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.
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Joan Rivers, a stand-up comedian, writer and outrageous television personality best known for hurling cutting barbs at fellow celebrities as well as herself, has died. She was 81.
Theatricks will open its 2014-15 season on Sept. 5 with the Tony Award-winning musical, The Secret Garden. Performances will be held at the Honey McGee Playhouse in Sherman.
Between the two, REO Speedwagon and Chicago have sold more than 140 million albums over the last five decades. They’ve toured the country alongside pretty much any act you can think of from the ’80s, filling stadiums and amphitheaters with crowds and classic rock.
It’s the last few weeks of summer, so that means it’s time to board planes, trains and automobiles to your favorite vacation spot so that you can soak up the final rays of summer sun. But, before you clock out, it’s important to keep in mind some of the biggest destination don’ts.
BONHAM Music, spinning and antique cars will make up activities in the coming days at the Creative Arts Center. The nonprofit center is located at 200 West 5th Street.
When you’ve been the bride-to-be for more than a year — planning, anticipating and counting down to the big day — it’s not unusual to succumb to disappointment after the party’s over. The same can be said for anyone planning a major event — a huge party, a once-in-a-lifetime vacation, a starring performance. After all that planning, the everyday world is suddenly, well, everyday.
A classic tale of horror - a battle between good intentions and evil forces - will unfold when the Sherman Community Players starts its season in October with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Auditions for the dark tale have been set for 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Aug. 23 and 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Finley Theater, 500 North Elm. Call backs will from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Aug. 25.
Hot dance moves, delectable food, spirited libations and more are guaranteed at the 2014 Dancing With The Stars fundraiser on Sept. 27. The feisty festivities, sponsored by the Denison Service League, will be held at The Palazzo in Denison and will benefit the underserved children of Grayson County.
The deaths this week of Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams weigh heavily on all those who love film. Some stars are irreplaceable. It’s also an appropriate occasion to revisit a question that has troubled Hollywood these last few years: As much as we’ll miss Williams and Bacall, do movie stars even matter anymore?