The Carthage Press is an American daily newspaper published in Carthage, Missouri. It is owned by GateHouse Media.

The paper bills itself as "Southwest Missouri's Oldest Daily Newspaper"; its daily predecessor The Evening Press began in 1885.[3] Its roots as a weekly newspaper date to The People's Press, published in Carthage in 1872.[2]

It is one of three newspapers GateHouse owns in the Joplin-Pittsburg area, along with The Neosho Daily News in neighboring Newton County, Missouri, and The Morning Sun in Kansas.