Carthage en New Medical Clinic Coming to Carthage <p>Memorial Hospital will add a second building to its campus at the Route 336 interchange in Carthage. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:41:48 +0000 Rich Egger 50317 at New Medical Clinic Coming to Carthage Sheriff : Inmate Dies of Natural Causes <p>Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger says a preliminary autopsy on William Clark, 63 of Sutter, Il. shows that he died of natural causes. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:32:29 +0000 Jason Parrott 43532 at Sheriff : Inmate Dies of Natural Causes Carthage's Smelly Water Has Cost City <p>Carthage has spent a second consecutive summer dealing with discolored and smelly tap water.<br><br>While the water is safe, it was unsavory. The city used extra chemical treatment in an effort to reduce the problems.<br><br>Mayor Jim Nightingale says the has spent 52% of the budgeted amount for chemical treatment just one-third of the way through the city's fiscal year.<br> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:38:47 +0000 James Lenz 21537 at Carthage's Smelly Water Has Cost City Kibbe Museum to Add Space <p>The Kibbe Museum in Carthage has found a solution to its growing pains.<br><br>It will build a new 40' by 60' addition to the east of the existing complex.<br><br>Storage space has been in short supply since the museum accepted an extensive collection last year that filled two semi-trailers.<br><br>It came from the Museum of Funeral Customs in Springfield which closed its doors for good in 2009.<br><br>Items from the collection have been stored in a building belonging to a local manufacturer. Mayor Jim Nightingale says that donation is coming to an end.<br> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:43:00 +0000 James Lenz 20899 at Kibbe Museum to Add Space Carthage Alderman Resigns <p>Carthage is looking for someone willing to serve on the city council.<br><br>Second-ward Alderman Jim Fink resigned his seat on the city council this week. He had served in that capacity for two years.<br><br>He was forced to step down after moving outside the city limits.<br><br>Mayor Jim Nightingale says Fink has suggested a possible successor.<br><br>Nightingale says, “He has a person in mind, which I haven't talked to yet. But, hopefully, I'll have somebody on board by the second meeting in September.”<br><br>The mayor did not identify the candidate.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Wed, 29 Aug 2012 16:28:46 +0000 Jim Lenz 20757 at Carthage Alderman Resigns