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Posted June 16, 2014
The “What’s Your Bid” radio program is now being offered by KGAS. The program will begin Saturday June, 21st 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Tune in to bid on everything from car washes to food! During the program call 903-693-6668 to place your bid. The program will be broadcasted every Saturday through July 19th, 2014
View some of the items that will be auctioned off below…
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First State Bank- Gift Cards
Salon 111 Carthage- Numerous Items
Fairplay Nursery- Several Items
Bucks Pizza- Delicious Lunch and Dinner Specials/ Gift Cards
Dons- Family Portraits
Pink Gold-MANY Items!!!
Mulberry Bush-Several Items
Posted August 30, 2012
06:00 – 7:00 a.m. Gaither Homecoming Radio
07:00 a.m. Weekend Morning Local News with David Jacobs
07:30 a.m. Carthage Missionary Baptist Church - Dr. Dale Reed
07:45 a.m. First Baptist Church of Carthage – Pastor, Allen Tilley
08:00 a.m. Northside Christian Center – Pastor, Aaron Bequette
08:15 a.m. Available *
08:30 a.m. Carthage Church of Christ- Preacher, Russell Tracey
09:00 a.m. Southside Baptist Church – Pastor, Dr. Kirby Hill
09:15 a.m. First United Methodist Church of Carthage – Sharon Ivey
09:30 a.m. The Way, The Truth & The Live Ministries – Vickie Pierce
09:45 a.m. Available *
10:00 a.m. CBC Sunday School TV/Radio
10:30 a.m. Pathways (Central Baptist Church) – Paul Gwinn
10:50 a.m. Central Baptist Church of Carthage – LIVE Morning Worship Service (1590 AM & Channel 19)
11:00 a.m. First United Methodist of Carthage – LIVE Morning Worship Service (104.3 FM & Channel 18)
06:00 p.m. Central Baptist Church – Channel 18 only
07:00 p.m. Southside Baptist Church – Channel 18 only
08:00 p.m. First United Methodist Church- Channel 18 only
* For information on acquiring a programming block, contact KGAS at 903.693.6668.
KGAS radio does not control audio or video on Cable TV’s Channel 10.
Posted August 30, 2012
Funeral services for Mrs. Pat “Sonny” Whitaker, 83, of Carthage, Texas will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Rehobeth United Methodist Church with Rev. Dennis Easley and Rev. Robert Goodson officiating. Burial will follow in the Rehobeth Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Family visitation will be 10 – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service at Rehobeth. Mrs. Whitaker died peacefully at her home July 20, 2014 in Carthage, Texas.
Mrs. Patty Lew “Pat” Easley Whitaker was born February 24, 1931 in Ft. Worth, Texas. She was one of five children born to the marriage of Noel and Myrtle Mae Inlow Easley. She was raised and schooled in Tenaha and graduated from Carthage High School. Pat met the love of her life Alwin Biggs “Sonny” Whitaker and they married November 4, 1957 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Mrs. Whitaker worked as a Lab Technician for Dr. Baker in Carthage, and Dr. Brasswell as well as the VA Hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana for over 28 years. Her talents included cake decorating, catering, stained glass and sewing her ornate Christmas stockings. She had a great love of many things, which included her kitties. She and Sonny loved dancing as members of the Amigos Dance Club in Shreveport. Pat was a member of Summer Grove United Methodist Church in Shreveport as well as Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Carthage and the Carthage Chamber of Commerce. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother-in-laws, James Pope and Charles Brown.
Mrs. Whitaker is survived by her loving daughter, Joanna Terral and husband Terry of Carthage, grandson, Joshua Michael Barron of Carthage, brother, Dennis Easley and wife Beverly of Longview, sisters, Virginia “Ginner” Pope of Kingwood, Ollie “Pete” Perkins and husband Oscar of Diana and Susan “Chubby” Brown of Diana, brother-in-law, Lynn Travis Whitaker and wife Linda of LaQuinta, California, numerous nieces, nephews, loads of friends and back porch visitors.
The family would like to acknowledge with special thanks for all their kindness, Natalie Cole, Texas Home Health, Heartsway Hospice and the visits from the Rehobeth Helping Hands. The family suggests memorials to Panola College Whitaker Brothers Scholarship. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hawthornfuneralhome.com.
Funeral services for Shermarin Nickerson Russell, 58 of Mt. Enterprise will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Greely C.M.E. Church, Highway 84 East, Garrison. Burial will follow in the Camp Ground Cemetery, Mt. Enterprise under the direction of Garmon Funeral Home of Henderson.
Shermarin Nickerson Russell was born on March 31, 1956 to Bobbie Jean Nickerson in Mt. Enterprise, Texas. She joined the East Hollis Spring Baptist Church at an early age and attended the Concord and Henderson public schools. Shermarin was a 1974 Henderson High School graduate and worked at Stephen F. Austin State University for 20 plus years, until her health failed. After which, Shermarin began her second career as a caring and loving babysitter for many children in the community.
Shermarin Nickerson united in marriage to David Russell and to this union no children were born.
Shermarin had a special passion for children. She loved babysitting her grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other children in the community. Also she enjoyed working puzzle books, eating sweets and spending time with family and friends. You would always see her giving people a ride whenever they needed one to their destination.
Shermarin Nickerson Russell departed this life on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Lynn Nickerson and nephew, Travoski Johnson.
She leaves to cherish her wonderful memories, a devoted daughter and son-n-law, Makesha Nickerson McClenton and Wesley McClenton of Whitehouse, Texas; four grandchildren, Trevion Coleman, X’Zavien Coleman, Nikovia McClenton and Jeremiah McClenton all of Whitehouse, Texas; a loving mother, Bobbie Jean Nickerson of Mt. Enterprise, Texas; brother, Reginald Nickerson of Nacogdoches, Texas; three sisters, Sharon Nickerson Bratton of Mt. Enterprise, Texas, Cecilia Nickerson Bell (Craig) of Nacogdoches, Texas and Patrice Nickerson Hunter of Mt. Enterprise, Texas; three nephews (Bryan, Brandon and Kendrick), three nieces (Shaquita, Celyndrea and Anacia); two aunts (Lobie, and Gladie Mae); many other relatives and friends.
Mark Steven Ramage
Dec. 15, 1953 – July 21, 2014
Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home announces a funeral service for Mark Ramage, 60, of Carthage, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Ramage passed away on Monday afternoon, July 21, 2014, in Tyler.
Mr. Ramage is survived by his mother, Darlene Ramage of Carthage; one sister, Cheryl Procter and husband Dewayne of Friona; nieces and nephews, Darran Procter, Amanda Myers, Wade Procter, Shannon Kirkland, Angela Weaver, Darla Sandlin, and Amanda Thorn; sister-in-law, Leona Wimberly of Carthage; and special cousin, Wylie Boothe and wife Debra of Deadwood. Numerous great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends also survive Mr. Ramage.
Posted September 4, 2012
PANOLA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
BOLTON, BRYAN OKEVIUS – 18 – ARRESTED BY – CARTHAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER DANIEL JONES – CHARGE: THEFT OF FIREARM. SUBJECT REMAINS IN CUSTODY.
ANDREWS, PHILIP RAY – 68 – ARRESTED BY – CARTHAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER MARKUS HARBER – CHARGE: BOND FORFEITURE/DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. SUBJECT REMAINS IN CUSTODY.
HOUSED IN PANOLA COUNTY: 70
HOUSED FOR SHELBY COUNTY: 05