Financial Focus – December 14, 2017

Time to Review Your Investment Strategy for the Year As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to review your progress toward your financial goals. But on what areas should you focus your attention? Of course, you may immediately think about whether your investments have done well. When evaluating the performance of their investments for a given… Read More Financial Focus – December 14, 2017

Letter To The Editor – December 14, 2017

RARE EUROPEAN ART EXHIBIT IN FT WORTH of interest to Jefferson area residents all during December Having friends in Jefferson, I was telling one about an exceptionally rare European art exhibit that I recently saw at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, titled “Casanova and the Seduction of Europe.” But don’t let that title… Read More Letter To The Editor – December 14, 2017

Movie Review – “Coco” – 2017

By Mica Wilhite “Coco” is latest Disney/Pixar 3D animated film created and directed by Lee Unkrich, the longtime creative member of Pixar and Academy Award winner for “Toy Story 3.”  The much loved and hugely successful “Monsters, Inc.” and “Finding Nemo” are among his previous animated filmmaking achievements. Rotten Tomatoes rates the film 97% fresh… Read More Movie Review – “Coco” – 2017

Handel’s Messiah Some history behind the performance

By Carla Bass – City Editor Handel Messiah is a gift for anyone to be able to hear. For those unfamiliar with the piece, you’ve most likely heard, if nothing else, the “Hallelujah Chorus” hundreds of times. It would be unmistakable for those unaware if they have ever heard Handel’s Messiah. Most do not know the history behind “Handel’s Messiah” and we will try to share with… Read More Handel’s Messiah Some history behind the performance

OHTP Board gather for Christmas

Contributed by Marcia Thomas The Opera House Theatre Players board met for their regular monthly meeting at Lamache’s Restaurant on Thursday, December 7. The meeting was also the annual Christmas gathering for board members and their friends and/or family who wished to attend and help celebrate the religious holiday, as well as the theatre season. Following a brief business session, a little Christmas remembrance was passed out by director Marcia… Read More OHTP Board gather for Christmas