While most of America is looking forward to the historic total solar eclipse that will cross the country in April of 2024, there's another one in October of 2023 that should be at least partially visible in both Quincy and Hannibal. Maybe.
I must say that I love a good, entertaining conspiracy theory, but I also do prefer that it be based on facts. That's why I want to let you know that you might see an unmarked low-flying helicopter in Illinois soon. No reason to panic though. I think I know why.
What do you do with your free time? If you're feeling a bit destructive, know there's a new app that allows you to completely annihilate the Hannibal, Missouri/Quincy, Illinois area with a huge asteroid.
When I think of Missouri history, I think of Daniel Boone. That's accurate, but in this case you need to go way further back than guys in coonskin caps. There's a mastodon that was first discovered in Missouri and not out west where most people think.