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 |  



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 |  


REVIEW: “In the Heart of the Sea” is not an Oscar contender

REVIEW: “In the Heart of the Sea” is not an Oscar contender

“In the Heart of the Sea” tells the story of the 19th-century whaling expedition that served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’...

December 15th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: Ugly and unfunny best way to describe “Krampus”

REVIEW: Ugly and unfunny best way to describe “Krampus”

There are many bad words I can use to describe “Krampus.” Ugly and Unfunny spring to mind, but I’m going to wait until the end to le...

December 13th, 2015 |  


REVIEW: “Creed” is admirable reboot of “Rocky”

REVIEW: “Creed” is admirable reboot of “Rocky”

“Creed” tells the story of Adonis “Donny” Creed (Michael B. Jordan), son of legendary boxer Apollo Creed. And who was Apollo C...

December 13th, 2015 |