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Good Shepherd Selects Duke LifePoint Healthcare as Potential Partner
Marshall Man Dies Following Fatal Incident
Barricaded Suspect Arrested Following Standoff with Longview Police
Fatal Gregg County Fire Started by Child, Determined Accidental
Marshall Resident Killed in Sunday Morning Rollover


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Good Shepherd Selects Duke LifePoint Healthcare as Potential Partner
Posted June 25, 2016
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News Release: The Good Shepherd Health System announced on Friday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to be acquired by Duke LifePoint Healthcare, subject to approval of the amended lease by the Gregg County Commissioners Court. The proposed … Continue reading


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Marshall Man Dies Following Fatal Incident
Posted June 25, 2016
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Marshall Police confirm that the victim in an incident on Sledge Street around 7p.m. Friday has died. Public Information Officer Justin Mills says officers are unsure if the man was shot, or what caused his fatal wounds. According to a news … Continue reading


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Barricaded Suspect Arrested Following Standoff with Longview Police
Posted June 25, 2016
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News Release: On June 25, 2016 at 2:55 a.m., Longview Police were dispatched to an Unknown Problem in the 500 Block of Mamon Drive. Upon arrival Police were told that a white male, later identified as 31 year-old Sonny Dee … Continue reading


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Fatal Gregg County Fire Started by Child, Determined Accidental
Posted June 22, 2016
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A fire that killed a three-year-old boy in Gregg County last week has been determined accidental in nature. According to Gregg County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Josh Tubb, the fatal fire happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., on June 14th at a home … Continue reading


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Marshall Resident Killed in Sunday Morning Rollover
Posted June 21, 2016
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A Marshall resident is dead after being thrown from his vehicle in a Sunday morning rollover. Officials say Brandon Amie, 32, of Marshall was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 1997 around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday. A preliminary investigation … Continue reading


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MISD Teachers To Receive Pay Raise in 2016-2017
Posted June 21, 2016
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According to a news release, all teachers in the Marshall Independent School District will receive a pay increase for the 2016-2017 school year, as the district has adjusted its teacher salary scale in an effort to be more competitive with … Continue reading


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18-Wheeler Hauling 40K lbs. of Candy Overturns on Highway 59
Posted June 19, 2016
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It took emergency crews several hours on Sunday to clear a rollover involving an 18-wheeler hauling 40,000 lbs. of candy. The accident happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 59 just north of Carthage. According to … Continue reading


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Three Killed in Harrison County Crash on Saturday Afternoon
Posted June 19, 2016
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Three people were killed in a crash on Saturday afternoon in Harrison County. According to DPS in Texarkana, the accident happened around 4 p.m. on Highway 43 between Marshall and Tatum. A preliminary investigation shows that a car was traveling northbound at … Continue reading


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What’s Your Bid 2016 Items
Posted June 18, 2016
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Some of the items you’ll find on this year’s edition of What’s your Bid on KGAS. Listen to our program LIVE during select Saturdays from 9 to noon on 104.3 FM. This is a program exclusively aired during the summertime … Continue reading


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Bomb Threat Evacuates Tyson Foods in Center
Posted June 17, 2016
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Hundreds of employees at Tyson Foods in Center are now back at work after being evacuated on Friday morning. Officials say a written bomb threat was sent in promising multiple explosions throughout the day. Bomb sniffing dogs from Barksdale Air … Continue reading


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Locals Honored at Annual Ag and Forestry Appreciation Banquet
Posted June 16, 2016
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The 33rd Annual Panola County Agriculture and Forestry Appreciation Banquet was held on Thursday afternoon at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in Carthage. Several members of agriculture in Panola County were honored, they include: CW Fields– Outstanding Conservationist … Continue reading


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Beef Quality Assurance Training Scheduled for June 21st in Center
Posted June 16, 2016
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Beef producers can get free training to help them become more competitive in the industry by attending a Texas Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program Tuesday, June 21 at the John D. Windham Civic Center in Center. The program will begin … Continue reading


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Judge Dismisses Bernie Tiede Theft Charge
Posted June 16, 2016
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An East Texas judge has dismissed convicted murderer Bernie Tiede’s theft indictment, saying it was a violation of his federal and state constitutional right to a speedy trial. The charge accused the Carthage mortician of stealing from his victim, Marjorie … Continue reading


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Panola College Twirling Camp Set for July 19-22
Posted June 15, 2016
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News Release: Panola College Continuing Education will be hosting a four day twirling camp July 19-22. The camp is open to students K-12th grades and will last from 8:30-12:30 each day. The campers should meet in the new Charles C. … Continue reading


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3-Year-Old Boy Killed in House Fire near Lake Cherokee
Posted June 15, 2016
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Officials confirm that a three-year-old boy was killed in a Tuesday afternoon house fire north of Lake Cherokee. According to Gregg County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Josh Tubb, the fire happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., in the 600 block of Victorian Oak. … Continue reading


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Governor Abbott Invites CDC To Review Texas’ Zika Virus Plan
Posted June 15, 2016
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News Release: On Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott invited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to come to Texas and review Texas’ Zika Virus Preparedness and Response Plan. Last week, Governor Abbott participated in a conference call hosted by … Continue reading


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Carthage Man Injured in Wednesday Morning Crash
Posted June 15, 2016
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Carthage Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that sent one person to the hospital on Wednesday morning. It happened around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 699 and the loop. According to Assistant Police Chief Blake Smith, the … Continue reading


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NWS Issues Heat Advisory Through Friday
Posted June 15, 2016
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The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a heat advisory for most of the area through Friday. Forecasters expect afternoon highs to climb into the lower to middle 90’s. High humidity levels will result in heat indices ranging from … Continue reading


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Body Found In Logansport, Suspect Arrested and Released
Posted June 10, 2016
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Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle regrets to inform the public that the body located on Friday, June 10th, in the Logansport, LA area has been tentatively identified as that of 21-year-old Miranda Whitton. Whitton was reported missing on June 9, 2016. Following … Continue reading


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TEA Waives 5th & 8th Grade Retesting & Retention
Posted June 10, 2016
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TEA News Release: Commissioner Morath waives 5th and 8th grade student retesting and retention requirements As a result of ongoing reporting issues with the state’s testing vendor, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that the state will be removing … Continue reading


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