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  1. Robert Cumming: Despicable crime at Sand Lick
    Posted: 2015-03-03, Story ID: 73640

  2. Jon Halsey: Maybe it's time to rethink the academic year
    Posted: 2015-02-24, Story ID: 73477

  3. Thanks!!! Adair County Search and Rescue
    Posted: 2015-02-18, Story ID: 73264

  4. New snow and it's eerily quiet, even for 4:10amCT
    Posted: 2015-02-18, Story ID: 73255

  5. A way to thank the folks who have to go out in this stuff
    Posted: 2015-02-17, Story ID: 73231

  6. Jon Halsey applauds idea of old hospital for VA clinic
    Posted: 2015-02-14, Story ID: 73128

  7. Senator Max Wise's Weekly Legislative Update - 13 Feb 1015
    Posted: 2015-02-14, Story ID: 73116

  8. Ralph's Comments about VA Clinic are not so out of order
    Posted: 2015-02-14, Story ID: 73115

  9. Kenny Absher: Local library best entity taxpayers pay for
    Posted: 2015-02-13, Story ID: 73111

  10. RRW: On Brian Williams, stupid should not be a career ender
    Posted: 2015-02-09, Story ID: 73036

  11. RRW Comment on NBC Newsman Bryan Williams
    Posted: 2015-02-08, Story ID: 73025

  12. Wise Week: Sen. Max Wise's legislative report 6 Feb 2015
    Posted: 2015-02-07, Story ID: 72994

  13. Billy Joe Fudge comments on contested Mayoral election
    Posted: 2015-02-05, Story ID: 72967

  14. Bryant Stockton: Super Blues and Mod Hippie Fests
    Posted: 2015-02-01, Story ID: 72889

  15. Ben Arnold: Favors removal of big commercial light poles
    Posted: 2015-01-30, Story ID: 72854

  16. Cites danger on Crocus Creek off Melson Ridge RD, Adair Co., KY
    Posted: 2015-01-30, Story ID: 72838

  17. Adair Democratic Executive Committee: remembering Sen. Ford
    Posted: 2015-01-25, Story ID: 72728

  18. Near miss at KY 61 S, Bypass: 1 second ahead of certain tragedy
    Posted: 2015-01-25, Story ID: 72726

  19. Dave Rosenbaum: Mr. Fudge wrote very, very good article
    Posted: 2015-01-16, Story ID: 72538

  20. Thanks for caring enough to bury dog killed by vehicle
    Posted: 2015-01-15, Story ID: 72510

  21. Getting the House in Order Focus of First Week of 2015 Session
    Posted: 2015-01-09, Story ID: 72389

  22. Victoria Pike: Wild swings in gas prices just aren't right
    Posted: 2015-01-08, Story ID: 72373

  23. Daryl Branham: Amen to Ralph and Ben! on transparency
    Posted: 2015-01-07, Story ID: 72346

  24. Ben Arnold: A second to Ralph's applaud for CJE Mike Stephens
    Posted: 2015-01-07, Story ID: 72329

  25. Victoria Pike: 30 cent/gallon price run-up in one day wrong
    Posted: 2015-01-07, Story ID: 72320

  26. Jon Halsey: Artificial manipulation of Law of Supply & Demand has consequences
    Posted: 2014-12-30, Story ID: 72192

