July 20, 1933

Bonnie and Clyde were involved in another shootout on this day. This time it was at the Red Crown Tavern and Tourist Court in Platte City.


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July 19, 1913

The Mountain Grove Journal reported on an old teacher, H. L. Mabrey of Wayne county, had the copy of a contract he made to teach in that county in 1848.


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July 17, 1917

Phyliss Ada Driver was born on this date. From her home in Webster Groves she performed and became a regular at the Gaslight Square where she was known as Phyliss Diller. She went…


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Ride With Us on the Katy Trail This October

This year we're bringing our cross-state ride, Big BAM, to the Katy Trail! We'll kick off in Clinton on October 7, then camp in Sedalia, Boonville, Jefferson City, Hermann, and…


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July 16, 1911

Sweetheart song and dance woman Ginger Rogers was born. The beauty from Independence and Kansas City was famous for her duet-dances with longtime dance partner Fred Astaire. Read…


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July 13, 1852

Birthday of George "Grin" Bradley. On July 15, 1876 he threw the first no-hit, no run game in major league history.


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July 12, 1930

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd dedicated the St. Louis Flying Field as the Lambert- St. Louis Municipal Airport. With him were two St. Louisans, Captain Ashley McKiley and Ensign…


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Hermann Hill Invites You to Celebrate Love

Peggy and Terry Hammer celebrated their 49th Wedding Anniversary June 7th. They are the owners and innkeepers of Hermann Hill Vineyard Inn and Spa, Hermann Hill Riverbluff…


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July 11, 1739

Birthday of Louis Blanchette who founded St. Charles in 1769.


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July 10, 1981

Ken McElroy, who had terrorized Skidmore, MO for years was shot to death with at least two rifles in front of at least 46 witnesses but no one saw anything.


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