Human Interest

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...


Living Through Cancer
The American Cancer Society: Making an Impact in the Fight to End Breast Cancer About the American Cancer Society As a global grassroots force of 2.5 million...
Jorgenson pictured with some of his awards Jorgenson Running Not Just To Win
By Sheryl Beadles One local man has turned his high school athletics into a lifelong passion. Jim Jorgenson ran track in his high school years. In...


October is take your Legislator to work month
Work Co-op students at Loch Haven Nursing Home  invited Representative Remole to work for a short period of time on October 26th . They showed...