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RUSSELL CO. SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT CALENDAR MEETING JAN. 16

 
Russell County Board of Education - District Calendar Committee Meeting
(Note: This is a meeting of the District Calendar Committee, not the Russell County Board of Education)
Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Meeting Time: 3:30 PM Meeting
Location: Russell County Board of Education (Central Office)
 
Agenda:
1) Call to Order
2) Roll Call
3) Public Comments
4) Adoption of Agenda
5) Approve Minutes from January 3, 2019 Meeting
6) Review/Discuss Input from Survey Regarding 19-20 School Schedule/Calendar
8) Discuss Need for Additional District Calendar Committee Meeting
9) Develop Draft 19-20 School Year Schedule/Calendar for Russell County Board of Education Review
10) Adjourn Meeting

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COLUMBIA CITY COUNCIL CALLED MEETING JAN. 16

 
There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Columbia City Council on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in City Hall.
 
AGENDA:
1.) Discussion and possible action pertaining to the Farmer’s Market on the Square Renovation project.  (Covering of city lot)
 
Anyone with comments concerning this project is encouraged to attend. 
 

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COLUMBIA PLANNING & ZONING BOARD MEETING JAN. 16

 
The City of Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a special called meeting at 3 p.m. CT, Wednesday, January 16 at City Hall, 116 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The purpose of the meeting is to review site development plans for the United Citizens Bank to be located at Dohoney Trace.

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JAMESTOWN ELEM. SCHOOL SITE BASE MEETING CANCELED JAN. 15

 

Jamestown Elementary School Based Decision Making Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 will be cancelled due to lak of quorum.

 

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ADAIR CO. FISCAL COURT CALLED MEETING JAN. 15

 
The Adair County Fiscal Court will have a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 2:00pmCT in the basement of the Adair Annex. The public is invited to attend. 
 
AGENDA
  1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. PRAYER
  3. CALL TO ORDER
  4. ROLL CALL                      
  5. APPOINTMENT OF FINANCE OFFICER
  6. APPOINTMENT OF SOLID WASTE DIRECTOR 
  7. APPROVAL OF BILLS
  8. APPOINTMNET OF WATER BOARD MEMBER
  9. DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE ACTION ON JIM BLAIR CENTER FLOOR
  10. ADJOURN                                                     

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4-H CAMP SIGN-UPS BEGIN MARCH 1ST

 
4-H Camp sign-ups begin March 1, 2019. Spots fill on a first-come-first-served basis and there is a non-refundable fee. Scholarship applications to attend 4-H camp will be available after the up-front deposit is made. Sign-ups are taken at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia anytime, starting March 1st. Once the deposit is made, applicants will receive the 4-H Camp Packet with all necessary camp information. There are camping spots available for approximately 25 boys and 50 girls. 
 
Youth from Adair County can go camping at Lake Cumberland 4-H Center June 3-7, 2019 with 4-H’ers from Green, Marion and Wayne Counties. Campers will take part in an organized program of activities such as swimming, boating, archery, hiking, crafts, outdoor education, folk games, campfires, group sports and more. There'll be new friends and you'll learn more about citizenship, leadership, and getting along with others.
 
Remember these dates:
  • March 1, 2019 until spots are full -Camp Applications accepted, along with the $50.00 non-refundable deposit.
  • May 1, 2019 - remaining fees, along with Camp Packet due to the Extension Office.

 

For more info., contact Tony Rose, Adair County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development, P.O. Box 309, Columbia, KY 42728, call 270-384-2317 or email: trose@uky.edu. 
 

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STAR THEATER AUDITIONS FOR BONNIE & CLYDE JAN. 25 & 26

 

Auditions for the June production of BONNIE & CLYDE the musical will be held at the Star Theater’s Norfleet Gallery on Friday, January 25th at 6pm and Saturday, January 26th at 10am. You will need to only attend one audition session and plan to stay until released by the directors. Audition requirements and information can be found at startheater.org or the Star Theater's facebook page. Directed by Tyler Flatt and Joe Edmonds. 

 

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RUSSELL CO. HEALTH DEPT. HEP A CLINIC JAN. 17

 
The Russell County Health Department is having a Hepatitis A Clinic on Thursday January 17, 2019 from 9:30am-6:00pmCT. Vaccine is available to insured and uninsured individuals. No appointment necessary. For more info., call 270-343-2181. The R.C. Health Dept. is located at 211 Fruit of the Loom Drive, Jamestown, KY.
 
 
 
 
 

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RUSSELL CO. HOSPITAL BOARD MEETING JAN. 17

 

The January meeting of the Russell County Hospital District Board of Directors is scheduled Thursday, January 17, 2019 beginning at 6:00pmCT in the hospital conference room.

 

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RUSSELL CO. FISCAL COURT MEETING JAN. 14

 
The Russell County Fiscal Court will meet on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00pmCT for a regular monthly meeting. 
 
