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Strong 2nd half propels LWC Men's Basketball to 79-69 victory

By Brady Budke

The Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team defeated Simmons College of Kentucky by a final score of 79-69 on Tuesday evening at Biggers Sports Center.

The Falcons ended the game shooting an impressive 47.4 percent on 27-of-57 shooting, while the Blue Raiders shot 40.8 percent on 29-of-71 shooting.


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2019-12-03 19:39:11 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

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David Jones is goin' fishin' in the new year



2019-12-03 - Columbia - Photo from magazine feature.
You saw this fellow in a photo at the recent School Board meeting when his retirement was announced. Now see him in the role he will be moving into full time in the new year. David Jones, featured here on the cover of Crappie USA magazine. His plans are to work at building his year-round fishing guide business, Green River Lake Crappie Trips. On his website, he says, "...I have a desire to spend every minute I can on the lake catching and teaching others about Crappie fishing." On his home page at that link you can take a fishing trip with David and KET's Tim Farmer on Green River Lake.

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Letter: Man in photo is Danny Cowan

Charlene Cowan writes:
The man is question is Danny Cowan. He and his family moved back here a few years ago from Louisville and live next to Holmes Bend. --Charlene
Comments re photo 86074 Rich and customers at Jeffries Hardware grand reopening

Thank you, Charlene! Danny's name is added to the permanent photo identification.


2019-12-03 19:25:00 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Strong team outing lifts LWC Women's Basketball over Simmons

By Brady Budke

The No. 15-ranked Lindsey Wilson women's basketball team defeated Simmons College of Kentucky 78-36 on Tuesday evening at Biggers Sports Center. Three Blue Raiders finished the game with double-digit points as 10 LWC players scored in the contest.

Reagan Turner scored a game-high 17 points and nine rebounds as Kiara Pankins finished with 14 points and seven boards. J'Nayah Hall tallied 10 points as Haeli Howard and Jordan McDonald each finished with eight points.

The Blue Raiders shot 43.1 percent from the floor as they connected on 28-of-65 attempts. The LWC defense caused the Falcons problems all night as they shot just 25.5 percent while committing 17 turnovers. The Blue Raiders recorded 10 steals on the night.


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2019-12-03 19:23:20 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

KSP: Post 15 to conduct safety traffic checkpoints

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Kentucky State Police, Post 15 will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton and Cumberland.

Troopers will be checking for impaired drivers, children that are not properly restrained in child safety seats and informing the public about the use of seatbelts.

These safety checkpoints will be conducted in various locations throughout the Post 15 area that are experiencing a high ratio of vehicular crashes resulting in injury and/or death compared to relatively low safety restraint usage ratio.


2019-12-03 19:21:54 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Tech Center at CU holds pinning ceremony for 206 students

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By Chosalin Morales, student news writer, Office of University Communications


CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - "You are the future - Campbellsville University is proud of each and every one of you today," Jason Roop, director of the Campbellsville University Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center, said.

The Tech Center held its largest pinning ceremony October 27, 2019 honoring 206 graduates in the ceremony at the university's Ransdell Chapel.


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2019-12-03 18:43:38 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Education

Timothy Robert Walbert, 52, Metcalfe County, KY

Timothy Robert Walbert age 52 of Edmonton passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 Tuesday and after 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.


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2019-12-03 17:09:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

LWC Volleyball defeats Reinhardt in NAIA opener

By Grace Blomstedt

Sioux City, IA - No. 10 Lindsey Wilson volleyball opened up its 2019 NAIA National Tournament with a 3-2 victory over No. 24 Reinhardt (GA) today at the Tyson Events Center.

The Blue Raiders (30-5) move to 1-0 in Pool G while the Eagles (33-3) fall to 0-1 in pool play. Eastern Oregon (30-3) defeated Madonna (MI) (25-13) 3-1 in the first Pool G match of the day.


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2019-12-03 15:59:23 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

KSP: Post 15 Monthly Activity Report for November 2019

By Tpr. Nick Hale

During the month of November 2019, there were 25 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.

During the month of November 2019, there were
  • 1214 citations written
  • 245 courtesy notices written
  • 482 complaints answered
  • 90 motorists assisted
  • 60 criminal cases opened
  • 284 criminal arrests made
There was one fatal collision during the month of November in the Post 15 area.


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2019-12-03 15:58:02 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

CHFS, KDE partner to improve student care and wellbeing

By Christina Dettman/Jessica Fletcher

Frankfort, KY - The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) are collaborating on a framework to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of Kentucky's youth, called Kentucky CARES.

Kentucky CARES is a grassroots prevention campaign aimed at addressing the risk and protective factors associated with multiple forms of youth violence in schools, homes and communities.

"This platform seeks to empower students, parents and caregivers, educators and mentors to engage with youth to promote resiliency and reduce vulnerably and violence," said Adam Meier, CHFS Secretary. "By promoting engagement and participation with and among youth, Communities are Acting to Reach, Engage and Support (CARES)."


