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Carthage ISD Officials Address Ebola Concerns
Mary Reeves Davis Back in Panola County
Problematic Vehicle Sparks Numerous Grass Fires
Burn Ban Issued for Panola County
Deputy Constable Killed in Wednesday Accident


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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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Area Bands In UIL Marching Competition – Watch Live!
Posted October 13, 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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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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18-Wheeler Fire Causes Traffic Snarls
Posted August 19, 2014
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UPDATE: It took crews nearly an hour to extinguish an 18-wheeler fire this evening in Northeast Panola County. The fire happened during the 6 o’clock hour on Highway 79 North between DeBerry and Bethany. Four different fire departments worked to … Continue reading


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Lunch Hour Accident Damages Five Vehicles
Posted August 19, 2014
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UPDATE: Around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, a total of five vehicles were damaged when a vehicle failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of South Adams and Sabine Street. Listen here….https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/lunch-hour-accident-damages-five-vehicles


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Autumn Weather Outlook: Cool and Rainy
Posted August 19, 2014
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This fall could bring cooler temperatures and an unusual amount of precipitation. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports…..https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/fall-weather-outlook-includes-el-nino-pattern


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CISD Board Approves Budget and Tax Rate
Posted August 18, 2014
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The Carthage ISD School Board met in regular session on Monday and approved both the 2014-2015 budget and tax rate: Listen here…. https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/cisd-board-approves-budget-and-tax-rate


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Crews Battle Two Grass Fires Within One Hour
Posted August 14, 2014
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UPDATE: Thursday afternoon, Carthage firefighters responded to two separate grass fires within one hour. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports….Listen here… https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/thursday-afternoon-grass-fires


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