They don’t know each other; they grew up worlds apart, one in relative comfort, the other in abject poverty; but they ended up living in Carthage, and on Saturday, July 21, each celebrated birthday No. 100 with family and friends.
If you’re a fan of meteor showers, August is going to be an exciting month! The Perseid meteor shower is the best of the year, and in 2018, the peak viewing time for the shower is on a dark, moonless night — perfect for spotting meteors.
The death this week of a Carthage High School student from a long illness prompted school administrators to call in counselors for students who might need to talk about the loss.
In the nail-biter of the night at the Jasper County Courthouse in Carthage, Steve McIntosh scraped out a 46-vote win out of almost 14,500 votes cast in the race for the GOP nod for Jasper County Collector.
Michelle Lee “Hitchcock” Rhine, 42, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her home in Joplin.
Shirley Anne “Elliott” Pyle, 86, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at her home in Carthage.
Edna Leona Maggard, 92, passed away August 4, 2018 at Carthage Health & Rehabilitation in Carthage, MO.
George D. Heisten, 76, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in El Dorado Springs, MO.
University of Missouri Extension in Jasper County is sponsoring a Missouri Master Gardener training program, beginning September 11, and winding up in mid-October.
Family members and friends of Sami Bayless are holding a fundraiser beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5 to help raise money for her family as they care for the Greenfield teenager in the wake of a devastating car crash