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RIDES: EV charging stations will be able to grow in KY

By Tom Waggener

The state Public Service Commission's (PSC) recent ruling that electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are not utilities and therefore should not be subject to regulation is a significant win for the future of EVs and charging in the state of Kentucky.

Removing the prospect of regulating an EV charging provider as a utility company frees up companies large and small to expand their services in the state and offer more options to EV users for charging on the road.


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2019-07-05 20:56:39 | Comments | Printable version

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Mystery in Adair County



2019-07-05 - Adair County, KY - Photo innocent bystander.
A reader sent this in to ColumbiaMagazine.com to challenge us to explain what the "iron pieces on either side of the steps" are and also identify the location within Adair County. Click 'comment' below to send your thoughts.

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Louise Williams Foster, 96, Green County, KY native

She and her late husband, along with Joe and Peggy Jones, co-founded the Foster-Jones Funeral Home in Greensburg in 1957. member of the Greensburg United Methodist Church. She was actively involved in the activities of the Church and Green County throughout her lifetime.

Louise Williams Foster passed away on June 28, 2019, in Bonita Springs, FL. She was 96 years of age.

She was cremated. A memorial service will be conducted 1pmCT Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Greensburg United Methodist Church with Rev. Dale Curry and Rev. Gary Baker officiating. Burial will be in Greensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12noonCT Saturday until the funeral hour. As a tribute to Louise's bright and lovely personality, please consider wearing a bright colored scarf to the service.


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2019-07-05 19:51:45 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

FM2 Pageant scheduled for Saturday, 20 July 2019

By Brandy Held for FM2

A Little Miss and Mister Farmers Market (FM2) pageant will be held during the Saturday, July 20, 2019 Market. Registration begins at 9amCT and the Pageant starts at 11amCT.

Categories are: Wee Mr and Miss, ages up to 2; Tiny Mr and Miss, ages 3 to 5; Little Mr and Miss, ages 6-11; and Miss FM2, ages 11-15.

Contestants should dress in non-formal country/farmer wear.


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2019-07-05 19:37:36 | Comments | Printable version

Hungry Kids Cafe menu for tomorrow, 6 July 2019

Hungry Kids Cafe menu from Lois Cunningham for the Columbia Farmers Market Saturday morning, July 6, 2019:

Free Kids Breakfast: Market breakfast. Smoothie. Muffins.

Free Kids Lunch menu: Sloppy Joe. Sliders. Veggie chips. Tomatoes. Watermelon.

As always, grownups are welcome to eat for a donation.


2019-07-05 11:01:30 | Comments | Printable version

Families offered information about Organ Donation

"The goal of this campaign is to equip people with tools and resources to have meaningful conversations about donation and transplantation." -- Dennis Loy

From Dennis Loy, Adair County Circuit Clerk

The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerk's Trust For Life (TFL) supports national effort to educate multicultural communities on organ donation through social media during ECHO Donate Life. From July 14-27, Donate Life America begins the annual campaign focused on making the message of organ donation one of diversity and inclusion. The goal of ECHO Donate Life is to empower communities to save and heal lives by registering as organ, eye and tissue donors when they get their driver's license or online.


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2019-07-05 10:40:44 | Comments | Printable version

David Alan Wilson, 58, Russell County, KY (1961-2019)

David Alan Wilson, age 58 year(s), 6 month(s), 0 day(s) of Jamestown, Kentucky passed away Thursday July 4, 2019 at Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT Saturday July 06, 2019 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, Kentucky with Bro. Garlin Wilson officiating. Visitation begins at 11amCT prior to the service. Interment will be in the Concord Cemetery, Highway 1680, Russell Springs, Kentucky.


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2019-07-05 09:12:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Fiscal Court first July meeting is Tuesday, 9 July 2019

The Adair County Fiscal Court Will Meet In Regular Called Session Tuesday, July 9, 2019 At 6pmCT in the Basement Of The Adair County Courthouse Annex located at 424 Public Square, Columbia, Ky 42728. The Public is invited to attend.

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2019-07-05 09:02:05 | Comments | Printable version

Thelma Johnson, 77, Cumberland County, KY (1041-2019)

Thelma Johnson, 77, of Burkesville, KY died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Cumberland County Hospital.

Funeral Service - Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 12noonCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Guthrie Chapel Cemetery. Family requests visitation after 2pm on Saturday, July 6, 2019.


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2019-07-05 08:15:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Peaches today at the Extension Office Farmers Market

The Adair County Extension Office Farmers Market is open today from 6amCT until 10amCT at 409 Fairground St, Columbia, KY.

