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  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Proclamation
    6. FEMA provisions, e.g.
    9. “____” by Van Halen
    13. *Like the Fonz
    14. Go a-courting
    15. Saints’ lights
    16. Holy water holder
    17. To carry, as in heavy suitcase
    18. Lowest point
    19. *Sabrina, Kelly and Jill
    21. *Tom Selleck’s private investigator character
    23. *”Wide World of Sports” opened with a failed ___ jump
    24. *Otis’ room on “The Andy Griffith Show”
    25. Chance occurrence

  • Make your infants weird this Halloween

    It’s scary sometimes what the internet teaches me about myself.
    When just browsing on the web, I try to resist clicking links to the teaser articles that have numbers in their headlines.
    You know the types of ‘articles’ I’m talking about:
    “7 Oscar-winning actors who started out as slasher movie victims”;
    “The 12 greatest horror movies you’ve never seen”;
    “8 words about 12 high-calorie desserts from 21 greasy spoon cafes in the American south.”

  • 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.