Government

Macon City Council Meet
The Macon City Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 16. One of the main discussions of the evening concerned plans for a new swimming pool in...
Macon Police Blotter
On 05/03/2017, a victim reported to the Macon Police Department a theft had occurred at the victim's residence earlier in the day.  The victim reported a subject had been...
State Budget Seems Back on Track for Deadline Approval
Columbia Daily Tribune JEFFERSON CITY — There was little fanfare as select members of the House and Senate wrapped up their budget compromise late...


Senators sing, but don’t act, on another lost day
Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Senators "kumbaya'd" during Wednesday morning's session — literally. Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen....


Hearing Held on Monitoring Dark Money
Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — A General Assembly mired by stalls and infighting has picked up a contentious issue with less than two weeks...


Ethics Reform Top Priority of Senate Before All Else but Budget
By Tessa Weinberg Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Republican infighting dominated the Missouri Senate for another day, with progress halted...


Public Comment Period Opens on Statewide Transportation Improvement...
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will focus its efforts on preservation of the state’s transportation system – a $54...


Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop B On Twitter
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces Troop B will increase its use of Twitter to help inform the public of...


MADD Concerned Over Missouri House Approval Of $1 Budget for...
Sobriety Checkpoints Reduce Drunk Driving Fatalities by 20 Percent JEFFERESON CITY (April 5, 2017) — Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is...


MoDOT Begins Review of Administrative Rules, Seeks Public ‘E-Comments’
JEFFERSON CITY – In accordance with Gov. Eric Greitens’ executive order issued in January, the Missouri Department of Transportation has launched a...


Capitol Perspectives: Getting Even
Capitol Perspectives: Getting Even By Phill Brooks The partisan turmoil in the U.S. Senate over the filibuster of Neil Gorsuch's nomination to...


Trooper Matthew Riley Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop B Promotion and Transfer
Troop B Promotion and Transfer   Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces the following Troop B promotion and...


Work Zones are No Phone Zones
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 3-7The start of spring signals the start of a busy season of construction and maintenance work on...


Macon Police Department
On 03/04/2017, a Macon Police Officer was notified of a dog bite victim at the Samaritan Hospital. The officer responded to the hospital to obtain further information. The...
Sonny Noland was in attendance to provide catering for the dinner Republican Lincoln Day Dinner
The annual Republican Lincoln Day Dinner was held on Thursday, March 9 at the Callao Christian Church. The dinner was catered by Noland's Catering,...