Showing posts from August, 2019

32nd Annual Elks Oktoberfest

Taxi service is available and The Arizona Rangers will ensure everyone gets home safely. So come on out and celebrate our 32nd Annual Elks Oktoberfest on Friday, September 27th and Saturday, September 28th from 4 pm to 11PM.


According to USA Today, about 24 percent of us are so impatient, we read the last page of a book first. In a recent survey, people were asked what was the number one thing people remember arguing with their siblings about? The answer: who gets to ride shotgun. The most common blood type is O positive. 80% of the population has a positive blood type, which means just about anyone can receive a transfusion from someone with O positive blood. According to a recent scientific study, if you cook toast for more than 216 seconds, it's over done. 30% of car owners say they have no idea how to re-fill the windshield wiper fluid in their car. The profession of attorneys has the most people who have had plastic surgery. According to a woman's magazine, one of 13 ways to reduce stress is to rub your ear lobes. The average married man sees a chick flick about 4.2 times a year and isn't too happy about it. 80% of women agree, if a guy is good at doing this, they automatically fi


Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died in 2011 at age 56, eight years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. But photos taken of a look-alike in Egypt has the Internet a buzz. A judge has ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay a $672 million fine for the opioid crisis. Pumpkin Spiced Lattes returned to Starbucks yesterday along with a new beverage, the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew. Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer who created former first lady Michelle Obama's lemongrass-colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for her husband's 2009 inauguration, has died. She was 59. "Saturday Night Live" has Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish for the first episode of its 45th season on September 28. Phoebe Waller-Bridge will host on October 5, with Taylor Swift performing on that same episode as the musical guest. Then, David Harbour hosts on October 12 with Camila Cabello as the musical guest. Dave Chapelle says in his new Netflix special that this is the worst ti

Music Calendar...

In 1956 A 10-day "Alan Freed Rock & Roll Spectacular" kicks off at the Brooklyn Paramount Theatre in New York featuring Fats Domino and Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers. In 1961 Motown releases what would be its first #1 record, "Please Mr. Postman" by the Marvelettes. In 1961 "Wooden Heart" by Joe Dowell is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1963 Peter, Paul & Mary perform "Blowin' In The Wind" before civil rights marchers who had gathered in Washington to hear Martin Luther King Jr. speak. In 1964 The Beatles perform before 16,000 screaming fans at the first of two concerts at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York. After the concert, they met Bob Dylan, who reportedly introduced them to marijuana. In 1964 The Beatles appear on the cover of Life magazine. In 1965 The audience at a Forest Hill, NY, concert boo Bob Dylan because he played an electric guitar. In 1965 The Rolling Stones announce that Allen Klein, who they met 3 days earl

Today In History...

In 1609 Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay. In 1789 William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a satellite of Saturn. In 1839 A freak weather event takes place when a hurricane moves up the east coast and causes a snowstorm in the Catskill mountains. In 1867 The U.S. occupies the Midway Islands in the Pacific. In 1907 United Parcel Service (UPS) begins service in Seattle, Washington. In 1916 Italy declares war against Germany during World War I. In 1917 Ten suffragists are arrested as they picket the White House. In 1922 WEAF in New York City airs the first radio commercial. The 10-minute advertisement was for the Queensboro Realty Company of Jackson Heights, which had paid a fee of $100 for 10 minutes of air time. In 1957 Senator Thurmond begins his 24-hour filibuster against the civil rights bill. In 1963 200,000 participate in a peaceful demonstration for equal rights in Washington, DC, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I have a dream" speech at the Lincoln

Born On This Day...

