Sammy Brown to host magician

The Sammy Brown Library will host magician James Wand at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Carthage Civic Center.

The event, free and open to the public, is part of the summer reading program.

Sonshine and Rainbows MDO opens enrollment

Sonshine and Rainbows Mother's Day Out, hosted by Word Alive Outreach Ministries, is holding open enrollment for children ages 8 weeks to school age. The program meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $140 per month with a $30 per semester supply fee. For more information, or to register, contact Leah Morales at (903) 220-9562 or find Sonshine and Rainbows on Facebook.

Free Medicare education class planned

A Free Medicare education class is planned at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 27 at the Sammy Brown Library, 319 S. Market St. in Carthage.

RSVP by texting or calling Prentis Hay at (903) 754-4406.

Topics to be discussed include enrollment, changing plans, health plan coverage choices, prescription drug plans, and more.

Hair-Cut-Athon is Aug. 9

The Village Salon's annual Hair-Cut-Athon will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 9.

The event provides free haircuts to school-aged children while also raising money for Mission Carthage through raffles.

Gary ISD opens school registration Monday

Gary ISD will host open enrollment/registration July 26-29 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. at the Elementary campus.

All GISD students will register at the Elementary campus, with students in grades Pre-K through 6 registering at the elementary office and those in grades 7-12 registering and checking out Chromebooks in the cafeteria.

Meet the Teacher is planned Aug. 10 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at both the Elementary and Secondary campuses. Students and families will be able to pick up schedules, find out homeroom teacher placement, drop off supplies and pick up car and bus rider tags.

Old Jail Library and Museum changes weekend hours

The Old Jail Library and Museum switched its weekend hours and will now be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. instead of Sundays.

Spiritual Round-Up planned July 24

A Panola County Spiritual Round-Up is planned July 24 at 7 p.m. at the Panola Cattlemen's Arena on U.S. 79 in Carthage.

The event is a one-night Ecumenical service. Pastor Willie Centers of Walton Memorial Church of God in Christ will host.

Tickets are $12. For more information, call (903) 722-4474.

Night of Worship planned July 25

A Panola County Night of Worship is planned Sunday, July 25 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Carthage, 256 S. Market St. Choirs from community churches will be singing.

Anyone is welcome to come sing. Rehearsal starts at 4 p.m.

Old Bethel to host homecoming July 25

The Old Bethel Baptist Church will host its homecoming service on Sunday, July 25 at noon.

The Rev. Richard Hall of the St. Mary C.B.C. in Houston will bring the homecoming message.

Dinner will be served.

Back to School Bash is Aug. 7

Mission Carthage's annual Back to School Bash will be Saturday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carthage High School.

The school supply drive will once again be hosted as a drive-thru event, giving away free school supplies to Panola County students entering kindergarten through 12th grade.

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