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Sheriff Moss expects release of Dunbar Hill crash names Sat

About, next earlier story: One vehicle accident on Dunbar Hill near Knifley takes life

Sheriff Harrison Moss of the Adair County Sheriff's department expects the release of the names of the occupants of the car involved in a fatal crash to be released possibly as early as Saturday morning, 16 Jul 2016.He said that multiple next of kin would have to be notified before his department would be releasing the names. When the names are released, they will be posted on this site.

2016-07-15 19:40:36 | Comments | Printable version

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Roses on the Adair/Metcalfe County line

2016-07-15 - Red Lick, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
One of my favorite garden scenes from June was this one on the roadside bank with red and pink roses cascading over it. The tall Yucca plants made for lovely accents. It was located on the Adair/Metcalfe line between Columbia and Edmonton.

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Adair awaits fate of two, Lake Lanier speedboat accident

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By Ed Waggener and Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg are closely monitoring news of a speedboat crash on Lake Lanier, GA, which may involve two persons from Adair County, KY.

A spokesman for the Hall County Fire Service, Gainesville, GA,said in a telephone interview that that an intense search his department and teams from the Department of Natural Resources were searching for the missing persons aboard the craft. At the time, 6:04pmCT, he said the search was unsuccessful. The spokesperson said that major Atlanta Tv News channels, including Channels 2, 5, and 46 had crews nearby reporting on the situation, included in the following links:

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2016-07-15 18:51:41 | Comments | Printable version

Job open managing the Jim Blair Recreatoin Center

By Linda Waggener, P&R Board Member

The Adair County Parks and Recreation Board met Monday July 11, 2016 without enough members present to form a quorum. No official action was taken, however several items were discussed toward future decisions.

- Former park employee has resigned
- The job is open: 23 hours a week, $10 per hour
- Two board member seats are open
- Air conditioning bids remain open until July 21st

The Parks and Recreation Job Description includes the following:

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2016-07-15 17:42:37 | Comments | Printable version

One vehicle accident on Dunbar Hill near Knifley takes life

Single vehicle accident on East side of Dunbar Hill results in injuries to two siblings, death of third. More details will be posted when received from the Adair County Sheriff's Department
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By Ed Waggener

Adair County Coroner Todd Akin has confirmed one fatality in a single vehicle crash on Elkhorn Road, Dunbar Hill, near Knifley, KY, this afternoon, Friday, July 15, 2016. Deputy Greg Mann pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. The accident was reported to Adair County 911 at 2:45pmCT, Coroner Akin said.

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2016-07-15 16:41:50 | Comments | Printable version

Wayne Dougherty, Metcalfe County, KY (1929-2016)

He was a farmer and member of the New Liberty Baptist Church. He was the patriarch of a large, respected family. He was theson of the late Welby and Mary Lou Smith Dougherty, andthe widower of Ruth Bray Dougherty. He leaves 13 direct living descendants.
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Wayne Dougherty age 87 of Knob Lick, KY, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016 at NHC Health Care in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held 3pmCT, Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the New Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10amCT, Sunday until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

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2016-07-15 15:54:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Jean Shisler: My search for the three Marys

A Genealogy Room quest in the Adair County Public Library in Columbia, KY.
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By Jean Shisler

In the photo accompanying this article, at left, of three women, the center Mary is the elusive Mary Ann Bryant Paul born in your fair town, Columbia, KY., 27 Oct 1827. I found a great photo of her marriage license to John Frank Paul, 2 Nov 1844 in your public library that shows her father's mark. His name was William Bryant. My cousin, via the Internet, shows her as dead in 1861. John Frank Paul married Martha Jane McDaniel in Russell Co., KY. He is buried by himself -- John Frank Paul in Vanzant Cemetery, Vanzant, MO.

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2016-07-15 14:56:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local History

Daniel Rakes at Morris Chapel on Sun 17 July, 2016

Bro. Daniel Raikes will be preaching at Morris Chapel Community Church, 84 Morris Chapel Road, Columbia, KY, morning worship service on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 10:30amCT. - Bro. Steve Coffey Pastor Everyone Welcome! - June Bennett

2016-07-15 13:56:46 | Comments | Printable version

Full text of Judge Vance order on challenge to Wet-Dry Election

Local option election upheld. Court finds that Republican caucus was not an election.

Adair County Circuit Judge Judy Vance rendered a summary judgment, Thursday afternoon, July 14, 2016, on a challenge to the March 5, 2016 local option election in favor of the Adair County Board of Elections, et al, letting the outcome, in favor of allowing alcoholic beverages to be sold in Adair County, to stand. See: Commonwealth of Kentucky 29th Judicial District, Adair Circuit Court Civil Action No. 16-CI-00071: Chris Coomer, et al petitioner vs. Adair County Board of Elections, et al Respondents/Contestees. ORDER - PDF - online in a five-page PDF Document.

