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Panola College Choral singers will perform with other collegiate singers from around the region in a performance of “Look at the World ii” at 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15.

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Carthage ISD Superintendent John Wink is pictured with Carthage Noon Lions Club President Rodney Wooten and Program Chair Ben Wooten. Wink spoke at the Sept. 6 meeting.

Save a Life Today (SALT) will hold its annual suicide prevention walk Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Carthage Junior High School track. Registration starts at 8 a.m., with the walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Girls from the sixth grade through college age were in attendance with more than 300 other people at the Henderson Civic Center to hear Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin speak at the seventh annual “I Am Beautiful Movement” workshop at the end of August. The “I Am Beautiful Movement” is a nonpr…

Carthage Rotary Club members Belinda Andrus, David Murphy and Cindy Deloney prepare dictionaries to be delivered to area third-graders. Each year, the Carthage Rotary Club donates dictionaries to every third-grader in Panola County.

A second “Thank You For Your Service” veterans outreach event is planned Saturday, Sept. 7 in Panola County — with several area groups offering information and services to those who have served.

The Texas Preceptor Epsilon Tau chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held their opening meeting of the year on Aug. 19 at the home of Sandy Payne. Other hostesses included Pam Allison, Barbara Ballenger, Debbie Jernigan and Patricia Smith.

The Carthage Rotary Club donated $250 to the Panola County Cancer Coalition after hearing from Sherry Wilson and Zina Wilson at their meeting Thursday, Aug. 22. Pictured are Rotary President Mary Moss, Zina Wilson, Sherry Wilson and Rotarian Ray Schieffer.

A HEAVENLY BLESSING! — New baby Heavenly Smith is pictured with her Rock Hill United Methodist Church family. Pictured from left: J.B. Morris, Leo Raines, Kenneth Raines, Brad Barlish, Winnie Morris, father Cory Smith, Naomi Smith, Jaxon Walker, Aliera Walker, Carly Walker, Judy Walker (hold…

The Carthage TOPS TX 1677 chapter’s new officers are Leader Peggi Rich, Co-Leader Nancy Alexander, Treasurer Ella Sherely, Weight Recorder and New Member Coach Louise Tomlinson. Not pictured are Secretary and Assistant Weight Recorder Betty Monroe and Web Designate Nancy Alexander. TOPS supp…

The annual revival services for the Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Longbranch are set for Monday, Aug. 19 through Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 7:30 p.m. each night. The Rev. James H. Wall Jr. is pastor, and the Rev. Eugene Butler will be the evangelist.

A drive to collect paper towels and toilet paper was so successful that there was a minor donation avalanche as organizers were setting them up for Mission Carthage’s monthly produce drop.

COLLEGE STATION — Using rear-facing safety seats for small children in vehicles is still the “best and safest” practice for parents and other caregivers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program manager based in College Station.

A Carthage native who went on to found an internationally-recognized gospel choir and has spent decades in humanitarian ministries is the subject of a documentary that will be screened Friday in Carthage.

Jennifer Randall of Mission Carthage spoke Thursday to the Carthage Noon Lions Club on various services they provide to the Panola County area. They currently provide 635 families with food baskets per month. Pictured are Lions Club President Randy Wooten, Randall and Ben Wooten.

The Busy Quilters Guild and Panola Squares Quilt Club each donated $250 for the City of Carthage’s new Splash Pad. The donation was made in appreciation of the community’s support for the annual Piney Woods Quilt Festival.

Following the annual Christmas in July food drive and ornament fundraiser, Whataburger and the East Texas community collected more than 36,186 pounds of food and raised $13,893 to help feed East Texas families in need. In total, the amount of food and dollars raised will provide approximatel…

Many of the documents are still fresh and crisp. Some are yellowed with age, some in tatters. Others have been laminated as a stopgap against further deterioration. Whatever their state, every one of the records stored in the Kilgore district office of the Texas Railroad Commission will be individually inspected in the coming year. About half will be set aside, ready to be scanned and uploaded to a massive public database – the history of the East Texas Oilfield digitized and open for business, free for any interested person or party.