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Breaking news: KY House votes to override Bevin's vetoes . . .

. . . of tax, budget and local pension funding bills
From Kentucky Press News Service

Kentucky House votes to override Bevin’s vetoes of tax, budget and local pension funding bills
UPDATED SUMMARY: The Kentucky House voted Friday to override Gov. Matt Bevin's veto of the legislature's tax bill, state budget bill and local pension funding bill, sending the legislation to the Senate for that chamber's consideration. Republican lawmakers said the tax-bill override was necessary to pay for additional education spending they put into the two-year state budget bill. Democratic lawmakers said they supported the school spending but protested the secretive way the tax plan was created and the way it raises additional revenue. The House voted 57 to 40 to override the tax-bill veto, 66 to 28 to override the budget veto and 94-2 to override House Bill 362, which allows a phase-in of pension cost increases for local governments.
See original story: Kentucky lawmakers overriding Bevin’s vetoes of tax, budget and local pension bills By John Cheves, Daniel Desrochers and Jack Brammer April 13, 2018 12:48 PM ET on

2018-04-13 16:41:54 | Comments | Printable version

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Donations building for benefit auction for Bro. Moon

2018-04-13 - Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, Gradyville, KY - Photo by Chad Parnell.
Chad Parnell reports that the Jones Chapel UMC benefit auction for Bro. Mike Moon, recovering from surgery for pancreatic cancer, is getting overwhelming support even before the event tomorrow, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Over 100 items will be up for bid. The benefit begins at 5pmCT at The Clubhouse Grill, 647 Gradyville Club Rd., Columbia, KY with auction services provided by Dale Hayes of Bryant Realty. Examples of donated items include, at left, the Red Geranium Wreath, made and donated by Linda Bennett; center, full/queen quilt, made and donated by Margie Coffey; and at right, a car polisher and wax donated by A-1 Auto. Food will be served at the event. For more opportunities to bid if you cannot attend the auction, or to donate an auction item, contact Terry Partin at 270-378-1301 or Chad Parnell at 270-634-3220.

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Kentucky AG secures $398,000 settlement from Michigan firm

2,200 small Kentucky businesses receive refund after purchasing scam services from Michigan company alleged to have sold scam services

From Kentucky Press News Service
Original KPNS story

FRANKFORT - (Fri 13 Apr 2018) - Attorney General Andy Beshear announced in a news release Friday that nearly 2,200 Kentucky small businesses can get money back from a Michigan-based company alleged to have sold scam services.

Beshear's more than $398,000 settlement resolves alleged violations of the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act by Michigan-based The Mandatory Poster Company Inc., which also does business as Corporate Records Service.

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2018-04-13 16:11:51 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

LWC Intercultural Group Tours Bardstown Civil War Museum

In addition to tours, the Lindsey Wilson College Intercultural Communication Tour, the group completed their look at American culture in past eras, with lunch at Bardstown's Old Talbott Inn, an establishment dating from 1779 that has hosted such notables as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone and Abraham Lincoln.
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By Ernest Hemingway (aka Dr. Dan Koger, LWC)

Eighteen intercultural communication and international students at Lindsey Wilson College got a close look at American culture, including the role of women in American wars, during a visit Wednesday to the Civil War Museum complex in Bardstown.

Focused on the Western Theatre of operations in the Civil War, the Bardstown museum features an extensive collection of uniforms, weapons, maps and other artifacts of America's deadliest military conflict.

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2018-04-13 14:06:17 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Epicurean Kentuckian: Worry du jour: CNN's Dirty Dozen story

Just a huge worry for a respite from the big worry the Pythons gave us, "The Baggage Retrieval System they have at Heathrow."
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By Ed Waggener

What do you do when some of the popular health food experts issue dire warnings about risks in your favorite raw foods?

Yesterday, a standing-truth belief that fresh vegetables are more nutritious and better, came under challenge from a CNN story, Dirty Dozen listing foods, which, eaten raw, most often contain a high level of pesticide residue.

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2018-04-13 11:13:16 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Food

Mike Watson: Columbia & Adair Co: Moments in Time

In this article: Untamed wilderson just 229 years ago. . . Tucker's Station . . . ideal location for county seat . . . three founders of town . . . a commercially vibrant community almost from the start . . . the paper mill . . . the first electricity . . . early roads, and much more. . . Steamboats to Bowling Green, on the green, steamboats from Creelsboro to Nashville on the Cumberland. . . first postmaster . . . when swearing on Sunday was a crime . . . and then, as now, community was a leader in education, and more . . .
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By Mike Watson, Adair County historian
Text of remarks delivered to the Columbia/Adair Chamber of Commerce, 10 Apr 2018

This was an untamed wilderness, by our standards, two hundred and twenty-nine years ago when the first settlements were made here in what is now Adair County. Stout, fearless woodsmen and women made their way her under the direction of Col. William Casey and carved out a new life in this Eden of the West.

