Scott Yarnell was “totally shocked” to be named 2020 firefighter of the year at Inter-Community Volunteer Fire Department’s annual banquet Jan. 8.
For a dedicated cook, a kitchen remodel can be a blessing. During the process, however, it seems much the opposite! I currently have no countertops, no stove, and no sink, so experimenting with recipes will have to wait a while. However, here are a couple of great potato salad recipes for th…
When Joab led King David’s warriors out to fight against the rebellion of his son, Absalom, as revealed in 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33, it was with the words, “Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom” (v. 5). There was a son who wanted his father dead. There was a father who wanted…
Rex Fennell, director of volunteer and outreach for HeartsWay Hospice of Northeast Texas, is inspired to help take care of people and help others do the same.
Sometimes, when we think about fearing God, we feel like we might lose out on the good things in life. But the truth is there are many blessings that come with acknowledging God’s sovereignty and power. Here are a few reasons why reverencing the Lord is a very good idea.
Coleus were the showstopper at the 28th annual East Texas Horticultural Field Day, according to Carolyn Musick.
Art lovers galore attended the Marshall Regional Arts Council annual Juried Art Show reception Thursday night at the Marshall Place Art Gallery.
Domino tournament planned Saturday
61 singers representing eight Panola County Churches participated the in Community Choir Night of Worship on Sunday, July 25.
Jerry Hanzen was honored during an outstanding contributor breakfast July 22. It was sponsored by the Phi Beta Mu Band Director fraternity during the Texas Bandmasters Association convention at the Henry Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio.
The Book of Ephesians emphasizes that we are justified by faith. When we are justified, we receive the fruits of the Holy Spirit. Ephesians 4:1-16, is the beginning of the ethical teaching of the fruits of unity: such as being humble, gentile, patient, understanding and peaceful. We could co…
The American Red Cross North Texas Region reminds Texans that this week may bring the highest temperatures we’ve seen this summer. A little preparation can go a long way in helping to keep you, your family and your pets safe during intense heat.
Pastor Edward Lee Thomas with Supreem Chapel of Faith announces weekly Bible lessons will be placed in the neighborhood module at 700 N. Davis St. in Carthage next to the doctor’s office.
Classes of 1980, 1981 to host 40th reunion
King David’s adultery with the beautiful Bathsheba led to an unwanted pregnancy and the intrigue, deception and the arranged death of her husband Uriah, as revealed in 2 Samuel 11:1-15. The king was unable to get the disciplined soldier, Uriah, to spend time with his wife. Therefore, he sent…
Throughout history, windows have served various purposes. They allow little children to draw smiley faces on them when the weather is cold, they announce when the sun has risen, and they are a daily reminder that there is a world waiting to be explored. However, have you ever considered wind…
Sammy Brown to host magician
East Texas Baptist University will soon have some new construction on campus after the Marshall-based private, Christian university recently earned a $1.5 million grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation to build a new facility.
Dylan Deavours, 18, joined the U.S. Army Reserves July 11 and is stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He joined the military right out of high school and has plans for a career and to become an officer. His family from Carthage and Arkansas proudly thanks him and supports him.
Like the Israelites, we too have been entrusted with the responsibility to teach by instruction and example the truth of God’s Word, which results in a desire to walk obediently before the Lord in the power of the Holy Spirit. Since both instruction and example are necessary, we must have co…
St. William of Vercelli Catholic Church will hold St William’s Trade Day on the church grounds Saturday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Carthage Main Street’s third annual theater camp is giving kids a taste of the 80s, mixed together with fairytales.
Derek Wayne Johnson has announced the cast for his movie ‘Blood Streams,’ which is to be filmed entirely in Panola County through July 29.
Back to School Bash is Aug. 7
We all have access to the Father through Christ, as indicated in Ephesians 2:11-22. Both Jew, “those who were near” (v. 17), and Gentile, “you who were far off” (v. 17), have equal access to Jesus Christ, who bridged the gap for us to the Father. “So then you are no longer strangers and alie…
Marshall and Carthage faced off this week for the annual Mash Bash blood drive competition to support Carter BloodCare, collecting a total of 201 units of blood.
LGBTQ students at Baylor University have been pleading with school leaders for years to officially recognize a group on campus, which would not only allow them to meet on campus and qualify for school funding, but also affirm for queer-identifying students there is a place for them within th…
“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. In this, the love of God was manifested toward us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live t…
After Beckville’s community built playground burned down last November, community members banded together to rebuild it — and last month they did just that over the course of six days.
Panola County to place 'no thru truck' signs
The Panola County Sheriff’s Office and area healthcare facilities hosted their annual fan drive for Mission Carthage and Tri-County Community Action through June 30. Representatives from Texas Home Health, Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Center, Winkler Place, Heartsway Hospice, PCSO, UT Health a…
AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is urging boaters to do their part to fight back against aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels and giant salvinia, which are threating Texas lakes.
Sometimes it seems as though only a pie will do, but it’s just too hot to fire up the oven. Well, have I got a deal for you!
Salome was at the birthday party of Herod Antipas. She was the daughter of Herodias, Herod’s illegitimate wife, as stated in Mark 6:14-29. The beautiful daughter of Herodias took in Herod, so he asked her to dance for the guests. Herod said, “Ask me for whatever you wish and I will give it” …
Casting call is Wednesday
“Throw, don’t go!” public health nurse Mandy Watson told those gathered at a water safety and CPR class this week.
COLLEGE STATION — As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July with picnics, grilling, camping or fireworks, the Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any outdoor activity that may cause a spark.
Panola County residents will celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks and other activities this holiday weekend.
Samuel traveled to Bethlehem in search of the person God had chosen to be the next king of Israel. Jesse’s son David was the last to be interviewed by Samuel. When David entered the room Samuel knew that this was the one, and he anointed him to be Israel’s next king (1 Samuel 16:11). When Da…
Movie to be filmed in Panola County
Life is a gift — no matter how long it lasts. The gift of blood can add extra life moments when days, minutes and even seconds count.
Frontier Days will be celebrated during the first weekend of July in Downtown Timpson.