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Joseph Wayne 'JW' Patchell, 32, Casey County, KY

He served in the US Navy for over six years. His latest job was as an electrician with Komatsu Mining Corp. in Lebanon, KY. He loved his job and his coworkers loved him.
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Joseph Wayne (JW) Patchell, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at his residence. He was 32.

JW's celebration of life will be from 11-2pmPST on March 25, 2018 at Veteran's Hall, 2026 N Granada Ave, Madera, CA.


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2018-02-28 22:35:29 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Joseph Wayne 'JW' Patchell, 32, Casey County, KY



2018-02-28 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY - Photo from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Joseph Wayne 'JW' Patchell, 32, Casey County, KY

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Janne Toms, 96, Casey County, KY (1921-2018)

Janne was a former Court Stenographer and a member of the Blue Lick Baptist Church. She was the widow of Merl Franch Toms who passed away on December 20, 2003.
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Janne Toms age 96, of Liberty, KY passed away on Tuesday February 27, 2018 in Liberty. She was born in Yonkers, NY on October 16, 1921, daughter of Eugene and Sophie Kopernick Mahunik.

Funeral Services will be held at 11amET Friday March 2, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Wayne Stephens officiating. Visitation will be held 5pmET Thursday March 1st, 2018 and after 8amET Friday March 2, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery.


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2018-02-28 22:04:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

JOY Ministries announces a new way to support good causes

by Maggie Coleman

J.O.Y. Ministries is pleased to announce that we are now an official option on Amazon Smile! If you choose to shop via smile.amazon.com, .5% of your purchase price of eligible products will go directly to J.O.Y.


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2018-02-28 21:53:05 | Comments | Printable version

Connie Lackey, Taylor County, KY (1962-2018)

Connie professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Run Baptist Church, where she had served as youth director and Sunday School teacher. She was a former employee of Walmart and Lake Cumberland Head Start. She united in marriage to Brad Lackey March 12, 1982, who survives.
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Connie Lackey of Campbellsville, KY died at 11:29pmCT Monday, February 26, 2018 in Glasgow, KY at the age of 56.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET Friday, March 2, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Bro. Brad Lackey and Rev. George Nelson. Entombment in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 4-7pmCT/5-8pmET Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the funeral home.


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2018-02-28 21:44:07 | Comments | Printable version

Louise Long, 83, formerly of Adair County, KY (1934-2018)

Louise was retired machine operator for Fruit of the Loom, and attended several area churches. She was born May 31, 1934 in the Garlin Community of Adair County, KY the daughter of Frank and Edith Ann Neat Rigney of Adair County.
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Louise Long, 83, Jamestown, KY formerly of Columbia, KY, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 9:14amCT at the Russell County Hospital.

Funeral services were held Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 4pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating Bro. Steve Martin. Interment in the Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation after 9:30amCT Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Todd Akin, Colton Nunn, Shane Grant, Shad Grant, Kenny Long, Anthony Karnes, Tommy Scearce.


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2018-02-28 21:25:24 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Happy 75th Birthday, Barbara Sinclair

From Debbie Sinclair

Mrs. Barbara Sinclair is celebrating her 75th birthday 2/28/2018 and I want to wish her the bestest birthday ever as I will beat Ft. Knox taking care of all our military pediatric population I will be unable to deliver 76 birthday licks but will make good on this the next time I see her. She is so special to me and the rest of my family and all are totally in love with her. She is there for her kids, grandkids, and now great grandkids and also all the grandpups. We love you Mama, and hope this is your best birthday ever. - Debbie Sinclair


2018-02-28 18:21:36 | Comments | Printable version

Jury convicts Lincoln Countian on drug, firearms offenses

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Stuart Lowery, Special Agent in Charge, ATF; Chief Zachary Middleton, Stanford Police Department; and Sheriff Curt Folger, Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, jointly announced the jury's verdict.
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From U.S. Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice, Eastern District of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY - (Wed 28 Feb 2018) - A federal jury in Lexington has found William J. Hampton, of Lincoln County, Kentucky, guilty of possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. The jury convicted Hampton on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, following a 2-day trial in U.S. District Court.


