Democratic candidate Hank Gilbert, who is challenging U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, will be the guest speaker at the Panola County Democrat Club on Monday, Sept. 14.

Gilbert, a rancher and small business owner, is a graduate of Texas A&M University and taught high school agriculture courses for many years.

Nancy Nichols, the Democratic district committeewoman, also will speak at the meeting, which is taking place at the Davis Park Community House in Carthage. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m., and the public is invited.

For more information, contact John Foster, club president, at (903) 693-8607 or Wanda Gaines, club vice president, at (903) 806-3243.