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Another red carpet ride?

November 15, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

He went from Pigpen to Oscar-nominated actor, and rumor has it that it might happen again.
John Hawkes, born and raised in Alexandria, is once again receiving critical acclaim for his latest movie, The Sessions much to the delight of his mother, Pat Perkins of Alexandria. Continue Reading

Winners chosen “Oscar Contest”

February 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON No one correctly guessed the winners in all seven categories of the Daily Globe’s annual Oscar Contest. Continue Reading

Former Alexandrian nominated for Oscar

January 25, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minutes before deadline, the Echo Press learned that former Alexandrian John Hawkes is in the running for an Oscar. Continue Reading

Oscar-winner actress Patricia Neal dies at age 84

August 9, 2010 in West Central Tribune

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Patricia Neal, the willowy, husky-voiced actress who won an Academy Award for 1963′s “Hud” and then survived several strokes to continue acting, died on Sunday. She was 84.
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