Uncategorized

Truth & Exaggeration

Truth & Exaggeration

Jefferson City artist Jim Dyke colors the world as he sees it If you’ve been to the Missouri State Fair, chances are you’ve seen him in action under an awning near the concert grandstand. Marker in hand, caricature artist Jim Dyke quickly sketches likenesses on paper,...

Handcrafted harmony

Handcrafted harmony

Maysville man creates one-of-a-kind instruments The story has been the same for Kelly Stillfield ever since he picked up his most recent hobby, to put it lightly, more than a decade ago. He peruses musical instrument social media pages and message boards full of...

An incredible journey

An incredible journey

Events celebrate the historic Black bicycle corps History comes alive across the Show-Me State in July as Missouri State Parks celebrates the 125th anniversary of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps’ incredible journey from Fort Missoula, Montana to St. Louis. State Parks...

When calls my wife

When calls my wife

As someone who married way above my paygrade, I’ve watched more than my share of Hallmark movies. So many, in fact, that I’m pretty sure I can write the plot for one. Hallmark, this one’s for you ... On her way from Chicago to Kansas City, an up-and-coming account...

Giving back

Giving back

Jared’s Jams shows off its namesakes’s abilities, one jar at a time He’s met the U.S. president and vice president, addressed the United Nations twice, hung out with Missouri’s governor and lieutenant governor and has crusaded to end hurtful words at Kirksville High...

Spanish Street Farmacy

Spanish Street Farmacy

Green family offers healthy, locally grown food in Cape These days restaurants are justifiably proud to offer menu items that are made from scratch. At Spanish Street Farmacy in Cape Girardeau, the owners take the concept a big step further. Not only is everything on...

The Heist II

The Heist II

Over-the-top sandwiches and wraps in an historical setting Inside the narrow corner store, “Wanted! Dead or Alive” posters line the brick wall. A newspaper clipping details the $2,000 stolen from this building by Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang when it was The...

Bettering Their Community

Bettering Their Community

Macon Electric helps their members, community in more ways than one It’s a chilly Monday morning in Clarence. Lineworkers from Macon Electric Cooperative stay warm in their heavy Carhartt gear as they exit their digger-derrick truck. These employees aren’t hanging...

Go Capture A Winner

Go Capture A Winner

Tips for how to make that prize-winning Missouri State Parks photo Nowadays, almost everyone has a camera handy every time they leave the house. Smartphones and their high-tech cameras have made any moment the perfect time to capture your surroundings. In fact, in...

The Perfect Blend

The Perfect Blend

Camdenton spice shop teaches needed job skills Careful measurements are being made in the back of the spice shop. Rebecca Christiansen points out which spices need to be measured, put into jars and labeled for sale. Someone walks in the shop’s storefront on the...

Pin It on Pinterest