“The Last Witch Hunter” not best choice for Halloween viewing

“The Last Witch Hunter” not best choice for Halloween viewing

Sometimes it pays to be pessimistic. Based on the murky-looking trailers, “The Last Witch Hunter” looked absolutely unwatchable. It looked...

October 26th, 2015 |  


MG Presbyterian having election dinner

There will be an election night dinner held at the Mount Gilead Presbyterian Church from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 3.Baked steak, mashed potatoes, a vegetable,...

October 19th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Goosebumps” movie leaves a lot to be desired

REVIEW: “Goosebumps” movie leaves a lot to be desired

“Goosebumps” is based in a series of kids’ books from the mid-90s. The books were advertised as scary, but more than anything they w...

October 19th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Pan” has some baffling creative decisions

REVIEW: “Pan” has some baffling creative decisions

“Pan,” the well-meaning prequel to “Peter Pan,” already has a reputation as one of the biggest critical and commercial flops o...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Michael Harney’s brush with the classics

Michael Harney’s brush with the classics

Michael Harney gave memorable performances over the past three decades in popular shows such as “NYPD Blue,” “Deadwood,” and &...

October 5th, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  


REVIEW: Don’t be in a hurry to enjoy “The Martian”

REVIEW: Don’t be in a hurry to enjoy “The Martian”

It’s becoming an annual tradition to get a big space epic in early fall. Two years ago it was “Gravity,” last year it was “Int...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Colton Dixon, Trip Lee among performers at MVNU’s SonFest

Colton Dixon, Trip Lee among performers at MVNU’s SonFest

SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, welcomed thousands of fans to the Grove of the MVNU campus ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Bellville native a hit with Yankees

Bellville native a hit with Yankees

Travis Hissong, a 2010 Clear Fork graduate, current minor league baseball player and Bellville native is making waves some 500 miles away from his hom...

September 15th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Perfect Guy” not perfectly original

REVIEW: “Perfect Guy” not perfectly original

“The Perfect Guy” follows Leah (Sanaa Lathan) as she breaks up with her non-committing boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) and starts dating dashi...

September 15th, 2015 updated: September 15th, 2015. |  


REVIEW: “The Visit” marks Shyamalan’s comeback

REVIEW: “The Visit” marks Shyamalan’s comeback

“The Visit” is a found-footage horror movie about two kids (Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould) who go to spend a week with their grandparent...

September 15th, 2015 updated: September 15th, 2015. |