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The Carthage Noon Lions Club’s 74th annual variety show is Friday, and members are preparing for a night of laughter and song.

This year’s theme is “Hee-Haw.” Tickets are $10 and available from any Lion, the Panola County Chamber of Commerce and KGAS Radio. Tickets will also be available at the door on Friday.

“We’re going to have a great show this year,” Lions Club President Rodney Wooten said. “It’s going to be lots of good singing, comedy. It’s all for a great cause.”

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Carthage High School Performing Arts Center, 1600 W. Panola St. in Carthage, with performances from the Panola College stage band and the Panola Pipers. The variety show begins at 7:30 p.m. The show includes traditional songs, commercials and comedy skits from Lions Club members.

Proceeds from the show benefit Lions Club programs, including scholarships for Panola County students, the Lions Club’s local community service efforts and Lions Club programs taking place across the world.