Former resident surprised by popularity of Facebook group

Shown is a screenshot of the Facebook group, “You Know You’re From Jeff City, MO when...”

Shown is a screenshot of the Facebook group, “You Know You’re From Jeff City, MO when...”

Social networking is supposed to help users reunite with friends, but for one group, they’ve reconnected with the past.

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A month-old Facebook page that has “taken off like life itself” has become a great source of nostalgic conversations and hometown pride for a group of current and former Jefferson Citians.

After noticing a Facebook page called “I Cruise the Boulevard,” in reference to Missouri Boulevard, Russell Rucker decided to create his own called, “You Know You’re From Jeff City when...”

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