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  1. BJF: Why a fresh new start to re-invigorate Downtown is needed
    Posted: 2015-07-26, Story ID: 76673

  2. Geo. Kolbenschlag: Planning for Downtown needs diverse ideas
    Posted: 2015-07-26, Story ID: 76665

  3. Commentary on A Plan for Downtown Columbia
    Posted: 2015-07-26, Story ID: 76664

  4. Billy Joe Fudge: A plan for Downtown Columbia, KY
    Posted: 2015-07-25, Story ID: 76648

  5. Alice Smith Robinson remembers Nell's Variety Story
    Posted: 2015-07-22, Story ID: 76579

  6. Rollin Knifley: Square needs more than covered walkways
    Posted: 2015-07-21, Story ID: 76567

  7. BJF: We need an overall strategy to get jobs
    Posted: 2015-07-21, Story ID: 76556

  8. Ben Arnold: BJF has great idea for covered walkways
    Posted: 2015-07-20, Story ID: 76552

  9. Ralph Waggener: Stephen Collins is right, too
    Posted: 2015-07-20, Story ID: 76540

  10. Stephen D. Collins: Jobs need to be the top priority
    Posted: 2015-07-20, Story ID: 76534

  11. Kentucky Color: Covered walkways a good idea for Columbia
    Posted: 2015-07-19, Story ID: 76527

  12. Ben Arnold: We must defend our voting rights
    Posted: 2015-07-17, Story ID: 76499

  13. Joyce Coomer: The uses of weeds
    Posted: 2015-07-10, Story ID: 76369

  14. Maury defends Joyce and wildflowers!
    Posted: 2015-07-09, Story ID: 76336

  15. Guy Babin: If wildflowers would be like civilized flora
    Posted: 2015-07-09, Story ID: 76335

  16. Doug McCammish: Accurate diagnosis at WRH saved his life, too
    Posted: 2015-07-01, Story ID: 76168

  17. Jon Halsey: On yet another Veterans Bypass fatality
    Posted: 2015-06-27, Story ID: 76111

  18. Billy Joe Fudge: Thanks, Rob Wilkerson and Junior Stotts
    Posted: 2015-06-25, Story ID: 76062

  19. Robt. Cumming: Turning lanes great for Russell Co. Greenhills shortcut
    Posted: 2015-06-23, Story ID: 76037

  20. RRW: Great - if interest in local government matched Countdown
    Posted: 2015-06-23, Story ID: 76020

  21. School Countdown: Leave it the way it is
    Posted: 2015-06-22, Story ID: 76000

  22. Guy Babin Movement gains strength: Another against countdown
    Posted: 2015-06-19, Story ID: 75950

  23. Writer says Grass clippings discharged on roads a hazard
    Posted: 2015-06-18, Story ID: 75934

  24. Harry Mack addresses road hazards for bikers
    Posted: 2015-06-18, Story ID: 75928

  25. Jamey Hayes comments on eliminating tax revenue allocations
    Posted: 2015-06-18, Story ID: 75927

  26. Wonders why it's taking six weeks for culvert project
    Posted: 2015-06-14, Story ID: 75862

  27. Peggy Fudge: Intersection needs more than double lights
    Posted: 2015-06-14, Story ID: 75859

  28. Hopes Fairground/C-ville intersection open by Fair Time
    Posted: 2015-06-14, Story ID: 75853

  29. Senator Max Wise: Courage and Heroism
    Posted: 2015-06-11, Story ID: 75793

  30. If semi had believed signs, problem would not have occurred
    Posted: 2015-06-09, Story ID: 75767

  31. Congratulations to Trail Town USA initiative committee
    Posted: 2015-06-09, Story ID: 75759

  32. Lorne Holler, from Florida, agrees with B. Armitage
    Posted: 2015-05-31, Story ID: 75607

  33. The construction interruption: What isn't marked is the detour
    Posted: 2015-05-31, Story ID: 75605

  34. Letter: Writer cites a pattern in gas pricing
    Posted: 2015-05-31, Story ID: 75599

  35. Watching the recanvass: Comment on Jefferson Co rapid results
    Posted: 2015-05-28, Story ID: 75546

  36. George Rice: Peg Schaeffer must be angel to all animals
