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Dogwood-Azalea Festival Shows Southern Charm

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One could debate whether Charleston (located on Interstate 57 about two and half hours south of St. Louis), Missouri, is part of the South, but there’s no dispute that each spring it embodies a distinctly Southern charm, appearance, and hospitality during the annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival. In its 46th year, the festival will be held April 10–13, 2014, in Charleston, which ... Read More »

Charleston’s Dogwood-Azalea Festival: Fun in Full Bloom

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You could debate whether the Missouri bootheel is part of the South, but there’s no dispute that each spring, Charleston, located near the top of the bootheel where the Mississippi and Ohio rivers meet, embodies a distinctly Southern charm, appearance, and hospitality during the annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival. In its 45th year, the festival will be held April 18-21, 2013, in ... Read More »

Spring is Coming, You Must Believe

On the radio this morning, the weather report indicated we might get more snow accumulation. I’ve also heard that we will have another big snow storm at the end of March. I’m not really worried. It will melt and spring is around the corner. In Missouri, I look forward to the redbuds, dogwoods and the bright green of new leaves.  ... Read More »

Weekend outlook

The forecast around Central Missouri calls for rain showers today, but this weekend should be a great one around the state. Click this link to find some of the great activities scheduled for this weekend, http://tinyurl.com/y7nvdoc. Here are some options to consider for each region of Missouri: Northwest: Coalition of Historic Trekkers National Gathering at Fort Osage in Sibley (northeast ... Read More »