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.
TCHAIKOVSKY'S "THE NUTCRACKER"
Adventure awaits as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle the Mouse King and embark on a journey through the Land of Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Let your holiday soar and join the Dance Shoppe and Star Theater with this festive family-friendly ballet!
SHOW DATES: DEC. 8, 9, 10, 15,16 &17, 2017
TICKETS: $12/Adult - $8/Child
Photo credit: Renee Daffron
Tune in to 92.7 the WAVE on Dec. 4 & 5, 2017 for some great buys!
It’s time once again for the Shop Local campaign to spotlight local businesses, November 22 - December 13, 2017 during the busy Christmas season. If you wish to participate, just stop by the Columbia-Adair Co. Chamber of Commerce at 201 Burkesville St., Columbia, KY and pick up your Shop Local bag to display and collect shoppers’ names for the 5 lucky winners of $100 each donated by these local businesses: Bank of Columbia, Community Trust Bank, First & Farmers National Bank, United Citizens Bank and Duo County Telecom.
Each business should already have their Shop Local decal but if not, stop by the Chamber to get yours.
This is just our way of saying, “Merry Christmas” to our valued Chamber of Commerce members, and let the shopping begin!!
Ellen Zornes, Chamber President
Russell Co. Courthouse Thanksgiving closing dates.
Reindeer Run 5K on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.
Russell County Celebrates Christmas on the Square on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, 4pm-9pmCT in Jamestown, KY.
Christmas Tree Lighting & Children's Ornament
Ceremony on the Russell Co. Judicial Center Lawn
Pop-up Shops & Local Vendor Booths
Special Deals at Local Restaurants
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides around the Historic Square
Photos with Santa
Activities at Artworks
Come out & enjoy the Sights & Sounds of Christmastime!
The Campbellsville Christmas Parade will be on Main Street in Campbellsville, KY at 6:00pmET, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Lineup is at 5:30pmET just past the church at Martin Luther King Blvd. The theme this year is "Celebrating Christmas in Campbellsville". To sign up for the parade call Jan Hayes at 502-264-2070 or 270-789-5900.
Mayor Young has Christmas Open House at the Campbellsville Civic Center immediately following the parade. Come by for cookies & hot chocolate and enjoy music by the Lindsey Family.
Adair Band Boosters will be having a Loaded Baked Potato Lunch on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 10:25amCT TILL 1pmCT at the Bingo Hall on North Hwy 55, Columbia, KY. Meals consist of a loaded baked potato and water for $6.00 OR you can add shredded BBQ to a loaded baked potato for $7.00. Toppings available will be butter, bacon bits, sour cream, shredded cheese & shredded BBQ.
Pre-orders are due on Friday, December 8, 2017. Free delivery with pre-orders. Contact Annette Hatcher 270-634-0469, Lyndsay Bryant 270-250-5520 OR Donna Stotts 270-634-4946. Fax pre-orders to: 270-384-5818.
All proceeds go to the Adair County Band Boosters to support the Class AA State Champions and Class A National Champions.
Adair Co. Clerk's Office Holiday Hours:
Closed for Thanksgiving:
Thursday, Nov. 23, Friday, Nov. 24th & Saturday, Nov. 25th.
Closed for Christmas:
Friday, Dec. 23, Saturday, Dec. 24th, Sunday, Dec. 25th & Monday, Dec. 26th.
Closed for New Years:
Friday, December 30th, Saturday, December 31st, Sunday, January 1st and Monday January 2nd.
The Lake Cumberland Area Development District (LCADD) Board Meeting will be Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11amCT in the large conference room at the Lake Area Development District, 2384 Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY.
The Lake Cumberland Community Orchestra will be giving their annual Chritmas Concert on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Bernard Ridge Church of God, 241 Stephens Ridge Road at 2:00pm. Everyone is invited to this FREE concert. Come out for an afternoon of wonderful music and fun. Support this local group, the only orchestra in the Lake Cumberland area.
The Lindsey Wilson College Bonner Scholars' Program is currently taking donations to buy new winter coats for the at-risk, low-income pre-school age children and their siblings at Adair County Head Start.
