The Carthage Press

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 8:53 AM

A Carthage man has admitted to leaving his two-year-old daughter home alone for nearly six hours a day, four different times, in the days just prior to the girl's death last August.

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 8:51 AM

Three motorcycle riders participating in a poker ride to benefit a Joplin VFW post were injured in a crash on Saturday on Missouri Highway 96 between Carthage and Avilla.

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 8:47 AM

A lightning strike was to blame for a fire that badly damaged a Carthage home Sunday evening on Main Street.

Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 8:19 AM

Residents are starting to get frustrated with what they see as a lack of progress on the widening of River Street, but the city says there's nothing they can do until all the utility lines, including those underground, are moved.

Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 8:18 AM

The Independence Day holiday is close at hand and fireworks stands have opened across the state.

Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 8:14 AM

Bright Futures-Carthage was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the K. D. and M. L. Steadley Trust.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 8:29 AM

The trial of a man charged with kidnapping and killing a 12-year-old Golden City girl in 2013 has been pushed back a year to July or August 2017.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 8:24 AM

Teachers and employees at the Carthage R-9 School District will see a small raise in salary in the coming fiscal year in the budget tentatively approves by the Board of Education on Monday.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 8:22 AM

The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. June 24-25 for the 39th Annual IPRA/ACRA Carthage Stampede Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 8:21 AM

An engineer who specializes in creating “senior playgrounds.” will be brought to Carthage to create a plan for a new park not far from the Carthage Square.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 8:20 AM

City workers will spray for mosquitoes across Carthage in the coming days in preparation for the Independence Day holiday.

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