Human Interest

August Person of the Month
By Sheryl Hatch Our August Person of the Month is also well-known throughout the community. She grew up on a dairy farm north of Callao which...


Bucklin Homecoming
Thursday evening, August 2, 2018, the Bucklin, Missouri Homecoming started.  The Bucklin American Legion and Auxiliary was present signing up...


Missouri Agritourism Provides Unique Activities for All Ages
As more people shift their roots from rural to urban settings, rural areas have been forced to be creative in how to grow their economic...


The Month of August
August is the eighth month of the year, has 31 days, and is named after Augustus Caesar. Field of bright red poppy flowers in summer day. August's birth flower is...
Blunt Pays Tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s Role in...
Kansas City Is Home to the Museum and the Birthplace of the Negro National League, Which Was Established in 1920 at the Paseo YMCA WASHINGTON...


Donna Ayers Ayers Gives Presentation to Macon County Historical Society
By Sheryl Hatch Mrs. Donna Ayers, 95, of Macon gave a presentation to the Macon County Historical Society on Monday, July 16 about her family’s...


Discover Nature Girls Camp
Discover Nature Girls Camp that took place July 10-12 at Camp Colbern at Mark Twain Lake. Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation. 58...


Pictured are (left to right) Todd Davison, Artistic Director of Maples Repertory Theatre; Mary Ann Wilson, Maples Repertory Theatre Board Member; Tom Yates, Director of the Macon County Ambulance Service and Dan Coons, Samaritan Hospital Trustee. Photo by Sheryl Hatch AED Donation Received
Maples Repertory Theatre in downtown Macon recently received the gift of a life-saving automated external defibrillator (AED). Wikipedia describes...


July Person of the Month
By Sheryl Hatch Our Person of the Month for July is very well-known throughout the area. He was born in Macon, grew up mostly in Kirksville, but...


Macon Town and County Horse Show (part two)
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Horse Show at the Macon County Town and Country Fair Part 1
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Atlanta Homecoming Parade
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Thunder at the Park
Thunder at the Park was held at the Macon County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 14. Classes for the pull included unlimited super stock tractors,...


Two Miss Macons posing together Miss Macon County Held
By Sheryl Hatch The 2018 Miss Macon County and Little Mr. and Miss Macon County sponsored by Macon Women of Today was held on Saturday, June 30 at...


Little Mr. and Miss Macon County Selected
The 2018 Miss Macon County and Little Mr. and Miss Macon County sponsored by Macon Women of Today was held on Saturday, June 30 at Crossroads...