Downtown Days is coming up Oct. 13 & 14. One of the events is a classic car show! Check out flyer for details.
American Legion Post #82 is collecting all worn or tattered American Flags that need to be retired. Please drop off at the post 185 American Legion Rd, Campbellsville, KY. The public is invited to attend the Flag Disposal Ceremony at 11:00 am ET Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the post.
The Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department will host their annual Toys for Kids bike run Saturday, September 23, 2017. Sign in will start at 10:30 am ET at the Kroger in Green River Plaza, Campbellsville, KY. Kick stands up at 12:00 noon. $10 per person or $15 per couple. All those who attend will meet back at the fire station for a chili lunch after the ride.
Experiencing leg pain, swelling, discomfort, cramps, restless legs, vericose veins? Join The Vein Center at Taylor Regional Hospital for a free vein screening Monday, October 16, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ET. Reserve your space today with Dr. James Watkins and Melony Cundiff, APRN by calling 270-789-5844.
The Sulphur Run School in Casey County will be having their annual Old Fashioned Pie Supper Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1pm ET. There will be lots of pies auctioned off as well as several cake walks and raffles including bicycles, quilts, baskets and more. Enjoy free hotdogs, cokes and water while they last. All proceeds from the day will be donated to the local Toys for Kids program and Haley's Closet.
Sulphur Run School is located 3.5 miles off hwy 70 on Dry Creek Road (hwy 1742). For more info: Frank Wethington 502-499-8141.
The Adair County Relay for Life is hosting another free "OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT" Saturday, September 23, 2017. It will be at the Columbia Christian Church Park around 7:00 pm CT. They will be showing the movie The Little Giants. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted. Concessions will be sold. All proceeds go to American Cancer Society.
Lake Cumberland Head Start is taking applications for enrollment at the Jamestown center and the Homebase program. Applications can be picked up at the Lake Cumberland Community Action office next to Jamestown Healthcare or at one of the centers. Please include proof of income when returning the completed applications. For more info. call 270-343-6400.
On Your BARK, Get Set, Go!! Come out for the 2017 Doggie Dash Fun Run/Walk! This event will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 (Rain date: October 28th) at the Adair County Schools’ Campus. The event is being held to benefit the Green River Animal Shelter and is sponsored by the Adair County Elementary STLP (Student Technology Leadership) Club. Registration forms will be available starting 9/28/17 for pre-registration. Participants can also register that day at 8 AM. The one-mile fun run/walk will begin at 9 AM. The registration fee will be $10 and 100% of the registration fee will be donated to the animal shelter. Also, items for the shelter can be donated at the event. As well, t-shirts for the event will be available for pre-order on the registration form. BUT WAIT THERE’s MORE… You are welcome to bring your well-behaved canine, that has a current Rabies vaccination, who loves people and other dogs, with a retractable leash to walk or run with you! The registration and shirt order form will be available 9/28/17 on the ACES Facebook page.
Adair County High School will be hosting a free ACT Boot Camp for ACHS students who are taking the ACT in October or December. Students will receive instruction from subject matter teachers about test-taking strategies and content that students may see on the exam.
The boot camp will be October 23-26, 2017, from 3pmCT to 4:30pmCT at Adair County High School. The boot camp will conclude with a breakfast on October 27, 2017, at 6:50amCT.
Students who complete the boot camp will also receive a free t-shirt.
ACHS encourages parents/guardians to attend the boot camp, as well. Parents/Guardians will benefit from attending by being able to reinforce the content and strategies learned with their student.
Students who are interested in attending the boot camp should sign up in the Counselors Office by October 6, 2017.
For additional information, please contact the ACHS Counselors Office at 270-384-2751.
The Downtown Days Festival will be held Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th on the Square in Columbia. There will be Pageants, 5K, Vendor Booths, Food Court, Kiddie Train Rides, Car Show, live music all day leading up to a FREE concert Saturday night, October 14th featuring CMA Female Vocalist Of The Year Award and Grand Ole Opry Member, Pam Tillis. For more information visit the Downtown Days Facebook page or call 270-384-2501.
