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First CU Call conference receives praise

The CALL Conference features speakers and attendees getting together from different ethnicities and races

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of Campbellsville University's School of Theology, said The CALL Conference accomplished its goal of teaching evangelistic preaching and how best to reach people for Christ. He said the conference brought together "brothers and sisters of various ethnicities and races and denominations united to learn from a master practitioner of preaching in general and evangelistic preaching specifically in the African-American tradition as well as from leading practitioners from Kentucky."

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2015-05-27 19:36:33 | Comments | Printable version

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Road closed signs populate downtown Columbia

2015-05-27 - Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener.
The new sign on the Burkesville side of the Historic Adair County Courthouse yard, far right in the photo, instructs motorists to use alternate routes because Campbellsville Street, 55, is temporarily closed for improvement. Many are using the Bypass around town.

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Adair Co. Bd. of Education Agenda: Thu 28 May 2015 Meeting

Long, 39 item Agenda set for Thursday, May 28, 2015 meeting. Several innovative ideas with more free items for students.
Board Agenda, Special Regular Board Meeting
6pmCT Thu 28 May 2015
Adair County Board Conference Meeting Room, 1204 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY

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2015-05-27 17:31:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Wesley Taylor asks: Left turning lane for KY 206

Comments re photo 60458 Sign due for unveiling NLT 8amCT today Wed 27 May 2015

Wesley Taylor writes:
Hey, Ed. Are they going to put a left turn onto KY 206 while they're into it? --Wesley Taylor
Good question: - We'll be looking for the answer to your question. Maybe someone in the know can let us know, soon. - EW

2015-05-27 17:04:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Roy C. McDonald, Casey County, KY (1929-2015

He was a retired USPS Postal Carrier. He was a farmer, factory worker, carpernter, and a brick and block mason. He was a member of the Athens Church of Christ. He was a native of Casey County and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late George E. McDonald & Lucy Belle Watson McDonald, and the widower of Lois Ann Phelps McDonald. He leaves five direct living descendants.
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Roy McDonald passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Lake Cumberland Hospital in Somerset, KY. He was 85.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, May 30, 2015 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. J. D. McDonald officiating. Roy McDonald will be laid to rest in Poplar Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, May 29, 2015, 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, at the funeral home.

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2015-05-27 16:08:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Lucille Lanham, 68, Casey Co., KY (1947-2015)

She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Versie Patterson Logsdon and the widow of Leland Lanham. She leaves five direct living descendants.
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Lucille Lanham died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at her home in Liberty, KY. She was 68.

Graveside services are 11amCT/12 noon ET, Friday, May 29, 2015 at Lanhamtown Cemetery in Casey County, KY, with Bro. Creech Richardson officiating. Burial will follow service. Pallbearers are Tommy Lee, Jason Foley, Kevin Walters, Thomas Simpson, Randy Wilson, and Larry Mondie. Honorary pallbearers are Myles Loy, Coby Loy, James Sneed, and her nieces and nephews.

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2015-05-27 15:43:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Traffic: I-65 SB MP102 - Multiple commercial vehicle crash

By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (Wed 27 May 2015 03:09pmCT) -I65 South is closed at MP 102 due to a multiple commercial vehicle crash. Traffic is being detoured off at Exit 105, south onto KY 61 and rejoin I65 in Elizabethtown, KY.

Northbound is also slow moving through the area. Heavy rain is moving into the region and will add to difficult driving conditions. Motorists (northbound and southbound) are advised to be prepared for stopped/slow traffic upon approaching the queue.

Duration is expected to be 4+ hours. Southbound motorists coming out of Louisville should consider US 31W or US 31E coming south toward Elizabethtown.

2015-05-27 15:14:25 | Comments | Printable version

Bobby Burton will give testimony at Journey to Recovery

This Friday, May 29, 2015, at 6pmCT, Bobby Burton will be giving his testimony @ Journey to Recovery, Agape Building, 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia, KY. Please come out and be blessed. All are welcome. - LAVERNE HADLEY

2015-05-27 11:15:22 | Comments | Printable version

The Suspense is Building: ACHS is in process hiring new coach

The Adair County School District is proud to announce we have hired a new Head Basketball Coach for the 2015-2016 school year. We will be publishing a full introduction in the coming days. We are excited about his potential within our distinct and cannot wait for everyone to meet him. - Shamarie Claiborne

2015-05-27 11:11:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Singing at Tabor Community Church Sun 31 May 2015

Living by Faith will be singing at Tabor Community Church, 1477 Fairplay Rd. Columbia, KY, on Sunday night, May 31,2015 at 6pmCT. Pastor Ralph Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend. --Patricia

2015-05-27 08:25:38 | Comments | Printable version

Letter to the Editor: National Foster Care Month

By Jennifer Moody
Personal commentary

This May, the Children's Bureau celebrates National Foster Care Month, recognizing and promoting the efforts to enhance the lives of children and youth in foster care. On May 3, 2015, Kentucky reported having all-time record high number of children living in out-of-home care. This is a time to come together on behalf of over 7,000 Kentucky children who are living in foster care because their own families are in crisis. This month provides the opportunity to thank the foster families who provide homes and love to children who need them, and to draw attention to the need for more families who can take on this challenge in our community.

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2015-05-27 08:23:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Samuel K. Shirk, Jr., formerly of Casey Co., KY (d. 25 May 2015)

His wife, Grace M. Weaver Shirk, survives. She leave eight direct living descendants.
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Samuel K. Shirk, Jr. of Spencer, Tennessee passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at the University of KY Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was 42.

Funeral services are 9:30amCT, Friday, May 29, 2015 at the New Haven Mennonite Church in Spencer, Van Buren County, TN. Burial will be at the New Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be at the home in Spencer, TN Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1pm-3pmCT and 5pm-7pmCT.

