A boat parade in support of President Donald Trump was held Saturday, Sept. 5 at Lake Murvaul. The flotilla drew several dozen boats, jet skis and other watercraft, as well as Republican Party officials and groups.


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.