In 1728 Revolutionary General, John Stark (U.S. War of Independence) In 1749 Social philosopher, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Faust) In 1774 Educator, Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (first American born saint) In 1828 Russian writer, Leo Tolstoy (War & Peace) In 1831 Lucy Ware Webb Hayes, wife of President Rutherford Hayes In 1844 Manufacturer, Henry Towne (co-founded Yale Lock Company) In 1863 French physicist, Andre-Eugene Blondel (oscillograph) In 1873 Architect, Eliel Saarinen (influenced skyscrapers design) In 1891 Actor, Stanley Andrews (Old Ranger-Death Valley Days) In 1897 Actor, Morris Ankrum (Earth vs. Flying Saucers) In 1899 French actor, Charles Boyer (Alcoa Theater, Rogues) In 1905 Actor, Sam Levene (Gung Ho, Boomerang) [d: 12-17-80] In 1908 Scientist/author, Roger Tory Peterson [d: 7-28-96] In 1913 U.S. high jumper, Cornelius Johnson (Olympic-Gold-1936) [d: 2-15-46] In 1917 Cartoonist, Jack Kirby (Spiderman, Incredible Hulk) [d: 2-6-94] In 1919 Scientist, Godfrey N. Hounsf

Take a walk to the San Pedro River with an FSPR Docent! Guided walks leave from San Pedro

House, 9800 E. Highway 90, every Saturday at 8 a.m. Discover the last, best riparian environment in the southwest. The San Pedro River is home to one of the richest wildlife habitats in the United States, boasting 82 species of mammals, dozens of reptiles and amphibians and nearly 350 species of birds. Dress appropriately for the weather, bring drinking water, wear trail shoes, a hat, and use sun protection. There is no charge for the walks, but donations to support FSPR programs are appreciated.

Tombstone Forward

Enjoy the magic of the Twilight hour and the Old West mystique of The Town Too Tough to Die! Tombstone Arizona. On Aug 24, from 5-7 p.m., join Tombstone Forward for a night of Shopping, Dining, Gun-fights in the Park, Medicine Show, Cowboy Quick Draw, Performing will be The Dancing Angeles from Agua Prieta, The Wild West Witches and The Medicine Man Show and don't forget the skit in the park. Tombstone Forward will be selling T shirts and raffle tickets. There will be popcorn and lemonade booth also. Come join the fun! All entertainment is free! ! You never know what may happen during this monthly event! For more information, contact Tombstone Forward at 520-3664005 or 940-367-3638.

ON THIS DAY 8-23-19


'Dancing With the Stars' Season 28: How Much Will the Celebrities Get Paid? Cha-ching! Hannah Brown, Lamar Odom, James Van Der Beek and Sean Spicer stand to earn a pretty penny if they stick it out during season 28 of Dancing With the Stars. Hours after the celebrity cast was announced on Wednesday, August 21, Variety reported that contestants will earn $125,000 during their rehearsal period and the first two weeks of the show. Stars who make it to week three and on will then begin to receive additional fees every week. The maximum payday comes to $295,000 for those who are particularly successful at mastering ballroom dancing. According to the outlet, in previous seasons, contestants could end up making as much as $345,000. Other members of the season 28 cast include Christie Brinkley, Karamo Brown, Lauren Alaina, Ally Brooke, Kate Flannery, Kel Mitchell, Ray Lewis and Mary Wilson. Alan Bersten, Brandon Armstrong, Cheryl Burke, Emma Slater, Gleb Savchenko, Jenna Johnson, Keo M

Movie News

The late Stan Lee -- who co-created 'Spider-Man' -- would've been happy over the news that Sony pumped the brakes on giving Disney control of his character ... so says his daughter. Sony's move to limit control over 'Spider-Man' -- and potentially remove the superhero entirely from Disney's Marvel Comic Universe -- is one that was necessary and something Stan would have appreciated ... so says his daughter, Joan Celia (JC) Lee. ICYMI ... reports surfaced Tuesday that Sony and Disney reached a standstill in negotiating Spidey's future under Disney's umbrella, including any 'Avengers' spin-offs/sequels. Insiders told Deadline it was all about money ... Disney wanted a 50/50 stake in 'Spider-Man'-related revenue, and also wanted Marvel honcho Kevin Feige to be the guiding hand. Welp, Sony was reportedly not too down with that -- they own the rights to 'Spider-Man,' and until now had partnered with Disney to crank out these last f