The 43rd Casey County Apple Festival is happening this week! Here is a link to the official Apple Festival website for a complete schedule of events and contact information... http://www.caseycountyapplefestival.org/
There will be a FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER at the Russell County Rescue Squad Building on Hwy. 127 South in Russell Springs, KY on Thursday, Nov. 23rd, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. until we run out of food. Home deliveries to shut-ins only within city limits. Gospel music in the dining room. For more info. call: Betty Fisher 270-566-3887, Stacy Brumley 270-585-7044, Travis Hale 270-866-6343 or Pam Gassaway 270-866-6741.
Hosparus Health of Green River needs volunteers in Adair, Green, Hart, Marion, Metcalfe, Taylor and Washington counties, as well as volunteers to work in its new Thrift Shoppe, opening soon at 1488 Old Lebanon Road, Suite B, and will offer free training's in October at its Campbellsville office, 295 Campbellsville Bypass (behind Coltons).
· Thursday, Oct. 19, from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
· Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to noon
Pre-registration is required at least one week prior to training. To register for this event, or for general information about how to become a Hosparus Health volunteer, contact Carrie Truitt at 270.789.4247 or email@example.com
Patient/family support volunteers provide companionship to patients and respite for their caregivers. Working closely with the rest of the Hosparus Health care team, volunteers provide comfort and enhance quality of life during a very difficult time for patients and families. Thrift Shoppe volunteers help with receiving, sorting and pricing donations; placing and straightening items on the sales floor; and assisting customers.
Hosparus volunteers must be in good health, have available transportation and complete an application and full day of training. The organization needs volunteers of all ages and interests.
About Hosparus Health
For nearly 40 years, Hosparus Health, a fully accredited non-profit hospice and palliative care organization, has provided medical care, grief counseling, pain management and much more for people facing serious and life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Hosparus Health cares for about 7,000 patients and their families each year. To learn more about Hosparus Health services, visit www.hosparushealth.org.
Lou Ann Russell will be the speaker this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Journey to Recovery, 114 Office Park Dr., Columbia, KY. Come out and support the recovery program and hear Lou Ann's testimony. Everyone is welcome. For more info. call 270-566-3292.
KENTUCKIANS READING KENTUCKY - SEPT. 26, 2017
Bring your favorite book or your own writing on Sept. 26th, starting at 9:00amCT. Come read your stories with us! The event starts at 5pmCT and ends when the last book is read. Authors are recommended to bring your books to sale.
ARTS & CRAFTS - OCT. 7, 2017
The annual Arts & Crafts Festival is Oct. 7th. There will be books, antiques, crafts, food, music and a variety of things. Booth rentals are $10 and anyone is welcome to set up a booth. If you have some old stuff lying around, bring it on out this day and get rid of it. This will also be the Giles House last day of the season.
Russell Springs Revitalization is proud to bring you a great lineup for Friday night's gospel singing. Join us at 6pm for some of the best at the First National Bank Stage City Park.
The 10th Annual Catch a Smile Senior Fishing Derby hosted by Friends of Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Inc. and Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 9 AM - 12 PM at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, 50 Kendall Rd, Jamestown, KY. Registration begins at 8:00amCT.
The 10th Annual Catch A Smile Senior Fishing Derby is a FREE fishing event for those 62 years and older. Please bring your own fishing gear and bait. Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given out!
For more information, contact: Moria Painter or Ashley Buffington (270) 343-3797
firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
Come out for a fun day of trout fishing at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery!
The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Fall Book Sale will be held Monday, Oct. 2nd through Wednesday, Oct. 4th at the Russell County Public Library in Jamestown and Russell Springs. Several types of books will be available, as well as magazines, DVD's, VHS tapes and more. Prices will range from 5¢ to $1 and remain the same throughout the sale. Be sure to check out these low prices during the 3-day Book Sale!
