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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,...


Meet Sgt. Eric Brown
By Sheryl Beadles It was with a sorry heart that many saw Sergeant Brent Bernhardt retire from the Missouri Highway Patrol. However, the community and media alike can rest...
Walk to End Alzheimer's
By Sheryl Beadles Many of you know that I lost Mom last month.Since her passing, the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association will be added to any...
Mr. Nelson Goes to Washington
It was a 6-7 month process, but Benjamin Nelson will never forget his experiences at the Presidential Inauguration held in Washington, D.C. in...


Midwest Seamless Guttering, LLC
Have you ever stopped to consider the importance of the gutters on your house or building? How they help draw water away from your foundation and...


NECAC
SAVING MONEY THROUGH WEATHERIZATION Now that it’s been cold, people’s thoughts turn to how they can cut utility bills. One of the best ways is the...


Have Breakfast with Santa!


Highway Safety Award Winners Announced Corbin Receives Regional Award
 Five highway safety statewide award winners and 13 regional award winners were given recognition at the 2016 Traffic Safety and Blueprint...


Community Alliance Program Week 8
By Sheryl Beadles After seven weeks of classroom instruction, the Community Alliance Program took to the streets. At least half of the class, anyway. Half the class had a...