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Today's Opinions

  • Carroll Clerk endorses Furnish

    To the editor:
    It is with pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Linda Furnish as Harrison County Clerk.
    I have known Linda for several years, but became more acquainted with her since 2008 when I became the Carroll County Clerk. Linda is very organized and efficient and has as excellent rapport with people.

  • Check your self-interests at the door

    After a month of hearing updates on the progress of the courthouse renovation, curiosity finally got the best of me and I walked inside the building just to, you know, see what was going on.
    Of course,  I made sure to check with Trace Creek workers just to make sure my presence wasn’t going to cause them any major safety concerns.

  • Commission seeks public input on off-premises signs

    On April 21, the Cynthiana- Harrison County- Berry Joint Planning Commission will be holding a discussion on off-premise signs and you are invited to attend.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Top of Lady Liberty
    6. *Scrappy-Doo, Scooby’s nephew
    9. Most vital part of idea or experience
    13. D-Day beach
    14. “Home of the brave”
    15. Wash oneself
    16. Committee or special group
    17. Big ___ Conference
    18. Gastric woe
    19. *Ma or Pa or Laura
    21. *Claire or Phil or Luke
    23. Chinese “way”
    24. O. Henry’s “The Gift of the ___”
    25. Madonna’s iconic stagewear
    28. Arizona Indian
    30. Rub elbows

  • Oh rats, I've been skunked again, part 2

    It was several years ago that I first wrote about a rodent that had invaded the peace and tranquility of the Barnes’ manor. Now there’s Rodent Part II.

  • Liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes is addictive and harmful

    Editor’s note: The following information is from the Bluegrass Prevention Center, which serves Harrison County.
    Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery-operated devices designed to deliver nicotine, flavor and other chemicals. The e-cigarettes turn chemicals, including highly addictive nicotine, into an aerosol that is inhaled by the user.
    Most e-cigarettes are manufactured to look like conventional cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Some resemble everyday items such as ballpoint pens, USB memory sticks or markers.

  • Wild animals cause problems in Western Hills

    Wild animals a problem
    in Western Hills

    To the editor:
    I am writing with a complaint. I know that nothing will ever be done concerning my complaint, because it would be up to the Judge and the county magistrates to do something about this as it concerns, “is in the county.”