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Deadline to apply for trade mitigation payments extended

By Sean Southard

Frankfort, KY - Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has alerted Kentucky farmers that the deadline has been extended for agricultural producers to apply for payments under the Market Facilitation Program as provided by the trade mitigation program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

The original deadline had been January 15, 2019, but farmers have been unable to apply for the program since the lapse in federal funding caused the closure of USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices at the end of business on December 28, 2018.


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2019-01-08 19:12:03 | Comments | Printable version

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County Swearing In Ceremony - making a keepsake video



2019-01-08 - Adair County Judicial Center, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, ColumbiaMagazine.com.
Rose Jones stood with her family at Greg Caldwell's swearing in. She was in the back, documenting the event for a family keepsake.

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Comer sponsors Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act

By Michael Gossum

Washington, DC - On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act of 2019 (H.R. 128) by voice vote. This is the first Republican bill passed in the 116th Congress.

The Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act would clarify that the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy has the authority to examine small business issues in international economies - rather than just the domestic economy - and authorize the office to represent small businesses before foreign governments and international entities in addition to federal entities.


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2019-01-08 19:07:51 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

18 Green Co. residents earn fall academic honors at LWC

A total of 18 Green County, KY, residents have earned academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2018 fall semester. Four Green County residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester President's List, and 14 Green County residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester Dean's List.

Named to the President's List, students who earned a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester, are:


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2019-01-08 18:50:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

43 Russell Co. residents receive academic honors from LWC

A total of 43 Russell County residents have earned academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2018 fall semester. 19 Russell County residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester President's List, and 24 residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester Dean's List.

Named to the President's List:


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2019-01-08 18:46:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Adair Co. Grand Jury returns indictments Fri 4 Jan 2019

Indictments brought against 16 individuals from Columbia, Jamestown, Elkhorn, Campbellsville, and Louisville, KY, and Mobile, AL, on charges including abuse, terroristic threatening, wanton endangerment, possession, theft, and trafficking.

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 Adair County, KY Circuit Court grand jury, Columbia, KY, returned indictments against the following individuals on Friday, 4 January 2019:


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2019-01-08 16:02:56 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Larry Dale Hutchison, 63, Columbia, KY (1955-2019)

He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and on his farm, was an avid outdoorsman and University of Kentucky fan, and loved music, especially listening to his daughter, Paige, sing.

Larry Dale Hutchison, 63, of Columbia, died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Baptist Health in Louisville.

The funeral service will be Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 2pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. A private burial for the family will be in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.


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2019-01-08 14:52:57 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Special Called Fiscal Court Meeting 7 Jan 2019 - Report

Special called meeting by newly sworn in County Judge Executive Gale Cowan set appointments in place and magistrates approved several personnel positions; new look in annex basement.

By Tiffany Kessler


With the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer said, newly sworn in Adair County Judge Executive Gale Cowan conducted her first meeting Monday morning, January 7, 2018. The annex basement setting looked somewhat bare with the lack of a podium and lamps, however, small cosmetic changes made little difference to official business conducted less than 24 hours after the swearing in.


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Six Casey Co. residents receive fall semester academic honors at LWC

Six Casey County residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester Dean's List at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2018 fall semester.

Named to the Dean's List students who earned at least a 3.50 graduate point average on a 4.0 scale and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester are:


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2019-01-08 14:46:40 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Nine Cumberland Co. residents earn fall academic honors at LWC

A total of nine Cumberland County residents have earned academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2018 fall semester.

Reagan Grider of Burkesville and McKenzie Pruitt of Burkesville have been named to the President's List, for earning a 4.0 grade point average and attempting at least 12 credit hours during the semester.

