TheAdair County Annex building will be closed Saturday, October 10, 2020 for deep cleaning due to Covid exposure and will not be open to the public. We will reopen on Monday, October 12, 2020 at regular hours.
On Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at approximately 7:09 am, The Adair Cpimty Sheriff's Office responded to a motor vehicle accident 3 miles North of Columbia On Campbellsville Road with possible injuries.
The accident occurred when 46 year old Cathy Smother's of Campbellsville was stopped in her 2017 Nissan Rogue attempting to turn left into Doc's Market/. William Amos Johnson, 38 of Campbellsville was traveling south in his 2003 Chevrolet truck behind Smother's vehicle and was unable to bring his vehicle to a stop and struck Smother's vehicle in the rear end.
Adair County EMS treated both parties on scene and transported to TJ Health of Columbia.
Columbia Adair County Fire, and Columbia Police Department assisted on scene.
Deputy Brandon Hitch with the Adair County Sheriff's Office is investigating the collision.
Sheriff Josh Brockman.
Please be advised the City of Columbia Planning & Zoning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, October 15, at 6 p.m. in City Hall.
The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider the following:
1. Request for zone change from R 1 (oe Density Residential) to R 2 (Low Moderate Density Residential) for a lot located at 614 Fairground St, (PVA Map NO. 000-04095-001-00) the purpose is to build duplexes. Property owned by Easton Bryant.
The hearing is open to the public.
Adair County Property Taxes are set to mail out on September 30, 2020.
We would like to remind everyone to consider mailing in your tax bill instead of in person payment. This is a very busy time of the year for our office and this will help cut down on the amount of people we have in the lobby area due to COVID-19.
If you choose to come in and pay please wear a mask as it is required by the Adair County Fiscal Court for entry into the building.
Have your tax payment ready when you get here, this will cut down on time at the window and move the line along faster. This will also reduce the number of people we have in the lobby standing.
We will be cleaning the day but once gain we encourage the use of the mail for tax payments.
The following apply to your Adair County Tax Rate.
Paid between October 1st and November 1st 2020 you will receive a 2 percent discount.
Paid between November and December 31, 2020 it will be face amount of bill.
Paid January 1st to January 31st 2021 a 5 percent penalty is added.
Paid February 1st to April 15th 2021 a 10 percent penalty is added in addition to a 10 percent add on.
Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office
Just want to remind everyone that the Squarecrows will be going up in the next several days around the courthouse and beyond so be mindful as you're driving. Also, if your organization would like to display a Scarecrow this year, call 270-250-3400, leave a message and someone will contact you soon. Can't Wait to see them!
Due to exposure to COVID-19 of one employee and causing a staffing shortage, the Green River Animal Shelter will be by appointment only until October 19, 2020.
We will still be doing adoptions, Pictures of animals can be viewed on our Facebook Page. If you want to see an animal in person, please call the shelter and we will work with you to set up a time.
If you have questions or concerns, please call 270-385-9655. Please know we take the safety of our staff, visitors, and animals very important.
Good Morning! There was a winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 sold in Columbia in Wednesday Night's drawing. The winning ticket matched four of the first white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's third price.
The winning numbers for the September 30, 2020 drawing are 14-19-36-19-67 and Powerball 18. The Power Play number is 2.
The winning $50,000 Powerball ticket was sold at the following retailer:Speedway #9348, 716 Bomar Heights, Columbia, Kentucky 42728
The retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
We advise the winner(s) to sign the back of their ticket immediately. We are currently asking winners to make an appointment to claim their prize by calling 800-937-9946 to schedule time. The winner has 180 Fays from Wednesday night's drawing to claim their prize at Kentucky Lottery headquarters in Louisville.
Saturday's estimated Powerbll jackpot is $43 million.
The City of Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a special called meeting at 3 p.m. CT, Thursday, October 1, 2020 at City Hal, 116 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, y.
The purpose of the meeting is to review site development plans for First and Farmers National Bank to be located at Will Walker Road.
Sheriff's Office investigates ATV accident that results in one female being airlifted and operator arrested.
On 9-19-2020 just after 11 pm Deputy Sheriff Chandler Staten was dispatched to Sparksville Community on Weed Sparksville Rd to a reported ATV collision.
Uponarrival it was found that Auston Patterson 22 of Greensburg was operating a Polaris Razor on the roadway along with passengers Amanda Rigsby and Page Patterson. Preliminary investigation shows he lost control of his Razor in a curve resulting in it leaving the roadway and overturning multiple times ejecting the operator and tow passengers.
Rigsby was transported by Adair County EMS to TJ Health of Columbia then airlifted thy Air Evac to University of Kentucky.
Auton Patterson and Page Patterson refused medical treatment. Austin Patterson was then placed into custody on charges of:
Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol aggravating circumstances.
Wanton endangerment 2 counts
Additional charges are pending as the Adair County Sheriff's Office continues investigation.
On 9-20-2020 at 12:15 a.m. Chief Deputy Justin Cross initiated a traffic stop on Guardian Street of a red 2002 Toyota for traffic violation, Upon further investigation it was found that vehicle was entered as stolen from Jefferson County.
The vehicle was seized and Matthew Vaughan 22 and Dawn Robertson 18 of Louisville were arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.
They were both arrested for Felony Theft by unlawful Taking over $500 but less than $10,000 motor vehicle.
Chief Deputy Justin Cross was assisted by Officer Trevor Foster. The Adair County Sheriff's Office is continuing the investigation.