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Pictured from left to right: Deb Keithley, Macon Outstanding Women Leader project chairman, Ewing and Katie Nelson Macon Woman of Today President 2016-17. Ewing Honored with OWL
Modeste Ewing of Macon was honored as the Macon Women of Today's Outstanding Woman Leader at a banquet on April 20 at Noland's Catering. Ewing was...


Drew Magers of the La Plata FFA Chapter wins Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication Proficiency Award during the 89th Missouri FFA Convention, Columbia, Missouri, April 20-21, 2017. Magers is State Winner in Agricultural Mechanics Design and...
Drew Magers of La Plata, Missouri, won the Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication Proficiency Award at the 89th Missouri FFA...


Soup  luncheons  at  The  Sante  Fe  Espresso  held  by  the Illinois Bend Church for their elevator fund, was a huge success. They want to express their deepest gratitude to the  community  and  out  of  towner’s.  (Photo  by  Randy Bunch) Elevator Soup Luncheon a Hugh Success!!!


The Easter Bunny is Coming to La Plata
It is that time of year for the Easter Bunny to make his annual visit to La Plata and the Community Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Alpha Beta Alpha...


Macon Police Department
On 03/04/2017, a Macon Police Officer was notified of a dog bite victim at the Samaritan Hospital. The officer responded to the hospital to obtain further information. The...
Legion Riders at Bucklin
Bucklin Chapter 57 Legion Riders: James Lane, Richard Jackson, Julie Lane, Ralph Thomas, Wayne and Doris Kitchen, Post 57 Commander Robert Jobson,...


Highway Patrol Officer Rocky Seiner Retires
On Friday, February 24, a retirement party was held for Highway Patrol Officer Rocky Seiner at the Crossroads Christian Church in Macon. Seiner...


MAYOR’S REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2017
John Gillum, CPA and his staff completed the 2015-2016 audit of the City of La Plata and John presented the final report to the La Plata Board of Alderman at the regular...
Couples at Loch Haven Celebrate Valentine's Day
On Feb. 14th Loch Haven celebrated with their married couples at a lavish dinner with music provided by Donnie Roberts, Bill Lear, and Chet...


Harry Ward speaking at the 2011 Oregon Fallen Firefighters Memorial at Department of Public Safety and Standards (DPSST) Academy in Salem, OR. Photo submitted by Sean Hartley Harry Ward formerly of La Plata Becomes New Fire Chief
Crooked River Ranch Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce that our new Fire Chief is Harry Ward. Chief Ward will bring a diverse background of...


Midwest Seamless Guttering, LLC
Have you ever stopped to consider the importance of the gutters on your house or building? How they help draw water away from your foundation and...


Auditor Galloway finds disorganized records, missing money in...
83% of case records inaccurate, $1300 missing in small northeast Missouri court Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an audit of...


Vets Honored
Members of Bucklin American Legion Post 57, Marceline VFW, and Missouri Army National Guard Honors Unit conducted military rites, January 2, 2017,...


Macon City Council Meets
The Macon City Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 13. There was no old business to discuss, so Kelly Beets of the Missouri Intergovernmental...
EMPHASIS: Cold Weather Changes Demand Caution When Driving
For further information please contact: Capt. John J. Hotz (573) 526-6115 Q1242016 December 5, 2016 Missouri’s weather forecast changes regularly, especially when...