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Macon County Town & Country Fair Swine Show--Day Four
The swine show was held on Thursday of the Macon County Town & Country Fair. Photos by Sheryl Hatch


Shooting in Bevier
On August 14, 2018 at approximately 3:57 a.m, a Macon County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck in Bevier, Mo. During the stop, a male subject exited the...
Bevier Homecoming Parade
The Bevier Homecoming Parade was held as usual on Saturday at 1 pm during Homecoming weekend. There were several entries in the parade such as...


Bevier Homecoming Queen
The Bevier Homecoming Queen contest was held on Thursday, August 9 on the stage of the Bevier Park. There were four contestants this year. Named as...


Little Mr. and Miss Bevier
There were five contestants for the Little Mr. and Miss Bevier contest held on Thursday, August 9. In order to compete in this contest, a child...


Winner of 19-24 month boys (left to right) were: Creedence Gill, son of Dylan and Megan Gill of Bevier, first place. Bevier Homecoming Baby Show
The 86th annual Bevier Homecoming started Wednesday, August 8 with a homemade ice cream social, introduction of last year’s royalty, local talent,...


Winners of Miss Swimsuit 4-years-old were (left to right): Analiese Garvey, daughter of Matthew and Priscilla Garvey of Brookfield, first place; Aliyah Pipes, daughter of Daylon and Kelly Pipes of Macon, second place; Allison Nanneman, daughter of Tyler and Courtney Nanneman of Macon, tied for third place; and Hailey Guilmette, daughter of Patrick and Devon Guilmette of Macon, tied for third place. Bevier Homecoming Miss Swimsuit and Mr. Muscle
Mr. Muscle and Miss Swimsuit was held right after the baby show at Bevier Homecoming on Thursday, August 9. Photos by Sheryl Hatch


SUPERINTENDENTS ISSUE STATEMENTS AFTER OVERWHELMING PROPOSITION 1...
On August 7th, voters in both the Macon R-1 and Shelby County R-lV School Districts, by a large margin, "voted no" on Proposition 1. Clarence, the...


MACON R-1 AND SHELBY COUNTY R-lV VOTERS STRIKE DOWN PROP 1 (School...
After two successful petitions were filed and verified in April concerning possible school boundary change, voters headed to the ballot box...


Letter to the Editor from Macon Tiger Maws Charter Member and Macon...
Dear Editor and fellow Macon Tigers, In 1954, my husband Thomas Jack Nelson, myself, and two of our children returned to Macon, Missouri after...


PROPOSITION 1 (School Boundary Change) AND THE CLARENCE ELEMENTARY
In the previous April election, voters in the Shelby County R-lV School District approved of a tax increase levy by .73 cents to fund the...


Letter to the Editor from Former Macon R-1 School Board Member,...
Dear Editor, We are writing this letter to ask you to VOTE NO (August 7) on the proposed school redistricting plan (Proposition 1). In our 135...


Letter to the Editor from Clarence Resident and Parent, Brittany...
Dear Editor, Throughout the entirety of the Proposition-1 fiasco, it seems that there are two differing opinions. Which, of course, is...


Letter to the Editor from Lentner Resident and Shelby County R-lV...
Dear editor, As the vote is almost upon us, I implore my friends from Macon and Shelby County who still may be undecided to consider the...


Fun at the Callao Harvest Fiesta
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