Businesses and restaurants in Panola County are changing operations due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The following is a list of announced changes.

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  • The Fudge and More Store in downtown Carthage is still selling its food and retail products, but customers are prohibited from eating in the shop. The shop has waived delivery fees and is also offering curbside service. Call to order. Sales of soup and food mixes are limited to 2 per person per day.
  • Sunflower Mercantile in downtown Carthage is cancelling Thursday and Friday later hours until it is able to provide dine-in service. The shop will remain open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shop is offering take-out food only.
  • Downtown Carthage shops also offering curbside service are The Violet Shop, Carthage Flower Shop, Pure & Simple, Boo-Yay’s, P6 Creations, Revival Threads & Co., The Hobby Horse, Don’s Photography/R&R Music, Chicken Row Market, Steptoe’s Jewelry, The Spotted Zebra, Beauty Sense by Patricia, COR Boutique, Pretty Paws, Lone Star Outfitters, GAD Tees, Rags to Riches, Candy & Cakes by Carrie.Family Dollar is closing at 8 p.m. until further notice.
  • Wal-Mart has changed its daily hours, until further notice, to 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Cain Hardware in Carthage is open and also offering curbside pick-up.
  • Kimberly’s Kreations is open as normal and also offering to ship orders or provide curbside pick-up.
  • Ace Hardware in Carthage is open as normal and also offering curbside service.
  • Hibbett Sports is open, but also encouraging buy online pick-up in store orders, with curbside service being offered.
  • Lonestar Nutrition offers curbside delivery and will deliver to customers who live in Carthage, with a minimum order.
  • Dawg Nation Nutrition will offer call-in orders, curbside service in Carthage and its drive-thru in Tatum.
  • The Popcorn Place is open as normal and offering curbside service or delivery.


  • USA Donuts in Carthage is offering online orders through its Google page or, as well as a drive-thru.
  • Rancho Grande in Carthage has added to-go family meals for convenience. It is taking call-in orders and can bring food out to your car.
  • The Lake Murvaul Marina will offer its full menu by to-go orders only. Customers can pay and pick up food at the window on the lake side of the marina under the porch.
  • Fugler’s near Lake Murvaul will offer carry-out restaurant orders. Call ahead. The meat market will be available to shop, as well as minnows and worms for fishing.
  • Main Street Cafe in Carthage will offer carry out or curbside orders.
  • Denny’s in Carthage is offering call-in and online orders.
  • The Texas Team Room in downtown Carthage is offering call-in orders and curbside pick-up.
  • The Bulldawg Stop is offering breakfast, lunch and grill items for take-out or curbside delivery.
  • Chuck’s Country Smoke House is offering take-out orders.
  • The Master’s Blend’s drive-thru is open. The shop said it also planned to offer delivery service.
  • Rafter W. Steakhouse will have pre-cooked meals for families available, as well as its regular menu. Call ahead to order take-out, and curbside pick-up is available.

Daycares and Child Care Centers

  • Nana’s Playhouse and Learning Center in Beckville will remain open unless Texas mandates a closure.
  • Kids Journey and Peppermint Fence will both remain open.
  • Mrs. Mary’s Child Care Center will close through March 29.

Other Businesses

  • Carthage Veterinary Hospital is operating under normal hours, but encouraging clients to call ahead of time, stagger pick-up and drop-off and make payments over the phone.
  • Signatures Salon is limiting people to those with appointments only.
  • Patterson Insurance Agency is locking its office doors to the public and will only be accessible by appointment only.
  • The Elite Salon is only allowing one person per appointment and asking those who are sick to reschedule.
  • First State Bank in Carthage is closing its bank lobbies to public traffic. Drive-thru lanes will be fully operational. Accessibility inside the bank will be available through appointment only.
  • Overcomers Auto Repair is open, but only taking appointments by phone.
  • Panola National Bank has closed its bank lobby and is suspending the opening of new deposit accounts. Lending staff will operate by phone. Accessibility to safety deposit boxes is by appointment only. The bank’s drive-thru, ATM and online services will remain as normal.
  • East Texas Laundry and the bill payment center are open as normal, but also offering curbside service. Embroidery and vinyl customers can call in orders over the phone.
  • Extreme Tumble & Cheer is closed and will-reopen April 1.
  • Attorney Rodger G. McLane’s office is open as normal, but also offering service by phone or Facetime.
  • Chrystal’s Hair and Lash Loft is open, but asking customers who feel sick to stay at home.
  • Animal Medical Center is allowing customers to conduct pet visits via telephone and drop their pet off. Curbside service is available. Call ahead for medications or food, then drive to the side of the clinic with the cattle facilities.
  • Uber of Carthage is operating as usual and also offering to pick up or deliver items. Call first to check availability.
  • Carthage Service Center and Tires offers pick-up and delivery in Panola County. Customers who need their vehicle serviced but don’t want to get out can call for service.
  • Rowe Performing Arts Center will be closed through April 10.
  • Simply Beautiful. Salon is limiting its salon to people with appointments only and asking those who are sick to reschedule.
  • Pippen Motor Company said its sales floor and service center were open as usual.