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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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New Genealogy Dept building will be a research hub

By Jeff Neagle Editor With the selection of Branscum Construction as the contractor for the new building that will house the Genealogy and Local History Department of the Adair County Public Library, the Library Board is anxious for work to begin. South Central Designs is the company that designed the new building. “The design adds…

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A Day of Prayer and Encouragement for Bam Carney is March 6

Friends from Adair and Taylor counties and across the commonwealth are joining together on Friday, March 6 for “A Day of Prayer and Encouragement for Bam Carney.” Carney, who represents the 51st District in the Kentucky House of Representatives and is a teacher in Taylor County, has been hospitalized since Dec. 22, 2019 after suffering…

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Blake Walker among hundreds pardoned by Bevin

In the last days of his term, Governor Matt Bevin exercised his right to pardon several individuals who were convicted of crimes. Among those he selected to pardon was Blake Walker. Walker was convicted in 2003 of two counts of murder. He plead guilty in Adair County Circuit Court to the murder of his parents,…

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