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2014-08-28 21:00:26 | Comments | Printable version

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Lester Bee Riley, 75, Cumberland County, KY (1939-2014)



2014-08-28 - 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Lester Bee Riley, 75, Cumberland County, KY (1939-2014)



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It's easy to update a Yard Sale on ColumbiaMagazine.com

With some doubt about the weather ahead, this is an important bonus for placing your classified listing on ColumbiaMagazine.com. Date changes, cancellations can be done simply, quickly - and free. One yard sale advertiser's cancellation was posted at 3:11pmCT for a Yard Sale this weekend. It's easy to cancel or reschedule a Yard Sale on ColumbiaMagazine.com: Just write up using the Updates or Corrections button with the add needing correction or, be online with the ad on screen and call us at 270-250-2730. Usually updates can be accurately made in a matter of seconds or minutes. The service is free so long as the ad is already in our Classifieds Section and the message is received directly from the advertiser. If changes are are for a yard sale not posted on CM, regular charges for paid ads apply, of course.



2014-08-28 20:21:38 | Comments | Printable version

Lester Bee Riley, 75, Cumberland County, KY (1939-2014)

He was the owner of Riley Roofing Company for 46 years. He was a native of Overton County, TN, and a resident of Cumberland County, TN, at the time of his death. He was he son of the late Sam Austing Riley and Mary Frances Short Riley. He is survived by his wife, Helen Wills Riley.
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Lester Bee Riley age 75 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 2pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main ST, Burkesville, KY with burial in the Riley Family Cemetery. The family requests visitation 3pm-9pmCT,Friday, August 29, 2014 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.


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2014-08-28 19:57:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Mrs. Grace Ann Jones, Taylor Co., KY (1963-2014)

She was a native of Union County, Arkansas and a resident of Taylor County, KY, at the time of her death. She leaves one direct living descendant.
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Mrs. Grace Ann Jones, daughter of the late Ina Dale Harris Sholer and Jesse Lee Poole, was born April 24, 1963 in Strong, Arkansas, and departed this life on August 27, 2014, in Campbellsville, Kentucky at her residence. She was 51 years of age.

A memorial service will be announced and performed at a later date by her family and friends in Oklahoma.


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2014-08-28 19:37:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Mr. J.W. (Bill) Edwards, Green Co., KY (1938-2014)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Presbyterian Church. He was former Green County P.V.A. from 1977 - 2002, Green County Magistrate from 1972 - 1976, a Korean War Veteran having served in the United States Navy, a member of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post #124, American Legion Edwards-Obanion Post #82, Charter member of AMVETS, Charter member of the Green County Country Club, was of the Democratic Party, and was a strong supporter of the Green County athletics.
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Mr. J.W. "Bill" Edwards, 76 of Greensburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Norton Hospital, Louisville, KY.

The funeral services for J.W. "Bill" Edwards will be conducted at 2pmCT, Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY with burial to follow in the Green County Memory Gardens. Bro. Charlie Taylor and Joel Bennett will be officiating. Visitation is requested 3pm-9pmCT, Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Friday until time of the funeral service.


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2014-08-28 19:19:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Timothy (Timmy) Holt, 49, Russell County, KY (1965-2014)

He was a respected member of the Russell County, KY community, a member of a large, highly regarded family with strong family ties South Central Kentucky and elsewhere. He was the son of the late Earl Holt and Rosemary Browning Holt, who survives. His wife, Dena Stocton Holt, survives.
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Timothy "Timmy" Holt, 49, of Jamestown, KY. died Wednesday August 27, 2014 of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

Funeral service for Timothy Holt will be 4pmCT, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Tony Stephens and Bro. David Delk officiating. Friends may call after 5pmCT, Saturday, August 30, 2014, a tuneral home. Burial in the Russell Springs City Cemetery.


