By Jim Wieners
While Football was closing their season last week, with the Show Me Bowl, the McCluer North Stars Boys Basketball team, at the same time, opened the Trevor Laney era at St. Francis Borgia Regional Catholic High School, Washington, Mo., by winning the season-opening Thanksgiving Tournament.
by Sandra Olmsted
The holiday season offers many films for all audiences, and below is the scoop on several getting some buzz.
Opening Friday, Dec. 13:
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (Lionsgate) Tyler Perry dons his Madea suit and bring Madea back to the big screen for a Holiday film. When Madea helps a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, the two of them find a big surprise when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested,and all the while Madea dishes out her own brand of Christmas Spirit to one and all. In addition to contemporary songs, the soundtrack boasts a healthy array of popular traditional Christmas songs.
Thursday, Dec. 5
Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St. 10 a.m. Refreshments served. Clinic will also be held on Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. RSVP to 838-3877.
Services were held for Gary F. Behlmann Monday at Hutchens Mortuary after he lost his battle with cancer on Nov. 30.
He is survived by Karen A. Behlmann (nee Robinson). He was the father of Kari (Chris) Kenyon, Barbara and Charlene Behlmann and the late Angie Behlmann, the brother of Kathy (Jeff) Berviller and the late Karen O’Donnell, and the brother-in-law of Tom (Mary) O’Donnell.