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									  March 2012

      Kid RocK
just is who he is
Lee Greenwood • A Judd Coming To Series Television • Pro Athletes We Love To Hate • Wayne Cobb
       Which pro-athletes do people dislike most?
                                                                                           Country Notes
                                                                                           Rock (etc.) Notes
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                                                                                      18   Survey Says                          five-county region of Texoma.
     What TV series do conservatives and liberal prefer?                              20   Movies                            For rack locations, advertising rates
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                                                                                      25   Entertainment
6 Family tradition                                                                    26   CelebRelations                                The KLBC Buzz
  Basketball and homecoming crowns                                                    28   Sports                             1418 N. First Ave., Durant, OK 74701
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8 Kid Rock just is who he is                                                          32   Texoma Talk
  Two shows in Texoma – March 3 and 4                                                 34   Lighter Side
                                                                                      35   Crossword
10 Lee Greenwood
                                                                                                                     Editor Regina Phillips
   Stars, stripes and golden records                                                    Contributing writErs Bob McKinzie, Scott Corbin, Michelle Pierce, Gerald Tidwell,
                                                                                                            Jim Reagan, Sandra Amos, Sarah Hoffman
                                                                                             salEs Todd Tidwell, Gerald Tidwell, Rhonda Clouse,Tommy Bertrand
28 Wayne Cobb’s stomping grounds                                                                                   ProduCtion Liz Hendricks
   From Savage court to Tiger bench, he toed neutrality to coaching greatness                                     suPPort Michael Westbrook

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                                                                                                                                                                        hands-on activities for ages 4-10 also planned; reservation required. Contact Katie
                                                                                                                                                                        Palmer, (903) 786-2826,

       So faith comes from hearing, and                                                                                                                                 Shutterbugs
                                                                                 Daylight-saving time will begin at 2 a.m. March 11, so turn clocks ahead an hour       Open to all levels of photographers who enjoy nature photography, a technical
      hearing through the word of Christ!                                                                                                                               program will be presented 12:30-2 p.m. March 10 in the FOH Center A/V
                                                          – Romans 10:17       Tax-filing help                                                                          classroom at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 6465 Refuge Road, west of
                                                                                                                                                                        Sherman. Photo-sharing theme will be “blue.” Info: Laurie Sheppard (903) 786-
                                  March Sermons                                Local taxpayers are offered free assistance and electronic filing through a team of
                                                                               IRS-certified counselors and AARP’s Tax-Aide program 12:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and           2826;;
                         March 4: “Channels of Grace” 1 Corinthians 10:14-17
                                                                               Thursdays through April 15 at Durant Senior Citizen Center, 301 N. 16th Ave. No
                             March 11: “Are You Sure?” Romans 8:12-17          age or income limit. People seeking assistance should bring their Social Security        NWTF
                             March 18: “Faith’s Fruit” Matthew 7:12-23         cards, previous year‘s tax return, real-estate tax receipts, all W-2 forms, 1099 forms   The 15th annual National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet, Little
                                     March 25: Special Speaker                 and any other records that will be necessary to file. No appointment needed.             Dixie Chapter, will be March 10 in Victory Life gymnasium, 3412 W. University
                                                                                                                                                                        Blvd., Durant. Arrival may begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 7. Door prizes
                            Join us for Holy Week – Palm Sunday (April 1),
                            Maundy Thursday (April 5) and Easter (April 8)
                                                                               Livestock                                                                                to be awarded. Tickets: $50 single; $65 couple; $290 sponsor; $20 “JAKES”; $635
      Rev. John Breon                                                                                                                                                   corporate table. Info: Josh Garrett, (580) 775-2847; Terry Bourne, 775-4545.
                                                                               Marshall County Livestock Show will begin at 4 p.m. Feb. 29 and be open 7:30

       Weekly activities
                                 DURANT SERVICES                               a.m.-9 p.m. March 1, and 8 a.m.-9 p.m. March 2 in Madill. Info: (580) 795-2431.
                                                                                                                                                                        Bike races
                              9 a.m. Traditional Worship                       Veggie Tales                                                                             Bike Week on the VDTRA schedule will run March 16-18 at North Forty Bike Park

        for all ages!          1
                              1 a.m. Modern Worship
                             CADDO SERVICE – 1 a.m.
                                                                               “Veggie Tales Live! God Made You Special” will be in Ada March 2 with show
                                                                               times at 1 and 6:30 p.m. at McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St. Admission for early
                                                                               performance $15 premium and $10 regular; evening performance $20, $15 and
                                                                                                                                                                        (four miles east of Highway 75 on Highway 82, then 2.5 miles north on Whitney
                                                                                                                                                                        Road and east on Jerry Pedigo Road, Sherman). Team Scherb flat-track school
                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, N-40 short-track double-header Saturday and TT Race Sunday. Info: David

                  First United                                                 $10 upper balcony. Special rates for groups of 15 or more. Info: (580) 332-8108;         Henry, (903) 815-9185,;

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                                                                               Comedy                                                                                   Jae L. & Crossover will perform everything from country renditions of favorites
                                                                               Theatricks will present “Charlotte’s Web” at 7 p.m. March 2 and 9; and 2 p.m.            to classic hits at 7:30 p.m. March 17 at McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St., Ada.
                                                    March 3-4 and 10-1 at Honey McGee Playhouse, 313 W. Mulberry St., Sherman.               Admission $15 adults; $13 for senior citizens; $10 children. Special rates for
                                                                               Info: (903) 893-8525;;                       groups of 15 or more. Info: (580) 332-8108;

                                                                               Symphony                                                                                 Circus
                                                                               Sherman Symphony Orchestra will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. March 3 at Kidd-              Denison will welcome Carson & Barnes Circus March 20 in the 700 block of West Main
                                                                               Key Auditorium, 400 S. Elm St., Sherman.                                                 Street. Shows at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Info: (903) 464-4452,

                                                                               Tech fair                                                                                Army jazz
                                                                               SOSU will host the third-annual Educational Technology Fair 9 a.m.-3                     U.S. Army Jazz Band concert is slated for March 24 at Eisenhower Auditorium,
                                                                               p.m. March 8 in Bloomer Sullivan Arena. It’s designed to present the latest              1901 S. Mirick Ave., Denison.

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                                                                               educational-technology innovations to teachers, administrators, library/media
                                                                               specialists, technology directors and other school personnel. There will be              Health expo
                                                                                                                                                                        A health and fitness expo will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 31 at Ardmore Convention

    The Living Last Supper
                                                                               vendor information, training presentations and door prizes. First 50 attendees
                                                                               will receive a free gift. Fair is sponsored by SOSU, Texoma Association for              Center, 2401 Rockford Road. Open to the public. Exhibitors will offer free
                                                                               Public School Improvement and Southeastern Center for Regional Economic                  product samples, health screenings and personal health assessments; seminars
                                                                               Development. Info: John Love, (580) 745-2226,                              about trends in fitness, nutrition and healthy living; behavior-change programs;

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                                                                                                                                                                        weight management; healthy cooking; health/fitness education; home-health
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                                                                                                                                                                        Info: (580) 226-2862.

        7 p.m. April 5
                                                                               The eighth annual Great Plains Juried Art Exhibition will run March 9-April 12 at
                                                                               Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Center,
                                                                               1614 N. First Ave., Durant. Reception 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 9. Gallery open 9 a.m.-       Art tour
          Call the church o ce for more information                            5 p.m. Monday-Friday or by arrangement; closed March 19-23 for spring break.             The annual Spring Fine Art Tour presented by Denison Arts Council will be 10
                                                                               Info: (580) 745-2735.                                                                    a.m.-6 p.m. March 31 and 1-5 p.m. April 1 downtown.
    Join us for worship this Sunday morning!
    Donut Fellowship - 9 a.m., Bible classes starting - 9:30,                  Hummingbirds                                                                             Kids fishing
                                                                               Mark Klym, coordinator of Texas Parks & Wildlife Hummingbird Round-up,                   Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge will host a free kids fishing event 9 a.m.–noon
               Morning Worship Hour - 10:30                                    will present a program about these “flying jewels” 10 a.m.-noon March 10 in              March 31 for ages 16 and younger. (Texas doesn’t require a fishing license for this

    5325 University Blvd., Durant • (580) 745-9247                             the visitor center meeting room at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 6465
                                                                               Refuge Road, west of Sherman. Free, open to the public. Info: (903) 786-2826,
                                                                                                                                                                        group.) Bring lawn chairs and picnic lunch; also a pole or borrow one. Bait provided.
                                                                                                                                                                        Learn how to cast, do crafts and more. Located at 6465 Refuge Road, west of
                                          , Youth program with                   Sherman. Contact: Cathy Van Bebber, (903) 786-2826,

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    Family tradition
                                                                                                                                                        year at Southeastern. He was also the     the Oklahoma Angels. They traveled
                                                                                                                                                        first boys basketball coach at Trinity    to Fairfax, Va., to play in the national
                                                                                                                                                        High School in Euless, Texas.”            tournament.
                                                                                                                                                          Without a doubt, the Wileys passed        “That was such a neat experience
                                                                                                                                                        down a love and a talent for basketball   because I got to get out and meet so
             Basketball and homecoming crowns                                                                                                           to both their daughters. Wiley joined     many different kinds of people and
                                                                                                                                                        her older sister Julie (Wiley) Hughes     experience different culture,” Wiley
By Sarah Hoffman                                she joked, “It was so long ago. Can’t we                                                                in 1982, when she began playing on        said.
                                                let it go?”                                                                                             the varsity basketball team as only         Wiley and Hughes chose to end their
                                                  Well, maybe when another DHS                                                                          a freshman. Hughes was crowned            basketball days at the high-school level.

            any former high-school athletes     athlete is able to score more than 2,438                                                                basketball homecoming queen in 1983,      Hughes is currently a stay-at-home
            enjoy reminiscing about their       points during his/her varsity career.                                                                   her senior year. Wiley followed in her    mom with two daughters who have
            achievements and awards. Most       That is the impressive number Wiley                                                                     footsteps during coronation two years     furthered the family basketball legacy.
            of them still hold on to that box   had put up when her basketball days                                                                     later as a junior.                        Hughes’ oldest daughter, Lauren,
of old trophies and plaques. But few can        came to an end in 1986.                                                                                   The DHS girls qualified for the state   was named basketball homecoming
say their accomplishments haven’t been            Honored by being inducted into the                                                                    tournament in back-to-back seasons,       queen her senior year, 2009. Kaley
matched more than 20 years later.               Durant High School Athletics Hall                                                                       although both attempts in 1983 and        was crowned her final year, 2011.
  Joell Wiley, now a kindergarten               of Fame in 2009, Wiley attributes her                                                                   1984 ended in first-round elimination     The sisters were part of the 2009
teacher at                                      accomplishments to a lot of practice and                                                                for the Lady Lions. The sisters played    team that played in a championship
Washington Irving                               quite a growth spurt.                                                                                   one of those together, in 1983. Wiley     tournament in which they advanced to               ABOVE: Lauren Hughes
Elementary, made a                                “There were a group of us — boys                                                                      was a sophomore when Durant               the semifinals, making them the only                RIGHT: Kaley Hughes
lasting impression                              and girls — that lived in the gym” she                                                                  returned to the tourney the following     Durant girls team to go past the first
as a Durant High                                said. “And it also helped that I grew                                                                   year. While other teams took home         round of a championship tournament.           Whether Wiley’s children will                  “Of course, he’s still very young,” she
School Lady Lion                                almost seven inches between seventh                                                                     the gold ball, the experience of these    Lauren is attending pharmacy school         continue the tradition of basketball          said. “But he likes to play basketball.”
basketball player.                              and eighth grade.”                                                                                      tournaments left Wiley with some of       at Southwestern Oklahoma State              royalty and championship games                   Wiley’s days of posting up in the
A very humble                                     Genetics might have been another                                                                      her fondest memories.                     University, and Kaley is studying to        remains to be seen. Her daughter, Ally,       paint have resulted in so much more
individual, Wiley                               part of the equation. Both of Wiley’s                                                                     “I loved getting to go to the state     be a registered nurse at Southeastern       is 12. She attends seventh grade at           than her long-standing scoring record.
seemed a little                                 parents had successful high-school                                                                      tournaments,” Wiley said. “Just getting   Oklahoma State University. The              Durant Middle School and is involved             “I learned a lot about teamwork and
amused that her                                 basketball careers that apparently                                                                      to go on the trips was such a great       basketball court was not the only           in an array of sports.                        dedication that is used in other parts of
athletic success                     Sarah      passed down to their daughters.                                                                         experience.”                              setting in which these athletic queens        “She plays basketball, tennis, softball     life,” she said.
is still considered                               “Dad played basketball in Eagletown                                                                                                                                                         and she clogs,” Wiley said.                      As for the star player’s advice to
                               Hoffman                                                                                                                    Wiley also had the opportunity to       excelled during high school.
                                                and mom played in Talihina,” Wiley                                                                      play in the Junior Olympics in summer       “We were all honor graduates,” Wiley        Wiley’s son Jake, 6, is a first-grader at   young ballers, she said, “School comes
  When she sat down with The Buzz,              said. “Dad walked on and played for a          Joell Wiley, 198           Julie (Wiley) Hughes, 198                                                                                         Washington Irving.                            first, and practice, practice, practice!”
                                                                                                                                                        1985. She was part of a team dubbed       said.

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                   TWO SHOWS IN TExOMA — MARCH  ANd 4                                                                                                                        country artists, including Gretchen             now, because it’s given me the freedom      Know How” from her catalog, she told          and united again with Sheryl Crow for

Kid Rock just is who he is
                                                                                                                                                                              Wilson and Miranda Lambert.                     to be exactly who I am.”                    him that was Johnny Cash’s favorite of        one called “Collide.”
                                                                                                                                                                                 Stepping into the country genre was a          Well, he has made a name for himself,     her songs, and nobody knew that.                “Care,” the socially conscious
                                                                                                                                                                              surprise for Kid Rock too.                      even if the moniker lacked foresight.         Kid Rock wanted to do “a bluesy             single with a prominent steel-guitar
                                                                                                                                                                                 “If you had told me when I was                 “It’s the worst name in the world,” he    take” on the track.                           sound, was done with a few different
                                                                                                                                                                              starting out that I would be coming             told Esquire. “The only person that had       “I had to do it my own way. I can’t         artists helping convey the message.
By Regina Phillips                             I’m inclined to believe the bridge is                                                                                          down to Nashville, kind of weaving in           a dumber name than me was the Fresh         be Loretta Lynn. Sheryl Crow called           Various versions can be found, but the
The KLBC Buzz Editor                         the incredible power of Southern rock                                                                                            and out of the country scene, I never           Prince. Hey, it sounded like a cool rap     me and said, ‘You gotta hear the story        official video features rapper T.I. and
                                             to unite all states of music appreciation.                                                                                       would’ve thought that in a million              name when I was 16. But it stuck, and       Loretta’s telling me right now.’ I guess      Angaleena Presley, who’s one third

