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The first Langford-Respess Reunion was held on July 7, 1974 at Annie Langford’s house on U.S. 79 in Carthage. Fifty-five people came. This was the meeting place until it was changed to Davis Park in 1980, and it has continued there until the present year.

A mental illness is a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis.

Summer is the time when area blood supplies are low — and a Carter BloodCare-sponsored event this week is once again pitting Carthage and Marshall residents in a friendly competition to help restock blood banks.

New Carthage Noon Lions Club officers are Dustin Burns, Tail Twister; Ben Wooten, Second Vice President – Program Chair; David Fleming, Director; Olden Adams, Director; Ben Donald, Secretary; Dwaine Hubbard, Lion Tamer; Rodney Wooten, Incoming President; Don Clinton, First Vice President; an…

COLLEGE STATION — Many of us celebrate our nation’s Independence Day by barbecuing, relaxing with loved ones, and watching the bright-colored flashes of fireworks that light up the night sky. The Fourth of July may be a fun-filled holiday for you, but for pets, the holiday can potentially be scary and hazardous.

Omowali Lumumba is pictured with a new “Historical Cook Quarters Community” sign installed at his outdoor historical memorial and park at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Cook Street. The sign is dedicated in remembrance and honor of Mr. Gettis and Mrs. Callie Black.

Carthage Junior High School twirlers Harlee Taylor, right, and Dannah Miller, first lieutenant for the 2018-19 school year, are pictured here at a Twirl Productions Inc. competition at Stephen F. Austin State University. Both girls participated in competition twirl this past spring throughou…

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Oklahoma — A 2014 Carthage High School graduate and Carthage native in the U.S. Navy supports the nation’s nuclear deterrence mission.

Wesley Boren, left, visits with his friend Lane Tuck, right, for the first time in 48 years. The last time they saw each other was during the Vietnam War, and Boren said Tuck had been pretty badly wounded at the time. Boren, a Carthage resident, traveled to Virginia to see his old friend ear…

Timpson will celebrate its 57th year of Timpson Frontier Days July 4-7, announcing it this week in Carthage with the annual Pony Express ride that brought two horses to the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

McKenzie Gibson has loved to bake since she was a little girl, and at age 21, she’s made this passion into a career, opening a new bakery called Kenzie’s Cakes and More in Carthage.

Branson star Shoji Tabuchi, a fiddler and entertainer who performs with his daughter Christina Lingo-Tabucho, has cancelled a planned show at the Carthage Civic Center because of a lack of ticket sales, officials said.

The Rolling Rhino Skating Rink hosted a skate-til-you-drop fundrasier for the City of Carthage's new splash pad. Eager skaters took to the floor as long as they could, with the last person, 12-year-old Samantha Adams, standing at 1:15 a.m.

Panola County Veterans Service Officer William Morris along with three members from the Panola County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard — Deputy Phillip Grimes, Deputy Chris Dickerson and Dispatch Officer Carrie Riddle — share a Memorial Day Ceremony at Briarcliff Skilled Nursing. The group d…

Fire Controlman (Aegis) 2nd Class Robert Villanueva, from Carthage, assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) boards a rigid hull inflatable boat during a visit, board, search and seizure training on May 5.