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Today's News

  • Am I my brother’s keeper

    By Lonnie Love,
    Guest columnist
    Robinson Christian Church
    Cain’s insolent and arrogant response to God’s question is a sign of his inward, unacknowledged guilt. This is always the way of guilt—to disclaim responsibility. Cain replies, My brother? What have I to do with my brother?  
    Am I my brother’s keeper? Is it my responsibility to know where my brother is? The hypocrisy of that is most evident.

  • Grace so amazing

    I am a marketing person’s dream.
    Slap a clever label on a $1 tube of lip gloss or bottle of shampoo, especially if you use a trendy font and especially especially if the name of the product is all in lowercase lettering, and I won’t think twice about paying $20 for it.
    Take grace, for example.
    Made by a company called philosophy, “amazing grace” is the name of their shampoo. (They also offer “hope” in a jar.)

  • Church News

    CYNTHIANA BAPTIST
    Cynthiana Baptist Church invites your family to join us for Wednesday Night Live this year beginning Sept. 6. We will kick off the year with a surprise, so you don’t want to miss it! We will meet Wednesdays each week, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the church.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Hindu sage or a tea brand
    6. Plant production
    9. Big first for a baby
    13. *#2 Down native
    14. Mutt
    15. Doggy
    16. Newbery Medal, e.g.
    17. Back then
    18. Alternative spelling of although
    19. *The Great Lake State capital
    21. *Capital named after 4th president
    23. Color quality
    24. Type of soda pop
    25. British news broadcaster
    28. MaÓtre d’s list
    30. Occupied oneself
    35. Pearl Harbor island
    37. Popular movie candy

  • KSP investigates fatal collision in Nicholas County

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision between a Jeep and a motorcycle on US 68 in Nicholas County.
    The collision occurred at approximately 8 p.m. on Sunday on US 68. Preliminary investigation revealed that Roscoe Howard, 58, of Carlisle, was operating a 2016 Jeep westbound on US 68. Douglas Barton, 58, of Cynthiana, was operating a 1999 Honda motorcycle and was on US 68 traveling eastbound.

  • Judge sentences seven on Tuesday

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Seven individuals were sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court on Tuesday.
    Heather Elaine Bailey, was sentenced to three years in prison on a single charge of flagrant non-support.
    Probation was denied and Bailey will have to serve her three years consecutively with charges in Johnson, Floyd and Madison counties.

  • City’s sewer bills to increase by $2 for residents

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana residents can expect about a $2 increase in their sewer bills.
    The Cynthiana City Commission voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would raise rates for industrial, commercial and residential customers.
    Mayor James Smith said the increase will allow the city to cover its $6 million sewer bond and allow for replacing at least 1,000 feet of the city’s infrastructure each year.

  • Gaunce assumes reins at Licking Valley Campus

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Monday marked the 15-year anniversary of the move-in date for the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.
    MCTC Cynthiana campus began in 1988 and will be celebrating 30 years next year.
    For 26 of those years, Lori Gaunce and been working in administration doing one job or another.

  • 6th Rod Run coming to the streets Aug. 26

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The 2017 edition of the Cynthiana Rod Run promises to be bigger and better than ever.
    More than 1,500  classic cars and motorcycles will line the streets of downtown Cynthiana on Saturday, Aug. 26, for the sixth annual Rod Run.
    Registration for the Rod Run will begin at 9 a.m. with many different events planned throughout the day.