Human Interest

Discover the Heartland for July
Are you looking for something different to do this summer? Missouri is full of surprises from wax museums to unique parks to take the family. Atlas Obscua has a list of 90...
Because Your Life Matters Held
Because Your Life Matters was held for a second year in a row at the Macon County Fairgrounds. The event was hosted by the Macon Area Chamber of...


American Chuckwagon Association Round-Up
American Chuckwagon Association's goal is to preserve the trail drive era of the Chuckwagon through education gatherings & friendly competitions. ...


Legion Riders Attend Boy’s State
Members of the Green Hills Chapter 57 Legion Riders made the trip to Warrensburg to attend the annual flag lowering ceremony at Missouri Boy’s...


Harrell Continues Successful Wrestling Career
By Sheryl Hatch Four years of hard work and training have paid off for a local wrestler. Belle Harrell, daughter of Carol and Ted Harrell,...


Finding Bald Eagles in Missouri
by Sheryl Hatch If you are a bird watcher, one of the most majestic birds you may have the chance to see in the State of Missouri is the the...


Grand Champion Boy and Girl for baby show: Jaxon Klamert, son of Sheyenne Klamert and Brandon Ruggles and Rozlynn Hicks, daughter of Demetre and Devin Hicks. Atlanta Homecoming Baby Show
The Atlanta Homecoming baby show was held at 9:30 Saturday morning. There were seven age categories with several contestants in most of the...


Atlanta Homecoming Queen Contest
The Atlanta Homecoming Queen contest was held on Friday, June 22 following entertainment by Kami Mohn & Crystal Carpenter Smith and Keota. Three...


Little Mr. and Miss Atlanta Homecoming Contest
There were four contestants for the Little Mr. & Miss contest at the Atlanta Homecoming on Friday, June 22. The contestants were introduced, walked...


Girl first and second place winners Clarence Homecoming Baby Show
The Clarence Homecoming baby show was held on Thursday, June 21. First place winners for boys were 0-6 months Rhett Apel, son of Dillon and...


Macon Fire Department Receives New Truck
On Wednesday, May 23rd, the Macon Fire Department took delivery of a new aerial platform. The platform is an E-One, and has a 95 foot ladder as...


Sworn into the E911 Board of Directors
Stanley B. East Jr. was a founding member of the board & longtime advocate for the Macon County Enhanced 911 system which went online in August...


Class Donates Books to Historical Society
By Sheryl Beadles The Macon R-I Class of 1963 is a very close, active class. After 55 years, they still enjoy getting together to share a lot of...


Person of the Month
By Sheryl Beadles Our Person of the Month for June is a graduate of Macon R-I High School and is a familiar face throughout Macon. Aside from...


First Annual Camp Abilities was held at Camp Jo-Ota in Clarence
The first annual Camp Abilities was held at Camp Jo-Ota in Clarence, Missouri on June 9, 2018, from 8 am to 5 pm. This camp was a day camp for...