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Adair School District may know Fri, 29 Jul 2016 if ROTC coming

Four year quest for ROTC appears likely to become a reality. Offering yet another career pathway for Adair County High School

There's been four years of effort to get an ROTC program at Adair County High School, and now, CM has learned from a reliable source that the District could learn by as early as Friday, July 29, 2016, if an Air Guard ROTC program will be authorized at Adair County High, with some participation for students at Adair County Middle School.

If the program is offered the District, the next step will be an Adair County High School Site Based Council meeting to consider requesting the creation of the position for the high school. Following that, the Adair County Board of Education would need to approve the position. Finally, a search for a qualified faculty member to head the program would undertaken.
Our understanding is that all systems are go, and that the program has the wind at its back and is very likely to become a reality very shortly - no more than days - after the beginning of the fall 2016 semester. We're hoping for additional details shortly. - EW

2016-07-26 14:15:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

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Seeking information about Shortbus, a litte Jack Russell mix

2016-07-26 - Knifley, Adair County, KY - Photo by Cheryl Stockton.
I'm looking for a small White female Jack Russell mix, extremely sweet. Her name is Shortbus, photo. I found out she was dropped her off in the Knifley area about two weeks ago, roughly 8 miles from the Green River Bait and Grocery in Egypt, Adair County, KY. PLEASE PLEASE help me find her. My concern is that I want her myself, but I will be happy knowing that she is in the loving home this wonderful little dog deserves. 502-592-5488 --Cheryl Stockton
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Adair County Schools Surplus auction Thurs 4 Aug 2016

By Wes Feese
News from the Adair County School District

The Adair County School District will host an absolute surplus auction on Thursday, August 4 at 5pmCT at the old Adair County bus garage, 347 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY (beside the baseball field.)

Items to be auctioned include:
  • school buses
  • classroom and office furniture
  • kitchen equipment
  • copiers
  • much more
Everything will be sold. For more information call 270-384 2476. Dale Hayes is the auctioneer.

2016-07-26 12:58:35 | Comments | Printable version

Sidney Smith, 66, Portage, IN/Edmonton, KY native (1950-2016)

He had proudly served his country and will be accorded full military honors by the Columbia VFW Post 6097 at committal rites at Freedom Church Cemetery in Adair County, KY. He had retired from Worthington Industries after 46 years of service. He was the son of the late Howard & Ercie (Smyth) Smith. His wife, Alice Faye Baker Smith, survives. He leaves 23 direct living descendants. He will be remembered as a loving Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, bother, uncle and friend.
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Sidney Smith, age 66, of Portage, IN passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at Christ Advocate Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral service Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7pmCT, at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368. Visitation, Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 1pmCT until the time of service at Rees funeral home. Graveside Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 2pmCT, at Freedom Cemetery in Adair County KY with full military honors presented by local VFW Post 6097.

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2016-07-26 10:25:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Letter To The Editor from VFW Post Columbia 6097

It has been the pleasure and honor of the VFW to manage the County Fair and then provide the location for the Jaycees to manage it, when it became too much for us to handle as it should be. As with all things, time changes many things and we feel that that time for us to make a change is now. We would like to take this time to bring forward a few facts that pertaining to the selling of our property. Please remember we are a veterans organization, and this must be our first priority.
  1. Our only income has been our lease payment from the Jaycees/Adair Co Fair Board and shortly after the 2013 Fair a well respected member of the Jaycees came to use with a warning about the financial stability of that organization. As this was our only income, we inquired if LWC was still interested in our property. When LWC replied that they were, we informed officers of the Fair Board that we were going to talk with Lindsey about this matter and also told them we would keep them updated, which we have.

  2. The VFW purchased the property in 1946 and made a promise that it would be used for a County Fair for 50 years, this promise was fulfilled in 1996, then there has been another 20 years of fairs on this site.

  3. In 1998 the VFW voted and presented to the Jaycees a proposal to sell them, the Jaycees, the property for a total of $80,000 and the VFW would carry the note at no interest with a minimum payment of $3,000 annually until the note was paid off. The Jaycees rejected the proposal. The property now is valued at 8-10 times that amount.
We are not anti-County Fair, and hope the Fair Board can find an even better location and have great fairs in the future. By selling our real estate to Lindsey Wilson we have secured financial stability for our post for the next 200 years, and feel this is our responsibility as the current members of VFW 6097.