Seven Cumberland Co. residents were named to the Dean's List:


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2019-01-08 14:45:07 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Adair County Sheriff's Dept. Activity for Dec 2018

The Adair Co. Sheriff's Department has released its monthly activity report for December 2018.
  • 45 Warrants of Arrest Served
  • 8 Criminal Cases Opened
  • 3 Call Response Reports Written
  • 6 Domestic Abuse Cases Worked
  • 8 Non-Injury Accidents Worked
  • 4 Injury Accidents Worked
  • 39 Out of County Transports
  • 14 Citations Written For Criminal Activity
  • 34 Civil Process Papers Served
  • 4 Criminal Summonses Served
  • 15 Subpoenas Served
  • 69 Hours of Court Security Provided
  • 181 Vehicle Inspections Done
  • 12 Animal Complaints
  • 9 Motor Assists
  • 474 911 Calls (3 Alcohol-Related)


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2019-01-08 11:59:26 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

71 from Adair Co. receive academic honors from LWC

A total of 71 Adair County residents have earned academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2018 spring semester. A total of 18 Adair County residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester President's List, and 53 Adair County residents have been named to the 2018 fall semester Dean's List.

Students named to the President's List earned a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester. Students named to Dean's List earned at least a 3.50 graduate point average on a 4.0 scale and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester.

Adair County residents named to the LWC President's List:


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2019-01-08 10:51:32 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Lindsey Wilson College

Reminder: KDFWR January Traffic Safety Checkpoint Locations

By Officer Cody Berry

Kentucky Conservation Officers will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout Green River Wildlife Management Area during the month of January to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws, including driving under the influence statutes.

Conservation Officers utilize safety checkpoints in an effort to promote safety for motorists and outdoor enthusiasts using WMA's and to provide a deterrent for those who violate Kentucky Revised Statutes and Kentucky Administrative Regulations.

Supervisory-approved traffic safety checkpoint locations for Adair and Taylor Counties:
  • Adair County: Snake Creek Road - Snake Creek Boat Ramp Green River Wildlife Management Area
  • Taylor County: Wilson Creek Road - Green River Wildlife Management Area


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2019-01-08 08:29:07 | Comments | Printable version

Maude A. Neal, 90, Burkesville, KY (1928-2019)

She was a member of the Burkesville First United Methodist Church, A graduate of The Cumberland County High School, class of 1947, a waitress, and a seamstress for Bob Evans.

Miss Maude Alyene Neal, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019, at the age of 90.

The Funeral for Miss Maude Neal will be conducted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main St., Burkesville, KY, with burial to follow in The Gaines Hill Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

The family will receive friends after 5pmCT on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 until the funeral hour on Wednesday.


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2019-01-08 08:23:50 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Traffic accident on the Bypass in Columbia leaves two injured

By Columbia Police Department Chief Jason Cross

On January 4, 2019 at approximately 6:28pm, the Columbia Police Department responded to an injury accident at the intersection of Burkesville street and the south 55 bypass.

The accident occurred when a 2015 Nissan Rogue operated by Beverly Adams failed to stop at the light and struck a 2001 Toyota Tundra operated by Anthony Cowan of Columbia.


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2019-01-08 07:41:27 | Comments | Printable version

Windy and warm today, high 61F

It's currently 54F at the Adair County Mesonet station. Expect patchy drizzle before 9amCT today, then isolated sprinkles between 9am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61F. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Westerly wind gusts up to 35 mph are possible this afternoon. Motorists should use extra caution on north-south roadways, especially in high profile vehicles.

Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 32F. West wind 9 to 16 mph.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and colder, with a high near 37F. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph.

Possibility of snow this weekend
A low pressure system passing through the Tennessee Valley this weekend may bring a mix of rain and snow to parts of the Ohio Valley Friday night through Sunday. Although confidence is low in the exact track of this weather system, there is a chance some locations could receive accumulating snow.


