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Kentucky Color - Black Gold in the parking lot at Walmart

By Billy Joe Fudge

Last week I spied a load of Black Gold proudly parked in the Walmart parking lot. No, this is not Jed Clampett’s, “bubbling crude” variety of Black Gold but the Paul Bunyan variety, so to speak.

Black Walnut is, year after year, the most valuable and prized wood in our North American Forest.


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Kentucky Color - Load of Black Gold spotted in Columbia



2019-04-20 - Columbia KY - Photo by Billy Joe Fudge.
This load of Black Gold was proudly parked in the Walmart parking lot. No, this is not Jed Clampett’s, “bubbling crude” variety of Black Gold but the Paul Bunyan variety, so to speak. Black Walnut is, year after year, the most valuable and prized wood in our North American Forest. -- BJF

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Letters: Patrons can come and go, vendors cannot

Mary Knight writes:
I never knew that the City Hall restrooms were open for patrons of the Farmers' Market.

But in this case, I guess I would favor throwing us patrons under the bus, and just giving a key to one of the vendors. Patrons can be on our own -- we can come and go as we please.

The vendors cannot. --Mary


2019-04-20 20:51:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Morgan Smith Industries featured at April Chamber lunch

From Ellen Zornes, Chamber Executive Director

Morgan Smith Industries, architectural millwork and custom fabrication manufacturer located in the former OshKosh building in Columbia's south industrial park, presented their company to the Columbia Adair County Chamber of Commerce April meeting.

They showcased their past projects, made in Adair County, including 22 courthouses across Kentucky, custom fabrications and millwork in Universities, Schools, Health Care Facilities and more.


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April 23rd School Board meeting agenda

By Becky Bailey

This is official notification that the Regular School Board Meeting that is scheduled for Thursday, April 18, 2019 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 6pmCT.

The meeting will be held at the Adair County Board of Education Conference Room, 1204 Greensburg St, Columbia, KY. This meeting is considered a Special Regular School Board Meeting due to the change in date. The public is invited to attend.

Board Agenda:


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2019-04-20 15:47:22 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Thomas Sapp, Jr., 76, Campbellsville, KY (1942-2019)

He was the owner of Sapp's Antiques in Campbellsville for over 40 years. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and was a former truck driver and enjoyed traveling going to antique auctions near and far, buying and selling.

Thomas Sapp, Jr. of Campbellsville passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 in Campbellsville at his home. He was 76 years old.

The funeral service for Thomas Sapp, Jr will be Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11amET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd., Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Jay Damron officiating. Burial will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

The family requests visitation from 5pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday at the funeral home.


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2019-04-20 13:44:39 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Today - SATURDAY with CM - 20 Apr 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for April 20, 2019:
Questions and answers
although two hear the same words,
may have two meanings.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 20 April 2019.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2776


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LWC Men's Tennis beats Campbellsville in MSC Semifinals

By Chris Wells

Owensboro, KY - Second-seeded Lindsey Wilson men's tennis won the last four matches to beat upset-minded and third-seeded Campbellsville University 5-3 in the Mid-South Conference Tournament semifinals tonight at the Owensboro Tennis Complex.

Lindsey Wilson and Cumberlands are scheduled to meet at 2pmCT on Saturday, April 27, at Kereiakes Park, 1220 Fairview Ave, Bowling Green, KY.


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Postponed: Berean Easter Egg Hunt

Due to the weather, the Berean Community Fellowship Easter Egg Hunt that was scheduled for this morning has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 5:30pmET.

Original article: Community Easter Egg Hunt.


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Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 20
In memory birthday, Owen Lee Claywell, Adair County, KY (Apr. 20, 1911-Feb.16, 1995) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Charles and Alma Green | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Mark and Tammy Humphress (1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Stanley and Beulah Carter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Alice Coffey Irvin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barbara Jean Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Branham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Branham, father, & Zani Brooke Branham, daughter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Erik Wesley Thompson (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Freeman Dile | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jennifer Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Justin Piercy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kathy Hare (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Laramie Patience Baldwin (2011) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Patricia Loy | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Rob Stout | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tonya Wall | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Zani Brooke Branham | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Anniversary, Marlo and Pearl Campbell (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darryl Ray Rayborn, 53, Green County, KY (1965-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Benjamin Burton, Taylor Co., KY (1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph B. Akin, Adair County, KY (1925-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Randall Smith, Adair County, KY (1951-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenny Akin, Adair County, KY (1972-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ted Richards, 74, Columbia, KY (1940-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Darrel Ray Cox, 61, Taylor County, KY (1954-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wendell Farris, Adair Co., KY native (1947-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phyllis A. Lawless, 73, Russell Co., KY (1943-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Imogene S. Fudge, Marrowbone, KY (1928-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Danny Edward Conrad, 63, Glasgow/Burkesville, KY native (1953-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Herbert F. Childress, 84, Dunnville, KY (1932-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Larry David (Tub) Stalcup, Burkesville, KY (1947-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Frances McVay Russell Sprowles, Taylor Co., KY (1928-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Creon Melson, Cundiff, KY (1942-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Neumon Elleck Parker, Green Co., KY (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Bithday, Luther Witt, Jr., Russell Co., KY (1934) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2019
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1:00amCTAdair County Public Library Closed today | (ID:57358, Comment)
6:00amCTAdair Co Clerk's Office closed for Easter Weekend | (ID:57401, Comment)
8:00amCTCrappie tournament on Green River Lake today | (ID:57515, Comment)
9:00amCTFarmers Market Easter Bunny Visit | (ID:57261, Comment)
Co-ed Varsity ACHS Track vs Heart of the Bluegrass (Mercer Co.), admission $6 | (ID:57440, Comment)
10:00amCTEaster Eggstravaganza at Cane Valley Baptist Church | (ID:57287, Comment)
Postponed: Berean Community Fellowship Community Easter Egg Hunt | (ID:57297, Comment)
Services for Evelyn Faye Henderson Wright, 90, Greensburg, KY (1929-2019) | (ID:57521, Comment)
Services for Hylma Minor, 94, Mannsville, KY (1925-2019) | (ID:57527, Comment)
10:30amCTGraveside service for Melvin Bailey, 97, Columbia, KY (1921-2019) | (ID:57508, Comment)
11:00amCTService for David Waggener, 74, Adair County, KY (1944-2019) graveside service in Burkesville | (ID:56694, Comment)
Services for Ruby Rodgers, 67, Columbia, KY (1951-2019) | (ID:57528, Comment)
NoonCTService for Jeffrey Lynn Merriman, Taylor County, KY (1953-2019) | (ID:57022, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices for John Edwin Mascarenas, 75, Campbellsville, KY (1944-2019) | (ID:57529, Comment)
4:00pmCTEgg Hunt for children at Egypt Christian Church | (ID:57492, Comment)
Services for Rosie Bennett, 74, Columbia, KY (1944-2019) | (ID:57531, Comment)
7:00pmCTGlow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt at Knifley Chapel BIC | (ID:57468, Comment)

 

























 
 
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