BOSSIER CITY – In June of 1959, Chubby Checker (in photo at right) recorded "The Twist." Bernie Lowe, president of Cameo Parkway records, was not initially impressed with Chubby's recording and felt it may be a "B" side at best.
MOUNT VERNON – The Austin Lounge Lizards, “the most laughable band in America,” will have people rocking and rolling with laughter at Mount Vernon Music's annual Gala on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at 402 Leftwich St.
SULPHUR SPRINGS – As the 2014 “Season of Romance” continues, the cast has been set for the upcoming production of “Over the River and Through the Woods” at the Main Street Theatre. Director Brenda Payne said she was pleased with the turnout for auditions as the casting committee “had some tough decisions to make.”
SULPHUR SPRINGS – Open auditions for Main Street Theatre’s production of “Over the River and Through the Woods,” a comedy by Joe DiPietro, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 through Aug. 6. The comedy, directed by Brenda Payne, needs three men and three women. Four of these cast members will be playing grandparents.