Grand opening July 24

A community grand opening for the Webb City American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Building will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24. Paving the parking lot, one of the last things to be done before the grand opening, was done Wednesday.

Zips is open

The new Zips Car Wash, at 1309 S. Madison St., is now open while the project is being finished. Signs were being hung Wednesday. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 21.

You can get a free car wash by signing up online.

Public test of election equipment

9 a.m. Tuesday at Carthage Courthouse

Charlie Davis, Jasper County Clerk, announces that he and his staff will be testing voting equipment in front of the public at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 19, at the Jasper County Courthouse, Room 103, in Carthage.

“It is essential that the equipment, programming and process for our elections work without failure,” says Davis. The public and media are welcome to attend.

Confused about who you’ll be voting for on Aug. 2? You can take an early look at the primary ballots online.

Collectors show Saturday

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Carthage Memorial Hall

The Barton-Jasper County Collectors Association will hold its 37th annual Summer Coin, Stamp, Postcard, Sports Memorabilia and Collectibles Show Saturday, July 16, at Carthage Memorial Hall.

Dealers from Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Oklahoma will be displaying their collections on 48 tables from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Range Line still open

Bridge replacement delayed

The Missouri Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that closure of Range Line Road won’t be closed July 18 after all.

The bridge over the railroad tracks still needs to be demolished and replaced, the start of construction has just been delayed. A new start date will be announced.