Today's Opinions

  • Crossword Puzzle

    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


  • Mailbag

    Is a new fire station

    To the editor:
    I understand there is a movement in this city to purchase property for the purpose of building a new fire station. First of all, either the Democrat hasn’t reported the need for a new station or the city commissioners haven’t given their reason.
    Frankly, I cannot see the need for a new station, since we presently have two, one on the east side of the railroad tracks and one on the west.

  • Houston’s problems slowly going away

    It is with great appreciation that I can announce that a lawn tractor has been donated to Kenneth Houston by a Cynthiana church.
    Kenneth is the volunteer who works tirelessly to see that Cynthiana’s downtown area is less marred by debris. He shovels dirt and picks up garbage that is carelessly thrown on the ground.
    He does this seven days a week in some of the worst weather conditions.

  • 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