This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

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Events for the week of September 12-September 18, 2016

Welcome To The Following Groups-
1st Engineer Military Reunion (September 12-16)
547th ECB Military Reunion (September 15-19)
W.O.W. 3 Women’s Conference (September 16-18)

September 16 & 17- Gun Show Swap Meet
What: Buy, sell, & trade!
Where: The Barn, 13015 Highway 28, Dixon
When: 8 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $3 admission
Contact: The Barn (Bill Johnson)- 573.433.9370

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Gun Show Swap Meet in Dixon this weekend!

September 16 & 17- Cow Days
What: Win a cow at this family-friendly street festival!
Where: Downtown Dixon
When: Friday- 5:30 p.m. until Midnight, Saturday 10:00 a.m. until Midnight
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Dixon Chamber of Commerce (Misty Russell)- 573.433.0678

September 16 & 17- 18th Annual Southern Gospel Reunion
What: Inspirational Southern Gospel performances
Where: Parker Fine Arts Auditorium, 1001 Historic Route 66 West, Waynesville
When: Friday- 7:00 p.m., Saturday: 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Layne Lercher- 573.774.0404

September 16 & 17- Haunted River Float
What: Nothing compares to the thrill of the Haunted River Float on the Big Piney River!
Where: 23455 Teak Lane, Saint Robert
When: 7:00 p.m until 10:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person
Contact: Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping– 573.336.8639

September 17- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum
What: One of only two remaining Route 66 period courthouses in Missouri. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)-573.855.3644

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Visit the Museums on the Square in Waynesville this weekend!

September 17- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jeanie Porter)- 573.336.3561

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Visit the Museums on the Square in Waynesville this weekend!

September 17- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
What: Supervised paranormal investigation of one of Waynesville’s oldest homes.
Where: 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Investigations start at dusk. Call for exact time.
Cost: $25 per person, reservations required.
Contact: Crocker’s Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149

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Paranormal Investigations every Saturday through October!

Pumpkin Patches:
Storie’s Pumpkin Patch

Looking Ahead:

September 23 & 24- Haunted River Float, Saint Robert
September 24- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
September 24 & 25- Storie’s Pumpkin Patch, Waynesville
September 24 & 25- Uncle Buck’s Pumpkin Patch, Dixon

Planning for Fall? Check out our A to Z Guide and our Annual Autumn roundup!

For more event listings in Pulaski County USA please visit our online calendar at: http://tinyurl.com/PulaskiCountyUSAEvents or www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyUSA

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

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Events for the week of August 8-August 14, 2016

August 13- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum
What: One of only two remaining Route 66 period courthouses in Missouri. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)-573.855.3644

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August 13- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jeanie Porter)- 573.336.3561

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Looking Ahead:

August 26 & 27- ORA Richland Rodeo, Richland
August 27 & 287th Annual Kiwanis Gun, Knife, & Archery Show, Saint Robert
August 279th Annual Shrine Club BBQ Cook Off, Buckhorn
September 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, & 30Haunted River Float, Saint Robert
September 3Railroad Days, Crocker
September 3, 10, 17, & 24Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
September 16 & 17– 18th Annual Southern Gospel Reunion, Waynesville
September 16 & 17Cow Days, Dixon
September 16 & 17Gun Show Swap Meet, Dixon
September 17, 18, 24, 25Storie’s Pumpkin Patch, Waynesville
September 24 & 25Uncle Buck’s Pumpkin Patch, Dixon

For more event listings in Pulaski County USA please visit our online calendar at: http://tinyurl.com/PulaskiCountyUSAEvents or www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyUSA

This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

Events for the week of August 31, 2015-September 6, 2015

Welcome To The Following Groups:
Widow’s Sons National Gathering

September 4 & 5- Haunted River Float
What: Thrilling haunted river float on the Big Piney River
Where: 23455 Teak Lane, Saint Robert
When: 7:00-10:00 pm
Cost: $25, Kids 5 and under FREE
Contact: Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping- 573.336.8639

Haunted River Floats

September 5- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Year- round Farmer’s Market
Where: Downtown Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmer's Market is held year round in downtown Waynesville!

Pulaski County Farmer’s Market is held year round in downtown Waynesville!

