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KMBZ News Staff
October 07, 2019 - 5:34 am
WESTON, Mo. -- Louis Smither spent more than 60 years farming tobacco on his family farm in Weston. He has memories as a young boy of working tobacco fields with his father. But he told KMBZ that Missouri's tobacco industry is dying, and his farm became a casualty to the decline of the practice of...
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Rebecca Crockett
March 05, 2019 - 9:27 pm
Iatan, MO - This small village just a few miles up Highway 45 from Weston, Missouri used to be a bustling port town alongside the Missouri River. Iatan was a steamboat stop and a regular train stop, but flooding in 1881 moved the course of the river west, and businesses moved as well. And if that...
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Jim Cunningham
June 08, 2017 - 1:00 am
{This is part of our weeklong series called "Show Me KC"} Weston, Missouri is home to the Holladay Distillery, which has been in operation in the same location longer than any other distillery in the country. Benjamin J. Holladay opened the distillery in 1856 and it grew in the 20th Century to...
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