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Kelly ClarKson
    stronger Tour stopping in Texoma
  Southeastern Athletics Q&A • Herman Cain • Boxing’s First Female Judge
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                                                                                 Country Notes
                                                                                 Rock (etc.) Notes
                                                                                 By the Book                       The KLBC Buzz is distributed monthly
6 Cain coming to local airwaves                                                                                          to various newsstands in a
                                                                          20     Movies                                five-county region of Texoma.
    Former presidential candidate taking over Boortz talk-radio show
                                                                          22     TV Notes                           For rack locations, advertising rates
                                                                          24     CelebRelations                            or any other questions,
8 Kelly Clarkson                                                                                                          call us at (580) 924-3100.
                                                                          26     Entertainment
    Making a stronger case that she knows more than the pop genre
                                                                          28     Sports
                                                                          32     Texoma Talk                                  The KLBC Buzz
18 The editor’s miracle vacation                                                                                   1418 N. First Ave., Durant, OK 74701
                                                                          34     Lighter Side                     (580) 924-3100 • Fax: (580) 920-1426
     Colorado elevated my perspective                                     35     Crossword               •

28 ‘The Lady Is a Champ’
                                                                                                            Editor Regina Phillips
     Boxing’s first female judge shares humorous, interesting tales            Contributing writErs Bob McKinzie, Scott Corbin, Michelle Pierce, Gerald Tidwell,
                                                                                          Sandra Amos, Jim Reagan, Sarah Hoffman, Erin McWilliams
                                                                                       salEs Todd Tidwell, Gerald Tidwell, Rhonda Clouse, Kelly Tidwell
30 Q&A with Southeastern’s Keith Baxter                                                                   ProduCtion Liz Hendricks
                                                                                                  suPPort Sandra Amos, Michael Westbrook
     AD reflects on conference change, reveals expectations for 2012-13                                    PublishEr Allen Wheeler

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                                                                                       Back to school                                                                           Music

         events                                                                        Durant Independent School District’s first day of classes will be Aug. 9.                Jae L. & Crossover will perform everything from country renditions of favorites
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Get outstanding low prices on quality products
                                                                                                                                                                                to classic hits at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St., Ada.
                                                                                       Shop around                                                                              Admission $15 adults; $13 for senior citizens; $10 children. Special rates for
                                                                                       Bonham Trade Days will be Aug. 9-12 at the corner of Highway 121 and                     groups of 15 or more. Info: (580) 332-8108;
Dinosaurs                                                                              Highway 56 (at Fort Inglish). Variety of vendors. The event sponsored by
Sherman Museum, 201 W. Walnut St., is hosting a special exhibition of dinosaur         Bonham Kiwanis Club is slated for Thursday-Sunday after the first Monday of              Divorce support
fossils through Aug. 5. “Dino Academy” summer children’s workshop series allows        each month, rain or shine. Info: John Burnett, (903) 227-4477; James Woodall,            A 13-week DivorceCare series (recovery seminar and support group) will start Aug.
youth a close-up, hands-on experience with castings such as a T-Rex tooth and brain,   (903) 583-9386;                                     22 at Durant’s First Baptist Church, 124 W. Evergreen St., with weekly meetings
and stegosaurus spike. Info: (903) 893-7623,                                                                                                          6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 210. (No obligation to attend the church.) Each
                                                                                       Lake entertainment                                                                       session is divided into a video seminar with nationally recognized experts, then a
Dinner theater                                                                         Lake Texoma Association’s Bash for Cash will start at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Tanglewood     support-group discussion. Cost is $15; scholarships available. Childcare provided
Sherman Community Players Board of Directors will host a dinner theater                Resort, 290 Tanglewood Circle, Pottsboro. Food, entertainment, live and silent           for preschool kids, and onsite activities available for other youth. Pre-registration
production of comedy “Southern Hospitality” at Honey McGee Playhouse, 313              auctions, raffles, and more. Tickets $40, at the LTA office or at the door. Reserved     requested, not required. Info: FBC Durant, (580) 924-3573; Katherine Brown, (580)
W. Mulberry St. (directly behind Finley Theatre). Shows scheduled for evenings         tables also available. Info: Ramona Clark-Judd or Crystal Franks, (580) 564-2334.        924-1472,;
July 27-28, and Aug. 3-4 (doors open 6:30 p.m.); and afternoons July 29 and
Aug. 5 (doors open 12:30 p.m.). Candlelit tables of four on varying levels on          PBR event                                                                                Fiddling trio
three sides of the performance area. Wait staff to serve the catered meal, and
                                                                                       The world’s top 35 bull riders will compete when the PBR Built Ford Tough                The Quebe Sisters will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at McSwain Theatre, 130 W.
complimentary wine available. Tickets $40 per person. Reservations required.
                                                                                       Series returns to the BOK Center for the Tulsa Invitational Aug. 10-11. Home-            Main St., Ada. Award-winning fiddle players Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe
Seating limited. Contact: Darlene Schweizer, (903) 893-7652.
                                                                                       state favorites: Ryan McConnel, Atoka; Cord McCoy, Tupelo; Ryan Dirteater,               sing three-part harmony in blending Western swing, vintage country, bluegrass,
                                                                                       Hulbert; L.J. Jenkins, Porum; and Austin Meier, Kinta. The field also will include       jazz and swing. The trio has played at the Grand Ole Opry, New York City’s
Memorial golf                                                                          Justin Koon, Grapevine, Ark., and Chase Outlaw, Hamburg, Ark. Tickets $12-               Lincoln Center and the White House for President George W. Bush. Admission
The eighth annual Amanda Whorton Memorial Golf Tournament will be July 28
                                                                                       $102. Info:                                                           $25 premium seating; $18 regular seating. Special rates for groups of 15 or more.          Find the right supplies for your projects, plus expert advice
at Durant’s Silverado Golf Course. Four-person scramble with $70 entry fee per
                                                                                                                                                                                Info: (580) 332-8108;
person (includes green fee, cart and lunch). Proceeds go to the Amanda Whorton
Memorial Scholarship through SOSU and Caddo Educational Foundation. More
                                                                                       Nature                                                                                                                                                                              DURANT LUMBER
than $163,000 has been raised and helped deserving students through the years
                                                                                       • Invasive species biologist Saul Petty will present a program about how invasive        Bull riders                                                                                 115 S. THIRD AVE.
                                                                                       species change the wildlife habitat and methods of controlling their spread at 10                                                                                                      DURANT, OK
since the scholarship’s namesake was killed in an auto accident March 11, 2004,                                                                                                 A Professional Bull Riders event with performances by Randy Rogers Band
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (580) 924-2400
                                                                                       a.m. Aug. 11 in the visitor center meeting room at Hagerman National Wildlife            and Kevin Fowler will be at 8 p.m. Aug. 31 and 7 p.m. Sept. 1 at WinStar World
while a senior at SOSU’s John Massey School of Business. The Whorton family
                                                                                       Refuge, 6465 Refuge Road, west of Sherman. Free, open to the public. Info: (903)         Casino, Thackerville. General admission $25/$15; premium $35; VIP $45. Info:
received benefactor award at the 2011 SOSU homecoming for such efforts. Tourney
                                                                                       786-2826,,                        (800) 622-6217;
sponsorships available ($25 fourth-page ad, $50 half-page ad, $100 full-page ad
                                                                                       • Hands-on nature activities for ages 4-10 (ages 6 and younger must be
and hole sponsor). Mail: Amanda Whorton Scholarship, 512 Ainsworth St., Caddo,
                                                                                       accompanied by an adult) will be offered 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 11 in the Friends            National holiday

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              We’re Open
OK 74729. Info: Linda Whorton, (580) 367-9966, (580) 775-1996.
                                                                                       of Hagerman Center’s audio/visual classroom at Hagerman National Wildlife                Labor Day is Sept. 3. Be safe in enjoying holiday activities.
Breakfast                                                                              Refuge. Attendees will learn about fossils. Reservations should be made to
Every Saturday, Kingston United Methodist Church will serve a breakfast buffet
                                                                                       ensure enough supplies are available. Contact Katie Palmer, (903) 786-2826,              A grape time
7-11 a.m. at Caney/Soldier Creek Community Center south of Kingston. Buffet of                                                                                                  The 26th annual GrapeFest will be Sept. 13-16 in Grapevine, Texas. Taste award-
biscuits and sausage gravy, eggs, bacon, pancakes, hash browns, toast, juice, milk                                                                                              winning wines paired with culinary treats at the Southwest’s largest festival. Help
and coffee. By donation, to benefit the church and community center.                   WWE Raw                                                                                  pick the people choice, jump into the GrapeStomp competition, take advantage                24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK
                                                                                       WWE Raw Supershow is slated for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at American Airlines                   of the KidZone, carnival and midway, play golf, listen to six stages of live
Motorcycles                                                                            Center. Tickets $20-$95. Info:                           entertainmetn and more. Admission $8 adults; $5 for ages 6-12 and 62-plus; $18
American Super Camp — a non-race event — is slated for July 29-30 at North Forty                                                                                                weekend pass; $23 souvenir weekend pass. Info:
Bike Park (four miles east of Highway 75 on Highway 82, then 2.5 miles north on        Little people
                                                                                                                                                                                River jam
Whitney Road and east on Jerry Pedigo Road, Sherman). Discount for VDTRA               An Extreme Midget Wrestling event will start at 9 p.m. Aug. 15 at House of Blues
members. Info: David Henry, (903) 815-9185;               Dallas. Tickets $10 general admission/standing room in advance, $13 event day;           Illinois River Jam, a two-day camping and music gathering, will be Sept. 14-15 at
                                                                                       $20 ring-side floor seating; $20 bleacher seating. Ages 18 and older only. Info:         Peyton’s Place campground at the Illinois River in Tahlequah. It’s intended to be
Circus                                                                                 (214) 978-BLUE;
                                                                                                                                                                                a small, family-friendly event showcasing an eclectic mix of music in an intimate
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will present Fully Charged, the new,                                                                                                         setting. Two days of camping are included in the ticket price; recreational vehicles
“electrifying” edition of “The Greatest Show on Earth,” Aug. 1-12 at American          Downtown deals                                                                           or 110 electric hookups available for an additional cost. Ages 12 and younger free.
Airlines Center. Tickets $15-$100. Info:               Denison’s downtown businesses will be open late Aug. 18. Special activities and deals    Performers: Hayes Carll, Adam Caroll, Owen Temple, Mark Bilyeu, Cindy Woolf,
                                                                                       all day. Info: Donna Dow, (903) 464-4452;           Ramsay Midwood, Travis Linville, Jesse Aycock, Paul Benjamin, Wink Burcham,
Wrestling                                                                              Durant Main Street annual carnival will be 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Info: (580) 924-1550.   Dustin Pittsley, Joe Mack, Camille Harp, John Calvin and Parker Millsap.
The TNA Impact Wrestling World Tour will invade Tulsa Convention Center at 6 p.m.
Aug. 5. Appearing live will be Current TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby            Jazz gospel                                                                              Trade days                                                                                               Certi ed Pre-Owned Dealer
Roode, Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle, “The Charismatic Enigma” Jeff Hardy,          Awarding-winning gospel jazz artist Ben Tankard will be in concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 18
                                                                                       at Charles B. Goddard Center, 401 First Ave. SW, Ardmore. All proceeds go toward
                                                                                                                                                                                Sooner Trade Days — flea market showcasing a variety of vendors, arts and crafts —         2900 S. EISENHOWER PARKWAY, DENISON
“The Cowboy” James Storm, The TNA Knockouts and more. The loudest Tulsa fans                                                                                                    will be 4-8 p.m. Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 22 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23 at Choctaw
will be invited backstage. Tickets $22, $29 and $52. Info:          Corinth Baptist Church Ministry Center Building Fund. Info: (580) 585-7608.              Event Center. Free admission. Info: (888) OK-CHOCTAW,
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   THE KLBC BUZZ         AUGUST 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     AUGUST 2012 THE KLBC BUZZ        
 Cain coming to local airwaves
                                                                                                                                                                                                 But feeling the need to be vocal in           “We were on top in the polls and that
                                                                                                                                                                                                 politics, he found a new spot that         was consistent in all of the polls for
                                                                                                                                                                                                 allowed him the freedom. Taking over       about four weeks until the character
                                                                                                                                                                                                 leadership of the American Restaurant      assassinations started against me and my
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Association, Cain began lobbying for       reputation, which were all lies, by the
By Scott Corbin                                             After all his experience on some               business in many cases.”                  a knack for marketing, calling his          that group’s interests, which most often   way. It was just too much political dirt
KLBC 106.3 FM News Director                               notably influential stages, Cain said              Cain was born in Memphis, Tenn.,        program BEAMER. Every employee              have dovetailed with conservative          than I wanted my family to listen to every
                                                          he doesn’t consider radio to be a                but the family moved to Atlanta. Cain     learned to keep a smile on their face all   politics. He became a Republican           day. I’ve been saying the mainstream

          erman Cain is the ultimate                      step down on the career ladder. He               went to school at Morehouse College       day, and the customers loved it.            activist after hearing conservative icon   media is biased long before I became a
          American success story. Hard                    responded in the straightforward,                in Georgia before earning his master’s      So did the higher-ups at Pillsbury.       Jack Kemp speak to his group.              candidate, so it’s not sour grapes. The                                                                        The former
          work, ingenuity and faith helped                positive manner that made him a                  degree in computer science in Indiana     Its pizza restaurants, known as               Kemp’s ideas regarding low taxes         way they went after me consistently                                                                            Republican
          the son of a chauffeur and a                    favorite after the first few Grand Old           at Purdue University. He also worked      Godfather’s, were beginning to              and freeing business from regulation       without looking into these allegations                                                                         presidential
cleaning woman become chief executive                     Party debates last winter.                       during that time for the Navy as a        struggle. So they put Godfather’s Pizza     still guide him today. They helped         and the people making these allegations,                                                                       candidate
officer of a major pizza chain, Federal                     “No, it’s actually a big step up, and          civilian calculating ballistics.          under the control of the company’s          him in development of the 9-9-9 tax        it basically confirmed their bias.”                                                                            substitutes for
Reserve Branch                                            here’s why. I love relating the diversity          With his master’s degree in hand,       brightest young star, and as you might      plan to replace the current labyrinth         Back on the radio and in the                                                                                Neal Boortz
Board chairman,                                           of all my past experiences to the                Cain went back home to Atlanta, where     have guessed by now, the then 41-year-      of income, payroll, capital gains, etc.    extremely competitive midday slot,                                                                             on his national
Republican                                                stories of the day. For example, when            he was a computer-systems analyst         old former computer analyst added to        Cain told us his favorite to become Mitt   Cain is psyched up for the challenge of                                                                        radio talk show
presidential                                              the Federal Reserve makes a move, I              for the Coca-Cola Company. Ever           his fame with another success story.        Romney’s nominee is Kemp acolyte           taking to the national level his local talk                                                                    until taking
candidate and, soon,                                      can give a perspective on whether it             ambitious, he soon took an offer to       Others were so impressed, the company       Paul Ryan. (Ryan has local ties, married   show he suspended in 2011 to hit the                                                                           over in January.
nationally syndicated                                     makes sense or not. Because I was a              move up at the Pillsbury Corporation in   soon was bought from Pillsbury by           to the former Janna Little of Madill,      campaign trail. While he hopes Boortz                                                                          Tune in locally
radio talk show host.                                     businessman — running a business, I’ve           Minneapolis, working in the restaurant    Cain himself, along with willing            who is raising a passel of Ryan kids in    fans will enjoy his show as well, there                                                                        11 a.m.-noon
In January, he will                                       started businesses — I understand a lot          and foods division. He showed a great     investors, when the mother corporation      Janesville, Wis.)                          will be differences.                                                                                           weekdays on
take a job he left                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Herman Cain                                                  KSEO AM 0.
                                                          of the challenges they face. I’m much            aptitude for retail and got a chance to   did a little downsizing.                      Cain’s efforts to win the presidency        “We are similar in the directness,
in 2011 to join the                                       more sensitive to the negative effects           head east to manage the Philadelphia-       You likely know Cain for his politics,    were short-circuited when allegations      similar in discussing the truth, similar
presidential race, this                                   of ‘Obama-Doesn’t-Care’ (his pet name            region Burger Kings, then part of         and the next step was the first in that     of harassment during his time at the       in not being afraid to call it like it is, and   so well whenever I substitute for him.     any heads locally on KSEO AM 750,
time on a larger stage             Scott                  for the Affordable Care Act). I know             Pillsbury. He was given credit for        direction for him. He was appointed         Restaurant Association were aired,         similar in terms of being able to explain        ... Sometimes he likes to bark at people   Texoma Talk, for one week in August
when he replaces                 Corbin                   exactly what it’s going to do to a lot of        improving sales in the 400 stores he      to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas       then a woman came forward claiming         it such that people can understand,”             a lot more than I do, though I will bite   and another few weeks late in the fall
Neal Boortz, radio talk-show icon heard                   restaurants and other small businesses.          oversaw, preaching customer service       City/Omaha branch, eventually rising        a long-term affair with the candidate.     Cain said. “We are dissimilar in style ...       their heads off every once in a while.”    before he takes over the 11 a.m. time
daily on KSEO AM 750 at 11 a.m.                           They’ll either downsize or go out of             to managers and staff. Cain showed        to be the chairman of that institution.     He gave us the answer before I’d even      That’s the only difference. I think that’s          You’ll get to hear Cain explain it      slot permanently on the Dial Global
                                                                                                                                                                                                 decided if I’d ask it.                     why his audience has connected with me           all and know if he decides to bite off     Network stations in January 2013.

