Texas state parks will waive all entry fees on Sunday, Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day.
The Panola County Lions recently held a drawing for a Remington 22 rifle. President Polly Maines presented the gun to winner Jared Brown and his sons at Lone Star Outfitter. Proceeds from the raffle support Lions Club programs.
The Turner Alumni Association, the Carthage Courtesy Club and the Rusk-Panola NAACP are planning a Black History Month banquet at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Turner Alumni Community Center, 1023 MLK Boulevard in Carthage..
A four-day church revival at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Carthage will include a number of guest speakers, including a world champion rodeo roper and a director at the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.
Country music star Tracy Byrd has been announced as this year's entertainer for the 74th Panola County Chamber of Commerce banquet on Feb. 18.
Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Center, HeartsWay Hospice, Texas Home Health and Winkler Place host a soup drive through the month of January to benefit Mission Carthage.
The Panola County Lions recently held a drawing for a Remington 22 rifle. President Polly Maines presented the gun to winner Jared Brown and his sons at Lone Star Outfitter.
The Night to Shine Marshall special prom event, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and hosted by the Immanuel Baptist Church in Marshall, is currently looking for hundreds of volunteers to help make the night magical for a special group of people.
The Panola County Girls Softball Association is planning a benefit tournament in memory of the late Deputy Chris Dickerson on Feb. 29 and March 1.
Ten people and three dogs spent a chilly, cloudy morning of the new year and decade Wednesday enjoying a 45-minute hike through the woods at Martin Creek Lake State Park near Tatum.
The Carthage Main Street Youth Advisory Council is now accepting submissions through Jan. 15 in both the young filmmaker and independent filmmaker categories for an upcoming film festival.
Music students of Joyce Hughes participated in a Christmas music recital held at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Dec. 15. The honorary guest performer was Hughes’ granddaughter Tori Windham. Picture are, from left back row, Maddie McAfee, Tori Windham, Collin Porter Almeida, Austin Britt, Joy…
The Carthage Book Club met at Ginocchio’s Restaurant for its Christmas luncheon on Thursday Dec. 12. President Twink Ross welcomed special guests Lynn and Monty Pierce and Christie Chandler, who opened their beautiful homes for the Christmas Home Tour. The Winkler Place, where the Home Tour …
The Carthage Service League met Tuesday, Dec. 10 in the Hospitality Room at the Sammy Brown Library to enjoy the Christmas season. The table decorations and refreshments reflected the holidays.
Students from Joyce Patty and Shelbi Pittman’s classes visited Panola Nursing Home and Wrinkler House with the local group Heart Strings to sing Christmas Carols. The students sang classic favorites, which the residents loved.
Nine Panola College students were among the 2,000 people who attended “An Evening with President George W. Bush” at the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Panola College Foundation funded the activity.
A Festival of Handbells was the theme for the Carthage Music Club’s December meeting. The club is an affiliate of the National and Texas Federations of Music Clubs.
Dan and Lela Collins, of Carthage, won the Panola County Chamber of Commerce’s holiday home decorating contest, the judges announced Tuesday.
An Elysian Fields ISD student is working hard to make sure Santa Claus doesn’t pass up any of his classmates at Elysian Fields ISD this Christmas.
The Carthage Rotary Club enjoyed hearing from UT Health Carthage’s new internal medicine doctor, Dr. Jack Smith. Pictured is Rotary President, Mary Moss, Rotarian, Shelbea Comer, Dr. Jack Smith and Natasha Smith.
Gary ISD hosted its annual Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 7. The holiday celebration included food, fun, a pet costume contest and lots of gift shopping opportunities.
Carthage’s annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition is Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Police and Fire building at 321 W. Panola St. in Carthage.
The Carthage Rotary Club hosted its inaugural Holiday Color Run on Saturday, Dec. 7. Runners started downtown, looped around Carthage Junior High School and Davis Park before heading back to the start/finish line.
Members of Carthage Book Forum gathered at the Sammy Brown Library on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at 6 p.m. Hostesses for the meeting, Barbara Cordell, Karen Stanley and Marion Foster, warmed everyone up with delicious soups, a cheese ball, cookies, brownies and pie. After the members had a chanc…
Sharon Roberson-Jones was honored Nov. 21 at the Allen Dave Funeral Home annual Humanitarian Award Banquet, held at the A.L. Turner Community Center in Carthage.
The Beckville Masonic Lodge presented its Golden Trowel award to Eric Wilson. The Golden Trowel award is the highest award given to a lodge member, and it can only be given once in each Masonic year. Eric Wilson, middle, is pictured with Beckville Lodge members.