  27. Scorpt722: No blame to Obama for current gas price
    Posted: 2014-12-30, Story ID: 72185

  28. Joyce Coomer: Advice on gun safety
    Posted: 2014-12-25, Story ID: 72114

  29. Jamie Isabelle comment: New mayor election
    Posted: 2014-12-24, Story ID: 72083

  30. Joyce Coomer commentary on birds and solar power
    Posted: 2014-12-22, Story ID: 72037

  31. Reader urges all to remember those who have lost loved ones
    Posted: 2014-12-22, Story ID: 72034

  32. Gas Drum Beat: Columbia 10 cents lower than Somerset city
    Posted: 2014-12-15, Story ID: 71883

  33. Vicky Compton: The voting process has to be fair
    Posted: 2014-11-21, Story ID: 71376

  34. Rickie Williams: Understands about absences for death, illness
    Posted: 2014-11-21, Story ID: 71367

  35. Pamela Farr: Very proud of our band
    Posted: 2014-11-17, Story ID: 71261

  36. Ralph Waggener: Big Pencil should stay as long as it can
    Posted: 2014-11-14, Story ID: 71168

  37. BJF: Mayoral leadership, vote of people, could stop Payroll Tax
    Posted: 2014-11-04, Story ID: 70914

  38. Comment on Columbia, KY's BIG Pencil
    Posted: 2014-10-31, Story ID: 70809

  39. Billy Joe Fudge Commentary: Tuesday is Election Day
    Posted: 2014-10-31, Story ID: 70801

  40. Election 04 Nov 2014: Writer has questions for jailer candidates
    Posted: 2014-10-22, Story ID: 70606

  41. Joyce Coomer on Celia Downey article: Concise and to the point
    Posted: 2014-10-20, Story ID: 70542

  42. Celia Downey: Bringing jobs issue down to earth
    Posted: 2014-10-19, Story ID: 70533

  43. Charles Marshburn: Have intelligent reason for your vote
    Posted: 2014-10-17, Story ID: 70481

  44. AMEN, Dr. Arnold - Eric Goodin writes
    Posted: 2014-10-17, Story ID: 70477

  45. Mike Newton: (Payroll) tax will bring hardship to a lot of folks
    Posted: 2014-10-16, Story ID: 70465

  46. Taft Neal comments on city's new payroll tax
    Posted: 2014-10-07, Story ID: 70250

  47. Shannon Rowe: Memories of best friend, Capt. Tony Grider
    Posted: 2014-09-22, Story ID: 69893

  48. CJE Ann Melton responds to Bill Henson on road funds issue
    Posted: 2014-09-21, Story ID: 69891

  49. Ralph Waggener: Bam Carney grandstanding at its best
    Posted: 2014-09-21, Story ID: 69887

  50. Dr. Smith wonders why Rep. Carney pushes unqualified roads
    Posted: 2014-09-21, Story ID: 69873

  51. Recognizing our Vietnam War Veterans on the 50th Anniversary
    Posted: 2014-09-18, Story ID: 69829

  52. Writer, re Payroll Tax: Income taxes are sticky, live forever
    Posted: 2014-09-17, Story ID: 69797

  53. Joyce Coomer: Seven questions on the Payroll Tax
    Posted: 2014-09-13, Story ID: 69732

  54. Ralph Waggener: We need more jobs for working class, too
    Posted: 2014-09-12, Story ID: 69705

  55. Agrees, mostly, with Dr. Ben Arnold on The Payroll Tax, jobs
