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Texas Rangers Investigate Inmate Death in Panola County
Shreveport Vet Center Hosting Mobile Vet Care Event
Electrical Issue Leads to Early Dismissal at CHS
Car Burglarized at Samaritan House
DPS Reminds Drivers to Watch for Children As New School Year Starts


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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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Two-Vehicle Accident on Highway 149
Posted August 14, 2014
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UPDATE: Wednesday afternoon, two vehicles were involved in an accident on HW 149, just outside of Carthage. One vehicle fled the scene, but was later located by authorities. Listen here….https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/two-vehicle-accident-on-hw-149


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Police Investigate iPad Theft at Carthage Walmart
Posted August 12, 2014
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Police are investigating the theft of several iPads from the Walmart location in Carthage. Police Chief Jim Vanover says that the incident occurred around 2 o’clock Monday morning. Listen here…


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Beckville ISD School Board Appoints New Elementary Principal
Posted August 12, 2014
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On Monday night, the Beckville ISD School Board approved the the hiring of Jason Bridges as the new elementary school principal. Stay with KGAS News for further details.


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Independent Bankers Assn. of Texas Recognizes Beckville School Teacher
Posted August 11, 2014
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Carthage, Texas—The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) is proud to present Sunset Elementary School teacher Lisa Tate with its Teaching Excellence in Financial Literacy Award. Tate, a third-grade teacher, is one of three award recipients from across the state. … Continue reading


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PHOTOS: 17th Annual Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Celebration
Posted August 10, 2014
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View photos from this years Hall of Fame Weekend below.  “The Oak Ridge Boys” perform live at Saturday nights show. Lead singer, and Texas native  Duane Allen was inducted into the TCMHOF, and all of the “boys” were made honorary members. … Continue reading


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UPDATE: Short Police Pursuit Ends in Arrest
Posted August 7, 2014
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BLAKE HOLLAND-KGAS NEWS According to Panola County Constable Mitch Norton, Thursday afternoon during the three o’clock hour he attempted to pull a red convertible over near Beckville. The driver failed to pull over and led Norton on a short pursuit … Continue reading


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