News of the Weird 8.26

  By Chuck Sheppard Updates The Yaohnanen tribe on the South Pacific island of Tanna believe their true ancestral god is Britain’s Prince Philip (based on photographs of him with the queen during a 1974 visit to Tanna’s mother nation of Vanuatu) and believe he promised he would return for good on his 89th birthday […]

Hot Times 8.26.10

  THURSDAY 08.26 MORNING AND EVENING RUNS AT RUNNING WILD 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekly. Meet at Running Wild for a steady-pace run for all levels of runners. 3012 E. Cervantes St. 435-9222 or TASTE WITH TONY 5-7 p.m. Join 600 South and Chef Tony Wall for a Thursday happy hour event sponsored […]

Community Outreach 8.26.10

CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT The Panhandle Charitable Open will be held Oct. 1-2 at the Marcus Pointe Golf Club. The two-man, best-ball tournament has raised thousands of dollars for local charities thanks to the generous support of businesses and individuals like you. The success in recent years of the PCO enabled the board to donate over […]

Jami Sanderson's Last Word

Jami Sanderson Graphic Designer, Appleyard Agency What is your chief characteristic? Ability to be realistic What do you appreciate most about your friends? Their longevity and ability to put up with my antics — I have been lucky to have most of my close friends for a long time. Who is your favorite hero in […]

The Story So Far

by Rob “Bubbs” Harris… StoryCorps Puts Lives On Display Have you ever sat down with someone and had them tell you about themselves, only to find out that they had a far more interesting tale to tell than you might have expected? I know that has happened to me more times than I can remember. […]

Saturday Night's All Right For Bitin'

Blessed Be The Children Of The Night

If you have had access to a television over the past three years, you might have noticed an ever-growing trend in entertainment: vampires. Among films within “The Twilight Saga” and the abundance of bloodsucking TV shows such as “True Blood,” “The Gates,” and “The Vampire Diaries,” it almost seems as if it wouldn’t come as much of a surprise if we found out that vampires actually do exist.