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                       Kelly ClarKson
                                                                                                  at Austin, the University of North         “country” enough? How about the             Nobody even talks.”                        leap” record. And that benchmark still
                                                                                                  Texas and Berklee (a college of music in   saying, “You are who you hang with.”          Can you see why she’s branching out      holds today.
                                                                                                  Boston), she decided against furthering    After recording “Because of You” as a       to such a friendly fan base? Having          If none of this has changed your
                                                                                                  her education and struck out on her        duet with Reba and appearing on an          attended many types of concerts            mind, I recommend you get tickets to
                                                                                                  own. In the late ‘90s, she turned down     episode of “CMT Crossroads” together,       throughout my 36 years, I can attest to    her Aug. 4 concert at WinStar Casino

Making a stronger case that she                                                                   two recording contracts from Jive
                                                                                                  Records and Interscope Records.
                                                                                                                                             Kelly’s manager, Narvel Blackstock,
                                                                                                                                             noticed a “spark between the two.” In
                                                                                                                                                                                         the fact that country music fans are the
                                                                                                                                                                                         most gracious and friendly of them all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in Thackerville. She’ll be joined by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Fray, a band wonderful in its own

knows more than the pop genre
                                                                                                    “They would have completely              2008, Reba and Kelly teamed up once         — excluding, of course, the hippies at     right. Sit back and listen to hit after hit.
                                                                                                  pigeonholed me as a bubblegum act. I       again for the 2 Worlds 2 Voices Tour. It    the Phish concert in 1996. The country     Note how her amazing vocal ability
                                                                                                  was confident enough that something        extended from January to November,          fans smelled nicer however.                isn’t formed in a recording studio. It’s
By Erin McWilliams                            vocal powerhouse should be welcomed                 better would come along,” she told         with 39 shows in North America that           Disregarding all this, you’ve got        real and it’s raw.
The KLBC Buzz contributing writer             into the world of country music with                People magazine in September 2011.         showcased the two singers sharing the       to appreciate the young woman for            Some people might have a problem
                                              open arms.                                            That something was a new television      same band and stage, and performing         all her accomplishments. Under             with the fact she came from a

       o Kelly Clarkson, the original           Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born                   show called “American Idol,” and she       each other’s songs.                         her belt are two Grammy Awards,            talent/reality show, but consider her
       “American Idol,” made a                April 24, 1982, in Fort Worth, the                  became the inaugural champion. Kelly          I’m guessing the two talented            three MTV Video Music Awards, a            circumstances from that time.
       county version of her hit “Mr.         youngest of three children. Her                     is the most successful “Idol” contestant   ladies have become even closer since        dozen Billboard Music Awards and             “When I auditioned, my apartment
       Know It All.” Some hard-core           parents divorced when she was 6,                    internationally, with album sales          then. Reba and her husband, Narvel          a Women’s World Award. Billboard           in Los Angeles had recently burned
country music                                 and the family settled in Burleson,                 exceeding 23 million and more than 36      Blackstock, introduced Kelly to her         ranked her the 14th bestselling            down and I had a box of photos to my
lovers might have                             where they struggled financially. Kelly             million singles sold worldwide. That’s     current boyfriend. He’s Brandon             artist of the 2000s. There’s also the      name,” Clarkson has said. “I figured
a problem with                                has said she wanted to be a marine                  what the folks at Billboard and Nielson    Blackstock — Narvel’s Son, Reba’s           respectable decision she made in 2007      I’d get to sing and make some money
this, but not me.                             biologist when she was younger, but                 SoundScan report.                          stepson and Blake Shelton’s manager.        to part ways with her management,          to pay the bills. Nobody thought that
From her previous                             her mind changed after she watched                    She grew up like a lot of other          Kelly is good friends with country’s        The Firm, so she could have full           show was going to be what it is now.”
appearance on                                 “Jaws.” Good thing, because music                   country artists — in a small town with     favorite couple, Blake Shelton and          creative control of her albums and           Unlike today’s young people
country charts and                            became her refuge through the tough                 a “normal” life and in Texas. Still not    Miranda Lambert. She does favors            executively produce them. Even a           auditioning for “American Idol,”
her personal ties to                          times. When a teacher heard her                     enough to change your mind? How            for them, like helping Blake mentor         grumpy old stick-in-the-mud like           which will start its 12th round in
the genre, from her                           singing in the hallway and asked her                about taking a look at her prior success   contestants on “The Voice” and              Simon Cowell called her “incredible.”      January, Kelly had no idea what she
modest childhood                              to audition for choir, the pieces started           on the country charts?                     singing “Don’t You Wanna Stay” with           After Kelly appeared on “American        was getting into with a new TV show.
in Burleson, Texas,                           falling into place.                                   In May 2007, Kelly offered a new         Blake in our neck of the woods to           Idol Gives Back” special, Simon said:      To me, that makes her not only the first
to her down-to-                   Erin          Even when Kelly was offered full                  version of her single “Because of          benefit tornado victims. What a shock!      “When you let her come back on the         but the most important winner.
earth attitude, this   McWilliams             scholarships to the University of Texas             You.” The first release became the         Reba was there too, and the ladies did      show, it makes everybody else look           Kelly herself best explained why her
                                                                                                  best-selling single by an “Idol” winner    what they do best — blow the roof off       like an amateur.”                          venture into country music isn’t so
                                                                                                  worldwide, trumped only by Kelly’s         the sucker.                                   So you skeptical readers are telling     much of a stretch.

    Don’t let the summer end without some fun!
                                                                                                  2012 hit, “Stronger.” But she couldn’t        Things seem to be going well with        me you are harder to please than             “I never want to make just one
                                                                                                  resist an invitation from Reba McEntire    Kelly and Brandon. And so much so           Simon? Really?                             sound. The worst thing to me is when
                                                                                                  to record the song together. “Because      that she’s finding it difficult to write      Kelly’s very first single, 2002’s “A     all the songs on an album sound the
                                                                                                  of You” became the first single from       her songs of heartbreak, independence       Moment Like This” broke a record held      same. If you have that choice, why
                                                                                                  Reba’s album, “Reba: Duets.” They          and self-empowerment for females.

                                                                                                                                                                                         by the Beatles (maybe you’ve heard of      wouldn’t you want to bring out all
                                                                                                  peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard              “It is killing me,” she told People.     them?) for biggest single-week leap to     the different sides and colors of your
                                                                                                  Hot Country Chart — McEntire’s             “I’m trying to write a tough song and       No. 1 (from No. 52) in the history of      personality?”
                                                                                                  seventh time to achieve that honor and     it is coming out like butterflies and

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                                                                                                                                                                                         the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her first       If Kelly Clarkson still doesn’t do it
                                                                                                  Clarkson’s first. They even received       rainbows.”                                  album, 2003’s “Thankful,” entered the      for you, I’ve got an idea. Go through a
                                                                                                  a nomination for best vocal country           Her creative writing issues don’t        Billboard 200 at No. 1. Maybe it would     horrible break-up, crank up “Since U
                                                                                                  collaboration at the 50th Grammy           seem to be putting a damper on the
                                                                                                                                                                                         impress you that “My Life Would Suck       Been Gone,” and if you aren’t singing
                                                                                                  Awards. Not too shabby for a pop star.     love-fest. Recently, there were reports
                                                                                                                                                                                         Without You” in 2009 surpassed “A          along, jumping up and down by the

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                                                                                                    A couple of years later, Kelly stepped   of public displays of affection between
                                                                                                                                                                                         Moment Like This” for that “biggest        end, well, darn it, I can’t help you.
                                                                                                  on stage at the 44th Country Music         Kelly and Brandon on the set of NBC’s
                                                                                                  Association Awards to sing a duet with     “The Voice.” They paid a visit to Blake,
                                               504 N. First Ave., Suite 150, Durant               Jason Aldean. “Don’t You Wanna Stay”
                                                                                                  was an immediate smash. The very
                                                                                                                                             despite Kelly starring on another
                                                                                                                                             talent/reality show, ABC’s “Duets.”
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                                                                                                  next day after the live performance,
                                                                                                  strong demand at radio stations forced
                                                                                                                                                Still not enough to board the Kelly
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                                                                                                  Aldean to release the song as his          about her attitude? For as much
                                                                                                  second single from “My Kinda Party.”       star power as she possesses, she
                                                                                          Patti     “Don’t You Wanna Stay” hit No. 1
                                                                                                  on Billboard Hot County Songs and
                                                                                                                                             seems approachable and downright
                                                                                                                                             “normal.” If you saw her on the street
                                                                                                  No. 31 on the all-genre Hot 100. It was    and said “Hey,” I bet she’d smile and

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                                                                                                  core on Miss Clarkson.                     so nice,” she told People. “But at pop            2907 North FM 1417
                                                                                                    Still not satisfied that Kelly is        events, everybody’s too cool for school.           Sherman, TX 75092                    Carrie R. Boston, DDS

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                            C       o u n t r y                         n       o t e s                                                                                      shows in his native Australia. The rest
                                                                                                                                                                             of the dates will be announced soon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a year or so ago, when they changed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         management companies and their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     her husband Johnnie Wright, who gave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ellen Muriel Deason the nickname for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in November. “American Idol” Season
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 runner-up Lauren Alaina recorded

Carrie takes on remodeling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         record label closed its doors. They were    which she was known. She recorded            background vocals also to appear on
                                                                                                                                                                             Olivia Newton John attended the             wondering if they could even go on after    more than two dozen songs that became        the album.
                                                                                                                                                                             opening of her namesake cancer and          10 years. They turned those difficulties    top-10 hits before 1965. Kitty and her
                                                                                                                                                                             wellness center in Melbourne, Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                             She’s been an advocate since she was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         into songs and decided to move on with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         their latest album, “Changed.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     husband continued to perform into the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           KlBC’s Country
 Luke is sorry for offending folks • Brad helping to sell burgers                                                                                                            diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1990s, with her final tour just before her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     retirement in 2000.                                    Top 0 Chart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood
By Bob McKinzie                            Carrie Underwood decided, if there’s       might have been a mistake, because now     embarrassed by her father. Haley’s          Wynonna’s filing a lawsuit to evict her     met his wife about six years ago when       Eli Young Band was on tour with               1. Eli Young Band, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”
KLBC 106.3 FM Program Director             ever a movie about her life, she’d like    she knows everything he does. If he        always telling him, “Don’t kiss me          former stepdad. She loaned Michael          she worked for a record label. A friend     Rascal Flatts this summer. Mike               2. Dierks Bentley, “5-1-5-0”
                                           Reese Witherspoon to play her. They        curses on Twitter or someone posts on      in front of my friends. He really           Ciminella money to buy some property        fixed them up for lunch after church        Eli said he and his bandmates were            3. Kenny Chesney, “Come Over”
The second iHeartRadio Music               even look a little bit alike. Reese won    Facebook about him doing something,        embarrassed her when he dropped her         in Louisville back in 1994. He agreed       one Sunday. They were just friends                                                        4. Gloriana, “(Kissed You) Good Night”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hanging out on Jay DeMarcus’ bus
Festival is booked for Sept. 21-22         an Academy Award for her portrayal of      she finds it and rides him about it.       off at school and sang to her at the top    to pay her $200,000 for the loan.           for a long time. Dave said he even                                                        5. Brantley Gilbert, “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     after a concert. When they got off Jay’s
in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.             June Carter Cash in the Johnny Cash                                                   of his lungs as she walked away from        Apparently he hasn’t done so, so she        remembers telling her that he and                                                         6. Toby Keith, “Beers Ago”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     bus, theirs already had left. The driver
Performers will include Taylor Swift,      biopic, “Walk the Line.”                   Oh, and Luke Bryan did have a cheat        the car. On the other hand, Haley came      wants to foreclose on his land. Naomi       Charles Kelley were going to try to                                                       7. Love and Theft, “Angel Eyes”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     thought they were all sleeping in the
Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean                                                         sheet when he sang the national anthem     home to tell him all of her friends think   and Michael divorced shortly after          start a country trio. She laughed and                                                     8. Luke Bryan, “Drunk on You”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     back, so they had to beg Jay for a ride.
and Brad Paisley.                          Also, we’ve found out Carrie               at the Major League Baseball All-Star      he’s hot. He said that’s thrilling and      Ashley Judd was born. It’s thought that     said, “Good luck with that.”                                                              9. Blake Shelton, “Over”
For rock and pop                           Underwood recently spent an entire         Game. He said he keeps a few key           creepy at the same time.                    Ciminella isn’t Wy’s biological father.                                                                                              10. The Band Perry, “Postcard from Paris”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw have
fans, there are                            weekend remodeling. Sure, she could        words written down, just in case. He                                                                                               Country Weekly magazine did a cover                                                      11. Josh Turner, “Time is Love”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the highest grossing tour of 2012 so far.
Aerosmith, Bon                             easily afford to have it done, but she     was very apologetic about putting them     Keith Urban announced his next              Nathan Blankenship got thrown out of        story on Wade Hayes. He talked about                                                     12. Keith Urban, “For You”
Jovi, Pink, Green                          likes to get her hands dirty. She’s been   on his hand though. It’s a pretty nerve-   tour which will be in 2013. When the        a Kenny Chesney concert in Nashville        his battle with colon cancer and road                                                    13. Jana Kramer, “Why Ya’ Wanna”
                                           fixing up the cabin she and husband        wracking experience. Luke also said he     Australian version of “The Voice”                                                                                                   Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler
Day, No Doubt,                                                                                                                                                               for looking like Kenny. Sony Music          to recovery. The Oklahoma native                                                         14. Dustin Lynch, “Cowboys and Angels”
                                           Mike Fisher have in Canada. Carrie         checked his watch, because he knew         wraps up in January, he’s heading out                                                                                               did share the stage at the 2011 Academy
Rihanna, Usher,                                                                                                                                                              Nashville and concert promoters have        whose “Old Enough to Know Better”                                                        15. Little Big Town, “Pontoon”
                                           said she has imposed a strict “no deer     exactly when the bomber was to do the      on the road. That means either the                                                                                                  of Country Music Awards for a mash-
Pitbull, Enrique                                                                                                                                                             offered Nathan a full refund for his        debut was a No. 1 hit is in remission                                                    16. Zac Brown Band, “The Wind”
Igliesias, Mary J.                         head” policy but will let Mike have his    fly-over and knew he was running a         show’s seasons will be really strung        $200 ticket and several CDs. Nathan         now. He thanked Kix Brooks and              up of each of their hits. Now, it’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     reportedly confirmed they have a duet        17. Thomas Rhett, “Something to Do with My Hand”
Blige and more.                            man cave downstairs.                       little late.                               out or Keith will do them like Blake        said he wasn’t intentionally trying to      Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     on the way. Look for it on Aerosmith’s       18. Thompson Square, “Glass”
Tickets will cost a                                                                                                              Shelton does on the U.S. version — two      mislead fans. He said he doesn’t sign       getting him treated by the finest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  19. Hunter Hayes, “Wanted”
fortune, and Ryan                  Bob     Luke Bryan’s mom just had to have an       Phil Vassar said his oldest daughter       seasons pretty much back to back.           autographs. But he did take photos          doctors in the United States.               new album, “Music from Another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. Big & Rich, “That’s Why I Pray”
Seacrest will host.       McKinzie         iPad, so he bought her one. He said that   is a teen now, and she’s suddenly          Anyway, his tour will kick off four         with people who asked and knew they                                                     Dimension,” which comes is expected
                                                                                                                                                                             weren’t standing next to the real Kenny.    Willie Nelson will headline and host
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         this year’s annual Farm Aid Music
                                                                                                                                                                             Look for Brad Paisley in a Jack in          Festival, as he has for years. Dave
                                                                                                                                                                             the Box commercial. He meets up             Matthews, Neil Young and John
                                                                                                                                                                             with round-faced spokesperson Jack,         Mellencamp will join him Sept. 22 in
                                                                                                                                                                             who convinces Brad to try a burger.         Hershey, Penn.
                                                                                                                                                                             Naturally, Brad’s completely sold. Brad
                                                                                                                                                                             said he did the commercial because          Glen Campbell canceled his Australian
                                                                                                                                                                             he’s always liked the company’s offbeat     tour with Kenny Rogers. Speculation
                                                                                                                                                                             sense of humor in their ads.                is that Glen’s Alzheimer’s disease has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         gotten worse.
                                                                                                                                                                             Gary Allan’s early job was selling cars,
                                                                                                                                                                             and it helped him break into music. A       Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle were

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                                                                                                                                                                             when Gary put in a cassette of his own
                                                                                                                                                                             music. They liked what they heard and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         injured in a car wreck in July in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lumberton, Texas. A car turned in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         front of Tracy’s sport-utility vehicle

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and he T-boned it. Michelle had two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         surgeries on her left foot. Tracy and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the other car’s driver also had injuries,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         threatening. The other driver was cited
                                                                                                                                                                             Zac Brown isn’t spending his money on       for failure to yield.
                                                                                                                                                                             mansions and jet planes. He’s putting it
                                                                                                                                                                             back into the music business. Zac already   Little Big Town’s new album,

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                                                                                                                                                                             the recording studio just off Nashville’s   Music pioneer Kitty Wells died July
               take charge of your career with!                                                                                                             Music Row. What’s next? He hopes to
                                                                                                                                                                             open a restaurant and bar in Music City.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         16 at age 92. Her “It Wasn’t God Who
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                                                 r       o C k                 (Etc.)          n        o t e s                                                                   different actresses portraying her at       (driving under the influence of            and explained its meaning: “It’s like                  Run-DMC will perform for the first
                                                                                                                                                                                  various times in her life. She might even   alcohol, driving to endanger, theft and    one of those things when you’re a kid                  time in more than a decade at the Fun

