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Letter to the Editor from Shelby County R-lV Special Education...
Dear Editor, For those who do not know me, I am Charlene Brengle. I graduated from South Shelby in 2008, and my husband, Jason Brengle,...


Step Back in Time
From The Couch Potato’s Guide to Macon City and Hudson Volume I By Merlyn Amidei Tid-Bits from past Augusts 100 years ago from the Macon Republican 1906 Time young...
Letter to the Editor from Former Macon County Legal Clerk and Macon...
Dear Editor; My name is Rhonda Crow. My husband and I live in Macon. My husband has lived here all his life and I have lived here for 46 years....


Letter to the Editor from Former Educator and Macon Resident, Lola...
Dear Editor, As a teacher who taught 25 years in the Shelby County R-4 school district while living for 35 years and raising graduates of the...


Letter to the Editor from South Shelby Student and Clarence...
Editor, "A house divided against itself cannot stand" was once said by Abraham Lincoln. President Lincoln had to deal with the division when he...


Letter to the Editor from Former School Librarian and Clarence...
Dear Editor, After listening, observing, and praying, I feel reluctantly compelled to exert my right, responsibility and obligation to speak...


Villa News
The residents have enjoyed the cooler weather and spent more time out on the patio. Our garden is producing lots of cucumbers and we picked our...


Healthy Living
The many ways cardiovascular exercise benefits your body Cardiovascular exercise has long been noted as an important component of a well-rounded...


Recipe Box
La Plata Recipe Exchange 1939 Readers are invited to submit their favorite recipes for the Recipe Exchange, which feature will appear in each...


Letter to the Editor from South Shelby Student, Hailey Douglass
Dear Editor, Hello. My name is Hailey Douglass from Shelbina. I am 16 years old and going into my junior year of high school at South Shelby. I...


Letter to the Editor from Macon Resident and Former Board Member,...
Dear Editor,​​​​​​​​​ July 5, 2018 Over the past several months, most of us have been made aware of the effort to redistrict...


Letter to the Editor from Macon Reisdent and Former Board Member,...
Dear Editor,​​​​​​​​​July 5, 2018 Over the past several months, most of us have been made aware of the effort to redistrict students from the...


Letter to the Editor from Clarence Resident and Mom, Nicole Roth
Dear Editor, It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter. I am heartbroken. I am worried. I am stressed. I can't sleep at night. I...


Villa News
It has been another beautiful week and the residents have kept busy with outings and activities. June is moving right along, it seems. Sunday...


Letter to the Editor from Clarence Area Resident and former...
Dear Editor, So much is going on with the redistricting issue that I thought I would share a few thoughts of my own. This message is not to tear...