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Jimmy Dale Bragg, 65, Metcalfe County, KY

Jimmy Dale Bragg, age 65, of Edmonton passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Duluth and Helen Davis Bragg. Jimmy was a farmer and member of the Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held 2pmCT Monday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Bragg Family Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 10am Monday at the funeral home.

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2020-06-27 15:56:27 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

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2020-06-27 - Adair County, KY - Photo by Pen.
A double breasted cormorant and a large turtle guard the entrance to a cove on Green River Lake.

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Letter: Coffey Hole

Tommy Bailey writes:
Thanks Tammy for the post on Coffey Hole. You nailed it with just one word, "Respect."

I'm in that area about once a week and it breaks my heart to see all that pollution. The graffiti on the bridge by some misguided person is sad to see also. --Tommy
Comments re: Trash and vandalism at Sam Coffey Hole

2020-06-27 07:22:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

2020 Kentucky Cocanougher-Connour Reunion canceled

By Mike Crain

Due to Coronavirus and its effect, The Annual Kentucky Cocanougher-Connour Reunion has been canceled for July 26, 2020.

After information has come from about 18 families with 2 wishing to continue the Reunion and 16 feeling it put too many at risk, it was decided to cancel 2020 Reunion.

We hope to see a large crowd at The Cocanougher-Connour Reunion 11amET - 4pmET Sunday July 25, 2021 at The Perryville KY American Legion Hall.

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2020-06-27 07:18:41 | Comments | Printable version

Letter: What to do with fire bottles

Maury Lewis writes:
I have two old fire bottles that I believe have chemicals in them and do not want to take them with me. I have called the fire department several time but no answer. Someone told me yesterday to contact a Mr Glasgow there at the fire house and he would tell me what to do with them. If he would please contact me at 270-634-2092 --Maury Lewis.

2020-06-27 07:09:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Letter: Golden Rule

Writer's name on file, withheld by request

I wondered the same thing with the mask and the lack of Adair Countians wearing any protection. Even looking at the pictures of the county officials shaking hands not wearing mask. This is absolutely a new normal, but one for the sake of our neighbors our family and our loved ones we must brace.

There's one wonderful thing about the United States of America is freedom. But with freedom comes a high standard. And I consider that the golden rule. Do on to to others as you would have done unto you. Remember that mask is not to protect you it's to protect the grandmother grandfather, uncle, the person that's taking chemotherapy at the time. Perhaps you walk by them innocently not knowing that you may be infected. We need more than prayers and thoughts at this point. We need science and sense.

Comments re: COVID-19: Why are so few wearing masks in public?

2020-06-27 07:06:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Letters and Reader Feedback

Kentucky Color: Girdling Root

By Billy Joe Fudge

Girdling roots on the surface seem to be fairly innocuous in nature. How could this little root crossing over that big old root be of any danger to the big root and the tree itself?

Similarly, the same question could be asked about a rubber band placed around your wrist. However, we know that a rubber band restricts blood flow and if left on the wrist for too long will cause the hand to die and is therefore far from innocuous.

Therefore if we want our trees to be healthy, girdling roots should be removed as soon as they are discovered. Removing them early will help to minimize injury to the tree which will cause part of the trunk and crown to die and will substantially shorten the tree's life.

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2020-06-27 06:55:41 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Kentucky Color by Billy Joe Fudge

Haiku by Robert Stone for June 27, 2020

Those who take charge use
no unnecessary words,
always speak crisply.
--Robert Stone, Saturday, 27 June 2020.
-1000 haiku thrice now, more days coming up, Day 3210

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Nancy Kidd, 68, Adair County, KY (1951-2020)

Nancy Kidd, 68, of Columbia, died Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

Cremation has been chosen by the family and no local services will be held.

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2020-06-27 06:21:37 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Carjacking case resolved, three arrested Friday

Russell County Sheriffs Office, Russell Springs Police Department, Adair County Sheriffs Office and Kentucky State Police worked together in the apprehension Iowa suspects involved in a Russell Springs carjacking. The pursuit started off Old Sano Road and eventually led onto Bottoms Road and ultimately into Adair County.

By Mary Ellis

Following up on a carjacking case in Russell County earlier in the week, Friday afternoon, June 26, 2020 officials in Russell Springs, KY apprehended two suspects that had been previously jailed and a third suspect in a carjacking case from earlier in the week.

At approximately 12:41 Friday afternoon, Russell Springs Police Chief Joe Michael Irvin received a tip from the Russell County Jailer on the possible location of the fugitives from the pursuit and incident that occurred Wednesday evening on Melissa Drive.

Around 1:38pm Friday, Russell Springs Police Chief Irvin, attempted to conduct a traffic stop based upon the information provided by the Jailer.

This attempt lead to a lengthy pursuit by numerous officials, that ended at approximately 2:05pm, after continuing on past the end of West Sulphur Creek Road, through several fields, fences, creeks and ultimately through a barn, finally coming to rest at a tree.

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2020-06-27 06:12:53 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Police and Fire Reports

Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 27
Happy Anniversary, Bethany and Chad Coffey (2009) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Gerald and Cynthia Coomer | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, James and Marsha Roberts (1986) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Paul and Cathy Abell | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Amanda Gayle Miller (1983) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Angie Crawhorn | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Barrett K. Blakey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryan Helm | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Carrissa Carter | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Christopher T. ingermann, Jr. (1989) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Devan Bishop | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Greg Cooper (1973) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Keith Young | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Melvin Antle | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Tamiya Mullins (2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Treyton Steele (2001) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Vera N. James (2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Willie Mae Chapman, Adair County, KY (1941-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jesse Bryant, Jr, Russell Springs, KY (1948-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ray Kermit Scott, Burkesville, KY (1932-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Grant Austin, Liberty, KY (1948-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Coach Ron Finley (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Laura Wooten (1926) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Connie Richerson Taylor Co., KY (1945) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Warren Brown, Sr., Adair Co., KY (1957) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Arley Elmore Wilson, Green Co., KY (1924) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Robert Marshall (Mont) Ford, Green Co., KY (1927) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Kenny Sexton, Jr., Taylor Co., KY (1964) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Lois Aaron, Russell County, KY (1919) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James William McGuffey, Taylor Co., KY (1935-2012) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Essie Brewer, Taylor County, KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Jimmy Dale Stephens, Russell County, KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Billy Joe Turner, Columbia, KY (1978-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Omer Donald Roy, 75, Russell Co., KY (1939-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Elizabeth Land Turpin, 98, Casey Co., KY (1916-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Haskel (Hack) Garmon, Cumberland Co., KY (1915-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard (Rick) Kerr, 17, Metcalfe County, KY (1997-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mickey Kenn Alcorn, 62, Cumberland Co., KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Sue Fields Conrad , Glasgow, KY (1950-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Doris Holt, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Josie Lynn Noel, 17, Casey Co., KY (2000-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ryan Livengood, 23, Stanford, KY (1994-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Carlie Kerr, 79, Russell County, KY (1940-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Ruth Pickett Moore, Greensburg, KY (1930-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Wanda Lou Holmes McDonald, 67, Liberty, KY (1951-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2020
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8:00amCTFM2 has full compliment of veggies and much more until 1pmCT | (ID:60733, Comment)
2:00pmCTServices for Glyn Dale England, 71, Columbia, KY (1949-2020) | (ID:60730, Comment)
Services for Gail Ann Murphy, 56, Adair County, KY (1963-2020) | (ID:60731, Comment)


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