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Updated at 12:04 PM

Jasper residents are embracing the tiny community's place on the first transcontinental motor road in America by hosting part of Saturday's bus tour at the upcoming Jefferson Highway Convention in Carthage.

Updated at 11:58 AM

Carthage has been known locally and nationally as the “Crossroads of America,” for more than a century and James Douglas Clarkson is one of the reasons for this reputation. J.D. Clarkson, as he was known, was a Carthage business owner...

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 12:52 PM

Medicine H.A.T Inc., the horse assisted therapy ranch operated by Brent Erwin east of Carthage, his hosting its big annual fundraiser this weekend. The second annual Boots and Barbecue event is slated for 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Carthage's...

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 11:46 AM

Carthage residents will likely see an increase in their water and wastewater bills after July 1, but the total utility bill for the average resident will only rise by about 1.5 percent...

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Jasper County Public Administrator Angie Casavecchia wants to use the desire by some couples to get married as soon as they get their marriage license to raise money to meet the needs of the wards of the county.

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 11:40 AM

Generation after generation after generation, the Woodard family has offered their special and essential service to area residents.

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 11:35 AM

For the third year in a row, one minor problem that only popped up during an inspection of one school bus kept the Carthage School District from sweeping the annual inspection of its fleet of school buses by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 11:25 AM

Carthage Mayor Mike Harris signed a proclamation April 21 declaring May 1-8 National Music Week.

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 11:22 AM

About three weeks ago, junior Mykah Schrader met sophomore Damien Abasta during seminar at Carthage High School.

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 9:10 AM

The Carthage Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony with Repurpose Boutique...

Updated Apr 25, 2016 at 9:22 AM

Carthage's oldest park is a black hole at night with dim lights and vast shadows where people interested in drinking and taking drugs can do what they want and the general public doesn't feel safe.

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