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Deberry Murder Suspects Arrested
East Texas Scoreboard, Week 3
East Texas Scoreboard, Week 2
High School Football Scoreboard, Week 1
Two People Dead, One Injured in Shooting in Panola Friday Night


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Deberry Murder Suspects Arrested
Posted September 19, 2017
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UPDATE, 2:30pm Wednesday, Sept. 20: A fourth suspect has been obtained by the U.S. Marshall’s Service Fugitive Task Force and Louisiana authorities. Cordarius D. Thompson, 17, of Bossier City, La. was captured on Wednesday and has been charged with two … Continue reading


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East Texas Scoreboard, Week 3
Posted September 15, 2017
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Class 5A – 16 Matchup Score Alvin Shadow Creek 28 at Marshall 21 Jacksonville 15 at Hallsville 14 Liberty Eylau 23 at Texas High 37 Pine Tree 28 at Kilgore 64 Paris 26 at Sulphur Springs 23 Sherman 35 at … Continue reading


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East Texas Scoreboard, Week 2
Posted September 8, 2017
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  Matchup Score Corsicana at Lee (9/9) Ennis 23 at Tyler 27 Jacksonville 26 at Palestine 31 Forney 17 at Lindale 30 Nacogdoches 28 at Lufkin 45 Whitehouse 28 at Chapel Hil 14 (9/7) Class 4A Div 1 – 7 … Continue reading


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High School Football Scoreboard, Week 1
Posted August 31, 2017
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Class 5A – 17 Matchup Home Score Away Score  Marshall 28 Tyler Lee 29 Red Oak 0 at Corsicana 41 S Oak Clif 23 at Ennis  26 Pine Tree 12 at Jacksonville 14 Kaufman 19 at Lindale 14 Nacogdoches 21 at … Continue reading


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Two People Dead, One Injured in Shooting in Panola Friday Night
Posted July 29, 2017
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By Elaine Etheridge Two people were shot to death and a third injured in a shooting that happened at a trailer in Panola, west of Bethany Friday night. Panola County Chief Deputy John Depresca says a 9-1-1 call came in … Continue reading


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Tex Ritter Round Up Set for August 12
Posted July 11, 2017
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The annual Texas Ritter Round-Up talent competition is set for Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Entry forms are now being accepted through Aug. 7. Bring them by our office at 200 W. Wellington in … Continue reading


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Panola County Ag, Forestry Banquet Held Thursday
Posted June 15, 2017
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CARTHAGE — The 34th Annual Panola County Agriculture and Forestry Appreciation Banquet was held Thursday, June 15 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. The event is sponsored by the USDA Farm Service Agency, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, … Continue reading


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Timpson Frontier Days Set for June 29 – July 2
Posted June 13, 2017
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The annual Timpson Frontier Days is set for June 29 – July 2 in downtown Timpson. Activities kick off at 6pm Thursday, June 29 with the carnival downtown and gospel concert at 6:30pm at the First Baptist Church in Timpson. … Continue reading


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What’s Your Bid?! Check out Items Up for Bid
Posted June 8, 2017
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What’s Your Bid is back! Join us from 9am to noon on KGAS 104.3fm and KPXI 100.7fm on Saturday, June 17 and June 24, as well as Saturday, July 8 and July 15. Here are some items that will be … Continue reading


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Carthage teacher turns self in to authorities
Posted May 11, 2017
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A Carthage teacher and coach has been arrested after turning himself in to authorities. Josh Ross, 36, has been charged with having an improper relationship with a student. The following was released by Carthage Independent School District on Monday afternoon, … Continue reading


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Center Crimestoppers Offering Reward for Wanted Timpson Man
Posted April 15, 2017
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Crimestoppers is seeking information on the whereabouts of 42-year-old Rick Eugene Warren, of Timpson, who has an active felony warrant for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Warren is described as white, five feet, 9 inches … Continue reading


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Center PD Celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
Posted April 13, 2017
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This week marks the annual National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW). Held every year during the second week of April, NPSTW is a time to recognize telecommunications personnel in the public safety community for their service and commitment to the … Continue reading


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Traffic Stop in Marshall Leads to Big Drug Bust
Posted April 10, 2017
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By Elaine Etheridge A traffic stop in Marshall has resulted in two arrests and the seizure of of more than 87 grams of Methamphetamine. On Saturday at around 1:45 am, Marshall Police conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford … Continue reading


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Bernie Appeals Re-Sentencing
Posted March 22, 2017
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An appeal on behalf of Bernie Tiede has been filed in the 6th Court of Appeals in Texarkana. The filing was submitted by Houston attorney Jonathan Landers on March 15 and accepted on Tuesday morning, March 21. Tiede was re-sentenced … Continue reading


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Marshall Police Investigate Fatal Shooting Early Friday Morning
Posted March 4, 2017
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By Elaine Etheridge Marshall Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. At around 1 am Friday, officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Paula Street in the Belaire Manor Apartment complex regarding a possible shooting. When … Continue reading


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Carthage Junior High Cheerleaders Announced for 2017-18
Posted March 4, 2017
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Carthage Junior High held cheerleaders tryouts Friday afternoon. April Bagley announced the 2017-18 cheerleaders. They are Emily Anderson, Melissa Salizar, Alissa Parker, Destiny Haso, Kaylie Heathernack, Chandler Glaze, Lydia Foley, Latasha Sanchez, Haley Smith, Sadie Smith, Heaven Ingram and Maki … Continue reading


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Carthage High School Announces 2017-18 Bulldog Belles
Posted March 3, 2017
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Carthage High School held tryouts for Bulldog Belles on Thursday. Roberta Collinsworth, director of Carthage High School Bulldog Belles, announced the new line for 2017-18. They are: Tabitha Atkins, Constance Barber, Taylor Barton,  Crosbey Beatty, Brooke Cabello,  Kailee Dowdy, Lissed … Continue reading


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Carthage ISD Announces Changes in Administration
Posted February 22, 2017
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Carthage ISD has announced changes in campus leadership effective for the 2017-18 school year. Jason Harris has been named high school prinicipal. Wade Watson is now junior high prinicipal. Clarinda Collins is principal of Baker-Koonce and Mike Baysinger is the … Continue reading


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Beckville Man Charged with Trying to Run Over Sheriff’s Deputy
Posted February 21, 2017
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By Elaine Etheridge A Beckville man is charged with Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer after fleeing police in a chase that ended in Tatum early Tuesday morning. Panola Co. Sheriff Kevin Lake says Steven Mullican, 28, was driving on … Continue reading


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Police Chase Ends in Tatum, Suspect Shot
Posted February 21, 2017
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Rusk County officials and the Texas Rangers are currently investigating an incident after a police chase involving two Panola County deputies ended in Tatum. Shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the … Continue reading


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