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LWC football continues perfect season with win in Cincinnati

No. 6 Lindsey Wilson Football opens divisional play with 56-7 win at Cincinnati Christian before 840 at Stargel Stadium
Upcoming: Lindsey Wilson Football at Kentucky Christian, 100 Academic Parkway (campus) Grayson, KY, at 12:30pmCT/1:30pmET, Saturday, October 14, 2017.

By Chris Wells, Lindsey Wilson College SID

CINCINNATI, Ohio - (Sat 30 Sep 2017) - No. 6 Lindsey Wilson football got scores from the offense, defense and special teams today in a 56-7 win over Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) at Stargel Stadium.

Joe Lewis scooped and scored for the Blue Raider defense and Quinten Brown scored on a punt return while the Lindsey Wilson offense scored six touchdowns en route to winning its Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division opener.

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2017-09-30 19:36:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

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LWC's Romie Dukes in 56-7 Blue Raider win

2017-09-30 - Photo from Chris Wells, Lindsey Wilson College.
Joe Lewis sacked Cincinnati Christian quarterback Nate Syzmanski with Romie Dukes (No. 92) looking on in a 56-7 Lindsey Wilson win.

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KSP Runnin Signal Nine 5K fundraiser is 14 Oct 2017

By Heather Hale

Kentucky State Police Post 15 is announcing the fundraiser "Runnin' Signal Nine 5K" coming up October 14, 2017 starting at 8amCT at the Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY.

All proceeds go to Shop With A Trooper.

Pre-register until October 6, 2017, $20.

Registration begins at 7amCT. All runners should report at least 30 minutes before the race begins. For more information, contact Nick Hale at 270-250-1610.

2017-09-30 19:26:05 | Comments | Printable version

Sherry Grant McGrath, 55, Adair Co., KY native (1962-2017)

She was a native of Columbia, KY. She was a member of a highly respected Adair County family, the daughter of Pat Radford Grant, who survives, and the late Joe Grant. Her husband, of 30 years, Steve McGrath, survives. She leaves two direct living descendants. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Kentucky, Sherry worked passionately as a labor and delivery nurse for over 30 years, most recently as the Nurse Manager of Labor and Delivery at Baptist Health Louisville. Her compassion, selfless love, and devotion were a constant light for those who knew her. Sherry was a devoted wife, daughter, mother, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched. She lives on in the many people whose lives she influenced for better, and the countless babies born under her care.
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Sherry Grant McGrath, 55, of Louisville, KY, formerly Columbia, KY passed away peacefully on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Baptist Health Louisville with family and friends by her side.

The determination and optimism she held throughout her life marked her struggle with cancer.She left this world loving, and loved, by many. Funeral Services will be held at 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville, KY, with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY. Visitation will be 1pm-8pmCT/2pm-9pmET, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the funeral home.

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2017-09-30 19:06:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Gary Burke, Jr., Liberty, KY (1966-2017)

Gary was a third generation drywaller and owned Burke's Drywall. He was a perfectionist and was known for his meticulous drywall work. He loved to go out West and hunt, specifically for elk. He loved his animals and classic cars. Gary was truly one of a kind and had a heart of gold. He was a native of Taylor Co., KY, and a resident of Casey County, KY, at the time of his death in the State of Wyoming. He was the son of Gary Lynn Burke Sr., and the late Phyllis Mae Helm Burke. His wife, Glenna Bastin Burke, survives. He leaves two direct living descendants.
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Gary Burke, Jr., 50, of Liberty, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 28, 2017, on a hunting trip in Wyoming.

