My Better Half

"I stood in the valentine aisle at the store searching the Husband category. I picked up one card after the other, only to put them back after reading the words. Who writes these anyway?"


Eclipse

Everything You Need to Know About the Missouri Total Solar Eclipse 2017

More people in the Show-Me State are expected to experience the totality of the eclipse than any other state along the event’s path.


geese

Chasing the Ghosts of April

It seems I always hear the wild geese in April.


Ella Kate

A Tale of Two Kates

It’s no wonder that a writer like Kate would be drawn to the story of Ella Kate, the “Missouri Giantess.” Born in LaGrange in 1872, Ella stood eight-feet-four inches when fully grown and wore size 24 shoes.


Paul Harvey

The Rest of the Story

He had a lifelong love and sweetheart, his wife Lynne, whom he called Angel. Their marriage produced a son, Paul Harvey Jr.


Our History Over There

100 years ago in April, Missourians and other Americans left home to fight in the First World War. Here are their stories.


Heartland Canines for Veterans

This Joplin Group Gets Service Dogs For Veterans With PTSD

Sometimes the best medicine has four paws and a collar. Heartland Canines for Veterans is a Joplin-based not-for-profit organization that provides service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other disabilities at no cost to the veteran.