Human Interest

New Business Spotlight
By Sheryl Beadles An area man is “following in his dad's footsteps.” John Ellis has opened his own business, Anytime Service, LLC. Originally...


Amtrak Missouri River Runner Offers Kids Fare for State Fair Kids...
JEFFERSON CITY – Families planning to attend the Missouri State Fair August 11-21 in Sedalia can get a special $5 kids fare when they take the...


Little Or No Retirement Savings? Here Are 5 Tips That Can Help
Most Americans know they need to save more for retirement. But most Americans aren’t doing it. Just how bad off are some of them? A study by...


Show-Me STATE GAMES Quickly Approaching
COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 6, 2016) -- Looking for a taste of the Olympics this summer without traveling to Rio? Join the 32nd Annual Show-Me STATE GAMES...


3 Ways Women Can Improve Their Odds For A More Secure Retirement
The many differences between men and women are evident even when it comes to retirement. Women, with longer life expectancies and lower average...


Presenting the Flag Loch Haven Nursing Home holds annual Ice Cream Social for Veterans...
Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon held its annual ice cream and cake social tribute to its Veterans on Thursday, June 23. The Patriot Guards and...


NFIB of Missouri Small business optimism up slightly in May
JEFFERSON CITY, June 14, 2016–The National Federation of Independent Business' monthly Index of Small Business Optimism rose two-tenths of a point...


Honor Flight
Wednesday night, members of the North Missouri Chapter 57 American Legion Riders Charles Souther, John Sumner, Clark Milligan, and Ralph Thomas ...


Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Talk on All-Terrain Vehicle...
Summertime is here, the kids are out of school, and everyone is ready to spend quality time outdoors. Swimming, boating, camping, and fishing may...


Play helps farmers talk about succession planning
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension will present a free play to help members of northern Missouri farming communities talk about...


SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 19, 2016) - An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 piloted by Cmdr. Corey Pritchard lands on USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) flight deck at the conclusion of an aerial change of command ceremony. During the ceremony, Pritchard was relieved by Cmdr. Brian Emme. Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, John C. Stennis is operating as part of the Great Green Fleet on a regularly scheduled 7th Fleet deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tomas Compian/ Released) VFA-14 Holds Airborne Change of Command Cmdr. Corey Pritchard of...
VFA-14 Holds Airborne Change of Command Story by Lt. Justin Calabretta SOUTH CHINA SEA – Cmdr. Brian Emme relieved Cmdr. Corey Pritchard as...


A SEASON OF HEROES AT MAPLES REP
A SEASON OF HEROES AT MAPLES REP Heroes come in many forms. Some are musicians who tell stories with their songs that save people going through...


VFW Post 4557 INSTALLS OFFICERS
Tuesday evening, May 17, 2016 at the Brookfield General Blackjack Pershing VFW Post 4557 District Commander Bob O’Dell conducted installation of...


Impact Missouri
Where do I begin? Do you ever find yourself thinking, "I want to do something fun today. I want to help someone. I want to teach my kids to help...


Missouri State Patrol Honors 26 Employees At Annual Banquet
Patrol Honors 26 Employees At Annual Banquet Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to...