town hall

State representative Chris Paddie at a 2018 town hall at the Panola County Chamber of Commerce.

State Rep. Chris Paddie will be the featured speaker at the June 10 meeting of the Panola County Democrat Club. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Baptist Church fellowship hall at 638 E. Sabine St. in Carthage.

The public is invited.

Paddie will discuss legislation enacted in the Texas legislature session that ended May 27. He also will be available to answer questions about the impact of new laws taking effect after the session.

Also speaking at the meeting will be Jim Kimberly, a member of the local VFW Post 5620. The post is sponsoring a flag retirement ceremony on June 14, Flag Day, in conjunction with the Panola County Charter School and Superintendent Charles “Bud” Worley.

The ceremony will be held at the charter school at 6 p.m. and local residents are invited to attend and to bring U.S. and other flags for proper disposal.

Following the program, a covered dish supper will be served.