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A woman who made time for others

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Martha Zollinger, who for the past half century has been one of the best ambassadors Gallup has ever seen, passed away of natural causes just a few days before her 98th birthday.

After spending most of her early life in Ohio and Louisiana, she moved to Gallup in 1964 with her husband, John, and three children Jack Bob...

‘On the Rocks’ draws viewers in with engaging characters

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Running Time: 97 minutes

“On the Rocks,” an Apple Original Films and A24 release, is now playing in select theaters. Available on Apple TV+ Oct. 23.

Director Sofia Coppola has a history of working with actor Bill Murray, teaming up with the performer on the brilliant Lost in Translation as well as the Netflix special, A Very Murray Christmas. Their latest collaboration comes in the form of the comedy/drama, On the Rocks. After first viewing, I’m not certain that this follow-up is quite as moving and meaningful as their first pairing, but it still provides great entertainment and allows the filmmaker and her star to shine brightly.

Laura (Rashida...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for October 23, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s another interesting edition with plenty of fascinating flicks being made available in a wide variety of genres. So, since you can’t or likely shouldn’t head out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


5 YEARS APART: The plot of this independent comedy involves two brothers who were born on the same day exactly five years apart. Now adults and completely estranged from one another, they cross paths once again after both of them head out to the family vacation home to celebrate their birthdays. Comic chaos ensues as they are forced into...

It’s time for Children’s Church at The Door

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It was fun, laughter, and puppets at the reopening of the Children’s Church service at The Door Gallup Christian Fellowship Church located at 2133 Cipriano Drive, Gallup, on Oct. 11. Kids along with their parents eagerly awaited the start up of the Children’s Church for the first time since the pandemic. Regular church services had begun again, but the Children’s Church was still on stand-by.

Until the reopening, virtual Children’s Church was held online during these past months. Taking over the usual evening service by young adult church workers, leaders engaged the audience to sing with them and demonstrated how the children would...

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ makes a powerful argument

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Running Time: 130 minutes

This film will be available for streaming on Netflix, Oct. 16.

The late 1960s were a tumultuous period in U.S. history, filled with massive demonstrations and counterculture protests against the Vietnam War. One of many events that garnered attention was the 1968 Democratic National Convention. In fact, the biggest news story broke outside the conference center after an incident at one of the rallies resulted in turmoil. In 1969, eight men were charged with crimes in connection with the protests, including conspiracy and inciting a riot.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 tells the story of the shocking legal battle that...

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