Bob Livingston http://tristatesradio.com en Carthage is Planning a Big Birthday Bash http://tristatesradio.com/post/carthage-planning-big-birthday-bash <p>Carthage will celebrate its 175th birthday in conjunction with the annual Fourth of July celebration. The celebration will last the entire week.<br /><br />Community Development Director Bob Livingston said the community has enthusiastically embraced the celebration. Dozens of volunteer committees are shaping the event. The committees are looking to the past to find a symbol for the celebration.<br /> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:19:07 +0000 James Lenz 12335 at http://tristatesradio.com Carthage is Planning a Big Birthday Bash New Director to Draw on Vast Experience http://tristatesradio.com/post/new-director-draw-vast-experience <p>Carthage&#39;s new Community Development Director brings a lifetime of experience to the job.<br /><br />Bob Livingston spent over five decades in the plumbing business in his home state of Pennsylvania. Since moving to Illinois, the 91 year-old has helped bring rural water service to Henderson County. He was a VISTA volunteer with that county&#39;s Economic Development Corporation for three years.<br /><br />He said between his business experience and his work on the water district, he feels well-prepared for the new job.<br /> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:22:15 +0000 James Lenz 9518 at http://tristatesradio.com New Director to Draw on Vast Experience