• Bear or no bear

    A fall trip to the mountains is always a good idea this time of year and last week mom and I headed to the mountains on a visit to Gatlinburg.

    The mountains are a beautiful picture of God's creation.

    There was plenty of eating, shopping in the arts and crafts community and sitting outside to hear the stream roll by.

  • WKU production includes student from Elizabethtown

    The cast of a production at Western Kentucky University that opens tonight includes a student with local ties.

    Miranda Swan, a WKU sophomore, is from Elizabethtown. Swan will perform in “The Enchanted Attic,” the first show in the WKU Theatre & Dance 2014 Children’s Theatre Series.

  • Lunchbox memories prove valuable

    The other day my lunch consisted of what I refer to “lunchpail surprise.”

    Typically I will put together my lunch the evening before a work day. Usually it is leftovers that have been wrapped and frozen for a ready-to-eat meal. Sometimes it’s a sandwich I throw together.

  • Alexander's family is having a very bad day

    “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” may own the award for the longest movie title of the year but will it win over audiences?

  • Buffalo artist captures gold in regional exhibition

    LaRue County resident Carol Reesor is a gold medal winner in the 2014 Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition conducted by Oil Painters of America.

    The exhibition was held Sept. 12 at the Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati.

    Reesor, a Buffalo resident, won in the associate and signature artist division. She was awarded the gold medal and a $4,000 cash prize.

  • Fort Knox library hosts author whose book is basis of TV series

    The best-selling author whose work is the basis of the A&E series “Longmire” will visit Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox this week.

    Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire series, will discuss and sign his latest book, “Wait for Signs” at the event beginning at noon Wednesday. The event is open to the public.

  • HCP’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ offers empathy as its theme

    In the knothole in the trunk of a tree just off a rickety plank wood porch, Scout Finch finds a stick of chewing gum.

    But Scout, a young girl growing up in the South during the Great Depression, discovers much more during the Hardin County Playhouse production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

  • Author David Bell to sign books at Fort Knox

    Author David Bell will be at Barr Memorial Library at 6 p.m. Wednesday as part of the Authors at Your Library series.

    Bell wrote “Never Come Back” and “Cem­etery Girl.” He will sign and discuss his latest book, “The Forgotten Girl.”

  • ‘Oliver!’ auditions set at HCP

    You can “consider yourself one of the family” and audition for “Oliver!” at the Hardin County Playhouse.

    “Oliver!” is a successful West End and Broadway musical based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel “Oliver Twist.” It later was made into an Oscar-winning film.

  • Art on display at Wild Earth Gallery

    Wild Earth Gallery in Elizabethtown is hosting an exhibit called All Male Review.

    It features artwork from six local male artists. The exhibit includes oil, acrylic and mixed media paintings from Samuel Dunlap, Dennis Eckert, Wilson Gonzales, W.L. McCoy, Michael McGuilmet and Roy Minagawa.