• Trunk flare should be evident at planting

    Hands down this is the best time of the year for me.  

    The weather has a subtlety about it with extremes thrown in here and there as a reminder that Mother Nature will do as she pleases.  

    I am tired from the summer but reinvigorated when the light changes and the blue sky becomes clearer. I can think about gardening again with a smile on my face.  

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. Rn, a health hazard

    6. One noble or inert

    9. Multitude

    13. Port city in Japan

    14. Pie ____ ____ mode

    15. Inflict a blow

    16. *Prime Minister of India in the 1950s

    17. Under the weather

    18. Line in London

    19. *49th state

    21. *Space Race starter

    23. *”____ Hunt” with Lloyd Bridges

  • Fall is here and our city is ready!

    Fall is here and our City is looking great. Mums have been planted and fodder shocks will be going up soon (possibly by the time this article prints). 

    October is another busy month for Cynthiana. Ghost walks, Thriller on Main, Fright on Pike and ArtOberFest. 

    I’m sure there are more events than I’ve listed, but WOW! October will be fun. 

  • Five Cats and One Cell Phone
  • Viewpoint

    Condolences go out to the many friends and the family of former Harrison County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Roy Woodward.

    Dr. Woodward took the reins of the school district at perhaps the most challenging time possible.

    The community had hardly healed from the debacle that was the Dr. Wade G. Roby era. 

    School board meetings had to be moved to the HCHS auditorium to adequately seat the throngs of people who wanted to voice their displeasure at Roby for his actions and policies.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. a.k.a. Myanmar

    6. *”____ Rescue” airing on Saturday Mornings

    9. Eye affliction

    13. Brown, Dartmouth and Yale, e.g.

    14. Down Under bird

    15. *”Rangers” who first appeared on daytime TV

    16. Lays in peace

    17. 1960s altered state inducer

    18. Spy name?

    19. *Cooking TV personality

  • Here’s what ‘farm-to-table’ really means

    This Friday night, Court Street downtown Cynthiana will be transformed to host Cynthiana Main Street’s Farm-to-Table Dinner. 

    Although this fundraising event is sold out, I wanted to share some thoughts behind the Farm-to-Table movement.

    Have you heard of Farm-to-Table dinners? Farm-to-Fork? Seed-to-Feed? 

    As you know, there are many names used to describe this dinner and many ideas on what the dinner really is. I’ve tried to recap what I have learned after researching for our event.

  • Viewpoint

    The Daughters of the American Revolution lobbied for a week to be set aside to celebrate the U.S. Constitution  many, many years ago.

    Finally, President Dwight D. Eisenhower agreed in 1956, and set aside the week of Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week, and it has remained that way ever since.

    So here we are, celebrating U.S. Constitution Week, though very few people know that we are celebrating.