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Today's News

  • Retierment Plan still tops state's list

    Long before this year’s legislative session began, my colleagues in the House and Senate and I knew the biggest task before us would be putting the retirement systems for state and local governments on firmer financial ground.
    These systems were doing extremely well as recently as a decade ago, but the country’s two recessions since then have hit them especially hard, much as they have shrunk the state’s budget, which has been cut $1.6 billion over the last five years.

  • Don't be part of the problem, be part of the solution

    Despite the personal feelings towards the new Parks and Recreation, success of recreation really falls onto the shoulders of area citizens.
    For the last several months talk around town has insinuated that personal vendetta was the underlining theme of Parks and Recreation.
    Since I have attended nearly all of the meetings in which recreation was discussed, I feel that I am more qualified to discuss the issue unlike someone who only get’s their information from the rumor mill.

  • Marcus Baptist Church
  • Curves "feed the need" kickoff March 11

    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.  

  • Return to the garden

    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.  

  • Church News

    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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  • Amazing grace, how sweet it is

    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:

  • Community Calendar

    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

  • CEO offers job opportunities for persons with disabilities

    Community Employment Opportunity continues to work with disabled citizens to find work during hard times.
    The late Francis Quinn Morris laid the foundation for Community Employment Opportunities in 1977 when she developed an organization for those persons with mental disabilities.
    “My sister, Lorrie, had been diagnosed with down syndrome,” said Jeannette Quinn Bracken, daughter of Francis. “My mother started thinking about what Lorrie was going to do after high school.”

  • KFB Donation