Saturday, June 28, 2014

Guests of all ages will be able to enjoy the return of Mark Twain, as portrayed by Warren Brown, at the Mark Twain State Park and Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site on July 11-12. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the events will feature Brown’s authentic characterization of Twain’s stories and lecture series.
On Friday, July 11, Warren will present at the park’s Campground Amphitheater at 8 p.m. The following day, on Saturday, July 12 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Brown will visit the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site as Twain to share of memories and recollections of the Florida, Mo. area.

Mark Twain State Park and Historic Site is located at 37352 Shrine Road in Florida.
For more information about the event, call Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 573-565-3449. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Fishing Report from 

Missouri Department of Conservation

Water Surface Temp: 70ยบ
Water Level (Range): -none-
Water Type: dingy
Fish Reported:
Crappie: Fair
Flathead Catfish: Fair
Blue Catfish: Fair
lake level 610.6'; crappie fair on jigs and minnows in 16' - 20' water near trees; flathead catfish and blue catfish fair on natural baits; all other species slow.
(Reported on: 6/18/14)