The parents of three Boy Scouts electrocuted at an East Texas lake in 2017 were celebrating news Monday that regulations were coming to help prevent a similar occurrence again.
The Esquire Theater and the Sammy Brown Library are teaming up to showcase three books made into movies for their “Books Make Great Movies” event.
The year and a half since Elania Johnson's untimely death has been "pure hell" for her family, her sister Debbie Howard says.
3:58 p.m.: A tornado watch has been issued for Panola County and the surrounding northern areas through midnight Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
Carthage city officials hosted a somewhat hastily-arranged groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the planned splash pad at Davis Park — with city officials saying they were excited for the project to get underway.
Carthage ISD expects to be getting an approximate $2.1 million increase in state funding this year now that House Bill 3 is official.
Local VFW Post 5620 and the local American Legion Post teamed up Friday to hold a flag retirement ceremony at the Panola County Charter School Friday.
The Texas County Music Hall of Fame will hold auditions for the upcoming John Ritter Showcase on Saturday, June 22.
AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, and 23 House and Senate members joined Gov. Greg Abbott in Houston on June 13 as he signed four disaster preparedness and relief bills into law.
Two Waskom women died Friday afternoon when the car they were in was hit as it was pulling onto U.S. 79, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
McKenzie Gibson has loved to bake since she was a little girl, and at age 21, she’s made this passion into a career, opening a new bakery called Kenzie’s Cakes and More in Carthage.
OPERATION RESCUE KITTY — Deputies with the Panola County Sheriff’s Office were unexpectedly called to duty Wednesday morning to rescue a small kitten.
Shakespeare classics, a SpongeBob Musical and Laura Ingraham are scheduled to appear at various East Texas theaters and event centers during their 2019 seasons.
A Carthage nursing was found to have put one of its patients in immediate jeopardy last year, one of several issues identified that put it on a list of facilities with a “persistant record of poor care” as of April.
A New England Patriots star and several members of the Women’s Basketball League Hall of Fame are among the speakers planned this summer as part of Excellent TEEN Choice’s “Straight Talk” events.
Note: The Arrest Report is submitted by the Panola County Sheriff’s Office. The persons named here have been charged with a crime but have not been convicted.
Fresh from support this week from a Waskom City Council decision that has made worldwide news, the leader of Right to Life of East Texas, said he plans to seek support from other area cities to make abortion illegal within their jurisdictions.
Panola County Commissioners voted Tuesday to move the countywide early voting polling place that was previously at the Panola County Courthouse Annex (the old Sammy Brown Library building) to the Panola County Courthouse kitchen on the first floor.
Branson star Shoji Tabuchi, a fiddler and entertainer who performs with his daughter Christina Lingo-Tabucho, has cancelled a planned show at the Carthage Civic Center because of a lack of ticket sales, officials said.
NASA engineer Manuel Rodriguez visited the Sammy Brown Library Wednesday to tell kids in the summer reading program all about the history of the space program and his role in it.
U.S. Air Force Airman Martin B. Metcalf and U.S. Air Force Airman Brannon T. Davis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials presented one Gary High School graduate and 78 other students from across Texas with nearly $1.6 million in scholarships during the Area Go Texan Scholarship Banquet.
A proposal to swap the City of Carthage’s stake in the Panola County Expo Center for the county-owned Anderson Park in downtown Carthage got a favorable reaction from city commissioners on Monday.
State Sen. Bryan Hughes acknowledges disappointment that the recently ended legislative session didn’t tackle red-meat conservative issues, but he was delighted overall that lawmakers accomplished the trio of bipartisan goals they set for themselves when the 140-day session started.
In January 2016, Houston police took $955 from a man they said was a gang member with a criminal history because they suspected he was selling painkillers that were found in his car during a traffic stop. When prosecutors discovered he had a valid prescription for the drugs, they dropped the possession charge.