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  1. BJF: How will future JIM look back on today's Columbia?
    Posted: 2017-02-26, Story ID: 88938

  2. Sen. Max Wise's Legislative Update Fri 24 Feb 2017
    Posted: 2017-02-25, Story ID: 88915

  3. Writer asks about fines for littering
    Posted: 2017-02-23, Story ID: 88889

  4. Taylor Co. resident for quick action on school bus safety issue
    Posted: 2017-02-21, Story ID: 88847

  5. Senator Max Wise's Legislative Update. 17 Feb 2017
    Posted: 2017-02-17, Story ID: 88775

  6. Victoria Pike: Total disgust with trash along AC roads
    Posted: 2017-02-14, Story ID: 88703

  7. Legislative Update: Sen. Max Wise - 10 Feb 2017
    Posted: 2017-02-10, Story ID: 88639

  8. Ben Arnold: Endorses pro-active CAUD gas initiative
    Posted: 2017-02-10, Story ID: 88638

  9. Commentary: Historical buildings are not replaceable
    Posted: 2017-02-10, Story ID: 88636

  10. Joyce Coomer: Comments on proposed dog law
    Posted: 2017-02-07, Story ID: 88561

  11. Ben Burris reports on conditions at Bowling Green
    Posted: 2017-02-04, Story ID: 88508

  12. Vonnie Kolbenschlag comments on Historic Courthouse
    Posted: 2017-02-02, Story ID: 88453

  13. Heather Evans: On humane treatment of surplus cats
    Posted: 2017-01-20, Story ID: 88217

  14. Ralph Waggener: Good to see Adair Fiscal Court in proper attire
    Posted: 2017-01-11, Story ID: 88027

  15. Comment: Grant for environment? or more personal responsibility?
    Posted: 2017-01-10, Story ID: 88000

  16. V. Kolbenschlag proposes post-holiday electronics pickup
    Posted: 2017-01-01, Story ID: 87835

  17. Mary Bardin: On some area hospital fortunes
    Posted: 2017-01-01, Story ID: 87832

  18. BJF: Hippo could be conjured up from Holmes Bend story
    Posted: 2016-12-31, Story ID: 87820

  19. Jon Halsey: Not so enamored with new cell phone tax
    Posted: 2016-12-24, Story ID: 87717

  20. Ralph Waggener suggests red brick sidewalks as alternative
    Posted: 2016-12-23, Story ID: 87691

  21. Reader says Wed 21 Dec 2016 CM edition buoyed his day
    Posted: 2016-12-22, Story ID: 87672

  22. Billy Joe Fudge: Bigger culvert, new bridge may be necessary
    Posted: 2016-12-19, Story ID: 87618

  23. Billy Joe Fudge: Making crosswalks safer
    Posted: 2016-12-02, Story ID: 87290

  24. Thanks to Mr. Reed for all he has done for schools
    Posted: 2016-12-01, Story ID: 87277

  25. Rodney Thompson suggests comeuppance for arsonist(s)
    Posted: 2016-11-27, Story ID: 87195

  26. Pinewood brick and stone a nice touch
    Posted: 2016-11-26, Story ID: 87183

  27. Sen. Max Wise: Legislative update. Thanksgiving wishes
    Posted: 2016-11-20, Story ID: 87073

  28. Hunter Durham: Bad feeling see the tree cut down
    Posted: 2016-11-19, Story ID: 87054

  29. Billy Joe Fudge thinks schools' momentum will continue to propel
    Posted: 2016-11-19, Story ID: 87052

  30. Charles Marshburn asks about surveillance cameras re: shooting
    Posted: 2016-11-19, Story ID: 87049

  31. George Kolbenschlag: Comment on End the Week in one voice
    Posted: 2016-11-13, Story ID: 86925

  32. Lake Area Foundation seeks $10,000 endowment for senior centers
    Posted: 2016-11-02, Story ID: 86686

  33. The COF: Picture composer may see National Geographic comin'
    Posted: 2016-10-18, Story ID: 86323

  34. Mary Knight: More credit to spread around
    Posted: 2016-10-13, Story ID: 86264

  35. Dr. Marian Smith: Expert authority vouches for TJ Health Fair
