Wards of Iasos

Wards of Iasos

Wards of Iasos Author, elementary school teacher, and kilt aficionado, J. Christopher Wilson is best-known at regional conventions for his series The Wards of Iasos. “The book is about youthful outcasts who cannot fulfill the requirements at The Iasos Unified Preparatory Abbey. “For the lucky ones there is an alternate monastery — a last chance…

Swan Creek Crafts

Swan Creek Crafts

Swan Creek Crafts “We made our home on a bluff overlooking Swan Creek near Taneyville,” says Marine veteran and craftsman Mike Weber. “I use locally harvested and exotic hardwoods to make high quality wooden spoons, chopsticks and more.” Wife Susan crochets many items as well. “My spoons are food-safe and beautiful kitchen tools. Right now…

Sir Frederick the Wise

Sir Frederick the Wise

Sir Frederick Sir Frederick the Wise (Caleb Hurshman) is a Hollister-based strategy consultant with an incisive focus and a desire to help the larger grassroots community better itself. “I look carefully at each problem and break each one down based on a client’s purpose and needs.” “I can observe dispassionately and make recommendations based on…

Og'dara

Og’dara

Og’dara Traditional Music “‘Og’ is Irish, means ‘young,’ which is what we are,” shares group co-founder Sophie McAdara, “and ‘Dara’ is part of our last name!” Sophie plays fiddle. Brother Ty McAdara plays guitar. The duo performs mostly traditional Irish and Ozark music (Sophie’s favorite Irish tune is Blarney Pilgrim). Og’dara also performs Civil War-era…

Bulone Enterprises

Bulone Enterprises

Bulone Enterprises Home of Vince’s Gourmet Italian Food We create the finest-quality Italian Caponata and Giardiniera relishes,  Roasted Red Pepper Pesto and Vodka Marinara in southwestern Missouri. We are family-owned and are committed to using the freshest, locally grown vegetables for our original recipes that promote our Italian heritage. Our products are gluten-free, low-fat, low sodium,…