ATHENS - The Henderson County Performing Arts Center in conjunction with Hydraulic Power Services will present its Christmas show, Charlotte’s Web on December 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th and 15th at 7:30pm and December 9th and 15tt at 2pm at the theatre complex located at 400 Gibson Road in Athens, TX. 45 actors, ages 5 to 14, take the stage this Christmas Season to bring to life what the
Children’s Literature Association calls “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years”. It is now an established play that captures the work in a thrilling theatrical presentation. It is the story of relationships, new and old, that make the show. All of the favorite characters are there: Wilbur the pig, Charlotte the spider, Templeton the rat and a bunch of unforgettable farm animals.
The Christmas show is presented each holiday season by the YES! (Youth Excellence On Stage) and is in its 20th season of performing these productions. The show is under Direction of Dennis Gilmore with support from Gary McDonald, Assistant Director; Teri Kirksey, Stage Manager; Margi Hill, Assistant Stage Manager; Sonya Stephens and
Mrs. Hill, costume design and BJ Davies as Goodies Auction Chairman.
Tickets may be purchased by calling 903-675-3908 or on line at www.hcpac.org. Non-subscriber tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for students. The show is rated Theatre G for all audiences
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Bursting with beauty
A shining star already in her parents eyes, Geraldine Nieto displayed her ray of beauty Sunday in Tyler to claim top status in the Sunburst Talent/Beauty Contest.
The 5-year-old Athens resident is the daughter of Jaime and Karla Nieto.
Dozens attend council meeting for recovery, transfer station
Nathan Bullard, owner of Yellow Box Environmental LLC, was at Gun Barrel City Hall to explain future development plans for property located at 546 Gun Barrel Lane.
Bullard said he wanted to introduce himself and his company to the neighbors who own property close to his project.
Bullard was on hand to inform the public and address any concerns about the company’s plan to build a recovery and transfer station.
Commissioners sign proclamation for San Jacinto Day
The battle of the Alamo may be the best remembered conflict in Texas’ fight for independence, but the battle at San Jacinto closed the deal.
Representatives of the Sons of the Republic of Texas were on hand at the Henderson County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday in observance of a proclamation, declaring April 21, San Jacinto Day.
Ram to donate $20 per test drive to FFA Organization
On April 26 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. the Ram Truck brand and Elder Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will host The Next Crop Project fundraising event at the dealership to benefit the National FFA Organization and local FFA chapter leadership programs in Henderson County.
Athens tables large purchase
The Athens City Council Monday tabled awarding a bid for a large piece of equipment that removes asphalt from the surface of paved roads to make way for repairs.
City Director of Utilities Glen Herriage recommended that the council award the bid to RDO Equipment Co. of Irving for a Road Hog cold planer. The RDO bid was for $123,267.06, which is below the budgeted amount of $134,000.
Former TVCC basketball coach Joe Curl passes
Joe Curl, the former head coach of the Lady Cardinal basketball program, passed away at the age of 59 on Monday.
Review earns six awards
The Athens Daily Review was honored with six awards for journalism excellence during the North and East Texas Press Association yearly convention held Thursday-Saturday in Tyler.
Mabank civic leader Alene Gibbs, 94, died Friday
Long time Mabank civic leader Alene Gibbs passed away on Friday, April 11. She was born in Van Zandt County on Jan. 18, 1920. She was 94-years-old.
Here comes the champs!
Friday was a big night for the Eustace FFA at the Henderson County Livestock Show and for Jordyn Costlow, who presented the Grand Champion.
Saturday was payday at HCLS
Payday came Saturday for the youth who placed in the 54th annual Henderson County Livestock Show.
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