    Posted: 2014-09-11, Story ID: 69682

  56. Comment on the proposed Columbia payroll tax
    Posted: 2014-09-04, Story ID: 69532

  57. Tiffany Kessler urges warm welcome for Rep. Whitfield
    Posted: 2014-09-03, Story ID: 69513

  58. Joyce Coomer: Sympathy for owner of a cat named Katie
    Posted: 2014-08-25, Story ID: 69357

  59. Mary Ann Brown, comments on concrete pillars
    Posted: 2014-08-24, Story ID: 69323

  60. Joyce Coomer: On driving Bypass/Highway 55 South intersection
    Posted: 2014-08-09, Story ID: 69016

  61. Disagrees with BJF for calling thoughtless driver 'gentleman'
    Posted: 2014-08-08, Story ID: 68986

  62. Joyce Coomer: Taught to take responsibility for own safety
    Posted: 2014-08-07, Story ID: 68968

  63. Ed Pipalski: Answer to last John Ford statement
    Posted: 2014-08-04, Story ID: 68901

  64. Jon Halsey on Somerset Mayor's statement on city gas sales
    Posted: 2014-08-03, Story ID: 68886

  65. Ed Pipalski: Price objectors could open own gas stations
    Posted: 2014-08-03, Story ID: 68876

  66. John Ford: Local government sometimes has to take initiative
    Posted: 2014-08-02, Story ID: 68867

  67. John Ford: Offers own solution to problem of high gas prices
    Posted: 2014-08-02, Story ID: 68866

  68. Tired of higher gasoline prices here: She buys out of town
    Posted: 2014-08-02, Story ID: 68851

  69. Sue Stivers Commentary: Thoughts are the Seeds Of Reality
    Posted: 2014-07-31, Story ID: 68810

  70. Invest In Adair County: Buy Local
    Posted: 2014-07-30, Story ID: 68790

  71. Billy Joe Fudge: Formula for a bright and successful future
    Posted: 2014-07-28, Story ID: 68738

  72. A Walkable City would be huge win for Economic Development
    Posted: 2014-07-27, Story ID: 68731

  73. USMC training fantastic opportunity for young men
    Posted: 2014-07-22, Story ID: 68660

  74. Billy Joe Fudge: Fun center entrance design commendable
    Posted: 2014-07-14, Story ID: 68521

  75. Chris Knifley: On understanding a writer's intentions
    Posted: 2014-07-08, Story ID: 68409

  76. Lou Ann Gore: Kudos to the City of Somerset
    Posted: 2014-06-10, Story ID: 67835

  77. Billy Joe Fudge: Two deaths on the Square is two, too many
    Posted: 2014-06-02, Story ID: 67689

  78. Joyce Coomer: Traffic on the square
    Posted: 2014-06-02, Story ID: 67685

  79. Thoughts: - Bounce back from adversity
    Posted: 2014-05-30, Story ID: 67620

  80. Jamie Isabelle: What really matters on Memorial Day
    Posted: 2014-05-26, Story ID: 67540

  81. Saddened by decision to hold School on Memorial Day
    Posted: 2014-05-24, Story ID: 67516

  82. Gas Price Drumbeat: What is with Columbia?
    Posted: 2014-05-21, Story ID: 67447

  83. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer: Enough is enough
    Posted: 2014-05-17, Story ID: 67365

