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redstar2"We were very fortunate in the early years to have leadership that set us on the right path and gave us a strong foundation."

             -Chamber President
                  Tommie Ritter Smith

Panola County Chamber of Commerce
300 W. Panola Street
Carthage, TX 75633

903.693.6634
FAX 903.693.8578
email: cvb@carthagetexas.com
Hours of Operation:
M-Th  8:00 - 4:30 PM
F 8:00 - 4:00 PM


Chamber News

  • Rudy Gatlin is Special Guest for 73rd Annual Chamber Banquet

    r gatlinThe Panola County Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its 73rd year with a banquet to be held on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame/Tex Ritter Museum.The Chamber Banquet will honor the Ambassador of the Year, Chairman’s Award, Main Street Rising Star Award, Employee of the Year (sponsored by KGAS Radio,) and Citizen of the Year (sponsored by the Panola Watchman.)

    Our special guest will be Rudy Gatlin of the Grammy Award winning trio The Gatlin Brothers. Rudy, along with his brothers Larry and Steve, were inducted in to the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006. The trio have recorded many hits including “Broken Lady,” which earned them a Grammy for Best Country Song, and “All the Gold in California,” which earned them an Academy of Country Music Award for Single of the Year. In addition to singing and touring with The Gatlin Brothers, Rudy has starred in the Broadway musicals “Oklahoma” and “Annie Get Your Gun.” Rudy is an avid golfer and enjoys being involved in several charity golf events around the country.

    Doors for the event will open at 6:00pm for dinner. The program will begin at 7:00pm.Tickets are $35.00 each and may be obtained by returning this form with a check to the Chamber of Commerce or by calling (903) 693-6634 for reservations.DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS: February 7, 2019 (Tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door)

    Ticket Form

  • paradeThe 72nd Annual Panola County Christmas Parade

    Float Entry Winners:

    President’s Award……………………East Texas Consolidated Supply
    Director’s Award....................…. David's Auto Repair
    Ambassador’s Award.....................Central Baptist Church

  • roundup info 18 smKGAS Radio is hosting the "Tex Ritter Round-Up" with book signing featuring guest authors, live music by the Southern Impact Band, free museum tours, special guests, autographs. KGAS is sponsoring the County Music Showdown, a music competition with a top prize of $500. Rules and entry forms may be picked up at KGAS Radio, online at www.easttexastoday.com, or on the day of the event at the TCMHOF. 
  • showcase logoAuditions for the John Ritter Tribute Showcase will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Thirty (30) contestants are chosen to compete at the finals on Friday, August 9, 2019, at the Carthage Civic Center in Carthage, Texas. The winner will represent the TCMHOF at various concerts and special events and also receive a prize package which includes $1000. For details, click here    


  • The 72nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Membership & Awards Banquet

    February 8, 2018

    Congratulations to Award Winners


    Citizen of the Year - Pat Smith
    Employees of the Year - Panola County Sheriff's Deputies-
    Chris Dickerson, Travis Curry, Calahan Malone

    Ambassador of the Year - Renee Nolan
    Chairman's Award - Kevin & Kristy Whitsett
    Main Street Shining Star - Tresa Joffrion

    Entertainment for the evening was provided by
    Tiff Taylor and Johnny Counterfeit

  • TCMHOF AdditionCome visit the new expansion of the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and Tex Ritter Museum
  • nealGroundbreaking 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.
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John Ritter Tribute Showcase