (2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Samantha Murphy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shanna Farris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Treva Russell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wesley Compton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Olivia Lee Shugars, Casey Co., KY (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Dean Wilson, Russell Springs, KY (1938-2020) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doug Kerns, 54, Columbia, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janlyn Cooper Lloyd, Russell Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Peggy Donita Goodin Brockman, Adair Co., KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Keith Abney, Marrowbone, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Charles McCarty, Taylor County, KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Howard Lane, Buffalo, KY (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rick Combs, Taylor Co., KY (1959-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pearl Keltner, 93, Adair County, KY (1920-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Thomas Adrian Porter, Taylor Co., KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Andrew (Andy) B. Buck, 36, Breeding, KY (1978-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wallace McFarland, 92, Russell Co., KY (1922-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley Lee Willis Warren, 78, Taylor County, KY (1936-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Gail Grissom, 52, Metcalfe Co., KY (1963-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In memory birthday, Charlotte Hunt, Taylor Co., KY (1952-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carl M. Harrison, Sr., 79, Adair County, KY (1936-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janice Marie Rogers, 74, Russell Co., KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janet L. Polston, 81, Russell Co., KY (1935-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Jean Flaynik, 92, Adair County, KY (1925-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Juanita Hancock-Berry, Green County, KY (1929-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Udell Judd, 70, Bedford, KY/Greensburg, KY native | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bettie Smith, 84, Russell Springs, KY (1938-2023) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carolyn Gupton, 84, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dwight Gene Warren, Taylor County, KY (1955-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, E.P. Waggener (1904) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ferry White, 87, Cumberland County, KY (1932-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judith (Judy) Davenport, 76, Greensburg, KY (1944-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth M. Howard Jr, 71, Adair County, KY (1947-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Jane Paz Holley, 25, Adair County, KY (1992-2017) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Inez Reynolds Kelly, Green County, KY (1932-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline Duff Bowling Hunt, 83, Green Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rita Wiggins, 95, Gradyville, Adair County, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Steve Netherland, 53, Taylor Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, July 10, 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:29028, 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. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-four (24) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Seven (7) 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. Twenty-eight (28) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Eleven (11) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Twenty-six (26) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:29274, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Mr. Thomas Adrian Porter, Taylor Co., KY (1929-2014) | (ID:29248, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for Mrs. Doris Richerson Kelly, Green Co., KY (1936-2014) | (ID:29260, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for James Edward (Jim Ed) Cary, Cumberland Co., KY (1931-2014) | (ID:29269, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29060, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Columbia, KY, for Bobby Ray Ferguson, Knifley, KY (1938-2014) | (ID:29258, Comment)
Services, Edmonton, KY, for Thelma Harlow, 82, Knob Lick, KY (d. July 6, 2014) | (ID:29259, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29092, Comment)
6:00pmCTColumbia/Adair Co. Utilities Bd. regular 2nd Thursday meeting. (AGENDA)
CAUD Offices, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. (Recurring /2nd Thursday) | (ID:29196, Comment)
6:30pmCTAl-Anon meets. (Every Thursday)
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:29165, Comment)
2014 Adair Co. Fair: Mister and Miss Sunshine Pageant | (ID:28959, Comment)
7:00pmCT2014 Adair Co. Fair: Laser Tag | (ID:28936, Comment)
2014 Adair Co. Fair: Lawn Mower Pulls | (ID:28960, Comment)
VFW 6097, Ladies Auxiliary meet each 2nd Thursday
at VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event) | (ID:29197, Comment)
7:30pmCT2014 Adair Co. Fair: Fun Pet Show | (ID:28961, Comment)
9:00pmCT2014 Adair Co. Fair: Karaoke | (ID:28962, Comment)


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