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Chris Oliver wants alcohol purchases to benefit Adair

A milestone: tonight officially marks the last Super Bowl ever in which Adair County alcohol tax dollars have to benefit Marion, or Pulaski, or Warren counties.

By Chris Oliver

I sent in a note nearly 2 years ago about a Kentucky Derby party I hosted, and how my dollars benefited other communities because of the inability to buy alcohol here in Adair County. I could type up a similar story about my trip to Bowling Green yesterday to prepare for tonight's Super Bowl party. Needless to say, my in store purchases (alcohol and otherwise), gasoline, and dinner bill (including a tip to a great waitress) will all benefit another town in our fine state. I'd rather that money stay here, and I'm thankful we'll get to decide that on March 22nd.

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2016-02-07 18:57:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Commentary

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CHS students learn to extract DNA in biology class

2016-02-07 - Campbellsville High School, 230 W Main, Campbellsville, KY - Photo Calen McKinney, Campbellsville Independent Schools photo.
Campbellsville High School students recently learned how to extract DNA from strawberries. In Jessica Bradshaw's biology classes, students are studying DNA and learning where it's found, what it's made of and what it does. To see what DNA looks like, students performed an experiment. First, students smashed strawberries inside a plastic bag. They then added a mixture of water, shampoo and salt. Students poured their strawberry mixture onto a coffee filter, to drip into a cup. Then, students poured chilled alcohol onto the mixture to get the strawberry's DNA to separate. In this photo CHS biology teacher Jessica Bradshaw, third from left, talks to students, from left, sophomores Brookelyn Franklin, Makala Antle and Lauren Riddle about how chilled alcohol separates DNA from the liquid mixture.

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Hospital calls special meeting Mon 8 Feb 2016


The Adair County Hospital District and the Adair County Public Hospital District Corporation Board of Directors will convene a concurrent Special Called meeting of the District and Corporation on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 6:30pmCT in the Board Room at Westlake Regional Hospital at 921 Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY, 42728.

The purpose of the Special Called meeting is appoint signatories and provide them with authorization to sign all documents associated with the TJ Samson Asset Purchase Agreement. The Board will also discuss remaining issues with the Chapter 9 Plan of Adjustment. The following Agenda is how the District and Corporation will conduct their sessions:

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2016-02-07 18:43:25 | Comments | Printable version

Troopers arrest Cecilia man for shooting at police

KSP Trooper Luke Durbin was investigating a burglary, found no one at residence, and was shot at while returning to his car

By Tpr Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

CECILIA, KY (Sun 7 Feb 2016) -Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers have arrested a Hardin Co. man for firing a weapon at a Trooper. On Saturday, February 6, 2016 at approximately 5:47pmET, KSP Post 4 Trooper Luke Durbin was attempting to make contact and conduct an interview with Dustin Ray Thomas (22) at 1068 Wonderland Cavern Road, in regards to a burglary investigation.

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2016-02-07 18:42:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Randall (Randy) Eddie Monday, Casey County, KY (1965-2016)

He was the son of Jewel (Paul) Caddell and the late Paul Monday. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Wilson, one direct living descendant, and 10 step children.
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Randall "Randy" Eddie Monday, of Liberty, passed away Saturday, February, 6, 2016 at his home. He was 50 years old.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Thursday, February 11, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Ricky Lee officiating. Burial will follow in the Whited Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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2016-02-07 11:11:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Tax check-off program to help KY communities showcase history

Donations for Kentucky's Local History Trust Fund will help local historical organizations - museums, cemetery preservation groups, educators, genealogical societies and more - meet professional standards and share their community's role in Kentucky's development.
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By Laurel Harper
Commonwealth News Center

FRANKFORT, KY - (5 Feb 2016) - A new tax check-off program debuting on the 2015 Kentucky state income tax return is designed to help build stronger history organizations across the commonwealth and instill pride in its communities.

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2016-02-07 10:34:10 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

LWC Women's Tennis wins 5-4 at Bellarmine, 6 Feb 2016

Next: Lindsey Wilson Women's Tennis hosts Cumberlands (KY) at 1pmCT, Sunday, February 14, 2016 at LWC's Henry Baughman Tennis Complex, 401 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Chris Wells

LOUISVILLE, KY - (Sat 6 Feb 2016) - No. 3-ranked Lindsey Wilson (KY) needed a dramatic comeback to pull out a 5-4 win over host Bellarmine (KY) on Saturday at Eddie Weber Tennis Complex.

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2016-02-07 09:49:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Kelleyville Community Church offering 2 nights of Men's Worship

By Lisa Burton

Kelleyville Community Church, 77 Kelleyville Road in the Coburg Community of Adair County will be hosting two nights of Men's Worship Services. Monday and Tuesday Night, February 8 & 9, 2016. There will be food and fellowship at 6:30pmCT and the services will begin at 7pmCT. Come and enjoy praise and worship with fellow men in Christ. - Lisa Burton

2016-02-07 09:06:34 | Comments | Printable version

Mrs. Frances Romine Gilpin, Taylor Co., KY (1935-2016)

She was a member of True Ways Ministry, Campbellsville, KY. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom and was a homemaker. She was an avid fan of the UL Cardinals Basketball team and loved NASCAR. She enjoyed garening and canning, and most of all, she loved her family and church family. She was a native of Taylor County, KY, a resident of the county at the time of her death, and will be laid to rest in Taylor County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Waller & Laura Shofner, and the widow of James L. Gilpin. She leaves six direct living descendants, plus a 'second daughter.'
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Mrs. Frances Romine Gilpin, 80, departed this life on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab. She was 80 years of age.

