Features http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/features/todaysfeatures en Elliott hopes to help take a bite out of crime http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/elliott-hopes-help-take-bite-out-crime <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150720_ww_deniseelliott.jpg" alt="Denise Elliott has four dogs, including Cops with Paws mascot Sally, and wants to help raise money dogs for local police agencies. " title="Denise Elliott has four dogs, including Cops with Paws mascot Sally, and wants to help raise money dogs for local police agencies. " align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /><p> Denise Elliott has transformed a love of dogs into an organization to bring more police dogs into the force: Cops with Paws.</p> <p> She grew up in a small town in southern Illinois and always was around animals. She started liking German Shepherds and working-class dogs when she was in Iraq.</p> Elliott hopes to help take a bite out of crime http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/elliott-hopes-help-take-bite-out-crime <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150720_ww_deniseelliott.jpg" alt="Denise Elliott has four dogs, including Cops with Paws mascot Sally, and wants to help raise money dogs for local police agencies. " title="Denise Elliott has four dogs, including Cops with Paws mascot Sally, and wants to help raise money dogs for local police agencies. " align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /><p> Denise Elliott has transformed a love of dogs into an organization to bring more police dogs into the force: Cops with Paws.</p> <p> She grew up in a small town in southern Illinois and always was around animals. She started liking German Shepherds and working-class dogs when she was in Iraq.</p> Pearl's Wisdom: Preparing for trip can rob you of vacation energy http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/pearls-wisdom-preparing-trip-can-rob-you-vacation-energy <p> Wow, we just got home from vacation. There&rsquo;s a reason this only happens once a year. Here&rsquo;s how smart my husband and I are: We took three teenagers who already know everything out of a spacious house with rooms you can remove yourself to and put them in a closed-in vehicle for 12 hours followed by 10 days 24/7 in two small adjoining rooms for quality family bonding time.</p> Kitchen Adventures: Add nachos to your breakfast routine http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/kitchen-adventures-add-nachos-your-breakfast-routine <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/11791643_10153076031487643_1004069791_n.jpg" alt="Breakfast nachos taste and look fabulous for a breakfast treat. " title="Breakfast nachos taste and look fabulous for a breakfast treat. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sometimes you just have to try something a little bit different.</p> <p> That&rsquo;s what this adventure is about.</p> <p> A friend sent me a recipe for breakfast nachos. I like nachos and I like breakfast so I decided to give it a try.</p> Dash of Class: Summer is all about wonderful tomatoes http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/dash-class-summer-all-about-wonderful-tomatoes <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/red_tomato.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> One of my most favorite summer delights are tomatoes. There is nothing like a fresh tomato with bacon, lettuce and mayo or even just tomatoes with mayo on bread, a southern summer treat.</p> Helping others find hope at end of a fishing pole http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/helping-others-find-hope-end-fishing-pole <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/727mmgrohler1.jpg" alt="Roy Grohler stands beside the fishing boat he helped construct with other wounded warriors. Use of the boat is provided free of charge to take wounded warriors and veterans on fishing excursions." title="Roy Grohler stands beside the fishing boat he helped construct with other wounded warriors. Use of the boat is provided free of charge to take wounded warriors and veterans on fishing excursions." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Elizabethtown resident Roy Grohler coordinated the building of a boat to help wounded warriors navigate away from dangerous waters in other areas of their lives.</p> The vinyl revival http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/vinyl-revival <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/150716_pulse_vinyl01.jpg" alt="Joe Lawson stands next to his record collection at his home in the Elizabethtown area. He estimates he has roughly 2,500 albums on vinyl." title="Joe Lawson stands next to his record collection at his home in the Elizabethtown area. He estimates he has roughly 2,500 albums on vinyl." align="left" hspace="6" width="118" height="85" /><p> While many assumed the long-playing record on vinyl died a long time ago, it has enjoyed a recent resurgence.</p> <p> 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.</p> While cute and entertaining, 'Minions' lacks ‘Despicable Me’ charm http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/while-cute-and-entertaining-minions-lacks-%E2%80%98despicable-me%E2%80%99-charm <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2421_fpf2_00051r.jpg" alt="Kevin, Bob and Stuart are on a mission in &quot;Minions,&quot; Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment&#039;s comedy adventure in which the Minions try to save all Minionkind from annihilation." title="Kevin, Bob and Stuart are on a mission in &quot;Minions,&quot; Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment&#039;s comedy adventure in which the Minions try to save all Minionkind from annihilation." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> One of the highlights of any &ldquo;Despicable Me&rdquo; film is Gru&rsquo;s band of lovable henchman otherwise known as Minions.</p> <p> This time around, the Minions have a film of their own that explains what their life was like before meeting their leader Gru.</p>