Human Interest

NECAC Community Action reception
The 12-county-area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) recently held a reception at its Macon County Service Center in...


Photo 2 AARP Presents Checks
The Longbranch Area of AARP Chapter 5450 held a bake sale in front of the Macon Walmart on Saturday, May 12. Proceeds from the bake sale were to...


“Millie’s Lilies,” plus annuals and perennials from members’ gardens were sold at the annual Macon Flower and Garden Club Plant and Bake  Sale held the day before Mother’s Day at the Southside Farmers Market.  Pictured are some of the club Macon Flower & Garden Club Has Program
The May meeting of the Macon Flower and Garden Club featured a program by Mary Wilson of the University of Missouri Extension Center on container...


Kaleb Smith, Pam Maloney, and Keaghan Smith representing the Randy Johnson Memorial AARP Holds Bake Sale
The Longbranch Area of AARP Chapter 5450 held a bake sale in front of the Macon Walmart on Saturday, May 12. Proceeds from the bake sale were to...


Photo left: (l-r) G.W. Dimmit, Harold Chapman, Jr. and Bruce Schwada Introducing: Crown Power & Equipment
By Sheryl Beadles A new business is coming soon to Macon. Crown Power & Equipment, who celebrated their 25th anniversary in business in August...


Woodward Audiology Special Hearing Event


Love your family and people in your life enough to take care of your heart The Worst Habits For Your Heart (Besides Smoking)
You'd be surprised what you're doing that hurts your ticker. BY LISA M. DOUGLAS FEBRUARY 23, 2017 As you run through your self care to-do list,...


Brain Mapping That Seeks To Identify ‘Normal’ Could Aid...
Inside Florida’s largest retirement community researchers using new brain-mapping technology are trying to peel back the secrets of the brain. The...


Origins of Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world, and Mother’s Day 2018 occurs on Sunday, May...


Step Back in Time
Union Ridge By Mrs. Harvey Wilson Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Sims of La Plata spent Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. George Mason called on Mr....
May Citizen of the Month
By Sheryl Beadles The May Person of the Month has really taken volunteering to heart. There aren’t many community events where this person is not...


4 Common Retirement Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
4 Common Retirement Mistakes And How To Avoid Them Constructing a smart retirement income plan isn’t easy. Throughout the working years there...


Yuksel Agca New tools could uncover important answers for Alzheimer’s researchers
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Alzheimer’s disease currently affects more than 5.5 million Americans and is one of the costliest diseases to treat, according to...


Discover the Heartland for May
By Sheryl Beadles Would you like to see rock cliffs, beauttes, monuments, sage grass and other types of natural beauty without having to travel...


April Is Child Abuse Prevention/Crime Victims Rights Month
By Sheryl Beadles The month of April is not only the month for Child Abuse Prevention but it also has a week devoted to National Crime Victims’...