         is name is Kid Rock! That decla-    I couldn’t count how many times in                                                                                               years,” he told Billboard. “I always liked      now it’s me.”                               when [Lynn] heard it, she did some big        of the Pistol Annies with Miranda
         ration gets my mental jukebox       2008 that I thought I was about to hear                                                                                          the music. I guess when you look back             Robert James Ritchie didn’t have          hillbilly dance up and down her bus,          Lambert and Ashley Monroe.
         blaring his “Bawitdaba.” (Never     “Werewolves of London,” then it was                                                                                              on it, it’s not that crazy. In the late ‘90s,   the same kind of bite to it. And at 41,     screamin’, ‘Kid Rock’s my boyfriend! I          Why not mix it up a bit?
         mind that last part if you’re not   Kid Rock singing about summertime in                                                                                             for lack of a better reference, like the        he probably can get away with more          love this!’”                                    “I see friends who are in different
familiar with the song. I can hear it, but   northern Michigan. (They really have a                                                                                           Barbara Mandrell song, I was country            using his stage name than if everybody        A whole bunch of people seem to love        genres of music and they say they’re so
I can barely spell the title.)               warm season up there?) “All Summer                                                                                               when country wasn’t cool.”                      knew him as Bob. Still, at the risk         what he does. He has sold out shows at        burnt playing the same stuff every night,”
  Anyway, Kid Rock is a singer,              Long” sampled that Warren Zevon song                                                                                                He’s said before that his grandparents       of generalizing too much, I think he        WinStar in Thackerville, so he’s already      he said in Esquire. “That’s why you see a
songwriter, rapper and musician.             and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home                                                                                                 were “square-dancing fools.”                    reminds us of someone we know or            scheduled two at the venue this time          country act wanting to go out and play
When he released a rockin’ rhyme             Alabama,” and it was Kid Rock’s first                                                                                               “I was doing ‘Cowboy’ and ‘Only              one we very likely could encounter. His     around, March 3 and 4.                        an old classic rock song. But what cracks
called “Cowboy” in fall 1999, there          top-10 country hit.                                                                                                              God Knows Why,’ and then ‘Picture,’             respect for “real” people was evident         When it comes to studio work, his           me up is that they all want to be Jimmy
was no indication for me that I’d hear         His first duet with Sheryl Crow,                                                                                               and having the people in New York say           when asked about Loretta Lynn.              1998 “Devil Without a Cause” album has        Buffett. I can’t figure that out.”
him on KLBC someday. Confirmed:              “Picture,” peaked at No. 21 on                                                                                                   that I was going to ruin my career with           “She’s genuine. When you talk to her,     been certified 11-times platinum. That’s        Me either. And I don’t understand
I’m not clairvoyant.                         Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart                                                                                              that stuff. I just thought that was a great     that’s Loretta Lynn. That’s not anybody     at least 11 million copies sold. “Born        why people want an artist to pick
  While that tune turned up nowhere            The heartache theme seems a thin                                                                                               song. That’s all I cared about. I don’t         else. It wasn’t manufactured. I believe     Free,” released in November 2010 and          a genre. My playlist can go from
on country charts, I read recently that      thread to make that connection.                                                                                                  write songs thinking about formats,             her. She’s the truth.”                      officially platinum eight months later,       Metallica to Ciara and Missy Elliott.
Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean have          However, there is a little story there.                                                                                          where is it going to get played, who am           Kid contributed to “Coal Miner’s          is a more reflective record. And it’s his       There are folks who contest Kid
performed it live. So has Uncle Kracker,     Kid and Crow wrote it together. His                                                                                              I gonna please, what’s the outlet for it.       Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn.”       only one so far without that “parental        Rock’s crossover success, those who
who was Kid Rock’s DJ from the early         label didn’t want to release the ballad                                                                                          I spent 10 years mixing up hip-hop and          He said she requested that he be            advisory” sticker for “explicit” lyrics.      just don’t like him. But he’s really
‘90s until he set out for a solo career. I   as a single but finally caved. But Crow’s    original version of it anyway, since it   artist Allison Moorer. (Her sister is     rock and roll, and twanging guitars in          involved, sending him a letter in a         He sings about patriotism (the title          all right with that. He is Kid Rock: A
didn’t see country radio in the cards for    label wouldn’t give permission. Many         was on his “Cocky” album, after Kid       country singer Shelby Lynn.) He’s sung    between, and everybody thought I was            pink envelope with her initials on it.      track), the blue-collar grind (“God Bless     philanthropist with a potty mouth and
him either, but he gets spins at KLBC too.   radio stations started playing the           recorded it with alternative-country      it live with at least five other female   a nut. But I’m glad I put in all that work      According to Kid, when he selected “I       Saturday”), criticizes politics (“Care”)      passion for music who loves to party.

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LEE                                           GREENWood                                every time he grabs that microphone to
                                                                                       sing “I’d gladly stand up next to you”
                                                                                       in front of the troops, he loves to belt it
                                                                                                                                     the spirit and influence of God in our
                                                                                                                                     lives. Do we still want it? Are we the
                                                                                                                                     same nation? And what are we going to
                                                                                                                                                                                        Greenwood’s No. 1 country singles
                                                                                                                                                                                                           “Somebody’s Gonna Love You”
 Stars, stripes and golden records                                                     out it to American civilians too.
                                                                                          “It has more meaning and depth than
                                                                                                                                     become without faith?”
                                                                                                                                       Greenwood also has another music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                “Going, Going, Gone”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Dixie Road”
                                           resurgence during the Gulf War in 1991      just the military, (although) I think         project going right now. “Proven” will
By Scott Corbin                                                                                                                                                                                     “I Don’t Mind the Thorns (If You’re the Rose)”
KLBC 106.3 FM News Director                and after the terrorist attacks of Sept.    that’s their anthem. Hurricane Katrina,       be a collection of songs he recorded that
                                                                                       bad economic times — I mean people            originally were done by pop artists.                              “Don’t Underestimate My Love For You”
                                           11, 2001.

                                                                                       want spirit, life, hope and faith in who        “Whitney Houston, Michael Bolton,                        “Hearts Aren’t Made to Break (They’re Made to Love)”
          lthough Americans recognize        Greenwood told “The KLBC Morning
          Lee Greenwood’s name,            Buzz” that he is far from tired of his      they are. I think that’s probably what        Ray Charles, Joe South — just a lot of                                        “Mornin’ Ride”
          perhaps a majority think he      signature tune, which he also wrote.        it does.”                                     songs that I really like from the Sony
                                                                                          Greenwood is expanding a bit on            catalog where we recorded the album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Some additional chart-makers
          sings only one song. But he        “When we travel with the military
                                                                                       the “God Bless the USA” theme with a          So that’ll be released through Sony.”                              “Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands”
was a gold-record-producing hit-maker      and the [United Service Organizations]
for a long time in the country music       shows — we do 30 of those — that’s a        new book and album due in April, both           Greenwood called KLBC before he                                                  “I.O.U.”
industry. Seven of                         powerful time for us. We spend two or       titled “Does God Still Bless the USA?”        came to town for a Feb. 25 show at                                          “God Bless the USA”
his singles were                           three weeks (each year) visiting the U.S.   The 69-year-old told KLBC he has high         Choctaw Casino Resort’s Centerstage.                                            “Fool’s Gold”
country No. 1s. And                        military all over the world. They adore     hopes for the project, and not only in        It was his first visit to southern
he won a Grammy                            what we do and what we bring to them.       the money-making department.                  Oklahoma in 2012, following a free              director of the Miss Tennessee USA            Greenwood is another country
Award for his 1983                         But we are so humbled by their service         “I’m hopeful and confident that this       show for veterans in Missouri the               pageant. Barbara’s daughter was a Miss      music icon who has far more on his
single “I.O.U.,”                           and their sacrifice.”                       will be something that will unite the         week before. The prospect excited the           Tennessee Teen for us. That’s how I         mind than just another hit song or
which crossed over                           Greenwood doesn’t just sing to the        public.”                                      experienced performer.                          got to know Louise and her husband,         television appearance. Like Conlee, he
to make the top                            men and women in uniform, he also              If you caught the interview with John        “It’s our kickoff to the tour, and it’ll be   John. The four of us used to shoot trap     has a genuine concern and love for his
five on the Adult                          gives generously of his time in other       Conlee featured in the February issue         fun to get the band together, along with        and skeet together. So we got to talking    country and his God. Here’s praying
Contemporary                               ways. The USO benefits from his work        of The KLBC Buzz, Greenwood appears           a couple of new faces.”                         about working together the last few         that God keeps blessing the USA and
chart. Yet, he’s                           as spokesperson for Products for Good,      to have a common calling, aiming to             And he was thrilled to be reunited            years. Louise has been tied up with the     country music with many more of the
best known for the              Scott      a marketing arm for the service group,      pull his country God-ward.                    with Louise Mandrell.                           wonderful Christmas shows at Opryland       same; those who will gladly stand up
patriotic ballad              Corbin       and he is spreading the word about             “This (book) is a detailed description       “I’ve known Louise for a number               USA but just concluded that. We’re a        and “defend her still today.”
“God Bless the                             veteran and active-duty issues for          of America’s past and the traditions          of years. I sang a duet with her sister         nice match on stage. She’s a hard worker,     To keep up with Greenwood’s career,
USA.” It peaked on the country chart at    Operation Never Forget.                     that we might want to throw aside             (Barbara) while we were at MCA, and             good singer and just a gorgeous girl and    music and missions, visit his website at
No. 7 when released in 1984, then had a      While Greenwood said he is moved          but that we should keep, and about            we’ve remained friends. My wife is              complements what I do.”           

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                           C       o u n t r y                          n       o t e s                                                                                   Miranda Lambert’s annual Cause for          Kenny Chesney racked up the most             she read a letter she had gotten from a     adopted in 2006 after competing

Jason has space for bigger green tractor
                                                                                                                                                                          the Paws concert is being postponed.        Academy of Country Music Awards              military wife who wrote that she and        on “American Idol.” She’s been
                                                                                                                                                                          According to her mother, the usual          nominations with nine. Jason Aldean          her injured husband were going through      married to songwriter Kyle Jacobs
                                                                                                                                                                          venue near Miranda’s East Texas             was next in line with six, Lady              some financial troubles. They had           for a year now. She hasn’t given up
                                                                                                                                                                          hometown can’t accommodate                  Antebellum is up for five awards,            burned through their savings and sold a     animal causes though. She designed a
                                                                                                                                                                          everybody who wants to attend. She          and Brad Paisley was named in four           lot of stuff, and he was preparing to go    sweater (for people to wear), featuring
     Rascal Flatts getting into just about everything imaginable                                                                                                          said they’ll relocate the Humane Society
                                                                                                                                                                          fundraiser and probably announce a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      categories. Taylor Swift, Toby Keith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Eli Young Band garnered three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   back to Afghanistan. Dierks decided to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   give the couple a $50,000 check.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               an image of a cat playing a banjo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Proceeds from sales go to the ASPCA.
By Bob McKinzie                                                                                                                                                           new date sometime in the fall.              nominations each. Same for bluesy
KLBC 106.3 FM Program Director                                                                                                                                                                                        rocker Grace Potter by virtue of her         Reba McEntire is another step closer        Garth Brooks not only got his $500,000
                                                                                                                                                                          Trace Adkins lent his deep voice to         duet with Kenny, “You and Tequila.”          to returning to series television. ABC      donation back, but an Oklahoma jury
                                                                                                                                                                          the narration of the children’s book                                                     so far has ordered only the pilot of her    ordered Integris Canadian Valley
While you might have gone to bed after
                                                                                                                                                                          “Owney: Tales From the Rails.”              Congratulations to Scotty McCreery,          new sitcom. In “Malibu Country,”            Regional Hospital to give him another
the Super Bowl, Randy Travis kept
                                                                                                                                                                          Owney is the dog famous for traveling       Brantley Gilbert and Hunter Hayes.           Reba is a recently divorced mother          $500,000 in punitive damages. The
on partying. So much so that he was
                                                                                                                                                                          by train to visit post offices across the   They have been nominated for the             who has to keep her children down to        jury decided the Oklahoma hospital
arrested around 1:30 a.m. in Sanger,
                                                                                                                                                                          country in the 1890s. The virtual book      Academy of Country Music’s New               earth when they all move to Malibu.         breached a contract when it accepted
Texas. Officers investigating a report
                                                                                                                                                                          is a project of the Smithsonian National    Artist of the Year Award. Fan voting         The writer/executive producer also          his donation. Garth said, if they weren’t
of a suspicious vehicle said they found
                                                                                                                                                                          Postal Museum.                              will open at noon March 19 online            was the brains behind Reba’s previous       going to build the Colleen Brooks
Randy smelling like alcohol with an
open bottle of wine. They took him                                                                                                        Jason Aldean                                                                at and close the day             TV comedy, plus “The Golden Girls,”         Women’s Center named after his late
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               mother, they should give the money
in on suspicion of                                                                                                                                                        Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in           of the live telecast. During that same       “Roseanne” and “My Name is Earl.”
                                                                                                                                                                          Nashville now has a Rascal Flatts           period, GAC will air a special featuring                                                 back. The hospital claimed the gift was
public intoxication.
                                                                                                                                                                          Surgery Center. The hospital named the      interviews with the three finalists and      Brad Paisley’s wife is shooting down        unconditional and took it to trial in
In September,
                                                                                                                                                                          center for the band. The trio has raised    exclusive performances.                      rumors she’s expecting their third          Garth’s hometown of Claremore.
Randy collapsed
in the middle of                                                                                                                                                          more than $3 million for the hospital.                                                   baby. Apparently, a photo of Kimberly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      We’re not sure if Lee Brice has a            Williams Paisley onstage with Brad          Kenny Rogers has become the latest
a show. Publicists
                                                                                                                                                                          As long as we’re talking about them,        particular fascination with insanity,        was shot from an angle that makes it        star to sue his record label. He said
said that was due to
                                                                                                                                                                          those Rascal Flatts boys are busy. They     but a case could be made. Last year,         look like she’s due pretty soon. She said   Capitol Records owes him money for
allergy medication
                                                                                                                                                                          have a documentary on the way, a            Lee received several Academy of              she’s not.                                  digital music sales and almost $500,000
and dehydration.
                                                                                                                                                                          restaurant and a new fragrance. Add         Country Music award nominations for                                                      just from accounting errors.
TMZ reported this
latest event was                                                                                                                                                          to that a clothing line, their babies and   “Love Like Crazy” as writer, singer          Its seems Brad Paisley is helping others
                                    Bob                                                                                                                                   another album, and you can see they’re      and producer. Now he’s up for song of        start their own families. Jason Davis       Wynonna Judd said her third wedding
precipitated by
a fight with his
                           McKinzie                                                                                                                                       not getting much downtime. Their first      the year as co-writer of “Crazy Girl.”       of Charleston, W.V., convinced Brad         isn’t going to be glamorous and glitzy.
                                                                                                                                                                          restaurant will be in Columbus, Ohio,       Eli Young Band recorded the single           to pause during his performance of          She and band member Cactus Moser
girlfriend. Randy issued an apology.
                                                                                                                                                                          and the boys liken the place to Toby        that reached No. 1 on the country            “She’s Everything” at a Jan. 28 concert     got engaged on Christmas Eve and will
                                                                                                                                                                          Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill.            chart and was Billboard’s top pick of        in Las Vegas so he could propose to         be married this fall. Wynonna said the
Blake Shelton predicted country
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the genre for 2011.                          his girlfriend, Vanessa Pritt. Brad gave    theme will be barefoot and just fun.
singers will dominate on “The Voice.”
This season of the NBC competition                                                                                                                                        Toby Keith said he proved to himself                                                     him the microphone and pulled out his
debuted with the highest ratings of any                                                                                                                                   he could do movies, and now it’s done.
                                                                                                                                                                          Toby starred in “Broken Bridges” with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Eric Church said he wasn’t prepared
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to deal with ticket scalpers when he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   iPhone to capture the moment. When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Jason and Vanessa shared the story on a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        KLBc’s country
non-sports telecast in six years. A little
more than 37 million people watched —                                                                                                                                     Kelly Preston and Burt Reynolds.            started his headlining tour. What            hometown radio station few days later,                Top 0 chart
the biggest post-Super Bowl audience                                                                                                                                      Then, he produced and starred in            angered him the most was that he             the station manager got Brad’s plaque
since “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2006.                                                                                                                                           “Beer For My Horses” with Rodney            always tries to reserve some room in         off the wall and gave it to them.            1. The Band Perry, “All Your Life”
                                                                                                                                                                          Carrington and Willie Nelson. He said       the front for his biggest fans, called the                                                2. Keith Urban, “You Gonna Fly”
LeAnn Rimes is recovering after having                                                                                                                                    spending time working on the movies         Church Choir.                                Jimmy Wayne walked 1,700 miles               3. Chris Young, “You”
what’s being called minor surgery. She                                                                                                                                    took a toll on his songwriting. His                                                      to bring attention to foster children        4. Kenny Chesney, “Reality”
had a procedure to correct TMJ and is                                                                                                                                     system and routine were affected, and       The National Rifle Association is            around the country. Now, the “Do You         5. Luke Bryan, “I Don’t Want This Night to End”
healing just fine. She took to Twitter to                                                                                                                                 it cut down on the volume of songs he       putting out a country album. “NRA            Believe Me Now” singer is teaming            6. Dierks Bentley, “Home”
inform her fans of the surgery before                                                                                                                                     brought to the table when it was time to    Country: Volume 1” includes hits from        with lawmakers from Memphis                  7. Martina McBride, “I’m Gonna Love You Through It”
the rumor mill could run rampant.            Rain,” which took a painfully long 11     Jason Aldean took CBS News              land. Jason said he plans to take his      cut an album. Owning his own record         Trace Adkins, Rodney Atkins, Justin          to get a bill through the Tennessee          8. George Strait, “Love’s Gonna Make It Alright”
                                             months to reach the top of the chart.     correspondent Ben Tracy backstage       daughters fishing and four-wheeling        label, restaurant chain and brand of        Moore and Josh Thompson.                     Legislature that would help a lot of         9. Jake Owen, “Alone With You”
Rodney Atkins has to be relieved. He’s                                                 at the Orlando stop on his sold-out     on the property. He has a cabin on the     tequila is distracting enough, so he’s                                                   young people transition into adulthood      10.Toby Keith, “Red Solo Cup”
been cleared of all domestic assault         Tim McGraw and Faith Hill hit the TV      tour. Jason told the reporter he knew   land, which has enough beds to sleep       hanging up his movie career for good.       Taylor Swift has written a song about        when they become too old for the            11. Taylor Swift, “Ours”
charges connected to an incident             circuit recently to promote their new     he might be a star when he couldn’t     18 people.                                                                             the Kennedys. She was seen hanging           foster-care system. By the way, Jimmy       12. Blake Shelton, “Drink On It”
with wife Tammy in November. He              fragrance. They also said an album of     go into a restaurant and eat without                                               Two of our favorite famous Okies            with Rory Kennedy, daughter of the           has an associate’s degree in criminal       13. Montgomery Gentry, “Where I Come From”
completed court-ordered assessments          duets they’ve talked about doing for so   someone’s cellphone going off with      Miranda Lambert made a new pal             will host the 47th annual Academy           late Robert Kennedy. Rory said Taylor        justice and worked several years as         14. Lady Antebellum, “Dancin’ Away with My Heart”
for anger management, drug and               long is now on the front burner. While    “Big Green Tractor” as the ringtone.    at the Grammy Awards. She was              of Country Music Awards. Reba               apparently had done her homework             a corrections officer before pursuing       15. Rascal Flatts, “Banjo”
alcohol use. Rodney and Tammy are            Faith knew from Day 1 she wanted to       He also said he got some important      seated next to Lady Gaga. Miranda          McEntire, who’s had that gig for a          too. That’s how Taylor got the invite        music full time. He’s 39.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               16. Miranda Lambert, “Over You”
going through with the divorce.              be a singer, hosts of “The View” found    advice from Rascal Flatts — to always   discovered Gaga has a big heart and the    while, got to bring on Blake Shelton        to the premiere of “Ethel,” the HBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               17. Brad Paisley, “Camouflage”
                                             out Tim always wanted to be a jock.       have a bar backstage. Jason is the      two became fast friends. When Blake        last year. The academy and producers        documentary about Rory’s mom.                Kellie Pickler is a cat lover, but her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               18. Lee Brice, “A Woman Like You”
David Nail is celebrating his first No.      Tim’s dad, Tug McGraw, was a major-       proud new owner of a 1,300-acre farm    Shelton wasn’t seated on her other side,   apparently liked the pairing so much                                                     husband is allergic to them. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               19. Scotty McCreery, “The Trouble with Girls”
1 hit. In downtown Nashville, he and         league pitcher, but he was into sports    on the outskirts of Nashville. His      the Grammy people sent in a seat filler    that they’re doing it again. Watch what     Dierks Bentley was on Ellen                  “Tough” singer had to give up her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               20. Tim McGraw, “Better Than I Used to Be”
his co-writer were saluted for “Let It       before he even knew who his dad was.      longtime dream has been to own some     who looked like Boy George.                happens April 1 on CBS.                     DeGeneres’ talk show recently when           beloved feline, Pickles, that she

