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Two Injured in Cherokee County Plane Crash
KGAS SPECIAL REPORT: Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence
O’Neal Begins Second Term as Texas State Historian
Motion filed to dismiss murder charges against Center woman
Carthage woman charged with stealing livestock


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Two Injured in Cherokee County Plane Crash
Posted October 25, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS News The FAA has confirmed that a twin-engine plane went down Saturday afternoon in Cherokee County. The 1980 Amphibious Aircraft made a crash landing on County Road 1314, near Farm to Market Road 768. Four people were on board at the time … Continue reading


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KGAS SPECIAL REPORT: Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence
Posted October 23, 2014
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Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence: Blake Holland-KGAS The family of a murdered Carthage widow is working to release evidence that could send her infamous murderer back to prison.  KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports…  Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/nugent-family-requests-unreleased-evidence Can’t listen on Soundcloud, … Continue reading


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O’Neal Begins Second Term as Texas State Historian
Posted October 22, 2014
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O’Neal Begins Second Term as Texas State Historian: Blake Holland-KGAS Carthage resident Bill O’Neal was sworn in as Texas State Historian this afternoon. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports… Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/oneal-begins-second-term-as-state-historian


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Motion filed to dismiss murder charges against Center woman
Posted October 22, 2014
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By Elaine Etheridge A motion has been filed to dismiss murder charges against a Center woman accused of stabbing a man to death. The motion cites “gross prosecutorial misconduct” in the case against Rebecca Gail Fountain.  Fountain’s attorney, Robert A. … Continue reading


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Carthage woman charged with stealing livestock
Posted October 22, 2014
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A Carthage woman has been arrested and charged with theft of livestock. Panola County Constable Mitch Norton says Stacie Laine Soape, 42, stole a cow from a neighboring rancher in Panola County. Soape was arrested Friday, Oct. 17th after an … Continue reading


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Area Bands In UIL Marching Competition – Watch Live!
Posted October 22, 2014
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High School Marching Bands from across East Texas will be in UIL Marching Contest and the Hanszen family of radio stations will be broadcasting many of the performances live on the air. In addition, ALL BANDS PERFORMANCES can be viewed … Continue reading


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Carthage ISD Officials Address Ebola Concerns
Posted October 20, 2014
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CISD Addresses Ebola Threat at Monday Meeting: KGAS NEWS———- Carthage ISD Superintendent Dr. Glenn Hambrick on the threat of Ebola and other infectious diseases: “We are aware, and we are trying to be proactive.” KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports..https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/carthage-isd-addresses-ebola-concerns


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Mary Reeves Davis Back in Panola County
Posted October 19, 2014
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The widow of country music singer Jim Reeves, Mary Reeves Davis, has reached her final resting place. This past Saturday, her body was brought to Panola County as she requested in her last will and testament. KGAS News Correspondent Blake … Continue reading


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Problematic Vehicle Sparks Numerous Grass Fires
Posted September 30, 2014
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Monday evening, several small grass fires were ignited by an SUV emitting sparks. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports. Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/problematic-vehicle-sparks-numerous-fires


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Burn Ban Issued for Panola County
Posted September 30, 2014
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Outdoor Burning Prohibited in Panola County: Earlier today, Judge David Anderson declared a state of disaster in Panola County based on the imminent threat of disaster from wild fire. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports…Listen here… https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/outdoor-burning-prohibited-in-panola-county


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Deputy Constable Killed in Wednesday Accident
Posted September 24, 2014
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KGAS News can confirm that Panola County Deputy Constable Byron McMillen was killed earlier today in a traffic accident on Highway 79 South near Fairplay. Panola County Sheriffs Office Chief Deputy John DePresca tells KGAS News that McMillen was transported … Continue reading


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Texas Rangers Investigate Inmate Death in Panola County
Posted September 14, 2014
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AUDIO: On Sunday morning at approximately 11:36 am, officers at the Panola County Detention Center began their routine cell checks and discovered an inmate inside a single person cell, slumped against the wall with a phone cord around his neck. … Continue reading


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Shreveport Vet Center Hosting Mobile Vet Care Event
Posted September 9, 2014
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The event will be held on September 18, 2014 at Panola College at 1109 West Panola; Carthage, TX 75633.  The Readjustment Counseling Services Mobile Vet Center will be on site to support the event and counseling services.  Active duty service … Continue reading


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Watch / Listen To Game Archives
Posted September 5, 2014
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You can listen to the recorded game archives of each high school football game that is broadcast or streamed on the Hanszen radio stations. You can watch an archived video for Carthage, Henderson & Marshall. It’s free to listen. There … Continue reading


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Electrical Issue Leads to Early Dismissal at CHS
Posted September 2, 2014
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CARTHAGE, TEXAS- CARTHAGE HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS SENT STUDENTS HOME EARLY ON TUESDAY AFTER AN ELECTRICAL ISSUE LEFT MANY CLASSROOMS WITHOUT POWER. SHORTLY BEFORE NOON, STUDENTS REPORTED SEEING AN ELECTRICAL POLE SMOKING NEAR BULLDOG STADIUM, SHORTLY AFTER THE CHS CAMPUS EXPERIENCED … Continue reading


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Car Burglarized at Samaritan House
Posted August 25, 2014
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AUDIO: Two suspects are in jail tonight after burglarizing a vehicle parked at the Samaritan House in Carthage. Click For Audio Listen here….  


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DPS Reminds Drivers to Watch for Children As New School Year Starts
Posted August 22, 2014
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AUSTIN – As the academic year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all drivers to watch out for children walking to and from school or waiting for school buses. Drivers must also follow all traffic laws … Continue reading


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JUST IN: Carthage Man Arrested in Shreveport Prostitution Sting
Posted August 21, 2014
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According to the Shreveport Times, police arrested fourteen men at the Clarion Hotel in Shreveport on Wednesday. The men were arrested as they arrived for what they thought were meetings with a prostitute. One of the men arrested was 29 … Continue reading


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Backpack Dangers
Posted August 20, 2014
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AUDIO: Your child’s backpack could cause health problems later in life. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports. Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/backpack-dangers/s-yibCx


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Fallen Tree Destroys Truck
Posted August 19, 2014
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Shortly before 6 p.m. on Tuesday emergency crews responded to a report of a truck begin crushed by a fallen tree on Tatum Street. Upon arrival, officials determined that the vehicle was unoccupied and no rescue operation was necessary.


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