• Italy on display in new Morrison Gallery exhibit

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting an art exhibit through Sept. 11 in the Morrison Art Gallery.

    Located in Room 102 of the James S. Owen Building, the gallery will house exhibits from students who participated in the Kentucky Institute for International Studies Program from Western Kentucky University.

  • 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


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    “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.

  • Exhibit offers local history focus

    A variety of art media is on display at Wild Earth Gallery & Gifts in Elizabethtown for an exhibit titled “History Speaks.”

    The exhibit, which runs through Sept. 5, focuses on artwork about historic Elizabethtown.

  • A week of theater can have lasting effects for area children

    Missoula Children’s Theatre is coming back to town to present “Hansel and Gretel.” Children from Hardin County make up the cast for this adventure into a fairy tale.

    Public performances are at 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

  • Explosions abound in 'The Expendables 3'

    Sylvester Stallone and friends are back again to wreak havoc and blow stuff up in “The Expendables 3.”

    This movie was filled with some good things and some problems.

  • Trading focus for a new perspective

    My puppy bit me last week.

    Nothing major. Zorro probably didn’t even realize he had bitten me.

    But he drew a little blood and I found I was infinitely more aware of the wound than he was.

  • Portraits, pets among commissioned works of Elizabethtown artist

    When he was in first grade in Ten­n­es­see, Samuel K. Dunlap used crayon to draw a clown on the wall of the bedroom he shared with two brothers.

    “We’d drawn the clown in class that day,” Dunlap said.

    To avoid trouble, he signed it “Wayne,” his older brother’s name.

  • Comedy Caravan pulls into State Theater

    Laughter is on the schedule at the Historic State Theater this weekend.

    The State hosts a Comedy Caravan beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    Showtime veterans Bob Batch and Mike Nilsson will perform. Street Russell will emcee the event.

    Batch and Nilsson have 25 years of experience in comedy and their news release touts clean material.