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The new restrooms at Davis Park have been hooked to plumbing, but City Manager Steve Williams says they need to install a sidewalk before the facility can open to the public.

Just as the summer is starting to really heat up in Texas, it is time for children to go back to school. This year with COVID-19, going back to school will look a bit different. For those children who will be going back to in-person classes, it will be important to take precautions to make s…

Brenda Giles, representing the Panola County Stephen F. Austin State University Alumni, presented the group’s 2020-21 scholarship to Peyton Bickham, a junior majoring in history, on Wednesday after that day’s Panola Pride broadcast. KGAS Host Jerry Hanszen aired a program about Stephen F. Au…

The Sammy Brown Library’s summer reading program looked a little different this year, but Library Director Kim Turner said they still accomplished their main goals for the program.

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The Lake Murvaul marina and swimming area was packed Saturday, July 4 for the Panola County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1's annual fireworks show.

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The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Show cancelled its upcoming John Ritter Showcase Auditions and Hall of Fame Show earlier this week, meaning the county’s biggest event of the year won’t be taking place.

A good watermelon is a staple, healthy summer snack, so it is important to know how to pick one, regardless if you are at the grocery store or the local farmers market.

The return of the annual Josey Ranch Summer Schools has begun this year, marking the 54th anniversary of the longest running rodeo school in the country.

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The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Show has cancelled its upcoming John Ritter Showcase Auditions and Hall of Fame Show, planned July 11 and August 6-7 respectively, because of the recent spike in coronavirus cases and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to add new restrictions in response.

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Throughout history, especially during tumultuous times, cinema has provided a way to escape reality and served as entertainment. After the movie portion of the Marshall Cinema, located at 1901 East Travis Street, has been closed for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now reopened, providing a sense of escapism to local and area residents.

The Country Music Hayride returns from its COVID-19 hiatus with ‘A 50’s Sock Hop Concert’ Saturday, June 27 at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. at the Esquire Theatre in downtown Carthage.