Month: April 2015

A Missouri Tragedy: Learning from Tom Schweich’s Death

A Missouri Tragedy: Learning from Tom Schweich’s Death by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s a tragedy that still has Missourians – especially those who knew him – in disbelief: the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich. The investigation into his death concludes that Schweich took his own life after a long history of dealing with both mental and physical challenges. Our political process has moved forward, as it’s designed to do in times like this, but there are still more questions than answers regarding why someone with a history of personal, professional and political success would...

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Local Lake Ozark Man Helps out with Beyond the Horizon, a humanitarian and civic assistance mission

Spc. Trenton Teubner, from Lake Ozark, Mo., a carpentry masonry specialist with the 276th Engineer Company out of Pierce City, Mo., works along side Pvt. Noe Benjamin Peraza, a Salvadoran Army engineer, on April 27 here as part of Beyond the Horizon 2015. BTH is a humanitarian and civic assistance mission that lasts for several months, and provides construction and medical assistance to the people of El Salvador.The two engineer soldiers are helping construct a new elementary school for the town since the previous school was destroyed by an earthquake 13 years ago. (Photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt....

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BENTON COUNTY MUSEUM

BENTON COUNTY MUSEUM It’s new! It’s fresh! It’s chock full of Benton County memorabilia! Come enjoy the Benton County Museum at 1660 Hilltop Drive, Warsaw across from Farmers Bank. The Benton County Historical Society has created an appealing setting for the county’s collection of artifacts demonstrating our rich cultural history and heritage. When you enter the museum you will see a steamboat captain’s view of the Osage River as well as a large-scale model of a paddle wheel representing the exciting steamboat era of the Osage River at Warsaw. The sixteen foot historical timeline on the wall highlights important...

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Warsaw Kids & Adults Triathlon

Warsaw Kids & Adults Triathlon When: Sat June 20 2015 – Sun June 21 2015 Where: Warsaw Swimming Pool & Drake Harbor Sign up today at getmeregistered.com to compete in our Warsaw Kids & Adult Triathlon. The kids triathlon will be on June 20, 2015 and the adults on June 21, 2015. Don’t miss out on this fabulous event. Register before the day of the race to make sure you receive your Triathlon t-shirt. This years timing group is Ultramax. Please visit Ultramaxsports.com for even more...

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