This year's nominees for the Academy Awards have been released. Films competing for Best Picture this year include: "Ford v. Ferrari;" "The Irishman;" "Jojo Rabbit;" "Joker;" "Little Women;" "Marriage Story;" "1917;"; Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood;" and "Parasite."

Looking for something to do the first weekend in 2020? Local events this weekend include the Polar Bear Plunge in Temple, live music, and movies and games at the Salado Public Library.