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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.