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The Life Code Mentoring group will be hosting a free gardening program called “Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities” at the A.L. Turner Community Center Mondays at 6 p.m. starting April 12 and ending May 24.

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If you remember my column about making soup, I said something to the effect that, in most instances, a recipe is just a guide. One exception to that, though, is jelly. If you don’t want to end up with a big mess of overly sweet juice that didn’t set, then go precisely by the recipe. If it sa…

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An Easter egg hunt at the Turner Community Center in Carthage drew several dozen families for bingo, music and egg-huntin' fun. It took roughly four minutes for the younger-kids group to find all of the brightly-colored Easter eggs hidden in front and around the building while the older kids…

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When Black’s Family Center opened their Marshall branch in January 2020, there was one thing the new funeral home did not expect, and that was that it would be too busy to host a grand opening.

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The Panola College Foundation is excited to announce Drive-In Designer Purse Bingo as its spring fundraiser. The event will be held at the Carthage Civic Center on Friday, April 16. This event has been adapted from the annual Designer Purse Bingo that is always a sell out with 550 attendees …

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The Sammy Brown Library installed a privacy booth and gained two new laptop computers after being awarded a grant made possible by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and in cooperation with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Have you ever done any genealogy research? My family history includes the Irish – maybe why we love potatoes so much! The potato famine of the mid-1800’s drove many Irish to leave their homeland and head for America. In honor of that heritage, I offer a couple of favorite potato recipes.

The Carthage Music Club, affiliated with the National and Texas Federations of Music Clubs, met Feb. 9 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. President Stephen George welcomed members and visitors to an evening of romantic music.

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My sister-in-law and her husband got married on Valentine’s Day, so it’s a very special occasion for them. If you’re wanting something special for this sweetest of holidays, but would prefer to eat at home rather than at a restaurant, try this.

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There are few diagnoses more difficult to share with a patient than head and neck cancer. Head and neck cancer is synonymous with squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCA). When talking about HNSCCA, we are referring to cancer that has developed on a mucosal surface somewhere within the upper aerodig…

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This time of year brings many new opportunities. Venturing outside of your comfort zone to create new goals could be something you are ready to take on. If so, there are five steps commonly known as the SMART process to help you get started on the path to success. As you determine what you w…