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Today's Features

  • Curves International announces its 15th Annual Food Drive, “Feed the Need,” and challenges Curves’ club members in the U.S. and Canada to meet a 100,000 donation goal during the two-week period of March 11-23.  
    Each club, including Curves of Cynthiana, is asking its members to donate bags of non-perishable food or cash to support their local community food bank.  

  • Cynthiana Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will present a home vegetable garden workshop on Saturday, March 16, 2013, from 9-11 a.m. in the church fellowship hall.  
    This workshop is open to the community and designed to encourage and educate first-time gardeners on growing their own vegetables.
    Speakers are experienced local gardeners, including County Extension Agent, Gary Carter.  

  • BENSON UNITED
    METHODIST
    The Scholarship Fellowship will be held Sunday, March 10 at 6 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church. Please attend to support the students.

    SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST
    The  community is invited to join us at Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike for a Good Friday service of praise, prayer and reflection on March 29 at 7 p.m.
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  • If you want to experience “Amazing Grace,” you can buy a 24-ounce bottle for $32 ($17 for eight ounces) at places like Ulta or Sephora.
    Made by a company called philosophy, Amazing Grace is the name of their shampoo. On the bottle, philosophy writes its philosophy on grace as follows:

  • THURSDAY, March 7
    Appal Seeds Workshop. Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This workshop will delve into the details surrounding heirloom tomato seeds from Appalachia. Participants will need to pre-register by calling 234-4881 or by stopping by the library’s front desk.
    FRIDAY, March 8

  • SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST
    The  community is invited to join us at Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike for a Good Friday service of praise, prayer and reflection on March 29 at 7 p.m.
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    Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike, will host the Sam Marsh Family Singers on Saturday, April 6 at 6 p.m. for a night of 4-part harmony and acapella praise to God.  The community is invited.

  • This semester, New York Times columnist David Brooks is teaching a course at Yale called “Humility.”
    As part of the required reading: passages from the Bible, works from St. Augustine and German theologian Reinhold Niehbuhr — and columns by course professor David Brooks himself.
    Brooks is teaching a course on humility using his own columns.

  • If you are one of those who complains about weeds like it’s the end of the world then take note: The most common, cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating any day now.  
    The obvious: They are easy to control if you just bend over and pull them up; or walk around the garden with a cultivator in hand, scratching up a patch here and there; or spot treat them with boiling water, in order to scald the foliage and roots; or use a conventional herbicide to easily knock them out while they are still young and tender.  

  • The children of A. J. and Wanda Doyle gave a surprise birthday party for A. J.’s 80th birthday. He was born Feb. 1, 1933 at Poindexter, Ky.
    The celebration was held at Indian Creek Christian Church with 70 family and friends attending. The theme was John Deere tractors, gardening, cattle and softball.
    A. J. has a 1942 John Deere tractor that was restored by his son John and shows it at all local tractor shows. He also raises a large garden where he gives away lots of vegetables.