David Herbst writes, "Herbst Orchard has peaches at the Adair County Extension Office Farmers Market."


2019-07-05 07:11:46 | Comments | Printable version

Partly sunny, high 87F, chance of showers and storms

It's currently 66F at the Adair County Mesonet station. It will be partly sunny today, with a high near 87F. There's a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between NoonCT and 9pmCT this evening.

Overnight, it should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 72F. Calm wind.

Showers are likely on Saturday, and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86F. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.

There is a continued chance of showers and thunderstorms on Saturday night, with mostly cloudy skies and an overnight low around 70F.


2019-07-05 05:10:15 | Comments | Printable version

7-County Area Courts for Fri 5 July 2019

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Friday, July 5, 2019, at a glance:
  • Adair County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Metcalfe County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Russell County: No events Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Taylor County: No events Circuit Court. 15 events District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2019-07-05 05:06:14 | Comments | Printable version

Today - FRIDAY with CM - 5 July 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for July 5, 2019:
Stubborn refusal
is overcome by promise
of future fun times.
--Robert Stone, Friday, 5 July 2019.
-1000 haiku twice now, now on to more days, Day 2852


2019-07-05 05:02:33 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

PVA Office more user friendly after renovations

Recent Renovations Make PVA Office More User Friendly,
All without Use of County Funds

By Tiffany Kessler


Adair County's Property Valuation Administrator (PVA) Landon Edwards could not be more proud of the recent renovations done within his office.

Located inside the Courthouse Annex Building on the square, the office layout has become known as being one of the more cramped spaces within the bustling location.


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2019-07-05 03:58:32 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for July 5
Happy Anniversary, Stanley & Shirley Jones | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Aiden Michael Keene (July 5, 2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amanda Dartt | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Rodgers (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Brandon Thompson (1994) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Corey Harmon (july 5, 2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Derek Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jackson Tucker Wall-Sinclair (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jason Corbin | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kalia Bradshaw | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kelly Branham | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Larry Benningfield | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, twins Lynn (Blackie) Nixon and (Glynn "Red" Nixon d. 15 Sep 2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vickie Hill | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vonda Derman | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Zachary Absher (2010) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billey Webb Bernard, 86, Russell County, KY (1932-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geraldine Twyford, 89, Russell County, KY (1929-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ira "Pa" Cowan (1914) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Lee Bault, Adair Co., KY (1946) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Alice Rooks, Adair Co., KY (1925) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ralph Carter , Columbia, KY (1929) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Christopher Wayne Underwood, Green Co., KY (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Stella Louise Kean, Russell Springs, KY (1949) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Gadberry (Bob) Gadberry, Adair Co., KY native (1942) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Gerald Mullins, Campbellsville, KY (1931-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Houk, Adair County, KY (1942-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Danny Thomas Beams, Green Co., KY (1959-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Alice Louise Stalcup, 87, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kody Pelly, 23, Adair County, KY (1990-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Angela Patton Wethington, Casey County. KY, (1961-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Iva Jo Powell, 81, Casey Co., KY (1932-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marcia Roy, 91, Russell County, KY (1923-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Seth Aaron Eaton Adair Co., KY (1991-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Reed Wilson, 93, Taylor Co., KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ms. Ruby Tupman Barbee, 92, Columbia, KY (1924-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruby Barbee (1924-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mabel C. Gann Wesley, 66, Russell Co, KY/Wayne Co., KY native (1950-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Juanita Ruth Back Tweedy, 95, Ribbon, Russell Co., KY, native (1922-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Glynn (Red) Nixon, 79, Adair County, KY (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Bernadine Voight, 89, Cumberland County, KY (1928-2017 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Phillip B. Stover, 82, Cumberland County, KY (1936-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Lucille Orange, Taylor Co., KY (1927-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, David Charles Tinnell Sr, 75, Metcalfe County, KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Berenice Waggener Arnold | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carlie Earl Smith, Russell County, KY (July 5, 1925-July 31, 2005) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Cory Lee Jeffries (1988-2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Zachary Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Friday, July 5, 2019
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
6:00amCTAdair County Board of Education Central Office closed Thu/Fri | (ID:58221, Comment)
NoonCTServices for Brad Oliver Maddox, 43, Gabe, KY (1975-2019) | (ID:58231, Comment)
Services for Doris Lynn Ginter, 79, Taylor County, KY (1939-2019) | (ID:58235, Comment)
6:00pmCTCU presents: The Secret Garden | (ID:58174, Comment)

 

























 
 
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