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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  50. JIM: Whittled with his own snickersnee
    Posted: 2014-01-26, Story ID: 64847

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  67. Bill Troutwine defends hunting; asks questions...
    Posted: 2013-11-18, Story ID: 63372

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

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

  70. Carol Perkins: Christmas Ethics & Cheating
    Posted: 2013-11-03, Story ID: 63078

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  110. Carol Perkins: An after the fact commentary on Memorial day
    Posted: 2013-06-02, Story ID: 59918

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

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

  113. JIM: Western's commencement redux
    Posted: 2013-05-21, Story ID: 59693

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

  115. 10 Second Critique: Ode to Joys Coming to Earth
    Posted: 2013-04-28, Story ID: 59226

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  136. Guest editorial from Doug McCammish: Can Do Spirit
    Posted: 2013-02-25, Story ID: 57827

  137. Jon Halsey: Government business is our business
    Posted: 2013-02-14, Story ID: 57623

  138. Comment: A.L. Sinclair is right - roadsides are a mess
    Posted: 2013-02-13, Story ID: 57619

  139. Comment: Vote leaders out of office who don't lead
    Posted: 2013-02-11, Story ID: 57572

  140. Victoria Pike urges all to complete Highway Survey
    Posted: 2013-02-08, Story ID: 57522

  141. Jon Halsey: Against government set asides for minorities
    Posted: 2013-02-08, Story ID: 57518

  142. Play is under siege?
    Posted: 2013-02-04, Story ID: 57403

  143. Jon Halsey: Wishful thinking re: Fourth Estate, responsibility
    Posted: 2013-02-03, Story ID: 57400

  144. Martha Berry: Carol Perkins right, but should carry it farther
    Posted: 2013-02-03, Story ID: 57397

  145. Donna Saunders: Same offenders are continually breaking law
    Posted: 2013-01-24, Story ID: 57146

  146. Time to act to make streets, crosswalks safer is now
    Posted: 2013-01-23, Story ID: 57126

  147. Driver inattention is biggest factor in high incidence of fatalities
    Posted: 2013-01-22, Story ID: 57098

  148. Comment on deadly situation at bypass intersection
    Posted: 2013-01-22, Story ID: 57086

  149. Jon Halsey comments on City Pool: Agrees with Billy Joe Fudge
    Posted: 2013-01-11, Story ID: 56889

  150. When? writer asks. When will traffic be calmed Downtown?
    Posted: 2013-01-11, Story ID: 56885

  151. Glad to see energetic debate about spending tax dollars
    Posted: 2013-01-10, Story ID: 56864

  152. PERSONAL OPINION: Jon Halsey comments on City Pool Issue
    Posted: 2013-01-09, Story ID: 56833

  153. COF outlines new career for Peg Schaeffer: Author
    Posted: 2013-01-07, Story ID: 56797

  154. Guest editorial: Keep the momentum going
    Posted: 2012-12-23, Story ID: 56582

  155. Differs on idea of locking outside doors at schools
    Posted: 2012-12-18, Story ID: 56476

  156. COF finds possible CM plot to bait him
    Posted: 2012-12-12, Story ID: 56356

  157. Remembering Paul Hayes: Champion for education
    Posted: 2012-12-06, Story ID: 56256

  158. Sometimes change starts in the most unlikely places
    Posted: 2012-11-28, Story ID: 56111

  159. Only those who have lost a pet comrade can fathom the grief
    Posted: 2012-11-17, Story ID: 55905

  160. Remembering Jean McLean: She loved, worked hard for Columbia
    Posted: 2012-11-11, Story ID: 55801

  161. Matt Hodge: Truly blessed with a gift from God
    Posted: 2012-11-06, Story ID: 55657

  162. Applauds Mike and Laura Harris investment in Downtown
