Today's Opinions

  • Today I saw a hero

    To the editor:
    As any family member will tell you, all the young men and women who left the Cynthiana Armory Monday, Feb. 11 are ttrue herd’s. Make no mistake, they are truly the next greatest generation.

  • Celebrating Valentine’s Day by the numbers

    It’s Valentine’s Day; what will your sweetie have for you when he or she comes home from work?
    As you know, the internet has a plethora of statistics. If you believe any or even part of those numbers, you may be interested to know that for that one special day over $13 billion is spent in the United States.
    More women purchase Valentine’s Day cards than men, while more men buy flowers than women.


    1. Ruler sides, e.g.
    6. Toward the stern
    9. Hit the bottle
    13. “La traviata” composer
    14. Tokyo, formerly
    15. *First President to resign
    16. One of three hipbones
    17. Bruin legend Bobby
    18. Some tournaments
    19. *First to be assassinated
    21. Protests
    23. Corn spot
    24. Mischievous Scandinavian god
    25. Actress ___ Gasteyer
    28. Famous Christmas guests
    30. As much as necessary
    35. Follows ding?
    37. Sold in bars

  • I had a dream

    To the editor:
    Life has been good to me. I am energetic, and thinking about going into business. A beautiful, level 800 acre farm was for sale. There is always a need for lumber, oak, pine, walnut. The farm was purchased, tilled and sown with seeds. Knowing it would take several months to grow and mature. I had confidence in the outcome.

  • Christmas Holiday Boxes

    To the editor:

  • One month down... a lifetime to go

    So how many of us are still in tune with our New Year’s resolution?
    I was recently at the Harrison Memorial Hospital Wellness Center, which looks great after the renovation, at which time I noticed a few unfamiliar faces in the crowd.
    I’m not really for setting unreachable goals that end with me feeling worse about myself than before my life-changing journey began.


    1. *Good night kiss spot
    6. Old age, archaic
    9. De Valera’s land
    13. “My Own Private _____”
    14. Big Island flower necklace
    15. Kind of sentence
    16. Things that are unacceptable
    17. Some watch the Super Bowl just for these
    18. Irregular
    19. *Isolde’s tragic lover
    21. *The man behind the massacre
    23. Unagi on sushi menu
    24. *Stag
    25. Grease holder
    28. Elders’ teachings
    30. *St. Valentine’s occupation

  • Peggy Carson Community Service Award

    The Carson family would like to announce this year’s Peggy Carson Community Service award was presented to Robert Newcomb.
    It has been over a year now that we lost the most beautiful, loving and giving woman our mama. The family wanted to establish an award in her memory for all of the great things she did, what she stood for and for all of the lives that she touched.