Human Interest

Honestly Looking at Family Values
by Wim Laven A recent look at the GOP’s platform on immigration was quite heartbreaking; they want to break up and damage good families. I thought about the people I know,...
Letter to the Editor
July 18. 2018 Dear editor, I had the pleasure of visiting Macon County last weekend. I attended the Macon County fair, shopped at the Country...


Enjoy more time outdoors with easy tricks
Dining outside is one way to spend more time outdoors. In centuries past, humans spent much of their time in nature, hunting, foraging and living...


Easy and budget-friendly ways to add curb appeal
Curb appeal can set your home apart from others, and improving curb appeal doesn't have to be expensive. Curb appeal can help a home get noticed...


Macon Runners Sweep Bucklin 5 K
Saturday morning, August 4, 2018, Bucklin American Legion and Unit 57 Auxiliary conducted their ninth annual 5 Kilometer run and 3 Kilometer walk...


Lay Reunion Held
The Lay Reunion took place July 28, 2018 at the Lake of the Ozark’s State Park. There were about 60 family members in attendance. Surnames of...


Merging finances after tying the knot
Speaking about finances in advance of the wedding and working together to form a financial strategy can set a steady course for a couple's...


Be aware of all of the costs for college
College is often met with excitement and interest by students pursuing their passions and what they hope will be fulfilling, lucrative careers. And the rising costs of...
Trainparty Store
When you walk into Trainparty.com you are greeted by Thomas, Toys, Hats, and Whistles. The model trains from the APRHFstore.com make a nice backdrop.  Over 600...
American Legion Leads Bevier Parade
The Callao Argonne Memorial Post & Auxiliary Unit #360 and Chapter 57 of the American Legion Riders lead the annual Bevier Homecoming Parade on...


Class of 1978 Meets
The class of 1978 met at Tall Pauls on August 4th to celebrate 40 years from graduating at Bucklin R-2.  Those attending were Justin Wares, Trella...


August Person of the Month
By Sheryl Hatch Our August Person of the Month is also well-known throughout the community. She grew up on a dairy farm north of Callao which...


Bucklin Homecoming
Thursday evening, August 2, 2018, the Bucklin, Missouri Homecoming started.  The Bucklin American Legion and Auxiliary was present signing up...


Missouri Agritourism Provides Unique Activities for All Ages
As more people shift their roots from rural to urban settings, rural areas have been forced to be creative in how to grow their economic...


The Month of August
August is the eighth month of the year, has 31 days, and is named after Augustus Caesar. Field of bright red poppy flowers in summer day. August's birth flower is...