As Claire Saucier walks down the an aisle in the Iron Spike Train Museum, surrounded by cityscapes she stops to point out small details in the model train diorama, like a small tire in a river or a woman waiting in line for the restroom.
In Washington, a local group of hobbyists has been gathering every Tuesday to learn how to play an ancient game that pits players together in a dual of chance and wits.
Herb Tobben’s business card lists his title at Clemco Industries as “Sample Processing Coordinator, Technical Services.” His actual title should probably be “Problem Solver.”
A near 100-degree September afternoon finds Merrill Wohler sipping coffee, puffing on a cigarette and doing what he loves most in the world...piddlin’.
Union resident Lee Parks, DO, has spent her personal and professional life trying to make sure people don’t fall through the cracks. Whether it’s through helping provide women with an education, helping low-income people get the medical care they need or mentoring osteopathic medical student…
A “hands-on” history lesson and flying museum will be at the Branson Airport (BKG) when “Yellow Rose,” the Commemorative Air Force’s B-25 Mitchell bomber, visits Sept. 13-17 along with seven other historically significant aircraft that changed American history.
We crossed over the Iowa-Missouri border recently on our way home from a getaway to escape the heat. The weekend in Waterloo, Iowa, was cool, perfect for riding the area’s 100-plus miles of paved bike trails without sweating your pedal pushers off.
Outside of St. Clair, on property mostly hidden from view, sits a farm seemingly from another century, and a woman who tries to spend everyday living the life of a bonafide pioneer woman.
Registration for the 2017 Franklin County Silver Games is open now through Aug. 26. Registration forms are available at local libraries, online at http://franklincosilvergames.com under Forms, or by contacting Barb Gardner at 636-584-4172
Bill Whittaker, 73, Union, stood before more than 230 doctors and nurses at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at a recent conference to share his miraculous experiences with proton beam therapy at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis.
Branson is a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination nestled in the lakeside beauty of the Ozark Mountains with dozens of live performance theaters, three pristine lakes, championship golf courses, an international award-winning theme park, family attractions and museums, a Historic Downto…
Krakow native Ken Schlitt is mostly retired from the American Red Cross, both in terms of working for the organization and in volunteer work — but that doesn’t stop him from his continual recruitment for the platelet donation program.
Anyone with a desire to learn more about the history of the Franklin County area will want to sign up for the 14th annual Local History Class at East Central College. Organizer Sue Blesi is excited about the new lineup of presenters and presentations.
Union area resident Colleen Simons has her hands in a lot of activities, but one thing she enjoys more than others, is when she has her hands in the dirt.