History of Missouri's oldest city founded in the 1700s
The Bequette-Ribault House.Andrew Balet, CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons. One of the attractions to Sainte (Ste.) Genevieve is the restored Bequette-Ribault house pictured above, also on the National Registry of Historic Places. The house was built in 1808 by Jean-Baptiste Bequette, Sr. When his son died, the property was purchased by a woman named Clarisse, who was "a free woman of color." Thereafter, until 1982, ownership was passed down to her descendants and they all had the last name of Ribault.
Part 2: Parents find similarities in the deaths of their kids in Washington & Madison counties Missouri & want answers.
Even more alarming than a "suicide" cause of death ruling overturned to "death by violence" is how many trials in which Dr. Deidiker's testimony was as the "expert" witness. How many times did his testimony sway jurors and judges when determining prison sentences and even death penalty cases? How many suicide cases were closed, enabling murderers to walk the streets still? It is impossible to tell.
Bluegrass & BBQ Tasting Passport: Is It Worth It?
Silver Dollar City each year brings about numerous fun and festive seasonal festivals for all those who choose to visit to enjoy. Amongst those is the popular Bluegrass and BBQ Festival. This season they are offering a tasting passport with dozens of options scattered throughout the park. Is it a good value for money?
The Most Decorated Show Cave Around Lake Of The Ozarks | Bridal Cave
Around the Lake of the Ozarks you will find many unique attractions. One of which is considered one of the best rated show caves in the state. Bridal Cave each year is known for over 4000 weddings which take place in its subterranean atmosphere. The history of this tradition stems back to the Osage Indians which called this area home.
Part 3: Parents find similarities in the deaths of their kids in Washington & Madison counties Missouri & want answers.
The story of Jacob Kirkpatrick's death is another case swept under the rug by Sherriff Katy Mccutcheon of the Madison County Sheriff's Department. A man named Jacob Kirkpatrick is joining the already growing list of inconsistent & false autopsies. Madison County wrote his death off as an overdose/accident. Depending on what paragraph you read in the autopsy conclusion report, it could be either. The problem is it was neither. I was able to gain an exclusive interview with his mother, Kelly.
A Guide to the 3 Best Places to Visit in Missouri
Missouri is a state that's often overlooked. It's not as big or as well-known as some of its neighbors, but that doesn't mean it's not worth visiting. Missouri has a lot to offer, whether you're looking to explore the state's history or simply enjoy its scenic views, Missouri is definitely worth a visit.
The 4 Best Places to Visit in Missouri
From the towering peaks of the Ozarks to the gently rolling hills of the Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri is a state with a diverse and beautiful landscape. Whether you're hiking, biking, fishing or just enjoying a scenic drive, Missouri has something to offer everyone. And with four major rivers running through the state, there's no shortage of ways to cool off on a hot summer day. Missouri may not be the biggest state in the country, but it's certainly one of the most varied and picturesque.
Base Camp Adventure: Pre 11th EBE Video - New 2022 Gear
For our 11 Ever Backpacking Endeavor we went out of state to Missouri! We set up a Base camp where we spent one night, left for our Backpacking trip, then came back the next night and camped one more night before leaving the next day. So this video has a day missing in the middle that will be filled in next week with Episode 1 of the 11th E.B.E. Location: Hawn State Park, MO Duration: 4 Days Adventurers: (4) RMD, RMM, RMS, RMm Temperature: Varied mid 30's to upper 50's Conditions: Rain/Sun/Wind
St. Louis seeking to stem population decline with Afghan refugees
After the United States withdrew its troops from Afghanistan at the end of August 2021, more than 76,000 Afghan refugees have relocated to the U.S. About 600 of them have made it to St. Louis so far and another 750 are expected by later this year.
How about a haunting Hannibal, Missouri ghost tour
Rockcliffe Mansion.Facebook via Only in Missouri. Built in 1900 by the wealthy John Cruikshank, the above-pictured Rockcliffe Mansion in Hannibal, Missouri was purchased in 2010 by Warren Bittner and Juan Jose Ruiz-Bello of Miami, Florida.
