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Today's News

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Sometimes greener on the other side
    6. Moray ____
    9. United ____ Emirates
    13. Piled up a debt
    14. Cross country foot gear
    15. Tequila source
    16. UV light absorber
    17. *Fala to F. D. Roosevelt
    18. Andrea Bocelli, e.g.
    19. *He also went by name Jack
    21. *One of 4 to die of natural causes while in office
    23. Hostile
    24. Sub station?
    25. Opposite of hence
    28. With minimal sound distortion
    30. *President submits one to Congress

  • School Menus

    Feb. 13-17
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Chicken ‘n waffle or cereal and yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: 6 count mini donuts or cereal and yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Cinnamon bakery bread or cereal or Pop-tart; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Cynthiana Main Street Board Members
  • Democracy is not passive, I choose to participate

    On Saturday, Jan. 21, 53 women from Kentucky and Ohio came together to travel to Washington, DC, to take part in the largest protest event in US history – the Women’s March.  
    Harrison County was well represented on this trip as mothers and daughters, aunts and nieces, old friends and new joined to take an active role in our democracy.

  • Rum Sauce and Bar Stools

     Living as we do here in the heart of Kentucky, long known as the state with the best whiskey, fastest horses and most beautiful women, we have long had a dual attitude about alcohol. While it is fine to make it, imbibing has had some complications.
    There has always been a long list of folks who should not use strong spirits: women, children, teachers, preachers, drivers--well you get the point.
    However, I know of two incidents in my family where demon rum with all its restrictions was allowed to cross the line.

  • Viewpoint

    The Cynthiana City Commission tabled the second reading of its proposed no parking ordinance on Pike Street Tuesday night.
    At odds is the tight squeeze on Pike Street where it’s closest to the First United Methodist Church and Church Street.
    Cynthiana Police Chief Ray Johnson said at a previous meeting that there have been a few incidents of parked vehicles being clipped  by passing motorists.
    That’s a problem.
    However, it’s not the only problem.

  • Trust in Him and ‘believe big’

    We often times go around life thinking small. And when we think small we develop a small attitude, small mind set and fail to try to do the BIG things.
    We do that with most things in life. We dream of big houses, big bonuses, big careers, but much of the time that is all it is, a dream. We do not put effort into achieving that which everyone says we cannot do. We settle for less.
    There are a lot of individuals who made a name for themselves because they believed big.
    Abraham Lincoln overcame many setbacks to become the most influential American President.

  • Grace Notes

    Awhile back, I went to a 12-step meeting with a friend.
    I like to do that occasionally because the things they believe are applicable to anybody, even those who aren’t addicted to any particular substance.
    The first step says, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol -- that our lives had become unmanageable.”
    I could substitute the words “cake” or “maple syrup,” “approval,” “control” or “fear” for “alcohol” and it would apply to me.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 9
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 10
    Unvalentine’s Party Lock-In. Friday, Feb. 10 from 4-8 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for middle and high school students. Registration is required.