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  • Local church organization hosts free movie showing

    Severns Valley Baptist Church’s Celebrate Recovery program is sponsoring a free movie at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. “Home Run” (PG-13) shows at 7 p.m. today.

    The movie is the story of Cory Brand, a Major League Baseball player whose life has spun out of control. Brand goes back to his hometown to deal with his substance abuse issues and for rehabilitation while coaching a local little league team.

  • Georgette Jones takes audiences back with her parents' music

    Georgette Jones will pay tribute to her legendary parents, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, on Saturday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    The tribute concert will feature Jones and her band performing famous songs from both her parents.

    Jones said she took great care by watching many DVDs of her mom in concert to create a show that would be something like Wynette would have performed.

    It’s important to Jones to be able to create this type of concert in tribute to her parents.

  • Barnes & Noble to host author Northington

    Former University of Kentucky football player Nathaniel Northington will sign copies of his book from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Elizabethtown.

    Northington’s book “Still Running, the Autobiography of Kentucky’s Nate Northington, the First African American Football Player in the Southeastern Conference,” will be on sale during the signing.

    The book chronicles Northington’s beginnings and his life as the first black football player in an SEC football game in 1967.

  • Clean Southern Comedy Tour at State Theater features Tom Mabe

    A trio of comedians, headlined by Tom Mabe, will tickle some funny bones when they take the stage for “Clean Southern Comedy Tour” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    This weekend’s visit is the second appearance at the Historic State Theater for Mabe. The comedian first appeared at the theater in January 2012.

  • Hennings brings free guitar concert to ECTC

    University of Kentucky professor of guitar Dieter Hennings will perform a free guitar concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Morrison Gallery on the campus of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    Hennings has played with a variety of ensembles, won several prestigious competitions and performed around the world including concerts with pop singer Natalie Merchant and baroque violinist Monica Huggett.

    He is a resident artist at the East Coast Composers Ensemble and the Eastman Broad Band Ensemble, performing with both.

  • Morrison Gallery to display artist Mami Tomioka's art

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College's Morrison Gallery is featuring “Breeze from Heaven,” a charity art exhibition for Japan’s earthquake and tsunami of 2011 by Elizabethtown artist Mami Tomioka.

    The exhibit is on display from now until Feb. 7 and is her third charity event for the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

  • Local country artists to perform at State Theater

    The Historic State Theater is going country Saturday as two area singers and Nashville hopefuls take the stage.

    Hannah Ellis of Campbellsville is headlining the event. The singer-songwriter sees her songs as pieces of herself put to music.

    “I love being able to put into words what I am feeling or going through,” she said. “Writing is definitely a great career move, but it is also very therapeutic.”

  • The new Jack Ryan

    “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”
    Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action and brief strong language.
    Release date: Jan. 17
    Runtime: 105 minutes
    Rating: Decent action flick

    Chris Pine (“Star Trek Into Darkness”) takes the reins as the fourth person to play the late Tom Clancy’s CIA hero Jack Ryan.

  • Basketball rivalry film shows at State Theater

    Cats and Cards fans can head to the Historic State Theater in their team colors Friday night to see “Red v. Blue,” a documentary about the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville basketball rivalry.

    The documentary features interviews with former coaches Denny Crum and Joe B. Hall as well as news conference footage with Rick Pitino and John Calipari.

  • Former Fort Knox teacher to sign book in E'town

    Author Youlanda Washington will sign her latest book “The Destiny of a Shepherd, the Dynasty of a King, Overcome by His Love” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Mystery Books and More at 200 Sycamore St. in Elizabethtown.

    Washington is the oldest of four children and holds a doctorate in school administration. While she currently resides in Indiana, she is a graduate of Fort Knox High School and taught for Fort Knox Community Schools for many years.