  84. Chris Oliver: Local laws affect how I spend my money
    Posted: 2014-05-02, Story ID: 67059

  85. Ralph Waggener: Wet or Dry?
    Posted: 2014-04-24, Story ID: 66900

  86. Doesn't think industrial jobs have grown by C-ville being moist
    Posted: 2014-04-24, Story ID: 66890

  87. Shannon Sexton: Quality of Life high factor for industry location
    Posted: 2014-04-23, Story ID: 66882

  88. Andrew Cowan: Jobs more important issue than Wet/Dry vote
    Posted: 2014-04-23, Story ID: 66872

  89. Mother of child with food allergy concerned about menu choices
    Posted: 2014-04-17, Story ID: 66742

  90. Wet/Dry Petition: Writer says it's positive move for Adair
    Posted: 2014-04-16, Story ID: 66726

  91. John Chowning comments on what happens to pinwheels
    Posted: 2014-04-11, Story ID: 66600

  92. More speeding, noise pollution in this town, writer says
    Posted: 2014-04-06, Story ID: 66494

  93. Jarrett Miller: Alcohol sales not prevented by limiting where sold
    Posted: 2014-03-31, Story ID: 66360

  94. Martha Berry: One of nice things about Columbia is that it's dry
    Posted: 2014-03-30, Story ID: 66353

  95. Billy Joe Fudge comments on the Hunter Durham issue
    Posted: 2014-03-30, Story ID: 66345

  96. Commentary: Public education saddled with parenting chores
    Posted: 2014-03-22, Story ID: 66162

  97. Rep. John 'Bam' Carney: Roads, the budget, and politics
    Posted: 2014-03-21, Story ID: 66149

  98. Barry Jones latest volunteer to help implement Trail Town idea
    Posted: 2014-03-16, Story ID: 66033

  99. Brandon Thompson: In defense of Columbia/Adair County
    Posted: 2014-03-07, Story ID: 65862

  100. Kathryn Miller: Others are standing up for change and progress
    Posted: 2014-03-07, Story ID: 65858

  101. Cynthia A. Meyer: Understands Kathryn Miller's point
    Posted: 2014-03-06, Story ID: 65837

  102. Kathryn Miller: Will continue to speak out for change
    Posted: 2014-03-05, Story ID: 65808

  103. Ken Hill: My two cents worth on snow removal
    Posted: 2014-03-05, Story ID: 65789

  104. State and County road crews doing great work
    Posted: 2014-03-03, Story ID: 65729

  105. Peggy Fudge: Different libraries have different, unique needs
    Posted: 2014-02-26, Story ID: 65580

  106. Ed Pipalski proposes consolidating public library administrations
    Posted: 2014-02-25, Story ID: 65565

  107. Public libraries offer valuable educational experiences for all
    Posted: 2014-02-25, Story ID: 65555

  108. Visits: When we were all a community
    Posted: 2014-02-21, Story ID: 65475

  109. Troubling Vandalism at Joe Johnson Park
    Posted: 2014-02-20, Story ID: 65454

  110. Sheriff says simple sign will stop unwanted political soliciting
    Posted: 2014-02-20, Story ID: 65449

  111. The Barnetts Creek solution to meet candidates in person
    Posted: 2014-02-20, Story ID: 65441

  112. Likes candidates' visits to homes: The 'How do you do'? calls
    Posted: 2014-02-20, Story ID: 65439

  113. Agrees with Kathryn Miller: Doesn't want candidate visits
    Posted: 2014-02-20, Story ID: 65436

  114. Doesn't want candidates to come to her door
    Posted: 2014-02-20, Story ID: 65433

  115. Joyce Coomer: Cows need shade
    Posted: 2014-02-07, Story ID: 65134

  116. Wayne Armitage: Against trees for line fence posts
    Posted: 2014-02-06, Story ID: 65109

  117. Reader writes of start up plant in Russell Springs
    Posted: 2014-02-03, Story ID: 65040

  118. Lois Cunningham sends advice for Rep. Ed Whitfield
    Posted: 2014-01-31, Story ID: 64969

  119. Derek Cape, parents are great ambassadors, role models
    Posted: 2014-01-30, Story ID: 64952

  120. Jarrett Miller: We have to do better as a community
    Posted: 2014-01-25, Story ID: 64835

  121. Open minds? To date, no new method beyond pushing the snow
    Posted: 2014-01-25, Story ID: 64831

  122. A response to Jarrett Miller criticism of local people
