Homeschoolers push for ice cream cone as official state dessert
Thanks to Wayne for sending this.
Some homeschooled students in West County are getting the scoop on how to have a cool role in Missouri history.
In response to their urging, Missouri Sen. John Loudon, R-Chesterfield, introduced a bill Jan. 22 to designate the ice cream cone — which debuted at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair — as Missouri’s official state dessert. Co-sponsor in the Senate is Sen. Harry Kennedy, D-St. Louis. In the House of Representative, the sponsor is Rep. Charlie Schlottach, R-Owensville. Read more…