July 7, 2009
July 6, 2009
"When we came home and a local TV station picked it up ... it was just wonderful, a memory that just lives forever," said Hagan.
Cookie Hagan greets Paul Pepper on Monday outside the KOMU/Channel 8 station. Hagan was on Paul's very first show 27 years ago as part of the Paquin ukulele ensemble. The group was interviewed upon their return from a performance for president Jimmy Carter.
Paul Pepper and James Mouser, hosts of "Pepper and Friends," hold up a sign protesters presented them on Monday outside of the KOMU/Channel 8 station.
Paul Pepper and co-host James Mouser, of the KOMU/Channel 8 program "Pepper and Friends," are greeted with cheers, embraces and a handmade sign.
Paul Pepper, host of the KOMU/Channel 8 program "Pepper and Friends," emerges from the station to receive a group of protesters. About 30 people met on Monday outside the KOMU/Channel 8 station to protest the station's decision to take the program off the air.
Robert S. McNamara died Monday. He was 93. McNamara served as U.S. secretary of defense and was vilified for his role in escalating the Vietnam War, a disastrous conflict he later denounced as "terribly wrong."
Mid-Missourians experienced the Fourth of July this year in different ways. While some prefer the parades, firework shows and live bands of Jefferson City, other mid-Missourians choose to celebrate their Independence Day in the atmosphere of a small town community like Rocheport.