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Students participating in private lessons through the Worship Arts program at First Baptist Church in Carthage held their Spring Recital on Sunday, May 1. Participating piano students of Mrs. Marilyn Beck were Adalynn Garcia, Audrey Seaborn, Ava McRight, Eve Capps and Alyssa Stephens. Partic…

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The Panola County Cattlemen’s Pro Rodeo returned last weekend to the Rodeo Arena in Carthage. This year was the 71st rodeo, and it was again sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, the highest sanctioned rodeo in all of professional rodeo.

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Southside Baptist kids planted a Ginko Biloba were tree at Pippen Park near the Footprints in the Sand Statue on Saturday, April 30. Those present were Lynn Getsay, a deacon at Southside; Peggy Hill; Kirby Hill; Nicki Ortigo, Sarah and Rebekah Ortigo; and Brooklyn Morris.

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We have some beautiful weather going on around here (except for rainy days and Mondays, that is). Gardens are coming alive, strawberries have been picked by the gallon and thumbs are turning green. So, what are you planning on doing with all that good produce? Here’s a suggestion that should…

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Carthage High School National Honor Society and Key Club students partnered together to help CASA Kids. Both organizations had a team of students that took on this endeavor. The Team Leader for this small group service project was Senior Faith Kruebbe. Together, members purchased 81 backpack…

The Old Center Cemetery Association will host the annual May Working on Saturday, May 7 at the original cemetery location on FM 699 across from Old Center Baptist Church. The business meeting will convene at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary of Old Center Baptist Church, with the May Working beginnin…

Panola College and the Department of Workforce and Continuing Education will offer a variety of camps this summer for kids ages 5 and up. The camps will begin on June 6 and take place throughout the months of June and July.

Beckville ISD has been honored once again with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate …

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Texas Comedies will return to Carthage with “Boomtown” this Saturday, April 2 at the Esquire Theater in Carthage. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a historical presentation by Historian Bill O’Neal at 6:30 p.m. and the musical comedy beginning at 7 p.m.

Beta Sigma Phi held its March 21 meeting at the Sammy Brown Library at 6 p.m. Hostesses for the evening were Wynell Steptoe and Frances Moore. Spring was in full bloom with Easter egg tablecloths of pastel colors, Easter garlands and decorative bunnies and eggs. Members were served a variety…

This year at the 75th Annual Panola County Livestock Show 2022, the Panola County Texas Veteran Relief Fund purchased the Still Waters 4-H Grand Champion goat, named Fireball. The interesting story behind this is that Still Water hosts the veteran’s fund’s annual trap shoot fundraiser.

The Carthage Service League volunteers discussed plans for the bi-annual changeover of available merchandise at the downtown Thrift Shop at the March monthly meeting. Local patrons can take advantage of scheduled bag sales during the store’s regular hours during the month of March.