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Survivor's Lap Macon Relay for Life a Success
Due to several other events being held in June, the annual Relay for Life was held on Saturday, September 16 at the Macon R-I parking lot. Crystal...


The white flower led the walkers. It symbolizes the hope that one day there will be a survivor of Alzheimer's. End to Walk Alzheimer's
Over 100 volunteers and walkers gathered at Longbranch State Park on Saturday, September 16 for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's. The fundraising...


Legion Riders Lead La Plata Parade
Eleven members of the Green Hill’s Chapter 57 American Legion Riders, Ronnie Mason, a World War II Veteran, dressed in his Army uniform driving his...


City Approves Reinstating La Plata Golf Course Advisory Board
Present: Mayor Lois Bragg, Alderman Jones, Alderman Robinson, Alderwoman Walker, Alderman Perry and City Clerk Bobbie Jacques Also Present: Gary Matteson, Mike Binder,...
Callao Legion & Bucklin Riders Lead Parade
The Callao America Legion Post 360 and the Bucklin Legion Riders Chapter 57 lead the impressive Bevier Homecoming parade on August 12, 2017. ...


Riders Escort Honor Flight
Riders Escort Honor FlightOn Monday, August 14, 2017, seven Chapter 57 American Legion Riders had the honor to escort one of their own members,...


At their August 10, 2017 meeting, the Callao American Legion Auxiliary met and Past President, Jayne Roberts, installed the upcoming Officers for the ensuing year.  They are pictured sitting, Jayne Roberts, installing officer and Lisa Kalenian, Treasurer.  Back row: Linda Falkiner, Membership secretary; CeCe Spink, Secretary; Barbara Reed, Chaplain and Linda Maddox, President.  Not pictured are Irene Wyatt, Vice-President; Darlene Walker, Historian and Ginger Creel, Sgt. at Arms. Auxiliary Installs New Officers
A Certificate of Appreciation was presented to Ashton Weaver, Junior Auxiliary member, for her dedication to the Poppy fund raiser. Continuous...


Snelling Salts, playing Traditional, Swing and Latin JazzL to R: Reade Snelling, Dane Williams, Jack Snelling.Grandsons and son-in-law of Mike and Cindy Moore Snelling Salts


SRO
By Sheryl Beadles For the 2017-2018 school year, the students at Macon R-I School District will see a different police officer protecting the...


Zachary Carr is shown with his two photos he entered in the NEMO Fair. The “tree photo” received a blue and red ribbon. The “deer photo” receive 2 red ribbons. Zachary is a member of the Oklahoma Indians 4-H cub. NEMO Fair


August 15, 2017, at the Laclede, Missouri Cemetery;Specialist Houston and 2nd Lieutenant Rodgers of the Missouri Army National Guard Honors Unit, with Brookfield VFW Post 4557 members Greg Crofton, Joe Pointon, Bucklin American Legion Wayne Kitchenand Robert Jobson, VFW Post 4557 Commander Thomas Dubry, Jerry Dale-Sergeant at Arms, Ralph Thomas performed military rites for United States Army veteran Marvin Eugene Vroom, age 64, of Elmer, who died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in La Plata. Elmer Army Veteran Honored


5 Kilometer Run and 3 Kilometer Walk
Saturday morning, July 5th 8:00 am the Bucklin American Legion Post 57 and Unit 57 Auxiliary held their eighth annual 5 Kilometer Run and 3...


Fire in La Plata - Destroys House
A suspicious house fire on Sanders Street (South of the Bank behind Dr. Tods) started early Tuesday morning with La Plata Fire Fighters responding...


The "Back To School Bash"
Aug 4, 2017 La Plata will have it's first very own Bulldog Back to School Bash.Starting at 2:30 pm The "Back To School Bash" will start for La Plata families at theFamily...
Improvements Keep Happening
So excited for this project...thanks city employees Cory Cook, Nathen See, Eric Smith and Mike Binder..looking fantastic. (Photo by Lois Bragg,...