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Welcome to Your Weekend: Easter Weekend and more

Welcome to Your Weekend: Easter Weekend and more

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin' down the bunny trail. Easter weekend is approaching. The celebration of new life, sunrise church services, Easter egg hunts and large, family meals are in our near future. And the children are excited about... the Easter Bunny, that cute, furry, ginormous rabbit that supposedly sneaks in our homes on Easter Eve to leave jelly beans and chocolate in our Easter baskets. When you stop and think about it, it's a little... well, interesting. Why doesn't a goldfish leave Lincoln Logs in my sock drawer, or a squirrel leave flash cards in my baseball ...

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Updated: apr. 02, 2015 11:15 p.m.

Smokin' Butts and Tires show at RCA, March 28

Smokin' Butts and Tires show at RCA, March 28

Things will be heating up in a good way at Rockdale Career Academy on Saturday, March 28 as two professional-level barbecue, steak and hamburger competitions take place with cash purses totaling $10,000. And what better to go with grilled meat than a cool classic car show at the same time.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 4:59 p.m.
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Red Carpet Review: Divine performances in gutsy drama

Red Carpet Review: Divine performances in gutsy drama

The New Depot Players recently wrapped their first 2015 offering, "The Diviners," a gutsy gamble they positively nailed. Jim Leonard Jr.'s play set in depression-era rural Indiana tells the inspiring, tragic tale of Buddy Layman, a brain-damaged boy whose short life is bookended by drowning disasters. The first resulted in the loss of his mother and rendered him severely phobic of water - even bathing is an issue - yet he has a talent for "divining" water sources. The second drowning resulted in his death.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2015 12:13 a.m. | Updated: mar. 20, 2015 7:29 p.m.
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