Green County High School Band will host it's 5th Annual (UCW) Ultimate Championship Wrestling Fundraiser Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm CT, Meet & Greet 6:00 pm CT.
The event will feature a Meet & Greet at 6pm CT with World-Renowned TV Wrestling Star: "The Rock & Roll Express" Ricky Morton!
Others scheduled to appear include: "Real Deal" Derek Neal, "Amazing" Maria James, Rebecca Reece, "Pro Wrestling's Most Dangerous Man: Vic "The Bruiser", Jeff Crowe, Kyle Maggard, "Kool" Kirk Patrick, "Exotic" Dale, Trent Taylor, Anthony Wayne, Phil Phair, "The Judge" and much more!
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For ticket info: 270-932-6610 or 270-528-1830
Advanced Tickets for Green County School District staff & students $7.00.
Proceeds will benefit the Green County High School Band.
The February Russell County Tourism Board Meeting has been changed to February 27, 2019 at 12:30pmCT at the Tourism Office. Meetings are open to the public. This is a great chance to find out what is going on in Tourism in Russell County! The meetings will resume as normal in March, on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Adair County FFA will be serving a free BBQ lunch in appreciation of all farmers, AG business people, and FFA supporters Monday, February 18, 2019 (Presidents Day). It will be held at the Adair County High School AG shop from 11amCT until food runs out. Everyone who works in agriculture is invited. Donations will be accepted.
The ACMS Site Based Decision Making Council will meet in regular session on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 3:30pmCT at Adair County Middle School. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please contact the school at 270-384-5308.
CHARLIE COX RUNS WITH SCISSORS - STAR THEATER IN RUSSELL SPRINGS
DATES: FEB. 15-17 & 22-24, 2019
TIMES: FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 7:00pmCT; SUNDAYS 2:00pmCT
ADMISSION: ALL SEATS $9 (tax included)
Description: When Charlie Cox, a middle-aged editor, learns that he has the incurable, degenerative condition known as Lou Gehrig's disease, he gets in his car and starts driving. He soon finds himself in the Arizona desert, where he uncharacteristically picks up a hitchhiker, a sarcastic, impatient guy named Wally, who happens to be his own personal death emissary. As Wally urges him to get it over with, lovely, sexy Kiki enters the picture wearing dark glasses since "love is blind." Wally is infuriated when love blossoms between Charlie and the widow Nell, and the ensuing battle between Death and Love teaches Charlie the importance of living life to the fullest. Rated PG-13.
The Russell County Extension Office is offering a series of weekly webinars entitled “Getting to Know Your Woodlands” beginning February 21 - March 21, 2019. Meetings will begin at 6:00pmCT. Kentucky Master Loggers can receive 2 hours of continuing education credits for each webinar attended. For more information or to register, call the Russell County Extension Office at 270-866-4477.
The Adair County Fiscal Court Budget Committee will meet Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 3:45 P.M. CT in the basement of the Adair County Annex Building located at 424 Public Square, Suite 1, Columbia, KY. The public is invited to attend.
Jamestown and Russell Springs Head Start will have an Art Show on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00amCT at the Jamestown Christian Church Fellowship Hall. This is open to the public so anyone can come by and see what the children have made. Lunch will be served. The UK Extension Office is planning on having instructions on how to make laundry detergent and will have some samples available. Also, applications for the next school year will be accepted and applications will be available at the art show.
The 3rd annual Bradfordsville Rook tournament will be held Friday March 1, 2019 at the Bradfordsville Civic Center 6:00p.m. Admission is $5.00, which includes all you care to eat snacks & entrance to play in the tournament. Prizes for the winning team will be provided by Bradfordsville Superior; the Civic Center will provide trophies to the winning team. Everyone is welcome to participate.
The 2019 Farmers Market on the Square season will soon be here. The board of directors would like to invite you to attend the first meeting of 2019. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:00pmCT at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground St., Columbia, KY. Anyone who is interested in becoming a vendor with the market in 2019 is encouraged to attend the meeting, as well as returning vendors. There are classes and training that vendors must complete before the market opens in April. Anyone with questions about the market or becoming a vendor is encouraged to call Donna Jones at (270) 634-2125, Darrell Andrews at (270) 566-3792, or Darrell Burnell (270) 805-1672.
Campbellsville High School will host a Big Picture Night for students and parents to learn about the new program. Big Picture Night is set for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at the school. Current freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to attend from 5 to 6 p.m. Current Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders are welcome to attend from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Students and parents attending will learn about Big Picture internships and curriculum opportunities, which will be offered in the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, call (270) 465-8774.
Parents who are pregnant or have a child under the age of five are invited to join the Adair County Bornlearning(R) Academy Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5pmCT at Adair County Primary Center, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia KY. This is a family program so children attend with the parents.
