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Obit – Mr. Andrew “Woody” Gibbs

Mr. Andrew “Woody” Gibbs, age 22, of Carthage was pronounced deceased at 12:37 p.m. Sunday afternoon, September 18, 2022, at the Riverview Regional Medical Center E. R. in Carthage, after being discovered unresponsive at his grandmother’s Dogwood Street home. Bro. Jackie Dawson officiated at the 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon funeral services from the Carthage Chapel…

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Obit – Mr. Rusty Boal

Carthage resident, Mr. Rusty Boal, died as a result of a single vehicle accident at the age of 36. The accident occurred when Mr. Boal was returning from a work assignment in Houston, Texas and, according to the Prescott, Arkansas coroner, he apparently went to sleep and struck a bridge abutment on Interstate 30 at…

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Obit – Mr. Jim Caruthers

Mr. Jim Caruthers, of the Holleman Bend community at Granville, was discovered deceased at his Ezell-Ragland home Tuesday evening, September 20, 2022. The 62 year old Mr. Caruthers was pronounced deceased by a Jackson County Paramedic Deputy Medical Investigator at 7:34 p.m. Mr. Caruthers was cremated at the Cumberland Family Services in Algood and no…

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Obit – Mr. John Doss

Retired watch maker and jewelry repairman, Mr. John Doss, died at the age of 73 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center at 2:49 p.m. Monday afternoon, September 19, 2022, where he was admitted September 15th being treated with Covid. He and his late wife made their home on Big Orange Circle near Baxter. 1 p.m.…

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Obit – Paul Davis

March 16, 1965 – September 20, 2022 Our beloved son, brother, friend and partner, Paul Davis, passed away on September 20, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee after a courageous battle with his illness. Predeceased by his father, George, he leaves behind to mourn, his loving mother, Clemence Maclure Davis, siblings, Kathleen (Fletcher), Patrick, Ed, Marcella (Alan),…

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Obit – Mrs. Lillie Jacqulyn (Jackie) Baker Scudder

Mrs. Lillie Jacqulyn (Jackie) Baker Scudder, age 86, of Grant, passed away Saturday September 24, 2022. Mrs. Scudder was born on December 10, 1935 in New Middleton, she was one of twelve children born to the late Howard Scoba (Scobie) Baker and Janie Ethleen Bilbrey Baker. She was also preceded in death by five siblings:…

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Obit – Mr. Gary Thomas Grisham

Gary Thomas Grisham, age 67, of Murfreesboro died Wednesday September 21, 2022. He was a native of Fort Campbell KY and Brush Creek, and was preceded in death by his parents, James Chester Grisham and Rose Pearl Powell Grisham, brothers, James Ray Grisham, and Roy Stacey Grisham. Mr. Grisham was retired from Dow Smith Company,…

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New Carthage district attorney offices open

By Eddie West Staff Writer A ribbon cutting and open house for the new Fifteenth Judicial District Attorneys office complex in Carthage was held Friday. Located in the former First Tennessee Bank building on Main Street, the facility houses a number of Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney offices, providing a variety of legal support services for…

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Carthage police locate Florida inmate

By Eddie West Staff Writer A woman wanted by Florida Department of corrections and a male subject were taken into custody during an investigation, Thursday. The investigation into the two individuals began when a bolo (be on the look out) was issued for a pickup truck with a Florida license plate was reported leaving from…

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William Walton Harvest Festival

By Eddie West Staff Writer The William Walton Harvest Festival is scheduled for Saturday. The event will take place on the square in Carthage at the historic courthouse beginning at 10 a.m. The annual event features various activities for children and adults, food booths, arts and craft booths and live entertainment. SEE FULL SCHEDULE IN…

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