If you want to help with this rewarding project, you can:
Provide a monetary donation
Purchase a NEW child's size coat
Spread the word and encourage others to donate
A coat drop-off box is located inside the Bonner Scholar & Career Services House located at 203 Lindsey Wilson Street. All checks can be made payable to: LWC Bonner Scholars
PLEASE DONATE BY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact Haley Cook at 606-505-8599 or via email at email@example.com.
Russell Springs Revitalization presents: "The 2017 Russell Springs Annual Christmas Parade" down historic Main Street! A Christmas Concert featuring the Higginbotham Quartet begins at 2:00pmCT; The parade begins at 2:30pmCT on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. If you are participating in the parade, the lineup will begin at 11:00amCT at Russell County Veterans Fairgrounds.
This is a FREE event that the entire family will enjoy and will include music, food and some of the most creative floats! For more info. call Russell Springs City Hall at 270-866-3496.
Drop your drawers through Dec. 31, 2017! Donate new undies (boys & girls) sizes 4-16 to the Adair Co. Library. The underwear will be distributed to needy kids in the community. For more info. call the Adair Co. Public Library at 270-384-2472 or stop by 307 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY.
A Benefit Auction for Grace Roy will be held at Greater Hope Fellowship Church. Grace was driving on Hwy 80 headed to school when she flipped her truck. After arriving at the hospital, she discovered that she broke the C2 vertebra in her neck. Grace has four small kids and is the only one in her household working. Donations are being taken for the auction.
The Benefit Auction will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 12:00pmCST at Greater Hope, 448 N. Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY. There will be BBQ/Hotdog plates for $6.00.
For more info. contact Jack Staton at 270-585-5611.
Area residents are invited to be life savers at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center Blood Drive.
An Adair County Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 from Noon - 5pmCST at the Columbia Church of Christ Fellowship Hall at 501 Jamestown St. in Columbia.
Ask how you can help the Salvation Army!
Donors will receive a non-fasting cholesterol test. Results will be posted within five days of the blood drive at kybloodcenter.org.
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.
If you are a previous RCHS basketball reserved seat ticket holder and you want to renew your seats again, they can be purchased at RCHS during regular school hours. Each seat is $80 and should be purchased by November 20th in order to ensure that you receive the same seat as last year. Please bring your ticket from last year if available. Also, regular season passes that are good for the price of admission into all RCHS and RCMS basketball games are on sale for $50. This is not a reserved seat pass, it is for admission only. Both passes are good for regular season games only. Thanks for your support of Laker and Lady Laker Basketball.
The Christmas season is upon us and we are looking for individuals/groups/organizations to sponsor Angels for The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. If you would be interested in helping provide Christmas gifts for deserving children in our community, please contact any Family Resource Youth Services Center staff at the local schools as soon as possible. 270-384-9112, 270-384-9752, 270-384-6050.
Thank you in advance for supporting the children and families of our community.
Debbie Cowan, FRC Director, Adair Elementary School
From November 6th - December 14th, your Casey County Public Library is holding a drive for New Underwear for the children of Casey County! You can drop off packages of NEW underwear ANY SIZE for Boys and Girls.
The donations will go to local preschools & public elementary schools. Call 606-787-9381 for more information.
Registration & information available by clicking on link:
The ACHS Class of 2018 is hosting a Christmas Bazaar in order to raise money for the Senior trip in the Spring. All vendors who apply will need to meet one or more of the approved categories below. Set-up in the gym will begin at 7amCST and run till 8:45amCST. Vendors may use the back parking lot behind the gym during unloading time. Once all items are inside, please pull your vehicle around to the front circle drive. The back parking lot will be designated for patrons during the bazaar. All vendors need to be completely set up by 8:50am and parked in the circle drive of the ACHS front entrance.
Concessions will be available and proceeds will go toward the Class of 2018. Booths will be spaced out in 10x10 areas on the gym floor. Vendors will be responsible for providing their own tables, chairs, and other displays. Tents are not required, though may be used. All food items should be labeled by kind and name of who prepared it. A list of ingredients found in all foods must be included with each item. Vendors with food items should use proper food safety & sanitation guidelines.
Booth fees are $20 and should be paid by December 11, 2017. Check or cash payment needs to be brought to the high school in an envelope labeled "Christmas Bazaar". Booth fees may also be mailed in to: ACHS, c/o Class of 2018, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY 42728.
