Latest Paula Brooks Stories

2010-07-13 10:00:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoulderHill Films, a subsidiary of ShoulderHill Entertainment has optioned Marley Gibson's Ghost Huntress. The teen supernatural thriller/romance series features 16-year old Kendall Moorehead who discovers her psychic abilities when she moves with her family to a small southern town. Together with new friends, Kendall forms a tech-savvy ghost hunting team to match wits against troubled spirits, high school and teenage boys. The deal includes all three...

2008-10-23 14:05:00

A rare white tigress being held at the Parken Zoo in the Swedish city of Eskilstuna has died from injuries it received from its mate, a zoo official says. Parken Zoo director Helena Olsson said Sasha the white tigress was attacked by her mate, Brahma, this week and suffered fatal wounds to the neck, the Swedish news agency TT reported Thursday. "It's really, really sad, but these sorts of things can happen with wild animals," Olsson said of Wednesday's attack. Brahma's attack on Sasha was...

2008-07-29 15:00:42

By JOHN HOLYOKE Dave Huntress stood on the Bangor waterfront Saturday, smiling broadly on a warm July Maine morning. Theoretically, Huntress was in town to help hand out prizes for the Coastal Conservation Association's first Penobscot River Striped Bass Tournament. In actuality, Huntress didn't need to fulfill those duties ... nor did anybody else. "So far, I don't think we've seen any fish come in, any pictures of any fish, but it's a learning year," Huntress said. "We just happened...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.