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Entertainment News Roundup: Roger Corman, influential B-movie king who nurtured great directors, dies at 98; Director Mohammad Rasoulof flees Iran ahead of Cannes premiere and more | Entertainment

Entertainment News Roundup: Roger Corman, influential B-movie king who nurtured great directors, dies at 98; Director Mohammad Rasoulof flees Iran ahead of Cannes premiere and more | Entertainment

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Director Mohammad Rasoulof flees Iran ahead of Cannes premiere Mohammad Rasoulof, a celebrated Iranian director whose latest film is competing in the Cannes Film Festival, has fled Iran after being sentenced to eight years in prison and flogging. In a statement dated Sunday,...

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Switzerland’s Nemo wins Eurovision Song Contest

Switzerland’s Nemo wins Eurovision Song Contest

Malmo, Sweden – Switzerland’s Nemo won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, becoming the first artist identifying as nonbinary to claim victory, in a competition marked by controversy over Israel’s participation during the war in Gaza. Twenty-four-year-old Nemo’s “The Code” won the highest score from nations’ juries, and enough of the popular votes to get...

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Switzerland Wins the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

Switzerland Wins the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

Nemo. Photo: Martin Sylvest Andersen/Getty Images The Swiss are on a roll! Switzerland has been crowned the winner of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest, with their entry, “The Code” by Nemo, beating out 25 countries in the finals on Saturday, May 11. Switzerland quickly became the frontrunner as the national jury vote came in, during...

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Nemo, among the favorites at Eurovision, is finding acceptance onstage and off

Nemo, among the favorites at Eurovision, is finding acceptance onstage and off

LONDON (AP) — No matter whether Nemo wins the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend — which would make them the first nonbinary contestant to take home the crystal microphone — the singer is already a success. Representing Switzerland with a track called “The Code,” Nemo says there is now more understanding and awareness in their...

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Switzerland County Senior Selected for Scholarship by IHSAA

Switzerland County Senior Selected for Scholarship by IHSAA

Seventeen senior student-athletes were selected for six scholarships to be presented this Spring. INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced the selection of 17 senior student-athletes for six scholarships. The scholarships recognize and honor the legacies of legends and leaders of Indiana such as the Bobby and Kathy Cox Post-Secondary Scholarship, the...

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Brooke Todd Resigns as Switzerland County Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Brooke Todd Resigns as Switzerland County Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Todd led the Lady Pacers to three consecutive winning seasons. (Vevay, Ind.) – Switzerland County High School is looking for a new girls varsity basketball coach.  Brooke Todd resigned the position, which was approved by the school board on Monday.  Todd replaced Mark Boggs has Lady Pacers head coach in 2021. In her three seasons...

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Switzerland Co. High School Announces 2024 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Switzerland Co. High School Announces 2024 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Three will be recognized next week. (Vevay, Ind.) – Three will be inducted into the Switzerland County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2024. Harold V. Hickman, David “Buck” White and David “Hollywood” Peelman will be recognized at the Pacer Varsity Club Dinner on Thursday, April 4 at Belterra Casino. Hickman earned seven...

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Switzerland County wins first sectional in 11 years

Switzerland County wins first sectional in 11 years

Hoosier Hysteria Saturday Night Sectional #45 Championship Switzerland County 58, Hauser 57 Switzerland County’s 1st Sectional Win in 11 years  They will play Forest Park on Saturday at 1pm in the Seymour Regional  The final moments of the Switzerland County Boys Basketball IHSAA 2A Sectional Championship over Hauser as heard on WIKI Radio with Rob...

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Switzerland County Star Earns IBCA Player of the Week Honors

Switzerland County Star Earns IBCA Player of the Week Honors

Cam Craig put up video game numbers last week. Cam Craig. Photo by @GoSwitzCoPacers. (Vevay, Ind.) – Last week was a sensational week for Switzerland County junior Cam Craig.  Craig averaged 38.5 points and 15.0 rebounds over two games, earning recognition from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association. He is one of six Week 15 Players of...