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Bass Pro Shops' 'mothership' in Missouri is massive, impressive

...Bass Pro?Their most recent news-making feat was the opening of the company's Memphis Pyramid store along the Mississippi River. It includes a 28-story elevator that rises among 100-foot-tall cypress trees. There is also a 105-room...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-07-17/bass-pro-shops-mothershi
Cute kids take prime spots on mom's refrigerator door

...coast to the 49th state.J&J White, of Granite ville, said anyone near Du buque, Iowa, should not miss the Mississippi River Museum. They also sent a very cool card from the Titanic exhibition in Dubuque that shows a changing image (depending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-25/cute-kids-take-prime-spots-mo
Hatred of D.C. extends to postcards

...Rouge on the Fourth of July after traveling 650 miles from Augusta. They watched fireworks from the levee of the Mississippi River.From there it was 437 miles to San Antonio and the Alamo, or at least they sent a large postcard shaped like the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-23/hatred-dc-extends-postcards
Florida, Michigan advance to championship series

...series starts today.Michigan won its only national title in 2005, when it became the first program east of the Mississippi River to win it all.And, though most of the talk heading into the tournament was focused on the SEC's five qualifiers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-31/florida-michigan-adv
Memphis Pyramid seeks former glory with new Bass Pro Shops

...and concerts in 2004.The 32-story structure, with its sleek, angular exterior and prime location along the Mississippi River, has sat largely unused for 11 years, a symbol of the fate of obsolete architectural curiosities such as Houston's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-04-30/memphis-pyramid-seeks-former
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...neat."Parker eventually begins to accept that trying to stop the drug trade is similar to trying to dam up the Mississippi River with a shovel. Every time they took out one organization, there were five more ready to take its place because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Georgia post to give Vietnam vets homecoming they never had

...campaigns against the North Vietnamese. During the Vietnam War, Fort Stewart - now the largest Army post east of the Mississippi River - was a training school for helicopter pilots and gunners.Chaffee said some Vietnam vets, still bitter about how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/georgia-post-give-vietnam-vet
Furniture Row Racing enjoys its out-of-the-way location in Denver

...cross-country drives every year.The team is based in Denver, and it has no plans to set up shop east of the Mississippi River, team general manager Joe Garone said."There are some benefits, being away from the hub," Garone said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-01/furniture-row-racing-enjoy
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...vast majority of the U.S. were allowed to go no faster than 65 or 70 mph.But 14 states, mainly west of the Mississippi River, now have speed limits of 75, 80, even 85 mph in part of Texas. Some of those states acted without consulting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Shepard an 'old guy' amidst younger competition

...continued success when the 36th annual Augusta Futurity begins Monday. The largest cutting horse show east of the Mississippi River runs through Saturday, Jan. 24, featuring eight official events, along with the Area 18 Youth Scholarship Cutting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-16/shepard-old-guy-amidst-y