| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire has announced its 2013 season of shows. The slate begins in January with the revue “Now & Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” (which contains songs from Lloyd Webber’s biggest hits,...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Nowhere is nature's "Yay!" more apparent than a good display of wildflowers. Seeds are splitting, shoots are shooting, buds are unfolding to show the colorful petals they've concealed. It's happening everywhere from your back yard and your neighborhood to...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Only 78 percent of Washington County Public Schools kindergartners were fully ready to start school last fall, according to a state report, and the findings have caused concern among school officials, Superintendent Clayton Wilcox said.
In an effort to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:12 AM
"The Revenge of Vera Gemini,” by Blue Oyster Cult, is the last song of side A on their 1976 album, Agents of Fortune. It was a good year for BOC. Agents of Fortune contained the hit song “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” which almost...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Here are this weeks Mixtape winners!
1.) Billy Joel- My Life
2.) Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown
3.) Elton John- The Bitch is Back
4.) Chicago- Saturday in the Park
5.) Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL
2.) Steve Romero1.)...
| Jul 17, 2012
Country singer Kitty Wells had been recording, touring and broadcasting without major success for more than a decade when she accepted an offer in 1952 to record one more song before she planned to turn her attention to staying at home and raising a...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Unlike Toby Keith, some country music newcomers hope to hear their song played once on the radio, let alone millions of times! The singer was recently honored by BMI with this Million-Air awards at a studio on Music Row in Nashville. The long-time BMI...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:56 AM
The following guest commentary was submitted by the Char-Em United Way.
Educators and policymakers of all stripes will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats this week and reading to young children to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.
The National Education...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:24 AM
When I was 5 years old, something just clicked.
I remember it clearly: It was a Saturday morning and I was sitting in my dad's chair in our basement family room. Cartoons were on the television, but I was more interested in the P.D. Eastman book, "Go...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Sneakers, drugs and everyday life. That's what Tracy Newman's albums are made of.
"I usually mention tennis shoes and some kind of drug in my CDs," she said. "I was dating a guy whose tennis shoes were all over the place and I was always tripping on...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:02 AM
On this topic, the legendary Paul McCartney was right on the money: There's no way that the world has had enough of silly love songs.
And what's wrong with that? Music won't add inches to your waistline, like a box of chocolates will. It won't wither...
| Feb 17, 2013
Olivia Newton-John said she's always loved singing. She was in her first singing group by the tender age of 15.
"But I didn't know that I would be able to make a career of it. But I'm very grateful that I could," she said during a telephone interview...