Human Interest

MARCH HARES PARTY 2018 – 100 YEARS
On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, several Macon County ladies sharing March birthdays celebrate their birthday. 9 young ladies started the origin of...

To the Macon R-I Board of Education and the community of Macon at...
May 1, 2018 For weeks, I have followed the growing controversy of annexing a portion of the Shelby County R-IV School District to the Macon R-I...

To the Editor
Memorial Day is the day Americans set aside to honor those brave men and women who met tragic ends during times of war. We must use this day to...

Jobson Receives Scholarship
Olivia Jobson, Junior Member of Green Hills American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57 received one of the five Girls State Delegates scholarships Unit 57...

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...

Pictured (front, left to right) AARP members Mary Martinez, Jane Ulhorn, Jean Jones, Pat Bond, Rosie Ulhorn, and Lizzi Willett (End to Walk Alzheimer’s Walk Manager) and (back row, left to right) Chuck Koopmann (Macon End to Walk Alzheimer’s Committee Chairman), AARP members Janet Ryan, Darlene Smith, Mickey Shipp, Pam Maloney (Randy Johnson Memorial), Sandra and Joe Boedeker. Photos by Sheryl Beadles 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...