September 5- Railroad Days
What: Family friendly street festival celebrating Crocker’s railroad roots
Where: Downtown Crocker
When: 9:30 am- 9:00 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Crocker City Hall- 573.736.5327

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September 5- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum
What: One of only two remaining Route 66 period courthouses in Missouri. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)-573.855.3644

Visit the Museums On The Square in downtown Waynesville! On the National Register of Historic Places!

Visit the Museums On The Square in downtown Waynesville! On the National Register of Historic Places!

September 5- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jan Primas)- 573.435.6766

September 5- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
What: Supervised paranormal investigation of one of Waynesville’s oldest homes.
Where: 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Investigations start at dusk. Call for exact time.
Cost: $25 per person, reservations required.
Contact: Crocker’s Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149

Paranormal Investigations of Historic Talbot House

Looking Ahead:
September 12, 19, & 26- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
September 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, & 26- Haunted River Float
September 12- Cannon Range Air Show
September 18- PCSW Farmer’s Market at Fort Leonard Wood
September 18 & 19- Dixon’s Cow Days
September 19, 20, 26 & 27- Storie’s Pumpkin Patch
September 19 & 26- Boiling Spring Campground Pumpkin Patch
September 25- Women’s Expo
September 25 & 26- Southern Gospel Reunion
September 25 & 26- The Haunted Hill

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Harvest some memories this Autumn in Pulaski County USA!
Full event/attraction listing at: www.visitpulaskicounty.org/fall2015

Autumn Activities In Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Autumn in Pulaski County USA is the perfect season to gather your family and friends together creating memories that will last a lifetime. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos, punkin’ chunkin’, hay stack mazes, float trips (even a haunted one!), farmers markets, haunted houses (even outdoor haunted trails!), paranormal investigations and Oktoberfest celebrations —there truly is something for everyone. Harvest some memories in Pulaski County, Missouri!

Events

Cow Days (September 18th & 19th)
What: 32nd anniversary of Dixon’s signature family friendly downtown street festival. Lucky winners will receive a cow!
Where: Downtown Dixon
When: Friday Noon until 11 pm, Saturday 11 am until 11 pm
Cost: FREE
Contact: Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce (Tommy Nichols)- 573.528.1159
Website: www.dixonchamberofcommerce.com

17th Annual Southern Gospel Reunion (September 25th & 26th)
What: Two evenings of inspired Southern Gospel performances
Where: Performing Arts Auditorium, Waynesville High School Campus, Waynesville
When: Friday- 7:00 pm start
Saturday- 6:00 pm start
Cost: FREE
Contact: Layne Lercher- 57.774.0404

September 25 26 Southern Gospel Reunuion

Chuseok (October 3rd)
What: Korean Thanksgiving celebration
Where: St. Robert Community Center
When: 5-8 pm
Cost: Ages 10 & Older- $10, Ages 4-9 $5
Contact: Pulaski County Korean Association (Bonghwa Reyes)- 573.528.9914

October 3 Chuseok

Frog Hill Half Marathon (October 3rd)
What: Half Marathon that ends at Frogtoberfest
Where: Begins at East Elementary School, 1501 State Route F, Waynesville
When: Race starts at 8:30 am
Cost: Half Marathon- $45, 10K-$30
Contact: Team 413 Gracerunner Ministries (Melissa Martinez)- 573.433.6684
Website: www.facebook.com/froghillhalf

October 3 Frog Hill Half Marathon

Frogtoberfest (October 3rd)
What: Family friendly celebration of W.H. Croaker- Waynesville’s Frog Rock. A highlight is the frog race in Roubidoux Creek.
Where: Waynesville City Park
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE
Contact: Rhea Anne Mathews- 573.774.3050
Website: www.facebook.com/frogtober.fest

October 3 Frogtoberfest

Haunted House (October 16th, 17th, 23rd,24th,30th, & 31st)
What: Not intended for the young, squeamish, or weak of heart!
Where: Building 781, Alabama & Kansas Streets, Fort Leonard Wood
When: 7-10 pm
Cost: $5 per person
Contact: Fort Leonard Wood MWR- 573.596.6913
Website: www.fortleonardwoodmwr.com

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Crocker Fall Festival (October 17th)
What: Family friendly street festival
Where: Downtown Crocker
When: 10 am until 2 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Crocker City Hall- 573.736.5327
Website: www.facebook.com/CrockerCityHall

Route 66 Oktoberfest (October 17th)
What: Family friendly Oktoberfest street festival on Route 66!
Where: Downtown Waynesville
When: 11 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE
Contact: Audra Berrier- 573.774.3001
Website: www.facebook.com/Route66FestOTS

