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Former Missouri first lady releases book

Sunday, October 25, 2009

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Pictured are the original edition of the Sesquicentennial Cookbook published in 1971 when Betty Hearnes was Missouri's first lady, left, and the latest edition available now.
(Photo courtesy of 94 Design of Marthasville)
Manuscript includes recipes, state history

scottw@standard-democrat.com

CHARLESTON -- Whether you have an interest in state history, historical political figures or just a great recipe, a new book by Betty Hearnes is exactly what you're looking for.

"A Sesquicentennial Cookbook" is "a history and a cookbook," according to Hearnes, a state legislator from 1979-1989 and Missouri's first lady from 1965-1973. "And it's full of history that's never been written before."

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