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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...

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Book Review - ‘An Unexpected Grace’

Feb 05, 2014 7:32pm

You never did like broccoli much.

Oh, you ate it when you had to, but it wasn’t the first thing on your plate. You’re not too fond of liver, either, and you can’t stand the smell of a banana...

Movie Review - ‘Labor Day’

Jan 31, 2014 10:12pm

“Labor Day.”

It sounds like one of those Garry Marshall, every-holiday-is-a-movie extravaganzas a la “New Year’s Eve” and “Valentine’s Day.”

Or maybe a screwball romantic comedy with,...

Other Voices Weather extreme in December, January

Jan 29, 2014 3:27pm

December: Now is the time we have to prepare for tomorrow. When we have 70 to 80 degree temperature, it’s hard to think of ice covering us tomorrow. Were you prepared for the freezing rain, sleet...

Water quality workshop set

Jan 29, 2014 2:19pm

From the UA Extension Office

Have you ever wondered where all the water goes after the rain ends? Or where your community’s storm sewers or drainage ditches lead?

The answer is your...

Want to be a titan on the tees? Build your strength

Jan 28, 2014 10:15pm

Mini-golf as a kid and some long drives out in the desert as a teenager are about the extent of my golfing experience.

Despite my lack of knowledge on the green, I can still help improve...

Book Review - ‘Reset: How to Beat the Job-Loss Blues and Get Ready for Your Next Act’

Jan 28, 2014 9:57pm

You haven’t had to hit the alarm for quite a few months now.

You haven’t had a whole lot of reason to look presentable, either; sweats and tees are just fine. You’re not even sure your...

Hang tough, suspension trainers work many muscles

Jan 25, 2014 1:00pm

Sore for days. My first day using a suspension trainer seemed easy until I tried to roll out of bed the next day.

My “everything” hurt. My core felt sorest. The soreness lasted for about a...

Movie Review - ‘Gimme Shelter’

Jan 25, 2014 12:35pm

If a Lifetime movie had a one-night stand with a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, and their Afterschool Special love child were weaned on a steady diet of “Teen Mom,” “Davey and Goliath” and “...

Book Review — ‘The Truth is in the Wine’

Jan 24, 2014 5:42pm

Over the course of your lifetime, you’ve shared a lot with Mom.

You’ve shared advice, ice cream, rides and arguments, to name a few; furniture, recipes, clothes and jewelry. She’s been...

(L to R) ICE CUBE and KEVIN HART lead the lineup in “Ride Along”, the new film from the director and the producer of the blockbuster comedy “Think Like a Man.” When a fast-talking guy joins his girlfriend’s brother - a hot-tempered cop - to patrol the streets of Atlanta, he gets entangled in the officer’s latest case. Now, in order to prove that he deserves his future bride, he must survive the most insane 24 hours of his life. (Photo/Universal Pictures)

Old dialogue, plotlines and action scenes slow down ‘Ride Along’

Jan 18, 2014 6:00am

He must have been a professional laugher.

You know, the ones you can hear enthusiastically busting their guts at any little thing as part of a sitcom’s laugh track.

There just aren’t...

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