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Today's Opinions

  • Commission seeks public input on off-premises signs

    On April 21, the Cynthiana- Harrison County- Berry Joint Planning Commission will be holding a discussion on off-premise signs and you are invited to attend.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Top of Lady Liberty
    6. *Scrappy-Doo, Scooby’s nephew
    9. Most vital part of idea or experience
    13. D-Day beach
    14. “Home of the brave”
    15. Wash oneself
    16. Committee or special group
    17. Big ___ Conference
    18. Gastric woe
    19. *Ma or Pa or Laura
    21. *Claire or Phil or Luke
    23. Chinese “way”
    24. O. Henry’s “The Gift of the ___”
    25. Madonna’s iconic stagewear
    28. Arizona Indian
    30. Rub elbows

  • Oh rats, I've been skunked again, part 2

    It was several years ago that I first wrote about a rodent that had invaded the peace and tranquility of the Barnes’ manor. Now there’s Rodent Part II.

  • Liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes is addictive and harmful

    Editor’s note: The following information is from the Bluegrass Prevention Center, which serves Harrison County.
    Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery-operated devices designed to deliver nicotine, flavor and other chemicals. The e-cigarettes turn chemicals, including highly addictive nicotine, into an aerosol that is inhaled by the user.
    Most e-cigarettes are manufactured to look like conventional cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Some resemble everyday items such as ballpoint pens, USB memory sticks or markers.

  • Wild animals cause problems in Western Hills

    Wild animals a problem
    in Western Hills

    To the editor:
    I am writing with a complaint. I know that nothing will ever be done concerning my complaint, because it would be up to the Judge and the county magistrates to do something about this as it concerns, “is in the county.”

  • Bourbon and Pendleton clerks endorse Furnish

    Pendleton clerk endorses Furnish
    To the editor:
    Citizens of Harrison:
    I am Rita Spencer, the Pendleton County Clerk. I have worked in the Pendleton County Clerk’s office for 22 years and I have served as the clerk for 12 years. I have known Linda B. Furnish for at least 15 years. I met her before I was elected clerk. Linda and I have gone to many conferences and training sessions together. I am very blessed to be her good friend and colleague.

  • Of Steel Magnolias and coming home

    Before getting into the recurring theme that’s been prodding my brain this past week, I want to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the harriCYN Community Theater  for their outstanding production of “Steel Magnolias” last weekend.