    Posted: 2012-10-01, Story ID: 54860

  163. Highway conditions at East 80 and Jamestown
    Posted: 2012-09-29, Story ID: 54808

  164. Is It Just Me? Rant No. 2: Popsicles then and today
    Posted: 2012-09-27, Story ID: 54741

  165. Proud of Hailey Taylor for her will power and courage
    Posted: 2012-09-25, Story ID: 54705

  166. Comment KY law, Site Based Council Powers & School Boards
    Posted: 2012-09-24, Story ID: 54694

  167. Jennifer Moody: Where is passion for pre-school programs?
    Posted: 2012-09-21, Story ID: 54621

  168. A Statement for Colonel Wm. Casey Elementary School
    Posted: 2012-09-18, Story ID: 54542

  169. Ken Hill: Col. Casey lived in different times
    Posted: 2012-09-14, Story ID: 54466

  170. Comment: New School. New Name. New Beginning
    Posted: 2012-09-14, Story ID: 54459

  171. Awakening Day: September 11, 2001
    Posted: 2012-09-11, Story ID: 54382

  172. Remembering what today is
    Posted: 2012-09-11, Story ID: 54373

  173. COF: No room for Night Time Mudhole water haulers
    Posted: 2012-09-06, Story ID: 54261

  174. Commends Mayor, Council for important airport decision
    Posted: 2012-09-06, Story ID: 54257

  175. COF comments on current math teaching methods
    Posted: 2012-08-28, Story ID: 54085

  176. Wants to know if Spectrum has been sent packing yet?
    Posted: 2012-08-27, Story ID: 54056

  177. Was the interim CEO honestly worth $25,000 a month?
    Posted: 2012-08-26, Story ID: 54035

  178. Ralph Roy Waggener: We need each other!
    Posted: 2012-08-26, Story ID: 54034

  179. An FFA mom defends the program, supporters actions
    Posted: 2012-08-25, Story ID: 54010

  180. Foreign language is for FFA kids, too
    Posted: 2012-08-25, Story ID: 54007

  181. Why studying a foreign language is necessary
    Posted: 2012-08-24, Story ID: 54000

  182. Cheryl Wall: Westlake is much more than just the hospital
    Posted: 2012-08-23, Story ID: 53963

  183. Comment - Support Tax; put community first
    Posted: 2012-08-22, Story ID: 53936

  184. We are putting embattled hospital back on solid fiscal ground
    Posted: 2012-08-21, Story ID: 53932

  185. Joe Hare: We saw the people of Adair Co. pull together
    Posted: 2012-08-21, Story ID: 53930

  186. Ken Hill: Open debate foundation of this Country
    Posted: 2012-08-21, Story ID: 53917

  187. We need to know the Paul Harvey about Westlake
    Posted: 2012-08-20, Story ID: 53887

  188. Westlake Regional Hospital: Two angels watched over him
    Posted: 2012-08-19, Story ID: 53869

  189. Victoria Pike: Petition signing going well
    Posted: 2012-08-19, Story ID: 53856

  190. Junior Officer In support of FFA
    Posted: 2012-08-17, Story ID: 53831

  191. President of ACHS FFA tells what FFA has meant to her
    Posted: 2012-08-16, Story ID: 53787

  192. Whittney Ford urges hiring of 3rd Ag teacher
    Posted: 2012-08-15, Story ID: 53766

  193. John Ford: On why he's against the Hospital Tax Recall petition
    Posted: 2012-08-15, Story ID: 53757

  194. Adair FFA student urges turnout in support of third Ag teacher
    Posted: 2012-08-15, Story ID: 53755

  195. Clarifying statements made at Hospital public meetings
    Posted: 2012-08-12, Story ID: 53693

  196. Jon Halsey comments on Billy Joe Fudge Hospital proposal
    Posted: 2012-08-12, Story ID: 53690

  197. Seeking higher advice for future of hospital
    Posted: 2012-08-12, Story ID: 53673

  198. A proposal: Lindsey Wilson Regional Hospital
    Posted: 2012-08-11, Story ID: 53671

  199. Billy Joe Fudge writes: Save Our Hospital
    Posted: 2012-08-09, Story ID: 53633

  200. Guest Editorial: The County Needs a Hospital - Now and Forever
    Posted: 2012-08-09, Story ID: 53624


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