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Joshua Gradberg, graduate of class of 2017 Carthage High School, completed training and was commissioned to Odessa West Region with The Texas Highway Patrol. In a ceremony July 30, class A-21 was transferred from training command to command of Highway Patrol. Gradberg was recognized for phys…

Pond health and maintenance should be a top priority for landowners who want to get the most out of their favorite fishing hole; maintaining ponds is critical to increasing fish productivity and avoiding fish kills. Environmental factors like declining dissolved oxygen during peak summer mon…

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The day many parents have been waiting for is right around the corner, as Texas conducts its annual tax-free weekend, a “sales tax holiday” where parents can save money on tax-free purchases of clothing, footwear, backpacks and other school supplies. This year, the sales tax holiday begins a…

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Carthage ISD will have full in-classroom learning next year and won’t require face masks — but the district says it will continue a number of COVID protocols, such as increased cleaning.

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The Langford-Repress reunion took place Sunday, July 11 at Davis Park in Carthage. Since the reunion did not tale place last year because of COVID-19, it was nice to visit with all those who attended this year.

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Last week we looked at the potential economical importance our cull cattle and bulls can have on our local operations profits. Additionally, we explained the different grades cull cattle will fit into along with price relationship between the different grades. This week we will close out thi…

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COVID-19 cases have been surging in Texas and nationally — mostly among unvaccinated people — as the highly contagious delta variant has become dominant. While dozens of variants have spawned from the original COVID-19 virus, health experts say the delta variant is the most transmissible so far. Research also shows it’s leading to higher rates of hospitalization for those infected.

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The American Red Cross North Texas Region reminds Texans that this week may bring the highest temperatures we’ve seen this summer. A little preparation can go a long way in helping to keep you, your family and your pets safe during intense heat.

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WASHINGTON — Texas Democrats slipped out of the state 10 days ago because they were out of options back home, powerless to stop the Republican majority in the Legislature from passing its priority voting bill. With Gov. Greg Abbott committing to call more special sessions until the legislation is passed, Democrats have said they’re pinning their hopes on Congress to take action to block the attempts to restrict voting access.

CenterPoint Energy Operations Supervisor Greg Hudson, along with service technician Juston Booth, presented Fire Marshal Randy Liedtke and City Manager Steve Williams with a $2,000 check to aid in the purchase of a FLIR Thermal Imaging camera used by the Carthage Fire Department. The new FLI…