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The Joymakers Singing at Egypt Christian Church July 20

Egypt Christian Church, 4855 Knifley Road., Columbia, KY extends an invitation to everyone to come enjoy the inspiring music of The Joymakers on Sunday night, July 20, 2014, at 6:30pmCT. Paul Patton is pastor of the congregation. --Paul Patton

2014-07-15 19:03:57 | Comments | Printable version

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Safari Campers catch a fish on field trip

2014-07-15 - ACES, 870 Indian DR, Columbia, Ky - Photo by Debbie Cowan.
We Caught a fish -
Ms. Paula Bault and Camp SAFARI students, Jayden Butler and Mayatu Brown are thrilled with their catch while on a field trip with Camp SAFARI. This was the first ever fishing trip for Mayatu. - Debbie Cowan

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AG Conway urges consumers to file claims in DRAM settlement

Companies settle multi-state price fixing case for $310 million
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By Daniel Kemp, Deputy Communications Director
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's office

Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection are encouraging eligible Kentucky consumers to file a claim in a $310 million settlement involving Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers. The multistate settlement involves 12 DRAM manufacturers over claims of price fixing.

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2014-07-15 18:07:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Technology News

Adair County Primary Center school lists are up

Classes start Thursday, August 14, 2014. Open house at ACPC is August 11, 2014, from 5pm-7pmCT. School supply lists are on windows at school and will soon be posted in local businesses selling school supplies

By Patty Jones, Principal
Adair County Primary Center

The class rosters for the 2014-2015 school year are now posted on the windows at Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY 42728. In addition, you can access them on our website at Adair County Primary Center.

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2014-07-15 16:09:35 | Comments | Printable version

Mrs. Margie Mae Henderson Caven, Green Co., KY (1927-2014)

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Broadway Church of Christ in Campbellsville. She was a retired teacher for the Green County Board of Education having 37 years of service. She was also a member of the Green County Retired Teachers Organization, past Green County Public Library Board member and supporter. She was a native of Green County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late G.C. Henderson and Myrtle Sullivan Henderson and the widow of H.B. Caven, her husband of over 48 years. She leaves two direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Margie Mae Henderson Caven of Summersville, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Flaget Hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky.

The funeral services for Mrs. Margie Henderson Caven will be conducted at 1pmCT, Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Chris Clark will be officiating. Visitation is requested 4pm-9pmCT, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Thursday until time of the funeral service.

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2014-07-15 15:45:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Travel: Overturned semi has EB Western KY Parkway closed

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

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (1:56pmCT) - An overturned semi has all of eastbound Western Kentucky Parkway blocked between I65 and US 31W.

Eastbound traffic is being rerouted onto the northbound I65 ramp, where motorists can follow the cloverleaf back onto westbound WK Parkway and reroute via the US 31W Bypass exit which is less than a mile back.

Estimated closure is 1-2 hours. - Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4 - Elizabethtown, KY.

2014-07-15 14:56:08 | Comments | Printable version

Burglary investigation - community assistance requested

By Scott Chelf

The Campbellsville Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a person of interest involving in a burglary investigation.

On July 7, 2014, The Campbellsville Police Department initiated a Burglary 1st Investigation in the Vintage Village Subdivision in Campbellsville.

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2014-07-15 13:40:46 | Comments | Printable version

ACES Summer Camp SAFARI provides many adventures

Summer Camp SAFARI was provided by ACES's 21 Century Community Learning Center program and coordinated by Ms. Pam Bivens. Collaborative partners were Camp Rocket at Adair Primary Center, the Adair County Schools Food Service, Migrant and Transportation Departments, ACES Family Resource Center and University of KY College of Agricultural 4-H Program. Additional support for the program was provided by The United Way of South Central Kentucky.

By Debbie Cowan

Unsuspecting visitors to Adair County Elementary School (ACES) this summer may have expected to see an empty building void of learning and children's laughter. Instead they have been greeted with live snakes, rockets being launched, children encased in bubbles and science and art experiments gone wild.

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2014-07-15 13:37:59 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Farmers Market Tuesday afternoon July 15, 2014

The Adair County Farmers Market, Parking Lot, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY Fresh produce grown EXCLUSIVELY in Adair County. Tuesday mornings: 6am-10amCT; Tuesday afternoons - 2pm-6pmCT, Friday mornings - 6am-10amCT

By Barbara Amitage and Caitlin Helm
As told to

Here's who's here with what:
  • Barbara Armitage of Tucker's Station Farms 270-250-2979 - Cucumber, Green Beans, Sweet Onions, Jalapeno Peppers, Banana Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries.
  • Darrell Bunnell, Coview Farms, Coburg, KY, 270-384-5412:Tomatoes, Potatoes, Squash, Cabbage. Sweet Corn.
  • Caitlin Helm, Lonely Acre Farm, 270-378-0576: Honeywheat Bread. Lemon Bread. Zucchini Bread. Cranberry Carrot Cake.
  • Eddie Compton, the King of Sweet Corn, Fairplay, KY - Lots of Bodacious sweet corn.
  • Blackaby Hill Farm 270-535-5396 - Pasture raised chicken and pork. Farm fresh Chicken eggs.

