AU music releases spring schedule of events; first event set for Jan. 24

The Department of Music at Ashland University has released its spring 2016 schedule of events, which includes several instrumental and vocal recitals,...

January 15th, 2016 |  


REVIEW: “The Revenant” is beautiful, harrowing, mesmerizing

REVIEW: “The Revenant” is beautiful, harrowing, mesmerizing

Last week I wrote that “The Hateful Eight” was “quite possibly the best film of 2015.” I made sure to say “quite possibl...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Is it a cold or the flu?

“Flu activity most commonly peaks in the United States between December and February,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

January 11th, 2016 |  



The Fun Center Chordsmen Hall of Fame inducts 2015 Class

The Fun Center Chordsmen Hall of Fame inducts 2015 Class

The Fun Center Chordsmen Hall of Fame (COHF) recently inducted the 2015 class. To be eligible for CHOF, the member must have been a previous Barbersho...

January 10th, 2016 |  


REVIEW: Tarantino fans will enjoy “The Hateful Eight”

REVIEW: Tarantino fans will enjoy “The Hateful Eight”

The good news about “The Hateful Eight” is that I, a huge fan of director Quentin Tarantino, think he’s done it again. And everybody...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Ventriloquist comedienne Lynn Trefzger to appear at Marion Palace Theatre

Ventriloquist comedienne Lynn Trefzger to appear at Marion Palace Theatre

The Palace Cultural Arts Association will present ventriloquist comedienne Lynn Trefzger 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Marion Palace Theatre.Call 740-383-2101...

December 28th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Daddy’s Home” repeats same formula

REVIEW: “Daddy’s Home” repeats same formula

The latter half of 2015 brings us two new releases that easily have the potential to be the most annoying films of the year. They are “Alvin and...

December 28th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is a fun movie

REVIEW: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is a fun movie

George Lucas always intended “Star Wars” to be nine-part series. Episodes IV-VI came out in the 70’s and 80’s. The poorly-rece...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Wedding: Ryan James Kuns and Jessica Ann Buker

Wedding: Ryan James Kuns and Jessica Ann Buker

Jessica Ann Buker and Ryan James Kuns were married Sept. 19 at Larkins by the River Courtyard in Greenville, S.C.Danielle M. Baker officiated the wedd...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Marengo native stresses hope, help after kicking heroin addiction

Marengo native stresses hope, help after kicking heroin addiction

Addiction and recovery-often times the two terms are inseparable.Friends, family and well wishers aim to push those in thralls of addiction to willing...

December 16th, 2015 updated: January 20th, 2016. |