From Joshua Heston, Editor of State of the Ozarks online magazine. http://www.stateoftheozarks.net BEEN THINKIN’ ABOUT… TRUE GRIT. Yep, I’ve been mighty busy this month but finally managed watch both versions of True Grit. Don’t tell anyone I hadn’t seen the John Wayne version before now, okay? It seems downright sacrilegious to admit to having notContinue reading “True Grit: A Story of the Ozarks”
This article was originally published by State of the Ozarks online magazine. John Reilly spotted Jesse and Frank James camping “at the foot of the hill just beyond ‘Uncle’ David Lutes’ residence about one-and-one-half mile west of Lutesville [Bollinger County, Missouri].” It was the night after the James Gang’s first train robbery. The holdup occurredContinue reading “James Gang Spotted In Bollinger County”
It is said by the old inhabitants that the first day the saloon was opened in Mill Spring a man was killed in it, and now the last hours of the saloon business adds a last victim to the nefarious traffic.
GUEST: Clint Lacy is a life long resident of Missouri. He resides in the Eastern Ozarks foothills of Southeast Missouri. He is an independent writer who has been published in both mainstream and independent newspapers and magazines. In 2015 he released his first book “Blood in the Ozarks: Union War Crimes Against Southern Sympathizers and Civilians in Occupied Missouri” his latest book is “The Beginner’s Guide to False Flags
“I always enjoy speaking to an audience that is knowledgeable of the subject matter, and able to engage in meaningful dialogue,” Dr. Frank Nickell observed after his presentation on Saturday, January 25. Nickell, retired educator from Southeast Missouri State University and noted historian, was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Brochure published by The Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission. In my book “Blood in the Ozarks: Expanded Second Edition” I devoted a chapter to personal stories of Civil War atrocities. In this chapter I included the murder of Confederate officer William Patterson and his entire family. I used a pamphlet published by the Southeast MissouriContinue reading “Who Murdered the Patterson Family?”
Our platoon had succeeded in surrounding the house. We asked her where the proprietor was. She said he was up in the mountain. Sergeant Teale ordered her to call him, which she refused to do. Lieutenant May then gave us orders to arrest her and take her to Pilot Knob.
Foothills Media LLC is pleased to announce the release of “Blood in the Ozarks: Expanded Second Edition” Deep in the Ozarks of Southeast Missouri a battle still raises about a massacre committed on Christmas Day, 1863 in Ripley County, Missouri by members of the 3’rd Missouri State Militia Cavalry led by Major James Wilson. WhileContinue reading “Just Released: Blood in the Ozarks- Expanded Second Edition”
Note: This story was originally published in the State of the Ozarks online magazine Will Mayfield College by Clint Lacy Will Mayfield College by Clint Lacy The Will Mayfield College stands as a symbol of a once prosperous era for Marble Hill, Missouri. The small town of approximately 1500 people serves as the Bollinger CountyContinue reading “Will Mayfield College”
Foothills Media LLC is pleased to announce that we have made our latest eBook “Cave Regions of the Ozarks: Revised and expanded for FREE. Originally written by Luella Agnes Owen under the title of “Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills” Foothills Media has re-edited Owen’s work to focus on the Ozarks regions of Missouri. Additionally, we have added information about cave regions of Perry & St. Francois in Missouri.