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                                          r       o C k                       (Etc.)              n         o t e s                                                                                                             from a box as the tempo built on the         is slated for March 27. It’s available for             he says.” They’ll celebrate their 41st

     Grammy night gives awards and sales jolts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                break-up anthem. It seemed like a            pre-order. I recommend buying “The                     birthdays this year, a little less than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                fitting punctuation for the week she         Sound of Madness” deluxe edition for                   four months apart. Timbaland has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                signed her divorce papers with a smiley      listening in the meantime.                             been busy with producing and his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                face, severing her ties with actor/                                                                 own “Shock Value” albums in recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                comedian Russell Brand.                      It’s been 14 years since “The Boy                      years. But Elliott’s last CD was 2005’s
                        Whitney’s death jarring, Adele’s hit arsenal continues ascension                                                                                                                                                                                     Is Mine” hit No. 1 on the Billboard                    “The Cookbook.” She revealed in 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Justin Timberlake has been recruited         Hot 100, so it’s about time Brandy                     that she’d been diagnosed with an
By Regina Phillips                          performance since a vocal hemorrhage         6. The first of the 11 new songs is “We      Hot 100 chart-topper. That’s more than                                                    for another movie. He will be in             and Monica do another duet. “It All                    autoimmune disorder (Grave’s disease)
The KLBC Buzz Editor                        force cancellation of her sold-out U.S.      Take Care of Our Own,” which he              anybody ever. The Beatles hold at 34,                                                     “Trouble with the Curve” as Johnny           Belongs To Me” flat-out tells some                     and experienced severe symptoms that
                                            tour in October. I can’t imagine anyone      performed to open the 2012 Grammy            Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder                                                         Flanagan, a former pitcher and current       unfortunate man to get the heck out                    made it impossible for her to even hold
“Music’s biggest night” was witnessed       was disappointed in the post-surgery         Awards. A few of the others he actually      at 28 each. The big football gig also                                                     New York Yankees scout. He’ll be             and don’t be taking {stuff] with him.                  a pen to write.
by 39.9 million television viewers,         performance of “Rolling in the Deep.”        has done live for years, including           made it prime time to put a sale price                                                    the love interest of the character to be     Yes, parts of it will be bleeped for radio.
according to Nielsen ratings. The CBS       The single earned distinction as song        the title track, “American Land” and         on Madonna’s “Celebration” greatest-                                                      played by Amy Adams. She’s cast as           The song will appear on each singer’s                  Shakira might be a better touring artist
broadcast of the 54th annual Grammy         and record of the year. She said: “My        “Land of Hope and Dreams.” This              hits collection, scoring at least 13,000                                                  the daughter and traveling companion         album. Monica’s sixth, “New Life,”                     than a tourist. While site-seeing in Cape
Awards was the second-most watched          life changed when I wrote this song,         album is also the first for The Boss since   downloads. Her 12th studio album,                                                         of Clint Eastwood’s character, an aging      has a March 6 drop date. Brandy’s                      Town, South Africa, the Colombian
ever — runner-up to the 1984 telecast,      before anyone even heard it.” Adele          his longtime saxophonist, Clarence           “MDNA,” is set for a March 26 release.                                                    baseball scout with vision problems          didn’t have a title at last check, but it’s            singer of “Hips Don’t Lie” got a little
when 51.67 million tuned in and saw         cried when she accepted the golden           Clemons died last summer. Springsteen                                                                                                  headed to Atlanta to look at a player.       supposed to be released in March too.                  too close to some wild sea lions. The
Michael Jackson win eight trophies.         gramophone for album of the year. Last       announced Feb. 9 that Clemons’ nephew,       Whitney Houston’s death prompted a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    encroachment (or the reflection off
                                            year’s bestseller, Adele acknowledged        Jake, will play the instrument on the        huge boost for her music. Her album                                                       Britney Spears wants to be on ABC hit        Missy Elliot and Timbaland have                        the Blackberry Shakira was using
Maybe one event that had people’s           everybody seemed to like “21” because        tour starting March 18 in Atlanta, Ga. No    sales soared almost 6,000 percent and                                                     comedy “Modern Family.” On Twitter,          been friends and collaborators                         to take photos, she believes) wasn’t
minds on music was the shocking death       they probably experienced a “rubbish         stops close to Texoma were on the list.      moved her “Greatest Hits” to No. 6.                                                       she stated she was more excited about its    for more than 20 years, with their                     appreciated. As she dramatized on
of Whitney Houston on the eve of the        relationship” like hers that inspired                                                     Singly, almost 200,000 digital copies                                                     next episode than the Super Bowl, and        teamwork responsible for hits such as                  Facebook: “Suddenly, one of them
awards show. The 48-year-old singer         the album. And most of us likely have        Adam Lambert’s sophomore album,              of “I Will Always Love You” were                                                          it’s the funniest show on TV. “Modern        Elliott’s 2001 hit “Get Ur Freak On”                   jumped out of the water so fast and
was discovered unresponsive in the          faced another common predicament,            “Trespassing,” is due March 20. It           purchased. She already was one of the                                                     Family” star Sofia Vergara re-tweeted        on Aaliyah’s “I Care 4 U.” Now, and                    impetuously that it got about one foot
bathtub of her hotel room only hours        although not onstage in front of             features “Better Than I Know Myself,”        industry’s best-selling artists.                                                          that. Then, Spears’ manager got fans         they’re working to simultaneously put                  away from me, looked me in the eye,
before she was scheduled to appear at       millions. “Oh, I’ve got a little bit of      released in December with the video                                                                                                    involved, inspiring creation of a hash-tag   out new material in June. That includes                roared in fury and tried to bite me. I
a pre-Grammy gala. That evening and         snot,” she shared during her speech,         premiere in February. The 2009               Rihanna will be searching for                                                             campaign to get her on the show. Spears
the next morning, 18-year-old Bobbi         turning from the mic. Gotta love Adele.      “American Idol” runner-up said: “All         undiscovered design talent in the United                                                                                               an album, single and video apiece.                     was paralyzed by fear and couldn’t
Kristina (Houston’s daughter with                                                        these songs honestly explore the ups         Kingdom through a new TV show to air                           Katy Perry                 has appeared as herself on “Glee” and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                played a receptionist at a doctor’s office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Timbaland stated to MTV News: “We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             want to do it as a movement.” Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    move. I just kept eye contact with it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    while my brother ‘Super Tony’ jumped
Bobby Brown) was treated at a hospital      In an odd bit of situational irony in the    and downs of my reality.” Serving as         this summer. The singer from Barbados                                                     on “How I Met Your Mother.”
for stress and anxiety. She was in the      week following the Grammys, Adele’s          his own executive producer, Lambert          will work mainly behind the scenes of                                                                                                  told Billboard: “People always ask if                  over me and literally saved my life,
                                                                                                                                                                                   by her decorators that she loved it.                                                      we’re still working together, and the                  taking me away from the beast.”
hotel’s lobby as emergency responders       “21” surpassed Whitney Houston’s             brought in Bruno Mars, Pharrell              the series as executive producer. Nicola                                                  Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine
                                                                                                                                                                                   The piece took four months to finish,                                                     answer is we will always work together.                Reports of the aquatic mammals
declared her mom dead. As happened          “The Bodyguard” soundtrack as the            Williams and others to help with             Roberts of U.K. group Girls Aloud                                                         signed “Glee” star Matthew Morrison
                                                                                                                                                                                   measures five by five feet and weighs                                                     “He’s always going to be involved,                     attacking humans are rare. Anyway,
after Michael Jackson’s unexpected          longest-running No. 1 album by a             producing and songwriting. The 30-           will host. They will challenge fashion                                                    (Mr. Schuester) to his new record label,
                                                                                                                                                                                   182 pounds.                                                                               even if it is just on one record. That’s               Shakira moved on to hang out with
death in 2009, a security hold was placed   female in the 56-year history of the         year-old singer’s best chart-performer       newcomers to create stage gear for                                                        222. Morrison’s album is expected
on Houston’s autopsy results, and           Billboard 200. She’s also the first female   so far has been 2010’s “Whataya Want         musicians and celebrities. The final task                                                                                              my brother. I respect and honor what                   some “friendlier” penguins.
                                                                                                                                                                                   “Teenage Dream,” Katy Perry’s album          sometime this spring. The 33-year-
toxicology reports were still pending.      and fifth act overall to have three or       from Me,” penned by Pink.                    will be to dress Rihanna for a July 8                                                     old actor released his self-titled debut
                                                                                                                                                                                   that spawned a record-tying five No.
Adele took home a Grammy six
                                            more songs in the Hot 100 top 10 at the
                                            same time. Furthermore, she notched          A Trojan army escorted her to the Super
                                                                                                                                      performance in London’s Hyde Park.
                                                                                                                                                                                   1s on the Hot 100, will be re-released as    album through Mercury Records in                     Billboard’s Rock                                           Billboard’s Pop
pack. The English singer — full name        two songs and two albums (including          Bowl stage and a media blitz helped          Rihanna commissioned artist Claire
                                                                                                                                                                                   a special edition March 27. “Teenage         May 2011. It peaked at No. 24 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                included “Summer Rain,” a song he co-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Top 0 chart                                              Top 0 chart
                                                                                                                                                                                   Dream: The Complete Confection”
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, who’ll            her 2008 debut “19”) simultaneously in       catapult Madonna’s material, new             Milner to make a portrait of Marilyn                                                      wrote that broke the top 20 of Billboard’s
                                                                                                                                                                                   will be the entirety of the original, four                                                 1. The Black Keys “Lonely Boy”                         1. Adele, “Set Fire to the Rain”
be 24 May 5 — won everything she            the top five. Wow.                           and not, up the charts. An estimated         Monroe with 65,000 Swarovski crystals.                                                    Adult Contemporary Chart. Of course,
                                                                                                                                                                                   re-workings (the Kanye West-assisted                                                       2. Foo Fighters, “These Days”                          2. Flo Rida, “Good Feeling”
was nominated for, including the                                                         114 million people saw and heard her         Milner said he attempted to “show the                                                     Levine currently coaches vocalists on
                                                                                                                                                                                   version of “E.T.,” the remix of “Last                                                      3. Gotye ft. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”    3. Jessie J, “Domino”
night’s biggest awards. And many            Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album,       perform “Give Me All Your Luvin’,”           glitter of the public life and the sadness                                                NBC’s “The Voice.”
                                                                                                                                                                                   Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” featuring Missy                                                   4. Chevelle, “Face to the Floor”                       4. David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj, “Turn Me On”
folks were eager to hear her first live     “Wrecking Ball,” will be released March      which subsequently became her 38th           in Marilyn’s eyes,” and he was told
                                                                                                                                                                                   Elliott, an acoustic version of “The One                                                   5. Shinedown, “Bully”                                  5. Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
                                                                                                                                                                                   That Got Away” and a seven-minute            Lady Gaga got Oprah Winfrey on board          6. Foo Fighters, “Walk”                                6. Rihanna ft Calvin Harris, “We Found Love”

                                                                                          Premium Same-Day Dentures                                                                mega-mix of the six single releases) and
                                                                                                                                                                                   three new songs. There’s speculation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                for the Feb. 29 official launch of her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Born This Way Foundation, getting the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7. fun., “We Are Young”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8. Coldplay, “Paradise”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     7. Pitbull ft. Chris Brown, “International Love”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     8. Bruno Mars, “It Will Rain”
                                                                                           Adult General Dentistry                                                                 that two tracks that showed up online
                                                                                                                                                                                   in January but were quickly removed —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                event featured on OWN’s “Oprah’s Next
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chapter.” The nonprofit’s broad focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9. Bush, “The Sound of Winter”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             10. Satellite, “Rise Against”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     9. Katy Perry, “The One That Got Away”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10. Gym Class Heroes ft. Neon Hitch, “A** Back Home”
                                                                                                                                                                                   “Dressing Up” and “Part of Me” — are         on research, education and advocacy          11. Florence + The Machine, “Shake It Out”             11. Gavin DeGraw, “Not Over You”
                                                                                                                                                                                   among the fresh offerings. If any of those   will address issues such as self-            12. Volbeat, “A Warrior’s Call”                        12. Selena Gomez & The Scene, “Love You Like a Love Song”
                                                                                                                                                                                   happened to hit the top of the chart, she    confidence, well-being, anti-bullying,       13. Five Finger Death Punch, “Remember Everything”     13. The Wanted, “Glad You Came”
                                                                                                                                                                                   wouldn’t move ahead of the mark first set    mentoring and career development.            14. Foster the People, “Don’t Stop”                    14. LMFAO, “Sexy and I Know It”
                                                                                                                                                                                   by Michael Jackson’s “Bad” album. They                                                    15. Young the Giant, “Cough Syrup”                     15. Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa ft. Bruno Mars, “Young, Wild & Free”
                                                                                                                                                                                   would count under “Confection” instead.      Related to that important mission,           16. AWOLNATION, “Not Your Fault”                       16. Outasight, “Tonight Is the Night”
                                                                                           (903) 893-1111                                                                          Katy Perry busted out “Part of Me”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                fans of rock music should check
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                out Shinedown’s “Bully.” With
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             17. Seether, “Tonight”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             18. Red Hot Chili Peppers, “... Rain Dance Maggie”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    17. Hot Chelle Rae ft. New Boyz, “I Like It Like That”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    18. Drake ft. Rihanna, “Take Care”
                                                                                                 Fax: (903) 893-1113                                                               with a smashing performance at               invigorating guitar riffs and hard-          19. Grouplove, “Tongue Tied”                           19. Breathe Carolina, “Blackout”
                                                                                               2907 North FM 1417                                                                  the Feb. 12 Grammy Awards show.              hitting lyrics, it’s the first single from   20. Seether, “No Resolution”                           20. LMFAO, “Sorry for Party Rocking”
                                                                                                Sherman, TX 75092                      Carrie R. Boston, DDS                       Literally, she shattered glass to emerge     the band’s latest album. “Amaryllis”

