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Today's Opinions

  • Leaders owe voters more than lip service

    To the editor:

    Two years ago, the taxpaying voters of Cynthiana elected a new set of officials into our public offices. Two years ago, those same officials were only candidates who ran campaigns with slogans like, Its time for change or Together we can make it happen.

    After two years of this new leadership, it is painfully obvious that change must mean that we went from a payor who made numerous positive strides forward to a mayor who has, to date, failed to deliver on even one major campaign promise.

  • Neighbors thank the community for all the help after tornado

    To the editor:

    On Feb. 6, 2008, our lives changed forever. Only by the grace of God, were we spared and given the opportunity to rebuild what once was our home and our lives.

    Betsy and I would like to sincerely thank our family, our friends and our local community for all the prayers and gifts that have been provided to us during this difficult time in our lives. We are so blessed that the only loss in Harrison County was material in nature and we had no loss of life. The material items can be replaced.

  • 1983 graduates being sought for class reunion

    To the editor:

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1983 is preparing for its 25-year class reunion and organizers are asking the help of the community.

    They are looking for classmates and would appreciate the help of the parents or siblings or friends to get in touch with the graduates and have them call either Deanna Beagle Lunsford, at 234-3355, or Dawn Harney Arnold, at 234-2096, with current home addresses or e-mail addresses it would be deeply appreciated 25 years is special and we would like to have as many as possible contacted and attend.

    Dawn Harney Arnold

  • Many hands helped storm victims recoveries

    To the editor:

    Our thanks go out to our friends, neighbors and community members who volunteered their assistance after the tornado damaged our home.

    Whether you brought food and drinks, packed boxes, carried wet furniture of just stopped to give a hug and words of encouragement, we will forever be grateful.

  • Tax change could have economic backlash

    To the editor:

    In 2006, the City of Cynthiana enacted the Rental Housing Business License, Ordinance #1407. As landlords, we were told the reason for the ordinance was to cause landlords to clean up their properties so the community may attract more business.

  • Chamber nominees are a worthy group

    To the editor:

    On behalf of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all those who have submitted nominations for the upcoming Chamber Annual Awards Banquet.

    The nominations are well thought out and all the nominees very deserving. It is commendable that our community is home to so many who do so much. Tickets are available now at the Chamber of Commerce for the 38th Annual Awards Banquet - $20 per person. Call Pat Grenier at 234-5236 for further information.

    Pat Grenier, executive director

  • Unity after the storm is inspiring

    To the editor:

    To all those who volunteered Saturday in the community cleanup, I would like to thank you for all the help you gave to storm victims. The time, food and concerns were greatly appreciated.

    Randy Wade

    Cynthiana

    To the editor:

  • Middle ground is useless unless maintained

    On Saturday, Iee^drove to Mason County for a photo shoot.

    Unfortunately, Iee^missed the shoot, but since my wife and oldest daughter were with me, Iee^decided to stay up there for a bit.

    We drove all through downtown Maysville and crossed the old bridge into Ohio.

    Then we followed Hwy. 52 to the new bridge and crossed back into Kentucky. The road the new bridge is on goes to the Double-A highway, so thats where we wound up.

    Coming back toward this way, we went through Old Washington (the original Mason County settlement), making a few stops along the way.