Members VFW Post 6097
Joe Hare-Commander

2016-07-26 09:18:03 | Comments | Printable version

Scotty's Contracting traffic control worker injured on job on I-65

KYTC contract hit and injured on i65. attention to safety often ignored by motorist. The most effective action motorists can take to prevent a tragedy is to pay closer attention. This action can simply be to focus on driving rather than other activities while behind the wheel. Read and obey traffic signs instead of ignoring them. Lives depend on it.
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From KYTC, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY - (Mon 25 Jul 2016) – An employee from Scotty’s Contracting Traffic Control is recovering after being struck by a passing motorist’s vehicle on Interstate 65. The incident happened while working at the scene of a wreck late last week.

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2016-07-26 05:26:14 | Comments | Printable version

LWC's International Student Program to expand Friends

More than 100 students from 40 countries expected to enroll in Fall
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By Travis Smith
Columbia, KY - The international student programs is looking for area families to participate in LWC's International Friendship Program and serve as host families during the 2016-17 school year. The liberal arts college expects to enroll about 100 international students from more than 40 countries when the 2016-17 school year gets underway in mid-August.

Sabine Eastham, Director of the International Student Program, stresses the importance of giving international students the best experience possible while at LWC and how that is achieved through the host families in the friendship program.

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2016-07-26 05:17:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Dr. Eric Carter named dean at Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University announces Dr. Eric Carter as dean of regional instruction and services and associate professor of sociology
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By Joshua Williams, CU Communications Assistant

CAMPBELLSVILLE - Dr. Eric Carter is the new dean of regional instruction and services and associate professor of sociology at Campbellsville University. Carter has served as associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at Georgetown College, Ky. since 2007.

Carter graduated from Carson-Newman College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1999 and received his Master of Arts in Sociology in 2001 from Marshall University. He received his Ph.D. in sociology in 2006 from Kansas State University. He had done additional graduate study at the University of Tennessee.

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2016-07-26 04:41:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Charlotte Joan Turner, 68, Russell Co., KY/Metcalfe Co. native (1948-2016)

She was a member of a distinguished Center, KY family, the daughter of the late Trixie McCandless and Glen Lane. She was a resident of Russell Springs, KY, at the time of her death. Her husband, Jimmy Turner, survives. She leaves four direct living descendants. She was a member of New Victory Baptist Church
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Charlotte Joan Turner, 68, of Russell Springs, KY passed away, Monday July 25, 2016 at her residence.

The family chose cremation and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Interment will be in the Lane Cemetery, Highway 1048, Greensburg, KY.

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2016-07-26 01:31:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

CBC will get early start on Operation Christmas Child

Christmas in July - 31 Jul 2016 - will kick off 2016 OCC effort

By Mark Fudge

The Columbia Baptist Church will get an early start on Operation Christmas Child when they host Christmas in July, Sunday July 31, 2016, A community breakfast will get underway at 8:30amCT, followed by Sunday School at 9:30amCT. During the 10:30amCT worship service Mid-South Regional Director Hasty Martin will be speaking. Ms. Martin has been involved in several distribution trips to various parts of the world. The church will also be dedicating over 100 OCC boxes. Everyone is invited to come and get in the Christmas spirit early.

2016-07-26 00:50:29 | Comments | Printable version

Today, TUESDAY with CM - 26 Jul 2016

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 26, 2016:
Shadowed by bad news,
spring still puts out beginnings
of old life renewed.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 26 July 2016.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1778

