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Columns

  • Be wary of those faceless forces

    We are in a presidential election year, and it is no secret that there is a strong wave of unhappiness throughout our country.
    Many questions fly about concerning the source of this negativity. There are those who blame the president. Others will say it is the fault of congress. Lack of safety against terrorists assails us and we might even blame the crazy weather.
    There is another force that we might consider.  

  • GeoCaching for tourism

     Let’s talk about Geocaching. Geocaching is a real world, outdoor treasure hunt that uses GPS-enabled devices.
    It is happening right now, all around you.
    There are 2,788,386 active geocaches and over 15 million geocaches worldwide.
    Participants navigate to a specific given set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache at that location.

  • Cynthiana Main Street

    Throughout the year Cynthiana Main Street will be fundraising to help support projects downtown. Currently, we have two t-shirts on sale. One of our t-shirts was inspired by a local resident, Harmon Moore.  Many of you know Harmon and if you see the gray shirt, you’ll see Harmon on his bike, smiling like he always does.

  • First responders benefits improved in General Assembly

    As the Senate eagerly awaits a budget proposal from the House of Representatives, we are busy passing bills both out of committee and out of the Senate to send to our House colleagues during the eighth week of the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly.
    Several meaningful bills passed the Senate this week and will now move on for consideration in the House of Representatives.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Kindergarten disrupters
    6. Lending letters
    9. Secondary school
    13. Balance in the sky
    14. Sheepish sound
    15. Darlings
    16. Continental divide
    17. Caustic soda
    18. Binary digits code
    19. *Requirement to play in March Madness
    21. Unhitch
    23. Baseball bat wood
    24. Fail to mention
    25. Bad-mouth
    28. “____ and turn”
    30. Colonnade
    35. “Oh, my!”
    37. “____ ____ good example”

  • Crittenden supports opening abuse and neglect court proceedings

     

  • Houston’s problems slowly going away

    It is with great appreciation that I can announce that a lawn tractor has been donated to Kenneth Houston by a Cynthiana church.
    Kenneth is the volunteer who works tirelessly to see that Cynthiana’s downtown area is less marred by debris. He shovels dirt and picks up garbage that is carelessly thrown on the ground.
    He does this seven days a week in some of the worst weather conditions.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Peyton Manning signal
    6. *Lindsey Vonn’s tool
    9. Pressed on the gas
    13. Synthetic fabric
    14. Manhole cover, e.g.
    15. “Peanut Butter ____ Time”
    16. Emergency pedal
    17. Beehive State native
    18. Use blunt end of pencil?
    19. *Raunchy Amy
    21. Conjoined
    23. *Sir ____-a-Lot
    24. Distinctive flair
    25. Symbol of strength
    28. Top of Kilimanjaro, e.g.
    30. *Oscar Madison’s employer, “New York ____”