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Brenda Giles, representing the Panola County Stephen F. Austin State University Alumni, presented the group’s 2020-21 scholarship to Peyton Bickham, a junior majoring in history, on Wednesday after that day’s Panola Pride broadcast. KGAS Host Jerry Hanszen aired a program about Stephen F. Au…

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Carthage City Manager Steve Williams will be the guest speaker at the Panola County Democrat Club on Aug. 10. The meeting will be held at the Davis Park Community House at 5:30 p.m., with guests advised to wear face masks and observe social distancing.

The Panola County Commissioners’ Court on Tuesday set its budget hearing for the upcoming fiscal year for Aug. 18 at 1:35 p.m. Adoption of the budget is set at the conclusion of the hearing.

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For the first time in nearly five months, visitors will be allowed in Texas nursing homes on a limited basis, state health officials announced Thursday evening, reversing a policy intended to keep the state’s most vulnerable populations safe from a pandemic that has proved especially deadly …

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Ricardo Rodriguez, 19, of Gary, was pronounced dead after a two vehicle collision on U.S. 59, approximately 2.2. miles south of Carthage yesterday afternoon.

Panola College cut a little over a million dollars out of next year’s budget draft, Panola College President Greg Powell said, building a budget that accounts for about a 13 percent drop in enrollment.

Over the past few weeks, at least 187 Texans received unsolicited packages of mystery seeds in the mail that appeared to have come from China. Meanwhile, all 50 states have issued warnings about similar bundles of unknown seeds being sent to residents from overseas, causing concern among government officials and agricultural leaders.

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Accurate and up-to-date coronavirus data is critical — not just for informing the officials making policy, but for parents trying to decide whether to send their kids to day care and business owners wondering whether to reopen their stores.

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A Gary Elementary School student died and her mother and three other girls were injured Friday in a Rusk County wreck, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety and Gary ISD.