The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board recently approved $200,000 in Agricultural Development Funds for the 2014 Adair County CAIP program (County Agricultural Investment Program) to be administered by the Adair County Cattlemen’s Association. This program is a 50% cost-share program with a maximum funding of $1,500 per farm operation.
Applications for the 2014 Adair County CAIP program will be available August 25- September 12, 2014 at the Adair County Extension Office located at 409 Fairground Street in Columbia during regular business hours.
For information contact the Extension Office at 270-384-2317 or stop by 409 Fairground Street in Columbia.
Bank of Columbia is collecting new toys and books for Kosair Charities’ annual Holiday Party. Each year they host a party for upwards of 400 Kosair Kids and every child receives toys and stuffed animals.
The toys should be valued between $10-$20. You can drop off toys and books at our branch at 807 Jamestown St or our Main Bank at 144 Public Square between now and September 30th! For more information call Gina, Kim or Kellie 270-384-6433.
The Adair County Knife Club has a Knife Swap & Auction at the Columbia Masonic basement on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday nights of each month. Doors open at the 3:00 p.m. and the auction begins at 5:00 p.m. There is a $2:00 admission fee and there are tables where you can set up with your knives. For more information call: 634-1657, 634-1627 or 932-7276.
The Columbia Adair Co. Chamber of Commerce Annual Wreath Decorating Contest will be held this year next month.
Beginning Aug., 15, display your decorated wreath in the window of your business or drop it off at the Chamber office. Admirers will acquire tickets from each location and these tickets can be entered into a drawing to win one of the wreaths. All of the other wreaths will be auctioned off at the Chamber's Annual Picnic on Sept. 16th. at the Roadside Park, 2310 Hwy. 55 South.
For more information contact: Debbie Selby 270-384-6433.
WAIN News Director Lisa Clark interviews Ky. Attorney General Jack Conway on the second Mon. of each month at 8:45 a.m. on Hot Country 93.5.