2016-07-15 12:15:09 | Comments | Printable version

Homecoming Day at Charity Baptist - 24 Jul 2016

Charity Baptist Church, 4072 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY will hold its Homecoming Day on Sunday, July 24, 2015 at 10:30amCT. Everyone is invited to come hear inspirational music by "The Sullivans" from Adolphus, KY. a potluck meal will follow. Pastor Jim Hagan and Associate Pastor David Karnes and congregation invite everyone to make plans to come fellowship with us. - Jennifer Biggs

2016-07-15 11:55:30 | Comments | Printable version

Dwight Woodson Lindsey memorial service 16 Jul 2016

He was the son of the late Frances Johnson Lindsey, a native of Adair County, and the late Ernis Lindsey, Sr.
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Dwight Woodson Lindsey, 66, of Lexington, KY, died earlier this year in Lexington, Fayette County, KY.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 1pmCT, at Second Christian Church, 827 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, with Mae Laird delivering the Eulogy

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2016-07-15 08:42:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today, FRIDAY with CM - 15 Jul 2016

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 15, 2016:
False friendship revealed,
illusion now stripped from eyes,
can one ever trust?
--Robert Stone, Friday, 15 July 2016.
-1000 haiku countdown finished, now for some more days, Day 1767

2016-07-15 08:20:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Jon Halsey: Directional confusion not unique to Kentucky

Jon Jalsey writes:
Theres another one for your Scrap Book.

While Greensburg, Indiana is in Decatur County, Decatur, Indiana IS NOT, it's in Adams County Indiana.

Seems like directional confusion is not unique to Kentucky. Jon Halsey Knifley
Related: Rides VIII: Homer, the famous Coburg Trees Sprouting Truck with reference to Famous Tower Tree of Greensburg, Indiana, in Decatur County.

2016-07-15 08:02:58 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

(Ad) Adair Farmers Mkt. - Sweet Sano Canteloupes are here

Sweet Sano Canteloupe are here!! - at The Adair Farmers Market, open today, Friday, July 15 , 2016. Call me at 270-250-2730 - MARGIE ROOKS. Come early, while the weather is so nice. I'll be here from 6am-9amCT. (Click on photo for complete selection!)

Open 6am-10amCT or until sold out. Here's What I've Got Today

I had Canteloupes on Tuesday, but today, they are really coming in. Three sizes, too: $1.25, $1.50, and $2 ones.

The rest of the selection is great, too,

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2016-07-15 05:50:54 | Comments | Printable version

Tony (Big Daddy) Stubbs, 78, Taylor Co., KY (1937-2016)

He was a member of Good Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed farming, auto racing, especially NASCAR and tractor pulls. He liked making fried apple pies and just loved to talk to anybody he could find to talk to, but most of all he enjoyed being Grandpa to the grandchildren.
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Tony "Big Daddy" Stubbs, age 78, of Campbellsville, KY, died Thursday, July 14, 2016 at his home.

A Celebration of the Life of Tony Stubbs will be held at 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with burial to follow at the Good Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family request visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, July 15, 2016, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

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2016-07-15 04:17:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Robert Cumming: Review - Good Blues Tonight at Danville

Stars Miss Kentucky 1915, Clark Janell Davis. (Wikipedia: Clark Janell Davis)
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Robert Cumming

Danville's legendary Pioneer Playhouse 67th year this summer brings another great play written by artistic director Robby Henson.

The World Premier "Good Blues Tonight" starts July 12-July 23, starring Miss Kentucky Clark Janell Davis , a Lexington native, the youngest ever to compete for Miss America 2015. A Vocal Performance major at UK, she studies under renowned music director Everett McCorvey.

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2016-07-15 04:01:30 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

Shannon Sexton reports Sunday sales approved in Jamestown

Shannon Sexton, the chair of PAC, Progress in Columbia, sends a note early this morning that the Jamestown City Council has approved Sunday sales, and passes on a quote from PAC's counterpart organization, Revive Russell Community, which stated, "We applaud the Jamestown City Councilfor having the courage and vision to pass Sunday Sales for their city. This will bring much needed revenue and investment to the town that is closest to the lake and the two larges marinas in our county."

2016-07-15 03:42:08 | Comments | Printable version

MS Walk in Columbia, KY will be 17 Sep 2016

Adair County with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will be hosting the MS Walk in Columbia, September 17, 2016. Registration will begin at 8amCT and the walk will begin at 9amCT at the Lindsey Wilson Holloway Health and Wellness center, 299 Williams Street, Columbia, KY. Pre-registration can be done online at Walk Columbia or you can contact Lynda McKinley, 270-378-1399. Form your teams and start fundraising to help find a cure for this disabling disease. --Lynda McKinley

2016-07-15 03:02:51 | Comments | Printable version

The Blakeys will sing at Bloomington Church 17 Jul 2016

The Blakeys will be singing at Bloomington Church, 55 Bloomington Church Road, Christine Community, Columbia, KY, on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 6:30pmCT. Brother Ralph Foster and congregation invite. Everyone to attend. For a more information call 270-634-3273 or 270-634-4469. Brother Ralph Foster. - Shirley Moss.

