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La Plata Advances to Quarterfinals
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MACON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD REORGANIZES
(MACON, MO) On April 11th, 2019, the Macon R-1 School Board of Education held a special session to reorganize the board and elect/install new...

(left) ShelterBox Ambassador Scott Weaver (right) Jim Simon Rotary Club President ShelterBox presentation to Rotary
Scott Weaver, Ambassador for ShelterBox USA recently presented information about ShelterBox USA to the Rotary Club of Macon County. ShelterBox is a...

Ryon Perkins, victim Verdict: GUILTY!
In October 2016, Ray Holt of Macon was accused and arrested for the slaying of Ryon “Gomez” Perkins, also of Macon. Perkins was found dead in his...

Person of the Month: Bill Noyes
I heard his name many times. In many situations. One day, I mentioned to a friend that I didn't think I'd ever actually met Bill Noyes....

Troop B To Host Boater Safety Certification Course
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces a boater safety certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.,...

UNOFFICIAL 2019 APRIL ELECTION RESULTS
(MACON, MO) The voters have spoken. The Missouri General Municipal Election has concluded and the tallies have been counted. Several races in the...

CITY OF MACON "USE TAX" ON THE BALLOT FOR VOTERS
(MACON, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within the city limits of Macon, Missouri will get to vote on whether or not the City of Macon can...

KINKHORST AND LEA PREPARE FOR MACON CITY COUNCIL WARD 1 ELECTION
(MACON, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within Ward 1 in the City of Macon will get the opportunity to vote for either Don Kinkhorst or...

NURSING HOME DISTRICT PROPOSES TAX LEVY INCREASE - 1st time in 54...
(MACON, MO) In 1965, a group of citizens established and formed the first Board of Directors of the Macon County Nursing Home District - shortly...

MACON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION - Questions and Answers
(MACON, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within the Macon R-1 School District will be given a choice between three candidates vying for two...

SHELBY COUNTY R-lV SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION - Questions and Answers
(SHELBINA, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within the Shelby County R-lV School District will be faced with several races and candidates...

Friends of the Macon Public Library Open House
The Friends of the Macon Public Library will host an open house on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Macon Public Library during...

CITY OF MACON ISSUES PRESS RELEASE REGARDING POOL PROJECT
(MACON, MO) On March 13th, 2019 The Macon County Home Press received a press release from the City of Macon regarding the current pool project....

Olson tabbed for Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) On March 5th, 2019, the Governor of Missouri, Michael L. Parson announced that he would be recommending Lt. Colonel Eric Olson...