Macon City Council Meets
By Sheryl Beadles The Macon City Council met for its regular monthly meeting meeting on Tuesday, December 12. The Council approved the 2018 budget submitted by Stephanie...

Auditor Galloway supports bill to restore whistleblower...
Auditor Galloway supports bill to restore whistleblower protections, protect taxpayers and add transparency in legal settlements Sen. Schupp,...

State Rep. T.J. Berry Files Bill to Cap Electric Rates, Modernize...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. T.J. Berry has pre-filed legislation that would cap average electric rate increases in the range of 3 percent annually....

Walk in the Past: Macon Post Office
When one walks down North Rollins Street, it is hard to miss the impressive two-story structure just north of the Elks Lodge. It is perhaps one of...

Traveling with Kids? Use Our Checklist!
If you're traveling with kids, you know planning ahead is key. Here's a checklist -- adapted from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Web site -- to help you...

Small business optimism at near-record high-NFIB
JEFFERSON CITY, Dec. 12, 2017—Not since the roaring Reagan economy has small business optimism been as high as it was in November, according to the...

A History of Macon Elks Club Hoop Shoot
The Macon Elks Club recently held its annual hoop shoot contest. According to their website, the hoop shoot began as a concept of the late-Past...

OATS Meeting November 20, 2017
OATS MEETING November 20, 2017 The Chairperson, Theresa Flennory, called the Macon County OATS Volunteer Support Committee meeting to order. The...

Damage at La Plata City Park
It is sad that we have had to take off the door knobs and regular locks from the City of La Plata park bathrooms and replaced them with deadbolts...

The Missouri State Highway Patrol -Have A Safe Christmas Season!
There's no place like home for the holidays. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to include safe, crash free travel as part of...

Boone Hospital Center named to Nurse.org’s Best Hospitals For...
COLUMBIA, MO​ ​-​ ​November​ ​5,​ ​2017​ ​-​ ​​Nurse.org​,​ ​the​ ​web’s​ ​leading​ ​career​ ​site​ ​for​ ​nurses,​ ​has​ ​recognized  Boone​...

The Macon Elks Club 2017 Hoop Shoot
The Macon Elks Club recently held its annual hoop shoot contest. According to their website, the hoop shoot began as a concept of the late-Past...

La Plata Board of Education meeting December 11th
The Board of Education of the La Plata R-II School District met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11th, at La Plata High...

This Holiday Season Eat Mindful, Not Mindless
It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But why not take a...

Holiday Depression
Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for some people they are anything but. Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and...

Lentner Pioneers 4-H meeting November 5th
The Lentner Pioneers 4-H club meet November 5th at the Clarence Methodist Church. The members brought canned food for the food pantry, and was a...