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SCP opens season with gothic melodrama

A good man’s battle with his frighteningly evil alter ego will kick off the Sherman Community Players’ 66th season next week as Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde takes to the Finley Theater stage. Tickets for season members will be available Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 6 and 7, and tickets for the general public will go on sale starting Oct. 8.

Concert benefits advocacy center; and other local news in brief

A “Gospel Music Extravaganza” by the students of Jill Brown Studios is set for this Saturday, 4 p.m. (Doors open at 3:45 p.m.), at Southside Baptist Church, 3500 South Park, in Denison. The event, which celebrates the studio’s 30th year, is free and open to the public (A nursery will not be provided.). Love offerings will be accepted to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Grayson County.

Trammell - Elk

ANNA - Kayley Trammell of Van Alstyne and Daniel Elk of Denison were wed Sept. 18 at Heritage Springs in Anna. Officiating was Charles Glass of Faith Church in Sherman.

Denison dam, Lake Texoma documentary premiers Saturday

A new documentary film , Denison Dam - Taming the Raging Red, a history of Denison Dam and the creation of Lake Texoma, will premier this Saturday during Denison’s annual Main Street Fall Festival. Three free showings of the 40-minute-long documentary will be held at the Rialto Theatre. The showings are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. DVD copies of the documentary will be available for purchase at the theatre.

Family Meals Matter: Serve fruits and veggies, promote better health

Did you know only 10 percent of American adults and children eat the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables each day? This means many families are missing out on the health benefits that fruits and vegetables provide, such as a lowered risk for heart disease and some types of cancer. By serving family meals that showcase a variety of ingredients from all five food groups, you will help your family meet their daily recommended servings and encourage lifelong healthy eating patterns.

Piano, vocal program

Courtesy photo Piano, vocal program. Residents of Pecan Point Assisted Living and Memory Care in Sherman were recently treated to a patriotic musical program by voice and piano students of Susan Matthews. Performers were: front row, Layne Sparlin, Kaelie Massenburg and Jacob Houghton; second row, Morgan McCrady, Luke Sparlin, Aiden Hill and Landry Massenburg; and back row, Maggie McCrady, Jake Noltensmeyer and Molly McCrady.

Contests and Promotions

Traveling theater begins school visits

Theatricks’ Project Theatre traveling show, The Little Red Hen, will begin its fall season on Oct. 2 with a visit to Houston Elementary School in Denison. The traveling show will be performing at local and area schools during regular school hours every Thursday throughout the fall.