Artists make Olympic music, Morissette offering new set
By Regina Phillips
                                                                                                                                                                                  play the “old Cher,” a “wise” character
                                                                                                                                                                                  who tells the younger versions of
                                                                                                                                                                                  herself not to fear the future. A new
                                                                                                                                                                                  studio album has been on the horizon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              assault) at his Aug. 15 court date. He
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              reportedly was accompanied by two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              female companions in the cart, driving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              recklessly on a foot path, and shoved a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and you’re in the dark, and you want
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to turn the lights on just to make sure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         everything is where it needs to be. It’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         kind of the same thing, personally, with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fun Fest in Austin. Joseph Simmons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (now Rev. Run) and Darryl “DMC”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                McDaniels stopped playing as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                group after their DJ, Jam Master Jay,
                                              walking down the aisle while singing      morsels: “You took your time with a          Grammy Awards went for $20,480.
The KLBC Buzz Editor                          Aguilera’s “The Right Man.” I didn’t      bite. Me trying to stay polite. Me start     Two items taken home for $34,375             for a while too. One of it’s songs, a       security officer before he finally could   me and God. I want to make sure He’s                   was killed in 2002. The Rock and Roll
                                              think she was terrible. But it surely     to really freak out. Please, someone call    each were the robe Amy Winehouse             Lady Gaga duet titled “The Greatest         be removed from the vehicle. Brown         always there, and He always responds                   Hall of Fame group is best known
“Survival” by Muse was named the              goes to show it’s difficult to know       the Girl Scouts.”                            wore in her “Rehab” video and an             Thing,” was anticipated in August           co-founded 1980s heavy metal band          with, ‘I never left.’ ... And if you’re not            for hits such as “Walk This Way”
official song of the 2012 Olympic             what to do with yourself when you’re                                                   outfit Lady Gaga donned in Vogue. A          2011. Her label (Warner Bros.) wanted       Dokken and is a member of Tooth            a believer, it can be whatever you want                with Aerosmith, “It’s Like That” and
Games in London. It will be played            being serenaded, and that’s probably      Pink has a new album coming                  T-shirt Keith Richards performed in          to save it until the album was done.        & Nail with former Dokken guitarist        it to be. Just the idea of having someone              “My Adidas.” The Nov. 2-4 festival,
during the July 27-Aug. 12 events as          something best saved for the reception.   out in September, shortly after her          sold for $7,040. Several unique Beatles      Cher’s hoping that’s before Christmas.      George Lynch.                              there that’s never left and is never going             according to organizers, will route
athletes enter the venues and before                                                    33rd birthday, but she is enjoying           items went for a little less.                She also is planning her Never Can                                                     to leave, it paints a really cool picture,             some proceeds to the JMJ Foundation
medal ceremonies. The musical                 Why wouldn’t Christina Aguilera           motherhood. Pink told a Philadelphia                                                      Say Goodbye tour, since she had a           Queensrÿche, best known for 1990’s         and it brings comfort and hope.”                       for Music.
intro (1:30) sounds much like an              want to put out new stuff amid            radio station: “I do a lot of dancing now    Sales of Spice Girls merchandise             “farewell” run (2002-05) before going       “Silent Lucidity,” and Geoff Tate
orchestra, then a piano-heavy portion         all the exposure a prime-time TV          with [daughter Willow] and I’m just          will benefit charities. Some signature       into a three-year deal (2008-11) with the   decided to go separate ways in June.       Skrillex, the Grammy-winning DJ                        Pitbull entered a marketing deal with
reminiscent of Queen with operatic            gig affords her? It’d have to be an       happier. This album is a lot of rock and     costumes worn by Posh, Baby, Ginger,         Colosseum at Caesars Palace.                Tate had been the band’s lead vocalist     born Sonny Moore, has been tapped                      Walmart, agreeing to visit the store
elements. The Queen comparisons               exceptionally good excuse not to board    roll, but it reflects that there’s a dance   Scary and Sporty will be in an auction                                                   since 1981. Queensrÿche intends to         to compose original music for a 2013                   that received the most “likes” on its
continue with incorporation of the            the bandwagon that’s boosted sales        party in our house … Your career goes        to coincide with the December opening        Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes                 enter the studio soon to record with       film. “Spring Breakers” will star                      Facebook page. A writer for The Boston
electric guitar through the remainder         for other artists on all these singing    up and down, but … at the end of the         of Spice Girls musical “Viva Forever!”       Scantlin pled guilty to cocaine             new singer Todd LaTorre (Crimson           Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens                          Phoenix thought it would be amusing to
of the five-minute record. Some               competitions. A Billboard source said     day, if I didn’t do another thing, I’m       in London’s West End. All proceeds will      possession, striking a deal with            Glory). Tate has signed a multi-album,     and Ashley Benson. Skrillex, 24,                       send the 31-year-old rapper and Miami
portions sound like Muse’s 2009 chart-        Aguilera is working on an album and       blessed. I like myself more than I used      go to Save the Children and Children         prosecutors that will keep him out          worldwide solo recording deal with         confirmed on Twitter that it’s basically               native to the most remote location
topper “Uprising.” Muse frontman              a single might turn up dance-club         to.” Pink (real name Alecia Moore) and       in Need. Victoria Beckham (Posh)             of jail. A drug-counseling program is       InsideOut Music with his first release     traditional scoring, “so don’t expect                  possible. So the writer encouraged
Matt Bellamy said “Survival” was              ready in early August. It seems she’s     husband Carey Hart (a 37-year-old            started this philanthropic gesture. Still,   the alternative. Arrested in January,       slated for fall. And he’s slated to        dance-floor bangers.”                                  people to hit the “thumb up” button
written with the Olympics in mind and         also collaborating with “The Voice”       motorcycle racer and businessman) had        the wife of soccer star David Beckham        Scantlin also was charged in April          perform on the Shiprocked Cruise to set                                                           for the Kodiak, Alaska, locale —
“expresses a sense of conviction and          fellow coaches Blake Shelton and Cee      a different lifestyle before becoming        said she will save some of her outfits for   with being under the influence of           sail Nov. 27 for the Bahamas.              Mick Jagger’s daughter is the new face                 approximately 225 miles southwest of
determination to win.” Bellamy and            Lo Green, although her previous effort    parents in June 2011. Late nights are        daughter Harper.                             a controlled substance and driving                                                     of Madonna’s fashion line. Taking over                 Anchorage. They did. The store soon
bandmates Christopher Wolstenholme            with Green (“Nasty”) didn’t make the      a whole new party. And while Pink                                                         without a license. Heed the irony in the    Chumbawamba — the band that gave           duties once done by Kelly Osbourne                     had 35,000 “likes,” while one of his
and Dominic Howard carried                    “Burlesque” soundtrack. However,          admitted she misses whiskey, she             Whitney Houston’s mom, Cissy,                name of the band’s 2001 debut album:        us “Tubthumping” in 1997 — was             and Taylor Momsen is 20-year-old                       hometown sites counted only 45. Pitbull
the Olympic torch through their               Aguilera’s guest vocal with co-star       doesn’t wish for the cigarettes anymore.     performed Simon & Garfunkel’s                “Come Clean.”                               still together. But the one-hit wonder     Georgia May Jagger — whose mom                         showed a sense of humor about it on
hometown Teignmouth, England, in              Adam Levine on “Moves Like Jagger”                                                     “Bridge Over Troubled Water” at the                                                      announced in July that it was ending       is model Jerry Hall, who grew up in                    Twitter: “I hear there’s bear repellant
May. Four other songs done for the            put her name on top of the Hot 100 for    What big news everywhere that                July 1 BET Awards during a tribute           The Sooner State-native band                a three-decade career. This year,          Mesquite, Texas. Material Girl ads show                at Kodiak, Alaska @walmartspecials.”
games were recorded by Chemical               the first time in a decade.               Coldplay singer Chris Martin weaved          to the singer/actress who died almost        responsible for Oklahoma’s official         Chumbawamba performed in and               her living the “ultimate VIP” experience               Good thing, because the contest’s
Brothers, Elton John vs. Pnau,                                                          through the crowd at the band’s recent       five months earlier. Just before her tear-   rock song (“Do You Realize??”) set a        recorded the soundtrack for the “Big       backstage. She posed for the photos                    end July 16 scheduled his first trip to
Delphic and Dizzee Rascal.                    Michael Bublé can be seen on “The         Miami concert to plant a smooch on           inducing rendition, Monica, Brandy           Guinness World Record for most live         Society!” musical parody in England        during rehearsals for Madonna’s sold-                  The Last Frontier for July 30. He was
                                              Voice” assisting coach Blake Shelton’s    actress Gwyneth Paltrow. It was only         and Whitney’s brother Gary sang for          shows in a 24-period. The Flaming Lips      and will go out on a string of fall and    out MDNA world tour.                                   required only to show up, not perform.
Alanis Morissette’s “Havoc and Bright         team. The “Home” crooner recorded his     a quick peck that a fan caught on            the crowd.                                   bested Jay-Z’s seven after completing       early winter shows.
Lights” will be released Aug. 28. It’s        segments in July. He said Shelton and     video and posted online. But it was a                                                     a June 28 evening set in New Orleans.
her seventh studio album, coming four         his wife, Miranda Lambert, are “salt of   rare public display of affection for the     Also at the BET Awards, Kanye West           The band started the streak in Memphis      Chris Mann — that guy with the                     Billboard’s rock                                        Billboard’s Pop
years after her last one, and her first on    the earth” kind of people.                husband and wife of almost nine years,       and Jay-Z were named best group              and trekked southward. “The Flaming
                                                                                                                                                                                  Lips and Heady Fwends” became
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              operatic skills who made the finals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on NBC’s “The Voice” in May — is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Top 0 Chart                                           Top 0 Chart
a label outside Warner Music Group.                                                     and they’re famous, so there ya’ go.         for their collaboration as The Throne
She said: “This record, as always, is         Congratulations to Kelly Clarkson for                                                  and won video of the year for “Otis.”        available in April, but frontman Wayne      the first act signed to new Universal       1. Linkin Park, “Burn It Down”                         1. Maroon 5 ft. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”
a snapshot of what I currently obsess         making “American Idol” history July       I wish I had the money people spend          Beyoncé accepted the trophy for best         Coyne said another studio album could       Republic imprint Faircraft. Running         2. The Black Keys, “Gold on the Ceiling”               2. Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
about, care about and what strikes            4, when “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill      on auction items from superstars. The        female R&B artist and Chris Brown            be out before year’s end. He described      things there is recording industry          3. Of Monsters and Men, “Little Talks”                 3. Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”
me at 4 in the morning in my most             You)” became the best-selling “Idol”      day before the third anniversary of          for male R&B artist. Drake and Nicki         it as a “great, very strange, beautiful,    veteran Ron Fair, who mentored              4. The Offspring, “Days Go By”                         4. Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
introspective moments. It is my               single ever. The show’s first winner      Michael Jackson’s death, somebody            Minaj were spotlighted as best hip-          emotional record.” As he told Billboard:    Christina Aguilera, who was Mann’s          5. Grouplove, “Tongue Tied”                            5. Ellie Goulding, “Lights”
emotional, psychological, social and          surpassed its fourth-season victor,       bought the handwritten lyrics to             hop artists.                                 “It’s music that was kind of happening      coach on the TV singing competition.        6. Imagine Dragons, “It’s Time”                        6. Gotye ft. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
philosophical commentary through              Carrie Underwood, and her 2006 hit        “Billie Jean” for $40,625. A 1984 MTV                                                     by accident while we were making this       Mann previously toured with India.          7. fun., “Some Nights”                                 7. Usher, “Scream”
song.” Yes, that’s true to form for the 38-   “Before He Cheats.” Clarkson leads        Video Music Award brought $50,000            Jon Bon Jovi is Avon’s newest celebrity      ‘Heady Fwends’ record. In between           Arie and Idina Menzel. He has               8. Chevelle, “Hats Off to the Bull”                    8. David Guetta ft. Sia, “Titanium”
year-old singer/songwriter who spilled        the overall count on digital downloads    and a Jackson-autographed pair of            fragrance partner. The 50-year-old           those [songs], we would secretly be         contributed vocally to film scores,         9. Shinedown, “Unity”                                  9. One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
some guts in 1995’s “Jagged Little Pill”      of singles too. But Simon Cowell was      black loafers $18,750. A negligee            singer will appear in ads for the male       making music we didn’t know we were         including those of “Avatar,” “Glee 3D”     10. Alex Clare, “Too Close”                            10. Nicki Minaj, “Starships”
— the third best-selling album since          right when he predicted Underwood         worn by Madonna during her Blonde            and female versions of the company’s         making. And later, we would hear these      and “Tangled.”                             11. Soundgarden, “Live to Rise”                        11. Calvin Harris ft. Ne-Yo, “Let’s Go”
Soundscan started tracking sales in ‘91.      would sell more albums than any of the    Ambition tour sold for $34,375, and          Unplugged scents. Bon Jovi and               little pieces of music and be like, ‘What                                              12. The Lumineers, “Ho Hey”                            12. Demi Lovato, “Give Your Heart a Break”
The first single, “Guardian,” already         three preceding winners.                  an undergarment she wore on stage            Avon reportedly admire each other’s          is that? That’s cool. Who is that?’ ‘It’s   Colton Dixon, who finished seventh         13. M83, “Midnight City”                               13. fun. ft. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
is available on iTunes,,                                                     for $13,750. Elvis Presley’s original        philanthropic involvement. Unplugged         us.’ ... And we’d collect things and put    in the last “American Idol,” is getting    14. Gotye ft. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”   14. Flo Rida ft. Sia, “Wild Ones”
etc. The album offers 11 other tracks, of     The best version of Carly Rae Jepsen’s    crypt was taken off the auction block        for Her will be available in October and     them together.”                             to perform his own song during             15. Neon Trees “Everybody Talks”                       15. One Direction, “One Thing”
course all written by Morissette.             “Call Me Maybe” that I’ve heard is a      after fan protest. But a motorcycle          the men’s in November.                                                                   the show’s live tour. The 20-year-         16. Volbeat, “Still Counting”                          16. Gym Class Heroes ft. Ryan Tedder, “The Fighter”
                                              sweet spoof by Cookie Monster. The        jacket and pants once owned by the                                                        Ted Nugent’s drummer was arrested           old singer wrote “Never Gone” in           17. Foo Fighters, “These Days”                         17. Cher Lloyd, “Want U Back”
A bride couldn’t get Christina Aguilera       “Sesame Street” character’s chorus:       King were purchased for $41,600, a           A Broadway musical based on Cher’s           July 8 after driving drunk in a golf        mid-June while working with Adam           18. fun. ft. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”             18. Havana Brown ft. Pitbull, “We Run the Night”
to sing at her wedding, so she just did       “Hey, me just met you, and this is        ruby/diamond ring for $21,250 and            life has been in the works several years.    cart stolen from a concert venue,           Watts (a multitalented mainstay in         19. Slash ft. Myles Kennedy, “You’re a Lie”            19. Pink, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”
it herself. A video uploaded by a Petite      crazy. But you got cookie, so share it    an “E.P.” necklace for $31,250. A            The 66-year-old pop diva said it’ll          according to police in Maine. “Wild”        contemporary Christian music). Dixon       20. Silversun Pickups, “Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)”   20. Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen, “Good Time”
Productions shows an unnamed bride            maybe?” And a sample of other lyrical     dress Whitney Houston wore to the            be divided into three segments, with         Mick Brown, 55, faces several charges       said the song is great for arena rock

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                                                                                                                                   Cain’s Ballroom                                                                                           Durant, OK                       WinStar Casino                  (800) 745-3000
                                                                                                                                   423 N. Main St.                      The Cab, Parachute                 Journey, Pat Benatar, Loverboy    (800) 585-3737                   777 Casino Ave.       
                                                                                                                                   Tulsa, OK                            House of Blues                     Gexa Energy Pavilion                   Thackerville, OK
                                                                                                                                   (866) 977-6849                       2200 N. Lamar St.                  1818 First Ave.                                                    (800) 622-6317                  Sept. 1
                                                                                                                                             Dallas, TX                         Dallas, TX                        Def Leppard, Poison, Lita Ford          Owl City
                                                                                                                                                                        (214) 978-BLUE                     (866) 820-4553                    OKC Zoo Amphitheatre                                             House of Blues
                                                                                                                                   Aug. 16                                                          2101 NE 50th St.                 Sept. 8                         2200 N. Lamar St.
                                   Aug. 3                      Relient K                          Aug. 11                          Brad Paisley,                                                                                             Oklahoma City                    Slash ft. Myles Kennedy &       Dallas, TX
                                   Pitbull                     House of Blues                     Sara Evans                       The Band Perry, Easton Corbin        Yanni                              Aug. 26                           (800) 511-1552                   The Conspirators, Foxy Shazam   (214) 978-BLUE
                                   WinStar Casino              2200 N. Lamar St.                  Billy Bob’s Texas                Bank of Oklahoma Center              Verizon Theatre                    KISS, Mötley Crüe                              House of Blues        
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                                   777 Casino Ave.             Dallas, TX                         423 N. Main St.                  Cambria                              Killswitch Engage, Trivium, more   MUTEMATH                          Sept. 1                          Rick Springfield                (800) 622-6317
                                   Thackerville, OK            (800) 745-3000                     Tulsa, OK                        Gexa Energy Pavilion                 OKC Zoo Amphitheatre               Gexa Energy Pavilion              John Anderson, Moe Bandy         Choctaw Centerstage   
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                                                               Relient K                                                           (866) 820-4553                       (800) 511-1552                     (866) 820-4553                    Durant, OK                       (800) 585-3737                  Ben Folds Five
                                   KISS, Mötley Crüe           Cain’s Ballroom                    Meek Mill w/Black Cobain                                                (800) 585-3737                       Palladium Ballroom
                                   Gexa Energy Pavilion        423 N. Main St.                    House of Blues                                                                                                                                                                  1135 S. Lamar
                                   1818 First Ave.             Tulsa, OK                          2200 N. Lamar St.                The Cab, Parachute                   Engelbert Humperdinck              Aug. 28                                                            Train, Matt Kearney,            Dallas, TX
                                   Dallas, TX                  (866) 977-6849                     Dallas, TX                       Cain’s Ballroom                      Choctaw Centerstage                B.B. King, Tedeschi Trucks Band   Kevin Fowler                     Andy Grammer                    (800) 745-3000
                                   (866) 820-4553                      (214) 978-BLUE                   423 N. Main St.                      Highway 69/75                      Verizon Theatre                   WinStar Casino                   OKC Zoo Amphitheatre  
                                                                                          Tulsa, OK                            Durant, OK                         1001 Performance Place            777 Casino Ave.                  2101 NE 50th St.
                                                               Aug. 10                                                             (866) 977-6849                       (800) 585-3737                     Grand Prairie, TX                 Thackerville, OK                 Oklahoma City                   Sept. 2
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                                   Billy Bob’s Texas           Billy Bob’s Texas                  Rod Stewart                                                                                                                 Choctaw Centerstage
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                                   Fort Worth, TX              Fort Worth, TX                     777 Casino Ave.                  Billy Bob’s Texas-Honky Tonk Stage   House of Blues                     Aug. 2                           Sept. 2                          blink-182                       Durant, OK
                                   (817) 624-7117              (817) 624-7117                     Thackerville, OK                 2520 Rodeo Plaza                     2200 N. Lamar St.                  PHISH                             Stockyards Music Festival        WinStar Casino                  (800) 585-3737
                                          (800) 622-6317                   Fort Worth, TX                       Dallas, TX                         OKC Zoo Amphitheatre              Billy Bob’s Texas                777 Casino Ave.       
                                                                                                   (817) 624-7117                       (214) 978-BLUE                     2101 NE 50th St.                  2520 Rodeo Plaza                 Thackerville, OK
                                   Aug.                       Vince Gill                                                                                     Oklahoma City                     Fort Worth, TX                   (800) 622-6317                  Animal Collective
                                   Kraig Parker as Elvis       WinStar Casino                     Crosby, Stills & Nash                                                                                    (800) 511-1552                    (817) 624-7117                   House of Blues
                                   WinStar Casino              777 Casino Ave.                    OKC Zoo Amphitheatre             Chris Tucker (comedy)                Aug. 2                                                                               2200 N. Lamar St.
                                   777 Casino Ave.             Thackerville, OK                   2101 NE 50th St.                 Verizon Theatre                      Sugarland,                                                                                            Sept. 14                        Dallas, TX
                                   Thackerville, OK            (800) 622-6317                     Oklahoma City                    1001 Performance Place               Dave Stewart, Canaan Smith         The Tallest Man on Earth,         Sept. 6                          blink-182                       (214) 978-BLUE
                                   (800) 622-6317                 (800) 511-1552                   Grand Prairie, TX                    OKC Zoo Amphitheatre               Strand of Oaks                    How Sweet the Sound:             WinStar Casino        
                                                                               (800) 745-3000                       2101 NE 50th St.                   House of Blues                    CeCe Winans, Erica Campbell,     777 Casino Ave.
                                                               Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights                                             Oklahoma City                      2200 N. Lamar St.                 Bishop Hezekiah Walker,          Thackerville, OK                Sept. 28
                                   Aug. 8                      Cain’s Ballroom                    Mindless Behavior                                                     (800) 511-1552                     Dallas, TX                        Fred Hammond                     (800) 622-6317                  Blake Shelton
                                   Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks   423 N. Main St.                    Verizon Theatre                  Aug. 18                                             (214) 978-BLUE                    Verizon Theatre                  WinStar Casino
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                                   200 S. Denver Ave.          (866) 977-6849                     Grand Prairie, TX                The Band Perry, Easton Corbin        Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias                                     Grand Prairie, TX                Sept. 1                        Thackerville, OK
                                   Tulsa, OK                           (800) 745-3000                   Gexa Energy Pavilion                 American Airlines Center           Aug. 30                           (800) 745-3000                   Alan Jackson                    (800) 622-6317
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                                   WinStar Casino              Choctaw Event Center               Verizon Theatre                                                                                          (214) 824-9933                    House of Blues                       Billy Bob’s Texas
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                                   Thackerville, OK            Durant, OK                         Grand Prairie, TX                Billy Bob’s Texas                    Billy Bob’s Texas                                                    Dallas, TX                       Train, Matt Kearney,            Fort Worth, TX
                                   (800) 622-6317              (800) 585-3737                     (800) 745-3000                   2520 Rodeo Plaza                     2520 Rodeo Plaza                   Aug. 31                           (214) 978-BLUE                   Andy Grammer                    (817) 624-7117
                                               Fort Worth, TX                       Fort Worth, TX                     Tanya Tucker                                      Verizon Theatre       

