Human Interest

Macon Holds Homecoming Parade
Macon R-1 Homecoming was the week of September 26-30. The MHS student council set the spirit week days as: Monday, September 26-Oz the great and...

Excited to be out of the car T.J. Adams and Justo
By Sheryl Beadles Throughout school, children are often asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Often, the answer is that they don't...

Macon Kindergarten Classes Host Grandparents' Day
The kindergarten classes of Macon R-1 Elementary held a Grandparents' Day on Monday, September 12. Grandparents waited in the Elementary cafeteria...

Afraid You’ll Be Forced To Work In Retirement? That May Not Be So Bad
Many older Americans who once dreamed of lounging around the house in retirement instead are waking up each morning to get ready for work. A...

Sensitive Skin? How To Avoid Allergic Reactions When Coloring Your...
Choosing a new hair color wouldn’t seem to be the kind of decision that comes with much peril. But anyone intent on going from blond to brunette,...

Showing gratitude for his service Macon Health Care Center Holds Veteran's Ceremony
Macon Health Care Center held its annual Veteran's Ceremony on Thursday, September 8. The program began with a welcome and introduction by Rachel...

Gail McCurty demonstrates proper technique when giving a shot on Tom Ford's arm. Volunteer Point of Dispensing
Volunteers met Thursday, August 8, for a Volunteer Point of Dispensing class. This class was a good introduction into a situation where mass...

Security Officers Are Our Nation’s Every Day Heroes
Security officers are hard-working, highly trained men and women who deter crime, lead evacuations, provide information, work closely with local...

History Comes To Hannibal
On Wednesday, August 24, the harbor in downtown Hannibal saw an unsual sight. From the 24th to the 29th, Hannibal was treated to ships from the...

New Business Spotlight
A “new” business has opened on Blees Industrial Drive in Macon. The business, Chigger Creek, has been around since 2002 but has been owned by a new...

Fork & Cork 5K
The Macon Fork & Cork 5K was held on Saturday, August 20. The early weather brought a thunder storm through the area, but by the time of the race,...

New Business Spotlight
by Sheryl Beadles A new "thrift" store has opened in Macon. It is called Tooter's Treasures and is located in the old Daylight Donuts building on...

Ray of Hope
By Sheryl Beadles Six years ago a vision to help pregnant women in Macon came to fruition. Debbie Hartung who volunteered with the Better Living...

Area Man Turns Tragedy Into Inspiration
By Sheryl Beadles We all have moments in our lives that define us. Often these moments involve a trauma or tragedy. For one area man, his have often involved loved ones...
Mr. Bruce Weimer. Macon R-I Middle School Principal. Macon R-I School District New Administrators
By Sheryl Beadles Macon R-I School District will be seeing a lot of changes in the 2016-17 school year. Aside from a new bus and new teachers,...