Horses of Hope

Horses of Hope

Horses of Hope By Kathleen Swift I’ve often said there is nothing better for the inside of the man, than the outside of the horse. Ronald Reagan In so many ways, riders find hope and courage at Horses of Hope. When Shelly McColm and Vallerie Sweeten co-founded the...
Hero Flights

Hero Flights

TAMKO Marks 10 Years in Veterans Airlift Command Program Article and photos by Savanah Mandeville The motto of the Veterans Airlift Command “Hero Flights” Program is: “They’ve got heart, they need wings.” TAMKO Building Products Inc., a Joplin-based manufacturer, has...
Derek Scores a Win!

Derek Scores a Win!

By Kathleen Swift • Photos by McGee Creative When Derek Daniels proposed to Kayla, he took her completely by surprise, but then, he swept her off her feet from the beginning.  “Derek and I met our junior year at College of the Ozarks where we both played on the...