Human Interest

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...


Simple ways to avoid injuries when working out
Five to 10 minutes of light aerobic exercise before working out can help men and women avoid injury. A desire to live a healthy, active life...


Nichols pictured with a couple of participants Alzheimer's Community Conversation Held
By Sheryl Hatch On Thursday, August 17, a community conversation event regarding Alzheimer’s disease was held at the Macon Senior Center. Janette...


Ashlyn Russell is pictured getting her vital signs checked by CVC volunteer Lois Wood at the New Cambria clinic Macon County Health Department Holds Clinics
The Macon County Health Department with the help of the Macon County Civilian Volunteer Corps held clinics throughout the county during the month...


Man Receives Long Overdue Medals
By Sheryl Hatch On Thursday, August 9, a World War II veteran received his well-deserved medals that he earned all those years ago fighting for...


Honestly Looking at Family Values
by Wim Laven A recent look at the GOP’s platform on immigration was quite heartbreaking; they want to break up and damage good families. I thought about the people I know,...
Letter to the Editor
July 18. 2018 Dear editor, I had the pleasure of visiting Macon County last weekend. I attended the Macon County fair, shopped at the Country...


Enjoy more time outdoors with easy tricks
Dining outside is one way to spend more time outdoors. In centuries past, humans spent much of their time in nature, hunting, foraging and living...


Easy and budget-friendly ways to add curb appeal
Curb appeal can set your home apart from others, and improving curb appeal doesn't have to be expensive. Curb appeal can help a home get noticed...


Macon Runners Sweep Bucklin 5 K
Saturday morning, August 4, 2018, Bucklin American Legion and Unit 57 Auxiliary conducted their ninth annual 5 Kilometer run and 3 Kilometer walk...


Lay Reunion Held
The Lay Reunion took place July 28, 2018 at the Lake of the Ozark’s State Park. There were about 60 family members in attendance. Surnames of...


Merging finances after tying the knot
Speaking about finances in advance of the wedding and working together to form a financial strategy can set a steady course for a couple's...


Be aware of all of the costs for college
College is often met with excitement and interest by students pursuing their passions and what they hope will be fulfilling, lucrative careers. And the rising costs of...
Trainparty Store
When you walk into Trainparty.com you are greeted by Thomas, Toys, Hats, and Whistles. The model trains from the APRHFstore.com make a nice backdrop.  Over 600...