One mile from this spot a stockade or station was erected and inhabited by a Methodist minister, Rev. John Tucker, and his family, along with a handful of others. Rev. and Mrs. Tucker met untimely deaths at the hands of those who did not wish them here. That didn't deter the settlers, it alarmed them for a time, but the flow was not stemmed.

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2018-04-13 11:03:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Mike Watson - History

LWC Baseball closes out regular season Fri-Sat 13-14 Apr 2018

Senior Day between games Friday, 13 Apr 2108

By Christopher Coombs, LWC

COLUMBIA, KY – (Fri 13 Apr 2018) The Lindsey Wilson baseball team hosts Kentucky Christian at Egnew Park, Lindsey Wilson Sports Complex, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY on Friday & Saturday, April 13 & 14, 2018, to close out their regular season home schedule. Friday features a doubleheader between the two teams with game one starting at 3pmCT. The series wraps up on Saturday at 10amCT.

In between games of the doubleheader on Friday will serve as senior day for six student-athletes on the LWC baseball team. Bryce Collins, Alec Salcedo, Ricky Winfield, Louis Corral, Larry Stewart and Tyler Russell will all be honored.

2018-04-13 10:45:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Columbia/Adair EDA Board meets Tue 17 Apr 2018 - AGENDA

Opportunity Zone, TVA funding major new business topics
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By Kathy Johnson, Office Manager

The regular meeting of the Columbia/Adair County EDA Board will be at 8amCT, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in the Board room of the Chamber of Commerce, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, with Mark Dykes, chairman, presiding, with Mark Dykes, board chair, presiding, with the following agenda:

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2018-04-13 10:22:29 | Comments | Printable version

Charles Marshburn ventures ID of Mystery Plant #78158: Buckeye???

About: Morning Mystery #78158: Can you ID this plant & its life cycle stage? Buckeye?

Charles Marshburn writes:
: Buckeye???? - Charles Marshburn
Thanks.: Your answer, the very first and almost immediately after Morning Mystery Photo #78158, is posted with the photo. - EW

2018-04-13 06:46:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Clifton M. Taylor, 61, Des Moines, Iowa/Jamestown, KY native (1936-2018)

He was retired from the US. Army and Airforce and a member of the Greens Chapel Church and will be accorded full military honors at committal rites at the Greens Chapel Cemetery. He was the widower of Hwa Cha Taylor. He leaves one direct living descendant.
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Clifton M. Taylor, 81 of Jamestown, KY passed away April 6, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Funeral services for Clifton Taylor will be at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, at 11amCT, Saturday April 14, 2018, with Rev. A.R. Taylor, Jr. officiating. Friends may visit after 5pmCT, at the funeral home on Friday, April 13, 2018. Burial will be in the Greens Chapel Cemetery in Jamestown, KY, with full Military Honors.

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2018-04-13 06:01:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Metcalfe one of 22 KY Counties eligible for Federal Disaster

Declaration makes Metcalfe and 21 other counties eligible for aid repairing roads, bridges, and other infrastructure damaged by February Flooding. Metcalfe only county in CM 7-County area eligible for flood assistance from this weather event.

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has been notified that 22 Kentucky Counties, including Metcalfe County, have been designated as eligible for Federal Assistance, as a result of flooding in a period from February 9-February 14, 2018.

Other counties on the list, in addition to Metcalfe, are Bell, Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Whitley and Wolfe.

This Presidential action "grants public assistance to the 22 impacted counties to repair roads, bridges and other infrastructure. The declaration will also provide the Commonwealth with mitigation funds." according to Governor Bevin.

"Bringing federal assistance to Kentucky has been a team effort between our local, state and federal partners," said KYEM director Michael Dossett. "I am truly grateful that we can now begin the important process of moving recovery assistance into the declared areas."

Additional information about KYEM and FEMA's Public Assistance program can be found at - PDF

2018-04-13 04:53:17 | Comments | Printable version

Metcalfe County Farmers Market opens Fri 13 Mar 2018

From Gaye Shaw

The Metcalfe County Farmers Market (MCFM) opening day is 8am-1pmCT, Fri 12 Apr 2018, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, across from the extension office, 422 East Street, Edmonton, KY. The MCFM will be serving made to order Breakfast Burritos and Curly Q's Potatoes.

