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VIDEO: Panola Pines Ribbon Cutting
Posted July 31, 2014
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VIDEO: On Wednesday morning, the Panola County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the all new Panola Pines Plaza to town this morning. Watch here…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOHqVzAKf98&feature=youtu.be


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Plane Reports Engine Trouble; Lands in Panola County
Posted July 31, 2014
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Shortly before 11 o’clock on Tuesday night, the Panola County Sheriff’s Office dispatched deputies to the area of Sharpe Field after contact was loss with an aircraft flying in. According to Airport Manager John DePresca Jr., a plane had reported … Continue reading


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One Person Killed in Wednesday Morning Logging Accident
Posted July 31, 2014
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According to Panola County Sheriffs Office Chief Deputy John DePresca, around 9:30 this morning emergency crews responded to a report of man begin hit by a falling tree on CR 151. The victim has been identified as Jessie Wayne Gray, 50, … Continue reading


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Aidan the Braveheart
Posted July 28, 2014
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One-year old Aidan Hudman is set to have his second open heart surgery next month in Dallas. His mother, Jessica Hudman, is trying to raise money and support for his upcoming surgery by selling t-shirts. Blake Holland reports… Listen here….https://soundcloud.com/blake-holland-kgas/aidan-the-braveheart … Continue reading


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VIDEO: Two Vehicles Crash Through Downtown Building
Posted July 27, 2014
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Sunday afternoon, one person was transported to ETMC Carthage after crashing through a vacated building on the north side of the downtown square. Blake Holland reports..Watch here…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zekKD4q5NXk&feature=youtu.be   According to police, 57 year-old Barbara Stanley Marry was driving a 2000 Chevy … Continue reading


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Ambulance Driver Avoids Collision
Posted July 24, 2014
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VIDEO: Wednesday afternoon, the quick actions of an ambulance driver helped avoid a serious collision at the intersection of HW 79 North and FM 959. Blake Holland reports…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CvjvNHUBts&feature=youtu.be


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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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