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Today's Opinions

  • Presidential address didn’t require permission

    On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, the President of these United States spoke to school-aged children across the nation via a television address. I was confident my children, in attendance at a public elementary school in the Harrison County school district, would be viewing and listening to this address. It was directed, after all, to them. 

  • Photos needed for 2009 community yearbook

    Before we know it, 2009 will come to a close. We’ll ring in a new year and say goodbye to what has been.

    Some people may describe 2009 as momentous. For others it was just another 12 months. However you look upon the last four seasons, I hope you looked at some of it through a camera’s lens.

    Our new publication will come with the close of the year. It will be our first Yearbook, and quite honestly, if we don’t get some photographs from our readers, it will likely be our last yearbook.

  • Photos needed for 2009 community yearbook

     Everyone likes pictures. Not everyone likes to be photographed, but we all like to flip through photo albums and yearbooks.

  • ‘Bigoted, racial, ignorant decisions’ made by educators

    To the editor:

    Not being a parent, I wasn’t aware that the students at Harrison County schools weren’t able to listen to the President’s address, though it doesn’t surprise me.

    In a country where five percent of the people have 95 percent of the money, this sort of situation confirms that split also applies to common sense and brains.

  • Nashville quality music found at Rohs Saturday evenings

    To the editor:

    Nashville has come to Cynthiana! Well almost. Every Saturday night, The Classic Country Band is performing at Rohs Opera House, helping plant the seed for a downtown re-birth. The quality of music and songs performed by this group of seasoned musicians is equal to or above anything one can find in central Kentucky.

  • Commission faces hurdles to improve town

    We can see that there have been some overall improvements in our city and we feel that we are headed in the right direction. However, Cynthiana is facing some serious problems and the solutions to some of these are difficult at best. This might be a good time to point out a few of our major hurdles and what the commission is doing to try to solve them.

  • First writer’s workshop was ‘a job well done,’ says Grannis

    To the editor:

    Wow! Bruce Florence, director of MCTC-LVC has pulled off some more of her “magic” up on the hilltop this past weekend! I am referring to the writer’s workshop.

    There was a full house at The Prizing House on South Church Street Friday evening, where 15 noted authors set up for a “mini” book fair, wonderful buffet dinner, live folk band from Morehead and a keynote address by Kentucky’s Poet Laureate Gurney Norman.

  • Superintendent's message

    “Our district received an e-mail on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009 at 11:05 am from the Commissioner of Education, Dr. Terry Holliday, with the subject-heading, ‘Information about President Obama’s back to school message.’ We met with our principals on Friday, Sept. 4 to discuss the President’s speech.