    Posted: 2014-01-25, Story ID: 64826

  123. Supports Westlake Regional Hospital
    Posted: 2014-01-10, Story ID: 64525

  124. Resident of KY 900 for 25 years praises KY Highway Dept.
    Posted: 2014-01-07, Story ID: 64464

  125. Road crews do an awesome job
    Posted: 2014-01-07, Story ID: 64440

  126. Animal shelters need donations
    Posted: 2014-01-02, Story ID: 64288

  127. Nancy Evins: On not going to church...
    Posted: 2013-12-22, Story ID: 64115

  128. Mark Selby: Supports police officers - and adds to list
    Posted: 2013-12-14, Story ID: 63963

  129. Jon Halsey: What Ralph said was not an attack on anyone
    Posted: 2013-12-13, Story ID: 63946

  130. We need the Paul Harvey of the story: City budget
    Posted: 2013-12-11, Story ID: 63914

  131. We need to know the Paul Harvey about Westlake
    Posted: 2013-12-11, Story ID: 63911

  132. Monday morning quarterback suggests 2 band Parade
    Posted: 2013-12-09, Story ID: 63859

  133. Billy Joe Fudge: Our Downtown is Curate's Egg
    Posted: 2013-12-04, Story ID: 63737

  134. Jon Halsey: On Open Meetings Laws - KY & USA
    Posted: 2013-11-27, Story ID: 63608

  135. Joyce Coomer: Wants tip for sighting speeders
    Posted: 2013-11-22, Story ID: 63484

  136. Jon Halsey: Why is food stamp cutback a catastrophe?
    Posted: 2013-11-08, Story ID: 63169

  137. COF: Political Turmoil
    Posted: 2013-11-07, Story ID: 63158

  138. Comments: Really enjoyed Trick or Treating at The Jim Blair
    Posted: 2013-11-01, Story ID: 63034

  139. Really enjoyed Trick or Treating at The Jim Blair Center
    Posted: 2013-10-31, Story ID: 63014

  140. Ted Caldwell: Columbia should be part of Main Street Program
    Posted: 2013-10-26, Story ID: 62919

  141. Jon Halsey: We need leaders who are citizens First
    Posted: 2013-10-20, Story ID: 62791

  142. On tipping, Carol Perkins has hit it on the head
    Posted: 2013-10-14, Story ID: 62667

  143. Opinion: Open, frank discussions prevent misunderstandings
    Posted: 2013-10-07, Story ID: 62516

  144. A CM response to critics of the court, hospital leadership
    Posted: 2013-10-07, Story ID: 62510

  145. Jon Halsey: Overtaxed figuratively and literally
    Posted: 2013-10-05, Story ID: 62473

  146. Local sales tax can be imposed, in a way, with tourism tax
    Posted: 2013-09-24, Story ID: 62175

  147. Comment: Pro Moist or wet
    Posted: 2013-09-23, Story ID: 62152

  148. Old photos remind us of what great childhoods we had
    Posted: 2013-09-21, Story ID: 62104

  149. The Answer, writer says: Committed leadership on a local level
    Posted: 2013-09-20, Story ID: 62054

  150. Jon Halsey: 1st step to revitalization - streamline local goverment
    Posted: 2013-09-20, Story ID: 62051

  151. Consultant money would be better spent making Downtown Safer
    Posted: 2013-09-19, Story ID: 62040

  152. Campbellsville: Mayor Young has more progress set to happen
    Posted: 2013-09-19, Story ID: 62037

  153. Doug Beard: Agrees, Columbia needs to focus on downtown
    Posted: 2013-09-18, Story ID: 62020

  154. Commentary: Liked Carol Perkins article
    Posted: 2013-09-18, Story ID: 62017

  155. Opposed to spray, but not because of hearsay, scare tactics
    Posted: 2013-09-12, Story ID: 61883

  156. Thinks 11.5% tax collected on insurance ought to be enough
    Posted: 2013-09-08, Story ID: 61791

  157. Picture of Sidda get very high praise
    Posted: 2013-09-04, Story ID: 61709

  158. Overnight visitor makes wrong turn: GPS service to blame?
    Posted: 2013-09-02, Story ID: 61673

  159. Thinks WBKO should revisit Westlake Regional Hospital
    Posted: 2013-08-20, Story ID: 61384

  160. BJ Hagy finds AC Schools receiving tobacco subsidies ironic
    Posted: 2013-08-08, Story ID: 61170

  161. COF comments on Mystery Tree story
    Posted: 2013-08-07, Story ID: 61127

  162. Village of Adare, in County Limerick for Sister City
    Posted: 2013-08-04, Story ID: 61095

