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Today's Features

  • Just in time for Valentine’s Day audiences, Hollywood releases a zombie love story. You knew, after the success of the vampire-human romance in “Twilight” and the popularity of zombies, it was coming.

    “Warm Bodies” is the story of a young zombie, R, who falls in love with a human, Julie. If the names R and Julie make you think of another pair of star-crossed lovers, that was the film’s intention. There’s even a balcony scene thrown in the midst of zombie madness.

  • Hardin County Playhouse is hoping area actors answer the call to jury duty when it holds auditions Monday and Tuesday for its production of “Twelve Angry Jurors.”

    Auditions begin at 6:30 p.m. each day at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater. Needed are 13 men and women who are of believable age for jury selection.

    Those auditioning will read from scripts with other actors. Prepared material is not needed.

  • Kylie Keen began her junior year of high school without an idea of what her post-graduation life would hold. Now, as she enters the last months of her high school career, she knows exactly where she’s headed.

    Working in the office of Ann Carnes, a local dentist, has given Keen, a senior at Elizabethtown High School, a direction for her future. Keen plans to pursue a dental hygiene certification and possibly a career as a dentist.

  • Members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown participated in the state wide “Shop and Share for Domestic Violence Shelters.” The shop and share concept of support for domestic violence shelters in Kentucky was the idea of Jane Brashear, the First Lady of Kentucky, and Governor Brashear’s wife.

  • The residents at Allegro enjoy a skit performed by members of TK Stone’s Lego League on Feb. 1. The skit promoted the importance of dental care for seniors. According to the school’s Web site, the mission of the Lego League is to promote teamwork through science and engineering while solving real world problems using legos.

  • Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus is offering singing valentines. The chorus is accepting appointtments for a quartet dressed in tuxedos to sing two love songs on Valentine’s Day. Also included are a red rose and box of chocolates. Cost is $50, and proceeds will help fund the nonprofit organization’s community performances and charity projects.

    To schedule a singing valentine, call (270) 300-4204 or email woodywill83@gmail.com.

  • Dogs can perform in amazing ways — dogs in show competition, dogs working as herders for livestock or dogs working military assignments.

    And since the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., comfort dogs have been performing in a compassionate way.

  • Lynne B. Robey has accepted the position as executive director for Central Kentucky Community Action Council Inc. Robey has directed several programs within the agency over the past 14 years.

    Central Kentucky Community Action Council Inc. provides jobs for 267 employees and operates programs in the eight counties of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, assisting more than 9,000 families including 24,000 persons.

    The agency is located at 332 Hood Avenue in Lebanon.

  • Councilwoman Wanda Wilson of Earlington and Councilman Stan Holmes of Radcliff attend the City Officials Academy in Lexington, held by the Kentucky league cities.

  • Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild Board of Officers for 2013 are from left, Mary Ellen Coty, first vice president; Cyndy Thompson, secretary: Rebecca Stewart, president; Judy Tennant, second vice president; and Wanda Spalding, treasurer. The Guild offers a workshop day the second Tuesday of the month and a meeting of the general membership on the fourth Tuesday at the Nolin RECC.