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Sue Parker | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE, TX — Jonisue “Sue” Robinson Parker, age 90, died peacefully at home January 16, 2019. She was born June 5, 1928 to Millard Ebron and Ruth ...

Carthage High School Student Spotlight | News

The following students were selected to be featured in the second six weeks Carthage High School student spotlight. Students are chosen by the school.

Frances Baker Reid | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — Funeral services for Mrs. Ida Frances Baker Reid will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2019 in the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr.

Carthage High School announces homecoming court | News

Carthage High School announced its Homecoming court for 2018.

Carthage High School class of 1968 celebrates 50 year reunion

The Carthage High School class of 1968 celebrated its 50 year reunion recently. Pictured (not in order): Jean Allison Bunyard, Virgil Allred, Jane Barrett Pope, ...

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line KYTX

Student-athletes from all over the Piney Woods are taking their athletic and academic talents to the next level.

Carthage High School mourns loss of former student after crash  KTBS

(CARTHAGE, TX) - Carthage High School is mourning the loss of former student and football star, Austin Gray, who died after a head-on vehicle crash in ...

ET Baseball: Former Carthage coach Lee inducted into hall of fame  Longview News-Journal

After graduating from Linden-Kildare in the spring of 1977, Scott Lee set out with intentions of majoring in computer science when he went off to college at Texas ...

Carthage High School Choir elects officers

The Carthage High School Choir has elected its officers for the 2018-19 school year.

Former Carthage High School football player dies in wreck  KTAL

Carthage High School is mourning the loss of a recent graduate, killed in a crash on Wednesday.

Blue Ridge ISD superintendent named lone finalist for Carthage ISD job

John Wink, superintendent at Blue Ridge ISD near Dallas, has been named the lone finalist to succeed Carthage ISD Superintendent Glenn Hambrick.

Welcome reception planned Jan. 16 for new Carthage ISD Superintendent

A welcome reception for new Carthage ISD Superintendent John Wink is planned Jan. 16 at the Carthage High School Performing Arts Center, No. 1 Bulldog ...

Saying Goodbye: Carthage ISD teachers leaving district include those with decades of service

With Carthage ISD teachers preparing for their first day of school on Wednesday, many others are celebrating newfound freedom from the classroom.

PHOTOS: Meet the Bulldogs draws Carthage fans

Carthage High School hosted its "Meet the Bulldogs" night on Monday at the high school gym. The program honored student athletes and groups as the school ...

High school volleyball: Carthage downs Palestine | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

WHITEHOUSE — The playoffs can be a cold and merciless time, especially since it oftentimes is one and done.

Carthage High senior class selling Pink Out shirts

The Carthage High School Class of 2019 is selling Pink Out shirts to raise money for prom and the Panola County Cancer Coalition.

John Wink officially hired as next Carthage ISD superintendent

It's official. Carthage ISD formally hired new Superintendent John Wink at a special Monday meeting. Wink will be making $190,000 a year and has signed a ...

Former Carthage teacher charged with improper relationship between educator, student  KLTV

A former Carthage ISD teacher has been arrested on a charge of improper relationship between an educator and a student.

CHS Choir students selected to TMEA All-Region Choir

Carthage High School Choir members recently competed in the TX Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State tryout process. This tryout was the first round ...

Carthage I.S.D. Superintendent: Allegations in lawsuit completely false  KTAL

Carthage ISD's superintendent calls the allegations in a lawsuit against the school district completely false.

College, careers take center focus on Wednesdays at Carthage High School

Carthage High School wants its students to think about going to college or finding a career or joining the military after graduation.

Retirement reception planned Dec. 20 for Carthage ISD Superintendent Glenn Hambrick

Carthage ISD will host a retirement reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 20 for outgoing Superintendent Glenn Hambrick.

Carthage ISD welcomes new teachers | News

New teachers in Carthage ISD for the 2018-2019 school year include: Anneth Garcia and Taylor Fitts at Carthage Primary; Scarlett Rivera and Robin Dixon at ...

Signing Day in East Texas: Who’s heading where?  KLTV

East Texas athletes are signing letters of intent Wednesday during National Signing Day.

Carthage Lions Club hears from Athletic Director Scott Surratt

The Carthage Noon Lions Club heard from Carthage High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Scott Surratt at their Aug. 23 meeting.

Carthage's Terian Goree making plays in return to East Texas with Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks  Tyler Morning Telegraph

NACOGDOCHES – Coming out of high school as a heralded player, Terian Goree was a long way from being a Stephen F. Austin football player.