The funeral service will be held at 12pmCT/1pmET, on Monday, October 2, 2017, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. Cremation rites will follow per Gary's request. The family will receive friends 9am-12pmNoonCT/10am-1pmET, on Monday, October 2, 2017, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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2017-09-30 18:40:42 | Comments | Printable version

KSP investigating tractor trailer collisions on I-24

2016 Kenworth drops off shoulder, overturns when driver re-enters roadway and is struck by 2017 Kenworth. Two passengers in second vehicle injured. Driver of second unit air lifted to Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, TN.
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By Sr. Tpr Jody Cash, Public Information Officer
KY State Police Post 1, Mayfield, KY

CALVERT CITY, KY (Sat 30 Sep 2017) - At approximately 1:50amCT, Marshall County Dispatch received a report of a two vehicle collision on Interstate 24 near the 21 mile marker. Upon the arrival of deputies and other first responders, the Kentucky State Police were called to conduct the investigation.

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2017-09-30 11:32:40 | Comments | Printable version

Bill Parson offers qualified opinion on Adair Drive-In opening

Bill Parson writes:
In answer to BJF. Looking at the AD one must assume that the opening dates shown in the ad, and with the ad being published in a the paper, dated May of 1952 again one would assume that is the actual time the drive in opened. Just a qualified guess. --Bill Parson
Comments re article 93073 BJF A question inspired by JIMs Adair Drivein ad

2017-09-30 09:28:25 | Comments | Printable version

JIM: 'Annie' was two years old when Adair Drive In opened

Jim writes:
The Adair Drive In opened the same day the first ad appeared, May 21, 1952. "Annie Get Your Gun" had been released almost exactly two years earlier, but drive in theaters rarely showed first-run A-list movies. And too, "Annie," with several awards, great music by Irving Berlin, and blond bombshell Betty Hutton in the lead role, was a proven moneymaker, suitable for young and old alike. (The back story of the making of the movie reads like the script for a story arc of "As the Stomach Churns.") --Jim
Comments re article 93073 BJF A question inspired by JIM's Adair Drivein ad inquiry from Mr. B. J. Fudge.

2017-09-30 09:07:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

DAV service officer at new VFW Post 6097 on Mon 2 Oct 2017

DAV service officer will be at the new VFW Post 6097, 500 Green Hills Road, Columbia, KY, from 0800-1000 Hrs. on Mon 02 Oct 2017. This service is for any veteran who needs help with VA claim. Bring all previous paper work or your DD-214 if you are filing for the first time. - Joe Hare, Post Commander

2017-09-30 09:01:50 | Comments | Printable version

Carl Davis, Dunnville, KY native (1924-2017)

An extraordinary Casey Countian's life of adventure and achievement has been completed in Illinois, where funeral services will honor him prior to his journey home, to his final resting place in Rheber, Casey County, KY.
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Carl Lee Davis, 92, of Savoy died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Willowbrook Care Center, Savoy, IL.

Services will be held today, Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 2pmCT, at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive, West Savoy, IL. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10amCT/11amET,on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Green River Valley Separate Baptist Church, Rheber, Casey County, KY.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Bible Baptist Church, Champaign, IL.

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2017-09-30 08:04:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Cleanup: hazardous household waste date is 7 October 2017

Grant announced and dates set for household hazardous waste and electronic waste collection -- items such as solvents, pesticides, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, cleaners, and electronic waste will be accepted during October on two different occasions.

From the Office of Adair CJ/E Michael Stephens

Free disposal of household hazardous waste for Adair County residents will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 8am-12noonCT at the county road department located at 62 Service Drive in Columbia. This will be the first of two days in the month giving the opportunity for citizens to bring items and have help unloading things that are not picked up in regular trash rounds.

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2017-09-30 07:57:44 | Comments | Printable version

BJF: A question inspired by JIM's Adair Drive-in ad

Billy Joe Fudge writes:
According to my internet search, the movie came out in 1950. Did the Drive-In open that year? - Billy Joe Fudge
Comments re photo 74966 First Ad for Adair DriveIn

2017-09-30 07:40:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Jim: History

Free breakfast and lunch underway at FM2 today

Saturday, September 30, 2017, free meals will be served to children and students at Farmers Market on the Square at the southwest corner of Campbellsville and Merchant Streets, Columbia, KY.
Breakfast 7:30amCT-10amCT: French Toast, Bacon and Fruit Parfait.