    Posted: 2015-05-24, Story ID: 75450

  37. Vicky Pike: Glad to see something done at intersection
    Posted: 2015-05-23, Story ID: 75437

  38. Maury Lewis suggest Lampton Park behind Photo Video
    Posted: 2015-05-19, Story ID: 75347

  39. Citizen Vicky Pike reminds Kentuckians to vote
    Posted: 2015-05-18, Story ID: 75335

  40. Thought for the Day: from Marcia Shuffett
    Posted: 2015-05-16, Story ID: 75300

  41. Charles Marshburn sees need for four stop lights on Square
    Posted: 2015-05-16, Story ID: 75293

  42. Jackson Brower: Revenge time after squirrels damage 2 F-150s
    Posted: 2015-05-16, Story ID: 75290

  43. SBDM Elections are opportunity to wield real power in the school
    Posted: 2015-05-08, Story ID: 75129

  44. Charles Marshburn echoes skepticism re: Board of Elections
    Posted: 2015-05-08, Story ID: 75124

  45. Writer supports AC Fire Department decision on fire dues/tax bill
    Posted: 2015-05-07, Story ID: 75092

  46. Voice in Wilderness sends welcome for Columbia FD, Ladder One
    Posted: 2015-05-06, Story ID: 75059

  47. Shannon Sexton: Entire mayoral election issue is bizarre
    Posted: 2015-04-30, Story ID: 74927

  48. Jon Halsey: Outrage now is over Election Board refusal to explain
    Posted: 2015-04-30, Story ID: 74916

  49. Marsha Walker: Judge Vance did research; made right decision
    Posted: 2015-04-28, Story ID: 74875

  50. Sally Kemp: What does having money have to do with it?
    Posted: 2015-04-28, Story ID: 74858

  51. Rickie Williams: Joyce Rodgers is good people
    Posted: 2015-04-28, Story ID: 74855

  52. Marcia Shuffett: Dr. Arnold acted after citizens told him of issues
    Posted: 2015-04-28, Story ID: 74854

  53. Jamie Isabelle comments on the Mayor's Race
    Posted: 2015-04-28, Story ID: 74851

  54. Jon Halsey: Comments on Board of Elections
    Posted: 2015-04-27, Story ID: 74850

  55. Amy Pike: Many unanswered questions on decision by Election Board
    Posted: 2015-04-27, Story ID: 74845

  56. Charles Marshburns: Comment on Jon Halsey commentary
    Posted: 2015-04-27, Story ID: 74836

  57. Charles Marshburn: Thanks Ben Arnold for procedures article
    Posted: 2015-04-27, Story ID: 74835

  58. AMY PIKE: Board of Elections obligated to inform public about decision
    Posted: 2015-04-26, Story ID: 74831

  59. Writer: Would have expected statement from Board of Elections
    Posted: 2015-04-24, Story ID: 74789

  60. John Campbell: Comments on inmates working on right-of-ways
    Posted: 2015-04-24, Story ID: 74782

  61. Whoop de doo: Are concerns proportional to importance?
    Posted: 2015-04-23, Story ID: 74761

  62. Jon Halsey: Majority of Board of Election are elected officials
    Posted: 2015-04-22, Story ID: 74748

  63. One of Gadberry's Mayors clearifies stand on taxes
    Posted: 2015-04-22, Story ID: 74735

  64. Tiffany Kessler: Time for a good old-fashioned town hall meeting
    Posted: 2015-04-20, Story ID: 74691

  65. Mary Ann Brown: More patrols, video cameras needed
    Posted: 2015-04-20, Story ID: 74676

  66. Heather Evans: Rumble strips and lower speed, if that will help
    Posted: 2015-04-19, Story ID: 74673

  67. The Bypass safety issue: What really can be done?
    Posted: 2015-04-19, Story ID: 74670

  68. Darrell Overstreet comments on coverage
    Posted: 2015-04-18, Story ID: 74655

  69. Billy Joe Fudge: Is Columbia mayorless? And other questions
    Posted: 2015-04-17, Story ID: 74645

  70. Jon Halsey: On magazine's service to community
    Posted: 2015-04-17, Story ID: 74642

