Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA) is hosting a Big Surf swimwear drive event Saturday, June 22, to benefit foster children. For more information about purchasing tickets, people can call CMFCAA’s Resource Center at 573-298-0258.
The Second Annual Bethany Springs Prairie Festival to benefit the Missouri Prairie Foundation will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days at Bethany Springs Farm in Berger (eight miles east of Hermann).
A creek brought them together — muggy mornings purging the woods for green willow branches to bait, setting lines for lurking catfish, camping under the stars along the murky shoal, puttering up the stream in a johnboat that had seen better days.
Old photos from scenes around St. Clair hang in the main branch of Farmers & Merchants Bank here. More than just decoration, the black and white images remind customers of the bank’s longevity — 100 years.
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All summer plans Percy Rodriguez and Clayton Smith had been making have suddenly been changed.
The Fifth Annual Pumpers and Pistons Antique Fire Equipment and more will be held this Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Museum of Transportation, 3015 Barrett Station Road, Kirkwood. This is a free show and will display antique fire equipment, commercial and specialty trucks, first responder, police, military and recovery vehicles.
Corrie Woolley came home to Washington on Sunday. She planned to play catch with her dad, but ran out of time. Thank goodness Corrie got some pitching tips from her co-worker’s 6-year-old son. The University City teacher needs help because she’s throwing out the first ball at the Cardinal game on Saturday.
Mrs. Dorothy Minks of Union celebrated her 90th birthday in St. Clair with 54 friends and family, both local and from as far away as Seattle, Wash.
Wearing a flowing “Cinderella” blue, tea-length dress, Betsy Holtmeyer, 23, Washington, felt like a princess March 23 as a crown was placed on her head and a sash across her chest identifying her as “Miss Amazing Junior Miss Queen.”
Registration is open until Friday, May 24, for Confidently Home Alone, a workshop for children ages 9 to 13 who supervise themselves at home for part of the day.
Depression not only affects the person who is depressed, but also family members, friends and co-workers. Depression affects all types of people with some groups suffering more than others.
Whether you have travel plans for this summer or not, The Missourian is treating all of its readers to a trip, of sorts, around the world, and you won’t even have to pack a bag or find your passport.
Washington Public Library will sponsor a Great Decisions local discussion group on Wednesdays from May 15 through June 19.