Adair Co. Roadside Clean-up in Oct.

Non-profit organizations within Adair County can earn extra cash by picking up litter from Adair County’s roadsides this month.


Judge Executive Ann Melton and the Adair County Fiscal Court are pleased to announce that non-profit groups, clubs, churches, relay teams, fire departments, sport boosters, etc., can earn $50 per mile (this includes both sides of the road) up to 3 miles picking up trash on county road sides.

Please call  270-384-4703 to register your group.

The following information will be needed:

•    Name of group
•    Number in group
•    The name of the road that you will be cleaning and/or we can help you select a road that will be good for your group’s age level.

Before the day of your clean-up, you will need to stop by the office and pick up the following items:

•    Trash bags
•    Vest
•    Gloves
•    Forms; waivers, form to receive payment, etc.,
•    Vest are to be returned to the office after clean-up with paperwork

For additional information please call 270-384-4703 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Adair Co. Knife Club Swap & Auction

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.


Attorney General on WAIN Monday

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.



The Columbia Church of Christ Food Pantry will be open every 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon.


The Adair County Food Pantry, 203 South Monroe Street, Columbia, is open 9am-12pm, each Tuesday, serving families of Adair County who meet certain income criteria. Anyone who wishes to donate to donate canned items or make a monetary donation may call Food Pantry Director Stephanie Long at 270-250-2847.


The food pantry at Praise Assembly of God, 310 Jamestown Street, Columbia, is open Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. or until the food runs out.




The Adair County Fiscal Court holds its regular monthly meeting every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the basement of the Adair Co. Annex on the Public Square.


The Columbia Rotary Club meets every 2nd and 4th Monday night at 5:30pm at the Lindsey Wilson College Cranmer Dinning Center.


The Columbia City Council meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at Columbia City Hall.


The A.C. School Board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Adair Co. Board of Education Conference Room.


The Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia.