Features http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/features/todaysfeatures en Overcoming bad choices: Central Hardin principal now leads by example http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/overcoming-bad-choices-central-hardin-principal-now-leads-example <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150414_mm_timisaacs.jpg" alt="Tim Isaacs, principal at Central Hardin High School, speaks about his path to his current position and his approach to working with students during a recent interview at his office." title="Tim Isaacs, principal at Central Hardin High School, speaks about his path to his current position and his approach to working with students during a recent interview at his office." align="left" hspace="6" width="123" height="85" /><p> Tim Isaacs is living proof a teenager&rsquo;s bad choices don&rsquo;t have to preclude success.</p> <p> When he was 14, the Central Hardin High School principal was sent to the now defunct Glen Dale Children&rsquo;s Home for truancy and scrapes with the law. He was there for a year before leaving to attend Waggener High School.</p> <p> But he was still a troubled teen.</p> Soldier illustrates military life and much more in his art http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/soldier-illustrates-military-life-and-much-more-his-art <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/417pulsegraves1.jpg" alt="Tony Graves with one of his paintings depicting life in the military. Graves is a Chief Warrant Officer 2 and has done several paintings for soldiers he has served with over the years." title="Tony Graves with one of his paintings depicting life in the military. Graves is a Chief Warrant Officer 2 and has done several paintings for soldiers he has served with over the years." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Chief Warrant Officer 2 Toni Graves combines his love of art and his love of the military in many pieces of his fine artwork.</p> <p> Sometimes people assume the paintings in his Fork Knox office are pieces he bought, until they look closer to see his signature on it. Then they usually become more interested in the piece and asks questions about it, he said.</p> Helen Mirren shines like the 'Woman in Gold' http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/helen-mirren-shines-woman-gold <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/df-01551_lg.jpg" alt="Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in &#039;Woman in Gold.&#039;" title="Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in &#039;Woman in Gold.&#039;" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Some films have depth, charm and a glimpse into history. This is true of &ldquo;Woman in Gold.&rdquo;</p> <p> It is the story of Maria Altmann&rsquo;s quest to regain a famous painting of her aunt. Stolen by the Nazis, it later wound up in the possession of a museum in Austria.</p> The fault not in the stars but lack of auto maintenance http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/fault-not-stars-lack-auto-maintenance <p> What&rsquo;s your sign?</p> <p> Those of us of a certain age might remember the popular phrase and cheesy pick-up line in the &lsquo;60s and &lsquo;70s. It was the age of &ldquo;The Age of Aquarius,&rdquo; a time when you likely knew your astrological sign about as well as your street address.</p> Chamber staff member promotes commerce, county http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/chamber-staff-member-promotes-commerce-county <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/415wwmiles1.jpg" alt="Helen Miles is program and events manager for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and has worked with that organization for eight years." title="Helen Miles is program and events manager for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and has worked with that organization for eight years." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Helen Miles is more than the program and events manager for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.</p> <p> Miles is a strong supporter of the area and what it has to offer. So it seems fitting she appeared in the film &ldquo;Elizabethtown&rdquo; with her husband, Gary.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was really a lot of fun,&rdquo; Miles said of the movie-making experience.</p> Life or Something Like It: Every season under heaven http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/life-or-something-it-every-season-under-heaven <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/darland_suzanne_0.jpg" alt="Suzanne Darland" title="Suzanne Darland" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &ldquo;Now on the topic of times and seasons, brothers and sisters, you have no need for anything to be written to you&rdquo; (1 Thessalonians 5:5).</p> Kitchen Adventures: When you want quick and unique http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/kitchen-adventures-when-you-want-quick-and-unique <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dscn6637.jpg" alt="Creamy Garlic Chicken Bundles are ready in minutes for a meal at the end of a long day. " title="Creamy Garlic Chicken Bundles are ready in minutes for a meal at the end of a long day. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Craving something a little different for dinner? But after a long day at work, who wants to try something complicated?</p> <p> There&rsquo;s nothing like finding a new recipe. But when you just got home, you don&rsquo;t want dinner to make your work day seem longer.</p> <p> When trying a new dinner recipe during the work week, simple is better.</p> Dash of Class: Make history with new pasta favorites http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/dash-class-make-history-new-pasta-favorites <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pasta_image.jpg" alt="Pasta comes in many shapes and many shades but it is an American staple and favorite of most families." title="Pasta comes in many shapes and many shades but it is an American staple and favorite of most families." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> If you think Ramen noodles and macaroni and cheese are not related, think again.</p> <p> Marco Polo, a merchant from Venice, traveled to China in 1274. By that time, the Chinese had a well-established pasta cuisine. That is probably surprising to you, but I taught my students that Marco brought pasta from China to Italy thus we assume all pasta to be Italian.</p>