October 17 Oktoberfest poster

Zombie Run 5K (October 17th)
What: Not your every day 5K! The Walking Dead morphs into The Running Dead as you flee for your life from the Zombie horde in this spirited 5K.
Where: Begins on the Square in Waynesville
When: 4 pm
Cost: $15 Pre-registration
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association (Cheryl Keeton)- 573.337.2494
Website: www.facebook.com/pages/WDBA-Zombie-Run/1441836812708942

October 17 Zombie Run

19th Annual Halloween Bash (October 24th)
What: The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest
Where: Pulaski County Shrine Club, Buckhorn
When: 6:30-9:30 pm
Cost: $2 per person
Contact: Local 28 Freedom Of Road Riders (Shena Flick) 573.433.5122

October 24 Halloween Bash

Veteran’s Day Parade (November 11th)
What: Pulaski County is home to Fort Leonard Wood- and our patriotism runs deep. Join us for our signature parade that honors and celebrates America’s Veterans.
Where: The parade steps off at the Saint Robert Municipal Center and travels north on Missouri Avenue and then west on Historic Route 66 and ends at the Saint Robert Community Center.
When: Ceremonies begin promptly at 11:00 am and parade steps off at the conclusion.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce- 573.336.5121
Website: www.waynesville-strobertchamber.com/veteransparade.php

Attractions

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House (Every Saturday beginning September 5th through October 31st)
What: Supervised paranormal investigations of one of Waynesville’s oldest homes. An evening you won’t soon forget!
Where: 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Investigation begins at dusk, exact start time will be confirmed during reservation.
Cost: $25 per person, paid in advance
Contact: Crocker Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149
Website: www.facebook.com/ParanormalTalbotHouse
Additional info- Reservations are required. Investigations are limited to groups of 8 so reserve your spot early! Participants must be 18+.

Paranormal Investigations of Historic Talbot House

Pulaski County Farmers Market (Every Saturday September-December)
What: Mid-Missouri’s year round Farmers Market!
Where: Downtown Waynesville
When: Every Saturday, 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079
Website: www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyMOFarmersMarket

Pulaski County Farmers' Market is held year round in Waynesville, Missouri.

Pulaski County Farmers’ Market is held year round in Waynesville, Missouri.

Boiling Spring Campground Pumpkin Patch (September 19th-November 1st)
What: Pumpkin patch, featuring “Carl, The Rock Star Goat”, hay rides, corn cannon, duckie race, cow train rides, concessions
Where: 18700 Cliff Road, Dixon
When: Saturday- 10 am until 8 pm
Sunday- 10 am until 6 pm
Cost: Adults- $7, Children (5-12)- $4
Contact: Boiling Spring Campground (Gayle Helms)- 573.759.7294
Website: www.bscoutdoors.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/boilingspringcampground
Additional info: School groups and field trips welcome by Tuesday-Friday, appointment. Call for details and to schedule. Community room for educational programs. Parking for large buses available.

Haunted River Float (Every Friday & Saturday in September)
What: Haunted river float on the Big Piney River
Where: 23455 Teak Lane, Saint Robert
When: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Cost: 6 and over $25
Contact: Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping- 573.336.8639
Website: www.layzday.net or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/layzday

Haunted River Floats

*UPDATE FOR 2017—Haunted River Float is now being held at Ruby’s Landing located at 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville, Missouri. For more information contact 573-337-4305.

1903 Route 66 Courthouse (Every Saturday in September)
What: One of only two period courthouses on Route 66 in Missouri, this museum is on the National Register of Historic Places. 10 rooms of displays and amazing architectural details will charm and engage everyone! Guided tours, or explore at your leisure.
Where: On the Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE, donations gladly accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)- 573.855.3644
Website: www.route66courthouse.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pulaskicountyhistoricalsociety
Additional info- Motorcoaches, groups and field trips welcome by appointment. Call for details and to schedule. Gift shop available.

Visit the Museums On The Square in downtown Waynesville! On the National Register of Historic Places!

Visit the Museums On The Square in downtown Waynesville! On the National Register of Historic Places!

