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Whiteman Corridor Ceremonies
The annual George Whiteman Wreath Laying Ceremony was held this morning (May 16) at Memorial Park Cemetery. This year's ceremony was the beginning of the dedications for the Whiteman Corridor, which is a project the Sedalia Leadership has been working on to honor the legacy of Whiteman...
“Whiteman: The Legacy of Freedom” Sculptures at Katy Park
New sculptures sit on the corner of 24th and Grand at Katy Park. The sculptures were created by Sedalia artist Don Luper to honor Lt. George Whiteman. A B-2 and a plane that Lt. Whiteman piloted, a P-40, are now great pieces of artwork to honor the legacy of Lt...
The Truth is Out There With These 10 ‘X-Files’ Facts
The X-Files is famous for keeping its own secrets under wraps, let alone the government's, but did you know creator Chris Carter first dreamed up Mulder and Scully after learning over three million Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens? Or that The X-Files practically invented the mix…
Leroy Van Dyke’s Country Gold Tour To Appear at CMA Music Fest
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 12, 2015) – Not many artists can say they were on the CMA Board of Directors during the planning and formation of the inaugural Fan Fair which took place at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium in 1972. Even fewer can say they will have the honor of performing…
10 Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
It’s been almost 30 years since the last Mad Max movie (Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome) hit theaters in 1985, and almost ever since then director George Miller has been working on a sequel. That sequel, Mad Max: Fury Road, has been in the works for over 25 years and started filming over three ye…
UCM Update
The University of Central Missouri invites the campus and local community to attend the annual Pre-Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20 on the east side lawn of the Alumni Memorial Chapel.
Maj. Gen. Stephen L. Danner, adjutant general of the Missouri National Guard, will be the keynote …
131st Bomb Wing Static Displays Take Shape At Whiteman
Some familiar landmarks have left their pedestals around Lambert Airport in St. Louis and made its way to Whiteman Air Force Base. The F4-Phantom II, F-15A Eage and the F-100 Super Sabre were moved from St. Louis on March 31 and this week, the F4 was put into place at the 131st Bomb Wing Heritage Pa…

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