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Accident on East 80 has closed road near Adair Russell line

Use extreme caution on Highway East 80 due to a two-vehicle injury accident being reported.

Traffic is backed up and being turned back from the site of the accident just past WHVE radio on the Columbia side of the big hill above Russell Creek.

More information will be made available as further reports come in.


2017-12-01 18:36:32 | Comments | Printable version

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Full moon coming up to add charm to Christmas in Columbia eve



2017-12-01 - Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
A full moon was rising over the historic Adair County Courthouse to add charm to Christmas in Columbia eve activities. Booth participants were beginning to set up for Saturday morning, December 2, 2017.

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Letter: answers available about Medicare enrollment questions

Anabelle Burkett writes:
The Alliance for a Better Community is hosting a free event with Lake Cumberland Area Development District (LCADD) to offer one on one sessions to help you make the right Medicare choice. It will be held Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 8am to 4 pmET at the UK Extension Office (across from Amazon.com), 1143 S. Columbia Ave, Campbellsville, KY.

Do you have questions about Medicare Enrollment? You are still on time to make changes if you are not happy with your coverage. This opportunity offers good information to help you make a choice.


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2017-12-01 12:23:15 | Comments | Printable version

New Hope SBC Christmas play is Sun 10 Dec 2017

New Hope Separate Baptist Church, 10671 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, will present their Christmas play "Return to Crickett County" on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 6:30pmCT. Pastor David Coffey and congregation invite everyone to attend. God bless you all this Christmas Season! - Rita Neat

2017-12-01 12:19:08 | Comments | Printable version

Writer challenges Adair's appreciation of Solar Eclipse 2017

Letter offers good and not-so-good reviews of responses to Eclipse 2017: "I am very glad that the Adair County schools planned an educational day, as many districts declined to take advantage of this opportunity, so I commend the staff at the district for this. For Adair County in general, though, it was like being only a short drive from the Grand Canyon but skipping it because you've seen river valleys before..." - TW
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Theo Wellington
Viewpoints are personal opinions of the writer

Well, just now reading about how different school districts in Kentucky responded to the eclipse. Looking through this article [link at end of letter], it's a shame that no one seems to have clearly understood that:


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2017-12-01 12:07:10 | Comments | Printable version

Ricky Donald Stamper, 58, Russell County, KY (1958-2017)

He was a machinist. He was a native of Dayton, Ohio, and a resident of Russell Springs, KY, at the time of his death. He was a member of a respected Russell County, KY, family, the son of Donald Stamper and the late Carolyn Dobson Stamper. His wife, Teresa Kaye Stamper, survives. He leaves eight direct, and one step- living descendants
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Ricky Donald Stamper, 58, of Russell Springs, KY, died Thursday, November 30, 2017 at his home.

Funeral service for Ricky Donald Stamper will be 12pmNoonCT. Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Donald Wilson officiating. Visitation will be after 10:30amCT, Monday. Interment in the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Special music will be rendered by Doyle & Brenda Wilson.


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2017-12-01 11:51:32 | Comments | Printable version

Adair County Students Excel at Regional STLP Competition

All Adair District teams invited to attend state competition
Click on headline for story with photos by Jason Rector

By Carla Perkins, Director of Technology, Adair County School District

Early Wednesday morning, November 29, 2017, a busload of Adair County students departed for the Regional Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) competition at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY. For the second year in a row, a team of students from each school went to present their technology project in hopes that it would be deemed worthy of advancing to state competition.


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2017-12-01 11:10:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Aaron Walton Ratliff, 79, Green County, KY (1938-2017)

He was a Veteran, having served in the United States Army. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Brush Creek Baptist Church and was a mechanic. He was a member of a respected Green County, KY, family, the son of the late Ruby Walton & Mary Chaudoin Rattliff. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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Aaron Walton Rattliff, 79, departed this life on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Louisville, KY, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center.

The funeral service for Aaron Walton Rattliff will be conducted Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, with burial to follow in the Bloyd-Perkins Cemetery in Green County, KY. Bro. Jerry Noe will be officiating. Visitation after 9amCT/10amET, Saturday at the funeral home.


