If Walt Wicklund had his way, he’d be sitting on the sidelines watching Monday’s Carthage Christmas Parade, but the organizers of the event had other ideas.
A Carthage man was found dead in his home in the neighborhood near the Carthage Golf Course Tuesday morning and police say the circumstances were suspicious enough to warrant calling in dozens of investigators with the Tri-State Major Case Squad.
If there is one thing that Carthage has, it is churches with a lot of history.
School was cancelled for the third straight school day on Tuesday as a winter storm brought snow to Carthage and the surrounding area making roads slick and dangerous.
After about two years of planning and negotiations with the railroad, bids were open on Tuesday on a project to fix a tricky railroad crossing north of Jasper on Main Street.
When Lt. Barry Duncan started out with the Carthage Police Department in 1977, police work was different and the people who worked in law enforcement were a different breed.
Moving Day is here for the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office as officers and movers bring it back into the Carthage city limits for the first time in almost six years.
A Carthage man was killed and three other people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Kansas early Saturday morning.
Even though the official start of winter doesn’t come for another three weeks, winter’s chill has been in place since the middle of November.
Fundraising campaigns to reach a goal of $300,000 look hopeful for the Carthage Area United Way.