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2019-12-03 15:53:44 | Comments | Printable version

LWC Basketball hosts Simmons today at Biggers Sports Center

By Brady Budke

The Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team (receiving votes) and women's basketball team (ranked No. 15) return to Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY, tonight to battle Simmons College of Kentucky beginning at 4pmCT with the women's matchup followed by the men's matchup at 6pmCT.


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2019-12-03 15:51:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

KSP Post 15 Cram the Cruiser, Sat 8 Dec 2019

By Trooper Nick Hale

Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be at Kroger, 181 S. U.S. 127, Russell Springs, KY, for their annual Cram the Cruiser Food Drive Event on Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 10amCT to 3pmCT.

Our hope is to ensure as many people as possible do not go hungry this holiday season. We will collect and distribute non-perishable food items to families, food pantries, and churches in need throughout out service area. Post 15 covers the following counties: Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton and Cumberland.


2019-12-03 15:43:20 | Comments | Printable version

Youngest female state rep in state history takes office

By Ben Sheroan, The News-Enterprise

As the time grew near for Samara Heavrin's oath of office ceremony Monday, the lobby of the Grayson County Government Annex began to fill with well-wishers. To accommodate the guests, tables were removed from the fiscal court meeting room and chairs rearranged in neat rows.

The 27-year-old Republican, who becomes the youngest woman ever to serve in the Kentucky General Assembly, shared the spotlight with her parents, Ray and Monica Heavrin, as they each rested a hand on a Bible given to Samara by her late grandmother, Barbara Bishop.

Read more at thenewsenterprise.com.


2019-12-03 14:45:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Politics

Nuisance Committee Meeting, Wed 4 Dec 2019

By Bridget Compton

The Adair County Fiscal Court Nuisance Committee will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 8:30amCT in the basement of the Annex Building, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. The meeting is open to the public.


2019-12-03 10:40:04 | Comments | Printable version

Christmas play at New Hope Separate Baptist Church

By Rita Neat

New Hope Separate Baptist Church, located at 11076 Liberty Rd. (Hwy 206), Columbia, KY, will be presenting their Christmas play this Sunday night, December 8, 2019, starting at 6:30pmCT.

"The Christmas Journey" will be presented by the youth of New Hope, and "One Christmas Eve" will be presented by the adults. Everyone is invited. Bro David Coffey Pastor. May God bless each of you this Christmas season. Always remember to keep Christ in Christmas.


2019-12-03 10:38:03 | Comments | Printable version

Mayor's Report - City of Columbia November highlights

Columbia Mayor Pam Hoots shares a list of activities from the prior month at each Council meeting. At Monday night's December meeting, she provided the following list of projects working and/or completed for the month of November, 2019. Click 'read more' for the Mayor's highlights.

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Frances Gray, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019)

Frances Gray of Campbellsville passed away on Saturday November 30, 2019. She was 80 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Don Gowin. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


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2019-12-03 07:10:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

LWC Women's Soccer falls to IN Wesleyan in NAIA 2nd round

By Christopher Coombs

Orange Beach, AL - The No. 8-seeded Lindsey Wilson women's soccer team fell to No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan 1-0 after a IWU goal midway through the second half in their second-round matchup at the Orange Beach Sportsplex.

Indiana Wesleyan scored in the 63rd minute when Lauren Turner played a ball into the penalty area that Emily Carter one touched past Lindsey Wilson goalkeeper Jovana Ivanovic.


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2019-12-03 07:05:12 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Tamara Sue Beard, 54, Russell Springs, KY (1964-2019)

Tamara Sue Beard of Russell Springs passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. She was 54 years old.

The funeral service for Tamara Sue Beard will be held at 2pmCT on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Scott Proctor and Bro. Billy Dunbar officiating. Interment will follow in the Lucenda Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmCT to 8pmCT on Wednesday, and from NoonCT to 2pmCT on Thursday.


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2019-12-03 06:11:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

LWC Volleyball opens NAIA National Championship Pool Play

By Grace Blomstedt

Sioux City, IA - The Lindsey Wilson volleyball team begins pool play at the 2019 NAIA National Championship presented by Marriott South Sioux City Riverfront on Tuesday at the Tyson Events Center.

The No. 10-ranked Blue Raiders open pool play at 11amCT on Tuesday against No. 24 Reinhardt (GA). Lindsey Wilson faces Madonna (MI) at NoonCT on Wednesday and No. 7 Eastern Oregon at NoonCT on Thursday.

Following the conclusion of all pool play matches, the top two teams from each of the eight pools advance to the 16-team, single-elimination bracket scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The first round and quarterfinal matches are played on Friday, while the semifinals and championship matches are scheduled for Saturday.


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2019-12-03 06:07:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Sports

Mostly cloudy, high 44F

It's currently 29F at the Adair County Mesonet station. It will be mostly cloudy today, with a high near 44F and calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Tonight will be cloudy during the early evening, then gradually clear, with a low around 30F. Southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday should be sunny, with a high near 50F. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 29F and west wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.


