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Authorities Confirms Tornado Sighting in Marshall
Marshall Police Warrant Round-Up Picks Up Speed
Marshall man in custody for sexually assaulting a child
Marshall PD Issues Warning About New ‘Street Drug’
Marshall Man Rescued From High Flood Waters


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Authorities Confirms Tornado Sighting in Marshall
Posted May 24, 2015
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A tornado was spotted by Marshall Fire/ EMS personnel at FM 2625 crossing Hwy 59 in a northern direction. Several trees and debris were reported down in that area, and across the city of Marshall. “Damage assessment teams noted damaged … Continue reading


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Marshall Police Warrant Round-Up Picks Up Speed
Posted May 20, 2015
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Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa  said his police officers were out in full force arresting those in Marshall with active warrants. Patrol officers, along with members of the Marshall Criminal Apprehension Team, are searching for those in Marshall with … Continue reading


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Marshall man in custody for sexually assaulting a child
Posted May 20, 2015
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By Elaine Etheridge A Marshall man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child has been taken into police custody.     Police say Anthony Eric Villarreal, 30, turned himself in Wednesday morning after being last seen April 8th. Police … Continue reading


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Marshall PD Issues Warning About New ‘Street Drug’
Posted May 19, 2015
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Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has issued a warning about a new synthetic drug that has made its way into Texas. The drug, known as flakka, initially reported as hitting the streets of Florida, has made its way into … Continue reading


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Marshall Man Rescued From High Flood Waters
Posted May 11, 2015
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Marshall Fire teamed up with Longview Fire’s Swift Water Rescue Team to rescue an unfortunate yet very blessed individual on Monday. “At approximately 6:15 a.m. Marshall Fire was dispatched to an individual trapped in a car submerged in the rising … Continue reading


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Marshall floods wreak havoc on drivers Friday morning
Posted May 8, 2015
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By Elaine Etheridge Many of Marshall’s city roads were impassable Friday morning after flooding overnight, and residents were asked to stay off city streets. According to Marshall police, the intersection of East End Boulevard and Victory Drive was flooded, causing … Continue reading


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Carthage Man Arrested in Harrison Co. Cattle Theft Case
Posted May 8, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS A fourth suspect has been arrested and charged with third degree felony theft of livestock after helping three other suspects steal twelve head of penned yearling cattle from a Harrison County ranch in September of 2014. All … Continue reading


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Accident Involving Motorcycle Sends Two People to the Hospital
Posted May 8, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS Two people were transported to a local hospital after being involved in an accident on Thursday afternoon. It happened around 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Dixie Lake Road and the loop in Carthage. According to police, … Continue reading


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Marshall ISD Student Hit By Vehicle
Posted May 8, 2015
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Marshall Police and other emergency services responded to the scene of an accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Pinecrest Drive near Maverick Drive. According to MPD Public Information Officer Becky Holland, the minor was transported to an area hospital … Continue reading


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Two people wanted on warrants by Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
Posted May 7, 2015
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By Elaine Etheridge The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two people, who are wanted on warrants. Jay Webb, spokesman for the HCSO, tells KGAS News both people are wanted for parole violations. Webb says Dexter Jamar Stoker, 26, … Continue reading


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Equipment Issue Causes Cell Phone Service Outage
Posted May 6, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS Carthage customers served by Verizon Wireless have been with little to no service for most of the day. According to Verizon’s Audrey Lundy, the outage was caused by an equipment issue that occurred around 10 a.m. The … Continue reading


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One Person Arrested in Marshall Shooting
Posted May 6, 2015
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Officers from the Marshall Police Department responded to reports of gun shots at 12:23 p.m., Wednesday, May 6 at West End Park, located at 1600 W. Rusk St. Upon arrival, officers discovered that one male had been shot, and was … Continue reading


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Early Voting Wraps Up for CISD Bond Election
Posted May 5, 2015
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Early voting for the Carthage ISD Bond Election concluded on Tuesday night. According to Kathy Ballard, around 400 voters came out during the early voting period. The final day to vote will be on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7p.m. … Continue reading


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Panola Co. Man Arrested Following Dinner Dispute
Posted May 1, 2015
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Dinner plans are being considered the cause of a domestic dispute that occurred last Friday, April 24th in the Deadwood community. According to Chief Deputy John DePresca, deputies with the Panola County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance involving a … Continue reading


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State Approves Funding for Panola County Airport
Posted May 1, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS The Texas Department of Transportation announced on Friday that funding has been approved for upgrades at the Panola County Airport. According to Airport Manager John DePresca Jr., the grant would come close to a million dollars and … Continue reading


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Authorities Investigating Fatal Shooting in Murvaul Community
Posted April 28, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS The Panola County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Tuesday night shooting that left one man dead. According to Sheriff Kevin Lake, around 9:10 p.m. dispatchers received a 911 call from a woman screaming she had just shot … Continue reading


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Early Voting Underway for CISD Bond Election
Posted April 28, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS Early voting for the Carthage ISD Bond Election is now underway. The early voting period will continue through Friday from 8am to 4pm. And then again on May 4th from 8am to 4pm, and May 5th from … Continue reading


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Carthage PD Expands Investigative Unit
Posted April 28, 2015
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A recent change within the Carthage Police Department has led to an increase in the number of criminal cases being investigated. According to Police Chief Jim Vanover, former patrol officer Sgt. Carl Harris now joins Investigator Lt. James Carpenter. Vanover … Continue reading


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One Dead in Early Morning Wreck in Harrison County
Posted April 27, 2015
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One man is dead following a one vehicle wreck 3.3 miles West of FM 450 on Davidson Road in Harrison County this morning. Justice of the Peace Megan Pinson responded to the scene where Allan Douglas Rambin, 56, of Big … Continue reading


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Severe Storms Leave Thousands Without Power
Posted April 27, 2015
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Blake Holland KGAS Strong storms brought down several trees and left thousands without power on Sunday night. As of 3 PM on Monday, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative reported that approximately 8,000 customers were still without power. Panola Co. – … Continue reading


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