Schedule: Everything taking place at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame festival

Here's what's taking place Thursday through Sunday at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame's annual festival and induction show:

Amid state cuts, a Texas high school football coach got a $20000 raise. His district says he's earned it.  The Texas Tribune

As state cuts to public education become more common, school communities must frequently debate where and how to trim their limited budgets without ...

Christmas parades, visits with Santa planned in Panola County this month

Two annual Christmas parades will take place this week in Carthage and Beckville.

Carthage ISD honors retiring Superintendent Glenn Hambrick | Panola  Longview News-Journal

Superintendent Glenn Hambrick came to Carthage ISD in 2008, and School Board President Ben Donald notes his tenure as superintendent included countless ...

Business Briefs: Panda Express opens in Carthage | News

Panda Express opens in Carthage. Panda Express, a fast casual Chinese restaurant, opened this week in Carthage. The new restaurant is next to Taco Bell, ...

John Phillips Tiller | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — John Phillips Tiller, 89, of Carthage, TX, passed away T hursday morning, Dec. 6, 2018, at his home near Carthage. He was born on Aug.

Carthage ISD hires superintendent search firm | News

The Carthage ISD Board of Trustees has begun the search for someone to replace retiring Superintendent Glenn Hambrick, approving a $7000 contract with ...

Christian director Alex Kendrick to speak at upcoming Men of Courage Conference

First Baptist Church of Carthage will host a men's conference at the Carthage High School Performing Arts Center Oct. 6 at 6 p.m..

PHOTOS: Panola County students head back to school

Thursday marked the first day of school for students at Carthage ISD, Beckville ISD, Gary ISD and Panola Charter Schools.

PHOTOS: Carthage Christmas parade brings holiday cheer | News

The Carthage Christmas Parade rode down the streets of Carthage Monday night. Coming in at first place (President's Award) was East Texas Consolidated ...

Student stabbed at Carthage High School  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A student has been arrested after a stabbing at Carthage High School.

Dawgs finish 2nd in season-opening tourney | Sports

PITTSBURG — The Carthage Bulldogs opened their season with a second-place finish at the inaugural Mayben Elite Realty Soccer Tournament over the ...

Former District Judge Charles 'Brick' Dickerson dies | News

Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson remembers Charles “Brick” Dickerson as someone with a big heart, a lawyer's lawyer who helped ...

No apparent injures in Saturday night house fire in Carthage

There were no apparent injuries Saturday night after a home on Grace Lane caught fire in Carthage.

Carthage PD: Man shot in the nose at Dollar General

A Carthage man was arrested Thursday after police said he shot another Carthage man in the nose.

Foster: Coach is paid too much? Not in my book  Longview News-Journal

Carthage High School celebrated its sixth state football championship in 11 years in 2017, and that success apparently is giving a few people license to question ...

Rafter W. Catering expands to full-fledged restaurant in River Hill

Rafter W. Catering is now Rafter W. Café and Catering, as they opened up a physical restaurant location on Aug. 1.

Protest over budget cuts marks first day of school at Carthage ISD  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — Samantha Hudson knows the value of having a police department within the school district: Last year her son was stabbed by another student ...

Area Veterans Day celebrations set | @Play  Longview News-Journal

A variety of East Texas events are planned to recognize Veterans Day, which is Nov. 11. This year's holiday marks 100 years since the end of World War I, ...

Texas Country Music Hall of Fame announces 2018 inductees  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — Country gospel group The Chuck Wagon Gang and Leon Rausch, the “voice” of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys, are this year's inductees into ...

Music students perform at St. John's Episcopal Church of Carthage

The music students of Joyce Hughes participated in a Christmas recital at the St. John's Episcopal Church of Carthage on Dec. 9.

Carthage coach arrested for inappropriate relationship with student  KTBS

The Panola Watchman confirmed that a Carthage High School coach was arrested.

Carthage ISD opens Fine Arts Center  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — The new Fine Arts Center at Carthage High School has opened, while construction on the auditorium continues.

Panola County Sheriff's Office searching for missing, possibly confused woman

The Panola County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing and possibly disoriented woman who called 911 Thursday to say someone was chasing her in the ...

Texas high school coach gets $20,000 raise  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Watching his players dart up and down the field during a recent game, Carthage High head football coach Scott Surratt anxiously anticipated every pass, penalty ...

