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Adair CJE Mike Stephens attends IGA meeting at White House

Also meets with Rep. James Comer
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By Ed Waggener

Adair County Judge Executive Michael Lee Stephens was in Washington, DC, this week representing Adair County at an Intergovermental Affairs (IGA) meeting at the White House.

Judge Stephens also spent some time with Jamie Comer and attended IGA State and Local Day at the White House yesterday, Thursday, December 07, 2017. Judge Stephens' plans are to be back in his office in Columbia, KY on Monday, December 11, 2017, and to preside at the next regular session of Adair Fiscal Court, at 6pmCT, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, in the basement of the Adair County Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY.


2017-12-08 22:11:59 | Comments | Printable version

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Rep. Comer with CJE Mike Stephens



2017-12-08 - Washington, DC - Photo provided by CJE Michael Lee Stephens.
While in Washington, DC, this week to attend an IGA (Intergovernmental Affairs) meeting at the White House, Adair County Judge Executive Michael Lee Stephens spent time with First District of Kentucky Congressman Jamie Comer. Photograph above taken with view of National Mall and Washington Monument in the background.

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Roger E. Ford, Taylor County, KY (1961-2017

Roger moved to Toledo in July of 1996 and worked for his uncle driving trucks. In June of 2000, he began working for Cavins Trucking Company in Perrysburg, Ohio. His passion was driving. He was a very dependable driver with no safety violations throughout his career. However, his greatest passion was his trust in God as his Savior. He was a member of the Swanton Baptist Church. He was a native of Campbellsville, KY, and a graduate of Campbellsville High School.
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Roger E. Ford, age 56, of Toledo, Ohio, died suddenly while at work, Monday morning, December 4, 2017, of an aortic aneurysm.

Funeral service for Roger E. Ford, will be conducted Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 6pmCT/7pmET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, with cremation to follow. Family requests visitation after 4pmCT/5pmET, on Wednesday at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.


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2017-12-08 21:23:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Sue Stivers Day has overflow crowd at Chamber office event


Related: Rep. Comer honors Sue Stivers on Floor of U.S. House Scroll down below the story for photos of the day.

By Linda and Ed Waggener

It was Sue Stivers' Day today, Friday, December 8, 2017. As she retires from her position as Executive Director of the Columbia Adair County Chamber of Commerce she was honored for her tireless community contributions throughout the years since 2002.

Chamber president Ellen Zornes said, "The event celebrates all she has done to help make Columbia and Adair County 'A Great Place to Call Home'."


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2017-12-08 20:24:42 | Comments | Printable version

Rep. Comer honors Sue Stivers on Floor of U.S. House


Related: Sue Stivers Day story with pictures

By Michael Gossum, Communications Director
Office of Representatives James Comer

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) recognized Columbia resident Sue Stivers on the House floor this week in Washington. Congressman Comer honored her for work with the Cooperative Extension Service and throughout the community. "She’s not only helped local businesses thrive as the Executive Director of the Adair County Chamber of Commerce, but is involved in one of the main components of life in the area, Lindsey Wilson College," said Congressman Comer.

You can see Congressman Comer’s full remarks by clicking on the image below.



2017-12-08 14:48:32 | Comments | Printable version

Janice Wall Janes, Jamestown, KY (1946-2017)

She was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a resident of Jamestown, KY, at the time of her death. She was a waitress. She was the daughter of the late Marion Francis & Iona Meeks Wall.
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Janice Wall Janes, of Jamestown, KY, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Fair Oaks Health Systems, Jamestown. She was 71.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. The family will receive friends 9am-12pmNoonCT/10am-1pmET, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.


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2017-12-08 14:38:42 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Judge Jeffrey Lawless is 2017 Judge Heaton Award recipient

The award is for judicial leadership, friendship, and contributions to judiciary and commonwealth. Judge Lawless is district judge in Pulaski and Rockcastle Counties. Judge Lawless has strong local connections. He is the son of Adair Countians Joan Cole Lawless Loy and the late Gene Lawless.
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By Jamie T. Neal
News from the Administrative Office of the Courts

FRANKFORT, KY -(Fri 7 Dec 2017) - District Court Judge Jeffrey Scott Lawless, who serves Pulaski and Rockcastle counties, was recently named the 2017 recipient of the Judge Robert W. Heaton Award for his judicial leadership, his contributions to the judiciary and the commonwealth, and his enduring friendships with fellow judges. The Kentucky District Judges Association presented the award to Judge Lawless at the Kentucky District Judges College in September.

