Adair County Enhanced 911 Center

107 North High Street
Columbia, KY 42728

(270) 384-4760 – Administrative
(270) 384-0588 – Fax
(270) 384-6464 – Phone
911 – Emergencies

Administrative Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dispatch manned:  24/7

The duties of our office are to provide new addresses, build and maintain computer files so that the dispatchers have the information they need to do their job, maintain equipment, maintain training for the dispatchers, and perform behind the scene duties that are important to the dispatch center.


  • Jason Upchurch – E911 Director
  • Danna Burton – E911 Deputy Director
  • Nicole Bradshaw – Training Coordinator
  • Fredia Melton
  • William Nobles
  • Sharon Spinks
  • Billy Nobles
  • Kevin Jones

Adair County Sheriff’s Department

(270) 384-2776 – office
(270) 384-5049 – fax

Monday-Friday, 8:00AM – 12:00PM / 12:30PM – 4:00PM
424 Public Square Suite 20


  • Suzanne Rogers
  • Laura Seelye
  • Joey Keith
  • Brandon Hitch
  • Aaron Rainwater
  • Justin Cross
  • Derek Padgett
  • Josh Durbin
  • Dee Albertson
  • Gary Buriss

Adair County Recycling Center & Solid Waste

David Smith, Supervisor
(270) 384-4703 – office
(270) 384-3738 – office

Call the Recycling Center If you would like to take a tour.

Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m
Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

The recycling center is located off of Service Road.


  • David Smith
  • Jerry Antle
  • Earl Bradshaw

The recycling center will take the following items:

  • used motor oil
  • glass
  • newspaper
  • plastic
  • paper
  • aluminum cans
  • metal cans, cardboard
  • shredded paper

We currently pick up recycling products at various locations within the city, including the school systems, which have recently started a recycling program.  The materials are taken to the center where they are baled and then sold to recycling companies.

Property Valuation Administrator

424 Public Sq. Suite 2007
Columbia, KY 42727
Phone Number: (270)384-3673
Fax Number: (270)384-3693

Office Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM – Monday-Friday

Email Addresses


Jeff Feese
Landon Edwards
Kevin Shepherd
Whitney Kemp

Adair County Road Department

Terry Corbin, Supervisor (270) 384-3738

Emergencies/Off Hours call 911

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am to 3:00pm To report a problem with a county road, call the Road Department: (270) 384-3738 OR County Judge Executive Michael L Sephens at the Judge’s Office: (270) 384-4703 AND/OR the Magistrate of your District The Adair County Road Department is located on 62 Service Road, and maintains 600 plus miles of county roads.  The Road Department has built forty-one plus bridges throughout the county. Duties of the Road Department include installing tiles, ditching, repairing roads, hauling gravel, backhoe work, trimming trees, cutting trees, chipping limbs from cut trees, mowing road right ways, cold patching, grading, hauling salt, grading snow from roads, replacing road signs, picking up trash from right ways, maintaining the road equipment and many others.  In addition, several times throughout the year they are called out in the night and on weekends for snow removal and storm damage.

Adair County Attorney’s Office
Jennifer R Hutchinson

424 Public Sq. Suite 22
Columbia, KY 42727

Phone Number: (270)384-3673
Fax Number: (270)384-3693


  • Gayle Rogers
  • Nancy Ballou
  • Donna Green
  • Sharon Harmon
  • Linda Tucker
  • Julie Bell R
  • Ray Hutchison, Jr.
  • Angie Capps

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Monday thru Friday


Judge Executive
Michael Lee Stephens


  • Andrea Waggener – Deputy Judge Executive
  • Melinda Quinn – County Treasurer
  • Gale Cowan – Finance office/Executive Office Director
  • Bridget Compton – Executive Secretary (10/28/2016)

(270) 384-4703 – Phone
(270) 384-09754 – Fax

424 Public Square, Suite 1
Columbia, KY 42728

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Joey White (270) 384-5701 – Office (270) 384-1036      The Adair County Regional Jail and The Adair County Restricted Custody Facility houses prisoners for the county and the state.  The jail services all law enforcement agencies in Adair County.  This includes the Sheriff’s Office, the City of Columbia Police, and the Kentucky State Police.  The jail consists of two buildings.  The main jail which houses the majority of our inmates and a Restricted Custody Building which houses inmates that classified for our work program.  Some of the services that we provide are county road cleanup, county park maintenance, county animal shelter, trash pickup crews, workers for state and county road departments, City of Columbia utilities and City of Columbia garbage workers, plus others. We have 19 full time employees, and 8 part time employees in addition to the Jailer. Main Jail Visitation Hours: County females: Wednesday & Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. County males: Wednesday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. & Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. State Inmate males: Wednesday 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m & Sunday 12:30 –  2:30 p.m. Inmate Services:

  • GED classes
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Classes
  • Recreation
  • Medical Staff
  • Church Services


The system is linked with VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) which scans the jail booking computers every ten minutes and will notify victims registered in the VINE System of an inmate’s release.  The VINE System also prepares monthly billing of state inmates and a monthly report.  Social Security benefits are stopped to inmates that are in jail for 30 days or more. By calling 1-800-511-1670 information on an inmate in the state prison system or the county jail system can be obtained.  The caller, after registering with VINE System can be notified of an inmate’s release.  The VINE System scans the jail computer every ten minutes.