2019-01-08 07:01:21 | Comments | Printable version

7-County Area Courts for Tue 8 Jan 2019

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 2 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. 30 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: 1 event Circuit Court. 2 events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: 24 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: 12 events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: 206 events Circuit Court. 2 events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2019-01-08 06:51:51 | Comments | Printable version

Today - TUESDAY with CM - 8 Jan 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for January 8, 2019:
Children have problems
when expectations differ
from inner feelings.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 8 January 2019.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2674


2019-01-08 06:49:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today


Birthdays and Anniversaries for January 8
Happy Anniversary, Willie Mat Feese, (1915-2013) and Grace Feese (1922) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Andy Willis (2003) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Beverly Hollingsworth | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brady Hixson (1999) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Dylan Mann (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gale Burris Cowan (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Gary Mann | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jo Greene (1972) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Maddie Harmon (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Margaret Bault Varble | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marilyn McGowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Marsha Napier | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mike Burris of Russell Springs (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Montra Keen | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Ronnie Cowan | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Shelby Robertson (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tasha Padgett | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tim Blackistone | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Zack Giles | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny 'Coon' Calhoun, Adair County, KY (1953-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lucille Mary Davis, 88, Russell County, KY (1930-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pina Lee Pyles, Columbia, KY (1919-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenneth Grider, Casey Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stephen Ray "Steve" Cassada (1950) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Naomi Ruth Cerezo, Taylor Co., KY (1948) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Freda Ann Pettit Kingery, Taylor Co., KY native (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lou Keltner, Adair Co., KY (1937) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda Faye Robertson, Casey County, KY (1946-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ovella Mae Wilson, Green Co., KY (1935) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James G. Wyland, Adair Co., KY, Kansas native (1944-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Allen Robertson, Center, KY (1940-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Creal Cundiff, 72, Adair County, KY (1942-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bobby Glen Eastridge, Elk Horn, KY (1935-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kermit J. Brockman, Casey County, KY (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Nathan D. Hale, Adair Co., KY, Russell Co., KY native (1934-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Shirley Lou Hendricks, 71, Green Co., KY (1944-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clark Lee Prall Hopkins, 63, Taylor County, KY (1952-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kim Brown Angel, Casey Co., KY (1961-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christina Gribbins, 39, Taylor Co., KY (1976-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jason Timothy Gosser, 33, Casey Co., KY (1983-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Earl Lloyd Guthrie, Cumberland Co., KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charles Lucas, 90, Middleburg, KY (1926-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael Jones, 42, Burkesville, KY (1974-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Fern Spears, 82, Burkesville, KY (1935-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Ernest Snyder, Casey Co., KY (1968-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rebecca Jean Hogue Lay, Casey Co., KY (1940-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Clarence Wayne Price, 47, Green County, KY (1970-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Roy Lewis McCubbin, Green County, KY (1932-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Malcolm Willis, 84, Marrowbone, KY (1934-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Joe Knopp, 89, Taylor County, KY (1929-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Helen Montgomery, 96, Adair County, KY (1922-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geneva Cash, Burkesville, KY (1935-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Johnnie Bea Greninger, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Edwards Rodgers | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, January 8, 2019
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:00amCTPraise Assembly of God Food Pantry Open each Tuesday, 08am-1pmCT, at Praise Assembly of God Church, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY. --Ann Burton Murphy | (ID:56566, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:56570, Comment)
11:45amCTTony Rose, Nick Roy, and Teresa Bright to speak at Chamber of Commerce meeting | (ID:56530, Comment)
NoonCTServices for Anna Grider Patterson, 90, Liberty, KY (1928-2019) | (ID:56560, Comment)
1:00pmCTServices for David Lawless, 80, Jamestown, KY (1938-2019) | (ID:56590, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices for Marsha Clark Patterson, 59, Columbia, KY (1959-2019) | (ID:56555, Comment)
5:00pmCTText talk and dinner at ACHS -- help for parents to help kids | (ID:56558, Comment)
Adair County Band Bingo Doors Open 5pmCT - Close 10pmCT. Bingo is each Tuesday and Friday in the Adair Band Bingo Building, 50 Shady Lane, Columbia, KY. License # ORG0002285. Five Regular Games, Pull Tabs, and Much More. Concessions available at all sessions. (Sponsored) | (ID:56575, Comment)
6:00pmCTAdair County Fiscal Court first meeting of the new administration | (ID:56596, Comment)

 





















 
 
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