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Carthage State Semifinal Game Set for Saturday
Police: 2-Year-Old Child Dead in Friday Afternoon Drowning
Carthage Police Release More Details in Man’s Death
Tuesday Last Day to Register to Vote in November Election
Carthage Police Investigating Man Being Run Over


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Carthage State Semifinal Game Set for Saturday
Posted December 5, 2016

The Carthage Bulldogs are now set to play China Spring in the Class 4A, Div. 1 State Semifinals at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco. You may purchase tickets online here Also, … Continue reading


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Police: 2-Year-Old Child Dead in Friday Afternoon Drowning
Posted November 25, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS News Carthage Police confirm that a child is dead following an accidental drowning Friday afternoon on Hayden Street. Police say the 2-year-old child apparently slipped out of a residence without the babysitter knowing, and then fell into … Continue reading


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Carthage Police Release More Details in Man’s Death
Posted October 11, 2016
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One man is dead following an altercation between a father and son. Carthage Police Chief Jim Vanover tells KGAS News that Robert Lee Barkins, Jr., 44, was killed after being hit by a car and pinned against a tree on … Continue reading


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Tuesday Last Day to Register to Vote in November Election
Posted October 11, 2016
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Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in November election. The General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 8. Early voting takes place from October 24 – November 4.  To vote in Texas, you must be registered. … Continue reading


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Carthage Police Investigating Man Being Run Over
Posted October 11, 2016
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Carthage Police are investigating an altercation in which a man on foot was hit by a vehicle on Cook Street. Assistant Chief Blake Smith says officers were dispatched Monday at around 12:30 pm to find a man had been run … Continue reading


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Murder Charges Filed In Mt. Enterprise Death
Posted September 30, 2016
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Thirty-eight year old Lamarlon Tremone Thompson was formally arraigned Friday morning on a charge of murder in the first degree in connection with the death of sixty-year-old Floyd Thompson. Lamarlon Thompson had been arrested on unrelated charges and while in … Continue reading


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Plasier and Gooch Win Big at Panola College Rodeo
Posted September 26, 2016
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Panola College hosted the first of 10 Southern Region Rodeo’s this last weekend September 23-24, at the Panola County Cattleman’s Association Arena. There where over 400 contestants, and over 1000 spectators over the weekend. Panola’s Bailey Plasier and Taylor Gooch … Continue reading


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Marshall Police Probe Death of Woman Found in Clay Pits
Posted September 23, 2016
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Marshall Police Department is investigating the death of a Marshall woman whose body was found in the clay pits on Bell Cut Off. A release from MPD said a “suspicious” vehicle was found at about 8 p.m. Thursday near the … Continue reading


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Medical Assisting Program Sees Growth
Posted September 20, 2016
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When the 2016 fall semester began in August at Panola College, the largest class of Medical Assistant students to date was admitted to begin their education. The Medical Assisting (MA) program began in the fall of 2012 with eleven associate … Continue reading


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Panola College Hires VP of Fiscal Services
Posted September 16, 2016
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Carthage, TX – Panola College is pleased to announce the employment of Mr. Troy Caserta as Vice President of Fiscal Services. As the College’s newest VP, Caserta’s responsibilities are many and vary from advising the College President on matters of … Continue reading


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Rusk County Man Sentenced for Longview Bank Robbery
Posted September 16, 2016
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TYLER, Texas – A 54-year-old Mt. Enterprise, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for robbing a bank in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Patrick Terry Gilbert pleaded guilty on May 27, … Continue reading


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Panola College Rodeo Season Kicking Off Sept. 23-24
Posted September 16, 2016
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Panola College is hosting the first rodeo of the year for the NIRA Southern Region on September 23-24. The rodeo will be held at the Panola County Cattleman’s Arena on Hwy 79 North. Performance times are Friday and Saturday nights … Continue reading


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Texas DPS Releases Dashcam Video of Officer Involved Fatal Shooting
Posted September 15, 2016
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Texas Department of Public Safety has released dashcam video of the shooting of a Longview man in Beckville by a Carthage DPS Trooper. The man later died at a hospital. The video shows 27-year-old Trooper Daniel McBride on Feb. 13th … Continue reading


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Wanted Suspect out of Center Captured in Shreveport
Posted September 15, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police have captured a suspect who was wanted on Aggravated Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault and Unlawful Restraint charges. Anthony Letroy James was apprehended Thursday in Shreveport and was taken to Caddo Parish Correctional Facility. James fled … Continue reading


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Center Police Seek Help Finding Wanted Suspect
Posted September 13, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police are seeking the whereabouts of  31-year-old black male, Anthony Letroy James. James is wanted by Center Police on two charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault and Unlawful Restraint. James is considered to be armed … Continue reading


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Center Police Canine Finds Illegal Drugs, Suspect Arrested
Posted September 8, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police make a drug arrest at an apartment complex after Canine Taz finds illegal narcotics hidden in the home. Officers Andrew Williams and Steve Thornburgh and his canine partner Taz observed a white Dodge Magnum speeding … Continue reading


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Center Police Arrest Two on Drug Charges after Traffic Stop
Posted September 7, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police have charged two men after finding a large amount of drugs in the vehicle following a traffic stop. The incident happened on Aug. 24 at the corner of Logansport and Walker Street. Officer Andrew Williams … Continue reading


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Two People Arrested in Stabbing of Two in Center
Posted September 7, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police have arrested and charged two people in connection with a stabbing incident that happened on September 1. Detective Haley responded to the scene at 1100 Garrett Street and discovered two victims, 19-year-old Carlos Booth and … Continue reading


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Center Police Charge Two with Delivery of Marijuana
Posted September 7, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police have charged two people with delivery of marijuana and child endangerment after detectives found a large amount of marijuana, some of it pre-wrapped, and two young children nearby. The illegal drugs were found after a … Continue reading


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Joaquin Native Serves Aboard Ship Named In Honor of 9-11 Victims
Posted August 31, 2016
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(NORFOLK, Va.) – As the nation prepares to observe the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a 2012 Joaquin Independent School District graduate and Joaquin, Texas native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of … Continue reading


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