Bishop Marvin Sapp, area residents to 'praise-in' the new year

The Holy Temple of God International Church Organization will host the Praise-In 2019 at the Carthage Civic Center at 7 p.m. on Jan. 4.

M. P. Baker Library hosts local authors for Lunchbox Lecture

The M.P. Baker Library of Panola College will host local authors, Shaletra Jordan and Shanetra Hodge-Hill as they present their book, “Leap of Faith,” on ...

ETX community starts fundraiser for recent high school graduate's funeral expenses KYTX

Austin Gray graduated from Carthage High School in May and died in a head-on crash on July 4.

Fatal crashes on highway between Carthage and Clayton raises citizen concerns

Joyce Worley always used to voice how grateful she was for Texas 315, because it was a “good, straight road,” her son, John Worley, said.

Carthage's Ingram signs with Longhorns  Tyler Morning Telegraph

CARTHAGE — The long and sometime arduous recruiting process ended for the best running back in the state on Wednesday morning in the Performing Arts ...

Carthage ISD teacher arrested for relationship with student

Carthage High School teacher Josh Ross turned himself in to the Panola County Sheriff's office Thursday, May 11, according to a press release from Carthage ...

Ribbon cutting held for Reefer Pro Plus's new Carthage location

The Panola County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Friday morning for Reefer Pro Plus, a repair shop located next to the Gateway Truck Stop.

Carthage coach arrested on inappropriate relationship charge | Panola  Longview News-Journal

A teacher and coach at Carthage High School was arrested Thursday on a warrant accusing him of having an inappropriate relationship with a student, ...

Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Holds Classic Country Music Festival  County Line Magazine

The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in Carthage is holding its annual Classic Country Music Festival August 9 through 12. Activities kick off Thursday at 7 p.m. ...

Panola County Arrest Report: November 4, 2018 | News

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 ...

High school football: Bowens, Carthage defeat Palestine, 49-31 | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

With a squad as loaded as the Carthage High School football team, which weapons does your defense try to contain or take away?

Honor Roll: Panola County students named to First Six Weeks' A, AB lists

Beckville ISD. A HONOR ROLL. 1st Grade: Judson Aaron, Seely Aguilar, Bryce Barton, Brock Davis, Ariel Faulk, Cole Greer, Ryder Harris, Jon Hough, Ella ...

Police say Panola County couple abused, neglected adult dependents

A Panola County couple were charged with two counts of injury to an elderly/disabled individual with criminal negligence, the Panola County Sheriff's Office ...

Police: Carthage residents among those arrested in Shreveport bar brawl

Two Carthage women and a Shreveport man were arrested Sunday after Shreveport police said they got into a bar brawl at a downtown night club.

Small town, big dreams lead to big honor for Jennifer Herron  La Vernia News

Jennifer Herron of La Vernia has been inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame — the first female disc jockey to receive this honor. The gold plaque.

LIST: Panola County grand jury indicts 21 — three for aggravated assault

A Panola County grand jury has handed down 26 indictments to 21 people, including three for aggravated assault.

Louisiana woman charged with criminally negligent homicide in Panola County fatal wreck

A Farmerville, Louisiana woman involved in a fatal 2016 wreck on Texas 315 that killed four people has been charged with criminally-negligent homicide in the ...

Carthage ISD official fumbles answer to critics of coach's pay  Dallas News

Carthage High School has a fine football program and five state championships to prove it. So sure, the school district ought to pay head coach...

Panola County enacts burn ban | General

Panola County commissioners enacted a 90-day burn ban at their Tuesday meeting.

Carthage High School mourns the loss of two students  KTBS

An East Texas school is mourning the loss of two students who were killed in a tragic car accident earlier this week.

Star-Studded Weekend: Texas Country Music Hall of Fame honors Chuck Wagon Gang, Leon Rausch

Singer and fiddle player Jason Roberts grew up admiring Leon Rausch, the singer who has spent much of his career carrying on the legacy of legendary Texas ...

Father's Day Tiger coach Nic Claiborne coaches against his father  Corsicana Daily Sun

Nobody saw this coming, at least not in the early days of Nicholas Claiborne's journey on the basketball court. "I never thought he would be a coach," said ...

Hot Hand: Panola sophomore drains nine 3-pointers in 31-point effort

Josh Williams hasn't been seeing much playing time so far this season for the Panola College Ponies.

Fit Panola community wide meeting engages new members

Almost 20 persons gathered to learn and share more about Fit Panola at First United Methodist Church in Carthage on Oct. 20.

