White River Valley

A Time To Dance

A Time To Dance

Children's Ballet of the Ozarks carries on founder's legacy By Savanna Kaiser A melody lilts in gentle rhythm through the halls. Familiar music beckons children to prepare their pointe shoes. Another class is about to begin in the studio with bright windows and large...

Who needs a bucket?

Who needs a bucket?

Recently I pulled up at a four-way stop and spotted a 5-gallon bucket in the middle of the road. I couldn’t help it. I stopped the truck and picked it up. I know every farmer reading this can relate. You just don’t pass up a good bucket. I wish I could count the...

The family that hunts together

The family that hunts together

Deer season is family time for many Missourians To say Dave Deihl is a busy man would be an understatement. As CEO of Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative, he balances his time keeping the power reliable and the rates affordable at the Kearney-based co-op with the busy...

Challenges & champions

Challenges & champions

AMEC annual meeting brings electric co-ops to Branson With a rousing rendition of the national anthem by Gascosage Electric employee Melinda Stormes, the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives kicked off its annual meeting Oct. 6 in Branson. The electric...

Ready to hoop

Ready to hoop

Dennis Gates leads Mizzou Men’s Basketball as team’s 20th coach Dennis Gates is chomping at the bit for the ball to be tipped against Southern Indiana on Nov. 7. Mizzou’s first-year head men’s basketball coach hopes to revive the Tigers’ program on the court and in...

Safety first

Safety first

Lineworkers showcase safety at annual rodeo Safety is paramount to electric cooperative lineworkers. Safety trainings, job briefings, tailgate sessions and open lines of communications are all used to make sure they make it home to their families each and every night....

Going nuts!

Going nuts!

If you love peanut butter, this month is for you November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month,  so why not celebrate the creamy — and sometimes crunchy — delicacy for an entire month? The creation of peanut butter is often attributed to inventor George Washington...

Twist of fate

Twist of fate

ThinkFirst program aims to prevent traffic injuries through education program The mercury was hitting the mid-90s that hot July day. It was the summer of 2015 and Milan native Skyler Gray, along with two friends, decided to cool off by taking a dip in a nearby lake....

Rare Air

Rare Air

Family-owned radio celebrates 75 years in the Ozarks Remembering the night his family first arrived in West Plains in 1913, Robert Neathery recalled his mother, Nell, “thought she was coming to the end of the world.” Little did anyone in the town realize that for the...

Happy Hunting

Happy Hunting

Things to know before heading afield this fall From the Bootheel to the Loess Hills, fall finds plenty of Missourians heading to tree stands, blinds and deer camps for their favorite season. Whether you’re mentoring a new hunter during youth firearms season or a...

FOLLOW AND SHARE

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This