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.
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.
The Salem Country Church at Red Oak II is hosting its second fundraiser for the victims of one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.
Information was scarce as police continued on Wednesday to investigate what they now confirm was the murder of a Carthage man.
Carthage firefighters will honor Fire Marshall Tom Nixon with a reception from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Friday at the Carthage Fire Station.
A man and woman have been arrested and face charges of first degree murder in the death of Raymond Ritchhart, 87, 1237 Douglas Court.