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Two new double-sided, 20-foot billboards of Panola County African-American historical events, both past and present, are being added to the outdoor museum in Cook’s Quarters.

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Parishoners of St. William Catholic Church gathered Saturday in Anderson Park in Carthage for a public prayer of the rosary. The prayer event sought to solve America's key problems by turning to God. The national event organized by America Needs Fatima sponsored rosary rallies at noon on Oct…

The Carthage Noon Lions met at the Ross Ballroom on the campus of Panola College and heard from Jennifer Randall about the great need and great work of Mission Carthage on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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The Panola County Chamber of Commerce’s parade committee has decided to cancel the annual Carthage Christmas Parade because of COVID-19.

I love October for several reasons. First and foremost, of course, is that it’s my birthday month. Then, there’s the cooler weather, Potlatch and state fairs (oops, not in 2020!).

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A new exhibit will be displayed at the Marshall Place gallery, which will be a joint show between Panola College Art Professor Amanda Clements and Executive Director of the Marshall Regional Arts Council Claudia Lowery, kicking off with an artist reception this Sunday.

This year's Panola County Senior Expo was less crowded but still provided resources and information — and a good time — to the area's senior citizens

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St. John's Episcopal Church is hosting a blessing of the animals service in honor of St. Francis of Assisi's feast day on the lawn outside the church on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m.

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The Carthage Noon Lions Club program for Sept. 24 was presented by Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Glenn Raborn. He gave the latest in licensing regulations as well as upcoming hunting seasons.

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The 7th annual Panola County Senior Expo is set for Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Carthage Civic Center and has some major modifications this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Sammy Brown Library is hosting an interactive story time through Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Carthage walking trail. The library is providing a paper copy of the story of “The Gingerbread Man” at the library for families to pick up and take with them as they walk the trail, find the stones…

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A come-and-go retirement reception for Watchman publisher Jerry Pye is planned Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. Pye is retiring at the end of the summer after nearly 50 years in the newspaper business.

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Omowali Lumumba is seeking nominations for a planned statue at his African-American Wall of Fame. The statue will honor an African-American woman, past or present, that deserves to be honored in the spirit of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s passage.

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Sirens, honks and shouts of love could be heard around the block of Panola Nursing and Rehabilitation on Wednesday, as well-wishers gathered to celebrate Everlyn Calloway Taylor’s 104th birthday.

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Arthur Lorenzo’s annual 9/11 memorial will be scaled down and moved to Longview this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, he said.