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  • My childhood with snakes

    The other day, a friend from the neighborhood I grew up in, in Radcliff posted a photo on Facebook that took me back a few decades.

    It wasn’t a Throwback Thursday-type deal. It wasn’t a photo of him, me, the neighborhood kids or of anybody, for that matter. It wasn’t even an old photo.

    It was a photo of a snake near a shed at his home.

    Yep. Snake.

  • Allegro students to perform this weekend

    Allegro Dance Theatre will present the ballet “Graduation Ball” at 7 p.m. Friday and again at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The ballet centers on a turn-of-the-century girls’ finishing school graduation, Allegro Director Carol Zagar said. Cadets from the military are invited to the graduation and a love story occurs.

  • Author Joseph Finder to sign books at Barr Memorial ibrary

    Author Joseph Finder will be at Barr Memorial Library on Fort Knox at 6 p.m. Wednesday to discuss and sign copies of his new book “Suspicion.” Finder is appearing as a part of the library’s Authors at Your Library series.

    According to Finder’s website, “Suspicion” is a “novel about a single father who, to protect his daughter, makes a choice with dire consequences.”

  • 'Godzilla' is back

    “Godzilla”
    Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence.
    Release date; May 16
    Runtime: 123 minutes
    Rating: An old-school matinee feel

     

    Godzilla has been smashing cities and fighting other mega monsters since his first film appearance in 1954.

  • 'Million Dollar Arm' pitches straight to the heart

    “Million Dollar Arm,” based on true events, is a film with a sweet story that’s full of humor and heart.

    It’s the story of JB Bernstein, played by Jon Hamm (“Mad Men”), a sports agent whose business is in trouble. In an attempt to save it, he goes to India to find a Major League Baseball player through a contest called Million Dollar Arm.

  • Music festival to feature Grammy-nominated group

    Grammy-nominated group Fireflight will headline the third annual Flames of Fire Music Venue MusicFest, which begins at 3 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside Worship Center in Elizabethtown.

    Tickets for the event are $10.50 in advance and $14 at the door. Seating is limited.

    Fireflight has released four albums. Its latest album is titled “Now.”

    Additionally, FFMV Music­Fest will feature Pillar of Fire, The Zach Allen Band and Second Perception. The bands are from Dawson Springs, Nashville and New Albany, Indiana, respectively.

  • Bumps, bruises part of springing into warm weather

    Spring has sprung and so have children. Sprung into action, that is.

    It’s inevitable that better weather will induce dormant, lethargic beings to become active, energetic ones. A sunny outdoor environment. after all, is alluring, what with its warming sunshine and burgeoning greenery.

    Part of that springing can be dangerous, though.

  • Veteran stand-up comedian headlines at State Theater

    Veteran comedian and voice­over artist Dave Dugan will headline a Comedy Caravan show at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Historic State Theater in downtown Elizabethtown.

    Dugan, who has made appearances on “The Arsenio Hall Show,” HBO, Comedy Central, FOX, A&E and VH-1, will perform with special guest comedians Todd McComas and Melissa Doran.

  • Best-selling author hosts booksigning at post library

    The News-Enterprise

     

    New York Times best-selling author Greg Iles will discuss his latest book and sign copies when he makes an appearance noon May 21 at Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox.

    Soldiers attending in uniform will receive a free autographed copy of one of the author’s books, whose titles include “24 Hours,” “True Evil” and “The Devil’s Punchbowl.” Limited quantities will be available.

  • Free showing of documentary offered at State Theater

    The Historic State Theater in downtown Elizabethtown will host a free showing of a documentary about drug and alcohol addiction recovery at 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “The Anonymous People” highlights addiction recovery of over 23 million Americans and features Miss Kentucky and Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, NBA star Chris Herren and actress Kristen Johnston, among others.