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Two Dead After Drowning in Longview on Wednesday Afternoon
Lunch Benefit Set for Carthage Restaurant Owner
First State Bank Launches New Online and Mobile Banking System
DPS Increases July 4th Weekend Traffic Enforcement
Marshall/Harrison County DWI Task Force Announces Increased Patrols


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Two Dead After Drowning in Longview on Wednesday Afternoon
Posted June 29, 2016
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Two people are dead following a Wednesday afternoon drowning in north Longview. According to Fire Marshal Johnny Zackary, it happened shortly before 2 o’clock at a home in the 1000 block of Coleman Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters found one adult … Continue reading


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Lunch Benefit Set for Carthage Restaurant Owner
Posted June 29, 2016
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A Carthage restaurant owner needs your help in the fight against cancer. Wanda Ehrmann, of Wanda and Renee’s Cafe, has been diagnosed with small cell lung cancer, after already beating skin cancer several years ago. Her business partner Renee Pierce … Continue reading


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First State Bank Launches New Online and Mobile Banking System
Posted June 29, 2016
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First State Bank and Trust Company in Carthage is excited to announce that on July 11th they will launch a new and improved online and mobile banking system with new features and enhanced functionality. In a letter to customers, CEO … Continue reading


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DPS Increases July 4th Weekend Traffic Enforcement
Posted June 28, 2016
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News Release: AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to make safe driving practices a priority during the July Fourth holiday weekend. From July 1 – July 4, DPS Troopers will join law enforcement from … Continue reading


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Marshall/Harrison County DWI Task Force Announces Increased Patrols
Posted June 28, 2016
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Marshall Police and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office will be out this holiday weekend with their newly formed DWI Task Force. According to Public Information Officer Justin Mills, the DWI surge will begin at 8 PM on Friday, July 1st … Continue reading


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2016 John Ritter Tribute Showcase Finalists Announced
Posted June 27, 2016
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The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame has announced this year’s John Ritter Tribute Showcase finalists. The 30 contestants will compete for a $1,000 cash prize and also the opportunity to represent the TCMHOF at various concerts and events. This … Continue reading


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Gohmert Speaks at Panola County Republican Women Fundraiser
Posted June 27, 2016
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U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert was in Carthage over the weekend. He was the featured guest speaker at the Panola County Republican Women’s annual fundraiser at the Carthage Civic Center. Gohmert’s appearance came just days after he confronted democrats during their … Continue reading


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Fiery Crash Kills Driver in Harrison County
Posted June 27, 2016
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One man is dead following a fiery crash in Harrison County on Sunday afternoon. It happened around 3 p.m. just west of Fugler’s Grocery on Highway 154. The male driver of the vehicle has been identified as Dennis Wayne Johnson, 44, … Continue reading


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Good Shepherd Selects Duke LifePoint Healthcare as Potential Partner
Posted June 25, 2016
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News Release: The Good Shepherd Health System announced on Friday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to be acquired by Duke LifePoint Healthcare, subject to approval of the amended lease by the Gregg County Commissioners Court. The proposed … Continue reading


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Marshall Man Dies Following Fatal Incident
Posted June 25, 2016
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Marshall police have now determined that a man who they originally thought was fatally wounded by a gunshot actually died after falling through a window. Police have identified the man as 31-year-old Demarcus Perry. Perry was found on Friday night … Continue reading


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Barricaded Suspect Arrested Following Standoff with Longview Police
Posted June 25, 2016
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News Release: On June 25, 2016 at 2:55 a.m., Longview Police were dispatched to an Unknown Problem in the 500 Block of Mamon Drive. Upon arrival Police were told that a white male, later identified as 31 year-old Sonny Dee … Continue reading


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Fatal Gregg County Fire Started by Child, Determined Accidental
Posted June 22, 2016
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A fire that killed a three-year-old boy in Gregg County last week has been determined accidental in nature. According to Gregg County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Josh Tubb, the fatal fire happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., on June 14th at a home … Continue reading


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Marshall Resident Killed in Sunday Morning Rollover
Posted June 21, 2016
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A Marshall resident is dead after being thrown from his vehicle in a Sunday morning rollover. Officials say Brandon Amie, 32, of Marshall was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 1997 around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday. A preliminary investigation … Continue reading


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MISD Teachers To Receive Pay Raise in 2016-2017
Posted June 21, 2016
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According to a news release, all teachers in the Marshall Independent School District will receive a pay increase for the 2016-2017 school year, as the district has adjusted its teacher salary scale in an effort to be more competitive with … Continue reading


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18-Wheeler Hauling 40K lbs. of Candy Overturns on Highway 59
Posted June 19, 2016
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It took emergency crews several hours on Sunday to clear a rollover involving an 18-wheeler hauling 40,000 lbs. of candy. The accident happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 59 just north of Carthage. According to … Continue reading


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Three Killed in Harrison County Crash on Saturday Afternoon
Posted June 19, 2016
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Three people were killed in a crash on Saturday afternoon in Harrison County. According to DPS in Texarkana, the accident happened around 4 p.m. on Highway 43 between Marshall and Tatum. A preliminary investigation shows that a car was traveling northbound at … Continue reading


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Bomb Threat Evacuates Tyson Foods in Center
Posted June 17, 2016
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Hundreds of employees at Tyson Foods in Center are now back at work after being evacuated on Friday morning. Officials say a written bomb threat was sent in promising multiple explosions throughout the day. Bomb sniffing dogs from Barksdale Air … Continue reading


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Judge Dismisses Bernie Tiede Theft Charge
Posted June 16, 2016
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An East Texas judge has dismissed convicted murderer Bernie Tiede’s theft indictment, saying it was a violation of his federal and state constitutional right to a speedy trial. The charge accused the Carthage mortician of stealing from his victim, Marjorie … Continue reading


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Panola College Twirling Camp Set for July 19-22
Posted June 15, 2016
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News Release: Panola College Continuing Education will be hosting a four day twirling camp July 19-22. The camp is open to students K-12th grades and will last from 8:30-12:30 each day. The campers should meet in the new Charles C. … Continue reading


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3-Year-Old Boy Killed in House Fire near Lake Cherokee
Posted June 15, 2016
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Officials confirm that a three-year-old boy was killed in a Tuesday afternoon house fire north of Lake Cherokee. According to Gregg County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Josh Tubb, the fire happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., in the 600 block of Victorian Oak. … Continue reading


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