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Community Players’ Greater Tuna takes the stage

  • Leonard Childers (played by Lloyd Turney), manager of Radio Station OKKK in Tuna, Texas, talks to callers live on the air during his show “Leonard on the Line.” Staff photos by Tammy Vinson
    Leonard Childers (played by Lloyd Turney), manager of Radio Station OKKK in Tuna, Texas, talks to callers live on the air during his show “Leonard on the Line.” Staff photos by Tammy Vinson
  • Tuna matriarch Pearl Burras (played by Lloyd Turney) says her final words to newly-deceased Judge Roscoe P. Buckner as he lies in state following his sudden and scandalous death.
    Tuna matriarch Pearl Burras (played by Lloyd Turney) says her final words to newly-deceased Judge Roscoe P. Buckner as he lies in state following his sudden and scandalous death.
  • Thurston Wheelis (played by Lloyd Turney), one half of Radio Station OKKK’s Wheeler-Struvie on-air team, takes a moment to collect his thoughts during a commercial break.
    Thurston Wheelis (played by Lloyd Turney), one half of Radio Station OKKK’s Wheeler-Struvie on-air team, takes a moment to collect his thoughts during a commercial break.
  • Arles Struvie (played by Bryan Deterding), the other half of Radio Station OKKK’s Wheeler-Struvie on-air team, is live on the air delivering the latest news.
    Arles Struvie (played by Bryan Deterding), the other half of Radio Station OKKK’s Wheeler-Struvie on-air team, is live on the air delivering the latest news.
  • Vera Carp (played by Bryan Deterding), vice-president of Tuna’s literary morality squad Smut Snatchers of the New Order, presides over the organization’s meeting at the Coweta Baptist Church, “where everybody’s welcome—even the Catholics.”
    Vera Carp (played by Bryan Deterding), vice-president of Tuna’s literary morality squad Smut Snatchers of the New Order, presides over the organization’s meeting at the Coweta Baptist Church, “where everybody’s welcome—even the Catholics.”
  • Tuna’s favorite ne’er do well, Stanley Bumiller (right, played by Bryan Deterding), finds himself in the hot seat as he faces Sheriff Givens (played by Lloyd Turney) during a heated interrogation.
    Tuna’s favorite ne’er do well, Stanley Bumiller (right, played by Bryan Deterding), finds himself in the hot seat as he faces Sheriff Givens (played by Lloyd Turney) during a heated interrogation.
  • Tuna’s resident UFO spotter R.R. Snavely (played by Lloyd Turney) stumbles home after a night of carousing with the homeless people under Tuna’s overpass.
    Tuna’s resident UFO spotter R.R. Snavely (played by Lloyd Turney) stumbles home after a night of carousing with the homeless people under Tuna’s overpass.
  • Petey Fisk (played by Bryan Deterding), of the Greater Tuna Humane Society, has a heart-to-heart talk with current and five-time Pet of the Week Yippy, a loudmouthed part Chihuahua, part rat terrier.
    Petey Fisk (played by Bryan Deterding), of the Greater Tuna Humane Society, has a heart-to-heart talk with current and five-time Pet of the Week Yippy, a loudmouthed part Chihuahua, part rat terrier.
Entertainment | Main Street Theatre Community Players presents “Greater Tuna” by Ed Howard, Jason Williams and Joe Sears, a comedy play set in the third smallest town in Texas. Showtimes are Fridays- Sundays, Sept. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at the Main Street Theatre, 225 Main St. in Sulphur Springs. Tickets are $10 each. Visit commu nityplayersinc.com or…

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