The Faces of Telecommunications

The Faces of Telecommunications

The Faces of Telecommunications Telecommunications has changed a lot since 1957 when McDonald County Telephone was first incorporated, but the family that owns and operates the 61-year-old business has always known how to adapt and change with the times. In fact,...
The Mosley Home

The Mosley Home

Bill and Linda Mosley Home By Kathleen Swift   It’s a wonderful world of Christmas at the Mosley home in the Wilson Hutton District of Joplin. Originally built in 1906, Frank and Fanny Wilbur added the library and the second story master suite in 1917. Bill and Linda...
Escape to the Great Outdoors

Escape to the Great Outdoors

ESCAPE TO THE GREAT OUTDOORS Sunrises and sunsets in the outdoors are better than any TV show or movie. Lying in a tent while camping and listening to crickets is better than the finest hotel room. Hiking a trail enjoying the quiet and beauty is better that fighting...
Doug Hall: An Artist’s Roots 

Doug Hall: An Artist’s Roots 

Doug Hall: An Artist’s Roots  By Savanah Mandeville Doug Hall’s recognizable oil paintings depict the lives of 18th-century Eastern Woodland Native Americans, but on closer inspection, they reveal the artist as a human being, what ties him to the stunning natural...
Spotlight on Carthage

Spotlight on Carthage

Maple Leaf Nights Out By now, you know the Maple Leaf Festival includes a parade, an art and craft show, a car show and fair food. You know these things all fall on the third Saturday of October. And you know after the morning and early afternoon festivities on...