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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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Court agrees to extend Demsey Lane; sets county tax rates

By Amber Hobaugh Staff Writer Adair County Fiscal Court met in regular session Tuesday setting the county’s tax rates for the year. The Fiscal Court agreed to keep these rates the same as the previous year. Real property is set at 14.5%, personal property at 18.15%, watercraft and motor vehicles at 11.2% per $100. The…

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City debates school resource officers; property tax cuts

The Columbia City Council meeting was held on Tuesday instead of Monday due to the Labor Day holiday this month. The meeting became somewhat contentious during a discussion of the contracts for school resource officers (SRO) for the Adair County Schools. A question was raised by council member Craig Dean concerning the number of officers…

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Wild Wolf second edition being released

By Pamela Hoots Staff Writer Ronald Wolford Blair’s book, “Wild Wolf: The Great Civil War Rivalry,” a result of 17 years of research which is entering its second printing, has ties to Columbia and Adair County. Blair himself was named after Colonel Frank Lane Wolford, the subject of the book. According to Blair, “My father…

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