Music News

Why Taylor Swift Says Lover Is Such a Special Album. There's no calming down because Taylor Swift just took over Central Park. A day ahead of the release of her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Lover, the 29-year-old took the stage in the Big Apple for a Capital One-sponsored concert in front of an expectedly enthusiastic crowd. Ahead of her performance, Swift sat down with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts to chat about her new work. "One thing about this album that's really special to me is that it's the first one that I will own of my work," she said, an obvious nod to the headline-making controversy involving Scooter Braun over the ownership of her masters. "Which is a concept that they're very supportive of," she said of her vocal fans cheering and applauding. On that note, she also confirmed she will be re-recording her first five albums next year. "It's something that I'm very excited about doing because my contract


Royal baby Archie's got a new nanny -- his third in as many months since his birth -- and she's helping Meghan Markle accomplish one of her goals ... bringing multiculturalism to the Royals. Prince Harry and Meghan's latest childcare pro was spotted stepping off a private jet with the family as they returned from vacation at Elton John's estate in France ... and TMZ's confirmed she is indeed their new nanny. Here's what we know about nanny #3 from our Royal sourced she's black, from Great Britain and was hired through an agency. As you may know, both Meghan and Harry have been advocates for race and gender equality ... so this choice makes sense. This is the first time we've seen one of Archie's nannies in public -- so, truth is, one or both of the first 2 might have also been black. In any event, this is new territory for the Royal Family. Prince William and Kate Middleton's nannies have been white. Our sources say the unidentified woman was hir


Quentin Tarantino Is Expecting His First Child With Wife Daniella Pick. Quentin Tarantino is stepping out of the director's chair and into a rocker, because he is going to be a dad. The famed director and his wife, Daniella Pick, are expecting their first child together. In a statement to E! News, a rep for the couple shared, "Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are very delighted to announce that they are expecting a baby." This new chapter in Daniella and Quentin's love story begins nearly a year after the pair wed in a romantic Los Angeles ceremony. A rep revealed to E! News at the time, "They got married in an intimate and private wedding with close friends and family in their place in Los Angeles." It was truly a private event, with only about 20 people in attendance to watch the director and Israeli singer exchange vows. For the big day, the bride wore a white strapless designed by Dana Harel, before ultimately changing into a white slip dress, which was al


(Health) Balance out the spritzers and sweets this season with hacks that up your veggie intake all day. It's probably not news to you that eating vegetables is a must for good health. But it can be a struggle to get enough of them. "I encourage people to aim for six half-cup servings per day," says Sharon Palmer, RDN, author of "Plant Powered for Life." "That means you have to get in at least a couple of servings at every mean." Here's some ways to sneak them in: Boost your Breakfast Mix sweet and savory - Combine shredded zucchini or finely chopped kale or spinach with fruit and stir it into oatmeal. Have a Veggie intermezzo - Dice red bell pepper and cucumber and eat them as a palate cleanser after breakfast. "Many clients tell me it helps them cut off a sweet tooth," says Health's contributing nutrition editor, Cynthia Sass, RD. Make a dip - stir finely chopped spinach and carrots into nut butter with cinnamon. Spread on toast or


Checking out a guy's pet pooch can help dating women separate the pure-bred partners from the real dogs, says an expert on people and their pets. Wendy Diamond, founder of Animal Fair magazine, researched her findings on dates with 120 men who as a group owned 32 popular breeds. Here's a sampling of Diamond's insights from her new book "What A Lucky Dog! Understanding Men Through Their Dogs." The Mutt This down-to-earth Renaissance man is the ideal mate. Be prepared to give the scattered, insecure puppy a lot of TLC, but he's worth it. Beagle These guys tend to be handsome heartbreakers. They also love gardens. Bulldog These fellows may not be the most attractive of the pack, but the wags can always make you laugh with a great sense of humor. Still they can be moody, immature and lacking in table manners. Shih Tzu These Zen-like guys love romantic dinners. Rottweiler With a protective nature, this man is happiest with a house full of family. But they can be bo


