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To say that Dr. Sevetri Moore-Guillaume (Dr. M-G to many who know her) wears many hats would be an understatement. As Chief of Staff at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport she oversees several areas. In addition to her role on the executive leadership team, M-G serves as the chief physician, responsible for the performance of hundreds of health professionals. But this chief medical officer comes with many firsts.

Baker-Koonce Intermediate School students lead everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday’s Carthage ISD school board meeting before the board heard an update about the campus’s new House program that rewards students for good behavior.

The Rev. J.T. Harris, background, delivers the program on Black History Month at the Feb. 10 meeting of the Panola County Democrat Club at Bethlehem Baptist Church. The club’s next meeting will be March 9 at the Panola County Chamber of Commerce building. The public is invited.

The Carthage Rotary Club hosted the six high school juniors they sponsored to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Institute (RYLA) at their Feb. 13 meeting. RYLA was held last weekend at Clements Scout Ranch outside of Athens. Panola County students who attended are pictured: Kennedy Stanley,…

Longview Regional Medical Center and Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center-Longview’s ratings dropped in the latest hospital quality and safety ratings issued by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Carthage ISD will host two public meetings on Monday, Feb. 17 at the Carthage ISD administration building, No. 1 Bulldog Drive in Carthage.

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A public hearing has been set for the Carthage City Commission meeting on Feb. 24 on a request to rezone 707 Sunset Street from single-family housing to multi-family housing.

The race for the chair of the Panola County Republican Party is one of two contested local elections. Running for the seat is incumbent Nicole Tarpley and challenger Linda Lawless.

The First Baptist Church of Carthage will host a free vocal workshop on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. Leona Rupert, vocal coach, will lead the session.