At long last, the one accolade that has thus far eluded REO Speedwagon.
Calling "Spectre" the biggest misstep in the James Bond franchise may be a bit of an overstatement; to say that it's a missed opportunity of titanic proportions would be more accurate.
CHAMPAIGN — For a time, it looked like last month would rank as one of the driest Octobers in local weather history.
But a precipitation rebound in the last five days of the month — with a total of 1.2 inches of rain — gave Champaign-Urbana 1.24 inches for the month, and a ranking of only the 20th driest October in 127 years.
Growing tired of playing gangsters and heavies, James Cagney formed his own production company in the mid-1940s when his contract at Warner Bros. ended, hoping to change his image.
'Streetcar' in Danville
The Red Mask Players will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams at 8 p.m. this and next Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. this and next Sunday at the Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion St., Danville.
Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home to email@example.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out next week. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence. Today, we wrap up our series of homes from scary movies or TV shows.