1   THE KLBC BUZZ          MARCH 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MARCH 2012 THE KLBC BUZZ                                    1
                                                                                                                              Band of Skulls                    March 2                        1135 S. Lamar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  xes to Cavender ’s Au to
                                                                                                                              Granada Theater                   Winter Jam (Christian acts)     Dallas, TX

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                                                                                                                              Dallas, TX                        2500 Victory Ave.     
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                                                                                                                                    (214) 373-8000                  April 12
                                                                                                                                                            Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo
                                  March 1
                                  Megadeth, Motorhead,
                                                                                                   & The Destroyers
                                                                                                   House of Blues
                                                                                                                              March 21
                                                                                                                              Fun.                              March 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                Choctaw Centerstage
                                                                                                                                                                                                Highway 69/75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   JUST BRING
                                  Volbeat, Lacuna Coil             American Airlines Center        2200 N. Lamar St.
                                  Palladium Ballroom
                                  1135 S. Lamar
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                                                                   Dallas, Texas
                                                                                                   Dallas, TX
                                                                                                   (214) 978-BLUE
                                                                                                                              House of Blues
                                                                                                                              2200 N. Lamar St.
                                                                                                                                                                Young the Giant, Grouplove
                                                                                                                                                                Cain’s Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                Durant, OK
                                                                                                                                                                                                (800) 585-3737
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  IN A COPY OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 YOUR W-2 AND
                                  Dallas, TX                                                                                  Dallas, TX                        423 N. Main St.       
                                                                   (214) 373-8000        
                                  (800) 745-3000                                                                              (214) 978-BLUE                    Tulsa, OK
                                                                                                                                               (866) 977-6849                  April 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DRIVE OUT THE
                                                                 March 1*
                                                                                                                                                                     Loretta Lynn
                                                                   March 8                         Red Hot Chili Peppers
                                  Big Head Todd & The Monsters                                                                March 22                                                          Choctaw Centerstage
                                                                   Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert   *postponed until Oct. 22
                                  House of Blues
                                  2200 N. Lamar St.
                                                                   Chesapeake Energy Arena
                                                                   100 W. Reno
                                                                                                   Chesapeake Energy Arena
                                                                                                   100 W. Reno
                                                                                                                              Cowboy Mouth
                                                                                                                              Granada Theater
                                                                                                                                                                March 28
                                                                                                                                                                Hot Chelle Rae
                                                                                                                                                                                                Highway 69/75
                                                                                                                                                                                                Durant, OK                         SAME DAY!
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                                                                   Oklahoma City, OK               Oklahoma City, OK
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                                                                   (405) 602-8700
                                                                                                   (405) 602-8700
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   you can get a 2-year warranty with financing!
                                                                                                                                    (214) 978-BLUE                  April 14
                                  March 2                                                                                                                                      Loretta Lynn
                                                                   March 9 *                       John Mayer                 March 2                                                          Choctaw Center Stage
                                  Earth, Wind & Fire               Red Hot Chili Peppers           WinStar Casino

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                                  Highway 69/75                    American Airlines Center        Thackerville, OK
                                  Durant, OK                                                                                  777 Casino Ave.                   Diamond Ballroom                (800) 585-3737
                                                                   2500 Victory Ave.               (800) 622-6317             Thackerville, OK                  8001 S. Eastern Ave.  
                                  (800) 585-3737
                                                                   Dallas, Texas
                                                                   (214) 373-8000
                                                                                              (800) 622-6317
                                                                                                                                                                Oklahoma City, OK
                                                                                                                                                                (866) 977-6849                  Kevin Hart (comedy)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Rebuild your credit with all three credit
                                  Kid Rock

                                                                   March 10
                                                                                                   Jack White
                                                                                                   Cain’s Ballroom
                                                                                                   423 N. Main St.
                                                                                                                                                                   Chesapeake Energy Arena
                                                                                                                                                                                                100 W. Reno                      bureaus regardless of bad credit or no credit!
                                                                                                                              Ben Rector                        March 29                        Oklahoma City, OK
                                  WinStar Casino                   John Michael Montgomery         Tulsa, OK                  Brady Theater                     Tech N9ne                       (405) 602-8700
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Certain vehicles apply. Must ask for details.
                                  777 Casino Ave.                  Choctaw Centerstage             (866) 977-6849
                                  Thackerville, OK
                                  (800) 622-6317
                                                                   Highway 69/75
                                                                   Durant, OK
                                                                                                                              105 W. Brady St.
                                                                                                                              Tulsa, OK
                                                                                                                                                                Palladium Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                                1135 S. Lamar
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                                                                                              (918) 582-7239                    Dallas, TX                      April 1
                                                                   (800) 585-3737                  March 16                   (866) 977-6849                    (800) 745-3000                  Blue October, Girl in a Coma,

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                                                                       John Mayer                                                 Justin Furstenfeld
                                  Dierks Bentley
                                                                                                   WinStar Casino             David Mayfield Parade                                             Diamond Ballroom
                                  PBR Dickies Iron Cowboy III
                                                                   George Clinton & Parliament     777 Casino Ave.            Palladium Ballroom                March 0                        8001 S. Eastern Ave.
                                  Cowboys Stadium
                                                                   Funkadelic                      Thackerville, OK           1135 S. Lamar                     Turnpike Troubadours            Oklahoma City, OK
                                  925 N. Collins St.
                                                                   House of Blues                  (800) 622-6317             Dallas, TX                        Cain’s Ballroom                 (866) 977-6849
                                  Arlington, TX
                                                                   2200 N. Lamar St.
                                                                   Dallas, TX
                                                                                              (800) 745-3000
                                                                                                                                                                423 N. Main St.
                                                                                                                                                                Tulsa, OK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2311 N. 1st Ave., Durant
                                                                   (214) 978-BLUE                  Hunter Hayes                                                 (866) 977-6849                  April 19
                                  Bob Wills Birthday Celebration
                                                                                  House of Blues             Colin Hay                              Sugarland

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                                  Cain’s Ballroom                  March 11                        Dallas, TX                 Granada Theater                   New Edition                     777 Casino Ave.
                                  423 N. Main St.                  Boyz II Men                     (214) 978-BLUE             3524 Greenville Ave.              WinStar Casino                  Thackerville, OK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   service on heater
                                  Tulsa, OK                        House of Blues                            Dallas, TX                        777 Casino Ave.                 (800) 622-6317
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                                        Dallas, TX                      Chevelle,                        (800) 622-6317

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 repair, brakes and any
                                                                   (214) 978-BLUE                  Middle Class Rut, Janus                                      Eddie Vedder
                                  Johnny Cooper, Phil Pritchett                         Diamond Ballroom           March 24                                                          Brady Theater
                                  Granada Theater                                                  8001 S. Eastern Ave.       David Frizzell, Shelly West       March 1                        105 W. Brady St.
                                                                   March 12                        Oklahoma City, OK          Choctaw Centerstage               Larry the Cable Guy (comedy)    Tulsa, OK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   other auto needs!
                                  3524 Greenville Ave.
                                  Dallas, TX                       Kaiser Chiefs                   (866) 977-6849             Highway 69/75                     WinStar Casino                  (918) 582-7239
                                  (214) 824-9933                   House of Blues                Durant, OK                        777 Casino Ave.
                                       2200 N. Lamar St.                                          (800) 585-3737                    Thackerville, OK                April 24
                                                                   Dallas, TX                      March 1                         (800) 622-6317                  The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys
                                  March 4                          (214) 978-BLUE                  George Thorogood                                             Cynthia Woods Pavilion
                                  Kid Rock
                                  WinStar Casino
                                  777 Casino Ave.

                                                                   March 1*
                                                                                                   & The Destroyers
                                                                                                   Choctaw Event Center
                                                                                                   Highway 69/75
                                                                                                                              Tans-Siberian Orchestra
                                                                                                                              WinStar Casino
                                                                                                                              777 Casino Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                April 4
                                                                                                                                                                Shinedown, Adelitas Way, New
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                                                                                                                                                                                                The Woodlands, TX
                                                                                                                                                                                                (281) 364-3024
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                                  Thackerville, OK                 Red Hot Chili Peppers           Durant, OK                 Thackerville, OK                  Medicine              
                                  (800) 622-6317                   *postponed until Oct. 24        (800) 585-3737             (800) 622-6317                    House of Blues        
                                   Bank of Oklahoma Center            2200 N. Lamar St.
                                                                   200 S. Denver Ave.                                                                           Dallas, TX                      April 28
                                  Flogging Molly                   Tulsa, OK                       Heart                      Mindless Self Indulgence          (214) 978-BLUE                  The Fray
                                  House of Blues                   (866) 7-BOK-CTR                 WinStar Casino             Palladium Ballroom                               Palladium Ballroom
                                  2200 N. Lamar St.                         777 Casino Ave.            1135 S. Lamar                                                     1135 S. Lamar
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                                                  George Thorogood                Palladium Ballroom    

1   THE KLBC BUZZ   MARCH 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MARCH 2012 THE KLBC BUZZ   1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Political affiliation reflected in TV-viewing preferences
                                                                                                                                                                                  survey said                                           Pro football player
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experian-Simmons does a research survey every year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    that measures consumer preferences of various political
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ideologies. It measures which television shows were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    watched by the highest concentration of self-identified
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vs. Wild” (Discovery), “Auction Kings” (Discovery),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “NCIS” (CBS), “The Mentalist” (CBS), “Wheel of Fortune”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (syndication), “Top Gear” (BBC America).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • “TMZ” (syndication)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • “General Hospital” (ABC)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • “Family Guy” (Fox)
• “Dexter” (Showtime)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Terrell Owens               conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats.             Liberal democrat favorites                                 • “Jersey Shore” (MTV)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (left) and former             According to the report, viewers on the GOP right         • “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “The               
• “The Walking Dead” (AMC)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NFL player deion            prefer serious, work-centered shows, crime dramas           Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)                            Also: “Divorce Court” (syndication), “The Big C”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sanders get                 (except “Law & Order”) and reality competitions.            • “30 Rock” and “Parks & Recreation” (NBC)                  (Showtime), “Let’s Make a Deal” (CBS), “Bridezillas”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        matched up in               The Dems seem to like sarcastic comedies and series         • “The View” (ABC)                                          (WE), “My Fair Wedding with David Tutera” (WE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the sand during             revolving around an anti-hero. The study focused on         • “Glee” (Fox)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        dIRECTV’s sixth             current, well-known shows of the entertainment variety      • “Modern Family” (ABC)                                   Liberal democrat least favorites
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        annual Celebrity            (not really sports, news or music) on broadcast and cable   • “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (FX)                • “Swamp Loggers” (Discovery)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Beach Bowl                  networks. Some results were particularly polarizing,        • “Treme” (HBO)                                           • “Dog the Bounty Hunter” (A&E) and “COPS”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Game Feb. 4 at              some overlapped.                                            • “Cougar Town” (ABC)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Victory Field in                                                                                                                                  (syndication)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “The           • “The Ultimate Fighter” (Spike TV)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Conservative Republican favorites                           Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS)                 • “The Price Is Right” (CBS)
                                                                                                                                                VIN # 2LMDJ6JK3CBL13256                                                                                             • “Swamp Loggers” (Discovery) and “Top Shot” (History)      Also: “The Soup” (E!), “Aqua Teen Hunger Force”           • “CSI: Miami” (CBS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • “The Bachelor” (ABC)                                      (Adult Swim), “Raising Hope” (Fox), “Saturday Night       • “Kitchen Nightmares” (Fox)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • “Castle” (ABC): popular with both parties                 Live” (NBC), “The Office” (NBC), “Project Runway”         • “Secret Life of the American Teenager” (ABC Family)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • “Mythbusters” (Discovery)                                 (Lifetime), “Shameless” (Showtime), “Parenthood”          • “Ghost Hunters” (Syfy) and “Ghost Adventures”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,”               (NBC), “Conan” (TBS).                                     (Travel Channel)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PHOTO BY CHRIS TROTMAN/    “American Pickers,” “Swamp People” (History)                                                                          Also: “Operation Repo” (TruTV), “Swamp People”
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               • Heated/Cooled Front Seats                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • “The Middle” (ABC): popular with both parties             Conservative Republican least favorites                   (History), “Hardcore Pawn” (TruTV), “River Monsters”
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                                                                                                  402 Westside Drive                                                      stirred the public’s ire. Those have been ranked in a recent survey conducted by          • “The Biggest Loser” (NBC)                                 • “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “The              in America with Larry the Cable Guy” (History), “Storm
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                                                         The Buzz                                                                                                                                                                                                     There’s never a dull moment at King’s Daughters & Sons!
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Pro golfer Tiger Woods
                                                                                                                                                                          3. New York Jets receiver Plaxico Burress

                                                       Around Town!                                                                                                       4. Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh
                                                                                                                                                                          5. New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries
                                                                                                                                                                          6. Miami Heat guard/forward LeBron James
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1223 W. BALTIMORE, DURANT • (580) 924-0496
                               Winner!                                                                                                                                    7. L.A. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant
                                                                                                                                                                          8. Former NFL receiver Terrell Owens
                                                                                                                                                                          9. New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez
                                                                                                                        treats her
                                                                                                                                                                          10. NASCAR driver Kurt Busch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VALENTINE’S DAY
                                                                                                                        Gerald Tidwell
                                                                                                                                                                          The highlight reel for anyone who needs a refresher:
                                                                                                                                                                            Michael Vick has been given a second chance in the NFL after being imprisoned
                                                                                                                                                                          for operating a dog-fighting ring. Tiger Woods’ extramarital sex scandal teed off
                                                                                                                                                                          a lot of folks. Plaxico Burress shot himself in the leg and did time for illegal gun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with Administrator Kim Owen
                                                                                                                                                                          possession. Ndamukong Suh stomped an opponent’s head while he was down
                                                                                                                                                                          on the field during the Thanksgiving 2011 game. Kris Humphries just turned
     Sandra at work                                                                                                                                                       out to be Mr. Wrong for reality TV star Kim Kardashian during their 72-day
     on a shoot for
                                                                                                                                                                          marriage. He gets booed when he takes the court, despite having his best season
     Vision Bank                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          KING & QUEEN

                                                                                                                                                                          yet. LeBron James left his native Ohio and the Cleveland Cavaliers to form a
                                                                                                                                                                          “superteam” in Miami, basically viewed as a betrayal all about “the Benjamins.”                                                                                                                                         Aubrey Simmons & Fonda Jenkins
                                                                                                                                                                          Perhaps Kobe Bryant’s biggest faux pas was being a married man getting accused
                                KLBC’s Tommy Bertrand in the
                                                                                                                                                WELCOME                   of sexual assaulting a hotel employee. Terrell Owens, now involved with the
                                Girl Scout Cookie Crunch-Off
                                                                                                                                                  TO THE                  Indoor Football League’s Allen Wranglers, was notorious for stirring controversy
                                                                                                                                               GUN SHOW!
                                                                                                                                                                          on and off the field when playing for the Eagles and Cowboys. That made him
                                                                                                                                                                          good material for VH1 reality series “The T.O. Show.” Alex Rodriguez finally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BEAU & SWEETHEART                                                                                                     • SKILLED NURSING HOME CARE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brian Compton & Lois Goodman
                                                                                                                                                Jody House
                                                                                                                                                 & KLBC’s
                                                                                                                                                                          admitted he used performance-enhancing drugs years after insisting he didn’t.
                                                                                                                                                                          Kurt Busch is notorious for his outbursts against his crew and crew chief, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • PHYSICAL, OCCUPATIONAL &
                                                                                                                                               Scott Corbin               throwing tantrums. But his younger brother, Kyle, has been called racing’s villain.                                                                                                                                       SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                                          NASCAR’s Kevin Harvick recently labeled Kyle a jerk and the only guy in the
 PHOTO BY BRITTANY SNAPP/DURANT DAILY DEMOCRAT                                                                                                                            sport he just does not like.
1       THE KLBC BUZZ                                    MARCH 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MARCH 2012 THE KLBC BUZZ              19
                                                               highLy ANTiciPATEd oPENiNgs
                                                   Hunger Games book series coming to life on screen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     releases
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      March 6