The funeral for Mrs. Frances Romine Gilpin will be conducted Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1pmCT/2pmET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, with burial to follow in the Brookside Cemetery, 200 block, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Randy Buckles will be officiating. Visitation will be after 10amCT/11amET, on Tuesday.

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2016-02-07 08:09:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Electricians in class learning language, National Electrical Code

Area electricians from seven central Kentucky counties -- Adair, Metcalfe, Russell, Pulaski, Casey, Taylor, and Marion -- began studying to take their state licensing exam on January 5, 2016. The class was free to any qualifying person thanks to classroom space provided by the Adair County School board.

Adair County Electrical Inspector Chris Bennett had a goal to offer the course to area electricians because the length of years it takes to become a Master Electrician (8 years) and how much effort is needed to pass these exams. He also wanted to contribute his skills in this specialty due to the shortage of licensed electricians.

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2016-02-07 07:25:33 | Comments | Printable version

Johnnietta Jessie knows where: This scenic county photo

Johnnietta Jessie writes:
Goodluck, Beaumont Road. in Metcalfe Co. There is a pond beside the house and it used to have some ducks swimming in it. --Johnnietta Jessie
Comments re photo 64742 Where is it This scenic county Scenic road Scene

2016-02-07 07:23:23 | Comments | Printable version

Tom Chaney: Money, Sex, and Murder

Of Writers And Their Books: Money, Sex, and Murder. Tom tells of the early days of Kentucky when land speculation, inflation, bank failures, and packing the supreme court brought ruin and then a murder associated with a supporter of the court brought a husband-wife suicide pact inside a jail cell. This column first appeared 24 July 2005.
The next earlier Tom Chaney column: World Enough and Time

By Tom Chaney

Money, Sex, and Murder

When Kentucky entered the union as the fifteenth state in 1792, an era of growth and prosperity was under way. In 1820 the Commonwealth ranked sixth in population of the nation.

Land speculation and the expectation of continual rising prices put many of its citizens deeply into debt.

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2016-02-07 07:19:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Tom Chaney: Of Writers and Their Books

Today, SUNDAY with CM, 7 Feb 2016

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 7, 2016:
No one will approve
those who ignore family
seeking work success.
--Robert Stone, Sunday, 7 February 2016.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1608

2016-02-07 07:03:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

3D art projects underway in Jo Ann Harris's classes

By Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer/Grant Writer
Campbellsville Independent Schools (CIS), Campbellsville, KY

Campbellsville High School students are making progress on their 3D art projects. Students in Jo Ann Harris's classes recently watched an episode of "Face Off," a reality television show that features a competition between special effects makeup artists.

While watching the show, students learned about making special effects, but also about art careers.

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2016-02-07 06:17:20 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 7
Happy Birthday, Jaxon Piercy (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ann Melton, former Adair County Judge Executive (1959) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Simpson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Fletcher | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dawn Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gregoy Stapleton (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackie Dale Cox (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jon Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyle Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madison Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phillip Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Renae "Nae Nae" Grant (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shelby D. Druien, Sr., Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wymon (Buster) Harmon, Taylor Co., KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Henry Critt Young, Green Co, KY (1917) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rebecca Williams, Taylor Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Elizabeth Price Taylor County, KY (1916) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Esther Bell Taylor Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Ray Huddleston, Adair Co., KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beatrice C. Ladebauche, Adair Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Russell Price, Liberty, KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lillian Grimmer, Adair County, KY, (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Shannon Reeves, 44, Campbellsville, KY (1971-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Sunday, February 7, 2016
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTTime to check CM Directory of Churches for Sunday worship service schedules. | (ID:39078, Comment)
6:38amCTSunrise | (ID:39074, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:39076, Comment)
Lunch break WALKING Club members. Everyday, 11am-11:30amCT. At Holloway Wellness Center, 399 Williams Street, Columbia, KY. | (ID:39077, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Mr. Eunie H. Burris, 95, Green Co., KY (d. Fri. 5 Feb 2016) | (ID:39060, Comment)
1:30pmCTServices, Russell Springs, KY, for Alene H. Grider, 87, Russell County, KY (1931-2016) | (ID:39047, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Summer Shade, KY, for Delmos Pauline Melton Brewster, Metcalfe Co., KY (1932-2016) | (ID:39028, Comment)
Services, Russell Springs, KY, for Janet L. Lawless, 71, Russell Co., KY (1944-2016) | (ID:39045, Comment)
5:00pmCT Chimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:39079, Comment)
5:12pmCTSunset | (ID:39075, Comment)


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