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Boil Order Issued by Deadwood Water Supply
CPD Investigating Fatal Shooting
Part 1: Carthage ISD gets thousands of dollars in grants for students
Danny Buck Davidson Files Motion Recusing Himself
Panola College Announces Naming Of Frances B. Ross Rooms


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Boil Order Issued by Deadwood Water Supply
Posted April 1, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS Deadwood Water Supply has issued a boil water order following a break in the water line on County Road 455. Customers that live southwest of the intersection of FM 31 and CR 455 including CR 4552 and … Continue reading


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CPD Investigating Fatal Shooting
Posted April 1, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS News Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that left a Carthage man dead. According to Police Chief Jim Vanover, around 11:14 pm. dispatchers received a report of shots fired at a residence in the Hope Village … Continue reading


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Part 1: Carthage ISD gets thousands of dollars in grants for students
Posted March 31, 2015
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By Elaine Etheridge The Carthage Education Foundation Prize Patrol visited classrooms on all the campuses of Carthage ISD on Friday, delivering grants that teachers wrote for specific materials and trips. The total amount of checks given was $200,540.85. Baker-Koonce received … Continue reading


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Danny Buck Davidson Files Motion Recusing Himself
Posted March 30, 2015
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UPDATED: 7 a.m. KGAS News Reporter Blake Holland can confirm that Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson made a motion on Monday to recuse himself and any other Criminal District Attorney of Panola County, as the attorney of the … Continue reading


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Panola College Announces Naming Of Frances B. Ross Rooms
Posted March 30, 2015
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Panola College Board of Trustees is proud to announce the naming of the Frances B. Ross Ballroom, located in the new Charles C. Matthews Foundation Student Center and the Frances B. Ross Lecture Hall, located in the new Health and … Continue reading


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Tiede Pre-Trial Set for Tuesday Afternoon
Posted March 30, 2015
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9:30 a.m. CANCELLED A pre-trial hearing for convicted murderer Bernie Tiede is set to take place on Tuesday afternoon inside the Panola County Judicial Annex. The hearing was originally set for March 3rd, but a request for additional time was … Continue reading


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State Historian to Present at UT Tyler Longview University
Posted March 24, 2015
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The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center will host a lecture featuring Texas State Historian, Dr. Bill O’Neal at 6:30 pm Thursday, March 26. “Texas During World War II” will examine the remarkable contributions made by Texans to … Continue reading


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Carthage ISD Cancels Board Member Election
Posted March 23, 2015
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The Carthage ISD Board of Trustees met in regular session on Monday night. Items on the agenda included the adoption of an order cancelling an election for board candidates who are running unopposed. The board then declared those board members … Continue reading


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2015 Hall of Fame Inductee Announced
Posted March 22, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS Singer Tracy Byrd will be inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame this upcoming August. Museum Director Tommie Ritter Smith made the announcement on Saturday afternoon in Orange, Texas. Byrd was presented with his official … Continue reading


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Major Accident Sends Three to Longview Hospital
Posted March 21, 2015
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Three people have been transported to a Longview hospital after being involved in a major accident on Friday night. It happened just before nine o’clock in the southbound lanes of Bird Drive near Panola College. According to witnesses, one of … Continue reading


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One Person Sent to Hospital Following Wednesday Accident
Posted March 19, 2015
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The Carthage Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday night involving a Ford SUV and a Key Energy 18-wheeler. It happened shortly after 10 o’clock on the Carthage loop between Dixie Lake Road and Ball Park … Continue reading


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Fair Play Boil Water Order Lifted
Posted March 19, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS UPDATE: The Fair Play Water Supply has lifted a boil water order that was issued on Tuesday morning. According to Debbie Allums, the water has tested safe once again for customer consumption. The boil order was originally … Continue reading


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Judge Denies Parker’s Motion For New Trial
Posted March 18, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS News It’s been over three decades since the parents of Shane Caskey locked eyes with the man who gunned down their son on October 22, 1980. On Wednesday, William Robert Parker appeared in a Panola County Courtroom … Continue reading


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Convicted Murderer Seeking Release; Hearing Set For Wednesday
Posted March 17, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS News In 1981, William Robert Parker of Tenaha was sentenced to life in prison for the 1980 shooting death of his 21-year-old brother-in-law, Shane Caskey, in the Old Center community. Parker and Caskey allegedly had a running … Continue reading


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2015-2016 CHS/CJH Auxiliary Tryout Results
Posted March 14, 2015
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2015-2016 CHS/CJH Auxiliary Tryout Results 2015-16 HS Twirlers Kelsey Weidner, Captain Cassie Tinkle, Lieutenant Grace Andrews Peyton Jones Callie Lawrence Kelli Sandidge 2015-16 HS Flags Macy Isbell, Captain Morgan Nicklas, Lieutenant Meosha Brown, Lieutenant Isabella Berns Ashonti Burroughs Zakayla Cooper … Continue reading


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Kelly Arrested Following Wednesday Pursuit
Posted March 14, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS KGAS News has learned more about a short foot pursuit that had many Carthage residents concerned on Wednesday afternoon. According to Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake, Deputy Richard Mojica had observed a vehicle fail to stop at a … Continue reading


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Karnack ISD Board Votes To Close High School
Posted March 12, 2015
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UPDATE: Karnack ISD board members voted unanimously on Thursday night to close Karnack High School at the end of this school year. There are currently only 27 students enrolleds at the school, and the district can no longer afford to … Continue reading


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Flood Warning Issued for Sabine River
Posted March 12, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS The National Weather Service has extended a flood warning for the Sabine River near Beckville. NWS Meteorologist Mario Valverde says that as of Thursday morning, the river was nearly two feet above the flood stage. LISTEN HERE…River … Continue reading


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Carthage Main Street to Host 7th Annual Clean-Up Carthage Day
Posted March 10, 2015
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The City of Carthage and Carthage Main Street is sponsoring the 7th annual Clean-Up Carthage Day on Saturday, April 11, 2015. This is a day that the community can join together to make our city more appealing not only to … Continue reading


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Karnack High School Facing Potential Closure
Posted March 9, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS News An East Texas school district is facing the tough decision of closing down a campus due to low enrollment. Karnack ISD held a public forum on Monday night discussing the possible closure of Karnack High School. … Continue reading


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