Missouri Press Association backs Taxpayer Protection Amendment
The Missouri Press Association has joined a statewide coalition backing the Taxpayer Protection Amendment. If placed on the November ballot, the...

MSHP Reports Four Traffic Fatalities, Zero Boating Fatalities, & No...
Four people died in traffic crashes, no one died in boating crashes, and no one drowned during the 2016 July Fourth holiday counting period. The...

Missouri's Money Matters; $27 billion budget begins
Missouri's Money Matters; $27 billion budget begins JEFFERSON CITY -- For most Missourians, the first of July brings plans and preparation to...

Fork & Cork 5K
The Macon Fork & Cork 5K was held on Saturday, August 20. The early weather brought a thunder storm through the area, but by the time of the race,...

New Business Spotlight
by Sheryl Beadles A new "thrift" store has opened in Macon. It is called Tooter's Treasures and is located in the old Daylight Donuts building on...

Ray of Hope
By Sheryl Beadles Six years ago a vision to help pregnant women in Macon came to fruition. Debbie Hartung who volunteered with the Better Living...

Courthouse/Jail Project Progressing Nicely
By Sheryl Beadles When Jon Dwiggins first ran for Macon County Commissioner in 2008, one question he was asked most frequently was about getting a...

Demolition Derby Held
On Saturday, August 20, a large crowd gathered at the Macon County Park to watch Missouri's “Best of the Best” Demolition Derby. It began with the...

Fork & Cork 5K
The Macon Fork & Cork 5K was held on Saturday, August 20. The early weather brought a thunder storm through the area, but by the time of the race,...

Arthur J. Webber
Arthur J. Webber, 86, of Kirksville, MO, passed away at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia, MO, on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, following a battle with pancreatic...

Edith Rosemary Coogan
Edith “Honey” Rosemary Coogan, age 98 ½, of Shelbina, MO, formerly of Lincoln, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Shelbina...

Richard Lloyd Bigham
Richard Lloyd Bigham (September 11, 1926 - August 22, 2016) Richard Lloyd Bigham, 89, of Macon, MO, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016,...

Madison6 at Bucklin-Macon County 2 August 23rd

Macon Tigerettes 0 at Centraila Lady Panthers 10 August 22nd

Atlanta Tournament Championship Game. Bevier 7 Vs La Plata 8

Announcement Of DWI Saturations Planned In Troop B Area During The...
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces that sometime during the month of September 2016, DWI saturations will be...

Tax-free weekend a big help to many small businesses
JEFFERSON CITY, Aug. 2, 2016—This weekend's sales tax holiday on clothing, computers, and school supplies could provide a much-needed lift to many...

THE LYCEUM THEATRE PRESENTS THE ARROW ROCK PREMIERE OF Agatha...
ARROW ROCK, Mo. (July 20, 2016) -- The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s mystery Murder on the Nile, July 23 through July 30,...