Many vendors at Adair County Farmer's Market accept WIC and Seniors vouchers and credit and debit cards. Vendors have been certified in Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), and a certified management practice to aid in ensuring safe and wholesome foods. For more information Adair County Farmers Market, contact the Extension Office at 270-384-2317. Nick Roy

2014-07-15 12:52:24 | Comments | Printable version

Hearing set for discontinuance of portion of Avery Rooks Road


This is to give notice of a hearing on the petition to close a portion of the Avery Rooks road, which consists of the back portion for a length of .068. This will be in accordance with KRS 178.050 and KRS 178.070. A petition was filed on July 7, 2014, in Adair County, by making application for discontinuance of a portion of Avery Rooks Road. The hearing on this petition has been set for Monday, July 28, 2014 in the conference room of the Adair County 911 Center, 107 N High Street, Columbia KY, at 11amCT. Any person objecting to the discontinuance of said road should appear at the hearing. For additional questions please contact Justin Bailey at the 911 Center, 270-384-4760,

2014-07-15 10:26:57 | Comments | Printable version

CACEDA elects new officers; CJE swears in new members

  • CJE Ann Melton administers oath of office to new members Ann Martin, Mark Dykes, and Mike Curry
  • Dan Antle, Tony Corbin, Randy Burns, and Mike Curry will fill officer slots
  • Board tables 2014-15 budget pending more detailed analysis of receipts and expenditures
  • Board now stressing greater scrutiny of details, accountability, and accountability, more pro-active efforts
  • Mark Dykes report more favorable news on recruitment of Wayne Supply
  • Board votes to retroactively pay $1,277.50, for dinner given at LWC at reception for Wayne Supply
  • Candidate for CJE Mike Stephens present and comments

By Ed Waggener

The Columbia/Adair County Economic Development Authority opened its Tuesday, July 15, 2014 meeting with Adair County Judge Executive Ann Melton administering the oath of office to three new members, Ann Martin, Mark Dykes, and Mike Curry, with the election of new officers immediately following. Dan Antle was elected Chair; Tony Corbin, Vice Chair; Randy Burns, Secretary, and Mike Curry, Treasurer.

The board reviewed but tabled the budget for the coming year, awaiting more detailed analysis of last year's revenue, and expenditures, and an exact breakdown on duties of the staff, whose costs are shared with the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce and the Columbia/Adair County Tourism Board.

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2014-07-15 10:05:06 | Comments | Printable version

Rose was her favorite horse. RIP Rose

Sandi Wills writes:
I will miss Rose - she was my favorite horse. RIP Rose. --Sandi Wills
Comments re article 68493 Happy Tail Rose a very memorable Percheron Mare

2014-07-15 06:52:06 | Comments | Printable version

Interim Joint Committee on Education meets at Lindsey Wilson

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On Monday, July 14, 2014, an important meeting of the General Assembly Interim Joint Committee on Education was held on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY, with members from both chambers of the General Assembly in attendance. Click on on headline for a photo series taken at the event.

2014-07-15 06:03:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Adair County Farmers Market Report: Morning, July 15, 2014

Adair County Farmers Market, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds Street, Columbia, KY. Fresh produce grown EXCLUSIVELY in Adair County. Tuesday mornings: 6am-10amCT; Tuesday afternoons - 2pm-6pmCT, Friday mornings - 6am-10amCT

by Holly Kerns
As reported to Ed Waggener, (c)

  • Holly Kerns, Sano, KY 270-250-3437 - Cucumbers. Tomatoes. Red Slicing Tomatoes. Burpee's Stringless and Roma Green Beans. Yellow Squash. Zucchini. Patty Pan Squash. Red Potatoes. White Potatoes. and Blue Potatoes.
  • Others may be here. Watch for their reports here.

  • Many vendors at Adair County Farmer's Market accept WIC and Seniors vouchers and credit and debit cards. Vendors have been certified in Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), and a certified management practice to aid in ensuring safe and wholesome foods. For more information Adair County Farmers Market, contact the Extension Office at 270-384-2317. Nick Roy

    2014-07-15 05:52:46 | Comments | Printable version

    Keynote presentations for 'Capitalizing on Culture' Aug. 1-2 in Pikeville, KY

    SOAR focuses on Culture as engine of economic development - Conference will stress regional collaboration, innovative heritage tourism marketing. Free conference is open to the public.
    Click on headline for story with photo(s), complete conference agenda.

    By Diane Comer

    Frankfort, KY - Exploring how the National Park Service (NPS) "Discover Our Shared Heritage" Travel Itinerary Series might be put to use in Eastern Kentucky - and how innovative marketing of heritage tourism could reap huge economic returns - will be the focus of keynote presentations during the "Capitalizing on Culture" conference Friday-Saturday, August 1-2, 2014, in Pikeville, KY.

