Larry Swim, the one-of-a-kind Monster Truck driver whose daring style changed the tempo of Bigfoot shows, has stepped away from exhibitions to spend more time with his family.

There is still time to mark your calendar for the presentation on two Missouri female serial killers who scandalized Missouri in the 1920s.

The Meramec Valley R-III School District received a $15,000 donation from Tim and Summer Husereau, along with team members of the Pacific MORE Realtor group.

A 1927 Allenton bank failure that ended with the indictment of seven local leaders will be revisited at the next meeting of the local history group.

A 9-year-old dirt bike rider is putting Pacific on the map in the high-flying field of motocross racing.

Just in case you have not read all you want to read about the small decorative trees that line East and West Osage Street from city limit to limit, here are a couple of tidbits that arose after my last column.

Even though the Red Cedar Inn Welcome Center, History Museum and Genealogy Library is not expected to open to the public this year, the stakeholders are busy working on their plans for the highly anticipated center.

A parcel of land located at the east end of Park Street shows up on an 1918 Franklin County Atlas as a park, but a title search has not located any documents that deed the property to the city.

When Mayor Steve Myers won the election in April 2018 I asked him to do two things for our city — clean up the sinkhole at West Osage and Integram Drive and trim the suckers off the bases of the small decorative trees along Osage.

Aldermen backed off their threat to force the tenant out of the former Red Cedar Inn building with penalties, voting instead to postpone a decision for two weeks while they consider the progress he has made in vacating the building.

Meramec Valley R-III School District administrators say they will add something new to the comprehensive school improvement plan (CSIP) for the upcoming school year to enhance students’ learning experience.

On Nov. 28, 1928, a jury found Bertha Gifford not guilty of the crime of first-degree murder on the sole ground that she was insane at the time of the commission of the offense and had not recovered from such insanity.

It was described as the ultimate field trip when 42 Kentucky beef farmers touring Missouri and Illinois stopped in Pacific last week.

Between April and June, Pacific Eagles Aerie 3842 donated $13,550 to area and international Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) charities.

Meramec Valley School Board members voted to agree to the city of Pacific’s request to close out the East Osage community improvement district (CID).

Here is a tough one but it’s something that I think we need to talk about.

Property owners who don’t cut their grass or paint their porch will face faster and stiffer action as officials step up the process of acting on code violations.

When I was invited last week to two different amateur radio Field Day exercises, being conducted by three area radio clubs, my role as a journalist to focus on the real news story was put to the test.

Blues and southern rock recording artist Jeremiah Johnson will perform at the 17th annual Pacific Car Show in downtown Pacific Saturday, June 29.

A group of dog owners who want to make sure their dogs are canine good citizens (CGC) turned to the American Kennel Club (AKC) to give their dogs a test.

Hummingbirds are particular creatures. I know this because my husband Bob has spent most of last summer and the past two months wooing them to our backyard feeder.

City officials announced that the bridge on Denton Road south of Fourth Street will be completely replaced next summer.