  71. Mark Hale comments on paying fire dues with tax bill
    Posted: 2015-04-17, Story ID: 74634

  72. Jon Halsey comments on proposed fire dues ordinance
    Posted: 2015-04-17, Story ID: 74630

  73. Writer says drivers haven't learned, even after tragedy
    Posted: 2015-04-15, Story ID: 74580

  74. Billy Joe Fudge: Streams are living, breathing ecosystems
    Posted: 2015-04-15, Story ID: 74575

  75. Guy Babin: Center of Adair Co.? - Gradyville, Paradise, USA
    Posted: 2015-04-13, Story ID: 74523

  76. V. Kolbenschlag haiku: Caring about impressions
    Posted: 2015-04-12, Story ID: 74508

  77. Ed Pipalski: Constitutional challenge to new City tax law
    Posted: 2015-04-10, Story ID: 74477

  78. Commentary: Is Russell Creek a trash can?
    Posted: 2015-04-07, Story ID: 74412

  79. Sammy Kassem comments on gravel and and flooding
    Posted: 2015-04-07, Story ID: 74409

  80. Marsha Walker cites roadway drop-offs in Columbia, KY.
    Posted: 2015-04-06, Story ID: 74404

  81. Creek Gravel and the government
    Posted: 2015-04-06, Story ID: 74387

  82. Rickie Williams: On highway safety, progress & steps backward
    Posted: 2015-04-06, Story ID: 74386

  83. Charles Marshburn offers this 'solvation' for bypass dilemma
    Posted: 2015-04-04, Story ID: 74356

  84. Dr. Ben Arnold: On tree debris and gravel harvesting
    Posted: 2015-04-03, Story ID: 74347

  85. Jon Halsey: Mark Hale is absolutely right
    Posted: 2015-04-03, Story ID: 74335

  86. Mark Hale writes a solution to Russell Creek problems
    Posted: 2015-04-03, Story ID: 74334

  87. Marsha Walker agrees lights are hard to see in daytime
    Posted: 2015-04-02, Story ID: 74317

  88. T. Neal: Fixing the Intersection
    Posted: 2015-04-02, Story ID: 74294

  89. Ralph Waggener: A little common sense, not money, needed on the bypass
    Posted: 2015-04-01, Story ID: 74272

  90. Bypass Issue: Maybe yellow caution light time should be longer
    Posted: 2015-03-31, Story ID: 74230

  91. Jennifer Parker: Thinks embankment needs to be cut down
    Posted: 2015-03-30, Story ID: 74209

  92. Something about this intersection requires an intervention
    Posted: 2015-03-29, Story ID: 74207

  93. Says families of Bypass Fatalities would say Shut it Down
    Posted: 2015-03-29, Story ID: 74204

  94. How many have to die at the Bypass intersections . . .
    Posted: 2015-03-29, Story ID: 74197

  95. Vonnie Kolbenschlag: Every word has a history
    Posted: 2015-03-28, Story ID: 74182

  96. Survivor of 2014 collision suggests safety improvements
    Posted: 2015-03-28, Story ID: 74180

  97. Commentary: That's a person on that bike in front of you
    Posted: 2015-03-26, Story ID: 74121

  98. Vehicle accident reports should include cell phone use
    Posted: 2015-03-25, Story ID: 74091

  99. Shellie Hornback: A little consideration, please
    Posted: 2015-03-19, Story ID: 74008

  100. Jon Halsey: Comment on Dr. Arnold's newest invention
    Posted: 2015-03-19, Story ID: 73997

  101. Dr. Arnold to seek patent on invention - secure voting machine
    Posted: 2015-03-19, Story ID: 73995

  102. Joyce Turner comments on trophies
    Posted: 2015-03-16, Story ID: 73928

  103. Guy Babin: Comment on Mitzi Bault photo editorial
    Posted: 2015-03-08, Story ID: 73798

  104. Peggy Fudge: Well said, BJF, on Mayoral Contest trial
    Posted: 2015-03-08, Story ID: 73787

  105. Billy Joe Fudge: Comment of City Mayoral Election issues
    Posted: 2015-03-08, Story ID: 73784

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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