The Carthage Press

Updated at 7:05 AM

A Mount Vernon man was killed and a Carthage woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Missouri Highway HH west of Carthage Saturday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 8:15 p.m. three miles west of Carthage.

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 8:39 AM

A Carthage man pleaded guilty last week to charges stemming from what could have been a minor shoplifting incident, but resulted in a struggle that left two Carthage officers with injuries requiring surgery in one case and months of physical therapy...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 9:03 AM

Maintaining a septic system in a home can be one of the big expenses of rural living, but people living in a large swath of Jasper County may be eligible for help for that sometimes-unpleasant task.

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 9:01 AM

The best golfers in the area will have their sights set on the Carthage Rotary Club's biggest fundraiser of the year.

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 8:51 AM

After some hard work in the off season, the historic 66 Drive-In Theatre opened this weekend.

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 8:55 AM

The Carthage Area United Way topped $300,000 for the 2014-2015 campaign, raising a total of $303,703.92 after closing the books on the campaign on Monday.

Updated Apr 12, 2015 at 11:48 AM

With all the pomp and circumstance befitting an officer in the U.S. Army, hundreds of people from Carthage and from around the country laid to rest a man who died a respected businessman, but sat on a shelf for 102 years awaiting a proper burial.

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 8:46 AM

The opportunity only comes once every four years, and high schoolers at the Carthage Nazarene Church will be jumping on it.

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 8:51 AM

The die has been cast and the top minds in trivia in Carthage will face off in the “Triple Crown of Trivia” April 11.

Updated Apr 8, 2015 at 9:10 AM

Turnout was low in the annual municipal elections in Jasper County on Tuesday as voters in many areas stayed home because of a lack of candidates.

Updated Apr 8, 2015 at 9:08 AM

This will be the third year for the “Be a Dance Maven for Aven Zumbathon.”

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