Month: February 2014

Arts

‘Endless Love’ equals endless torture

Coming in fifth at the box office this Valentine’s weekend is this remake of the 1981 film starring Alex Pettyfer, of ‘Magic Mike’ fame, and Gabriella Wilde. ‘Endless Love’ tells the story of Jade Butterfield, the quiet girl from school whose brother passes from cancer, and David Elliot, the misunderstood […]

Arts

‘Biggest Loser’ weight loss debate

Jaws dropped and looks of confusion plastered the faces of “The Biggest Loser” audience as 24-year-old Rachel Frederickson walked across the stage as the winner earlier this month.  The looks of shock did not come from Frederickson winning the $250,000 grand prize, but rather the 105-pound frame that was accepting […]

Arts

‘The Exes’ one of TV’s best hidden gems

‘The Exes’ is one of the best-hidden gems on television. I say “hidden” because it airs on TV Land and, although most people have that channel on their television guide, not everyone watches the network. I am an avid viewer of the network however. I mean, if one network is […]

Opinion

“Turn Away the Gays” turns my stomach

Really, Tennessee state legislature? You were so close. You were almost reputable. People almost thought about our state fondly – we have the show Nashville, for goodness’ sake – and you had to just stomp on it like Caesar with your big feet. Last week, state Senator Brian Kelsey of […]

Opinion

Christian Politicians?

I am starting to change the way I see things. I have truly begun to see politics and Christianity in a new light.  Many of you know that I am against the government sticking their noses into the Church. I still am but I have a new view of how […]

Sports

First half struggles too much for Golden Eagles

The Lady Golden Eagles fell to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels on Monday in one of the last Ohio Valley Conference Eastern Division games. The Colonels were off to a hot start, leading Tech by as much as 10 and the Golden Eagles were unable to overcome the deficit. “I’m disappointed […]

Sports

Season opener against South Alabama

There have only been two meetings between the Golden Eagles and South Alabama before this weekend, as the two squads split a two-game set back in 2010 in Mobile. Tech won a barn-burner in the second contest, edging the Jaguars in a 14-13 thriller on Mar. 10, 2010. With one […]

Sports

Golden Eagles take third straight

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team picked up its third in a row Thursday with a 72-66 win over Eastern Kentucky. Dennis Ogbe led the the team in scoring with 18. Javon McKay had 12, Dwan Caldwell, Shirmane Thomas and Ladon Carter finished with 10 each bringing the number of […]

Sports

Still searching for season’s first win

The Tennessee Tech softball team is up for a challenging run as it tries to bounce back from a mediocre season in 2013. The Golden Eagles ended their season going 11-11 in the conference for an overall 7th place finish. Tech lost early in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament against […]

Sports

Military & Public Safety Appreciation Night

It is Military and Public Safety Appreciation Night as the Golden Eagles host Morehead State on Saturday, Feb 15 in doubleheader action. All military and public safety members in the Upper Cumberland and their immediate family members will receive free admission into the game. There will be three families recognized […]