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Felton G. Fudge, Adair County, KY (1922-2014)

Mr. Fudge was the patriarch of a distinguished South Adair County, KY, family. was a member of the Harrods Fork Baptist Church and a farmer, he was a US Army World War II veteran and will be accorded full military honors at intement in Harrods Fork Cemetery. He was a native of Adair County and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of he late William and Addie Page Fudge. His wife of 60 years, Doris England Fudge, survives. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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Felton G. Fudge age 91 years formerly of the Sparksville Community passed away Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 10:10 PM at Summit Manor Health &Rehab Center in Columbia, KY after a long illness.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating will be Dr. G. Ted Taylor. Burial in the Harrods Fork Cemetery, 169 Harrods Fork Cemetery, Columbia, KY, with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097. The family requests visiting after 3:30pmCT, on Friday, August 15, 2014, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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Felton G. Fudge, Adair County, KY (1922-2014)

2014-08-14 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Felton G. Fudge, Adair County, KY (1922-2014)

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Joyce Zimmerman, Russell County, KY (1940-2014)

She was a native of Harrison County, IN, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the widow of Otha Zimmerman. She leaves nine direct living descendants. Mrs. Zimmerman was a homemaker.
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Joyce Zimmerman, 74, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Cremation was chosen. Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY in charge of arrangements.

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2014-08-14 16:47:13 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Traffic/Construction: Street Closures Friday August 15

Storm Paving will continue paving on Madison Alley, S Reed Street, E Fortune Street and Jefferson Alley. These streets will be closed during paving. Stotts Construction will be working on W. Adams Alley, Merchant Street and North High Street. These streets will not be closed but have limited access.

On Friday, August 15, 2014 there will be several street closures in the downtown area of Columbia, KY, as the Downtown Water System Renovations Project is in its final phases. Stotts Construction Company, Inc. will be working on W. Adams Alley, Merchant Street and North High Street. These streets will not be closed but have limited access.

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2014-08-14 16:37:05 | Comments | Printable version

Greg Trout will speak at Victory A.D.O.

This Friday, August 15, 6:30pmCT, Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY, A.D.O. (alcohol, drug outreach) program will be hosting Greg Trout. Anyone who has an addiction of any kind or know of someone who is battling addiction, come out and be blessed. Greg will be giving his testimony of being delivered of his addiction and what God has done in his life. - Laverne Hadley

2014-08-14 16:11:58 | Comments | Printable version

2014 KY Local Food Heroes honored at State Fair

Brooke Eckmann of Ambrosia Farm in Finchville; Russell Poore of Poore's Nursery in Russellville; and Jacob Sharpe of Sharpe Farms in Georgetown were named Local Food Heroes following statewide voting in July
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By Ted Sloan
KY Department of Agriculture

LOUISVILLE, KY - Farmers from Shelby, Logan, and Scott counties were introduced as the 2014 Kentucky Local Food Heroes in a ceremony today at the Kentucky Exposition Center on opening day of the Kentucky State Fair.

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2014-08-14 16:04:56 | Comments | Printable version

Gen. Election 2014: Candidates draw for Ballot Position

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By Ed Waggener

Candidates (or their representatives) drew for ballot positions for the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 general election in the city and school board races today at 2pmCT in the office of Adair County Court Clerk Joyce Rodgers, with the following results:

For School Board, Division 1
  1. Terry Harvey
  2. Greg Willis
  3. Billy Bloyd

For School Board, Division 3
  1. Lisa Burton
  2. Joseph Payne

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2014-08-14 15:17:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

Boil Water Advisory: Montpelier, Keen Wilson, Combest, Harlan Brown, Rds. Bubby

UPDATEThis boil water Advisory lifted as of 12:31pmCT, on August 15, 2014, the boil water advisory for residents at Montpelier Road and all side roads, Keen Wilson Roads, Combest Drive, Bubby Lane, Harlan Brown Road has been lifted by the Division of Water Columbia Office. This means your water is safe for human consumption. You no longer have to boil your water.
Date Issued: 8/14/14: Time Issues: 11:45amCT; Posted at 3:15pmCT

A CAUD (Columbia/Adair County Utilities District) Boil Water Advisory is in effect for consumers of Columbia Adair Utilities District

on Montpelier Rd. and all side roads, Keen Wilson Rd., Combest Dr., Bubby Ln., Harlan Brown Rd.
The advisory has been issued due to main line break. Following such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological contamination of the water supply therefore this Boil Water Advisory has been issued as a precautionary measure. Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking,< bring the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.The advisory will remain in effect until the situation has been corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality.

For more information concerning the Boil Water Advisory, contact Lennon Stone at Columbia Adair Utilities District, 270-384-2181.

2014-08-14 15:04:17 | Comments | Printable version

Driver arrested after allegedly nearly hitting cruiser head-on

Incident occurs Sunday morning, on MLK Boulevard in Campbellsville, KY. Driver faces several charges; was lodged in Taylor County Detention Center
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From Campbellsville 911

On Sunday, August 03, 2014 at approximately 1:10 in the morning, Officer Jacob Hedgespeth attempted to stop a vehicle which had almost struck him head on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Campbellsville, KY. The vehicle failed to comply with Officer James Hedgespeth's emergency equipment and would not stop.