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2015-05-27 08:12:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Vacation Bible School at Columbia UMC: 6 June 2015

Vacation Bible School at Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, for ages 3 through 6th Grade will be 8:30am-2pmCT, Saturday, June 6, 2015.

2015-05-27 07:33:04 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Softball defeats LSU Alexandria 9-5 in 2015 World Series

Hopes for championship still alive

Lindsey Wilson Softball needs two wins today, Wed 27 May 2015, to reach the 2015 NAIA World Series Championship game on Thu 28 May 2015.

Lindsey Wilson defeated top-seeded LSU/Alexandria 9-5 in eight innings Tuesday night, 26 May 2015, at the Elizabeth & Irving Jensen Softball Complex, 1501 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA.

The Blue Raiders next meet Oregon Tech, at 4pmCT today, Wed 27 May 2015.

With a victory at 4pmCT, the Blue Raiders will face the winner Concordia at 7pmCT. - Information from Charles Balcom, Lindsey Wilson College

2015-05-27 06:00:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Relay for Life in Adair County: 19 Jun 2015

The Annual Relay for Life this year will start at 6pmCT, Fri 19 Jun 2015 lasting until 1amCT, Sat 20 June 2015, at the Adair County Middle School, 322 Gen. John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY. - from C/AC Chamber of Commerce

2015-05-27 05:27:05 | Comments | Printable version

Carol Perkins: Thoughts at Graduation Time

Every older generation seems to say they wish they had studied more, as even the so bright students of today will no doubt do. But Carol says, "I don't fear for our future because of the brilliant minds coming behind us. They are much smarter than we give them credit for being, unless they are our children or grandchildren and, of course, they are near geniuses.' - CAROL PERKINS
Next earlier Carol Perkins column: Carol Perkins: Parkway Encounter

By Carol Perkins

I admit that I didn't know much of anything when I graduated from high school. No matter how much algebra Mrs. Ennis tried to teach me, I never understood one thing about x+y.

Even after Guy and I were married, I asked him why algebra used the alphabet instead of numbers. He tried

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2015-05-27 05:22:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

Today, WEDNESDAY with CM, 27 May 2015

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 27, 2015:
Envy steals our eyes
when others are enjoying
things denied to us.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 27 May 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1352

2015-05-27 05:01:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 27
Happy Anniversary, David and Krista Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Anika Corbin Jennings (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ben Finn (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Holden Dunn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan A. Gaskins (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Maggie Ann Cox (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Noah Padilla (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sherica Kay Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tanner Curry (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tanner Foster | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Pedro and Pablo Plancarte | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Lala Marie Vaughn, Taylor Co., KY (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daryll Scott Crouch, Green Co., KY (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Mack Stapp, Russell Co., KY (1933- | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wesley Allen Anderson, Dubre, KY (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Keith A. Aaron, Russell County, KY (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raybun Willis, Adair County, KY native (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Irene Rogers, 91, Russell County, KY (1922-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. William Jerry Curry, Green County, KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rachel Hazel, 97, Greensburg, KY (1917-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alene Aaron, 98, Russell Springs, KY (1916-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dwain Feese (1941-2000) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTIntersection of KY 55 & KY 206/Campbellsville Street & Fairground Street to be temporarily closed to through traffic. Sidewalks also closed. Closure will last about six weeks. | (ID:34482, 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:34094, Comment)
8:00amCT Linda Lewis art exhibit at Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Monday through Wednesday 8am-5pmCT, Thursday 9am-6pmCT, Friday 8am-5pmCT, and Saturday, 8am until 12 pm noon CT | (ID:34378, Comment)
Adair Extension Office Re-opens today at 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY following completion of addition doubling space, complete remodling of existing building | (ID:34460, 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: Four (4) Event(s) Circuit Court. Eighty-four (84) Event(s) District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. No (0) 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. Fifty (50) 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. Forty (40) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Three (3) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Twenty-two (22) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Ninety (90) Event(s) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:34547, Comment)
9:00amCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Donald Edgar Mason, Casey Co., KY (1947-2015) | (ID:34498, Comment)
10:00amCTChildren's Story Hour at Adair County Public Library (Recurring Event)
307 Greensburg Street (Google Map/Directions), Columbia, KY | (ID:34100, Comment)
Funeral Mass, Campbellsville, KY, for Mrs. Barbara Helen Saviakas Mensik, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2015) | (ID:34509, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY for Kenneth Eugene (Pete) Alfrey, Taylor County, KY (1925-2015) | (ID:34521, Comment)
It's Adopt COURTNEY or another wonderful GRAS pet Day!

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:34546, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Shepherdsville, KY, for Gregory Benjamin Curry, 52, Bullitt Co., KY (d. 24 May 2015) | (ID:34545, Comment)
NoonCTPause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:34128, Comment)
Funeral services in Louisville for Margie Elaine Burton Cooley, 71, Adair Co., KY (1943-2015) | (ID:34496, Comment)
4:00pmCTTime to check CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES for Wednesday worship service schedules. | (ID:34136, Comment)
LWC Softball v. LSU Alexandria in World Series elimination game at the Elizabeth & Irving Jensen Softball Complex, 1501 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA | (ID:34533, Comment)
Lindsey Wilson Softball v Oregon Tech in elimination game in the 2015 NAIA Softball World Series, at the Elizabeth & Irving Jensen Softball Complex, 1501 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA. LWC is three wins away from NAIA World Championship. | (ID:34549, Comment)
4:30pmCTThe 5th Regional Baseball Tournament: Adair County High School Baseball game v Elizabethtown HS Panthers at Nelson County High School, 1070 Bloomington Road, Bardstown, KY - Brent Campbell, ACHS Sports Director | (ID:34542, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes at the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:34163, Comment)


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