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2014-08-28 16:47:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

KY Afield Outdoors: Blue Water Trails, W Fork of Drakes Creek

(This article is the twenty-eighth in the periodic Blue Water Trails series highlighting the floating, fishing and tourism opportunities on Kentucky's streams and rivers). The next earlier Lee McClellan column: KY Afield Outdoors: Dove season opens Sept. 1, 2014 Posted August 15, 2014
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By Lee McClellan, Associate Editor

KY Afield Outdoors magazine, KY Fish & Wildlife Department

FRANKFORT, KY - Study of the Kentucky border in Simpson County reveals a funny-looking half triangle just south of Franklin, KY.

A surveying party in the fall of 1780 used a marked beech tree along the West Fork of Drakes Creek as a point of reference, but wandered decidedly off course to the south.


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2014-08-28 15:50:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Ky Afield Outdoors

Cards and letters being gathered at CU for injured firefighters

In Campbellsville, letters to be taken to Capt. Tony Grider and Firefighter Alex Quinn can be dropped off at two locations, CU and the Fire StationsClick on headline for complete story and details

By Linda Waggener

Campbellsville Firefighter Randy Bricken, Jr. asks for cards and letters for Captain Tony Grider and Firefighter Alex Quinn who were injured after the August 21 ALS Ice Bucket challenge.

Bricken, Jr., said their doctors recommend words of encouragement to help them pull through.


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2014-08-28 15:08:39 | Comments | Printable version

John Gordon Tyler Sr, Metcalfe Co., KY (1924-2014)

He was a retired resident of Edmonton, KY. He was a native of Connecticut. He graduated Darien High School, Class of 1943. He was an Army PVT 1st Class Veteran of WWII and Korean War. He worked on the Burma Road as a mechanic. With his wife they were the owner/operators of Tylerís Gulf Service in Stamford. After his retirement he enjoyed raising goats, horses and reading. In later years he and his wife loved watching and identifying the birds that came to their home.
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John Gordon Tyler Sr. of Edmonton, KY formerly of Darien & Stamford CT., passed away on August 27, 2014.

There will be no calling hours and burial will be private.


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2014-08-28 14:27:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

NewsLink: Firefighter families hold press conference

By Ed & Linda Waggener

There are several stories Captain Tony Grider and Firefighter Alex Quinn: More links:


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2014-08-28 14:00:29 | Comments | Printable version

Somerset-Pulaski EMS donates ambulance to SCC

Vehicle will help Somerset Community College's EMS-Paramedic program as well as the schools diesel mechanic program.
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By Allison Horseman

Somerset, KY August 28, 2014 - Somerset-Pulaski County EMS, with support and approval from the City of Somerset, recently donated an ambulance to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-Paramedic program at Somerset Community College (SCC).


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2014-08-28 13:25:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Labor Day weekend Singing at Dale Hollow Resort Park

Edmonton group, The Spirituals, will be singing both nights
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There will be two days of singing Labor Day Weekend, Saturday-Sunday, August 30-31, 2014, at the Amphitheater, 610 Campground Road, Burkesville, KY (Dale Hollow State Resort Park, 5970 State Park Road), Burkesville, KY at 7pmCT. each night. Host groups appearing both nights will be The Spirituals - Melissa Moss, Kelly Moss, Patty Hurt, Tony Hicks and Marla Hicks from Edmonton, KY and The Kellys from Lawrenceburg, TN. There will be free admission. Everyone is invited to bring lawn chairs or sit in the Amphitheater. - KELLY MOSS, phone 270-432-2796


2014-08-28 12:18:20 | Comments | Printable version

Dwight Bastin will speak at Victory A.D.O. August 29, 2014

Friends, everyone is welcome to come out this Friday, August 29, 2014, @ 6:30pmCT, Victory Community Church, 107 N Reed Street, Columbia, KY, A.D.O. (alcohol drug, outreach] program to hear Dwight Bastin speak. This program is for anyone so please come out and be blessed - Laverne Hadley

2014-08-28 11:37:30 | Comments | Printable version

Russell Countian believed to have been fatality in fiery I-75 crash

Dental records will confirm identification of victim
LINK: Story and photo(s) of fiery crash on 1-75 which took the life of one truck driver, injured three others.


