September 17, 2010

Ernest Pullen won a lottery prize of $2 million dollars on "Mega MONOPOLY" lottery ticket. Just a few months earlier, in June, he won $1 million on a "100 Million Dollar…


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September 9, 1956

The Broadway Bridge, which crosses the Missouri River, opened in Kansas City. 


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August 12, 1927

Country music legend Porter Wagoner was born in West Plains on this day. He worked for years in Springfield on Radio and TV.


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August 3, 1839

The Missouri Whig and General Advertiser, a newspaper in Palmyra, was first printed on this day. The newspaper still operates in Palmyra  (now known as the Palmyra Spectator) and…


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July 30, 1877

Days after the conclusion of the St. Louis general strike by the St. Louis Workingman's Party, the first general strike in the United States, the St. Louis County Council required…


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June 18, 1808

Governor Meriwether Lewis signed the paperwork which officially incorporated the town of Ste. Genevieve. It actually began during the 1720s. 


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Rollin’ Down the River

One man's road trip along the Missouri River turned into a wonderful book.


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May 4, 1910

President Taft didn’t want to offend either set of fans so, on this day, he attended part of the Cardinals game at Robison Field then scooted over to Sportsman’s Park for the rest…


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Earthly Creations

They say that life is what happens while you’re busy making plans. We’re pretty sure you’d get no argument from Sandra Zak.


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Smith’s Restaurant Gets By on Word of Mouth

Owners Mark and Angie Smith of Smith’s Restaurant say their famous Giant Pork Tenderloin Sandwich tops the menu.


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