• Locals compete in Louisville's 'The Sound'

    During November, many local musicians competed in “The Sound,” a televised vocal competition in Louisville.

    “It is set up similar to the hit shows ‘American Idol’ and ‘The Voice,’ but highlights Christian artists,” participant Erika Gains said.

  • Thinking warm thoughts in cold weather

    So I witnessed the first snow of the season in downtown Elizabethtown a couple of weeks ago.

    What? You live in the area and didn’t see it?

    Well, if you were not awake after midnight on Nov. 1 or if you simply were not near a window in the maybe 10-minute timeframe in which it occurred, it was easy to miss.

  • Bands set to rock Historic State Theater

    A concert featuring a Hardin County band will rock the Historic State Theater 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    The headlining band will be 3GC, a group made up of Hardin County natives who perform an original mix of rock ‘n’ roll and alternative country. Saturday’s concert will be their second show at the theater.

  • Glen Rice is back at the PAC

    Glen Rice and friends are back at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School 7 p.m. Friday.

    The series is in its ninth season and this year’s concert, titled “Lovin’ it All,” features country, gospel, oldies and doo-wop. The event also will include a Veterans Day recognition.

  • Country singer Gene Watson comes to the Bardstown Opry

    Country music singer Gene Watson will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the recently reopened Bardstown Opry.

    Watson was inducted in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002 and has had a long career in country music. He’s been performing since 1962 and, according to his website, is known as a “the singer’s singer.”

  • Jon Favreau cooks up a good movie with 'Chef'

    Rated R for language, including some suggestive references.
    Release date: Limited release in theaters in May, released for rental in October
    Runtime: 114 minutes
    Rating: Great food, great performances

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  • Elizabethtown native to sign books at the State Theater

    Author and Elizabethtown native Hannah Conway will sign her book from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    A mother of two, Conway lives in Clarksville, Tennessee, near Fort Campbell where her husband is stationed.

  • Author Angela Ricketts to sign books at Barr Memorial Library

    Author Angela Ricketts will appear at 6 p.m. Thursday as a part of the Authors at Your Library series at Barr Memorial Library on Fort Knox to sign and discuss her book “No Man’s War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife.”

  • Traditional music festival kicks off

    The Heartland Dulcimer Club’s 20th annual Traditional Music Festival returns to Elizabeth­town beginning tonight.

  • Afternoon with friends turns ghoulish

    A couple of weeks ago, my significant other, Rebecca Ricks, was looking a little green around the gills, and she was acting like a real witch.

    And here I was, the side of my face raw from third-degree burns, oozing blood.

    It was not a scenario I would have ever thought I’d find myself in.

    So how did this come about, you ask?