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Today's Opinions

  • ‘The wind that is God’s Spirit blows where it wants...’

    The day after my niece’s wedding, my sister and I went to the California desert town of Temecula.

    When I was growing up, Temecula was nothing but sand and tumbleweeds. Today, it looks like most every modern suburban sprawl with a CVS and Burger King on nearly every corner.

    My sister and I went to the restored old town of Temecula, with its cute boutiques, restaurants and antique stores.

  • Stop means stop: Disregarding traffic devices

    Traffic signals and stop signs are placed at intersections for a reason, and the reason is so that people can proceed through the intersection without running into another vehicle. The problem that we have here in our community is that a lot of people driving today do not stop. It seems that everyone is in a hurry for whatever reason.

  • 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.