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  • Elizabethtown artist throws efforts into creating pottery

    Sitting at a potter’s wheel on the back porch of her Elizabethtown home on a temperate day before autumn, Monique Wright Hanna imagines aloud it is what heaven must be like.

    The fall equinox signifies the completion of summer and transition to fall; likewise, the summer of 2012 signified completion of Hanna’s goal of devoting an entire summer to art. Along with pottery, she produced oil paintings and quilts.

    She set that goal in 1999.

  • Local authors' book signing

    Local authors Stefanie and David Meade will have a book signing from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Hardin County Public Library's main branch in Elizabethtown.

    The Meades also are artists. They self-published and illustrated the young adult fantasy book called “The Falling Girl, Chronicles of the Closed World Book 1.”

    Books can be purchased online at www.barnesandnoble.com and will be avaiable at the signing for $10, cash only.

  • ‘The Sword in the Stone’ coming to State Theater

    Arthurian legend hits the stage for kids when the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati performs a production of “The Sword in the Stone” 4 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    The 45-minute production is intended for children 12 and younger and will include a 15-minute question and answer session following the play.

    Afterward, interactive study guides will be available in the theater lobby.

    Tickets for the play cost $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

  • Paranormal Boot Camp, investigations offered in downtown Elizabethtown

    The News-Enterprise

    Paranormal Boot Camp and investigations of reputedly haunted spots will be offered Saturday.

    The event, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riasok Shrine Club at 112 W. Poplar St. in Elizabethtown, will be followed by hosted ghost hunts.

    HardinCounty paranormal investigators Stan Howard, co-founder of Paranormal Activity Search Team of Kentucky (P.A.S.T. of Ky.), and Blane Willcut, P.A.S.T. of Ky. member, are part of a panel of investigators who will conduct classes on a wide range of related subjects.

  • Former Hardin County resident pens book on 'Turkish Stonehenge'

    Former Radcliff resident and Fort Knox High School graduate Joe Plegge has released a self-published nonfiction book.

    Published in September, “Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe” details Plegge’s discovery of the purpose of the alignment of the pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southeastern Turkey.

    While researching the 12,000-year-old-site, Plegge said, he noticed something that no one else did. The pillars were purposefully aligned to track the equinoxes and solstices.

    Plegge lives in North Dakota.

  • Heartland Regional Fine Arts Exhibition entry deadline Saturday

    The Central Kentucky Art Guild presents the Heartland Regional Fine Arts Exhibition Oct. 13 through 31. Entry forms to submit artwork are due Saturday.

    The exhibition is open to any artist 18 or older who hand-delivers paintings. Paintings must be original, conceived by the artist and completed within the last four years.

  • Pink slips hit close to home again

    A friend was laid off this month. Unfortunately, he’s added to a long list of friends and relatives who have become economic casualties.

    It’s so sad to see someone who made work their life have that work taken away. You’re troubled, wondering if they have their own safety net. But you’re encouraged, too, counting their skills and connections.

    You hope, too, they aren’t too proud for what’s coming. An unemployment office is a humbling place.

  • The adventure is ‘Back’ at the State Theater this weekend

    The year was 1985. A movie was released that made most teens want to wear a blue jean jacket, learn to skateboard and pledge to own a DeLorean when they grew up.

    That movie was “Back to the Future.” A teenager time travels with the help of a wild-haired scientist to find out a few things he didn’t know about his parents and learn time can be rewritten.

    Elizabethtown moviegoers have a chance to see this adventure and its sequels this weekend as the Historic State Theater celebrates the 1980s.

  • Review: No trouble with this 'Curve'

    “Trouble with the Curve”
    Rated PG-13 for language, sexual references, some thematic material and smoking
    Runtime: 111 minutes
    Release date: Sept. 21
    Rating: One of the best this year

    Sometimes a movie is more than a movie. It can bring back fond memories or create new ones.

  • Like the leaves, columnist's thoughts are turning

    It’s getting to be that time of year again.

    You know what I mean: The days have cooled off, the leaves are changing colors and thoughts are turning to things that go bump in the night.

    OK, not everyone’s thoughts are turning to that direction. But that’s the case for many.

    And in the field of paranormal investigation things generally pick up about this time.

    This area is no exception.