The City of Carthage has access to birth certificates if the person was born in Texas via online access to the State's computer. Death must have occurred in the city limits of Carthage for us to be able to issue a death certificate. Deaths which occurred outside the Carthage city limits must be issued through the Panola County Clerk's Office. The cost for a birth certificate is $23.00. A death certificate costs $21.00 for the first one and $4.00 for each additional copy. In order to obtain a death or birth certificate, it must be for yourself or an immediate family member (parent, sibling, spouse, grandparent, child) Contact Dana Clark for these services at 903/693-3868, ext. 21. Application for certificates
The Panola County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 69th year with a banquet held on Friday, February 19, 2015 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame/Tex Ritter Museum. Awards for the evening:
- Citizen of the Year - Bill O'Neal
- Employee of the Year - Freddie Lee Castleberry
- Volunteer of the Year - Leann Marshall
- Main Street Shining Stars - Keith & Jeanie McIlwain
- Ambassador of the Year - Christine Landtroop
Texas Country Music Hall of FameRibbon Cutting for new Expansion &Ray Price Exhibit "For the Good Times"
February 28, 201510:00am
Featuring a concert by theTexas Country Music Hall of Fame Band,FREE Museum Tours!
Janie Price, wife of the late Ray Price, will sign autographs and sell CD's
The John Ritter Tribute Showcase Auditions are complete. The contestants performed at the Showcase at the Carthage Civic Center on Friday, August 8. Bailey Wesberry of Terral, Oklahoma won the competition.
Amber Adams - Friday, TX Hannah Bauman - Tyler, TX Madison Mabry - White Oak, TX Dallas Coleman - Dallas, TX Jessie Mansfield - Hooks, TX Chris Colston - Mineola, TX Tamara Mathers - Linden, TX Brittany Corwin - Denison, TX Darren Melton - Carthage, TX Lucchese Courtney - Lindale, TX Sam Peck - Bells, TX Kaitlyn Anne Daniel - Lane, OK Shayne Porter - Cleveland, TX Ben Duffie - Jacksonville, TX Sheila D. Porter - Carthage, TX Macy Edwards - Sherman, TX Kadie Lynn Roberson - Kemp, TX Alexis Elkins - Kemp, TX Roger Rutherford - Mansfield, LA Jessica Forsythe - Carthage, TX Reagan Starr - Tyler, TX Sarah Nicole Griffin - San Augustine, TX Lauren Taylor - Cooper, TX Barney Hall - Woodville, TX Tiffany Taylor - Melissa, TX Mona Harmon - Ft. Worth, TX Bailey Wesberry - Terral, OK WINNER Tyler Hodgson - Magnolia, TX Tanner Young - Colbert, OK Cali Lee - Carthage, TX
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held March 19 for the new expansion project of the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Special guest Neal McCoy attended the ceremonies.
Check out the Events Calendar to see upcoming events scheduled for the year!