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The fiscal court approved a business license ordinance and hired a fiscal court clerk during Tuesday night’s meeting, resolving two issues that have been ongoing for several months. The second …

If you feel like your grocery bill is gobbling up more of your paycheck, it’s not your imagination. “The last time Americans spent this much of their money on food, George H.W. Bush was …

It will soon be summer and school will be out. The city is planning a “Welcome to Summer,” event at the city park on Fairgrounds Street in conjunction with school recess for the summer …

A few strong storms may be possible early this morning, but the bigger threat for severe weather will arrive later tonight and continue into early Wednesday morning. Multiple rounds of storms will be …

The Adair County Fiscal Court will meet in regular called session Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. CT in the basement of the Adair County Annex basement located at 424 Public Square, Columbia, …

A woman who called 911 and said she woke up to find her child unresponsive has been charged with the 3-year-old’s death. Kentucky State Police Post 15 Detective B.J. Burton presented the …

It was a short meeting of Adair County’s school board last Thursday. After 28 minutes the official part could be adjourned. At the beginning the student member of the board, Trey Stephens gave …

It was a moving day last week when the Cooperative Extension Office had invited the citizens to say goodbye to Teresa Bright on her last working day. After 34 years an era has ended, and hundreds of …

Agenda ~ Board of Directors Meeting ~ Tuesday, February 20, 2024 8:30 a.m. CT, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY Presiding – Larry Walker, Chairman Call to Order - Roll Call - …

   On Feb. 1, 2024 at 11:02 p.m. Deputy Sheriff Chandler Staten initiated a traffic stop on a 2011 F-250 truck north of Columbia on KY55.      After roadside …

       On  Jan. 25, 2024, Adair County Sheriff Josh Brockman, Deputy Emily Wall and Child Protective Services initiated an investigation into unsafe living …

NOTICE OF SPECIAL REGULAR MEETING OF COLUMBIA/ADAIR UTILITIES DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   DATE:       Tuesday February 20, 2024 TIME: …

No break for the members of the Adair County Band: After the musicians finished their winter program, the guard is participating in competitions now. The winter guard had an outstanding debut to …

Adair County’s drum major Hannah Arnold completed her final KMEA All-State band performance with a standing ovation in Louisville at the Kentucky Music Educators Conference last weekend. She …

The Adair County Fiscal Court took care of regular business and 13 planned items in other business during Tuesday morning’s meeting with only a brief disagreement over the fiscal court clerk …

Monica Hare, a kindergarten teacher at the Adair County Elementary School, has been a resident of the community for 12 years. Her life took an unexpected turn when her son, Myles, was diagnosed with …

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department is accepting nominations for the 2024 Dr. Hossein Fallahzadeh Public Health Hero Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize an outstanding public …

The Adair County Health Department has been named the 2023 County of Excellence by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department. The Lake Cumberland District is comprised of ten counties in …

The Adair County Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a pancake fry with 100 percent of the proceeds going toward the WHAS Cruase for Children, which provides needed supplies to the local community. …

Special Subscriber Exclusive: Adair County’s Public Library has found great success in their efforts to introduce children to the joy of reading through various events. Every Wednesday, …

The Great Backyard Bird Count is just a week away from starting, and spotters are expected to identify more than 7,000 species of birds as part of the annual count. The count runs from Friday, Feb. …

Today we have a lot of physicians and other people in the medical field helping us to stay healthy and alive. But what was the situation in Adair County in the 1900s? Did we have medical help then? …

The week of February 5 through February 9, 2024, has been proclaimed as "FRYSC Coordinators Appreciation Week," as the result of a proclamation issued by Mayor Pamela Hoots. It states in part, …

LEXINGTON, KY – The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) presented the City of Columbia with a 2023 Liability Grant. The funds enable KLC members to provide programs and services that reduce …

Kentucky State Police, Post 15 will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton …

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