Human Interest

One big happy family September Person of the Month
By Sheryl Hatch Our September Person of the Month is not a native of Missouri. He grew up in Fremont, California and came to Missouri with a...


Walk to End Alzheimer's to be Held Saturday, September 15
By Sheryl Hatch When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it can be a scary time for the entire family. While one hears a great deal about...


Pictured are Sandy Smith and Brandi Hartung, member of the Randy Johnson Memorial. Photo by Sheryl Hatch Randy Johnson Memorial Receives Donation
By now most people have seen people on Facebook asking for donations to certain causes for their birthdays or other special events. Have you ever...


Shelby County Commission Minutes 8/27/18
The Shelby County Commission met on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., with Presiding Commissioner Glenn Eagan and Associate Commissioners Larry Roberts and Tom Shively...
Shelby County Commission Minutes 8/23/18
The Shelby County Commission met on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., with Associate Commissioners Larry Roberts and Tom Shively and County Clerk Tracy Smith present....
Shelby County Commission Minutes 8/20/18
The Shelby County Commission met on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., with Presiding Commissioner Glenn Eagan and Associate Commissioners Larry Roberts and Tom Shively...
Shelby County Commission Minutes 8/16/18
The Shelby County Commission met on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., with Presiding Commissioner Glenn Eagan and Associate Commissioners Larry Roberts and Tom...
Shelby County Commission Minutes
August 13, 2018 The Shelby County Commission met on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., with Presiding Commissioner Glenn Eagan and Associate Commissioner Tom Shively...
National Lewis & Clark Conservation Awards Celebrate Those Who...
Honorees include Tim “Mountain Man” Guraedy from the television series Duck Dynasty, Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe, National Wild Turkey Federation and the vital...
News & Notes from the Macon County Ministries
This news article will be about GRATITUDE. The Macon County Ministries (M.C.M.) is all about grateful volunteers serving the people of Macon County. But, it’s also about...
2018 Fall Macon City Wide Garage Sale Listings
Friday, Sept 7th, 4pm – 7pm and/or Saturday, Sept 8th, 7am – 2pm POLICE NOTICE:  When parking on any residential street during the City Wide Garage Sale Hours, ALL...
Exploring the origins of Labor Day (255 words, US)
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summertime fun and a day when thousands of people gather across the country for their final big barbecue...


Pampering Palms by Melissa Bunch
Do you need some help with relaxation? Or maybe need help with a specific ache and pain? If you live in the La Plata area, you may be able to find...


Pictured are AARP members Joe and Sandra Boedeker
Photo by Sheryl Hatch The Long Branch Area AARP Preparing For Annual Food Drive
The Long Branch Area AARP Chapter 5450 is preparing for their annual food drive for the Emergency Food Pantry in observance with the National AARP...


Common causes of cancer that people can control
Alcohol is one potential contributor to cancer that men and women can control. A cancer diagnosis can be shocking. After receiving such news, many...