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Gov. Steve Beshear: Kentucky is back with a vengeance

Gov. Beshear's Statement on 5 Percent Growth in general fund revenues

FRANKFORT, KY (Fri 10 Jul 2015, 2015) - "In January I told lawmakers that Kentucky was back with a vengeance, and today's news of the more than 5 percent growth in general fund revenues for FY 15 is further proof our momentum continues to accelerate. Over the last seven years, we have worked through the worst recession of our lifetime to grow Kentucky's economy, and we get more and more good news every day.

"The excess revenues are broad based, led by growth in individual income and sales taxes, indicating that salaries and jobs are on the rise and consumer confidence is higher. Plus our hard work in economic development efforts is paying off with the growth in business taxes. This level of activity demonstrates that corporations continue to find the Commonwealth a favorable destination for business retention, expansion, and new business formation.

"Yes, we have some challenges, and more work to do, but we are seeing positive trends in almost all areas of the economy. Today's revenue report certainly tells us that our economy continues to grow and, as a state, that we are moving in the right direction." - GOV. STEVE BESHEAR

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A dream - of a white puppy - come true at GRAS

2015-07-11 - Green River Animal Shelter, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Kim Sallee, Director, Green River Animal Shelter.
Occasionally we have an adopter that instantly bonds with a certain dog/cat and we always like to think that it was meant to be. This sweet little girl had a dream that she got a white puppy for her birthday, so her parents brought her to the shelter.this week. She picked out her "almost" white puppy and they bonded instantly. We appreciate her family giving a shelter pet a chance. - KIM SALLEE, Green River Animal Shelter.

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Sad word of the passing of George (June) Caldwell

We have received the sad word of the passing of George "June" Caldwell, Jr., 49 years of age, of Campbellsville, KY, along with a prayer request for the family from his brother Rev. Michael Caldwell, forwarded from Dr. John Chowning of Campbellsville University. Another brother is Adair County Sixth District Magistrate Greg Caldwell of Cane Valley. Complete obituary and funeral details are expected Sunday afternoon and will be posted here as soon as received from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, Columbia, KY.

Update: Complete obituary now posted: George Caldwell, Jr., Adair Co. native, Campbellsville, KY (1966-2015)

2015-07-11 04:12:17 | Comments | Printable version

CU begins academic partnership with Isaiah House in Willisburg

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Campbellsville University is beginning an academic partnership with Isaiah House, a residential treatment center for men and women in Willisburg, KY, with two classes being taught there in the fall.

The classes, Introduction to Psychology and Introduction to Business, will be taught in the fall with about eight-12 people expected to enroll in each.

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2015-07-11 03:56:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

A muddy, messy, Bull Riding Event, AC Fair 2015

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By Melissa Stone

The Extreme Bull Riding event at the 2015 Adair County Fair, Friday, July 10, 2015, was a muddy messing event, but a fine time was had by all. It was exciting.

2015-07-11 02:58:56 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Fair, Sat 11 Jul 2015 - SCHEDULE

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The Adair County Fair has a big schedule for today, Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Fairgrounds, 413 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY.

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2015-07-11 02:45:58 | Comments | Printable version

Today, SATURDAY with CM, 11 Jul 2015

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 11, 2015:
When one is set free,
for a while one will wonder
if chains will return.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 11 July 2015.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1397

