• 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.

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  • Fairy doors, painted rocks and google eyes, Oh my!

    By Tomi Jean Clifford

  • 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

    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

  • Summer intern excited about time in Cynthiana

    Starting any kind of job or internship in a new place is always a nervous experience, but Cynthiana continues to calm me with its compassion and comfort.
    While nearing my graduation date at Eastern Kentucky University, I had the usual butterflies most graduates-to-be experience. My mind raced with troublesome thoughts, anxiety burning its tires through the race track of my mind.

  • Cynthiana App to launch Aug. 1

    Cynthiana Main Street has a busy summer planned. We have so many great things happening in town, too many to mention them all.
    Cynthiana Main Street will be participating in the Longest Day of Play on June 21. This free event for kids will be one you won’t want to miss.
    Come on out to Flat Run Veterans Park at 6:30 p.m. Kids can enjoy games and be registered to win a bicycle. Cynthiana Main Street will be giving away four bikes. All you have to do is show up and play games.
    Be sure to like this event on Facebook to get more information.

  • Viewpoint

    So far this summer, things have been quite busy in our little corner of the world.
    And, the promise is there to keep us active throughout the summer.
    I’ve said it before and just can’t say it enough ... our Chamber and Main Street directors are keeping it interesting.
    We are two concerts into the Summer Concert Series and I have to say those have been some of my favorite events.
     There are still two to go. On Friday, July 14, George Molton will perform in front of the Justice Center.

  • Powdery mildew in the garden

    Powdery mildew is probably the most common garden fungus around. It is not too terribly picky about where it spreads, it likes humid weather, thrives in the heat of the summer and is hard to control once it has started.  
    The trick here is to prevent it from happening by proper plant selection, spacing, pruning and treatment before it spreads.
    Powdery mildew is caused by several different fungi, I won’t bore you with their names because they all act the same way.