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Jack’s Mid-Missouri Memory: In Pursuit of Greens

As I talked to my wife the other day the subject of picking greens came up, and I couldn't help but think of Mom, Sis and my Grandmother Wickliffe doing that when I was a boy. Anyone who has spent hours in pursuit of greens, and then sat and picked them clean before they could be cooked will probably see themselves in this memory.

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Category: History, News, Nostalgia
Kaleb Filis
Kaleb Filis

Sedalia’s Downtown Arch: What Do You Think? [POLL]

The Historic Streetscape Project has been completed for a few weeks, plenty of time for all of us to garner an opinion and a final verdict about the arch that's located at Ohio Avenue and Broadway Boulevard. 

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Jack’s Mid-Missouri- Memory: Listening to the Rain

Listening to the rain


For me few things encourage thoughts of the past more than sitting in a room alone, as the sound of rain patters on the roof. Som...

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“Great Depression” Triggered 86 Years Ago Today

It was October 29, 1929, the Stock Market crashed, wiping out the fortunes of thousands of investors.  The day came to be known as BLACK TUESDAY, and it triggered the "GREAT DEPRESSION" which lasted for nearly 10 more years.

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Former Bars in Sedalia – How Many Do You Remember?

When the time comes when you're bellying up to the bar, and you're exchanging tall tales, how often do you go back in time and try to remember your favorite watering holes? 

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Eddie's Drive-In - Sedalia, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Jack’s Mid Missouri Memory: Goodbye to Another Icon, Eddie’s Drive-In

Goodbye to another Icon. People of my generation have had to say goodbye to way too many icons from our childhood, and some I know have bothered us more than others.

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Royals Baby

Jack’s Mid-Missouri Memory: The Great Feeling of Being Carried

As I sat in my car waiting for my wife to come out of Wal-Mart this last Friday, I found myself watching mothers and fathers with little children as they carried them in and out of the store


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100 Years of Halloween Costumes in 3 Minutes [Video]

Carving pumpkins, sipping cider, and trick-or-treating may be part of your Halloween ritual, but nothing gets us into the spirit more than Halloween costumes! 

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Scott Joplin Ragtime Music Festival Sedalia
Doug Sokolowski

What’s The Biggest Annual Music Festival in Missouri?

According to Promotions Now, a national promotions website, the largest annual music festival in Missouri is...(drum roll, please) The Scott Joplin Festival in Sedalia!

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Bill Pugliano, Getty Images
Bill Pugliano, Getty Images

Jack’s Mid-Missouri-Memory: A Kid’s Life of Discovery: Including the Pleasure of Dirt

When I was a boy nothing fascinated me more than a stretch of open dirt. It was like a blank canvas waiting for an artist.

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