We are looking to host the following categories:
Hand made goods
Direct sales association - Scentsy, Tupperware, Thirty-one, etc.
Please NO Yard Sale or Flea Market items.
Creative Catalyst, Friday, November 17th @ 7:00pmEST. Meet at Oak & Axe (Downtown Campbellsville on E. Main Street).
Sign up to attend this monthly gathering of fellow creative minds. Enjoy a meal together, this month hosted by Taylor County Public Library, and discuss the monthly catalyst word. Bill Thompson, owner of Oak & Axe will lead the discussion.
For more information or to sign up, contact Dalton at the library at (270) 465-2562 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Ages 18 and over.
Lake Cumberland District Health Dept. will hold FREE Living Well with Diabetes classes at the Russell County Health Dept. The 4 Class Series will be held Monday's from 4:00pm - 6:30pmCST, February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2018. A Diabetes 101 class will be held January 22, 2018 from 5:00-7:00pmCST at the R.C. Health Dept.
Lake Cumberland District Health Dept. will hold FREE Living Well with Diabetes classes at the Adair County Health Dept. The 4 Class Series will be held Tuesday's from 12:30pm - 3:00pmCST, November 28, December 5, 12 & 19, 2017.
For more information & to register for any of the classes call 1-800-928-4416 ext. 1166.
Russell Co. Rescue Squad will hold Rook Tournaments on the following dates:
Saturday, Nov. 4 & 18 at 6:30pmCT
Saturday, Dec. 2, 16 & 30 at 6:30pmCT
Saturday, February 10 & 24 at 6:30pmCT
Entry is $20 Per Team; Concessions available
Proceeds will go towards updating Squad equipment. Tournaments will be held at the Rescue Squad Building on Hwy. 127. NO ALCOHOL ON PREMISES!
1st place: 2 country hams
2nd place: 2 - 5lb. canned hams
Consolation winners will receive 2 - 3lb. canned hams
For more info. call Roy Parson: 270-299-5025 or Beverly Crow: 270-566-3360.
Adair County High School John Burr Memorial Gymnasium Chair back Seat Sales and Season Tickets for the 2017-2018 Adair County Lady Indians and Indians will go on sale Wednesday November 1, 2017.
Chair back seats will go on sale Wednesday November 1, 2017 and run through Monday November 13 for season seat holders last year. Any seats leftover after November 13, 2017 will go on sale to the general public. Season passes are also now on sale.
- Seats - $60.00
- Season passes - $55.00
- Season Seat/Pass Combo - $100
- General Admission - $5.00
Note: Season passes and seats are valid for all regular season contests at the varsity, junior varsity, and freshman levels for girls and boys. Adair County students are admitted free to all regular season contests.
Please make checks payable to: Adair County High School.
Please mail checks to:
Adair County High School
526 Indian Drive Columbia, KY 42728
For additional information, contact Brent Campbell at Adair County High School 270-384-2751.
The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program at your Community Action Office. Applications will be taken in order of the last name of the head of the household November 6 through December 15, 2017.
RUSSELL COUNTY: 23 Industry Drive, Jamestown - 270-343-4565
CASEY COUNTY: 85 Beldon Avenue, Liberty - 606-787-9209
ADAIR COUNTY: 114 Office Park Drive, Columbia - 270-384-2147
TAYLOR COUNTY: 110 N. Jackson St., St# B - 270-465-6554
Are you interested in becoming a local Red Cross Volunteer? Come out Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9am-5pmCT, at Adair County 911 Center Conference Room, 107 North High Street, Columbia, KY 42728. There will be onsite training opportunities to get you started that day. For more information contact Jason Rector, local Red Cross Disaster Services Leader at email@example.com.
The Columbia - Adair Co. Chamber of Commerce has a new addition to the series of ornaments this year. The 2017 addition is the Trabue-Russell House.
Ornaments in the other series are also available.
The ornaments are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 201 Burkesville Street, for $16.00 each.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets 7pm-9pmCT every Friday night at 3Trees, 3515 W KY 80, Russell Springs, KY. Free meal & fellowship from 6:15pm-7pmCT. Child care is provided.
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.