Today's Opinions

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    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 ____”

  • Legislative Focus with Tom McKee

    One of the country’s biggest long-term challenges is making sure our citizens have the education and training they need to thrive in today’s ever-changing economy.
    Gone are the days when a high school education was more than enough to sustain a career.  Now, a college degree is all but a requirement to be hired, and employees can expect to be trained and re-trained often before they retire.

  • Legislative report from the State Senate
  • SCOTUS, POTUS and Mitch

    Perhaps Sen. Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama should follow the example set by late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia and his colleague on the court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
    The two were polar opposites on their interpretation of the U.S. Constitution and were the most outspoken jurists on the court...Scalia unabashedly conservative and Ginsburg who still is the torch-bearer for the liberal justices.

  • Black History Month Puzzle

    7. Name of African Funeral Home was located on Poplar Street Davis Funeral Home
    9. HCHS graduate drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates Shon Walker
    11. Former graduate of HCRS inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame (Father is a
    pastor here in Cynthiana) Dion Newby
    12. 1st African American Cynthiana assistant Fire Chief Darrin Hawkins
    13. 1st African American Harrison County Security Guard Robert Walker
    14. Male athlete of the year while attending Transylvania University (teacher at LC) Bill Custard


  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Closet wood
    6. Universal time
    9. Baby’s first word?
    13. Courtyards
    14. Galley equipment
    15. Two-____ like Janus
    16. To eat greedily
    17. “Much ____ About Nothing”
    18. Give a speech
    19. *Tarantino’s “The ____ Eight”
    21. *Matt Damon’s nominated role
    23. Party bowlful
    24. Larger-than-life
    25. *Competitor to The Oscars’ 2016 broadcaster
    28. Mt. Everest to Earth
    30. Like meters and kilograms