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7-1 Tigers wrap up season Friday against Ozark

With the top seed in Class 5 District 6 all but officially locked up, the Carthage football team will wrap up its regular season...

Trio of golfers learn from first trip to state tournament

Lowell Catron thinks each of his three golfers learned a lot from their first trip to the state tournament. Carthage’s Rylee Scott, Naomi Lehrer and...

Haines, My Way: Senses heighten at Maple Leaf

It’s the pinnacle of community spirit in the Maple Leaf City – a time when every aspect of this town is celebrated. From darling babies...

Through the looking glass: ‘Til it’s Gone …

There’s a popular 80’s power ballad from Cinderella titled “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone).”  This song has been playing over and...

Curtain Call is saved!

On August 29, I made an urgent phone call to John Hacker. I had just read a front-page story offering up some lame excuse...

Art Notes from Hyde House: Windows open to autumn

At home in our big, old house we have all our windows open welcoming in the sweet, chilly breezes of this lovely autumn and...

Haines, My way: You can’t kill the heart of a Tiger

I bet you’ve been wondering where we’ve been. The thing about small towns ¬– at least here in the Midwest I’ve learned – is we...

The Standard Bearer: Myths about poverty in Carthage

Carthage has a 28.9% poverty rate. We cannot ignore this problem. We can justify distancing ourselves from this need, but it will eventually catch...

Chamber Chat: Maple Leaf … it’s less than a week away!

The Carthage Police Department maple tree branch tops are turning. The mornings are cool. And, we have TONS of Maple Leaf applications turned in. THAT...

Through the Looking Glass: Maple Leaf Musings

Mums. Cornstalks. Straw. Pumpkins. This is how October starts in the Hoover/Ensor household.  We only have a couple of weeks left to get ready...

Barbara Jean Spruce ‘B.J.’

Barbara Jean Spruce “B.J.”, 79, of La Russell, Mo, passed away early Thursday morning, October 11, 2018 at Mercy Hospital, Joplin. Barbara Jean Spruce...

Dorothy M. Knell

Dorothy M. Knell, 96, Carthage, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Oak Point Assisted Living Center, Carthage. Dorothy Mae McWilliams was born...

Van Howard Greenwood

Van Howard Greenwood, age 88, of Joplin, passed away on Sunday October 14, 2018, at his home, following an illness. Van was born on April...
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