    Posted: 2016-10-12, Story ID: 86223

  36. Laura Harris: Sad first for our little townl!
    Posted: 2016-10-08, Story ID: 86155

  37. Joyce Coomer: Why I voted No on No Smoking Survey
    Posted: 2016-10-06, Story ID: 86122

  38. Heartland Parkway engineering problems like ones in Taylor
    Posted: 2016-10-05, Story ID: 86099

  39. John Halsey: Agrees with Joyce Coomer
    Posted: 2016-10-05, Story ID: 86094

  40. Engineering and the human factor
    Posted: 2016-10-05, Story ID: 86092

  41. Markings on Highway 55N now broke, needs fixing
    Posted: 2016-10-03, Story ID: 86058

  42. Linda Cook: Is it too late for a do-over before a fatality?
    Posted: 2016-10-03, Story ID: 86038

  43. Comments on safety of new (Heartland Pkwy) road design
    Posted: 2016-10-03, Story ID: 86037

  44. Academic Dean Phyllis got it right
    Posted: 2016-09-29, Story ID: 85966

  45. Tommy Melson: Remembering 911 . . .
    Posted: 2016-09-11, Story ID: 85584

  46. Writer says driving habits of some are chilling
    Posted: 2016-09-09, Story ID: 85536

  47. Adair Co. Fair Association/Jaycees Statement on changes
    Posted: 2016-09-06, Story ID: 85473

  48. Sen. Max Wise Legislative Update: 2 Sep 2016
    Posted: 2016-09-03, Story ID: 85422

  49. Rickie Williams: Wonders why people told about prank
    Posted: 2016-08-31, Story ID: 85362

  50. Billy Joe Fudge: Source of water affects taste
    Posted: 2016-08-22, Story ID: 85173

  51. Anyone have point-of-use solutions to bad tasting water
    Posted: 2016-08-22, Story ID: 85166

  52. Dave Rosenbaum: Adair's Zeno & Ruby Lawhorn set standard
    Posted: 2016-08-21, Story ID: 85149

  53. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: More encouragement to recycle needed
    Posted: 2016-08-15, Story ID: 85022

  54. Traffic accident reports should contain certain information
    Posted: 2016-08-15, Story ID: 85019

  55. Partisanship re: Ask What You Can Do for Your Commonwealth
    Posted: 2016-08-07, Story ID: 84833

  56. To The Folks of Adair County!
    Posted: 2016-08-03, Story ID: 84764

  57. Bob Barnes: Hold next year's AC Fair at Industrial Park
    Posted: 2016-07-24, Story ID: 84596

  58. What would you want for the next Adair County Fairgrounds?
    Posted: 2016-07-24, Story ID: 84591

  59. Kentucky Color: Dunwoody GA and quality urban planning
    Posted: 2016-07-17, Story ID: 84465

  60. Ralph Waggener comments: Beauty is in eye of beholder
    Posted: 2016-07-04, Story ID: 84202

  61. Sunrise clouds 1 Jul 2016 inspired him to stop for pictures
    Posted: 2016-07-03, Story ID: 84190

  62. RRW Comment on: Joyce Coomer on kids
    Posted: 2016-07-03, Story ID: 84189

  63. Mark Hale: Columbia has an opportunity for nice truck stop
    Posted: 2016-07-01, Story ID: 84153

  64. Stephen Collins: Ordinance like Casey Co. nepotism law needed
    Posted: 2016-06-29, Story ID: 84107

  65. Chris Reeder: Bigger and better Farmers Market would benefit all
    Posted: 2016-06-27, Story ID: 84068

  66. Sen. Max Wise Legislative Update: Fri 24 Jun 2016
    Posted: 2016-06-25, Story ID: 84013

  67. Dr. Arnold comments of Brexit
    Posted: 2016-06-24, Story ID: 84006

  68. Victoria Pike wants more street lights on Burkesville St/Rd
    Posted: 2016-06-19, Story ID: 83900

  69. Sen. Max Wise Legislative Update: Fri 17 Jun 2016
    Posted: 2016-06-17, Story ID: 83884

  70. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: Lauds CJE, Fiscal Court for tree decision
    Posted: 2016-06-17, Story ID: 83883

