Human Interest

Opioid Crisis Hitting Farmers Hard-An editorial column from the...
Opioid Crisis Hitting Farmers Hard By Eric Bohl In 2016, 908 of our fellow Missourians died of opioid overdoses. Nationwide, over 64,000...


Shaver Retires
By Sheryl Beadles If you have walked into Macon City Hall any time in the past few years, one of the first people who often greeted you, always...


Safety Seat Check
As part of their celebration of being in business for 125 years, Macon-Atlanta State Bank is having a 125 days of caring to show their support for...


June is Cataract Awareness Month!
Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and...


Alzheimer's Awareness
June is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. The Alzheimer's Association provides the following facts on its website: PREVALENCE The number of Americans...


Discover the Heartland for June
By Sheryl Beadles Beginning to make plans on what to do for family fun this summer? There are many places throughout the area that offer an...


Annual Fly-In Held Saturday, June 2 Despite Poor Weather
By Sheryl Beadles The weather did not cooperate at first for the annual Fly In held at Macon Fowler Airport on Saturday, June 2. Despite the...


Boots and Black Tie Held
Maples Repertory’s annual fundraiser, Boots and Black Tie, was held on Saturday, June 2. During this event, Rubey Street in front of the theatre...


High Blood Sugar Symptoms
From Diabetes Self-Management Updated March 31, 2017 Published January 17, 2018 by Wil Dubois, BS, AAS, CPT Print Text Size: A A A If you’ve...


“THE HOME PRESS” HISTORICAL BUILDING DEMOLISHED IN LA PLATA
“THE HOME PRESS” HISTORICAL BUILDING DEMOLISHED IN LA PLATA article & photos compiled by Mayor Lois Bragg/ former owner of “The Home...


8 Tips for Exercising in Summer Heat
By Joe Decker Summer is the perfect time to go outside and have fun. It's one of my favorite times of year because there are so many outdoor...


8 Easy Ways to Survive Allergy Season
Home / Allergies / 8 Easy Ways to Survive Allergy Season During the spring, many people experience a flare in their allergy symptoms due to...


A Short History of Memorial Day
Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military....


Spring Piano Recitals
Students of Janet Bennett presented 2 piano recitals on Sunday, May 6th 2018 at the First Christian Church in Macon, MO. A variety of musical...


Van Movement Comes to Bevier
By Sheryl Beadles A special event was held in Bevier on Saturday, May 19. The Van Movement held a parade through Bevier at 1 pm followed by a...