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Fire Destroys Panola County Home
Three Month Long Investigation Ends in Two Arrests
Nugent Family Sends Davidson Two Requests
Sticker Shock Campaign Kicks Off
Stolen Vehicle Recovered; Suspect On The Run


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Fire Destroys Panola County Home
Posted December 21, 2014
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UPDATED: A Panola County homeowner will spend this Christmas salvaging what is left of his charred home. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland has more from the scene. Click play button below to listen…. Photos posted below, captured by Blake Holland-KGAS    … Continue reading


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Three Month Long Investigation Ends in Two Arrests
Posted December 17, 2014
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A three month long investigation ended on Tuesday with the arrest of two people. Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake says that investigators had recently discovered two Van Zandt county criminals were living at a residence on County Road 1974 near … Continue reading


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Nugent Family Sends Davidson Two Requests
Posted December 16, 2014
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The family of murdered Carthage widow Marjorie Nugent recently sent two letters to Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson. One of them asking whether and when Davidson met with those involved with the movie “Bernie.” And another requesting evidence … Continue reading


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Sticker Shock Campaign Kicks Off
Posted December 13, 2014
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A campaign against underage drinking kicked off Saturday morning in Carthage. The Texas Department of Transportation and local officials held a news conference to inform the public about a program that shows the consequences of underage drinking. Volunteers then placed … Continue reading


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Stolen Vehicle Recovered; Suspect On The Run
Posted December 13, 2014
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Authorities are in the process of issuing a warrant for a suspect who evaded arrest on Thursday night. According to Lieutenant Blake Smith, at around 6:30 p.m. officers spotted a van recently reported missing and were working to confirm the … Continue reading


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Nugent Family Demands Panola County DA to Recuse Himself
Posted December 2, 2014
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The family of Marjorie Nugent has sent a letter to Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson demanding him to recuse himself. The family says they question Davidson’s ethics and objectivity in the forthcoming sentencing trial. “Davidson has rigged this … Continue reading


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New Sentence Hearing Granted for Tiede; Court Orders He Return to Carthage
Posted November 26, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS News The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted a new sentencing trial for convicted murderer, Bernie Tiede. According to the Austin-American Statesman, the court voted 6 to 3 this morning to grant Tiede a new hearing. From … Continue reading


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Watch / Listen To Game Archives
Posted November 7, 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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PANOLA COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS
Posted November 4, 2014
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LATEST ELECTION RESULTS: BLAKE HOLLAND-KGAS NEWS BALLOTS CAST-TOTAL 5,786 2,370 EARLY VOTING BALLOTS CAST 3,416 ELECTION DAY BALLOTS CAST UNITED STATES SENATOR JOHN CORNYN (REP) 4,615 VOTES 80.58% DAVID A. ALAMEEL (DEM) 986 VOTES 17.22% REBECCA PADDOCK (LIB) 112 VOTES … Continue reading


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UPDATE: Nugent Family Releases Checks Allegedly Forged by Bernie
Posted October 29, 2014
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On Tuesday, the family of Marjorie Nugent released checks that they believe were forged by convicted murderer, Bernie Tiede. Listen here…NUGENT CHECKS     ORIGINAL STORY: Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence: Blake Holland-KGAS The family of a murdered Carthage widow … Continue reading


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One Person Airlifted Following Major Accident
Posted October 26, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS News One female driver was airlifted following a four-vehicle accident on Highway 149. The accident happened shortly after 5 o’clock on Sunday afternoon just past Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home. Click here to listen to the latest…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/one- woman-airlifted-following-major-accident-kgas Video of … Continue reading


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Two Injured in Cherokee County Plane Crash
Posted October 25, 2014
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Blake Holland-KGAS News The FAA has confirmed that a twin-engine plane went down Saturday afternoon in Cherokee County. The 1980 Amphibious Aircraft made a crash landing on County Road 1314, near Farm to Market Road 768. Four people were on board at the time … Continue reading


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KGAS SPECIAL REPORT: Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence
Posted October 23, 2014
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Nugent Family Requests Unreleased Evidence: Blake Holland-KGAS The family of a murdered Carthage widow is working to release evidence that could send her infamous murderer back to prison.  KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports…  Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/nugent-family-requests-unreleased-evidence Can’t listen on Soundcloud, … Continue reading


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O’Neal Begins Second Term as Texas State Historian
Posted October 22, 2014
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O’Neal Begins Second Term as Texas State Historian: Blake Holland-KGAS Carthage resident Bill O’Neal was sworn in as Texas State Historian this afternoon. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports… Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/oneal-begins-second-term-as-state-historian


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Area Bands In UIL Marching Competition – Watch Live!
Posted October 22, 2014
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High School Marching Bands from across East Texas will be in UIL Marching Contest and the Hanszen family of radio stations will be broadcasting many of the performances live on the air. In addition, ALL BANDS PERFORMANCES can be viewed … Continue reading


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Carthage ISD Officials Address Ebola Concerns
Posted October 20, 2014
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CISD Addresses Ebola Threat at Monday Meeting: KGAS NEWS———- Carthage ISD Superintendent Dr. Glenn Hambrick on the threat of Ebola and other infectious diseases: “We are aware, and we are trying to be proactive.” KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports..https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/carthage-isd-addresses-ebola-concerns


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Mary Reeves Davis Back in Panola County
Posted October 19, 2014
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The widow of country music singer Jim Reeves, Mary Reeves Davis, has reached her final resting place. This past Saturday, her body was brought to Panola County as she requested in her last will and testament. KGAS News Correspondent Blake … Continue reading


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Problematic Vehicle Sparks Numerous Grass Fires
Posted September 30, 2014
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Monday evening, several small grass fires were ignited by an SUV emitting sparks. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports. Listen here…https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/problematic-vehicle-sparks-numerous-fires


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Burn Ban Issued for Panola County
Posted September 30, 2014
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Outdoor Burning Prohibited in Panola County: Earlier today, Judge David Anderson declared a state of disaster in Panola County based on the imminent threat of disaster from wild fire. KGAS News Correspondent Blake Holland reports…Listen here… https://soundcloud.com/kgasblake/outdoor-burning-prohibited-in-panola-county


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Deputy Constable Killed in Wednesday Accident
Posted September 24, 2014
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KGAS News can confirm that Panola County Deputy Constable Byron McMillen was killed earlier today in a traffic accident on Highway 79 South near Fairplay. Panola County Sheriffs Office Chief Deputy John DePresca tells KGAS News that McMillen was transported … Continue reading


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