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Funeral Services Set for Charles D. Holmes
Carthage ISD Adopts Order Calling for May Bond Election
Sam Johnson 1937-2015


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ETX CLOSINGS/DELAYS
Posted February 23, 2015
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SEND YOUR CLOSINGS/DELAYS TO INFO@KGASRADIO.COMĀ  WEDNESDAY CLOSINGS/DELAYS: According to County Judge Lee Ann Jones, the Panola County Courthouse is CLOSED for the rest of the day. According to County Judge Lee Ann Jones, the Panola County Courthouse is CLOSED for … Continue reading


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WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR SUNDAY-MONDAY
Posted February 22, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS News The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of the area from 9 p.m. this evening until 6 p.m. on Monday. Precipitation will transition to a wintry mix beginning Sunday night as temperatures … Continue reading


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Funeral Services Set for Charles D. Holmes
Posted February 21, 2015
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Funeral services for longtime Carthage ISD Board member, Charles D. Holmes will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 21st at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery under the direction of the Gary Masonic Lodge … Continue reading


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Carthage ISD Adopts Order Calling for May Bond Election
Posted February 16, 2015
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Carthage, TX- A May bond election for Carthage ISD has now been approved. The election was set for Saturday, May 9th, with early voting in both April and early May. The approval of the election was just one of the … Continue reading


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Sam Johnson 1937-2015
Posted February 13, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS Funeral services have been set for former Inter-Community Fire Chief Sam Johnson. Memorial services will be Thursday, February 19th at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Carthage. Listen to current Fire Chief Nick Morton’s comments here… … Continue reading


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Crews Search Sabine River for Woman Who Allegedly Jumped
Posted February 12, 2015
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Post by KGAS. Crews have concluded their search for a woman who reportedly jumped into the Sabine River Wednesday night off of the FM 1794 bridge. Panola County Chief Deputy John DePresca tells KGAS News reporter Blake Holland that at … Continue reading


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Fair Play/Clayton Boil Water Orders Lifted
Posted February 9, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS Two Panola County water systems have lifted their boil orders. On Saturday, the boil water notice issued for residents in the Fair Play community was lifted, along with a 2nd order issued by the Clayton Water Supply. … Continue reading


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One-Vehicle Accident Sends Beckville Teen to Longview Hospital
Posted February 9, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS News A 17-year-old Beckville boy was transported to a Longview hospital on Sunday night after he collided with a power pole on FM 124. According to Beckville Fire Chief Robert Fite, the young man had swerved to … Continue reading


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Major Accident Sends One Person to ETMC Carthage
Posted January 29, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS One person has been transported to East Texas Medical Center in Carthage after his truck slid off of FM 2517 on Thursday. The accident happened during the 9 o’clock hour at FM 2517 near County Road 448, just … Continue reading


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Patterson Arrested on Federal Warrant
Posted January 28, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS A Carthage man wanted on a federal warrant was arrested on Wednesday afternoon during a traffic stop. Christopher Jabor Patterson, 39, was placed under arrest after being spotted on Cook Street by PCSO Deputy Richard Mojica. According to … Continue reading


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Nugents Respond to Motion Requesting Dismissal of Tiede Theft Charges
Posted January 28, 2015
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UPDATED: The recently filed motion says the same evidence considered for the murder case re-sentencing, supports the dismissal of the pending second degree theft charge. The motion is more than 200 pages, and reveals new details and documentation surrounding the … Continue reading


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Motion Filed Requesting Dismissal of Bernie Tiede Theft Charges
Posted January 27, 2015
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KGAS News has obtained a motion that was filedĀ on Monday by the Austin attorney representing convicted murderer, Bernie Tiede. The motion says the same evidence considered for the murder case re-sentencing, supports the dismissal of the pending second degree theft … Continue reading


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Truck Catches Fire at State Line
Posted January 24, 2015
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A one-ton truck caught fire on the state line Friday afternoon. The fire broke out during the three o’clock hour on Highway 79 North in the Bethany community. Firefighters from Caddo Parish were dispatched to extinguish the fire. The driver … Continue reading


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ETX Walmart Evacuated; Warrant Issued for Suspected Gunman
Posted January 24, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS The town of Sulpher Springs, Texas was the scene of a SWAT standoff on Friday night, after a man was suspected of walking inside a local Walmart with a gun. But according to Sgt. Matt Glenn, the man … Continue reading


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Two CISD Students Arrested for Campus Break-In
Posted January 21, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS An investigation into a couple of break-ins at Carthage ISD has led to the arrest of two juvenile suspects. District Police Chief Chris Hardy says the boys confessed to breaking and entering two Carthage ISD buildings earlier this … Continue reading


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Funeral Services Announced for Accident Victim
Posted January 20, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS Funeral services have been set for a 20-year-old Panola County man who was killed in a weekend accident. Services for Scott Wynn, 20, of DeBerry, will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the Walnut Springs Baptist Church with … Continue reading


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CISD Board Approves May Trustee Election
Posted January 20, 2015
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Blake Holland-KGAS The Carthage ISD School Board met in regular session on Tuesday night. One of the items approved by board members was the calling of a board trustee election. The terms of three board members will soon be expiring. … Continue reading


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BREAKING: Daniels Arrested for Murder of LaMarcus Scott
Posted January 19, 2015
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Blake Holland- KGAS News According to authorities, Timothy James Daniels, 23, of Longview has been arrested for the murder of 30-year-old LaMarcus Scott of Carthage. Scott was found dead inside his closet on January 12th, an autopsy showed that he … Continue reading


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Brush Fire Destroys Two Acres Near State Line
Posted January 19, 2015
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According to Inter-Community Fire Chief Nick Morton, about two acres of vegetation were destroyed by fire this afternoon near the state line. The fire broke out around 2:15 on County Road 330, when a controlled burn suddenly got out of … Continue reading


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Carthage Denny’s Evacuated Due to Strong Gas Odor
Posted January 18, 2015
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A Carthage restaurant was evacuated this morning after employees smelled what they though was a strong odor of gas. It happened at Denny’s on Highway 59 South and the loop in Carthage. Upon arrival, firefighters ordered everyone out of the … Continue reading


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