This Super Bowl City Turned a Focus on Football into a Way to Collect Money for a Local Charity
This post is not sponsored and does not contain any affiliate content. Go: Enjoy gorgeously designed rooms and suites that help define the Crossroads experience in Kansas City. This hotel, just like Kansas City, focuses its core about community and connection. At every turn, the hotel has tapped local artists, designers and purveyors to share their talent and creativity in places public and private.
Exploring Branson, Missouri - Shopping at the Grand Village
We had a great time walking around the Grand Village in Branson! We ate some of the best fudge and found some great things to bring home.
Part 1: Parents find similarities in the deaths of their kids in Washington & Madison counties Missouri & want answers.
Missouri mothers want the federal government to investigate Madison & Washington County Sheriff's Departments. Mothers claim they are getting no assistance from the local government. They want the federal government to step in.
This Hotel Partners with No Kid Hungry in Kansas City, Missouri
This post is not sponsored and does not contain any affiliate content. Go: Nestled between the Power & Light district and River Market in downtown Kansas City, 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City offers the local and traveling community unprecedented access to the work of some of today’s emerging artists. Transforming the historic Savoy Hotel and Grill building into 21c Museum Hotel, guests can enjoy high ceilings, contemporary furnishings, large windows and beautiful original art work.
Historical Beattie Mansion in St. Joseph, Missouri, also known as the haunted house on the hill that won't disappoint
Beattie Mansion, St. Joseph, Missouri.Facebook via Only in your state website. Would you want to spend the night in an old house that's labeled as one of the most haunted houses in Missouri? When you hear the Beattie Mansion is over a century old, you might believe it could be haunted.
Missouri angler reels in “rare and endangered” lake sturgeon fish at Lake of the Ozarks, releases back into the lake
On Wednesday, April 20, Paddlefish snagger Troy Staggs landed a 50-pound paddlefish at the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri. Staggs took a quick measurement, snapped a few pictures, and released the fish back into the lake. This was the sixth lake sturgeon reported from Lake of the Ozarks since 2016.
Some might think the abandoned Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City is so eerie that it must be haunted
Missouri State Penitentiary.CosmiCataclysm, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Abandoned places aren’t tough to find in Missouri. However, one certainly stands out among the rest – for both its bloody history and for the spirits who are said to remain. This abandoned Missouri prison has gained notoriety in the state and beyond, and for good reason. It just might be one of the most haunted places on earth. (Source.)
Need another excellent summer travel idea? Check out the fun family-friendly activities around Branson, Missouri! We went for food comma in Paula Dean's Family Kitchen, got boozy at Smith Creek Moonshine, explored the beautiful Top of the Rock learned a lot from the Ozark Museum, and had some fun time at the Fun Mountain. Of course, we can't miss the dinner show at Dolly Parton's Stampede. So much to do, so little time! We really love exploring Branson! Thanks for watching! Hit Like & Subscribe :) Music: Holiday and Swing Out, Jive In by Triple Scoop Music from Adobe Soundtrack Library
St Louis Union Station
Check out the beautiful art deco Union Station hotel in St Louis Missouri. It is within walking distance of the Gateway Arch National Park. The architecture is so stunning and they have 3D Light Show every night. We stayed here overnight and really enjoyed it. Highly recommended :) Thanks for watching! Hit Like & Subscribe :) Music: Tip Top of the World and At the Summit by Triple Scoop Music from Adobe Soundtrack Library
Mom of 8 feels child with Down Syndrome is her biggest achievement: "A tiny heart still going strong"
A couple from Missouri has shown gratitude, faith, and resilience after they found out that their eighth baby was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The eighth pregnancy came as a surprise for Cathy and Andrew Daub since they already had full-on parents' responsibilities with their six boys and a little girl. Cathy had also been through eight miscarriages, so the couple was aware that "carrying the baby to term was a long shot."