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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  166. 10 Second Critique: Ode to Joys Coming to Earth
    Posted: 2013-04-28, Story ID: 59226

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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