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2014-08-14 10:53:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Loves Downtown Columbia even more with new Picnic Tables

Yvonne Marshall writes:
I love Downtown Columbia! Thanks to Ellen Zornes and others for the beautiful picnic tables and umbrellas! They are a wonderful addition to the Square. - Yvonne Marshall
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2014-08-14 09:48:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Saloma Baptist Church homecoming: August 24, 2014

Celebrating 63 Years of Ministry. Activities include Sunday Service/Homecoming Potluck/Friends in Jesus of Columbia, KY, singing

Saloma Baptist Church, located at 1505 West Saloma Road, Campbellsville, is celebrating Homecoming 2014-Celebrating 63 Years of Ministry, on Sunday, August 24. The days activities include: Sunday School-9CT/10amET; Worship-10amCT/11amET; Potluck Meal and Fellowship-11:15amCT/12:15pmET; and Gospel Concert-12:15pmCT/1:15pmET.

The afternoon gospel concert will feature "Friends in Jesus" of Columbia. Dr. John Chowning is pastor, and Rev. Jason England is associate pastor. The public is invited to attend. Call 270-789-5520, see the church website at> - JOHN E. CHOWNING

2014-08-14 07:06:05 | Comments | Printable version

Town & College/Link: WKU & Bowling Green

Mary Keltner has sent a link to a very laudatory New York Times Story about Western Kentucky redirecting the development of the business district in Downtown Bowling Green and the area around the campus: University's Partnership Reshapes Bowling Green, KY. If you are one who hasn't been in Downtown Bowling Green for sometime, the NYT Article describes a city even more exciting than ever. Downtown Bowling Green by the Louie B. Nunn Parkway is only slightly over an hour, slightly over 70 miles, from Downtown Columbia.

2014-08-14 06:33:53 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM, August 14, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for August 14, 2014:
Romance is tender
and easily brushed aside
by rude proposals.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 14 August 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1066

Reminders of Great Recent Reads we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, August 10, 2014, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting

2014-08-14 06:09:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for August 14
Happy Anniversary, Darrell West & Melanie Wilson-West (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mark and Angie Burton (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mary Helen and Donnie Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Gold | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Addison Brook Litteral (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alma Rich | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brett Blair | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chelsea Miller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gavin Bloyd (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michael Gold | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Preston Chapman (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Richie Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Robert R. Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sammy Baker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Wheeler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Suzanne Wells Miell (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sydney Waggener | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Whitley Eastridge (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judy Wolford LeFaivre, Adair Co., KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Allen Cahill, Taylor Co., KY (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Zona Moss O'Neill Gradyville, KY native (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Jean Hatcher, Adair Co., KY (1964-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Meeks, Casey Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Waylon Atchley, Jamestown, KY, (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Gilbert, 52, Columbia, KY (1960-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald E. Wethington, Casey County, KY (1948-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George Sherwin King, Casey County, KY (1946-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Geraldine Laverne Winchester, Taylor Co., KY (1944-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Lula Belle Gribbins Bright, Taylor Co., KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Andrew L. (Andy) Miller, Green Co., KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ernest Calvin Bennett, 70, Russell Co., KY; Adair Co., KY native (1944-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Webster, Taylor Co., KY (1953-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patricia McGowan Andrews, 71, Russell County, KY (1944-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald White, 78, Casey Co., KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Chester (Chet) Pitcock, 69, Marrowbone, KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Blackburn, 54, Summer Shade, KY (1961-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Marshall Epperson, 65, Adair Co., KY (1950-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lillie Belle Karnes, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, lonas Crandle Wray, | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory of JW Keltner (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, August 14, 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:29473, Comment)
7:45amCTFirst Day of School Today in Adair County School District is today | (ID:29757, 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. Thirty-seven (37) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY.No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Three (3) 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. Nine (9) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Thirty seven (37) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Eight (8) 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:29758, Comment)
10:00amCTChronic condition self-management seminar
Adair County Senior Center, 922 Carrie Bolin Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:29663, Comment)
Funeral Mass for Doris Ann Spalding Chandler, Taylor Co., KY (d. Aug. 11, 2014) | (ID:29722, Comment)
Saloma Baptist Church Celebrates 63 years of ministry: Homecoming Service
Saloma Baptist Church - Taylor Co. - 1505 West Saloma Road, Campbellsville, KY | (ID:29759, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Edmonton, KY for Mary Sneed Simmons, Adair County, KY, (d. Aug. 8, 2014) | (ID:29717, Comment)
Services, Burkesville, KY, for Mr. Paul Randolph Neathery, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2014) | (ID:29727, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Azro Coomer, Adair County, KY (1923-2014) | (ID:29743, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29516, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Roger Alan Lawhorn, Somerset, KY (1953-2014) | (ID:29736, Comment)
Services, Liberty, KY, for Pauline Spaw Hatter, Casey Co., KY (1924-2014) | (ID:29745, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Jamestown, KY, for Joann B. Roy , Russell Co., KY (1947-2014) | (ID:29744, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Lillie Rae Ball, 91, Metcalfe County, KY (d. Aug. 11, 2014) | (ID:29734, Comment)
Drawings for ballot positions for, November 4, 2014 election
Adair County Clerk's office, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY | (ID:29746, Comment)
3:00pmCTServices, Burkesville, KY, for April Anderson Thompson, 30, Burkesville, KY (1984-2014) | (ID:29748, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29553, Comment)
6:00pmCTColumbia/Adair Co. Utilities Bd. regular 2nd Thursday meeting. (AGENDA)
CAUD Offices, 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. (Recurring /2nd Thursday) | (ID:29618, Comment)
6:30pmCTAl-Anon meets. (Every Thursday)
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:29596, Comment)
7:00pmCTVFW 6097, Ladies Auxiliary meet each 2nd Thursday
at VFW Post 6097, 411 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY (Recurring Event) | (ID:29619, Comment)
Adair County Search & Rescue regular 2nd Thursday meeting AC Search and Rescue (SAR) Building, 973 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:29710, Comment)


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