Today's Opinions

  • Machines are too smart to take over:

    Some mornings ... well, let’s just say that there are mornings that can start so badly that its better to have tea in the office than coffee.

  • Berry Data Center too important to lose

    To the editor:
    If I were a candidate in the up and coming election, I would listen carefully to what the citizens are saying about the current situations in my backyard. I would want to know why they don’t like the new bypass, why they don’t want money wasted on the perspective boat dock with summer water levels at 2” deep, and more importantly, what the teens and young adults in my neighborhood are doing with their leisure time.

  • Planning gives way to action in Senate

    There are many moments in the legislative process when planning gives way to action.


  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. “Haste makes waste,” e.g.
    6. Helicopter landing
    9. Deadly slitherers
    13. Bad car
    14. Pub offering
    15. Do this or forever hold your peace
    16. Say pretty please
    17. Junior’s junior
    18. Down and out
    19. *Sweet number in March
    21. *Point and shooting players
    23. Coltrane’s woodwind
    24. Not in favor of
    25. Final, abbr.
    28. Essen basin
    30. Firstborn
    35. Story part
    37. Plenty
    39. 6 in 1/6

  • Story family thanks community for support

    To the editor:

  • Levin idea for amending Constitution has merit

    To the editor:
    The Liberty Amendments (Restoring the American Republic) by Mark Levin is an alternative method of amending the Constitution. The states are permitted to by-pass Congress by proposing amendments to our Constitution.  
    Our Constitution has been amended by two-thirds of Congress proposing an amendment that is ratified by three-fourths of the states. The dormant method that has been unsuccessful is two-thirds of the states proposing an amendment that is ratified by three-fourths of the states.

  • The city commission and the $7,363 Parking Space

    In my 35-plus years of covering government meetings, I have to say I left one last week that had me scratching my head and wondering what in the world just happened? What was the purpose of the meeting?
    Oh yeah, it’s an election year and we’re talking political posturing at its best, or worst, however you want to look at it.
    The Cynthiana City Commission held a special meeting last Wednesday with three items on the agenda.
    1. Discussion on future of downtown Cynthiana