The Bornlearning(R) Academy is a series of four family workshops, one each month, for parents of children not yet enrolled in Kindergarten. At the Academy, we have a family dinner, educational opportunities for parents and children, and fun while we learn how to turn everyday moments into learning opportunities.
Why attend? Because parents are a child's first and most important teacher and we want to form early partnerships with families that help prepare children for school. You will have the opportunity to meet other parents, interact with school staff and will receive valuable information that can help you prepare your child for future school success.
There will also be a FREE family meal from 5-5:30pmCT, gifts, resources for your family, child care and great door prizes for attending! Lessons will be from 5:30-7pm.
How to register to attend? Contact the Family Resource Center at Adair County Primary Center by calling 270-384-9752 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sessions 1 & 2 - Thursday, January 31, 2019 - Translating early learning research into easy-to-do activities, and Building Relationships - Test your knowledge, Are you Baby Smart? Child Care Checklist.
- Sessions 3 & 4 - Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Ready to Read! Building your child’s language skills - Learn ways to make reading fun and how to connect with songs & games - Nutrition & Health, Healthcare, Nutrition & Sleep
- Sessions 5 & 6 - Thursday, March 28, 2019 - How Children Learn, Brain development, Ages & Stages; Routines & Learning on the Go - Morning, After Work & Bedtime
- Graduation - April 11, 2019 - Parents will be recognized and receive a certificate for participating in program.
Each meeting begins at 5pmCT at Adair County Primary Center.
By: Paula Garrison
Adair County Litle League Baseball & Softball Signups are underway. Signups are Mondays 5-8pmCT and Wednesdays 6-8pmCT through the end of February at the blue building at Joe Johnson Little League Park off Hwy 55 south in Columbia.
Campbellsville High School tennis teams are selling coffee to raise money for the upcoming season. CHS is working with Creative Coffees Roastery out of Winchester. There are many products available for purchase, with the CHS team receiving a large portion of each sale. Gourmet coffees include: breakfast blend, french vanilla, pumpkin spice, signature roast, english toffee, hazelnut supreme, snickerdoodle, swiss chocolate almond, southern pecan, Kentucky bourbon and single-service and hemp k-cups. Coffees of origin are also available as are instant french vanilla cappuccino and hot chocolate. Loose leaf teas are available in Norfolk english breakfast tea and vanilla rooibos. All coffees are available ground, whole bean and in k-cups and in a variety of sizes.
Orders can be made with any tennis player or coach Tyler Hardy. Orders can also be submitted online at www.creativecoffees.com. When checking out, use “Campbellsville High School” as the company name. The deadline to order has been extended to Friday, Feb. 8. For more information, contact Hardy at (270) 465-8774 or email@example.com.
The Campbellsville High School senior class will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. to closing. The class will receive 15% of proceeds from inside sales, pickup orders and deliveries. When ordering, let the cashier know you want to support the CHS senior class. Proceeds will go toward project graduation. Project graduation is a celebration open exclusively to high school seniors who have just graduated. At project graduation, graduates play games, win prizes and eat together. The event is likely one of the last times the class will be together as a group. For more information, call the CHS office at (270) 465-8774.
The February Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce Meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at 11:45amCT at the LWC Cranmer Dining Center. Guest Speakers will be Columbia Mayor Pam Hoots and Adair County Judge Exec. Gale Cowan.
A "Blanket Drive" for Kosair Children's Hospital is being held. All sizes are needed from newborn to twin size. You can make the blankets, crochet them or they can be store bought; they cannot be used. Drop off blankets thru February 28, 2019 at the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Office hours are 9:00am-3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. The office is closed on Wednesday. For more information, contact Norma Scott at 270-384-6154.
The Campbellsville High School Choir will host a fundraiser at Dairy Queen on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. The choir will receive a portion of proceeds from inside and drive-thru orders from 6 to 9 p.m. All money raised will go toward upcoming performances. For more information, call (270) 465-8774.
J.O.Y. Ministries "4th Annual Chili Cook-Off" will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1204 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY from 4-7pmCT. No judges this year; the chili that has the most money in their collection jar will win People’s Choice. All proceeds from this year’s cook-off will go toward the Tammy Reeder Christian Service Scholarship. Bring your best pot of chili and decorate your serving area with the theme of your choice. There's a $10 Chili Cook-off entry fee; admission is $5 at the door for all you can eat. For more information, call Robin Lewis at 270-250-5299.
Liberty Elementary is collecting bottle caps & other plastics to make benches & tables for the new playground. They need bottle caps from water & soda bottles, milk jugs, detergent & deodorant caps, lots of different kinds will do. There are some they won't accept, grocery bags, soap & lotion pumps, no metal of any kind. Bring your plastic bottle caps to Liberty Elementary. If you have any questions, call the office at 606-787-6961.
The Praise Assembly of God Food Pantry is open each Tuesday from 8am-1pmCT at the church at 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 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.
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.