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Today's Features

  • By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    The News-Enterprise

    So I had a weekend that went from attending a storybook wedding to mingling with the undead.

    And the two even intertwined.

    The wedding Friday was for a couple of friends who both have a long-standing interest in movies. In fact, the groom worked on movies and TV shows in Hollywood for some time before meeting his bride-to-be at a 48-hour film contest in Louisville.

  • Guy Wallace grew up in Elizabethtown and set out to give back to the community that was good to him in his childhood.

    After attending Elizabethtown High School, Wallace studied biology at University of Louisville and then went on to physical therapy school.

    He came back to Elizabethtown because he liked the community.

    “The community was good to me as a youth and I thought I’d come back and be good to the community that was good to me,” Wallace said.

  • By Dr. Keith Wilson

    One of the big factors that undermines effective performance is helplessness.

    A sense of helplessness is detrimental to the mental and physical health of an individual. People give up when they feel helpless. They believe there is no reason to keep trying. They feel defeated. This feeling could happen in a sporting competition or a work environment where the person feels powerless to influence any part of the situation.

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  • Toni Swanson and Joseph Sweat announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School and studied early childhood education at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, Wash. She is a baker at Sam’s Club.

    The prospective groom also is a 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Western Kentucky University and is employed at Bluegrass Cellular.

    The wedding is Oct. 20, 2013, at The Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 270-737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays includes my grandson Bryce Brown, Becky Garner, Dawn Stith, Sharon Reed, Theresa Riney, Kelly Miller, Jason Carr, Colby Coogle, Becky Ates, Tracy Geer, Nannie Dohn, Matthew Swift, Eric Deaton, Katie Beth Meals, Austin Hall, Jason Taylor, Ron Greenwell, Clay Oller, Caroline Brangers, Cherie Chapman, Judy Skillman, Caleb Holeman, Sabrina Mau, Melinda Hoter, Bill Dennison, Delaina Yates, Meredith Blessette, Ethan Pawley and Kevin Filburn.

  • Nicky and Annette Rust of New Haven announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Nicole Rust of New Haven, to Dustin Rey Painter of Elizabethtown, son of Danny and Judy Painter of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Nelson County High School and employed at DaVita Woodland Dialysis Center.

    The prospective groom is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at K&D Fence.

    The wedding is at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2013, at the Knights of Columbus Hall with a reception to follow.

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    Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 270-862-3808

    You know the furnace heat felt very comfortable this chilly Tuesday morning with the temperatures in the upper 30s in some areas. Not quite that cold here, but rather chilly. Will need to bring my Christmas Cactus plants in soon. The instructions are to leave them outside until the temperatures get down into the 40s. We then hang them in the garage, attached to the house. In a short time, they start to bud then we bring them inside for the most beautiful bouquet of blossoms ever.

  • Robert C. Duggins celebrated his 90th birthday with a surprise celebration Oct. 4, 2013, at Stone Hearth Restaurant, given by his children, Ann Duggins Schell (Ivan) and Bobby Duggins (Bonnie). His two grandchildren and all of his six great-grandchildren attended, as well as other family members and friends.