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CARTHAGE LODGE 521 AF&AM will have stated meeting at 7:30 p.m., second Thursday each month. Practice at 7:00 p.m. each Wednesday. C. Phillips Grimes, WM Karl Oney, Sec. CARTHAGE NA has open meetings Mondays 6-7 & Fridays 7-8. 300 Serenity Drive off Hwy. 59 For CSO are meeting schedule call 903-597-1796. KEEP HOPE ALIVE! GAIETY I.O.O.F. LODGE 84 Meets each first and third Monday night at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Sammy Moore, N.G. Sandra Maxey, Sec.


Hiram Lodge #5 F&AM PHA, The Lodge conducts regular business meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. and training sessions on designated Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. James Marshall, WM Chris Hardy TREAS Shannon Reeves, SEC.

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AMERICAN LEGION POST 151 LEONARD E. JONES, COMMANDER. Regular business meeting will be held each month on the second Saturday at noon at the Turner Community Center on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. All LADIES AUXILIARY TO VFW POST 5620 members are urged to attend. Regular business meetins at 6:30 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION POST 353 Has on second Tuesday of each month. regular meetings at 6:00 p.m. on first Members are urged to attend. Thursday of each month at Post Hut. All N.A.A.C.P. Local Chapter for Panola members and visiting Legionnaires are County’s President, Elzie Hicks and its urged to attend. entire membership invites concerned citizens to come and join us in our Bothered by old hurt? Do you feel like monthly meetings held on the 1st you don’t belong? Addicted to bad Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. behavior: control of others, shopping, at Davis Park Community Center. anger, sex addiction, gambling, alcohol, food, drugs... and many more. Mending Fences meets every Sunday at 5:00 PANOLA COUNTY SHRINE CLUB p.m. at Still Waters Cowboy Church, meets at the Masonic Lodge the 3rd Monday each month. Meeting at 7:00. 1699 Hwy 315. Questions call President- Robert Wright 903-926-1420. VP- Jerry Anderson Sec- OJ Britton CARTHAGE AA has open meetings Wednesday -noon, Thursday- 6 pm SON OF THE AMERICAN LEGION POST Sunday- 9:30 a.m., 300 Serenity Drive 353 has regular meetings at 7:00 p.m. off Hwy. 59, right on Hayden before on the second Thursday of each month RR tracks to dead end. For CSO are at Post Hut. All members are urged to meeting schedule call 903-597-1796 attend.

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS a historical preservation organization, LEGAL NOTICE: meets the last Thursday of each month at Super China Buffet 611-A West Pa- This Texas Lottery Commission nola. 6:30 p.m. Visitors welcome Scratch-Off game will close on November 8, 2013. You have until May 7, 2014 to redeem any ticket for this TURNER ALUMNI AND EX STUDENTS game: #1441 The Golden Ticket ($10) ASSOCIATION WILL MEET THE FIRST overall odds are 1 in 3.33. These Texas TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AT THE OLD Lottery Commission Scratch-Off games SAMMY BROWN LIBRARY AT 6:00 PM will close on January 1, 2014. You have until June 30, 2014 to redeem any ticket 522 W. COLLEGE STREET for these games: #1517 3X Multiplier CARTHAGE ($3) overall odds are 1 in 3.78, #1401 Texas Lottery Black-Series IV ($10) CLARA JONES-PRESIDENT overall odds are 1 in 3.29. The odds WANDA GAINES- SECRETARY listed here are the overall odds of winning any prize in a game, including VFW POST 5620 ROBERT DIERKES break-even prizes. Lottery retailers are COMMANDER. Regular business meet- authorized to redeem prizes of up to ing at 6:30 p.m. on second Tuesday and including $599. Prizes of $600 or of each month. Members are urged to more must be claimed in person at a Lottery Claim Center or by mail with a attend. completed Texas Lottery claim form; however, annuity prizes or prizes over $1,000,000 must be claimed in person at the Commission Headquarters in Austin. Call Customer Service at 1-800-37LOTTO or visit the Lottery Web site at for more information and location of nearest Claim Center. The Texas Lottery is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets, or for tickets lost in the mail. Tickets, transactions, players, and winners are subject to, and players and winners agree to abide by, all applicable laws, Commission rules, regulations, policies, directives, instructions, conditions, procedures, and final decisions of the Executive Director. A Scratch-Off game may continue to be sold even when all the top prizes have TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY been claimed. Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a Texas Lottery ACTION, INC. ticket. PLAY RESPONSIBLY. The Texas Lottery supports Texas education. BOARD MEETING © 2013 Texas Lottery Commission. All Tri-County Community Action, rights reserved.


Inc. will hold a Board Meeting on Monday November 4, 2013 in Center, Texas. The meeting will be held at the Central Office located (214 Nacogdoches St.) Center, Texas. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm for more information you may contact Yolanda Neal 936-598-6315 Ext. 18.


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Carthage, Texas will hold a public hearing on November 11, 2013, commencing at 5:00 p.m., at City Hall, in the City Commissioners Chamber, 812 West Panola Street, Carthage, Texas 75633 to provide an opportunity for all interested persons to be heard with respect to Tax Notes to be issued by the City in the maximum amount of $1,500,000 (the “Tax Notes”). The Tax Notes are being issued for the purpose of financing the cost of an approximately 2400 square foot addition to the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame to provide a new entrance and new exhibit area, to be located at 310 West Panola Street, Carthage, Texas 75633 (collectively, the “Project”). The Project will be owned by the City and used by the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing to express their views, both orally and in writing, with respect to the Tax Notes and the Project. CITY OF CARTHAGE, TEXAS

Request for Qualifications For Construction Manager-at-Risk For City of Carthage, Texas The City of Carthage is requesting qualifications for a Construction Manager –at-Risk. The City of Carthage requires that all persons or firms submitting qualifications be a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity that will assume the risk for construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility at a contracted price as a general contractor and provides consultation to the City regarding construction during and after the design of the projects. Project scope and site: Construction of addition to Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, 310 W. Panola St., Carthage Selection Criteria- Biddders shall prepare a list of qualifications and provide requested documents that address the following information about their firm or company: A) Experience in the area of construction management-at-risk; especially within Carthage. B) Ability to provide required Performance & Payment Bonds C) Record of past performance on comparable jobs; D) Estimated budgets- $1,500,000.00 All proposals shall be enclosed in a sealed package and clearly labeled. All requests for Qualifications must be delivered to Brenda Samford, City Manager, and The City of Carthage, Texas 75633, 903-693-3868, on or before Monday, November 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. (C.S.T.), at which time there will be a public opening of the Requests for Qualifications. Offerors and the general public are welcome to attend. The City of Carthage will evaluate and rank the submitted Request for Qualifications in relation to the criteria set forth in this document. The City will select the Requests for Qualifications that they feel offer the City the best value based on the criteria listed.

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