Old Stagecoach Stop (Every Saturday in September)
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On the Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE, donations gladly accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Museum & Foundation (Jan Primas)- 573.436.6766
Website: www.oldstagecoachstop.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/oldstagecoachstop
Additional info- Motorcoaches, groups and field trips welcome by appointment. Call for details and to schedule.

The Haunted Hill (September 25th-October 31st)
What: Mid Missouri’s most frightening haunted attraction! 60+ live actors!
Where: 22235 Red Wing Road, Waynesville
When: Every Friday & Saturday night
Time: 8 pm until Midnight
Cost: $12 per person, $20 Speed Pass
Website: www.facebook.com/hauntedhillmissouri
Additional Info- Not recommended for children 10 & under, concessions available
Additional Media- http://youtu.be/lXg7bS609Jk

Deep Woods Farm & Pumpkin Patch (October 3rd- October 31st)
What: Pick your own pumpkin patch, hay ride, corn maze, & family friendly farm activities
Where: 19059 N Highway 133, Hancock (between Dixon and Crocker)
When: Saturday 10 am until 5 pm, Sunday 12 am until 5 pm
Cost: $5 admission, 2 & under FREE
Contact: DWF Pumpkin Patch (Charlotte Metzger)- 573.759.3586
Website: www.deepwoodsfarm.biz or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeepWoodsFarmPumpkinPatch
Additional Info- Groups and field trips welcome by appointment on weekdays. Call for details and to schedule.

Happy Hollows Farm & Pumpkin Patch
What: Pumpkin patch, petting zoo, animal observation area
Where: 10103 Beatty Road, Crocker
When: Call for hours
Cost: Call for pricing
Contact: 573.356.0985
Website: www.happyhollowspumpkinpatch.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Happyhollowspumpkinpatch

Storie’s Pumpkin Patch (September 19th-October 31st)
What: Pumpkin patch, family friendly activities
Where: 25530 Republic Road, Waynesville
When: Saturday & Sunday 10 am until dark
Cost: $6 per person, 2 years and under are FREE
Contact: 573.433.4375
Website: www.storiespumpkinpatch.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Stories-Pumpkin-Patch/318125881595386

Uncle Buck’s Pumpkin Patch
What: Pumpkin patch, hayrides, straw maze
Where: 10800 Highway D, Dixon
When: Call for hours
Cost: Call for pricing
Contact: 573.759.9045
Website: www.unclebuckspumpkinpatch.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Uncle-Bucks-Pumpkin-Patch/182864725178441

Take a pumpkin patch tour in Pulaski County with your family!

Take a pumpkin patch tour in Pulaski County with your family!

Keepin’ It In The Ozarks with Justin Sapp

“Keepin’ It In The Ozarks” is an independent reality series produced by Pulaski County Missouri native, and avid outdoorsman, Justin Sapp. The show, filmed in Pulaski County and surrounding areas, documents the Sapp family’s hunting and outdoor experiences in the Ozark Mountains. The episodes are designed to be both entertaining and informative and cover a wide variety of outdoor related topics- including hunting, fishing, trapping, and enjoying God’s creation and the outdoors. New episodes of “Keepin It In The Ozarks” are released in high definition on their YouTube channel the 1st and 15th each month and can also be viewed on their website. You can follow Justin’s outdoor adventures on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and their blog.


Pulaski County Tourism Bureau was able to meet with the show’s Executive Producer & Host, Justin Sapp, to get his thoughts on beards, frog gigging, antler point restrictions in Pulaski County, Missouri- and more!

Pulaski County Tourism Bureau: Just to get this question out of the way, I have to ask this- Will you be growing a beard like the Duck Dynasty guys?
Justin Sapp: If I could grow a beard like that I would!

PCTB: Bow or firearm?
JS: I use both but if i had to choose one it would be a bow!

PCTB: Canoe or kayak?
JS: Canoe, I’m afraid of getting stuck upside down in a kayak!

PCTB: Has hunting/fishing/outdoors always been a part of your life?
JS: I can’t remember a time I wasn’t in the woods or on the water. My wife would agree too!

PCTB: What is your earliest memory of hunting in Pulaski County?
JS: My Dad started taking me with him on his hunting trips to the Mark Twain National Forest when I was 8.

PCTB: What is your favorite public fishing spot in Pulaski County?
JS: I really like fishing at the Boiling Spring Campground near Dixon!

Justin Sapp, Executive Producer of "Keepin' It In The Ozarks".

