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Macon Police Chief Steve Olinger announces "stepping away from...
Dear Macon Citizens, It is with mixed emotions I inform you, that after almost 25 years, I will be retiring from law enforcement. Effective...


Senator To Host Local Town Hall
US Senator, Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri), has planned close to a dozen town halls in the upcoming week or two. On July 6th, at approximately 10:30 in the morning,...
Unclaimed Property List


The Bulldogs play for the State Title
When you set out on a journey you almost always have a destination in mind. If a goal is set, you know in the end what you wish to accomplish....


The La Plata Fire Department, City Employees along with the Cemetery Board Members, all were on hand manning a tent at the La Plata graveyard over the Memorial Day Weekend.  They aided people in locating lost loved ones, handed out Flags donated by the American Legion and took donations. Pictured is La Plata's illustrious Mayor, Lois Bragg and President of the Cemetery Board, Randy Travis. Memorial Day Fund Drive


Stamp Out for Hunger Food Drive 
Thanks to the many generous donations from the citizens of La Plata as well as the surrounding area, the Stamp Out for Hunger National Food...


11 Facts About Driving Under the Influence
1. Impairment is not reliant upon the type of alcohol consumed, rather the number of drinks over a certain period of time. Despite myths and...


Boots and Black Tie
Boots and Black Tie, Maples Repertory Theatre's primary fundraising event, will be held at the Royal Theatre in downtown Macon on Saturday, June 3,...


Atlanta High School Receives Regional Award in It Only Takes One...
Wednesday, May 17th, Atlanta High School was presented with $500 for their educational efforts in the It Only Takes One Campaign. Two schools were...


Pictured is Pat Clarke and Josh Meisner. This was her last day in office. She swore in Mr. Meisner as Prosecuting Attorney Beer, Tequila, and Public Service – The Heartwarming Story of Pat...
Disclaimer: The title is to capture the personality and spirit of Pat Clarke. She loves her beer and tequila; however, she has never acted in a...


Explore the many ways to reconnect with Mom even if you live far apart. Bridging the distance on Mother's Day
Many modern families are spread out across the country if not the globe. Some people move away from family to further their careers, while others...


Drew Magers of the La Plata FFA Chapter wins Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication Proficiency Award during the 89th Missouri FFA Convention, Columbia, Missouri, April 20-21, 2017. Magers is State Winner in Agricultural Mechanics Design and...
Drew Magers of La Plata, Missouri, won the Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication Proficiency Award at the 89th Missouri FFA...


Soup  luncheons  at  The  Sante  Fe  Espresso  held  by  the Illinois Bend Church for their elevator fund, was a huge success. They want to express their deepest gratitude to the  community  and  out  of  towner’s.  (Photo  by  Randy Bunch) Elevator Soup Luncheon a Hugh Success!!!


The Annie Oakley of Macon County: Making the Best, Better.
4-H Mission: “Engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.” On April 13th, 2017, Rebecca...


The Race to City Hall
After a grueling election cycle this past November, Americans across the country would most likely roll their eyes if their ears caught the word,...