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Disturbance and Fire Reported

12:29 p.m. – Carthage Fire Department and Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a disturbance and fire at a residence on Wiggins Loop Road. An individual allegedly set a fire inside the residence, but another individual was able to get it put... Read More.

Longtime Carthage Fireman Retires

Mr. Danny McMurry retired today after 29 years of being a firefighter at Carthage Fire Department. Carthage Fire Department celebrated Mr. McMurry today with a retirement party. (pictures below) Congratulations Danny! And thank you for your many years of service.


The Matlock Park Committee & Friends of The Park invites you to a fall celebration. It will be held at Matlock Park Saturday October 30th from 5:30-7pm. There will be a Trunk a Treat where you can decorate your cars in the theme of your... Read More.

Sunrise Baptist Church Annual Fall Festival

Sunrise Baptist Church located on Midway Road in Carthage invites you to their annual Fall Festival. It’s slated for Sunday October 31st from 4-7pm. There will be jumpers, indoor and outdoor games, and their FAMOUS stew along with crackers, drinks, and dessert. SBC invites you to... Read More.

Church at The Arc Fall Festival

The Church at The Arc located at 138 Lakeside Dr. in Philadelphia is hosting their very first Fall Festival on Sunday October 31st from 1-4pm. They will be serving soup that day. There will be a bounce house and games for the kids. Bring the... Read More.

FBC Carthage Fall Festival

First Baptist Church of Carthage located on North Van Buren Street is hosting a Glow with God Fall Festival. It will be held on Sunday October 31st at 6pm in their Family Life Center Gym & in the parking lot. There will be food,... Read More.