  71. Joyce Coomer joins forces with Hunter - on trees
    Posted: 2016-06-17, Story ID: 83872

  72. Miss Victoria grateful for helicopter revelation from CJE, Senator
    Posted: 2016-06-14, Story ID: 83808

  73. The COF: Peace In The Valley
    Posted: 2016-06-12, Story ID: 83779

  74. Sen. Max Wise Legislative Update: Fri 10 Jun 2016
    Posted: 2016-06-10, Story ID: 83736

  75. Cynthia Rowe: KY 55 North would have been better left alone
    Posted: 2016-06-10, Story ID: 83735

  76. Joyce Coomer: I have a butterfly garden
    Posted: 2016-06-07, Story ID: 83684

  77. Jon Halsey comments on Guaranteed Income for Every American
    Posted: 2016-06-05, Story ID: 83641

  78. Epicurean Kentuckian link: BBC's Secret of Supreme Court Diet
    Posted: 2016-06-04, Story ID: 83623

  79. Jon Halsey: A letter to Ralph & Glinda on their retirement
    Posted: 2016-06-03, Story ID: 83616

  80. Jim Harris thanks for signing (ASL) at ACHS graduation
    Posted: 2016-06-02, Story ID: 83602

  81. Steve Coomer: Concentrate on the staff
    Posted: 2016-06-02, Story ID: 83588

  82. Robert Cumming: Gov. Bevin takes right step on Dual Credit
    Posted: 2016-06-01, Story ID: 83569

  83. Jon Halsey: What I will be missing by not watching Tv
    Posted: 2016-05-21, Story ID: 83329

  84. Billy Joe Fudge: Followup on Civics Lesson
    Posted: 2016-05-20, Story ID: 83281

  85. Billy Joe Fudge: Civics lesson
    Posted: 2016-05-20, Story ID: 83269

  86. Shannon Sexton: Disappointed in Fiscal Court vote
    Posted: 2016-05-19, Story ID: 83261

  87. Gary Rose has questions for city and county on ABC restrictions
    Posted: 2016-05-18, Story ID: 83248

  88. PAC chair questions Magistrates about Restrictive ABC ordinance
    Posted: 2016-05-17, Story ID: 83206

  89. Gary Rose: We already see benefits of Alcoholic Beverage Tax
    Posted: 2016-05-11, Story ID: 83083

  90. Joyce Coomer: A lot of truth in The New Yorker article
    Posted: 2016-05-08, Story ID: 83022

  91. Walk Adair!!! - Writer finds activity tracker helps her get in steps
    Posted: 2016-05-04, Story ID: 82966

  92. George Rice: Agrees with Mr. Henson on roadside maintenance
    Posted: 2016-04-30, Story ID: 82884

  93. Bill Henson: A solution to roadside spraying
    Posted: 2016-04-29, Story ID: 82867

  94. Could the EPA do anything on spraying? Roadside poisoning?
    Posted: 2016-04-29, Story ID: 82851

  95. Life was sweet when a great meal could be bought for two-bits
    Posted: 2016-04-23, Story ID: 82713

  96. One reader's opinion: Republican caucus not election
    Posted: 2016-04-22, Story ID: 82688

  97. PAC's Sexton: Filing to stop alcoholic beverage sales frivolous
    Posted: 2016-04-21, Story ID: 82673

  98. Joyce Coomer: About scammers of all ilks
    Posted: 2016-04-21, Story ID: 82652

  99. Robert Cummings: Call for dedicated bike trails
    Posted: 2016-04-18, Story ID: 82597

  100. Large trees suited to Historic Courthouse; wildflowers good idea
    Posted: 2016-04-18, Story ID: 82585

  101. COF adds comment to Granny Annie wonders
    Posted: 2016-04-12, Story ID: 82467

  102. Charles Marshburn on Texas, Wisteria, Lady Bird's area
    Posted: 2016-04-12, Story ID: 82466

  103. On court system: Granny Nannie says
    Posted: 2016-04-09, Story ID: 82407