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                                                                                                                        anger in a Christian spirit, we        instructions on how to do that. First, he
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                                                         My miracle vacation
                                                         Colorado elevated my perspective
                                                         By Regina Phillips                               do to make it sound enticing to most
                                                         The KLBC Buzz Editor                             folks is mention the temperatures were
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                                                                  ometimes, regardless of the             degrees.
                                                                  actual physical distance a person         I’m gonna note there was no
                                                                  attempts to put between oneself
                                                                                                          cell service or Internet at our
                                                                  and life’s nagging mass of stuff,
                                                                                                          accommodations. Had to go at least five
                                                         it is still there. It’s that cold, black cloud
                                                         coming down; a looming doom when                 miles to beautiful Lily Lake and Twin
                                                         the way out seems elusive.                       Sisters trailhead to use our phones for
                                                            That’s the way it is for me anyway. I         more than cameras. For wi-fi access a
                                                         always need issues solved, problems              few times, we became patrons of Estes
                                                         fixed. So, when a scheduling hiccup              Park’s Kind Coffee.
                                                         moved this summer’s long-planned                   Estes Park was the nearest town. At
                                                         vacation to the middle of my Buzz                11 miles, I realized that’s approximately
                                                                                                          the same distance as my drive from           Taking photos on Nymph Lake. Actually, that’s me after                                     My breathtaking vantage point of Nymph lake from atop a
                                                         deadline and Murphy’s Law seemed
                                                                                                          home to work, but it felt a whole lot        snapping a pic and slipping off that log into the water.                                   huge bolder just off the hiking trail.
                                                         to be doing a domino effect, I felt
                                                         something akin to panic. I was running,          different. That place (elevation 7,522
                                                         rushing, spread thin and scattered, as I         feet) is a thriving tourist swarm. We        until he started being as territorial as the   the east. It’s visually stunning at every   storms. Those did put a damper on            have been envious of what I could store
                                                         suspect is the case for everybody before         weren’t destined to be the shopping          ruby toward week’s end.                        turn (and there are MANY of those). I       outside things, but the clouds still were    in my former teeth. Hey, an optimistic
                                                         a long trip. Anyone else ever think her/         tourist types. Every time we went to           Resting was over on Sunday. We               was feet from snow, and at one pull-off,    awesome. Every time the sky changed          side is that it gave me a great excuse
                                                         his sense of responsibility is insatiable?       check out the stores, it rained. We’d just   started with a 1.8-mile (one way) jaunt        the sign said we could see Wyoming          or we made even a slight move, the           to go ahead with a Wendy’s Frosty at
                                                            Well, everything did not have a               played miniature golf before our second      to Calypso Cascades. We discovered             25 miles away. We gawked at a big           scenery was refreshed. It’s difficult        midnight and pull into one of the (who
                                                         solution. But I got in that car and got          attempt. Thought we got lucky to pull        the recommendation to arrive for hikes         herd of elk. I saw my first pika, which     to describe the magnitude. My awe-           knows how many) Dairy Queens of
                                                         away, approximately 865 highway miles            into a rather prime parking space, then      before 9 a.m. (or after 4 p.m.) is really      resembles a big-eared mouse.                struck partner in the passenger seat said    small-town Texas for a Blizzard.
                                                         from my house, to northern Colorado.             hail started pelting the car. Driving a      a rule to be followed with ample flex            Our last hike was on a Friday             “majestic.” Good word. This could have         It was difficult to keep track of what
                                                            We set out around 6 p.m. on a                 year-old Dodge Charger that recently         room on the early side. The parking            — another 1.8 miles to Gem Lake. We         been the “purple mountain majesties”         day it was until the realization: “Oh
                                                         Thursday and stopped for the night six           had some paintless dent repair, when         lot at the trailhead was full, so we had       started our steep ascent at Lumpy           in the lyrics of “America, the Beautiful.”   crap! We have only three days left here.”
                                                         hours later at an Amarillo hotel. (We            the ice pieces kept falling, we got the      to walk 1.5 miles to get to the hike. In       Ridge trailhead, where there was plenty       Oh! I’d list it as a travel advisory,        We put close to 2,200 miles on that car,
                                                         opted to trek through Texas instead of           heck outta there as quickly as I could       absorbing all the nature surrounding           of parking and no waiting. All those        but I’m likely the only idiot who            and we made the return trip all in one
                                                         Kansas.) We were on the road again               maneuver.                                    us, we spotted the rain clouds that            Estes Park tourists turned to ants in the   would go ahead with a double tooth           day. When the clocked jumped forward
                                                         sometime after 9 a.m. and a continental             I believe getting the most out of         ended up soaking us on that extra              view from this one.                         extraction two days before departure.        at Texline, I was glad I got to hold on to
                                                         breakfast that allowed hungry                    this sort of destination requires an         stretch to the car. Numb ourselves, we           On all the hikes, I sought the highest    I’d actually went to have a painful          that extra hour while we were away.
ABOVE: At a Trail Ridge Drive overlook. BELOW: A gold-   overnighters to make their own waffles           appreciation of the landscape and its        gave a ride to an appreciative woman in        point I could access fairly easily          front tooth and neighboring chipped            People have been asking me if I had
mantled squirrel stockpiling peanuts in his cheeks.      in the shape of the Lone Star State.             inhabitants. We saw “wows” out every         a poncho who had further to go.                without detaching myself too much           one repaired. Didn’t happen that way.        fun on my trip. Yes, I did. But that’s not
                                                            Moving through the northeastern               window. And I was there with someone           We got back to the cabin and started         from my companion(s). As I stood on         So I spent too much time having to           the remarkable part. I’d been making
                                                         edge of New Mexico, we gained an                 who set an alarm for 5:30 a.m. to be able    a fire. In the fireplace. On July 15. All      a huge boulder overlooking Nymph            consider what I could consume for            myself sick regarding a $10,000 dental
                                                         hour on our lives. I’m not subtracting           to feed the squirrels, chipmunks, birds,     good. :)                                       Lake, the exhilaration I felt from that     sustenance that wouldn’t get caught          treatment plan, HughesNet adding
                                                         the one that passed before we emerged            rabbits and ANY other animal that              The teen member of our traveling             position of altitude was surpassed only     in the gaping holes where two back           $125 to my bill for someone coming
                                                         from a stop-and-go construction zone             would congregate in the yard. We made        team opted out of Tuesday’s hike. We           by the sensation I’ll always remember       teeth had been rooted. They actually         to repair my satellite Internet, work,
                                                         somewhere between cities along                   a late trip to the grocery store simply to   picked another 1.8 that encountered            from every Grand Canyon overlook.           proved deeply embedded. The dentist          figuring out what to do with my dog,
                                                         Interstate 25. Nor will I take away the          restock peanuts for our new friends.         Nymph, Dream and Emerald lakes. We             My mom, very much afraid of heights,        repeatedly was cracking, drilling and        missing my annual family reunion in
                                                         one-plus we spent trying to get through            Our first day was road recovery. We        knew there was road construction and           emphatically insisted I get away from       pulling. Come that weekend, I looked         New Mexico, being gone on payday,
                                                         the terrible Denver traffic. Maybe it            got acquainted with the golden-mantled       arrived around 8:45 a.m., but the lot at       the edge on that circa summer 1992 trip.    like someone had landed an uppercut          squeezing in a hair appointment,
                                                         would be normal to someone who                   ground squirrels and gray ones; birds        Bear Lake trailhead was already full.          This time, she instructed me to be safe.    to my left jaw line in a barroom brawl.      packing for a different climate and
                                                         frequents the Dallas area, but I don’t,          from tiny to large. The hummingbirds did     Didn’t have to walk this time, just wait       I was, although perhaps not as cautious     Regular ibuprofen doses, an ice pack         other general preparation for departure.
                                                         and that’s a big reason. On the plus side        a “Top Gun” fly-by of our heads more         1.5 hours for the park-and-ride service.       as she would have prompted in person.       and warm salt-water rinses — all things      Thus, the cool thing is that I didn’t start
                                                         for a football fan, the Broncos’ stadium         than once. We had as many as five dining     Oh well.                                         Our other scenic drive went northerly     I would prefer not to do on vacation.        stressing out about my loose ends even
                                                         was right there.                                 at the feeder at a time, but those little      This trail’s end offered my first marmot     through Big Thompson Canyon and             Surprisingly, it couldn’t ruin anything      after consciously noting I hadn’t been
                                                            The real point of interest was                suckers proved stingy. The ruby-throated     sighting (reminded me of a beaver              Roosevelt National Forest. Spectacular      for me. Well, except for that Subway         coming unraveled inside.
                                                         Highway 7, which runs along the                  male ruled the roost. The females took       without a paddle tail). It was a bonus to      too, although the terrain was rocky         sandwich I struggled to gnaw and a few         And I hope I saved some money
                                                         eastern edge of Rocky Mountain                   quick turns. Hey, wait! Was that one         all that lined the path along the way.         (not the tree-lined and tundra we saw       other food selections.                       on my electric bill while I was gone,
                                                         National Park. And just off that                 orange? Consulted the bird book and            We returned to the cabin that                elsewhere), towering, striated with           Of all the interesting creatures we        because when I got back home, it was
                                                         winding highway was our cabin nestled            introduced ourselves to Rufus (rufous        afternoon for refueling and the teen,          character and outlined by small river.      saw, kangaroos weren’t among them,           like crawling into that fireplace we had
                                                         in the woods. Ahh. All I’d have to               species). Sightings were sparse, however,    then set out on Trail Ridge Drive to             I could have done without the rain        but I can tell you that even those might     crackling at the cabin.

1   THE KLBC BUZZ   AUGUST 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               AUGUST 2012 THE KLBC BUZZ              1
     movies                                                    several choices for kids
                                                                                                                                                                                   The Buzz: If the idea of a bunch of      including sexual references; graphic          Summary: When J. Edgar loses              dybbuk box on eBay a while back.) That
                                                                                                                                                                                 action stars from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and      nudity; some violence; drug content)        the last five magical balloons, the         said, there are some decent scares in the
                                                                                                                                                                                 today gets you excited to go to the          Summary: A former criminal decides        Oogieloves must set out to find them        trailer. It’s also produced by Sam Raimi,
                                                                                                                                                                                 theater, by all means, run out and         to break out of the Witness Protection      before their friend Schluufy’s birthday.
   who made his name in horror films. If

                                                                    Multiple action and horror for the month                                                                     enjoy this movie.                          Program to get his girlfriend to Los
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Angeles. Problems arise when they’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Buzz: This is pretty much for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        kids who are fans of the Oogieloves.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “The Possession” is done well, it could
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    be a truly creepy story.
By Michelle Pierce                            Rating: PG-13 (violence and action       counter-programming option for this            Morton, Paul Giamatti                      ‘ParaNorman’                               chased by federal agents and have to        So if you’re looking for something for
                                            sequences)                                 weekend. My only concern is it’ll go             Rating: R (some strong sexual content       Starring: voices of Casey Affleck,      team up with the criminal’s old gang to     really young children, this is your film    ‘The Tall Man’
                                                                                       overboard into melodrama. Regardless,          including graphic nudity, violence,        Tempestt Bledsoe, Alex Borstein, Jodelle   make their cross-country trek.              for the month.                                Starring: Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland,
                                              Summary: The program was more
aug. 3                                                                                 it’ll probably be worth the ticket price       language)                                  Ferland, John Goodman, Bernard               The Buzz: One could hope this                                                         Stephen McHattie, William B. Davis,
                                            than just Jason Bourne. Now, after the
‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days’            events of the first three films, another   just for Streep, Jones and Carell.               Summary: A young, supremely              Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann,          actually would be funny, but with the       aug. 31                                     Samantha Ferris
  Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert          program member finds himself fighting                                                     wealthy financier is headed across         Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kodi Smit-       trailer hammering home just one joke, it    ‘The Possession’                              Rating: Unavailable
Capron, Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick,      for survival.                              aug. 15                                        town to get a haircut. Along the way, he   McPhee, Elaine Stritch                     makes me wary. Proceed with caution.                                                      Summary: Something is abducting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra
Steve Zahn
  Rating: PG (some
The Buzz: The first three Bourne
                                            movies were better-than-average
                                                                                       ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’                watches as his fortune slowly crumbles
                                                                                                                                      and a wild riot erupts on the streets.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Rating: PG (scary action, images;
                                                                                                                                                                                 thematic elements; some rude humor;        ‘Premium Rush’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sedgwick                                    the children in a secluded, dying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    town. A young mother doesn’t believe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rating: PG-13 (mature thematic
                                                                                         Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel
rude humor)                                 action films, but this one smacks of:                                                     Amidst it all, someone might be trying     language)                                    Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt,           material involving violence, disturbing     the stories. That is, until her own
                                                                                       Edgerton, CJ Adams, Ron Livingston,
  Summary: The                              “Oh, please, don’t kill the golden                                                        to kill him.                                  Summary: When an evil witch’s ghost     Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez,             sequences)                                  son is abducted. Now, she’s trying to
                                                                                       Dianne Wiest, Odeya Rush, Rosemarie
“Wimpy Kid” gang                            goose.” It is interesting how they’re                                                       The Buzz: It’s written and directed by   comes back and raises zombies to attack    Jamie Chung                                   Summary: A young girl buys a              unravel the mystery of the Tall Man to
                                                                                       DeWitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, M.
is back, this time                          tying it into the previous trilogy. It                                                    David Cronenberg, a man whose films        the town, Norman, an outcast kid who         Rating: PG-13 (some violence; intense     strange box at a yard sale. The box         save her son. 

                                                                                       Emmet Walsh, Lois Smith, Common
chronicling Greg’s                          looks like it’s occurring around the                                                      are generally very weird, very scary       can talk to the dead, is the only one      action sequences; language)                 houses a dybbuk, an evil spirit, and it       The Buzz: This falls into the same
                                                                                         Rating: PG (mild thematic elements;
worst summer ever.                          same time as the third movie (if the                                                      or very violent. (Reference: “The Fly,”    who can stop them.                           Summary: A New York bike                  wants to cross into this world by any       category as many other horror movies
                                                                                       brief language)                                “Scanners,” “A History of Violence,”
Based on the fourth                         trailer is to be believed). The cast is                                                                                                 The Buzz: This stop-motion animated     messenger thinks he’s just delivering       means necessary.                            in which a single mother gets into
                                                                                         Summary: A husband and wife who              “Eastern Promises.”) This got mixed
book in the popular                         pretty good too, so maybe it’ll live up                                                                                              film looks pretty cute. It reminds me a    another package, but it lands him in hot      The Buzz: This is based on the            otherworldly trouble she doesn’t really
                                                                                       have prayed for a child are told they’re       reviews at Cannes Film Festival this
series.                                     to the Bourne name.                                                                                                                  little of “Monster House,” which came      water with a dirty cop. Now he’s on a       Internet legend of the dibbuk (or           understand. (Reference: “The Ring,”
                                                                                       infertile. One night, they write down          year, so you’re probably better off just
  The Buzz: If             Michelle                                                                                                                                              out in July a few years ago and was far    race through the city, trying to stay one   dybbuk) box, which was listed on            “Dark Water”) I’m not sure Jessica
                                                                                       how their imaginary kid would be and
you’ve enjoyed the              Pierce      ‘The Campaign’                             bury their notes in a box in the garden.
                                                                                                                                      waiting for the DVD.                       better than it had any right to be. Give   step ahead.
                                eBay several years ago with an              Biel actually can carry a movie on her
first two movies,                                                                                                                                                                this one a chance at a matinee.              The Buzz: All right, “bike chase          accompanying horror story of how            own, and with two other horror movies
                                              Starring: Will Ferrell, Zach
you’ll probably like this one as well.      Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Katherine
                                                                                       The next day, Timothy appears at their
                                                                                       front door, and he’ll change their lives
                                                                                                                                      ‘The Expendables 2’                                                                   through New York City” is a new one,        creepy the box is. (The trailer states      coming out around the same time, there
Though, from the previews, it’ll appeal
                                            LaNasa, Dylan McDermott, John                                                               Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason      aug.                                     and Joseph Gordon-Levitt is pretty          “based on a true story,” but the only       will be a lot of competition for that
                                                                                       and their town like they could never
to kids far more than adults.
                                            Lithgow, Dan Aykroyd, Brian Cox            imagine.
                                                                                                                                      Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren,           ‘The Apparition’                           good in virtually anything. This could      truth to the story is that there was a      particular audience.

