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2008-07-31 15:00:35

By KATY GANZ By KATY GANZ Staff Writer MILLERSBURG -- The Holmes County commissioners on Monday approved a revised lease agreement with the Holmes County Department of Job & Family Services and a grant application for $80,000 from the Ohio Department of Development for local government services collaboration.

2008-07-24 12:00:41

By Marilyn Hagerty, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 24--Dear Shirley, It was 50 years ago this summer when a bunch of farm boys from down around Holmes, N.D., got together and made themselves a softball diamond. They would work all day and then get together in the evenings and play ball.

2008-07-18 18:00:28

Shreveport, La., police said this week they have video of a bar fight in which members of a crew filming an Oliver Stone movie - including actors Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright - were arrested.

2008-07-16 18:00:26

U.S. actress Katie Holmes is to guest star in an episode of the TV drama Eli Stone, ABC announced Wednesday. The actress is to play a non-profit attorney whose mysterious fate leads her to Eli in a Season 2 episode of the show called Grace, the network said. Jonny Lee Miller plays Eli Stone.

2008-07-13 00:00:19

By Chris Togneri Age: 30 Residence: Mars Family: Wife, Nancy Occupation: Director of diversity and global education at Sewickley Academy in Edgeworth Education: Holmes first studied at Morehouse College, then earned a bachelor's degree in English from Jackson State University in Mississippi in 2000; he received a master's degree in English from Jackson State University in 2002.

2008-07-11 18:00:23

Christie Brinkley's lurid divorce trial came to an abrupt end Thursday when lawyers for the former supermodel and her fourth husband reached an out-of-court settlement that gives her custody of their two children.

2008-07-10 21:00:20

LOS ANGELES - Robert Downey Jr. is trading Iron Man's metal suit for Sherlock Holmes' deerstalker hat.

2008-07-10 00:00:19

Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. reportedly will star in Sherlock Holmes, a big-screen drama directed by British filmmaker Guy Ritchie. Downey can now be seen in the summer blockbuster Iron Man.

2008-07-05 09:00:14

By Andrew Dowd, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jul. 5--Betty Holmes suspected the pine tree in Eau Claire County Old Orchard Cemetery was hiding something. "I'm walking this aisle and I'm thinking something's wrong here, something's missing," she said.

2008-07-03 09:00:50

By Arifa Akbar Arts Correspondent Sherlock Holmes, the pipe-smoking Victorian super-sleuth with a penchant for drugs, is to become the subject of a face-off by two Hollywood studios which are both bringing out films about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary hero.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.