Today's Opinions

  • Viewpoint

    I’m not so sure the Founding Fathers of our country would approve of our current interpretation of their idea that there should be a separation of church and state.
    The Ark Encounter, a massive Noah’s Ark replica tourist attraction in neighboring Grant County is set to open on July 7.
    Tickets will be $40 for adults, $28 for children and $31 for seniors. Parking will be $10.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Type of room
    6. Pop-ups, e.g.
    9. Plural of serum
    13. One up
    14. Hawaiian wreath
    15. Pandemonium
    16. “Frozen” hairdo
    17. Hold title to
    18. Like Siberian winters
    19. Sheep’s wool
    21. *Earl of Grantham’s last name
    23. Modern address
    24. Close an envelope
    25. Louisville Slugger
    28. Cozy corner
    30. Like directory pages
    35. *What the “Brady” kids did before our eyes
    37. “Dark” movie

  • Your Voice Has Power

    When I was a little girl and my sisters and I would argue, my mom would say to me “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”
    I used to think that was the dumbest thing I ever heard. But, experience has told me there is something powerful in our words. Whether they are encouraging or destructive, our words are the compass by which we can guide the quality of our relationships and our lives.

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:

    There are seven precincts in Harrison County represented by Congressman Andy Barr of the Sixth Congressional District.  Registered Republicans in Eastside, Southside, Buena Vista, Clifton Village, Extension Office, City Fire Department and Library have an opportunity to vote for a Harrison County citizen, Roger Brill in the upcoming Republican Primary Election, May 17, 2016.  

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:
    My purpose is to encourage registered Republicans to vote for Roger Brill as the 6th Kentucky Congressional District candidate in the May 17 primary election.
    Roger is my friend and a long-time Harrison County resident.  He is a Civil Engineer graduate and a welder.  He owns and operates the Steel Trailer Company in Cynthiana, a steel fabricating corporation.  He is not a professional politician.

  • 75 compete in Chamber-sponsored 5K

    Last Saturday we kicked off the Triple Crown Road Race Series with the Runway 5K at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.
    Although the day ended up being beautiful, it was a little chilly that morning for our runners.

  • Board puts students first in Harrison County

    It’s about leveling the playing field; about everyone in a classroom on the first day of school starting off with a brand new box of crayons.
    The Harrison County Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue to provide back-to-school school supplies for elementary and middle school students and to not charge fees for high school students.
    The price tag is $52,000.
    It’s a small price to pay.
    Superintendent Andy Dotson told board members that many students were coming to school not prepared.