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    6. “Back To The Future” actress
    9. Femme fatale
    13. Bader Ginsberg and Babe
    14. Like Mother Hubbard
    15. Small, olive-gray bird
    16. Abraham’s sacrifice
    17. E.T. transporter
    18. It happens at a given place and time
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    24. Doe’s mate
    25. *Number of heads on Ravana in Hindu mythology
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  • Kentucky joins lifesaving ‘Yellow dot’ program

    Gov. Steve Beshear announces the launch of Kentucky’s Yellow Dot program, designed to improve emergency care to motorists involved in a vehicle crash.
    The “dot” - a circular yellow sticker on the lower left corner of the driver’s side rear window - alerts emergency responders that a pamphlet with identification and medical information about the motorist is in the glove box. Smaller stickers are available for placement on motorcycle license plates.

  • Operation R.A.I.D. designed to save lives during holiday season

    With fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways up compared to last year’s statistics, the Kentucky State Police are implementing Operation R.A.I.D. (Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted drivers from Kentucky Roadways) in an effort to save lives and reduce injury-related crashes during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season.

  • Commission defers action on paving Whitt Way/Riverside Drive

    Becky Barnes,

    Ways to proceed with plans to repave Whitt Way/Riverside Drive were proposed at Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission meeting.
    City attorney John Lair said all parties involved had signed documents to turn the road over to the city.
    Commissioner Mark Mattmiller reminded the commission that the city agreed that work would be done to bring the road up to the city’s standards before it would take it into the city road system.

  • Central Christian Church opens Lord’s Kitchen two Saturdays each month

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    As the cold weather sets in, a Cynthiana church is providing hot meals a couple days each month to those who need one.
    The Central Christian Church is opening its “Lord’s Kitchen” for the first time. The kitchen will be open two Saturdays each month, offering soup and sandwiches to those who stop by.
    Benny Northcutt, who initiated the project, said the church wants to help the community in any way it can.

  • Relay for Life to host quarter auction on Saturday

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    As the Harrison County Relay for Life committee has shown before, quarters can make a  change.
    The committee has held a quarter auction the past five years, bringing in money to help local cancer patients each year. It will do so again this Saturday, and fundraising co-chair Jeni Valentine said she expects the auction to be a lot of fun for those who attend.
    “Everybody looks forward to it,” she said.

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  • Officiating basketball; it’s in the Hampton blood

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Way back in 1971, Doug Hampton was a young teacher and coach at Harrison County High School.  
    He was asked by the principal if he would mind refereeing a freshman basketball game at the school that evening. It paid $10 and would not take too long since it was a freshman game.
     It was a quick and easy 10 bucks so when he was asked to officiate a freshman tournament the next weekend, he jumped at the chance.  

  • Golf team holds awards ceremony

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County High School golf team was feted at the annual awards ceremony held last Thursday at the Cynthiana Christian Church.
    A meal was prepared for the attendees, which was followed by Coach Jason Crisp presenting awards.
    Five golfers were named Academic All State and six were honorable mention Academic All State.
    Academic All State golfers were: Anna Midden, Reese Asher, Clay Carpenter, Jake Jones and Ben Lemmings.