                                                   Julia Roberts takes evil turn as fairy-tale queen • Big stars voice Dr. Suess characters                                                                                                                                                                                                         “Footloose”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Jack and Jill”
By Michelle Pierce                            drug-related humor)                          the feasibility of it, he laughs it off, and   undercover at a local high school. And
                                                Summary: A literary agent whose            the project seems doomed — until the           the idea of Ice Cube as a police officer is,                                                                                                                                                              March 1
March                                        fast-talking ways have kept him at the       prime minister’s press secretary grabs         um, weird. Unless you’re a huge fan of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “Happy Feet Two”
‘Dr. Suess’ The Lorax’                        head of his game meets his match when        onto the idea as a potential good-will         the actors, probably just skip it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “My Week with Marilyn”
  Starring: voices of Danny DeVito,           he takes on a New Age guru for selfish       story. Now, they’ve got to figure out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “The Descendants”
Zac Efron, Ed Helms, Taylor Swift, Rob        purposes. A magical tree grows in the        how to make the impossible possible.           ‘Butter’                                                                                                                                                                                                “Young Adult”
Riggle, Betty White                           agent’s backyard. He discovers, with           The Buzz: This one debuted last year           Starring: Jennifer Garner, Ty Burrell,
  Rating: PG (brief mild language)            every word he speaks, the tree loses a       at the Toronto International Film Festival                                                                                                                                                                                                               March 20
                                                                                                                                          Hugh Jackman, Alicia Silverstone, Yara
  Summary: A 12-                              leaf. If he doesn’t learn to shut up and     and is based on the novel of the same                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Carnage”
                                                                                                                                          Shahidi, Ashley Greene, Olivia Wilde
                                              watch his words, he and the tree will die.   name. However, it seems the love story                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “The Muppets”
year-old boy who                                                                                                                            Rating: R (language; sexual content;
                                                The Buzz: Eddie Murphy’s most              is kind of shoehorned in there, and it                                                                                                                                                                                                                   “The Sitter”
lives in a plastic                                                                                                                        brief drug use)
                                              recent movies haven’t been terribly          doesn’t work as well when the action                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”
town goes looking                                                                                                                           Summary: After her husband opts to
for a real, live tree                         good, and this looks like it will be         moves from England to the Middle East.         end his decade-long reign as champ of                                                                                                                                                                      March 2
to impress the girl                           more of the same. And it looks like it’ll    Give it a chance if you like, but don’t set    their small Iowa town’s annual butter-                                                                                                  “dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” features                                     “Hop”
he likes. However,                            hit that weird “too mature for kids,         your expectations too high.                    carving competition, his wife can’t imagine                                                                                             characters voiced by danny
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  deVito, Betty White, Taylor                                         March 2
first, he’ll have to                          not mature enough for adults” spot.                                                         the prize going to anyone but a Pickler.
discover the story of                         Probably not one to spend your money         ‘Silent House’                                 She decides to enter the competition. But
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Swift and Zac Efron.                                         “A Dangerous Method”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked”
the Lorax and what                            on, unless you really like the idea of         Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam              she’ll have to fight her husband’s mistress,                                                                                            Universal Pictures & Illumination Entertainment
originally happened                           watching Eddie Murphy do charades            Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Julia Taylor      a crazed fan and a precocious 10-year-old
to all the trees.                             for two hours.                               Ross, Haley Murphy, Adam Barnett               orphan to clinch the title.
                                   Pierce                                                                                                                                                just might live up to the book. If you       Rating: PG (some fantasy action; mild                                                         Julia Roberts stars as the evil queen
  The Buzz: Most                                                                             Rating: Unavailable                            The Buzz: Like the aforementioned            haven’t read the books, do so. But if      rude rumor)                                                                                     and Lily Collins as Snow White in
adaptations of Dr. Seuss haven’t              ‘John Carter’                                  Summary: A girl goes to renovate her         “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” this film       you’re prone to nitpicking, you might        Summary: In this retelling of the                                                             Relativity Media’s “Mirror, Mirror.”
been that great. It’s really difficult to       Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins,     family’s old lake house with her father        came out at the Toronto International          watch the movie first.                     “Snow White” fairy tale, Snow White is
properly stretch short children’s books       Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciaran         and uncle, only to get trapped inside.         Film Festival. It’s a little more along the                                               taken in by a band of highway robbers
into feature-length films. This one does      Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy,          As she tries to escape, her panic grows        lines of a dark comedy, something like                                                    after she’s banished by the queen. Now,
                                                                                                                                                                                         March 30
look cute though, and at the very least,                                                   to terror. Her father disappears, and she      “Election” or “Drop Dead Gorgeous.” If
kids should enjoy it.
                                              Daryl Sabara, Polly Walker, Bryan
                                              Cranston, Thomas Hayden Church,              realizes she is not alone in the house.        you like those movies, you might want          ‘Intruders’                                Snow White must find a way to stop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the queen’s wedding to the handsome
                                              Willem Dafoe                                   The Buzz: The movie was shot in a            to check out this one.                           Starring: Clive Owen, Carice Van
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    prince or she’ll lose her kingdom.
‘Project X’                                     Rating: PG-13 (intense sequences of        single take, which will do wonders for                                                        Houten, Pilar López De Ayala, Daniel         The Buzz: This actually looks like
  Starring: Kirby Bliss Blanton,              violence, action)                            suspense. Plus, word is that Elizabeth         March 3                                       Brühl, Kerry Fox, Héctor Alterio, Ella     an interesting redo of the Snow White
Jonathan Daniel Brown, Oliver Cooper,           Summary: John Carter, a former             Olsen does a fantastic job. It’s supposed
                                                                                           to be better than average, so if you’re a
                                                                                                                                          ‘The Hunger Games’                             Purnell
                                                                                                                                                                                           Rating: R (terror; horror violence;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    story, as long as you aren’t expecting
Alexis Knapp, Thomas Mann, Miles              military captain from Earth, finds                                                            Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh                                                       anything close to the Disney version.
Teller                                        himself transported to Mars, a dying         horror fan, give it a chance.                                                                 some sexuality/nudity; language)           Julia Roberts seems to be enjoying
                                                                                                                                          Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody
  Rating: R (crude, sexual content            world. He’s caught between various                                                                                                           Summary: Two children from different     herself as the evil queen, and it’s nice to
                                                                                                                                          Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny
throughout; nudity; drugs; drinking;          warring factions, and the fate of the        March 1                                                                                      countries are menaced by a strange,        see Snow White wielding a sword.
                                                                                                                                          Kravitz, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones,
pervasive language; reckless behavior;        planet itself lies in his hands.             ‘21 Jump Street’                               Alexander Ludwig, Isabelle Fuhrman,
                                                                                                                                                                                         shadowed being known as Hollow Face.
mayhem; all involving teens)                    The Buzz: The John Carter novels by          Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing               Amandla Stenberg, Stanley Tucci,
                                                                                                                                                                                           The Buzz: It’s directed by the same
                                                                                                                                                                                         man who brought us “28 Weeks Later,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ‘Wrath of the Titans’
  Summary: Three teens throw a house          Edgar Rice Burroughs are really fun,         Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Rob              Donald Sutherland                                                                           Starring: Sam Worthington,
party for one’s birthday and document it      pulpy action-adventure, and that’s                                                                                                         so he does know something about
                                                                                           Riggle, Dave Franco, DeRay Davis,                Rating: Unavailable                                                                     Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Edgar
on film. Naturally, things get out of hand.   all the movie must be to be a success.                                                                                                     making scary movies. The trailer
                                                                                           Jake Johnson, Johnny Simmons,                    Summary: The 12 districts of Panem                                                      Ramírez, Toby Kebbell, Danny Huston,
  The Buzz: Well, for once, it’s nice         Judging from the trailers, it looks like                                                                                                   probably gives away more about this
                                                                                           Johnny Pemberton, Dakota Johnson,              must provide two “tributes,” one boy                                                      Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson
to see somebody using the “found              they’ve done that.                                                                                                                         movie than it should, so if you do want
                                                                                           Ellie Kemper, Johnny Depp                      and one girl, to the annual Hunger                                                          Rating: Unavailable
footage” idea for a comedy rather                                                                                                                                                        to see it, avoid watching the trailer
                                                                                             Rating: Unavailable                          Games. There, 24 tributes enter the                                                         Summary: The gods once again
than a horror film. If nothing else, the      ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’                  Summary: Two cops are recruited for          arena, but only one leaves alive. Katniss
                                                                                                                                                                                         beforehand. It looks creepy enough.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    must turn to Perseus, the demi-god
different style will give the old “out-of-                                                 the recently resurrected Jump Street           is one of the District 12 tributes, and                                                   son of Zeus, when Hades and Ares
                                                Starring: Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor,
control house party” flick a facelift.
                                              Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked              program, wherein they’ll go undercover         she is woefully under-equipped against         ‘Mirror, Mirror’                           betray them and ally with Kronos, the
                                                Rating: PG-13 (some violence, sexual       as high-school students to bust up a           tributes who have spent their lives             Starring: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts,    treacherous ruler of the Titans.
March 9                                       content; brief language)                     dangerous drug ring.                           training for this moment. But with her         Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Robert            The Buzz: “Clash of the Titans” was
‘A Thousand Words’                              Summary: A sheik desperately wants           The Buzz: I’m pretty sure the only           sharp instincts and survival skills, she       Emms, Mare Winningham, Michael             fun, but whether it was actually “good”
  Starring: Eddie Murphy, Clark Duke,         to bring salmon fishing to the desert        thing this has in common with the ‘80s         becomes a real contender.                      Lerner, Mark Povinelli, Jordan Prentice,   is something else entirely. This will
Kerry Washington, Justina Machado             and instructs his representative to          TV show is the name and the general              The Buzz: The book trilogy, by               Danny Woodburn, Sebastian Saraceno,        look nice, if nothing else. And if you’re
  Rating: PG-13 (sexual situations            make it happen. When she first asks          premise — an operation during which            Suzanne Collins, is a phenomenal               Ronald Lee Clark, Martin Klebba, Joey      looking for a turn-off-your-brain action
including dialogue; language; some            Britain’s leading fisheries expert about     young-looking police officers go               series, and the movie looks like it            Gnoffo, Sean Bean                          movie, this probably will fit the bill.                                                           PHOTO BY JAN THIJS/2011 RELATIVITY MEDIA

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                                                            P R o g R A M M i N g                                           N o T E s                                         references planned, that shows former       CBS has ordered a new unscripted              class father of a Chicago family held          Skipping a step in what TV people

