Human Interest

Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Dale Willis is pictured with Hospice volunteer, Sandra. Hospice Compassus Volunteers
By Sheryl Beadles Hospice Compassus is an organization that relies on several groups of individuals in order to help people in their time of need....


Harry Ward speaking at the 2011 Oregon Fallen Firefighters Memorial at Department of Public Safety and Standards (DPSST) Academy in Salem, OR. Photo submitted by Sean Hartley Harry Ward formerly of La Plata Becomes New Fire Chief
Crooked River Ranch Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce that our new Fire Chief is Harry Ward. Chief Ward will bring a diverse background of...


Point in Time Homeless Count
NECAC is one of many organizations across Missouri and around the nation that are participating in the Point in Time Homeless Count. The 24-hour...


Is a Trainer Right for You?
By Paige Waehner Updated April 27, 2016 If you want to lose weight, get healthy and/or build muscle, hiring a personal trainer can be a step in the right direction. A...
2nd Annual Holiday Pet Photo Contest
"The Macon City Animal Shelter hosted their 2nd Annual Holiday Pet Photo Contest during the last week of December 2016 on their Facebook page...


Pictured is PAT family Daniel and Meghan Riegerix with daughters Willow (8) and Ruthie (six months). Photo by Sheryl Beadles Parents As Teachers
Parents As Teachers (PAT) invited families to the Macon Public Library on Tuesday, December 6 for a SPROut Kids Nature Program. Supporting Parents...


Christmas Elves
There are many organizations this time of year who reach out and try to help those in need have a merry Christmas of their own. One program through the Macon County...
Macon Walmart Angel Tree Angel Tree
By Sheryl Beadles Another program at Christmas time is the Angel Tree. This program helps children who are in State custody and can't be with...


Fury Brazillian Jiu Jitsu
Fury Brazillian Jiu Jitsu held a belt ceremony on Saturday, December 10. Those ready to advance were given another stripe for their belt, or in...


Wreaths Across America Ceremony to be held at Jacksonville Missouri...
Wreaths Across America ceremony will be held at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Jacksonville on December 17th at 11:00 a.m. In 1992,...


Women of Today Craft Show Held
The Macon Women of Today held their annual craft show on Saturday, December 3 at Macon R-I High School. Booths were set up inside the gymnasium and...


Christmas in Bevier Held
The annual Christmas in Bevier was held on Saturday, December 3 in the Bevier High School gymnasium. The gymnasium was full as several vendors were...


Mr. and Mrs. Claus love children Kiwanis Host Mr. and Mrs. Claus
Santa and Mrs. Claus paid a special visit to the Royal Theater downtown Macon on Saturday, December 3. The Macon Kiwanis hosted Mr. and Mrs. Claus...


Barbara Richardson loves to cook Grandma's Recipe
By Sheryl Beadles with Barbara Richardson This was my Grandma Spencer's recipe that was handed down to her by her mother when Grandma and Grandpa...


Pictured (left to right): Dena Wilt, Pat Bond (AARP Treasurer), June Slover, Beth Watts, Hazel Mott, Rosie Ulhorn (AARP President), and Rachel Richardson. Photo by Sheryl Beadles Change for a Change
The Macon AARP Chapter have a collection at every monthly meeting called “Change for a Change.” Every member puts in their pocket change and it is...