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.
A 70-mile-wide circle of darkness will cross Missouri at midday next summer. With the proper planning, you can achieve what star-gazers call the “totality” of this astronomical experience.
For families who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer’s Association suggests these 10 tips for navigating the holidays:
Paula Obermark, Washington, hadn’t been retired from her position as executive director of the Franklin County Area United Way for very long when she received a call from Sandy Crider, of Loving Hearts Outreach and the local chapter of Salvation Army. The two had worked closely over the year…
After being deported at age 19, Joyce Brown has become a U.S. citizen, had great success on Wall Street, served as a Lutheran minister and is now trying her hand at goat ranching.
The old saying “Friends that play together, stay together” is certainly true for a group of travelers who are about to embark on their 40th weekend adventure together.
The Holiday Inn at Six Flags St. Louis, Eureka, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. And with it marks the anniversary of two Franklin County women who helped open the hotel’s doors all those years ago.
Join me in a remembered trip to Frankenmuth’s Bavarian Festival, Mackinaw Island, a ride through the Sault Sain Marie locks, a train ride into the Agawa Wilderness and a visit to the legendary Northwest trading post “Fort William” — and there is more.
When Agnes Meyer received a phone call inquiring about the use of her land in uptown New Haven, the decision was easy. The town needed a library, and Mrs. Meyer saw her chance to give back to the people and place that had given so much to her.
After 35 years’ working in the corporate world as a network engineer, Villa Ridge resident Becky Kreps, 58, said that while she felt fulfilled with her job, she didn’t feel like she was making a difference in people’s lives.
For the past 20 years, a century-old building in Marthasville has been the office of a one-of-a-kind dentist who may very well be the last of his kind.
Armed with an easel, three tubes of oil paint and a handmade birch wood canvas, Marty Coulter spent a warm June morning painting from under the gazebo at Lions Lake.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Historic photos help tell the story of the first 100 years of Missouri State Parks. One of the most impressive shows the stone castle at Ha Ha Tonka State Park before it was destroyed by fire.
When the Iron Spike Model Train Museum had its grand opening at the end of April, the public got a chance to see what has been going on behind the scenes for months.
The Alzheimer’s Association holds two caregiver support group meetings the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Washington Public Library, 410 Lafayette St., Washington. A daytime meeting begins at 2 p.m., and an evening meeting begins at 6 p.m.
Some people are born to teach. Though it wasn’t always in a classroom, Eva Adams, Union, has spent her life teaching others.