May 18, 2017


A BOIL WATER ADVISORY is in effect for consumers of Columbia-
Adair Utilities District starting on 2432-5189 Fairplay Rd. with all
side roads in between also Sparksville Fairplay Rd.  and all side
roads in between. 

The advisory has been issued due t a main line break.

Follow such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological
contamination of the water supply therefore this Boil Water
Advisory has been issude as a precautionary measure. 

Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking,
bring the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

The advisory will remain in effect until the situation has been
corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an
acceptable quality. 

For more information concerning the Boil Water Advisory,
contact Lennon Stone at Columbia-Adair Utilities District,

VFW 6097 will hold it's Memorial Day program on Sunday,
28th of May 2017 at 1430 Hrs (2:30 PM) CDT. The program
will be at the current post located at 411 Fairground St. 
We invite the public to join us as we honor our fallen comrades.
The speaker will be one of Adair Counties own hero's that is
currently protecting our freedom with the US Army, CWO-3
Doug Nobles. Chief Nobles is stationed at Ft Wainwright, Alaska
and happened to be coming home on leave and been so gracious
to honor us with being our keynote speaker for the day. ​
Hope to see a large number of you there and the main part of the
program will be inside with seating and air conditioning.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – A vehicle stop and roadside
investigation by members of the Russell County Sheriff’s
Department resulted in the discovery of three types of illegal
drugs and the arrest of a Russell Springs man.

Deputy Nathan Antle stopped a vehicle at approximately 8:20 p.m.
Wednesday being operated by Roger Pendleton, 45, in response
to complaints of the vehicle going in and out of driveways on KY 619
near KY 1680, about 3 miles west of Jamestown.

During the course of traffic stop, Deputy Antle utilized his K-9
partner Maxo and received a positive alert to the presence of the
odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle. A subsequent search
resulted in the discovery of suspected Methamphetamine,
Cocaine and Marijuana.

Pendleton was arrested and lodged in the Russell County Detention
Center on charges of Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession
of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
and Driving on a Suspended License.

Sheriff Clete McAninch & Sgt. Mark Cromwell assisted.



Three of top four finishers are Adair County students

By Wes Feese

Media Relations, Adair County Schools

Three Adair County Primary Center students were recognized
in front of their peers Tuesday morning for their efforts in a
photography contest hosted by Forward in the Fifth, a nonprofit
organization that aims to promote education in southern and
eastern Kentucky.  Students from 43 counties were eligible to
participate in the contest, but Adair County nabbed the top
three spots, with Laramie Baldwin, David Boyd, and Ty Burwash
finishing first, second, and third, respectively.

Baldwin won a two-in-one tablet for her efforts, while Boyd
and Burwash each took home certificates and iTunes gift cards. 
Lauren Kinser and Jim Tackett handed out the awards on behalf
of Forward in the Fifth.