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Ronnie White, 60, Columbia, KY (1955-2015)

He was a native of Jefferson County, KY and a resident of Adair County at the time of his death. He was a member of a highly respected family. He was the son of the late Ivanhoe and Ollie B. Desmon Roy. His wife, Lisa Colia White, survives. He leaves two direct living descendants. He was a United States Army Veteran, a production supervisor at Dart Container Corporation in Horse Cave and loved gardening in his spare time.
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Ronnie White, 60, of Columbia, KY died Monday, November 23, 2015 at 8:10pmET, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral service, Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Gosser officiating Cremation will follow the service Visitation after 11amCT, Saturday, November 28, 2015.

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2015-11-25 17:45:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Ronnie White, 60, Columbia, KY (1955-2015)

2015-11-25 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Ronnie White, 60, Columbia, KY (1955-2015)

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Family of Sheila Spencer lost home in fire; need place to live

Family needs help at this time

By Lisa Greer, Adair County Court Clerk

The family of Sheila Spencer of 2890 Melson Ridge Road, Columbia, KY, lost their home on Thursday, November 19, 2015, due to a fire. They are currently looking for a place to live or a camper they could live in on their property until they repair their house. Anything donations, clothes, household items, etc would be greatly appreciated. Women's 2x or 3x top and bottom, shoe 10.5, and men's 38x30 pants, xl shirt, and 9.5 shoes. Items may be dropped off at the Adair County Clerk's Office during normal business hours Monday-Friday and Saturday’s. For additional information you may contact Lisa at 270-384-2801.

2015-11-25 16:33:28 | Comments | Printable version

Ricardo Hughes will sing at Mannsville SBC

Ricardo Hughes will bring special music and testimony at the Mannsville Separate Baptist Church, 315 Oak Lane, Mannsville, KY, Sunday, November 29, 2015. Bro. Don Neat will bring message at at 9amCT/10amET. Sunday School has been canceled for this date. Everyone is invited. - Fran Neat

2015-11-25 12:06:48 | Comments | Printable version

Veterans to play key role in in Inaugural Parade

Vietnam and Korean Veterans, fallen Kentucky Officers, (including Daniel Ellis, whose final resting place is in Adair County - See Remembering Daniel Ellis, summary links) and first responders to be honored. Adair & Green Counties have been honored to when Gov-Elect Bevin named Dakota Meyer Inaugural Grand Marshal - CM
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By Jessica Ditto
News from Gov-elect Matt Bevin Inauguration Committee

Frankfort, KY - The Bevin-Hampton Inaugural Parade will honor Vietnam and Korean War veterans, as well as fallen Kentucky first responders, the Inaugural Committee announced today.

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2015-11-25 11:48:15 | Comments | Printable version

Carol Perkins: A trip to Austin frustrates GPS and driver

Veteran many battles with Guy's GPS, now chronicles the most violent one of her life. So bad, in fact, that this is the first of a two part account from the battlefield.
Talk to Carol Perkins 10am-12pmNoonCT, Tues 1 Dec 2015 on The "Susan & Carol, Unscripted" show, live. FM 99.1 radio
Next earlier Carol Perkins column: Carol Perkins: Reason Hallmark Classic movies are happy

By Carol Perkins

Over the years I have had my battles with Guy's GPS, but none quite so violent as the one I just waged last week. My flight to Austin (to visit Jon and his family) left at nine Thursday night from Nashville. Normally, I would not leave that late but the only other nonstop flight left too early in the morning. I've done the "change planes" routine and that is not for the slow or the weak. Lately, I have been both.

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2015-11-25 10:07:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

Operation Christmas Child 2015: links to all stories and photos

This year's Operation Christmas Child set new records for donations volunteers in Adair County. Over 3200 boxes are now headed to children in Colombia, Botswana, South Sudan, Rwanda, and Ukraine because of the hard work and generosity of everyone involved. We've put together a collection of photos and articles about this year's event.

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2015-11-25 10:02:12 | Comments | Printable version

Former Scottsville Baptist Church employee pleads guilty

Former employee of the Scottsville Baptist Church pleads guilty to embezzling more than $270,000 to pay for personal expenses
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Department of Justice, Western District of Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, KY (Tue 24 Nov 2015) - United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the guilty plea of an Allen County, Kentucky woman before U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, yesterday, to three counts of wire fraud, for embezzling $274,846 from her former employer, the Scottsville Baptist Church.

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2015-11-25 09:39:46 | Comments | Printable version

Holiday open house at HRS, Sat 5 Dec 2015

Highland Raku Studio, 3292 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY will be holding a holiday open house from 10am-4pmCT, Sat 5 Dec 2015, With food, music, and several artists, Fred Spoon, Jay Rose, and Jay Rose, along with hosts Etta & Jeff Scott, demonstrating and offering works for sale.

2015-11-25 09:27:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

Gary Welker at Journey to Recovery, Fri 27 Nov 2017

Gary Welker will be speaking to us at Journey to Recovery, 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia, KY at 6pmCT, Friday, November 27, 2015 Everyone welcome --Laverne Hadley

2015-11-25 09:20:19 | Comments | Printable version

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, 25 Nov 2015

Haiku by Robert Stone for November 25, 2015:
Laughter in heaven
is anathema to prim
who might allow smile.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 25 November 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1534

2015-11-25 09:18:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Adair Caregivers Support Group meets 2 Dec 2015

Sue Mutter and Lana Roy of Summit Manor will be guest speakers

By Anabelle Burkett

The Adair County Caregiver Support Group will be meeting at the UK Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds Road, Columbia, KY, on Wednesday December 2, 2015, at 11amCT. Do you care for your parents, grandchildren, adult child??? Join us for conversation and a light lunch. Sue Mutter and Lana Roy from Summit Manor will be our guest speakers on Wednesday. This group meets the first Wednesday of each month. Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving ! - Anabelle Burkett

2015-11-25 09:10:38 | Comments | Printable version

Better Together Tribe Parent Group meets 7 Dec 2015

Our Better Together Tribe Parent Group will be meeting on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 5pmCT, in the ACES cafeteria, at the Adair County Elementary School, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. Please join us in looking for ways to benefit our children's education. We look forward to seeing everyone there. Jacqueline Collins

2015-11-25 08:52:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

CMS students have fun at Eagle Rally

By Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer
Campbellsville Independent School District

Campbellsville Middle School students enjoyed a day of fun on Monday, November 23, 2015, during Eagle Rally.

