Macon City Council Meet
The Macon City Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 16. One of the main discussions of the evening concerned plans for a new swimming pool in...

Macon Police Blotter
On 05/03/2017, a victim reported to the Macon Police Department a theft had occurred at the victim's residence earlier in the day.  The victim reported a subject had been...

State Budget Seems Back on Track for Deadline Approval
Columbia Daily Tribune JEFFERSON CITY — There was little fanfare as select members of the House and Senate wrapped up their budget compromise late...

Verna Buck braves the cold
This past Saturday, Verna Buck (The Farmer's Wife) was selling poppies on this chilly day outside La Plata State Bank. Nice place to set up shop,...

Fighting Cancer: New Microscopic Technique Could Help Detect,...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The fight against skin cancer just got a new weapon. For years, melanoma researchers have studied samples that were considered...

4 Tips To Sleep Better During Allergy Season
Spring is the season of renewal. Plants and trees start to rebound from the harsh winter that claimed most of their leaves and vegetation. Birds...

Pictured from left to right: Deb Keithley, Macon Outstanding Women Leader project chairman, Ewing and Katie Nelson Macon Woman of Today President 2016-17. Ewing Honored with OWL
Modeste Ewing of Macon was honored as the Macon Women of Today's Outstanding Woman Leader at a banquet on April 20 at Noland's Catering. Ewing was...

Drew Magers of the La Plata FFA Chapter wins Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication Proficiency Award during the 89th Missouri FFA Convention, Columbia, Missouri, April 20-21, 2017. Magers is State Winner in Agricultural Mechanics Design and...
Drew Magers of La Plata, Missouri, won the Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication Proficiency Award at the 89th Missouri FFA...

Soup  luncheons  at  The  Sante  Fe  Espresso  held  by  the Illinois Bend Church for their elevator fund, was a huge success. They want to express their deepest gratitude to the  community  and  out  of  towner’s.  (Photo  by  Randy Bunch) Elevator Soup Luncheon a Hugh Success!!!