The Carthage Press

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The Carthage Press
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) GateHouse Media
Publisher Steve Boggs
Editor John Hacker
Founded April 1872 (1872-04), as The People's Press[1]
Ceased publication August 29, 2018
Headquarters 800 West Central Avenue,
Carthage, Missouri 64836,
United States
OCLC number 28446911

The Carthage Press was an American daily newspaper published in Carthage, Missouri. It was owned by GateHouse Media.

The paper billed itself as "Southwest Missouri's Oldest Daily Newspaper"; its daily predecessor The Evening Press began in 1885.[2] Its roots as a weekly newspaper date to The People's Press, published in Carthage in 1872.[1] Gatehouse Media announced on August 28, 2018 that the following day's issue would be its last, folding the 146-year-old newspaper.[3]

It was one of three newspapers GateHouse owned in the Joplin-Pittsburg area, along with The Neosho Daily News in neighboring Newton County, Missouri, and The Morning Sun in Kansas.


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