Are There Any Local 'Goat Yoga' Classes?
Goat yoga began in Corvallis, Oregon and is spreading throughout the country and spreading quickly.
We Survived Tax Season!
Whew! We made it. Late in the afternoon on April 17 my husband turned in our taxes.
Spring Salad Search is Coming to Hannibal
Are you looking for a way to save some money on your grocery bills? Maybe you should look into scrounging around for a salad at Hannibal's newest park.
May 5 is First Day of Farmer's Market In 'The District'
The first day of the Farmer's Market in 'The District' will be Saturday, May 5 (Dogwood Parade Day), at Washington Park.
A 32-Inning Baseball Game Was Played on This Date
The date was April 18, 1981 and the Pawtucket Red Sox were hosting the Rochester, Red Wings in the longest professional baseball game ever.
Commercialism is Engulfing Baseball Broadcasts
It has become very obvious that commercialism is beginning to overwhelm the game broadcast in baseball.
Ever Wonder Where the Phrase 'Tape-Measured' Home Run Came From?
Numbers are numbers, but some numbers just stand out like the number associated with Mickey Mantle and the home run he hit on this date in 1953.
Monroe City Youth to Be Honored By Missouri 4-H & FFA
The Missouri State Fair has announced that 36 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA, have been awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee.
Even a City Boy Knows the Difference Between a Cow and a Bull
I took the opportunity to discuss my cow milking experience last week on the Y101 Radio morning show. It didn't go as I had planned.
Everything You Want to Know About The Safety Pin
It is one of those wonderful inventions that everyone has needed sometime in their lifetime and I am one of those people. I'm talking about the safety pin.
We Lost a Great Guy in Ted Tappe Four Years Ago Today
The annual Community Cancer Crush helps people dealing with cancer. One of those people who took on that battle a few years ago was Ted Tappe.
One Of Hannibal's BEST Candy Shops Is Back In Business!
The gourmet popcorn you crave is back and better than ever! Paddlewheel Popcorn and Candy Company just reopened under new ownership in downtown Hannibal. When I say people come from miles around for a batch of this fresh deliciousness, I mean it.
What I Learned From My Recent 'Field Trip' To the Humane Society
It's field trip season! As the school year starts to wind down, the field trips start to crank up. Moms and dads take a day off work to tote their tots to farms, fisheries and whatever else takes a kid's fancy.
The Time I Interviewed 'Shovelhead', the Missouri Panty Stitcher
I'm often asked what was the most interesting story I did in my 20 years at KHQA-TV. I've met a few celebrities, covered some presidential visits and talked with some pretty influential people over the years. The one interview that really sticks out though was with a dude named Shovelhead.
Hum? National Big Wind Day and Radio Announcers?
At the risk of leaving myself open to even more criticism, I wanted everyone to know that today is "National Big Wind Day". Let the comments begin.
Thunderbirds & Blue Angels Are Flying in The Midwest
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be at an airshow featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds or the Navy Blue Angels. Both have announced their spring and summer schedules.
Here's Why Tax Day Has Been Extended to April 17
Tax day is rapidly approaching and those of you procrastinators will actually catch a break this year in that the due date has been pushed back to April 17.
Our Bracket Challenge Came Down to A COIN TOSS!
When we set up the Million Dollar Bracket Challenge little did we know that we would need to go to a third tie-breaker to determine the winner.
It's Time to Post Team G.P.A.'s in College Athletics
This led me to think about college athletics. Are these athletes getting an education or are they just auditioning for the NBA?
I'm Sick of The Constant Cloudy Weather. Are You?
I don’t know about you, but the weather around here is really starting to get to me. Now I don’t mind the snow, but the constant cloudy days are beginning to wear me out.