Davis Park

Two pieces of a new entrance gate made by Willie Brooks are pictured lying warped in the grass on Tuesday morning. A tractor-trailer damaged the sign while driving down the city street.


Carthage native Meredith Shamburger has worked for the Panola Watchman since 2018. Before that, she worked at sister papers in Longview and Marshall; the Dallas Morning News; and The Daily Voice, a hyperlocal news company in Westchester County, New York.