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Today's Features

  • Something has been going bump in the night in my home. Both my significant other, Rebecca Ricks, and I have experienced it.

    It started some weeks ago, but the activity has increased.

    Could this be paranormal and because of the Halloween season?

    Nah. It’s our Pomeranian.

    It is in part because our newest family member, a black Pomeranian puppy named Zorro that wouldn’t weigh 2 pounds soaking wet. He’s not going bump in the night, but he does play a role.

  • Rockabilly music will fill the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown when it hosts a concert Saturday by a local group.

    Elizabethtown band 3GC takes the stage at 7:30 p.m.

    3GC consists of Wade Perry, vocals and lead guitar; Jason Dowell, upright bass; Steve Perry, steel guitar; and Eric Baldwin, drums.

    The band took its name from a custom garage they ran years ago in Elizabethtown with a friend. It stands for 3 Guys Customs.

    Louisville singer/songwriter Nick Dittmeier is a special guest.

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown expects audience members to be spellbound when it offers its Adults Only Halloween Party on Friday night featuring a hypnotist.

    Jon Saint Germain provides the evening’s entertainment beginning at 8 p.m.

    Germain, who is credited at his website, www.jonsaintgermain.com, with being a thought reader, expert in hand analysis and student of the human mind, turns the audience into part of the show through hypnosis.

  • The children’s film industry is huge. In fact, of the 20 top-grossing films of 2012, six were animated, earning a total of around $2 billion.

    On top of theater earnings, there are many children’s films that go straight to rental/DVD. But among those rentals, there are some duds. If you are not careful you might have to sit through a film called “The Talking Cat.”

  • Ron Stephens, left, and Hardin County AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb welcome Rene Hutcheson, director of the Hardin County Public Library, as guest speaker at the Oct. 4 meeting. She discussed the Hardin County Public Library and the services which are available to the community.

  • Ancestral Trails Historical Society had their monthly meeting and welcomed author Eddie Price, who discussed his book, “Widder’s Landing.” The book takes place in 1812 in Breckinridge County and New Orleans.

    The next meeting of the society is Nov. 1 when author Ron Elliott will speak about his book, “American Eldorado, the Great Diamond Hoax of 1872.”

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    The Dogwood District Garden Clubs met recently at Severns Valley Baptist Church with hostesses from Elizabethtown and Fort Knox Potted Few Garden clubs. The annual meeting was well attended with nearly 100 district members attending. The Potted Few Club provided the welcome breakfast table with morning beverages and a spread of breakfast delights. 

  • Orry Williams of Elizabethtown has entered one head of shorthorn in the beef division of the 40 annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The expo is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with more than 26,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards. The event is scheduled for Nov. 9-22 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • I’m not sure why it has taken me so long to discover chocolate-hazelnut spread. I didn’t really think of trying it until last year.

    To my great joy, it is delicious, especially when used in a recipe to make a tasty treat.

    Last year I found a delicious truffle to make with the ingredient and last week I ran across a recipe for Nutella Cheesecake.

    Picture a mind officially blown.