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Spreading the Gospel through the universal language of sports, the East Texas Baptist University Tiger Spirit Teams (Cheer and Pom), and Acrobatics and Tumbling traveled to Japan from Thursday, August 1 through Saturday, August 10 as part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME) program.

NEW STAFF — Panola College recently announced its new employees. They include, back row from left, Jeff Jones, police chief; Jo Lynn Field, success coordinator; Chris Collins, professor of English/preparatory studies; Nicole Thorn, head coach, women’s volleyball/instructor of kinesiology; Gr…

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Panola County has cancelled jury selection set for Monday, Aug. 26, the Panola County District Clerk's Office said Tuesday.

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Panola College will host information sessions to discuss the new Certified Nurse Aide Academy Elite, which helps students earn their Certified Nurse Aide certificate for free.

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Carthage ISD approved a $31.5 million budget and seven-cent tax rate decrease Monday, bringing the tax rate to $1.21 total — 97 cents on the maintenance and operations side of the budget and 24 cents on the interest and sinking side of the budget.

Starting Sept. 1, Texans will be able to leave brewery taprooms with a case of their favorite craft beer, and order wine and beer for delivery, thanks to two laws passed by the Legislature this year.

Pictured are, back row, Ashleigh Walton, Greg Gaston II, Ross Nichols, Trey Marks, Angela Garcia, BreAnn Clinton, Cody Ross, front row, Carolyne Taylor, Avery Malone, Mallan Morris, Cami Marks, Shelbi Allen, Molly Skeen and Sally Ross. Not pictured is Carla Overhultz and Michelle King.

AUSTIN — As millions of Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in and around school buses.

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UT Health Henderson is now offering StepOne Service, which is an inpatient, hospital-based three- to five-day acute withdrawal management service available to adults requiring medical management of withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and/or opioids.

It’s that time again, time to start looking for the upcoming show season goat or lamb projects. The selection process is the most important decision one must make. The type of lamb or goat you select will have a major influence on the success of the project. However, remember that a winning …

John Wink, superintendent of Carthage ISD, addresses a large audience at the Panola County Democrat Club on Aug.12. He explained some of the district’s goals and how the faculty and administration will work with students to achieve excellence in all phases of their education.

East Texas teachers were recognized and awarded Thursday at Region 7 Education Service Center in Kilgore during the annual Teacher of the Year Regional Awards Reception & Celebration.

The annual revival services for the Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Longbranch are set for Monday, Aug. 19 through Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 7:30 p.m. each night. The Rev. James H. Wall Jr. is pastor, and the Rev. Eugene Butler will be the evangelist.

The State of Texas has started grading school districts on the letter system, assigning them A-F scores based on performance on, among other factors, STAAR test results.