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Zach Laas is living his music dream

Zach Laas performing, Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Commodore Grill in Nashville. (photo submitted) by Patrik Andrews-Ryan Some of you may remember a kid named Zach Laas, who grew up in Stover. He lived in a house on Second Street before his family moved to Briar Patch Road. “We always listened to music when I

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Community Spotlight: Stover Quality Quilting

Vi Dale, owner of Stover Quality Quilting, stands between two Gammill Longarm Quilting Machines Saturday, Aug. 9, in the work area of her shop. These machines are just one of the advances in quilting technology that have increased the design possibilities in quilting. (photo by Patrik Andrews-Ryan) This week, the Community Spotlight swings around and

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Welpman Talks Beer

Leslie Welpman, owner of Welpman Springs Brewery, talks beer with a customer, Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the Missouri Bicentennial Ice Cream Social in Stover. Welpman Springs Brewery was one of approximately 10 vendors that took part in the celebration. (photo by Patrik Andrews-Ryan)

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90-year old quilter pieces Missouri flowers for a cause

A quilt made by Esther Knuth, Jo Warnke, and Carlene Nolting will be featured in the Festival of Sharing online quilt auction Nov. 7 through Nov. 13. (photo by Patrik Andrews-Ryan) Festival of Sharing is a cooperative response to hunger, poverty, and injustice in Missouri. Part of the Festival of Sharing is a quilt auction,

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Community Spotlight: Timber Ridge Winery

Jerrilyn Monroe discusses some the fruit wines available at Timber Ridge Winery in Stover. (photo by Vicki Wood) Last week, it was a business with an 80-year history, this week the spotlight swings around to shine on a business with less than an 8-month history. Timber Ridge Winery is definitely off the beaten path, but

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Sawin’ on a fiddle,playin’ it hot

Anna Lang plays The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the Missouri Bicentennial Ice Cream Social in Stover. Lang entertained the crowd with her fiddle playing, along with Junior and Tanner Marriott. (photo by Patrik Andrews-Ryan)

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