COLUMN: “Risen” not an epic Biblical masterpiece

COLUMN: “Risen” not an epic Biblical masterpiece

If nothing else, “Risen” is not like a lot of other Biblical movies. To be sure, it has the look of most Biblical movies; the scenery is c...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


REVIEW: “Deadpool” isn’t for everybody

REVIEW: “Deadpool” isn’t for everybody

Viewers were first introduced to Wade Wilson aka Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) back in 2009 with “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” The movie was a cr...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Musical “Hot Mess” to premiere in Mansfield

Musical “Hot Mess” to premiere in Mansfield

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association will premiere a newly written musical comedy entitled “Hot Mess: A Lethal New Musical.”The pro...

February 13th, 2016 |  


REVIEW: “Hail, Caesar” was an enjoyable comedy

REVIEW: “Hail, Caesar” was an enjoyable comedy

“Hail, Caesar” is something of a critic’s dream: a movie about movies from an era of great movies. It’s directed by Joel and E...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Three Morrow County scholars make Ohio Northern University dean’s list

Three Morrow County scholars make Ohio Northern University dean’s list

Three Morrow County students have been named to the Ohio Northern University dean’s list for the 2015-2016 fall semester.Julia Carver, daughter ...

January 28th, 2016 |  


REVIEW: Too much Kevin Hart in “Ride Along 2”

REVIEW: Too much Kevin Hart in “Ride Along 2”

Back in 2014, Ice Cube and Kevin Hart made the idiotic comedy “Ride Along.” The film followed a familiar “hardboiled cop and pesky s...

January 25th, 2016 |  


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 updated: January 14th, 2016. |  


Three Morrow County scholars make Ohio Nothern University dean’s list

Three Morrow County scholars make Ohio Nothern University dean’s list

Three Morrow County students have been named to the Ohio Nothern University dean’s list for the 2015-2016 fall semester.Julia Carver, daughter o...

January 12th, 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 |