Category Archives: City Character

Giving Thanks

Three local theologians offer their unique and creative perspectives on what the holiday season means to them and to their faith. Fr. Greg Meystrik,... Read More

Talking Walls

The story of Thomas H. Benton’s bold and thought-provoking mural is retold through the eyes of its youngest subject. Harold Brown Jr., known as... Read More

Gold Star Rifle Raffle

Operation Bugle Boy’s Gold Star Rifle Raffle honors fallen military members, veterans, the community and more. When several members of Operation Bugle Boy’s advisory... Read More

Go Big, Or Go Home

Devoted kindergarten teacher Emily Roberts brings zeal to all aspects of her life. Emily Roberts is proof that passion, coupled with good old-fashioned hard... Read More

Wine vs. Beer

Debbie Brown of Prison Brews and DJ Drury of Canterbury Hill Winery and Restaurant have challenged each other to a summer-long duel. But in... Read More

Into Africa

This May, Catherine Crum will pack her bags, leave behind her busy Jefferson City salon and spa and depart for a 12-day mission trip... Read More

Leaving the Comfort Zone

A young woman’s journey to teaching in South Korea. As an adopted Korean living in Jefferson City, who had no memory of living in... Read More

Kwik Kar Wash and Detail

Being a small-business owner certainly has its risks and challenges. As a merger and acquisitions associate and a banker, Mike Burbank and Nick DeSimone... Read More