LOCAL NEWS

November 30, 2016 Single vehicle accident

One person injured as a result of a single
vehicle accident 2.5 miles north of Columbia
on Greensburg Road. According to a witness,
a 2004 Ford Explorer being operated by Judy
Richards of Columbia was traveling north on
Greensburg Road when she lost control of her
vehicle and overturned numerous times.
Richards was trapped in the vehicle for several
minutes and was extricated by Sheriff Harrison
Moss. Richards was treated on scene by Adair
County EMS and transported to T J of Columbia
for further treatment. Impaired driving is believed
to be a factor and Richards was charged with
operating a motor vehicle under the influence of
alcohol/drugs 1st offense and failure to maintain
vehicle insurance.

Deputy Aaron Rainwater is investigating the collision.

 

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November 29, 2016 Veterans

All veterans are invited to join VFW Post 6097
at 411 Fairground St Columbia for a pancake
and sausage breakfast on Saturday 03 Dec from
0700-0900 Hrs. This breakfast is free to ALL
VETERANS, and is for veterans ONLY. We use this
as a place for veterans to come together and visit
and be able to talk with other veterans, sometimes
about things we will only talk about with another
veterans. 
Feel free to join us and stay as long as you want,
but if you just have time to grab a pancake and
sausage that is fine too. Again there is no charges,
no donation box, no pressure to join the VFW or any
other strings. We offer this as a time of fellowship for
veterans to come together with the opportunity to talk
about any thing you like or just visit with friends of like
interest. 
Please remember this is veterans only, no spouses,
children or other visitors.

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November 29, 2016 Grand Marshals for Christmas Parade

Chamber Members,
The Chamber of Commerce is helping our
community honor our veterans of Iraq,
Afghanistan and Southwest Asia as they
serve as the Grand Marshals of this year's
Christmas Parade, and light the Christmas
Tree this Saturday, December 3, 6:00pmCT.
If you are, or know one of these proud 
veterans and wish to participate in the
parade please call the Chamber at
270-384-6020 to register. We hope to see
you Saturday night!
 
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November 29, 2016 Special called School Board meeting

There will be a Special Called School Board
Meeting Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the
Adair County Board of Education Conference
Room.
 
 
 
                           BOARD AGENDA
          SPECIAL CALLED SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
                                DECEMBER 1, 2016
                     
          ADAIR COUNTY BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM           
                                          6:00 P.M.
  1.   CALL SPECIAL CALLED BOARD MEETING
        TO ORDER
  2.   APPROVAL OF AGENDA
   3.  APPROVAL TO ALLOW STATE ELECTRICAL
        INSPECTOR CHRIS BENNETT 
TO USE A
        CLASSROOM AT ADAIR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
        TO TEACH A
 FREE TEST PREP CLASS FOR AREA
        ELECTRICIANS
  4.   APPROVAL OF CORRECTION TO JOB DESCRIPTION
        FOR DISTRICT 
TECHNOLOGY ENGINEER
  5.   PRESENTATION/DISCUSSION OF SUPERINTENDENT
        SEARCH PROCESS - Phil Eason
  6.   DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE ACTION TO APPOINT AN
        INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT
      
  7.   DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE ACTION TO APPOINT AN
        INTERIM SECRETARY 
TO THE BOARD
  8.   ADJOURNMENT
 
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November 29, 2016

An investigation by Sheriff Clete McAninch
has resulted in the arrest of a Russell County
man on a charge of Rape 1st Degree.

Aaron Scott Irvin, 37, of Russell Springs was
taken into custody Tuesday by authorities in
Warren County.

Irvin was transported back to Russell County
and lodged in the local jail.

The investigation is continuing by Sheriff McAninch.

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