• ECTC professor pens historical novel

    An Elizabethtown Commu­nity and Technical College professor has published a historical novel.

    “My Blessed, Wretched Life: Rebecca Boone’s Story” was published April 27 by Butler Books. The author is ECTC chemistry professor Sue Kelly Ballard.

  • Avengers reassemble in 'Age of Ultron'

    The Earth’s mightiest heroes have assembled once again in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

    The film jumps head first into action from the opening scenes while the middle of the film gives audiences a bigger glimpse into the minds and back stories of the famous characters from previous Marvel films.

  • Office decorations provide special meaning

    Our department here at work has a professional decorator.

    OK. Maybe she’s not technically a professional.

    OK. Maybe she’s not technically a decorator.

    So she’s the elementary school daughter of an employee and she cuts out paper decorations for the newsroom. I like to think of her as the newsroom decorator.

  • Parenting is not always a graceful flight

    The trials and tribulations of parenting — some days I’m the pigeon soaring gracefully while others days, I’m merely the statue. I fall short of expectations only to realize I’m the one who set them.

  • Nature on display in Disney's 'Monkey Kingdom'

    Most of us don’t get the opportunity to witness some of the fascinating parts of nature. Thanks to Disneynature, we get a glimpse into the lives of many of the Earth’s creatures.

    Last year, it was “Bears” and we got a peek into the culture and habits of grizzlies.

  • Soldier illustrates military life and much more in his art

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Toni Graves combines his love of art and his love of the military in many pieces of his fine artwork.

    Sometimes people assume the paintings in his Fork Knox office are pieces he bought, until they look closer to see his signature on it. Then they usually become more interested in the piece and asks questions about it, he said.

  • Sunday magic show to raise money for charity

    A special event Sunday at T.K. Stone Middle School is expected to make money appear to help Relay for Life of Elizabethtown.

    The Master of Illusion Magic and Variety Show, featuring local magician Dinky Gowen, begins at 2 p.m. at the T.K. Stone auditorium at 323 Morningside Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • Stage set for laughter at State Theater

    Funny bones will be tickled when a trio of comics take the stage for the Comedy Caravan show Saturday night at the Historic State Theater in Eliza­bethtown.

    The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be headlined by Campbellsville native Stewart Huff. Comedian Joe Deuce also will perform and the show will be emceed by comedian Rachael Goldman.

  • Helen Mirren shines like the 'Woman in Gold'

    Some films have depth, charm and a glimpse into history. This is true of “Woman in Gold.”

    It is the story of Maria Altmann’s quest to regain a famous painting of her aunt. Stolen by the Nazis, it later wound up in the possession of a museum in Austria.

  • Lincoln Museum to host art sale, exhibit

    The Lincoln Museum will host an art sale and exhibit, which began Thursday and continues through Sunday, to benefit the museum and the LaRue County speech program.

    Works by award-winning artist Phyllis Blakeman will go on sale, including paintings, drawings watercolors, oils, sketches and calligraphy.