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Woody and Helen Lemings, at the store. Above them is a mounted Walleye, a 18 pound 9 ounce trophy Woody brought home. VBCD photo

Choctaw institution closes after 40 year run

Jun 28, 2016 3:47pm

With a turn of the key locking the front door at Woody’s Bait and Tackle at its close of business July 2, an era ends. Woody’s Bait and Tackle, a fixture for local outdoorsman, and a landmark off...

A Time to Mourn

Aug 27, 2015 1:56pm
Buddy, a sweet mixed-breed male, has been at Van Buren Animal Control for quite some time now. He can go home with a loving owner for free as the facility has waived adoption fees through Christmas. Call 745-2121 for more information on adopting Buddy or another pet that needs a home before it’s too late.

Pet of the week

Dec 19, 2014 3:47pm

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Book Review - ‘Shotgun Lovesongs’

Mar 10, 2014 5:05pm

It all seemed like a good idea.

You’d graduate from high school and take three months to bike across country. Or build a house. Or start a business, hitchhike Europe or any other harebrained...

Sulivan Stapleton as Themistokles in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure ‘300: Rise of an Empire.’ (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)

Movie Review - ‘300: Rise of an Empire’

Mar 07, 2014 6:00am

If the 1996 comedy “Multiplicity” taught us anything, other than moviegoers preferred Michael Keaton in smaller doses, it’s that a copy is infinitely inferior to the original.

“300: Rise of...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the box jump exercise at Mountain's Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.(Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Never too early to start training for next football season

Mar 04, 2014 6:00am

The Super Bowl marks the end of football season for fans and athletes alike. But that doesn’t mean you can’t train for next season, as an energetic fan or an up-and-coming player.

Today I...

Book Review - ‘Living Safely, Aging Well’

Mar 03, 2014 7:59pm

The third step from the bottom squeaks when you tread on it – which is something you tried to remember when you snuck in after curfew.

There’s a light switch near the door that does nothing...

Photography By Myles Aronowitz

Movie Review - ‘Non-Stop’

Feb 28, 2014 5:36pm

You’ll never see Tiger Woods leave the PGA Tour to spend his days playing putt-putt.

Even if the mini-golf course were right next door to a Hooters.

So why is Liam Neeson only making...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the band press exercise at Mountain's Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.(Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Jump stretch bands enhance stability

Feb 26, 2014 9:02pm

Jump stretch bands are starting to appear in gyms.

In past columns I have used them to assist with pullups. They are stretchy enough to provide pullup assistance without compromising good...

Book Review - ‘Pure Grit’

Feb 26, 2014 8:48pm

When it comes to chores around the house, you have lots of responsibilities.

You’re in charge of mealtime twice a week. You take out the trash, clean your room, finish your schoolwork and...

Elizabeth Olsen and Oscar Isaac star in “In Secret.” credit Roadside Attractions Photographer: Phil Bray

Movie Review - ‘In Secret’

Feb 21, 2014 6:00am

You might think the marketing campaign for a movie called “In Secret” would play things a little close to the vest.

Nope.

In a complete reversal of the trailers for last weekend’s “...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the hanging tuck exercise at Mountain's Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.(Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

To boost your core, get the hang of these

Feb 18, 2014 6:00am

Believe it or not, some people actually use their abs as a lure to the opposite sex. Worse yet, some think that if they never achieve six-pack definition, they are lacking a crucial element to...

Book Review - ‘Confessions of a Wild Child’

Feb 17, 2014 3:09pm

Oh, the things you got away with when you were a teen!

Cutting classes and hanging out in the school parking lot. Sneaking out of the house when your parents thought you were asleep, parties...

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