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  1. Letter: Robert Ellis has done well with cow and calf pictures
    Posted: 2019-04-02, Story ID: 103218

  2. Letter: 25mph on county roads, prohibit electronic devices
    Posted: 2019-01-27, Story ID: 101977

  3. Mitzi has prayers from all as she battles cancer again
    Posted: 2018-11-27, Story ID: 100851

  4. Letter: Water in Columbia tastes bad
    Posted: 2018-10-01, Story ID: 99834

  5. Granny Nannie: Comments on KHD removing illegal signs
    Posted: 2018-09-11, Story ID: 99481

  6. Senators key to re-establishing Greasy Creek Roadside Park
    Posted: 2018-09-10, Story ID: 99461

  7. James Roberts: Heavily penalize for talking/texting while driving
    Posted: 2018-09-09, Story ID: 99445

  8. Sena M. Schaefer: Rumble strips would help at intersection
    Posted: 2018-09-09, Story ID: 99444

  9. Mary Knight finds KY 55 roadside messages inspirational
    Posted: 2018-09-09, Story ID: 99442

  10. Peggy Fudge: Rumble strips, better lighting would help at Bypass
    Posted: 2018-09-08, Story ID: 99432

  11. Sue Buley: Only problem with Bypass is difficulty seeing lights
    Posted: 2018-09-08, Story ID: 99428

  12. Anon: Well designed roundabout is needed at Bypass
    Posted: 2018-09-08, Story ID: 99427

  13. Louise Butler: Use rumble strips; roundabout doesn't work here
    Posted: 2018-09-07, Story ID: 99411

  14. Taft Neal: Rumble strips safety solution, 'Bypass & Burkesville'
    Posted: 2018-09-07, Story ID: 99400

  15. Joe Barbee: Flat intersections between hills recipe for disaster
    Posted: 2018-09-06, Story ID: 99385

  16. Joyce Coomer: In defense of law enforcement
    Posted: 2018-09-05, Story ID: 99380

  17. Vicki Miller: Safety begins with personal responsibility
    Posted: 2018-09-05, Story ID: 99375

  18. Traffic safety in general: ban use of electronic communication device
    Posted: 2018-09-05, Story ID: 99360

  19. Stop Bypass accidents II: speed enforcement is the answer
    Posted: 2018-09-04, Story ID: 99345

  20. Anna Huff sends perfect one word critique of Tommy Bailey work
    Posted: 2018-09-04, Story ID: 99344

  21. Stop the Bypass accidents: thoughts on how it can be done
    Posted: 2018-09-04, Story ID: 99342

  22. A Shout out for Clerk Greer & Staff & Dog & Cat licenses
    Posted: 2018-09-04, Story ID: 99333

  23. Rob Collins: Be grateful you're never really rolling solo
    Posted: 2018-09-03, Story ID: 99331

  24. Rita King: Comments on navigating Columbia
    Posted: 2018-08-30, Story ID: 99252

  25. Taking Action on the Opioid Crisis/Role of law enforcement
    Posted: 2018-08-28, Story ID: 99211

  26. Shannon Sexton: More signs might help navigate Columbia, but for specific areas
    Posted: 2018-08-27, Story ID: 99191

