A once-popular Christmas tradition of killing birds for sport has evolved into a Christmas tradition in which tens of thousands of birders document bird sightings in an attempt to help conservation efforts.
Students at East Middle School said they are counting the days until they can move out of the renovated warehouse where they currently attend classes to their new school on East 20th Street. “I am so glad that we’re not in a warehouse anymore,” eighth-grader Cydney Vickers said. Of the new school, she said: “I’m really excited, actually.”
The 63rd annual Carthage Community Laymen’s Christmas Services will be held Dec. 16-20 at the Grand Avenue Church of God, 1185 S. Grand Ave.
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.
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.
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.
If there is one thing that Carthage has, it is churches with a lot of history.
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.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt tackled a variety of issues when he briefed Joplin and area business leaders on the latest in Washington politics.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program …