Education

HARRE DELIVERS POWERFUL SPEECH TO MACON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD
Earlier tonight, Amy Harre, a Clarence resident who would be one of many to be forced into the Macon R-1 School District if redistricting occurs,...


School Redistricting Petition in Shelby County - VERIFIED (by...
On the first page of the publicly released petition, the office of the Shelby County Clerk stated that they have verified all signatures on the...


Items to take to the tax preparer
For many working Americans, April 15 is synonymous with taxes. But taxpayers may be happy to learn that they have two extra days to file their...


2018 MACON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES
On Tuesday (April 3rd) voters and residents living within the Macon R-1 School District will be given three candidates in which they are to select...


CONTINUING A TRADITION OF AN INSPIRING AND BELOVED TEACHER - "3RD...
Shellie Claiborne, sister of Dina Arnold, sent me information about a very special tradition that is still going on in the halls of 3rd Grade at...


Winter Formal King and Queen Jeffery Smoot, son Eric and Crystal Smoot and Macey Harrington, daughter of Kyle and Misti Harrington.. Macon R-I Holds Winter Formal
Macon R-I held its winter formal dance on Saturday, January 27. The theme for the dance was Party Like Gatsby. It was held in the high school...


Students from Robotics Club use controllers to move the robot. A more in-depth story will be coming at a later date. Macon R-I School Board Meets
By Sheryl Beadles The Macon R-I School Board held its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 25. The Board was given two presentations by clubs at...


Macon Police Department
Macon Police Department Chief of Police Adam Dawdy is releasing the department's crime statistical data for the month of November, 2017.  Dawdy believes these statistics...
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OFFERS FUNDS FOR CAREGIVERS
Respite funds are available to help pay for Alzheimer’s care and support  Missouri residents that are qualifying caregivers in the Greater...


4.0 GPA for Local Youths
Two La Plata residents and best friends, Angeline Hansen and Rachel Jacobs achieved a 4.0 GPA their first semester at Truman State University. Both young ladies graduated...
WGU Missouri Offers $50,000 in Scholarships to Help Build the...
WGU Missouri Offers $50,000 in Scholarships to Help Build the Workforce for the Future 2020 Vision Scholarships to provide working adults a...


Auditor Galloway announces legislation to require schools to notify...
SB 582 sponsored by Sen. Walsh continues initiative to protect students' personal information JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (December 4, 2017) Missouri...


MU leaders announce ROTC scholarships that will expand higher...
MU leaders announce ROTC scholarships that will expand higher education access and affordability COLUMBIA, Mo. – Today, University of Missouri...


(Stock Photo) 4-H Members get a Taste of College Life while Participating in a...
Ava Ancell, Rachel Ancell, Rebekah Seipel and Allie Tull from Macon County were among 87 Missouri youth that participated in a clothing...


Careers on Wheels
This event was October 3rd from 9-11 am. We had the La Plata preschool-8th graders at this event. We asked multiple community members to bring...