Video: About Kentucky 07.10.2015 - Governor's Cup Tour

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Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 11
Happy Anniversary, Jamie & Elizabeth Head | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Kevin and Norma Jean Hoskins (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Tiffany and Jason Collins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Tony and Melissa Bragg (1987) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Herschel Harmon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Beverly Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackie Tucker | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackstin Cooper Stang (2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Justin Spencer (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kyler Chase Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mark Allen Fudge | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nicholas Boils (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Riley Harrison (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rylee Gilbert (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sam DeRossett (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Walter Blankenship, Jr. | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthdays, brothers and sister, Bill Janes, Herbert Janes, Frieda Janes Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memoriam Bro. A.J. Parrish (1931-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Jerry Holman Magnolia, KY (1946-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Henry D. Johnson, Burkesville, KY (1940) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jacob Omrie Cooper, Russell Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Russell Williams, 80, Taylor Co., KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Finn, Brownsville, KY (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clara Burress Pickett, Taylor Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois McFarland, Casey Co., KY (1922 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lyndell Reid Oakes, Green Co., KY (1946-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ken McDonald, Taylor Co., KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Money Coakley, Taylor Co., KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hallie Cox, Taylor County, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kimberly Ruth Carter, Russell County, KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judy Carol Johnson, Taylor Co., KY native (1956) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hulen Warriner, Russell County, KY (1941-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lorine Oakes, Russell County, KY (1920-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Clarence (Ron) Johnson, Adair Co., KY (1937-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Julie Ann Corbin Wilkerson, Adair Co., KY (1958-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kevin (Howdy) Scott, Pike Co., KY native Russell Co., KY (1953-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. William Edward Davidson, Burkesville, KY (1937-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Karnes, Green County, KY; Adair native (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jerry Lee Thompson, 67, Louisville, KY (1947-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hazel Pemberton, 94, Casey County, KY (1922-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Raymond Bernard (RB) Campbell, Adair Co., KY (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul Buck, Casey County, KY (1932-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Matthew Casey House, Summer Shade, KY/Texas native (1973-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Matthew Casey House, Summer Shade, KY/Texas native (1973-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Danny Gosser, Russell County, KY (1942-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Halcolm, 78 , Taylor Co./Rockcastle Co., KY native (1939-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Henry Clemmons, 91, Metcalfe County, KY (1927-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2015
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTTraffic/Construction: - CLOSED from 27 May 2015 for estimated 42 56 days.
Intersection of KY 55 & KY 206/Campbellsville & Fairground Streets, Columbia, KY, with TURNING LANES. to through traffic. Sidewalks also closed. Closure projected to last about six weeks from 27 May 2015 to 8 22 Jul 2015 according to KY Transportation Cabinet, District 8, Somerset, KY. This is Day 45. Estimated Days to go 0 10. (See Update: Two more weeks construction time added to 55/206 intersection (Plus weather delay days) | (ID:35372, 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:35373, Comment)
Time to check CM YARD SALES. Yours not listed? Send now.. | (ID:35374, Comment)
7:30amCTCumberland County Farmers Market, Main Street on the Square, Burkesville, KY
Open 7:30am-11:30amCT, Saturdays, May-Aug. | (ID:35379, Comment)
8:00amCTRemote Control Jets over Kentucky week 5-12 July 2015 flying all day ( DETAILS) at the Lebanon/Springfield Airport, 650 Airport Lane, Springfield, KY. | (ID:35261, Comment)
Russell County Farmers Market. Corner of Lakeway Drive & US 127, Russell Springs, KY. Open 8amCT to sell-out. Each Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday through September. All local . . . all the time. - Pam York | (ID:35375, Comment)
Farmers Market on the Square. 424 Public Square. Columbia, KY | (ID:35380, Comment)
Adair County Clerk's Office OPEN Saturdays - 8:30am-12pmCT, Suite 3, Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. - Lisa Greer, Adair County Court Clerk | (ID:35381, Comment)
9:00amCTMilltown UMC Vacation Bible School | (ID:35196, Comment)
Celebration of Quilts at Old Mulkey, 9am-5pmCT, July 10-12, 2015 Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site, 38 Old Mulkey Park Road, Tompkinsville, KY | (ID:35365, Comment)

Adair County Fair, Saturday 11 Jul 2015 - SCHEDULE
Adair County Fairground, 413 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY.
  • 09:00amCat - Beef Cattle Show, Cattle Barns. Fay Davidson, Chairman
  • 06:00pmCT - Dixieland Carnival opens in the Grove
  • 06:00pmCT - Floral Hall Opens, VFW Building. Greg Thomas, Chairman
  • 06:30pmCT - Power Wheels Derby, Main Track. Thomas Long in charge
  • 07:00pmCT - Big Car Derby, Back Track. Jason Stotts, chairman
  • 07:00pmCT - Torres Family Circus opens on the Blacktop, with Jennifer Carter in charge
  • 07:00pmCT - Fair Bears Main Track. Greg Thomas in charge
  • 09:00pmCT - Torres Family Circus opens on the Blacktop, with Jennifer Carter in charge
  • 10:00pmCT - Give-A-Ways Main Track, Fair Board
Admission tonight is $10.00
| (ID:35377, Comment)
10:00amCTServices, Liberty, KY, for Eric Wilkerson, 27, Casey County, KY (1987-2015) | (ID:35349, Comment)
Services, Campbellsville, KY, for Shirley Lee Willis Warren, 78, Taylor County, KY (1936-2015) | (ID:35367, Comment)

It's Find your Dog or Kitten (lost or adoptable) - Day at GRAS!!!

Green River Animal Shelter open today, 10am-2pmCT. GRAS, 455 Appleby Drive, Columbia, KY.

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:35382, Comment)
11:00amCTFuneral service for Ima Gene McClure, 90, Russell Co., KY (1924-2015) | (ID:35344, Comment)
Edmonton/Metcalfe County American Legion Post 65 Veterans Fundraiser 11am-2pmCT: Lunch by IGA, 1417 W. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY | (ID:35361, Comment)
NoonCTJesse Burton Family Reunion at Holmes Bend Pavilion, 5215 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY | (ID:35302, Comment)
Pause for Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:35376, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:35378, Comment)
6:30pmCTBenefit for Pat Burton at Holmes Bend, 5380 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY. Auction/Raffles/Dinner/Entertainment. - Cindi Long | (ID:35323, Comment)


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