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  • Event boosts walking tour, offers crowds music, relaxation

    A table of 11 AGC Automotive employees dressed in light blue shirts and navy blue pants talked and sipped beer on a Thursday night as music drifted from a nearby stage and the murmur of conversation and laughter from visitors filled Cunningham Garden behind the Brown-Pusey House.

  • Bourbon, music highlight festival

    For six days, nearby Bardstown will provide the nationally known Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

    The festival begins Tuesday and continues through Sept. 21.

    Some of the featured events are a balloon glow, arts and crafts and tours. The week celebrates the heritage and history of bourbon in Kentucky.

  • Via Colori features art plus entertainment

    This Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., the streets of downtown Elizabethtown will be decorated in a variety of colors during the Via Colori street painting festival.

    The festival also includes two stages full of music and entertainment throughout the day.

    Scheduled to appear at the acoustic stage are:

    Noon — Nutty Scientists of Northern Kentucky

  • ‘The Identical’ may still be searching for its identity

    “The Identical”
    Rated PG for thematic material and smoking.
    Release date; Sept. 5
    Runtime: 107 minutes
    Rating: A TV movie kind of feel

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    The News-Enterprise

    The past couple weekends at the movies have not produced the best films of the year. In fact, few have had critical or popular success.

  • Capt. Mike Guardia signs books at Barr Library

    Capt. Mike Guardia will be discussing and signing his book “Hal Moore: A Soldier Once...and Aways” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Barr Library on post at Fort Knox.

    He is appearing as a part of the Authors at Your Library program.

    The book features retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moore famously portrayed by Mel Gibson in “We Were Soldiers.”

  • Debi Fields is taking her art to the streets at Via Colori

    Next weekend, the streets of downtown Elizabethtown will be filled with colorful sidewalk art.

    Glendale artist Debi Fields will be involved in this year’s Via Colori, an artistic celebration bringing awareness to foster care support through event host New Begin­nings Family Services.

  • Taking a win from games played long ago

    A couple of weeks ago, I was writing a story that included a reference to bingo. It brought back memories.

    Thoughts of my mom sprang to mind. In the the ‘60s and ‘70s, she used to indulge in the game on a regular basis. She was also one of the luckiest people I’ve ever known.

  • Teen Anime Club offers cultural activities

    Adjusting the thin, wooden sticks in her grasp, Paige Pence awaited the cue and then jabbed at pieces of wrapped candy across the table from her.

    Like the other half-dozen participants in the candy-grab game, Pence, 13, of Glendale, discovered — in addition to the confections — the fun she derived from the activity was a treat.

  • 'When the Game Stands Tall' falls short

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    The News-Enterprise

    “When the Game Stands Tall” is based on the true story of coach Bob Ladouceur and the De La Salle High School Spartans football team.

    The team builds a 151-game winning streak, but things start to go wrong and the character of the team is tested.

  • We need to rest before we crumble

    I teach a group of senior high school girls Sunday mornings at church and our lesson this past week was about rest. It specifically was speaking of the Sabbath, but can be applied to rest in general.

    For most of us, our lives are a busy, chaotic mess.