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2018-02-28 18:15:46 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Egypt/Shiloh Men's prayer breakfast to be 1st Saturdays effective 3 Mar 2018

The Egypt-Shiloh Men's Prayer Breakfast, here to fore held the second Saturday of each month, has been changed to the first Saturday of each month and will be held at 8amCT, Saturday March 3, 2018, at Liberty Road Grocery and Deli, 5097 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. All men and boys are invited. - Willie M Feese Jr

2018-02-28 16:05:16 | Comments | Printable version

Walter Eugene (Gene) Hoots, Adair Co./Cumberland Co. native

As much as any other person in Adair County, he epitomized living a life of service to the community. He was a World War II Veteran who was named to the Veterans Hall of Fame in KY for his military service and community involvement, he was an original member and former president of the Columbia/Adair County Fire Department and he helped initiate the Adair County Rescue Squad. He was an electrical contractor in this region for 50 years, known for his reputable business practices and expertise. He was known for his quick wit and opinions on politics and community events. He and his wife, Joyce, who survives, would have been married 65 years this coming October.
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Walter Eugene "Gene" Hoots, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, a friend to many, a community volunteer, and an accomplished electrical contractor passed away suddenly on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Visitation will be after 3:30pmCT, on Thursday, March 1, 2018, and the funeral will be Friday, March 2, 2018, at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Craig Huddleston and Bro. David Kemp officiating. Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with full military rites presented by V.F.W. Post 6097.


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2018-02-28 10:50:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

A little bit of home. Meet Bandit, puppy-in-residence at LWC

For one wonderful day, a six month old German Shepherd spends beautiful springlike day on campus as puppy-in-residence, helping students, international and domestic through a bit of separation anxiety for the pets they left behind.
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By Sabine Eastham
Director of International Student Programs (ISP) at LWC

Columbia, KY- Being away from home - going on a journey - the experience of a lifetime - all sounds great. What is not often mentioned are the aches that come with the distance -being away from home and family - from everything you love. Often, students tell me about the animals they left in their far way homes. They tear up with memories or share that their puppy died while they are away from home.


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2018-02-28 10:20:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Drug Court helping people come back to normal life, contribution

Statistics show Drug Court has helped many people have their lives restored to sobriety, allowing them to be contributors to their families and communities again, and babies to be born drug-free.

By Linda Waggener

Circuit Court Judge of Adair and Casey Counties, Judy Vance Murphy, spoke to members of the Columbia Rotary Club Monday evening, February 26, 2018, about the ongoing success of Drug Court.

She told the group, from what she is experiencing, Meth is by far the biggest problem for these two counties and if one person can be freed from addiction and a life of crime to support it, the Drug Court is well worth the work.


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2018-02-28 09:56:21 | Comments | Printable version

Congressman Comer announces 2018 Art Competition

By Michael Lee Gossum

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (28 Feb 2018) Congressman James Comer announced the beginning of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition today. The United States House of Representatives sponsors this competition each year to honor talented young artists from across the district.


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2018-02-28 09:38:14 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Arts Scene

4-H Camp signups begin Thursday, 1 Mar 2018

4-H Camp sign-ups will start at 8amCT on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, located at 409 Fairground St., Columbia, KY. A $50 deposit is due with registration form to hold a spot. We have room for about 50 girls and 25 boys. --Tony Rose

2018-02-28 07:12:05 | Comments | Printable version

Grampa Mac said cats of this soft grey coloration were Maltese

Sharon Whitehurst writes:
I've made a return visit to the photo of 'Blue' to admire him. His dedication to the duties of watch cat appear to be a page from the book of our Willis. Felines of such grace and intelligence are an asset to any home they condescend to inhabit. My Grampa Mac referred to cats of this soft grey coloration as "Maltese." --Sharon
Comments re photo 77367 Blue progress report Now a twoyearold guard cat


