Education

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...


The Callao American Legion Argonne Memorial Post 360 presented a proper Flag Retirement Ceremony on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Macon Elementary School for all students, teachers and staff. Pictured are: Bob Maddox, Post & Zone 1 Commander; Grady Reed, Vice- Commander; Troy Ashenfelter, Charles Kelley and Calvin Vose, SAL Chaplain. Auxiliary Chaplain, Barbara Reed, was in attendance also. Legion Performs a Flag Retirement Ceremony


Motorists, Farmers: Stay Alert During Harvest Time!
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to expect heavier farm machinery traffic--especially on rural highways--as farmers harvest their...


ECHNOLOGY TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOU DON’T 
GET LEFT IN THE DARK DURING...
The dark day is nearly here…are you ready to capture it? For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will occur in the contiguous United States on Aug. 21, with...
A Total Solar Eclipse
A special event will soon be upon us. According to a NASA website, “On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within...
La Plata Fireworks Ordinances
ARTICLE XIII. FIREWORKS SECTION 210.730:DISCHARGING FIREWORKS It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any form of ...