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The Carthage Book Forum met Monday, Sept. 26 in the conference room of the Sammy Brown Library. Karen Stanley, vice-president, distributed yearbooks and revealed this year’s program theme, women authors of Texas. Stanley said, “Each of these authors were either born in Texas or have lived he…

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Pitting teams of high school students against one another in competition may be more reminiscent of sports like volleyball, football or basketball, but Gary High School drama instructor Michael Powell sees benefits of that competitive spirit for his theater students.

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The story of the rich man (Dives) and the poor beggar (Lazarus) is portrayal of the reversal roles, as indicated in Luke 16:19-31. The reversal of the fortunes of the rich and the poor is a primary theme of this lesson. Success stories that tell about someone’s move from rags to riches aboun…

Most parents think they are using their car seat correctly, but unfortunately, most car seats are used incorrectly. For a car seat to best protect your child, it must be the one that fits your child, your vehicle, and one that you will use correctly every time you travel.

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God wants all persons to be saved, as revealed in 1 Timothy 2:1-7. Christ gave himself as a ransom for all. Paul was appointed to be “a teacher of Gentiles.” The lesson calls us to be universal in our prayers. The mercy of God leads us to include everyone in our prayers for salvation. It pro…

Members of the Carthage Service League Executive Board experience the fun of making music at the Concert Garden in the College View All-Abilities Park. The Concert Garden was made possible by a donation from the League. Jo McMillin, Debbie Jernigan, Harriet Huff, and Kay Williamson entertain…

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Panola County is offering the Walk Across Texas! Challenge this fall and everyone is welcome to participate. Walk Across Texas! is an eight-week physical activity challenge for adults and children alike. Anyone can walk, jog, swim or even dance…

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The Epsilon Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently awarded three $500 scholarships to future educators. Bruce Hawkins, center, UT Tyler/Panola College partnership recruiter, field supervisor and instructor, accepts the checks from Kay Mauritzen, president, right, and Brenda Giles, vice p…

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The opening meeting of the Texas Preceptor Epsilon Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held on Monday, Aug. 15 at the Sunflower Mercantile at 6 p.m.

The next few days will be filled with more activity than usual focused on the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame as it hosts its 25th anniversary induction ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 13.