Entertainment

Robert Pruitt dons his monster suit to wish Hunt County News a Happy Halloween. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Faces and Places: Godzilla Stroll Up Lee Street

Godzilla was seen on Halloween Day on Lee Street. At first glance, the mythical creature was eyeing the sign on the Texan Theater. Barbara Horan’s disapproving glare soon had the radioactive monster ogling Barney Wiker’s Ford Fusion. Robert Pruitt was in the monster suit and it is believed that he […]

The early fall breeze bites as Dennis Strickland enjoys a steaming bowl of squash soup. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Faces and Places: Dennis and Janis at the Uptown Forum

Dennis Wayne Strickland worked with Gail Sprinkle to have several musicians perform at the ribbon cutting for the Uptown Forum as it begins another 40-years of carrying on eclectic retailing in Greenville. Dennis relaxes with a bowl of Butternut Squash Soup from Pizzo’s Sicilian Cafe as Janis Laughlin comments on the entertainers.

Adams Speaks with Patton

Adams Speaks with Patton

Many spectators came to the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum to observe World War II living history. Today’s event saw “Gen. Patton” inspecting the troops at the encampment. James Adams, a veteran of the US Navy after World War II, was present when the Patton actor made his presence known. James […]

Able Company Canopies Over the Audie Murphy Museum

Able Company Canopies Over the Audie Murphy Museum

The flight of C-47 Sky Trains flew over Hunt County and Greenville during the early morning hours of Saturday, September 29th. Paratroops lined up in the aisle of the aging, two-engined transport plane and checked their equipment. Static lines were attached and the troop doors opened. The jumpmaster yelled, “Go, go, go!” […]