  104. Billy Joe Fudge comments on health outcomes rankings
    Posted: 2016-03-30, Story ID: 82223

  105. Billy Joe Fudge: We should celebrate every election day
    Posted: 2016-03-22, Story ID: 82025

  106. Shannon Sexton: Vote. Let freedom ring!
    Posted: 2016-03-22, Story ID: 82024

  107. J. Brandon Thompson: Vote outcome should not divide citizens
    Posted: 2016-03-22, Story ID: 82018

  108. Amy Pike: Some points about that Horse Cave fatal
    Posted: 2016-03-21, Story ID: 82008

  109. Marsha Walker: Supports comments because it's a right
    Posted: 2016-03-21, Story ID: 81991

  110. Shannon Sexton responds to Rickie Williams
    Posted: 2016-03-21, Story ID: 81989

  111. Mike Ellis: Life with an alcoholic parent
    Posted: 2016-03-21, Story ID: 81987

  112. Senator Max Wise Legislative Update 18 Mar 2016
    Posted: 2016-03-19, Story ID: 81959

  113. Jon Halsey: Endorses - No need to get upset about outcome
    Posted: 2016-03-18, Story ID: 81910

  114. Mark Hale: Regardless of outcome, no need to get upset
    Posted: 2016-03-17, Story ID: 81909

  115. Jerry Holt: Voting Yes for cleaner roads
    Posted: 2016-03-17, Story ID: 81907

  116. Joyce Coomer: I would like some answers
    Posted: 2016-03-17, Story ID: 81906

  117. Jim Garner: Requests citation on claims about Somerset
    Posted: 2016-03-17, Story ID: 81893

  118. Amy Pike: Signs won't be voting March 22, the citizens will
    Posted: 2016-03-16, Story ID: 81872

  119. Statement from the Governorís Office on House Budget Proposal
    Posted: 2016-03-16, Story ID: 81846

  120. Shannon Sexton shares Sen. Girdler's letter 22 Mar 2016 issue
    Posted: 2016-03-15, Story ID: 81823

  121. Senator Max Wise's Legislative Update: 14 Mar 2016
    Posted: 2016-03-15, Story ID: 81820

  122. Shannon Sexton: Another Wow! factor
    Posted: 2016-03-14, Story ID: 81795

  123. Columbia and Non-Smoking: The weirdest situation
    Posted: 2016-03-13, Story ID: 81768

  124. Writer amazed smoking allowed in public buildings in Columbia
    Posted: 2016-03-13, Story ID: 81764

  125. Laura Hurt: The vote is about legal or illegal sales
    Posted: 2016-03-12, Story ID: 81751

  126. Gary Rose: Facts, not emotions on Wet/Dry
    Posted: 2016-03-12, Story ID: 81750

  127. Jon Halsey: My imperturbability bucket has run dry . . .
    Posted: 2016-03-11, Story ID: 81720

  128. Anita Rees: Ignorance referred to - Alcohol is already here
    Posted: 2016-03-11, Story ID: 81719

  129. Wanda Kerns comments on Wet/Dry
    Posted: 2016-03-11, Story ID: 81717

  130. Amy Pike wonders why no comments allowed on AFV site
    Posted: 2016-03-10, Story ID: 81679

  131. Wet/Dry: The vanilla extract story
    Posted: 2016-03-09, Story ID: 81652

  132. Cynthia A. Meyer: Is county liable for poison overspray, drift
    Posted: 2016-03-08, Story ID: 81621

  133. Joyce M. Coomer comments on willy nilly use of herbicides
    Posted: 2016-03-07, Story ID: 81613

  134. Jon Halsey: Mencken quotes on the American mind, Presidency
    Posted: 2016-03-06, Story ID: 81575

  135. Marcia M. Shuffet for in-between Wet & Dry
    Posted: 2016-03-05, Story ID: 81560

  136. Darrell Treece comments on Wet/Dry issue
    Posted: 2016-03-05, Story ID: 81556