2019-12-03 06:05:34 | Comments | Printable version

Today - TUESDAY with CM - 3 Dec 2019

Haiku by Robert Stone for December 3, 2019:
One feels more at ease
when accepting a kindness
disguised as favor.
--Robert Stone, Tuesday, 3 December 2019.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3003


2019-12-03 06:00:52 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Today

7-County Area Courts for Tue 3 Dec 2019

Local schedules for Circuit Courts, District Courts, for Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at a glance:
  • Adair County: 4 events Circuit Court. 1 event District Court.
  • Casey County: No events Circuit Court. 49 events District Court.
  • Cumberland County: 1 event Circuit Court. No events District Court.
  • Green County: No events Circuit Court. 2 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: 208 events Circuit Court. 1 event District Court.
Note: NOT Official. Always Click to Docket for all Kentucky Counties


2019-12-03 06:00:15 | Comments | Printable version


Birthdays and Anniversaries for December 3
Happy Anniversary, Mike and Linda Tiller (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Brent Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carolyn McKinney Hickerson | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Chris Gilbert (1992) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Debbie Jessie | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Elvester Bennett (1931) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Eric Dean Bailey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Hilma Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, James W. Harper | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Jayln Cross (2002) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kayla Garrison | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Madelyn Grace Smith | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Pam Helm | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Bithday David Rooks (1969) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memoriam Carlos Lee Bagby, Green Co., KY (December 3, 1939 - August 8, 2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memoriam, Norma Tweedy (d. December 3, 1998) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Carlos Lee Bagby, Green Co., KY (1939) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday for Kathleen Cosby Smith, Taylor County, KY (1947) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Lee Young (Dec. 3 1946-May 12, 2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Maxine Berry Judd, Green County, KY (1935-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Saskia (Sas) Riddle Nuszbaum, 36, Adair Co., KY (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hilma Gay Burton, 73, Adair Co., KY (1936) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Otha Hurt, Cumberland Co., KY (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Larry Gene Gentry, Green Co., KY (1953) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, York Potts, Louisville, KY (1928) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Gregory Flatt, Russell Co., KY; Taylor Co. native (1982) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Barry L. Price, Casey County, KY (1952) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mabell Selby Hall, Anderson, IN (1923) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Fanola Nell Whitlock DeSpain, Green Co., KY (1917-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Dearil W. Jones, 68, Summer Shade, KY (1945-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jean Wright, 74, Cumberland Co., KY (1938-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lorene Roy Chapman, Casey County, KY (1917-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Garnett Harold (Chub) Hatfield, Casey Co., KY (1940-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Roger Giles, Casey County, KY (1961-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Geretha Elmore, Kings Mountain, KY (1921-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Michael J Wood, 61, Green County, KY (1954-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Ray Wilson, Casey Co., KY (1938-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald Wayne England, 81, Metcalfe Co., KY (1935-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Larkie Hudgins, Green County, KY (1936-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Rose Marie Huckaby, Russell Co., KY, Kenton Co., KY native (1956-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Susan Carol Smith Shipp, 65, Green Co., KY (1951-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Diane Cain Wyatt, 61, Russell County, KY (1956-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Eugene (Gene) Fair, 76, Casey County, KY (1941-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carolyn Jane McKinney Hickerson, Greensburg, KY (1953-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Junior Wilson, Burkesville, KY/Filmore, CA native (1928-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ronald Andrew Akin, 84, Green County, KY (1933-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Claristine Richard Sparks, Adair County, KY (1929-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Bault (1913-2005) | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, December 3, 2019
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
8:30amCTAdair Co. Public Library Gradyville Bookmobile Run | (ID:59639, Comment)
Adair Co. Public Library Daycare and Headstart visits | (ID:59640, Comment)
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Stephanie Long, Director, 270-250-2847 | (ID:59624, Comment)
10:00amCTServices for Gladys Irene Stayton, 97, Taylor County, KY (1922-2019) | (ID:59683, Comment)
11:00amCTServices for Virginia Ann (Loy) Nix, 75, Adair Co. native (1944-2019) | (ID:59687, Comment)
NoonCTServices for Peggy Jo Johnson Price, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2019) | (ID:59618, Comment)
1:00pmCTServiceds for Stanley Cleveland Meeks, 77, Casey County, KY (1942-2019) | (ID:59619, Comment)
Services for Wanda F. Hill, 91, Columbia, KY (1928-2019) | (ID:59623, Comment)
6:00pmCTChristmas Tapestry by school of music is today at CU, Ransdell Chapel | (ID:59518, Comment)
7:00pmCTLWC Theatre presents: The Crucible | (ID:59583, Comment)
ACHS Boys Varsity Basketball vs Cumberland County, John Burr Memorial Gymnasium | (ID:59672, Comment)

 


























 
 
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