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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...

MACON VARSITY CHEERLEADERS HEAD TO STATE
Today, the Macon R-1 High School Cheer Squad heads to the state competition for varsity cheerleading here in the state of Missouri. Macon R-1 has a...

FACT CHECK: Deceitful and Misleading Facebook posts flood Social...
Shortly after the Trump Administration revoked the Press Credentials of Jim Acosta from CNN (has since granted them back by Judge Order), two viral...

LOCAL JUDGE RESIGNS - HALTING INVESTIGATION AND DECEMBER HEARING
(MACON, MISSOURI) Macon County Associate Judge, Philip Prewitt, issued a letter of resignation to the Governor of Missouri. Within the letter,...