  137. Trish Zatkoff on alcohol: God gave us free will
    Posted: 2016-03-04, Story ID: 81549

  138. Does anyone know of plan to narrow lanes of new Heartland?
    Posted: 2016-03-04, Story ID: 81536

  139. Granny Nannie comments on railing against something
    Posted: 2016-03-04, Story ID: 81535

  140. Wanda Kerns: Doesn't want alcohol easily available
    Posted: 2016-03-04, Story ID: 81530

  141. Just my Taft Neal view: The alcohol witch hunt
    Posted: 2016-03-03, Story ID: 81517

  142. It's nonsense to say self control is an exception
    Posted: 2016-03-03, Story ID: 81513

  143. Wendy Butler Burt will vote Yes on 22 Mar 2016
    Posted: 2016-03-01, Story ID: 81472

  144. Mitzi Bault: It's about choice
    Posted: 2016-03-01, Story ID: 81469

  145. Briar Hopper: Ex-pat throws two-cents worth in Wet/Dry vote
    Posted: 2016-02-29, Story ID: 81435

  146. AFV & PAC organization information not easy to find
    Posted: 2016-02-29, Story ID: 81425

  147. George Kolbenschlag enters fray on the Yes side
    Posted: 2016-02-29, Story ID: 81420

  148. Shannon Sexton, chair of PAC, responds to AFV's Doug Peterson
    Posted: 2016-02-29, Story ID: 81419

  149. Mark Hale: A NO vote, but outcome shouldn't divide the county
    Posted: 2016-02-29, Story ID: 81413

  150. Billy Joe Fudge: This Wet/Dry Issue is about freedom
    Posted: 2016-02-28, Story ID: 81392

  151. Sen. Max Wise's Legislative Update - 26 Feb 2016
    Posted: 2016-02-28, Story ID: 81388

  152. Joe Hare: Dedicating school day to Veteran's a good idea, but . . .
    Posted: 2016-02-28, Story ID: 81384

  153. A New Approach to observing Veterans Day: In the Schools
    Posted: 2016-02-26, Story ID: 81351

  154. PAC respectfully declines debate with AFV; we're all Christians
    Posted: 2016-02-25, Story ID: 81329

  155. Digging the Middens - What archaeologists will see about use
    Posted: 2016-02-25, Story ID: 81326

  156. Jon Halsey: Agrees with Tommy Kemp on personal freedoms
    Posted: 2016-02-23, Story ID: 81280

  157. Tommy Kemp considers laws reaching into personal life
    Posted: 2016-02-23, Story ID: 81278

  158. Senator Max Wise Legislative Update 19 Feb 2016
    Posted: 2016-02-20, Story ID: 81204

  159. Guy Babin: Where is the pride in our piece of heaven
    Posted: 2016-02-19, Story ID: 81198

  160. Jon Halsey: Carol Perkins article apt for many Wet/Dry letters
    Posted: 2016-02-19, Story ID: 81186

  161. Wet/Dry Question: Where are we going?
    Posted: 2016-02-18, Story ID: 81178

  162. Mark McKinnon: Wet/Dry decisions based in Logic or Emotion
    Posted: 2016-02-17, Story ID: 81155

  163. Cayce Davenport: Act today to halt KY SB 1 assault on arts
    Posted: 2016-02-17, Story ID: 81150

  164. Billy Joe Fudge: The Wet/Dry issue is revealing hypocrisy
    Posted: 2016-02-16, Story ID: 81110

  165. Kelvin Bailey: Statistics should compare Wet to Dry areas
    Posted: 2016-02-14, Story ID: 81063

  166. Kevin Jenkins sends comments on alcohol
    Posted: 2016-02-14, Story ID: 81044

  167. Shannon Sexton: Teenage fatalities decreased with legalization
    Posted: 2016-02-14, Story ID: 81039

  168. Mary Ann Bardin: Agrees with Amy Pike comments to vote Yes
    Posted: 2016-02-14, Story ID: 81037

  169. Laura Hurt: Reasons for voting for Legal Sales
