The ACPC (Adair County Primary Center) Fall Festival will be held on Friday, November 1st, 2019. Food, fun, games, & more! Everyone is welcome.
The annual Columbia-Adair Co. Jaycee's Christmas Radio Auction is coming up December 4th & 8th, 2019 on 92.7 the WAVE! Be listening & watching for more details!
The City of Columbia will be sponsoring a drive to help with supplies for elderly people in the community. Several local businesses and individuals have donated products that will be put into the packages to be delivered including: TJ Samson Hospital, Cumberland Family Medical, Barney & Mary Anna Burns, realtor Trish Johnson, Signature Healthcare at Summit Manor and more. Items include: shampoo, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrush, Kleenex, and more. The packages are scheduled to be delivered November 1st. “We want to support our elderly in the community,” said Mayor Pamela Hoots. “We appreciate the response of local businesses in this drive,” Hoots concluded.
For further information, please contact Columbia City Hall at 270-384-2501.
The Salvation Army Service Unit of Adair County is currently accepting applications for the Angel Tree Christmas assistance program. Applications are available at JOY Ministries, 411 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY or at any Adair County school Family Resource Youth Services Center. The deadline to apply is November 7th, 2019.
The Sarah K 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2:00pmCT with registration beginning at 1:30pmCT. Registration and Finish at 1070 Bull Run Lane, Columbia, KY. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.
A Benefit for Katherine Robinson Grider will be held on November 2, 2019....
TRUNK-OR-TREAT will be held on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 from 5:00-7:00pmCT on the Square in Jamestown and on Main Street in Russell Springs.
Beginning Monday, Oct. 14th, 2019 the Russell County Sheriff's Office will be opening earlier in order for working people to pay their property taxes. Office hours Oct. 14 thru Dec. 20, 2019 are 7:00am-4:00pmCT Mon.-Fri. The R.C. Sheriff's Office is also open the 1st Saturday of each month from 8:00am-11:00amCT. If property taxes are paid by Oct. 31, 2019 you'll get a 2% discount. If you don't pay your taxes before Dec. 31, 2019 late penalties will be assessed. For more information, call the R.C. Sheriff's Office at 270-343-2191.
The Annual Ronald McDonald House Wish List Donation Drive is being held, Tuesday, October 29, 3-5:30pmCT at the Chamber of Commerce, 201 Burkesville Street, back parking lot. Any items are greatly appreciated and may be dropped off during the event or earlier at the Chamber office. Our local schools will also be collecting items. All items will be split equally between the Lexington and Louisville Houses. Columbia-Adair County has always really come through for this event and we hope this year will be the same! For more information, please call the Chamber at 270-384-6020.
The following items are needed at the Ronald McDonald House & Ronald McDonald Family Rooms to help families maintain their health and well-being while staying as guests, or cash is always gratefully accepted.
*Cheese & peanut putter crackers
*Individually packaged snacks (chips/cookies/Goldfish crackers/trail mix/raisins)
*Cake and cookie mixes
*Individual microwave meals
*Assorted breakfast cereals
*Assorted variety chips/cookies
*Individual hand sanitizer
*Individual pocket tissues
*Small non-skid rugs
*Powdered laundry detergent
*Toothpaste and toothbrushes
*Stainless steel surface cleaner
*Windex Multi-purpose cleaner
*8 ½ x 11 copy paper
*Disposable vinyl gloves
Election School Training for Adair County Poll Workers has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:00pmCT. The location will be in the basement of the Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY. For additional information, please contact the Adair County Clerk’s Office at 270-384-2801.
The Knifley Area Volunteer Fire Dept. invites you to their Chili & Soup Supper on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 4:00pm-7:00pmCT at the fire dept. All you can eat for $7.00.... chili, soup, dessert, crackers, cornbread & drink. The church is located at 6130 Elkhorn Rd, Knifley, KY.
The Knifley Area Volunteer Fire Dept. will have its annual "Treat Fair" on Thursday, Oct. 31st, 2019 from 4:00pm-7:00pmCT at the firehouse, 6130 Elkhorn Rd, Knifley, KY. All children are welcome!
The Columbia-Adair County Volunteer Fire Department has mailed postcards out to all previous members that have not yet paid there 2019-2020 Fire Dues. They have had several to come back "undelivered". This reminder, a non-member run is $500. You can mail dues to P.O. Box 96, Columbia, KY, put in the drop-box at the fire station on Merchant Street, or pay at Flowers & Things.
Children of all ages are invited to "Candy Trail" on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 3:00pm-5:00pmCT at Signature Healthcare at Summit Manor, 400 Bomar Heights, Columbia, KY.
The ACHS Class of 1999 20-Year Reunion will be held Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at Creekside Barn. For more information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page: ACHS Class of 1999 Reunion 20-year Celebration.
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.