JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95....
Facts about anti-apartheid activist/former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died today at age 95.
A room full of Carthaginians have their focus on local students, their needs and aspirations for a brighter future.
Carthage’s Finest are participating in the Fourth Annual Bell Ringing Competition on Friday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Wal-mart to support the Carthage Salvation Army.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt tackled a variety of issues when he briefed Joplin and area business leaders on the latest in Washington politics.
If there is one thing that Carthage has, it is churches with a lot of history.
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.
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.
The end of a year sometimes brings the end of much more for many years.
Iran struck a historic deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program in the most significant agreement between Washington and Tehran after more than three decades of...
Here’s a look at some of the events held today to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy: - Dallas held a ceremony in Dealey Plaza, the site of the assassination. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings told a crowd of about 5,...
Fifty years ago today, JFK was assassinated. We take a look back through stories, photos and video on our special site. Click to go there. ......
Click the photo to go to our special JFK site marking the 50th anniversary of the president’s assassination. We have stories, historic photos and videos, and more. ......
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Rescuers faced blocked roads and damaged airports on Monday as they raced to deliver desperately needed tents, food and medicines to the typhoon-devastated eastern Philippines where thousands are believed dead.
Carthage native and U.S. Army Veteran Terry Barton has spent a career of more than 25 years working to make clean drinking water just as easy to obtain in the deserts and war zones of the Middle East and southwest Asia.
Maybe it was the free concert put on by Duke Mason and his band. Or perhaps it was the lure of free teddy bears handed out to youngsters 12 and under.
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