2018-02-28 07:00:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sharon Whitehurst - Whitehurst Diaries

LW Baseball hosts Taylor U next, 2 Mar 2018


Next: The Blue Raider Baseball hosts Taylor (IN) at 4pmCT, Friday, March 2, 2018, at Egnew Park, inside LW Sports Park, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY. - Anthony Latessa

By Anthony Latessa

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to No. 19-ranked Indiana Southeast on Tuesday at Egnew Park.


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2018-02-28 05:37:15 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Charlie Caldwell, Jr., Green County, KY (1935-2018)

Charlie loved farming and mowing lawns. He was always willing to help anyone in need. He greeted everyone with a loving smile and a warm hug. Charlie touched and influenced countless lives and was loved by everyone he encountered. Charlie loved his family and was a true man of God! He will be greatly missed. His family and friends will carry his memory with them always. And will always remember that warm, beautiful smile of his.
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Charlie Caldwell, Jr, was born January 11, 1935 in Green County, KY. He was the son of the late Charlie and Nina (Anderson) Caldwell. He was called home to Glory on Monday, February 26, 2018 from the comfort of his own home in Greensburg, KY, having attained the age of 83 years,

The funeral service for Charlie Caldwell, Jr. will be at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Haskinsville Community of Green County, KY, at 11amCT, Saturday, March 3, 2018. The wake and visitation will be 9am-11amCT, Saturday at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 693 Haskinsville Road, Greensburg, Green County, KY. Rev. Michael Caldwell will be the minister. Burial will be in Green County Memory Gardens, Hodgenville Road, Summersville Community of Green County.


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2018-02-28 03:07:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today - WEDNESDAY with CM - 28 Feb 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for February 28, 2018:
When one at last sees
what one has only heard of,
mismatches stir doubts.
--Robert Stone, Wednesday, 28 February 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2360



2018-02-28 02:02:49 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 28
Happy Anniversary, Anthony and Amanda Furkins | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Darrell and Peggy Loy (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Grider (2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Carole Roach | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Arcola Franklin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ashley Burns (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Braxton Coomer (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connor Alexander Lynn (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Danny Wayne Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Erin Pineur | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James Anderson Grider (1938) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jay Kimbler (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jeffrey Lynn Thomas | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julia Conover (1915) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kylie Richardson (2006) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Chrisman (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Coffey Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, MaKayla Brooke Matthews (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Makayla Matthews | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margie Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marvin Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Matthew Thomas Compton (1991) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Misty Coffey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Naomi Raines Sinclair (1967) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Paige Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rosetta Stotts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Sharon Feese | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tristan Reece (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Willie Hadley (1977) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Birthday, Elva Gabehart (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wilburn Wright Taylor Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Gene Neuhauser, Green Co., KY (1941) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, E.P. Bryant, Adair Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vonda Bragg Rowe, Louisville, KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charleen Berg, Casey Co., KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darren Wayne Furkin, Adair County, KY (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Louise Arnold Corbin, Taylor County, KY (1928-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elva Downey Gabehart, Adair Co., KY (1919-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jewell Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Avis Sapp Carby, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lennie Merle Rodgers, Adair County, KY (1923-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dalphene Wardell, formerly of Russell Co., KY (1939-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Coty Parris Miller, III, 35 Adair County, KY (1978-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lyda J. Dickenson, Russell County, KY (1933-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clara Evans, Casey County, KY (1915-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Windell Lee Robertson, 73, Green County, KY native (1941-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Julia Conover, 99, Adair County, KY (1915-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Norma Jean Rogers, Green County, KY (1937-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert (Bobby) Lee Wallace, 63, Russell County, KY (1952-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall (Randy) Eddie Monday, Casey County, KY (1965-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. M. Cristella (Cricket) Allen, 82, Cumberland County, KY (1934-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garland Dwayne Denson, Casey Co., KY (1946-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Jeter, 87, Taylor County, KY (1931-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pauline L. Caron , 88, Adair County, KY (1930-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Johnny Tucker (1888-1970) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Scott Hughes (1970-2005) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
MidnightCTSnake Creek Boat Ramp, Adair County, KY, closed for extension/repairs 12 Feb - 1 Mar 2018. Dave Baker, KY F & W STORY | (ID:52301, Comment)
12:01amCTELECTION 2018 - NOTE: Following links live Saturday, 17 Feb 2018.
Linked from Latest List of candidates, Adair Co, KY or, go directly to

