Rank #1: OM Episode 37B - The Conclusion of the Keet Kidnapping
We conclude the story of the Baby Keet murder trial, with the remarkable story of the man who stole the show and got the connection, Sheriff Webb. That and plenty of discussions about trips to Italy and other normal odd stuff.
Rank #2: OM 21 - The Keet Kidnapping Part Two
Part Two of the Keet Kidnapping. Including the motivation of Piersol, the supposed mastermind of the plot. We discuss the odd German plot that derailed the investigation and heading towards trial.
Rank #3: The Kidnapping of Baby Keet - Part 1
We return from our long delay to tell the story about Baby Keet, a story that was world famous. It brings into view the Ozarks during World War I. This was before the Lindbergh case, and the entire event garnered huge attention.
Rank #4: OM 15 - The Kidnapping of Baby Keet = Part 1
Part One of the strange and riveting story of Baby Lloyd Keet, which involved one of the wildest trips around the Ozarks to save a baby in one of the first major American kidnappings.
Rank #5: OM 13 - The History of Lindberg's Tavern
Ozarks Mysteries investigates the history of Springfield's oldest bar: Lindberg's Tavern. This bar started shortly after the Civil War, and was a major seller of Anheuser Busch's products, and the magnificent bar may have been a gift from the company. Hear the story of this unique place sheds light on another Ozarks' Mystery.
Rank #6: OM 13 - Dave Hoestra and the new Springfield Music Documentary
This week's Ozarks Mysteries focuses on the documentary film made by Dave Hoekstra about the great music of the Ozarks. The inspiration was Lou Whitney, and so we talk about Lou, Ozarks music and the things that make it unique, and his love for Springfield. We also hear Lou remembrances from Steve Scariano and Robbie Fulks.
Rank #7: OM 12- The Fabulous Lou Whitney
Lou Whitney ran an amazing studio in Springfield, Missouri, The Recording Capital of Greene County, as he liked to call it. He was the musical force behind bands such as The Morells, The Symptoms and the Skeletons. He left a musical legacy, but more important, he was a fine human being. Dale, Cecelia and Stevie discuss Lou, with stories from Eric Ambel and Deke Dickerson as well.
Rank #8: OM 10 - The Graham Molloy Affair
In the frontier times in Springfield, a famous women's suffrage advocate, Emma Molloy, moved to town. She had lived throughout the midwest, and she moved to town at the behest of a convicted horse thief, George Graham. Graham was a busy man. He not only had his eyes on his wife (whom he married twice) but also Mrs. Molloy, as well as her foster daughter Cora Lee. Polygamy, murder and lynchings ensue. It all makes for a tale that true national attention, and an excellent podcast.
Rank #9: OM 9 - The Feeney Case
We investigate the murder case that brought the attention of the national media on the Ozarks. Join Cecelia, Dale and Stevie for more information on a more recent case.
Rank #10: OM 8 - The Mountain Maid of Roaring River
This episode is about Jean Wallace - the fascinating New York native who became an Ozarkian legend. Her second sight stories became the stuff of legends. She also may have been related to Braveheart. We talk about the backwoods energy drink guy, Nellie Olsen, and music (imagine that).