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2018-04-13 04:33:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Farm and Garden

Sen. McConnell introduces Hemp Farming Act of 2018

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Quarles, KDA 'Well-positioned ... to Take the Industry to the Next Level'. Senator McConnell co-sponsors bi-partisan bill with Oregon's two U.S. Senators.
Click on headline for complete story with link to Senator McConnell's remarks introducing bill.

By Ted Sloan

FRANKFORT, KY (Thu 12 Apr 2018) - Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Hemp Farming Act of 2018 by United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today.

"This is a historic day for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as Leader McConnell has introduced a bipartisan bill to legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity," Commissioner Quarles said.

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2018-04-13 04:04:01 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Farm and Garden

Today - FRIDAY with CM - 13 Apr 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for April 13, 2018:
Playing together
does not hamper inner life
each child develops.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 13 April 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2404

2018-04-13 03:08:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 13
Happy Birthday, Addison Blake Cundiff | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bonnie Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Bishop | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, D. Kevin Bault | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daisy Catherine Bell Froedge (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Daniel Brockman (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kara Danielle Seaborne (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Phillips | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laura Murrell (1963) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madeline Waltz | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Maggie Phelps | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Oliver Ernest Jackson Schaefer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patrick Vance | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Randall (Buck) Grant | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birrthday, Lou Pierce Wells, Russell County, KY (1930) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carolyn Holt Gaskins, 65, Russell County, KY (1949-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Margaret Keltner Burton, Adair Co., KY (1920) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda S. Passmore Dunnville, KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Catherine Froedge, Adair Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Arcola Ray Foley, Russell Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Aileen Logan Scott Cumberland Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Helen Cochran Rodgers, 65, Casey County, KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ollie M. Allen, Casey Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall M. Grant, Russell Springs, KY (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bolin Burris, Adair County, KY (1922-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geraldean Mae Wall Salyers, Casey County, KY (1936-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Segal Lynn, Casey County, KY (1952-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, L. Clements, Liberty, KY (1930-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christine Frances Brown, Casey Co., KY (1928-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernon Orville Bryant, 81, Greensburg, KY (1933-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Col. Edward (Doug) Line, Green County, KY (1935-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leland Ballenger, 84, Russell County, KY (1931-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. John Joseph (Jay) Webber, Taylor Co., KY (1960-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Robert David Skaggs, 84, Taylor Co., KY (1932-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ollie Terry Denham, Glasgow, KY (1945-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Vernon Blakey, 89, Russell Co., KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Vernelle (Dinah) Popplewell Thomas, Russell County, KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Chelf, Egypt Community, Adair Co., KY (1926-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kathleen Wesley, Casey County, KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larry I. Kimbler, 69, Russell County, KY, (1948-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daisy Catherine Bell Froedge (1945-2010) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, April 13, 2018
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
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:53058, 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. One (1) 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. Two (2) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. Two (2) 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. Three (3) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:53060, Comment)
Metcalfe County Farmers Market open 8am-1pmCT - Gaye Shaw, E/MC Chamber - STORY | (ID:53064, Comment)
10:00amCTService, 10amCT/11amET, Columbia, KY, for Donald (Donnie) Ruell Grant, 69, Taylor Co./Adair Co., KY native (1948-2018) | (ID:53022, Comment)
Service for Aubrey Calhoun, 83, Green County, KY (1935-2018) | (ID:53043, Comment)
NoonCTServices, 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Liberty, KY, for Louise Grider Wesley, 71, Casey County, KY (1946-2018) | (ID:53036, Comment)
Chimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53062, Comment)
1:00pmCTRibbon Cutting at Satellite Solutions - Ellen Zornes | (ID:53033, Comment)
Parent-Teacher Conferences 1pm-3pmCT, at Adair County Middle School, 322 Gen John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY. - Alma Rich, Principal | (ID:53045, Comment)
Early Release Friday for students in the Adair County School District. Each Friday 1 Sep 2017 through 27 Apr 2018. | (ID:53065, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices, Greensburg, KY, for Ledie Royce Babbitt, 71, Green County, KY (1946-2018) | (ID:53052, Comment)
3:00pmCTDouble header at Egnew Park LWC Baseball hosts Kentucky Christian, with Senior Day between games. - Christopher Coombs. STORY | (ID:53068, 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:53061, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53063, Comment)
6:30pmCTRevival with evangelist Bro. Craig Huddleston at Sano Baptist Church, 3005 Highway 1729, Sano, KY. -Teresa Luttrell. STORY | (ID:52973, Comment)


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