                                      Premieres aplenty across all networks
                                                                                                                                                                              co-stars — Whitford and current “Parks      series about three women’s search for         together by the eldest daughter                call pilot season, NBC went ahead
                                                                                                                                                                              and Rec” cast member Rob Lowe               a mate to air this summer. Based on a         — has become the network’s No.                 with ordering “Hannibal” to series.
                                                                                                                                                                              — reportedly won’t appear on camera         hit program in Israel, “3” will follow        2 series behind “Dexter.” “House               It’s an adaptation of Thomas Harris
                                                                                                                                                                              together. See the NBC comedy at 7:30        singles of different ages, life experiences   of Lies,” headed by Don Cheadle,               novel “Red Dragon,” presenting Dr.
                                                            ‘House’ leaving and ‘X Factor’ cleaning house                                                                     p.m. Thursdays.                             and backgrounds on their true-love
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          quests. They’ll share their lives and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        debuted in January. Signed for a sixth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        season, “Californication” stars David
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hannibal Lecter and FBI Agent Will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Graham at the beginning of their
By Regina Phillips                          which is bringing on Megan Mullally         19 on Fox. The series stars Keifer         Season 4 of “16 and Pregnant” will         ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” will               support each other through the process.       Duchovny as self-involved novelist             mentor/protégé relationship. It’s in
The KLBC Buzz Editor                        (Karen on “Will & Grace”) to join           Sutherland as a widower and father of      start March 27 on MTV. The 12 new          welcome Academy Award nominee               Single men and women can apply at             Hank Moody.                                    the hands of Bryan Fuller, creator
                                            Christian Slater for Season 2.              an autistic son who’s able to connect      teen mothers-to-be range from a            Barbara Hershey for a multi-episode                                                                         and writer of “Pushing Daisies.” I
Not its usual day: A two-hour live                                                      seemingly unlinked events and people.      former model/cage fighter dealing          arc. She’ll portray the matriarch of the                                                  TV Land has granted a second season            never saw that show, but the 2002
episode of “American Idol” will air at      Katy Perry will play a prison guard on      It was given a special preview after       with her changing body and one             fairy-tale world’s most evil family, a      Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner            to “The Exes.” The comedy cast is              “Red Dragon” movie with Anthony
7 p.m. Feb. 28 on Fox.                      the March 6 episode of “Raising Hope.”      “American Idol” in January.                deciding whether to put up her             role that could carry into Season 2 if      will host a new reality show on USA,          led by Kristen Johnston and Wayne              Hopkins, Edward Norton and Ralph
                                                                                                                                   newborn for adoption.                      the drama is renewed. Hershey, 64, has      to debut sometime between July and            Knight, who appeared together in               Fiennes remains one of my favorite
A new edition of “America’s Next Top        HBO original movie “Game Change”            At midnight March 23, a 24-hour                                                       had a variety of roles since her start      September. “The Moment,” which                “3rd Rock from the Sun,” and Donald            movies. So don’t screw it up, please.
Model” will start at 8 p.m. Feb. 29 on      will debut at 8 p.m. March 10. Starring     preschool channel will replace             “Rules of Engagement” will return at       as a teen. Her Oscar nomination was         has a nine-episode order, will show           Faison (“Scrubs”). Knight also is
The CW. Cycle 18 is the first “British      Julianne Moore as Alaska Gov. Sarah         SoapNet on most cable and satellite        7:30 p.m. March 29 on CBS. The sitcom      for “Portrait of a Lady” (1996), she co-    Warner each week giving someone a             neighbor Rick in “Hot in Cleveland,”           Jenny McCarthy has been given a talk
Invasion” theme, featuring former           Palin and Ed Harris as Sen. John            systems. Well, I checked, and neither      was sidelined so the network could         starred with Bette Midler in “Beaches”      “second chance” to achieve his/her            the spin-off of which — tentatively            show on VH1, projected to start later
contestants from “Britain’s Next Top        McCain, it follows the republican’s         Communicomm, Dish Network nor              start Rob Schneider comedy “Rob.”          (1988) and played the mom of Natalie        dream careers. Warner himself went            titled “Have Faith,” starring Cedric the       this year. “The Jenny McCarthy Show”
Model” and a fresh crop of American         2008 presidential campaign. Woody           DirecTV offer it in our area. However,                                                Portman’s character in 2010’s “Black        from sacking groceries to Super Bowl          Entertainer — will debut with “The             will feature guest panelists and “skewer
model hopefuls competing for the            Harrelson portrays McCain’s adviser,        interested people can submit a request     “Punk’d,” the prank show popularized       Swan.” She was a series regular on TV’s     MVP in 18 months. Now 40, he went to          Exes” premiere in June.                        everyone and everything in pop
grand prize. Hosted by Tyra Banks,          Steve Schmidt.                              to their provider via the network’s        by Ashton Kutcher, will return at 9        “Chicago Hope” in 1999-2000.                the big game twice (with the St. Louis                                                       culture, news, fashion, TV, movies and
the series’ judging panel is comprised                                                  website,   p.m. March 29 on MTV after a five-                                                     Rams and Arizona Cardinals) before            Bravo opted to renew “Real Housewives          the web,” according to a press release.
of best-selling author and fashion          “The Biggest Loser” will bring in           As one might expect, Disney Junior         year hiatus. Kutcher still serves as       The CW announced open casting               retiring in January 2010. Later that          of Miami” for a second season but with         It sounds like her buddy Chelsey
public-relations maven Kelly Cutrone        Jessica Simpson to offer an extra           basically will be a big expansion of       executive producer, but hosting duties     calls for the Cycle 19 college edition of   year, he competed on “Dancing with            some re-casting and a new production           Handler’s E! show, “Chelsea Lately.”
and photographer Nigel Barker, with         incentive during the March 13 episode.      the Disney Junior block on the Disney      will be spread to various guests that      “America’s Next Top Model.” Casting         the Stars.”                                   company. Of the starting six, the network      McCarthy had a hosting gig 1995-97
Jay Manuel as creative director and J.      The challenge winner will get to pick       Channel. It will launch with new           include Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus         directors are seeking females ages                                                        will keep Marysol Patton, Lea Black            with MTV dating show “Singled Out.”
Alexander as runway trainer. Guest          out anything from Simpson’s clothing,       animated series “Doc McStuffins,”          and Kellan Lutz. Then, “Jersey Shore”      18-27 of diverse backgrounds, shapes        “The Voice” will do a quick                   and Audriana de Moura. No more                 A few months ago, she co-hosted “Dick
judges will be actress/singer Kelly         handbag and skin-care lines, and select     about a 6-year-old girl who nurses her     spin-off “The Pauly D Project” will        and sizes who are at least 5-foot-7 and     turnaround. Instead of waiting                Larsa Pippen, Cristy Rice and Alexia           Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” She
Osbourne, reality star Kris Jenner, pop     a fellow contestant to go along on the      sick toys back to health. Some other       debut at 9:30 p.m. The 12 episodes will    U.S. citizens. Some stops with Texoma       for another winter, the NBC vocal             Echevarria. The series’ first 10-episode       has a list of acting credits too, with the
star Estelle, Marchesa fashion designer     shopping spree. Simpson said she’ll         new shows to debut throughout the          follow the DJ as he works on his career,   proximity: March 10 at Tulsa’s Virginia     competition will start Season 3 in the        run managed only a third of the viewers        TV side including appearances on “Two
Georgina Chapman, television host           “help style” them. See the weight-loss      next year: “Gaspard and Lisa” (two         landing a recording contract with 50       College; March 10 at Sikes Senter Mall      fall. All four coaches — Blake Shelton,       the Atlanta version did in its third season.   and a Half Men,” “Just Shoot Me” and
Cat Deeley, actor/musician Nicolas          competition at 7 p.m. Tuesdays on NBC.      puppies in a French neighborhood,          Cent’s label and opens for Britney         in Wichita Falls; and March 11 at Aveda     Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and                                                          “The Drew Carey Show.”
Tse, former Girls Aloud singer Nadine                                                   based on a book series); “Guess How        Spears on her tour.                        Institute in Dallas. More details online    Cee Lo Green — already agreed to              Bravo ordered a 10th season of “Top
Coyle, former Pussycat Doll Jessica         The season finale of “Jersey Shore”         Much I Love You” (based on the                                                        at                            return. Watch how the current round           Chef.” The culinary competition has            Jenny McCarthy also has been hired
Sutta, model Beverly Johnson, fashion       will start at 9:30 p.m. March 15 on         book of the same name); “Sofia the         The 25th annual “Kids’ Choice                                                          goes at 7 p.m. Mondays.                       won two Emmys since its 2006 start.            to host Season 2 of “Love in the Wild.”
designer Barney Cheng and fashion           MTV. Its “reunion” special will air the     First” (TV movie and series about a        Awards” will air at 7 p.m. March 31 on     “House” producers decided to pull the                                                     The ninth season was filmed in San             The NBC reality series puts a twist on
photographer Jez Smith.                     following week.                             princess); and “Oki’s Oasis” (western      Nickelodeon. Will Smith will host.         plug after the spring finale. The Fox       Roseanne Barr and John Goodman had            Antonio, Austin and Dallas.                    the search for love, filming contestants
                                                                                        about a kitty sheriff voiced by Mandy                                                 medical drama starring Hugh Laurie          an almost decade-long TV marriage                                                            doing tasks and challenges as couples
Fox will air an English-language            USA will premiere the second season of      Moore). Current series “Jake and the       Jamie Lee Curtis and Sean Astin            will have completed eight seasons and       as the Connors on ABC sitcom                  Fox picked up “Kitchen Nightmares”             (not previously acquainted) in the
version of “Q’Viva! The Chosen.”            “Fairly Legal” and the fifth/final season   Never Land Pirates,” “Mickey Mouse         will appear in a late March episode of     177 episodes in April.                      “Roseanne.” Now they’re getting               for a fifth season. Gordon Ramsay, who         Dominican Republic. McCarthy joked:
That’s the series featuring Jennifer        of “In Plain Sight” March 16, starting      Clubhouse,” “Little Einsteins” and         “NCIS.” Curtis will be Charlotte Ryan,                                                 back together for new NBC pilot               also hosts the network’s cooking contest       “Everyone knows I’ve looked just about
Lopez, Marc Anthony and concert             at 8 p.m. “Fairly Legal” stars Sarah        “Handy Manny” will air there too.          a career woman and single mom who          “The X Factor” U.S. version will look       “Downwardly Mobile.” Barr, also the           “Hell’s Kitchen,” will travel to more          everywhere except the jungle for love.
director Jamie King searching 20            Shahi (native Texan and former Dallas       Disney Junior also plans a weekend         works as a psychological operations        different in its second season. Paula       show’s writer and executive producer,         restaurants on the verge of shutting           I wanted to apply as a contestant and
countries for the best Latin performers.    Cowboys cheerleader) as Kate Reed,          movie night (the Magical World of          agent in the inspector general’s office    Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger are            stars as the proprietor of a mobile-          down and turn them around again.               ended up with a job.”
It debuted Jan. 28 on Spanish-language      who was a lawyer at her family’s firm       Disney Junior).                            of the U.S. Defense Department (and        out as judges, and Steve Jones won’t        home park and surrogate mother to all
station Univision. Fox will run two-        before getting frustrated with the legal                                               maybe eats a bunch of probiotic            be the host. What Simon Cowell had          its residents. Goodman will play the
hour episodes on Saturdays, March 3-        system and becoming a mediator. On “In      Starting March 25, Matthew Perry           yogurt). Astin (“Lord of the Rings”)       confirmed just before press time: He will   resident handyman.
April 7. On-screen subtitles will be used   Plain Sight,” Federal Witness Security      (Chandler Bing on “Friends”) will          will play her right-hand agent. “NCIS”     hire two female judges, and there will be
when judges aren’t speaking English.        Program agent Mary Shannon (Mary            have a recurring role on “The Good         airs at 7 p.m. Tuesdays on CBS.            two hosts, he hopes a male and female.      We told Buzz readers that FX, in
                                            McCormack) gave birth at the end of last    Wife.” The 42-year-old actor will                                                                                                 October, renewed “Sons of Anarchy”
The sixth season of “Army Wives” will       season. Now, she must decide whether        play Mike, a charming Chicago              Bradley Whitford, who was Deputy           Paget Brewster is leaving her role as       for a fifth season. Well, less than two
start at 8 p.m. March 4 on Lifetime.        to raise the child on her own or give up    attorney heading a panel tasked with       Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on “The          Emily Prentiss on CBS crime drama           months after the Season 4 finale aired,
                                            the newborn for adoption.                   investigating a suspicious police          West Wing,” will guest-star in a March     “Criminal Minds” at season’s end.           the network ordered a sixth. The series
To make room for a Tuesday comedy                                                       shooting. Alicia (Julianna Margulies)      episode of “Parks and Recreation”          Many of the series’ fans were pleased       following the SAMCRO motorcycle
block on Fox, “Glee” started an             It’s already time for a new round of        is assigned to the panel and starts to     intended to pay homage to the Emmy-        when it turned out the agent had            club stars Charlie Hunnam as Jax and
almost two-month hiatus after the           “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC. The        question his actions. See the CBS legal    winning presidential series. Whitford      faked her death last spring. Matthew        Ron Perlman as Clay.
Feb. 21 episode. Beginning March 6,         competition will begin at 7 p.m. March      drama at 8 p.m. Sundays.                   will play the Pawnee City Council          Gray Gubler (Spencer Reed) also was
“Raising Hope” will start it off at 7       18, with results shows starting at 8 p.m.                                              member whose position is being sought      in contract negotiations at last check.     Showtime has renewed “Shameless,”
p.m., followed by “I Hate My Teenage        March 27.                                   Season 5 of “Mad Men,” starring Jon        by Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), Bobby       He’s one of my personal favorites, so       “House of Lies” and “Californication.”
Daughter.” “New Girl” will stay at 8                                                    Hamm, will get a two-hour premiere at      Newport (Paul Rudd) and others.            I think I’d be disappointed if a deal       In two seasons, “Shameless” — starring
p.m. as a lead-in for “Breaking In,”        “Touch” will premiere at 8 p.m. March       8 p.m. March 25 on AMC.                    Despite the numerous “West Wing”           isn’t reached.                              William H. Macy as a working-
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                                       MID-SEASON                                                                                “Missing” will debut at 7 p.m. March 15. The mystery drama stars Ashley
                                                                                                                               Judd as Becca Winstone, once a top CIA agent who retired to raise her son. Now a                  2012 Chevy Volt
                                                                                                                               widowed flower-shop owner, she’s forced to use her past training to find her son
                                    NBC will start “Awake” at 9 p.m. March 1. The mystery/drama stars Jason Issaacs            when he disappears while studying in a summer program in Italy.
                                  (“Harry Potter”) as a detective Michael Britten, who was driving the family vehicle            I will watch anything that casts Ashley Judd, even if I have been disappointed a
                                  when they’re involved in a terrible accident that killed his teen son. One morning after     time or two. It initially struck me as odd for her character to have offspring of that
                                  the funeral, he gets out of bed and his wife was the one who had died.                       age. But she will be 44 in April, so it is believable in that regard.
                                  (The order of who “died” first was conflicting in the show description                         It doesn’t appear there’s any shortage of action in “Missing.” Promotion of the
                                  and the early release of Episode 1.)                                                         show has been done in snippets, scant in comparison to “GCB.” Maybe there will
                                    My initial thought: This sounds like that Sandra Bullock movie,                            be more after the comedy’s premiere, or they’re building the suspense and setting
                                  “Premonition” (2007). She was told her husband was killed in an auto crash, woke             the tone for a mystery. It also could indicate a lack of confidence in the show, but
                                  up the next day and he was alive, then dead. What lured me to the film, aside from           the network flat-out ordering 10 completed episodes instead of going through the
                                  Bullock, was the psychological element. That’s what is intriguing me regarding this          pilot process would seem contradictory. That detail kept producers from blowing
                                  series, so I hope its creative minds do a better job in developing that aspect. I spotted    the whole budget to make one episode. Supposedly, the production value will be                     Come by & check out this fuel-e cient vehicle!
                                  points of promise in the pilot episode.                                                      the same throughout the run.
                                    Both worlds seem real to Britten, and both his therapists make convincing arguments          I hope that’s true, and I’m going to set my DVR to see for myself.
                                  for which actually exists. He has a different partner and case in each, yet details of the

                                  investigations sometimes overlap in inexplicable ways. Of course, there are struggles
                                  in both scenarios, but he’s hanging on to both, not wanting to let go of his son or his
                                  wife. Who wouldn’t? Exactly. Viewers can empathize and try to solve a mystery. Pile
                                  that upon the ever-popular police procedural, and it already sounds like the right stuff.

                                                                                                                                     Give Theroux a break
                                    “Fashion Star” will take off (or not) on the runway at 8:30 p.m. March 13 on NBC.
                                  The competition series will be hosted by longtime model Elle Macpherson, nicknamed
                                  “the body,” who also will serve as executive producer. The field of 14 designers will
                                  put on a major fashion show each week, aiming to earn a shot at launching their own
                                  lines at Macy’s, H&M and Saks Fifth Avenue. Buyers from those stores will purchase           “Wanderlust” castmates Jennifer Aniston         “J. Edgar.” “Caught in Flight” also is                                            Certi ed Pre-Owned Dealer
                                  some of the work from every episode that will be available immediately in their stores.      and Justin Theroux don’t talk a lot about       expected to depict Diana’s romance with
                                  Contestants who don’t sell anything will be eliminated. (which will immediately be           their off-camera relationship. But Theroux      heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.                        2900 S. EISENHOWER PARKWAY, DENISON
                                  available in their stores), but designers who to fail to sell their wares are eliminated.
                                  Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos will appear as “celebrity mentors.”
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                                    Macpherson told reporters what sets it apart from Lifetime’s “Project Runway” and

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                                  as much about shopping as it was about fashion.” She said: “It’s for every women and         her requests at bay, Theroux told her he        Valentine’s Day, he was asked lots of
                                  every pocketbook. It really allows people from every economic situation to tap into          had to have specific footwear. For her 43rd     questions about love. The actor, who’ll be
                                  what retailer works best for them.”                                                          birthday in February, she got out those         32 in April, told People magazine he sees
                                    The series was filmed in July and August so the finished clothes could be ready to         shoes and insisted on a performance.            caring for someone as a creative outlet: “I
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                                    ABC will debut “GCB” (formerly “Good Christian Belles”) at 9 p.m. March 4,
                                  taking the “Pan Am” seat behind “Desperate Housewives.” This comedic series                  While promoting “Safe House,” Denzel
                                                                                                                                                                               toilet seat. While he admitted it can be easy
                                                                                                                                                                               to get distracted when busy, Tatum said
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                                  Chenoweth) prepare for the return of the witch they knew in school.                          supposed to choke Washington. They
                                                   Chenoweth — she’s from Tulsa, y’all, and funny if you can tolerate          were flying around in the car, and it just      “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara                       computer, network and information system needs.
                                                   her voice. I’ve missed Potts making me laugh since the end of               happened. Reynolds, 35, joked about             was named the most desirable woman
                                                   “Designing Women.” In this show, she has guns, and doberman                 it being his career highlight: “That was        of 2012 by More than 1
                                                   dogs named Tony and Romo. Guest stars already announced are                 my early retirement. I’ve given Denzel          million international votes were cast for
                                                 singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow (huge bonus for me) and comedian                Washington a black eye and I should             the website’s annual list of the “Top 99
                                  Sandra Bernhard, (Nancy on “Roseanne”).                                                      probably go home.” Washington told him,         Most Desirable Women.” The Colombian-
                                    My interest in this show peaked when I discovered it was created by Robert                 if it had to be anyone’s fist, he was glad it   born actress, who’ll turn 40 in July, is the
                                  Harling — the man who wrote “Steel Magnolias” (play and film screenplay),                    was that of an apologetic Canadian.             oldest person to win the title. The online
                                  which I quote virtually every day. He’s also responsible for several other films I’ve                                                        magazine’s editor in chief said, with a
                                  enjoyed, such as “The Evening Star,” “Soapdish,” “The First Wives Club” and                  Naomi Watts has been cast as Princess           third of females on the list being first-time
                                  “Laws of Attraction.”                                                                        Diana in a movie to focus on the last two       selections, it’s obvious men are “intrigued”                                                   Give Kyle a call
                                    Despite some silly antics in the trailers and the acronym title, I’m gonna have to         years of her life, according to BBC News.       by those new to the scene. Also making                                                                         !
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                                  accustomed or desensitized to these portrayals, church-goers could be offended.              remake, “The Ring” and its sequel, and          Broke Girls”) at No. 30.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                     Jason Lee (formerly of NBC’s “My            year-old singer/songwriter shared the

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Name Is Earl” and recently Dave Seville     news on Twitter a few days before the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     in “Alvin and the Chipmunks” movies)        Grammy Awards show — where she
                                                                                                                                                                                                     is preparing for a son, due in June. The    and John Paul White sang a minute
                                                                                                                                                                                                     actor, who’ll be 42 in April, and wife      before introducing Taylor Swift and

                                                                  We’ ve                                      Wedding bells diaper pails
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ceren already have a daughter, Casper,      snagged both trophies for which they

                                                                                                                                                                                                     born in August 2008. Lee also has a son,    were nominated. Backstage and joking

                                                                 moved!                                       By Regina Phillips                          NBC comedy “Community,” became a
                                                                                                                                                                                                     8-year-old Pilot Inspektor, from his
                                                                                                                                                                                                     relationship with actress Beth Riesgraf.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 about being a “human bakery,” she
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 said: “I’m feeling butterflies, but I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 can’t tell if it’s my baby kicking or the
                                                                                                              The KLBC Buzz Editor                        father Jan. 12. His wife, Bridget, gave
                                                                                                                                                          birth to twins, son James Timothy and      Simon Helberg, who plays Howard             actual butterflies itself. Both sensations