The annual Pumpkin Festival Car Show will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the Metcalfe Co. Fairgrounds. Registration 8:00 - 11:30AM; Judging at 11:30AM; Awards presented at 2:30PM. Entry fee is $15. A car parade will be held at approx. 3:00PM. First 50 entries receive dash plaques. Top 3 awarded in all classes. All makes & models of cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors are welcome. Drawings for door prizes for the entries. Concessions available. For more info. call 270-576-8230, 270-590-1813 or 270-670-9761. All proceeds will go to "The Cure Crew" Relay for LIfe Team.
The Knifley and Columbia/Adair Co. Fire Dept.'s are hosting a Chili Cook-off with some of the surrounding emergency responders. All proceeds will go to the WHAS Crusade for Children. The Cook-off will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 5-7pmCT at the Adair Co. Fire Dept., 200 Merchant St., Columbia. ALL YOU CAN EAT: Chili & Soups, Crackers, Cornbread, Dessert and Drink for $7.00. There will be independent judges and trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places. For more info. call Terri Drake at 502-715-1785.
The regularly scheduled Jamestown Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council Meeting for Sept. 19, 2017 has been rescheduled for lack of a quorum. There will be a special called meeting on Sept. 26, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
You're invited to a Benefit Dance for Special Olympics, Saturday, Oct. 28th 8pm-1amET at American Legion Post 82 in Campbellsville, KY. The Rock Castle Band will take the stage at 9pmET.
LOADED BAKED POTATO LUNCH
WHEN: MONDAY, SEPT. 25TH 10:45AM – 1:00PM
WHERE: BINGO BUILDING ON N HWY 55
INCLUDES BOTTLE OF WATER & FREE DELIVERY
TOPPINGS – BBQ, BUTTER, SOUR CREAM, CHEESE, BACON BITS ($1 EXTRA FOR BBQ)
ANNETTE HATCHER 270-634-0469
LYNDSAY BRYANT 270-250-5520
DONNA STOTTS 270-634-4946
OR FAX TO: 270-384-5818
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE ADAIR CO. BAND BOOSTERS
The Tri County Saddle Club will be hosting the last horse show of the year on Saturday October 14th. Gates open at 4pmET with the show starting at 6pmET at the Green County Cattleman's Arena located between Campbellsville and Greensburg. Classes offered for all breeds including minis, gaited and non-gaited.
Auditions for Disney’s "The Little Mermaid" will be held on Saturday, September 23rd from 12-2pm and Sunday, September 24th from 2-4pm at the Norfleet Gallery next door to the Star Theater in Russell Springs, Ky. Those auditioning should bring a head-shot and be prepared to sing the song(s) listed for the characters they wish to audition for below. They may also be asked to do a cold reading and participate in a dance activity.
Show dates will be February 23-24-25 and March 2-3-4, 2018. A rehearsal schedule will be provided at auditions. For more information, please email the director, Tyler Flatt, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Russell County Arts Council presents: "A Night with the Dream Depot Singers" on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Star Theater on Main St. in Russell Springs. Proceeds will go toward the Dream Depot's Tony Grider Scholarship Fund.
SOME OF THE DREAM DEPOT SINGERS
The 5th annual ACHS Career Fair will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the ACHS Gym from 9amCT-11amCT, with set up at 8:30amCT. ACHS is committed to strengthening ties and providing networking opportunities for students with the business community, both locally and regionally. Register using the link below or contact the school by phone or e-mail if you can attend or send a representative for the event.
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
Any relevant information or tools of the trade that you can share with the students.
You may bring items to pass out to students if you would like. There are approximately 375 students in the junior and senior classes.
Tables will be provided for you. If you would like a tablecloth, we ask that you please bring one.
PARKING: Parking will be in the back of the gymnasium or in the student parking lot.
ASSISTANCE: Student Ambassadors will be on hand to carry in supplies and check you in. You do not have to check in with the office, but please have a photo I.D. with you.
