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Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

He loved traveling, listening to gospel music with his wife, Doris Jean Stephens, who preceded him in death in 2013. He enjoyed camping and UK basketball, but most of all he loved his grandchildren. He was a retired glazer glass worker who professed faith in Christ and attended Pitman Valley Baptist Church.
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Welby Martin of Campbellsville, KY died there Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

The funeral service will be conducted at 10amCT/11amET Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Dannie Nelson and Bro. Jim Strunk. Visitation will be 4-7pmCT/5-8pmET Friday, May 11, 2018 atBurial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

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2018-05-10 19:17:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

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Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

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Reed Combest, 88, Pembroke, FL/formerly of Columbia, KY (1929-2018)

He was a member of Sheridan Hill Baptist Church in Hollywood, FL and a long-time horse trainer. He spent his younger years in Joppa, KY and was in business for a number of years operating a Gulf gas station, and garage and was the local Plymouth/Dodge dealer for a time. He was a member of an outstanding Adair County, KY, family, the son of the late Dewey and Ethel Willis Combest. His wife of 70 years, Kathleen Arnold Combest, survives. He leaves one direct living descendant, a son, Phil Combest. His final resting place will be in Adair County, KY
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Reed Combest, 88, of Pembroke Pines, FL, died Sunday, May 6, 2018 in the Sunrise Health and Rehab in Sunrise, FL.

Funeral service will be Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry Smith officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT, Saturday, May 12, 2018.

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2018-05-10 18:08:44 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

ACMS Site Council Election is Mon 14 May 2018

By Alma Rich, Principal

The Parent Elections for SBDM Council at ACMS will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018, from 7am until 3:30pmCT, at Adair County Middle School, 322 Gen John Adair Drive, Columbia, KY.

The following parents are on the ballot:
  • Jennifer Brock
  • Julie McQueary
  • Fred Rowe
Two parents will be elected for a one year term. You must have a child at Adair County Middle School for the 2018-19 school year in order to be eligible to vote.

2018-05-10 17:45:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

State's April General Fund revenue breaks record

What's up, what's down
- UP - Sales/use Tax. Road fund receipts. Corporation income tax. Individual tax. Property tax.
- DOWN - Cigarette tax. Coal severance tax.

Kentucky Press News Service
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FRANKFORT, KY - (Thu 10 May 2018) The office of State Budget Director said Thursday that April's General Fund receipts rebounded from a below par March with the largest collection month in the history of Kentucky.

Collections grew 6.3 percent compared to April of last year, an increase of $69.5 million, a news release from the budget director's office said. Total revenues for the month were $1.165 billion, compared to $1.095 billion received during April 2017. Receipts have now grown 4.1 percent for the first 10 months of fiscal year 2018.

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2018-05-10 12:19:08 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

Charles Marshburn agrees with his horse riding teacher

Charles Marshburn writes:
55 South? Could that be the hill going down to the Crocus Creek bridge? - Charles Marshburn
Charles Marshburn - 55 South? - EW

2018-05-10 12:09:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

LWC Men's Basketball signs Matt Eldridge for 2018-19 campaign

"Matt is a great fit for our program. He is an excellent student and an outstanding young man both on and off the court. He will represent LWC well" - COACH PAUL PECK

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By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - (Thu 10 May 2018) The Lindsey Wilson men's basketball program has added Matt Eldridge to the team for the 2018-19 season, head coach Paul Peck announced on Thursday.

Eldridge transfers to the Blue Raiders from Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan.