By Larry Smith, The WAVE, FM 92.7

A driver for a, Russell County, KY, firm is believed to have been the victim of a fiery head on crash on I-75 in Campbell County, TN at around 2pmCT/3pmET, yesterday, Wednesday, August 27, 2014, in Campbell County TN. Authorities are still awaiting confirmation from authorities in Knoxville, TN, who are using dental records to make a positive identification.

Link/Related video: Fiery crash shuts down I-75 in Campbell County on WBIR.com


2014-08-28 09:51:09 | Comments | Printable version

CU Men's Soccer defeats Ohio Christian in opener

Campbellsville University's Men's Soccer defeated Ohio Christian University 5-0 in the season opener in Circleville, Ohio on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. from Chris Megginson, CU

2014-08-28 08:29:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

(Ad) CM Employment - New ad for office manager position

There's a new post in CM Classifieds for an Office Manager listed at 8:10amCT this morning, Thursday, August 28, 2014. It'sone of 9 ads still active in the improving Adair County economy.

Learn details of this opportunity Office Manager of Academic Affairs

Find Great Jobs in EMPLOYMENT

Not only do CM Employment ads work well - with quick responses - but they draw better qualified people (it takes just a moment's thought to realize why). Employment is a low cost, Paid Classification. RATES and TERMS If you need help, call 270-250-2730.


2014-08-28 08:03:52 | Comments | Printable version

CAUD Water Salesman at Holladay Place now working

By Jennifer Carter, Office Manager

The Water Salesman at 220 Patricia Trail, Columbia, KY, by the Raider Bob Water Tower in Holladay Place is now working. Columbia/Adair Utilities District (CAUD). - JENNIFER CARTER

Story above about earlier CAUD Water salesman at Holladay Place out of order


2014-08-28 07:46:44 | Comments | Printable version

Camp Casey schedules being sent home to parents

By Dana Harmon Director

Reminder to families of students at Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY: Camp Casey Schedules are coming home this week for students who will begin staying after school on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. If your child has not received a schedule or you have other questions, please contact Mrs. Dana at 270-384-3367 or email dana.harmon@adair.kyschools.us --Dana Harmon Director


2014-08-28 07:30:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Carol Perkins: Old Metcalfe County High Memories

'Whether to leave an empty building or demolish it often creates an emotional stir' Carol Perkins writes as she affectionately remembers with nostalgic memories of the Old Edmonton High School Building and especially, her old Metcalfe County High School
On Sunday, August 31, 2014, from 1pmCT to 4pmCT, the Metcalfe County School Board and Dr. Benny Lile are hosting a "Final Tour" of the building at 100 Hornet Avenue, Edmonton, KY (school fronts on US 68/80, W Stockton Street) of the one time Metcalfe County High School, later Metcalfe County Middle School, which is a walking tour through the building before demolition begins in September.

By Carol Perkins

Buildings. There are buildings and then there are just buildings. There are buildings that gave us a stage for our lives to unfold and then there are buildings. There are buildings we grieve over their loss like a close friend and then there are buildings. Schools are more than just buildings. Whether good or bad, most will have an attachment to a school building from the past.


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2014-08-28 05:08:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

Campbellsville HS 1 of 4 statewide chosen for Close the Deal

Other schools are Breathitt County, Ohio County, and Livingston Central. Close the Deal encourages high school seniors to pursue additional education after graduation. With the emerging economy, a few more unskilled jobs are available, but the lieutenant governor points out that over a life time, additional education earns substantial extra income. 'A high school diploma is no longer enough,' he says. Last year's participating districts saw significant success.

By Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian

Program challenges high school seniors to pursue additional education after graduation

FRANKFORT, KY - Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson today joined state and local business and education leaders to launch the third round and tout the success of "Close the Deal," a yearlong initiative that challenges high school seniors to pursue additional education after graduation.


