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Friday, August 26, 2011 Volume XX, Number 49

did ya know?.

Did Ya Know?.. Stone’s Throw Theatre, 796 S. Stone Lane, will hold auditions for "Lost in Yonkers", on Sun., Aug 28, and Mon., Aug 29 at the theatre, 6:00 pm both nights. .Cold readings. Parts are 4 male (2 younger teens); 3 female roles. 358-9665

Did Ya Know?.. Singles Reaching Out - West meet on Friday Aug. 26 at 6 pm at Lucky J Steakhouse. Join us for dinner. Call 417-246-5604 or 417-388-3038 for info

today's laugh

Emily Sue passed away and Bubba called 911.

The 911 operator told Bubba that she would send someone out right away. "Where do you live?" asked the operator.

Bubba replied, "At the end of Eucalyptus Drive."

The operator asked, "Can you spell that for me?"

There was a long pause and finally Bubba said, "How ‘bout if I drag her over to Oak Street, and you pick her up there?"


My husband was resting next to me on the couch with his head in my lap. I carefully removed his glasses. "You know, honey," I said sweetly, "without your glasses, you look like the same handsome young man I married."

"Honey," he replied with a grin. "Without my glasses, you still look pretty good too!"


A Chronological Record of Events as they have Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.

A $20,000 DAMAGE SUIT.

Case of Theodore L. Hurst vs the P. & G. Railway on Trial Today.

A damage suit in which the plaintiff asks $20,000 for injuries received, was begun at noon today in circuit court. It is still in progress and likely to last over tomorrow.

The title of the case is Theodore L. Hurst vs the Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf railway. The plaintiff, who was formerly a freight brakeman for the road, alleges that at Stillwell, Indian Territory he, while attempting to board a caboose, tripped over some stones left beside the track and was thrown to the ground so violently as to be rendered unconscious. He rolled under the wheels and his right leg was crushed. He also received a cut on the head which greatly impairs his hearing. For all of which he asks $20,000 damages.

  Today's Feature

R-9 Gold Pass Available.

The Carthage R-9 School will continue it’s "Gold Pass" program this year.

The district uses the Gold Pass to show the appreciation of the encouragement area residents give to students by attending various school activities.

To promote that support, the district offers complimentary Gold Passes to persons age 60 or over who are residents of the R-9 School District. The pass is effective for life and authorizes free admittance to all home athletic events and other district-hosted activities, with the exception of district and state tournaments.

To obtain a Gold Pass, those interested can contact the District Administrative Office at 710 Lyon Street in Carthage.

Proof of age should be available upon request.

For more information call 359-7000,

First Home Game of Season Tonight.

The Carthage Tigers will play their first home football game of the season this evening against Branson beginning at 7 p.m.

The team has scheduled six home games this season.

Jasper County Jail Count

192August 25, 2011

Total Including Placed out of County

Just Jake Talkin'

It was just a pleasant picture. The guy was backin’ up to pull out of a parkin’ spot. It so happened that maneuver blocked the drive I was attemptin’ to enter. Suddenly realizin’ I was waitin’, the fella placed the biscuit of some kind he was eatin’ in his mouth, turned to me and waved in a friendly way, put the car in drive and drove off.

I can only suppose he was smilin’ behind that large hunk of bread in his mouth, all I could see was crust and his eyes peerin’ over the top.

I suppose that some might have been embarrassed in that situation. I don’t think the other driver was in this case, and I certainly wasn’t. It was merely a pleasant exchange of ever’day circumstances. If you happen to get caught with your mouth over full, just wave big and drive off. It’s the friendly thing ta do.

This is some fact, but mostly,

Just Jake Talkin’.

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Weekly Column


ART NOTES from Hyde House

by Sally Armstrong, Director of artCentral

As we continue to wind down our current season of 2011, I am working towards creating our next season’s calendar, and it looks to be a good one! We will be offering some new artists, some groups of painters, and some old friends on our calendar line-up. I am currently in the process of securing additional artists for the season as well, so if you are an artist and would like to be considered for an exhibition please let me know. Our members who make up the plein aire painters group "Day Trippers" will be exhibiting in the new season, and we look forward to the new work that this group, consisting of Kristin Huke, Carthage, Becky Golubski, Pierce City and Crystal Manning, Carl Junction, and others, bring to Hyde House gallery. I am also pleased to welcome back long-time member and fine painter Donna Roberts of Joplin, who paints in both watercolor and oils, and her talented daughter Kelly Moreland, who does beautiful fiber/mixed media art, in their second show together for artCentral. We will look forward to a first showing by Springfield artist, and new member to artCentral, Dale Augustson who paints with acrylics in a contemporary style to one of the exhibition dates, and look forward to seeing more of this well known Springfield artist’s work in our gallery. Also, there will be an exhibition of member artist Alice Lynn Greenwood’s interesting portrait paintings, in a unique style. Alice comes to Carthage from Fayetteville, Arkansas and is an enthusiastic new member of artCentral. Additionally, we will offer the donation of a portion of the personal art collection of our most valued Wendy Christensen, to be displayed and purchased by viewers in a memorial sale of these works, and possibly another auction of personal works from various members’ collections, so stay tuned for these developments in the upcoming year, 2012. It will prove to be an interesting season I am sure!

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