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Today's Opinions

  • 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

  • Main Street News

    The mission of the Cynthiana Main Street program is to help revitalize our downtown.
    It is our aim to help stimulate economic development and investment in downtown by encouraging cooperation and building leadership in our local business community.
    It is our aim to promote a positive image of our downtown by advocating and supporting its unique and distinctive qualities, as a great place to live, work, shop and invest in.
    With Main Street’s mission, historic preservation plays an important role in our revitalization.

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:
    This message is for all those voters who call themselves Christians (Christ followers), and who revere the Word of God (the Bible) as truth, and the basis for moral and principled authority. As such, it is our duty to God to give serious consideration to the platform of each candidate, and in the case of the upcoming Caucus, only Registered Republicans, and to vote for the person whose principles and pledges line up most closely with those given us in the Scriptures.  

  • Mailbag

    To the editor:
    As a Kentucky Retirement Systems stakeholder, I am gratified by Gov. Matt Bevin’s recognition of the existential threat to the Kentucky Employees and State Police pension plans. His General Fund budget proposal for the upcoming two fiscal years allocates revenue above the full employer contribution to begin addressing this threat.

  • Singing for our unsung heroes

    Hello, everybody. How are you doing with the proposal that each of us do one thing, big or little, to make our community better?
    If you have taken up this cause, I would love to know about it so I could share it with others. Often when a few step forward, more will follow.
    Send me an email, Bruce.Florence@kctcs.edu, or drop a note to the Democrat, and tell me if you have decided on ‘your one thing,’ or have already done your ‘one’ thing to make your community stronger, prettier, or more inviting for all of us.