    Posted: 2016-02-13, Story ID: 81026

  170. Shirl Moore: In eight years, has learned influence of bootleggers
    Posted: 2016-02-12, Story ID: 81012

  171. Shannon Sexton: Legalize it, regulate it and control it.
    Posted: 2016-02-12, Story ID: 81010

  172. Michael Regan: Will vote to keep dark genie in the bottle
    Posted: 2016-02-12, Story ID: 81008

  173. Derek Nickel: Look at counties which have voted Wet
    Posted: 2016-02-12, Story ID: 81000

  174. Comment on Black vulture preying on wildlife
    Posted: 2016-02-08, Story ID: 80879

  175. Vicky Pike: Black vultures dangerous to our livestock
    Posted: 2016-02-08, Story ID: 80873

  176. Chris Oliver wants alcohol purchases to benefit Adair
    Posted: 2016-02-07, Story ID: 80872

  177. Jon Halsey: Party made cynical, sneering work-around
    Posted: 2016-02-04, Story ID: 80784

  178. Shannon Sexton: Any tax from legal sales more than we get now
    Posted: 2016-01-29, Story ID: 80596

  179. Brandon Burns' numbers predict lower alcohol tax amounts
    Posted: 2016-01-28, Story ID: 80572

  180. Shannon Sexton: Alcohol tax revenue depends on local rate
    Posted: 2016-01-27, Story ID: 80559

  181. Billy Joe Fudge: Appreciates Mike Ellis' concern for accuracy
    Posted: 2016-01-27, Story ID: 80547

  182. Mary Bardin: Westlake will be an asset to TJ Samson
    Posted: 2016-01-27, Story ID: 80537

  183. Geo. Kolbenschlag: Vote of thanks to Neal Gold, hospital board
    Posted: 2016-01-26, Story ID: 80519

  184. Joyce M. Coomer: Monday morning questions
    Posted: 2016-01-25, Story ID: 80482

  185. Jon Halsey: Citizens need more concern for local government
    Posted: 2016-01-23, Story ID: 80374

  186. Kelvin Bailey: County dweller appreciates clearing priorities
    Posted: 2016-01-22, Story ID: 80367

  187. Wayfaring Stranger comments on Russell Co. wet vote
    Posted: 2016-01-22, Story ID: 80332

  188. Brandon Burns: Is county already receiving alcohol tax money
    Posted: 2016-01-20, Story ID: 80300

  189. Sally Kemp wants clarification on alcohol tax use
    Posted: 2016-01-20, Story ID: 80295

  190. Sally Kemp: Brandon Burns has brilliant idea
    Posted: 2016-01-20, Story ID: 80278

  191. Granny Nannie says: Fraidy cats
    Posted: 2016-01-20, Story ID: 80270

  192. Brandon Burns: Use alcohol tax money to pay off hospital debt
    Posted: 2016-01-20, Story ID: 80267

  193. Writer comments expungement; asks about business liablitiy
    Posted: 2016-01-15, Story ID: 80160

  194. Jon Halsey: Takes issues with reason for expunging records
    Posted: 2016-01-15, Story ID: 80155

  195. Pulaski Countian writes why he's glad his county went wet
    Posted: 2016-01-13, Story ID: 80106

  196. Granny Nanny comments on drinking
    Posted: 2016-01-12, Story ID: 80087

  197. Commentary on Wet v Dry: Prohibition ended December 5, 1933
    Posted: 2016-01-11, Story ID: 80051

  198. Rickie Williams on going wet: Is this progress?
    Posted: 2016-01-08, Story ID: 80003

  199. Jana Esch: Is one drug 'better' than another drug?
    Posted: 2016-01-08, Story ID: 79998

  200. Senator Max Wise's Legislative Update on issues facing state
    Posted: 2016-01-08, Story ID: 79996


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