OSH to host Blue Stars show The Blue Stars will headline a free community performance next Wednesday to the citizens of La Crosse, Wis., also featuring the Colts and the Blue Stars Cadets. The Holmen Courier talked with Brad Furlano, executive director of the Blue Stars, about the corps' Tour de France-themed program, "Le Tour: Every Second Counts." Read more at HolmenCourier.com.

The beat goes on, but for how long? Carolina Crown was profiled in the Charlotte Observer, as the corps is about to embark on the '08 DCI Summer Tour. Members spoke about why drum corps is special to them, and Crown's chief operating officer Jim Coates spoke about how the rising costs of fuel and food has put some pressure on the corps. Fans can also see a video of Carolina Crown members rehearsing their 2008 program "Finis." See more at Charlotte.com.

Troopers blast into 50th season The Casper Star-Tribune interviewed Troopers director Fred Morris and Troopers members in a recent article. Fans can find information about a weekend full of Troopers events, including the corps' "Night at the Stars" fundraiser, the debut of the Troopers' documentary "America's Core," and a special performance to thank the Casper community for its support. Get the details at CasperStarTribune.net.