2016-07-26 00:02:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 26
Happy Anniversary, Jeff and Charlene Pike (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Pam and Ralph Shearer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alicia Garnon ( July 26,1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alisa Reeder (1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Nobles | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Blane Bardin (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandi Miller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brother and Sister - Yulanda Bradshaw and Brother Everrick "Moe" Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryan Miller | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Charley Michelle Decker (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Crystal "Chris" Gayle Bennett (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Erica Turner | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Everrick "Moe" Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jared Brock | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, LaGene Stephens Sexton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lindsey Caroline Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lisa Daniel | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Gayle Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Horton (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Jo Rooks | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, mother and daughter, Shanna and Lindsey Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nancy Lynn Griffith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nicholas Hopper | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nick Hopper | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shanna Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Edward W. Danhauer, Louisville, KY (July 26, 1928 - August 15, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Pike, Adair Co., KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alfred Thomas Mason Russell Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Leon Wilson, Taylor Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Louise Taylor Selby, Russell Co., KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger Neal Parnell, Adair Co., KY native (1975) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glenna Mann, Adair Co., KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lou Ann Riggs Turner, 71, Taylor Co., KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Tawanna Lou Spears Cash, Cumberland Co., KY (1965) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James E. (Sonny) Perkins, Taylor County, KY (1938-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jane Catherine (Pelly) Cundiff, Russell Co., KY, Adair Co. native (1915-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christopher Miller, Cumberland Co., KY (1948-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gertrude Welsh, Dunnville, KY (1919-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alta Bernice Hoskins, Russell Co., KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Brian Lee Karp, Sr., Green County, KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Roy Hale, Casey County, KY (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donnie Ray Garrett, 70, Metcalfe Co., KY (1945-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Forrest , Elk Horn, KY (1929-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Paul Howard (Bodie) Bow, 76, Burkesville, KY (1939-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlotte Joan Turner, 68, Russell Co., KY/Metcalfe Co. native (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, July 26, 2016
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTAll Day Today: Time to Opt-In for CodeRED Weather Warnings. - Mike Keltner STORY/DIRECTIONS | (ID:42191, Comment)
6:00amCTAdair Farmers Market. TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS. is open TODAY 6am-10amCT (or until sold out) at the Adair County UK Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:42192, Comment)
7:00amCTNEW HOURS! - Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service RD, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782
OPEN 7am-3pmCT Monday through Friday. CLOSED Saturdays & Sundays. - Teresa Spencer | (ID:42193, Comment)
Time to check CM YARD SALES. Yours not listed? Send now.. | (ID:42194, Comment)
8:00amCTClinton County Farmers Market 19 Mountain View Parkway, Albany, KY. (1 Jun-29 Oct. Closed during US 127 Yard Sale) 8amCT to sellout, Tue-Fri-Sat. | (ID:42195, Comment)
Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry, Tuesdays 8am-1pmCT (Recurring Event) Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. Ann Burton Murphy | (ID:42196, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at at Glance. Not Official. 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. Ninety-one (91) Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1)) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-five (25) 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. Twenty-one (21) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Ninety (90) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Four (4) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:42202, Comment)
9:00amCT Adair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY
Open 9am-12pmCT, Tuesdays, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:42197, Comment)
10:00amCTThe "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Topic/Guest: TBA
Susan Chambers & Carol Perkins (Sunday with CM Columnist) | (ID:42198, Comment)
Thanks for opening your hearts to Green River Animal Shelter and our fur babies. Thanks for the supplies you have given in lieu of adoption fees. (photo left>

We would like to thank everyone for all the time, donations, and the open hearts that have came in and gave our fur babies a second chance at life. We have adopted out 27 dogs in the past week. We are now down to 45 dogs, and 26 kittens. Thanks to everyone for all the help it is greatly appreciated. Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-5pmCT and Saturdays 10am-2pmCT. Phone at 270-385-9655. Thanks, Kim Tucker. Director.
We still have a lot of lively, adorable, steal-your-heart kittens - all with pleasing personalities, and in wide variety of colors to suit your home decor.
We're Open Today, Saturday, July 23, 2016, 10am-2pmCT. It's a great day to adopt a pet and a great day to make a donation in honor of a person or dog or cat, or as a memorial.
Sponsor a dog or cat, puppy or kitten today Your sponsorship will help finding these wonderful creatures forever homes. Thanks to all who are making a difference!
Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-5pmCT. GRAS, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY. You can help. Adopt. Volunteer. Give Time, Donate Money. Give needed supplies. Encourage the staff at GRAS who are doing such a wonderful job!
Stop in and see the progress we're making. Thanks, KIM TUCKER
(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM | (ID:42203, Comment)
10:30amCTRegional Director Hasty Martin,Operation Christmas Child Early Start will speak at Columbia Baptist Church. - Mark Fudge DETAILS | (ID:42206, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Stephensburg, KY, for Aleyah Serenity Wheeler (21 Jul 2016 - 21 Jul 2016) | (ID:42147, Comment)
Services, Jamestown, KY, for Ann Thomas Burchett, Russell Co., KY (1970-2016) | (ID:42173, Comment)
NoonCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Gary Luttrell, 70, Casey County, KY (1946-2016) | (ID:42157, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:42199, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Edmonton, KY, for Connie Butler Coleman, 71, Edmonton, KY (1944-2016) | (ID:42186, Comment)
5:00pmCTADAIR 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:42200, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:42201, Comment)
5:30pmCTCity of Columbia Property Maintenance Board meets at City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Topic: Election of Officers. - Jada Coomer DETAILS | (ID:42111, Comment)
6:30pmCTAdair County Hospital Board regular last Tuesday meeting, basement, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. - Neal Gold. AGENDA | (ID:42156, Comment)


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