• ‘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


    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.

  • A cappella harmony on stage at the State this weekend

    The Kentucky Vocal Union will take the stage at the Historic State Theater at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    They are appearing in concert as a part of A Taste of Guatemala, a fundraising event for clean water projects in Guatemala promoted locally by the Noon Rotary Club, local churches and individuals.

  • 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.”

  • Bestselling novelist, comic book writer hosts book signing in Fort Knox

    A New York Times best-selling author who also is a noted comic book author will host a discussion and book signing in Fort Knox.

    Gregg Hurwitz will be at Barr Memorial Library at 62 W. Spearhead Division Ave., Building 400, from noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • 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.