November 3, 2020 General Election Results

Voters had the opportunity to cast ballots in a variety of races during the November General Election, including municipal elections for Carthage & Gordonsville and elections for two vacant county commission seats. For Carthage, three city aldermen were elected....

Food for Thought: Veterans Day

By Mary Parker Draper, Extension Agent – Smith County Is it Veterans Day or Veteran’s Day? Defense.gov says it is Veterans Day. This holiday does not belong to one veteran or many veterans, which is what an apostrophe indicates. It is a day honoring all veterans, so...

Business Spotlight:  The Walton Kitchen

For decades, The Walton Hotel has been an iconic historic landmark to downtown Carthage and has seen many Smith County patrons pass through its doors. In September, The Walton Kitchen doors opened to customers offering a family-friendly atmosphere with good service...

Mrs. Helen Royster

Mrs. Helen Royster, age 98 of the Dixon Springs Community, passed peacefully at the N. H. C. Maury Regional in Columbia at 2:25 a.m. Friday morning October 30, 2020 where she had made her home for five years. Due to health concerns regarding Covid – 19, private...