The warming location at the Adair County Courthouse Annex will be available again Tonight (Thursday 1/31/19). Temperatures are expected to warm to an average Kentucky winter temperature over the weekend.
Greensburg, Ky. (January 31, 2019) – This morning at approximately 9:50 AM CST Kentucky State Police Post 15 was contacted by the Green County Sheriff's Office requesting assistance with an investigation on Bill Jones Rd approximately 12 miles southwest of Greensburg.
Upon arrival, Units from Post 15 located three victims, 59 year old James London, his wife 59 year old Carolyn London, and their 40 year old son, Jasper London, all of Greensburg deceased in the residence. The victims died of apparent gunshot wounds and were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Green County Coroner, Carol Ray.
At this time it is being investigated as a murder/suicide case.
Autopsies are scheduled to be performed on all three victims at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville, KY.
Detective B.J. Burton is leading this investigation.
A drug investigation by the Adair County Sheriffs Office results in a traffic stop and search warrant at a residence on Mt. Tussell Rd in the Knifley community
A drug investigation by the Adair County Sheriffs Office results in a traffic stop and search warrant at a residence on Mt. Tussell rd in the Knifley community.
During the investigation a minor child who was entered as missing out of Hart County was located along with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and items commonly associated with the sell of narcotics.
Shortly after midnight the Sheriffs office along with Kentucky State Troopers and Columbia Police Department executed the search warrant at the residence of James Burnette, 51 of Mount Tussell Rd.
The child was returned to Hart county and Burnette was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail by Sheriffs Deputy Josh Durbin. Charges were:
Unlawful Transaction with a minor
Trafficking in a controlled substance Methamphetamine
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Adair County Sheriffs office responds to a reported physical altercation with shots being fired in the Sparksville community
On January 30th at 1:08 pm Adair County 911 received information of two males fighting and that shots had been fired on Maxie Lane. Upon Sheriff Brockman’s arrival he located both parties in vicinity and secured a shotgun that was used.
After investigation it was found that a employee of Taylor County RECC John Edwards was at the residence of Patrick Stotts completing a work order when Stotts came out and fired a shot in the air from a shotgun. An additional shot was fired in the direction of Edwards. Stotts then went toward Edwards and struck him with barrel of gun and physical altercation ensued.
Stotts was arrested by Sheriff Brockman and lodged in the Adair County Jail on charges of Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, Menacing, and Assault.
Assisting was Chief Deputy Cross and KSP Trooper Martin Wesley.
The next regular meeting of the Adair County Genealogical Society will be February 4, 2019 with Darlene Franklin Campbell reprising and enhancing her two previous subjects.
Darlene Franklin Campbell, native of Adair County, expert researcher, teacher and speaker, as well as a noted writer, will speak at the next meeting of the Adair County Genealogical Society, February 4, 2019. The subject of her talk will be the Melungeons and their place in our history, with tie-in to DNA, etc. This is not a repeat of Darlene's previous programs.
The meeting will take place at the Adair County Public Library at 5:00 p.m., Central Time.
For more information contact the ACPL, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY 42728; 270-384-2472.
Come out Monday, February 4th for Darlene Campbell!!
The Adair County Genealogical Society meets on the first Monday night of the month (with holiday exceptions) at 5:00 p.m., Central Time, in the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY 42728; for more information contact this page or call the library—270-384-2472.
A Russell County Grand Jury has returned numerous indictments.
Story courtesy of www.wvlc.com
On Thursday January 24th,2019. At approximately 5:40pm. The Adair County Sheriff’s Office responded to a multiple vehicle accident with injury, around the 5900 Block of Campbellsville Road North 55. After a preliminary investigation. It was determined.
A 2013 Ford Fiesta traveling South bound operated by Sheila Krahn 61 of Columbia. Krahn attempted to make a left hand turn onto Steve Breeding Road. When doing so she turned into the path of a North bound 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan operated by Robert Ginter 82 of Campbellsville.
Passenger of unit 1 Russell Krahn 2nd. 57 of Columbia
Mr & Mrs Krahn was Transported to TJ er for injuries.
Ginter was treated and released at the scene.
The collision was investigated by Deputy Padgett and Sheriff Brockman . Assisted by Ems , Columbia Adair Fire Department, and KSP
The Adair County Nuisance Committee will meet in the basement of the Adair County Annex Building located at 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. CT. The public is invited to attend.
The Adair County Courthouse Annex will remain open as a temporary warming center during the extremely cold nights forecasted over the next 3 evenings.
Here are some tips for extreme cold from the Centers for Disease Control!!
Adair Co. Emergency Management
A Casey County man was arrested on Monday night in Russell County on charges of receiving stolen property under $10,000 and no operator’s-moped license, according to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office.
Kody S. Chadwell, 27, was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Evan Burton and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center shortly before 10 pm Monday on the charges.
Chadwell reportedly had taken a 2007 Chevy pickup from a residence in Russell County without permission before being apprehended by Deputy Burton on East Mt. Eden Rd. Monday night.
More local charges may be forthcoming and Chadwell also faces additional charges out of Casey County, according to the sheriff’s office.
Story courtesy of lakercountry.com