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Today's Opinions

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:
    First off, kudos to Lee Kendall for his excellent editorial last week. Hope he did not get too many hate calls and letters.
    I read that California has placed Kentucky on a no travel list because of some of our legislation. We must have scared the poor snowflakes. Most insecure groups strike out at anyone that does not agree with their group think and react with negative actions. They fear that anyone that thinks differently challenges the validity of their beliefs.
    Unfortunately, we have a similar situation right here in the Maiden City.

  • What a fantastic summer it has been!

    June didn’t disappoint and July is sure to be just as great.  
    Last week, Cynthiana Main Street had the pleasure of participating in The Longest Day of Play. It was great seeing all those kids enjoying outdoor games and activities.  
    With the generosity of A-Action Pest Control, Cynthiana Main Street gave away 10 bicycles that evening.  The Longest Day of Play is definitely a great event in our community and the organizers do a fantastic job each year.

  • Viewpoint

    In just a few short months, your Cynthiana Democrat will be celebrating its 150th year in print.
    Sesquicentennial, that’s the official word for 150 years.
    To go along with the year of celebration, there are a few things we are looking for.
    Who has had the longest, continuing subscription to the local newspaper? Who is the oldest subscriber?
    We have several faithfuls who come into the office on Wednesday afternoon just to get the news first.

  • Galley Proof Press
  • Fairy doors, painted rocks and google eyes, Oh my!

    By Tomi Jean Clifford

  • Supports Amish community

    To the editor:
    After reading the article titled “Amish buggies cause traffic concerns for fiscal court,” I felt the need to respond by pointing out the importance and pride I felt as county Judge-executive Alex Barnett stood up for a counter-cultural existence in our community. Citing the lack of jurisdiction over religious matters, he made a very important covert point that I felt should be illuminated.  

  • We can make our own decisions

    I suppose I should be counted among those who feel that the best government is that which governs the least.
    I am not, nor have I ever been, a proponent of having rules and regulations just for the sake of having rules and regulations.
    Citizens should have unfettered freedom to do what they want, as long as their actions do not infringe on any one else’s freedoms.
    The Cynthiana City Commission is faced with making a controversial decision concerning the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution