Volunteers took to the streets and parks in Carthage on Saturday to pick up trash for the annual Clean-Up Carthage beautification event hosted by Main Street Carthage.



Carthage native Meredith Shamburger has worked for the Panola Watchman since 2018. Before that, she worked at sister papers in Longview and Marshall; the Dallas Morning News; and The Daily Voice, a hyperlocal news company in Westchester County, New York.