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Scotland County

By on November 17, 2018

This week, Show Me Missourah traveled to Memphis, the county seat for Scotland County, as we continue to tell the history of Missouri one county at a time. Our host, Scott Faughn, sat down with some people who know the history of Scotland County best. Presiding Commissioner Duane Ebeling was joined by County Clerk and […]

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Retrospective, Part 3: Sen. Ron Richard

By on November 14, 2018

Sixteen-year legislative leader Sen. Ron Richard – the only man in Missouri history to serve as speaker of the Missouri House and president pro tem of the Missouri Senate – reflects on his time in the Senate and plays name associations with our host, Scott Faughn. This is the third and final part in a […]

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Retrospective, Part 2: Sen. Ron Richard

By on November 12, 2018

Sixteen-year legislative leader Sen. Ron Richard – the only man in Missouri history to serve as speaker of the Missouri House and president pro tem of the Missouri Senate – reflects on his entry into politics and time in the House with our host, Scott Faughn. This is part two in a multipart series. https://media.blubrry.com/moleg/p/showmemissourah.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Richaed-Segment-2_01.mp3Podcast: […]

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Retrospective, Part 1: Sen. Ron Richard

By on November 10, 2018

Sixteen-year legislative leader Sen. Ron Richard – the only man in Missouri history to serve as speaker of the Missouri House and president pro tem of the Missouri Senate – reflects on his roots and entry into politics with our host, Scott Faughn. This is part one in a multipart series. https://media.blubrry.com/moleg/p/showmemissourah.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Richard-Segment-1_01.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]

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DeKalb County

By on November 3, 2018

This week we traveled to Maysville, Mo., the seat of DeKalb County. Our host, Scott Faughn was joined by people who could tell the history of the county best, Eastern Commissioner Garry McFee and Western Commissioner Kyle White. McFee’s grandparents lived in the western edge of Davis County. His parents got married and moved to […]

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Worth County

By on October 27, 2018

This week we traveled to Worth County. Our host, Scott Faughn was joined by Worth County Economic Developer Gene Auten, Allendale historian Vickie Miller and businessman Ben Abplanalp at the county courthouse in Grant City. Auten’s great-grandparents farmed southwest of Sheridan as did his grandparents. When his grandfather passed, his grandmother moved to Grant City. […]

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Taney County

By on October 20, 2018

This week we sat at Top of the Rock, the highest elevation in Taney County near Branson, owned by Johnny Morris who continues to develop the area with outdoor-related amenities. Our host, Scott Faughn, was joined by Western Commissioner Brandon Williams and Branson Centennial Museum Curator and White River Valley Historical Society member James (Jim) […]

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Webster County

By on October 13, 2018

This week we went to the Webster County Courthouse in Marshfield, MO. Our host, Scott Faughn, was joined by Webster County Presiding Commissioner Paul Ipock, County Farm Bureau Vice President and Webster County Recorder Gary Letterman and Representative Lyndall Fraker to talk about the history of Webster County. Ipock’s great-grandfather grew up in Indiana. His […]

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Pike County

By on October 6, 2018

On this week’s episode, we traveled to Pike County. Our host, Scott Faughn, sat down with some people who know the history of Pike County best. Presiding Commissioner Chris Gamm joined us at the Pike County Courthouse with county resident Esther Lybarger. Esther Lybarger’s seventh great-grandfather was Jacob Zumwalt. She was born in Curryville and […]

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Gasconade County

By on October 1, 2018

On this week of Show Me Missourah we traveled to Hermann, Missouri, the county seat of Gasconade County. Our host, Scott Faughn was joined by Presiding Commissioner Larry Miskel, Farm Bureau Board of Directors member Amy Jo Estes and former Representative Justin Alferman. Miskel’s family has been in Hermann for 17 years. They moved from […]

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