Lydia Meyer

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Market hog show gives teens valuable lessons ... and cash

Intending to pursue a degree in agribusiness or agricultural education, recent graduate Alicia Twehus lacks no familiarity with the benefits of agriculture.

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Fair’s lady in the ‘happy cart’

Sharon Kirchoff isn’t just a familiar face at the State Fair, she brings joy to a wide number of Jefferson Citians

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Country stars to shine in Mid-Missouri

Pam Tillis coming to Eldon with Lorrie Morgan

Despite her acquisition of the coveted 1994 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year award and an elite membership in the Grand Ole Opry, country singer/songwriter Pam Tillis casually bucks the stereotype of stardom.

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Local residents share moonwalk memories

The monumental events of July 20, 1969, appear to be permanently orbiting amongst the memories of several local residents.

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TLC brings actress Cynthia Nixon to MSP

Instead of the supernatural, a nationally broadcasted television show will showcase the more sinister realities of events that have occurred inside the old Missouri State Penitentiary.

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Salute to America boasts 3 fun days

In an event that covers 17 city blocks, a host of entertainers — from Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to live eagles — will share their talents for Jefferson City’s Salute to America celebration.

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Greenway's reach continues to branch out

The constant whir of bicycle tires and pounding of feet around Jefferson City demonstrate local enthusiasm for an ongoing public works project designed to get the public off the couch, proponents of the trail say.

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For family, new home is an answer to prayer

Kay Procter believes strongly in prayer.

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Bridging the gap — Card game attracts people of all ages

From prominent billionaires to young children, Michael Hughes has observed a traditional card game bridge social gaps between many people.

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Acceptance of tattoos in workplace varies from employer to employer

Tattoos could leave their impression on more than just an individual’s appearance: They may impact his or her employment opportunities, as well.

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