FOOD & DRINK
Honoring Military Journalism: The Stars and Stripes Museum in Bloomfield, Missouri
In the quaint town of Bloomfield, Missouri, the Stars and Stripes Museum emerges as a profound monument to military journalism. The museum, situated near the Bloomfield Civil War Cemetery, honors the legacy of 'The Stars and Stripes' newspaper, birthed by Union soldiers amidst the throes of the Civil War on November 9, 1861. A visit to this sanctuary of history offers insight into the publication that has continuously delivered a piece of home to American troops in conflicts worldwide.
Second annual Cocoa Crawl brings a festive holiday to Dexter
Dexter’s Chamber of Commerce has planned its Cocoa Crawl for the second straight year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9. Visitors purchase a custom mug for $10 from the Dexter Chamber of Commerce where they are given a list of 30 merchants who make discounts available and offer free samples of hot chocolate.