(PAID ADV) Statement ads:
Buddy Powell, for Jailer - Terry Sullivan, for Magistrate - Ken Hill, for PVA. - Chris Reeder for Magistrate - Leighann Vanarsdale Loy, for Magistrate - Doug Campbell, for Magistrate - - Scotty Neat for PVA - Chris Pennington for Magistrate - Joey White for Jailer - NEW - Dallas Luttrell for Sheriff

Dan Ballou for Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court

(Inquire at any time, 24/7/365, for statement placement at ColumbiaMagazine.com at 270-250-2730). | (ID:52302, Comment)
5:59amCTWhat's Cooking

BREAKFASTS now being served! (One at left, starting at 10:30amCT.


See What's Cooking
now. | (ID:52285, 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-3:30pmCT. | (ID:52304, Comment)
8:00amCT Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. - OPEN 8am-5pmCT TODAY. - LEE ANN JESSEE, Director. Check out GENEALOGY DEPARTMENT with, services, books for sale today. Bookmobile Run 8:30am-3:30pmCT - Milltown Bookmobile Run Story Time - 10am-11amCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:52303, Comment)
A new job listing was posted last night by Linda, Classifieder.
See in CM EMPLOYMENT .
If you need positions filled, find the best among the readers of ColumbiaMagazine.com Using any Contact/Submit Button. If you have questions Call 270-250-2730 or 270-403-0017. | (ID:52305, Comment)
Registration, Absentee requests 8am-4pm local time TODAY at Clerk's Office for May 22, 2018 primary today. - LISA GREER, Clerk | (ID:52308, 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. Eighty-two (82) 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. Seventy-four (74) Event(s) District Court.
Green County Judicial Center, 200 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY. One hundred twelve (112) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) District Court.
Metcalfe County, Judicial Center, 201 E. Stockton Street, Edmonton, KY. No (0) Court Events in Circuit Court. Eighty-seven (87) 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 hundred ten (110) Court Event(s) in District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:52309, Comment)
9:00amCTDr. Joel Carwile, CU Trustee, chapel speaker | (ID:52245, Comment)
11:00amCTServices, Union Independent Baptist Church, for Darwin E. Norfleet, Windsor, KY (1937-2018) | (ID:52246, Comment)
11:30amCTServices for Ruby Ellen Bowmer Hammonds, 88, Casey Co., KY native (1929-2018) | (ID:52296, Comment)
NoonCTService for Lyndon Murphy, 83, Casey County, KY (1935-2018) | (ID:52294, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:52306, Comment)
Service for Louise Long, 83, formerly of Adair County, KY (1934-2018) | (ID:52314, Comment)
12:05pmCTCommunity Lenten Service at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Steve Pescolido speaking. - Connie Scott STORY | (ID:52185, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices for Bobbie Reid Shirley, 74, Green County, KY (1943-2018) | (ID:52273, Comment)
Services for Rita Whitlock, Taylor County, KY (1930-2018) | (ID:52299, Comment)
5:00pmCT Chimes for the Evening Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:52307, Comment)
6:30pmCTEllen Tapscott, Movie & Discussion: Monty Python's Search for the Holy Grail. V.P. Henry Auditorium, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY. Mark L. McKinnon | (ID:52051, Comment)

 






















 
 
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