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La Plata Food Pantry
The La Plata Food Pantry was first established around 1985 to help fight hunger in this area. The community of La Plata should be extremely proud...


February Person of the Month - Sharon Scott
Our February Person of the Month comes to us from a larger city southeast of Macon. She grew up in St. Louis County with three older brothers. This...


Macon's Mayoral Candidate Forum
Hope you can be there!


QUESTIONS RELEASED ONE WEEK AHEAD OF CANDIDATE FORUM
Like I promised to both Mayor Dale Bagley and James T. Holman, one week before the Candidate Forum, I would release two questions that I would like...


MARK MADDOX BOWS OUT OF WARD 2 CITY COUNCIL RACE - Paving way for...
On Friday February 9th, 2018, I received a very respectful text message from Mark Maddox. Mr. Maddox and Tony Petre were set to face off on April...


SPECIFICS AND LOCATION RELEASED FOR MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM -...
Specifics and the location of the Macon Mayoral Candidate Forum are being released with this article. Have you ever seen a Presidential Debate? The...


NELSON TO MODERATE MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM
Save the date! February 26th, 2018 at approximately seven in the evening, Incumbent Dale Bagley and Businessman James T. Holman (Talt), will sit...


28th Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast Held
By Sheryl Beadles The 28th annual Martin Luther King breakfast was held on Monday, January 15 (what would have been Dr. Reverend King’s 89th...


Macon Police Department
Macon Police Department Chief of Police Adam Dawdy is releasing the department's crime statistical data for the month of November, 2017.  Dawdy believes these statistics...
Maddox Judges Contest
District 1 American Legion Auxiliary President, Linda Maddox, of New Cambria traveled to Palmyra on Sunday, January 7, 2018 to serve as one of the...


FILING CLOSES FOR MACON CITY OFFICE - Election Day April 3rd, 2018
Filing for the April General Municipal Election closed yesterday, at the Close of Business. Directly from the Macon City Clerk, these are the names...


MISSOURI UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES BEGIN RELEASING FALL 2017 DEAN'S...
Just yesterday, it seemed like we were all mesmerized at the Solar Eclipse on August 21st; a date when most Universities and Colleges resumed...


MACON CITY GOVERNMENT SHOWDOWN - Starts To Take Shape
With less than five days before filing ends for those wanting to run on the ballot for the April General Municipal Election, several new faces have...


The Center is both homey and very elegantly decorated Weller Place Retirement Center Holds Open House
Weller Place Retirement Center (built by Holman Construction) in Macon held an open house and ribbon cutting on Friday, December 29. Weller Place...


Sandy during her softball years January Citizen of the Month
By Sheryl Beadles Macon is full of inspirational people. People who give selflessly of themselves and try to help and encourage those around...