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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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