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2018-05-10 12:01:05 | Comments | Printable version

Postponed: Ribbon cutting for Law Office of Dustin W. Warren

New date will be 12pmNoon, Friday, May 25, 2018

The open house/ribbon cutting for the law office of Dustin W. Warren, at 400 Public Square, Columbia, KY, originally announced for 12pmNoonCT, Friday, May 11, 2018, has been postponed and is now planned for the same time and location of Friday, May 25, 2018. - Ellen Zornes, Executive Director, C/AC Chamber of Commerce

2018-05-10 11:32:28 | Comments | Printable version

Della Hare corrects husband's wild Caption Me guess

Comments re photo 78643 Caption Me ID 78643 Surely a sign But of what Della Hare writes:
Hwy 704 going over Dug Hill. - Della Hare
Thanks, Della, for the quick rebuttal. Of course you are absolutely correct on the location. But before we bestow the coveted Laurel & Hearty Handshake to you as the Grand Champeen of Caption Me ID 78643, we still need the answer to what sign means, and where it is pointing. Chance? Picnic? Breeding? Jones Ridge? Other? - EW

2018-05-10 09:57:32 | Comments | Printable version

Joe Hare - Is 'Surely a Sign, Caption Me ID 76843' picture near Clementsville?

Comments re photo 78643 Caption Me ID 78643 Surely a sign But of what

Joe Hare writes:
Is pic of highway on Hwy 70 going north over the hill just south of Clementsville. --Joe Hare
Joe Hare, thanks. - It does look so much it it ought to be, but, it's not. And a clue: It's not on the KY 70, which also illuminates eliminates a hill over Sulphur Well. - EW

2018-05-10 09:41:48 | Comments | Printable version

Carol Perkins: Living in Country IS The Good Life

If you're living here, this column explains why we love it so much. If not, read this and you won't be able stay put - you'll want to move here. In this column Carol Perkins catalogs things we all love so much. Bet at least one will strike a chord with you.
The next earlier column: Carol Perkins: Mean spiritedness at WH Correspondent's Dinner

By Carol Perkins

If you have looked out your window and seen two mama turkeys leading a parade with seven young hens following behind as fast as their little legs would carry them, then you've lived the good life.

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2018-05-10 08:58:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Carol Perkins

Charity Baptist Mothers Day breakfast 13 May 2018

Charity Baptist Church, 4072 Holmes Bend Road, Columbia, KY, invites everyone out to our Mother's Day Breakfast, beginning at 7:30amCT, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Janet Biggs
See Charity Baptist Church's updated schedule of service time in CM DIRECTORY of CHURCHES

2018-05-10 08:49:50 | Comments | Printable version

ACHS Site Council meets Mon 14 May 2018

Adair County High School will hold its regularly scheduled monthly site-base council meeting on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 4:30pmCT, in the library at the high school, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY. - Troy W Young

2018-05-10 08:41:58 | Comments | Printable version

Adair Co. Primary Center Kindergarten registration 11 May 2018

Adair County Primary Center, 870 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY, will hold Kindergarten Registration, 8am-2pmCT, Friday, May 11, 2018. Any questions contact Kim Barnett at 270-384-3367 - Kim Barnett

2018-05-10 08:36:03 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Journey to Recovery now meets Thursdays

Journey to Recovery, a non-profit, faith based support group for anyone with a drug, alcohol or other addiction, meets weekly on Thursday nights at 6pmCT, at Victory Community Church, 1165 Russell Road/KY 80, Columbia KY. Everyone is invited to attend. For questions, call Rick Shelton at 270-250-1836. - Kathy Shelton

2018-05-10 08:22:58 | Comments | Printable version

Youth Apprenticeship Programs underway in Barren Co., KY

"Apprenticeship programs are an innovative approach to education that offer hands-on learning not always readily available in a classroom or a normal education setting." - SEN. DAVID GIVENS, Greensburg, KY
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By Jarrad Hensley

GLASGOW, KY (Wed 9 May 2018) - Labor Secretary Derrick Ramsey joined Barren County Judge Executive Michael Hale, local government officials, and representatives from the Barren County School District to announce the creation of three new youth apprenticeship programs.

