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Ernie Pyle LibraryErnie Pyle House/Library, Albuquerque, New Mexico, former home of famed war correspondent and inspiration for National Columnist Day, Ernie Pyle. (Photo courtesy ABC Library)KENTUCKY (4/18/14) —Columnists inspire, entertain, enlighten and educate us.

Today, April 18, is National Columnists Day. This special day of honor is celebrated each year on April 18.

At SurfKY News, its weekly columnists share stories about spirituality, current events, food, hunting, finances, science and wellness.

SurfKY News would like to honor and thank its columnists for their commitment, dedication, information and passion.

Biscuits & Bacon - Food Column for the Hungry, Curious Mind by Maureen C. Berry

Dave Says by Dave Ramsey

Hooked on Science by Jason Lindsay

Keeping the Faith by Ronnie McBrayer

New Beginnings with Gayla by Gayla Miller

Outdoor Truths by Gary Miller

Outdoors with Big Country by Randy Adams

Scoping It Out by Taylor Riley

About National Columnists Day:

April 18 was chosen as the annual date for National Columnists Day in memory of well-known columnist and 1944 Pulitzer Prize winner Ernie Pyle, according to National Calendar Day.

Pyle was born on August 3, 1900 and died in combat on a Pacific Island on April 18, 1945.

Winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1944, he was an American journalist known for his columns as a roving correspondent for the Scripps Howard newspaper chain, especially during World War II, reporting both from Europe and the Pacific.

Enjoying his following in some 300 newspapers, Pyle was among the best-known American war correspondents in Europe.

Do you have an idea for a column for SurfKY News? Send your queries to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Maureen C. Berry
SurfKY News

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Posted on 2/2/14

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