Lunch, 10:30am-12:30pmCT: Chicken Salad Sandwich, Cobb Salad and dessert.
Adults who want to have meals are welcome to do so for donations.

2017-09-30 06:55:30 | Comments | Printable version

JIM: 1952 News ad announced opening of Adair Drive In

A capsule history of the opening and subsequent ownership of the Adair Drive-In Theatre. (Test yourself before unfolding the rest of JIM's story here. First, if you knew the original ownership in the second paragraph below, give yourself Valedictorian Status; if you remember subsequent owners, you are a history genius). Comments and memories are welcome, but must be below 212 degrees Fahrenheit. For those who wail and complaint about business taxes, do the math on the occupational tax for this establishment. One could have purchased a new house in the Harvey Addition for an annual occupational tax payment!!!
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The first ad for the Adair Drive-In, from the May 21, 1952 News.

An article the week before stated the facility had room for 300 vehicles and that owners F.X. Merkley and Alvin Willis had spared no expense for "the latest and most up-to-date equipment available" to make the facility "attractive and comfortable."

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2017-09-30 05:35:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Movies

FRYSC to host volunteer training for CIS

By Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer
Campbellsville Independent Schools

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The training will be at the FRYSC Center, Campbellsville High School, 230 W Main Street, at 12:30pmCT/1:30pmET. To become a volunteer in the District, parents and caregivers must submit paperwork and attend a training session. After a background check is completed, parents can become eligible to volunteer during various school activities, field trips and classroom events. For more information, call FRYSC Director Sue Crabtree at 270-849-3710.

2017-09-30 04:43:11 | Comments | Printable version

Today, Saturday with CM - 30 Sep 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for September 30, 2017:
Add fanciful play
and ordinary places
become fairylands.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 30 September 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2209

2017-09-30 04:33:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for September 30
Happy Anniversary, Ed and Lynne Darnell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Tony and Scotty Thompson (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Judy Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Anna Beth Sharpe (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Caleb Ryan Morgan (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chaseton D. Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cheri Stephens (1965) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Garet Day | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Murphy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jasmine Hammond (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katherine Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Tarter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Katlyn Robertson (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Keaton Kessler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Meredith Compton (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Michelle Murrell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rep. John Bam Carney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sara Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sarah Thompson Dean (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sheri Norris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Steve Bragg | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Terry Goodin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tyler Absher (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grover Junior Rodgers, 74, Taylor Co., KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arlus "Red" Bernard Russell Springs, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dessie Lou Smith, Windsor, KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ward Russell Bryant, Adair Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garth Roosevelt Dudgeon, Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clarence R. Clark, Adair Co., KY, native (1926-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mable McClister, Adair Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael (Bull) Cowan, Adair Co., KY (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Lou Curry, Adair County, KY (1932) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bessie Rae Harmon, Adair County, KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara A. Pruyear, Taylor County, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Otis C. Wilham, Casey County, KY (1954) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billie Jean Corbin, Adair County, KY (1934-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Ann Grant, Adair County, KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Orpha Foley, 94, Russell County, KY (1920-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clifton (Cliff) Bishop, Casey Co., KY, Green Co. native (1955-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jack Freeman Woods, 75, Kings Mountain, Kentucky native (1939-2015 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Robin Thomas Baldwin, Taylor Co., KY (1960-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory birthday, Mrs. Pauline Goff, Green County, KY (1931-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul W. Blair, 85, Russell County, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janet Schuyler, 64, Russell County, KY (1952-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dwight Schuyler, 63, Russell Co., KY (1953-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gerald Doss, 77, Adair County, KY (1939-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grover C. Johnson Jr., 94, Russell County, KY (1922-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nova Ray Pulliam, baby girl, Edmonton, KY (2016-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James (Jim) Royce Kelly, Greensburg, KY (1934-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hester Dell Grider Blankenship, 83, Russell Co., KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, DeVonia LeAnn Fancher, 83, Metcalfe Co., KY (1933-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Alice Jean Davidson Booher, Kettle, KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marie Kemp Murray, 96, Green County, KY (1921-2018)

