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Job Corps: An Important Path to Long-Term Success for Young...
The U.S. economy hit a milestone in March. For the first time since record keeping began in 2000, there were more job openings than job seekers. As...


Villa News
We’ve had another busy week at the Villa. We are really enjoying Fall and all the changes it brings. It does have us thinking about the upcoming...


This is pictured at the Macon County Historical Museum Windows to the Past
Have you ever heard of Norma Talmadge? What about the Interstate Music Company in Macon, Missouri? If you visit the Macon County Historical Society...


Discover the Heartland for October
Located approximately 2 ½ hours from Macon, St. Louis offers a lot in the way of family adventure. Below is a list of some of the most popular...


The Shepherd Calls
by Dr. H. Wade Paris  A New Heart Yesterday’s edition of the Kansas City Star tells the story of Baby Jack, an eight-month-old child who has a...


Open Arms Baptist Church
Can Do If you have been reading our devotions each week, you may have noticed that I usually end with a happy with Philippians 4:13 written...


Bucklin Bits
JERRY DALE HEAD TO BE HONORED: Jerry Dale Head, son of Raymond and Ruth Head and a graduate of Bucklin High School Class of 1957 has been chosen to...


Recipe Box
1939 Home Press Banana Bread 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoonful sour milk 1 teaspoonful soda 2 cups bread flour 3 larger or 4 small mashed ripe...


La Plata Christian Ministries, Clothing Center
by Wanda Dodd 660-342-3336 On the morning of Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the Volunteer Staff of the La Plata Christian Ministries Clothing...


Take off Pounds Sensibly
TOPS MO877 La Plata met Tuesday August 21 at 6pm in the La Plata Christian Church Fellowship Hall with 5 members weighing in Janet led the meeting. Roll call was, “Did you...
Open Arms Baptist Church
I didn’t do it Many years ago there was a TV show called Candid Camera. One episode was about how kids would respond if they caught doing wrong....


News & Notes from the Macon County Ministries
Jesus talks about caring for and helping the “least of these.” That is the “call” and “task” of the Macon County Ministries. We are truly in the...


Bits from Bucklin
THIS AND THAT: Every so often there is a week with few meetings or scheduled events and that is a good time to do a bit of this and that.  For...


Do you remember sending in box tops to get special bracelets like this Roy Rogers' one? Step Back in Time for September
Do you remember a time when cereal boxes came with box tops? Not box tops that you give to schools to help them raise money, but box tops that you...


Recipe Box
1939 Home Press Recipe Drop Fruit Cookies 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup butter 2 eggs 1 cup cold coffee 1 teaspoon baking...