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Books & Authors, History & Biography

George Eliot (November 22, 1819 - December 22, 1880)

The acclaimed author of such classics as "Silas Marner," "The Mill on the Floss," and "Middlemarch" (which Virginia Woolf called "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people") would have turned 196 this weekend.  More...
Books & Authors

Banned Books Week 2015

This annual celebration of the freedom to read runs from September 27 - October 3 this year.  More...
Books & Authors, History & Biography

Ann (Ward) Radcliffe (July 9, 1764 - February 7, 1823)

Celebrate gothic novelist Ann Radcliffe's 251st birthday.  More...
Books & Authors

William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564 - April 23, 1616)

The renowned English poet and playwright turns 451 this month yet hasn't aged a day.  More...
Books & Authors

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen's classic novel was first published on January 28, 1813.  More...
Books & Authors

Ghost Stories at Christmas

Reading ghost stories aloud on Christmas Eve is a Victorian English tradition with origins dating back centuries.
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Books & Authors, History & Biography

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The author of “The Little Prince” led a life of deep thoughts, complicated love, and great adventure.  More...
Books & Authors, History & Biography

Robert Frost (1874-1963)

The much beloved and admired American traditionalist poet has travelled a sometimes bumpy road.  More...
Books & Authors, History & Biography

Charles Dickens

Perennial adaptations of Charles Dickens’s seasonal classic “A Christmas Carol” have made the Victorian author a household name, but there’s much more to the creator of the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge than guiding ghosts,Tiny Tim, and plum pudding.  More...
History & Biography

Stephen King

The name “Stephen King” has long been synonymous with horror, but some things about this popular and prolific writer of unnerving tales may yet surprise you.  More...
Books & Authors, History & Biography

George Orwell

Orwell's classic novel "1984" has been flying off the shelves, but who was the man behind this cautionary dystopic vision?  More...
Community Matters, Missouri & Ozarks

Post-Holiday Clean-up

Put those no-longer-needed Christmas trees, greeting cards, and office party presents to good use.
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Community Matters, Missouri & Ozarks

Ozarks Holiday Celebrations

Looking for ways to celebrate the holiday season with your family?  There's a lot going on out there, and much of it's free!  More...
Government, Health & Wellness

Choose My Plate

New federal nutritional guidelines stress healthy foods in healthy amounts.  More...
Government

April 5 General Municipal Election

A general municipal election in Greene County will be held on April 5. Find your polling location, learn about candidates and issues, and more.  More...

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