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Courtesy of Cassville Archives

Monett expected to be "flying high" according to the Monett Times. They were pinning their hopes on the new airplane industry and the Monett Aeroplane Company. more

Apr 28, 2017 12:26 PM Missouri History

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NPR

The Nation's worst maritime disaster happened on the Mississippi south of Cape Girardeau. Prisoners from Andersonville and soldiers returning to Jefferson Barracks for discharge were on board the steamboat Sultana when it blew up. About 1,800 died. more

Apr 27, 2017 12:01 PM Missouri History

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Courtesy of the University of Missouri

The Douglas County Courthouse (which was housed at the time in a temporary building) was destroyed by fire. The original courthouse had been destroyed by fire in 1872. more

Apr 26, 2017 12:09 PM Missouri History

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WBUR

Birthday of sportscaster and analyst, Joe Buck from St. Louis. more

Apr 25, 2017 11:54 AM Missouri History

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LA Sentinel

Today is the birthday of comedian Cedric the Entertainer, who hails from Jefferson City and Berkeley, MO. more

Apr 24, 2017 12:33 PM Missouri History

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