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Jordan Green recaps Roustabout Reunion
On Saturday night, I learned a lesson: even the world's best teachers never stop learning. And their students don’t, either. On April 6, the...

Review: SHAZAM! Is hilarious, charming, and wholesome family fun
“Superpowers? Dude, I don't even know how to pee in this thing.” DC Comics and Warner Bros. SHAZAM!, directed by David F. Sandberg, is a family...

Review: PET SEMATARY is heavy on emotion, light on scares
“Sometimes, dead is better.” Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's 2019 take on Stephen King's iconic horror novel PET SEMATARY released this past...

Our View: BJ-T Applauds local storm spotters
We applaud our city's storm spotters and emergency responders for preparing our city to effectively handle inclement weather. At the same time, we...

Jordan Green reminisces on friendship
As I was driving down the road to my farm a couple of weeks ago, I tuned into my favorite country radio station, U.S. 107.9. Sifting through the...

Review: DUMBO is Tim Burton's heartfelt takedown of Disney
“You've made me a child again.” Tim Burton's DUMBO released this past weekend in theaters nationwide and serves as a very Tim Burton-vision of...

April: Hellboy, La Llorona, Shazam, and more!
With March ending, April marks the start of “Summer movie season”, and April is already pretty damn loaded which gives us a good example of what to...

Jordan Green: Writing a Q&A
There's a lot more to writing a news article than simply asking people questions and typing their answers into the computer. In this edition of...

BJ-T goes to the Naka-Kon 2019 Anime convention
I woke up this past Friday, March 15, with the same jittery feeling I always have before the convention road-trip. The familiar butterflies that...

Jordan Green searches for lost cows
I got suited up in my coveralls and work clothes, and then I headed for Pat's farm. But when I got there, he was nowhere to be found. I called him...

Entertainment: What is an "Anime Convention"?
This weekend is the Naka-Kon anime convention in Overland Park, just outside of Kansas City and the Blackwell Journal-Tribune has gotten press...

Looking Back- Thinking Forward: 100 years of Associated Charities
100 YEARS! Not many organizations can be so active, so important, and do so much good as out beloved “Associated Charities”! 212 East Bridge is a...

Our View: The BJ-T and Obtaining information
When you read the U.S. Constitution, you’ll find that the first thing it talks about is the right to a free press and the right to obtain...

Jordan Green talks about life with his dog
A few weeks ago, I noticed that my dog was limping on his front right paw. So, I set out to take him to the vet. Let me tell you a little about...

Entertainment: CAPTAIN MARVEL and the pitfalls of Disney's...
Last week we had the Oscars to cover, and that was pretty fun, but now what do we talk about? How about women. It is after-all Women's History...