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Today's Opinions

  • Would like to see a little appreciation for veterans

    To the editor:
    I am a veteran of the U.S. Marines. I can’t understand why the restaurant owners within the city limits of Cynthiana do not show their appreciation to the veteran men and women of Harrison County on Veteran’s Day. Without our service there wouldn’t be a country! Let alone a restaurant.
    There are a lot of veterans here and I’m sure a lot of them could use a free meal, even if its just one day out of the year. So please don’t let your greed for a dollar keep you from showing your appreciation.

  • Think local first when shopping

    By Stephanie Burden, Main Street Program Director

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Take a base
    6. Comic book expression for alarm
    9. Locus, pl.
    13. L on clothes
    14. Grazing spot
    15. Chose between competitors
    16. Pseudonym
    17. Matterhorn, e.g.
    18. Opposite of cathode
    19. *Wampanoag Thanksgiving feast contribution
    21. *Original Plymouth resident
    23. Flanders of “The Simpsons”
    24. Sunrise on compass
    25. Part of tennis match
    28. Like happy people’s glasses
    30. River in Asia
    35. Saintly glow

  • Viewpoint

    Isn’t it ironic that the most contentious and divisive presidential election in recent American history comes just three days prior to Veterans Day?
    The very freedoms that all Americans enjoy, which allows them to spew hatred and vicious personal attacks at each other for their political differences, was guaranteed by the veterans who have fought and died for those very freedoms.

  • Shop locally this holiday season

    Have you been wanting to visit our local shops downtown? Now is the perfect time to get downtown to see what our stores have to offer.  
    This weekend several of Cynthiana’s downtown merchants will be enticing shoppers with their holiday open houses.
    Merchants will be staying in late on Friday night and open extended hours on Saturday.
    Some will be offering sales, samples, door prizes and refreshments.

  • Don’t sweat the turkey, and other fowl advice

     

    Spoiler Alert!  All seasoned, master cooks in our reading audience, this information will be old hat for you, but for lots of us who will soon be facing a great whitish blob sitting there on our cabinet expecting to be turned into a Norman Rockwellian masterpiece, the following is vital.

  • Viewpoint

    2016 is winding down. There’s only one more flip over for this year’s calendar to reach the final month.
    In just days we will be celebrating Thanksgiving followed a month later by Christmas.
    Before all those fun activities get underway, I’m making a call for historic photographs of all-things Cynthiana and Harrison County.