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2016-2017 Carthage Bulldog Cheerleaders Posted
Carthage woman killed in Wednesday crash in Panola County
Carthage police investigate Sunday accident caused by dog
Swap Shop Rules Defined
Five people injured in 2 separate wrecks on Hwy. 149 at CR 202


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2016-2017 Carthage Bulldog Cheerleaders Posted
Posted February 12, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Carthage ISD Cheerleader tryouts were held Thursday afternoon, and the winners were posted Thursday night. Here’s the list: Varsity Cheerleaders: Paige Bogenschutz Kierra Fant McKenzie Hill Taylor Hughes Chloe Neuman Addison Pope Savannah Pride Brynne Soape Cassidy … Continue reading


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Carthage woman killed in Wednesday crash in Panola County
Posted February 12, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge DPS Troopers in Tyler have identified the woman who was killed when her vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler on Wednesday. Trooper Jean Dark told KGAS News, Ernestine Thorson, 66, of Carthage died after the car she was … Continue reading


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Carthage police investigate Sunday accident caused by dog
Posted February 8, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge A Sunday afternoon crash in Carthage is being blamed on a dog that ran out in front of the driver. Assistant Police Chief Blake Smith said the crash happened on South Market Street just south of Wellington … Continue reading


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Swap Shop Rules Defined
Posted February 3, 2016
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Here are the newly announced rules for Swap Shop on both KGAS and KPXI:  1)No firearms 2)Four items only 3)No businesses or services, even those seeking a service 4)Calls limited to only 30 seconds 5)Turn your radio down to prevent … Continue reading


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Five people injured in 2 separate wrecks on Hwy. 149 at CR 202
Posted January 28, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Carthage fire fighters were called out to two separate accidents with multiple injuries on Hwy. 149 at County Road 207 near Riderville Thursday morning. Two people were trapped inside separate vehicles and fire fighters used the “jaws … Continue reading


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Beckville High cheerleaders place 2nd in U-I-L competition
Posted January 25, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge The Beckville High cheerleaders have taken second place at U-I-L competition last week. Principal Phillip Works said the cheerleaders traveled to Arlington on Jan. 14th to compete in the first U-I-L state spirit compeition against 28 teams … Continue reading


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Rock Hill Water Supply boil water notice lifted
Posted January 25, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Rock Hill Water Supply Corporation has lifted the water boil notice for customers who live on or off Hwy. 59, FM 124, and east of the Rock Hill plant on FM 1794. The notice was issued on … Continue reading


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Carthage Fire fighters respond to fire involving hoverboard
Posted January 23, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Carthage Fire fighters responded to a call of a fire at house located at 904 Greenbriar Saturday morning. Fire fighter Jake Vanover tells KGAS News says a report of a hoverboard fire came in at around 10 … Continue reading


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Weekly Roadwork Report – TxDOT Atlanta District for Jan. 24-30
Posted January 23, 2016
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Bowie County US 259 – At Red River north of De Kalb, constructing new bridge. IH 30 – From SH 8 to Anderson Creek, repairing pavement and installing new guard rails. Various lane closures. US 82 – From IH 30 … Continue reading


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Three indicted on federal kidnapping charges for kidnapping Carthage man
Posted January 22, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge U.S. Attorney John M. Bales has announced the indictment of thee men charged in a kidnapping conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas. Cory Carnell Mitchell, 27, of Tenaha, Gary Eugene Cutright, 21, of Zwolle, LA., and … Continue reading


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Carthage police arrest 3 suspects in robbery and shooting
Posted January 20, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Carthage police have arrested three suspects on federal warrants for the robbery and shooting of a Panola County man, who was found lying in the roadway in the 300 block of West Panola Street on Dec. 7th. … Continue reading


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Center Police arrest suspects for stealing newspaper machines
Posted January 20, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Center Police have arrested two Center man for stealing newspaper machines from Center and San Augustine. According to a news release from Center Police, Tevin Garrett, 23, and Jeremy Edwards, 35, have been charged with theft after … Continue reading


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Junior Fillies Club Program Is Set To Begin
Posted January 18, 2016
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Jr. High volleyball players in the 6th through 8th grade are being offered a chance to join the Junior Fillies Club, a weekly program that includes detailed instruction and game situations. The program will be every Monday night from 6 … Continue reading


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Superior Grill in Shreveport back open after Saturday morning fire
Posted January 16, 2016
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By Elaine Etheridge Superior Grill restaurant in Shreveport is back open after a fire Saturday morning. The restaurant opened back up by 11 o’clock Saturday morning after fire broke out in the kitchen earlier in the morning. Shreveport Fire fighters … Continue reading


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Panola County Home Destroyed in Thursday Night Fire
Posted January 15, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Two Panola County fire departments worked on Thursday night to contain a fully-involved house fire. The fire broke out around 8:15 p.m, at a home on County Road 150, off of Highway 79 South. According to Assistant … Continue reading


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Homeowner Catches Burglary in Progress, Holds Suspects at Gunpoint
Posted January 14, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS The Panola County Sheriff’s Office arrested two individuals on Wednesday after they were caught burglarizing a vacant home near the Panola-Rusk county line. According to Sheriff Kevin Lake, dispatchers received a 911 call from the homeowner on … Continue reading


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Texas Rangers Rule Center Jail Death a Suicide
Posted January 14, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS The Texas Rangers have ruled the death of inmate at the Center Police Department Jail a suicide. According to DPS Spokesperson David Hendry, the inmate was found dead in in his cell back on December 28th. The … Continue reading


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Four-Year-Old Child Involved in Four-Wheeler Accident
Posted January 14, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS A four-year-old girl involved in a four-wheeler accident on Wednesday evening suffered only minor bumps and bruises, according to her mother. The accident happened at a residence on County Road 212, off of FM 124 around 5:45 … Continue reading


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Emergency Crews Respond to One-Vehicle Crash on FM 123
Posted January 13, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS A one-vehicle accident in the Centennial community sent out emergency crews on Wednesday. The accident happened just before noon on Farm-to-Market Road 123 near the state line. According to DPS Trooper Joey Pace, the driver of a … Continue reading


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New Year, New Ride for CISD Police Department
Posted January 13, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Carthage ISD Chief of Police Chris Hardy is excited to announce that the district’s police department has a new way of getting around. Hardy tells KGAS News that the department recently began using a new Campus Response … Continue reading


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