PCTB: If a visitor from Arkansas, or anywhere else, asked you for a publicly accessible place to go frog gigging, where would you send them to?
JS: Frogging is good in a canoe by Steckels Bridge in front of the Cave Restaurant near Richland! Actually, anywhere on the Gasconade is fun to frog on!

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to deer hunt?
JS: Deer herd and public access. Between Ft Leonard Wood and the Mark Twain National Forest, Pulaski county is not lacking in either category there! After the hunt, there is plenty of great Breakfast cafes around. We like to warm up and eat breakfast at the Oasis truck stop on 133 exit!

PCTB: Are there special considerations that one should take before hunting on Fort Leonard Wood or in the Mark Twain National Forest?
JS: Fort Leonard Wood does have special regulations for hunting. Since I cannot film my hunts out there I do not venture out to Ft Wood that much although I’m probably missing out on the best hunting in Pulaski County! Mark Twain National forest is public walk -in land and you just need to be up to date with your hunting licenses and regulations for the game you are after!

PCTB: In layman’s terms please tell us how you think the 4 point antler restriction could improve hunting in Pulaski County.
JS: The Antler point Restrictions have already helped! I have noticed more mature bucks each year in Pulaski County.. We are surrounded by non APR (antler Point restriction) counties , so if you want a better chance at a mature deer then Pulaski County is the county to be hunting in! Putting deer herd and mature deer aside, I like the APR because it makes hunters slow down and look over the animal before pulling the trigger. I’m sure it has saved someone from injury or worse, death, from an unfortunate hunting accident! Safety First.

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to coyote hunt?
JS: Coyotes have been increasing in population for a while now. Our ground nesting birds and rabbits are struggling in population because of them. Most farmers around here are happy to allow you to call some Coyotes in for a dirt nap! Pulaski County has the Gasconade and the Piney rivers- river bottom land is great for calling in those Yotes !

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to hunt for other game?
JS: Our turkey population is doing great this year! After a few bad hatches from floods and predator problems our population was dwindling. We have now had some great hatches and it seems as if everyone is into removing predators now, so the Turkey population is looking great for this year!

Justin & Robin Sapp of "Keepin' It In The Ozarks"

PCTB: Please share your favorite Spring Turkey hunt story with us…
JS: My favorite Spring turkey hunt was last year. After harvesting my largest Gobbler to date , I took my wife the first weekend and she harvested her first Gobbler! We had four big Gobblers run into the decoys and she shot the one that I didn’t have on camera but it was an exciting hunt!

PCTB: What about the feral hogs?
JS: Feral hogs are mostly on the Fort. I have personally never seen one while hunting. There are only a handful of people who know where they normally make their home and they are tight lipped about the hogs location. Eventually, I believe the population will get out of control and begin venturing farther off Ft Wood. If you get lucky you may run into some off the South Gate of the Fort.

PCTB: Do you have any black powder experience?
JS: Oh Yeah, I love hunting with my Muzzleloader! Sometimes I pack it with me during Rifle season! Again, Slowing down and enjoying Gods creation in the outdoors is what this is all about! Slow down, make your one shot count!

PCTB: Have you ever trout fished the Roubidoux in downtown Waynesville?
I love fishing the Roubidoux and I am usually successful. They have a concrete ramp for people that are disabled! My wife can walk to the Waynesville park while I fish so that is a plus! The spring is also stocked with rainbow trout on a regular basis so it makes for an exciting trip every time!

PCTB: Was Robin a huntress/outdoorswoman before you met?
JS: My wife, Robin, is the biggest city girl I have ever met. I’m slowly converting her to a huntress but I never make her to hunt or fish if she does not want to. This year she shot her first turkey and Buck!! I’m a proud husband, and truth be told , I would not be doing what I am today without her. She is the biggest technology freak I have met, and she is the one that got me interested into video production!

JS: What is the most interesting find that you have stumbled across in the woods?
The most interesting and “rewarding” find that I have found is a ridge full of Spring Morels (edible mushrooms). I found 103 on one ridge! No, I won’t share the location! 🙂

Justin Sapp, of Keepin' It In The Ozarks, and son.

PCTB: What other projects have you worked on before deciding to launch “Keepin’ It In The Ozarks”?
JS: I’ve been with Ozark Traditions TV and Bowdacious Outdoors TV. Both shows got me where I am today and now it’s time to take the path God is leading me!