                                              Rating: Unavailable                                                                     Chuck Norris, Randy Couture, Terry            Starring: Ashley Greene, Sebastian      be better than it looks at first glance.
‘Total Recall’                                Summary: Cam Brady is a four-term
                                                                                         The Buzz: It looks like a cute movie,
                                                                                       but it also looks like it’ll go straight for
                                                                                                                                      Crews, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude         Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill, Luke
   Starring: Colin Farrell, Kate            congressman who’s never had an                                                            Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold            Pasqualino, Suzanne Ford                   aug. 9
                                                                                       the heartstrings. Families probably will
Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston,   opponent. He thinks getting his fifth      enjoy this one.
                                                                                                                                      Schwarzenegger                                Rating: PG-13 (terror/frightening       ‘Lawless’
John Cho, Bill Nighy                        term will be smooth sailing until Marty                                                     Rating: Unavailable                      images; some sensuality)                     Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy,
   Rating: PG-13 (intense sequences         Huggins shows up and announces                                                              Summary: The Expendables are                Summary: A young couple is
                                                                                       aug. 17                                                                                                                              Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Guy
of sci-fi violence, action; some sexual     his own candidacy for office. Now                                                         back and have taken a job that looks       being terrorized by some kind of
content; brief nudity; language)            the gloves are off as the two men          ‘Cosmopolis’                                   like an easy paycheck. But when it         evil presence, accidentally brought
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pearce, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dane DeHaan
   Summary: A factory worker decides        battle it out for public opinion and the     Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette         goes horribly wrong and one of their       into existence by a parapsychology           Rating: R (strong bloody violence;
new memories of life as a spy might         congressional seat.                        Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu                  own is killed, the gang cuts a swath of    experiment. No matter what they            language; some sexuality/nudity)
be just what he needs to spice up his         The Buzz: Great. Another movie           Amalric, Jay Baruchel, Kevin Durand,           destruction through hostile territory on   do or where they go, it continues to         Summary: This is the story of the
life a bit. However, the procedure goes     with Will Ferrell acting like an idiot.    K’naan, Emily Hampshire, Samantha              their road to revenge.                     torment them. Their last hope could be     three Bondurant brothers, who made
wrong, and he finds himself a wanted        And really, during an election year, do                                                                                              an expert in the supernatural, but will    a name for themselves as bootleggers
man.                                        we need a movie about two politicians                                                                                                they be too late?                          during Prohibition in Virginia.

                                                                                                      DVD releases
   The Buzz: Based on the Philip K.         going crazy? You can just turn on                                                                                                       The Buzz: This reminds me an              The Buzz: This is based on the novel
Dick short story “We Can Remember           your television and watch the real-life                                                                                              awful lot of early ‘00s horror movies      “The Wettest County in the World” by
It for You Wholesale” and a remake          shenanigans for free.                                                                                                                like “The Grudge” and “The Ring”           Matt Bondurant, the grandson of one of
of the 1980s movie of the same                                                                                                                                                   that were imported from Japan.
                                                                                                           Aug.                                      “Bernie”                                                              the Bondurant brothers. Gary Oldman
name. Considering director Len
Wiseman is responsible for such films
                                            ‘Hope Springs’                                                “Bel Ami”                                “Chimpanzee”                  (The glimpse of the monster in the         is always worth watching, no matter
                                              Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee                    “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax”                          “The Dictator”                trailer even looks like the creepy girl    what; Shia LeBeouf, slightly less so.
as “Underworld,” “Underworld:                                                                             “Marley”                                   “Virginia”                  from “The Grudge.”) Unfortunately,
                                            Jones, Steve Carell                                                                                                                                                             Still, the trailer looks good. You might
Evolution” and “Live Free or Die                                                                                                                                                 it doesn’t look like this will bring
                                              Rating: PG-13 (mature thematic                                                                                                                                                give this a shot at a matinee.
Hard,” I think it’s safe to say this will                                                               Aug. 14                                        Aug. 28                   anything really new to the table.
                                            content involving sexuality)
be your standard “check the brain at the                                                         “The Snowtown Murders”                              “Battleship”
door” action flick.
                                              Summary: A long-married couple
                                            looking to spice up the relationship
                                                                                                         “Hick”                                  “Think Like a Man”
                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘Hit and Run’                              ‘The Oogieloves in
                                                                                                                                                  “The Lucky One”
aug. 10
                                            goes to the small town of Great                             Aug. 18                              “The Five-Year Engagement”           Starring: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell,       the BIG Balloon Adventure’
                                            Hope Springs for a week of intensive                   “The Hunger Games”                       “The Pirates! Band of Misfits”       Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold, Beau            Starring: voices of Toni Braxton,                                            Cindy Fore sitting on the beach with a copy
‘The Bourne Legacy’                         marriage therapy.                                                                                       L!fe Happens”                Bridges, Kristin Chenoweth, David          Cloris Leachman, Christopher Lloyd,                                              of The KLBC Buzz while in Bora Bora
  Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz,      The Buzz: This actually looks like a                      Aug. 21                                   “I Heart Shakey”               Koechner, Michael Rosenbaum, Joy           Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes, Jaime
Edward Norton, Albert Finney, Joan Allen,   decent film, putting together a simple                “Home Run Showdown”                           “Darling Companion”              Bryant, Ryan Hansen                        Pressly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            on her honeymoon with husband Chris
Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Oscar Isaac       story with good actors, and a good                                                                                                    Rating: R (pervasive language              Rating: G                                     Snap a photo with The KLBC BUZZ & send it to

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                                                             P r o G r a M M I n G                                           n o T e s                                         It looks like Fox didn’t make a love     And the warmest months’ No. 1                                PRIMETIME EMMy NOMINEES
                                                                                                                                                                               connection with new dating shows         returning scripted series on basic cable

                                     Texoma baker on Food Network
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Drama Series: “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO; “Breaking Bad,” AMC; “Downton Abbey,” PBS;
                                                                                                                                                                               “Take Me Out” and “The Choice.”          is “Rizzoli & Isles.” The cop drama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Game of Thrones,” HBO; “Homeland,” Showtime; “Mad Men,” AMC
                                                                                                                                                                               Don’t expect them to get a second        starring Angie Harmon and Sasha
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Comedy Series: “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS; “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” HBO; “Girls,” HBO;
                                                                                                                                                                               chance, although the network went a      Alexander is based on a book series.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Modern Family,” ABC; “30 Rock,” NBC; “Veep,” HBO
                                      Several reality shows starting, ‘Idol’ replaces one of two departing judges                                                              little wishy-washy on “Take Me Out”
                                                                                                                                                                               before its final three episodes.         TNT ordered 10 new episodes of              Miniseries or Made-for-TV Movie: “American Horror Story,” FX Networks;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Falling Skies” for 2013. The post-         “Game Change,” HBO; “Hatfields & McCoys,” History; “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” HBO;
By Regina Phillips                            with TV personality Samantha Harris       “America’s Next Top Model: College         wants to know more about the Florrick
                                                                                                                                                                               ABC passed on “Devious Maids”            apocalyptic drama is in its second          “Luther,” BBC America; “Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece),” PBS
The KLBC Buzz Editor                          (“Entertainment Tonight,” “Dancing        Edition” will debut at 7 p.m. Aug. 24      campaign and marriage. Lane (“The
                                                                                                                                                                               from “Desperate Housewives” creator      season of following Tom (Noah Wyle,         Actor, Drama Series: Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO; Bryan Cranston,
                                              with the Stars”).                         on The CW. Cycle 19 of the show will       Producers”) will portray a manager
Denison business owner Buffy Hanson                                                                                                                                            Marc Cherry, but Lifetime has picked     “ER”) as he leads against alien invasion.   “Breaking Bad,” AMC; Michael C. Hall, “Dexter,” Showtime; Hugh Bonneville, “Downton
                                                                                        allow viewers to cast votes online and     imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the
will compete in the July 29 episode of                                                                                                                                         up the drama for 13 episodes to air in                                               Abbey,” PBS; Damian Lewis, “Homeland,” Showtime; Jon Hamm, “Mad Men,” AMC
                                              “Major Crimes” will debut at 9 p.m.       via mobile. Audience averages will be      bank to cut costs and return the firm to
“Cupcake Wars” on Food Network,               Aug. 13 on TNT. As “The Closer”           combined with scores from host Tyra        fiscal fitness. Tierney (“ER,” “Rescue      2013. The show will revolve around on    HBO renewed “The Newsroom”                  Actress, Drama Series: Glenn Close, “Damages,” DirecTV; Michelle Dockery,
starting at 7 p.m. Rialto Theater will        spin-off, it will center around Capt.     Banks and the judges. Eliminated           Me”) will play a self-made millionaire      a group of five maids who work for the   and “True Blood.” Announcement              “Downton Abbey,” PBS; Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife,” CBS; Kathy Bates, “Harry’s
host a viewing party at 424 W. Main St.,      Sharon Raydor, played by Mary             contestants also will have a chance to     who has become the most respected           rich and famous in Beverly Hills, and    about “The Newsroom” came only a            Law,” NBC; Claire Danes, “Homeland,” Showtime; Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men,” AMC
with doors opening to limited seating at      McDonnell (Stands with a Fist in          return, based on viewer votes on results   in Chicago Democratic politics. British     is based on the hit Mexican telenovela   few days after its debut. The drama         Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad,” AMC; Giancarlo
5:30. The owner of Buffy’s Cupcakes on        “Dances with Wolves”).                    of their photo shoots.                     actor Marc Warren (“Hustle,” “Mad           “Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar.” Its    starring Jeff Daniels is a look behind      Esposito, “Breaking Bad,” AMC; Brendan Coyle, “Downton Abbey,” PBS; Jim Carter, “Downton
Main will be among four of the nation’s                                                                                            Dog”) will play Kalinda’s (Archie           stars include Susan Lucci (“All My       the scenes of a fictional cable network.    Abbey,” PBS; Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones,” HBO; Jared Harris, “Mad Men,” AMC
top cupcake bakers facing off in three        “Oh Sit!” will debut at 7 p.m. Aug.       “American Idol” has signed Mariah          Panjabi) manipulative ex-husband.           Children”), Ana Ortiz (“Ugly Betty”)     “True Blood,” now in its fifth season,      Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad,” AMC; Maggie Smith,
elimination challenges. There will be an      15 on The CW. A dozen thrill-seekers      Carey to take over a little more than a    And Amanda Peet, who most recently          and Roselyn Sanchez. “Desperate          stars Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer            “Downton Abbey,” PBS; Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey,” PBS; Archie Panjabi, “The Good
“Angry Birds” contest in which they           will compete in a ramped-up version       week after Steven Tyler and Jennifer       starred in short-lived NBC series           Housewives” alumna Eva Longoria is       and Alexander Skarsgard.                    Wife,” CBS; Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife,” CBS; Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men,” AMC
decorate in the game series theme for a       of musical chairs with five physically    Lopez said they were out for Season 12.    “Bent,” is cast as a military lawyer who    an executive producer.                                                               Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS; Larry David, “Curb
$10,000 prize and a showcase spot at the      demanding obstacle courses. There’s a     Tyler announced he will quit the Fox       enlists Alicia to represent her when                                                 The field of potential winners for the      Your Enthusiasm,” HBO; Don Cheadle, “House of Lies,” Showtime; Louis C.K., “Louie,” FX
“Angry Birds Space” app kickoff party         cash prize, of course. Hosts are Jamie    singing competition to devote his time     she accuses a contract worker of sexual     TNT renewed “Dallas” for a 15-           64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards           Networks; Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock,” NBC; Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men,” CBS
in Seattle. Buffy, a former preschool         Kennedy (“The Ghost Whisperer”)           to Aerosmith. And Lopez said on July       assault. She and Alicia become friends.     episode second season and “Rizzoli       was announced, and “Mad Men” and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Actress, Comedy Series: Lena Dunham, “Girls,” HBO: Melissa McCarthy, “Mike &
director, was one of only 40 selected for     and Jessi Cruickshank (“MTV Live”).       12’s “Today” she was thinking it was                                                   & Isles” for a 15-episode fourth run.    “American Horror Story” lead the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Molly,” CBS; Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl,” Fox; Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie,” Showtime;
this season of the show and had to keep                                                 time for her to leave, then confirmed      Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress             Enough viewers have tuned in for the     pack with 17 nominations each. Cable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Parks and Recreation,” NBC; Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation,” NBC; Tina Fey, “30
it quiet for months.                          The CW will have a singing                her exit the next day on Ryan Seacrest’s   Christine Lahti (“Chicago Hope”) has        return to Southfork Ranch and the        networks dominated, but broadcast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rock,” NBC; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep,” HBO
                                              competition too, starting at 8 p.m.       radio show. The rocker and singer/         been cast in a recurring role on “Hawaii    Ewing family to make “Dallas” basic      networks are on the list too. Winners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ed O’Neill, “Modern Family,” ABC; Jesse Tyler
Comedy Central will roast Roseanne            Aug. 16. “The Next: Fame Is at Your       actress have sat at the judges’ panel      Five-0” on CBS. Surprise! Her character     cable’s No. 1 new series this summer.    will be revealed live Sept. 23 on ABC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ferguson, “Modern Family,” ABC; Ty Burrell, “Modern Family,” ABC; Eric Stonestreet, “Modern
Barr in a special to air at 9 p.m. Aug. 12.   Doorstep” (formerly titled “The Star      for two seasons. Lopez is on tour with     is Doris McGarrett, mother of Steve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Family,” ABC; Max Greenfield, “New Girl,” Fox; Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live,” NBC
                                              Next Door”) will show mentors Joe         Enrique Iglesias, raising 4-year-old       McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) who was
NBC will offer commercial-free                Jonas, Nelly, Gloria Estefan and John     twins, and played Holly in “What to        thought to be dead.                                                                                                              Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS;
previews of two new fall comedies. The        Rich traveling to local performers’       Expect When You’re Expecting” and                                                                                                                                           Kathryn Joosten, “Desperate Housewives,” ABC; Julie Bowen, “Modern Family,” ABC; Sofia
one for “Go On,” starring Matthew             towns and preparing them for a chance     voiced Shira the saber-tooth tiger in      “Unforgettable” fans might need                                                                                                  Vergara, “Modern Family,” ABC; Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie,” Showtime; Kristen Wiig,
Perry (Chandler on “Friends”), is             to perform live on stage in front of      “Ice Age: Continental Drift.”              to remember to set their DVRs next                                                                                               “Saturday Night Live,” NBC
slated to follow Aug. 8 coverage of the       America. Queen Latifah is one of the                                                 summer. CBS revived the series for a                                                                                             Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Woody Harrelson, “Game Change,” HBO; Kevin
Summer Olympic Games. The sneak               executive producers.                      Sharon Osbourne won’t be back to           13-episode second season to air then.                                                                                            Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History; Bill Paxton, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History;
peek of “Animal Practice,” starring                                                     judge the next “America’s Got Talent.”                                                                                                                                      Clive Owen, “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” HBO; Idris Elba, “Luther,” BBC America; Benedict
Justin Kirk (Andy Botwin on “Weeds”)          “Boss” Season 2 will premiere at 9 p.m.                                              New episodes of “Arrested                                                                                                        Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece),” PBS
will air after the Aug. 12 Olympics           Aug. 17 on Starz. Kelsey Grammer          “NCIS” cast members officially             Development” were slated to start                                                                                                Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Connie Britton, “American Horror Story,” FX; Julianne
closing ceremonies.                           (“Frasier”) won a Golden Globe for his    returning for Season 10: Mark Harmon       filming around mid-August, according                                                                                             Moore, “Game Change,” HBO; Nicole Kidman, “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” HBO; Ashley Judd,
                                              portrayal of Chicago Mayor Tom Kane       (Special Agent Gibbs), Michael             to star Jason Bateman. “Arrested                                                                                                 “Missing,” ABC; Emma Thompson, “The Song of Lunch (Masterpiece), PBS
NBC will debut “Stars Earn Stripes”           in the drama’s first season.              Weatherly (Special Agent DiNozzo),         Development” was canceled by                                                                                                     Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Denis O’Hare, “American Horror Story,”
at 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Missions inspired by                                                 Cote de Pablo (Ziva David), Pauley         Fox in 2006. This revival and fourth                                                                                             FX Networks; Ed Harris, “Game Change,” HBO; Tom Berenger, “Hatfields & McCoys,”
real military exercises will be performed     Fox will bring back “Cops” with a pair    Perrette (Abby), Rocky Carroll             season will air on Netflix, and all 10                                                                                           History; David Strathairn, “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” HBO; Martin Freeman, “Sherlock: A
competitively by famous people:               of two-hour marathons, starting at 7      (Director Vance), David McCallum           episodes will be released at once in                                                                                             Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece),” PBS
boxing champion Laila Ali, actor Dean         p.m. Aug. 18 and Aug. 25.                 (Dr. Mallard) and Sean Murray (Tim         2013. A movie will follow. Refresher:                                                                                            Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Frances Conroy, “American Horror
Cain (“Superman”), former National                                                      McGee). Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer)       The comedy is about the Bluth family                                                                                             Story,” FX Networks; Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story,” FX Networks; Sarah
Football League player Terry Crews            “Teachers Rock” will be broadcast live    was promoted to series regular.            whose patriarch is jailed for shifty                                                                                             Paulson, “Game Change,” HBO; Mare Winningham, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History; Judy
(The Expendables), singer Nick Lachey         at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 on CBS. The benefit                                                accounting practices at the family firm                                                                                          Davis, “Page Eight (Masterpiece),” PBS
(“The Sing-Off”), Todd Palin (former          concert will feature performances by      “The Good Wife” will bring in several      and how they cope when all its assets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reality Program: “Antiques Roadshow,” PBS; “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution,” ABC;
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s husband),           Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley,         familiar names for recurring roles,        are frozen. The cast also includes Portia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “MythBusters,” Discovery; “Undercover Boss,” CBS; “Who Do You Think You Are?,” NBC
Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street,          fun. and Josh Groban. Others who’ll       starting with the Season 4 premiere in     de Rossi, Will Arnett, Tony Hale,
“The Biggest Loser” trainer Dolvett           share personal recollections to honor     September. Two have won Tony and           Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Cera and Ron                                                                                             Reality-Competition Program: “The Amazing Race,” CBS; “Dancing With the Stars,”
Quince and WWE star Eve Torres.               educators: Dave Grohl, Usher, Adam        Emmy Awards — Kristin Chenoweth            Howard (narrator).                                                                                                               ABC; “Project Runway,” Lifetime; “So You Think You Can Dance,” Fox; “Top Chef,” Bravo;
They will do everything from helicopter       Levine, Meryl Streep, LL Cool J, Viola    and Nathan Lane — and Maura                                                                                                                                                 “The Voice,” NBC
drops to long-range weapons firing.           Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jennifer        Tierney has been nominated for an          ABC renewed “Rookie Blue” for a                                                                                                  Variety, Music or Comedy Series: “The Colbert Report,” Comedy Central; “The
Hosting duties have been assigned to          Garner, Jack Black, Morgan Freeman,       Emmy. Chenoweth (“Pushing Daisies,”        fourth season. The police drama (which                                                                                           Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central; “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” ABC; “Late Night
retired Gen. Wesley Clark, the former         Matthew Morrison, Miranda Cosgrove        “GCB”) will match wits with Alicia         is set in Toronto) stars Missy Peregrym                                                                                          With Jimmy Fallon,” NBC; “Real Time With Bill Maher,” HBO; “Saturday Night Live,” NBC
supreme allied commander Europe for           and more. Also see scenes from            (Julianna Margulies) and Peter (Chris      (“Stick It”) and Gregory Smith. Season                                                                                           Children’s Program: “Degrassi,” TeenNick; “Good Luck Charlie,” Disney Channel; “iCarly,”
NATO and 2004 presidential candidate,         upcoming movie “Won’t Back Down.”         Noth) as a political reporter who          3 premiered in March.                                                                                                            Nickelodeon; “Victorious,” Nickelodeon; “Wizards Of Waverly Place,” Disney Channel.

