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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  113. 10 Second Critique: Ode to Joys Coming to Earth
    Posted: 2013-04-28, Story ID: 59226

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  199. Do we need a hospital or a HOSPITAL?
    Posted: 2012-08-09, Story ID: 53614

  200. Comment: LifePoint having plans for hospital isn't reassuring
    Posted: 2012-08-05, Story ID: 53545


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