I was recently given some old copies of the “Echo” , a magazine that used to be published by the Bollinger County (Missouri) Historical Society. I am already finding some interesting material. One such story was found in the October, 1979 issue of the Echo, on page 117. The article, titled “They Thought He WasContinue reading “They Thought He Was Frank James”
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)!