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Today's Opinions

  • Legislative Focus with Tom McKee

    One of the country’s biggest long-term challenges is making sure our citizens have the education and training they need to thrive in today’s ever-changing economy.
    Gone are the days when a high school education was more than enough to sustain a career.  Now, a college degree is all but a requirement to be hired, and employees can expect to be trained and re-trained often before they retire.

  • Legislative report from the State Senate
  • SCOTUS, POTUS and Mitch

    Perhaps Sen. Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama should follow the example set by late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia and his colleague on the court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
    The two were polar opposites on their interpretation of the U.S. Constitution and were the most outspoken jurists on the court...Scalia unabashedly conservative and Ginsburg who still is the torch-bearer for the liberal justices.

  • Black History Month Puzzle

    Across
    7. Name of African Funeral Home was located on Poplar Street Davis Funeral Home
    9. HCHS graduate drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates Shon Walker
    11. Former graduate of HCRS inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame (Father is a
    pastor here in Cynthiana) Dion Newby
    12. 1st African American Cynthiana assistant Fire Chief Darrin Hawkins
    13. 1st African American Harrison County Security Guard Robert Walker
    14. Male athlete of the year while attending Transylvania University (teacher at LC) Bill Custard

    Down

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Closet wood
    6. Universal time
    9. Baby’s first word?
    13. Courtyards
    14. Galley equipment
    15. Two-____ like Janus
    16. To eat greedily
    17. “Much ____ About Nothing”
    18. Give a speech
    19. *Tarantino’s “The ____ Eight”
    21. *Matt Damon’s nominated role
    23. Party bowlful
    24. Larger-than-life
    25. *Competitor to The Oscars’ 2016 broadcaster
    28. Mt. Everest to Earth
    30. Like meters and kilograms

  • Black History Month Puzzle

    Across
    7. Name of African Funeral Horne was located on Poplar Street
    9. HCHS graduate drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates
    11. Former graduate of HCHS inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame (Father is a pastor here in Cynthiana)
    12. 1st African American Cynthiana assistant Fire Chief
    13. 1st African American Harrison County Security Guard
    14. Male athlete of the year while attending Transylvania University (teacher at LC)

    Down
    1. 1st African American Realtor in Cynthiana

  • Horoscope

    ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20
    Excitement surrounds any get-together you are involved in this week, Aries. This puts you in a good mood for some time, and the positive energy can bring about change.

    TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21
    Taurus, this week you may find yourself in the right mood to organize your home or office. If high-tech equipment will be part of the project, enlist a friend to help out.

    GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21