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Several murder trials scheduled to take place this fall in Panola County have been pushed back because of delays at the state crime lab, among other reasons.

Wearing bright red coats, ambassadors for the Panola County Chamber of Commerce are always easy to spot among those celebrating the opening of a new business. Ambassadors work to promote the Panola County business community and the Chamber of Commerce. For the women who volunteer their time …

The Thrift Shop was opened in 1948 by 13 ladies, who then began the Carthage Library. The library was later named Sammy Brown Library because its namesake gave so much money and time to keeping the enterprise going. The money made at the shop was all used to keep the library going and to buy…

The Carthage Music Club, an affiliate of the National and Texas Federations of Music Clubs, met on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at First United Methodist Church. Members were welcomed by President Stephen George. He led the members in the pledge of allegiance to the American flag. Song leader Annissa Jac…

Principal Loy Dorsey sows discipline to reap success. People tend to get what they need in the end, and Principal Dorsey has become a man on a mission to help his school succeed. He has made small changes to school procedures that have really helped our campus flourish and avoid accidents. W…

Volunteers in the Carthage Service League met at the Sammy Brown Library to welcome the autumn season on Tuesday, Oct. 8 and regretfully accepted the resignation of Virginia Woods, who has been a faithful member for 48 years.

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Editor’s note: This is a schedule of work being planned for Oct. 13-19. Weather conditions and unforeseen problems can cause delays or cancellation of work.

The Carthage Book Club met Sept. 27 at the Texas Tea Room. Hostesses Jackie Rodriguez and Kay Thomas greeted the members as they arrived. Rodriguez gave the invocation. A delicious lunch was served.

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Attention all Panola County 4-H Families: Make your plans and call the office to attend the annual 4-H Awards Banquet set this year on Oct. 19 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Annually, your Panola adult leaders and 4-H Council work hard to bring you this excellent banquet to recogni…