Annie Fisher home slated for demolition

In a way, a piece of history is about to meet its demise, this time a landmark of black history. The Annie Fisher Home at 2911 Old Highway 63 South is now slated for demolition. Yet, in some ways, the history of Annie Fisher and her accomplishments will live on. For now, the former location…

Missouri Theatre: A history of volunteerism

Here’s an article about the Missouri Theatre that outlines how many buildings are saved: through the efforts of volunteers. Missouri Theatre, built in 1928, could have ended up like so many of the beautiful movie palaces, divided into tiny little screening rooms. But volunteers and others worked to save the theatre in its glorious original…