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The Panola College Drama Department will present Dearly Departed, written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones and produced by special permission from Dramatists Playservices Inc., as its annual fall dinner theatre and dessert matinee production on Sept. 24, 25, and 26.

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Muscadines are a type of grape that grows well in our area, ripening in late August to early September. My mother and I both have vines, but I actually prefer to use her purple ones for jelly. The green variety tastes the same to me, but the purple ones make a much prettier jelly.

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Panola County students are heading into a new school year! Carthage ISD and Panola Charter Schools System's first day of school was Wednesday, while Beckville and Gary will head back to class on Thursday. Elysian Fields students will return Monday.

Mission Carthage and volunteers from across Panola County helped distribute 500 bags of school supplies to kids on Saturday at the annual Back to School Bash. This year's event was hosted as a drive-thru event, a continuation of last year's COVID precautions. Supplies were donated from area …

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Bethel United Methodist Church in Elysian Fields will celebrate its annual Camp Meeting services at Bethel Camp Grounds through Aug. 15. The Aug. 15 service will be the annual Homecoming Sunday, with dinner on the grounds following the 11 a.m. service.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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.