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Yee Haw show comes to Whitesboro

WHITESBORO - Country-styled musical entertainment and comedy will be offered when the Red River Valley Chorus performs its second annual Yee Haw Show Oct. 25 and 26 at Cook’s Main Stage, 142 East Main Street in Whitesboro.The all-female, acapella chorus is a part of the Sweet Adelines and focuses on barbershop-styled music.

Let the countdown begin

Tony Latona and Frank Bauman move Grayson County Holiday Lights displays around for crews to start putting them out at Loy Park in Denison Tuesday morning. The drive-through light display will open the weekend after Thanksgiving.

‘Best Bite’ marks Stroll success

The history of pairing wine with complementary food stretches back centuries. Epicureans long ago figured out that a light-bodied chardonnay, say, tastes better when accented with seafood, and vice versa. So organizers of Sherman’s Stroll on the Square weren’t exactly reinventing the wheel when they introduced a cooking competition as a tasty new wrinkle in the city’s annual wine tour for 2014.

‘Best Bite’ competition added to Sherman Stroll Friday night

Downtown Sherman Preservation and Revitalization’s annual Stroll on the Square event is slated for a major expansion this year, as organizers aim to attract a crowd Friday Night for one of Sherman’s most popular yearly events. In addition to the wine tasting stations that anchor the happening, ten local chefs are matching their talents in a competition for the best treat in Texoma.

Cast announced for Kidz Krew performance

BONHAM - Director Anne Genung has announced the cast of the next Kidz Krew presentation, The Magnificent Seven: Short in Stature-Long in Dreams. The play is an original comedy written by Lisa Avila, executive director of the Creative Arts Center of which the Kidz Krew performing arts program is a part of.

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Movie night returns to Pecan Grove

Halloween is still a few weeks away, but the Sherman Parks and Recreation Department is doing its part to help local kids get in the spirit a bit early this year. The city’s semiannual Movie in the Park event will bring the 2006 animated film “Monster House” to Pecan Grove Park Friday, with showtime set for 8 p.m.

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.

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.

Cast prepares for Jekyll and Hyde

Rehearsals are underway for the Sherman Community Players’ season opener, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, set to begin Oct. 10. The production provides a unique opportunity for a majority of the cast to play a variety of parts and promises to give audiences an interesting twist to the familiar story.

Sherman readies for music-infused Arts Fest

There are times when living in North Texas has its disadvantages — looking your way here, July — but for much of the year, the weather makes Texoma a great place to call home. And Saturdays in September certainly fall in that second category. The Sherman Chamber of Commerce will commandeer the city’s Municipal Park for the annual Autumn Arts Fest this weekend, placing a particular emphasis on the musical arts for 2014.

Wyatt Earp coming to town

It’s a well-established bit of local lore that John Henry “Doc” Holliday practiced dentistry in Denison for a short time in 1874 while trying to duck Dallas gambling charges. Unfortunately for local historians, that was a good three years before Holliday met and began his subsequent association with famed lawman Wyatt Earp, meaning Tombstone’s most famous deputy town marshal never made a mark on Texoma.