Take a Kid Fishing is June 5
Lake Murvaul will host its annual Take a Kid Fishing event on Saturday, June 5, with registration from 8 to 11 a.m.
The event provides free fishing poles to kids 16 and younger, and a free hot dog lunch is served. No fishing license is required on this day.
A raffle for kids and a separate raffle for adults will be held. Each kid will get one raffle ticket when registering. Adult tickets are $1 each.
Walton Day Celebration is June 6
The Walton Annual Day Celebration will be on June 6 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, located in the Delray Community on County Road 227. This year will be a special celebration with music by the Blake Brothers Bluegrass Band. The event will begin at 11 a.m., and everyone is invited.
Farmers State Bank to host blood drive
Farmers State Bank will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 9.
Carter BloodCare will have its bus at the bank that day. For more information, contact Stephanie Elswick at (903) 808-2590.
Carthage student earns degree from UNG
A Carthage woman has earned a degree from the University of North Georgia, the school announced.
Donna Singleton was one of 1,100 participating in the spring 2021 commencement ceremonies May 8-9 at the Convocation Center on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Singleton graduated with a master's degree in nursing.
Local students earn honors at Harding University
Two Carthage students were named to the dean's list at Harding University, the school announced.
Austin Parrish, who studies kinesiology and health, and Camille Overman, who studies vocal music education, were two of 1,150 Harding University students included on the dean's list for grades achieved during the spring 2021 semester.
To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.
Longbranch student graduates from Harding University
A Longbranch man was one of 700 students to graduate from Harding University this spring, the school said.
Jonathan Ash received a bachelor's degree in information systems.
Carthage student named to chancellor's list
A Carthage student was named to the University of Mississippi's Spring 2021 Chancellor's List, the school said.
Emma Elizabeth Walker was one of the school's distinguished students who earned a semester GPA of 3.75 to 4.00.
"Our students on the Chancellor's Honor Roll are among the best and brightest at the University of Mississippi," said Chancellor Glenn Boyce. "I commend them for their hard work and dedication resulting in their incredible academic achievements and this well-deserved honor."
Local student graduates from Mary Hardin-Baylor
A Carthage woman has graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, the school said.
Kayleigh Beth McCormick earned a bachelor's degree in exercise physiology.
Students graduate from Kilgore College
Four local students were among 480 graduates this spring at Kilgore College, the school said.
Those graduating were Billy Charles Dailey III, DeAnna Lynn Moore and Shelly Williams, of Beckville, and Brandon Paul Smith, of Gary.