                                                       Please drop by                                         “American Idol” alum Danny Gokey            daughter Fiona Leigh. The actor, who       Wolowitz on “The Big Bang Theory,”          are really, really wonderful.” The
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                                                       & see us at our                                        of approximately 100 family members
                                                                                                              and friends Jan. 29 in Florida. It’s the
                                                                                                                                                          Twitter and through his rep: “Here’s to
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     first child this spring. Helberg, 31, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Towne, a 35-year-old actress/writer/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on “Grey’s Anatomy.” All the music
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                                                       new location!                                          second marriage for Gokey, who’ll
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                                                                                                                                                          quarter Indian, one-quarter Polish, one-   director, were married in 2007.             offerings) has been released under the
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                                                                                                                                                          half Irish twins are keeping us busy and
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                                                                                                              during a routine surgery for congenital                                                and model Lily Aldridge are going to be     In addition to the award-winning
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                                                                                                              has an 18-year-old son, Indio, from         first baby together this spring. They      around Christmas 2010 after meeting         “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”) is
                                                                                                              his previous marriage. The actor, who       have been married since September          several months earlier. Pataky said she     pregnant again. The 41-year-old actress
                                                                                                              will be 47 April 4, and Susan have been     2007, although they have known each        already told her husband she going to       married 37-year-old actor Darren
                                                                                                              married since August 2005 and opened        other since they were 19. He performed     speak only Spanish to the baby, so he       Goldstein in August 2010 and gave
                                                                                                              their own film-production house, Team       in the Texas club owned by her father.     better get prepared or not be able to       birth Feb. 3, 2011, to son Ty Michael.
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                                                                                                              joins big sister Francesca Nora, 5.         brothers-to-be — Baylen Robert, 3, and     while on deployment in the Middle East.     gives birth this summer. The 27-year-
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Wayne cobb’s stomping grounds sports
                                                                                                                                                                             good of a motivator he was. He didn’t      to be anything other than a basketball         “I handled everything fine. I didn’t let   recruited well. That’s the key.”
                                                                                                                                                                             sugarcoat things. You knew if he liked     coach. I guess it is a hard job. I never    that game become more important than            Although basketball can be a complex
                                                                                                                                                                             you or didn’t like you. He was hard and    did know it if it was.”                     any other game. They might not have           game, Cobb said it’s really pretty basic.
                                                                                                                                                                             tough. It wasn’t a place for somebody         After a short stint at Southeastern      liked me during the game, but they still        “There are not any tricks to

From Savage court                                                                                                                                                            who ‘thought’ they wanted to play.”
                                                                                                                                                                               Cobb was ineligible his first semester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        as a graduate assistant under Pudge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bowers, Cobb spent two years at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    liked me.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Cobb declined to name favorite players:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  this business. You’ve got to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fundamentally sound. Take good shots
to Tiger bench, he                                                                                                                                                           in Durant as the Savages advanced to
                                                                                                                                                                             the NAIA national tournament. His
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chattanooga and one season at Sulphur.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           “When I first got out, I didn’t know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “I know I would leave someone out.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       But he reflected on a particular game
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  from a good shot selection, and you’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  got to be rigid on the defensive end of
toed neutrality to                                                                                                                                                           1964 debut was memorable.
                                                                                                                                                                               “The first game that I started
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        if I was cut out to coach at the college
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        level. Soon after, I looked around and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in his long career.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “One that sticks in my mind, in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the floor. Coach Sullivan used to say,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ‘There are nights that your offense is
coaching greatness                                                                                                                                                           at Southeastern, we played at
                                                                                                                                                                             Natchitoches, La., against Northwestern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        thought maybe I do have the ability.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           His chance came when Murray State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the ‘80s, we went to Northeastern to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    play them in the second round of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  not going to work. The defense can be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  good every night.’”
                                                                                                                                                                             State. I scored 28 points and got 17       hired him in 1969.                          playoffs. They had beaten us twice.             Concerning his legacy, Cobb said,
By Jim Reagan
                                                                                                                                                                             rebounds. I thought I was going to be         ”Back then, you had a lot of following   They had lost one game and were the           “I used to think that I would like to

                hen thinking of Oklahoma                                                                                                                                     great. Not sure I ever did that again.”    and interest in college basketball. At      No. 1 team in the nation. We beat ’em         be remembered for my success as a
                Hall of Fame basketball                                                                                                                                        Still, Cobb was an all-conference        Murray, we had good crowds, good            by 12 points and had them down 20             basketball coach. I would like that. But I
                coaches, names such as                                                                                                                                       performer his junior and senior seasons.   teams, and a lot of enthusiasm. It was      at one time. That was prior to the shot       hope to be respected by fellow coaches
                Henry Iba, Eddie Sutton                                                                                                                                      His junior year, the Savages narrowly      really fun and was a great experience       clock, and we couldn’t have won with          and players, and how I tried to develop
Billy Tubbs and Bloomer Sullivan often                                                                                                                                       missed advancing to the national           for me.”                                    it. We went into a delay game and             young boys into successful men.”
come to mind. But don’t ignore Wayne                                                                                                                                         tournament after dropping a playoff           Then, the Southeastern grad did the      stayed with it the entire game.“                It’s a pretty safe bet Cobb will be the
Cobb. His lifetime achievements in the                                                                                                                                       game to Central State.                     unthinkable (tongue planted firmly             Cobb said his Tiger teams were 3-0         only person to be inducted into both the
profession definitely put him in the                                                                                                                                           With pro basketball out of reach         in cheek). Cobb became the men’s            against top-ranked teams.                     East Central and Southeastern Hall of
ranks with the state’s top coaches.                                                                                                                                          — “No, I wasn’t that good a player,”       basketball coach at East Central. That         According to Cobb, every ounce of his      Fame. He calls it a tremendous honor
  That conclusion                                                                                                                                                            Cobb said — he turned his attention to     meant a lot of good-natured ribbing,        basketball coaching ability came from         to see his name on the floors at Beames
might pain some                                                                                                                                                              developing the talent of others.           some not so much, when the bitter           Sullivan and Bowers at Southeastern.          Field House at Murray and the Kerr
Southeastern                                                                                                                                                                   “After I had been around Coach           rivals met on the court. He laughed            “I did what I was taught and I didn’t      Center at East Central.
Oklahoma State                                                                                                                                                               Sullivan for a while, it was obvious.      heartily as he searched for a way to        veer from it. I knew what Bloomer               “I loved Southeastern and still do. But
University diehards                                                                                                                                                          I wanted to go into coaching. I just       answer my question about how he             Sullivan was, and I knew that what            let me tell you I love East Central too.”
who watched Cobb                                                                                                                                                             couldn’t wait to get out and start         reacted to the Southeastern fans getting    he taught me was solid and sound.               With Wayne Cobb, it’s OK to have it
play for Bloomer                                                                                                                        PHOTOS COURTESY OF SOSU & ECU        coaching. I never in my life wanted        on him during the heat of battle.           I stayed with that, worked hard and           both ways.
Sullivan, only to end                                                               Wayne Cobb was an all-conference player at Southeastern, then
up coaching against                                                                 went on to coach at rival East Central.
his alma mater at
rival East Central.                                                                 to stomp his foot to get his players           “I was playing independent hoops
  Still, it’s hard                                                                  attention. That became a Wayne Cobb          with some other Southeastern guys, such
to argue with the                                                                   trademark over the years.                    as Jerry Hall and Burl Plunkett, who
numbers. In 36 years of coaching hoops,                                                “It was just a reaction that I had,”      was coaching at Valliant at the time. I
Cobb compiled a 638-345 record. After                                               Cobb told The KLBC Buzz during               went out and worked out for Bloomer
a short time with high-school players,                                              a recent interview. “I was a very            Sullivan in January 1962. I stayed.
Cobb spent nine seasons at Murray                                                   enthusiastic player and coach. A lot of        “Back in those days, Southeastern
State College. At East Central, he won                                              coaches yell or scream to get attention.     and Boomer Sullivan was a household
417 games in more than two decades                                                  I didn’t yell just to be yelling. I wanted   name. You walk up and down the halls
of work. Six of his teams won 20-plus                                               to be heard. Over the years, I thought,      there in the gym and look at those
games in a season. Cobb’s Tiger squads                                              ‘Maybe I yell too much.’ But I decided,      pictures of (former SOSU standout
won six conference championships and                                                if I backed off and didn’t display as        and NAIA record-holder) Jim Spivey
two post-season tournament titles. His                                              much enthusiasm, my kids would back          and all, and you are just awed by
1989 team finished national runner-up.                                              off. Coach Sullivan said, ‘You work,         that. If you had an opportunity to play
  Need more evidence? Cobb has been                                                 they work. You loaf, they loaf.’ If I sat    basketball at Southeastern, it was a
inducted into six athletics halls of                                                over there with my legs crossed, they        huge opportunity.”
fame. He’s called a member by those                                                 would want to cross theirs.”                   As impressive as he was prowling the
of the Oklahoma Coaches Association,                                                   Cobb was a good player out of tiny        bench as a coach, Cobb admitted he was
Oklahoma Basketball Coaches                                                         Muse High School.                            less imposing as a player.
Association, Murray State, NAIA and                                                    “It was 18 miles east of Talihina, and      Cobb laughed and said, “I was plenty
— the real kicker — East Central and                                                it closed after my graduation in 1959. It    thin back then. I was 6-6 and would show
Southeastern.                                                                       was a Class C school. We had 14 in my        up for practice and weigh 230. By the
  Cobb also has two courts named                                                    graduating class. That was a huge class.     time we got to play, I would weigh 205.”
after him, at Murray and ECU. That’s                                                We had two the year before.”                   Cobb said Sullivan was the important
pretty uncommon. UCLA legend John            I first saw Cobb in the 1970s,            After one year of playing junior-         figure in his success as a college player
Wooden received the prestigious honor      then again in 1980-81 while calling      college basketball at Paris, Texas. Cobb     and coach.
at Indiana State and UCLA. But the         Southeastern basketball games for        quit school to work on the pipeline and        “He was an excellent basketball coach.
“Wizard of Westwood” had to share the      KSEO radio. At 6-6, he struck an         make some needed money. He soon got          He was extremely dedicated and a hard
tribute with his wife, Nellie.             imposing figure. I remembered he liked   the chance to return to school.              worker. A lot of people don’t realize how

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                                                                                                                                           A universal affliction, yet God promises deliverance
                                                                                                                                      By Gerald Tidwell                                                               Boy
                                                                                                                                           n his great novel “You Can’t Go                                          Lonely,
                                                                                                                                           Home Again,” Thomas Wolfe de-                                   Reads, Listens, Thinks,                                                                 People are lonely because they build

                                                                                                                                           clared loneliness is the central and                 Wanting to cry out for someone to be his friend,                                                 walls instead of bridges. Faith in the
                                                                                                                                           inevitable experience of every person.                                    Man                                                                         Father is the fundamental answer to
                                                                                                                                        The world is full of lonely people, old                       The boy was signed with a zero.                                                            loneliness. One will never walk alone if
                                                                                                                                      people. Those wandering even in the                         Dave was reaching out in his                                                                   he is open to the presence of God. One
                                                                                                                                      big city are lonely.                                      loneliness for someone to care.                                                                  can never experience loneliness when
                                                                                                                                        Southern Baptist                                          Harry Hollis Jr., a professor who’s                                                            gripped with the conviction that God is

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                                                                                                                                      (1911-2005) told
                                                                                                                                                                                                considered an ethics expert, told about
                                                                                                                                                                                                the high school he attended. A young
                                                                                                                                                                                                man in his class was a quiet, lonely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   providing means of coping with it. In the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   case of Adam, it is not good to be alone,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 still on His throne and sovereign of all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 He has created.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Jesus warned His disciples that the

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                                                                                                                                      about the people                                          person who stood on the sidelines                  because man is basically a social being.      hour was coming when they would
                                                                                                                                      in his neighboring                                        at ballgames. The youth enjoyed                    Adam had the companionship of all the         be scattered, every man, to his home
                                                                                                                                      community of                                              fellowship and entertainment furnished             animals in the garden of Eden, but there      and would be left alone. German
                                                                                                                                      upper-middle class                                        by the church. But this young man                  was something he needed to overcome.          philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche made

                                                                                                                                      people. One young                                         never was taken into that fellowship.              It was his sense of loneliness. He desired    a profound statement: “He who has a
                                                                                                                                      boy wanted so                                             What would have happened, Hollis                   to know that somebody or something            why can bear almost any how.”
                                                                                                                                      much for others                                           wondered, if this young man had been               was another person like himself.                Robert Lewis Stephenson — author of
                                                                                                                                      to like him that he                                       included in their fellowship? For later,             The fundamental purpose of marriage         “Treasure Island” and “Strange Case of
                                                                                                                                      volunteered to pay for peers to be his                    he was charged with killing President              is companionship, which enables people        Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” — told about
      With programs for high-school students, adults & industry, Kiamichi is here to serve you!                                       friend. Then, when rejected by his so-                    John F. Kennedy. His name was Lee                  to overcome their sense of isolation and      getting locked in a closet as a child.
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                                                                                                                                      called friends, he committed suicide.                     Harvey Oswald.                                     aloneness. A marriage based on fidelity       Gradually, it became dark and he began
                                                                                             wEarly Care & Education Master Teacher     Theologian and Christian existentialist                   Children are growing up lonely and               and love contributes to the elimination       to be afraid. His father stood at the door
                                                                                             wCulinary Arts Assistant wBakery Cook    philosopher Paul Tillich (1886-1965)                      without love. The television and peer              of loneliness in human existence.             until someone could come open the
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     texoma talk News affecting the area
                                                                                                                                                                              in a field south of Sherman. The caller
                                                                                                                                                                              also said he was on his way to Biloxi,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Silo School District will                       plus $400,000 in incentives. There’s a net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         gain of 60 jobs for the Texoma area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nation’s highest incarceration rate,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and a majority of those in prison were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         continue to make due with current
                                                                                                                                                                              Miss., intending to trade his pickup for                                                                                                convicted of drug-related crimes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         facilities. Voters in the annual school
                                                                                                                                                                              another vehicle.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         election didn’t clear the three-fifths
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Caddo Bruins state
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         majority mandated by Oklahoma law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         championship football team was               Earthquake drills are
By Scott Corbin                             taxes or a combination of the two.         confessed to killing Cogburn with a         Harpst, 73 and 79, and her 48-year-old     Three Grayson County                       for the $2.3 million bond. In a heavy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         honored in February by the Oklahoma          being added to the curriculum at scores
KLBC 106.3 FM News Director                 Oklahoma’s rate drops this year to         hatchet at the victim’s Antlers home in     daughter, Regina Taunton, were found       chambers of commerce united to                                                             Legislature. State Rep. Dustin Roberts       of Oklahoma schools. State Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         turnout, 514 voters said yes, while 397
                                            5.25 percent, but Gov. Mary Fallin has     November 2011. Reports state Parsons        dead behind a barn near Sherman.           present a series of informational                                                          (R-Durant) sponsored a resolution at         Commissioner John Doak encouraged
Oklahoma physicians                         said she’d like to see a further cut.      then wrote himself a check on his           They went missing several days earlier     gatherings related to Lake Texoma.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         said no. That accounted for 56.5 percent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         approval, but 60 percent is required.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the Capitol that brought teammates,          residents to participate in the “Drop,
united strongly against the latest effort   According to her, lower tax rates would    victim’s account and stole his vehicle. A   from their home, where police found        The third “Lake Texoma Is Open for                                                         coaches, family and friends to               Cover and Hold On” drill. Gov. Mary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         There was no clear winner among
to take pseudoephedrine out of meth-        make Oklahoma more attractive to           preliminary hearing was set for Feb. 29.    evidence of foul play. The affidavit       Business” meeting, hosted by Denison                                                       Oklahoma City. The Bruins’ victory           Fallin declared Feb. 7 as Earthquake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         four candidates in the district’s board
amphetamine cooks’ reach. The once          businesses. One plan gaining strength                                                  filed by Fannin County sheriff’s           chamber officials, focused on ways to                                                      over Davenport at Newcastle was the          Awareness Day. Right on cue, a small
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         election. A run-off between Kent Rogers
common and inexpensive cold/allergy         is a reduction to 4.75 percent. However,   The Oklahoma Medical                        investigators revealed information that    move forward in the wake of the lake’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and Bradley Rowland will be April 3.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         school’s first athletics state title.        temblor hit the central part of the
medication would have been available        that also would mean an end to             Examiner’s Office confirmed the skeletal    led to the arrest of Sue’s 52-year-old     horrible tourist season. A government                                                                                                   state, though barely felt by those at the
via prescription only if a bill intro-      many deductions and credits. Fallin’s      remains found at Hickory Creek Wildlife     son, Thomas Taunton, and discovery of      limnologist (a scientist who studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Madill Schools failed to                        Durant’s Magnolia                            epicenter. The state’s largest quake hit
duced in the Oklahoma Legislature           proposal would axe $888 million worth      Management Area on far west Lake            the bodies. A friend Taunton allegedly     lakes and streams) told the crowd that,                                                    Festival will move from downtown,            near Prague in November and was felt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         come up with a large enough majority
passed. The plan died in the House of       of those, including itemized deductions;   Texoma are that of Jordan Buckaloo.         called after his family went missing       despite Corps of Engineers warnings                                                        but it won’t go far. Jim Dunegan,            throughout the state.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         as well. Of the 788 voters, 51 percent
Representatives after the Oklahoma          personal exemptions; adjustments           The 43-year-old Marietta man was last       recorded a conversation during which       issued in summer 2011, blue-green                                                          who’s served as festival chair since its
State Medical Association, Oklahoma         for Social Security, military pay and      seen in June 2011, leaving a party in       the voice sounding like Taunton talked     algae is nothing to fear if visitors use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         marked yes for the $16 million bond
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         inception, said the committee voted to       Hundreds of names
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         package that would have provided for
Osteopathic Association and Oklahoma        retirement income; and payments made       nearby Enville. His pickup and some         about the murders. The voice described     a little common sense. Few were out                                                        approach the Choctaw Nation about            were taken off Bryan County voter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         construction of an activity center and
Academy of Family Physicians came           to survivors of military members killed    personal items were found soon after at     firing several bullets into Harold after   enjoying the lake by mid-July, after                                                       hosting the annual event. James Dry          rolls through the past year, according
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         agriculture/technology facility.                with the Choctaw Nation is co-chair          to Election Board Secretary Linda
out against it.                             in action.                                 the management area, but a search at the    shooting Sue as she slept in her bed.      the level dropped to historic lows and
                                                                                                                                                                              health warnings had been issued. No                                                        of the committee this year. He said          Fahrendorf. And with the new census,
                                                                                       time turned up nothing. A survey crew       He went on to say he shot Regina
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         City of Tishomingo ballots
There’s been a lot of                       A Pushmataha County                        made the discovery in late January.         when she came to their stepfather’s        official reports were made of anyone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         were marked decidedly in favor of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         at a press conference that moving            redistricting, etc., many have and will
talk at the Oklahoma Capitol about          man was charged with first-degree                                                      defense. The recording included a full     falling ill due to the Texoma water,                                                       the festival to Choctaw Event Center         find themselves in a new precinct.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         economic development. With the final
eliminating the state’s personal income     murder in the death of 77-year-old         A triple homicide in                        description of cleaning up blood at the    according to the Grayson County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tally at 138 to 22, the sales taxes will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         will benefit downtown by relieving           Cards were sent to those affected.
tax. Eight states don’t tax income,         Garland Cogburn. According to              January in Leonard, Texas, was              scene, then loading the bodies into the    Health Department.                                                                         congestion that had made conducting          Registration status can be checked
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         remain the same.                                business difficult for many. And the         online at the state election board
relying instead on sales taxes, property    prosecutors, 49-year-old Robert Parsons    connected to a relative. Harold and Sue     couple’s mini-van and dumping them
                                                                                                                                                                              Lake Texoma’s levels are                                                                   casino/resort intends to strongly            website or by calling the local board at
                                                                                                                                                                              above normal for the first time since      Other area school districts                     market the downtown district to their        (580) 924-3228. Deadline to register for
                                                                                                                                                                              spring 2011. Testing for blue-green        also had voters selecting board                 visitors. The festival will begin May 30     the March 6 presidential preferential
                                                                                                                                                                              algae is a new addition for American       members. In Caddo, Craig Whisenhunt             and extend through June 2.                   primary was Feb. 10.
                                                                                                                                                                              waterways managed by the Army              won Office 3 with 54 percent to Brian

