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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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Armed robbery suspects caught in Illinois

              Last Thursday, the Dollar General Store located at 7775 Campbellsville Road just inside the Adair County line was the scene of an armed robbery. Timothy Smith, 34, and Brittni Smith, 31, have been identified by the Adair County sheriff’s office to be suspects in the crime. At 1:33…

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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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County improving safety for employees

The Adair County Fiscal Court has created a safety committee to work toward improving safety for all county employees. The committee met last week with Dwayne Litton from the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) to discuss their first steps toward increasing safety for employees in every department. KACo is a service organization that serves all…

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Sen. Wise discusses legislative session

Senator Max Wise was in Columbia on Tuesday for a town hall meeting to discuss the upcoming legislative session that begins in January. The 60-day session will be a budget session as the legislature considers expenditures for the next two fiscal years. Wise began, “I’m being very honest with people to say this is probably…

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