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Gregg County led the way as several area jurisdictions faced double-digit drops in sales tax disbursements from the state this month. In a mixed-bag report from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, some cities saw minor increases, while one got news of a 70.5% increase.

Editor’s note: This is a schedule of work being planned Jan. 19-25. Weather conditions and unforeseen problems can cause delays or cancellation of work.

The Panola County Lions recently held a drawing for a Remington 22 rifle. President Polly Maines presented the gun to winner Jared Brown and his sons at Lone Star Outfitter. Proceeds from the raffle support Lions Club programs.

The Turner Alumni Association, the Carthage Courtesy Club and the Rusk-Panola NAACP are planning a Black History Month banquet at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Turner Alumni Community Center, 1023 MLK Boulevard in Carthage..

The Turner Alumni and Ex-Students Association is taking bids for a lawn caretaker for the Turner grounds, including the Ball Park.

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Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Center, HeartsWay Hospice, Texas Home Health and Winkler Place host a soup drive through the month of January to benefit Mission Carthage.

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.

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Tyler is outperforming most of the state and nation in virtually every measure of economic success: For more than three decades East Texans have looked to Dr. Ray Perryman for big-picture advice on the economy each year.

Editor’s note: This is a schedule of work being planned Jan. 12-18. Weather conditions and unforeseen problems can cause delays or cancellation of work.

The Panola County Lions recently held a drawing for a Remington 22 rifle. President Polly Maines presented the gun to winner Jared Brown and his sons at Lone Star Outfitter.