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2017-12-01 10:44:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Charity Baptist Church Christmas play is Sun 10 Dec 2017

Charity Baptist Church, 4072 Holmes Bend Rd, Columbia, KY, will be having their Christmas play, at 6pmCT, Sunday December 10, 2017. Everyone is invited. Refreshments will be served following the play. - Janet Biggs

2017-12-01 10:11:49 | Comments | Printable version

Columbia City Council Meeting Mon 4 Dec 2017 - AGENDA

City will consider changes to "Alcohol Beverage Control Ordinance" in addition to other measures.

Agenda for the October Regular Called Meeting of the Columbia City Council. This meeting will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 6pmCT in City Hall with the following Agenda:


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2017-12-01 09:59:11 | Comments | Printable version

Video: How to Cure a Country Ham


With the proper mix of sugar, spices, temperature and patience you can cure your own country ham. Dr. Gregg Rentfrow. a certified meat scientist will show you how, in this video from the UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment.


2017-12-01 09:53:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Justin Ray Atwood, 25, Liberty, Casey Co., KY (1992-2017)

He can be remembered by his favorite phrase "I'm something like a big deal!" He was a son of the Donald Ray Cochran & Melissa Sue Atwood White, both of whom survive. He was a native of Boyle County, KY, and a resident of Casey County, KY, at the time of his death. He leaves one direct living descendant, a son, William Carson Atwood, and many, many leaving forebears to cherish his memory. His final resting place will be in Brush Creek Cemetery in Casey County, KY
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Justin Ray Atwood, of Liberty, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in Liberty. He was 25.

The funeral service will be held at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Kenneth Crew officiating. Burial will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10am-12pmNoonCT/11am-1pmET, on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.


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2017-12-01 09:24:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

CAUD lifts Boil Water Advisory for Keltner Town Road area

LIFTED. See update
CAUD lifts Boil Water Advisory for Keltner Town Road area

As of 8:48amCT, on Friday, December 1, 2017 the boil water advisory for customers
on Keltner Town Road, Keltner Mill Road, and all side roads in between
has been lifted by the Division of Water. This means your water is safe for human consumption. You no longer have to boil your water. Thank You Columbia Adair Utilities District


2017-12-01 08:54:56 | Comments | Printable version

Linda Kay Bronnbauer Comer, 29, Green County, KY (1988-2017)

She had made a profession of faith in Christ, was of the Baptist faith, and was an assembly line worker for Clarcor, Inc. She was a native of Ft. Knox, KY and a resident of Greensburg, KY, at the time of her death. She was daughter of Lorri Lea Capps Bronnbauer, of Greensburg, KY; and the late Peter Bronndus. She leaves three direct living descendants, children Serenity Matney, Laynie Matney, and Michael Smith.
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Linda Kay Bronnbauer Comer of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Green County due to an automobile accident.

Cremation was chosen.


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2017-12-01 08:17:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

HS Basketball: Adair Co. vs Green Co. Fri 01 Dec 2017

The Adair County High School girls and boys basketball teams are at Green County High School, 302 Brummal Avenue, Greensburg, KY, tonight, Friday, December 1, 2017.

The girls game starts at 5:30pmCT and the boys games starts at 7pmCT.

Adair County is coming of wins over visiting Cumberland County HS at home Friday, November 24, 2017, at home at John Burr Memorial Gymnasium. The boys won a high scoring 87-48 game; the Adair County Lady Indians won 52.26.


2017-12-01 05:47:09 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Today, FRIDAY with CM - 01 Dec 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 1, 2017:
Beautiful twilight
is offspring of a love-match
between light and dark.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 1 December 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2271