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2018-05-10 06:02:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky

(AD) Today's compelling issue: Temperament of Lionhead Rabbit

There just happens to be a limited number of Lion Head rabbits for sale in Adair County CM ANIMALS this morning, Thu 10 May 2018

According to this entry in Wikipedia Lionhead Rabbit
"In most cases the Lionhead is a friendly and well mannered pet. It is possible to train a Lionhead as they are very smart creatures. They can comprehend certain orders like come, play, and eat. Lionhead rabbits are also good with children. There have been reports of autistic children learning to communicate with the help of a Lionhead Rabbit."
According to the article, Lionhead rabbits are the result of mating a Swiss Fox rabbit with a Netherlands Dwarf rabbit. I cannot speak for the Swiss Fox, as I have never seen one. But my favorite pet rabbit of all time was a black-and-white Netherlands Dward, "Mr. Rabbito," which was extremely smart, had an intuitive personality, was extremely handsome - but not as cute as a Lionhead.

2018-05-10 05:06:41 | Comments | Printable version

High School seniors perform community service in Campbellsville

Students did lots of work to benefit the community during the day, from cleaning to landscaping to visiting with nursing home residents and more.
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By Calen McKinney, Public Information Officer
Campbellsville Public Schools (CIS)

They planted flowers, painted fingernails, helped children learn to read, cleaned and made phone calls.

Campbellsville High School students recently spent a day performing community service.

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2018-05-10 04:27:09 | Comments | Printable version

KY Unemployment Insurance expanding online support services

"Although Kentucky currently has the lowest unemployment rate in 42 years, it's important to remember that unemployment insurance is a safety net for individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own myKentuckyCareerCenter is a game changer for citizens who need a quick, easy way to access their unemployment insurance documentation. - DON PARKINSON
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By Holly Neal

FRANKFORT, KY (9 May 2018) - The Kentucky Career Center, Division of Unemployment Insurance (UI) has online customer services, beginning May 9 with a new, secure feature called myKentuckyCareerCenter.

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2018-05-10 03:45:57 | Comments | Printable version

Ribbon Cutting at Mustard Seed Bakery, Edmonton, 11 May 2018

The Edmonton Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Mustard Seed Bakery, 308 West Stockton Street in Edmonton, KY, Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10amCT. Owner Tammy Thomas invites everyone to stop by to see her renovated facility and have a piece of cake! - Gaye Shaw, Executive Director, E/MC Chamber of Commerce.

2018-05-10 02:41:40 | Comments | Printable version

Congratulations to Aaran Maurice Taylor, LWC '18

Aaran was a recipient of the prestigious John B. Begley Scholarship and an established member of the President's List. He will attend Asbury Theological Seminary.
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Congratulations Aaran Maurice Taylor as you graduate from Lindsey Wilson College Saturday, May 12, 2018. Aaran will receive his bachelor's degree in Christian Ministries and will be graduating magna cum laude.

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2018-05-10 02:29:48 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Clarkson man arrested for sexual abuse of a minor

Sixty-two year old male faces three allegations, lodged in Grayson County Detention Center. Investigation is ongoing by KSP Post 04 Detective Ken Borders.
NOTE: Arrests are considered charges. An arrest is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged in an arrest is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Tpr Scotty R. Sharp, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4 Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

LEITCHFIELD - Kentucky State Police Post 04 Detectives arrested a Clarkson man after allegations of abuse of a minor were discovered.

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2018-05-10 02:18:55 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Today- THURSDAY with CM - 10 May 2018

Haiku by Robert Stone for May 10, 2018:
Though parent harried,
children still need attention
only love can give.
--Robert Stone, Thursday, 10 May 2018.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2431

