HCPAC to stage ‘The Last Romance’

 This is what happens when your sister catches you making out with your girlfriend regardless of your age.  Rose (Mary McCreary) catches Carol (Bernie Crudden) and Ralph (George Guillot, Sr.) in an interesting position in HCPAC’s heart-warming comedy, The Last Romance.  The show runs June 6th,7th,8th,9th,13th,14th,15th.  Reservations may be made by calling 903-675-3908 or on line at www.hcpac.org. (COURTESY PHOTO)
This is what happens when your sister catches you making out with your girlfriend regardless of your age. Rose (Mary McCreary) catches Carol (Bernie Crudden) and Ralph (George Guillot, Sr.) in an interesting position in HCPAC’s heart-warming comedy, The Last Romance. The show runs June 6th,7th,8th,9th,13th,14th,15th. Reservations may be made by calling 903-675-3908 or on line at www.hcpac.org. (COURTESY PHOTO)

HCPAC press release

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with King Sand & Gravel, announces the tender, romantic comedy, “The Last Romance” written by Joe DiPietro.

A crush can make anyone feel young again — even a widower named Ralph. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk — one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. Relying on a renewed boyish charm, Ralph attempts to woo the elegant, but distant, Carol. Defying Carol’s reticence — and his lonely Continue reading “HCPAC to stage ‘The Last Romance’”

HCPAC sets summer camps

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The Henderson County Performing Arts Center announces the opening of four summer camps beginning on Monday, June 10. There will be two performance camps for children ages 6-7 during the week of June 10 through 14 and the second for children ages 8-9 during the week of June 17 through 21. There will be presentations for each camp on Friday, June 14 and Friday, June 21 at 6:30pm. The younger camp will be doing an adaptation of a children’s book and the older campers will do a one-act play. The instructor for Continue reading “HCPAC sets summer camps”

Bulletin Board — Thursday, May 30

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GARAGE SALE

— Massive, massive garage sale 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, May 31 through Sunday June 2 at the Highway 31 W Flea Market, 10420 Hwy 31 W Malakoff. Located between Athens and Malakoff. Three buildings have been emptied! All reasonable offers accepted! Everything must go! 100% proceeds go to David Moss’s trip to D.C for the Law and C.S.I Forum! Come help support him! This is his last fundraiser for him to meet his goal. No early arrivals please!

— Multi Family Garage Sale, Thursday, May 30-Saturday, June 1…1 mile off Loop 60 on CR 4343 LaRue!

— Multi family garage sale. Saturday, June 1 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Computer desk, clothing and lots of miscellaneous. 227 S. Wofford.

— Garage Sale – 207 Guadalupe Drive, Athens – Bel Air Addition, Saturday Continue reading “Bulletin Board — Thursday, May 30”

Obituary: Elvis Glynn ‘Ben’ Thomas

Elvis Glynn “Ben” Thomas
Elvis Glynn “Ben” Thomas

Funeral services for Ben Thomas, 70, of Palestine are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Carroll Springs Methodist Church with Rev. Steven Newcomb officiating. Burial will follow at Carroll Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Thomas passed away in the company of his family on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Palestine.

Elvis Glynn “Ben” Thomas was born Jan. 30, 1943 in Anderson County, the son of John Gifford Thomas and Mollie Irene Cummings. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He had a special place in his heart for his dogs, Little Bit and Maggie Baby. Ben always enjoyed visiting with his family and in his latter years his great nephews Colton and Jacob. He would ask when are “the boys” coming. He loved watching them play in the yard and making paper airplanes and Continue reading “Obituary: Elvis Glynn ‘Ben’ Thomas”

Obituary: Leonard ‘Len’ Earl Patterson, Jr.

Leonard “Len” Earl Patterson Jr.
Leonard “Len” Earl Patterson Jr.

Leonard “Len” Earl Patterson, Jr., 71, passed away from this earth to awake in the presence of his heavenly father. Mr. Patterson passed away on May 27, 2013 in Tyler. He was a resident of the Lakewood Edition in Trinidad.

Len was born in New Orleans, La. on Sept. 22, 1941 to Leonard Earl Patterson Sr. and Yvonne Vix Patterson.

Mr. Patterson has been a minister for over 40 years. During his years of ministry he pastored many churches with his wife, Janet, by his side. He served as a chaplain for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was a proud member of this organization.

Len is preceded in death by his father, Leonard Earl Patterson Sr.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Janet Myers Patterson; mother, Continue reading “Obituary: Leonard ‘Len’ Earl Patterson, Jr.”