PCTB: What is your inspiration behind “Keepin It In The Ozarks?”
JS: I have a strong desire to get people into the REAL Outdoors. We want to not only be entertaining but informative! Killing a mature buck is exciting but I would rather film a kid shooting their first deer and their excitement! It is not about killing an animal. In the end it is about the journey of the Hunt, family, friends, and God. The Outdoors “saved” me! God has a plan, and I’m going to follow!

PCTB: How often will new episodes of “Keepin’ It In The Ozarks” be released?
We release an episode on the First and Fifteenth of every month.. The episode on the Fifteenth will be about what we are doing to manage our hunting property for that past month. It should be very informative to local people planting food plots and managing their deer herd. We are excited for 2015!

PCTB: Will you be at any outdoors shows so people can meet and visit with you?
JS: We will be at the Outdoor Sportsmans Show On February 20th and 21st at the St. Robert Community Center! This August we will be at a few Hunting expos again! Come on out, We love to hear your hunting stories!

*Editors Note- The Outdoor Sportsman Show scheduled for February 20th & 21st in Saint Robert, MO has been cancelled due to weather.

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

Pulaski County USA LogoEvents for the week of February 17, 2015-February 22, 2015

February 20 & 21- Outdoor Sportsman Show
Where: St. Robert Community Center, Saint Robert
When: Friday 5-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: City of Saint Robert Parks & Recreation- 573.451.2625

February 20_21 Outdoor Sportsman ShowFebruary 21- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Year- round Farmer’s Market
Where: South Lynn Street, Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmers Market Logo Looking Ahead:
February 27- CXMMA International MMA Fights
February 28- Miss Mid Missouri Pageant
March 14 & 15- JROTC Invitational Drill Meet
March 21- Route 66 St. Patty’s Fest

Home to the 2015 National Speleological Society Convention
#NSS2015
July 13-17, 2015
Waynesville, MO
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Hitchhiker's Guide To Missouri CavingA Featured Destination in FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier
Premiering Summer 2015

FIREBALL RUN: America's Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

Pulaski County USA LogoEvents for the week of October 27, 2014-November 2, 2014

October 31 & November 1- Corn Maze
What: Mid-Missouri’s largest precision cut corn maze
Where: 18700 Cliff Road, Dixon
When: Friday- 5 pm until 8 pm
Saturday- 10 am until 8 pm
Sunday- 10 am until 6 pm
Cost: Adults- $6
Kids 5 thru 12- $4
4 & Under- FREE
Contact: Boiling Spring Campground- 573.759.7294

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October 31 & November 1- Haunted Hill
What: Mid- Missouri’s most frightening haunted attraction
Where: 22235 Red Wing Road, Waynesville
When: 8 pm until Midnight
Cost: $12 Speed Pass $20
Contact: http://www.facebook.com/hauntedhillmissouri

Haunted Hill

October 31 & November 1- Haunted River Float
What: Nothing compares to the thrill of Halloween on the Big Piney River!
Where: 23455 Teak Lane, Saint Robert
When: 7 pm until 10 pm
Cost: 13 & Older- $25, Ages 6thru 12- $10, 5 & Under- FREE
*Reservations Preferred
Contact: Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping- 573.336.8639

October Haunted River FloatsOctober 31 & November 1- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
What: Supervised paranormal investigation of one of Waynesville’s oldest homes.
Where: 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Investigations start at dusk. Call for exact time.
Cost: $25 per person, reservations required.
Contact: Crocker’s Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149

October Paranormal Investigations Halloween EditionNovember 1- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Farmer’s Market
Where: South Lynn Street, Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmers Market Logo November 1- Whitey Morgan and the 78’s LIVE In Concert
Where: 25955 Highway P, Laquey
When: 8:00 pm
Cost: $10
Contact: Roadhouse Bar & Grill- 573.765.5002

Whitey Morgan and the 78's return to Pulaski County November 1st at Roadhouse Bar & Grill in Laquey!

Whitey Morgan and the 78’s return to Pulaski County November 1st at Roadhouse Bar & Grill in Laquey!

Pumpkin Patches:
Uncle Buck’s (Friday)- 573.759.9045
Storie’s Pumpkin Patch (Saturday & Sunday)- 573.433.4375

Looking Ahead:
November 15- Gone To Pieces Quilt Show
December 19 & 20- Route 66 Shootout

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FIREBALL RUN: America's Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

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