• Eating healthy in the new year


    Another of my resolutions for 2011 was to give you healthier recipes no matter what your weight. You may want to lose or gain weight. Refer to last week’s column, if you want to lose weight. Today I am going to concentrate on recipes to help you eat healthier. There are a few steps to help you get started before giving you any recipes.

  • If life was a TV sitcom


    What would life be like if it was like a TV sitcom?

    More than likely it would be more exasperating and annoying than it would be funny.

    Not that I think about this very often, but sometimes when I watch a TV show I begin thinking about how ridiculous the plot and characters are.

    Sure, it’s supposed to be funny, and the idea is to laugh at such an absurd situation. But sometimes I can’t help but shake my head and give thanks very few of those in my life are like characters in a TV sitcom.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe Cowboy Stew


    I have another super (and super easy) recipe from Jerianne Strange to share with you today - Cowboy Stew! Yee-ha!!

  • "Country Strong" is not strong enough

    “Country Strong”
    Rated PG-13 for thematic elements involving alcohol abuse and some sexual content
    Release date: Jan. 7
    Runtime: 112 minutes
    Rating; two and a half out of five take slates

    By Becca Owsley

    “Country Strong” is one sad and lonesome country song.

    The story centers around two characters, Kelly Canter and Beau Hutton.

  • Moore, Moore, Moore: Musician to release third album


    Set to be released Tuesday, “In the Cool of the Day” marks the third album from singer, songwriter and former Elizabethtown resident Daniel Martin Moore.

    In 2008, Moore released his debut album “Stray Age.” His follow-up album, “Dear Companion,” was released in 2010 and included fellow musician and songwriter Ben Sollee and was produced by Jim James from the bands My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk.

  • Silent From the Struggle but not in their work

    FOR MORE: To learn more about Silent From the Struggle and listen to samples of their music, find them on www.facebook.com and at www.reverbnation.com/silentfromthestruggle.


    Local rock and metal band Silent From the Struggle is not another in a long string of transitory musical groups for vocalist Chris Morehouse.

    In fact, it is his first band. Morehouse has been singing for about only two years.

  • TEASCC needs singers

    For 10 years, The Elizabethtown Area Sacred Community Choir has presented an annual concert to the community.
    The choir will present “Melodious Milestones and Resurrection Requiem” in March, but needs singers for the choir.
    Anyone 15 and older who can commit to the practices is invited to sing with the choir.
    Rehearsals are 2:30–4:30 p.m. Sundays from Jan. 9-Feb. 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, Elizabethtown. Childcare will be provided.

  • An ode to the outgoing chief

    Change. Sometimes it’s not a word I’m fond of. Change can bring good things, but it can take aspects out of your life that you’re not sure you want to lose.
    Change is happening at The News-Enterprise this week. Features Editor Holly Tabor is leaving our comfortable little team to go back to school for a master’s degree to teach high school English. I know, we’ve all told her she’s crazy, but after dealing with the features team, teenagers should be a piece of cake.

  • Movie Review: The best and worst of 2010

    By Becca Owsley
    The movies of 2010 were full of great high points, extremely low points and a lot of movies hovering in between.

  • It's Elvis's birthday ... thank you, thank you very much

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