A plant-based cooking class is offered free of charge tonight at 6 p.m. and will be held each month on the fourth Thursday, located at 922 Carrie Bolin Dr. Alma Jackson and Janira Lee will provide health information and samples of recipes. For more information, call 270-634-1910.
Journey to Recovery program will have a community meeting on Friday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. located at the Agape House. This weekly program is for any person battling any type of addiction or is in recovery. For more information, call Dwan Hadley at 270-566-3292.
AGAPE HOUSE PRC
Agape House PRC 8-step substance abuse program meets each Monday and Wednesday 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and each Friday 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
3trees Church will have 3treesKids Weekend on Friday, Aug. 5 at Russell Springs location and Saturday, Aug. 6 at Campbellsville location. The theme is “Unstoppable.” Join them at one or both locations for this amazing, interactive, super hero themed weekend as kids discover the power that is made available to them through Jesus Christ! For ages preschool – 5th grade. Pre-registration and more information is available at 3treeschurch.com
The Pines at Lindsey Wilson will host a 2-man scramble on Saturday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug 7. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on both days. For more information or to sign up, call 270-384-3613.
The Annual Fish Fry at Barnett’s Creek United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Aug. 6 starting at 5:30 p.m. Meal includes fish, choice of two sides, hushpuppies, drink and dessert. Cost for adults is $6 and children under 12 is $3. All proceeds to benefit church building fund.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Pickett’s Chapel will have Vacation Bible School on the following Sundays, Aug. 7, Aug. 14 and Aug. 21 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. with commencement on Aug. 28. The church is located at 3047 Portland Rd. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 270-378-0122.
The Coffey Family will sing at Tabor Community Church on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. Bro. Ralph Hadley and congregation invite everyone to attend.
Bearwallow United Methodist Church will have homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 7 starting at 9:30 a.m. Misty Valley bluegrass gospel group will sing and Mrs. Carol Weddle will be the guest speaker. A meal to follow the service. Come and be blessed. For more information, call Sharon at 270-384-2949.
Prayers for protection and blessing of students, faculty and staff of ACPC, ACES, ACMS and ACHS for the new school year will be Sunday, Aug. 7 at 4:30 p.m. There will be a pastor at each school. For more information, call 270-384-3259.
BACK TO SCHOOL 5K
The ACHS cheerleaders will have the third annual back to school 5k on Saturday, Aug. 13 starting at 7 a.m. located at the Adair County High School. Cost is $25 with guaranteed shirt if paid by Friday, Aug. 5 or $30 on day of race. For more information, call or text 270-378-2273.
The 4th Annual Fish Fry at Gradyville Baptist Church will be held Saturday, Aug. 13. Kids games start at 2 p.m., food starts at 4 p.m. and the Blakey Quartet will sing at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Keith Fields at 270-299-6563 or 270-250-5222. Come out and enjoy a great day of fellowship.
The McGaha reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 14 at VFW Building. Doors open at 8 a.m. and meal starts at noon. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Arnold McGaha 270-384-5528 or Keith McGaha 270-507-8543.
The Spirituals will sing at Columbia Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.
The 57th Annual Homecoming at New Zion Baptist Church will be Sunday, Aug. 21. Pastor James T. Washington, III will preach that morning and Rev. Daniel Murphy and congregation from First Baptist Church of Columbia will be their afternoon guest.
Campbellsville University men’s and women’s golf will host a fundraiser golf scramble on Aug. 27 with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. located at the Campbellsville Country Club. Cost is $60 per golfer or $240 per team. Please send name along with handicap or teams and each members handicap to, Kim Goodin, UPO 793, 1 University Dr., Campbellsville, Ky. 42728. For more information, call 270-403-3591 or 270-378-2399.
The 63rd reunion for the class of 1953 will be Sept. 3 starting at noon in the LWC board room.
Kentucky Sheriff’s Association is raffling tickets on a John Deere Gator valued at $15,000 or the winner can request the money instead. Proceeds will go to the Kentucky Sheriff’s Ranch for Boys and Girls. Tickets are $10. Available at the Adair County Sheriff’s office from now through Sept. 9. Drawing will be on Sept. 15 at the Kentucky Sheriff’s Conference.
Revisit Knifley will be Sept. 9 – 10. Friday activities include cutest lil punkin’ in the patch pageant, vendors and food provided by KAVFD. Saturday activities include pancake breakfast at 7 a.m., car and tractor show, vendors, Driven will sing at 11 a.m., karaoke 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Crooked Creek will sing at 7 p.m. Follow Revisit Knifley on Facebook to stay up to date.
The annual Coomer Family Reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Living by Faith church located at 3041 Edmonton Rd. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert and join us for fun, food and family time. For more information, call JC at 270-634-2999.
Walk MS Columbia will be Saturday, Sept. 17 at LWC Holloway Health and Wellness Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m. For more information, call Lynda McKinley at 270-378-1399 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Adair County Fire Department is now taking fire dues for 2016-2017. Dues are $25 per deed, non-member calls are $500. Dues are payable to any fireman, at the Fire Dept. drop box on Merchant Street, Flowers N Things or can be mailed to P.O. Box 96, Columbia.
The Knifley Area Volunteer Fire Department is now taking fire dues for 2016-2017. Dues are $25 per deed and are payable at Bakers Grocery or can be mailed to 6130 Elkhorn Rd., Knifley.
The Breeding Area Volunteer Fire Department is now taking fire dues for 2016-2017. Dues are $25 for first deed, $15 thereafter and are payable at the dropbox at 290 Fire Department Ln. or can be mailed to P.O. Box 5, Breeding.
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.
Trinity United Methodist Church will have a perishable food pantry for the elderly and the disabled of Adair County on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. To participate you must call the church office at 270-384-3259 and speak to the secretary to sign up. The office is open Tuesday – Friday from 8 a.m. – noon. Even if you have been before, you need to sign up each time.
Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene food pantry is the second Tuesday of each month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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
Refit, a one hour dance cardio class, meets at the Wheat Fellowship Hall on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
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 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.