Posted in Alabama American Countryside

Skipping School for Something Far More Important

Most parents would not wanting their children skipping school.  But in this case, there was something far more important – so important it should not…

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Posted in Alabama American Countryside

One of the Most Famous Churches in the Nation

It’s one of the most famous churches in the nation – a place that is about more than just a place to worship, but a…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas City Missouri

Going to Where the Need Is

For Rich Casebolt it’s always been about going to where the need is, not waiting for the need to come to you… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas City Missouri

Coffee That Helps Fill a Need

A lot of people enjoy a good cup of coffee every morning, but here it was hard to find such a thing.  This shop opened…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

An Unbelievable Story

It’s a story that will probably make you mad, make you laugh and shake your head AND a story you’ll probably pass along to someone…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Prison Warden: Balancing Act

It’s a job that can be a real balancing act.  A place where you have to manage the best and worst of people and somehow…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Path of a Heavyweight Champion

When this man became heavy weight champion of the world, one of the first men he thanked was a prison boxing coach.  It’s the tale…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Largest Prison in the Nation

It was once the largest prison in the nation and quite possibly the world.  A place housing criminals from a huge swath of the US……

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Three Decades in a Supermax Prison

This week we focus on a man who spent over three decades of his life in a SuperMax state prison… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Mississippi

Brice’s Crossroads

His cavalrymen fought like none other…and their maneuvers are still the topic of military studies today. That has many history buffs and even the general public…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

The Patriotic Girl

One would think the title of “Patriotic Girl” would be a good thing.  However, the general public was appalled by her – so much so…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

A Special Cash Register

There is a cash register in Dublin, Texas that many might simply pass off as a unique antique.  However, when you hear the story of…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Shoot Me A Waco!

If someone said, “Shot me a Waco” what would they want from you?  It may sound like an odd request but you simply know it…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Ohio

A Role of Feeding Americans

If you were dropped inside this building and had no idea what it was, it might take you awhile to figure out what business operated…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Ohio

An Old Mattress Warehouse–Repurposed

What can you do with an old mattress warehouse?  Use it to feed thousands of people in twenty counties.  That’s what this organization is doing……

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Posted in American Countryside Massachusetts

Old Artifacts from Early Settlers

How old is old?  Well, it may depend on who or what you are talking about, but when it comes to museums, this one has…

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Posted in American Countryside Massachusetts

Studying Graves from Over 400 Years Ago

They are some of the oldest graves of Europeans settlers you can find in this nation.  It’s Steven’s job to study those burials to tell…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia Washington, DC

The Unique Village in the City

It was a village inside Arlington National Cemetery…a place where people found refuge during the Civil War.  This is the story of the unique city…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia Washington, DC

The Historic Spot at Arlington National Cemetery

Although most visitors to Arlington National Cemetery simply see the Tomb of the Unknowns and perhaps the JFK grave site…there are many interesting areas of…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia Washington, DC

From Summer Job to Over 30 Year Career

Tom thought he was coming here simply to fill a summer job.  After more than 30 years later, he says it was a great role……

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