2017-12-01 04:09:06 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 1
Happy Birthday, Bryan Burress (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Darrell Curry (1962) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jadelyn Taryn Waggener (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Dwain Feese (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Judy Sexton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lewis Jessee | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Louise Judd Merrell (1943) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, MacKenzie Grace Piercy (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Phillip Edwin Grider | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sammy Hitch | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sierra Dalyn Rooks (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tom Chaney | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William B. Montgomery, Stanford, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice Fay Catlett, 68, Adair Co. KY native (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bob) Sallee, Taylor Co., KY (1917) | (Updates/Corrections)
in Memory Birthday, Dorothy Morris, Liberty, KY (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gaines "Jim" Hodges, Cumberland Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John (Billy) Whitlock, Adair Co. native (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Ruby Arlene Gardner Wright, Green Co., KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ricky Burton, Columbia, KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth "Beth" Russell, Taylor Co., KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dr. Sarah Brooke Hart, Jamestown, KY (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Noel, Adair County, KY, native (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Ruth Humphrey, 83, Burkesville, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph J. Cole, 90, Cumberland County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernice A. Wisdom, 86, Russell Co., KY (1928-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Zannie Mae Burton Estes, Green Co., KY, Adair Co. KY native (1923-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ms. Wanda Elavee Sells Wright, Cumberland Co., KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judith Rosemary Ballou Sexton, 71, Adair Co., KY (1944-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Randall Jason Morgan, Sr., 69, Green Co., KY (1946-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Carol Leigh, 70, Danville, KY (1946-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paul Arthur Litteral, 54, Adair Co., KY (1962-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Wilson, 75, Russell County, KY (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jonny Davis, 84, Russell County, KY/Perry County, KY native (1932-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daisy Dimple Cheatham Powell (1915-1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthdays, Patricia Anne Montgomery, Taylor County, KY (1985-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, December 1, 2017
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Special note to candidates - CM Magazine.com is currently posting free of charge, photos submitted with candidate filings. If you are a candidate and your filing photo has not been posted, please call 270-250-2730 to arrange a submission of a suitable photo. (Doesn't have to be of the actual filing. If you plan to file, let us know. While we may not be able to dispatch an ace photographer to take the photo - if one happens to be there - we'll snap one. | (ID:50878, Comment)
6:00amCT

EVENTS with SPECIFIC START TIMES BELOW

Fall forest fire hazard season is in effect!! 1 Oct- Dec 15, 2017 - Donald Hare -(DETAILS) See also: Fire Season Advice, paired graphics from Jason Upchurch, Adair 911 | (ID:50872, Comment)
7:00amCT Adair Recycling Center, 32 Service Road, Columbia, KY / 270-378-0782 Hours: Mon-Tue-Wed from 7am-3pmCT. Thu-Fri Bins are available outside; Supervisor will be in and out of shelter from 7am-3pmCT. | (ID:50873, Comment)
8:00amCT7 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. No (0) 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. No (0) 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 Events in 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. Two (2) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Two (2) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:50879, Comment)
9:00amCTToday at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Open 8am-5pmCT. . Bookmobile 8:30am-3:00pmCT, Pellyton Run. | (ID:50874, Comment)
10:00amCTService, Columbia, KY, for Dorris Laverne Parish, 79, Columbia, KY (1938-2017) | (ID:50849, Comment)
11:00amCTCelebration of Life, Russell Springs, KY, for Betty Skaggs Smith, 73, Russell Co., KY (1944-2017) | (ID:50833, Comment)
NoonCTCU 'Christmas Tapestry' and Christmas tree lighting | (ID:50714, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:50875, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices for Edra Ann Reliford, Adair Co., KY (1951-2017) | (ID:50851, Comment)
Services, Edmonton, KY, for Edna Drucella Gilley, Metcalfe County, KY (1930-2017) | (ID:50868, Comment)
Early Release Friday for students in the Adair County School District. Each Friday 1 Sep 2017 through 27 Apr 2018. | (ID:50876, Comment)
1:30pmCTCampbellsville High School after-school study session. - Calen McKinney (CIS) - STORY | (ID:50861, Comment)
2:00pmCTVisitation (funeral/committal rites private), 2pm-6pmCT, Greensburg, KY, for Mary Deloris Gowen, 82, Green County, KY (1935-2017) | (ID:50864, Comment)
4:00pmCTJamestown, KY Christmas on the Square | (ID:50773, 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:50877, Comment)
5:30pmCTAdair County HS Lady Indians v Green County Lady Dragons at Green County High School, 302 Brummal Avenue, Greensburg, KY. STORY | (ID:50880, Comment)
6:00pmCTGreg Kenny at Journey to Recovery - Laverne Hadley STORY | (ID:50845, Comment)
6:30pmCTThe Lindsey Wilson College Concert Band presents it's annual Winter Concert this at Biggers Sports Arena, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY, on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College. Admission is free, and everyone is invited to attend. - TIM ALLEN | (ID:50846, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County HS Indian v Green County Dragons (Boys Game) at Green County High School, 302 Brummal Avenue, Greensburg, KY. STORY | (ID:50881, Comment)

 

























 
 
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