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In the Hands of the Jury

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/09Aug19-Wayne-Cryts-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Wayne Cryts future was in the hands of a jury.  If he was found guilty he would most likely spend…

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Going to Jail to Defend Your Decision

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/08Aug19-Wayne-Cryts-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you believed you were innocent and your stance was lawful, would you go to jail to defend that decision? …

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Stealing Grain or Taking What Is Rightfully Yours?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/07Aug19-Wayne-Cryts-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Was it stealing grain, or just taking what was rightfully yours?  The answer to that question depended on whether you…

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Defying a Federal Court Order

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/06Aug19-Wayne-Cryts-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)This farmer was ready to defy a court order, cross a line of federal marshals, and perhaps give his life…

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Soybeans In a Person’s Life

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/05Aug19-Wayne-Cryts-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When Wayne Cryts finished his soybean harvest in 1979 he had no idea the role those bushels of beans would…

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When Rules Don’t Make Sense

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/29July19-Growing-Up-Amish-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Sometimes rules and laws just don’t make sense.  David wondered why he couldn’t have a telephone but he could borrow…

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Growing Up Amish

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/26July19-Growing-Up-Amish-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)As an Amish youth, David saw a vastly different world with modern conveniences all around him.  As he became a…

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Looking At Life Differently

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/25July19-Growing-Up-Amish-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)David Mast had to repeat the eighth grade…along with just about everyone else in his class.  In a moment you’ll…

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Dave Roever

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/06/03Jul19-Dave-Roever-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)His name is Dave Roever, spelled R-o-e-v-e-r.  If you’ve not heard or seen his message, you need to watch him…

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Looking In the Mirror

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/06/02Jul19-Dave-Roever-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What do you see when you look in the mirror?  What Dave Roever saw was far from himself.  In fact,…

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Hit by a Sniper’s Bullet

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/06/01Jul19-Dave-Roever-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Dave Roever was serving his country in Vietnam when a sniper’s bullet would change his life forever.  And in turn…

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A Trip to Jefferson City, Missouri

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/05/04Jun19-Missouri-Capitol.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)As a senior in college, I used to give tours of this building.  It’s still one of my favorite places…

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A Hidden Gem

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/05/08May19-Beverly-Hillbillies-Car-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Every once in awhile you uncover a hidden gem of a place.  That’s what today’s feature is all about.  And…

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An Old, Beat-up Vehicle That Attracts Thousands

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/05/07May19-Beverly-Hillbillies-Car-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some people love to have the newest car.  In fact, they may spend plenty of time looking for just the…

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The Honey War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/30Apr19-The-Honey-War.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)War never tasted so sweet, at least that’s what some say when they speak of a conflict waged between Iowa…

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A Slice of the South in the North

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/04Apr19-Lexington-Missouri-History.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It was a slice of the south embedded in the north.  A place where one notorious bank robber even returned…

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In the Stadium with Denny Matthews

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/29Mar19-Denny-Matthews-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)A major league baseball team plays 162 games in a season, but it’s rare any one player will play all…

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Keeping Baseball Interesting

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/28Mar19-Denny-Matthews-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When a baseball broadcaster has to describe a game that is lackluster at best, they may resort to talking about…

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A Career Talking About Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/27Mar19-Denny-Matthews-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some of you know that one of my favorite times of the year is when baseball season begin.  So, with…

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Civil War Veterans’ Homes

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/01Mar19-Confederate-Memorial-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)The Civil War ended in 1865…but how long did the veterans of that war live?  There is some controversy over…

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