"It was my honor to present Judge Lawless with the Heaton award," said Jefferson District Court Judge David P. Bowles, who is chairman of the KDJA's Judge Robert W. Heaton Award Committee. "He is easily accessible to judges across the commonwealth and prompt in responding to ethics inquiries as a member of the Judicial Ethics Committee. His smile and personality are infectious."


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2017-12-08 14:16:31 | Comments | Printable version

Chamber Christmas Gathering deadline to buy tickets today

By Linda Waggener

It's Sue Stivers Day in Columbia and a reception is 2pm-4pmCT at the Chamber of Commerce office, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY.

Also tickets may be purchased for next week's December 12 Chamber Christmas Gathering at $5 per person while at the reception until 4pmCT.


2017-12-08 12:46:52 | Comments | Printable version

Lori Stephens Bragg, 54, Columbia, KY (1963-2017)

She was a homemaker and of the Christian Faith. She loved nature, especially plants and birds. Her husband, Mitch Bragg, Columbia, KY, survives. Her final resting place will be in New Liberty Cemetery in Metcalfe County, KY. She will be greatly missed.
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Lori Bragg age 54 of Columbia, KY, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY. Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the New Liberty Cemetery in Metcalfe County. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Saturday, December 9, 2017, and after 9amCT, Sunday at the funeral home.


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2017-12-08 10:31:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Rep. Comer recognizes Campbellsville HS for App development

Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald develop App, "Balls vs. Aliens and Spikes." App will be displayed in Capitol for a year.
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By Mike Gossum, Communications Director
Congressman James Comer's office

WASHINGTON - Congressman James Comer (KY-01) recognizes Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald for winning the First District 2017 Congressional App challenge.


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2017-12-08 10:17:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Technology News

Green County Grand Jury returns indictments Wed 6 Dec 2017

Indictments brought against 3 individuals from Greensburg, KY on charges including possession, cultivation of marijuana, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

NOTE: Indictments are considered formal charges. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

The Green County, KY Circuit Court grand jury, Greensburg, KY, returned indictments against the following individuals on Wednesday, 6 December 2017:


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2017-12-08 09:54:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Ruby Faye Cave Scheele, 90, Taylor County, KY/Adair native (1927-2017)

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, Indiana, where she resided for many years and attended the South Campbellsville Baptist Church after moving to Campbellsville. She was a former employee for General Electric. She was a native of Cane Valley, KY, a member of an old line north Adair County, KY, family. She leaves four direct living descendants. Her final resting place is in Adair County.
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Ruby Faye (Cave) Scheele, was born Saturday, January 8, 1927 in Cane Valley, KY (Adair County) and departed this life on Monday, December 4, 2017 in Campbellsville at her home. She was 90 years, 10 months and 27 days of age.

The funeral service for Ruby Faye Scheele was held privately on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, with interment in Adair County at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery, 102 Mt. Carmel Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY.


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2017-12-08 09:35:16 | Comments | Printable version

Brian Gordon Baldwin, 63, Taylor County, KY (1954-2017)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church and attended the South Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a former insurance adjuster and worked in the coal mines along with his father. He was a member of a respected Taylor County, KY family, the son of Harold & Barbara Baldwin, who survive. He leaves five direct living descendants.
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Brian Gordon Baldwin, the son of Harold and Barbara Thompson Baldwin, was born March 17, 1954 in Campbellsville, KY, and departed this life on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Springfield, KY. He was 63 years of age.

Funeral service for Brian Gordon Baldwin, will be conducted Saturday, December 9, 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 Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Shawn Caudill will be the officiating minister with others speaking at the service. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, December 8, 2017, at the funeral home.


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2017-12-08 09:16:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

JIM - Christmas Wish List ads from the past - 2017 Album I

Update: See JIM's Christmas Wish List - Album 2 for 19-25 Dec entries
Click on headline for quick access to JIM's Christmas Wish Lists ads from the past. As more may or may not be added they will be linked to this story

By Ed Waggener

JIM has shared a number of delightful Christmas Wish List ads from year's past since Thanksgiving. When he started, we weren't sure how many there would be and don't know how many we can expect between now and December 25, 2017, but already there are enough to mandate an album, to make the search easier.


2017-12-08 07:30:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Jim: History

(Ad/Sponsored) - Adair Band Loaded Baked Potato Lunch - Wed 13 Dec 2017

Today 8 Dec 2017 is DEADLINE for DELIVERED Meals

The Adair County Band Boosters will have a Loaded Baked Potato Lunch, 10:45am--1pmCT, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane, Columbia, KY. Delivered meals may be pre-ordered by 08 Dec 2017, deadline 4pmCT. Contact Annette Hatcher 270-634-0469; Lyndsay Bryant, 270-250-5520; Donna Stotts, 270-634-4946 or Fax to 270-384-5818. For preorders:
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All proceeds go to Adair Band Boosters.


