• 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.

  • 'Selma' marches history into theaters

    In the civil rights movement, one name stands out: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    “Selma” illustrates one particular moment when the nation’s eyes were fixed on a town in Alabama during that choatic period of American history.

    The story behind the march from Selma to Montgomery and its place in history is well documented in the film.

  • It's 2015, where are the hover boards?

    In 1989, a couple of time travelers named Doc Brown and Marty McFly got everyone excited about the future, specifically the year 2015.

    Sadly, many of the items “Back to the Future Part II” promised would be part of our future have yet to happen. No. 1 on the list is the infamous hover board.

  • Jill McIntyre teaches art in and out of the classroom

    The love of art and teaching have taken Jill McIntyre’s artistic endeavors in a new direction.

    She’s always loved art, but had no formal training. Nine years ago, she became the art teacher at Lincoln Trail Elementary School and began researching all types of art to improve her craft and to teach it to the children.

  • Facing 2014 leftovers

    As surely as the holidays arrive with anticipation, stress, exuberance, anxiety, comfort and joy, a partridge in a pear tree and a song of auld lang syne, they are seemingly gone in the blink of an eye.

    Then the days following the first of the year arrive with something else: leftovers.

    That term covers a broad spectrum of things, not just food.

  • One more time into the museum

    “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”
    Rated PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language.
    Release date: Dec. 19
    Runtime: 98 minutes
    Rating: Not original but fun

  • Disney goes 'Into the Woods'

    While “Into the Woods” is well acted and crafted, it’s not my favorite musical.

  • Duo professes enjoyment of music

    Two Elizabethtown Community and Technical College instructors have added music to their personal curriculum, performing as a duo called Black & Blues.

    Gary Stearns, a history professor, and Mick Kennedy, an English professor, formed the first incarnation of the group with a specific purpose.

  • 2014 kept Hardin County entertained

    As the arts and entertainment culture grows in Hardin County, more offerings are available for music and theater lovers.

    For 2014, a variety of shows and performers took to the stage to entertain area audiences.

  • Re-imagining the holiday season

    On this Christmas Day, I imagine I’m enjoying some relaxing time at home.

    Since this column is written a few days ahead, I can only imagine what the day will be like. I’d like to imagine good things because it is way too easy to imagine things not being so good.