The Caddo Herald
December 7, 1945
Grade School Operetta to be had December 13
Thursday, December 13th the grade school will present at the grade school auditorium a Christmas Operetta which will include pupils from the first through the fifth grade. Three performances will be given: the first one for the grade children at 10:30 a.m., one for high school pupils at 3:00 p.m., and one for parents at 7:30 p.m. The evening performance of the operetta will be the first nite program held in the grade auditorium in twenty years and is made possible by new lighting fixtures recently installed.
Parents are invited to come early in the evening and make a tour of the building in order to see the improvements.
The operetta will be given under the direction of Miss Emma Lissa Mayo, director of vocal music in Caddo shoals. Miss Margaretta Boland will play the piano. The costume committee is Mrs. Madge Freeny, Mrs. Mary Wilson, Mrs. Nell Nail, Miss Margaretta Boland, Mrs. Joe McKinnis, and Mr. Guy Young.
Fifth grade chorus will sing Praise Ye the Lord, by Mozart and Come Unto Him, from The Messiah by Handel.
Those who take part are Rae Adkins, driver; James Glen Miller, grandfather; Hatsene Powell, grandmother; Betty Joe Joines, reader; Onetha Sargent, Mary; Billy Newer, Joseph; David Haeber, King Herod; the Wise men- Clarence White, Ronald Young, Leonidas Drennan; shepherds- Bobbie Joe Craig, Melton Adkins, Paul Jackson; Pauline Wooten, reader; angels- Holland Boydstun, Patsy Ruth Peters, Wanda Ray Barber, Ruth Ann Sawyer, Janet Crossett; Christmas package- Patsy Arrington, Houstine Boydstun, Carlene Petty, Ruth Hunter, Neil Alexander; gingerbread boys and girls- Jerry Patterson, Harold Smith, Jimmy Ware, Minnie Braudrick, Nancy Joe Nesbitt, Robbie McGrew, Oma Sandler, Howard Smith, Lynda Warrick, Leon Westbrook.
Supplementary chorus: Maury Winney, Ray Allen, Mike Freeny, Jack Patterson, Lynda Alexander, Sylvia White, Kenneth Walla, Helen Glendinning, Carolyn Jones, Betty Simmons, Yvonne Wingfield, Joyce Patterson, Patsy Ann Petty, Royce Glenn Hallmark, Joyce Morrison, Rheta Jay Smith, Shirley Williams.