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Today's Opinions

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Private instructor
    6. It’s shining in “America the Beautiful”
    9. Not all
    13. Lickety-split
    14. Eyeball shape
    15. Take a chance
    16. Pull strings
    17. *____ People’s Democratic Republic
    18. Not quite right
    19. *Poison to members of Peoples Temple
    21. *Olympic massacre location
    23. Weary traveler’s destination
    24. Competently
    25. Cha-____, dance
    28. ____ ex machina
    30. Buddhist doctrine
    35. Centers of activity

  • Downtown speaker system up and running

    If you were in town for the Cynthiana Rod Run, chances are you heard the new downtown speaker system.
    During the Cynthiana Rod Run, our new downtown speaker system made its debut.
    Phase 1 of the speaker project is complete, thanks to the efforts of our community working together. Cynthiana Main Street spearheaded this speaker system project and with the support from the City of Cynthiana, the Harrison County Fiscal Court, Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, The Lions Club, The Community Events Committee and 3M, this project was brought to life.

  • Viewpoint

    Monday’s shooting incident in Harrison County is not something that happens often in our sleepy little town, but isn’t it nice to know that when something of that magnitude does occur, our agencies are ready?
    The call came over the office scanner about 1:50 p.m. on Monday that a helicopter had been shot from the sky. Moments later, we heard Deputy Nathan Gasser breathlessly tell dispatch that shots were being exchanged with the suspect who had fired on the helicopter and that Nathan and Deputy Lance Hutchison were pinned down.

  • Born to Run 5K on Saturday

    The 20th Annual Born to Run 5K is this Saturday, September 9th at 8:00 am. The route will begin on Walnut Street around The Walking Dead Mural and Bridge Street Plaza and will continue out Abdullah Park. It will turn left onto Safety Way and head down towards Chucks Garage, where you will turn around at the road block and circle the cones to come back towards the starting line.

  • Viewpoint

    It’s good to back to work! It’s even better to be back to work and being somewhat back to normal.
    I missed a couple of weeks due to some health-related issues.
    Seems I had an adverse reaction to some medication I was taking that resulted in some fluid build-up around my heart and within one lung.
    Essentially, I felt like I was drowning in my own body fluids.
    I now know what it feels like to not be able to breathe normally, and I don’t like it one little bit.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Pocket bread, pl.
    6. Mele Kalikimaka wreath
    9. Hoofbeat
    13. Not dead
    14. Freddy Krueger’s street
    15. Sacagawea to Lewis and Clark
    16. Wrinkle-prone fabric
    17. Rap sheet abbreviation
    18. Tanks and such
    19. *Spongebob’s pal
    21. *Sullivan’s theatrical partner
    23. Fa, ____, la, ti, doh
    24. Daniel Defoe’s ____ Flanders
    25. Swindle
    28. Ready for picking
    30. Right before “camera”
    35. Fish eggs, pl.

  • viewpoint

    Have you noticed all the beautiful Crape Myrtles blooming around town and in the county? Did you plant yours yet?
    Billy Grayson reported that he counted over 70 in the cemetery, and this morning as I drove through, I was amazed at how beautiful they are at a time of year when not a whole lot is blooming.