by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area
A Carthage company has received national recognition.
Carthage Underground Storage No. 1, Civil War Road, has been awarded the national Frozen Food Association's Certificate of Excellence.
The company received the award for achieving the highest industry and government standards.
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