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The first ladies are coming back and so are a few more famous Missouri journalists.
If you’re ever in need of a pep talk, something to get you motivated about taking on a new project or challenging task, stop by the Toffee on the Run website and meet Julie Pettijohn, the 10-year-old foundress of this Hermann-based company.
Household calamities can catch you unaware. A recent near miss involved a new table and chairs with off-white fabric cushions, purchased for our downstairs family room.
The Washington Historical Society announces the release of the fifth book in the Washington Historical Series featuring local history.
Wearing two bronze medals around her neck and a big smile across her face, 8-year-old Gracie Greenhoff has a look like she can overcome any challenge.
New Port Presbyterian Church, Washington, will celebrate its 170th anniversary with a community event Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
No one, animals or people, likes living in cramped shelters that fail to keep out the wind, rain and snow. Realizing this, Longmeadow Rescue Ranch suggested revamping its goat and small animal shelters as Katherine Brown’s Girl Scout Gold Award project.
It was “play ball” in the most interesting of ways for three area families who recently hosted a group of Japanese boys. The 14- to 15-year-olds took part in the St. Louis Pan Pacific and International Games held in Ballwin from July 31 to Aug. 9. Also included were teams from the United States, Europe and Australia.
Climbing through a layer of clouds to reach the top of Baldy Mountain (over 12,000 feet elevation) was one of many highlights for a group of local Boy Scouts and adult advisers when they completed an 11-day, 100-plus-mile hike at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico earlier this summer.
It was Cheyenne Parks’ turn to feel like a princess Wednesday night when she was crowned queen of the 2014 Washington Town and Country Fair.
Solo violinist Nathaniel Dene Hoffman will perform a free concert with accompanying pianist Johanna Ballou Sunday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Washington. The event is being cosponsored by Peace Lutheran Church and the Washington Missouri Optimists, a civic club that works to assist youth in the Washington area.
Mudslinger stole hearts when he auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” back in June. After raising the American flag, sinking a golf putt and dribbling a soccer ball through cones to score a goal, this 7-year-old pot-bellied pig closed out his act with a kiss from Heidi Klum.
Traditional country music will be on tap when Easton Corbin takes to the Main Stage at the Washington Town and Country Thursday night, Aug. 7. The show begins at 8:30 p.m.
Kennett, Mo., native David Nail will close out the Washington Town and Country Fair when he takes the Pepsi Main Stage Sunday night, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m.