Paul Newton

Pursuit of the paranormal

Pursuit of the paranormal

The hustle and bustle of the busy suburban downtown gives way to quiet evenings just blocks away from the Missouri River. As you navigate the cobblestone sidewalks and roadways of downtown St. Charles, you’re pulled back in time as you hear about the history and...

Pilot House

Pilot House

Classic sandwiches and more at  a Cape Girardeau institution The cozy eatery is much more than just a place to get your next meal. This dining destination is a southeast Missouri institution that pays homage to Cape Girardeau’s river roots. The portions are plentiful...

Hickory Ridge Orchard

Hickory Ridge Orchard

Apples, pears, pumpkins and more on the farm Brandt Schisler had a void. The condo he and his wife, Kelsey, owned in Colorado just wasn’t the same as the traditional rural farm he and his brother ran around growing up. It was tight quarters with not much of a yard to...

Teaching the teachers

Teaching the teachers

Central Electric Power Cooperative and Mizzou give teachers the tools they need for a new year School started early for 31 middle and high school science teachers as they participated in the 2021 Energy in Today’s Classroom. The two-day event hosted by Central...

A celebration of Missouri

A celebration of Missouri

Missouri’s agriculture showcase returns What a difference a year makes! One year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of most of the Missouri State Fair activities and left the event as a youth livestock show, Missouri’s annual agriculture showcase is...

1820 The Family Restaurant

1820 The Family Restaurant

Comfortable food in a homey location The inside of the restaurant is filled with one-of-a-kind items. Tobacco sticks from the owners’ father line the ceiling just next to the grain bin with a unique dining table inside. A 1940s wheat reel from a local farm spins...

Country store with a laid-back atmosphere

Country store with a laid-back atmosphere

From a loaf of bread to live music, Pierpont General Store is the place to be It’s an impossibly beautiful day at the intersection of Highways 163 and N in central Boone County. Scores of families and friends are relaxing the evening away as music from the bandstand...

Lighting up their community

Lighting up their community

Consolidated Electric delivers more than electricity Missouri’s electric cooperatives are intertwined with the communities they serve. From the early days of banding members together to form a co-op and turning the lights on for the first time to sending the best and...

Ohana Pizzeria

Ohana Pizzeria

Pizza, pasta and more in a family atmosphere Chris Johnston feels at home in the kitchen. Whether he’s tending to his homemade Alfredo sauce or mixing up another batch of dough for focaccia or slinging an 18-inch-round pizza crust in the air, he knows the food leaving...

Half century of history

Half century of history

Missouri’s cooperatives have a long history of sending students on the trip of a lifetime For some, it’s their first trip out of the Show-Me State. For more, it’s their first flight on an airplane. For most, it’s their first trip to their nation’s capital city....

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