The city of Ste. Genevieve, the French Colonial town that attracts thousands of visitors every year, recently announced it had hired a new tourism marketing director, Tanalyn Dollar.
It’s a special tribute to the United States Armed Forces.
Driving through Bismarck, one of the first businesses residents and visitors see is the Lady Queene. It has recently been announced the longtime restaurant is now under new ownership.
The Ironton branch of the Ozark Regional Library will be hosting a special program about Missouri mining history on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The 1948-49 blizzard left over 75,000 people marooned and close to 34,000 miles of roads impassable. See photos of how Nebraska weathered the storm.
After being cancelled last year due to the weather, a longtime tradition steeped in French history is set for the first Saturday in February. Sponsored by the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve, the 2023 King’s Ball is set for Feb. 4.
Dr. Russell Myers, an economic geologist, visited the Fredericktown branch of the Ozark Regional Library this fall to give a two-part presentation about mining in the area.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor is a flashbulb memory for the oldest living Americans. These are some others.
The Desloge Chamber of Commerce met Nov. 1 for the monthly luncheon and heard from two people about the importance of art and creativity. Jane Cook with The Art & Creativity Center in Bonne Terre and Matthew “Standing Eagle” Aguilar spoke.
While crowds of adults and kids donned costumes to celebrate Halloween in the vicinity of Bonne Terre City Hall on Saturday evening, a small crowd of Freemasons on Church Street were donning ceremonial pieces, solemnly observing the 150th anniversary of Samaritan Lodge #424 Ancient Free and …
In honor of Ulysses S. Grant’s 200th birthday, the Battle of Pilot Knob Historic Site will host a traveling exhibit from the Missouri Humanities Council. Grant, who was the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877 and had a brief stint in Ironton while commanding the southeast p…
The Missouri State Historic Preservation Office has announced the opening of the 2023 application cycle for the Historic Preservation Fund grants. This program expects to bring more than $200,000 in federal money, derived from oil and gas lease revenues on the Outer Continental Shelf, to Mis…
Visitors to Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site often ask what happened following the battle and subsequent escape of the Union forces. In 1995, a map was developed showing the retreat and on Saturday, visitors can follow interpreters along the route taken by retreating Union forces, wh…
At the Old Miners Open House, scheduled for Saturday, visitors will get to experience the Missouri Mines State Historic Site mining and mineral museum and see special exhibits related to rocks and mining.
Friday was POW/MIA Recognition Day, when the nation remembers military service members who were imprisoned by the enemy, and also honors members of the military who disappeared during conflict, never returning home. Local veterans organizations, such as Farmington VFW Post #5896, held somber…
Friday was POW/MIA Recognition Day, when the nation remembers military service members who were imprisoned by the enemy, and also honors members of the military who disappeared during conflict, never returning home.
While Ste. Genevieve is known for being historically French, with many events celebrating the French heritage including Jour de Fete and La Guianne, the city also has some German heritage. To celebrate, a group of citizens have formed a committee dedicated to showing off the German heritage,…
Mineral Area College ended its week-long centennial celebration on Saturday with an almost 30-minute long fireworks show.
Mineral Area College ended its week-long centennial celebration on Saturday with an almost 30-minute long fireworks show. As a special treat, the MAC Kicks Band played on the stage, set up in the parking lot, as the fireworks filled the sky with beautiful colors behind them.
On Saturday, Ste. Genevieve will look a little different with Civil War-era camps and displays at the Felix Valle House.
On Monday, a Living History event at the Battle of Pilot Knob Historic Site will welcome noted reenactor and historian Kevin Smith who will give a presentation on the Iron Riders.
The Missouri Secretary of State's office recently announced the launch of a new YouTube channel curated by the Missouri State Archives, a division within the office. The platform offers the public unprecedented access to historic films created by Missouri state government, along with recordi…
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Planning your own funeral may be a difficult task for you, but imagine your loved ones’ relief when they find out it’s already done. You’ll give them peace of mind and lessen their burden of having to make difficult decisions during their time of grief.
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Filmed at Meramec State Park (Franklin County). Shows the wildlife zoo (red fox, great horned owls, a possum, raccoons, white-tailed deer, black bears, ring-necked pheasants), musicians (likely 16-year-old singing cave guide Bryan Berti and fiddlers from the Dill family who form the Meramec …
The intersection of School and Division streets in Bonne Terre can get pretty busy during rush hour, but now motorists and pedestrians can admire a new view as they inch toward the stop signs to take their turns at the four-way: a new mural honoring Bonne Terre’s lead mining roots.
Join noted Civil War reenactor and historian Christopher Warren as he gives a living history presentation, starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the presentation at 6 p.m. Friday at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site.
Turn the clock back to when coal mining was at its peak in Southern Illinois and revisit what life was like then.
The small settlement of Libertyville, located south of Farmington, has a rich history to go along with its rich soil and generations of productive farming.
In honor of 4/20, which some recognize as a marijuana holiday, here's a look back at Oklahoma's history with it.
During Black History Month in February, businesses throughout the area receive an annual letter from the African American Cemetery Association requesting contributions to help preserve the African American Masonic Cemetery — formerly known as the Negro Masonic Graveyard — on Colony Church Road.