The Carthage Press
Updated at 11:22 AM

Someday in the not-too-distant future, many of us will startle our grandchildren by telling them that once upon a time, friends would meet for lunch, shake hands and then eat without washing those hands after the shake. They’ll be amazed that in the past, some people were insulted if someone didn’t want to shake hands with them. We’ll shock those grandkids by telling them that there was a time when folks would go to cocktail parties, meet new people and shake their hands without secretly...

Updated at 11:14 AM

Carthage police arrested two people after a break-in and assault at an apartment on Robin Lane in Carthage late Monday night.

Updated at 11:12 AM

In honor of the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, students at the Carthage Middle School dedicated an art class to show what peace means to them.

Updated at 11:10 AM

The Seventh Annual Farm Girl Fest is set for Oct. 4-5 at the Kendrick Place, 1131 N. Garrison.

Updated at 11:07 AM

Terry D. Stone age 57, of Carthage, Mo., entered into rest on Sept. 29, 2014 following a battle with cancer since April of 2013.

Updated at 11:06 AM

Danny Walker, 47, passed Sept. 28, 2014 in Carthage, Mo.

Updated at 11:05 AM

The Lord called Gary Lee Sponsel, 65, Carthage, home Friday evening Sept. 26, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Carthage after a sudden illness.

Updated at 11:04 AM

Elsie "Mae" Knapp, age 102, of Guest Home Estates, Pittsburg, Kan., formerly of Mindenmines, Mo., passed away Sept. 29, 2014.

Posted at 11:00 AM

In poking fun at the Miss America pageant on the most recent episode of HBO's "Last Week Tonight,"John Oliver reached for the comedic equivalent of low-hanging fruit. Then he veered into something wholly unexpected — investigative journalism.

Posted at 10:00 AM

Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.

Posted at 10:06 AM

TV really doesn't get much uglier or more cynical than CBS's Stalker (Wednesday, 10/9c), a crass and...

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