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Marshall Police Probe Death of Woman Found in Clay Pits
Rusk County Man Sentenced for Longview Bank Robbery
Panola College Rodeo Season Kicking Off Sept. 23-24
Texas DPS Releases Dashcam Video of Officer Involved Fatal Shooting
Wanted Suspect out of Center Captured in Shreveport


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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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AG Paxton: Child Exploitation Unit Makes 37th Arrest of the Year
Posted August 27, 2016
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AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the arrest of David Lloyd Kennedy, 44, for 10 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. The Office of the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) received multiple reports from the National … Continue reading


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Upcoming Travel Surveys from TxDOT
Posted August 26, 2016
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TYLER – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is sponsoring household, workplace, and commercial vehicle travel surveys that will soon be conducted in the Tyler and Longview areas by two transportation research firms, ETC Institute and Gram Traffic Counting. Beginning … Continue reading


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Attorney Gen. Ken Paxton Sends Guidance Letter to Texas Schools
Posted August 26, 2016
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AUSTIN – On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice issued a guidance letter that told schools across the country that, as a condition of receiving federal funds, they were now required under Title … Continue reading


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Panola College Move-In Day
Posted August 26, 2016
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The license plates read “North Carolina.” Unloading boxes from both vehicles were new Panola College student Taylor Morgan and her family members, Uncle Wayne Elliott, whose wife is a Panola College alumna, along with Taylor’s grandparents Raye and Roger Watson-Smyth. … Continue reading


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TxDOT Approves $70 Billion For Transportation Projects
Posted August 25, 2016
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The Texas Transportation Commission today approved the 2017 Unified Transportation Program (UTP) with $70 billion worth of projects to help TxDOT meet the state’s growing transportation demands. The plan is the largest of its kind in the agency’s history that … Continue reading


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East Texas Coach, Teacher Wife, and Daughter Arrested for Burglary
Posted August 24, 2016
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An Avinger ISD coach, his teacher wife and their daughter were arrested this week after police said they broke into a home in Marion County and stole several items. Marion County Sheriff David McKnight said Coach Tim Davis, 42, and … Continue reading


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Two Marshall Men Arrested in Beckville Home Burglary
Posted August 24, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Panola County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two Marshall men for the burglary of a home in Beckville. Chief Deputy John DePresca said the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call at around 9 Tuesday morning from a resident … Continue reading


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