• Finding direction for a happy life

    I’ve heard it said many times that life is what you make it.

    When I was much, much younger, I’m sure I thought that was a copout, as far as philosophies go. It was like saying, “don’t worry, be happy,” a sentiment that tends to torque off many of those who happen to be unhappy at the time they hear that expression.

  • It's the most wonderful time of the year ... for Christmas movies

    A part of many Christmas traditions is curling up to watch your favorite holiday movie.

    While wrapping presents, trimming the tree or settling in with a cup of hot chocolate in comfy pajamas, these movies help set the holiday mood.

    The Internet has a variety of top holiday movie lists, but here’s some of my favorites and recommendations.

  • Holiday entertainment options abound

    If you are looking for some entertaining reasons to get into the holiday spirit this Christmas there are many options throughout the county.

    Movies, music, ballet and comedy are all on the festive schedule.

    If music is on the menu, a few holiday concerts are coming to local venues.

  • Buffalo artist creates award-winning work

    To find out more about Carol Reesor visit her website at www.carolreesor.com.


    From the time she was about 8 or 9, Carol Reesor was drawn to art.

    It started when Carol noticed her sister sketching.

  • Mockingjay leaves the games behind

    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1”
    Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material.
    Release date: Nov. 21
    Runtime: 123 minutes
    Rating: Finally no more games

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  • Disney tries its hand at a comic book animated film in 'Big Hero 6'

    Disney’s first Marvel-esque superhero movie is very loosely based on a little-known comic called “Big Hero 6.”

    While Marvel has plenty of cartoon options on Disney’s many television channels, this is the first feature-length original animated theater release for Disney using Marvel-based characters.

  • Teens find musical niche with The Art of Being

    A quartet of musicians from northern Hardin County is learning The Art of Being and hopes to find an audience on its journey.

    The Art of Being formed in 2013 after guitarist Sean Davidson and drummer Tyler Flickinger, both of Vine Grove, began jamming together.

    “It didn’t start out very serious,” Davidson, 18, said.

  • Holiday movie schedule packed with promise

    The holiday movie season is filled with Hobbits, Mockingjays, animated heroes, Biblical epics and more.

    Marvel and Disney will present their first feature-length animated collaboration with “Big Hero 6.” The inflatable robot Baymax teams with a young boy and a group of friends to combat mysterious danger in this comedy adventure.

  • Author Tess Gerritsen to appear at Barr Memorial Library

    Tess Gerritsen will discuss and sign her book “Die Again” at noon Thursday at Fort Knox’s Barr Memorial Library.

    The international bestselling author of the “Rizzoli & Isles” series will give soldiers in uniform a complimentary copy of one of her thrillers. Quantities are limited.

  • Kory Caudill plays the State on Friday

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    Pianist Kory Caudill will be in concert 7 p.m. Friday at the Historic State Theater located at 209 W. Dixie in Elizabethtown.

    The Prestonsburg native also plays the keyboard for country artist Justin Moore.