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  • 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
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Diamond corners
    6. CA’s Santa ___ winds
    9. At what time?
    13. Music to a performer’s ears
    14. Yes move
    15. Eurasian goat-like antelope
    16. *”The ____ Burnett Show”
    17. Number in a pair
    18. #10 Down, pl.
    19. *”Beach Party” garb
    21. *Kind of 1960s “invasion”
    23. Tokyo, pre-1868
    24. *Wilder in 1968’s “The Producers”
    25. “Gross!”
    28. 9th letter of Greek alphabet
    30. Changes

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