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The Contractor can help, IFASN editor says

By Ralph Roy Waggener
Editor, It's Just for a Smile News

The contractor who is rebuilding the steps just off of the Square should pull in His work area. After the construction start up, the room for 4 or 5 parking spaces should be made available for customers. The room for most of there equipment could be placed in the alley way on the other end of this project. Just keep what is needed at the time on the square.

This project, when finished, should be a help to these few businesses on this corner.

A little planning could have helped a lot, but hindsight is 20-20.

I asked a former mayor to look at bricking or laying stone on the steps leading to the square on Campbellsville Street. I was thinking how much the stone wall on Old Greensburg Street at HIgh Street improved the looks there - at a not too high of a cost - which former mayor Pat Bell had done.

Little improvements like this really help the looks of our city much like the American flags have done.

The building across from City Hall -I think it's a law office, not sure - has shown how an older building can be made to look nice and still be an older building. The green with black trim and the cedar shake covered awning makes for a good Downtown look. -RALPH R. WAGGENER (2011-11-06)




This story was posted on 2011-11-07 07:08:40
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Two types of improvements helping Downtown Columbia, KY



2011-11-07 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
The new paint and renovation on the Jones Building, 100 block of Campbellsville Street, left photo just completed, and an early Drystone Masonry on the southeast side of Greensburg past High Street, are two of the types of projects which, along with the West Walk repairs Ralph Waggener says are making Downtown a better place. He also liked installation of 120 new flags this past summer.

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