ACHS Volleyball Fundraiser on Friday, June 14, 2019 in front of the Adair Annex.
The Adair County Fiscal Court will have the 2nd reading and adoption of a budget amendment to amend the 2018-2019 budget by $287,938.60 to include unbudgeted receipts and expenditures on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 4:00pmCT in the basement of the Adair Annex. The meeting is open to the public.
ACHS Football will hold a 5K Glow Run on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00pmCT. Registration on-site starting at 7:00pmCT. Preregister by Friday, June 14, 2019 for a free t-shirt! For more info. or to register, text or call 270-378-2273.
A Benefit Gospel Singing & Auction for Helen Smith (wife of Benny Smith) will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Liberty Baptist Church, 215 Wilson St., Russell Springs, KY. Food will be available & gospel singing by the Higginbotham's starting at 4:00pmCT; the auction starts at 5:00pmCT. Glen McQueary with McQueary Auction will serve as auctioneer. Food includes: chili, hot dogs, chips, pinto beans & cornbread, dessert & drink for $5.00. Proceeds will go towards Helen's medical expenses. For more information, call Colleen Guffey at 270-566-3867; Betty Fisher at 270-566-3887; Amy Smith at 270-507-6070; Bonnie Barnes at 270-566-1284; or Bro. Phillip Miller at 270-585-5575.
TRUCK IT UP - A Food Truck event to raise money for ADA accessible (handicapped accessible) playground equipment for children in Columbia. The event will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 11:00am-8:00pmCT in the City Lot at the corner of Merchant and Campbellsville Streets. There will be a variety of food trucks and musical entertainment from a few local talents. For more information, call 270-384-2501.
The Adair County Board of Education Central Office will be closing each Friday at 11:30 a.m. starting Friday, June 7, 2019 through Friday, July 26, 2019.
Signature HealthCARE-Summit Manor General Store Grand Opening/Chamber Ribbon Cutting, Friday, June 28, 2019 at 2:00pmCT
LAKEFEST 2019 Vendor Registration Forms are now available!
LAKEFEST 2019 on the Historic Square in Jamestown, KY July 5th & 6th!
Farmers Market vouchers are available at the Jim Blair Community Center, 901 Hudston St., Columbia, KY. For more information, call 270-380-1899.
Make plans to see Faith County at Barn Lot Theater in Edmonton, KY! This hilarious comedy stars Larry Wilson, Shane Chambers, Vivien Worthen-Powell, Brad Powell, Shana McMurtrey, Jeanne Marie Selbe, Mollie Claywell Nichols, Susan Chambers and Rick Barnes!
Somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the south, there’s a place where the beehive hairdo is still the rage and Saturday nights are reserved for the tractor pull in nearby Pickler. Meet the colorful collection of good ole country folk that gather round for this year’s county fair in this comedy that makes you feel like you are coming home.
Performances are June 11, 13, 14, 15, & 16, 2019. All performances begin at 7:00pmCT. Make your reservations at http://barnlottheater.org/ or call 270-432-2276.
Auditions are Coming Soon!
Super Exciting News! Due to popular demand, Barn Lot Theater will be adding a children's theater show this Fall! Auditions for Rainbow Fish and Other Tails will take place on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00pmCT. Rehearsals will take place on Saturdays in September. Shows will take place on October 4, 5, and 6, 2019. Parts are available for children of all ages. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for additional information!
REMINDER ABOUT RESERVATIONS
Just a reminder that we are not able to take reservations via email, Facebook messenger, and messages from our website. We are happy to answer any questions you have via these methods but, you must call us at 432-BARN and select option #1 to make a reservation. Also, please note that if you are calling about reservations, please select option #1 so the phone system will transfer you to the appropriate person. If you enter an extension, the call or message may not go to the person working box office and may not be returned.
Future special seating requests may not be honored to NO-SHOWS who make special seating requests and who do not call and do not show up!
Kristina Daffron, R.C. Library Assistant, was on the WAVE Morning Show this morning to discuss events at the library in June.
