U.S. Civil Corps will be hosting a Community P.R.I.D.E. event this weekend. A free Christmas dinner will be served to those less fortunate on Sun., Dec. 22nd from 3 to 7pm at the Jim Blair Community Center in Columbia. Santa will make an appearance and the Dream Depot singers will be performing Christmas songs. --------
If you, your lvoed ones, or someone you know would enjoy an uplifting environment that is focused towards the true meaning of the holidays, please don't hesistaet to attend. For more info. or to volunteer, contact organizers Eric Townsend at 606-205-8620 or Jeff Coffey at 270-634-3830.
The Columbia City Council met in special session on Thurs. morning and voted unanimously to adopt a Resolution authorizing Mayor Mark Harris to enter into and file a joint application for a Community Development Block Grant that will help fund the Adair County ATC/Career Readiness Center Project which is the new Satellite campus of the Lake Cumberland Area Technology Center at Adair County High School.
U.S. Civil Corps will be hosting a Community P.R.I.D.E. event this weekend.
A free Christmas dinner will be served to those less fortunate on Sun., Dec. 22nd from 3 to 7pm at the Jim Blair Community Center in Columbia. Santa will make an appearance and the Dream Depot singers will be performing Christmas songs.
This construction project at ACHS falls between $1.1 and $1.2 million dollars, with all but around $300K coming from two federal grants going through LCADD and county and city governments.
Student surveys indicate over 500 students interested in either the welding/metal fabrication program or the health sciences program. All students are expected to be both college and/or career ready at ACHS and according to A.C. Supt. Alan Reed, the project would be a big boost for student achievement and for the local economy of Columbia/Adair County.
Representative John "Bam" Carney surprised Adair County High School Academic Team competitors this week with individual awards issued on behalf of the State House of Representatives following the team's Green River Regional Academic League championship run.
The certificates recognize each student's dedication and hard work toward the landmark achievement. Members are Timothy Watson, Rebecca Montgomery, Alan Godsey, Treyton Grant, Courtney Green, Zane Sanders, Austin Bradshaw, Jessi Taylor and Brittany Curry.
Kentucky's "gas tax" on sales of gasoline, diesel and ethanol motor fuels will decrease by 1.5 cents per gallon on New Year's Day, reflecting a drop in the calculated average wholesale fuel price. The decrease would result in a loss to the Kentucky Road Fund of about $45 million per year.
Ky. Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock said Thursday "The Road Fund is our source of revenue for building, improving and maintaining Kentucky roads and bridges, so any loss of revenue is concerning."