Residents like small-town appeal, big-city feel

Saturday, April 28, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 10:13 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 11, 2008

Kathy Ennis remembers years ago driving by the cattle farm west of the city where the Columbia Mall now stands. Back then, the Parkade Center, anchored by J.C. Penney, was the mall that attracted shoppers from around the region.