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Panola County Home Destroyed in Thursday Night Fire
Homeowner Catches Burglary in Progress, Holds Suspects at Gunpoint
Texas Rangers Rule Center Jail Death a Suicide
Four-Year-Old Child Involved in Four-Wheeler Accident
Emergency Crews Respond to One-Vehicle Crash on FM 123


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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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Wolfe Remains Timpson Mayor Following Tuesday Council Meeting
Posted January 13, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS In a meeting that lasted less than 10 minutes, the Timpson City Council voted to leave Ronnie Wolfe as town Mayor through May. Last week, Wolfe was appointed as mayor following the resignation of former Mayor Debra … Continue reading


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Harlem Ambassadors Set to Perform in Carthage
Posted January 13, 2016
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News Release: The internationally-acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors will be visiting Carthage for a game at Carthage High School gymnasium on January 25th at 6:30 P.M. Doors will open at 5:30 and the CHS Key Club will provide concessions. The Harlem Ambassadors … Continue reading


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Toledo Bend To Host Bass Fishing Tournament
Posted January 12, 2016
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┬áMark Bownds KGAS The 2016 FLW Bass Fishing League tournament season will open Saturday, January 23rd for Cowboy Division anglers at the first tournament of the year on Toledo Bend Lake. Up to 40 boaters and co-anglers will be competing … Continue reading


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Regional Mobility Authority Meets in Panola County
Posted January 12, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS The Northeast Texas Regional Mobility Authority met in Panola County on Tuesday afternoon on the campus of Panola College. The authority’s goal is to accelerate the development of transportation projects across the area. The authority is governed … Continue reading


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Truck Hits Utility Pole in Riderville, Brings Down Power Lines
Posted January 12, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS A utility pole in the Riderville community was brought down on Monday evening after it was struck by a pickup truck. According to Trooper Daniel McBride, the driver of the truck was traveling west on County Road … Continue reading


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A Conversation with District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson
Posted January 12, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson sat down with KGAS News on Tuesday morning to discuss everything from open carry to the upcoming Bernie Tiede re-sentencing trial. Listen to some of the highlights from the conversation … Continue reading


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DPS Investigates One-Vehicle Crash on Hills Lake Road
Posted January 11, 2016
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DPS is investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred on Monday morning on Hills Lake Road. The crash happened just before 9 a.m. involving a silver 1999 Dodge Ram pickup truck. DPS Trooper Kaleb Bullock says the driver was traveling northeast … Continue reading


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Candlelight Vigil Held for Pregnant Logansport Woman Killed in Panola Co. Crash
Posted January 11, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Friends and family of a 22-year-old pregnant woman killed last week in a Panola County car crash gathered on Sunday night for a candlelight vigil. Logansport resident Tichina Perkins Carter lost her life last Tuesday as a … Continue reading


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Commissioners Vote To Allow Employees To Carry Concealed Handguns
Posted January 8, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS UPDATED: Panola County Commissioners vote unanimously to allow county employees to carry concealed handguns in the courthouse. Other items of interest include the approval of a rental contact with the Henderson Civic Center for jury selection for … Continue reading


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Funeral Services Set for DCP Accident Victim
Posted January 8, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Funeral services have been set for a DeBerry man who was killed on Wednesday morning in what police are calling a ‘horrific accident.’ Carthage Police confirmed on Thursday that DCP employee Jessie ‘JB’ Wood, 56, of DeBerry … Continue reading


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One Woman Sent to ETMC Carthage Following Thursday Crash
Posted January 7, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS One woman was sent to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being involved in a two-vehicle crash. The accident happened around 12:20 p.m. at the intersection of West Sabine and Daniels Street. Carthage Firefighters dispatched a rescue truck … Continue reading


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Ribbon Cutting Held at Ivan Smith Furniture
Posted January 7, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS The Panola County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ivan Smith Furniture to the county with an official ribbon cutting Thursday morning. The store is located inside the former Bealls location at Centerpointe Plaza on West Panola. According to … Continue reading


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Two Panola Co. Fire Departments Battle Mobile Home Fire in DeBerry
Posted January 7, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Two Panola County fire departments battled a mobile home fire in DeBerry on Wednesday night. The fire happened on County Road 326 around 7:45 p.m. According to Inter-Community VFD Captain Jason Barnett, upon arrival crews discovered a … Continue reading


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DeBerry Man Killed After Being Accidentally Run Over at DCP Midstream
Posted January 6, 2016
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Blake Holland KGAS Carthage Police confirm that a 56-year-old man has died after being struck in the parking lot of DCP Midstream on South Shelby Street Wednesday morning. Police have identified the victim as DCP employee Jessie Wood, 56, of … Continue reading


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