Back to school fair set for Saturday

    The Pilot Point Back-to-School Fair will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Pilot Point Intermediate School cafeteria. Entrance will be through the back of the building.

    Families in need that did not register for free school supplies may come at 4 p.m. Extra supplies will be distributed as available.

    Donations are from local churches, organizations, businesses and individuals. Basic kits will be given out for each grade level. All supplies needed for school aren’t included.

    Volunteers are needed from 6-9 p.m. Friday to help create grade level kits. Setup will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday if necessary.

    Businesses, churches and organizations may participate by calling Tammy Oveross at 940-902-1137. There is still plenty of room for vendors and sponsors.


Bullfrogs to sing

at Opera House

    “When Bullfrogs Sing Opera” by Carl L. Williams opens at the Pilot Point Community Opera House on Friday, August 8 at 7 p.m.  

    The Opera House is producing the situation comedy. Tom Thompson is the director.

    Local community theater players Ty Belger, Monica David, Basil Gist, Jonathan Kubis, Jessica Miller, Rachel Rhodes and Rhonda Robinson are members of the cast.

    “When Bullfrogs Sing Opera” is set in the uptown home of social climber Millicent Westlake. Millicent is expecting the Kuppermans, a very influential family, when she gets the news her countrified sister, Coreen, from Bullfrog Waller will be arriving any minute. Millicent works out a plan to hide her sister in plain sight by telling her guests that she is an accomplished actress preparing for a role.  The fun begins when Coreen interacts with the high society folks, telling all kinds of stories from Bullfrog Waller. There is even a bullfrog sound duet by Coreen and Mr. Kupperman.

    Additional performances can be seen on Saturday, Aug. 9, Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug.16, all at 7 p.m.  

    Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-12.  Children under 5 are admitted free.  Tickets can be purchased at the door for each night’s performance. All proceeds will benefit the Pilot Point Community Opera House.

    For more information about “When Bullfrogs Sing Opera” or the Pilot Point Community Opera House, go to the Pilot Point Community Opera House Facebook page.  The Opera House is located at 110 S. Washington in downtown Pilot Point.


State park sets

yoga classes

    Texas Parks and Wildlife will sponsor a four-week series of yoga classes on the beach at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park.

    The classes will be held on Tuesdays from Aug. 5-26. Class times are 9-10:15 a.m.

    Prepaid fee is $15 per session or $48 for all four. The fee for walk-ins is $17. Fees include the park entrance fee.

    In addition to a yoga mat, participants are encouraged to bring water and sun protection to the classes.

    To reserve a spot and prepay, go to More information is available by calling 686-2148, ext. 258.


Wilson completes

basic training

    Air Force  Reserve Airman Lindsay E. Wilson recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Wilson is the daughter of Brian and Lori B. Wilson of Providence Village; the sister of Jennifer W. Deblanc of Carrollton; and the granddaughter of Carol J. Bennett of Itta Bena, Miss., and Karen L. Ashker of Ridgeland, Miss.

    She is a 2011 graduate of Aubrey High School.


Booths available

for Peanut Fest

    Booths are available for the 29th Aubrey Annual Peanut Festival, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Aubrey’s Festival Grounds.

    Entertainment will include local singing artists, a gunslinger show, and strolling magicians and musicians. The festival also will include games and activities for all ages, plus more than 100 booths with food and assorted crafts. The parade will begin at 10 a.m.

    Booth and parade applications are available online at; by email at; or by phone at 940-343-1313.


Daughter born to

Missouri couple

    Jason and Marina (Gershon) Horton of St. Louis, Mo., are the parents of a daughter, Mila Grace, who was born Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long at birth

    Grandparents include Cathy Reid of Pilot Point, Dr. Julian Robert Gershon of Grand Junction, Colo., and Michael and Lani Horton of St. Louis.


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