  163. Likes turn of events for Westlake; commends Board of Trustees
    Posted: 2013-08-02, Story ID: 61062

  164. Jon Halsey: Progress used to be doing more with less
    Posted: 2013-08-01, Story ID: 61029

  165. Happy to see focus on traffic safety, predestrian safety
    Posted: 2013-07-24, Story ID: 60864

  166. Yvonne Kolbenschlag comments on old Parson property
    Posted: 2013-07-22, Story ID: 60833

  167. Urges leaders to make decisions and make a difference
    Posted: 2013-07-20, Story ID: 60789

  168. Columbia ranks up at top among world's caring communities
    Posted: 2013-07-16, Story ID: 60726

  169. Jon Halsey: Thanks Supt. Reed for clarifying tobacco-free policy
    Posted: 2013-07-02, Story ID: 60488

  170. Jon Halsey: One individual's opinion . . .
    Posted: 2013-06-28, Story ID: 60408

  171. Sandi Wills urges help: For Peg Schaeffer, the dogs are family
    Posted: 2013-06-23, Story ID: 60296

  172. Downtown Columbia, KY: A great place to meet and talk
    Posted: 2013-06-16, Story ID: 60164

  173. Welcomes Cafe: Urges support for all Downtown Businesses
    Posted: 2013-06-14, Story ID: 60138

  174. Nothing but positive comments about Columbia PD
    Posted: 2013-06-12, Story ID: 60108

  175. Victoria Pike: Continue tradition to honor memory of Miss Martha
    Posted: 2013-06-05, Story ID: 59983

  176. Room for improvement in new lane striping on Square?
    Posted: 2013-06-04, Story ID: 59958

  177. Coach McQueary made a mistake, but he's a fine man
    Posted: 2013-05-31, Story ID: 59883

  178. Victoria Pike cites reasons for not keeping signs off rights of way
    Posted: 2013-05-29, Story ID: 59822

  179. Young pup from Knifley - three score and 12 - answers Q with Q
    Posted: 2013-05-06, Story ID: 59414

  180. 10 Second Critique: Ode to Joys Coming to Earth
    Posted: 2013-04-28, Story ID: 59226

  181. There's a positive side to negative perceptions for Backyard Oil
    Posted: 2013-04-26, Story ID: 59178

  182. Established employer in Green River Commerce Park is worried
    Posted: 2013-04-26, Story ID: 59177

  183. What is gained, what is lost: If Cobb-Vantress comes
    Posted: 2013-04-26, Story ID: 59172

  184. Global War on Kentucky Denigration wins battle with New Yorker
    Posted: 2013-04-25, Story ID: 59164

  185. Joyce Coomer: Payback for those denigrating Kentucky
    Posted: 2013-04-25, Story ID: 59159

  186. Greg Coomer intends to watch every episode of Backyard Oil
    Posted: 2013-04-25, Story ID: 59154

  187. Doug Beard: Should have remained in the Backyard
    Posted: 2013-04-25, Story ID: 59137

  188. Maury quit watching Backyard Oil because of language
    Posted: 2013-04-24, Story ID: 59104

  189. Are we safe enough downtown today?
    Posted: 2013-04-20, Story ID: 59019

  190. Cobb-Vantress/Tyson: Is CACEDA eating our young?
    Posted: 2013-04-15, Story ID: 58911

  191. Ronald Reagan's words apply to Feed Plant: Trust but verify
    Posted: 2013-04-12, Story ID: 58834

  192. Daffodils by Save-A-Lot were pretty sight
    Posted: 2013-04-10, Story ID: 58807

  193. Cobb-Vantress and the Green River Industrial Park
    Posted: 2013-04-08, Story ID: 58768

  194. Arsenic and the anemic chickens
    Posted: 2013-04-08, Story ID: 58763

  195. BC Jim: Mike Watson Adair Rocks a CM All-Time Top 10 Classic
    Posted: 2013-03-18, Story ID: 58281

  196. Adair Rocks: A Feeling of Exhilaration, a Sense of Awe.
    Posted: 2013-03-17, Story ID: 58266

  197. Praise for KTC, District 8 traffic change with Flashing Yellow Arrow light
    Posted: 2013-03-17, Story ID: 58263

  198. Columbia could have a children's museum
    Posted: 2013-03-13, Story ID: 58198

  199. Dart Industries announced styrofoam recycling in 09
    Posted: 2013-03-05, Story ID: 58035

  200. Commentary: Recycling can cut costs
    Posted: 2013-03-05, Story ID: 58034


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