The Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) and The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago once again find themselves going head-to-head, or, in this case, tail-to-tail, in a Cards/Cubs rivalry to determine which city has more love for its shelter pets.
Summer unofficially began a couple of weeks ago with the Memorial Day holiday.
Mercy is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win an American Girl doll.
Augusta wood sculptor Michael Bauermeister is the cover story for the June/July issue of American Craft magazine.
The scooters are parked in their places, not cast willy-nilly for us to fall over, and the mad search for one pink tennis shoe (and under-our-breath cuss words over car seats) has ceased.
You can’t have too many friends! That could be the motto of the Friends of Washington Public Library, a group established to support our city library. From hosting a book sale, to providing abundant volunteer hours, planning fascinating monthly programs offered free to the public and more, these book lovers have our city library’s best interest at heart.
Here’s a bit of trivia — did you know Missouri is sometimes referred to as “the cave state”?
ALIVE will offer its OPTIONS parenting class on Wednesday, June 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. The curriculum helps parents who have experienced high conflict or domestic violence so they can:
Hear, Bee! Hear, Bee! Even you, Chris, if you could get your nose out of that epic doorstopper of a new novel, “The Son,” by Philipp Meyer.
June is National Perennial Gardening Month. Perennials are herbaceous plants that die back to the ground in the winter but return year after year to dazzle us with color.
World War I had been over for nearly 20 years when local veterans came together to organize a VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) post in Washington. Established on April 8, 1938, there were 28 men who signed the charter.
Single ticket sales for The Muny’s 2013 season are now on sale. The box office is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Kent Wascom’s debut novel “The Blood of Heaven” reads like the slow burn of a Bourbon swallow. The novel crawls the banks of the muddy Mississippi during the early 19th century with a young boy, Angel Woolsack. Wascom tells his tale in a Huckleberry-like fashion, with a slow-drawn language that may not sit well with all readers. Those who have acquired the taste of works like Twain will savor the calescent syntax. The language is that of a young man’s sermon, of a naïve revolutionary, and of the South’s odyssey into statehood under the presidency of founding father Thomas Jefferson. Yet, our aged Angel, reflecting as narrator, assures us in the prologue, “we will never be the shining city on the hill.”
Christian singer, songwriter, author, humorist and filmmaker Don Wharton will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church Friday, June 28, for a family concert at 7 p.m. The event is part of the church’s concert and speaker series.