Westerns once reigned supreme

Not long ago, the Western channel on my television devoted a weekend to a couple of Westerns from the 1950s and '60s: The Rifleman and...hours revisiting some of my childhood heroes. Westerns were the Law & Orders of their day - all over...

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The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...but finished his speech before getting medical care; www.nps.gov/thrb/. NATIONAL PARK: This park in the badlands of western North Dakota commemorates Theodore Roosevelt's sojourn to the region in the 1880s; www.nps.gov/thro/. MOUNT RUSHMORE...

Great Westerns are gold in aisles of video stores

...drifters changed the face of the Western forever. A reaction to the...Quiet Man). They also made Westerns - lots and lots of Westerns. Many were good movies, and...look and feel of the Hollywood Western. Reach Steven Uhles at (706...

Rants & Raves

...Georgia's recipients of food stamps make it the sixth-highest in the nation. Mr. President, we need your help! AS IN WESTERNS when the cowboys would check their guns at the door, so should people with phones attending a movie theater. It is so annoying...

Wine Time: Amapola Creek Chardonnay 2012, Russian River Valley

...for another decade. Serve it chilled.The vineyard on the western end of the Russian River Valley is just up the hillside from...range from 350 to 1,000 feet above the valley floor on a western-facing slope at the top of the Mayacamas Mountains. Richard...

56 downtown Augusta businesses launch marketing campaign to lure patrons, curb reputation for crime

...downtown Augusta's newest business venture and rescue mission: a billboard advertising various shops and galleries in the western North Carolina city's downtown art district.Rubio received immediate interest from downtown businesses and said he then...

At the Movies: 'Once Upon a Time in Mexico'

...Simultaneously an homage to Sergio Leone's Westerns and a goofy send-up of them, "Once...kind he does best: a rock 'n' roll Western that has stylized violence but doesn't...guns and go to work. Like all the best Westerns, nearly everyone is dirty or has some...

People in the News

...portrayal of characters in Westerns took center stage at the Western Heritage Awards...National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum...recognized for his work in Westerns such as "The Gunfighter...William Devane. The Western Heritage Awards encourage...

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Actor Howard Keel dead at 85

...Brothers" before reinventing himself as the macho star of westerns and later aboard TV's "Dallas," has died. Keel died Sunday...a week. He made it big in musicals, but also appeared in westerns: "Waco," "Red Tomahawk," "The War Wagon" (with John...

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Undefeated Hephzibah is model of consistency

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Hephzibah basketball is like an old rerun. Rebels coach Wendell Lofton doesn't mind old Westerns. He can watch Gunsmoke or anything with Clint Eastwood. Plus, he's a sucker for The Andy Griffith Show. "Comes on every...

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