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                                                                                                                                                                                 Nashville to son Miles Alexander,            a four-hour labor in the backyard of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma would like to welcome
                                                                                                                                                                                 making her a first-time mom with             family’s Pennsylvania farm. Maran and
                                                                                                                                                                                 husband Nate Yetton. Williams, 29,           photographer Ali Alborzi also have a 6-
                                                                                                                                                                                 announced her pregnancy shortly              year-old daughter, Rumi Joon.
                                                                                                                                                                                 before she and John Paul White picked
                                                                                                                                                                                 up two Grammy Awards this year.              Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick
                                            Wedding bells                                     diaper pails

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              welcomed a daughter early July 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                 “The Firm” actor Josh Lucas and his          Penelope Scotland weighed 7 pounds,
                                                                                                                                                                                 wife welcomed a son June 29. Noah            14 ounces. Kardashian, 33, and Disick
By Regina Phillips                          her engagement during a December           Katie Holmes filed for divorce June          jeweler Andrei Nikolajevic. Shepherd,        Rev Maurer weighed 9 pounds, 4               also have son Mason Dash, who will be
The KLBC Buzz Editor                        appearance on “Conan.” Koman is            28 from Tom Cruise, and they reached         who’s on Lifetime’s “The Client List,” has   ounces. The 41-year-old actor and            3 in December. They have been together
                                            a writer who previously worked for         a settlement two weeks later. The 33-        been married twice before to David Ford      freelance writer Jessica Ciencin             since 2007.
Alec Baldwin married Hilaria Thomas         Conan O’Brien.                             year-old actress and 50-year-old actor       and Bruce Oppenheim, and has three           Henriquez got married in March 2011.
June 30, only three months after                                                       were married in November 2006 in             adult children.                              Recognized as Jake in “Sweet Home            Matthew McConaughey and Camila
announcing their engagement. The            Eric Christian Olsen, better recognized    an Italian castle after the April 18,                                                     Alabama,” Lucas actually was born            announced less than a month after
54-year-old “30 Rock” star and yoga         as Det. Marty Deeks on CBS’s “NCIS:        2006, birth of daughter Suri. This was       Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and            Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer to an          getting married that they are expecting
instructor, who’s at least 25 years his     Los Angeles,” exchanged vows with          the third marriage for Cruise, who           wife Allison welcomed a son July 20          emergency-room doctor and nurse              a baby. The 42-year-old actor and 30-
junior, started dating in summer 2011.      Sarah Wright during an outdoor             was actress Mimi Rogers’ husband             in Nashville. Dylan Jay weighed at           midwife in Little Rock, Ark.                 year-old Brazilian model/designer
Their nuptials in a New York cathedral      ceremony performed by Olsen’s father       for less than three years and actress        7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured                                                          already have two kids together — son
were witnessed by his two of his brothers   on the grounds of the Wyoming barn         Nicole Kidman’s for 11 years. Cruise         20.5 inches long. The 41-year-old            Jackson Rathbone, who plays Jasper           Levi, 4, and Vida, 2.
(Stephen and Billy Baldwin), co-star        the actor bought and remodeled with        and Kidman adopted two children              musician/producer/songwriter flew            Hale in the “Twilight” saga, became a
Tina Fey, director Woody Allen, “Law        his family and Wright. The 35-year-old     — daughter Isabella, 19, and son             in from a Detroit concert just in time       dad July 5. Girlfriend Sheila Hafsadi        Adele wrote in a post on her website
& Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay,        actor and 28-year-old actress have been    Connor, 17. Holmes was in a five-year        for the birth and returned hours later       gave birth to son Monroe Jackson             that she’s pregnant with her first child,
Robert Kennedy Jr. and “Saturday Night      together since 2007 and got engaged        relationship with and engaged to actor       (reportedly wearing his hospital scrubs      Rathbone VI, who weighed at 8                also belonging to boyfriend Simon
Live” producer Lorne Michaels.              in 2011. This is the first marriage for    Chris Klein shortly before she began         to board the plane) to perform in the        pounds, 11 ounces. Rathbone, 27, also        Konecki. The 24-year-old singer/
                                            Olsen, the second for Wright, who has      dating Cruise.                               show. DeMarcus and Allison, a CMT            is a singer/musician in a band called        songwriter and 38-year-old Drop4Drop
National Football League wide receiver      a small recurring role on NBC’s “Parks                                                  personality and former Miss Tennessee,       100 Monkeys.                                 charity CEO first were photographed
Chad Ochocinco married reality              and Recreation” as Millicent Gergrich      Vera Wang, the fashion designer              married in 2004. Their daughter,                                                          together in January but reportedly met
television star Evelyn Lozado in a July 4   and has a starring role in “21 and Over”   whose trademark is wedding gowns,            Madeline Leigh, will be 2 in December.       Caterina Scorsone, who plays                 in summer 2011. He previously had
celebration. It happened in Miami — his     from the writers of “The Hangover”         and Arthur Becker announced July 11                                                       Dr. Amelia Shepherd on “Private              a four-year marriage to a stylist with
hometown and where he signed in June        and “The Change Up.” The reception         they were separating after 23 years of       Uma Thurman gave birth July 15 to a          Practice,” gave birth July 6 to a            whom he has a daughter.
to suit up as a Dolphin in the upcoming     certainly wasn’t a Hollywood one, as a     marriage. They have two daughters            daughter. This is the first child for the    daughter at home with midwives.
season. The event was filmed for VH1        bluegrass band provided entertainment,     — Cecilia (born 1990) and Josephine          actress and financier Arpad Busson.          Eliza is the first child for the 30-year-    Jake Owen’s new wife is pregnant
reality show “Ev and Ocho,” slated to       and guests dined on barbecue, played       (born 1993).                                 But she has two — daughter Maya, 14,         old actress and The Rescues singer/          with a daughter, due in November.
air in September, and the groom gave a      horseshoes and beanbag toss, and made                                                   and son Levon, 10 — with ex-husband          musician Rob Giles, 36. Scorsone’s           The “Barefoot Blue Jean Night”
play-by-play via Twitter. Ochocinco, 34,    s’mores at fire pits.                      “The Hangover” star Zach Galifianakis        Ethan Hawke. Busson has two sons             pregnancy was written into her               singer, who’s turning 31 Aug. 28,
and Lozada got engaged in November                                                     is engaged to longtime girlfriend Quinn      with model Elle Macpherson.                  “Private Practice” storyline.                and Lacey Buchanan Owen, 22, got
2010. That was a busy year for him,
having competed on “Dancing with the
                                            Lee DeWyze, the 2010 “American
                                            Idol” winner, got married July 21
                                                                                       Lundberg. The 42-year-old actor included
                                                                                       in the wedding invitation a drawing of       Kelsey Grammer’s wife, Kayte,                Model/actress Sienna Miller gave birth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              engaged on stage at his April 7 show
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and married a month later. He told
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Are you looking for a
Stars,” then VH1’s “The Ultimate Catch”
dating series. The latter wasn’t won by
                                            to model/actress Jonna Walsh. The
                                            outdoor ceremony in Camarillo, Calif.,
                                                                                       himself and his 29-year-old fiancé. He
                                                                                       reportedly made himself look like a little
                                                                                                                                    gave birth July 13 to daughter Faith
                                                                                                                                    Evangeline. They were expecting
                                                                                                                                                                                 to a daughter, Marlowe, in early July
                                                                                                                                                                                 in London. Miller, 30, and actor Tom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              People: “We actually found out Lacey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              was pregnant after I had asked her          natural way to feel good,
Lozado. She had a 10-year relationship      was attended by approximately 100          troll and Quinn a tall blonde princess.      twins but lost the boy. The actor, who       Sturridge, 26, have kept quiet about         dad for his permission. The way we
with former National Basketball
Association forward Antoine Walker
                                            guests, many of whom flew in from
                                            his hometown of Chicago. The bride
                                                                                       Quinn, who is vice president and co-
                                                                                       founder of the Growing Voices charity.
                                                                                                                                    previously starred in sitcom “Frasier”
                                                                                                                                    and currently leads Starz series “Boss,”
                                                                                                                                                                                 their relationship. She endured a lot of
                                                                                                                                                                                 tabloid focus and scrutiny during past
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              saw it, the baby news was a bonus on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              top of the engagement, but we didn’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          gain energy, build muscle
and has been a main cast member on
VH1’s “Basketball Wives.” Ochocinco
                                            walked down the aisle to a song the
                                            groom wrote just for her, “Who Would       Sofia Vergara, Gloria on ABC’s “Modern
                                                                                                                                    has four children from previous
                                                                                                                                    relationships. He and Kayte have been
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships with actors Jude Law and
                                                                                                                                                                                 Balthazar Getty.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              want anyone to think we were getting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              married because Lacey was pregnant,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               & lose weight?
has fathered four children, and Lozado      Have Known,” which also will be on         Family,” reportedly got engaged while        married a year.                                                                           and we wanted to celebrate our
has a daughter.                             his next album. Dwyze, 26, and Walsh,      vacationing in Mexico for her 40th                                                        Alisan Porter, the star of 1991’s            wedding first.”

Sara Ramirez, who plays Dr. Callie
Torres on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,”
                                            who has 16 acting credits listed on
                                  , met in October 2010 while
                                            shooting his “Sweet Serendipity” video.
                                                                                       birthday. Almost two months after news
                                                                                       they broke up, a source told People that
                                                                                       36-year-old entrepreneur Nick Loeb
                                                                                                                                    Jason Lee, who’s played Dave Seville in
                                                                                                                                    the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” movies,
                                                                                                                                    and wife of four years Ceren welcomed
                                                                                                                                                                                 “Curly Sue,” gave birth July 17 to
                                                                                                                                                                                 son Mason Blaise. The 31-year-
                                                                                                                                                                                 old actress/singer/songwriter and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kings of Leon drummer Nathan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Followill and singer/songwriter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WE’LL TELL
got married on Independence Day. The
actress/singer, who turns 37 Aug. 31,
and business analyst Ryan Debolt got
                                            Their first date was a Lakers/Bulls
                                            basketball game. He proposed in July
                                            2011 under fireworks on a private yacht
                                                                                       proposed at the Mayan archeological
                                                                                       ruins of Chichen Itza. They started
                                                                                       dating in 2010. The Columbian actress/
                                                                                                                                    a son June 16. Sonny weighed 7 pounds,
                                                                                                                                    6 ounces. He joins daughter Casper, who
                                                                                                                                    turns 4 Aug. 10. Lee also has a son —
                                                                                                                                                                                 Brian Autenrieth, a 34-year-old fruit
                                                                                                                                                                                 exporter and former “Days of Our
                                                                                                                                                                                 Lives” actor, got married in March. He
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jessie Baylin announced they will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              parents in December. Followill, 33,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and Baylin, 33, have been married
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              YOU HOW!
engaged in June 2011 in Paris.              at Disney World.                           model had a two-year marriage to             Pilot, who will be 9 Sept. 28 — from his     already has a daughter, Cassie.              since November 2009.

Ellie Kemper, who’s Erin Hannon on          “The Doctors” co-host Travis Stork,
                                                                                       her childhood sweetheart. Their son,
                                                                                       Monalo, turns 20 this year.
                                                                                                                                    relationship with actress Beth Riesgraf.
                                                                                                                                    The 42-year-old actor played the lead on     Josie Maran, the 34-year-old model/          Claire Danes, who stars in Showtime’s                                           Give Kelly a Call!
NBC’s “The Office,” got married July        who didn’t meet his soul mate while                                                     NBC’s “My Name Is Earl” and TNT’s            actress and former “Dancing with the         “Homeland,” is pregnant with her first
7 to longtime beau Michael Koman.
While promoting 2011’s “Bridesmaids,”
                                            on “The Bachelor,” got married June 30
                                            to pediatrician Charlotte Brown. They
                                                                                       Cybill Shepherd, who starred on
                                                                                       “Moonlighting” and “Cybill,” is engaged.
                                                                                                                                    “Memphis Beat.”                              Stars” (2007) contestant, delivered
                                                                                                                                                                                 her second child July 1. The baby girl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              child. The 33-year-old actress and 37-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              year-old English actor Hugh Dancy met
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (580) 920-5935
in which she played Becca, the 32-          have been together more than three         The 62-year-old actress accepted the         The Civil Wars singer/songwriter             weighed 7.5 pounds and measured 20           while filming “Evening” (2007). They                                    
year-old comedian/actress confirmed         years and got engaged in 2011.             proposal of psychologist and former          Joy Williams gave birth June 30 in           inches long, arrived via water birth after   married in 2009 in France.

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‘Hunger Games’ sequels split, several TV icons sign off in July
By Regina Phillips                             search engine. A Huffington Post online     what’s likely a much more flattering          Andy Griffith died of a heart attack
The KLBC Buzz Editor                           article collected complaints posted to      photo than the one nobody snapped             July 3 at his North Carolina home at
                                               Twitter and Reddit, which pointed           June 17 at the Santa Barbara, Calif.,         age 86. Of course, he was Sheriff Andy
“Hunger Games” will drag out
                                               out at least one other recent example.      police station. The 45-year-old celebrity     Taylor on “The Andy Griffith Show”
anticipation like “Harry Potter” and
                                               An embedded video clip of a “Hawaii         chef rear-ended another vehicle after         and the titular defense attorney on
“Twilight” have done. Lionsgate
                                               Five-0” scene showed two characters         leaving a tavern and registered twice the     “Matlock.” Griffith came from Mount
plans to split the final installment of
                                               at an art show, one telling the other to    legal blood-alcohol level on a breath test.   Airy, N.C. He wanted to be an opera
the film franchise, “Mockingjay,”
                                               “Bing it” on a Microsoft phone. It made                                                   singer and a preacher before getting
into two parts expected to premiere
                                               me embarrassed for them. However            “Twilight” actor Kellan Lutz recently         into acting in college. He and his
in November 2014 and November
                                               shameless the promotion, business           made a trip to the Florida Everglades to      new wife started a song-and-dance
2015. There’s still quite a wait for
                                               apparently keeps improving for Bing.        join GQ and Lacoste. The photo shoot is       act in the 1940s that eventually got
the second overall movie. “Catching
                                                                                           part of an effort to draw attention to a      him into delivering monologues on
Fire” won’t debut until Nov. 22, 2013.
                                               “Magic Mike” drew so much attention         conservation group’s efforts to protect       variety shows. He starred as an Army
Some casting news for that one: Philip
Seymour Hoffman will portray head              on the big screen that it’s reportedly      the swamp land. The 27-year-old actor         draftee in Broadway’s “No Time for
game maker Plutarch Heavensbee. Of             being adapted as a Broadway musical         posed with four-foot alligator across his     Sergeants” in 1954 and the 1958 movie
course Jennifer Lawrence will return           that could open in summer 2013. The         shoulders.                                    version. The latter featured Don Knotts,
as Katniss Everdeen, along with other          film’s director, Steven Soderbergh, and                                                   who later became his sidekick on “The
cast members. (Wouldn’t want to spoil          its star upon whose actual experiences      Lisa Kudrow said her 14-year-old son,         Andy Griffith” show.
too much the plot for those who haven’t        as a stripper, Channing Tatum, will be      Julian, has declared from the time he
read or seen yet.)                             two of the producers. Another of those is   was able to talk that he does not want        Ernest Borgnine died July 22 of renal
                                               Reid Carolin, who wrote the screenplay      a sibling. “I feel bad, only because he       failure at age 95. His six-decade career
Jessica Biel said fiancé Justin                and will do the same for the musical.       alone will have to deal with his parents      as an actor included an Oscar-winning
Timberlake has better taste than she                                                       when they’re old,” the 49-year-old            performance in 1955’s “Marty” as a
does. The 30-year-old actress told             Tina Fey raps on a song called “Real        actress told Bethenny Frankel during          Bronx butcher who finally finds love.
InStyle the 31-year-old singer/actor           Estate” from Childish Gambino’s             a recent talk-show appearance. But he         Borgnine actually married five times
helps pick out her outfits. Biel said          “Royalty” mixtape. Gambino is               wants to give them plenty of grandkids        — including a six-week betrothal to
she’ll pick out something to wear, and         Donald Glover — a writer for Fey’s          someday. Kudrow, formerly Phoebe              Broadway star Ethel Merman in 1964
when she asks his opinion, he’ll shake         “30 Rock” who plays Troy Barns on           on “Friends,” stars in “Web Therapy.”         — and had four children. He played Lt.
his head “no” and get out something            “Community.” Even if Fey doesn’t            She co-created the improvised comedy          Commander Quinton McHale on ABC
else for her. That doesn’t mean she            rap every day, her approximately 30         series that started online in 2008 and        World War II sitcom “McHale’s Navy”
lets go of her independence. The               seconds on the track shows her typical      was reconfigured as a half-hour show in       (1962-66). He had plenty of real-world
Colorado native said: “In my earlier           sense of humor. Unfortunately for me,       2011 on Showtime.                             experience from which to draw. Joining
experiences with relationships, I was          I had to listen to almost five minutes of                                                 the Navy in 1935, he served 10 years. He
really vulnerable to somebody else’s           the rest to hear her part. Like Glover’s    If you have plans to scour the ocean          pursued acting after fighting in WWII.
personality, hobbies and way of life. But      previous music projects, “Royalty” is       for an actual version of Disney’s Ariel,
as I’ve gotten older, I’ve become proud        available as a free digital download on     forget about it. The National Oceanic         Movin’ on up to that deluxe apartment
of the traits that make me who I am.           his website,                 and Atmospheric Administration                in the sky? Sherman Hemsley, who
Maintaining my individuality is really                                                     released an official statement insisting      played George on “The Jeffersons,”
important to me because, otherwise, I          Matthew Fox had to return to jail           “no evidence of aquatic humanoids             died at his El Paso home at age 74.
can easily slip into somebody else’s life.     almost two months after his arrest for      has ever been found.” Apparently, the         Hemsley dropped out of high school
So I’m glad I’m getting better at it. It’s a   driving under the influence. But the        government agency was compelled to            to join the Air Force before returning to
process, but it’s getting simpler.”            45-year-old “Lost” actor was going          clear up the matter after the Animal          hometown Philadelphia, working for
                                               back only to get his mug shot taken.        Planet special “Mermaids: The Body            the U.S. Postal Service and taking acting
Many movies and television shows               The camera was broken when he made          Found.” The documentary premiered             classes at night. He later moved to New
have used product placement                    his first visit to the lock-up in Bend,     May 27 and used computer-generated            York and made his Broadway debut as
— sometimes subtly, other times                Ore. He won’t have to actually get into     imagery to show what mermaids                 Gitlow in “Purlie.” He was pursued by
blatantly. “American Idol” viewers are         the slammer if he completes a court         would look like if real. After it aired, at   TV writer/producer Norman Lear to
accustomed to the Coca-Cola cups on            diversion program within a year.            least two viewers wanted the NOAA             join the “All in the Family” cast. Two
the judges’ table, contestants in Ford                                                     to release information about the sea          years later, he did. And less than two
commercials, etc. But after watching           This mug shot issue might become an         creatures’ possible existence. Animal         years after that, he and Isabel Sanford
“The Amazing Spider-Man” in early              epidemic. Cat Cora of “Around the           Planet called the two-hour special            had their own spin-off. Hemsley also
July, fans didn’t think it likely the hero/    World in 80 Plates” went back 11 days       “science-fiction based on some real           played deacon Ernest Frye in NBC’s
science nerd would use Microsoft’s Bing        after she was arrested for DUI and took     events and scientific theory.”                “Amen” (1986-91).

