Hemsworth leads solid wartime film in ‘12 Strong’

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Chris Hemsworth, center, in a scene from "12 Strong." (David James/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small U.S. Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, and, even with all the technology and money of the U.S. military, executed the successful mission largely on horseback.

Savannah Sipping Society a new venture for ARTI

(Left to right) Lexie French playing Marlafaye Mosley, Joey Rockwood playing Jinx Jenkins, Kelly Cunningham playing Randa Covington, and Barb Weeman playing Dot Haigler perform during a dress rehearsal of “Savannah Sipping Society” at the Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Idaho on January 3. The Savannah Sipping Society runs through Jan. 27. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Hard times tend to bring out different emotions in people. 

Jerry Van Dyke, ‘Coach’ star, dies at 86

In this Aug. 25, 1992 photo, Jerry Van Dyke, left, and his brother, Dick, laugh during a party in Los Angeles. Manager said Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, that Jerry Van Dyke, 'Coach' star and younger brother of comedian Dick Van Dyke, has died in Arkansas at 86. Manager, John Castonia, said Van Dyke died Friday at his ranch in Hot Spring County. His wife, Shirley Ann Jones, was by his side. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as the dim-witted sidekick in television’s “Coach,” died Friday in Arkansas, according to his manager. He was 86.



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