• Connecting the dots of social disconnection

    An undeniable disconnect exists between each of us and at the same time we are all connected.

    Nothing drives that home to me more than working some 100 yards away from the site of a fatal shooting within days of a friend experiencing an unrelated devastating loss of a loved one.

  • Friday concert focuses on legends

    A concert Friday night at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center is aimed at “Remembering the Legends.”

    The Glen Rice, Family and Friends concert series is at 7 p.m. at the PAC at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown. Doors open at 6 p.m.

  • Athlete hangs up cleats for beats

    Although he grew up with a passion for football, Tyler Davis decided to bench the sport and take a pass at music.

    “I could see the same passion I had for football turning to music,” said Davis, who performs rap and hip hop.

  • The ballad of Cosmo the groundhog

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    Do you ever get those pesky visitors that won’t go away? They keep coming back, hanging out at your house and eating your food. They don’t even notice they are a nuisance.

    They just keep coming back over and over.

    My mom has this problem — with a groundhog.

  • Plot of 'Pixels' should have stayed in the 1980s

    Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive comments.
    Release date: July 24
    Runtime: 105 minutes
    Rating: Good idea, bad application


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  • The vinyl revival

    While many assumed the long-playing record on vinyl died a long time ago, it has enjoyed a recent resurgence.

    Crosley Radio manufactures turntables in its Louisville-based business. Marketing Manager Jason Menard said the company has seen a steady increase in turntable sales in the past five years as vinyl has experienced a resurgence.

  • Masquerade highlights Fort Knox book signing

    A masquerade party and costume contest will highlight a book signing Tuesday by author Kelly Creagh at Barr Memorial Library, 62 W. Spearhead Division Ave., Fort Knox.

    The event will feature the release of “Oblivion,” the third and final volume in Creagh’s young adult Never­more series.

  • While cute and entertaining, 'Minions' lacks ‘Despicable Me’ charm

    One of the highlights of any “Despicable Me” film is Gru’s band of lovable henchman otherwise known as Minions.

    This time around, the Minions have a film of their own that explains what their life was like before meeting their leader Gru.

  • Reflections on the evolution of summer

    So maybe there was a time when temperatures in the 90s would not deter me from going outside like it does now.

    It was known as childhood.

    As a kid, I rarely thought of impediments to summer fun. Mosquitoes, heat, potential for death or dismemberment, none of it seemed to matter.

  • Ocean City jumps in population

    Central Hardin High School graduate Zach Alexander began Ocean City a couple years ago as a one-man music project.

    Since then, Ocean City’s population has quintupled.

    Last year, Ocean City grew to include Alexander’s older brother, Nick, as well as Tommy Hill, Brady Haynes and Connor Brown, all Central Hardin graduates.