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JOBS: Adair home to next Martin's Peterbilt

By Heather Spoon

The Columbia-Adair County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is so excited to officially announce that Martin's Peterbilt will be expanding their operations to Adair County! Martin's is a third generation family-owned business that offers new and used truck and trailer sales, parts, service, paint and body work, tires, and road service.

Since 1965, Martin's promise is to always treat the customer the way they want to be treated, and their stated goal is, "to keep your trucks moving through outstanding parts availability and unmatched service, all while glorifying Jesus Christ and building relationships".


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2024-06-11 23:26:06 | Comments | Printable version

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Concert Friday features Kyle Zornes



2024-06-11 - Columbia, KY - Photo from family collection.
For the second time in six months, Adair native son Kyle Zornes is booked to perform in Greensburg so friends and family can attend and enjoy his concert. Hear him sing and play original songs he has written.

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Street light reporting can be done by email

A Columbia Magazine reader shares on the subject of street lights that as a general rule KU customers with an email address can self-report a street light out at lge-ku.com/outages/report/streetlight.

In the "service provider" block, click on "select," then click on "KU." The "Please Explain" block can be used to provide a specific location ("12 Grandview Dr.," between 12 and 14 Grandview Dr, "corner of Walk and Wait," etc., pole #, etc. The other information blocks are self-explanatory.


2024-06-11 23:24:25 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Red Cross blood drive June 15th

There will be an opportunity to give blood at Asbury Church, 9600 New Columbia Road, on June 15, 2024, from 9am - 1:30pmET.

Contact Kayla Brockman for more information at 270-789-4111, asburyumc9600@gmail.com.


2024-06-11 23:19:34 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Health Care

Sandy Lamantia, 75, Taylor County, KY (1948-2024)

Sandra "Sandy" Lamantia, 75, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Walter Charles and Mary Elizabeth Folmer was born December 7, 1948 and departed this life on Friday, May 31, 2024.

She enjoyed making crafts, spending time with family, and playing cards. She expressed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.


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2024-06-11 23:18:36 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Rachel Pike, 87, Russell County, KY (1936-2024)

Rachel Pike, age 87, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Monday, June 10, 2024 at Russell County Hospital. She was born on July 15, 1936 the daughter of the late Forest and Elzada Streeval Burton.

Her family says, "she was our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and the center of our home and family."


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2024-06-11 23:07:28 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Obituaries

Thunder Island VBS at Columbia SDA Church

From Carole Thomas

Coming your way June 24-28, 2024, is a Vacation Bible School that will take your kids on an exciting visit to Thunder Island, a place where God speaks to us from the thunder to tell us how much He loves us! The Columbia Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting the VBS that you will not want your child to miss!

They will love learning more about Jesus through Bible Stories from the Gospel of John as we bring each day's bible story to life.The children will enjoy healthy and refreshing snacks every night at the Snack station and then at the Craft Station, they will show their creative side while learning more about each daily Bible theme. At the Game Station, they will burn off extra energy while experiencing the Bible stories in a new way!

Five nights of Christ- centered activities that will show your child that God is always with them. Encourage your child to bring a friend.

The Seventh-day Adventist church is located at 100 Adventist Road in Columbia, KY. Registration starts at 5:30pmCT on Monday June 24, 2024, then VBS continues nightly at 6pmCT. We look forward to seeing you there!


2024-06-11 16:15:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News

Adair Co. July 4th Fireworks Show

From Bridget Compton
Adair County Deputy Judge Executive

Adair County Judge/Executive Larry Russell Bryant is pleased to announce the upcoming Fourth of July fireworks show that will be held at the Lindsey Wilson College/Fairgrounds starting just after dark on July 4, 2024!

Casey Creek Pyrotechnics will be here again this year to put on the show for Adair County. Per their contract, no one will be allowed in the fairgrounds for parking or viewing. There will be free parking on a first-come, first served basis at Lindsey Wilson College, Green River Window and Door, and at the Adair County Extension office. Please be thoughtful of those who allow us to use their facilities and remember to remove any trash from the parking areas after the fireworks display.

Public safety arrangements will be provided by the Columbia-Adair County Volunteer Fire Department and the Adair County Sheriff's Department.

Judge Bryant would like to thank the following sponsors for their donations which help make this event happen for our community: the Adair County Fiscal Court, the City of Columbia, Lindsey Wilson College, the Bank of Columbia, Community Trust Bank, United Citizens Bank, Kimbler's Plumbing, The Adair County Fire Department, The Adair County Sheriff's office, and First and Farmers National Bank.


2024-06-11 16:11:04 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Local Government

Mission Emphasis Sunday at Egypt Church

From W. M. Feese, Jr

The Egypt Christian Church will be hosting John and Moni Mathews of Karala, India, in a special Mission Emphasis day on Sunday, June 16, 2024. A Continental Breakfast will be served at 8:30amCT, and John will speak to the combined Adult Sunday School Classes at 9amCT. He and his wife will bring greetings from Christians in India at the 10amCT worship service, and afterward will be entertained by the Mission Ministry Team of the church.