  27. Rita King: Tips to aid travel from Liberty, KY to 'New Columbia'
    Posted: 2018-08-26, Story ID: 99175

  28. Robert Cumming: Greasy Creek Park will take act of Congress
    Posted: 2018-08-25, Story ID: 99163

  29. William Feese: Sulphur Springs Road - A drive worth taking
    Posted: 2018-08-17, Story ID: 99041

  30. Editorial (KPNS) Acknowledging the past vital for the future
    Posted: 2018-08-17, Story ID: 99038

  31. In Support of a Free Press: Subscribe to Local Newspapers
    Posted: 2018-08-15, Story ID: 99008

  32. Small businesses on trend to save downtown Columbia
    Posted: 2018-08-04, Story ID: 98797

  33. Diane R. Wallace: Worth it to drive to another town to buy gas
    Posted: 2018-08-02, Story ID: 98756

  34. Vicky Pike - Can't wait to see new Magic Market open
    Posted: 2018-07-30, Story ID: 98714

  35. Zachery Oakes on dangers from syringes: Be vigilant at all times
    Posted: 2018-07-24, Story ID: 98593

  36. James Roberts: It's owners' responsibility to lock vehicles
    Posted: 2018-07-22, Story ID: 98560

  37. Charles Marshburn comments on wave of car break-ins
    Posted: 2018-07-22, Story ID: 98557

  38. Ralph Roy Waggener: On police car mileage - Another viewpoint
    Posted: 2018-07-19, Story ID: 98500

  39. Joyce Coomer: Ugliness on the Cumberland Parkway
    Posted: 2018-07-15, Story ID: 98433

  40. Business owner advocates Customer Only parking downtown
    Posted: 2018-07-04, Story ID: 98256

  41. V. Kolbenschlag: 'Customer Only Park' signs invite buyers
    Posted: 2018-07-04, Story ID: 98252

  42. Mystery # 79558 - UFO could be a helium balloon, maybe?
    Posted: 2018-07-04, Story ID: 98243

  43. Pam Dailey comments on Lidocaine products for chigger bites
    Posted: 2018-06-28, Story ID: 98122

  44. Reader laments that the environment may have been just a fad
    Posted: 2018-06-16, Story ID: 97929

  45. McConnell's record-breaking tenure worth spot in history books - LINK
    Posted: 2018-06-14, Story ID: 97900

  46. BJF Thinks slow implementation of speed changes is working
    Posted: 2018-06-13, Story ID: 97884

  47. Joyce Coomer: Lament for wanton destruction of natural beauty
    Posted: 2018-06-12, Story ID: 97848

  48. Ralph Roy Waggener comments on the pain of paying for pills
    Posted: 2018-06-06, Story ID: 97736

  49. George Rice: Thanks, T.J. Health, for being in Columbia
    Posted: 2018-06-05, Story ID: 97706

  50. Ryan Quarles: Let's make our own mark in hemp history
    Posted: 2018-06-04, Story ID: 97698

  51. Phyllis Gooden: Agrees, parking should be for customers only
    Posted: 2018-05-28, Story ID: 97578

  52. V. Kolbenschlag: Parking spaces should be for customers only
    Posted: 2018-05-27, Story ID: 97569

  53. Ralph Roy Waggener: Flower power surge needed Down Town
    Posted: 2018-05-27, Story ID: 97562

  54. Kentucky Color - Memorial Day Weekend
    Posted: 2018-05-26, Story ID: 97552

  55. Jon Halsey comments on duties of the sheriff
    Posted: 2018-05-21, Story ID: 97441

  56. Election 2018/Civics lesson: Sheriffs are peace officers
    Posted: 2018-05-21, Story ID: 97433

  57. To pull in or to back in? That is the question
    Posted: 2018-04-25, Story ID: 96952

  58. Huge strainer on bridge over Crocus Creek on Melson Ridge Road
    Posted: 2018-04-24, Story ID: 96932

  59. Charles Marshburn agrees with his horse riding teacher
    Posted: 2018-04-23, Story ID: 96904

  60. Charles Marshburn: Hypothesis on why phlox is Sweet William
    Posted: 2018-04-22, Story ID: 96889

  61. CAUD Natural Gas System in county will happen, GM Stone says
    Posted: 2018-04-11, Story ID: 96675

  62. Gov. Bevin gives his side of his tax/budget bills veto
    Posted: 2018-04-10, Story ID: 96658

  63. Ralph Waggener: A Russell Creek Walk for Columbia?
    Posted: 2018-04-08, Story ID: 96636

  64. Recommendation to City Council: Eliminate parking space
    Posted: 2018-04-04, Story ID: 96555

