Today's Opinions

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:

    On July 4 at 7:45 p.m., I was returning from Northern Kentucky on Hwy. 36. The light changed and as I proceeded it appeared from the way the orange barrels were that the blacktop area by the bridge was open one way.

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:

    I admire the members of the Cynthiana Commission and the Harrison County Fiscal Court. I am serious. It takes courage to put one’s ego on the line and campaign for the office. I respect the people who do this, even if I disagree with some decisions.  They know that every decision they make will have some degree of opposition. Take for example, code enforcement.  

  • Main Street seeking volunteers

    There is so much excitement swirling through town. I can only hope through all this excitement, the citizens will find energy and motivation to lend a hand and get involved in their community. 

    Right now there are tons of things to do and ways to get involved. 

    Cynthiana Main Street is always looking for community members who are passionate about their town. We have several ways you can volunteer your time or expertise. 

  • Viewpoint

    There are no more obstacles to overcome at Flat Run Veterans Park... at least concerning the long debate over the Handy House. 

    Barring a last minute reprieve, or an even more last minute stay of execution, the Handy House will be demolished.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. Hacienda brick

    6. World’s oldest broadcasting company

    9. Weary walk

    13. For getting around, especially in city

    14. Ostrich of Australia

    15. Because of

    16. It’s plucked to foretell love

    17. Adam’s famous part

    18. Modern day letter

    19. *”No ____!”

  • Criminal justice reform in Kentucky

    (Joint Op-ed by Gov. Matt Bevin and Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Sec. John Tilley)


    We’ve reached a critical point in Kentucky – one where our prisons and jails are full, overdose deaths continue to rise and far too many children have parents who are imprisoned. 

  • Grayson Jenkins to headline 3rd Summer Concert Series tomorrow

    This Friday night downtown Cynthiana will be hoppin’ with the third concert in the downtown summer concert series presented by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce. 

    Local artist Matt Simpson will be the opening act at 6:30 p.m. Grayson Jenkins and the Resolutions will perform at 7:30 p.m.   

    We encourage everyone to come downtown early, grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant, shop our local downtown shops and make an evening of it.