WHAT DO I TALK ABOUT?
Your Training Experiences
Skills Needed in the Job World
Pros and Cons of Your job
Opportunities in Your Field
Importance of Soft Skills in the Workplace
The Adair Co. High School Class of 1987 30-year-reunion scheduled for Sept. 30th, 2017 has been cancelled.
There will be an Adair County Community Blood Drive on Tues., Oct. 3 from Noon - 5pm at the Columbia Church of Christ in the Fellowship Hall at 501 Jamestown St. in Columbia. The Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is providing a fun “I’ve got your back” T-shirt for donors at the blood drive.
Blood donors must be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet additional requirements. 16-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org. To schedule a donation, visit kybloodcenter.org or call 800.775.2522.
It's time for the Annual "Squarecrows On The Square", sponsored by the Adair Heritage Association. Businesses, schools, churches, clubs, organizations & individuals are invited to participate in the annual Squarecrow Contest held on the square in Columbia. Squarecrow Registration will begin September 18 at the Adair County Library. Cash prizes include: 1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $25 & People's Choice $25. Call the library at 270-384-2472 if you have any questions.
The 5th annual Buck's Bug Run will be held on Saturday, Sept .23, 2017 starting at Rex's Cycle Shop on Hwy 55N in Columbia. Sign-up at 10:00amCT and leave from parking lot at 11:00amCT. Motorcycles, classic cars & trucks welcome! Poker Run $10.00 per person...winner gets half the pot! Stickers for Bug Run are $10.00 each...purchase as many as you like. Winner will receive 50% of sign up fees. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Live music and BBQ at the last stop of the ride. All proceeds will be donated to Aubrey Willis and Timmy Green. Aubrey has been battling leukemia and Timmy just had his 3rd kidney transplant. Both have many medical bills, travel back and forth for treatments/doctor visits, and have many more expenses.
Contact any of the following people for more info.: Laura Keltner 270-634-2473; Marcy Ryan 270-634-0642; Jamie Hadley 270-250-4147; Tommy Cook 270-250-2511.
Russell County Middle School's Annual Vendor's Fair will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Russell County Natatorium. It is a great way to support the Russell County Middle School and to get a start on Christmas shopping or to purchase some Fall decorations. There will be over 40 vendors, a silent auction and great food! For more information about the Vendor's Fair or a form to sign up, contact Ginny Thomas at 270-566-4201 or the Middle School and ask for Becky Hadley.
Adair County, along with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, will be hosting the MS Walk in Columbia, Ky. on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Registration will begin at 8amCT and the walk will begin at 9amCT at the Lindsey Wilson College Holloway Health and Wellness Center at 399 Williams Street, Columbia, KY.
If you are not able to walk, come on out anyway and show your support. There will be lots of fun and fellowship, some vendors will be set up, items will be raffled off and giveaways. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go towards helping find a cure for this disease. If you would like more information about the walk, forming teams or to make a donation, contact Lynda McKinley at 270-378-1399.
The Adair County Health Department's syringe exchange program began September 1st. The program is open during normal business hours. For more information call 270-384-2286.
The Adair County Cooperative Extension Service will be offering a series of small business workshops in September. All business of any size of nature are invited to participate. Participants may choose to attend one or all three sessions.
Registration is FREE! Pre-registration necessary for preparation of materials. Contact the Extension Office at (270) 384-2317 to register.
QUICKEN w/ INTUIT: Thursday – September 21 – 6:00 pm
Session provided by Mountain Association of Community & Economic Development (MACED). Quicken w/ Intuit is software for bookkeeping that integrates online billing and payment with credit/debit cards. MACED provides service in the areas of enterprise development, research and policy, energy efficiency, and forestry.
SIMPLE WEBSITE DESIGN & SQUARE: Thursday – September 28 – 6:00 pm
Developing websites for small businesses and utilizing Square to process credit card and debit card payments. Adair County Extension Agents Nick Roy and Tony Rose will share their knowledge and experience.