  65. V.Kolbenschlag likes Barry Loy photo, tulips & grape hyacinths
    Posted: 2018-04-03, Story ID: 96545

  66. Chris Oliver: Appreciation for Adair County teachers
    Posted: 2018-03-30, Story ID: 96473

  67. Richard Nelson Commentary: Stop spreading fake news
    Posted: 2018-03-26, Story ID: 96394

  68. Driving around the square: City Council might pass a law . . .
    Posted: 2018-03-20, Story ID: 96290

  69. Vonnie Kolbenschlag thinks removal of box additions would help
    Posted: 2018-03-20, Story ID: 96285

  70. Billy Joe Fudge proposes simple fix to 'Yield Sign' Massacre
    Posted: 2018-03-19, Story ID: 96282

  71. Comment: Thanks for correct uses of peek, peak, pique
    Posted: 2018-03-19, Story ID: 96273

  72. A Lesson Learned: Opinion on School Walkouts
    Posted: 2018-03-16, Story ID: 96221

  73. Joyce M. Coomer: I saw an omen this morning.
    Posted: 2018-03-08, Story ID: 96074

  74. Billy Joe Fudge heard from Amen Corner - Tree Planting at JBC
    Posted: 2018-03-07, Story ID: 96053

  75. Comment: Robert Flowers appreciates story on Mrs. Ruth Butler
    Posted: 2018-03-05, Story ID: 96031

  76. Joyce Coomer: Vigilance can prevent some things
    Posted: 2018-02-19, Story ID: 95765

  77. Kudos to Hardee's of Columbia for drive through receptacle
    Posted: 2018-02-03, Story ID: 95461

  78. An open letter to the Mayor and Columbia City Council
    Posted: 2018-02-01, Story ID: 95432

  79. Sign may have to finally be addressed in dark of night
    Posted: 2018-01-06, Story ID: 94878

  80. Pedestrian/driver commends two Adair School bus drivers
    Posted: 2018-01-04, Story ID: 94834

  81. Hunter Durham challenges Doug McCammish ugly opination
    Posted: 2017-12-15, Story ID: 94497

  82. Maury Lewis: Disagrees with idea there are no dangerous roads
    Posted: 2017-11-07, Story ID: 93811

  83. Charles Marshburn: Time Change
    Posted: 2017-11-05, Story ID: 93759

  84. Debra Gayle Loy Harvey: Comments on pension change plans
    Posted: 2017-11-04, Story ID: 93754

  85. Steve Coomer: Compares roadside signs to litter
    Posted: 2017-10-31, Story ID: 93675

  86. Billy Joe Fudge sends Triple Wow! for RRW Spelling story
    Posted: 2017-10-11, Story ID: 93284

  87. T. Neal: Some better things for Council to do than ban bars
    Posted: 2017-10-09, Story ID: 93258

  88. Joyce Coomer advocates for improved word skills
    Posted: 2017-10-09, Story ID: 93250

  89. Doug Beard: TU for lowered flags today - hopes others follow
    Posted: 2017-10-03, Story ID: 93121

  90. Writing and sharing memories makes a difference
    Posted: 2017-09-13, Story ID: 92714

  91. Dr. Arnold challenges Pope's position on climate change skeptics
    Posted: 2017-09-13, Story ID: 92707

  92. Cynthia Meyer: Where are the jobs to pay for tax?
    Posted: 2017-09-11, Story ID: 92687

  93. OP ED: Secretary Grimes issues statement on pension reform
    Posted: 2017-08-30, Story ID: 92456

  94. OP-ED: Saving Kentucky's Retirement Systems
    Posted: 2017-08-30, Story ID: 92448

  95. V. Kolbenschlag: Let's take Gov. Bevin up on Beautify challenge
    Posted: 2017-08-28, Story ID: 92406

  96. Mary Knight finds Oscar-winning weeders at work in our town
    Posted: 2017-08-26, Story ID: 92378

  97. Ann Pearson: Writer agrees with letter wanting more jobs . . .
    Posted: 2017-08-22, Story ID: 92289

  98. Nancy Grigsby: Organic agriculture deserves respect
    Posted: 2017-08-16, Story ID: 92198

  99. James Getchell on roadside spraying: Stop the insanity!
    Posted: 2017-08-14, Story ID: 92152

  100. BJ Fudge endorses crosswalks as added safety for LWC residents
    Posted: 2017-08-06, Story ID: 92013

  101. George Kolbenschlag: Agrees on Hay-bales on sidewalk solution
    Posted: 2017-07-29, Story ID: 91887

  102. Charles Marshburn: Enforcement is answer
    Posted: 2017-07-29, Story ID: 91885

  103. Ann Pearson: Wants more ticketing to make streets safer
