| Jan 30, 2011
The Coen brothers' "True Grit," which plays out over rural Arkansas and the Indian Territory of the 1870s, is the duo's highest-grossing film to date, and last week it became the second-most-nominated movie in this year's Oscar race.
Earlier in January,...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the Chicago area as a dangerous storm swooping in from the South could dump more than 18 inches of snow and pack 40 mph winds.
The warning is in effect from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 3 p.m....
| Feb 17, 2011
When officials at Lubbock Christian School were pondering who should headline their annual benefit dinner for the 350-student institution in northwest Texas, someone suggested inviting Sarah Palin.
"We all laughed and said, 'That's impossible,' "...
| Dec 5, 2010
Going Home to Glory
A Memoir of Life With Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969
David Eisenhower with Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Simon and Schuster: 324 pp., $28
David Eisenhower's touching memoir of his grandfather's final years raises an uncomfortable issue...
| Sep 11, 2010
"Nashville Chrome" is Rick Bass' 25th book — at this stage in the game, there's no such thing as a fresh start …and thank goodness. Pieces of the writer's previous work — landscapes, "pewter skies," endangered species (human and animal),...
| Aug 25, 2011
The most distinctive and enigmatic stone fruit in markets currently is the Indian Blood Freestone peach. The first thing you'll note is its intense rose-like aroma, which can fill a room with peachy perfume. The fruits look like nothing else, with thick...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Political advisors and close associates of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee remained in the dark Friday about what he will say Saturday night when he announces his decision about whether to pursue another White House bid – an indication he has...
| May 11, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Usually, potential presidential aspirants seek cash before waging a campaign. Mike Huckabee wants your prayers.
To that end, a new website has been launched seeking divine inspiration for the former Arkansas governor, called www.prayforhuckabee.com.
| Jan 22, 2011
By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start.
No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Grammy-nominated Texan folk singer Eliza Gilkyson will open singer Mary-Chapin Carpenter’s show at Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Wednesday, ArtsQuest has confirmed. Gilkyson recently released her 19th album, ...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Glen Campbell: Glen Campbell, with Alzheimer's, plans for final album, tour and recalls some early gigs. Glen Campbell's “final” album, “Ghost On the Canvas” includes several songs he has written with the album’s producer,...