.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Opinions

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. “Haste makes waste,” e.g.
    6. Helicopter landing
    9. Deadly slitherers
    13. Bad car
    14. Pub offering
    15. Do this or forever hold your peace
    16. Say pretty please
    17. Junior’s junior
    18. Down and out
    19. *Sweet number in March
    21. *Point and shooting players
    23. Coltrane’s woodwind
    24. Not in favor of
    25. Final, abbr.
    28. Essen basin
    30. Firstborn
    35. Story part
    37. Plenty
    39. 6 in 1/6

  • Story family thanks community for support

    To the editor:

  • Levin idea for amending Constitution has merit

    To the editor:
    The Liberty Amendments (Restoring the American Republic) by Mark Levin is an alternative method of amending the Constitution. The states are permitted to by-pass Congress by proposing amendments to our Constitution.  
    Our Constitution has been amended by two-thirds of Congress proposing an amendment that is ratified by three-fourths of the states. The dormant method that has been unsuccessful is two-thirds of the states proposing an amendment that is ratified by three-fourths of the states.

  • The city commission and the $7,363 Parking Space

    In my 35-plus years of covering government meetings, I have to say I left one last week that had me scratching my head and wondering what in the world just happened? What was the purpose of the meeting?
    Oh yeah, it’s an election year and we’re talking political posturing at its best, or worst, however you want to look at it.
    The Cynthiana City Commission held a special meeting last Wednesday with three items on the agenda.
    1. Discussion on future of downtown Cynthiana

  • The city commission and the $7,363 Parking Space

    In my 35-plus years of covering government meetings, I have to say I left one last week that had me scratching my head and wondering what in the world just happened? What was the purpose of the meeting?
    Oh yeah, it’s an election year and we’re talking political posturing at its best, or worst, however you want to look at it.
    The Cynthiana City Commission held a special meeting last Wednesday with three items on the agenda.
    1. Discussion on future of downtown Cynthiana

  • Looking for the great American town, part 1

    During an interview I had with Nell Anne Gossett and Jody Hendricks, the co-directors of the upcoming Steel Magnolias production, Gossett turned the tables on me.
    She was curious about my impressions of Cynthiana since joining the Democrat.

  • Legislature is seeking budget concensus

    As we welcome March at the capitol, we will see some of the legislature’s biggest issues – like the state’s biennial budget – brought to the forefront.  For us, March brings late nights and hard decisions as we work to reach a consensus on the most fiscally-responsible way to keep our state moving forward.
    Senate members have been following the House’s work on the budget closely, meeting with state budget officials and preparing for when budget legislation is delivered to our chamber.

  • Reader thanks God and others who touched her life

    To the editor:
    Too often in one’s life we fail to recognize or embrace the opportunity to thank someone who has made our lives better. This note is an opportunity for me to do that.
    As a teacher, I met in my classes, as well as in my educational community, many people who not only made me a better person but who also enriched my life in so many ways. This is to let you all know how much all of you helped to make my teaching career an enjoyable part of my life.
    Thank you.