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Fiscal Court Agenda for July 23, 2024

The Adair County Fiscal Court will meet in regular called session on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. CT in the basement of the Adair County Annex building located at 424 Public Square, Columbia, …

KSP Post 15 makes arrest in drug roundup

Last Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the successful launch of a statewide drug operation by the Kentucky State Police following a three-month investigation targeting suspected drug trafficking …

Food Giveaway

The Columbia Seventh- day Adventist Church will be providing to Adair County residents a food giveaway on July 25 from 11am-4pm.  The church is located at 100 Adventist Road.  Please come …

Judge Bryant proclaims "Shipyard Safety Day" in Adair

Judge Bryant proclaims "Shipyard Safety Day" in Adair
Featured News
ACHS student selected to attend leadership conference
Adair County High School senior and Adair County FFA President Riley Yarberry recently traveled to Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, commonly referred to as …
Adair County Junior Softball players pose with the banner declaring them the 2024 Junior League State Champions after hard-fought victories over Henry County.
Junior League softball beats Henry County for State Championship
The Adair County Junior League Softball team was recently crowned 2024 Junior League State Champions against teams from Henry County and South Laurel in their first year. Before this year, Adair …
Paint the Town set to return
Everyone is encouraged to sign up for the 6th annual “Paint The Town” which is scheduled on Thursday, July 25 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the public square. Paint The Town is an annual …
Around Kentucky
During a Kentucky Wild Member Experience, fisheries biologist Julieann Jacobs (center) teaches attendees how to glitter-tag native freshwater mussels raised at Minor Clark Fish Hatchery. KDFWR photo.
Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Kentucky Wild
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 17, 2024) - To carry out its mission, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources relies upon the support of its constituents. However, purchasing a license …
Treasurer Metcalf Returns Over $13 Million to Kentucky Taxpayers
FRANKFORT, Ky (July 9, 2024) – Kentucky State Treasurer Mark H. Metcalf proudly announces that in the first six months of his administration, his office has returned a total of $13,415,270.66 …
Report summer wild turkey sightings online
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 10, 2024) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources encourages anyone who observes wild turkeys in Kentucky during July or August to enter some basic …
Dr. John P. Marsden, President, Midway University and Dr. Reneau Waggoner, Chancellor, KCTCS
Midway University, KCTCS sign student transfer agreement
MIDWAY, KY (07/03/2024) A new agreement between Midway University and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will help more KCTCS transfer students continue their education through a …
New Art School opens in KY
We have opened a new art school for higher education in Burgin, Kentucky. Our Grand Opening was June 1 st . Attached is a picture of the ribbon cutting with Dr. Michael and Debbie Carter, Dylan …
Marketplace

Back-To-School Supply Drive - Seeking Donations

Miss Kentucky, Leslie Streeval will be hosting a “Back to School - Supply Drive”! The following items will be collected: • No. 2 pencils • 2 pocket folders (red, yellow, green, …

FOR SALE

a couch with recliners on each end plus a matching recliner chair, a glass top kitchen table with four chairs, a matching washer and dryer set (Brand MAYTAG), one bed – can be full or queen, …

FOR SALE

2 Kitchen storage cabinets – 1 wood and 1 metal, 2 bookcases, a metal wardrobe, a skill saw, drill press, table saw, hand saw, new bb gun, a manual straw broom maker, and a 1 year old white …

Extension Office News
Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources.Nicholas Roy
Toxic plants and livestock
Summer brings an abundance of plant growth, storms, and sometimes lower pasture forage availability due to dry weather. This combination can result in cattle consuming plants that are toxic. Experts …
Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources.Nicholas Roy
Cattle AI school registration now underway
A cattle artificial insemination school will be offered on Aug. 5-7 by the Adair County Cooperation Extension Service in collaboration with KABA-Select Sires. The three-day training will include both …
Adair County Extension Agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources.Nicholas Roy
Excessive rainfall impacts crops
The month of May 2024 has been reported by the UK Ag Weather Center as the sixth wettest May on the 130-year record for the state of Kentucky. The state average rainfall during the month of May was …
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T.J. Samson Community Hospital Earns an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group
Glasgow, KY – T.J. Samson Community Hospital earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for excellence in patient …
LWC to Hold Three Commencement Ceremonies for Largest Graduating Class in School History
COLUMBIA, KY. – For the third consecutive year, Lindsey Wilson College will cap off its largest class in school history at spring commencement, April 26 - 27.  Lindsey Wilson's …
WORLD IMMUNIZATION WEEK
World Immunization Week – celebrated every year in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions …
Sports
Adair County Sports
Stonebraker earns State Championship title
Adair County High School incoming senior Solomon Stonebraker is Kentucky’s Class 2A outdoor track long jump champion, earning the state title Friday with a 22-11.50” jump. “It was a …
Athletics director Tyler Maskill (left) and head coach Ryan McQueary (right) honored Brayton Coomer for his new school record of 30 home runs.
Rebellion stopped by the Tribe
It doesn’t happen every day that a baseball game ends with 30 runs in total. Last week, on Tuesday on the Indians’ field it did, when Adair County defeated Casey County with 19-11. After …
Indians and Lady Indians end season in first round of the district finals
On Monday night the season ended for the Indians’ baseball and the Lady Indians’ softball in the first round of the district tournament. The boys fell to Campbellsville with 2-8 and the …
Opinion
Let’s talk about America this Independence Day
This July 4, citizens across our country will celebrate the 248 th birthday of our nation. Cities will hold their annual parades and firework shows, friends and family members will host barbeques in …
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY
Let us reflect on our nation's remarkable journey, which started as a country that sought freedom from British oppression over 4,000 miles away. Our nation’s founders, driven by enlightened …
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
Session Results: State Government As we continue to review legislation passed in the 2024 Regular Session, this week provides an opportunity to review some of the new laws passed to make state …
Lawmakers prepare for 2024 Legislative Interim
Eleven interim joint committees and subcommittees met during the first week of this year’s legislative interim, with discussions ranging from an update on state revenue to the implementation of …
Please join us for open house
This is going to be a shameless promotion, so apologies to anyone looking for an opinion piece about local happenings. Instead, I would like to invite you to our open house and ribbon cutting for …
Obituaries

Wallen Lee Coomer

Wallen Lee Coomer, son of Dillian and Alyssa Dell Coomer, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, July 12, 2024 at University of Louisville Hospital. In addition to his parents, Dillian and Alyssa, …

Brenda Lee Jagus

Brenda Lee Jagus, 72, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, July 15, 2024 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was born July 9, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Willie Edwin …

Ida “Genette” Burton

Ida “Genette” Burton, 78, of Mt. Auburn, Indiana, passed away from this life at 7:39 p.m., Monday, July 15, 2024, at home surrounded with love.  She was born September 3, 1945, in …
Public Record
District Court, July 10, 2024
July 10 Judge Michael Loy Charles Barker, 44, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO; public intoxication of a controlled substance (excludes alcohol). Plea of guilty, written order entered (2024) …
District Court, July 8, 2024
July 8 Judge Michael Loy Gerald Bruso, 65, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol .08, fourth or greater offense; driving on DUI suspended license, second offense. Plea of not …
District Court, June 26, 2024
June 26 Judge Michael Loy Davinder Singh, 28, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first or second offense; theft by unlawful taking or disposition auto $1,000 or more but less than $10,000. …
Land transfers
Land Transfers - July 18, 2024 Issue
Anthony Glenn and LaDonna June Willis, Columbia to Burton Investment Group, LLC., by and through Greg Burton, Member, Columbia. Property being located in Adair County described as being located on D. …