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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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Care of Civil War Soldiers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/28Feb19-Confederate-Memorial-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Today veterans hospitals and retirement homes are common place, but in the years after the Civil War, grassroots efforts began…

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Daniel Boone Working For Another Country

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/01Feb19-St-Louis-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Daniel Boone is one of the most famous American frontiersman.  But when he crossed the Mississippi River, he went to…

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One of the Oldest Cities on the Mississippi

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/31Jan19-St-Louis-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It’s one of the oldest and largest cities on the Mississippi River…and although some may have heard of names like…

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Remembering Fred Mares

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/12/02Jan19-Remembering-Fred-Mares.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Image a man who speaks over ten languages, can play multiple musical instruments and serenade customers with his wonderful voice. …

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That Smell in the Air

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/12/20Dec18-College-of-the-Ozarks-Fruitcake-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The college president smelled something.  It was not a bad odor, but rather something pleasant.  And soon his nose led…

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A Christmas Tradition

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/12/19Dec18-College-of-the-Ozarks-Fruitcake-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many of us have Christmas traditions.  At this college there is a Christmas tradition that has raised money for these…

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A Business Totally Run By Volunteers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/12/18Dec18-St-James-Coffeehouse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a business that is run totally by volunteers.  What’s interesting is many of the volunteers are middle and high…

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A Small Town Coffee House

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/12/17Dec18-St-James-Coffeehouse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many towns have one or more coffee houses.  But in St. James, Missouri the local coffeehouse may have a familiar…

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Ideas for an Anniversary Gift

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/12/14Dec18-Vacuum-Museum-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps today’s edition of our show is advice for husbands who need to purchase an anniversary gift.  If you make…

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