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In Memory Birthday, John Ford, 61, Dunnville, KY/Bradshaw, WV native (1956-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Brandon Burns, 34, Columbia, KY (1983-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bessie Harmon (1935-2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty Fudge (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vickie Lynn Roy (September 30, 1962 - April 14, 1973) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2017
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTSend your YARD SALE ad today! - Put the magic of CM ClassAds to work on South Central Kentucky's Yard Sale Central.Post your YARD SALE now for early planners. Yard Sales are FREE for individuals in Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor Counties If you need help, call 270-250-2730. or Send using any Contact/Submit button. | (ID:49659, Comment)
The US Army Corps of Engineers Annual Fishing With Veterans Event Saturday October 7, 2017 from 7:30am-12pmNoonCT, at the Holmes Bend Boat Ramp, 5380 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia KY 42728. Jessica Grinnell Lee (STORY) | (ID:49570, Comment)
Free breakfast for kids at FM2 7:30amCT-10amCT: Adults may make donations for meals. MENU/DETAILS | (ID:49668, Comment)
8:00amCTRegistration - Columbia/National MS Walk/Silent Auction at LWC Holloway. - Lynda McKinley (DETAILS) | (ID:49516, Comment)
Farmer's Market on the Square 8am-1pmCT - Campbellsville & Merchant Streets, Columbia, KY. | (ID:49660, Comment)
Squarecrow registration continues today (Lee Ann Jessee reports 37 participants have registered as of Fri afternoon, 29 Sep 2017!!!) | (ID:49664, Comment)
The Lindsey Wilson College 2017 Mountain Bike Race Weekend kicks off today at the the Dr. Phil Aaron Cycling Complex, 908 Johnnie Street, Columbia, KY. - Anthony Latessa. (Two Day Schedule. Sunday at Green River Lake) | (ID:49666, Comment)
9:00amCT Columbia/National MS Walk starts at LWC Holloway. - Lynda McKinley (DETAILS) | (ID:49517, Comment)
10:00amCTCasey Creek Lodge rifle raffle winners' presentation at Downey's Gun & Pawn | (ID:49653, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Green County, KY, for Rollin Barnett, Jr., Green County, KY (1931-2017) | (ID:49609, Comment)
LWC Volleyball hosts Life (GA), at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY. - Chris Wells. DETAILS/STORY, CUMBERLANDS MATCHES | (ID:49635, Comment)
Celebration of Life service, Greensburg, KY, for Patty Gail Perkins Mills, Green County, KY (1942-2017) | (ID:49650, Comment)
Services, Burkesville, KY, for Marie Day, 64, Cumberland Co., KY (1952-2017) | (ID:49651, Comment)
Services, Edmonton, KY, for Stanley Franklin (Puddin') Butler Edmonton, KY (1944-2017) | (ID:49656, Comment)
NoonCT Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:49661, Comment)
12:30pmCTThe Blue Raider Football at Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) 12:30pmCT/1:30pmET, at Willard Stargel Stadium, 1430 John Street, Cincinnati, Ohio . - Charles Balcom. (DETAILS) | (ID:49555, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices, Summer Shade, KY, for William Veachel Starr, 44 Community, Barren Co., KY (1919-2017) | (ID:49652, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Savoy, IL, for Casey Countian, Carl Davis, PhD, Dunnville, KY native (1924-2017) | (ID:49670, Comment)
5:00pmCT60th year Adair County High School Class of 1957 reunion - Margie Collins DETAILS | (ID:48763, Comment)
Pause for Chimes in the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:49662, Comment)
6:00pmCTRevival - Shiloh Christian Church: Children's at 6pmCT/Revival service at 6:30pmCT | (ID:49451, Comment)


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