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Winter storms keep rolling in

By Amber Hobaugh and Drew Bergman On Thursday and Friday of last week, rain, sleet, and ice fell across southcentral Kentucky prompting schools that had been in session to go online. By Saturday many roads were back to normal, but it was a short break. On the evening of Valentine’s Day this Sunday a wintry…

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Ellie Cheatham Kentucky.com’s Girls HS Player of the Week

By Drew Bergman Editor On Valentine’s Day Jared Peck of the Lexington Herald-Leader announced Kentucky.com’s Girls Player of the Week for the first week of February. The name at the top of that list was Adair County’s own freshman forward Ellie Cheatham. Ellie Walked away with 7,390 total votes (19% of the overall total) for…

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ACMS Academic Team advances to State

By Brett Reliford ACMS Academic Team Advisor The Adair County Middle School Academic Team came away as overall victors on January 30, 2021 by becoming the Governor’s Cup Regional Champions for Region 11. The competition was the head-to-head battle against District winners from across the Region, and winners at the Region event earned the right…

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CMV Week declared in support of Bella’s Bill

By Amber Hobaugh Staff Writer As the Kentucky legislature returns this month to hear stances on many different topics, there is one bill that will cross the Senate floor that is rooted in one Adair County family. Senate bill 91, or “Bella’s bill” is a bill designed to require the Department of Public Health in…

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Templar Knights Motorcycle Club delivers Christmas gifts to ACES

By Drew Bergman Editor Back in October the local chapter of the Templar Knights Motorcycle Club held their first annual Toys for Tots Motorcycle Run to raise money for the organization in support of local kids. On Saturday three riders, local chapter president Sean Hatcher along with Jed Wasson, and Johnny McInteer, rode to Adair…

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Lindsey’s Moeller signs with L.A. Force

By Morgan Holmes Staff Writer Former Blue Raider Spencer Moeller continues to live his dream of playing professional soccer, having recently signed with and played for the Los Angeles Force of t he National Independent Soccer Association. Moeller came to Lindsey in 2016 after a year at each at Memphis and Monmouth. While he described…

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Meet Homeplace’s new Program Director

Dear Friends of Homeplace on the Green River,      My name is Lyn Stanton and I am very excited to introduce myself to you as the new Program Director of Homeplace on the Green River. I would love the opportunity to tell you a little about myself and my journey to Homeplace. I grew up in…

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DQ Grill & Chill® Restaurant Brings Tasty Eats and Sweet Treats to Columbia

  Columbia will now have tasty new treat and food offerings with the opening of a DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant, owned and operated by Fourteen Foods. American Dairy Queen Corporation’s (ADQ) timeless DQ® brand, cherished for its delectable fare and classic frozen treats, will serve the city of Columbia and surrounding communities starting at…

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Adopt a friend

By Amber Hobaugh Staff Writer WAIN 93.5 hosted an event lovingly named “Adopt a dog day” last week.      Sugarfoot Farms along with Green River Animal Shelter brought in dogs to be adopted and several other booths were set up offering an array of services for anyone adding a new pet to their family.      Adair County…

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Tribe falls at Taylor; Casey game to be moved

By Drew Bergman Editor The ACHS Indians rolled into Taylor County Friday night looking for a game. Then they did the same thing Saturday afternoon. It wasn’t COVID-19 that delayed the matchup, it was persistent cloud-to-cloud lightning which, having already delayed the contest an hour, soon gave way to a torrent of rain.      Despite the…

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