Panola County Arrest Report: December 12, 2018 | News

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 ...

'Bring a Veteran to Breakfast' hosted at Baker Koonce Intermediate School

Baker Koonce Intermediate School celebrated Veteran's Day on Friday by encouraging students to “Bring a Veteran to Breakfast.” Veterans were treated to ...

Panola County Arrest Report: September 19, 2018

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 ...

High School Claims Title in Football's Megascreen Wars  Wall Street Journal

Carthage, Texas, can now make the outsize claim that it is home to the biggest high-school football video scoreboard in the whole state—and maybe the country.

An ETX senior signs letter of intent to ride on NCAA Equestrian Team  KSLA-TV

On Wednesday morning, Colleen Bridges, a senior at Carthage high School in Carthage, Texas signed with the University of Georgia. Bridges will ride with the ...

Wylie Bulldogs take on Carthage in...  KTXS

The Wylie Bulldogs made the trip to AT&T Stadium in Arlington Friday as they take part in the UIL 4A state championship football game for the first time since ...

Panola County Arrest Report: December 23, 2018 | News

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 ...

Parents of slain Beckville toddler arrested on capital murder charges

A Beckville couple facing charges in connection with their 2-year-old son Kaisyn's death earlier this year were arrested on capital murder charges Friday, ...

Panola County Commissioners' Court Agenda: Nov. 27, 2018 | News

Panola County Commissioners' Court. A regular meeting of the Panola County Commissioners' Court will take place Tuesday, Nov. 37 at 1:30 p.m. at the Panola ...

No. 1 Beckville too much for Timpson | Sports

TIMPSON — Jordan Tondreau had 15 kills and teammate Payton Jones had 12 more as the Beckville Ladycats made quick work of Timpson on Friday with a ...

LaVerne Wall | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — LaVerne Strong Wall, 81, passed into the hands of her Heavenly Father on September 12, 2018. Memorial funeral services celebrating her life ...

Rusk qualifies 5 for upcoming regional track championship | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

CARTHAGE — Two boys and three girls from Rusk High School have earned spots in the Class 4A Region II Track and Field Championships, to be hosted by ...

The School Funding Crisis Facing Rural Schools  Texas Monthly

A key program that has funded struggling school districts expires this year, and school superintendents are bracing for the fallout.

La Vega punches title game ticket with Carthage blowout, 39-3  Waco Tribune-Herald

GARLAND — La Vega's players bounced up and down with their latest trophy, and yelled out in unison.

$72 Million for a High School Stadium? In Texas, It's Only Up from There  Bleacher Report

"We're out on the field getting the Tigers ready for another successful run at a state title," chirps the voicemail for the Katy High School athletics department...

East Texas activities set to recognize Veterans Day  Longview News-Journal

A variety of East Texas events are planned to recognize Veterans Day, which is Sunday. This year's holiday marks 100 years since the end of World War I, ...

High school football: Ten 'Cats are first-teamers  Palestine Herald Press

Ten Palestine High School football players earned first-team all-district status as District 10-4A-I awards were released in late December.

Panola College to host annual Veterans Day dinner

Panola College will host the sixth annual Veterans Day dinner in the Frances B. Ross Ballroom at Panola College on Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m..

Business digest: Dec. 23, 2018 | Local  Longview News-Journal

Duckworth named Ana-Lab president. Tobi Duckworth has been named president and CEO of Ana-Lab Corp. “After advertising the opening for a new leader for ...

Panola County Sheriff's Blotter: Store employee calls police on dog who stole a box of crackers

The following blotter items were submitted from the Panola County Sheriff's Office:

Panola College dedicates studio theater for longtime professor  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — Panola College theater professor Karen King knows how much of an impact longtime instructor Liz Hedges had on her students.

Keeler Signs 19 in 2018 Signing Class  KBTX

Sam Houston State head football coach K.C. Keeler announced the signing of 16 more additions to the Bearkat roster for the 2018 season on National Signing ...

Michael Martin Murphey plans Dec. 16 concert in Tatum

Michael Martin Murphey is bringing his Cowboy Christmas to East Texas for the 25th anniversary of the tour.

No. 2 Cardinals hold off Fillies | Sports

The Panola College Ponies battled No. 2 Trinity Valley run for run Wednesday night, giving the Cardinals all they wanted.

Reverend JC Watkins | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Services for Reverend J. C. Watkins, 75 of Longview, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Parkview Baptist Church Longview, TX. Rev.

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