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                  ‘THe laDy Is a CHaMP’                                                                                                                                                   finally got him out of boxing because he
                                                                                                                                                                                          was ridiculous.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           no thinking about Gloria Steinem or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           other ladies that were doing their thing.

Boxing’s first female judge shares humorous, interesting tales
                                                                                                                                                                                             In addition to her TV game-show stints,       No, this was something to do to have
                                                                                                                                                                                          Polis also made a very brief (“I think I         something in common with my husband.
                                                                                                                                                                                          saw the back of my head for maybe one-           I think the women liked the idea that
                                                                                                                                                                                          hundredth of a second”) appearance               a woman had broken into a male-
                                                                                                                                                                                          in “Rocky V.” It was being filmed in             dominated field. It’s been almost 40 years,
By Jim Reagan                                  book, which was very thick and small. It                                                                                                   Philadelphia, so Polis went looking for          and I’m still there.”
                                               took me a year and half to get through                                                                                                     her chance to break into the movies.                Polis said acceptance from male

         oxing in the 1970s brings memo-       it. But every time I went to the fights, he                                                                                                   “There were four days of shooting, and        counterparts came with time. However,
         ries of Muhammad Ali and Joe          would ask me on-the-spot questions. I                                                                                                      I walked up to the assistant director, who       she was unnoticed many times by the
         Frazier to even the most casual       would keep score and he would compare                                                                                                      was about 7-foot-3. I gave him my card           principals at the ring.
         fan. Philadelphia was a hotbed at     them with the men. So that was like the                                                                                                    and said, ‘In real life, I’m an actual judge.’      “The boxers are not even paying
the time, with fights regularly hosted by      oral and written part.”                                                                                                                    He looked down at me and said, ‘Are you          attention to you. They are not even
legendary venues such as the Blue Hori-           Clayton kept an eye on Polis’ progress                                                                                                  serious?’ I said, ‘I would love to be in one     looking at the ring-card girls who are                                                        ABOVE: Carol Polis with her fa-
zon and Spectrum.                              and put the wheels in motion for history                                                                                                   of the final fight scenes, if that’s OK.’ He     walking around. I was accepted after a                                                        vorite boxer of all time, Roberto
Some of the up-and-                            to be made.                                                                                                                                kind of whisked me off like I was a bug.         long time as one of the guys, which is                                                        Duran, in Panama.
comers could be seen                              “One night before the main event, at                                                                                                       “I went and sat on the last row and was       fine. You just have to hold yourself to
                                                                                                                                                                                          getting ready to enjoy the action when           a different standard. If you are the first                                                    LEFT: Polis judging her first of-
at Frazier’s gym in                            intermission, he came over and said,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ficial fight, Jimmy Young versus
North Philly, where it                         ‘Lady,’ — that’s what he always called                                                                                                     I heard on the loud speaker, ‘Would the          in your field, you don’t want to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ernie Shavers, in 13 at The
was possible to even                           me — ‘I’ve got good and bad news for           for so many years, rather than let the        considered a lethal weapon outside of         lady judge please report to ringside.’ You       any mistakes and look foolish, because                                                        Spectrum in Philadelphia.
catch a glimpse of                             you. Next week, you have to go up to           shiny exhibition continue. When he            the ring. Do many men try to pick a           would have thought I had wings. I flew. I        you will ruin it for everybody else. I was
Smokin’ Joe.                                   Harrisburg.’ Harrisburg is two hours           emerged, petting his rug like a long-lost     fight with you? He took his index finger      sat all day and loved every second of it.”       always conscious that I wanted to do a        collaborator Rich Herschlag six years to        “The publisher talked about it and there
  Carol Polis never                            away from where I lived in a suburb            friend, Cosell told his audience he had       and waved it at me, my father was with           Although embraced by feminists for            really good job and I always tried to.”       complete the book, which is available         has been some talk, but I don’t allow
was a boxing fan.                              of Philadelphia. I said, ‘That’s not so        now seen everything in his lifetime. As       me, and he said, ‘Yes. It takes a man to      breaking into this male bastion, Polis              She estimated fewer than a dozen           through Amazon and Barnes &                   myself more than five minutes to think
Her husband at the                             far. What’s the good news? He said,            he signed off, I heard someone I thought      walk away from a fight.’                      admitted blazing a trail wasn’t her aim.         female judges currently work pro-boxing       Noble. She kept track of her memories         about it. It would be too exciting and
time, Bob, dragged                             ‘You are going to be appointed the first       was Ledoux’s manager say, ‘Let’s find            “The second question was, ‘When you           “It absolutely never entered my mind.         fights. Polis has tutored new judges, but     throughout the years by writing               would be a miracle.”
her to fights. She                             woman professional boxing judge in             the judges!’                                  step into the square circle (which is what    It was my husband at the time who really         there aren’t many tips to be given since      diligently in her diary. She said there has     Maybe as miraculous as a 5-foot-1
thought they were sometimes barbaric           the country.’”                                    “That was my cue. I somehow doubted        we call the ring), are you ever afraid? He    pushed me into it. He wanted me share            judging is subjective.                        been interest in making her life story into   housewife from Philly becoming the
and wondered why bouts weren’t called             Polis judged her first professional         they wanted to discuss the fine points of     answered, ‘Anybody that tells you that        in this great love that he had. There was           Polis said it took her and writing         a movie.                                      world’s first female boxing judge.
when blood started to flow.                    fight Feb. 1, 1973. She received her           scoring in Maryland versus Pennsylvania,      there are not butterflies in your stomach
  Against this backdrop, Polis                 Pennsylvania boxing commission                 and though my hair was real, I didn’t         isn’t telling you the truth.’”
unwittingly struck a blow for an               appointment personally from Gov.               need my head knocked to the floor with           Then, showing his better known public
expanding women’s rights movement              Milton Schapp in a staged media                it. So, like Cosell, I signed off, which I    persona, Ali told Polis to stand between
as she landed in the hard-boiled, male-        event, and she soon got her fair share         accomplished by running out of the arena      him, his cook and a security guard, all
dominated sports of professional boxing.       of attention. She was deluged with             for my life.”                                 of whom were black. Ali quipped, “This
She became the sport’s first female judge      interview requests and even appeared              Polis met boxing’s two most famous         looks like an Oreo cookie!”
in the world.                                  on two of television’s most popular            gladiators in Frazier and Ali. Frazier took      Polis’ favorite boxer is still Roberto
  Polis outlined her trials and tribulations   game shows at the time, “To Tell the           the time to meet the entire Polis family at   Duran.
on the job and throughout her varied life      Truth” and “What’s My Line.”                   his famous gym. She included a tribute to        “I first saw him fight in 1973, when I
experiences in her book, “The Lady is a           Since then, Polis has judged “thousands     Frazier in the book’s preface and recalled    knew less than nothing about boxing.
Champ.” She told The KLBC Buzz that her        and thousands” of fights, including 27         meeting him.                                  I saw it on TV. He was fighting a boxer
surprise career was rooted in being the        title bouts and two non-title heavyweight         “Joe wasn’t huge for a heavyweight.        named Ken Buchanan, who was from
wife of a boxing referee. If she wanted to     fights. Only a petite 5-foot-1, she has been   He usually weighed in at just over 200        Scotland and was wearing a kilt. That
spend time with Bob and get out of the         a part of some crazy and very unlady-like      pounds. His height was usually listed at      caught my attention. I saw this fighter
house, she tagged along.                       situations.                                    6 feet, and now that I saw him standing       (Duran) and I couldn’t get over it.
  “One night, my husband taught me                One of those came after fight in 1977 at    next to Bob, I thought the 6 feet probably    He was perspiring and his hair was
how to keep score on the back of a             Annapolis. The bout was promoted by            included the shoes. But Frazier more than     dripping in his eyes. He was like a ball
program. He gave me only a 10-second           boxing godfather Don King, whom Polis          made up for a couple of inches and a          of fire, and I thought, ‘Who is this?’ That
lesson. We were working on a ‘five-point       said really should have an attorney sewn       couple-dozen pounds with the hardness         piqued my interest.”
must’ system. He was refereeing and            to his arm because he’s always in trouble.     that showed on his face and a physique           One of her most memorable bouts was
I was keeping score. At the end of the         When Johnny Boudreaux was declared             that was almost superhuman. In the ring,      Jan. 15, 1982, when Sergio Victor Palma
evening, he said he was going to turn in       the controversial winner over Scott            his thighs looked like cement slabs, and      of Argentina out-pointed Panama’s Jorge
my score to our commissioner, who was          Ledoux, all heck broke loose. Fighters         you could still see the outline of those      “Mocho” Luhan for the World Boxing
Zack Clayton.”                                 and a certain sports-broadcasting legend       slabs through his street clothes. Frazier     Association Super-Bantamweight title.
  Clayton was an interesting story in          were involved, with Polis smack-dab in         didn’t need to see us, but he clearly made       “One of the fighters bit the other on
his own right. He was a former Harlem          the middle of it too.                          the best of it.”                              the shoulder. A point was taken away, of
Globetrotter who had become a boxing              “In the frenzy, one of Ledoux’s swipes         Frazier’s lifelong nemesis, Ali, showed    course. It was held in an outdoor soccer
referee before getting the commissioner        had taken Howard Cosell’s hairpiece            Polis a different side when the two met at    stadium in Buenos Aries in Cordoba. It
post. Clayton liked Polis’ scoring and         right off his scalp. His chrome dome           the champ’s training camp in Deer Lake,       was a great fight. The (losing) manager
encouraged her to continue.                    exposed for the masses, Cosell went            Penn. She asked Ali two questions.            was making all of these accusations that
  “He sent me a rules and regulations          down like the fighters he had covered             “One, I know your fists are                the fight was fixed, and this and that. We

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to our athletic directors meetings, and most of it had to do with schedules. This         the right direction.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PHOTO BY DAN HOKE/SOUTHEASTERN
                                                                                                                                                                    Q&a WITH KeITH BaXTer                                                               past year, most of our games for baseball and softball were scheduled on Saturday         We feel good about where our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Sunday. The big thing is not playing on Sundays this year; it’s a big deal for        volleyball program is. Of course

                                                                                                                                                                   AD reflects on conference change,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Durant and for most of conference schools. The negative is moving to a Friday             we lose one of probably the two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Saturday, having to miss a little more class time. But as our travel situation        best volleyball players we have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        improved, that will make the missed class time a minimum. The basketball                  ever had in Lunden Azura. She was

                                                                                                                                                                    reveals expectations for 2012-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        schedule pretty much stays the same. The volleyball conference championship               nominated for female athlete of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will move to a three-day tournament versus a two-day tournament. This will be             the year, named conference player
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        beneficial to the teams that make the championship. The way it was this past year,        of the week numerous times. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the teams in the semifinals had to play in the morning, then turn around and play         people who are new coming in and

                                                                                                                                                                         outheastern Oklahoma State University Athletic Director Keith Baxter           in the championship later that same afternoon. Those are some minor changes that          the ones returning are going to
                                                                                                                                                                         recently took time to visit with Savage Storm play-by-play announcer           will hopefully benefit the schools and the student athletes.                              have to mesh together, unite and
                                                                                                                                                                         Michael Westbrook about the state of Southeastern athletics. He also talked    I would say the biggest change is the addition of Southern Nazarene and                   fill that gap Lunden has left. We
                                                                                                                                                                         about this year’s hall-of-fame inductees.                                      Northwestern coming on to the schedules. Northwestern was accepted recently as            are expecting to compete, make the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a provisionary member, which is big news for us, great for the state of Oklahoma          tournament again and make a run
                                                                                                                                                                   Did the Great American Conference meet Southeastern’s                                and great for the Great American Conference. And Southern Nazarene has entered            at the championship.

 1.9 %                                                                                                                                                             needs and expectations during the first year?
                                                                                                                                                                   I think the transition from the Lone Star Conference to the Great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        its second year of NCAA membership. They will not be eligible for championship
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                                                                                                                                                                   We would have liked to have had more success athletically. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  adding four members. Tell us about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        One focus for the new conference was this idea of it being one. Do you think              the banquet scheduled for the event?
                                                                                                                                                                   had a good softball season, good baseball season and the volleyball                  that helps create a more unified conference?                                              On Aug. 25, we have the hall-of-fame inductions. We feel like we have a very
                                                                                                                                                                   team had success. But overall, we want to have more success this                     My wife and I were just sitting here talking about the history and traditions. As         strong and unique class. Charles Gulley was a football and track star. His best
                                                                                                                                                                   year. We had a few bumps in the road because we were dealing                         we left the [Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference] and went to the Lone Star               accolades came from track. Some of his times he recorded in the ‘70s are just
                                                                                                                                                                   with one set of rules from the Gulf South teams and the Lone                         [Conference], we lost some of that, but we were able to keep some intact, since           ridiculous. He was a multiple conference champion and all-American, very
                                                                                                                                                                   Star teams. The communication within the conference was really                       there were five other schools that went to the Lone Star. With the Great American         decorated in his sport. He is the uncle of one of our other great players, Romar
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                                                                                                                                                                   good; the commissioner, Will Prewitt, did a good job of keeping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Westbrook        Conference, only two other Oklahoma schools went with us, and that was a                  Crenshaw, who is probably just years away from being inducted as well.
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                                                                                                                                                                   Our coaches made proposals to the athletic directors, then we took those proposals   five Oklahoma schools and six Arkansas schools, it doesn’t mean you’re going to           women’s basketball at Southeastern and will be a great addition to the hall of fame.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vote straight-party, but it does help balance things out. It’s a huge positive not only   Kent Samuel is a golfer, a conference champion when he played at Southeastern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for the Oklahoma schools but for the entire Great American Conference.                    and now has had tremendous success in the business world. Golf is one of those
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sports that doesn’t get a whole lot of publicity because it’s just hard to go watch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What are the realistic expectations for the 2012 Savage Storm football team?              sometimes, but Kent is the first golfer to be inducted. That will be a great honor for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Our expectations are very high for our football program. We expect to compete for         that sport here at Southeastern.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a conference championship every year. We had a great start last year, 2-0, then we        And Cary Ammons. No doubt he had ridiculous numbers — 39-2 career record in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        hit a slide and just didn’t recover. So our expectations are to compete and compete       three years pitching for the Southeastern baseball team. He was drafted in the Major
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at a high level. One thing about last season was, normally, the games were within         League draft, and everybody you talk to says he could and probably should still be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a touchdown or two with every team in the conference. The parity was there and            playing. He was a nasty left-hander that was a gusty performer. You know, 39 and 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that’s a good thing, but our guys have to be on their game every week and know            record, what more can you say? We’ve had some great players in the Southeastern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that every week is important.                                                             baseball program, but Cary has to be on the short list when you start looking at the all-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  time greatest players with Southeastern baseball. So he’s very, very worthy, as all of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Southeastern made it a point to create an incredible game-day atmosphere outside          inductees are. (Laughing:) None of the inductees, like me, are very wordy, so it may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Paul Laird Field last season. Is that something we can expect to grow this year?          one of the shortest programs in the history. But it will be a quality program, and we are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The community got involved at multiple levels. Some of our supporters came                looking forward to a great night inducting these individuals into the hall of fame.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        out, some of the alumni came out to the pre-game festivities, and we hope that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        continues to increase. We have a limited number of home games with four, so we            Can you tell us about renovations at the baseball field?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        hope those four dates can be well-attended. It’s a mutually beneficial situation          It’s something that has been needed for a number of years, decades. You go to some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for all of us involved. It’s a great atmosphere for our student athletes and coaches      of these Major League ballparks, they have something in particular that gives them
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to be a part of. It gives you more of that collegiate feel, and it’s a fun time for our   character. Well, we have had that character; it’s called a big drop-off in left field. It was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        fans that make the effort to come out and participate with cook-outs and things           not a great situation for us or for our opponents. Some would say it’s an advantage for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        like that. And we have some activities we are going to try to do to help promote          us, but you can’t look at it that way. The partnership that was formed with the City of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        those things.                                                                             Durant, Rustin Concrete and one of our more notable alumni in baseball, Brett Butler,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You have two dates that should be automatic for nice crowds — the first home              it has just been great. We can’t say enough about how grateful we are to those people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        game and homecoming. Then we only have two other home games on top of that,               and we couldn’t thank them enough. We’ve raised the elevation considerably, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        so we hope that we can grow that into something that can become a tradition. And          it should make the field more playable for the left-fielder, third baseman and short
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        we are in desperate need of building some new traditions, so hopefully this will be       stop. It should help us in recruiting as we do some renovations to the wall and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        something that will continue to grow.                                                     scoreboard. Without getting too emotional or sentimental, I’m happy for coach (Mike)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Metheny. He’s been one of our more decorated coaches in the history of the athletic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The volleyball team compiled a winning conference record and conference-                  department who won a national championship. There has been very little done to that
                                                                                                                                                                       Bryan County Turning Point Coalition & Marshall County Partners in Progress      tournament appearance. It appears coach Jen King has the program heading in               ballpark over the years, and it’s nice to see the people in the community appreciate his