2019 THEATREFEST PERFORMANCES AT LWC
- Black Comedy will be performed at 7:00pmCT on June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and at 2:00pmCT on June 23 and 30 in V.P. Henry Auditorium
- Oliver! will be performed at 7:00pmCT on July 10, 11, 12, 13 and at 2:00pmCT on July 14 in V.P. Henry Auditorium
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer will be performed at 7:00pmCT on July 18, 19, 20 and at 2pm on July 21 in V.P. Henry Auditorium
All performances in V.P. Henry Auditorium. For ticket information - including group specials - email: email@example.com or call 270-384-8044. Website: https://www.theatrefest.org/
FREE Aquatic Exercise Classes will be offered at the Russell Springs City Park Pool on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, June 3 - August 30, 2019 from 9:00am-10:00amCT. Classes are sponsored by Russell Co. Hospital Physical Therapy.
Russell County Boys Basketball Presents: Summer Youth Basketball Clinic for boys entering Kindergarten and 1st grade (2019-20 School Year). The clinic will be held on Wednesday, June 5th, Wednesday, June 12th, and Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 11:00am-12:30pmCT at RCHS. Cost: $30 per child. Make checks payable to "Russell County Boys Basketball Boosters". Campers will receive a t-shirt and certificate. Campers will compete in various skill competitions and drills and learn fundamentals to help their development and love for the game. Walk-ups accepted the first day only!
Nutrition Made Easy Programs will be held at the Russell County Extension Office each month through August and will include cooking demonstrations, hands-on activities, tips and tools. Everyone attending will sample new great tasting recipes, learn money-saving tips for the grocery store, and receive free kitchen gadgets. Registration is required due to limited space. Call the Russell County Extension Office at 270-866-4477 to register or for more information.
Green River Lake 50th Anniversary Calendar of Events
June 15, 2019...50th Anniversary Celebration
August 17, 2019...Kids Fishing Derby
September 21, 2019...Lakeshore Cleanup
October 5, 2019...Fishing with a Veteran
Green River Lake 50th Celebration - June 15, 2019
The Adair County High School Class of 1979 will be having their 40th class reunion on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 5:30pmCT at the Holmes Bend Marina meeting room, 5380 Holmes Bend Rd, Columbia, KY. The cost for each person will be $25. This price will include the meal and entertainment for the night. Please send the money by July 31, 2019 to Kim Goodin, 152 Pineview Loop, Columbia, KY 42728. If you have questions, call 270-378-2399.
170 DAYS OF INSTRUCTION
- August 13: Opening Records Day –TEACHERS ONLY (Students do not attend this day.)
- August 14: First Instructional Day – TEACHERS & STUDENTS report to their schools for the 1st day of school
- September 2: Labor Day Holiday (No School)
- September 3: PLANNING DAY – TEACHERS ONLY
- October 7-11: Fall Break (No School)
- October 14: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY – TEACHERS ONLY
- November 5: Election Day (No School)
- November 11: Veteran’s Day Holiday (No School)
- November 27-29: Thanksgiving Break (No School)
- December 18: Last day of instruction before Christmas Break begins
- Dec.19 - Jan. 1: Christmas/New Year’s Day Break (No School)
- January 2: Students return
- January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No School)
- January 21: PLANNING DAY – TEACHERS ONLY
- February 17: President’s Day- Holiday (No School)
- April 6-10: Spring Break (No School)
- April 13: PLANNING DAY – TEACHERS ONLY
- May 19: Election Day (No School)
- May 22: Last instructional day for students (subject to change due to weather/illness)
- May 25: Memorial Day (no school)
- May 26: Closing Day for records-TEACHERS ONLY (subject to change due to weather/illness)
The Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry is open each Tuesday from 8am-1pmCT at the church at 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY.
The Adair Food Pantry at 203 South Monroe Street in Columbia is open from 9am-12pmCT. For more info., contact Stephanie Long, Food Pantry Director, at 270-250-2847.
Adair County Writers' meetings are held each 2nd Monday of the month (except for December) at 5pmCT at the Columbia Martial Arts Center, 207 Greensburg Street, Columbia, Ky. Anyone who writes is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Darlene Campbell at 270-805-7076.
The Adair County Board of Elections meets every 4th Thursday of each month at 2:30pmCT in the Adair County Clerk's Office, 424 Public Square, Ste3, Columbia, KY. All meetings are open to the public.