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Tickets on sale for Driving Miss Daisy

The Sherman Community Players box office opens ticket sales this week for the production of Driving Miss Daisy. Season ticket holders will make reservations Monday and Tuesday and tickets for the general public go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. Tickets can also now be purchased online at www.scptheater.org .

REVIEW: ‘The Boy Next Door’ lousy neighbor

Jennifer Lopez’s new movie, “The Boy Next Door,” is cheesier than a Chicago double topping deep dish pizza. From the profoundly absurd idea that anyone married to a woman who looks like Lopez would cheat on her to the teen-age Lothario who looks older than Lopez, this movie is the culmination of a cluster of idiotic ideas.

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Ervin Drake, songwriter of ‘It Was a Very Good Year,’ dies at 95

Ervin Drake, a prolific songwriter who wrote the words and music of “It Was a Very Good Year,” an introspective ballad that helped define the autumn of Frank Sinatra’s career, and the lyrics for “Good Morning Heartache,” a song that Billie Holiday made a mournful jazz standard, died Wednesday at his home in Great Neck, New York. He was 95.

GC theater students receive Kennedy Center awards

Six Grayson College students were recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for their performance and behind-the-scenes roles in the college’s recent production of “Art.” The festival attracts theater departments from community colleges and four-year institutions across Texas and the United States.