Weekly entertainment news with the second season finale of "Hard Time" on National Geographic, a recipe for Mexican Barra De Queso and a new website to check out: www.wordgames.com.

On TV: ‘Hard Time’ on National Geographic Channel at 10 p.m. EDT/ 9 p.m. CDT


Tonight is the second season finale of “Hard Time.” Hays State Prison in Georgia is home to 1,500 of the state’s roughest convicts. Some inmates swear this prison has changed them for the better. Hear what one inmate has to say as he nears the end of his prison sentence.


Fun website: Word Games, www.wordgames.com


For fans of word games (“Scrabble,” “Boggle” and the like), this site will be fun place to spend a few hours. There are word searches, typing challenges, crossword puzzles and more. Do some browsing to find your favorite.


Dinner idea: Mexican Barra De Queso




2 cups shredded Jack cheese

1/3 cup mayonnaise

1 small can chopped chilies

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Place ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. Refrigerate for at least two hours for flavors to meld. Microwave before serving. Don’t forget the tortilla chips. Makes 2 cups.


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