Missouri State University recently published the following interview with Ronald McQueery of Eminence, Shannon County, Missouri on life in the Ozarks and how tourism has effected the region.
Special thanks to Joseph Hayden who shared this documentary on Sasquatch (Bigfoot) activity in Reynolds County, Missouri. Some might chuckle a bit about the headline for this post. Do Sasquatch exist? I don’t know. Whether or not you are a believer in such things, I think you will find David’s story fascinating. The producer ofContinue reading “Sasquatch Activity in Reynolds County, Missouri.”
Our 100% Cotton Heritage Series Cannon Tee is available in sizes Small- 2X. Shirt features a Civil War “mountain rifle” artillery piece with the Missouri State Guard and Missouri Battle Flag. Photo was taken during a Confederate Memorial Day service at the Bloomfield (Missouri) Civil War Cemetery located atop the rolling hills of Crowley’s Ridge.Continue reading “Foothills Media Heritage Series Cannon Tee”
Larry Wood, author of Ozarks Gunfights and Other Notorious Incidents, shared the area’s violent history. He talked about feuding groups and infamous criminals from Wild Bill Hickok to Bonnie and Clyde. Originally aired on C-SPAN in June, 2017. Support independent media through the purchase of our products. “
I had a friend message me recently and said, “I loved your article Impending War”. It took me a minute to realize he was referring to an article I wrote in 2018 for the State of the Ozarks Writers and Artists competition that paired writers submissions with a talented artist who would create an illustrationContinue reading “Impending War”
I don’t know how I missed this but somehow a year after the fact, I stumbled upon Paulette Jiles review of my book “The Rape of Delaware County”. Many thanks Mrs. Jiles, I am once again honored and humbled. Oklahoma corruption July1/20 A good little book on how messed up Oklahoma law enforcement can be.Continue reading “Oklahoma Corruption”
I have written many articles on the history of Missouri, specifically, articles about the effect that “Mr. Lincoln’s War” had upon the state. Missouri was originally settled by the French, then the Scots-Irish, who had also settled the majority of Southern states. The Scots-Irish who settled the South ( and Missouri) had a much differentContinue reading “The Post-War Betrayal of Missouri’s German Population.”
Foothills Media LLC is proud to announce our latest t-shirt from our Heritage line of clothing. Our latest offering pays tribute to the rich history and hard work of those involved in our area’s logging industry. We hope you like it (we think it’s pretty cool)!
I was looking over some older articles I had previously published and stumbled upon this gem about Missouri bushwhacker Sam Hildebrand’s visit to Bollinger County, Missouri… “Sam Hildebrand’s Confession” is certainly and interesting read. On pages 196-197 Hildebrand writes about a visit to Bollinger County, Missouri on May 25, 1864. He writes of going inContinue reading “Sam Hildebrand Pays a Visit to Bollinger County”
Our latest offering from our Foothills Media Heritage Clothing Line pays tribute to the South. T-shirt is white, 100% cotton and features our trademark Foothills Media logo on the front, with a cannon on the back. Back of shirt reads “The Confederate State of Missouri” and “Est. 1861”. This beautiful photo was taken during theContinue reading “Featured Shirt of the Week, Foothills Heritage Cannon”