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  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. *Hurricane-prone U.S. city
    6. Olympic chant
    9. British singer-songwriter
    13. Gibson garnish
    14. Hair goo
    15. Subject of the musical, “Evita”
    16. Declare invalid
    17. Flower necklace
    18. Latin American plain
    19. *One killed over 200,000 people in 2004
    21. Crying like a sheep
    23. How many “if by sea?”
    24. Chinese dynasty (1368-1644)
    25. In the capacity of
    28. Chesterfield, e.g.
    30. Designated limit
    35. “Do ___ others...”

  • Looking forward to my trip to the fair

    The best time of the year has arrived in Harrison County – The Fair.

     

  • Honoring Kentucky's veterans in U.S. history

    On Friday, our nation will celebrate its independence with fireworks, food and fellowship. If Founding Father John Adams had had his way, however, all of that would be taking place on Wednesday instead.

  • Sad to say that bullying doesn’t end with age

    From the my-how-time-flies file, I sent out an email this week to David Case, assistant superintendent of Harrison County schools, requesting the class assignments and bus routes for the coming school year.

  • When regulations serve a purpose

    I’m disappointed I have so much room this week for my column.
    After the report on Mike Aldridge’s rant at the city commission last week, I thought it might spark some contributions to the “Letters to the Editor” section.
    It has been a while since I last heard someone complain about mounting regulations and government intrusion into the private sector and all the mess it makes. I think I heard the subject raised more often this past month mostly in reaction to the statewide “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign.

  • Getting lost in a small town should not be this easy

    Growing up, I moved approximately every two years with my dad serving in the Navy. As I was shuffled from city to city and state to state, whether it be East Coast or West Coast, I never lived in a small town. It was always the bigger cities like Memphis, Tennessee. or Jacksonville, Florida.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Move smoothly
    6. *What Horton heard (2008)
    9. *Lost clownfish (2003)
    13. Kind of sentence
    14. Reporter’s question
    15. Become established
    16. Bring upon oneself
    17. Long fish
    18. Past or present
    19. *Sherman’s dad (2014)
    21. Swelling, pl.
    23. “___ bad!”
    24. At the summit of
    25. Overall part
    28. Pressure unit named after Torricelli
    30. *”The ___ ___,” squirrel’s adventure (2014)

  • Ernie Pyle and D-Day: A 70th anniversary celebration: The Horrible Waste of War

    Editor’s Note: In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we present this re-print of an article from the great wartime reporter, Ernie Pyle, on the day after the Normandy Beach invasion. In doing so, we honor the memory of the American and European soldiers involved in this unforgettable struggle to secure victory for the allies during World War II.

    NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 16, 1944 – I took a walk along the historic coast of Normandy in the country of France.

  • Ernie Pyle and D-Day: A 70th anniversary celebration: A Long Thin Line Of Personal Anguish

    Editor’s Note: In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we present this re-print of an article from the great wartime reporter, Ernie Pyle, on the day after the Normandy Beach invasion. In doing so, we honor the memory of the American and European soldiers involved in this unforgettable struggle to secure victory for the allies during World War II.