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2014-08-28 04:23:30 | Comments | Printable version

Today, THURSDAY with CM, August 28, 2014

Haiku by Robert Stone for August 28, 2014:
No character's name
should distract our attention
from role in story.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 28 August 2014.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1080


Video: Corvettes! Multitude of Vettes Hit the Road
After yesterday's fundraiser, which saw 300 Corvettes at Columbia Supermart Adair County Deputy Sheriff BJ Bray captured this video with his phone, while Sheriff Harrison Moss directed the Corvette Convoy through the intersection. The full video is almost 10 minutes long.






Reminders of interesting features, important commentary we hope you didn't miss:
Mostly from Sunday with CM, August 24, 2014, 2013 and a few others from the past week. Please note date of posting


2014-08-28 03:45:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

LWC Volleyball powers past IU Southeast with 3-0 sweep

Blue Raiders finished with an attacking percentage of .352 in the win
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By Charles Balcom
News from Lindsey Wilson College

NEW ALBANY, IN - The Lindsey Wilson College volleyball team swept host IU Southeast in three sets Wednesday night, August 27, 2014.

The Blue Raiders improve to 4-1 on the season with the win.


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2014-08-28 03:29:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Card shower going well, but still short of 90 for Noel Harvey

Noel Harvey, long time proprietor of Harvey store in Breeding, is having a special 90th birthday on Sunday, August 31, 2014

By Brandon Harvey

I made an earlier request for a card shower for my grandfather, Noel Harvey, who will be celebrating his 90th birthday on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Everyday I receive cards, but I'm still a little short of 90; My goal is for him to receive at least 90 cards, one for every day of this very special man.

My grandparents and great-grandparents operated the country store in Breeding for several decades. After I was born, they closed the store to become full-time grandparents. If anyone has a funny story, remembrance, etc., please include it in the card.

In order to keep it a surprise, please send the cards to:
Noel Harvey
c/o Terry Harvey
1022 Independence Ridge Road
Breeding, KY 42715
--Brandon Harvey


2014-08-28 03:16:50 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for August 28
Happy Anniversary, Johnny and Shirley Jones, (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Claywell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Andrea Bault | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angel Nashae Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brady Allen Cowan (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, George Pollard | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jamie Grider Benham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kenny Scott Guffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Krislee Johnson (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phillip Weston | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tanner Dale Johnson (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Virigina Nix | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memoriam, Don Burton, Metcalfe Co., KY (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jean Grider, Adair County, KY native (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rural Houston Compton, Metcalfe native (1942-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jessie Marie Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Timothy Wayne Parson Taylor Co., KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Heloise Neat, Adair Co., KY native (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucille (Mickey) Cogbill, 80, Burkesvillle, KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby E. Shelton, Albany, KY (1958-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fay Cowan, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Calvin Eugene Price, Taylor Co., KY (1936-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Capt. Marion V. Bowman USMC Ret., Taylor Co., KY (1929-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruel Compton (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 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:29486, 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: Three (3) 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. Forty nine (49) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. Thirty-eight (38) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Five (5) 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. Five (5) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Forty Seven (47) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Nine (9) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) 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:29897, Comment)
10:00amCTChronic condition self-management seminar
Adair County Senior Center, 922 Carrie Bolin Drive, Columbia, KY | (ID:29665, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29530, Comment)
AC Garden Club to meet at TSC for field trip to Clifty Creek Farm
Depart from Columbia by carpool, from Tractor Supply, 817 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:29873, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:29568, Comment)
Alicia Bosela will speak to Gardener's Group, Liberty, KY
Casey Co. Extension Education Building, 1517 Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard, Liberty, KY 42539 | (ID:29692, Comment)
6:30pmCTLindsey Wilson Football at Campbellsville University
| (ID:29436, Comment)
Al-Anon meets. (Every Thursday)
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY | (ID:29598, Comment)
7:00pmCTJerome Barber speaking at Praise Assembly/Aug. 27-28-29
Praise Assembly, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY | (ID:29851, Comment)

 






















 
 
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