                                                           Refer a friend and get $25!                                                                                        Corps of Engineers. Standards used
                                                                                                                                                                              are set by the United Nation’s World
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Allen’s 46 percent. Calera’s Office 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         went to Justin Boone. Colbert’s Office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Madill’s hospital has a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         management connection with Durant’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      From a press release
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      issued by the Oklahoma governor’s
                                                                                                                                                                              Health Organization. Officials hope        2 was won by Martin Shoopman and                Medical Center of Southeastern               office: “The Oklahoma Office of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Office 5 by Ronnie Shoemake. Myron              Oklahoma. Integris and Health                Attorney General ... filed an application
                                                                                       Tanya                                                                                  the higher water and recent rains will
                                                                                                                                                                              dilute the nutrients that help produce     Wilson received the most votes for              Management Associates, the company           on behalf of the Oklahoma Water
                                                                                                                                                                              the bacteria. The bacteria’s density and   Rock Creek’s Office 2. In Atoka County,         that operates the MCSO, announced            Resources Board (OWRB) asking the
                                                                                                                                                                              the toxins it produces should be below     Herbert Michael Wharton defeated                the management deal for Marshall             State Supreme Court to assume original
                                            Patricia                                                                  Dixie                                                   advisory status when the next round of     three others for a seat on Tushka’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         board. Tommy Richardson Jr. was the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         County Medical Center. It also includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         community hospitals in Blackwell,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      jurisdiction over a comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      stream adjudication to determine
                                                                                                                                                                              tests are complete.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         overwhelming choice in Harmony.                 Clinton, Pryor and Seminole, all of which    who has rights to the waters of three

                     Short on cash?                                                                                                                                           Drought effects went                                                                       will continue to carry the Integris name.    major stream systems in southeastern
                                                                                                                                   Loans as much                              well beyond lake levels. The record high   Denison is losing Halco                                                                      Oklahoma. The motion came after

                      We can help!                                                                                                                                                                                       Rock Tools from its industrial area, but        Oklahoma Gov. Mary
                                                                                                                                     as $1,009!                               temperatures and lack of rain killed                                                                                                    the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations

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                                                                                                                                                                              perhaps millions of trees in the region.   it means more jobs in Grayson County.           Fallin issued an executive order             have aggressively pursued litigation
                                                                                                                                                                              Even though beef was selling for more      The mining-tools company is a division          banning tobacco use on state property.       in which they claim the right to all the
                                                                                                                                                                              than anyone could remember, so was         of Caterpillar (which itself is a subsidiary    That would include state parks. In her       waters in these streams.” The battle
                                                                                                                                                                              feed, and many farmers had to give up      of Bucyrus of Denison). Halco will open         budget plans, state spending would           has centered on the Sardis Reservoir,
                                                                                                                                                                              herds when grass fields turned to dirt.    in Sherman, taking in operations from           increase, with the bulk of that going        primarily in Pushmataha County, but

                               3004 W. University,                                                                                                                            The Texas comptroller’s office estimated
                                                                                                                                                                              $5.2 billion in losses statewide, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the United Kingdom. Denison officials
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         said they didn’t have a facility that fit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         toward programs for substance-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         abuse treatment. Oklahoma has the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      could have implications for water rights
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      throughout the 22-county area.

                              Congrats, Tori Fletcher, who won dinner for two at Johnny Carino’s!                                                                             Oklahoma farmers suffered to the tune
                                                                                                                                                                              of $1 billion or more. Homeowners are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         company’s needs, but the city’s southern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         neighbor had a 40,000-square foot                     Catch the latest in local & area news
                                                                                                                                                                              finding foundation damage and lifeless     building available. Sherman Economic                   at 7, 8 and 9 a.m., noon & 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                              landscapes as early blooming shrubs        Development Corporation will                               weekdays on KLBC 106.3 FM
                                                                                                                                                                              aren’t likely to live up to their name.    guarantee part of the rent for five years,

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                                                           don’t grasp
                                                            concept of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Unscramble the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              words to form

                                                          communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      titles of popular
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fairy tales
By Michelle Pierce                           driving with a suspended license, just
                                             to name a few.
Clean up on all aisles                         The Buzz Stinger: Wow, human
                                             resources sure picked a winner with
  It’s not really unheard of for
                                             this dude.
somebody to break into a grocery store.
It’s a little eyebrow-raising when the
burglar doesn’t take anything. And it’s      Welcome to Brawllywood
even more surprising when the police           If you’ve ever been to the Kodak
find him still in the grocery store, stark   Theater in Hollywood, you’ve probably       in North Carolina went with the “turn        Worried he would be late, he called a
naked. Police entered a Kentucky store       seen the people outside who dress           the other cheek” approach. She had           friend for a ride instead. Much to his
early one morning to find a young man        up as movie characters for photos           just come home from a Bible study and        surprise, his girlfriend showed up at
inside. He had on no clothes, except for     with tourists. A brawl actually started     asked her teen son to take the trash to      his job, yelling at him for not waiting
a pair of black boots, and was covered       between several characters one evening,     the curb. While he was out, an attacker      for her. She beat him and threw a jack,
in chocolate sauce and peanut butter.        which resulted in Catwoman giving           got into the house and slashed the           a chair and rocks at him, then she got in
The sticky substances also covered the       Jack Sparrow a face full of pepper          woman’s neck. She asked him not to           her car and tried to run over him. As if                                                                                                                    Answers below
supermarket floor and the manager’s          spray. The fight also included an alien     hurt her, and even offered him her car       that weren’t enough, she told the man
office. Not only that, but the store’s       and another pirate. Apparently, the         and money, but the attacker wouldn’t         she was going home to set his clothes
front door had been “busted out” and         other characters had been harassing         take it. Finally, she sat and read Bible     on fire. She told police it made her mad

several fire extinguishers had been          Catwoman all day, and she threatened        verses to the man and invited him to         because she did “everything” for him,
discharged inside the store. Apparently,     to pepper spray them if they didn’t         her church. After an hour and a half, he     and he had someone else drive him to
the culprit felt bad, because he had         leave her alone. Nobody was badly           apologized and left. The woman went          work to make her look bad. No word
written “Sorry” in NyQuil on the floor.      injured, and nobody was arrested.           to the hospital, where it required more      on whether she actually set fire to her     ACROSS                                                 59. Slang for a periodic publication
Despite his repentance, he was arrested.       The Buzz Stinger: Well, that answers      than 20 stitches and staples to close her    boyfriend’s clothes.                         1. Small cavity in rock                               60. Pretend
                                                                                                                                                                                   4. Cause to change                                    65. Consciousness of your own identity
  The Buzz Stinger: No, no! You make         the question that nobody asked: Who         neck wound. Police still were trying to        The Buzz Stinger: And this would be       10. Current unit                                       66. Displace
an invisibility cloak with chocolate and     would win a fight between Catwoman          apprehend the man at last report.            why clear, honest communication is so       13. Carryall                                           67. Golf ball ready to strike
                                                                                                                                                                                  14. Caution                                            68. Lair
MINT, not chocolate and peanut butter.       and Jack Sparrow?                             The Buzz Stinger: Sometimes,               important for a successful relationship:    15. Golf score                                         69. Angles or pitches
Everybody knows that.                                                                    turning the other cheek works.               So your girlfriend doesn’t beat you with    16. Final part                                         70. Wife of Saturn
                                                                                                                                                                                  18. Existing or coming before
                                                                                                                                      a car jack because she thinks you’re
                                             Go for the gusto                                                                                                                     19. Wedding response                                   dOWN
Very bad start                                 A woman in Staten Island, N.Y., has       Can I see your student ID?
                                                                                                                                      trying to make her look bad.                20. A way to till
                                                                                                                                                                                  21. Paragons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Caribbean religious cult
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Level best
  I’m sure none of us are strangers to                                                                                                                                            23. Tenorala: aka _____ Bluff                           3. Command right
                                             sued the city for an amazing sum: $900        Two brothers in Pennsylvania are in
exceeding the speed limit when we’re         trillion. In case you were wondering,       trouble. The older one, who is 19, got       Not to be deterred                          25. Lung disease caused by silica
                                                                                                                                                                                  29. Lodging establishments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Prefix for outside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Nostrils
late for work, but we do so with the                                                                                                    You might think having shackles on        31. Opie actor Howard                                   6. Latin for hail
                                             that’s a lot of money. The U.S. national    beer for his 14-year-old brother. Then,                                                  32. Prong                                               7. Stake
knowledge that getting pulled over           budget is only $14 trillion. What did       the 14-year-old either sold or gave the      one’s ankles and being connected to a       33. Macao monetary unit                                 8. Milk sugar: ___tose
will make us even later. A Florida man                                                                                                heart monitor would be enough to deter      34. __ Dhabi, Arabian capital                           9. Moral principle
                                             the city do to have such an enormous        beer to his classmates, who drank it at                                                  35. CNN’s founder                                      10. Strikingly appropriate
was late for his first day of work and       lawsuit slapped on it? The woman            high school. No criminal charges have        an inmate from escaping, but not so         36. Of a society that has not developed writing        11. A small tarred line of 2 strands
driving 23 miles over the speed limit        alleges it improperly put her two           been filed, but it’s estimated 11 or more    for one Florida convict. He was at the      40. Brew                                               12. Ironed
                                                                                                                                                                                  42. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms             13. Part between hip and knee
in trying to make it on time. A deputy       children in foster care. The city claims    students drank at least a small amount       hospital, receiving medical treatment,      43. Indicates near                                     17. Hold back to a later time
pulled him over, and that’s when the         the woman is mentally ill, and that she     of beer during the incident.                 when he slipped past a guard and            44. Food shops: delicates____                          22. Intersperse                                38. Shock                                       52. Brother of Romulus
                                                                                                                                                                                  46. Snakelike fish                                     24. Scorch or sizzle                           39. Standoffs                                   53. Wooden shoe
man’s luck went bad. He yelled at the        would not seek treatment and neglected        The Buzz Stinger: Why buy beer             escaped out the bathroom. He made it        47. Harpoons                                           26. In an angry way                            40. Regarded something as probable              57. Units of play in tennis
deputies that he was going to be late        her sons, both of whom are now teens.       from your classmate when you could           down the street and hid in the garage       51. Weekend days                                       27. Rounded subdivision of an organ            41. Escaped outflow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        61. Early programming language (1957)
for work and fought with them. Even                                                                                                                                               54.Valuable or useful possession                       28. Becomes hardened to                        45. Type genus of the Suidae
                                             The city has refused to comment on the      steal one of your dad’s Bud Lights with      of a vacant house. Unfortunately, when      55. An edict of the Russian tsar                       30. Flew alone                                 48. Slumbrous                                   62. Malaysian Isthmus
worse, he happened to have meth and          amount of the suit, instead focusing on     no one the wiser?                            a person is wearing a hospital gown         56. Deaf alphabet used in the US                       36. US military headquarters                   49. Actor Keanu                                 63. The longest division of geological time
a meth pipe on him when deputies                                                                                                      and leg irons, and is attached to a heart   58. Side of something that’s sheltered from the wind   37. The content of cognition                   50. Warhorse                                    64. Hilo International Airport
                                             the mother’s mental illness.
searched him. Then, when they drove                                                                                                   monitor, he tends to attract attention if
                                               The Buzz Stinger: Doctor Evil
                                                                                         Defamation of character                                                                  February answers
him to jail, he banged his head on the       could take a few lessons from her on                                                     just wandering the street. A receptionist                                                                                                                                                                                   ANAGRAM ANSWERS:
                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Elul               22. Bleu              36. Sri              48. Denser           65. Sus         7. Foote           25. MSEC            42. Caribou        55. Lade
cage in the vehicle and tried to kick        appropriate ransom demands.                   Couples get into fights. However,          called the police to report the man         5. RDF                23. Looted            37. Ali              51. Barn             66. Ulex        8. Pay             26. Aaron           44. Afresh         56. Esox
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Sleeping Beauty”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “The Little Mermaid”
out the rear window. He was charged                                                      there are certain kinds of fights during     walking across the hospital parking lot,    8. Paige              24. Dai               38. SLR              53. Plausible        dOWN            9. ABC             27. Nin             45. Rancho         58. Air            “Three Little Pigs”
                                                                                                                                                                                  13. Lira              25. Maniac            39. Co               57. Precarious       1. Elli         10. Isobar         28. Colossuses      48. DPI            59. Ret            “The Frog Prince”
with possession of methamphetamine                                                       which escalation can be seen as              and they caught him a short time later.     14. Hao               28. Cores             40. Kos              60. Bias                             11. Goalie         29. Salve           49. Elops
and drug paraphernalia, resisting a law      Reading is soothing                         overreaction. A man in Florida asked           The Buzz Stinger: He was just trying to   15. Absorb            30. Sainted           41. Concave          61. Mashie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Lion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Urac         12. Erse           31. Dis             50. Nauru
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “Jack and the Beanstalk”
                                                                                                                                                                                  17. Loan              32. Mom               43. Naris            62. Pre              4. Lanolin      19. Rod            32. Mac             51. BPM
enforcement officer without violence,          There are a lot of ways to deal with an   his girlfriend for a ride to work, but she   get some exercise! He’s got ankle weights   18. Ivory Coast       33. Ab                46. Soaped           63. Ordo             5. Rhinoceros   21. Goatskin       34. Bred            52. Aras                                 “Snow White”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   “Beauty and the Beast”
driving under the influence, and             intruder in your home, but one woman        was busy helping someone decorate.           and a great way to monitor his pulse!       20. Incognito         35. Ern               47. Fan              64. Short            6. Davit        24. Dominoes       38. Sap             54. Birl

3   THE KLBC BUZZ          MARCH 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MARCH 2012 THE KLBC BUZZ                        

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