The world famous Chuck Wagon Gang returns to Columbia with their 75th anniversary concert on Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Egypt Christian Church. The concert is free but a love offering will be taken. Bro. Paul Patton and congregation invite everyone to attend.
Journey to Recovery program will be Friday, July 31 at 6 p.m. located at the Agape House. This weekly program will be for any person battling any type of addiction or is in recovery. Jeff Rowe will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Dwan Hadley at 270-566-3292.
Cane Valley Christian Church will have a free clothing giveaway on Friday, July 31 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Large selection of clothing available and everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Debbie White at 270-384-5481.
Mamon Wilson, a medical missionary will be at the Russell Springs Community Center on Main Street on Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. Topics will include uses of honey, lemon, cayenne, cabbage, charcoal and others as “home remedies.” Topics to be discussed are diabetes, cancer and much more. For more information, call 270-634-1910.
The South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo is Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at the Adair County High School gymnasium at 562 Indian Dr. Admission is $5 and children 12 and under free. For more information, call 270-378-1301 or visit sckyoutdoorexpo.com.
Heaven Bound will sing at Tabor Community Church on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. Bro. Ralph Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend.
Bear Wallow United Methodist Church, located at 6090 Liberty Rd. will have homecoming services on Sunday, Aug. 2 starting at 9:30 a.m. Rev. Dale Curry will speak and The Master’s Four will sing. A potluck meal will be served at noon. Bro. Glenn LaFond and congregation invite everyone to attend.
The Crossroad Quartet will sing at Point Pleasant Lighthouse Church in Campbellsville on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
Cane Valley Baptist Church will have homecoming services on Sunday, Aug. 2 starting at 10:30 a.m. Bro. Landon Hadley will be bring the message and Heirline will sing. Potluck meal to follow. Pastor Mike Woodrum and congregation invites everyone to attend.
Gospel Sounds will sing at Hadley Community Church on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Elbert Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend.
The Kentucky Blood Center will be set up on Tuesday, Aug. 4, noon – 5 p.m. at the Columbia Church of Christ at 501 Jamestown St. Blood donors must be 17-years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet other additional requirements. To schedule a donation, visit kybloodcenter.org or call 800-775-2522.
The annual McGaha reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 9 at the VFW building. Bring family, friends and a covered dish. For more information, call 270-384-5528.
Tribute Quartet will sing at Pickett’s Chapel United Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 270-378-2404.
ANNUAL FISH FRY
Gradyville Baptist Church will have its 3rd Annual Community Fish Fry on Saturday, Aug. 15, located at 159 Old Gradyville Church Rd. Inflatables and kids games will begin at 2 p.m., food 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. and the Crossroads Quartet will sing at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to come out to fellowship and worship. For more information, call Pastor Keith Fields at 270-299-6563 or Mike Bennett at 270-250-5222.
The Adair County Health Department is offering free diabetes education classes each Tuesday in August from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Call 270-384-2286 ext. 1166 to sign up.
FALL GED CLASSES
The Adair County Adult Education Center wishes to announce their upcoming fall GED classes. Classes will begin on Aug. 10 and students should register no later than Aug. 3. Classes and study materials (paper, pencils, etc.) will be provided with no cost to the students. The GED test is divided into four test subjects, math, science, social studies and reasoning through language arts. Students may study one subject at a time and complete that portion of the GED test before moving to next subject. Classes will be scheduled for morning, afternoon and evening, in group or individual sessions to better accommodate all students’ needs, and will be taught by qualified instructors. Stop by the Center at 108 Lindsey Wilson St. or call 270-384-7475 to register today.
New Zion Baptist Church will have its 56th annual homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 16. Pastor Rev. James T. Washington, III will preach in the morning. Afternoon guests will be Rev. Kenny Carter, Jr. and his congregation from Walnut Hill Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.
Lifeline’s annual poker run will be Saturday, Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. CDT located at Gateway Park in Casey County. For more information, call Terri Drake at 502-715-1785.
Caldwell Chapel, located at 2727 Caldwell Ridge Rd. will have homecoming services on Sunday, Aug. 23 starting at 9:30 a.m. The Square Oak Boys from Russell County will sing and potluck will begin at noon. Bring a dish. Bro. Darrin Blair and congregation invites all to attend.
WALK MS. COLUMBIA
The Walk MS Columbia is Saturday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. located at Holloway Health and Wellness Center. For more information, call Lynda McKinley at 270-378-1399.
The Adair County Public Library is receiving monthly shipments of best selling books in audio form. These audios are in CD format and are on the New York Times best seller list. For more information or to see a list of audio books, visit the library located at 307 Greensburg St. or call 270-384-2472.
- The Columbia Church of Christ food pantry is open every third Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon.
- The Adair County Food Pantry, located at 203 South Monroe St., is open 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday, serving families of Adair County who meet certain income criteria.
Anyone who wishes to donate canned items or make a monetary donation may call food pantry director Stephanie Long at 270-250-2847.
- The food pantry at Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown St., Columbia, is open Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the food runs out.
SHOOTING CHAPTER MEETING
The Columbia chapter of The Well Armed Woman Shooting meets the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Adair County Sportsman Club. The Columbia Shooting Chapter is focused on introducing women to the world of firearms. Please bring ear and eye protection, firearms if you have them, ammo and a notebook for the educational portion of the meeting. For more information, call Chapter leader June Parson at 270-384-6751.
The Adair County Knife Club has a knife swap and auction the first and third Tuesday nights of each month located in the basement of the Columbia Masonic Lodge on Burkesville Street. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the auction starts at 5 p.m.
The Kentucky Sheriff Association is raffling tickets on a 2014 Ford F-150 with proceeds going toward the Kentucky Sheriff’s Ranch for boys and girls. Tickets are $10 each and are available at the Adair County Sheriff’s Department from now until Sept. 1. The drawing will be held Sept. 17 at the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association conference.