Jo Ellis: Stone’s Throw supporters posterior matching-grant offer

May 9, 2016 - storage organizer

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Supporters of Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre are putting their hearts and minds, and now their golfing talent, into ways of lifting supports to compare a extend offer of $85,000 from a Kent D. and Mary Steadley Foundation for improvements during a theater.

I, alas, miss any golfing talent whatsoever, so I’m compelling a plan by enlivening those who do to take partial in a golf competition scheduled for May 19 during Carthage Municipal Park. It will be a four-person hasten with an entrance price of $100 per person, that includes lunch before to a 1 p.m. tee time and a guest sheet to a special opening of a theater’s reasonably patrician play, “Fox on a Fairway.”

Linda Bailey, competition organizer, pronounced participants also have a possibility to win $10,000 — if they’re propitious adequate to strike a hole-in-one on hole No. 8. Awards of approximately $500 will be given to anyone creation a hole-in-one on 3 other designated holes. Based on 24 teams in dual flights, first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners will accept prizes of $600, $300, $200 and $100, respectively. To register a team, call a golf march during 417-237-7030 or Bailey during 417-388-2670.

The cooking theater, headed by Tom Brown, already has lifted approximately $30,000 toward relating a $85,000. The project’s initial phase, relocating a storage building nearer to a museum to make it some-more convenient, is completed. It has already met one of their goals, a much-needed boost in parking space. Additional goals are to increase and remodel a lobby, supplement an executive bureau and to pave a whole parking area.

Stone’s Throw has been in a benefaction plcae during 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd. given 1988, though it has been an critical cause in Carthage’s informative life for 90 years, elaborating from a Carthage Music Club, that shaped in 1926. It apparently is good value preserving and enhancing.

If you’re like me, Fridays always meant we can get out of a work mode and find something fun to do, something new and adventurous. Food trucks are comparatively new in Carthage and nonetheless we have usually a few, their participation and accumulation will grow this Friday. Caleb Stiles, owners of a Lunchbox Truck, has orderly a entertainment of food trucks to uncover what’s accessible in a area.


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From 5-8 p.m., food trucks from Carthage, Carl Junction and Joplin will rally around Central Park. Joining Stiles’ Lunchbox Truck will be AJ’s Eatery, Tac-o a Town, Kicks Fried Chicken, EllaRe’s Sweets, and Pineapple Bliss. Live song and a drink garden will be accessible for a adults while games, prizes and face portrayal will keep a children busy.

It doesn’t seem possible, though a Jasper County Sheriff’s Department is holding a fifth annual Community Safety Day this Saturday. A crowd of activities, grilled prohibited dogs and hamburgers, a K-9 proof by a Missouri State Highway Patrol, go-karts and barrier courses set adult by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, hunter and firearm tips, a SWAT demonstration, a rebound residence and face portrayal will take place between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Most of a activities will be hold on a sheriff’s bureau parking lot. The graduation rite for members of a Jasper County Sheriff’s Department Citizen Academy will take place inside during 11 a.m.

Don’t forget that artCentral is introducing a initial rising artists exhibition. Titled “Katie and Maddie,” it showcases a works of Katie Watson and Maddie Capps, students who were named endowment winners in a annual art and essay competition during Carthage High School. The competition is sponsored any year by a Helen S. Boylan Foundation. The churned media vaunt continues by May 15 during Hyde House, 1110 E. 13th St.


Address association to Jo Ellis, c/o The Joplin Globe, P.O. Box 7, Joplin, MO 64802 or email

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