AGENDA 
  • WELCOME, PLEDGE & OPENING PRAYER 
  • MINUTES 
  • PAY BILLS 
  • DETENTION CENTER REPORT 
  • TREASURER’S MONTHLY SETTLEMENT & QUARTERLY REPORTS 
  • TRANSFER $14,495.00 FROM GENERAL TO 911 DISPATCH 
  • TRANSFER $538,015.00 FROM GENERAL TO JAIL 
  • TRANSFER $102,555.98 FROM GENERAL TO GRANTS – FOR SAFE ROOMS 
  • TRANSFER $6,681.89 FROM AIRPORT BOARD FUEL TO AIRPORT PROJECT 
  • RC SHERIFF – DEREK POLSTON 
  • 2018 COUNTY TAX SETTLEMENT REPORT FOR OUTGOING SHERIFF 
  • PAY FIRE DEPARTMENT & RESCUE SQUAD SUPPORT 
  • 1st READING ORDINANCE 19-01 – OCCUPATIONAL TAX 
  • 2nd READING - ROAD DISCONTINUANCE OF PORTION OF C. MCGOWAN ROAD 
  • ROAD CHANGES 
  • ADJOURN 

 

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TAYLOR COUNTY EXTENSION DISTRICT BOARD MEETING JANUARY 22, 2019

The Taylor County Extension District Board will meet on Tuesday, January 22, at 11:30 a.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.  For more information, contact the Extension Office at (270) 465-4511.

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TRINITY UMC FOOD PANTRY JAN. 26

 
Trinity United Methodist Church will once again be having a perishable food pantry for the elderly (65 and older) and the disabled (receiving a disability check) of Adair County on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. To participate, you must call the church office at 270-384-3259 and speak to the secretary. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Even if you have been before, you need to sign up each time. Keep calling until you speak to someone. Trinity is located at 2418 Campbellsville Rd., Columbia, KY.       

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ADAIR CO. BLOOD DRIVE FEB. 5

 

The Kentucky Blood Center will have an Adair County Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from Noon-5:00pmCT in the Columbia Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 501 Jamestown St., Columbia, KY. All donors will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt!

 

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PEANUT BUTTER PARTY AT TAYLOR CO. LIBRARY JAN. 24

 
Celebrate National Peanut Butter Day with us by creating a few yummy peanut butter recipes! Sign-ups required. This program is for ages 6-11 and will meet in the Children's Room at the Taylor County Library on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 3:30pm-4:30pmET.
 

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UPCOMING AREA BLOOD DONATION OPPORTUNITIES

 

The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this January – National Blood Donor Month.
 
Donating blood or platelets is a way to make a lifesaving impact in the new year for patients like Judy Janssen, who was diagnosed with end-stage autoimmune liver disease in 2016. Janssen received frequent blood transfusions – sometimes multiple times a week – until she underwent a liver transplant last January. 
 
“Blood donors make a really big difference with very little effort,” said Janssen, who received dozens of transfusions before and during her transplant surgery. “I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for blood donations.”
 
The critical role of blood and platelet donors has been celebrated each January for nearly 50 years during National Blood Donor Month, which coincides with one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Busy holiday schedules, extreme winter weather and seasonal illnesses often impact donor turnout this time of year. 
 
The Red Cross encourages eligible donors to resolve to give blood or platelets regularly, beginning in January. To encourage donations immediately, all those who come to donate by Jan. 6 will get a long-sleeved Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last. 
 
Make an appointment to donate blood or platelets by downloading the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
 
Another way to help keep the blood supply strong in the new year is to host a Red Cross blood drive. To learn more about hosting a blood drive and to sign up, visit RedCrossBlood.org/HostADrive. 
 
Upcoming area blood donation opportunities Jan. 2-31
 
Lindsey Wilson College, 210 Lindsey Wilson St. Columbia, KY 42728
1/16/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 
Bowling Community Park, 1608 W. Stockton St. Edmonton, KY 42129
1/30/2019: 1 - 6 p.m.
 
Campbellsville Christian Church, 302 Lebanon Ave. Campbellsville, KY 42718
1/15/2019: 2 - 7 p.m.
 
 
How to donate blood
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
 
Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App.
 

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CHS TO HOST ACT TEST PREP SESSIONS

 
Campbellsville High School will once again host free ACT prep sessions for students to help them improve their scores. The sessions are open to all CHS students. Students will be served pizza and can choose to attend math, science, reading or English sessions. 
 
Sessions are scheduled for the following days and times:
  • Friday, Jan. 18, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 25, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 1, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Friday, Feb. 8, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 15, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 22, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 1, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.
 
This year’s state ACT testing day is Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
 
For more information about the prep sessions, call CHS Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley at (270) 465-8774.
 

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ADAIR CO. KNIFE CLUB MEETING JAN. 15

 
The next Adair County Knife Club meeting will be on January 15, 2019. Doors open at 3:00pmCT with the knife auction starting at 5:00pmCT.
 

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RUSSELL CO. HEAD START ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS & HIRING SUB AIDS


 
Jamestown and Russell Springs Head Start Centers are accepting applications for 3 and 4 year olds. They're also looking to hire sub aids. Call 270-343-2340 for more information. 
 

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