2017-12-08 07:29:07 | Comments | Printable version

Dinah Isabelle Stephens Bowen, Adair Co., KY (1928-2017)

She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville, KY. She was retired from Walmart in Campbellsville, KY, where she was head of the fabric department. She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Metcalfe County, KY, at the time of her death in Cumberland County, KY. She was a member of a respected South Central, KY family. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Allen & Lou Ella Keen Stephen and the widow of William Allen Bowen. She leaves two direct living descendants and many close kin in Adair, Metcalfe, and elsewhere. Her final resting place will be in Taylor County, KY.
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Dinah Isabelle Stephens Bowen age 89 years a resident of Metcalfe County Health Care in Edmonton, KY, formerly of Adair County, KY, passed away Thursday December 7, 2017 at 1:07pmCT, at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral service Monday, December 10, 2017 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock the officiating clergy. Interment in Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT, Sunday, December 9, 2017.


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2017-12-08 03:52:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today, FRI with CM - 08 Dec 2017

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 8, 2017:
Looking forward to
is often lovelier than
experiencing.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 8 December 2017.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2278



2017-12-08 03:14:05 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 8
Happy Anniversary, Sharon and Steve Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Troy and Beth Kimbler (1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christa Celeste Bardin (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hayley Elizabeth Coffey (2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jo Schorman (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelly Holland (1968) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Lynda Wilkerson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marcy McCanmmish | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Nona M. Hadley (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Red Burris | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Talyn Wheeler | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tamara Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tevin Harvey (2004) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Orphra Hreha, 88, Casey County, KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Robert AtkinsonTaylor Co., KY (1966) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Susan Grant, Adair Co., KY (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Delma Lee McQueary, Russell Co., KY (1921) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bonnie Sue Gaffron, Adair County, KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vaughan Sharp, Taylor County, KY (1937-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlene Dowell Dunbar, Russell County, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Boyce W. Pickett, Green County, KY (1921-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Sam Burris, Adair Co., KY (1950-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Betty D. Lewis, Summersville, KY (1935-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eli Parrigin, Columbia, KY (1947-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Tupman, 79, Russell County, KY (1934-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willie (Billy) Brewington, Cumbeland Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Alan (Jigger) Ray, Green Co., KY (1960-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alva Reeder Lofton, 82, Russell County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fred (Freddie) Luttrell, Casey County, KY (1943-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Lisa G. Edwards, Taylor Co., KY (1963-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Jason Eli (Jay) Johnson, Campbellsville, KY (1974-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George Wallace Shirley, Metcalfe Co., KY (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Drama (LaVerne) McGinnis Davenport, Casey County, Kentucky (1932-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bro. Bobby Clark, Bethelridge, Casey County, KY (1943-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Johnnie Brenda Finley Harlan, 74, Burkesville, KY (1943-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dwayne T. Coomer, Russell Co., KY, Adair Co. KY native (1964-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Sam Burris | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2017
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6:00amCT

EVENTS with SPECIFIC START TIMES BELOW

Fall forest fire hazard season is in effect!! 1 Oct- Dec 15, 2017 - Donald Hare -(DETAILS) | (ID:50988, 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. One (1) 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. One (1) Court Events in Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. One (1) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) in Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:50991, Comment)
9:00amCTToday at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - Open 8am-5pmCT. Bookmobile 8:30am-3:00pmCT, No Run Today. | (ID:50992, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:50989, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices for Linda Humble, Russell Co., KY (1944-2017) | (ID:50967, Comment)
Services, Russell County, KY, for Windy Murphy, 49, Russell County, KY (1968-2017) | (ID:50969, Comment)
Early Release Friday for students in the Adair County School District. Each Friday 1 Sep 2017 through 27 Apr 2018. | (ID:50993, Comment)
2:00pmCT"Sue Stivers Day" 2pm-4pmCT, Board Room, Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY.STORY | (ID:50843, Comment)
5:00pmCTChimes for the evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:50990, Comment)
ADAIR 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:50994, Comment)
5:30pmCTAdair County Lady Indians host Marion County Lady Falcons, at John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. | (ID:50995, Comment)
6:00pmCTChildren's/Youth Revival at Columbia 1st Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Pete speaking. - Kelly Crawhorn STORY/SCHEDULE | (ID:50803, Comment)
Jerald McIntosh speaker at Journey to Recovery. Everyone is welcome. -Laverne Hadley | (ID:50966, Comment)
7:00pmCTAdair County Indians host Marion County Falcons, at John Burr Memorial Gymnasium, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. (Time approximate: follows Girls' game.) | (ID:50996, Comment)

 























 
 
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