2016-07-15 02:45:59 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 15
Happy Anniversary, Tony & Janet Harmon (July 15, 1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Abbie Lynae Sprague (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aiden Edwards (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Altha Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angie Burris Harris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Audrey Young! (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Betty Sue Jessie | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brady Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bruce McCloud | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carol Greer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dimple Rebecca Howell (90) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dimple Yates | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Evie Burton (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Frankie Gosa (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Heather Spoon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jenny Chelf-Devenney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jera Kessler (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jim Russell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Paul Morris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Coop | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Lewis Morrison | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheila Smith Richards | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tommy Byrd | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tommy Wood (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Trey Stephens | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Florence Dorothy Russell, Green Co., KY (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Lou McGowan, Russell Co., KY (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Pritchard, Taylor Co., KY (1939 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delores Sharp, Taylor Co, KY, Adair native (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Carl "Mike" Davis, Burkesville, KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norman Clark Harris, Adair County, KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Perry Wade Scott, Cumberland Co., KY (1946-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Shirley B. Parrish, 75, Adair Co., KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Whitney Cecil, 92, Green County, KY (1923-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carlton (Bull Moose) Noel, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1957-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frankie Gosa, 96, Adair County, KY (1920-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Terry Cecil Hunt, 68, Taylor County, KY (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arvin Thomas Micho, 64, Metcalfe County, KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Kilpatrick Williams, Russell County, KY (1927-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Philip Thompson, 63, Taylor County, KY (1954-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Dianne Johnson Russell County, KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Julius Middleton "J.M." Stephenson, 97 1/2, Burkesville, KY, oldest practicing dentist in Kentucky (1920-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Joe Dile, Greensburg, KY (1961-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, July 15, 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:42015, Comment)
6:00amCTAdair County Farmers Market Tuesdays & Fridays, June 3-September30, 2016. 6am-10amCT, at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds Street, Columbia, KY. - Nick Roy
(AD): Look what MARGIE ROOKS has Today!!! | (ID:42011, 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:42012, Comment)
8:00amCT Jobs are waiting for you. NEW Opportunity: SKILLED MECHANICS. Full Time.
See them in CM EMPLOYMENT .
If you need positions filled, find the best among the readers of Using any Contact/Submit Button. If you have questions Call 270-250-2730. | (ID:42013, 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. No (0) Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Events in District Court.
Casey County Judicial Center, 231 Courthouse Square, Liberty, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Two (2) 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. No (0) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. Seventeen (17) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:42014, Comment)
Russell County Farmers Market Open Each Friday. 8amCT-Sell Out., Lakeway Drive & Highway 127, Russell Springs, KY. | (ID:42019, Comment)
Clinton County Farmers Market, open 8amCT-sellout. Tue-Fri-Sat June 1-Oct 29, 2016. 19 Mountain View Parkway, Albany, KY. | (ID:42017, Comment)
Metcalfe County Farmers Market Open Each Fri - 8am-1pmCT or until sell-out. In Market Pavilion across from Metcalfe County Extension Office, 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY. | (ID:42018, Comment)
9:00amCTFuneral service for Ross Albert Mensik, Jr., 76, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2016) | (ID:41995, Comment)
MS Walk starts at the Lindsey Wilson Holloway Health and Wellness Center - Lynda McKinney STORY | (ID:42010, Comment)
10:00amCTDonations today in lieu of adoption fee! DETAILS

MACY, photo, 2 yr old pit mix adoptable at Green River Animal Shelter!!!

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:42024, Comment)
11:30amCTAdair County Board of Education Central Office closedat 11:30amCT, Fridays, June 3-August 5, 2016. - Becky Bailey STORY | (ID:41245, Comment)
NoonCTKY 883 closed next week in Taylor County, KY July 11-15, 2016. -Chris Jessie. STORY | (ID:41873, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:42021, Comment)
Steve Willis speaker at Journey to Recovery , 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia, KY. - Laverne Hadley STORY | (ID:41992, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Summer Shade, KY, for Anna Marie Smith Taylor, 85, Glasgow, KY (1931-2016) | (ID:41993, 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:42022, Comment)
Chimes for the evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:42023, Comment)
6:30pmCTCamp Meeting at CTTM: Curtis Moore | (ID:42005, Comment)
7:00pmCTThe Glass Menagerie at V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. - Mariah Stearns Theatrefest! 2016/Full Summer Schedule | (ID:41257, Comment)


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