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Jasper County approves ‘tight’ $45 million budget

A move to improve retirement benefits for county employees and increased workers compensation costs means Jasper County officials will be pinching pennies a little...

Jasper County places sales tax extension on April ballot

By John Hacker jhacker@thecarthagepress.com Jasper County voters will be asked in April to extend a quarter-cent, county-wide sales tax to address what county officials say are...

Jasper County officials sworn into office

A year-long election cycle came to a conclusion on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 with a swearing-in ceremony for three circuit court judges and six...

Candidates file for seats on Council, School Board

With about three weeks left in the filing period for local elections, a number of candidates have filed for the five seats on the...

Filing period starts for Carthage city, school elections in April

People interested in taking leadership positions for Carthage City Council and Carthage R-9 Board of Education started filing...

State statute forces Judge Cameron to retire from Municipal Court

Do you remember what you were doing in March of 1980? Carthage Municipal Court Judge Brad Cameron does. He was taking the bench for the first...

Thomas painting draws national attention after Trump interview

The latest painting in Carthage Artist Andy Thomas’ series of paintings of the Presidents is getting new attention after it made an appearance in...