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Three Month Long Investigation Ends in Two Arrests
Boil Water Advisory Issued for Tatum Residents
Nugent Family Sends Davidson Two Requests
Sticker Shock Campaign Kicks Off
Stolen Vehicle Recovered; Suspect On The Run


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Three Month Long Investigation Ends in Two Arrests
Posted December 17, 2014
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A three month long investigation ended on Tuesday with the arrest of two people. Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake says that investigators had recently discovered two Van Zandt county criminals were living at a residence on County Road 1974 near … Continue reading


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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Tatum Residents
Posted December 17, 2014
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Customers served by Tatum Water Works are being asked to boil their water before consuming. Earlier today, a water main was busted by crews working on underground telephone lines. According to city officials, Tatum ISD is expected to release a … Continue reading


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Nugent Family Sends Davidson Two Requests
Posted December 16, 2014
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The family of murdered Carthage widow Marjorie Nugent recently sent two letters to Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson. One of them asking whether and when Davidson met with those involved with the movie “Bernie.” And another requesting evidence … Continue reading


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Sticker Shock Campaign Kicks Off
Posted December 13, 2014
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A campaign against underage drinking kicked off Saturday morning in Carthage. The Texas Department of Transportation and local officials held a news conference to inform the public about a program that shows the consequences of underage drinking. Volunteers then placed … Continue reading


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Stolen Vehicle Recovered; Suspect On The Run
Posted December 13, 2014
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Authorities are in the process of issuing a warrant for a suspect who evaded arrest on Thursday night. According to Lieutenant Blake Smith, at around 6:30 p.m. officers spotted a van recently reported missing and were working to confirm the … Continue reading


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Panola County Manhunt Over, Suspect Captured
Posted December 9, 2014
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Panola County Manhunt Over, Suspect Captured UPDATED: 10:30 P.M. 12-9-14 A suspect who fled from authorities earlier today is now in custody. Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake says the individual was arrested without incident near Highway 43. KGAS News CorrespondentĀ Blake … Continue reading


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Nugent Family Demands Panola County DA to Recuse Himself
Posted December 2, 2014
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The family of Marjorie Nugent has sent a letter to Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson demanding him to recuse himself. The family says they question Davidson’s ethics and objectivity in the forthcoming sentencing trial. “Davidson has rigged this … Continue reading


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Major Accident Shuts Down Highway 79 North on Saturday Night
Posted November 29, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS UPDATED: A major accident at Highway 79 North and County Road 3150 blocked traffic for several hours on Saturday evening. Troopers with the Department of Public Safety tell KGAS, that the driver of a white pickup truck failed … Continue reading


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Black Friday “Went Smooth” in Carthage
Posted November 28, 2014
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Local shoppers hit area stores on Friday to get in on the big savings. But according to local retail managers, things went “smooth.” KGAS News Reporter Blake Holland has more on how local stores did….Listen to the full story here…. … Continue reading


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New Sentence Hearing Granted for Tiede; Court Orders He Return to Carthage
Posted November 26, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS News The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted a new sentencing trial for convicted murderer, Bernie Tiede. According to the Austin-American Statesman, the court voted 6 to 3 this morning to grant Tiede a new hearing. From … Continue reading


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Carthage author’s new book about Texas gunslingers
Posted November 26, 2014
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By Elaine Etheridge Panola County native and state historian Bill O’Neal has penned another book about Texas. This time, it’s about Texas gunslingers and that’s its name. The book, published by Arcadia, is due out Dec., 8th, but O’Neal gives … Continue reading


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KGAS personality sworn in as Panola County reserve deputy
Posted November 21, 2014
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The Panola County Sheriff’s Office held a swearing in ceremony on Nov. 12th for Sheriff Kevin Lake, the constables and deputies. Panola County Judge David Anderson gave the oath. One new deputy was sworn in. KGAS personality Elaine Etheridge was … Continue reading


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SPECIAL REPORT: Nugent Family Claims Tiede was Scamming Marjorie
Posted November 17, 2014
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The family of murdered Carthage widow Marjorie Nugent has released evidence that they believe shows Bernie Tiede had a cover up motive for the 1996 murder. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland is delivering a special series on the new evidence, … Continue reading


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160 brave the cold for Carthage Veteran’s Day event
Posted November 12, 2014
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Some 160 citizens attended Tuesday’s Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Carthage. Two-time Texas State Historian Bill O’Neal was the featured speaker. He talked about the many national heroes that are from Texas, including World War II hero … Continue reading


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Saturday Evening Accident Shuts Down Highway 79 North
Posted November 8, 2014
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VIDEO: Motorcycle operator airlifted after colliding with a parked vehicle on Highway 79 North. One person was airlifted following a major accident on Saturday night. It happened during the six o’clock hour on Highway 79 North near FM 123. KGAS … Continue reading


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Watch / Listen To Game Archives
Posted November 7, 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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Bealls cuts ribbon on brand new bigger store in Carthage
Posted November 6, 2014
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The Panola County Chamber of Commerce was on hand for the grand opening of the Bealls location in Carthage on Thursday. Bealls moved from its old location on West Panola to the bigger store located off the Loop where the … Continue reading


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PANOLA COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS
Posted November 4, 2014
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LATEST ELECTION RESULTS: BLAKE HOLLAND-KGAS NEWS BALLOTS CAST-TOTAL 5,786 2,370 EARLY VOTING BALLOTS CAST 3,416 ELECTION DAY BALLOTS CAST UNITED STATES SENATOR JOHN CORNYN (REP) 4,615 VOTES 80.58% DAVID A. ALAMEEL (DEM) 986 VOTES 17.22% REBECCA PADDOCK (LIB) 112 VOTES … Continue reading


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Election day Tuesday voters decide federal, state and local offices
Posted November 3, 2014
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Texas voters will be required to present a photo identification, such as a driver’s license when voting Tuesday on Election Day. There’s one contested race involving Rusk County elected officials: Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Joe Sorrells takes on … Continue reading


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UPDATE: Nugent Family Releases Checks Allegedly Forged by Bernie
Posted October 29, 2014
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On Tuesday, the family of Marjorie Nugent released checks that they believe were forged by convicted murderer, Bernie Tiede. Listen here…NUGENT CHECKS     ORIGINAL STORY: Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence: Blake Holland-KGAS The family of a murdered Carthage widow … Continue reading


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