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On July 1, Jason Faulkner took over the position of superintendent for Adair County schools. Faulkner hails from Williamsburg and attended Williamsburg Independent High School before receiving …

The fiscal court has voted for a property tax rate that will generate an additional 4 percent in revenue over the previous year but most property owners should not expect much change in their tax bill.

The City of Columbia has recently opened a new splash pad. Local Columbia citizens Brooke White and Toni Turner recently visited the splash pad with their children and said they think the splash pad is a good investment for the city. 

An Adair County man was sentenced today to 27 years in prison for child pornography offenses. U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky and Special Agent in Charge Jodi Cohen of the FBI Louisville Field Office made the announcement.

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Electronic Crime Branch located and arrested Bruce Allen Spoon, 42, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation.

Today, Gov. Andy Beshear highlighted continued growth in Kentucky’s bourbon and spirits industry as Pennyroyal Barrel Co. (PBC), a bourbon incubator for third-party brands, plans to …

On July 16, 2023 at 1:07 a.m., Sonny Ethan Caudill, 22, of Taylor County was arrested on suspected Fentanyl charges. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop.

Every 10 years, a census of U.S. residents is developed and released by the U.S. government. When that happens, local counties must adopt new boundaries for magisterial districts based on population.

In recent years, the population of invasive and toxic weeds such as poison hemlock has been growing in Adair County. Recently, sweet vernal grass has begun to take over many hay fields. Common groundsel and perilla mint are two weeds to also keep an eye on, as their presence is growing.

Property located at 707 Mitchell St. in Columbia has continued to be a topic of conversation in the community and within the city government. With years of violation notices being sent regularly to the property owner, neighbors continue to voice their displeasure in the system and question the help of city officials.

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