Throughout the day, CMS students rotated to different stations, where they had fun together.

Students could participate in a three-on-three basketball tournament, Wii Dance, karaoke, electronic device time, nail art and board games.

CMS students also competed in a dodgeball tournament.

2015-11-25 07:19:30 | Comments | Printable version

Small, well loved dog shows up at Miss Donna's

By Donna Rieder

A small black spayed female dog showed up at my house in the Providence Road/White Oak Road near the Sam Coffey Hole in Adair County, near the Russell County, KY line. It is about 20 pounds, is friendly and appears to be someone's pet. It is wearing a handmade collar with blue beads. She is adorable and appears to be well loved by somebody. She looks like a miniature Rottweiler.

My number is 270-805-1527.

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2015-11-25 07:16:48 | Comments | Printable version

Rights commission commends voting rights restoration order

'Until today (24 Nov 2015), Kentucky was one of only four states to not automatically restore felons' voting rights upon final discharge of their sentence.'
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By Victoria Stephens

FRANKFORT, KY, USA, (24 Nov 2015 - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear at 10 a.m. (EST) this morning issued Executive Order#2015-871, which automatically restores voting rights to former felons.

The order excludes persons convicted of violent or sex crimes, bribery or treason.

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2015-11-25 06:28:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Tribe wins Pioneer Athletic Conference title 2nd year in row

Head Coach Travis Gay selected 2015 PAC Ray Bauer Memorial Coach of the Year
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By Cathy Luttrell

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY - (Tue 24 Nov 2015) - The 2015 Pioneer Athletic Conference (PAC) Football Banquet was held Tuesday night at Paroquet Springs Convention Center, Shepherdsville, KY, with our very own Adair County High School Indians being awarded the 2015 PAC South Championship for a second year in a row.

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2015-11-25 05:04:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Birthdays and Anniversaries for November 25
Happy Anniversary, Kevin and Shelly Jenkins (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Steven T. & Teresa A. Grider (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amanda Gabehart | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chase Willis | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Donald Bennett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Evan Pike (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rebecca Jo Montgomery (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Robert "Mr. Bob" Jeffries, (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shirley Nash | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Olson | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birhday, Ruth Ann Bottom Antle, 76, Russell Springs, KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nathaniel Merlin Wagler, Green Co., KY (1992-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Lackey, Campbellsville, KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Omer (C.B.) Houk, Green County, KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Molly Propes, Casey County, KY (1948-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Earl Brock, Casey Co., KY (1949-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dianne Glass Wise, 68, Cumberland Co., KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Johnnie (Bill) Myers, Taylor County, KY (1922-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip (Buddy) Eller, 69, Russell Co., KY (1945-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elva Ethel Allen, 71, Hustonville, KY (1943-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory, Arlis Turner (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, November 25, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTJobs are waiting for you. Take action today
See them in CM EMPLOYMENT .
If you need positions filled, Christmas help, find the best among the readers of Using any Contact/Submit Button. If you have questions Call 270-250-2730. | (ID:37870, 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:37868, Comment)
8:00amCT7 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: No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. Twenty-eight (28) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. Three (3) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Sixty-two (62) 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. Thirty-five (35) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) 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. One hundred forty-two (142) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:37879, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for John (J.C.) Shofner, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2015) | (ID:37838, Comment)

LADY is a sweet lab mix. She has been sponsored (adoption fee paid) and is ready for a family to love her.
She's available today at GRAS along with many other wonderful, playful kittens, mature cats, dogs and puppies available for adoption as well.

Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-5pmCT. GRAS, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY. Suggested Supply donation today: BLEACH, any brand. A check or U.S. Currency Donation
Stop in and see the progress we're making. Thanks, KIM SALLEE Director
(See Animal control pickups and GRAS dogs for adoption in CM Animals - CM) | (ID:37869, Comment)
Children's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:37871, Comment)
Children's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:37872, Comment)
NoonCTNo School THANKSGIVING Break 25-26-27 Nov 2015
in Adair County Public Schools. | (ID:37835, Comment)
Lunch break WALKING Club members. Everyday, 11am-11:30amCT. At Holloway Wellness Center, 399 Williams Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:37873, Comment)
Pause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:37874, Comment)
Holiday open house at Highland Raku Studio, 10am-4pmCT | (ID:37883, Comment)
Services, Greensburg, KY, for Mrs. Ruth Akin Johnson, Green Co., KY native (1927-2015) | (ID:37898, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Campbellsville, KY, for Dewey (Bo) Meeks, Jr., 56, Taylor Co., KY (1958-2015) | (ID:37823, Comment)
Services, Columbia, KY, for Judy Stearns, 68, Cane Valley, KY (1947-2015) | (ID:37844, Comment)
Homeschool Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:37875, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:37876, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:37877, Comment)
6:00pmCTJaycees Radio Auction simulcast on 93.5 WAIN and 92.7 The WAVE. Today from 6pm to 10pmCT. Call 270-634-1649 or 270-378-1885. Proceeds from the auction help families at Christmas with food and toys. | (ID:37878, Comment)


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