4-H Photography Contest

4-H Photography Contest From Tony Rose Adair County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development The Adair County 4-H Program is conducting a photography contest. This week’s contest is related to the health field. With all that we are going through, this is an area that we all can relate to. For this week we have…

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ACMS to receive Belichick Foundation grant

By Drew Bergman Contributor The Adair County Middle School football team has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bill Belichick Foundation. The foundation was created “to provide coaching, mentorship, and financial assistance to individuals, communities and organizations.” ACMS head football coach Wes Stephens found out about and applied for the grant last spring. Stephens…

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Closure of church buildings helps spread the Gospel online

By Drew Bergman Contributor This is the first in a series of weekly articles in The Adair Progress about how churches in Adair County are adapting to the social distancing restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.   This past Sunday was the first in which churches were ordered closed to in-person service following weeks…

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Voter registration and election changes due to COVID-19

Voter Registration and changes With the date for the Primary Election being moved forward to June 23, 2020, this also moved the deadline to register to vote, or make voter changes to Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. CST. You can do this by the following: Online:  Elect.ky.gov Call the Clerk’s Office 270-384-2801 and…

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Governor Andy Beshear and the deft hands of Virginia Moore

By Drew Bergman Contributor With daily changes to our lives and routines, it is important that we remember how far we have come in the first three weeks of this month. While new tasks and challenges lie ahead of us as we press on into spring, this article will review the pronouncements of the past…

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Garnett Womack, 96

Garnett Womack, 96, of Columbia, died Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia. He was born December 23, 1923 in Greenwood, Ind to the late Luther and Effie Bottom Womack.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Flora Mae Koch Womack in 2017, two brothers,…

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Matilda Renee Long, 45

Matilda Renee Long, 45, of Columbia died Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home.  Born in Casey County she was the daughter of the late Willie Woodson and Mable Rich Long.  She is survived by; two brothers Eddie Long of Columbia and Merl Long of Owensboro, Ky; six sisters Violet Bridgers of…

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Shirley Ann England, 83

Shirley Ann England, 83, of Columbia, Ky died Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the University Of Kentucky Hospice Center in Lexington, Ky.  Born in Columbia, Ky she was the daughter of the late Hollis Ray “Red” and Clarice Brockman Robertson.  Mrs. England was a member of the Columbia Christian Church and loved flower gardening.  Survivors…

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