The Panola Watchman Publisher Jerry Pye to retire

Jerry Pye will retire as publisher of The Panola Watchman towards the end of summer.


Carthage native Meredith Shamburger has worked for the Panola Watchman since 2018. Before that, she worked at sister papers in Longview and Marshall; the Dallas Morning News; and The Daily Voice, a hyperlocal news company in Westchester County, New York.