flickr.com/photos/bbumThe drowning occurred near Huntsdale, Missouri, a stop along the Katy Trail.Here's a heart-wrenching story from over the weekend. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that 15-year-old Corey Morris died Saturday after saving an 8-year-old from drowning in the Missouri River. Th ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/jamescarrLake of the Ozark's Party CoveHeading down the Lake of the Go Carts, err Ozarks, infamous Party Cove this 4th of July weekend? Take heed. The backwater Sodom and Gomorrah claimed its first life of the season last week. The Missouri Water Patrol reports that 33-year-old Tod ... More >>
The local daily reports that the Missouri Water Patrol at last recovered the body of I.E. Millstone yesterday. Last year, RFT named Millstone its first-ever "Best Geezer" in the annual Best Of issue. Below, that entry:I.E. Millstone built Pruitt-Igoe and outlived it. He built Busch Stadium II, yet t ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsApparently people do very stupid things in March, which is why the month is home to about a dozen different prevention weeks. My favorite thus far is the following pearl I received yesterday from the State Emergency Management Agency. The department has dubbed March 16-20 as "Turn A ... More >>
The bizarre story of a 2006 summer melee on the Mississippi will soon unfold in a St. Charles County courthouse.
The naked truth about Missouri's backwater Sodom and Gomorrah
The Missouri Prowlers are tilting more at windmills than at blocking sleds