EE Versus UH

Our story on the quirks of pronunciation and word choices in Missouri (“What Did You Say,” January/February 2023) gave solid scientific reasons behind the reasons we say things the way we say them here in the Show-Me State. It turns out, that isn’t the first time our magazine has tackled the subject. Nearly 20 years have passed since we first published this column, but the debate lives on.


Sheep & Alpaca Farm Tour Photos

Editor-in-Chief Sandy Selby toured alpaca and sheep farms around Missouri for her story on fiber farms for the January/February 2023 issue. Enjoy these photos of the animals she met during her journey.


Autumn Beauty

Hermann Photographer William Fields captures autumn beauty in the Missouri countryside.


A capitol impressionist ahead of his time

Our artist this week lived from 1860–1925 and was ahead of his time as an impressionist. Shoe manufacturer Lester Shepard Parker's approach to painting is particularly interesting because it reflects a sophisticated understanding of European impressionism, a style still seen as avant-garde in the 1920s. He repeatedly painted Missouri’s new state capitol building in varying light and atmospheric conditions with loose, impressionistic brushstrokes and vibrant colors.


AUGUSTA UNDERGOES RENAISSANCE

Augusta, Missouri undergoes renaissance and hosts Augusta Harvest Festival, September 16-17. David and Jerri Hoffmann, natives of nearby Washington and owners of the Hoffmann Family of Companies announced in January 2021 their plan to invest more than $100 million in the Augusta area.


Missouri’s Most Infamous Outlaws

In the mid-to-late 1800s, Missouri was known as the Outlaw State, with considerable justification. Missouri contributed far more than its share of bushwhackers, stock thieves, band and train robbers, and killers. Here’s a roll call of some of the most infamous outlaws.


Web Extras: Tom Sawyer and Jefferson Highway

The 1973 film adaptation of Tom Sawyer, filmed entirely on location in Missouri, featured some very grand female stars, including one that was uncredited yet central to the story.