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    2014-07-15 04:34:34 | Comments | Printable version

    Today, TUESDAY with CM, July 15, 2014

    Haiku by Robert Stone for July 15, 2014:
    We can never catch
    when twilight becomes moonlight
    within a moment.
    --Robert Stone, Tuesday, 15 July 2014.
    -1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1036

    Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
    Mostly from Sunday with CM, July 13, 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

    2014-07-15 03:43:35 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

    Driver also dies as result of Russell Co., KY Parkway accident

    Passenger had been pronounced dead at the scene.
    Earlier story: Fatality collision occurs on LBN, 9 miles E. Russell Springs, KY By TFC Wm. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
    Kentucky State Police, Post 15, Columbia, KY

    RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY. - 55-year-old Dana Bell died Monday, July 14, 2014 as a result of injuries sustained in Sunday’s collision, which occurred Sunday, July 13, 2014, at approximately 4:15pmCT on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway, 9 miles east of Russell Springs.

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    2014-07-15 03:07:02 | Comments | Printable version

    Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 15
    Happy Anniversary, Tony and Janet Harmon (July 15, 1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Abbie Lynae Sprague (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Aiden Edwards (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Altha Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Angie Burris Harris | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Audrey Young! (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Betty Sue Jessie | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Brady Burton (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Bruce McCloud | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Carol Greer | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Dimple Rebecca Howell (90) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Dimple Yates | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Evie Burton (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Frankie Gosa (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Heather Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Jenny Chelf-Devenney | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Jera Kessler (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Paul Morris | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Sheila Smith Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Tommy Byrd | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Tommy Wood (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
    Happy Birthday, Trey Stephens | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Florence Dorothy Russell, Green Co., KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Lou McGowan, Russell Co., KY (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, David Pritchard, Taylor Co., KY (1939 | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Delores Sharp, Taylor Co, KY, Adair native (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Michael Carl "Mike" Davis, Burkesville, KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Norman Clark Harris, Adair County, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Mr. Perry Wade Scott, Cumberland Co., KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, Shirley B. Parrish, 75, Adair Co., KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
    In Memory Birthday, James Whitney Cecil, 92, Green County, KY (1923-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)

    Events scheduled for Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
    6:00amCTFarmers Market at 409 Fairground opens at 6m-10amCT TODAY!
    Who's Here, What's offered: This Tuesday MORNING, 6am-10amCT
    Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:29117, 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:29032, Comment)
    8:00amCTC/AC Economic Development Authority CACEDA. - (AGENDA)
    Regular 3rd Tuesday meeting at Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY - Recurring Event | (ID:29198, Comment)
    7 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: Fifty Four (54) Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) Event(s) District Court.
    Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-two (22) 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. 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. One Hundred Nineteen (119) 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. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
    Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:29311, Comment)
    9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
    Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:29122, Comment)
    10:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 10am-1pmCT (Recurring Event)
    Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. - Patricia Willis Food Pantry | (ID:29127, Comment)
    The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
    Topic today: TBA
    Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) | (ID:29189, Comment)
    NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29065, Comment)
    2:00pmCTFarmers Market at 409 Fairground opens at 2pm-6pmCT TODAY!
    Who's Here, What they Have. Adair Farmers Market Tuesday afternoon July 15, 2014
    Adair Extension Office, 409 Fairground ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:29132, Comment)
    3:00pmCTAdair Co. Knife Swap, Regular 1st & 3rd Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
    In the basement of the Masonic Lodge, 501 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. - Jason Cox | (ID:29136, Comment)
    3:30pmCTAdair County Middle School Site Council meets
    Adair County Middle School, 322 General John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:29270, Comment)
    4:00pmCTACES site council July meeting re-scheduled
    ACES site based decision making council will NOT meet for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on July 15. at 4pmCT, in the ACES Library. The meeting date has been rescheduled for July 22, 2014, at 4pmCT, in the ACES Conference Room, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. - STEVE BURTON, Principal. | (ID:29288, Comment)
    5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29098, Comment)
    ADAIR COUNTY BAND BINGO - at Adair Band Bingo Building - Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday. Open 5pm-10pmCT/6pm/11pmET, in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane (Bing Map/Direction from Anywhere) Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. (Sponsored) | (ID:29139, Comment)
    5:15pmCTStrong for Life Class, regular Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
    Jim Blair Center, 901 Hudson Street, Columbia, KY. - Lee Ann Jessee | (ID:29149, Comment)
    6:00pmCT"Weird Animals" VBS is 6pm-8:30pmCT, nightly July 15-19, 2014
    Word of Life Family Church, 906 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:29202, Comment)
    VBS Supper 6pmCT; Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30pmCT
    at Sulphur Well United Methodist Church, 1755 Sulphur Well-Knob Lick Road Edmonton, KY | (ID:29218, Comment)
    7:00pmCTAdair County Jaycees Reg Meeting 1st & 3rd Tuesdays (Recurring Event)
    Fairgrounds Pavillion, 415 Fairgrounds ST, Columbia, KY- GREG THOMAS | (ID:29153, Comment)


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