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A Big Name With a Big Speech

Many colleges invite dignitaries to their campus to give a lecture.  But this was no ordinary speaker and this was not a simple lecture in…

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A Symbol of Determination in the Face of Crisis

He was a symbol of determination in the face of crisis – a man who led one of the great nations of the world against…

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A Determined Person in Waynesville, Missouri

Sometimes all it takes is one determined person.  That was the case in Waynesville, MO.  If not for one such lady, this well visited spot…

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The Old Stagecoach Stop

It’s simply known as the “Old Stagecoach Stop.”  That title gives you an idea of what the building might have been used for, but stop…

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Recycling With Positive Change

We’ve all heard of recycling programs, but this one in a small town in southern Missouri has a bit of a twist.  Sure it kept…

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A Different School Fundraiser

If you have kids or grandkids in school, you’ve probably been asked to buy something as part of a school fundraiser.  Such was the case…

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The Only Noel

At Christmas we may sing, “The First Noel.”  In the United States, this is the “Only Noel….” SharePrintEmail

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A Place To See at Christmastime

It’s one of those places you love to see at Christmas.  The century old building with its magnificent architecture plays host to many holiday events…

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The Denver Sleigh Works

Santa needs a sleigh to make deliveries around the world. This man makes sure he will never run out of transportation… SharePrintEmail

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Mummy Bundles

Today’s show is about something called mummy bundles.  That term may give you scary visions of Halloween goblins, but it may be quite the opposite……

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Mummies

When you think of mummies, you perhaps have pictures of Eqyptian mummies and the pyramids. But today’s program will take you far beyond what you…

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How the Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease

It’s said the squeaky wheel gets the grease.  Russell’s problem was that he had plenty of squeaking wheels and none of them were getting any…

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The Biggest Race of Its Kind

Imagine a race that might last over three days and in that time, you may not sleep at all, or very little, with the ground…

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Days of Sprinting

Folks in Clinton, Missouri know there is quite a racer in their midst, a man who’s sprint was not measured in minutes or seconds, but…

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The Top Mounted Military Man in the Nation

Before their was a U.S. cavalry, this man was noted to be the top mounted military man in the nation.  His skills were so impressive…

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The Baby of the Boone Family

Most of us remember the frontiersman and explorer, Daniel Boone from our history books.  However, we may not be familiar with his children and their…

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British Soldiers Residing in the US

Imagine a small U.S. farm town with British soldiers who had residences there.  No, we are not talking about the Revolutionary War, but rather World…

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The Mule Capital of the World

It was once the mule capital of the world.  You can still find some mules there and if you go to the school, well, they…

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When The Teeth Are The Main Attraction

Every dentist that has ever advised not to crush ice or hard candy with one’s teeth will not want to meet Steve Schmidt. His teeth…

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Mules in World War I

My grandfather was born in 1903 and remembered the nation’s fight to win World War I.  In fact, my grandfather was pretty angry when his…

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