( Men, they drive us crazy, but we woman can't live with them and we can't live without them can we? Whatever the reason, men have a unique and sometimes gleeful way of irritating the ones they love most. Here's the 10 most annoying things men do when living with the fairer sex. Men leave a wake of empty containers They splash the mirror when they brush their teeth Leave hair in the sink after shaving Use 10 drinking glasses a day instead of one Pee on the toilet seat Litter the ground with laundry Don't do house work Burp and fart indiscriminately Develop a martyr complex when sick They channel surf rapidly (and seemingly aimlessly)


According to a recent study, a buzzing fly is much more likely to wake a sleeping man than a crying baby would. About 80% of Americans think they are good at spelling, but in reality they're not. One in four men say they never use deodorant. A survey says that most people stop having birthday parties at age 31. 7% of women like bikinis, but 90% of men like them on a woman. The average guy will spend about $550 a year on booze, but the average gal, just about $230. Gut health may be tied to anxiety. A new review of studies published in General Psychiatry found that people who experience anxiety symptoms may be helped by taking steps to regulate the micro-organism in their gut using probiotic food and supplements. The more overweight you are, the more likely you are to have bad breath. Mopping the floor can burn 238 calories per hour. Victoria's Secret sold this from 1985-1993. What is it? Men's underwear.


Eminem is suing Spotify, claiming copyright infringement. At age 56, Quentin Tarantino is going to be a father for the first time. Despite that recent plane crash, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. says he plans to continue racing. Angelina Jolie has dropped her son Maddox off at college, at Yonsei University International Campus in Incheon, South Korea. Liam Hemsworth has started the paperwork and filed to divorce Miley Cyrus. Loyola's Sister Jean has turned 100 years young. There's been a lot of backlash over choosing former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to compete in the next round of "Dancing with the Stars", including from host Tom Bergeron. We're hearing that Larry King's wife (number 7) was completely shocked when he asked for a divorce. Harley Davidson announced they're getting into the electric bicycle business. Eight Mile Style, the publishing company behind rapper Eminem, has filed a lawsuit potentially worth billions against Spotify, clai

Music Calendar...

In 1939 The Glenn Miller Orchestra completes a 14-week summer run at Glen Island Casino in New York that featured nightly radio broadcasts. In 1947 An audience at the Hollywood Bowl hears President Truman's daughter, Margaret, give her first public concert as a singer. In 1958 The Silver Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Pete Best and Stu Sutcliffe) begin a 4-month stint at clubs in Hamburg, Germany. In 1962 John Lennon marries Cynthia Powell in Liverpool who is already pregnant with Julian. In 1963 Frank Sinatra and his son Frank Sinatra Jr. appear on the cover of Life magazine. In 1965 When hundreds of Rolling Stone fans show up to wait for the group outside a taping at the BBC in Manchester, England, police hose them down. In 1965 Gary U.S. Bonds performs "Quarter To Three" on TV's "Where The Action Is." In 1966 The Beatles play at New York's Shea Stadium. In 1968 Ringo Starr temporarily quits the Beatles over a disagreement. In 1968 "People

Today In History...

In 1833 Britain abolishes slavery in the colonies; 700,000 slaves freed. In 1838 One of the first colleges for women, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, MA, graduates its first students. In 1889 The first ship-to-shore wireless message is received. In 1914 Japan declares war on Germany during World War I. In 1919 The comic strip, "Gasoline Alley" premieres in the Chicago Tribune. In 1926 Silent film star Rudolph Valentino dies in New York at age 31. In 1927 Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed in Boston for the murders of two men during a 1920 payroll robbery in a case that had drawn widespread controversy. In 1939 Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union sign a non-aggression treaty. In 1942 Some 600 Luftwaffe bombers kill 40,000 at Stalingrad during World War II. In 1944 Romanian Prime Minister Ion Antonescu is overthrown, paving the way for his country to abandon the Axis in favor of the Allies. In 1955 The first one-day round-trip