    Posted: 2017-07-27, Story ID: 91835

  104. Writer: Onus of responsibility, vehicles v pedestrian, is on driver
    Posted: 2017-07-25, Story ID: 91813

  105. Thanks to Rep. James Comer for help getting passport
    Posted: 2017-07-20, Story ID: 91742

  106. Shannon Sexton: Kayaking is the thing to do now, but . . .
    Posted: 2017-07-17, Story ID: 91674

  107. My Rant Today: Occasional op ed piece by Miss Victoria Pike
    Posted: 2017-07-11, Story ID: 91564

  108. Steve and Cheryl Strodtman proud of Rep. James Comer
    Posted: 2017-06-26, Story ID: 91310

  109. Ann Pearson: Gas is always higher in Columbia
    Posted: 2017-06-23, Story ID: 91262

  110. David Smith: Thinks one parking spot ought to be eliminated
    Posted: 2017-06-23, Story ID: 91259

  111. Billy J. Fudge: Believes there is a place for trucks, for pedestrians
    Posted: 2017-06-12, Story ID: 91053

  112. Charles Marshburn: A question of greater missions
    Posted: 2017-06-11, Story ID: 91037

  113. George Kolbenschlag: NO THROUGH TRUCK TRAFFIC signs
    Posted: 2017-06-11, Story ID: 91032

  114. Robby Morrison: Intersection is fatality waiting to happen
    Posted: 2017-06-09, Story ID: 91001

  115. Barbara Armitage: Ideas for FM2 mural/banner at FM2
    Posted: 2017-06-07, Story ID: 90974

  116. Doug Beard offers splendid suggestion on an FM 2 murals
    Posted: 2017-06-04, Story ID: 90914

  117. Adair Democratic Party meets Fri, 9 June 2017 at Cranmer
    Posted: 2017-06-04, Story ID: 90907

  118. Sycamore Springs: 2017 Crusade scene stirs silent 'Thank You'
    Posted: 2017-06-03, Story ID: 90897

  119. Jon Halsey: Here's a News Flash:
    Posted: 2017-06-03, Story ID: 90892

  120. Vicky Pike: Update on Free Tipping day, 27 May 2017
    Posted: 2017-05-25, Story ID: 90747

  121. Joyce M. Coomer: Spraying only enhances target plants
    Posted: 2017-05-22, Story ID: 90673

  122. Senator Max Wise's Legislative Update. 20 May 2017
    Posted: 2017-05-20, Story ID: 90648

  123. Harry Mack has stopped telemarketers with call-blocker
    Posted: 2017-05-17, Story ID: 90581

  124. Jon Halsey: Political parties pushback to keep robocalls
    Posted: 2017-05-13, Story ID: 90528

  125. Happy that needle exchange program is coming to Adair Co.
    Posted: 2017-05-12, Story ID: 90518

  126. Senator Max Wise: Legislative Update 10 May 2017
    Posted: 2017-05-10, Story ID: 90478

  127. Zac Oakes: Drug addiction is multi-faceted problem
    Posted: 2017-05-02, Story ID: 90309

  128. Margo Miller: Procedure for traffic light failure
    Posted: 2017-05-01, Story ID: 90289

  129. Lent: what are you giving up?
    Posted: 2017-04-12, Story ID: 89925

  130. Concerning the grant to Lindsey Wilson from Kosair Charities
    Posted: 2017-04-05, Story ID: 89756

  131. Tell everyone to be careful when driving on Hurt Street . . .
    Posted: 2017-03-31, Story ID: 89661

  132. H. Hunter Durham, Esq. thinks Mystery Varmint Ol' Rob
    Posted: 2017-03-28, Story ID: 89590

  133. Letter: Local printing busineses not acknowledged, supported
    Posted: 2017-03-24, Story ID: 89516

  134. God's perfection - letter from Joyce M. Coomer
    Posted: 2017-03-23, Story ID: 89484

  135. COF: Wonders why city put road in middle of dump?
    Posted: 2017-03-20, Story ID: 89408

  136. Joyce Coomer: Some litter I wonder about
    Posted: 2017-03-18, Story ID: 89355

  137. Guy Babin: Litter addiction also a community problem
    Posted: 2017-03-17, Story ID: 89349

  138. Lifting History: Why it's time to end the Cuban trade embargo
    Posted: 2017-03-16, Story ID: 89314

  139. John Howery: Comments on Mayor's statement
    Posted: 2017-03-08, Story ID: 89138

  140. BJF - Campfire photo is classic
    Posted: 2017-03-05, Story ID: 89085

  141. JIM - If you choose to give, give wisely
    Posted: 2017-03-05, Story ID: 89078

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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