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J.C. Penney bust at museum It's not that far out of the Ozarks, and who hasn't been to a J.C. Penney store somewhere?
May 18th, 2019
Connie Root and Ozarks Alpacas If you're in interested in raising alpacas, read this story first. I visited a couple who had an alpaca ranch near Houston, Missouri.
May 12th, 2019
sign Cole Co Historical Society Museum On a cold, wintry day, I was treated to a warm and interesting tour of this exceptional museum in Jefferson City.
February 5th, 2019
Ozarkian trapper skunk What do you do with a trapped skunk? Find out what Ozarkian skunk trapper Ollie Kernick has to say about it.
January 18th, 2019
Ellen Gray Massey Ellen Gray Massey contributed a wealth of literature documenting life in the Ozarks. This book, which is still available, teaches old-fashioned parlor games, and I highly recommend it for your holiday gatherings.
November 29th, 2018
Earnest C. Hale If you want to find out more about a town's culture, go to the local hangout outdoor store. That's what I did to find Earnest C. Hale.
October 23rd, 2018
Meet the families whose lives revolve around growing grapes near St. James, Missouri. A retro Ozarkian from 2009, that documents history of this very important agricultural aspect of Missouri life.
September 9th, 2018
Capt Jacks Train up your children to be good junkers, and your future will be filled with ... junking trips. Find out what Capt. Jacks and I found in antiques stores and flea markets in the Charlotte area.
August 5th, 2018
Topaz Mill Such a fine day of discovery. We headed out with the BaseMap app in hand to discover a lovely lake, an old mill with a gushing spring and a one-of-a-kind country store.
July 17th, 2018
feature emaires junkfest Check out the stories under the canopies at E. Marie's Spring Junk Fest.
June 9th, 2018
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