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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...

Hate rises in America, study shows
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which is a legal advocacy group specializing in Civil Rights, has reported in their annual report of tracking hate...

UPDATE: MACON COUNTY COMMISSION ACCUSED OF FAILURE TO PAY SPECIAL...
ORIGINAL STORY: (MACON, MO) On January 22nd, 2019, the Macon County Commissioners were ordered to appear in court per a motion for contempt...

Auditor Galloway launches audit of Monroe City
Citizens encouraged to provide confidential information through the Whistleblower Hotline JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 29, 2019) Missouri State...

MACON COUNTY COMMISSION ACCUSED OF FAILURE TO PAY SPECIAL PROSECUTOR
(MACON, MO) On January 22nd, 2019, the Macon County Commissioners were ordered to appear in court per a motion for contempt filed by Jordan L....

BOARD APPROVES LEASE OF $1,355,000 FOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
(MACON, MO) The Board of Education at the Macon County R-1 Public School, recently approved of a lease totaling a little over a million dollars for...

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORTS - Area...
(JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri) The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has released their annual "grade-cards" on...

CANDIDATES FILE FOR MACON CITY COUNCIL
(MACON, MISSOURI) January 15th, 2019 was the last day for filing for the April General Municipal Election. One race that voters within the city...

CANDIDATES FILE FOR SHELBY COUNTY R-lV SCHOOL BOARD
(SHELBINA, MISSOURI) January 15th, 2019 was the last day for filing for the April General Municipal Election. One race that voters within the...

MARTIE, CLAYPOOLE, AND NELSON FILE FOR MACON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD
(MACON, MISSOURI) January 15th, 2019 was the last day for filing for the April General Municipal Election. One race that voters within the Macon...

Blood Drive!
Be a part of the American Red Cross "National Blue Blood Drive", which is coordinated with National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day next week...

SS CHALLENGE COINS - A patriotic beginning and legacy
(EXCELLO, MISSOURI) Toni Riekeberg of Macon brought Shelly Saxton (of Excello) to the Macon County Rotary meeting during the summer of 2018. There,...

EMERSON FIELDS - FORGING DREAMS INTO REALITY
As you drive north towards Macon on highway 63, perhaps coming back from Moberly or Columbia from Christmas shopping, you cannot miss the grand...

MISSOURI SUPREME COURT REVOKES LAW LICENSE OF MACON ATTORNEY WHO...
Note from The Home Press: We hope our viewers take into consideration why we chose to run this piece. There have been several inquiries made by...