Human Interest

Last Diabetes Class Held
By Sheryl Beadles It was with a little sadness that I attended our last diabetes class which was held at the Macon County Health Department and taught by James Meyer and...
Pinnacle Fitness A Great Choice For Health
By Sheryl Beadles Brian Walters, the General Manager of Pinnacle Fitness, has spent most of his life trying to help others. He received a BA in...


Diabetes Class Finishes
By Sheryl Beadles It was with a little sadness that I attended our last diabetes class which was held at the Macon County Health Department and taught by James Meyer and...
Woman Offering Sign Language Classes
By Sheryl Beadles Imagine you're sitting outside on a nice evening and you hear the sounds of children playing down the block, birds flying around in the trees or your...
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Pays Macon A Visit
The Oscar Meyer Wienermobile paid a visit to Prenger Foods in Macon on Friday, November 10. The Wienermobile has been around since 1936 and is...


Benefit Held for Blees-Still Hildreth Museum
A benefit for the Blees Still-Hildreth Museum was held on Tuesday, November 7 at the Country French Cafe south of Macon. Sandy Hankins and the...


Family of Korean War Veteran KIA Donates to Macon County Historical...
By Sheryl Beadles Veteran's Day, November 11, will be here in just a few days. It is a chance to honor those who have served or are still serving...


Kiwanis Celebrate 50 Years
The Macon Kiwanis Club met on Saturday, August 26 for a banquet at the First Christian Church to celebrate its 50th anniversary. It started with...


Before the restoration work began Black Diamond Museum Finishes Outside Work
The Black Diamond Museum in Bevier has completed its first stage of restoration. The Black Diamond Museum needed to relocate after a fire in...


MU scholar traces the roots and stigma of foster care in America
MU scholar traces the roots and stigma of foster care in America COLUMBIA, Mo. – In the 1930s, child welfare reformers bolstered by Franklin...


La Plata Christian Ministries Clothing Center
Look quick -Christmas is just around the corner and before we know it, trees will be put up and lights will line the window's all aglow. This year...


Pictured, from left, are Sharon Pate, teller manager, Cheri Coin, regional coordinator for The Food Bank, Stephanie Baker, loan officer, Stacy Quinn, assistant principal of Macon R-I School and Steve Kempker, senior vice president. First State Community Bank in Macon, makes donation to the Food Bank
First State Community Bank in Macon recently donated $2,000 to The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri. The funds will be used to support...


Martha Ellen Meyers-Harris Part 1
(The following is part of a program I gave as a portrayal of Martha Ellen Meyers. The events are true and were recorded in her diary. I will start...


Wanda Dodd and Keith Turner Free Give Aways
La Plata's very own C&R Store (under the management of Keith Turner) and the La Plata Christian Ministries Clothing Center is celebrating fall with...


Chariton County – Part 6 – Ardmore
I’ve shown the rough side, the moral side, and now for the fun side. In winter there was plenty of ice skating at the mine pits and sled riding...