The Mathews are founders of South West India Christian Mission and have served in that capacity for over 40 years. Paul Patton, pastor at ECC is one of the original board members and long time president of the board. Joel Patton, associate pastor at ECC is the current board president of SWICM.

Egypt Christian Church is located at 4859 Knifley Road. Everyone is invited to attend this special event.


2024-06-11 16:07:21 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News

Pickett's Chapel VBS starts June 12

From Ann Smith

Pickett's Chapel will be having "The Great Jungle Journey" VBS on June 12, 13, and 14, 2024, from 6pmCT to 8pmCT nightly, as we "Cruise from Genesis to Revelation" on our way to finding Jesus. There will be Bible lessons from creation to the cross, crafts, music, food, and recreation time.

Pickett's Chapel Church is located at 3047 Portland Road in the Portland/Milltown Community of Adair County.

Everyone is invited to attend. For more info, please call 270.634.2440 or 270.507.9126.


2024-06-11 16:04:31 | Comments | Printable version | See topic Church News


Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 11
Happy Anniversary, Billy and Tammy Sexton (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, James and Alice Turner (1988) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Anniversary, Lloyd and Josephine Wilson (1955) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Audrie Ezra Hamilton (2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Beverly Akin Redmon | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Billy Andrew, Jr. | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Bryleigh Addison Wheet (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Connie DeVore | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kaitlyn Harvey | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kaitlynn Faith George (2008) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Kimberly Kean (1980) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Mitchell Corbin (1961) | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Terry Hadley | (Updates/Corrections)
Happy Birthday, Wayne "Goose" Burton | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday Cosby (Dick) Jeffries, Taylor Co., KY (1933) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Marvelle J. Beard, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Patsy Clark, 61, Taylor Co. KY | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Daniel Bruce Patterson, Green Co., KY (1958) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mildred Jean Coffey Burton, Adair Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John "Johnny" McFarland, Adair County, KY (1951) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory birthday, Alfred David Ford, Green County, KY (1945 | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Janice Carol Allinson, Adair Co., KY (1944) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Aileen Bernice Salsman, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2013) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary P. Cooper, 99, Russell County, KY (1914-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Ralph Burgess, Russell County, KY (1925-2014) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Orvis Turner, 79, Adair County, KY, (1935-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Keltner, Adair County, KY (1928-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mary Huff, 70, Columbia, KY (1944-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Beulah Arnold, 101, Adair Co., KY native (1914-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Richard Barnett, Taylor County, KY (1929-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Hobert E (Hobe) Wilson, 93, Russell Co., KY (1922-2015) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Charlotte Chaney, 67 Casey County, KY (1948-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Linda Gaskins, Russell County, KY (1941-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Pamela Hurt Foust, 78, Adair Co., KY (1937-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James (Buddy) Johnson, Taylor Co., KY (1954-2016) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mr. Wendell Johnson, Taylor County, KY (1938-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Judy Ann Stephens, 58, Edmonton, KY (1959-2017) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Tony Wade Meadows, 58, Green County, KY (1959-2018) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Anna Lee Wise Johns, 84, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Audrey Lee Chelf Waggener (June 11, 1903 - March 2, 1984) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Donald G. Smith, 82, Jamestown, KY (1938-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Everrett Randall Penick, 82, Taylor Co., KY native (1938-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, George 'Butch' Coleman, 74, Casey County, KY (1944-2018) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Justice, 68, Russell County, KY (1951-2019) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, James Robert Compton (1905) | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, John Earl Harper, Sr., 77, Edmonton, KY (1943-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Leo Earls, 77, Jamestown, KY (1943-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Mrs. Sylvia Sue Collings, 74, Green Co., KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Paulette Landis Beard Sprowles, Green Co., KY (1948-2020) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Reverend Gerald Wayne Reliford, 76, Columbia, KY (1947-2024) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, Steven E. Mason, 56, Campbellsville, KY (1965-2021) Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday, William Ralph Warriner, 82, Russell County, KY Obituary | (Updates/Corrections)
In Memory Birthday,Miss Lucille Kirtley, Taylor Co., KY (1932-2015 | (Updates/Corrections)

Events scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, 2024
All events are listed in Central Time. Submit your upcoming event using our Contact Form.
9:00amCTAdair Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, KY Open 9am-12pmCT, Contact: Michele Fruth, Director, 270-250-5432 | (ID:67052, Comment)
10:00amCTACPL: K-5th Summer Reading
Wild Kratt's in the Tenrec Treasure Hunt (Madagascar Adventure) | (ID:66910, Comment)
Adair Co. Retired Teachers Association Meeting | (ID:67085, Comment)
NoonCTChamber of Commerce lunch meeting, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia | (ID:67111, Comment)
4:00pmCTSpecial called ACHS SBDM Council meeting | (ID:67093, Comment)
4:30pmCTAdair Co. Primary Center SBDM Council meeting | (ID:67104, Comment)
5:00pmCTAdair Heritage Association meeting | (ID:67097, Comment)
6:00pmCTMt. Carmel Church VBS: Scuba | (ID:67081, Comment)
6:30pmCTVacation Bible School at New Hope Separate Baptist Church | (ID:67099, Comment)

 

































 
 
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