A guide to the goings-on around town.

Zoning issue settled after several delays

By Jeff Neagle Editor The issue of re-zoning the property at 511 Burkesville Street has been an issue the city council has seen on the docket several times. On Monday, the council held a vote that decided the issue. Council member Craig Dean chaired the meeting in Mayor Pam Hoots’ absence due to her mother’s…

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State Rep. Bam Carney remains critically ill at Norton Hospital

Kentucky House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney was hospitalized with pancreatitis last Monday. According to his family, Carney went to the emergency room at Taylor Regional Hospital early that Monday morning and was transferred to Norton Hospital in Louisville a little while later. Carney was diagnosed with pancreatitis and had two surgeries on Monday…

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Adair County native is an award nominated author

Christopher Rowe grew up in Adair County and spent many days of his youth working for his grandfather, Nathan, and his great uncle, Milford, at Rowe Brothers Farm. He worked with his father, Billy, in the tobacco patch, hay fields, and corn fields. He fed calves and could even be found in the milk barn…

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