After 140 years, The Carthage Press published its final issue on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.
At the 2017 Jasper County Youth Fair, Mikayla Fauss had to be helped into the show ring as she struggled with her cerebral palsy to show a rabbit with the Herding Heroes competition.
Two medical providers will be setting up shop in Carthage High School over the coming weeks after the R-9 Board of Education gave its ok to contracts with Mercy and the Ozark Center.
Another new building could be going up on the Carthage High School campus next winter if plans and funding come together as hoped by school district administrators.
Thomas G. Tatman, 59 passed away August 21, 2018 in Carthage, Missouri.
James M. “Jim” Crocker, 69, Carthage, MO, passed away Sunday afternoon, August 19, 2018 at his home with family by his side.
Ten years ago this week The Carthage Press ran its first “First Day Flyover” picture in its pages. It was an aerial photo of Mark Twain Elementary School, then a spritely 91 years old, surrounded by a ring of students, staff, adults and anyone in the building at that time.
Carthage High School may be home to a health clinic and a mental health clinic, both devoted to students and staff members, if school board members approve two agreements at their Monday board meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at Carthage Tech Center South, 1100 E. Airport Dr.
Carthage saw it’s first visit by judges from the America in Bloom project, and it will soon receive a detailed report with tips, suggestions, praise and things that can be done better.
Area singers are invited to audition for Heartland Opera Theatre’s production of Amahl and the Night Visitors on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 25 and 26, with four performances scheduled in December, including one in Carthage.