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                                                                                                                           him up the bank. He was shocked, he
                                                                                                                                                                         Charles Michael Trover

                                               texoma talk
                                                                                                                           said, to see them struggling below the
                                                                                                                                                                         will be an old man before he’s out of
                                                                                                                           parking area. One boy apparently had
                                                                                                                                                                         prison. That doesn’t take such a long
                                                                                                                           re-entered the water, and his brother
                                                                                                                                                                         sentence when starting an armed-
                                                                                                                           jumped in to try to help but got in
                                                                                                                                                                         robbery career in one’s mid-50s. The
                                                                                                                           trouble himself. Even after others had
                                                                                                                                                                         56-year-old Calera resident pleaded no
                                                                                                                           thrown ropes out to the trio, going was
                                                                                                                                                                         contest to robbing three Bryan County
                                                                                                                           rough. As Cowart pushed the last of
                                                                                                                                                                         discount stores throughout a three-

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                                                                                                                           the two boys across a particularly swift,
                                                                                                                                                                         month period. He was recognized from
                                                                                                                           deep channel, he was pulled away by
                                                                                                                                                                         surveillance footage by Calera Police
                                                                                                                           the current. Cowart is survived by a
                                                                                                                                                                         Captain Daniel Thurmond and arrested
                                                                                                                           wife and three children of his own.
                                                                                                                                                                         at his home. He was sentenced to 25
                                   By Scott Corbin                             request to postpone Allison’s prelimi-                                                    years, with three years suspended.
                                   KLBC 106.3 FM News Director                 nary hearing until an autopsy report        It appears Bryan County
                                                                               could be obtained from the state medi-      sales taxes will go up Oct. 1, after vot-
                                                                                                                                                                         A ceremony at Oklahoma
                                   Teens eager to make the                     cal examiner’s office. His court date is    ers in late June approved a new quar-
                                                                                                                                                                         Highway Patrol Troop E Headquarters
                                   world a better place arrived in Durant      set for Oct. 15.                            ter-cent hike by a 7 percent margin.
                                                                                                                                                                         honored State Rep. Dustin Roberts, but
                                   the week after Independence Day.                                                        Although, Oklahoma Tax Commission
                                                                                                                                                                         not for his legislative work. He was rec-
                                                                                                                           officials said they would need all the
                                   Group Mission Trips gives youth an
                                                                               A Grayson County                            proper paperwork from county officials
                                                                                                                                                                         ognized for what he did on the side of
                                   opportunity to help with free labor                                                                                                   Interstate 35 in February 2011, the day
                                                                               deputy shot a prisoner to death while
                                   people who are unable to maintain their                                                 soon to meet the goal date. The money
                                                                               transporting him to a mental health                                                       before his first legislative session began.
                                   homes. Bryan County had 39 homes                                                        raised, an estimated $1 million per year,
                                                                               facility in Wichita Falls. The officer                                                    Department of Public Safety Commis-
                                   chosen to receive paint, new porches,                                                   will be distributed through the county
                                                                               reported Nathan Gene Pierce asked for                                                     sioner Michael Thompson said Roberts’
                                   wheelchair ramps, etc. Rural Enterpris-                                                 treasurer’s office to the 18 fire depart-
                                                                               a restroom stop several miles shy of                                                      actions on that cold night potentially
                                   es Inc. and Big Five assisted in organiz-                                               ments and will go to pay for improved
                                                                               their destination near Henrietta. That’s                                                  saved an OHP trooper and his strug-
                                   ing the arrival of the young missionar-                                                 dispatch services for emergency re-
                                                                               when the 32-year-old made a play for                                                      gling suspect injuries or worse: “Troop-
                                   ies. Each put in five eight-hour days                                                   sponders (non-law enforcement). Du-
                                                                               a weapon, getting the officers Taser                                                      er (Mark) Glenn was doing something
                                   on the dwellings of mostly elderly and                                                  rant’s retail sales tax, already a regional
                                                                               away from him. The deputy shot him                                                        we all dread, that we all have horror
                                   handicapped homeowners during their                                                     high, will increase to 9.375 percent.
                                                                               once in the chest. He rushed him to the                                                   stories about — wrestling on the side of
                                   time in Texoma.                                                                                                                       the road. Rep. Roberts stopped and ac-
                                                                               nearest hospital, where the man died
                                                                               during surgery.                             Durant Area Chamber                           tually helped him. We don’t know how

                                   A 23-year-old Durant                                                                    of Commerce and City of Durant use            it could have turned out if he hadn’t.”
                                                                                                                                                                         Glenn works for Troop F in Ardmore.
                                                                                                                           the sales pitch that their home base a
                                   man charged with first-degree murder
                                                                               The body of a man who                       great place to do business. The folks at      He told KLBC News that Roberts did
                                   in the death of his 14-month-old son
                                                                               drowned near Sherwood Shores was            Whataburger couldn’t agree more. Tak-         exactly what a member of the public
                                   was allowed bail. Marin Clay Allison’s
                                                                               recovered approximately 24 hours after      ing over a location on West Main where        should do if one sees an officer in dif-
                                   bond was set at $250,000 in Bryan
                                                                               he was last seen alive. Michael Dobbs,      several restaurants haven’t quite taken       ficulty: “He stepped out in my line of
                                   County District Court. According to
                                                                               62, went under while swimming after         hold, the national burger of Texas found      sight. He said, ‘I’m Dustin Roberts, and
                                   a Durant Police affidavit, Allison told
                                                                               a blown-off hat. His wife apparently        a populace ready. Company operations          I’m here to help you.’ And that’s when
                                   police he had become ill on a fam-
                                                                               was unable to operate the boat. A wit-      director Scott Phillips told us during        he came over. Because you never know
                                   ily trip in Broken Bow. After arriving
                                                                               ness reported seeing her attempting to      the grand-opening event that the new          who’s approaching you. It could be one
                                   home, his son kept pushing his way
                                                                               throw life preservers to her struggling     store did more business in the first two      of the suspect’s friends or partners, and
                                   into the bathroom. Allison reportedly
                                                                               husband, but her tosses fell short. Texas   weeks than they anticipated for the first     they could be there to help him instead
                                   said he became frustrated and grabbed
                                                                               authorities recovered his body near the     month. Marketing executive Monica             of us.” Roberts received a citation from
                                   the toddler’s clothing, causing him to
                                                                               Willis Bridge on Highway 377.               Maldonado called it the most successful       OHP Chief Kerry Pettingill at the July 3
                                   hit his head on the tile floor. According
                                                                                                                           opening in which she’s participated.          ceremony.
                                   to Allison’s account, he then spent the
                                   night watching his son and research-        A Denison fisherman
                                   ing head injuries on the Internet. He       who drowned June 30 at Denison Dam
                                   called 911 when his son quit breathing
                                   the following morning. The little one
                                                                               is being hailed a hero. Kenneth Cowart,
                                                                               38, jumped into the Red River to save             Catch the latest in local & area news
                                   was pronounced dead the next day at
                                   Children’s Hospital in Dallas. A doctor
                                                                               a young boy struggling in fast-rising
                                                                               water. The father of the boy Cowart
                                                                                                                                  at 7, 8 and 9 a.m., noon & 5 p.m.
                                   there reportedly completed paperwork
                                   that stated the child died due a severe
                                                                               saved said he had motioned for his
                                                                               children to come to the truck after the
                                                                                                                                      weekdays on KLBC 106.3 FM
                                   and traumatic brain injury. But District    siren announcing generation sounded.
                                   Attorney Emily Redmen was granted a         He said he thought they had followed
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                                                                                                                             the parliament member pulled a gun
                                                                                                                                                                                    What a dope                                  Don’t take valuables to workout              somebody noticed a strange man

                                       lighter side
                                                                                                                             from his waistband and pointed it at the                                                                                                         chugging down the street on a riding
                                                                                                                             activist. The TV host jumped between                     A New Jersey woman called police             Gym lockers usually aren’t the safest      lawn mower while carrying a shotgun,
                                                                                                                             the two, trying to stop the fight. While               to report she had paid for something         places to keep, well, anything. But one      and they called police. Officers easily
                                                                                                                             the parliament member did put away                     but hadn’t gotten it. But the “good” she     New Jersey man found out the hard way.       caught up with the man. They found out

                                   Here’s ‘pitcher’ of stupid
                                                                                                                             the gun, he and the activist continued to              was supposed to receive was marijuana.       He went to the gym and stored some of        he had stolen guns because he couldn’t
                                                                                                                             fight. The parliament member could face                She’d gone out and given a guy $20 for       his personal items in a locker. When he      buy them legally but really wanted one.
                                                                                                                             attempted murder charges. Video of the                 some weed, but the man did not deliver.      was finished working out an hour later,      He was arrested on multiple charges.
                                                                                                                             fight drew a lot of comments on Twitter.               She called police to report the theft. She   he returned and found the locker open.         The Buzz Stinger: Well, if you really,
                                   By Michelle Pierce                           federal grant. The scammers ask people                                                              was arrested instead, for “wandering         Several items he reported missing were a
                                                                                                                               The Buzz Stinger: This is what                                                                                                                 really, REALLY wanted one, I guess
                                                                                for their Social Security numbers and        happens when you let politicians miss                  for purposes of obtaining a controlled       wallet with $150, a watch worth $200 and     that’s OK then.
                                   Appeasing a toddler                          bank routing numbers. They give their
                                                                                victims a fake routing number, which
                                                                                                                             their nap times.                                       dangerous substance,” and later released.
                                                                                                                                                                                      The Buzz Stinger: Next time, call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a gold necklace with a diamond-studded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cross worth $5,000. Police were looking
                                      Parents, at times, will give their kids
                                                                                they claim will direct the federal money                                                            cousin Vinnie with the bat and brass         for the criminal at last update.             That’s just overkill
                                   things to shut them up. However, there
                                                                                toward their utility bills. One woman        Pig out!                                               knuckles.                                      The Buzz Stinger: The unasked                 A California man decided the best
                                   comes a point where one has to weigh
                                                                                who fell for the scam said she thought          Like bacon? Then you’ll love this                                                                question here: Why are you taking five-      way to get rid of cobwebs in his
                                   the difference between “harmless action      it was legitimate because the scammers       burger from the California burger chain                                                             grand worth of jewelry to the gym in         backyard was to go after them all with
                                   to keep kid quiet” and “child abuse.”        didn’t ask for any personal information.     Slater’s 50/50. The monthly special is                 Hansel, where’s Gretel?                      the first place?                             a propane blowtorch. While effective,
                                   One mother in Phoenix probably crossed       Georgia Power has instructed its                                                                      It’s not often a burglary suspect
                                                                                                                             the ‘Merica burger, made of 100 percent                                                                                                          this probably was not the best idea,
                                   that line when she poured beer into her      customers to hang up and call the                                                                   leaves a real trail for police. A man in
                                                                                                                             ground bacon. As if that weren’t enough,                                                                                                         especially considering there were dry
                                   2-year-old’s sippy cup while they dined      number on their bill if they receive a       it’s topped with bacon-flavored cheddar                Pennsylvania broke into a Subway             Crime of circumstance                        plants around. The arid vegetation caught
                                   at a pizza place. According to her, the      phone call from anybody claiming to be                                                              restaurant, intending to go for the cash       A man in Washington had a fight with
                                                                                                                             cheese, a slice of thick-cut bacon, and                                                                                                          fire and started a blaze in the man’s attic.
                                   kid kept reaching for the pitcher of beer,   with a utility company.                      bacon island dressing. In fact, the only               register, but he couldn’t open it. He        his girlfriend, and she kicked him out       Fortunately, his brother-in-law noticed
                                   so she gave him just a little bit to keep       The Buzz Stinger: This just in: Your      non-bacon thing on the burger is the                   consoled himself by stealing nine bags       of the car. He saw a nearby house with       the smoke, called 911 and got everybody
                                   him from going for the whole thing.          Social Security number is, in fact,          bun and a sunny-side-up egg. Previous                  of chips. Police found him by following      the garage door open. In a blind rage, he    out of the house. Firefighters responded
                                   Witnesses said he then was left alone at     personal information. Who knew?              monthly specials include a pulled-pork                 the trail of chip bags he dropped. He was    took some guns and cash, and made his        promptly and were able to extinguish the
                                   the table, and he fell over after drinking                                                burger and chili-cheese Frito burger.                  arrested and held on $30,000 bail.           getaway on a riding lawn mower. The          flames before they spread much further.
                                   from the cup. Someone called police,                                                         The Buzz Stinger: Heart attack on a                   The Buzz Stinger: No word on if he         man rode it for seven miles and ditched it      The Buzz Stinger: Nuke the spiders
                                   who took the child to the hospital and       Ravenous party gals?                         bun, just $8.95.                                       found a gingerbread house in the woods.      when it ran out of gas. Not surprisingly,    from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.
                                   charged the mother with child abuse.           Police officers in Australia’s Northern

                                      The Buzz Stinger: It wasn’t beer.         Territory were called about a disturbance
                                   It was just really, really, REALLY           at a tavern. The establishment was
                                   fermented apple juice.                       quiet, so they went to check the hotel       ACROSS                                                 59. Soluble ribonucleic acid
                                                                                next door, only to run into a group           1. Insures depositors                                 60. St. Paul’s architect Christopher
                                                                                of women celebrating a bachelorette           5. Hamilton’s duelling opponent                       DOWN
                                   Lazy claim                                   party. The police understandably were
                                                                                                                              9. What part of (abbr.)
                                                                                                                             12. Mayhem
                                                                                                                                                                                     1. Frictional horsepower
                                                                                                                                                                                     2. Decaliter
                                     A man in Washington got in trouble         surprised when the women shouted             14. One of the Algonquian people                        3. Marsh elder
                                   for faking the death of his cat. He was                                                   15. ___tor: speaker                                     4. Derision
                                                                                that the strippers had arrived. “They        16. Two-dimensional                                     5. Number, in base two (abbr.)
                                   in a minor car accident in 2009, and the     nearly had their shirts torn off, but they   18. Phonograph recording                                6. Dan Tanna actor R. ____h
                                   other driver’s insurer paid for some of                                                   19. __ Angeles                                          7. N.W. Iranian city
                                                                                managed to escape with their dignity         20. Toronto Port Authority                              8. A space set back or indented
                                   his chiropractic bills at the time. Then,    intact,” according to a report. Officers     21. Pharmacist                                          9. Ones active in party politics
                                   earlier this year, the man claimed his       managed to clear up the confusion, but       23. A paranormal ability                               10. Triggered arrow weapon
                                                                                                                             24. Blood-sucking African fly                          11. Gustatory perceptions
                                   cat had been killed in the accident and      in the spirit of good humor, they posed      25. A dog of mixed breed                               13. Gelatine case for medicine
                                   demanded $20,000 compensation. He            for some photos with the women before        27. Window latches (Brit.)                             17. Any bird of prey
                                                                                                                             28. Assuredness                                        22. Manpower
                                   told the insurance company that he’d         leaving for the night. The bride-to-be       30. Atomic #27                                         26. Tobacco mosaic virus
                                   paid $1,000 for the cat, and it had been     was ecstatic.                                31. Charlie Rose on PBS is one                         28. At a rapid tempo
                                   “like a son” to him. He even included                                                     36. Physician’s moniker                                29. The sharp part of a tool
                                                                                  The Buzz Stinger: Pretty sure I saw        37. Am. Revolutionary loyalists                        31.Visualizes
                                   a photo of the cat in his paperwork.         this movie.                                  38.Volcanic craters                                    32. Winged goddess of the dawn
                                   However, the insurance company                                                            41. S. Pakistan region along Indus river               33. Author
                                                                                                                             42. Related on the father’s side                       34. Head cavities
                                   did some digging and discovered the
                                   submitted photo was one of the top           Give peace a chance                          44. A strong pull
                                                                                                                             45. The lightest metal known
                                                                                                                                                                                    35. Shrub fence
                                                                                                                                                                                    38. Lilongwe is the capital
                                                                                  It’s not uncommon for things to get        47. Point midway between E and SE                      39. Exclamation of approval
                                   Google search results for “white cat.” In                                                 48. Black tropical American cuckoo                     40. Small cut branches
                                   fact, the image is on the Wikipedia page     heated with two opposing political           49. Having an outer covering                           43. 18th C. mathematician Leonhard
                                                                                sides on a television show. So it wasn’t     51. Scan words again                                   46. Buddenbrooks author Thomas
                                   for cats. That obviously gave grounds                                                     55. Harmless cyst                                      50. Arrived extinct (abbr.)
                                   for charges of insurance fraud.              terribly surprising when one Jordanian       56. Beano                                              52. Corn seed spike
                                     The Buzz Stinger: Too bad he’s not         parliament member and a political            57. Saponaceous                                        53. To mimic or imitate
                                                                                                                             58. Equal (prefix)                                     54. Text question “Did you notice?”
                                   facing charges of “being an idiot.”          activist started yelling at each other
                                                                                during a TV debate. This debate jumped       July Answers
                                                                                quickly from name-calling to something       ACROSS               16. Arran             26. Shies             34. Sumo             47. Seder      4. Aldan         12. Dillies       25. Kisy          33. Anele          42. Kite
                                   Grant them wisdom                            more physical. The parliament member          1. SRNA
                                                                                                                              5. Cass
                                                                                                                                                  17. Irregular
                                                                                                                                                  19. Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                        27. Skid
                                                                                                                                                                        28. Hans
                                                                                                                                                                                              35. Dinner menu
                                                                                                                                                                                              41. Stockades
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   48. Teen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   49. Nes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Carrot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Alien
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   14. Sites
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   15. Malls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     26. Shote
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     27. Sermons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       35. Dante
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       36. Rhus
                                     People in Georgia are being warned of      took off his shoe and chucked it at his       9. Heals            21. Allo              29. Heyse             43. Halos            DOWN           7. Slag          18. Roe           29. Haute         37. Manen
                                   a scam that promises President Barack        opponent, who knocked over his desk          11. Pallid           22. Belt              30. Song              44. Enkindle          1. Sheaf      8. Situating     20. Abide         30. Sense         38. Elide
                                                                                                                             13. Etude            23. Stile             31. Marry             45. Unite             2. Retro     10. Send          23. Shan          31. MSS           39. Notes
                                   Obama will pay utility bills with a new      and ducked to avoid the shoe. Then,          14. Seriatim         24. Skis              32. Haet              46. Settee            3. Nauru     11. Peril         24. Skyrocket     32. Hidden        40. Users

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