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Friday Afternoon Rollover on HW 149
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Two-Vehicle Accident FM 1794 & HW 59 North
Officials Discuss East Texas Earthquakes
Soccer Association Hosting Summer Camp


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Friday Afternoon Rollover on HW 149
Posted July 19, 2014
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VIDEO: This afternoon, the PCSO and DPS responded to the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 149 between Carthage and Beckville. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports. Watch here…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zKoy6Ddews&feature=youtu.be


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Walmart Express Comes to East Texas
Posted July 15, 2014
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A new Walmart Express store is expected to be completed in the city of Tatum by the end of this year. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports. Listen here….https://soundcloud.com/blake-holland-kgas/walmart-express-comes-to-east-texas


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Two-Vehicle Accident FM 1794 & HW 59 North
Posted July 14, 2014
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Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of FM 1794 and HW 59 North on Monday afternoon. According to Fire Marshal Duane Baushke, the victims did not suffer from any life threatening injuries. KGAS Reporter Blake Holland … Continue reading


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Officials Discuss East Texas Earthquakes
Posted July 10, 2014
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Several East Texas officials recently traveled to Shelby County to discuss the recent seismic activity in Deep East Texas. Listen to Blake Holland’s story here…https://soundcloud.com/blake-holland-kgas/officials-discuss-east-texas-earthquakes


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Soccer Association Hosting Summer Camp
Posted July 9, 2014
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UPDATE: The Carthage Soccer Association is hosting about 70 kids this week for a summer camp that involves coaches from England. Listen to the updated story here….https://soundcloud.com/blake-holland-kgas/summer-soccer-camp


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New Truck Stop Provides Jobs
Posted July 9, 2014
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Wednesday night, the new Panola Pines truck stop opened their doors. The new business stop is providing job opportunities for over 80 people. Listen here….https://soundcloud.com/blake-holland-kgas/new-truck-stop-provides-jobs


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200+ Flags Retired On July 4th
Posted July 6, 2014
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On Friday, VFW Post 5620 and American Legion Post 353 hosted a flag retirement ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in downtown Carthage. Later in the evening over 200 flags were laid to rest at the post. KGAS News Correspondent Blake … Continue reading


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HEB Recalls Several Beef Products
Posted July 3, 2014
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H-E-B stores throughout Texas are recalling several of their beef products. The following SKUS are impacted by this voluntary recall: Retail Vacuum Sealed Packages with sell-by dates of 7/4/2014 and 7/5/2014 of the following products: · Hill Country Fare Beef … Continue reading


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CISD Takes Steps Towards Possible Bond Election
Posted June 30, 2014
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Carthage ISD is in the early stages of a possible bond election for May of 2015. The district has posted an online notice seeking a construction manager at risk. CISD Superintendent Dr. Glenn Hambrick says the possible bond election is … Continue reading


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CHS Graduate Killed In Sunday Morning Accident
Posted June 29, 2014
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KGAS News can confirm that former Carthage football/basketball standout Cortlyn Ware was killed in a one-vehicle accident this morning on West Hayden Street just off of FM 10. Hear the details of the investigation here…Fatal Accident Ware is a 2011 … Continue reading


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Pedestrian Struck On Highway 59 South
Posted June 28, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS News On Friday night, the Panola County Sheriffs Office received a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle on Highway 59 South near County Road 420. According to neighbors, the subject had already made … Continue reading


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TxDOT: State Highway 43 to be Resurfaced
Posted June 26, 2014
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A section of State Highway 43 either side of the Harrison and Panola County Line will receive a new riding surface this year according to plans approved in June by the Texas Department of Transportation. “We will be resurfacing a … Continue reading


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Jury Finds O’Neal Guilty of Felony Theft
Posted June 26, 2014
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Blake Holland- KGAS News Panola County, Texas- Testimony concluded on Wednesday in the case of the State of Texas vs. Mark Hinton O’Neal. O’Neal was charged with the April 17th, 2013 theft of diesel fuel and oil from Weiner Trinity. … Continue reading


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KGAS Summer Gospel Concert: Friday, July 18th
Posted June 23, 2014
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KGAS Summer Gospel Concert Info: The Kingsman with special guests The Calvary Boys and Grounded Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Carthage Civic Center. Tickets in Advance: $12.00 Tickets at the Door: $15.00 Call 903-693-7176 for ticket information.


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One-Vehicle Accident Causes Monday Power Outage
Posted June 23, 2014
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According to police, shortly before 8 o’clock this morning a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria driven by 18 year-old Bryian Bolton struck a power pole in front of Panola Auto Sales. The accident snapped the power pole in half causing it … Continue reading


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UPDATE: CISD Approves Proposed Changes to Student Handbook
Posted June 13, 2014
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Story by: Blake Holland UPDATED: The Carthage ISD School Board  approved proposed changes to the 2014-2015 CHS Student Handbook To view the changes click the images below. The board agenda contained three pages of proposed material.  


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Court of Criminal Appeals Set To Review Tiedes Release
Posted June 13, 2014
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Story by: Blake Holland According to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, a writ was received on Wednesday in the case of convicted murderer Bernie Tiede. Last month, Tiede was freed from prison after new evidence surfaced in the case. … Continue reading


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STAAR Test Results: Carthage ISD, Beckville ISD
Posted June 12, 2014
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Story by: Blake Holland PASSING RATES       Carthage ISD:        Beckville ISD: READING/ELA:               79%                          83% MATH:                               80% … Continue reading


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DeBerry Man Throws Brick at Officer
Posted June 10, 2014
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Story by: Blake Holland Authorities have arrested a DeBerry man after he fled on foot from a Carthage Police officer over the weekend. Police Cheif Jim Vanover tells KGAS that while on routine patrol Sunday afternoon, Officer Brack LaGrone spotted … Continue reading


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UPDATE: Trooper Chow Improving Following Wreck
Posted June 9, 2014
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Sheriff Tom McCool joined KMHT 103.9 FM during The Talk of East Texas this morning, and provided an update on Trooper Tyson Chow, The Department of Public Safety DPS Trooper injured in a car accident just East of Hallsville on … Continue reading


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