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  • As long as it’s not me...

    Just got back from a Lion’s Club meeting and the topic made the chipmunks in my head turn that little wheel faster than usual.
    Jane Higgins gave a presentation about the Harrison County Community Fund. Without going into any great detail, the HCCF is a component fund of the Blue Grass Community Foundation.
    It is a citizen-powered endowment fund consisting of gifts and bequests that are subject to a requirement that the principal be maintained intact and invested to create a source of income for the community.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Boat load
    6. Line of work
    9. Stairway alternative
    13. Hitler’s mistress
    14. High or low card
    15. Country on Samoan Islands
    16. Stiff hair or bristles
    17. Kan. neighbor
    18. Holy See loyalist practicing different rites
    19. *Daylight ____ time
    21. *Spring is a symbol of this
    23. Much of this about nothing?
    24. “Stop!” to marchers
    25. Feather glue
    28. World’s largest continent
    30. To show off
    35. Functions

  • 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