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CONSTRUCTION ON NEW RESTAURANT MOVING FORWARD

CONSTRUCTION ON NEW RESTAURANT MOVING FORWARD Renovation work for a new restaurant in downtown Carthage continues. Nobels, which will serve Italian and American food, is tentatively set to open in early fall of this year. The new restaurant will be located in the former Anna’s Flower Shop building on Main Street just up from the…

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HERITAGE DAYS SATURDAY

HERITAGE DAYS SATURDAY The neighboring town of Granville will be celebrating our heritage Saturday. The 21st annual Granville Heritage Day will be celebrated on May 25 with the theme “Solid Gold Memories: White Walls & Fender Skirts” as the town celebrates the 1960’s during 2019. The day will begin with an opening celebration at 9:00…

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WRKM RADIO STATION CELEBRATING 60 YEARS

WRKM RADIO STATION CELEBRATING 60 YEARS Carthage radio station WRKM is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The story of the local radio station began in March of 1958 when Carthage resident Reggie Honey, president of Carthage Broadcasting Company, filed an application for an AM radio station with the Federal Communications Commission in Washington D.C.…

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TIGERS ROAD TO STATE

TIGERS ROAD TO STATE: After claiming a 16-4 victory over Monterey in the Region 3A Championship game, the Gordonsville High Tigers baseball team (29-4) will host Region 4A runner-up Eagleville Friday, May 17 at Crump Paris Park in Class A sub-state action. With a victory, the Big Blue would secure their fourth consecutive trip to…

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TREES USED TO CLEAN UP CONTAMINATION

TREES USED TO CLEAN UP CONTAMINATION Removal of contaminants from the soil at the former Robertshaw factory site, located on Industrial Drive in Carthage, continues. The building which housed Robertshaw was torn down a few years ago. Prior to that the building had been vacant for a number of years. In recent years, cleanup of…

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HEOIN, METH LOCATED BY K-9 OFFICER

HEOIN, METH LOCATED BY K-9 OFFICER Two people face charges after heroin and methamphetamine were located during a sheriff’s department investigation in the Dixon Springs community. The investigation began when Sgt. Junior Fields (K-9 unit) saw an individual identified as James Gardner, 37, Lebanon, standing in the drive-through at the Stage Coach Market. According to…

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2019 GRADUATION SECTION IN THIS WEEKS COURIER

2019 GRADUATION SECTION IN THIS WEEKS COURIER Inside this week’s edition of the Courier is a special graduation section recognizing graduates at the county’s two high schools. Graduation will be held at Gordonsville High School at 7 p.m., Friday, May 17. The following morning graduation will be held at Smith County High School at 10…

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