Illinois, Missouri and Iowa have Some Strange Town Names
For four years I drove from South Kansas City to Harrisonville, Missouri to go to work. Every day I would pass by the exit ramp to the town of Peculiar, Missouri.  Inevitably, there would be a car pulled over by the side of the highway with people taking a picture of the sign that said 'Pe…
Canton Youth Awarded Missouri State Fair Scholarship
Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced this week that 32 youth, selected from Missouri  4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. One of the 32 is Jackson Barry of Canton, Missouri.
Just What is Irish Road Bowling?
Looking for some post St. Patrick's Day fun this weekend? Consider joining the hundreds of people expected to visit St. Patrick, Missouri Saturday, March 18.  In addition to the special cancellation stamp and the Shrine of Saint Patrick, visitors will find the 6th Annual Irish Road Bowling…
Missouri Holds Opening Day of Trout Season Wednesday
Tomorrow will mark the beginning of Missouri's catch and keep trout season with nearly 10-thousand anglers casting their lines at four Missouri State Parks with the most notable being Bennett Springs State Park near Lebanon, Missouri. Thousands of foot long trout are stocked by the Missouri Dep…
Missouri Cave Up for Sale
UPDATE: According to kranzproperties.com, the property is no longer available
ORIGINAL STORY: This Missouri cave located in Eldon, Missouri (near the Lake of the Ozarks) is officially on the market.
Have You Heard of The Laughing Ghost of Palmyra?
In the early part of the year 1900, Palmyra was plagued with an apparition that was witnessed by many of the town’s most distinguished citizens.
In early February of 1900, the city marshal of Palmyra, W.B. Markell, was forced to post a notice requesting that the reckless shooting that had “been indul…

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