2018-05-10 02:09:19 | Comments | Printable version

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 10
Happy Anniversary, Fred & Myrtle Dickson (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Paula and Jeffrey Pyles (1997) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Cynthia Rowe | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday Nancy McKinney | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alexis Jade Gaskins (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Becky Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brody Wayne Tucker (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Candace "Nix" Prado | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Cody Landon Yates (1996) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Craig Sandusky | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Derrick Redmon (1990) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Geneva Curry | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gracin Adamson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Harold Bruce "Hal" Willis (1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jelissia Nevaeh Jones-Brown (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Wright Carter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Julie Rochelle Burton (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laura Brummett (1979) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laurie Gerber | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Linda Marie Roberts | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melissa Dial Matthews (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rebecca Janes | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Scottie Weston | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John T. (Jack) Shively , Taylor Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mike 'The Door Man' Clark, Taylor County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phyllis Bryson, 52, Adair Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary H. Cox, Taylor Co., KY (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lula Ester Meeks Casey Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Matthew Hopper, Russell Co., KY (1981) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David S. Burris, Gradyville, Adair Co., KY (1960) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Faye Smith Hopper, Russell Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Daisy B. Holton, Hustonville, KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kyle Mosby, Cumberland Co., KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Walker, infant (2012-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Hovious, Adair County, KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darlene Oakes Clayton Ashford, Russell Co., KY (1926-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mickey Ardary, Adair County, KY (1954-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patricia Wethington Woodard, Casey Co., KY (1966-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Aldus (W.A.) Brockman, 89, Casey Creek, KY (1925-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John H. Gadberry, 86, Casey Co., KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Larna Griffen, 73, Rusell County, KY (1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josephine Brown Romines, Metcalfe County, KY(1942-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Vina Jewell Radford Davis, 83, Burkesville, KY (1933-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Diane George, 65, Russell County, KY (1951-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nell Young Mayes, 85, Metcalfe County, KY (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Mary Hazel Davenport Cross, Green Co., KY (1931-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nancy Baldock Overton, 79, Taylor Co., KY (1937-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herlon Bradshaw, 77, Jamestown, KY (1940-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy (Beaver) Burress, 64, Taylor Co., KY (1953-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barbara Pauline (Rhinehart) Capps, Metcalfe Co., KY (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clayton Nickoles Folden, 67, Adair County, KY/Barren Co. native (1951-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Campbell Nimphie (1941-2007) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lula Tucker Bryant (1893-1976) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lydia Suarez, 73, New Port Richey, FL/formerly of Columbia, KY (1945-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 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:53478, Comment)
8:00amCTToday at the library. See Adair County Public Library calendar, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. OPEN 9am-6pmCT. Bookmobile - Sparkville Run, 8:30am-3:30pmCT. Inclement Weather Policy | (ID:53477, Comment)
Election 2018/Primary - Absentee voting machines open 8am-4pmCT, Today. Lisa Greer, Adair County Court Clerk STORY | (ID:53479, Comment)
7 County Area Court: Circuit Courts. District Courts, at a 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. Forty-five (45) Event(s) District Court.
Cumberland County, Justice Center, 112 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. Four (4) 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. One (1) Court Event(s) cases District Court.
Russell County. Judicial Center, 410 Monument Square, Jamestown, KY. No (0) Court Event(s) Circuit Court. No (0) Court Event(s) District Court.
Taylor County, Justice Center, 300 E. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. One (1) Event(s) in Circuit Court. One (1) Court Event(s) District Court.
Not an official docket. For official court information, check with circuit court clerk in your county. | (ID:53480, Comment)
10:00amCTService for Louise Gray, 83, Taylor County, KY (1934-2018) | (ID:53437, Comment)
NoonCTChimes at Noon, Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53461, Comment)
4:30pmCTColumbia/Adair County Utilities District Board of Commissioners Meet at 109 Grant Lane, Columbia, KY. AGENDA | (ID:53474, Comment)
5:00pmCTElection Training School for all Adair County poll workers and alternates, in the Basement of the Adair County Annex Building, 424 Public Square, Columbia KY. - Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk - STORY/NOTICE | (ID:53307, Comment)
Chimes for the Evening Downtown Columbia. Two selections | (ID:53481, Comment)
6:00pmCTJourney to Recovery regular Thursday meeting - Kathy Shelton STORY | (ID:53482, Comment)
6:30pmCTAdair County Schools Choirs in Concert at Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. - Ginna Marsh STORY | (ID:53281, Comment)
7:00pmCT"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", comedy, performed by the Metcalfe County Middle School Theatre Department, at 208 Randolph Street (Campus), Edmonton, KY. STORY/3-DAY SCHEDULE | (ID:53371, Comment)


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