Senior dance

Senior dance


WHITESBORO — A "Halloween Hoe-Down" senior dance is set for this Friday, 7 p.m. until 10 p.m., at the Jimmie O Rector Community Center, 400 Wilson Street in Whitesboro. Attendees are encouraged to dress in a Halloween or hoe-down-styled costume.


The cost is $5 at the door and free refreshments will be served at half-time. No smoking is allowed inside the building and no alcohol is allowed on the premises.


Providing live music will be the Country Wranglers Band.


Pond Hop


CALERA, Okla. — The 17th annual Pond Hope Tournament benefiting the Calera Police Department will be this Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Calera Police Reserve Unit and Riding Star Lodge 129.


Signups will be at 6 a.m. at the Calera Police Department and the entry fee is $50 per two-man team. There is an additional $10 charge for competitors wanting to take part in the Big Bass Jackpot which will be a 60/40 split for the two biggest bass. Check-in time will be at 4 p.m.


There is a three fish stringer limit with the winners determined by the overall weight of the fish. Prizes will be as follows: grand prize - a two-man boat with trolling motor; first place, $250 cash to be split between the two team members; and second place - two $50 gift cards.


For more information, call the Calera Police Department at 580-434-7000 or Don Hyde Jr. at 580-230-6198.


Museum exhibit


The Sherman Museum is currently hosting the "Through the eye of the needle" exhibit featuring handmade heirlooms such as linens, lace, quilts and antique sewing accessories. The exhibit will run through Nov. 21 and museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. -4 p.m.


On Nov. 15, a free, noon lecture will be given by Becky Goldsmith. She will be presenting "The real life of a professional quilter."


The museum is located at 301 South Walnut, just off the downtown Sherman square.