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Today's Features

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met Oct. 5 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The meeting was called to order by President Betty Sue French. Hostesses were Mary Jo Young, Marian Mays and Becky Bishop. Tuula Poikonen presented the devotional. The program was introduced by Second Vice President Bobbie Dille and was presented by Debbie Skaggs. Skaggs told of her trip to the Holy Lands in May 2012. She shared gifts of Hollywood crosses and Dead Sea salts with members and the Jerusalem shoulder bag as a door prize, which Sandy Rogers won.

  • After several months of closure, the old bridge at White Mills recently was opened for traffic. In order to celebrate its new beginning and to recognize individuals who contributed to its repair, the White Mills Civic League will host a ceremony at 2 p.m. Nov. 4. A reception will follow in the White Mills Christian Church Life Center. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Christian Life Center. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call Tim Dennis, 723-0841, or Dot Graham, 369-8118.

  • Lincoln Days Art Show winners include:

  • The old view of the librarian is busted in the modern library.

    “We don’t just stamp books anymore,” said Jan O’Daniel, library media specialist at John Hardin High School.

    O’Daniel said she rarely touches books with all her other roles and has to make a conscious effort to cling to the role of someone who makes book recommendations to students because she wants to stay in contact with the students.

  • Jen Lancaster, a New York Times bestselling author, appears at 6:30 p.m. today at Barr Memorial Library in Fort Knox.

    Lancaster has sold more than 1 million books including “Bitter is the New Black,” “Such a Pretty Fat,” “Pretty in Plaid” and “My Fair Lazy.”

    Other works by Lancaster include the novel “If You Were Here” and the memoir “Jeneration X.”

  • “Here Comes the Boom”
    Rated PG for bouts of MMA sports violence, some rude humor and language.
    Runtime: 105 minutes
    Release date: Oct. 12
    Rating: Not great but not bad

     

    After suffering through “Paul Blart Mall Cop” a few years ago, I wasn’t thrilled about seeing “Here Comes the Boom,” expecting the same level of stupidity.

    When I left the movie I was surprised, but only slightly.

  • A little girl often thinks her daddy is the most amazing man on the planet. She looks to him for advice, protection, guidance and what team to follow in sports.

    My dad was the most amazing man on the planet. He was the strongest man I ever knew in both physical strength and in his faith.

    I lost him this month to a farming accident. I cannot even explain the hole his absence has left but I can tell you a little bit about the man I called Daddy.

  • If you think the only things you can do with a pumpkin are carve it or make a pie then you’ve been missing out on some pumpkin deliciousness.

    Some of my favorite fall desserts come from a pumpkin and the possibilities are endless. My grandmother always supplies pumpkin pies for family gatherings, but sometimes I like to get a little creative.