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  • A ride to remember: 25 miles to a cure

    By Nancy Greene, Guest columnist
    Cancer has touch all of us in some way and we all want to help however we can.
    Madeline Sparks wanted more than anything to ride her horse, Emmitt, with her mother Jeanne in the NARTC trail competition, which was in September 2104.
    The ride would be held at East Fork Stables in Tennessee. East Fork Stables is part of The Big South Fork National Park. So a goal was set.
    Madeline would ride her “soul horse” Emmit.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. *Hula dancers wear skirts made of this
    6. Automated teller
    9. Grain in “The House That Jack Built”
    13. Send in payment
    14. Indochinese language
    15. Juan or his wife Evita
    16. Administer oil to, often in religious ceremony
    17. Make a choice
    18. Fancy tie
    19. *Big band music dance
    21. *Distinctly urban dance
    23. Do needlework
    24. His alter ego was a doctor
    25. Ship pronoun
    28. “I’m __ __ you”
    30. Rubber gaskets

  • Coming out of the shower

    I watched as session after session of the Licking Valley Singers’ performances passed and considered throwing in with the lot.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. British elevators
    6. Mischief-maker
    9. *”One ____ Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
    13. Licorice-like flavor
    14. Crew tool
    15. Canines, e.g.
    16. *Sinatra was Danny ____ in 1960’s “Ocean’s 11”
    17. Also
    18. Musical show
    19. *Home to 32 newly-independent countries in Sixties
    21. *Where the music invasion came from
    23. Sense of humor, in text
    24. Look for
    25. Cartographer’s creation
    28. Royal Indian

  • Heroin is sure route to self-destruction

    I have made a very big decision
    I’m goin’ to try to nullify my life
    ‘Cause when the blood begins to flow
    When it shoots up the dropper’s neck
    Then I’m closing in on death

     - Lou Reed, Heroin

    In next week’s edition of the Cynthiana Democrat, look for a feature story on the “Healthy Teens, Beautiful Minds” grant that was funded recently in the Harrison County School District.

  • Heroin is sure route to self-destruction

    I have made a very big decision
    I’m goin’ to try to nullify my life
    ‘Cause when the blood begins to flow
    When it shoots up the dropper’s neck
    Then I’m closing in on death

     - Lou Reed, Heroin

    In next week’s edition of the Cynthiana Democrat, look for a feature story on the “Healthy Teens, Beautiful Minds” grant that was funded recently in the Harrison County School District.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Excel grid, e.g.
    6. TV monitor, acr.
    9. Bonnie one
    13. Of the Orient
    14. One from Laos
    15. Marked ski run
    16. Unfriendly looks
    17. Giant Hall-of-Famer Mel
    18. Wedding singer?
    19. *Popular Halloween pumpkin tradition
    21. *Predecessor of pumpkin as jack-o-lantern canvas
    23. ___ Baba
    24. Owl’s hangout
    25. Blah-blah-blah
    28. Shade of beige
    30. Like Scandinavia
    35. Shaded
    37. Not easy
    39. Prince William’s mother